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ENTERTAINING. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 4 June 1914
ENTERTAINING. Fortunately, • unfortunately, no on„- goes constantly to another per son's house unless it is made worth his while, and a hostess who realises this without taking offence has gone a long way towards making her task easy. It is not mean, but natural to expect some return for the trouble of paying a visit or accepting an invitation: We may go to a house to be interested in conversation, have a good meal, meet pleasant people, see something we don't see at home, or otherwise please ourselves with our visit. - No one can with reason expect oth ed people to come and see them for j more disinterested motives than they'.f fhemse'Ivea -areactuated by.„;A£ter all. ' the affection which is bestowed with- f out asking anything in return can only be expected once or twice in a lifetime. I consider that entertaining is one of the most wholesome forms which a housewife's energies can take, pro vided she keeps it entirely subservi ent to her other home interests. To have a house of y...
LATE MR. JAMES MITCHELL. ESTATE VALUED AT £143,229. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 4 June 1914
LATE MR. JAMES MITCHELL. ■ ESTATE VALUED AT £143.229. The estate of the late Mr. James Mitchell, of Table Top, near Albury, grazier, has been valued at £143,229. Testator, who died in April last, ap pointed as his executors and trustees his son-in-law, Mr. James Stephen, Albury, bank managor, and his sons, Messrs.Frederick Jas. Mitchell, Table Top, grazier, and Herbert Francis Mitchell, Mullengnndra, grazier. To his wife, Sarah Jane Mitchell, he bequeathed, in addition to his house hold affects, carriage and horses, £800 for her immediate use, an annuity of £500 for life and tho use of dwelling house at Table Top, free from ail expenses of upkeep, rates and taxos. In the event of hor not deciding to reside at Table Top, tho annuity was to be increased to £1000. The trust ees were directed to invest the sum of £12,500 for this purpose, and, should his wife reside elsewhere than at Table Top, the sum of £25,000 was to be invested to meet her annu ity. At hor death the sum invested was...
WHAT TRUE LOVE IS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 4 June 1914
WHAT TRUE LOVE IS. True love is not the sudden product of a chance meeting. It is brought about by a process of patience and . pain, sacrifice and trust. In love— true love at first sight—one finds it a little difficult to believe, in spite of what many people say. Of course, two people may on first meeting re cognise in each other a lovable and congenial companion, but to call this treu love is like calling a child edu cated on its first going to school. The love that lasts is a thing of growth. It must be very often of very gradual growth indeed. It must be sunned with smiles, strengthened - with tenderness, shielded with affec tion, watered with tears. And this ■ process must go on through the years, for very sensitive, very holy, and in finitely lovely is the perfect .flower. This love, though, that only grows in strength and beauty with each pass-, tag year, has nothmg'in common with the "chocolate and concert" variety. One might as well compare the row dy music of the barel or...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 4 June 1914
. Neveb Felt Better.;—"I unoS 'to ro nearly mad with pains in tny head,11 8f>yi Mish B. E. Furrfter, oo Iffla Street,' South .Melbourne, Victoria. &lt;4 I tri*d alijioHtovory thing', but tho boadacho4 wote there jitrft the Bnme. Then I naw ChumbeilamV Tablets advertiaol in the paper, iind thought I would give thoma trial. Tho first few d&lt;>'*e* in ado a different woman &lt;>f mn, forthey completely | relieved cq9 of headache?,"—Sold qv:er)'where.
THE GREAT MONEY MYSTERY. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 4 June 1914
THE GREAT MONEY MYSTERY. Lately we have been hearing the stories at first hand of some of the greatest successes of the day in the way of money-making. They all re semble one another in one respect— that of concentration on one thing at a time. But while concentration is respon sible for much modern success, it leaves a vast area of interests un touched, and this area is never cover ed in after life. What is there more piteous than ths wealthy man who, after many years of money-making, has retired? He cannot go down on "melting days," like the retired candle-maker, because probably his business has passed en tirely out of his hands. Besides, it would be the lat thing hi fashionable wife and daughters would desire him to do. They are concerned to put as wide a distance as possible between those early days of struggle and their present social ease. So the poor man goes in for agriculture without the smallest real interest in it, or he takes to owning racehorses, or Jie tries,.to kill ...
WARNINGS TO BANKRUPTS. STRINGENT ENGLISH LAW. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 4 June 1914
WARNINGS TO BANKRUPTS. STRINGENT ENGLISH LAW. Tho Londou correspondent of the Age writes:—The amended Bankruptcy Act, which carno into, forco in Englnud ou 1st April,is ahead of Australian legislation on bankruptcy. It is designed to protect tho commercial community from tho fraudulent bankrupt, and particularly from the habitual bankrupt. Those.en terprising individuals who in the past have made a good living by availing themsolvcs of loopholes in tho law to defraud their creditors will regard its provisions as drastic and oven cruel. Tho operation of some of tho more important provisions of the net has to be delayed for two years, but tho warn ings tho measure contains for fraudulent bankrupts begins from 1st April, 1914. From that date tradors must keep proper account books, for if they fail to do eo and become bankrupt they will find that things will go hard with them in the Bankruptcy Court. Any person who be comes a bankrupt for a socond time with liabilities oxceediug £101) w...
IMPROVING THE MEMORY. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 4 June 1914
IMPROVING THE MEMORY. Notebooks are the worst enemies of a good memory. If you don't use ' your legs, the muscles get flabby and are unable to stand any sudden strain imposed upon them. The same thing happens with the memory. When you form the habit of jotting down in a notebook every trifling item you wish to remember, you cannot reasonably expect the neglected memory to 'do its work efficiently. You have, perhaps, heard that the best way to make sure of awaking at a particular hour in the morning is to say the hour aloud to yourself sev eral times just 'before nestling down to sleep. Should you intend to rise at six o'clock you impress this hour upon the mind so firmly that you are almost sure to awake somewhere near it. By extending this system you can obtain a quite serviceable memory. Associate things together. Make an assertion like, "After I have cleaned my bicycle to-morrow I must do so and-so," and let the command sink in. The two duties may be totally dissim ilar, yet you ...
APPALLING SHIPPING DISASTER. OVER 1000 LIVES LOST. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 4 June 1914
APPALLING SHIPPING DISASTER. OVER 1000 LIVES LOST. Ono of the most appalling disasters in maritino history occurred in the early hours of Friday morning during a deuso fog off Father Poiut, near. Ilimouski, ou the right bank of theBiverSt. Lawrence, which at this point is 30 miles wide. The Canadian Pacific liuer Etnpross of Ireland, 14,191 tons,' which had loft Quebec on Thursday afternoon for Liver pool with 1387 souls ou board, was lying practically hove-to in the fog at 3 a.m., when she was ruu down by the Norwegian collier Storatad, 6028 tons. The huge liner was struck amidships. A. tremend ous rout was made iu the vessel's side, and plates were ripped away right down to the stern. Within ton minutes the linor sank, and nf the 1387 people ou board only 355 wore saved. The official totals of the savod and dead are:—Dead, 1032; rescued, 355. The total iiumlmr ou board, according to the official figures, was :—Passengers. —First class, 87; second olass, 153; third class, 715.—Tota...
COMMERCIAL. The Melbourne Stock Markets. [BY TELEGRAPH.] MELBOURNE, Wednesday. Mathieson and Davis, stock and station agents, St. James's Buildings, Williamstreet, Melbourne, report as follows:— [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 4 June 1914
COMMERCIAL. The Melbourne Stock Markets. [By Telegraph.] Melbourne, Wednesday. Mathioeou and Davis, stock aud station agents, St. James's UuiUHugs, William street, Melbourne, report as follows:— Fax Cattle.—2230 yarded, com prising 150 from New South Wales, 550 from Gippsland, 500 from South Gippsland, 600 from the North-east, 150 from North, 200 from West and 40 from King Island. Last week's reduced rates were about maintained until near the close, when a further decline of 10/ a head was noticeable. Prime pens bullocks, £13/5/ to £14 15/; extra, to £17/10/; good, £11/10/ to £12/15/; good light and haudy,£9 10/ to £10/15/; seconds and inferior, £8. Fat Cows.—Prime pens of cows, £9 to £10/5/; odd beasts to £11/12/6; good, £7/10/ to £8/10/ j others, from £3/10/. Fat Calves.—630 were penned. Prices very firm.. Fat Sheep.—lp,800 •were yarded, boitj g in excess of requirements. jThe market opened slack, at much lower values, and sales closed very weak.
CHINESE INGENUITY. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 4 June 1914
CHINESE INGENUITY. 1 • *»'lnteresMng Instance of harness ing Nature to assist in the work of man and machinery In building a bridge Is given by the Rev. 3. McGow an in his book '.'Side Lights on. Chi nese liiJe." The structure to which he refers was built two hundred years ago, and the engineers had many ser ious difficulties to overcome:— "This old stone bridge consists of twenty-five spans, the widest of which measures sixty-five feet. The river Is v.ery rapid, and by placing the piers so far apart less surface is offered to the force of the waters. "The river 1b liable to very sudden and powerful'rises. This feature ne cessitated that the Toadway of the bridge be built of enormously heavy stones, to resiBt the Impetus of the flood without being lifted from their places. The great slabs are seventy feet long, six thick, and four wide. How did the engineers of two centur ies ago manage such a tremendous task? "The Btone was quarried from the hills which rise directly from the river...
CHECKMATE. A Lesson in Chess that Really Wasn't Necessary. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 4 June 1914
CHECKMATE. A Lesson in Chess that Really Wasn't Necessary. "Now, my dear, I'll teach you a few special points in chess," said llv. Golightly, as he settled himself for the evening. "Get the board a.i-J men, and you may bring my pipe, too." "It's so nice of you to be willing to show me-—" "Of course, my dear, you know it is a man's game—it really talces brain to play a good game of chess. I hope you will master it enough to make a game interesting to me at times." "Yes, dear," answered Mrs. G„ meekly. "Now, Mrs. Golightly, you can't play chess with the board at an an gle of forty-five degrees." "Degrees of what?" "Fahrenheit. Get a' higher chair, and put your mind 011 the game " "I like this rocker—it's comfort able." "It's against all rules of chess to keep j r'fling "I'll ].ut a book on my lap. I've been studying the rules, but 1 didn't see anything about jiggling." Here the book slipped, and the board was only saved by the quick action of Mr.-Golightly. "If you think this is a 'sh...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 4 June 1914
THE BIG STORE MAIN STREET, TALLANGATTA. . For GENUINE VALUES in ALL DEPARTMENTS GROCERY, FURNITURE, POLLARD, TIMBER, IRONMONGERY, FLOUR. OATS and LIME and CROCKERY, BRAN, CHAFF. ~ CEMENT. TWO SPECIAL LINES:—Our BREAD and GLEN VALLEY TEA. - «' - ■ Agent lor Nobel's Explosives and Cuming Smith's Manures. JAMES SWAN TON, The Big Store, TALLANGATTA TALLANGATTA BUTCHERY. ROBERT STEVENSON, WHOLESALE and FAMILY BUTCHER. " MAIN STREET, TALLANGATTA. Beef ami Mutton of Primest Quality. Families Waited on tor Orders. SMALL GOODS A SPECIALTY. Highest Cash Prices Given tor Hides and Skins. Man kno.v thyself and show thyself and prove for thyself that STOUT THE TAILOR, Gives the Best Value in the district for SUITS TO ORDER. Latest Up-to-date Patterns to hand. Fit second to none. Hats, Shirts, Ties, Col lars, lien's Underwear and Overwear. /Boys' and Youths' Ready-to Wear Suits BELOW CITY PRICES AT STOUT'S, CENTRAL house, TALLANGATTA. TALLANGATTA SHOEING FORGE. JAMES GRANT, MAIN STREET, TALLANGAT...
RUINED EYE. (From "Saturday Evening Post.") [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 4 June 1914
RUINED EYE. By Melville Davisson Post. (From "Saturday Evening Post.") Monsieur • Joncquel waited on the great terrace for the Viscount. Be low were the endless wheat fields, crimson dotted with poppies, the white road stretching away towards Paris, and the ancient village nest ling into the hill.. The chateau was almost sheer above. One could toss a stone from its terrace into the narrow street. The brilliant morning sun lay on the world, a vagrant wind wandering inland from the sea rippled the wheat fields into waves, and on the horizon now and then a puff of grey dust would spring up, and a big French limousine would crawl out like a black | beetle on the white ribbon road. "Vraiment! It is wonderful—this I picture!" he salt^. . "But what is God about, to hang it before the door of | the meanest manjin Europe?" rie was dressed for the road liglit English tweed, a grey cap and motor goggles, of which the 'big green lenses gave him the huge eyes of some poisonous insect. He removed...
A REAL WOMAN-HATER. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 4 June 1914
A REAL WOMAN-HATER. Carrying to his grave an antipathy for the fair sex which characterised his longr .life of sinci« Woauodnooc,. William H. Hartley, a wealthy farmer, who recently died at the age of seven , ty-three, provided in his will for the erection of a monument upon which shall be in imperishable lettering his ■preference for bachelorhood. After directing that a granite monument be placed over his grave, on which shall "be carved an old bachelor standing on the brink of Jordan, preparing to cross the river, with a group of old maids on the other aide, each beckon ing to him, he requested that the fol lowing epitaph be engraved on the monument: "To an independe t, good-looking old bachelor, who In his younger days preferred living in single life' than get married and have a petticoat boss ruling over him." • The original noise is what counts. Most people' are merely echoes. Try to be a voice, not an echo. '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 4 June 1914
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Settling a Dispute. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 4 June 1914
Settling a Dispute. "I must insist, sir," exciaimed the pompous person, "that the device is a fire-plug." "And I am equally confident that it is a water-plug," retorted the mild in dividual. "Now, my dear sir," puffed the pompous person, "this device1 was put here primarily as a plug on which to attach a hose in case of fire in the vicinity. Therefore it is absolutely impossible that it can be anything but a fire-plug." "You are entirely wrong," declared the other. "This plug was placed here to supply water. Consequently, it is a water-plug. If it supplied fire —why, then, of course, it would be a fire-plug." The pompous person stopped a pass ing pedestrian. "Sir," ho began, "I desire to appeal to your intelligence. This gentleman lias become involved in an argument with me. He insists that this device is a water-plug, while I, with equal confidence, claim that it is a fire plug. Will you kindly settle the ques tion for us?" "Certainly," replied the pedestrian. "You say this is a fi...
THE CARE OF INFANTS. EDUCATION OF MOTHERS ADVOCATED. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 4 June 1914
THE CARE OF INFANTS. EDUCATION OF MOTHERS AD VOCATED. Amongst the moro recent of Melbourne's institutions is mi association huvin^ for its object the instruction of mothers, young mothers particularly, in the euro and up bringing of children, with the object of reducing infant mortality. A brunch hus been iu existence in Richmond for some time, and has fully justified itself, and a proposal is now on foot to establish a brunch at rort Melbourne. In support of .the latter proposal, Nurse Archer uttended a recent meeting of Port Melbourne Council to seek cooperation and financial assistance. Nurse Archer explained that frequent meetings of mothers wore held ; addresses were delivered by trained nurses; mothers were taught how to feed, to clothe and to tbud infants; were given instructions how, to deal with minor infantile ailments, and what to do pending the arrival of medical aid in moro serious cases. The amount of ignorance in those matters was appalling. Tboro wero a great mauy wh...
CONSTABLES JAILED FOR ASSAULT [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 4 June 1914
CONSTABLES JAILED FOR ASSAULT Two police qonstables, Patrick. Thomas M'Donnell and Edward O'Donnell, the hitter the lock-up keeper at Erskin«-street station, Sydnoy, wnro'cin trial at the Quarter Sessions on Wednesday, before Judge Hamilton and a jury, on a charge of having assaulted-'-'John Edward Cliinnery in a manner'ocoasioriing actual bodily harm. The Crown case wrs that, Chinnery, who is a well-known city'fishmonger, wan taken into custody on a charge of having strnok a mint named Mullis, with whom he bud had an avgnment in tho street. However, at the police station the oharge. of assault was dropped.' Chinnery said something,and tho ttfiouscd constables struck him, breaking his nose, and blackening his eyes. Iii^defonco, it was assorted that Chinnery was the aggressor at tho .police-station, and that; in fulling he slruok his head on a stool. Tho jury returned a verdict-of guilty against both acouged, with a recommendation to m>'roy on acbount of the excellent characters t...
And P'raps He'd Think Again. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 4 June 1914
And P'raps He'd Think Again. I'd love to pay the income tax, I'd pay it with delight; I'd pile the stuff in precious stacks— I'd sit up halt the night. I'd try to he the first to pay— I'd be it if I could; And then I'd go my cheerful way— At least, I think I would. Of course, I'd want an income his— So I could pay the more; The deeper down I had to dig The richer stream I'd pour. If I had coupons piled in racks, With millions to the good, How joyously I'd pay the tax— At least, I think I would.