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Made Up in Quantity. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 23 July 1914
Made Up in Quantity. An old woman, who had grown grey and bent in the service of the family who had raised her from childhood, v.a9 not gifted with an over-abundance of grey matter, and her mistakes and queer ideas furnished much amuse ment to those about her. One day a Yorkshire pudding that si e had made for dinner did not s?em quite as it should be, and the mistress called Eunice and said, "What is the matter with the pudding, Eunice? Did you make it in the usual way?" "Yesm'm," said Eunice. "How many eggs did you put in it?" "Six." "Six!" exclaimed the mistress; "why, the recipe only calls for four!" "Yesm'm, I know," said Eunice; "but they werent very good, so I put, in more of 'em."
Telford v. Wilby. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 23 July 1914
Telford r. Wilby. These team* met at Wilby on Saturday, and an exciting conteit ensued. Talford have been consider ably strengthened of latp, and are quite likely to leavo their hall-mark on fotare contest*. The team had hard lack on Siturday, and the final result, we nnderatand, should have been much closer, if not reversed, ScoreB: Wilby, 5 6; Telford, 4.5. Cl iade Fell umpired. Fixtures for Saturday :-Tungamab r. Telford, Bundalong v. Wilby, on the ground of tha first-named. Like Rowan a bye. Tungamah will be represented on Saturday by Meyer, Warfe, Kennedy, Daly, Potter, Reilly, Sterenaon (2), Lawrence, Ludetnan (2), LB Brocq, T. Harrington, Neleen, Clark, Can ning, A. Saunderi, M'Idtyro. Emer gencies-1 E Cross, 2 0 Harrington, 3 R Church. Urapira-E. Saandari.
Quick Exit. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 23 July 1914
Quick Exit. A man who had been very penuri ous died and Bought admission at the pearly gates. "What have you ever done," asked St. Peter, "that I should let you in?" "Once," said the man, "I met an old woman who was hungry and gave her twopence." "Gabriel, is that on the records?" "Yes, St. Peter." "What else have you done?" "Once I gave a frozen newsboy a penny." "Is that on the record, Gabriel?" "Yes, St. Peter." "What else have you done?" "I can't recollect anything else just now." "Gabriel, what do you think we ought to .do with this fellow?" ."Oh, give him back his three cop pers and tell him to go back to the other place."
One Thing Needful. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 23 July 1914
One Thing Needful. He was ill, or at least said that he was, and the other day he entered the office of a well-known physician and sank into a leather-covered arm chair in the ante-room waiting his turn on the list. At last it came, and the doctor ex amined his tongue critically, felt his pulsR, inquired as to the symptoms of his illness, and then looked wise. Taking a pad from the table, he vrote a prescription, calling for bread Tills, and distilled water, or some fhing of that sort. Then, turning in l is chiir, the pi ysician said: "I cannot see that anything seri ous is the matter with you. What you need is plenty of air " The patient smiled a broad, bland smile, but said nothing. "Take this prescription regularly every night; but above all things i,2t plenty of air. Good, wholesome, outdoor atmosphere, that is what you :;oed more than anything else." "Ho, ha. ha! I need air, do I?" ihouted the man. "Well, that is f inny." "Why, what do you mean?" inquired the doctor. "Mean? Why...
[?]UNGEET WEST [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 23 July 1914
BUNGEET WEST (From » Correipondint.) A gentleman visitor from the city, known us "Freddie," bad a sensational experience on a couple of morning! recently. Whilst strolling OTer the hilla be observed an animal (a fox), which be mistook for a Bangeal tiger, coming towards him, and being unarmed and dreading attack he beat a batty retreat to tks bomeilsad. Becoming inipired that night by » peroial of " Deeds that Won the Empire," he shouldered a fowling* piece next morning and valorossly betook himself to the animal's lair in the hills. He wag «oon rewarded by another sight of Reynard, and excitedly drew a bead on the quarry, with the result that, muoh to hia own aBtonish* ment, the fox "bit the dnat." To prore hia conrage and dexterity at a slayer of wild animals, "Freddie" dragged the earcaBe orer hill and down dale, and relumed to the homestead a prond bnt weary sporatsnian, The (oik hereabouts are anticipating the marTellona talea " Freddie " will have to tell his city friends upon...
A Hint. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 23 July 1914
A Hint. "Dearest," he babbled, "'the very stirs shine in your eyes; the ruby iridesces in your lips; the lily palely rests upon your brow; the sun throws out Its liglit-shafts from your tresseB; "Wait a minute, Clarence," she in terrupted, "what I really want you to see is a diamond flashing from my third finger on my left hand, and some d:iy I want to hear a gold band play ing there. Now go on with your gush!"
DOOKIE. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 23 July 1914
DOOKIE. The pro*ppct« for thR coming bar vest are far from promising. Only light) .showers of rain have fallen for soma time, and the crops have barely existed on thii imall percentage of moisture. Gold, bleik weather, asoom panied by heavy frnats, h«i helpsd to binder th« growth ef grAgs and crops, | and has a telling effect on atoek. Fsedine of stook baa been oetsssary. One farmer state* that he bar already used over 80 tons of hay In faeding itock. An inipeotion of telegraph polei has been mads by a Government in spector, and, if passed, the line ii to be attached as soon as possible. Thi line is to connect with Oosgrove and Gowangardie. The cross-country ro&d from Dookia to Devenish ii Dearing completlo»t and will prove of great banefit to those who have oooaaion to ass-it. Thii will save a diataooe of at least three miles as oompared witk the aid route. At a meeting of the conmittas ot the Roman Catholic Ohnrch it vn decided to accept tbft tender of Mr Ezard, of Shsppar...
Incomplete. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 23 July 1914
Incomplete. A clergyman's wife recently ad dressed a meeting of slum houBewlfes 0:1 their homo duties. The address made the home life seem very fine and ideal. One housewife present, however, sr.id the vicar's wife did not go far enough to help her. Said she: "She's all right as far as she goes; but what I'd like to ask is this: What would she do if the old vicar came home on pay night with his envelope empty, and wanted to fight her?"
A Smart Boy. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 23 July 1914
A Smart Bov. A country sergeant, anxious for a case, one day left on patrol. On his way he met a cow and a calf grazing on the roadside. In the distance he saw a little boy coming along. The sergeant stopped him, and said: "Tell me, my good boy, do you know who owns this cow and calf?" "No, sir," said the little boy; "I don't know who owns the cow; but I know who owns the calf." "Who?" said the sergeant. "I should say the cow, sir."
DISTRICT NEWS. PELLUEBLA. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 23 July 1914
DISTRICT NEWS. PELLUEBLA. (From Oar Correspondent.) About a week ago Mr Em. Rhodes of Ihil diitrist had the miafortan* of meeting with what might hare been a fatal accident. In compmy with hii aiiteri and a friend he wai returning trow ft football mutch at Tcingamah and by some miichance fell onb of tba boggy which he was driving, Hii forehead atraok the wheel and ft nasty wound wat made. After reach ing home the doctor wai tent for, who ordired hii removal to Narie Owen'i private hoipital where it wai foand ?eceaaary to iniert 20 ititches. At preaenb he is miking good progresp, and aboald be about again in a fort, oight'i time. Things here are beooming alarm ing. Water ii very low, and b«IP«8 » good fall aoon cornea many firoi"ri will be carting water for their utock. Oropi look well bDt want a good ihower. There ia practically not much fallowing in theBe parts, owing to the continued drynm and harduu. of t.h* ground. The dance in the shelttr ihed of tba looal school wai another ho...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 23 July 1914
PERSONAL. Mr C. J. Ahero, M.H.K, for Indi, opened hii election campaign at Wan garatta 011 Monday evening, and re ceived an enthusiastic reception. Mr Andrew Gemraall, of Telford, ii spoken of as a candidate for the Western riding se*t) in the Yarra wonga Shire Coonoit at the Aogust elections. John Walsh, Naringaningalook1 farmer, who died on Jnne 23, lfffc by will dated July 17, 1905, real estate Talaad at £2900, and personal estate £437, to hii widow and children. Mr James Wm. Cooper Morrii (nephew of Mri J. W. Cooper, of Hill Plain, Tangamab) was foand dead on hii fathsr's property, tthir&sen miles from Yarrnwonga, on Wednesday of last week. Death was dae to heart faUare, arising from a long-standing aortic disease. Mr Morris, who was to have been married in a fortnight, was highly respected in the Yarra wonga district, and his remains were followed to the cemetery by a large oortage. The Bar. Gerdon Nelson officiated at the grareside. Mr Miohael Holian, who died at St. J...
KATAMATITE. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 23 July 1914
KATAMATITE. (From Oar CorreBpondBntt. The Boomanoomoona footballers travelled to this town on 8*tarday, A good game was witnessed, bat the bid kicking of the visitors loir, them the matah. Saorei:-Boom#., 2.15 ; Katamitite, 5.5. Next Saturday the Tallygaroop«a tcm will visit Katamatite. Thi* should prore a great match, as when these teams first met they we?r not At their belt, bat the Talljgaroopnaites obtained the verdict, The committee of the Distric* Nursing Society, which was formed a little over six months ago, and has been running on independent lioei, has amalgamated with the Victorian Bash Nursing Association. Sitter Greer, superintendent of the associa tion, recently addressed a representa tive audience and explained iti aims. The dntiis of the nnrae who will shortly be installed at Katamatite *r» to give free nursing to all financial tuombers of the lociety, to give tenons on hygiene to all the district) schools, to test the eyesight and hatrinii of each individual child i...
YOUANMITE. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 23 July 1914
YOUANMITE, (From Oar Correipoodtnt.) Kain is wanted hers badly. Some of the j oropi are already timing yellow. "If the weather sontinasi, the black stacks will become b»ndy. A danee ii to be held id Mr M. Shiels' barn on 5th Aagnst in aid of the church; alio to aid in getting fundi for tha Dookie bantr. Another dance will be given by tha Yabba footballers in Mr T. Gawne's barn. This will be held on 30th July; proceeds to go to olob.
A New Dish. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 23 July 1914
A New Dish. A few weeks ago visitors called un expectedly n a certain family, great ly to the chagrin of the good house v.'ife, for the lanler was rather short, n .id there was no way, at that late hour, to replenish it. "Bridget, said the mistress, taking t'le servant-girl into her confidence, "you will have to bring everything that you can find, and I will make an apology at the tab1"." "All right, mum," was the reassur i:ig response of Bridget. "Yez can just lave it to me." The dinner-hour came, and, taking the cover from one dish, the mistress was surprised to find it empty. "Why, Bridget," said the hostess, turning and addressing the servant girl, "what is the meaning of this empty dish?" "Shure. was the stratling re joinder of Bridget, "didn't yez say yez would make an apology at the table, an'- don't yez want a dish to put it on.'"
HARRY OAKLEY'S PROMISE I. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 23 July 1914
HARRY OAKLEY'S PROMISE By James A. Gartell. I. "Harry, slis is coming, after all will be here about six months," said Silas N. Oakley to his son, looking up from the letter he was reading. "You'll be able- to see her for yourself then." "Oh!" responded the boy, laconical ly. "You'll not be so indifferent then,' said the father. "You'll be madly in love with her before she's been here a week." Harry shrugged his shoulders in contempt. "It's time we understood each oth er thoroughly, dad," he - said. "I'm not going to be rushed into a ready made marriage just to fall in with the sentimental wishes of a couple of dear old men." Silas N. Oakley set his lips. He did not like opposition. It roused the worst side of his nature. He had, in earlier years, fought his way up wards step by step, conquering by sheer force of will and endeavor, un til to-day his word was accepted as law, not only in his mills and home, but also very largely on the woollen market. It was in the morning-room of his...
II. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 23 July 1914
II. How the Pates must laugh at the plans of we poor ignorant mortals! For a week-or two Silas N. Oakley ami his son enjoyed a closer intimacy than they had ever before experienced. The frank talk about May Stanley had broken down most of the reserve which had served to keep father and son apart. The old man was happy in the thought that his lifelong desire seemed certain to be realised, and Harry had been influenced more than he cared to admit to himself by the simple directness of the letter his father had allowed him to read. He was actually longing for the girl's ar rival. Then the malignant Fato in terfered. Harry had been most carefully train ed iu the manufacture of woollens, and had for some time been In full control of his father's extensive mills, while Silas had more- and more given his attention to buying ahd selling in Bradford. One Monday morning there was an unusual application for employment at .:he AVoollerton Mills. A very attrac tive, rosy-clieeked girl of about t...