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£180,000 IN HAT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 17 July 1914
ii 180,000 ftf . HAT. A novi'l way of rlivirig n jLISO.OOo .fortune was descrjhod'oeout ly dur ing the probate suit, 'omvruintf the will of Mr. P. N\ 'sment, a re tired Uarriiitfay Imilr. Mr. .Jackson, a ^o'Uor's clerk, suifl ho was present '&lt;. a mooting of t'\o Osmeut fanrily-vhon tho es tate of Mr. Osmeut' fat her, who left. £180,OOn, was _di\ed up. "The property was divided to lots," lie said, "and the.se, witlho names of tho members of thc'amily, were drawn from a hat. Mr. OsmenL I was tlicre and discud tho value , of tho lots ho drew th mo." |
Riding Under the Train. SOME MARVELLOUS ADVENTURES BY ACCIDENT AND DESIGN. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 17 July 1914
Riding Under the Train. 1 I SOME MARVELLOUS ADVEN TURES BY ACCIDENT AND DESlfiN. Quite recently, when tho officials at Victoria Station. Nottingham, wtaro examining th« wheels of a Manchester to London express, at three o'clock a.m., they were sim ply flabbergasted to find a boy hanging- firmly to part of the me chanism of the brakes. The lad uas absolutely stiff with cold and exposure, and told tho ollicials that he had travelled in that manner all the way from Manchester, a distance of eighty miles. His story was that on the previous Saturday he had walked from Glossop, his hom»», to Manchester, and, having no money to pay his fare back, he hud sc creted himself under the carriage of a train which he understood was go ing to Glossop, hut which turned out to be the express for l.ondon ! T,nter inquiry showed that (his was not tho first time the boy had rid den in such an undesirable position when journeying on the railway ! The incident recalls the exer-iam ous ride of Mr. John Kke...
APPLE AND TOMATO JAM. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 17 July 1914
APPLE AND TOMATO >1 A.M. Wipe five pounds ot apples with a clean damp cloth, and cut them in to quarters. J)o not peel them. I'ut theni in a preserving-pan, and baro lv cover with cold water. Simmer until they arc quite soft, and strain through cheese muslin. Put some tomatoes into boiling water for one minute, and then take them out and skin them. Slice (hem thinly. Add the sliced to matoes to the applo liquid, nnd weigh. To every pound of liquid and tomatoes put a pound of pre serving sugar. Then colour with a little cochineal. .Simmer until a little of the jam put on n saucer gets firm. Pot while hot. I
A STRANGE SHAMPOO. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 24 July 1914
A STRANGE SHAMPOO. I was much interested to learn from this young woman with the beautiful glossy hair that she never washes il with soap or artificial shampoo powders. Instead she makes her own shampoo by dissolv ing a teaspoonful of rftallax gra nules in a cup of hot water. "I make my chemist get the stallnx fur me," said she. "It comes only in ill), sealed packages, enough to make up twenty-five or thirty indi vidual shampoos, and it smells so good I could almost eat it." Cer tainly this little lady's hair did look wonderful even if she has j strange ideas of a shampoo. 3 am | tempted to try the plan myself. ]
Ladies' Column. SELECTION'S FROM THE WORLD'S SMARTEST BEAUTY ARTICLES SIMPLE RECIPES MOST EFFECTIVE. HOW TO DISCARD AN UNSIGHTLY COMPLEXION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 24 July 1914
Ladies' Column. SELECTION'S FROMTHE WORLD'S SMARTEST BEAUTY ARTICLES SIMPLE RECIPES MOST EF FECTIVE. HOW TO DISCARD AX UNSIGHT LY COMPLEXION. Hon- ninny women exclaim ns they behold their ugly complexion in the | mirror, "If I could only tear off this old skin !" and, do you know, ! it is now possible to do that very thing ? Not to actually remove the entire skin all of a sudden ; that would be too heroic a method, and painful, too, I imagine. The worn-out cuticle comes ofT in such tiny particles, and so jfraduallj* requiring about ten days to com plete the transformation-it doesn't hurt a bit. Day by day the beauti ful complexion underneath comes forth. Marvellous ! Ko matter how muddy, rough, blotchy, or aged your complexion, you can sure ly discard it by this simple pro cess. Just get some ordinary mereolised wax at your chemist's, apply nighdj* liko cold cr^ani, washing it off in the mornings. II MR. JI is easy to remove oupcruuous hair temporarily, but to removo It permanently ...
Shaving Made Easy. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 24 July 1914
Shaving Made Easy. N" so,mis has yet arisen and in vented a macliinc to undress you and tuck you up in bed, but we are getting" on ! The unhappy man who daily strug gles with a hard beard in the chilly hour before breal-Yast may take cheer from the thought that an electric razor has been invented by some benefactor. This machine is* a safety razor, connected to a motor by means of a flexible shaft. The blades are ac tuated in such a way as to cut the beard by impact, or blows. This menus that the razor docs not need to be so sharp as in hand-shaving. Another advantage is that soap is not necessary, merely wetting tho skin being quite sutlicient. A fur ther boon is that it is very much quicker. The after-effects of this method are said to resemble those following a mild face massage. A plug is pro vided for attaching the razor to any ordinary lamp-socket. U sometimes takes a yotiv for Ujc bite of a rat to heal up, 1038.
Off the Target. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 24 July 1914
Off the Target. Vat and Murphy, since both had fallen in love with the same wo man, became involved in a deadly feud. There seemed to be only one way of settling the matter-a duel. Pistols were agreed upon at twenty pace*. Hut. when the stoul Mur phy saw his h'an adversary facing him, he bewail immediately to raise objections. "lieilad," he said, "I'm twice as big a target «'* 1 -..~U4 PafN ".si'i'oiid" treated this amaz ing proposition quite seriously, and for a long while stood thought ful and puz/led. Then : "There's no need for that," lie said. "Pe aisy, now. I'll soon put the mat ter right." Taking a piece of chalk from his pocket, he drew two lines down the stout Murphy's coat, leaving n space bet wren them. "Now," he remarked, turning to I'at, "blaze away, ye spalpeen, and remember that any hits outside the clmlk lines don't count !"
[?]periment. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 24 July 1914
periment. This experiment consists of sus pending a pail of water from a slick placed upon a tabic as shown in thn accompanying r,ketch. _ Tn order to accomplish this experi ment, which seems impossible, it is necessary to plum a stick, A, of sullicient, length, between the end of the stick on the tablo and ihe bottom, of the pail. This makes 1 t ho cciiM't1 of jjravily somewhere j near the middle of the stick on the ' table, thus holding tho pail as I shown.
JINDIVICK. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 24 July 1914
JI N 1)1 VU'lv. On Saturday night last the animal meeting of the Pig True-k ing Association was held in the hall after two attempts, tho weathoi being so wet that tho majority of members did not leel inclined to leave the fireside. Mr Pincott was voted to the chair. The minutes of the previous meeting wore road and confirmed and the balance-sheet was re ceived and adopted. The number of pigs truckod from Rokoby dur 78T>. ':l'tie money realised for tho above number was £2531) 9s Gd. Number of members for year just closed 150. The election of com mittee for tlio ensuing ye'ir is as follows :-Messrs Pincott, Tand be'-g, Peel, Holt, E. W. Pots chack ; Secretary, Mr Wisewould. A sub-conimitteo w;»s elocted to revise and add to the rules. The football?)s plain and fancy dress ball is the next excitement on August 7th. The annual meeting of tho Jindivick branch of the A.W.N.L. took place at the local hall on 15th inst. On account of the in clemency of the- weather there was only a moder...
Yawning as an Exercise. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 24 July 1914
Yawning as an Exercise. .Yhwning is said to have an ex ceedingly healthful function besides having a salutary effect in com plaints of the pharynx and tho eustachian tubes. According to in vestigations yawning is the most natural form of respiratory exer cise, bringing into notion nil tho form of respitatory muscles of the neck nnd chest. It is recommended Uint every per son should have n gnod yawn with the stretching of the limbs morning and evening for the purpr.se of ven tilating the lun.gs nnd tonifying tho respira t ory muscles. An eminent authority asserts that this form of gymnastics has a re markable effect in relieving throat and ear troubles, nnd says that pa tients suffering from disorders of the throat have derived great benefit from it. Fie says he makes his pa tients yawn, by .suggestion or imi tation, or by a series of deep breaths with the lips partly close.1. The yawning is repeated six or seven times, and should be followed by swallowing. By I his process the air n...
IN BORROWED PLUMES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 24 July 1914
IN BORROWED rj.-U.MES. Tlic Amir of Afghanistan, smitten with Westernizing notions, insists upon tho personages of his Court appearing in European clothes. There are many amusing features about this craze for European tires*, l.'se is made uf cast-off uniforms that may be seen in Kabul is as ama/.ing as it is amusing. The war like Afghan may be seen strutting about even in the stations on the Indian border as proud as a pea cock in a uniform which bears on It. the name of a well-known Lou don music-hall, while there are others in the uniforms of IOnglish and Cont inent al railway-guards.. Frequently it is only a coal that is worn, awl a pair of brown bare logs complete tho outfit. "You ask my hand in marriage. Aren't you rather ambitious ?" "Yes, but I ul ways did strive for big things." From that moment his case was hopeless.
Golf. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 24 July 1914
Golf.. The annual tournament of the Drouin Golf Club was held on Friday and Saturday last. There was a good attendance of players and visitors on both days, includ ing members from the Warragul and Berwick Clubs. The weather was fine and added to tho enjoy ment of the meetings. On Friday lunch was provided by Mrs A'Becl&lt; ott, and afternoon tea by Mrs W. Young. Mrs Stephen provided the lunch on Saturday, and tho lady members of the club provided the afternoon tea. Results : Ltdiua' Single*, tmu round of 18 holm. Oiush H'c;ip Nl'tt Mra lirovrn 100 14 80 M'S S 110 14 9G Mist MoNi-il 1110 20 110 Mr.i Sinik.ir 128 It 1U iMi-« .Smytlio J34 10 118 M re A'Ui-ckutt 150 26 125 Men's DouMun, one round of 18 hnlog. lluye- ,t A'lt^-ekfti 101 14 87 Him;n & Sharp 117 25 92 Vmini; £ C moti 10'.) 14 95 Woou ;ui«J T.ylor 110 10 100 S'oplien :md P.irry 121 21 100 Petiit nnd liutler lo5 25 110 Ijlilies' D'Ui'i'en, oici riuuul of 9 holes. Mth S t'phon and .Mia ISiovrn, 50-7--49 I Mips...
Style With the Gloves. POINTS AND TRICKS OF RING CHAMPIONS COMPARED BY OUR EXPERT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 24 July 1914
Style With the Gloves. rOINTS AN'D TRICKS OF IU CHAMPION'S COMPAKI-m BY our EXPERT. Stvlc in boxing the linlrfmjS \ hv a particulai mini 1 \ ouch l>> a 1 . . . . vvaV> i -.rt T»« >»&lt;.-«*"\,r T'ii quite the same wn>. Uo To take U,is si'"!'U! i-l stmiu'Ut !«». «'. ,hc hc:"l-»!'««. " ; verv little room for much \i J . ! Vet champions have nirole tins let lot nil blows eifecUve lU "-1'1 f°'TUt Or^oll «o take a l.rosont 1 tii11*1has the quickest lelt &lt; lh"V; cv'^oft«, He does not iust j r x nefni,i «nrt aguu.-soiuetunes limes in succession. »- 'KTE ;;r"iS as much - - style is totally &lt;hn'>,r[:1'U'1"1",io... »&lt;. ...' * «.".". ..I.nnt., often nUvtivs mo\ tug »L ,mo . . holding it ns fnr out in Iron J (litu as the &lt;y,.ieal British A )>is loft. Ho will crouch lov to: n !uomeut. and then spring up stia.gh I Sometimes he tucks away his 1 . elbow, so that the fist .« i.nmedia telv below his shoulder. 1 Hon !'&lt...
Correspondence. (We do not hold ourselres responsible or nor necessarily endorse the opinions expressed by correspondents.) THE QUARRY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 24 July 1914
Correspondence. (We do not hold oitrse/res respon sible or nor neces,s(irily e/nlorse the. opinions e.cpresxcd by cor respondents.} THE QLMRRY. SIR,--With roteronco to tho , remarks of Mr Stephen in regard to tho quarry in last issuo of j your paper, it seems to me that the worthy candidate for muni cipal honors has very little faith I in the acumen of the ratepayers' present representatives at tho Council table, if ratepayers are to infer from his remarks that our Council is prc-pared to Rive the Warragul Shire a vested intereet in the quarry for all time. Such is not tho case, as tho re port of the last mooting of tho Council, in your issue of the 10th itist, stato the position taken up by tho Council, simply t" be that thoy wore prepared to favorably consider a satisfactory financial proposal for tho joint working of the quarry by the two shires. Mr Stephen in his zeal for tho rate payers interest, has taken upon himself tho responsibility of recommending the ratepayer's to disre...
In Old Japan. THE CHARM OF KYOTO. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 24 July 1914
!n Old Japan. THIS CI] A KM OK KYOTO. Nn city in Japan lias xnor*» charm than Kyoto, none is per Imps so thoroughly worth while from the point of view of the tra veller. The Japanese have a say ing that you must never use the word magnificent till you have seen Nikko. Splendour indeed seems to mock at the hard reality of death on the terraced hillside planted with giant cryptomenas where the Shoguns sleep in such pomp. Hut isikko, despite its per fect natural surroundings, is withal a tomb, Kyoto old in story, a place of living men. This ancient capital of the Mikados has, despite modern innovations, maintained that essentially Japa nese character which is half obli terated in Tokio. True, t ho nar row streets arc a network over head of telephone and telegraph wires and electric cables. Voles almost bending under the weight of the cables they carry are curious and unattractive objects which have to be accepted in every little Ja panese town and village to-day. One of the first quest...
Football. DROUIN FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 24 July 1914
Football. 1 DROUiX FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION' on Saturday last. South had easy win, tho scores beinK-South 10 goals 9 belliii(3s, IE:ist 5 yonls 4 hehinds. Lardner defeated Drouin West on the Drouin ground, the final scorcs being-Lardner 7.1-1, Drouin West 6.5. The following is the positions of the clubs in the Drouin Football Association Untcljtf* Clul)* I'Uyt.i Won r.ost Prawn roints Urouin \ j 7 L'fngwarrj S 10 0 Lanlnor 10 5 Lon«warry 15 10 S Urouin West 10 5 I 3 I 1 I 2.J I 5 | 0 | 20 7(0 I 12 DRAW. Tho following in tho draw of the Drouin Football Association, mutches to ba played on thu ground of the first-named Irani : THIRD HOUND. JULY 25 Longwarry Souili v Drouin West at Drouin South Drouin v L»n«»varry East at Li'duer Lirdner a bye AUGUST 1 Longvvarry E ist v Gardner at Lirdner Drouin v Lonywarry South at Drouin South Drouin \Vc8t a hyo AUGUST S Gardner v Drouin at Drouin South Drouin Woit v Longwarry East *t Ludnor Lotiywariy South a liyo ADGIBT 15 rj? >11*.v;irry Sjutli v ...