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Wages Boards In Lawyers' Pockets. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 17 October 1913
Wages Boards Bn Law yers' Pockets. Mr H. C. Hoyle writes:—Re cent developments with regard to Wages Boards show how com pletely the legal profession has succeeded in turning the workers' needs to its own aggrandisement. The. Lawyers have the Wages Boards in their pockets. A striking indictment of the system was made by a member of the Australian Soriety oi Engi neers the other da^—" The idea oi Wages Boards is" he said, ex cellent, but the trouble is that the legal element has been introduced, and the workers are victimised and bled in a scandalous manner. Once the lawyers get a start they are never finished. -They wrangle over technicalities and over trifles which do not concern the main issues at all. They purposely cause delays which an ordinary man could settle in a few minutes as a matter, of equity. In one case in which some members of the engineers were concerned, the men lost £8000 in wages owing to the great and unnecessary delays in the .working of the Board. Many similar ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 17 October 1913
Commonwealth sffll- Banfc of BustvaUa Dranchooare open for the transaction of Gonoral Banking Buolnoea throughout Auitrnlto Cable remittances made to, and drafts drawn on foreign places direct. Foreign Rills negotiated and eollected. Letters o! Credit and Circular Notes Issued to any part of the woriil. Hills negotiated or forwarded for collection. Hanking: and Exchange'Business of every description transacted within tbt Commonwealth. United Kingdom and foreign countries. SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT open tajiracLically all Post Offices which issue Money Orders In tho Auotrallan up to £10 at any Ofllcc within the Commonwealth kvSinimum ©o/ Hate of Interest on Deposit o all Deposits up to Afirencl Commonwoaltn and Papi Withdrawals on demand may be effected for COtu Jajicaet. 1018 DENISON MILLER. Oov» £pi CSCBVCSa CZl^dS &&JXSSZ22S74Z3X.ir/sa $ Chamberlain 'a Cough Remedy is the :mm$ (j prompt and effectual medicine in urn for Shia n complaint. It acts on nature's plan, loo...
THE CROPS [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 17 October 1913
THE.CROPS i . The.Enrly^wheat crops are'looking ret' ^ markubly well ■ around OaklaDds. Even ., the late sown crops, ;which were rather backward, have cotne on well, the recent ■ Bhowershaviiiafhelped theraconsiderably, v and:we yotja littlerinors min a bumper harvest should bo.nathorcd.' Hav cutting will goon bo -in » full. swine; and there should be srfmo hea'vy yield; A trip :''Chrou«h the Nowrauie settlement would soon convince -one; of. the -suitability of •the-land ^or: wlioab varowing, for the crops there would be very hard to beat. Amongst the B-ick Paddock and Coreen settlers, and in fact, throughout the dig i ' triot on all sides .there are splendid fields of wheat,-and it is hoped that tlie Bottlers / will bit able to muko up some of the loss ocoiisioned'^by .the. lean years.
IT STRENGTHENED MY THROAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 17 October 1913
IT STRENGTHENED MY THROAT. . • , '"I,tmd u weak thro'it," writes Mr. 0. V. H. Stallavd, 10 Banbury Street, Foot , 8oray,„Vio. ! "-I'lio slightest change in the weather would uffect it, and I would have to go home 'from work feeling fit for ''nothing.* Mp sister swears by Chamber lain's Oouyh Remedy, so I thought I V would try it. T did sn; and can honestly say it has worked ivnmlers, for my throat is now quite t)tiou&lt;;." Sold everywhere.
MY FIRST POSE. HOW IT FEELS TO BE PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE FIRST TIME. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 17 October 1913
MY FIRST POSE. ' Feels to be Photographei for the First Time. Not quite so solemn, my boy," thi artist, said, after placing the two coii iron discs of the head-rest against mj bumps of "hope." "Solemn I" i thought Who wouldn't feel as solemn as an ow. after an unmerciful photographer had rammed two chunks of cold iron against his newly-cropp d pate, and'twisted his shoulders about as he would those of a dummy Indian? "Solemn 1" It seemed to me that a Chinese prisoner awaiting' the headsman's cutlass couldn't have piled more gloom into his benighted sou! than I felt then. ■Is shuffled around his camera and tcrewed and adjusted the thing until hr £Pt the muzzle pointing square at me He then asked me. to smile. I didn't iee anything funny, but I "attempted it, :hough my features didn't seem to re (pond readily. My cheeks wouldn't rise jp in joyful heaps as they were wont to lo.-.vhen I smiled from impulse: They elt cold and dank. There couldn't have )een much of the Vwisfltoe of the so...
RANK NONSENSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 17 October 1913
BANE. NONSENfllL Oh, for the thought that never was though By the man who had uevor a brain 1 And oh, for the pleasure that never wn caught, By the ma* who had never known pain, And oh, for the aotor who never denied That ho novor had mnda a suocosb t And oh, for the athlete who never has triw To render tho record still less! 7 And oh, for tho dollar that never was epen By tho man who was nover dead broke! And OH, for the maid who would never re pent 01 (he word that she never yet Bpoko ! —Puet.
Cornsacks, Etc. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 17 October 1913
-Gopnsacks, Etc. Cornsacks and woolpacks were the.' things that really led to the birth of • what is now the greatest farmers'- co :■ operativo business in Australasia—the &lt;; New Zealand Farmers Co-operat'.vo As; : sociation'of Canterbury. At any rate, it was seon that a co-operative society ■could, for a. staj-t, savo the members. . much money in buying these things - t.Tvnoiesalo. A .move was made i>y h'r.4 Charles Ensor, who at the time (1881) •was-President of the Amberley Farmers' Club.' At; one meeeting he suggested , co-operation in a smnll way, and within a few weeks, various Farmers Clubs haivng boon meantime communicatoed with, a public meeting was held at » Christchuroh. The thing wa- decided . on and, a prospectus was s. jh issued - and ;tho co. was formed. How well it has accomplished its purpose may bo judged from the fact that in the past 12 months-its turnover was £2,272,330, as' against £15,234 in its first year, . £331,770 in its 10tli year, and £791,...
Not Forgotten. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 17 October 1913
Not Forgotten. Some time since, in a scattered, re Inote country parish in Scotland, the minister of the kirk, accompanied by the ruling elder, went a rather long distance to viBit an old parishioner for the purpose of a "catechising." The walk was not only long but some what arduous, and their appetites were very keen when the destination was reached. Before the serious busi ness connected .with the visit was mooted, the • two kirk officials hinted in unmistakable terms that their bodily needs required immediate at tention. The old parishioner was not reluct ant to take the hint, and at once placed on the table sundry country refreshments, such as bread, milk and the like. Then, seating hereBlf at a little distance, slie requested her visi tors to satisfy their appetites. No second invitation was wanted, and very soon the hoard was. entirely cleared. "Now, Janet," said the' minister, when he and his companion had fin ished eating, "we will begin the ser ious business. Do you rememb...
COOL CLOTHES. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 17 October 1913
COOL CLOTHES. Cool clothes are those which, favor the dissipation of the heat of the body, for the warmth felt by the wearer of the garment proceeds not so much from the garment itself as from the wearer. Wool is warm, because it is a worse conductor of heat from the body than other materials, whilst' fur is the worst conductor of all. Silk is cooler than either cotton or linen, for it favor's conduction of heat from the body better than any other material. Bleached fabrics are cooler than unbleached ones. In summer and winter all clothes should fit SUfflcib'ul'i'j" loose to give the limbs and respira tory organs their full freedom. Color should also play an important part in the choice of our clothing for the seasons. White is the ideal color for summer, because it is one that ab sorbs the least heat, whilst, on the other hafi.cl, black or dark-colored gar ments attract the sun and absorb a large amount of heat—hence their usefulness for winter wear.
THE ROMANCE OF A WILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 17 October 1913
THE ROMANCE OF A WILL. -A remarkable case of a mlBslng will being discovered as the result of the depredations .of a rat has just been discovered at Chats worth,* Derbyshire. The facts read lilce a page from a ro mance. Some twenty years ago Mr. William Chester, head gardener to the Duke of Devonshire, engaged* as housekeeper Miss Prince, a native of the village, and a young lady of charming person ality. Mr. .Chester, who died seven years ago, had often made the state ment that he had provided for his housekeeper, for whom he .had a high regard." • A search among his papers revealed no document disposing of his estate, valued at about £5000, and under the belief that he died .intestate steps were taken to ascertain his next-of kin. 'These xere discovered to be a nephew and cousin resident in Aus tralia, and after due legal formalities had been complied with the estate was handed over to the two, "lock, stock and barrel." Recently, however, Mr. Jennings, the present head gardener, a...
Commercial. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 17 October 1913
Commercial. x-_ ocooooocsusg " - ' Younghusband Row, and Co. Ply. Ltd. report having hold their usual fortnightly sale of fat and store stock . at the .Municipal Yards on Tuesday. Fat ■ Cat' Cattle—Tho supply of fat cutt-lo ■ was much lighter • than' for gome time "past, and was made up almost solely of • good and ■ useful quality. Nothing in prime heavy penned. The attendance .. of buyers was not as largo as usual, " but as the supply was well within re quirements, their values showed an im provement 011 those of tho previous salo. Best bullocks from £9 to £10 7s ■ 6d; -ggod, useful, from £8 to £8 10s; ; smaller from £7; best cows, from £(i ■ 10s to £7 12s Gd; others from £&lt;1 10s •■ to £G.^ Yealers,—Only a few drafts, of .vealers penned,' the number including some very prime quality, but mostly ■ light-weights forward. Be.it, from £0 to £6 5s; good, from £3 to £4 12s fid"; others, from £2 to £2 10s. Fat Sheep •-i-ine sudpu of fat sheej) forward Was ,. tlip. shortest seen...
A SECRET OF THE PEERAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 17 October 1913
A SECRET OF THE PEERAGE. Glamis Castle,' the seat of the Earl of Strathmorc, has a secret cham ber, a chamber which members of the family like to believe none but three men can find. That chamber holds the family secret, at which antiquaries, genealogists, historians, and amateur detectives have been vainly guessing for a century. The secret and the family fortunes hang together. It can, as stated, never be known to more than three men at a time. Those men are the earl, his heir upon at taining the age of twenty-one, and the factor or steward of the estate. That secret is the best-kept in history. Whatever the weird meaning, the bur den of knowing it is never sought by the head of the family. When the present earl was nearing manhood he begged his father to spare nim know ledge of the secret, and Lord Glamis, the heir of to-day, when he came of age eight years ago, was most reluct ant to share the hated story.
FOOD FOR SEVENTY-FIVE YEARS. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 17 October 1913
FOOD FOR SEVENTY-FIVE YEARS. If you should live to be seventy-five, have you any idea how much food you would have- consumed in the course of the years, taking it for granted that you are a person of average height, weight and appetite? Ill both solids and liquids you will have consumed something like 1300 times your weight in both solids and liquids, or fifty-four tons of solid food and fifty-three tons of liquid. Probably if your desires were nor mal you would have eaten some sev enty-six tons of bread, which, if they were all piled together, would equal in size a small family hotel. On that bread you would have spread about a ton and a quarter of butter. If yo> had been fond of bacon and were to stretch it out in a long single slice it would stretch about four miles. You would have managed to eat about five tons of fish and some 12,000 eggs, while if you were at all a lover of cheese you could easily get outside 4001b. of it. It is interesting to imagine how, if you were to se...
THE HOUSEHOLD. SELECTED RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 17 October 1913
THE HOUSEHOLD; SELECTED RECIPES. Beet Stew. — Place two finely chopped onions in^ a sauce j,1™,, .,yith sufficient dripping tu cook them without browning, then add about one pound of coid roast - f' Enlt a°d pepper. Cover and cook- for ton minutes, stirring' occa sionally. Have ready a cupful of rice -which has been placed"'in cold water, and add to tlio beef. Cover with stock, add some chopped toma toes, and cool: until the.rice is ten der. Serve with fried potatoes. IJotato Salad.—Cut raw potatoes into long narrow strips auu boil mem m salted water until, they are tender ' Mic not soft enough to break. Beloro . rtihey get cold make a dressing of a taWespooniui of salad oil—or more according to the amount of potatoes used—a teaspoonful of lemon juice and "about half a teaspoonful of onion ' juice. 0 Pour this over the potatoes, and let them stand until -ready to strve, when they. should, be arranged iu little nests-on leav-es of lettuce, in the centre of each nest place little bull...
CHAPTER X. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 17 October 1913
CHAPTER X. Although it la a perfectly straight line affair to vow vengeance, it is an awltward-angled kind of undertaking to inflict it in these papier mache days, 7/hen the rough and ready rec koner of bygone generations, a foot of steel, is taboo. ijibsione eat in his huge saddlebag chair, and through two tightly-clench ed Jaws whispered the word "Re venge !" No. one was present, so the remark was entirely for his own entertain ment.. During long evenings, Ernest Sib stone squatted In his saddlebag chair, and smoked many pipeB with savage persistence. "Ktvenge!" snarled Sibstone to the face- of a cherub that beamed upon him from the centre of the festooning adornment of the marble mantelpiece. "I'll bring her to her knees," he as sured the marble cherub; "I'll make her rue her choice to the last day of her deceitful life." ' -With this noble _ resolution did Ernest betake himself to bed, >yot not to rc-i-t. That engrossing thought of reve ge went to bed with bim night after nig...
CHAPTER IX. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 17 October 1913
CHAPTER IX. "Dear Aunt/' said the Earl of Fetti kSuV' am en°aged to be married." "Pettigew!" exclaimed Lady Tabby ireeomb, in a voice that sounded as if -it issued ffom some Shakespearean tomb. "Shall I be able to congratu late you? To whom?" "The best little girl in the world," replied one of the few honest peers of the realm, "That goes without speaking, Petti gew," interrupted the Countess, gin ger and anxiety mixed in equal pro portions in her gaunt voice. The Countess had a highly-arched nose, so trans-parent that you could see through it. "will you be good enough to tell me her name? I hope it is Angela. Or—perhaps it is Lady Cor inthia Moorhen?" Pettigew conjured up a brilliant smile in anticipation of the rebuii pointed, as he replied: "It is Miss Dainty Dresden—the—er—actress." An ominous pause ensued. Lady Tabbyfrecomb of the transparent nose was knitting. She dropped ten stit ches. These she proceeded to pick up in deathly silence. When she sipoke her voice was most damp ...
A Losing Game. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 17 October 1913
A Losing Game. A gentleman in County Kerry en gaged two laboring men to plant cab bages. After one day's work he went to 'inspect the amount of work they had done. He found that the quantity of cabbugo planted waB not satisfac tory. ' The next day, fearing that his men wero idling their time, he Beated him self on a chair quite close to their work. Tills ha repeated for three days, but on the fourth ono of the laborers approached him and asked if lie ever played draughts. "Oh, yes," said the gentleman, "I am a professional .player." "Well, Bir," retorted the laborer, "if you don't move now you'll lose two men." You never know whom you can do till you try.