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Empire Day. GORDON. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 29 May 1914
Empire Day. GORDON. Empire Day was appropriately | celebrated hereon Friday at the! State and Catholic schools. Tha Union Jack was hoistedand saluted t bv the children, to whom was de—» liverod a patriotic address by Mr Jackson. Lollies were distributed among the children. In tho after- I noon a combined team from tlie • Gordon Stato and Catholic schools played a football rrmtoh with the K^ertnn State school, but were de- . feated by 4 eoals 5 behiods to 1 ; goal 5 beiiinds. |
Is Your Name on the Roll? [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 29 May 1914
Is Your Name on the Roll ? ,Th# local police sc« now rtviifn^' the Commonwealth Elsotoral rolls in oonjunotion with tho Slits rol!», and the names of persons eligible to rots rsquire to bo lent in to tb& polica. Atijr such person who neglects to h&vo his or bsr name placed onthe roll will bo prosecutod, and without further notice. II should be understood that the Commonwealth Government throw* on the elector thoresponsibtlity of that elector having hia or her namo ou tha roll, and in tha event of suoh person not doing bo punishment will follow.
WALLACE. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 29 May 1914
WALLACE. Empire Day was celftbrated on 1 Friday. After the E-lucntion Do- ; parhnenl's program had been car ried otii, the children ussombled outside tho school, and Saluted th* Union Jack. Miss A11 will (head ' toucher) delivered an address on ( Empire Day. A holiday wrs granted the children, who wero i entertained at a picnic in thoschcol | grounds. i
...Politicians at Egerton... [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 29 May 1914
...Politicians at Egerton... A pleasant Sandfly &ft«raoon meet* ing, Trhich wis largely attended, wa« hold at Egerton on Sunday, onderthe anepicee of tho Local P.L.C. Mr W. Laherty presided, Mr J. Chatham, M.L.A., who was well received,placed the State Libor platform before his bearers, and severely Critioiied tho bnngliog of tho Watt Government on' immigration *nd closor settlement policies. Mr J. H. Soullin dealt with Federal politice. A hearty rote of thanks to theknoepeakera for tbeirio* tereatiug addreneioloted themeeting.
LORD STRATHCONA AND THE "WHITE WASH." [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 29 May 1914
LORD STRATHCONA AND THE "WHITE WASH." From the time ho emigrated to Can* ada, at the age of eighteen, until ho was forty-eight, the late Lord Strath .cona spent all his time at various posts of the Hudson Bay Company, newly located on tho Labrador. In all those thirty years among tho northern Indians and the Eskimos, Donald Smith, as he then was, held h'mself strictly to the niceties of life; so that when, as a man of middle age, he returned to civilised life and the highest office in the gift of the Hud son Bay Company, there were no rough edges of either speech or man ner to 'be overcome. Nothing shows this better than a story told on the Labrador while he was governor of the compauy. It is a rule of the Hudson Bay Company that no woman shall 'be allowed pass age on its boats. One day, as a steam er of the company neared one of the northernmost ports, a string of white garments was seen stretched across deck. The watchers were amazed; for to them the wash-line suggested only the p...
GO-AHEAD VILLAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 29 May 1914
GO-AHEAD VILLAGE. As a result of the hobby of a young resident in Hurstmonceaux, this pretty Sussex village now enjoys all the advantages of an electric light in stallation. Mr. C. W. Von Roemer, son of Baron Von Roemer, took up electrical engineering as a hobby a few years ago, fitting up his father's house with electric light. To-day, as the result of this early hobby, the vil lage at night resembles a patch of Piccadilly, and housewives tyrn on a switch to cook their husbands' din ners and heat their rooms. When I visited this "electric vil lage," says a writer, I found that nearly everybody, including the blacksmith, butcher and baker, were using electric power to help them in their work. Mr. Von Roemer explained how the "miraclo" hud been brought about. "After fitting up my father's house with electric light," lie said, "I though it would be a good idea to ex tend the plant to the village. "At first the villagers objected. They had never known any other light except candles and...
The Advertiser —:Established 1877:—PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY EVENING. Friday, May 29th, 1914. PARIS. NAPOLEON'S GLORIOUS TOMB AT THE "INVALIDES." —REMINISCENCES OF THE GREAT EMPEROR. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 29 May 1914
lite ^iKviiect :EitftbOihed 1877: /•t'Bl.ISHBD EVERY FRIDAY EVBNINO. Friday, May 29th, 1914. NAPOLEON'S (•»I.ORIOL'S TOMB AT ; THE "INVAUI'KS."—REMINIS* ' CEN'CES OF THK GREAT ! EMPEROR. I BY P. F. SITM-IVAN. IN* THE **MKLnouNK ADVOCATE." With this modest chapter first ; comes tlie tomb oi Napoleon at the "Invalides," already referred to. Climbing up tlie lou,; flight of stone steps below the great dome, we enter the building where tlie Kmperor's ashes repose. The first thing that attracts ourattentiou isamagnificent gold altar, standing in a beautifully designed transept. It would be diffi cult to find a sanctuary so near and perfect as this one undoubtedly is. A large and handsomely designed cross looks down on the sacred, glit tering shrine. In front of the altar —some distance away, and right tm rder the dome, and surrounded by a broad paved space upon which one's footsteps re-echo—is t'necrypt wheie | Napoleou's tomb stands. As wegaze down into the open circular space from a ci...
LEILA AND HER LOVER published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd., Load, and Melb (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XVIII. Three in England. I. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 29 May 1914
LEILA ANDf HER LOVER By MAX PEMBEftTON. published by Arrnnsoment with Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd., Load, nnd Melb (All Rights HoHervod.) CHAPTER xvrti. Threo in England. 1. Desdy Bent Lolla a Krc.it bunch or red roses mid a misspelled letter from nation. 'That wan just flvo days after lloresforii'a death, and a postscrlp tum In Goraldlno's handwriting told her of the momentous event. "It may inako a great deal ot difference," Gor aldlno said in her prosaic way—but r.clla thought first of the tlowci? which tlio child had gathered. Roses, red rosos—how few of their leaves had been scattered In liev iiatli' Sho remembered the MoUrnr Mountains and tlie lonely garden and tho cottago wliereln tho lail's voice had licon heard. Mere In her cell, she heard no bruit of tho world save that which camo from tlio streets af;r\ Tho women who told her what to do were so many automata, without heart, and as it would seem without humanity. Tho man who loved her was across tlio seas—sho thought sometimes ...
II. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 29 May 1914
II. Patty had gono to Brighton after the great misfortune, and aho had tho tidings there. When they told her that she had become a rich w> man—one of the richest in the coun try—she gave way to hysterical tear5?, and seemed to Insinuate that Heres ford had done her a wrong in dying at all. Tho lie which sho had told about the journey to New York should have been repeated by him on hi3 deathbed out of simple loyalty to a woman. After all there had been no wrong, and why should not he have done it? A woman's logic could not understand. Patty had cried for two days after Leila went to prison. Frequent quarrels with her landlady and dramatic outbursts, in which Bho declared that she would tear down the prison walls with her own "poor fingers," varied tho monotony of tears and did her health- much good. A promise to go immediately to see her "dearest darling" whom a villain had sent to gaol was not fulfilled, partly because Leila herself hated scenes and did not wish it; partly be cau...
III. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 29 May 1914
St. Denya was tho most amazed man In Suffolk when his slater told him to havo his clothes Backed and to talio himself off Irom Datton. He really thought that a usually clover woman was losing her wits. • "What, Minnie, but you said, your self that It was doing mo a devilish lot of good, now, didn't you?" "You aro certainly better for a few days of sobriety, Desmond . . . I think If you continue, that you may live some years longor. But I cannot havo you lioro next week; I am ex pecting guests." "Guests—good God—aren't I n gueBt? Do you turn ma out for' strangors, Minnie?" I | "Exactly wlmt I am proponing to cnX Q,,1,''°8 | aoo^ng'^tnr150;!! ''° "I1'1, ,vl"' a val" coo I taka thn i ,TJoatic' "in that don't." Md—you'll Soo It I | "'orolVlo'rtfou'^^Wm1 !!n''iG3,&lt;3S ttnd ' Slnnoo or old m,. ,l"1—ho tnew ">«t ''Vn'z vry,biooii ot st01"' Hio ltlnd!' Do yo°i" mi')''° "othl"R of trust my nenlinw L 1 Propose tn spirits at S ! , .m,ln who drlnlra On" word l0Clt,'? 11,0 moruins? ...
CHAPTER XIX. The Ship Comes to Port. I. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 29 May 1914
CHAPTER XIX. The Ship Comes to Port. I. : " Hugh bad a vaguo idea as to Mat Michel's reason for their voyage to Cherbourg: hut it was vorv indefinite and the philosopher no longer spoke about it. A brusque "Ye shall know when the time comes," was the best that could be got out of him, and even George Hedges, with a prime' clerical faculty of Interrogation, did next to nothing with such a secret oracle. Mat feared to disappoint h'.s friends and hold his tongue. The only person on board who seemed to un derstand him was Madame Adele. Cintra, all said and done, had been but a houso of captivity to her. 4 neurotic dream of love, dreamed by one who was doomed to die, had giv en place speedily to tbo darker houv when she bad come to understand tin tragic jest which Fate had planned for her. Taken from her home as by magic, now she turned wistful eyes to France again, desiring the little house by the railway, and the friends to whom she was flesh and blood and not the Madonna of a picture....
...Succesful Dances... [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 29 May 1914
...Succcssful Dances... A very successful danco, organ ised by the Wallace Football (jlub, wns held iu tho Public Hall on Thursday night. Sixty oouples were present, und tile nrrangemonta wore carried out satisfactorily. Tim Wallace braiioli of the Poli tical Lahor League held a Buccesi— ful d anco in the Mechanic**' llall on Thuraday night. Prior to the (laneo n coucert was given hy a company from the Ballurat Labor League.
Country Roads Board Visit Ballan. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 29 May 1914
Country Roads Board Visit isallan. Tho members of tho Board, Messrs W. Culder, M.I.C.E. (Chair man), W. M'C'ormnek, G.E, audi I? • t rioke, visited Bultan last week.' The Board travelled by motor j from Melbourne, aud impacted the J Bradsluuv'a bridge iu company with ! the local sliiro engineer, Mt Piers j Kully. The bridge is on tho maiu • Melbourne-Ballarat road, and has I been iu a dangerous oouditiou for some time past. The Board was received at tlie i Shire Hall by Cr. Cameron- (presi-' dent) and the other'councillora. 1 1 lie Board made a aatisfoctory ] first appearance, and has promised i to come again. The Board is a j complete subversion of the Looal Government Act. Under the Board Ballanshire is going to got "moved on." As tho motor traffic has ooino to stay it is the intention of the Board later on to tar pave buc!i thoroughfares as tho llacchua Marsh mail) Ktreet. This is said j to effect a saving of 83 percent, in 1 maintenance, besides getting over the dust nuisance. T...