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CONCERT AT NEW GISBORNE [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 18 December 1914
CONCEBT AT NEW GISBORNE A very successful concert in aid of tlio State school improvement fund was given by the pupils in the Mechanics' Hall, ]Sew Gisborne, assisted by a. few locals amateurs, on "Wednesday evening. There was a large attendance, and the frequency of the encores showed how the items were appreciated. Great credit is due to the teacher, Mr Ellis, for the manner in which the pupils were preparee, and also to Mr Henry and Miss C. Scriven, who worked hard for the success ot the affair. The singing of the boys was remarkably good, and the whole of the pupils showed the effect of careful training in the manner in which they acquitted themselves in the action songs and other exercises. Mr W, Saunders acted as chairman. The following was the programme, Mr Ellis and Mr Scrivea playing the accompaniments Piano solo—National Airs—Madame de Fegely, Chorus—"Red, White, and Blus' Hoops aong—Girls "Baties Troubles'^Girls - Dialogue, !A Practical Joka'^Chrissii Gardiner, D. and A. ...
BAD LANGUAGE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 18 December 1914
BAD LANGUAGE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE GAZETTE. Sib,—I think "Common Decency,' when he complained of bad language at New G-isborne, should have had the com mon fairness to explain that the language of which he complained was not used by a New Gisborne resident. The individual who did the "cake walk" and used lan guage more expressive than polite, was not a New G-isborne resident. Other wise I agree with "Common .Decency." Bad language in a public place should be put down, and I consider that it is the duty of every respectable cittzon to in form the authorities when such discrutinc outbreaks do occur. —Yours, e;e., NEW GISBOENE.
RULES FOR OLD AGE. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 18 December 1914
&TJIE3 FOR OL& AGli D®. JUohafdeon's "Hulas Pot Old! A-gfO" aro as follows !— To Bubsist on light but nutrition diet, -with milk aa the standard food) but varied according to ssaoon^ To talfo food, in moderate quantity Sour times in the day, including a light msal before going1 to bed. To clothe warmly but lightly, Bfl that tha body may in all - seaaom maintain its equal temperature. To keep tha body in fair exercise and the mind active and cheerful To maintain an interest in what is going on in tho world, .and to takl part in reasonable labours and ploa« Bures, na though old ago was not present. To^ take plenty of sleep during sleeping hours. To spend nine hout3 in bad at least» and to take carg during cold waathei that the temperature vi the bsdjooa iG maintained at 60deg. l?ahi, To avoid -pasaion, excitement, and Vuxuty,
WAR NEWS. ITALY AND THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 18 December 1914
WAR NEWS, ITALY AND THE vVAR. Soma very interesting disclosures have been made with reyaru to the pusitiou of Iu,y bcfurt the outbreak of the war, It aDDGttfB that early in July, when l'G lfttionB between Austria and Servia beoame strained, Italy counselled moderation, and Austria replied that she did not believe Russia was pre pared for war, but that i£ Russia in tervened Germany would take part. In reply to the Italian Minister, who pointed out the probability of Great Britain joining ths war, both Vienna and Berlin replied that they were convinced Great Britain would not take the risk of entering upon a European conflict, 'lhe lt-ulian Minis ter replied that such a view was erroneous,. However, the warning was unheeded ; German diplomacy prevailed, and ths ultimatum which precipitated the great war was sent to Servia without Italy being con sulted. This is a very interesting sidelight on the early history of the war, for it appears that Italy, though a member of the alliance, was...
Beautify your Outbuildings. CLIMBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 18 December 1914
Beautify your Outbuildings. ] • CUMBERS.- ^ A class of plant that is gTeatly hi demand, and dose-Tv*] ly go, are climb ers, for the covering of dead walla, hiding unsightly buildings, ornament ing verandahs, arbors, etc., they are in valuable. They can be got to suit all tastes with regurd to the colour >f the flowers, and to suit all posi tions with regard to their hardiness. For the covering of a dead wall of sit her large or small extent, nothing can be prettier than the climbing fig (Ficus repans), it being a splendid substitute for the English ivies in tho warmer districts of the State. But it must be kept nicely trimmed, or it soon loses its true character, and as sumes a coarser and broader leaf, with a much stronger habit of growth. So much is this the case that it > is very hard for tho novice to believe it is the same plant when seen under the different habit. • Another splendid variety of plants, equally suitable for covering a dead wall, are the . Vir ginian creepe...
RIDDELL Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 18 December 1914
RIDDELL (From Our Own Correspondent.) Tuesday. Mrs. Gordon, a very old and well known resident ot the district, has just received word by telegram that her youngest son, Robert, was killed in an accident in Queensland, where he had resided for several years past. The deceased was unmarried, and about 40 years of age. Splendid rains fell on Monday last, and were the best for many months, filling waterholes and watercourses that had not flowed for many months. The Riddell's Creek had just ceased to flow where it passes the Red Rock Estate, and fish were dying in quan tities. If rain had not so fortunately come, a serious condition would have arisen. _ A function of great interest was car ried out on Tuesday last, viz,, an examination of the members of the first-aid classes by Dr. F, C. Ander son, of Woodend, Nineteen members assembled in the State school at -i p.m. A number of questions were put on the examination papers for answers in theory, and members had to give practical demonst...
WHITE OF EGGS FOR PAINTING. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 18 December 1914
WHITE OF EGGS FOR PAINTING, Very early pictures were not painted with oil colours, such as are ilom used. Their colours were mixed with si/.e of some description, or witl white of eggs. These aro known at "tempera" pictures, and great caw tion must be used in attempting t&lt; clean them. The first person to grind colours in oil waa tho Flomiah sartis^ Van Eyck, in the year 1420.
[?] [?] [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 18 December 1914
>"ri_ "the folloY.'ing ia said to be the foi> inula for making eau-de-cologne -E£ | senca of bergamotj five drachma j 3 : similar amount of essence • of citron | fuUi* drachma of essence of lemon; tWI and a half drachms of essence of ro£» mary ; essence of orange flowers, thrw di'opa; pure spirits of wine, 1 quart.
TO MAKE SEALING WAX. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 18 December 1914
TO STAKE SEALING-WAX; Six ounc83 of resin, four of rad ■lead, two of vermilion, and two o! powdered shellac., melted together, will make tho best red sealing-wax For black wax the best ivory blaci is substituted tor the red lead and vormilion; for green, verdigria ii used ; ior blue, the colouring mattej is vorditer or smalt; for yellow chromo ; and for purple, a mixture a . vermilion and smalt, Sealing-wax i| often scented with a littlo balsam oj Peru, Sir A. Conan Doyle haa just into a contract by which he will re> ceive the largest sum that Las bve4 s been paid to any author for his woti (says the "Leech and Yorkshire Mefi&lt; cury"). An American and oil EtJg&lt; lish magazine have jointly agreed t&lt;J pay him £1800 each for 12 (itoriea el IOjOOO words each. This is paymeai at the rate of £130 per • thouaand words. No other author receives mora . than. £50 per thousand words. -Sq tkatf'-o"! the rata of nRvmant no^ d£?efeu to1 ck3 maao to Sir Conas ' - ...
CLOSE SEASUNS FOR GAME, &C. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 25 December 1914
CLOSE. SEaSunS for game, &C. Revised by J. M. Semmens, Chief In spector of Fiaheries and Game on April, 1913: — ^ THE W[ JLE YEAR. All Australian fauna, with the exoap tion of snakes, in the national parka and public gardens acanthizae or tits, ant-eaters, porcupine, or echidnas. Babblers, bears (see native bears), bee eaters, bitterns, bronze-winged and other wild pigeons, bustard or wild turkey. Californian quail, caterpillar-catchers, cfcais (see epufchianurai), ooacli-whip birds, cockatoos (black), cranea, . all birds known as cranes, such aa herons, egrets, etc. (except the Native com p..nion or Australian crane), cuckoos, cuckoo-shrikes, curlews (sea southern stone plover, etc.) Deer, doves, Java turtle; doves, wild. Echidnas or porcupine, ant-eaters, ogrets. see cranes, etc.; emus, ephthi anuras or chats. i*'a!itails, fly-caichers, frogmoufch or ,h;dargus and mopukes, Grauculus fauulj , all members &lt;£ Herons, see cranea. Ibis. Java turtle dor®. Kaugaroos, b...
FOSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the term "The Commonwealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 25 December 1914
1 frUSTAL RATES ANO REGULATIONS I Ma ^0 I [Where the t-errn "The vJommon «re&lfch" is used in connection with these ratc^g and regulations it includes Papua, Lord llowa Island, and Norfolk Island.J LETTERS. Ffer every £ ounce or fraction thereof. Pot delivery within the Common wenlth .. &lt; 0 1 Kor delivery in. tins British Em pire 0 1 •"or delivery in tho Ntrw Hebrides, Banks, and Torres .Icia-ndo .. 0 S •'or delivery in othar place* .... 0 2J LETTER CA_RDfc}, 'or delivery wit kin tho Common-wealth Single, Id. teadi; reply, Id. oa-ch half or delivery in th« Britiah Empire (se&lt; list of placos uudor "Letter* )—Sin gle. Id. each. 'or delivery in New Hebrides. Banks and Torre# L&IjukLj- -Single, id. each, ■'"or delivery in othor places— Single, 2id. each. POST CARDB. Single Postcards Impressed with tbs Id. a tamp, .and Reply or double cards, eaoh half of '.vhioh has tsh« Id. atanvj impressed th-erooa, may be tr£Ji»mitt«c to places within the Commonwe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 25 December 1914
Messtoial SltFoughoul. Australasia TESTIFY TO AND RECOMMEND 1 H JJU. ^35?53 B 11 NURSE ENDRES, of Burbon Street) Bundaberg &lt;Q.)» writes: " I was so ill I longed for the hour when I would be at peace." Read her letter: CL.ESWEMTS. TONIC LTD. " Until two year* ago I followed my profession of LADIES NURSE, residing then at Mu Ferry. Overwork brought on a TOTAL COLLAPSE OF MY NERVOUS SYSTEM. I wa» treated by teveral doctors, but grew worse, and became to low and suffered »o much that I despaired of ever being well again; in fact, ONE DOCTOR SAID THE END WAS VERY NEAR; and, indeed, I ONLY LONGED FOR THE HOUR WHEN I WOULD BE AT PEACE. A friend, who was most per sistent in her effort!, finally raade rao tty Clementj Tonic, AND IT PROVED MY SALVATION, Four bottles «aw me up and about, and now, although well advanced in yceri, I em strong and active, and well able to look nftcr the business I have, I ATTRIBUTE THAT ENTIRELY TO CLEMENTS TONIC, AND WOULD BE PLEASED IF YOU WOULD MAKE...
Fruit for Export [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 25 December 1914
Fruit for Export Last year there was an increase oi 10,000 cases, of apples and pears ex ported : to' neighbouring States over those of the previous year. And ia thfe export to over-sea markets the figures jumped from 11,649 cases the f revkms year to! 36,000 cases. Tlifl esson to be drawn from this sub stantial gain is that increased atten tion to manuring and spraying, more care ' in the. selection, grading, ant) packing of the' fruit, on the part of the growers, and increased atten tion by the shipping companies t&lt; the management of the freezing cham bers, is leading to profitable busi ness, despite the heavy charges for transit. The destination of the over E«a shipments affords interesting in formation. In apples, 26,000 casas went to the United Kingdom, 6,000 to South Africa, 2,300 to India, and 120 cases to China. In addition te this, 1,000 cases of pears and 378 cases of grapes were sent to Eng land, 228 cases of pears to South Africa, and 169 to India. Mr. French,...
THE "WICKED" AUSTRALIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 25 December 1914
THE "WICKED" AUSTRALIAN. It has of late become the practice to give Australians the credit for many of the crimes committed ii; South Africa, and in connection with this the following satire has beoD going tho rounds ^ /?>. ' Bulawayo, Monday, A partv of Australian prospectors 'roased the border at Tali ou "Satur lay afternoon. Tho natives have fled to the MatoppcB. Ooklep, Tuesday, An Australian has been engag-ed an transport rider by the Officer Com manding the German Kxpedition. The ITereroE have resolved to daliM the protection of the Geneva Convention Gl'cctdingesfoot',in; Wednesday. A new arrival in lown, whilst drinking at the bar of the Grand Motel i said that l>« h;irl drunk cheap er Iwet ih Melbourne. The local jfwellcr at once applied to the Magis trate for police protection. Middelburg, Thursday. The representative of the Sydney and han 'o battery of artillery were immediately called out. The Mayor has applied for permission to re-en list *he Town Guard. Durban, Fr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 25 December 1914
mcphhil aaos, mi go. STOCK AGENTS & PURE STOCK SALESMEN, 868 BOUBKE ST., MELBOURNE Telaphoue—1923 HOLD SALES AS FOLLOWS-.— Tafc Cattle .. Newmarket, Wednes Pigs ... Corporation Yards, Wedne and hurs^v Dairy and-Store Cattle •» Corporatiou Yards. Fridays Clearing Sales Conducted in all parts of the State, iry and Store Cattle, for Sale Privately, alio Stud J?ig8 and Cattle. Properties for Sale and To Let, Oorreapondencs Invit6d. Monthly Country Markets at BACCHUS MABSH—FODBTH MONDAY MBLTO> ... FIRST SATUBDAY BOM8JSY .. THIRD MONDAY Craigieburn and Lilydala. wivm fiuoi hotsu "—(Vjb LTD -■—5 ONUK.ti K W MANAGEMENT, Mb f"AVi CLAKix iinnouucas to ths put-lic of Melton ."nri the surrounding iiptrictH. that, hRriiig taken the Goideu (hri ce Hotel, be is prepared to cuter for t heir tVitnts in a first-class manner and hopes, liy liiiy am! attention, to mciit a share of then pui-ioiibge. Boi ol Wines, i)pims ttc , kept. CABS tuiiui nil irHin. (juoii stubleh and CHOS E. Willi E. l,...
Preacher and Showman. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 25 December 1914
Preacher and. Showman. — 'Mr. Bariram once entered the Churob &lt;s«f'the Messiah, New York,-of which the Rev. Bobert Collver is pastor, and quietly took abaok seat. The preacher Bawhimand said, in a loud voice: "I 100 P. T. Barnum in a back pew in this ..church, and I invite him to come for ward and take; a seat in my family pew. Mi-. Barnum always gives mo a good •eat in his circus, and I want to giro bim as good in my oliuroh." Mr. Bar Bum was rather surprised at this publio Invitation, but of course he accepted it. History ntTorrepoat# itselftotheatymblinH aehoolboy. 3 "SDltLAB LIKE " IT. "A writer in the Other Monthly claims that woman has entered every field of in dustry,1' said Quericus; "still we never hoc nor hear of women watchmakers." "There are none," replied Cynicus; "probably because so many are engaged In caatdirnftking which differs from the other b»l in oao letter, and la far more plea*ant »nd interesting to them,"—■ tJewelers' Circular. so cruras, $ "Mother...
The Gazette. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. WITH SUPPLEMENT. The Gisborne Gazette is an Advertising Medium of the Gisborne, Melton, Bulla, Romsey, & Bacchus Marsh Shirs Council[?] FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25, 1914 IRELAND AND THE EMPIRE [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 25 December 1914
PUBLISHED EVJBR5T JFBIJUY. WITH SUPPLEMENT. The Oiaborne Gazette ij an Advertising Medium of the Gkborne, Melton, Bulla, Roinsey, & Bacchus Marsh Shira Council» FRIDAY, JDKOBMBER 25, 1914 ... IRELAND AND THE EMPIRE The cable news published last week in the "Argus," showing the trouble that waB being experienced by the military authorities with regard to a section of the Irish press, was very properly dealt with in the columns of that paper by Mr. John Gavan Dufiy, who pointed out that the or gan of the Sinn Fein was not in any sense a Nationalist newspaper, aB described by the "Argus." It was as bitterly opposed to Mr. Redmond as it was to Sir Edward Carson. The "Irish Worker," another of the suppressed journals, is, or was, edited by Mr. Jera Larkin, who achieved notoriety diu'ing a strike in Dublin by his support of a pro posal to take the children of the Dublin strikers from their homes in Ireland and transfer them to socialistic surroundings in Eng land. Our readers, who...
A Novel Yacht. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 25 December 1914
A Novel Yacht. . There, is.being.built in a Brooklyn ■hip yard a steam yacht whioh has an • eight-inch.bra6s-bound hole, on each side of the keel and a three-quarter inoh brnss-bound hole, where other steam . - r'.&lt;'R &lt;nve a propeller. When com -is novel yaoht will have a "H-ibie pi -ton pump, exerting a hy draulic pressure of 2,500 pounds to the square inch, This pump Trill draw water into the *06681 through the side pipes *nd eject it through the stern pipe, so as to drive the yacht eleven or twelve miles an hour. The now yaoht will ba ;110 feet Jong and 122 feet' beam. ! She will have small enemas and no wheel. ■The steering will be regulated by the jet of water from the stern pipe. Dr. Jackson, of Brooklyn, the projector of the now craft, formerly operated a little -iiunoh on ths . principles described above. He thinks his yacht now build ing will turn ' harbor navigation topsy turvy, and lias named it "The Revolu turn. - -Ifev York Times.
BACCHUS MARSH COUNCIL. Monday, Dec. 14th. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 25 December 1914
BACOHlS MAKSH COUNCIL,. Monday, Dec. 11th. Ordinary meeting. Present : Crs. - M. i". lam &lt; (I'j uiident;, AiKwnauu, ' Grant-Morion, Weils, ISurnip, Kou ertson, MeiKle, M'larlane, Uatson. Hie .Public Works .Department, drew attention to the auditor s re port that the council liad not taken any action to enforce the .Dog Act. —lt. juoijerlson moved that depart ment be informed that shire was in fested with rabbits, and he was pleased to' pay, with the assistance | of new inspector, they were getting rid of' them, it would be a pity to let thenij get up again. They were taxed enough, without being taxed, for dogs.—The I'resident seconded.—, tjr. Wells disagreed. They were short of funds. The townspeople had to suffer lor the farmers.—(Jr. Rob-' ertson : What injury did farmers' dogs do in the town ?—&lt;Jr. Wells ; I'ou get torn off your horse or bi cycle.—Cr. Alkemade thought dogs a benefit in keeping down rabbits, but they should know their legal posi tion.—Cr, Mor...
[?] Panama Canal Victims. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 25 December 1914
** Panama Canal Victimo. !| "Careful inquiry hae been made con cerning the condition of the laborers on certain ;sections. of the Panama GanaJ, , fwhich not only confirms the reports •which iihave i. been:previously published, ___ibub-disc-icEOs the piUauie condition to iwhibh tho people are rbdufced. At • San 3Pablo, Tabornilla and Bohio socio have $ied of starvation, and their graves are now.bfii»g pointed out to visitors. There ar« many mora "who Trill die from the jttfcme cauee, ' ' Many men have been given a half day's ?work for a meal, and thosa "who have jwqi* aimploying thom on thoir farms that they will not longer continue such an arrangement, as tneir stock of Spovisien* ig almost sxhsu8t33,. Others eolar® eonfess that in orto? to get fond th«7 ass compelled to go out at ; ..eightand nteal benan&s and euchre, al« : iSoogh at tho rieU of being ehot. Th« people have not the means of even f»aylag thair railroad fare to Colon, and fareral.declared that.if aid ^aa ttot ...