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THE HATCHING OF CROCODILES. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 22 January 1914
THE HATCHING Or CROCODILES. An audible cloaking cry is uttered by young uiihatehed crocodiles when they are within l.lio eggs 111 -which thoy are Juid, and the cry is so loud and dis tinct thai it can bo heard when the &lt;•jj.CS are buried ill sand. Doctor \V. A liaiuborn has recently tested_ the fact at Lagos. Ho heard a croaking noise from liekiir a dry path, and, digging- In the. path to investigate the cause, ho discovered thirteen crocodiles' eggs at a depth of about oghteen nches. All the young crocodles iiatched out after boiiif; dug up.
GIRLS WHO WANT "CAREERS." [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 22 January 1914
GIRLS WHO WANT "CAREERS." Never was there a more mistake* Idea, girls, than that triumph over the world brings happiness to women; It doesn't—it far more often brings dis appointment. For the tilings that make women' fiappy cannot be bought with power; fame and money often frighten them away. The things that make women happj must be won by charm, by lovableness. You • think this is "preaching"? It isn't! You see, I know so many wo men who have triumphed and have not been happy. So don't neglect the comfortable arts in pursuit of the fine arts, and don't neglect the friends who love you for what you are, in pursuit of friends you hope to make honor you for what you mean to become. . There's nothing much emptier than the kind of friendship we get by vir tue of our success in the world. People who have to put up with a great deal of that sort of friendship are always wishing they could run away and hide their identity and forget their success, and see what folks would really think of t...
A REMARKABLE BIRD COLONY. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 22 January 1914
A REMARKABLE BIRD COLONY. The most remarkable bird colony in tho world is on Hat Island, in tlio Xfroat Salt Lake, 'Utah. Tho island is about twelve acres in extent, and 011 a rocky pinnacle a hundred fcofc abovo the brmo, with not a drop "of fresh water to bo found, and where "thero is nothing to excito the ciipiclity oi coii) niercial instinct of man, tho birds— «ulls, pelicans, herons,- and cormorants by tho thousand—niako their home. Tho island can bo seen at a distanco of ten miles, rising like a "cockcd hat" out of tho sapphire of the inland sea. 'l'he birds aro ' uttorly fearless. Pro tected as thoy aro by tho laws of the State, they havo had little cause to fear man and his death-dealing weap ons. It is necessary to use tho grea lest care to avoid stopping on tho nests and eggs of tho tens of thousand;: of fowl that, hare established their 100k . cries on the islet.
His Only Excuse. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 22 January 1914
.s His Only Excuse. ' There Is an eccentric lady In a country town who would like to see the male shop assistant as extinct as the dodo. She drives from shop to shop In a sumptuous carriage, and whenever she finds a man behind the counter, she does her utmost to per suade him to adopt another calling. "Why don't you join the ranks?" she asked of a broad-shouldered young fellow as she watched his big fingers cutting off a yard of ribbon. "This-.in sipid calling is sucking the manhood out of you. Leave laces and ribb.ons and calicoes to women, and enlist." "I thanlc you, madam," answered the young man dispassionately; "but there is my duty to the shop to consider." "Your duty to the shop! My man, ■what has your master done to earn your gratitude? Absorbed the best years of your life, killed your ambi tion, and stunted your brain! And what does he give you in return? Next to nothing a week, and a half holiday on Saturdays! Bah! Throw him off as you -would an old glove, and take the shi...
At the Pantomime. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 22 January 1914
• At the Pantomime. An artist appearing in one of the Birmingham pantomimes made an amusing, if unintended "gag" whilst performing in a local music hall. Far from adopting the traditional "humor ous" conception of the relationship of married men with mothers-in-law, the' relations existing between this gentle man and the mother of his wife are of r most affectionate character. Anxious that she should see him perform at the liall in question, lie sent her a pass for a particular seat near the Muge, and whilst doing his "turn" he cast his eyes in the direction of the seat lie had selected, In order to give motber-in law a smile of recognition. Owing, however, to some misunder standing, the lady had been shown to a seat elsewhere, and not seeing her In the place he expected, he momen tarily suspended his "patter" and gazed rapidly around the house. "What's the matter?" inquired his partner with whom he was giving a humorous sketch. Quite candidly he replied: "I'm looking for my mother-...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 22 January 1914
; -TW^PQSES. GIV15 -BELIEF. *, "I aiu'.'siibject to. 'bowel troubles" \vhich:cause pain and inconvenienco,"" writes^Sir Alfred "Wane, 1S5 Auburn Vic. "but two doses of Chamberlains ■ Colic 'ami Diarrhoea Remedy gave immediate relief. I am pleased to kno x there is such a safe and certain remedy as Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Komedy and always keep a bottle handy." Sold by all chemists storkeepers.
SOME SALUTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 22 January 1914
SOME SALUTATIONS. ' Tho prostration and tber,.iJiinin, sal utations that many Orientals use, aro only nioro pronounced forms of tbe .bow. So there is a connection between tfao embrace, - so coiiim'oa, in civilised countries, and tho greeting;of a mem ber of tlid Koiari t r i be - of 'British New Guinea, who, m saluting a" missionary, placed one arm abou this; neck and strokedhiin under the chin.' ^ Among the'Masai and tho Ukerewo it ie a.".mark of respeefc :to greet a_i) ac quaintance or a .stranger by spitting at him. Almost'as strange is the cus tom asciibcS.'to'the Tibetan's of-puttiug out' tho tongue. Ivy way.of salutation. Rubbing iioscsf'-is. quito "common.; (J:q J3urmeso and wany- tribes of "Eskimos, Laplanders, and Slalays, do so. ' Stranger than any :o'f these customs is the peeping salutation that has been observed among Central South Amer ican Indians. This form of erecting occurs too in the Andaman Islands, Xeu' Zealand, and Polynesia;. A Por luguese explorer tbus.descri...
Korumburra Waterworks Trust MONTHLY MELTING. THURSDAY, JANUARY 8th. Present:—Coms. M'Cowan (chairn an) Uren, Witton, Paton, Adkins and Al? CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 22 January 1914
Korumburra Waterworks : Trust •MONTHLY MELTING. TllUJLlSDAY, JANUAlvY Sth. PresentCoins. M'Cowaii (ch:iini au) Ureu, Wilton, Paton, Ailkins anil Al;>. " . i , OgilKESPOSDEXCB. fc"rom;..l'uev0.bveriiineiit- statist, askirg •'or a stn(cm"cnt of receipts and expend.-' tnro; o'£:,.ih6 trust for the. year ended Dscembor 38,1 'J 13.—Secrotary to attend, A. I3. Lloyd, applying for permission to lay a balf-ineh strvico to Mr A. Spencu's ' house in .Bourkc-stroot.—Granted. • Railway Department, stating tbat there would bo no objection to a watir pipe. lj iucbes in diameter, being laid uudcr ibo Juuibunna line at tbo point referred to, providod that it was properly encased under the permanent way, and that the work was carried out under tlm super vision and to the satisfaction of lload master Robinson, of Dandenong, to whom timely notice of the date when it was pro posed to commence must bo given. The trust would be r. quired to pay the cost of ■"neb siniurvision, and any other expenso to ...
The Man who Dodged Work. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 22 January 1914
The Man who Dodged Work.. . V By. Charles .Phelps. Gushing, in tho "Argonaut." It's frightfully/'Kardh.lo niakoi some persons understand that . when-ono of literature's vagrants has money -enough to last liiiu, into" the. :middlo? of -Janu ary ho continues to .bo rich until he's poor again. .When I:ih tjoov t" r.lyise' work, tnk«.-on anv sort of lia'cjs" writing, fr&lt;jin interviews to encyclopaedias, hut wheii I'm rich I.dodge it."The liardor I pursue, the more desp.cratnly I hnvo to flee Inter on. Or J.'shoiild say. ra •thojy that is the wayvthin'gs used to J>c in tho days wjion .I;v:^asliivi»icVt..^ "jy soul itrid' afraid to' iUnsA-apitAliiaek in tlio publisher's t-bcth.^AsVroii'.shall seo. '■ :'A juouth ago VI- lookRcl^Vt .inyUinnk- - Lhfcokf iuid-Willi iiitouselgHtiHoatibn dis-.' covered"; that .the' bal:jric6>hi\d' reached 'the nupreci'iidohtod' 'higli wii tov /mark, of/.3)0 dollars That^was enough to change my- Svholo -attitude-' towards ox isterice. - .Krorii ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 22 January 1914
Till'] CKADLUS l-'UIiU •'Bonus, or no bonu&lt;," siys Llio II >ti J Cook, '• tlio ui uniry needs to l:ava.itV cradles full." A book dealing wiib this snbjoct in a m >st in orra live way will be; appreciated by childless married : comics.- It will bi sont froe if 2d is n mitted for postage. Address Depart ment 49,; Ladies' C'liege of Health, "16 ISlizabotb Street,'Melbourne,
THC BLOATER. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 22 January 1914
THC BLOATER. It is generally known that a Mooter is a. corn pie to herring slightly salted and smoked; but few people bio swaro that the origin of thia article of diet wa3 weidental. A Yarmouth beiTiug curer, when luavin^ his prf®ir« »>nu night after nil his workpeople lir.d Kono found a rjnantitv of good herrings which had heen overlooked. Fearing they would be spoiled if loft as tliey were, ho sprinkled them ivltH salt and Irons them in his '"'smoke liouso," in n hirh oak-billet was then being burned. The next morning: it was evident fh;it his experiment had boon successful, lit; began to. specialise in this direction, an example which was speedily followed by others, until the fame of the bloater was established in tho land. Tile kipper is o split herring mired in smoke. Tho late Mr. John "Woodger, of Newcastle-on-Tyne and Yarn-.outli. was the fortunate discoverer of this mo thod of treating the. herring. _ Tho proeoss of producing the red herring is analogous to that of tho b...
Jeetho. F. REWELL AND PRESENTATION TO MR STEILOW. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 22 January 1914
Jeetho. —: :o: — F. RI3WELL AND PRESENTATION TO MR STEILOW. 'I ho Jeetho hall was simply packed on Tuesday evening, the occasion beiiiij a farewell and 'presentation to Mr F. S'eito.v, who Eor the past. 2a years ba boon luad teacher at the Jeetho State Bcbool, When it became kn >wn (h it Mr Steilow 1. ad accepted promotion, a move imentwu1 started by sjme of the Jeetho residents for the purpose nf_ re&lt;w'iii-iue the highly esteemed teacher's s«i v.ec i n ibe district. It was contribu.ed lu willinnly by reridents from all part.", an the attendance oil lussdjy evening. which included a large number of scholars a:id ex-pupils of the school, must have tn.ide MrSteilow feel that bis efforts bad been appreciated.^hii? occtu1;e(1 the chair, and beforo the speeches and presentation took place a first-class programme of musical items was siven by the following Mesdames Dwyer, »ireemna and I m mins, Misses Blake and trilis, and Mesfis Fernuson, Robertons. aud Llar'shorn. Cr E. Mc...
SUBMARINE CINEMA PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 22 January 1914
SUBMARINE CINEMA PICTURES. Among the probabilities of tho. fu ture are moving jjicfcures taken at tlso bottom of the s^a. Already a young American, J... Ernest' Williamson. _ lias .taken snapshots at' a. depth- of. tiiirty fire feet, and will soon take a moving .picturo outfit to Bermuda to procuru desired siibinarino Beetles. For tliis trip a. special boat will be. used. Wil liamson is a newspaper photographer anil'cartoonist. His father, Capr-. J. If. ■Williamson, invented tho flexible sub marine tube from which pliotographs under the water have ' already' fcecn taken Jl'ecentlv in ITamptou. Tioads Wil liamson, ths younger, went dowD in i lie tulic, which-was lix»i3'iob>:a•well at tl>o Iwttom of a "harge tliiity'fefct long/The well was six- feet Tho ttibe, niade of irori~ sti-tions with r» water proof oovw of rubber olid canvas, could be lowered to any deplh. -At tho bot tom of-tlm tube was the "work-clijim-■ ■ber, O," as Williamson oiills it, which may be -of any sizo. Iji ...
CHAPTER XLVII. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 22 January 1914
CHAPTER XIA'Ii; ■ John -Cott, in company, of his nephew, visited the shop of one Seena, a tobacconist. . . :"I, liave come," said- Cott, "to.-cla.im the monies for;.a certain pipe, do: yoii' remember?" ' " "X. remember perfectly well," smiled the tobacconist,\"but you: cannot, have the monies." "But, you pirate, I won my case." "But not the hot," answered Mr. Seena. * ' ' : : "Do you deny that- the plaintiff did not benefit?" - "Not so," replied the tobacconist and pliilosophor. "But the plaintiff was Innocent, so ypu pay for the pipe. T wished I had charged double for it!" "This is--double dealing with a ven geance," grumbled John Cott. "X insist upon the return of its very exorbitant price." ■ ^ "Why not let Miss Burney decide," suggested his nephew, laughing. "A very proper suggestion," agreed the King's Counsel. "I ani going to her now. Pirate, give me a box of Seena cigarettes." "With great pleasure, sir, and I ab solutely refuse to charge for them." Young Mr. Penistone Cott ha...
THE VIXEN Published by Arrangement with Werd, Lock & Co., Melbourne. All Rights, Reserved. CHAPTER. XLVI. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 22 January 1914
THE YI7/CEN 'm. ■ -.By lewin fit.-£hamon. ;v SPublished ^y. Amusement T.ltfi !■ ,W«n3, Lock Ch., Melbourne. i All Riskta,; "Reserved. 'CHAT?TJSR. XTiVT. - • Tue. ^ouri;*'haa rteen tor. rancheon, J»id everjj ''restaurant in the'vicinity &lt;di the IjSCW Courts -was inconveniently, packed; the' bu6y clink of knife a net* tortc, china and glass, offered a philo sophic contrast to the continuous imir " Snur o£ subdued argument. The Kflti teal topic of conversation was Miss ' JBurnev's evideuce. ~ The; honest, way she ted siood 'fq> to •fcross-exaniinatson wns urcaitty coin imented upon and admired; yet a curi-, &lt;oua and unreasonable opinion prevail ed that had John Cott "been a'ble to , jput liie -last question himself, Angela1 " -would have answered differently; this Tt-as the ]io|.ly:debatcd topic: was there •foundation for a fiuspiciou t'hai Angela v Ttook the. npcklace? ' * There was one q-niet corner in an ttnpretentious restaurant -where there m*as wo argumen...
REASONS FOR ROTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 22 January 1914
REASONS FOR ROTATIONS. At. tiifl basis of all genuine rotations lies Use fact that plants .differ from one another ;they differ from one an other in their demands upon the soil, both chcrnical and physical; they dif fer with regard to their'croot system, depth, of feeding, their moisture re quirements, their time ot. feeding, their dates in reaching maturity, etc. Many plants impoverish the soil; a few enrich it; some spoil its physical condition, while others Improve it in that regard. Many crops favor Hi* growth of weeds, while others-eithei arc able to hold U19 weeds in eheclt or reqttire.'such cultivation and treat ment. as wilt prevent their growth. , All these differences fit plants for different places in rotation, and it well arranged rotation is one in which the strong points of one crop follov. so as" to fit into the weak points o! another, or vice versa..and in this way reduce deficicncics to a minimum. A crop that requires a large amount oi one element should be- followe...
NERVES AND THE WOMAN. Living Too Hard. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 22 January 1914
NERVES AND THE WOMAN. Living Too Hard. This is the age ol' Hard work:. whet, .cbucuntratiou^. ou,, whatever., one ha;). ' pens io take* up' is. esVeutiai; lo .aui-- ; •'•cess. Tliii business woman who wauit ' io act on,has ur work hard and liie, hard every hour ofjhc day.. The pro fessional woiuuii who slacks will he passed tiy . other competitors in; the' raco l'or fame and success. lafe.ls so: mil ,or manifold Interests that, even ihui domesticated . woman; ■ unless she leads, the narrowest:of liVes, 'is'oceii-, iiit'U- all day Ions- ..-W-Ktoye. aliito live,' ami work to die . nest oi:;' ,'our^ anility in this .twentieth century.■ arid*1: it is-a very good tninj; iha,i,;we have,, because it is ,the ]llte tliut.;js: full "of. work; and -interests that is best "tfdrth .living. Jlirt1.there is-another side to: the question. " f; :W])ilst many'women 'c-an stand the. ; "Atrain' .and be all ibej.betlor for it, a certain" miniber break" down. .They develop "nervea,''■ they show slirns of...
No Notes Taken. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 22 January 1914
No Notes Taken. "After the crash," declared the first hospital surgeon to the second, "I ran over to where it lay on the pavement; and when I raised it up I saw at once that its ribs were smashed, while a gaping hole was torn in its " "Pardon me, doctor," broke in the medical student, who had caught these words as he was about to pass by into the next ward; "hut if you have 110 ob jections, I'd like to take a few notes on that accident case." He pulled out his note-book from his pocket. "Was the case a child?" "No," snapped the surgeon. "I was merely speaking of my umbrella."
The Professor's Problem. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 22 January 1914
The Professor's Problem. To show tliat too much time can bp wasted over a particular point, Profes sor Adams, in his address to teach ers recently at the College of Precep tors, said that he remembered a case of his own when he was teaching a class of intelligent working men. One of them brought him a plan to explain and he took it home with' him at ten o'clock to study. He managed to ar rive at a complete understanding of ii all excepting about two-thirds of ono semicircle. At three o'clock the nexi morning he reluctantly gave it up Then, as he rolled the plcn up, tin difficulty disappeared. The "t-vr-j-Uiirdt of one semicircle was a hair which iiari fallen from his head! One morning a man applied at decorator's shop for a job, and was given a start. He was sent with :i large pot of paint to a house which had been built recently, with instruc tions to "paint all the new woodwork Inside." Judge his employer's snrpris'e when the man returned,' after a fesv hdurs, for some more paint,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 22 January 1914
BENA Butter Factory. NEVILL H. RODGERS, Manager. Proprietors: HOLDENSON & NIELSON FRESH FOOD PTY. LTD., 519 527 Flinders Street, Melbourne. Cream! I Cream! . Cream! Received daily in any quantity. j We sell our Butters on the world's most profitable markets, and can guar antee highest values for Cream. ACCURATE RESULTS. PROMPT PAYMENTS WEEKLY. A trill consignment of cream solicited, PHOTOGRAPHY For Artistic Portraiture Visit DART'S PORTRAIT STUDIO. New Up-to-date Studio ami Dressing Room. Kv!" Certificate?, Pre'sunbrUvxis and. II 1 it in 1 naie&lt;i Addresses a Speciality. Style and Finish (iuar.mVood. Prices Reasonable. II. A. DAUT Chief AVeddingand Family Groupsarranged fm at Studio or at private address, ifa?" Photos copied & eiilarged. Note Address— Dart's Studios, Mine Itoad, Neai Post Ollice, Ivoitu.MisuititA. Monday, January 26, 1914 (Auxtralia's Foundation Day). Commencing at 11 a.m. sharp. Great Novelty, Kqiiiue, Water and Laud Sports illcotin^ and S...