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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 10 September 1915
The Terrible Tale of ^ Tiny Tim. Tim's mother said "Here, Tim, dear, ju3t run down to the butcher's and get- me a £ound' of chops, Bay you want them juicy and tender." And -off Tim went, and back he came smiling. But .the smile soon vanished. "Call there chops!' said his angry mother, " G^t your hat on and take- them back. Tell the butcher I won't, have such rubbish." But she should'nt have been angry with poor little Tim. It wasn'this fault. She should have told him to go to Tiniewell'a where tl e nieat is always tender and prices ' ! always low. ; Don't you make her mistake. Be sure your order goes to Gi Timtewel, ; THE UNION BUTCHER,- ; GRAHAM STREET, Wonthaggi. ..... ... - [A CARD], Mr. ©. A."PABRETT, L.D.S., B.D.Sc., DE3STTIST, 283 Toorak Sd., South Yarra, WILL visit Wonthaggi t very alter nate Saturday, and may be consulted at Mrs. C. A. .Tohnso' Graham-street. Appointments may be made at Mrs Johnson's. Wonthaggi Pharmacy. Austin 6..Skinner,. Pharmaceutical Chemist & O...
How Money Grows. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 10 September 1915
How Money Grows. Duo shilling per week deposited in the Savings Kauk Department of tlie Commonwealth Bank o£ Australia, will, with interest added at 3 per ccnt. per annum, amount to il^ 18 4 in 5 years 30 2 0 in 10 years , '18 18 5 iu 13 years ' TO 13 5 in 20 years Ten shillings per mouth, with in terest added at 3 per cent, per annum, will amount to £32 5 9 in 5 years 00 1-1 1 in 10 years 112 IS S in lo years 103 3 8 in 20 years Twenty shillings per month, with interest, added at three per cent, per annum, will amount to- ^ £04 14 3 in 5 years 130 13 11 in 10 years 22G 12 0 in 15 yeaiis 327 S u in 20 yoars Do not delay, start a Savings Bank account for each of your children NOW.
WON PAT'S VOTE. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 10 September 1915
"WON PAT'S VOTE. ?'A farmer and'his horse, a moun taineer ami liis clog, a spinster and her cat, an Irishman and his pig," sagely observes a well-known politician, "all these suggest familiar opportunities for the shrewd political candidate to reach an owner's heart through his pet." A Colonel Van Wyck, of Nebraska, who was running for Congress - years agoj found that there was a certain Irishman in his district who stead fastly refused to accord tho Candidato any support. So it was with much sur prise that the colonel was advised by tho Celt just before election day that he had concluded to give him his vote. '.'Glad,to hear that, I'at," said tho colonel. "J. rather thought you wcro ^against me." "Well, sir," said Pat, "to tell the truth, I was; and when ye stud by my pigpen and talked that day for two hours or more, ye didn't budge mo a hair's breadth. But, sir, aftlier ye was gone away I. got to thinkin' how yc reached yer hand over the fence and scratched tho pig on the back til...
A MINISTER AND HIS SALARY. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 10 September 1915
-. I A MINISTER AIvD HIS SABftEY. ' J i -. 1 Mr. Lloyr] George gave some inter- 1 esting particulars regarding liis finan cial standing in giving evidence before the Mareo.'u Vommittee. "When a man become a Minister," he said, "he is given a substantial salary, and it was verv substantia] to me. having regard to t^ie life I had at that time, as a solicitor. It was rory substantial, :«id I won't deny it. 'i'ho only thing I wish to say. about it is that it was larger than that received by my predecessor, as there is a sug gestion that 7 am the first Chancellor to receive £o.0fil) a year. "Kvery Minister knows his posi tion is precarious and hia gloriea trans itory. and he has to take that' into account; and must think of the time when others,, mere worthy than him solf. will (ill the same position. As w« know by history, parties come and parties 'no. Miniature have to change,' and he must look to the faot that any day ho may drop. Wit-h regard to that. T. then-foe. had to consider wha...
NOW AND THEN. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 10 September 1915
XI) W AND THEN'. When you were a boy, father used to cano you because p£ tho rout in yaiir clothes. Now rf,ho landlord, makes a fuss if you haven't got the rent in your clothes. "\Ylieu she is young and beautiful and walks with tho graco of an antelopo, lie.calls her a duck. When she gets old and fat and waddles like a duck, ho never thinks of calling her that. In tho old days nobody eared hoV many -women said that you wero cuto. E they say it now, tho missus goes and sees a lawyer. "When you were small they'd pick you up and kiss you every t'rmo you fell down. Xow the only time you get a kiss is -when she wants a new hat. jj When you were a little fellow they'if let you have everything you wanted. After you grow up they want every thing you have. ' Mother used to have to warn yoa never to accept money from strangers. Nowadays nobody has to warn yoa about that. "Do yon suppose, now, Mrs Mugg".nsj for instance, that any man ever lived who c"'ild say to his wife. 'You aro tho only wom...
DESCRIPTIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 10 September 1915
DESOBIPTIVE. Peggio: "'Why do you sary hp is a bird?" Polly: "Well, ho is chicken-hearted and pigeon-tood, has tho habits of an ?owl, likes to wear a swallow-tail coat and collars with wings, ho i3 always acting tho gooso, and ho is a perfoct XAUGHT Y BOY. '' JfaniTr^a,'' oxclaimed tho little 1 Boston giri in horrified tones, "please speak to brother Emereon. Ho-.'s been Inlaying with thoso common liittlo boya around the corner again, and ho'a using dreadful language." "What's ho saying?" asked mamma. "He's splitting ono infinitive after another!"
DISH DIET. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 10 September 1915
DlSn DIET. Mary Jano didn't liko tho place. Tho pcoplo woro_awf ully rofinod anil .did things in "style," but JIary was not content. ( "Please, mum," sho said one morn ing, "I wish to give notico! " "Indeed!" exclaimed tho mistress in surprise and tlismay. '' And what for, pray? Aren't you well treatod?" "Oh, 1'vo nothing to complain of in that way," confessed tho rnaid fra-nlt ly; but-but when I wait at table thero is too much changing of the plates for tho fewness of tho victuals."
[?]F RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 10 September 1915
4)F RURAL INTEREST (By "IlimtiouD.") Horses.-Still continue to feed stabled horses well; feed green stulf if avail able. Continue rugging to encourage tho shedding of. the coat,; good groom ing will also be" beneficial. Continue giving hay or straw to grass fed work-, ing horses. Feed old and badly con-' ditioned horses liberally. In foal marcs duo to foal early, if worked, should be turned out t6 paddock. Feed stal lions doing stud duty liberally. Equiv alent amount of cracked Indian corn (maize) may with advantage be substi tuted for oats, if latter grain is scarce. Cattle.-Cows should still be rugged, but coverings should bo removed fre quently in order to enable the animal to -get rid of the old coat; or, better still, a good curry-combing may ho given. Continue hay or straw. Look lip treatment for milk fever in Year book of Agriculture, J'JOo. and treat cattle accordingly. Give calves a warm dry wiled. Give tho. millc to young calves at- blood heat. Havo feeding troughs or buck...
FOR WOMEN [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 10 September 1915
FOR WOMEN "Ambrosine.") In 1,110 vivid pic Lures ho .hay given of tho workshops of destruction at the front, Harold liegbie speaks of tiio military hospitals as being definitely, workshops of destruction, for they arc .places where the bodies of men are re pairo din order' that tiiev .may go back as sharply as possible to the lighting lino. Hut the feeling-; of humanity are too much lor .the full rigor of military .necessities, and the broken bodies of meji are patched up with a cortflin ten derness and with ail absolute enthusi asm for success. on the pan of the re pairers whether they are ever likely or not to fight again. Thus it fortunes that a military hospital is a kind and restful place, breathing no atmosphere of wa.r, gentle with the presence of wo men. and bright, hopeful, stimulating with all the admirable del.'ght of the doctors m the work of their science. ! To ihe hospital nur.'es, Mr Bt'gbie. j pays a hue tribute. Their devotion lo Tommy Atkins is typical of their who...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 10 September 1915
| IF YOU'RE | GOING IN FOR RAISING IT is written by one of the world's foremost ^ experts on the raising of | T chicks-a man who knows " from actual experience how to succeed in the poultry business. He tells S how he hit upon the idea H of the moistened sand | tray-one exclusive fea- I tin*** nf Pr ture of "PRAIRIE-STATE" I[JCUBATORS which ensures hatching a larger number of strong, vigorous chicks that live, thrive, and grow into money-earning fowls. It's froa for t!ia asking-v/rita for H. J. BARTRAM & SOU 5S || 536 Bourfco SS., Ftfelbourno. *232233$ Stone Jars Stow Color from Age. 13(3) " @0 FUME mm WHOLESOME. 8S5 YEARS. Cognac /n npr he) ^1, A STRAIGHT TIP " DRINKISTEWART8 ! " The Original House of STEWART, Edinburgh Founded 1779. n ? U .A cy SCHRECK'S POULTICE | i CAN CUKE I Tubercular Joints, Poisoned Sores Abscesses, Boils, Carbuncles, Jar, Whitlow, Sprains, Burns, and Bad Legs. ' ALL CHEMISTS-I/O Si 3/6. The Proprietors wish to state that : SCHRECK'S POULTICE is Owne...
[?]ET HUNTER'S FOSTER SON. CHAPTER XIV. PROMOTION. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 10 September 1915
IET HUNTER'S FOSTER SON. (CY IRWIN CLARKE.) CHAl'TEIl XIV. I'KOMOTiUN .'Good morning, Mr Bartlett." .?'Good morning Mr Langton." Not intellectual or highly original re marks were these, no doubt, and yet the utterers of thorn iveiv intelligent- Eng lishmen enough and each was a fair 'yps ol the class to which he belonged. What the rector oi" "SVoodburn was we know,, hut Mr Bartlett was of a different and more robust genius. He was Laud agent to Lord Thorsdale .and rich peer's model land-agent ought, it seems, to combine two charaters: he should be a bit of a lawyer and a bit of an agricul turalist. ." Mrl Bartlett- whose father had lilled the (lost before him did com bine the two characters. Ho "'as a Mjlicitor-nominally at least since his only client was the Right Honorable '.Algernon Karl '(>1 Thorsdale. And he was an 11''jMfcfr'iiil. £*"'''"'"f though he only rented a poorSBty aero, of land, and was proud when ho won a medal for a prize pig at the County Show, or obtained hono...
LIQUID CEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 10 September 1915
LIQUID CEMENT. ''J Tn-baViSluneij;' long, enemies, met one Siiid'; one: : . . ' nV'Eat-s?: tlie sinSe of two intelligint niin goiii' along-, year after YEAR, like a- couple of wild cats spitting' at each other? Here wo live in the samo tini niint, am1! 'lis a burnin' shame that we do be actin' like a couple of boobies. Come along wid y.er and shake hands and we'il ciako up and be friends.'-' Which they did, and went to an ad jacent pub. to cement the friendship with a glass of grog. Both stood at the bar in silence. One looked at the other anil said: "What are you thinkin' about?" "O'im thinliin' tho same thing that you are." "So ve're startin' agin, arc yer?" (
COMMONWEALTH PATENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 10 September 1915
COMMONWEALTH - PATENTS. Applications for grant of letters patent, lodged in tho following names, .havo been accepted by tlio Commis sioner. Messrs. 0. G. Turn and Co., patent attorneys, of tlio. Biallto, Collins Street, Melbourne, havo propared this report from tli official rcords: Bait (Apple, etc.) Cutter:-A. J. M'Kcnzie, Tcrip Terip, Vic. No. 15561. -Makes cubes by forcing material through a cutting grid by a push-plate operated manually by a crank which rotates radial slicing knives: Bracelet Snap Fastener:-T. W. Til bury a mil N. Comper, assigueos of P. L. Wra-y, Vie. No. 16352.-Tlio engaging shoulders arc formed on a supplement ary tongue instead of on tlio spring tongue. 1'ipe Clamp:-T. G. J. Bishop, N.S.W. No. 15938.-Has side plates, one of which is hinged to falilitato removal. Metal Ceiling' Plates:-W. O. Butler, N.S.AV. No. 15790.-To obviate cutting field plates of walls and ceilings aud to secure a neat joint, a beading is formed along edges of cornices or mouldings. Hol...
NEW ELECTRIC BELL. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 10 September 1915
NEW ELECTRIC BELL. An original electric bell combination is in use at Paris which is designed co get rid of all troublo caused by the question of batteries, for these aro now lodged within tho apparatus itself. The usual box bell shapo is retained, btrt tho arrangement of tho parts is differ ent in this ease. All tho inagnot parts are now lodged under tho gong itself, whilo tho bos, being now left free, serves to contain a set of three dry bat tery cells which wi.U last for several years. In this way thoro are no con nections to bo made between tho bat tery and bell, ajid tho wires and push buttons aTo tho only piecos which need to bo attended to.
THE EQUALITY OF DISTRIBUTION. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 10 September 1915
THE EQUALITY OF DISTRIBU TION. Bofore loaving his office, Mr. Basil Algernon 0 'Brion was beckonod into tho sanctuary of tho general manager of the Equity Assurance Company (Limit ed), wherein ho received a savore re primand for tho laxity of his depart ment, and was informed further that should business in his quarter continue in the direction it was going the Equity Assurance Company would do their best, notwithstanding the great loss it would be to tlie.ni, to relieve him of his posi tion as canvasser in the accAleut de partment. Now, havibg been thus enlightenod, wo will procecd with 0 'Brion ito tho oflico of Mr. P. J. Sparkraian, dis trict nlanagor of tho Interior Huppiy Distributing Company. It was well known that Mr. F. J. Sparksman held no policy from a life pr'-necident company. (This does not mean that he had not been besiogod by dozens of eloquent persuaders, but it does mean that ho had defeated and mado them all retire.) Mr. Basil O'Brion, boing classed among the most ...
WHY SHE WAS ABSENT. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 10 September 1915
wirr SHE WAS ABSENT. This is how a tfond but impocuiiious parent-explained his daughter's abBenco from, school at call-over: ' -«...; " deer tooclior oxcuzo my gurl, ami don t you scold her you think your smart dont you bat I jest bet you couldent toll tho time neither if both tho hands was of your clock." ; . CHINESE VERSION OE "TIP ' PERABY." . ' Tipperary " is achieving -world wide versions (says the Chronicle). You know, perhaps, 'tho Scots version, "It's a laug way to -Auchtermuehty," or tho Salvationists'"It's a long way to Ziou-City,". Tho French, soldiers, too; havo theiT various renderings. From Sfn American mazagine comes the following Chinese version, done into the nearest literal English that is pos sible:- ... . ' ? This road is far from Ti-po-lieli-li,^ Wo must,.walk for many days. This road is' far from TL-po-liehli, I want to sco ray lovely girl, To meet again Pi-ko-ti-li (Pic.adill.y), ; To seo again Lei-ssu l'vrei 'rh (Leicester Square), .This- road is far from. Ti...
"NONE SO DEAF—" [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 10 September 1915
XONE SO DEAF "With a tired expression, the Lard worked doctor answered his surgery, bell oiio evening. It was only Miko with a big story as to how his baby would not sleep -a wink, aiid would 't'ho medico give him something for her. Relieved to think it was io bigger matter, tho doctor dispatched Miko with some sleeping powders for the child. : _ ' 1 .' Next day, meeting the Irishman in the street, ho asked him. how tho powders worked.. . "Them powders did tho trick foine, doc.," said Miko. "That's good! Mado the baby sleep all right, oh?" "Faith, no," ho responded. "Wo' gavo tho ' darlint a dose, but .she wouldn't sleep at all, at all; so wo just took theni powders oiirsels, we -did, and went right off..to sleep, and nivcr heard the swate babe cry ono bit any more." 1
THEY TOLD TWO TALES. [Newspaper Article] — Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser — 10 September 1915
TIIEY TOLD TWO TALES. ?i "Oh, yea, niv 'husband is an en thusiastic archaeologist!" said' Mrs. Moles.. "And I never knew it until yesterday! I found in the inscription, 'Fly-away, 9 to 1.' And when I aslcod him! what they word 'ho said they wei'd relics of a'lost rsaccv.-'vfsri'B- ill tcrcsting?" ' *" CROSSED OUT; . Brown: *'I want to cabJc tq>a Ger man in a neutral country about money owing to me; what laugiiago might I use ?" Checrj- Clerk: ''Well, sir, I don't suppose the censor would pass the language you'd like to use, sir.'5