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THE LAST LAP. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 14 October 1911
THE LAST LAP. No ono who has over talion part in a long-dlstanop race lint will toll yon how every stop or tho last lap mount tho conquest nf weariness hy tho will. There tin'ist bi' no stacking, no pausing to look round and take breath if the w inning post ls to be renelle*! before lils rival eau overtake him! Yet his feet aro weighted as with load, ami his burdened heart pumps wildly. Nothing but endurance and determin- ation will carrv him to tho white tai»' stretched across Hie sward; he (alls them to lils aid. and presently, in what seems ages tn him lint to the! spectators is only seconds, tho race j is over, and be bas won! j So it is willi us when wo sot our- , solios to .IPI-omplish some hard task. "Tb.- last kip" will try us to tho utter- most, but to i n.lure to tho end Is in j itself a groat reward. ; r.enrso A.lo, the bri'üant Alll"lie:ili satirist, delights in satirising mar- riage, and in a recent address at a banquet said: "Take il from me. a leu-helor, the only dift...
Ruled by Fashion. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 14 October 1911
Ruled by Fashion. "My wife was to meet mo here at I this hour. Have you seen nnvthing of her?" "Is she a small woman with golden hair?" "She ls a small woman, hut I don't know about the hair. She wasn't up when I left home this morning." "Do you know the 'Dravo Old Duke of York?'" she inquired of him nt tho musical "nt home." And he responded quietly: "No er-can't say I do. Fact is. I've only been into one or two pubs in tho neighborhood." And you could have cut the silence that followed into thick solid chunks. ; A simple-hearted and truly devout country preacher, who had tasted but i few of the drinks of the world, took ¡ dinner with n high-toned family, where i a glass of milk-punch was quietly set down by each plate. Tn silence and happiness this new Vicar of Wakefield quaffed his goblet, and then added: "Madam, you should daily thank | Heaven for such a good cow." ! Trembling Female Mo sixteen-stone policeman): Say. sir. would you como | up tn my house and speak to my hus-. han...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 14 October 1911
THE BEEHIVE, Launceston Offer special -facilit- ies to Country Clients, every Article bought on our guarantee Namely: Any Client having put chased an n.licle that fails to live satisfaction please return same immediately and j we minnel your money as cheerfully as we take it fn>i« yen. Satisfaction Always WE aie ii 't iiifaüahle, but no one can be "stung" bf.c with undesire able purchase, tin - ng\-. >. ur místalo or ours Agreeable Service WE aim to make it pleasant for | you lo buy a: '! liEE-HIYK. DEMPSTER'S Ltd. Launceston We Insist On our people telling the simple | truth about what we sell. WE PAY FREIGHT On all orders af Drapery} to the value of .t'l and" over to your nearest railway stati . :; and poit This ck-cs t.'jt apply to bulky articles such .is Furniture, Carpet I Linoleums. Si.winy Machine | Piaiu s. VALUE GIVING Has been *.he 1 asis of our gre.V succt..-. VA I.CK IX iTVI.r. VALLE ¡X Q L'A LIT Y. VALLE IX WORKMANSHIP I VA I.IT. i N KVEHYTHINC. WK .-ELL. AND VAUT...
SELECTOR COMMITS SUICIDE FORMER CHUDLEIGH RESIDENT. COLAC (Victoria) [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 14 October 1911
SELECTOR COMMITS SUICIDE FORMER CHUDLEIGH RESI- DENT. COLAC (Victoria) IWolter Robert Ritchie about 45 | years of age committed suicide at Gelli- brand nrar Cola". Ue was emplnjed as a working manngir on a selection and he went into his room and pulled down the ITiLd. He then pat the mazzlo of a eliot gun dose to hil head and blew out bis brains. The deceased left a letter staling that lifewas nnecdnroble the next might bo better bu' it conid not be worse. II« thought his fiiends had deceived bim. A' a result of the enrnnial inquiry a verdict was returned of filicide from a pnn?hot wonn 1 Feif inflicted. Ritchie is supposed to bave relatives at Chudleigh
Local & General News. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 14 October 1911
LocaS & G^n^ra^ Mr. Michael O'Meara o f Derby is at presentvisiting his brother &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Mr T. J O'Meara. Much sympathy is felt for Mr O 'Meara in his recent bereavement. Mr John Wesley i et urtu d j! om i.Jueeus'' tW'i a few clays a;,1'. In cnive sati .u hestaiccitliat a larg* majuiity "I the men on si:ike are very determined and c! c n í think a senk nient will be easily reached. The following appointments for conducting the Am.ivers.uics of the van..i;s Met!.i elis' Sunday Sch'-ils li-.ve bee: .-.rta "Sed:- Deloraine, Parkham li!.,con r a:;d Meander, Kev W ll T.ivi ,r; Uuidleigh Rev A. C.cks; Caveside Rev J. C. I'neaim Da ry Plains Rev J. W. F.-h-er. We regret to learn that Rev W. H. Taylor has been cmline:! to his bed far several days thrungli a severe attack of milne ¡zn. I le had engaged ta give a Lantern . Entei taiimieiit al Meander on Wcd ui sciiy evening in c aiuecti-u with the Annual ...
Deloraine Municipal Council MONDAY—OCTOBER 9th [?] [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 14 October 1911
Deloraine Municipal &nbsp; Council &nbsp; MONDAY - OCTOBER 9th 1911. Present - Crs. R. H. Symmons, &nbsp; (Warden), ,C. I. L. Smit.. E. T.; Hingston, J.M. Griffin, R. ????, R. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Learoyd, W. G. Fitzpatrick, J. Wor- &nbsp; ner, P. H. Everett, G. L. Flowers, &nbsp; &nbsp; and F. Bisdee. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; During the reading of the minutes &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Cr. Flowers took exception to the &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; way in which certain of his and Cr &nbsp; Learoyd''s remarks were reported. A. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; slight alteration was made and the &nbsp; minutes confirmed. &nbsp; Apologies were received from Cr s &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Gilbert and Lee. Leave of absence &nbsp; &nbsp; on account of ...
MOVING MOUNTAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 21 October 1911
MOVING MOUNTAINS. Geodetic studies In the Himalayas and the Tibetan mountains have brought to light a strange plienomenon, or one that must he regarded as strange If It exists. It ls no less than an apparent creeping of these gigantic mountain ranges, tho mightiest on the globe, sideways towards the south, with a consequent crumbling up of the Siwallk hills. It has long been known that there exist curious anomalies In the density of the earth under and ad- jacent to the Himalayas, but this sug- gestion of a creeping motion is novel. Tile surveys which are still guille nu may eventually disclose the fads, but the operations on the Tibetan side are rendered difficult by the fact thal ac- cess tn Tibet is rorhhldcn to foreign ors, even when they come only in the name of science.
THROUGH EASTERN EYES. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 21 October 1911
I THROUGH EASTERN EYES. Hindoo women have long been no- ted for their reticence, ¡ind the fact that two of them should have thrown off this reserve to criticise their Wes- tern ulsters is of considerable interest. The critics are two Indian ladles, ut whom one is a queen, the Maharani nf Daroda. wife of the Gaeltwar of that State, anl the other the Princess I'ra tiva. u daughter of tile Maharaja ol' Kooe.h Delia and granddaughter of the renowned Kosliuh Clumder Sen. The Maharani or I lamda lins twice' visite.1 tlio United States, and this is what » she says of American women: - "The women of your big, vast, young eoiiniry, I confess, disappointed me. I had heard so much of them-that they equalled the French women lu their two most striking finalities of chlo and vivacity; that tiley dressed far better than the English women; were as co- quettish, though In a [ranker way, ns the Spanish; that they were, in short, us, fascinating as tile most fascinai ing women ia tile world-tho iîtis...
Quamby Brook Concert. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 21 October 1911
Quamby Brook Concert. 'Die 'Jaamby Brook Slate school wa&lt; :'ie scene on Friday evening last. .! -.motlier of those enjoyable collects, given by the scholars, when a varied programme of snugs, recitations, and club swinging was very creditably gone through. A lai(.;e rumber of parents and friends were present, every item being ap- pian !e 1. The proceeds are to be expc.u'.td in the pinchase of new b >o'.:-. i &lt;r the school library, were ! vei y .-..itisfactory. The liev ,1. \V. Ki-her acted as chairman All the items wete gone through in a man- ne, - tY:t reili cts credit on teacher ' a'ui \ ;:pilsalil;e The duets of Mi-ses Eilee:. Youd and Mabel Hussey were specially pleasing, also that nf ' Mi-&lt; Scott .iud Master'Han y Dono- van, the s :ngs rendel eil by a quin:-.-: ci little girls. The teeitat ¡ ¡ons liv Miss Kate Hennessv and j Mrs Wilson, Masters Keith Cunha n, j T. Larcombe and T. Hennessy alio ' call for special mention 'Hie melo deon sjlu by...
UNDISCIPLINED DESIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 21 October 1911
UNDISCIPLINED DESIRES. If a man loves any one thlnK-say, rare hooks or picttires, or objects of art of any kind, or music, or science -so well that for the sake of tho one thing in which he would be rich lie ls willing to be poor in everything else, no matter though his choice be an un- wise ono according to the best stan- dards of choice, he will yet have a mo. tlve which will help to keep him upright. But for those who love none of these things, but simply desire them because it is the habit of the time because, like pampered children, they must needs cry for whatever they see just out of their reach-for them ls needed the wholesome self-discipline which shall teach them to let alone" whatever ls not theirs. And the be- ginning ot this self-discipline Is in the home. Parents miiBt teach their boys and girls tho great lesson nf doing without whatever cannot be fitly theirs.
Local & General News. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 21 October 1911
Local & Gçrjçrai j It is willi great pleasure that we j learn that Rev \V. H. Taylor is I malii.-^ excellent progress towards j recovery. There is good reason to ; hope that he will he in his usual health within the next few clays. There is every prospect of him being equal to carrying ont to-morrows work without undue distress. In connection with the Methodist Sunday School Anniversary the need of a temporary platform for such occasions has been discussed. With- in the past few days it lias been again very prominent. The propos- al has now taken shape, and owing to the kindness of Mr J. Huett ia donating six trestle» the platform will be erected with probably no cost. The draft of the Local Option Act will be brought in the House cf Assembly by Mr Jonathan Best M.H A. has been prepared. In an- other column we give a brief sum- mary of its principal features. Recent Derby advices inform us that Mr E. V. Best is making excel- lent progress. Quite a number of residents expect ...
JAPANESE GIRL'S REVENGE. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 21 October 1911
JAPANESE GIRL'S REVENGE. I When a Japanese girl has boen slighted by her lover she revenges her- self In the following way:-In the dawn of the early morning she rises and puts on a white robe and white clogs. Round her nock she hangs a small mirror, and on her head she puta a metal crown with three points, each point bearing a lighted candle. In her left hand she carries a Bmall ligure of straw or rags-supposed to repre- sent her faithful lover-and this she nails to one of the sacred trees sur- rounding the family shrine. She then prays for the death of the man, vow- ing that lt this comes to pnss sim will pull ont the nails which are hurting the sacred tree, and make offerings to comfort her family god. Every night she comes to the shrine, drives In two more nails, and malms the same prayer, her Idea being that the god, to Bave his tree from further In- jury will kill her lover.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 21 October 1911
DIRECT IMPORTER ESTABLISHED, 34 YEARS. Our Special Productions MILLINERY, Underclothing, BLOUSES, Costumes, MENS & BOYS Clothing & Mercery T. CRAWFORD. Our shopping by post system is a com- plete and satisfactory arrangement for our Customers at a dis- tance. Write for our CATALOGUE land PATTERNS. We feel confident as to results. Our DRESSMAKING is a leading feature of the business. II HAD SHOP. Clarendon St., South Melbourne ELBOURNE, Family Draper & Manufacturer Our Linens, Sheetings, ^J Damasks, - ' - - ' Blankets, % ' -?.--*-'"?.': -'"¿U- Made in j - *~ I v SOUTH IVIE LB. ~ K i Curtains ^^.^yWT^ \ .j}r" Cotton Goods, ? '. ?. ._\v';::.-:._r" Are yM¿^ ' ? S ' .? : ^ Well And ~ -. " ~* ": Widely Known OCR nu.wcn suer AT. Burwood Road, Hawthorn. VICTORIA.
Mt. Lyell Strike. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 21 October 1911
Mt. Lyell Strike. QUEENSTOWN. Wednesday. A maas meeting of the women of Queen- stown wao held last night at the Met- ropole Hill and waB largely attended i he object being to discoss the present industrial situtation. The ohair was occupied by the ReT E. C. Tanner who fonnd his f osition a none too enviable one. Thc chief speaker was Mrs Fremont Anderson and resolutions were parsed as followp : 1 That another meeting of th« wo- ; men will be held for the purpose of arr- anging a request to the men to take a secret vote to decide whether or not the j White question should be dropped. 2 That Mr Norman White be asked to remore hia presence from the district. i 3 That the president Yicc-presidont and secretary of the Lyell branch ot the A. M, E. A. be asked to resign. Tho following amendments were mored and defeated;-(1 ) That no ro- cnest be nude to tho men to drop the White qu'stion. (2) That Messrs Sticht *n'l Murray bo asked to climb down. (3) That Mr Norman White be left to please ...
LOCAL OPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 21 October 1911
( I LOCAL OPTION. The Local Option Bill which is Io be introduced in the House of As- sembly s'.ioitly by Mr Jonathan Best M.H.A. is pi: cl'cally the same as that which was ^.'nught in last year by Mr W.H. Lee M.H.A. in sn far as it deals with local option polls and clubs. 'Iheieare one or two important points in ihe g'-neral section dealing with ann ntlm-. nts of the present Lic- ensing Act which either weie not in Mr Lee's bill, or are varied from what Mr Lee proposed. i The main provisions of the bill are j as follows:- j Clubs arc to l e under stricter reg ulaiion th .II nt present, and various clauses pr. vent them from being run for private pin lit or as common drinking or gambling dens. Such clubs will not be registered, and heavy penalti; s should deter those who attempt lo run a club without registration. Local Option polls are proposed lo be taken at House of Assembly general elections; the districts are re-defined; and Assembly electors in- stead of Municipal ratepayers a...
FOUND BY A DONKEY. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 21 October 1911
I FOUND BY A DONKEY. Hera ia a story about Guanajay, a town not tar from Havana. It is told by Irene A. Wright in her recent book on Cuba: "In the enrly years when Indian chiefs were still powerful enough to make It worth tho Spaniards' while to placate them the daughter of a caci- que of a Guanajay tribe was robbed ot a wonderful necklace ot pearls. So great was her father's wrath that It became necessary to punish someone for the theft; and as tho culprit rould not be Identified they pitched upun u young man who, by some unhappy dr. cumstance, might be safely charned with the crime.' "The young man was condemned to die, though he denied his guilt up to tho very moment ot execution. A priest, mounted on a mule, accompan- ied him to the spot where death was to be Inflicted. Tho victim, still protesting that ho had stolen no pearls, asked for ton minutes' final grace, and it was grant- ed. The flrlng-squad stood close at hand, and especially near was the offi- cer In charge. The prie...
A Trifle Mixed. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 21 October 1911
A Trifle Mixed. A class ot boys had been examined In geography, the previous day having been devoted to grammar. Among the geographical questions was the fol- lowing: "Name the zones." One pro- mising youth, of eleven years, who had mixed the two subjects, wrote: "There arc two zones, masculine and feminine. The masculine ls either temperate or Intemperate; the femi- nine ls either torrid or frigid." This story ls told ot how Mark Twain once snubbed a couple of young fellows who were "putting on side" In a New York restaurant. Mark was sit- ting near these gentlemen, and their remarks caused him a great deal of annoyance. At length one of them summoned a waiter, and in a command, lng tone gave an order for some oy- sters. "Mind you tell the chef whom they are for," he added. "Yes," drawled tho other, "better tell him my name, too, so as to lie certain that everything ls all right." Presently a walter approached Mark Twain's table. "I say," Mark called to him. imi- tating tho young f...
A CRISIS OF LUTHER'S LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 21 October 1911
A CRISIS OF LUTHER'S LIFE. Luther's lifo wns full of startling and unexpected crises, and tho firBt and most startling of them came In the summer of 150.r>, after he had been a law student for less than six months. Ho had just hcen home for a brief visit (writes Arthur C. McGlffcrt In the "Century Magazine.") His pro- gress In lils work had benn all that could bo desired, and his parents' pride nnd hope were higher thnn ever, when suddenly, to the consternation of everybody and to the wrath of his father, who was already thinking of an honorable marriage for him which should still further Improve his pro- spects, he threw lt all up and went In- to a monastery. The immediate oc- casion of this extraordinary step was a terrific thunderstorm which overtook him Just outside the town when he wns returning from his visit home. In mortal dread ot death he threw him- self on the ground, crying to the pa- tron saint of the miners, to whom he had often turned in seasons of distress -"Help,...
The Western Circuit, BY A HELPER. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 21 October 1911
The Western Circuit, ßY A HELPER. j The privilege nf being a helper attached to the preaching staff ot the Methodist Church brings one into contact with a vatiety of places and people, and adds a number of exper- iences to life. Fome of Hiern are much more gratifying than others, but one is wise who learns to be thankful loi the pleasant one?, and to accept the others cheerfully But thc present subject is not a homily but a britt recount of one of (he really enjoyable incidents, a Western trip Last Sunday, the writer and a brother worker had this round, and shortly before nine, on one of those tnvelv «rr'nf ninrmnps which mnl-es one >.lad lu live, a s a. t was niauc The well Inown Chudleigh road was quickly covered, and out along the Caveside road we passed some line looking country. Before us lay the famous Western Tiers, a very wonderland of lake and mounlain scenery, and around us fine farms, stretching out toward the hill coun- try in the distance, Close to Cave side our only...