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Most Unfortunate. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
Moit Unfortunate. Old Fanner Peapod always believed that Parliament "oop In Melbourne" could do anything and everything. So on his last visit to market, a (en of his friends were discussing th« latest news when he came on th« scene. "Weel," he said, "an' what's Par 11*' meat doin' now. Bill?" Bill gave the wink to his friends. "A bad thing for us, Dan," he re plied. "They've Just passed a Bill add ing two months on to the winter." A look of horror came over Dan'a face. '"Weil, I never,',1he said; "if that beant the onlucklest thing Ithat evtr 'appened. An' 'ere am I right out of [odder."
ONLY A TRAMP. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
ONLY A TRAMP. An Incident which holds In lta simple outlines the tragedy of the past and present Is described In a contemporary. The other day a railway platelayer was run over by a train. The company's constable was on the spot to which the sufferer had been conveyed, watching the man bleeding to death. A typical tramp sauntered along. He touched the policeman's elbow. "May I ask what's the matter, offl cor?" he Inquired. . , "Man bleeding to death," replied the policeman. "Would you mind If I looked at him?" asked the tramp. "I might be of service." "Go ahead,", responded the ofScer. Bending over the wounded man, th tramp called for water to wash hlfc hands, and then begged those who had gathered round for clean handker chiefs. With a half-dozen deft, rapid twists he made a tourniquet and stop ped the flow of blood. '.'Are you a doctor?" some one ask ed-as the man slipped away through the crowd. "I used to be," he replied aa k« hurried off.
IN THE PRESENCE OF DEATH [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
IN THE PRESENCE OF DEATH I once (writes a traveller) saw an Indian In a birch-bark canoe, drifted down the Niagara River and swept over the terrible Falls. I shall nevei forget the sight. This Is how It happened. The In dian, who was on the bank some miles above the Falls, had moored his boat securely to the shore, and lay In It, fast asleep. In this condition be was found by an enemy who nursed in his heart a deadly grudge against him. Silently he loosed the little craft, and with one long, silent push sent it out Into the river, where the current be gan to carry It slowly towards the yet far-distant Falls. Gradually the speed uf the drifting boat Increased. Its occupant Blept on, all uncon scious of the fearful doom to rt'ulch h« was hastening with ever-increas ing speed, till some men on the banks, I among them, seeing him pass, rais ed a yell of horror. He awoke, sat up, looked about him. But it was too late! One glance of his keen, practised eye sufficed to show him that all wa...
Boiled or Steamed Puddings. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
Boiled or Steamed Pudding*. Boiled puddings should always be put into boiling water, and as this evaporates boiling (not cold) water should, be added. Fill the basin quite full of the mix ture, or it will fill with water. For a boiled pudding, tie up in flour ed cloth; for a steamed pudding, tie a piece of greased paper over the top. Puddings are lighter if breadcrumb* are used instead of flour. Always add a little ginger; it helps to produce lightness. Steamed puddings take half as long again to cook as boiled puddings. Boiled puddings with apples or other fruit take from 1% to 2'/. hours to -.ook, according to size. Christmas [dings, six to eight hours. To re-hnat boiled or steamed pud :t.?s, add a little milk, place in a vasin, cover with greased paper, da) steam.
:THE HOUSEHOLD. HINTS FOR HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
:THE HOUSEHOLD. HINTS FOR HOME. Twoo(I and sorgo goods may bft niada 1 »M'vitiU8 to (lamp- at a siuall cost. . . a gallon of r-l»'»ator Htlr one. . each of powicred alum ami .uiMir ot lead, and \i Im-ii the mixture is clear, pour off the upper liquid, ini . morse the fabric to bo water-proofed fortwenty-four hours, then take o"t, dry and press. This application wi.l ?auswor lof any cluseiy-woveu goods, without Injury to color or texture. I3!.-!ck stockings will keep "a good color If, ftfter washing, they are rinsed tlirotigli blue water. A hot dish can be made cool more quickly by immersing it In cold, sail)' waiur than simply cold water. Boiling liquids may be safely poureu Into a glass jar without fear of break ing If a silver spoon is first put into the vessel. 1'alnt or varnish stains may be re moved from white or colored cotton or woollen goods by applying oil of ?turpentine or benzine, and afterwards W;,dliiug them In soapsuds. To clean large mirrors quickly, rub til over with...
TO MORROW'S MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
TO .M OK HOW'S MATCHES. Tut! qames for to-morrow tire: Weddei I'urn v Koran" Valf nt Ko rongVi.le; Bridgwater v In(;lewood Gre'it interi'Bt is centrof) ill the nvitch nt Kornun Vale. ll>e Wetldetburn town will be chosen from Henderson, Thompson, Burge, Jliilone, Bristowe, Pmtt, y»uin!eis (2), lIolinrs(3), Ball, Dnwsptt, Smith, ttil:hie, Orait;, Milne, McGurk, Devernll, Grny, H«yes (2),' Lemon.
AT A SPANISH BULL FIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
AT A 8PANI8H BULL FIGHT. Not long ago Mr. X., the great Chic *go provision merchant, principal part ner In the firm which bears his name, and , whose tins of compressed beef art> universally known, was making . prolonged tour through Europe. While he was visiting Spain aa amusing Incident occurred In Madrid. Mr. X. was taken by a Spanish grandeo to witness what was promised to lie an unusually fine display o! the uational sport. When, however, th» first bull made Its appearance In th* arena he sank down on the ground, and. in spite ot the united efforts ot toreador and attendants, obstinately refused to move. Everything at a standstill, the grandee summoned the toreador and Inquired the cause of the trouble. For the benefit of the American visitor tile toreador replied In broken Eng lish: "Ah, Benor, ze bull 'ave Been t( great beef merchant of Chicago Bit ting with your Excellency, and ier« Is no fight left In 'im!"
THOUGHTS ON BUSINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
THOUGHTS ON BOIINMIi It doesn't pay to be too ,bufy- J7"" less a man has some time to think 10 a natural'way about things In general he losos a great measure of menial growth. It Is well to ba jtctive, a wholesome thing for every faculty of the mint!. But as trees and flowers need both ppriods of rain and periods of so men need to be tome tlnu's busy and sometimes ablo to atop and think. Quiet thought Is refresh ing to the busy man. A great many men In business do not at all appreciate this fact, how fver commonplace it may seem. They drive themselves, or let themselve> be driven by their work all day long, 'lay In and day out, year In and year out. What time they, have away from their work is often spent In an end 'ess round of social and pleasurable activities, leaving practically no half hour without Its Impending purpose, no time to stop and think and set their minds In order; no time to re flect, or to let the mind act from Impulses other than the purposes with which It is b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
.ALWAYS GIVES RELIEF. " Ever since my son Reggie was 12 months old I havo given him Clmrnber lain's Cough Remedy for croup," miys Mr Joe Stephens, Warren, N S \V. " No matter how bad the attaok may be, nfter a few doses of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy he has always been relieved. I have recommendod Chamberlain's Cough Remedy to dozens of people as I consider it the best remedy for croup or colds, And would not bo without a bottle in the house." Obtainable at Leek and Craig's, Me .. eb»nt», Wedderburn, KIDNEY DISEASE and nil allied comp'ainta have their prompt And effectual remedy in Dr Shel don's Gin Pills, which act in u wonder fully speedy manner. Give them a trial.. Price, is Gd a'id 2a 01, Obtainable from F J Petterd and A W McQibbouv, Wudderburn. CEO. T. SSHTil, Wholes.iV ,,(1 llet&ii FAMILY BUTCHER, Ham and Bncon Carer, UlCff STREET, R*BDDERBT7R N Families Waited on for Orders. Small Goods always on hand. Sausages a Speciality. PRICES MODERATE. To Farmers, Business Peopl...
C[?]D FRIENDS ON NEW SUBJECTS Roblnson Crusoe on the Simple Life. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
.D FRIENDS ON NEW SUBJECT* R; jlnson Crusoe on the Simple Life. Simplicity Is the key which unlocks the gateway to happiness, and those ?whose Uvea'are mapped out on simple lines will find that they avoid many of the inconveniences, many of the dis comforts, and many of the sorrows "which fall to the lot of those who in dulge In luxury. Most of the' ills which beset the pre sent generation arise from their pos sessing too much. The only serious Illness I experienced during my long ?ojourn on my island followed my par taking rather plentifully of turtle. It waB the first I ever found there, though I have every reaBon to believe It wat by no means the last that has brought pain and suffering in its train. There lo abundance ofeverything,' in tie. ?vnrld for everybody, and if one man !.ph too much, It follows as a corol ."yy that another has too little; and hp c ias 'more than he wants gen erally finds his property a burden to ita. The soft beds used In the present .my are not conduciv...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
ISakmmBmmtlm Wolfe's Schnapps" the World's Nightcap. Buy Whole Bottles. Berrimal Presbyterian Church. v NN1VERSARY SERVICES will he held iu the Berrimal P pstiyterinii Church oil 30th ^UKt, 1914, in l he afternoon at 3 p 111 mid in Hi.- i-vi-niii&lt;&lt; Ht 7 30 p m. Preacher l(> v J 1) Wnlker, of Donald Grand Tim nr.d Concert oil' Tuesday, 1st -.[.'i-iiilicr. Tickets Is Gd, children I j'rice. Moonliaht. W. LOCK 11 ART, Hon Sec. Football Special Train A SPECIAL TRAIN in connection wiih the footbull match, Wed di-i liuin v, Korong Yale, will leave the Wi'ildcrhurn railway station to-aionow (Smurday) at 2 15, and Koroug Vale on the re'urn journey at G 15 p.m. Second cluss return. 2s. H HOLMES, \ Joint A J BUHuK. ( S.cs. Fire Brigade Demonstra* tion, tenders FOR BOOTHS. OEPARATE, Tenders will be re ^ ceived by the undersiguod up to 1 h August for (1) Fruit and Lolly SikII ; (:!), Refreshment Room, in commotion with the fui tbcuiniuK de ii'miKtration nt Wodderhurn oil...
The Pope's Sisters. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
The Pope's'-Sisters. It Is now wore than a. year since the dea.th of the eldest sister of Pope Plus X., who, with her two younger sisters end their niece, Gilda. Carolln, lived In « liumblo apartment in the Piazza Rusticucci, close to the vast mas* of the Vatican Palace. Tho sistors of the Pope ere char acteristic and interesting figures, who, notwithstanding the exalted position of their brother, remain in the Eternal City as simple and un pretending as in thoir early days at nieso. Like most women of their class, they never wear hats out of doors, and when thoy go to church drnpo il pleco of black laco over their heads in Vonetlnn fashion. 1 Unable to read or writo at all fluently, liko many of their typo in Italy, thoy are extremely shrewd and full of good common senso, and are most notable housewives, whoso only regrot is that sinco their illustrious brother has been installed In the Vatican they can no longer see after his croaturo com forts as they did through all tho ear lier...
Different Walks. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
Different Walks. Country people and the dwellers in cities have different walks accord ing to Dr. Felix Itcgnault. The city man uses short steps, holds his body erect, koops his logs straight, and strikes tho pavement sharply . with his heels before put ting down the rest of his foot. Tho country mnn lakes a longer stride he leans forward keeping his knees ' bent, slides fcis foot over the ground and lonns his weight upon the whole sole at once. Each method of walking has its own merit. ? ' ? The country man's method cnnbles him to got over 'greater distances without fatigue if tho road is foirly oven. v. If, however, it is rough or broken- ho at' once and instinctively adopts the mode of tho city man. "What have you being doing for the lost hour ?" "Oh, just admir ing the, pccnery." "What were you looking at 1" "A mirror."
NAVAL PRIZE-MONEY. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
NAVAL PRIZE-MONEY. - - Dating back to tho earliest yoard of Britain's supremacy at Boa_ thfl custom of allowing naval pri?* monoy-which It Is proposed shall now hs abolished-recalls some in teresting facts abeut ths days whon pri « money was & gront Induce ment to recruiting lor tho Floet. "Jack Tnr" has shared In little prlz# monoy slnc.o tho days of Nel son, except whon ho lins been en gaged In tho enpturo of slavers on tho east and west coasts of Africa. In tho days when wo sailed tho Spanish Slain, however, considerable fortunes wero secured in tho way of loot by ofllccrs and men. Tho biggest haul of prize money on rccord, having regard to tho indi \idual shares, occurred in 17(51, whon tho British frigates Actaeon and Favourito captured a Spanish galleon. On dividing &lt;p the loot the shares worked out as follows : Cnptnins, £05,000 ; lieutenants, £13,000 ; warrnnt officers, £4,380; petty officers, £1,800 ; and senmon and mnrinos, £435. Another instnnro of tho ...
An Easily-made Washstand Substitute. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
An Easily-made Wash stand Substitute. Our first illustration gives tin udoquate idea of a contrivance which may take tho place of a woflhstond, when it Is not expedient for various reasons to fit a room .with this article of furniture. As the sketch Miows, it consists of a shelf with a rounded front fixed into a corner at a suitable height ' from tho floor. Two pieces of board nailed above it form a backing, partly to add . to tho ap pearance of the fitment, partly to prevent splashing of the wall. Drap ery may bo added as a frillf' The shelf may be enamelled or be covered with oilcloth or other ma terial. As tho fitment has to hold a heavy weight it must bo strong. It is, therefore, necessary that its attachment to the walls should l>e rather more secure than nails dri ven into the plaster nlono can bring about. Fortunately it is not diffi cult to gain this end. Tho supports of tho she]/ may be produced first. Two are required, one 1ft. 6in. long, 2in. wide, and .Jin. thick, and...
Remarkable Bee-hive. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
Remarkable Bee-hive. ! In tho courso of renewing tlio roof of CastlehlU House, a lato 18th-century mansion near Ayr, tho workmen camc upon a hive of bees which has been known to htivo been located under the slates for tho past fifty yours. The hive and storo of honey wns found to have grown . to extraordi nary proportions, tho nu"ntity of accumulated honey and comh having becorno so great . as to oiHlanger by ils weight tho structure on which it rested.' . , Tho bees, of wljieh thore wero i thousands, wero killed bo a« to enable tho workmen to remove tlio store. The honey, which was in a pcrfect state of preservation, . was removed in pailfuls, it must have amounted to . several hundred weights. " . . "Whnt's his business ?" "Raising tho dust." "What d'yo mean ?". "He's a gold minor," "I asked' her to como down to day and get marriod." "What did she sa.y ?" "Said she would ooly she had another engagement." "I want ten pounds of coffee.' "In tho benn?" "No I" The" you'd bettor go dow...
The Miner's Rat. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
The Miner's Rat. __--i During a rccent inquiry into an accident on one of the Hand mines, an old miner giving evidence wns asked : "You refused to work at this place ; why ? Dill you notice any thing wrong?" He roplied : "No, sir, but I know the ground must bo bad ; the rats wore, all leaving it." Except among miners, few peoplo on the Hand approciato tho old sai lors' belief that "rats desert a sink ing ship" is just as strongly hold by old miners. Spoken to a few days ago, one minor Bald : " All old miners know that rats will never stay where there' is caving ground. Old minors will always tell you that, whether they, como from England, Australia, or America. When an old miner notices that tho rats are going, he nlwnys trios to find out what is wrong. J1 ho can't, ho generally hns enough sense to got out himself." Hats are to bo found in very large numbers in all old workings on the Jleef; _ their forbears probably n'ent below originally in boxes of candles or other stores. Miners...