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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 July 1917
(every FRIDAY MORHiBG AT BRIGHT. THE LEADINO MINING JOURNAL OF THE NORTH-EAST (. ,Y ^ ? A'-' n1 * MBS. E. nCOBES AXD IfAHV (trom a photo.) 1 Another Mother nraises K&. " I have L'frn using Rexona for my f." Writes Sirs. E. Hughes, "Stanley,' - 1.15 Street, Armidale. " He hail - Hives so bad and was so fretful he wid hardlv sleep at night. I tried c-ppl thin-s for him, and nothing i to do bim any good, and as a list""resoles 1 tried Hexona, and am c-li^htoii lo say that it at once helped ii'int and a Sew applications entirely cured the Hives. " Kewna h now a Family Remedy v.i'.h us, V7C all use it. Last winter my '.aiiiis We so sore 3nd cracked I icacciv knev; wliat to do, .but Rexona soon lixcl them alright. We also use fievona Soap, too, and, like Rexona, lied i; most excellent, especially for Irl'.v. " V.'e win always recommend Rexona ; all cur friends." 8EXQNA The Mother's Favourite Pricel/6 8l 3/ /c0g®I I Cures I COUCMS COUxm d AMO ^ lltffflite PUip p bhAo, u, Cusis Stor...
ALADDIN AND THE GENIE. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 July 1917
ALADDIN AND THE GENIE. There are few children, aud perhaps fewer adults, who have not been deeply interested in the enchanting story of Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp. If they have not actually read the story in the Arabian Nights, they have seen the plot enacted at the Christinas Pan tomime. Many a time wo have wished that we had this Lamp, if only for a few moments, so that wo might com mand its Genie to bring us just what Tro wished for. Something, in short, that would brighten up our homes, our per sonal appearance, and our lives. How few, on the other hand, realise that the Genie spirit is really a living spirit within ourselves called by the world; Genius. How few understand that thera is the evil as well as the good Genio. Sorno day the world will realiae that Genius commands all human skill, whether it bo in Music or Noise, light ing or Cowardice, Truth or Fiction, Honesty or Cheating. When this is un derstood, it will bo seen that Genius is not so uncommon as wo are led to ...
Business Before Bravery. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 July 1917
Business Before Bravery. Benjamin Bosseni, the foreman, was superintending the unloading of a vessel at the quayside, and was urging on his willing workers with every kind of invective to which he could turn his bitter tongue. But he overdid it, .for in his eagerness to render one of the men a little vigor ous assistance he slipped and-splash lie went intc\ the dark waters of the dock. Down he went, and it seemed that the riverside might never be en livened by the music of his voice again, when Hefty Herbert, one of the lightermen, gallantly dived in and brought Benjamin safe to land. The long day passed, and nothing was said regarding the accident, till Hefty felt that something at least was.due to him for what he had done, and lie approached the ungrateful one. "I see yer fall in, guv'nor," he said, insinuatingly, "and I saved yer from drownin'. Ain't it worth nothing?" "No, you expressive example of any thing but a gentleman,," rasped Ben; "it ain't! If you'd been attending to bu...
Friendly Societies and the War. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 July 1917
Friendly Societies anil War. SPEAKING at the jubilee of .'oc .,: Druids' Lodge, WiUiamstow". r -j Mr J. J. Listen, Past said the British Medical delivered an ultimate® , demanding increased pay ' on lodire members anion*1 ^ s. 10/. The demand "L ^ when the societies ?r members at the war, a .^gust# contributions for tbsm t|3J, c. £54,000 a year. The P-oP,^. &lt; amount represented b> ^ ^ ^13,510. It pij?11' ,"s beti:^;' soldiera bad left.dePe^.nisccc. entitled to medical atteu' two-thirds of the 1S.0IW, ,t,d.y enlisted were single me i ^tS, ji. were receiving lees ior ^ I--. usual. The amount wss-,, ia!:; cieties were also being . c5;: way. In twelve ye«5J.iK way. in iwen = it,,- 515?1' strength bad increased Dj ^ 0 ?, year there was a deer war had already cos1 claiCi ties ^54,000, and it 'U5 e wc£'r:; lodge mescal omcers total estra cost wemd* ^ which ^40,000 would oc burden.
Heeding Good Adive. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 July 1917
I Heeding Good Adive. He was a junior, but keen to get ?on. His only companion in the first "smoker" was a well-known barris ter, wlio had made a large fortune in his profession. - "I wish you would tell me your se cret of success," the young man said. "I will, if you pay my expenses during the few days that I am going to be in York." "I will," replied the young man. "It is in this advice: Deny every thing, and insist upon proof." At York the barrister enjoyed all the luxuries that a good hotel could furnish, regardless of expense, and when the time for his departure ar rived, he passed the bill, of enormous proportions, to the young man, who was standing near. The latter mere ly glanced at it and returned it. "Aren't you going to pay?" said the other. "Pay what?" "The bill. Didn't you promise to pay my expenses whilst I was in York?" "My dedr sir," was the retort, "I de ny everything, and insist upon proof." The lawyer paid the bill and laugh ingly said: "You. need no further ad vi...
Wangaratta Pig Market [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 July 1917
Wangaratta Pig Market} FLANAGAN, Newmas & & having held their usual fortni;-' and dairy cattle market onTuss.'sy. they told aa followsWe yarded!" of'all classes, included in whicii' splendid bacon pigs. Our sale 0"* very brisk competition, ami pi;:' fully 10/ to 15/ higher on the opii-i the rise being mo&t notic&bie. & cleared the whole of our spleDCiijt of bacon pigs at very high pr:» had a good yarding ol store prices for same also firmed to good ratea. We gold as follow:."-^ i'igs.-On a/c \V. E. Thomas U'; pen of baconers ; a/c John Marfci?. 8/; bohalf M. Connors to MS/«\V' Wood Li 8/;s/c.Ino. PmdKf'j Li 51 ; a/c Herh. Younger D. Gibb to hi 4/; a/c J. AuMW.'V: Curtis L-t 0/6 ; a/c 11 KogeotlSlj: Mrs G Raison L3 ISj; s/c W.6:-*^ 10/6 to L3 18/6; a/c E. Bicbar^V a/c Gibb Bros. L3 19/; a/c 11" 'J-.'" by 1,3 16/; a/c F. Braybun. pfc-^ weight bacon pies at L3 i1- :Y' Cunneen nigs to L3 9/; s/c E.E'i'I' o/c A. E. Dalton 1-3 0/6. Stcref* L2 14/; o...
Long Naps. Woman Sleeps for Thirty Years. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 July 1917
> Long Naps. Woman Sleeps for Thirty Years. Recently a young French soldier .who was wounded at the beginning of '.he war. woke up after a nap of over two years. During the whole of that period food was artificially adminis tered, and to-day he Is just as strong in body and mind as he was before his unique experience. This calls to mind a number of similar instances. Some time ago a woman in Brussels was aroused by church bells ringing in consequence of a fire. She had been asleep for nearly seventeen years. When she awoke she was in perfect health, and re membered in detail events tnat had taken place seventeen years ago, be fore she fell off into her long nap. There have been several instances of sleeps lasting twenty years. Here is the remarkable case of the "Dor; mouse of Menelies." In 1883 Margaret Bangerel, a pretty girl of twenty-one years of age, be came unconscious as the result of a practical joke played upon her. The | trance lasted for twenty years, and she became the...
VIOLINS WITH SOULS. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 July 1917
VIOLINS WITH SOULS. Enormous pains and care go to the making of a good violin, says an authority. Indeed, it has been raid that the great violin makers all lii-ed within the compass of a hundred and fifty years. They expended extra ordinary care in finding just the right beam. They learned to tell the density of the jvood by touching, it. The house'of Stradivarius was as an oven." In this great heat the o'ls thinned and simmered slowly, ana penetrated far into the wood, until the varnishes became a part of the wood itself. So vibrant and resonant is the wood of good old violins that they murmur and sing in answer to any sound, where a number of tht m hang together on a wall. It was doubtless owing to this fact that superstitious individuals, carried away by Paganini's wonderful play ing, declared that he had a human soul imprisoned in his"violin; for the instrument sang and whispered even when all the strings were oil.
Legal Pleasantries. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 July 1917
Legal Pleasantries. The great law case was nearing its termination, anil the prosecuting counsel felt the necessity for having a dig at the opposing counsel. "The arguments put forward by my friend," he remarked, "in stating his case are, to say the least of it, remarkable. I cannot help thinking that on entering the court this morn ing ho must have dropped all his commonsenso on the threshold." Opposing counsel Jumped up to re ply: 'lI must compliment my learned friend on his speech, the exceptional brilliancy of which, coupled with the fact that he followed me into court this morning, lead me to think that he must have picked up a portion of that commonsense he accuses me of dropping on the threshold!"
Died for His Country. PRIVATE E. J. BROWN. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 July 1917
Died for His Country. PRIVATE E. J. BROWN. II will be remembered that some time ago Private E. J. Brown, son of Mr and Mrs J. Brown, of Ovens Vale, had been reported as missiug. On Wednesday evening the Rev. G. Brainmall received n telegram from the Defence Depart ment that Private Brown had been killed in action on 19th January last. Private Brown was a well-known resident of Ovens Vale, where his people have resided for many years Tile deepest sympathy has been expressed for his parents in their sad bereavement. Mr Brammall immediately telephoned the information to the clergyman at Myrtleford, who broke the sad news to the parents. The flag at the Shire Hall was flown at half mast on Thursday, in honor of the de parted hero.
Appropriate Hymns. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 July 1917
Appropriate Hymns. Mr. A. G. Bradley, sthe well-known writer, tells a couple of good stories) concerning his schoolboy days at Marlborough College. "On one occasion," says Mr. Brad ley, "I remember that the late Dr. W. G. Grace played in a match at Marlborough,' and, marvellous to re late, the famous cricketer was bowled out -a schoolboy's first ball. "Whereupon the choir at service that evening sang a hymn containing the boastfully significant line: 'The scanty triumphs Grace hath won.' "On another occasion two Marl borough bowlers named Wood ' arid Stone played havoc with the wickets of a visiting'team from Cheltenham, and the clioir celebrated the occasion by singing, 'The heathen, in his blind ness bows down to Wood and"Stone'!"
Then Silence Ensued. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 July 1917
Then Silence Ensued. Mrs. Slingem put lier, head over the fence and'' thus addressed her neighbor, who- was hanging out' hei week's washing: ? "A- family has moved into the emp ty house across the way, Sirs. Clothes line." "Yes, I know." - "Di&lt;d you notice their furniture?" "Not particularly." . , "Two loads, an' I wouldn't give a sovereign for a load of it. Carpets! I- wouldn't put 'em down' in my kit chen. And the children! I won't allow mine to associate with 'em. And.the mother!. She looks as if siiq had'never known a day's happiness. The. father : drinks, I expect. Too bad that such; people should come into the neighborhood. . I wonder.i who they are?" . . . ? . - "The mother is my sister, and the father is the superintendent of the Sunday-school." A painful- silence ensued.
About Our Soldiers. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 July 1917
About Our Soldierj, MR. C. SUDEKUM., of ; a letter last week from Eoper, eldeBt sou of Mr Ftad^fj of Tawonga, in which he one occasion his rifle was skoj"^' in his hands and his mate naiit: . Gunner Clarrie Gribtik, of gong, whose letteia ats always f in&lt;?, writing unrier data UjW;^. somewhere in France,aays:-"in here is awful. Last night vu j*'*" two miles and got heavily eI.iij4 ihe lads were spared from tkiVj".' which itbe enemy sent o?er. j'.'f dugout for mybelf about three Kround, and tnoui?b this is for two days (worked all niglt^' moved up), I cst eaatch a. fen £ moments to myself. HaTe just a terrific bombardment at FritfjTC hold. Hi3 weak reply makes that the Hun has a cefioienc; i' You will see more of the nesjt^ tell you, for I've not ssen a pj;j, week. I've had no time for a ii.j; Bhave during that period either, present I look a vury disrepute;, I can tell you. (A. break here ti the line somewhere carting aroa for there's no rest in ths army.) next morninc.-W...
Etiquette As It Is Taught. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 July 1917
Etiquette As It Is Taught. '' "Madam'," began a book hawker, as the floor, opened,. "I am selling a new work" on etiquette and deportment." "Oh, you are!" she responded. "Go down there on the grass and clean the mud off your feet." "Yes'm. As I was saying, ma'iim, I am sel " "Take off your hat! Never address a strange lady at her door without re moving your hat." "Yes'm. Now, then, as I was say ing " "Take your hands out of your poc kets! No gentleman ever carries his hands there." "Xes'm. Now, ma'am, in calling your .attention to this valuable " "Wait! Put that dirty handkerchief | out of sight. Now you look half way decent. You have a look of etiquette and deportment. Yery well. I don't want it. I am only the housemaid. You can come in, however, and talk with mistress. She called me names this morning, and I think she needs something of the kind."
Sanitary Service at Wandiligong. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 July 1917
Sanitary Service at Wan diligong. AT the last council meeting on Tue9 day, 12th ult., Cr Gribble said he was surprised to hear that the residents of Wandiligong were so lax in their sani tary methods that the medical board found it necessary to insist on the muni cipal pan system. He had always thought their town perfectly clean and healthy, and if there was careless ness in one or two cases in that res pect, it was a pity that all the residents should suffer a costly pan service in consequence. The matter was an old cry, which had ouly been shelved, evi dently, but the board whs now seeking finality, and as Cr Ooldswortliy says, we may have to submit to it. We can not place a depot above the town, and if we place one below, it would be above Bright. He considered that ratepayers do not require the system, and at present have plenty to worry over in the terrible devastation caused by the floods. The worst problem is the lack of work to keep our people together ; and, in fact, in was...
MRS RACHEL WALKER. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 July 1917
MRS RACHEL WALKER. The funeral of the lato Mrs Rachel Walker, of Tawonga, took place at the Bright Cemetery on Friday afternoon last. Included amongst those following the hearse were a number of prominent residents of theKeiwa Valley. The burial eervice was read by Rev. G. Brnmmell, and the mortuary arrangements wore carried out by Mr C. Sudekum. The late Mrs Walker was a native of Midlothian (England), and came to this district in 18G3. At that time railway oommuniiation WBS many miles distant, so with her lato husband and family of three a start was made in Melbourne in a waggon driven by the late Mr John Wallace, of WandiligoDg, the journey occupying a fortnight. After residing at Wandiligong for 15 years, Mr Walker took up land at Tawonga, and was one of the earliest settlers in that valley. The late Mrs Walker was a splendid type of that hardy race that has done so much to pioneer this country- She was a very hospitable lady, kind and considerate to all, and although she had re...
Obituary. MR. JOHN ATTRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 July 1917
Obituary. MR. JOHN ATTRIDGE. A VERY Bad death occurred atWandili gong on Friday evening, when Mr John Attridge, second son of Mr Alexander Attridge, of Morse's Creek, died at hifl father's residence. Mr Attridge had been in Western Australia for soven or eight yeara engaged in raining. A few months ago he contracted pneumonia, hut re covered sufficiont'y to return to Victoria. He arrived early in May, and was thon seized with an attack of rheumatic fever. Under medical treatment ha recovered slowly and was able to get home on the 23rd ult. Here his condition became worse, and he died as stated at the early age of 27 years. He was a young man of unassuming habits, nnd a great favor ite with all. The funeral took place on Sunday afternoon, the hearse baiDg fol lowed by a In"'" number of residents. The Rev. G. BI-MUIIIUU officiated at the graveside. Mr C. Sudekum carried out the mortuary arrangements.
Concerning People. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 July 1917
Concerning People. AT the conclusion of Maes at the Wan diligong R.C. Church on Sunday morning last, Miss Mary Lardi was presented by the ladies of the congregation with an ivory-covered prayer book, as a mark of respect and estaem, on the occasion of her approaching marriage. Th> presenta tion was made by the Rev. Dr. Skelly, who said it afforded him great pleasure to know that the ladies appreciated the estimable qualities of Miss Lardi, and the time and attention she had paid to the ohuroh. Personally, ha could speak well of all tbo Lardi family. In no other part of the parish had he or any of the other olorgymen received greoter kindness. Miss Lardi briefly thanked the ladies for their kindness, and all joined in wishing her happiness in her future life. The Wandiligong Brass Band, at the completion of practiceon Sunday morning last, presented Mr Eddie Giilard, who has left the district, with a handsome silver-mounted pipe, in recognition of his connection with the institutio...
Mining Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Alpine Observer and North-Eastern Herald — 6 July 1917
rafting Hates. i'OLLOWINO dredging returns hav» been reported for the week ended Friday last:- > OZB Junction 29 Maori Queen Porepunkah 141/2 The main tunnel at the Monarch, Har rietville, has been put out now a distance of 690ft. A water-wheel has been erected to provide powor to drive an air-blower. The recent floods have interfered with work. A crushing of 40 tons has ^iven a yield of 24 ozs.