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"MONA LISA." [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 18 October 1912
'MONA LISA.' j 'Who's this Mona Lisa I hear so much about?' demanded Carrie Slay ton, as she entered the stenograph er's room in Martin and Finkelstein's offices. 'Why, don't you read the papers?' replied the' acid Miss Blake, AA'ho Avas picking industriously at the clogged letters of her typeAvriter. 'The 'Mona Lisa' is a painting of the most beau tiful Avoman in the Avorld, Avhich has disappeared from the — well, . from the picture'1 gallery in Paris, AA'here it hung.' 'The most beautiful woman in the Avorld!' Cried Carrie, glancing invol untarily at the mirror Avhich overhung the Avashstand. 'Well/ perhaps not the most beauti ful,' corrected Miss Blake, judiciously, 'but at all' events the most fascinating. For ages and ages,' she continued in the; breathy tones of romance, 'the Avonderful eyes of Mona Lisa have lured and repelled and then lured back again the thousands of men Avho year ly pass before her and lay tribute at the shrine of her. mysterious beauty.' 'Well, I neA'er!'...
A KISS HE TOOK. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 18 October 1912
A KISS HE TOOK. A kiss he took and a backAvard look; And her heart grew. suddenly light-,: ? er; ' ' '.' A trifle, you say, to. color a day, Y'et the dull grey morn seemed . brighter. For hearts are such that a tender touch May banish a look of sadness; A small, silght thing can make us sing, But a frown will check our gladness. The cheeriest ray along-, -our way Is the little act of kindness, And the keenest sting some little thing That-Avas done in a moment of blind ness. We can braA'ely face life in a home if strife No foothold can discover, And be lovers still, if we only AA'ill, Though youth's bright days are over. All, sharp as SAVords cut the unkind Avords That are far beyond recalling. When a face lies hid 'neath a coffin lid, And bitter tears are falling, We fain Avould give half the lives Ave live To undo our idle scorning; Then let us not miss the smile and ? kiss When we part in the light of morn ing.
TUBERCULOSIS AND VACCINATION OF CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 18 October 1912
TUBERCULOSIS AND VACCINATION OF CATTLE. Some experiments on the vaccinatiou of cattle against tuberculosis have re cently been published by Dr. Leonard Pearson, State veterinarian of Pennsyl tvania?- and -Dr.- S. H.-Gilliland.-^ - Theser experiments were conducted at- the vet erinary school of the University of Penn sylvania, with the support of tbo State live stock sanitary board. The work ha3 been in progress more than two years, thus antedating all other work aloiiH this line, for the German invest igations of von Behring did not begin until July, 1901. No other investiga tions of this sort have been reported in any other country than in the United States and Germany. The process used was to inject into the vein of he animal to be protected a small quantity of a suspension of tubercle bacilli non viru lent for cattle. This procedure, called vaccination, may be repeated several times with gradually ascending quan tities. '\The immediate effect- is to produce a passing fever follow...
RAPE AND LUCERNE. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 18 October 1912
'RAPE AND LUCERNE. After the recent rains crops may bo largely sown. But before sowing the land should be brought to a very fiue tilth, for the seed being so small it will not readily germinate unless the land is very finely prepared. River iiats are generally found the most suitable land to sow- 1 u lOTl . K .fiut the best way to finjiK^^.Viethar^ a ,£e,rtain part of the f/ffuK^¥«T'lirow '-hibcraa. or not, is to girafiva trial, ^that i^fo^.a period of say jhiefe fcf) Afirt y^n3_,tfci$t!g!i both good akct vbatT 's^a^o'ns, aria^ifj/ it con tinues ^(gtaw.-eiluaHy . a§ ? through out the then 'you know '' +in ?? has - been i selectecf; but if not, the soil is, not suit- i able and it is best to plough it un at i once, for it is unprofitable to keep land under lucerne whereon it will only g. o--. during the rainy season. The he?' method of finding out the most suitable spot on a farm for growing lucerne, i* by sowing several of the nio-it , likplv looking spots, and tbr-n note which ''il...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 18 October 1912
Buy in your own Town and it will Repay You. In the wholesale trade all Grocery Bines have advanced, which means Bigger Accounts to the householders. . In order to get quick returns and save you Money, we have decided to sell at (GREATLY REDUCED PRICES FOR PROMPT CASH. Prices on Application We claim for our Goods that they are as Good as you can buy t anywhere, and will give Satisfaction to the Consumer. _ ^ ^For Prompt Cash you CANNOT BUY ' CHEAPER than at Bouqlier's Stores, Stratford. Andrews Bros., THE PEOPLE'S TAILORS. GIPPSLAND'S premier tailors asd cutters.. SALE AND ORBOST. - - ? ; ? ^ TRY OUR SPECIALITY 70s SUITS. Made from Ballarat and Geelong Tweeds and Guaranteed ALL WOOL. Commonweal!!! Bank of Australia SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT. DEPOSITS received from one Shilling upwards. Interest at the rate of Three Per Cent, per annum allowed on all Deposits up to £300. Agencies now open at local Post Offices throughout practically the whole of Victoria. . Melbourne Agency: 317 COLLINS...
FRIENDS AFTER A FIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 18 October 1912
FRIENDS AFTER A FIGHT. ' A fine Newfoundland dog and ? mas tiff had a quarrel over a bone, or some other trifling matter. They were fight ing ou * bridge, and being blind with rage, as is often the case, over they went into the water. Tha banks were so high that they were forced to swim some distance before they came to a landing-place. It was very easy for the Newfoundland dog, be wis as much at home in the water as a seal, ifut not so with poor Bruce. | He struggled and tried his best to awim; but made little headway, Old Bravo, the Newfoundland, had reached the land, and turned to look at his old enemy. He saw plainly that his strength was fast failing, and that be was likely to drown. So what should he do. bat . plunge in, seize him gently by th« collar, and then, keeping his nose above water, tow him safely into port. It was' cttriuu to see the dog* mk a4. Meh.,«th» m mma h they ilwok tfcair +mk mate. '
BIRDS. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 18 October 1912
BlRI-5. J By M. Maxwfell, Grade VI. I Some birds are very interesting to study. They have great ideas of nest building. When it is getting near nesting time they are very busy selecting a place to rear their yonng. When the young birds get their feathers it is a busy time ? for the old birds as they have to teach tnem to 3v. Birds do not likfi vnn tr- en near when they are nesting. Smaller birds such as sparrows, are very timid a&d they are not to be made tame like the parrots and cockatoos. Some birds are rarely found in our districts. A white sparrow if ever Been is always with a mob of others.
ONE BIRD, DAY WALK. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 18 October 1912
Ope Bird, Day Walk. By Hilda Gray, Grade VI. We celebrated bird day on Friday. ,-In the morning we went, out for a ramble to study the habits of birds. We left the school 'labout ten o'clock and went up to the three mile hill. On this walk we saw a great many birds of different kinds. Some birds are very valuable' to us. For in stance, some eat grubs out of the ground which do a greatdeal of harm to farmers, others kill snakes and some eat insect pests. Birds are also interesting to us, some sing sweetly. Others can be tamed and taught to repeat , words . in the English language. But then there are some kinds ef birds that are great pests. Birds that ruin a man's w ay of getting his living. They eat fruit off his trees, eat his corn, and do him harm inagzeat many other ways.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 18 October 1912
The Supreme Court, the people, hive decided that Dr.Sheldon's New Discovety wins against Coughs and Colds. Price, Is. 6d. and 3a. Obtainable from M.' M*' ' Ilroy Stratford and Briagolong. BARKED YOUR SKINS? Well, try Dr. Sheldon's Magnetic Linr ment ; it will take away all the pain sodL stiffness and you will forget all about sfc. Price, Is. fid. and 3^. Obtainable froo*. M. Mcllroy, Stratford aud Briagolong. ' .' y
FARM AND GARDEN. DEEP PLOUGHING. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 18 October 1912
FARM AND GARDEN. DEEP PLOUGHING. The seasons have now arrived when, it is essential that deep pluu^m;ig siiouid be resorted to if good yieW ?ue_to be obtained In tiie ^,ood seaaous ot yore, *hen regular rams could be depended upon, it only meant the matter of very Light ploughing to secure good crops, but not so now, wi&ii the intervening !£;Vetty':'aterraljs-,of-.di:ought,:for-' unless the land is stirred up to a good depth. \fc is impossible for the roots of the ntunts to n^iifttrato daeo enouah to ob tain sufficient moisture to , sustain and keep up a proper growth of the plant. Deep ploughing also secures the double action of the rain and sun, as by hav ing the subsoil turned up it becomes sweetened by exposure to the sun, aiid at the same time receives the full bene fits of all showers of rain. Deep plough ing should be commenced as soon as pos sible, so that the subsoil shall have suffi cient time to become thoroughly mellow before seed time. It may then be ploughed ag...
Serious Accident. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 18 October 1912
Serious Accident. — — ? + ? ? — A serious accident occurred yester day on the Lakes road near Mr Neumann's residence. Mr A, A. M'Millan, dairy inspector, was visiting -Mr ^Neumann's place, and while the two were in conversation they noticed a horse attached to a, o-ggy (in which were seated two persons) bolting towards them. While they were watching the ap proach or the horse, they saw first: one and then the other of the unfor tunate passengers thrown out on the road. Mr Neumann endeavored to stop the runaway, and managed io- do so, but not before the buggy cap sized. M'Millan drove with all speed to the assistance of the unlucky pair, whom he found to be Mr and Mrs A. Aird. 'Mr Aird was much, bruised and knocked about, while Mrs Aird was uucon.sciou3. Both, sufferers were removed to Mr Neu mann's residence, where they received every care and attention, and Mr M'Millan drove into Stratford for the services of Dr. Hozier. The doctor found Mrs Aird suffering fronn. severe bruises and...
BIRD DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 18 October 1912
Bird Day, I By L. Martin. J W© celebrated Bird Day on Friday last the 11th October, We left the school about 10 o'clock with our head teacher, Mr Hall and walked to the^three mile hill. The day being fine we had a very interesting lesson ? on . the different kinds of birds that were seen. The principal sort were ; the magpie, swan, jackass and parrot. These birds are to be fonnd in any part of GippBland. Thev are verv harmless birds except the magpies, and they are very spitefal daring the laying season and they are protected by the Government. Bird day is intended to( protect oar native birds but 3 am afraid there are a great number destroyed . by idle croel boys when they wander in the bash armed with pea rifles. Aus tralia has a great variety of birds, amongst them are songsters ..and others talk .very- plain, it isa pity to ' shoot such interesting birds as i these. . i
A.N.A. PARLIAMENTARY NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 18 October 1912
'A.N. A. ? ? ? ? # ? PARLIAMENTARY NIGHT. On Monday evening next the local branch of the Australian Natives' Association will hold a Parliamen tary Night, and the general public are cordially invited to be present, j Mr W. E. Hall lias been elected Premier, and Mr B. A. Wilson will lead the Opposition. Several Bills will be discussed, and following are extracts from some of them : — Land Settlement. — Settlement to be encouraged by the gradual buying up of large estates, and subdividing them. Prospective farmers to be allowed to take up suitable areas on the . leasehold system, but to be allowed to have their land rent free for the first three years. Railway Freights — As a further inducement to take up land in the back country railway freights on all produce to be uniform for distances upwards of 100 miles. Municipal Rating. — Abolition of the present system of municipal rat ing and the substitute of a rate based on the unimproved value of land. Pensions. — A Pensions'- Fund to be ...
A "Garnishee" Case. RACE WINNINGS GARNISHEED [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 18 October 1912
A 'Garnishee' Case. ? ♦ ? BACE WINNINGS GARNISHEED An interesting case was before the Maffra Court of Petty Sessions on JFriday last, when W. S. Balding took proceedings to obtain a sum of money from the Stratford and Nuntin race :dub under a garnishee order. ' - The circumstances -were that J. Curtain owed complainant money, -arid when Botany Bay entered in Curtain's nnme. woil the St-ratfocd and . JSuntin Hauuicap,. a garnishee order ' was at once servid on the Treasurer. Mr Rice appeared, for complainant, and- Mr Stephen. ' instructed by Mr dtavely, defended on behalf of the ?race. cl. ib. ' ' Mr Hice : ' It is aiSculfc for trades people to recover debts. I saw the secretary and treasurer on the date 4he order was ser%red. I was informed by them that the money was there, fcut it was £25 not £20. On the 27t.h September: I saw the treasurer . of the 'club .at Stratford Court and ?entered into an arrangement that an ? Bel mission would be made that , the amount was in hand and that ...
A Bearer of the Burden I.—On Leave. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 18 October 1912
A Bearer of the Burden j By Ottwell Binns. j I. — On Leave. To say that Jack Hammil, lieuten ant in the Indian Medical Service, was enjoying himself is to record what all Simla knew; and to urge that he was making the very best : use of his time is to invite criticism from- crossgrain ed bachelors and disappointed Bene dicts. To be sure he was up at Simla on leave; and when a man has been stewing in the plains for. many weary months, much may be forgiven if he permits the air^of ' the Himalayas to exhilarate him; and, after all, a man is only young once. Young, good-looking/ and ??gay-spirit-:.' * . ed, the daughters-of Simla smiled on him though their mothers frowned, and chaperons, cumbered with fears as hens with chicks, looked a't him as-, kance ; lor i t was known . that : he had little besides his. pay, which, , whilst it may. meet a man?s mess-bills; will not run to the luxury of matrimony. Men who had -been , through 'the mill';' growled and shook their heads: A grizzled maj...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 18 October 1912
DON'T WAIT TILL TO MORROW ! .It's little colds that grow into big colds, the big colds that end iu consumption and death. Don't wait till' to- morrow to treat the little colds, for one dose of Dr. Sheldon's New Discovery for Coughs and Colds will break up a cold if taken at the beginuing. Dr. Sheldon's New Dis covery is a safe and a never-failing remedy. Price, Is. 6d. and;3s.- Obtain able from. M.McIlrov, Stratford and Briagolong. .. DR. SHELDON'S DIGESTIVE TABULES are a positive cure for Indi gestion, Flatulence, Heartburn. Acidity of Stomach, and all stomach Troubles. Price Is. . 6d. and 2s, 6d, per tin; Od tainabie from M. Mcllroy, Stratford and Briagolong. . * s ' I THOUGHT HE WOULD BREAK A BLOOD VESSEL.' ' My little boy had a croupy cough for some time,' writes Mrs. E. E. Bull, Beaumont-street, Hamilton, Newcastle, N.S.W. ' He would cough so long that I thought he would break a blood vessel. I was really frightened for him, because he is not strong, and continual coughing made...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 18 October 1912
BIRTH. WILSON. — On 9th inst., at Nurse Jorgensen's private hospital, Raymond st, Stratford, the wife of B. A. Wilson,— a son. THE . jfijitffwtl Published Weekly. ' ' For the cause that lacks assistance, - For the wrong that needs resistance, For thfe future in the distance, - And the good that we can do.' . FRIDAY, OCTOBER IS, 1912.'
Sport in General. ANGLING. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 25 October 1912
Sport in General. ANGLING. ? ¥ One of three anglers who had mefc with discouraging reeults on the Tambo river on Sunday last, in dis gust sought to vary the tedium of the afternoon -by giving his companions an exhibition of line casting on the bank. There was a bullock browsing, close by and he andertook to land his sinker close up to the animal's no3e. He did even better than that. He struck the animal on the head. The line twisted round the bullock's horns and instantly the beast scampered off, dragging a long line and fishing rod, with an angry angler in hot chase. The rod and line were ultimately re covered.
Hospital Egg Day [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 25 October 1912
Hospital Egg Day On Monday next we pnrpope mak- , ing another collection of eggs and dairy produce for the Gippsland Hos pital. We hope the response will be generous, and tb&t the total of 52 dozen eggs and 7lbs butter, collected on the laBt occasion, will be exceeded. Donations of egrgB, etc., will be re ceived at the Sentinel office, and will be dnly acknowledged and forwarded to the hospital.
Flower Show. [Newspaper Article] — Stratford Sentinel and Briagolong Express — 25 October 1912
Flower Show. The Flower Show and Competi tions, to be held in the Mechanics' hall on Wednesday and Thursday next, will, if indications are a guide, far outclass the show of last year. Already the entries have begun to come in freely, and the number re ceived to date show a considerable increase in the number received at the corresponding period last. The nice warm weather now being ex perienced, though generally bad for the district, is just what was needed to open up the roses, peas, and other flowers. At a horticultural show iu Sale ou Wednesday, the prevailing opinion was that that date was too soon for the flush of flowers, and that the Stratford people were fortu nate in selecting the dates they did. Mrs Pain, wife of the Bishop of Gippsland, will declare the Fete open on the Wednesday at half-past two, and a grand concert programme ba6 been, arranged, whilst all those who pay for admission np to nine o'clock that evening will be entitled to record a vote for the best decorated...