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She Didn't Like the Prescription. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 25 September 1914
She Didn't Like the Prescription. At a dinner-party tlie oilier evening, n couple oC doctors being of the coin pany, conversation turned on the sym pathetic ways of some medical .men and the gruffness of others. "My own experience," said a lady, "has been that the more famous and independent a doctor becomes the more rude and abusive he is. Once 1 . went to Sir -- to consult him. He listened patiently and, I thought, nice ly. He then prescribed this diet and exercise-'An egg and a cup of JLp.a « for breakfast, then walk for two houro: ' a slice of cold beef and half a glass of Madeira for luncheon, then walk again for two hours; fish (except salmon) and a cutlet or wing of fowl for dinner, with a single glass of Madeira or claret; to bed at ten, and rise at six. No carriage, please.' I was annoyed. I felt I could not possibly carry out such orders.. 'But, sir,' I said, 'do you know who I am? Do you know my position?" " 'Perfect.y, madam, perfectly,' he answered. 'You are a stupid yo...
Took the Hint. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 25 September 1914
Took the Hint. A couple ot Englishman went north recently to fish in the Kivcr T.iy. They engaged & boatman-a sturdy Scot who denrly loved his national bever ilitioil. The Englishman were most assltK otis In their efforts to catch fish, but never once asked the boatman to have a ilrlnl;. After a heavy shower of rain, one of the fishers failed to stril;e a match, every place being wet; and at length lie inquired, somewhat impatiently: "Is there no dry place where I miga: strike a light?" "Try my tongue!" said the boatra.vi. and the fishers tool; the hint.
He Was Suspicious. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 25 September 1914
He Was Suspicious. "Ev-en a statesman Is picked up sometimes," remarked the Congress man to a crowd of listeners. "OB one occasion I was going over my district to get posted, and in my rambles J ran across an old fellow away out 011 the headwaters of a creek. Ho was booing corn in a field near the road, aad I stopped to talk with him." "Good morning," I said pleasantly "Moruin'," he responded, but nevef stopped his hoeing. "Right nice-looking field," I remark ed. "Migtit be wurse," ho replied, still boeiug. "Excuse me." I venture;!, "but I'm the member of Congress for this dis trlct." "Air you?" ho asked still hoeing. "I voted fur you." "I'm much obliged, I'm sure," I said. "I'm up here now taking a look over the country." "We!!, I hain't no objection," lv v said; still hoeing, "ef you don't take, uothiii' else," and he looked at me sc Ktispii:lously that I bade hiW good-da; and rode on. The discovery is announced from Bombay of a girl who has apparently been reared by monkeys. Tint...
A Raw Recruit. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 25 September 1914
A Raw Recruit. Once during the training of tho fa mous Wiltshire Militia at Devizes, the following- incident occurred. A re cruit, who seemed so thick-hendfid that he could not tell which was his right and which was his left-about turn, was successfully managed by the ser geant in this way: Said the sergeant: "Where did you come from?" "Caane," he replM. - "Well, and what 'Hd you do* before you came here?" "Moastly plottgliin'." "What with?" "Weal, sometimes oxen, and some times hosses. but mostly oxen." ".Now," said (ho sergeant, "suppo sing you were driving a team of oxen MP this furrow"-drawing a line o:i ?the ground-"and. when at the top. you wanted them to turn ill is way" indicating risht-about-"what would you say to them?" "Coon? ;vi' a woot rannd," wns the reply, in broadest Wiltshire dialect. "Well.'" said the sergeant, "that if riglit-about turn. Now, supposing you got tliem to the bottom, and wanted them to go up the same furrow, what would you say?" "Coom wl' p. ha' woot...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 25 September 1914
RE CATHOLIC scbool, CHILTEUN. TENDEKS wRnteri for CAJITING lirickp, Snnd and fJmtv); hJpo Hriekljiyerf. W. MASON, Bricklayer and Contractor, Wunj(arnttA. GHILTERN FOOTBALL CLUB. ON behalf of thn numbers nf the Chittern Football 01 tib, we desire tc smeerHy THANK tlx; Indies whn agisted by providing refreshments and working to make our Smoke Social such a success, also the sup porters for providing medals for the players. H. O. CANNON. President. C. J. F. NEVILLE, Hon. See. ADIJ SB ELIC KOT 0 CJ2. /""1H1NESK IX1CTOU, .1AM ICS Ml NO. V J of Melbourne, will visit KrTlIKK Gl.KN oil September 2!) to October -J, ;uid may be consulted at Mr C. Ah '..uon's resilience, Main Street. All diseases. Town Hall, Barnawartha. Wednesday, September 30 EDDIE PHBfY I DUNCE In Aid of H.U. CHUttCU FUNI), Curds h to 10. Dance to Follow. Ticket, l/II linoil Music ami Ik-fn sbinents. MISSES McKEONE A- TANNElt, Joint Hon Srcs. PATRIOTIC FUND: LADIES' MEETING. A M I'jl-'.Tl N&lt;.i of Ladies intereste...
CHILTERN CRICKET CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 25 September 1914
CHILTERN CRICKET CLUB. The annual iueetin;> of the above wus belli »t the town hall, Ohilteru, on Saturday evening Present.: Pre sident Harkin, nod Messrs P. O'Neill, C. Martin, V. Lafranelu, F. Cross, J, Brani) and O Smiili (secretary.) Tlie h-dance sheet presented showed the receipts for ihe year to have been £1'J ;")3 3(1 and the expenditure £1'J 7s (5d, leaving a debit of lis .'id. The fallowing officers were elected for the ensuiug year :- President, Dr Harkin; viee-presiden's, Messrs II. 0. Cannon, II. Uerr.ry, K. II. Boucher, J. Brnnn uuil T. Jones; secretary and treasurer, Mr O. Smith. The secretary reported having at tended a meelini; at Ruther^leu and it was docirird to start the (Association matches on October 40. Donations were bunded in by I)r Harkin (£1 Is) and C'r Union (10s 6d.) The meeting then adjourned. A meeting of Indies interested in tlio Patriotic Fund will be hfld at the town lmll, Chil'ern, on Monday evening next at 8 o'clock. The busi ness is to devise w...
Smoke Social to the Chlltern Football Club. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 25 September 1914
. Smoke Social to the Chlltern Football Club. On Friday night last the supporters of the Chiltern football club tendered ? n smoke social to their players in honor of their winning the premier ship of 1914. Tho lire brigade IMII was decorated for tho ucc-tsion with red and wliitn (tho club's colors) and the tables were laden with most appetising viands supplied by the ladies. Mr H. O. Cannon, president, oc cupied tho chair, and he was supported . on the rinht by Mr H. Smyth (vice president) and on the left by Captain .Lafranchi, and Crs Doolan, Howes and Hollister. Tho attend"nco was a very representative one, nnd visitors were present from Springhurst, Chiltern Viflley, Barnawurtha and other p'acea. At the outsat the chairman asked all to char.'e th*ir glasses and drink to tho toast of "Tho King." This was responded to right royally. Song, "I wonder why," Mr JB. Allen. " The Chiltern and District Foot ball Association" was proposed by Mr R. H. Boucher. He said he had to congratulat...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 2 October 1914
CRICKET. A tntoling of tlm numbers of tin; Xiuastown Cricket Club was held at McKay's hutel, Xumstown, on Monday evening. The attendance was good, and Mr E- C. Unwell occupied tlw chair. It was decided to reform tho club aud join the District Association. Mr J. Johns was elected president and Mr R. Oats secretary. It was decided to liavo a practice match on Saturday wli>n all members arc re quest' d Lo roll up. Tho cricket season in the Howlong District Association will commence to-morrow (Satuiday.) The teams will be practically tho saiuo na last year. Tho Oooramadda club will meet Howlong to morrow (Saturday) aud Lheir tfam will be selected from tho following player* :-Leseberg (!!), Doi.lan, Spears, Uraco (3), Buckley, Dunti ('J), Leahy, DoMainiel, Rutzou, Ro: d and Flegg. The Corowa Cricket Club have decided to again put two leauis ou tho licld this season to play in the Dis trict computation. Air II. A. Hay hau bien oleoted president, Messrs U. I1' Vincei.t aud A. F. Hughes ...
CHILTERN TENNIS CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 2 October 1914
CHILTERN TENNIS CLUB. Tim annual meeting of tbe above club was held at the town ball, Obil torn, on Thursday evening, September 'J I. Pre8ont: President Harkin, ind Messrs G. M Whitehead and O.J. F. Neville, Mrs Anderson, and Misses Cannon, Loftus, B. Suiit.li and Bliss, aud Mr H. -Scott (secretary.) Thu treasurer (Mr Whitehead) re purled that tlm rocoipts for the year had heen £23 Os Id and the expendi ture £21 10s Id, leaving a credit of £1 10s 3d. The amount owing on the courts was about £10. Thu following otlicu-bearers were elected for the ensuing year:-Presi dent, Dr Harkiti; treasuror, Mr .Wbiteboad ; secretary, Mr Scott; committee, tbu olljoers and Mr Nev ille. Mr Whitehead moved, and Mr Nevillo second, d, that thu opening day for tbu season be fixed for Octo ber 11.-Carried. Tbu meeting then adjourned.
Water Supply Loans Application Bill. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 2 October 1914
Water Supply Loans Application Bill. Ever alert to Chiltern's interests the Hon. A. A. Billsou bad some thing to say when tho above was being debated in tho Legislative Assembly on 22nd September concerning its water supply troubles. The fol[o""in.: is taken from EUnsard of Sept. 2o : -r Mr A. A Billson-It is not my intention to occupy the time of the House very long. I »m in thorough Hccord with tho Bill as submitted. I recognise that the expenditure, as piupustd, will be a valuable expendi ture, and I have no doubt that the Government have taken all tho neces sary steps to make inquiries in cun ir x:on with their proposals. I li.ne rit en chiefly to refer to a matter in cmnexiou with the water supply of Ohiltern. There is no particular itrui in the schedule dealtug with tlii> matter, but I want to state the reason why there has been no application of money for (he Ohiltern waterworks. It is because of tho ex'raordirmry circumstances that exist in conuexion with this particular ...
CHILTERN POLICE COURT. Tuesday, September 29. (Before Mr Beav[?]n, P.M.) OFFENSIVE BEHAVIOR. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 2 October 1914
CHILTERN POLICE COURT. Tuesday, September 29. (Beturo Mr Beavou, P.M. OKKKNSIVE IJKIIAVIOK. Charles O'Brien was utiurged witli that on the uiizlifc of September 5 lie did behave in an offensive manner, in the bar of the Star hotel. Joliu Matzeu WMS charged with a similar offence at the same time and pi >ce. SeDior-constablo 51 ilia prosecuted in both cases on behalf of the Crown. Matron did not appear, but sent a letter to say that ho pleaded puilty. O'Brien pleaded nut guilty. Tho P.M.-If Matzen had' been a local man I would have compelled him to appear. Seniur-oonstable Mills deposed : Ou the ni^ht of September 5 I was on duty on tho corner of Main and Con ines streets, Chillorn, in front of the .Star hotel ; heard a disturbance in the bar of the Star hotel, and on «oini> in 1 saw the two defendants with their coats off; Matzen had hold of O'Brien and tho latter threw him un tho lluor ; I then took Matzen down the passage and put O'Brien ou to the footpath. Senior-constable ...
HORSE RACING IN JAVA. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 2 October 1914
HORSE RACINQ IN JAVA. (By J.M:) Race meetings are held in Batavia . ' about tour times a year, but in other _ centres such as Samarang, Dgoeta and Bandoeing there are other meetings held. The racing season usually stnrts in March aud ends in November, . The races commence about 0 o'clock in ' the morning and end at 12 noon. The horses raced Bro country bred and Australian, the former being mostly from Australian maros by native ponies, but there are vory few native sires used. Tho races are divided into classes, viz :-First class Australian -thoroughbreds, second galloways It.2, ;and third 13.2. The minimum weight for all classes is 7 7. The jockeys are mostly Australian, but a few of the natives ride with fair success. How ever, ou tho whole, the Australian ire too good for tho nativo horsemen Bookmakers were allowed at onu time to bet, but some twu years nsjo the authorities prohibited them and now ' the totalisator is used. Large Calcutta sweeps are run ou the more important even...
RATES OF COMMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 2 October 1914
RATKS OF COMMISSION. Money Orders Payable in Victoria. Any bub not over £5, Gd ; over £5, but not over £10, la ; over £10 bat not over £15, la Gd ; over £15, but not over £20, 2 Money Ortiera by Telegraph. To New South Walea, Queensland, .south Australia, Tasmania, and Perth (Western Australia) : Charge for a mea .sage in addition to above ratea. OrderaJ payable in New South Walea, Queensland, South Australia, New Zea land, ^Tasmania, and Weatern Aus tralia. Not over £2, Gd; not over £5, la; not over £7, la Gd ; not over £10 2s ; not over £12, 2s Gd ; not ovor £15, 3a; not 'over £17, 3a 6d; not over £20, 4a. ' PACKETS, ETC. Preparation for Post, Packets may be eont through the poBt without a cover (but not fastened with anything adhesive, such as gum, postage etamp, sealing wax, etc) ; in a cover entirely open at onekenu or aide (if the cover be slit, tlio opening must be of the full extent of the end or aido, and the contents must be easy of withdrawal.) the cover may bear the send...
BOWLING. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 2 October 1914
BOYVLINCl. Ttio annual meeting of tlio Cbiltern Bowling Club will bo hold ou Thurs day evening next, Uctob^r 8, at the town lull, Chiltern, when all 'members and intending members are cordially invited to atteud. Iu order that the club may take part iu the contest for thi! Piggiu shield owners x)f bowls "should Jeavo Baiuo at Mr Whitehead's ofii^e, Conuess street, aud lie will have i hem forwarded to Melbourne to bs tes-ed. 'L'lio members of tho Chilteni club have decided to pump water from, the lako on to the green. This course has been found necestary owing to no water being available from tho JJarnmbogie. The fire brigade havo granted the club the use of tho engine to do same. The A1bury bowling club opened its season ou Wednesday, when at tho invitation of (lie president a largo number of people assembled to cele brate the event. The Mayoress (Mra Waugh) bowled the first jack and Mrs Thompson, wife of tho pre sident, sent after it the first bowl. The hour and the place bare admi...
DISTRICT COURTS. PETTY SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 2 October 1914
DISTRICT COURTS. PETTY SESSIONS. Boeohworth-Bail) Bonalla-Daily Bethanga-Every Wednesday ^ Chiltorn-Every Tuoaday, Thursday and Saturday Eldorado-Every Wednesday, Kiewa-Firat Wed. each month Myrtlpford-Every Friday. Kuthorglen-Every Monday, Wed nesday, and Friday Tullaugatta-Every Wednesday Wodouga-Every Thuraday Waiifjnratta-Duily Wahgunyah-Evory second Friday, Yackandanduli-Evory Monday.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 2 October 1914
3 CLARKE'S B. 41. PILLS. 9 A Warranted- Curo for all Acquired oi - oiiiUtutiojial Discharges froi T he Urinary Orrojii la eitln-f tcx. lues* famoua PUU also care Or*Te|, Pauu la th« Buck, and all Kidney Disorder*. Fr©« mcrcory. Forty yeanf Baocea. Bold by *11 OhemlitJ and Stortlre«per« throughout th* world. j; C3S.WWOW9® I j Goaneil Club Hotel | I CONNESS STREET, CUIL1EHN ! Centra!, convenient, comfortably, catering for all classes, i : Ample Stabling always available for country visitors. | BILLIARDS BILLIARDS. | Cannon's Livery and Letting Establishment j I: MOTOR CARS FOR HIRE. j | F0181> A^SilKCY. ; j (In connection with the Hotel) | A. Vehicle .carrying mails, pusseugprs and parcels leaves the hotel I j daily at 2 p.m. for Ohiltern Valley, XmasLown and Jndi»o, | j Fares (single) Is, 2s tiud 2s Gd. 'Phono No. ;S 1 j STAR HOTEL, CIIin/ffEKST. A. P. BRXESE, Proprietress, BEGS to notify the residents of Ohiltern and district that she has taken over tho management of this old est...
SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 2 October 1914
S»PORTINU, Chiltern and district horse owner# nud trainers are reminded that entries for the Spring meeting of tha Ruther g\vu Kacitig olub ctoso "with tho aecre tary (Mr T. Drenen) for all eveuts, excepting the Corinthian Handicap, 011 Monday, October 12. Tho racf« will be lipid on Thursday and Friday, October 22 and 23, and for the Corin thian Handicap tho nominations close on October 15, Tho Chiltern bred tnaro Eupborion Queen, by Euphoriou - Blue Belle, anuexod the Tbird Division Handicap at the Ascot races on Thursday win ning by four and a half lengths. The winner started at 8 to 1 agsfc and negotiated the four furlongs iu Slseos. On Monday the daughter of Eupborioa was mado favorite in tha Tbird Divi siou Handicap at Ascot nud over five furlongs won by a length in ltuin ; t 4 5secs. The tinal football match in tbe Victorian football league was played on Saturday between Carlton and South Melbourne aud was won by the former by G goals !) behinds to &lt;1 goals 15 behin...
Help in Cases of Accident. BURNS AND SCALDS. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 2 October 1914
Help in Cases ol Accident. liUliNS AND SCALDS. Cover with oookiug soda and ay wet clothes over it, whites of eggs unci olive oil, olive and linseed oil, flour and mixed chalk and whiting DROWNING). 1. Loosen clothing, if any 2. Empty lungs of water by laying body on its stomach and lifting it up by the middle so that the head hangs down ; jerk the body n few times 3. Pull tongue forward using hand kerchief or pin with string if neces tary 4. Imitate motion of respiration by alternately compressing and expand ing the lower ribs about twenty times a minuto. Alternately raising and lowering the arms from the sides up above the head will stimulate the action of the lungs; let it be done gently but persistently 5. Apply warmth and friction to extremities. 6. By holding tho tongue forward closing the nostrils, and pressing the " Adam's apple" back (so as to close entrance to stomach) direct inflation V* trioil. ITivltu tv doup broatb mid breathe it freely into the mouth of the patient, co...