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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 16 January 1917
THERE as QftlLY OWE SANDER EXTtiAOT, mid that i? why th3 people iuSisi on getting it, ami why they reject the many inferior substitutes and t\v: cheap ami frequently harmful " jnst .'is &lt;iood.; The GKNOJLNE SAN DEI.; EX TRACT is free from the objectionable quali ties of (.he common eucalyptus oils and the so called "extracts,'' SANDliiVS EX., ThAGT is the most powerful antiseptic and hyaline; remedy that' can Ir; used with safety —it prevents and cures all iufcotious dis eases—Influenza, CoHh, Fever, Small-pox. Diph'.h'.ii'ia. flatulence, Dyspepsia, Diarr hoea, Dysuuteiy ;;nd Kidney troubles SAM DKli'S EXrilACT applied to Ulcerp, Burns, Sprains, (Juts, Irritable, Ttchin™ and inflamed Skin, jjivoe immediate relief and cures permanently. 3 drops in a teaspoon ful of Godli'.'sr Oil it a specific for chronci lung affections—Rheumatism is (juioily dispelled by it. Reliability, effectiveness and safety firo the Kresvt attribute t>f 8 AN DEE'S E XT RAO I. Sf. Brigid's School ...
When Cities Go Crazy. LONDON AT THE MERCY OF A MAD MOB. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 16 January 1917
When Cities Go Crazy. 4 LONDON AT THE MERCY OF A MAD MOB. Dublin went stark, raving mad not long since. It is a way cities have sometimes. Then, just as single in dividuals do when smitten with in sanity, they perpetrate all sorts of horrible deeds that in their saner moments they would be the first to repudiate and condemn. Paris was attacked by just such a violent fit of mental aberration im mediately after the last Franco-Ger man War. Her "Sinn Feiners" call ed themselves Communists, and these misguided people did pretty much as did the Dublin rebels. That is to say, they seized public buildings, threw up street-barricades, and en trenched themselves in open strategic spaces. The result in the end, too, was the same. They were overpower ed by the regular troops, and the bulk of them were killed or- made prisoners, but not until a fourth part of Paris had been laid in ruins, property worth £32,000,000 being des troyed. To find anything in London aprosi mating to the Dublin madness...
RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 16 January 1917
UAINPALL, 1907 1^03 1909 1910 19ll 57 38 •09 145 60 104 10 116 22 217 6S 02 132 302 259 3U5 0 1«7 8 38 90 ■_»■&lt;;! 4 On 361 260 130 36S 341 .105 253 29.1 102 263 36S 165 ill •245 700 228 100 £1£+ aoe 140 382 273 12 28a 81 200 49 l£l 23'. 28 ISO 20 327 03 ?3 217 263 January February March Apri) May J line July August Sept-cm ij»:r October Worembcc December January 1812—12 points. Februjiy 1912—80 points March 1012—59 poi nt= April—65 points May—SO point!-:. June—277 pointB July—323 points Aagusfc—116 points September.—182 points ' October—01 poiuta .Novembor—'259 pointft December—465 pomts January Februurv fVTarch April May •June July August September October November Deccraber 1917—Jauuary 16 1913 1914 1915 1916 IS 22 64 169 301 4 78 140 456 137 7 1 158 181 98 123 201 113 237 105 207 54 •124 310 147 103. 270 274 ' un 69 256 424 202 i-s;; 28 375 629 IP 171 324 89 i30 53 216 138 • 263 30 390
Highest Telephone Pole. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 16 January 1917
Highest Telephone Pole. One of the tallest telephone poles in the world is where the wiree of the Pacific States Telephone Company cross the Chehales River, near Aber deen, Wash. For some time a pole 90ft. high was sufficient to keep the wires rlear of the river craft. But the increasing passage of ocean stea mers made a higher pole necessary, and a new one 126ft. high was set up. This pole is one single stick- of Washington fir, 18in. at the butt and 8in. at the top. The pole weighs 6,000rb. The stick was cut at a point 12 j miles distant and towed down the ! river, where it was erected by 12 j men using a twelve-horse-power hoist j ing engine. For making attachments j to the pole and raising it a | steel : cable was employed run through lOin. | steel blocks. The pole was set 12ft. j in the ground and guyed with four . steel-stranded wires at the top, and I also guyed about 40ft. from the top J with four-sixteenthB-inch Btranded I wires.
Sporting Notes TENNIS. Maldon Clubs' Competition. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 16 January 1917
Sporting Notes TKNNIS. Maldou Clubs' Competition. The opening games In connection with the above competition were played ou Saturday last,-and created a good deal of interest. The Methodist and Presbyterians tried conclusions ou :be court c£ the latter, arid after several keen con tests the Methodists wou by 41 games to 33. Toe afternoon tea provided by the ladies was greatly appreciated. Scores— Dunkia and Benstead sor lost to Baxter and Hell eer -3-6, 5 6, and beat W.Bcnit ii and M'Donald scr 4 G. 6-3 House and, Trengove owe 15 beat M'Beatkand vi'Donald 6-0, 6-1, and tied wi h Baxter and Bell 6-5, 5-6 To'al games—Methodist -11, Presby terian 33. The Holy Trinity aud 'Mi'ldon clubs played on the fortnor's court ih the presence of a fair number of spectators. Although the march resulted in an easy win for Maldon, some good even piay ensued, and in the pets between Bryant and Calder versus Richards and Seedgmau the torals were 12 games to 9. Gray and Haybittel were in good form, winn...
SAVED! [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 16 January 1917
SAVED ! They were on leave from the Front and they had dined well and wined well, and finished at a theatre. Outside they separated, and the leader of the party was lucky enough to secure a taxi. Halfway home, however, he discovered, on putting his hand into his-pocket, that he was penniless. Wha£ was to be -done ? The British Army is never at a loss and in a few momenta he saw a way out. He caught up the speaking-tube, and shouted "Stop !" Then, jump ing out, he told the driver to wait. "I just want to pop into this to bacconist's to get a box of matches. I've dropped a sovereign on the floor of the cab, and I can't find it in the dark." He entered the tobacconist's, and the moment he was through the door the driver and the cab softly and suddenly vanished into the night, as he had anticipated. "My darling," she murmured, "you were so grand, so noble, when you proposed to me that day in the mo tor-car ! Shall I ever forget how touchingly you spoke of your future, of the sacrifice y...
NOTHING SERIOUS. HE HAD 'EM. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 16 January 1917
NOTHING SERIOUS. rf HE HAD 'EM. He looked weary and pessimistic as he entered the establishment of the I nurseryman in the little suburban . High Street. "Yes, _sir. What can I get you ? Some beautiful Dutch bulbs just ar rived, sir, or " "Thanks, no ! You advertise a Bure and certain garden-pest exter minator, I believe." "Yes, sir." "Kills slugs right off, does it?" "Yes, sir. How much would you like ?" "Give me a couple of hundred weight." "Two hundredweight, sir? Why, that's enough to kill all the slugs iD Kent." "Yes, tbat'B why I want two hun dredweight. They're all in my gar den. Be sure to send it round to night !" In the days when Rowley Hill was Bishop of the Isle of Man, one of hi«: clergymen, bearing the name of Tears, came to say adieu to his bis hop on getting preferment. The parson said : "Good bye, my lord ! I hope we may meet again; but if not hare, in some better place.' The Bishop replied : "I fear the lat ter is unlikely, as there are no Tears in Heaven." "No dou...
ITEMS ON IVORY. CONCERNING A MOST ROMANTIC CALLING. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 19 January 1917
® ITEMS ON IVORY. CONCERNING A MOST ROMANTIC CALLING. The ivory market of the world i* &lt;o be found in London—in Mincing Lane, in fact,—and there you will find stored ail the ivory that enters fho LontTon docks from time to timr. Sales are held puriodieallv, ■ ami prior to a sale the ivory is placed 011 view for the benefit of prospec tive. buyers. The elephant, for the most part, supplies our ivory, and each y?ar. it is stated, some f>n.000 elephants have to be scoured. The fact is, how ever, that a great quantity of ivory is taken from dead elephants — ani mals that have died naturally, aiui have not fallen before tho hunter's gun. When large herds of ej- phnnts roam a district, you may be quite sur-: that an elephants' cemetery is to In found somewhere in the locality. Ti&lt; this cemetery all ailing elephants re pair, and very* often there they die It is a great stroke of luck to dis cover an elephants' cemetery, for a fine haul of ivory is certain to be sec...
SCHOOLBOY WISDOM. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 19 January 1917
SCHOOLBOY wrsnoM. i Here are sonic answers found on examination papers :— Henry VII had si* wives and died , a natural death. ! History is divided into two kinds : —natural and unnatural. ' The Pyramids were the pleasure re (sorts of -the ancient kings, i Endentates arc toothless animals i which do not do their own eating themselves. ■ Longitude is the height of any one : A parody is the. different ways of writing "Mary Had a Little I>amb." ■ Shakespeare did not excel in every ; thing, but was at his best in the fol lowing : — Drama, non-drama, t ra • gedy, non-tragedy, comedy, non-com jedy, and miscellaneous. Two of his best-known works art- Tempest and ; '.Sunshine and Tern pus Pugits. ! ' Whalebone is often used in tiivon j iaTiti for making boats and sledg:'1*. J Cats seldom lie with their tVet to j the fire. Usually they lie on their i left side. ■ The postcard was an enemy inven V tion, making its first appearance in ' Austria in October, 1869. ( Panmips have been used at d...
SAVED BY A DRUMMER. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 19 January 1917
.N SAVED UY'A DRUMULK j -How he. was saved by a brave Klrumincr Ks told by Private Darley, of thj Essex JRegiment. "While we i were' advancing up a ridge," *hc ! writes; ' !':I suddenly became uncon j scions,- my head making a good, tai: I get for the enemy's bullets. With j-great presence of mind -:Druinmer (•Scarlett; dragged' mc ■- about, fifteen | yards, down ' the ridge, while under '■ heavy , rifle' and machine-gun lire. lie i worked hard- foi' about an hour in bringing me round then found my rifle and equipment were left at the top of the ridge. He went and fetch ed the rifle and equipment, and re turned quite safely, and "thpn found | | that he had left tiie water-bottle 1 | there. Again ho crawled up the ridge and secured the bottle, and all the i time the enemy were sniping at him. j He got me along three miles to thej j doctor, and it was the last I saw of j him. The next 1 heard of him he was i j wounded." . | i' I
POULTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 19 January 1917
POULTRY. ♦ - Lime in sonic form i.s indispensable to laving hens, and most poultry keepers provide it in the form of crushed oyster-shells. But this mate rial, it should be borne in mind, is of no use to male birds or to hens that are.not laying-. It merely pro vides material for shell formation, and does not 'perform, as many ima gine, the function of Hint grit. The latter is indispensable to fowls at all times to enable them to digest their food. » # » * To readers interested in gi-eso it may be of advantage to know that old geese lay more, larger, and more reliable eggs than young ones, that there is less risk in using young gan ders than old geese for breeding, and that the proportion of fertile eggs produced by a goose in the second year of laying is always greater than the first. It is also worth no ting that geese which ' are moved' about mu.h from place to place do not lay satisfactorily. # * * '• Many poultry-keepers do not real fsc the necessity of giving the' fowls green-...
COMPLETE SHORT STORY. THE CHIVALRY OF M. LEFEYER. A STORY OF THE BATTLE OF THE MARNE. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 19 January 1917
COMPLETE SHORT STORY. - T H B CHIVALRY OF M. LEFEYER. ♦ ' A STORY OF THE BATTLE OF THE MARNE. "This must be the last of your wedding gifts, Liane," said Madame Braquessac, handing a small par age to her daughter. "As you are to be married to-morrow, and it is now j quite late in tlw evening, I do not think there will be any more." "Mother!" said the young gtfl, in a frightened tone, holding up a small jet ne'cklacc, the contents of the package, "see, it is black. Jt is ominous. Oh, what griol^ can be in store for Henri and me? "None, none, Liane !—tins is meie folly," said her mother, in a tone of rebuke. , , But it was some minutes before | the young French maiden recovered her calmness. Then, conquering her) weakness by a violent effort, she said, lightly : ; "Am I not silljv mother ? \ou will j laugh when I tell you it, but my j blood ran cold, and my flesh seemed to creep, as I touched it, as if it • had been a serp.ent. See, I do not mind it now !" Liane Braquessac was the only...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 19 January 1917
MAKE YOUR OWN COUGH MIXTURE. A pint of the finest quality remedy for coughs, colds and throat troubles —equal to 12s. worth of ordinary mix tures—may be made in a few minutes by adding 2s. wor'h of HEAN'S ES SENCE to water and sweetening. Sir Rider Haggard, the famous nove 1 list, who rcccntr. visited Australia, wrote, on the eve of his departure: "You will be interested to kncv that I am taking a supply of HEAD'S ES SENCE away with'me. Upon my re !turn to England I sh«H be pleased to bring its merits under the notice of l r>y friends." HEAN'S ESSENCE is obtainable fr«m all leading cVicmiata V *n&lt;2 , j 14
HAPPY AS A SAND[?]BOY. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 19 January 1917
HAFPY AS A SANLKBOY. Wonderful praise, of the British of ficer aiul his contempt for danger is given in a letter from a' sergeant in the 1st Royal Fusiliers, who was in the thick of the fighting for four | months. "When,'' he says, "we arc j under lire, our major is as happy as i a sand-boy. He rubs his hands- to- ! get her and smiles and cheers us on 1 with all sorts of expressions. During ' our first, attack on the Aisne he ac- ' ttiaily sat on the hack of a trench, fully exposed, and sang songs whilst i ; the Germans came up, every now and j then encouraging lis with such re ; marks as, "Keep cool, men, and give it to the beggars hat ; .vou are worth ten (if them any day.' And Wu used to think he was a hit too particular i and even potty in pcaee time I"
THE RETURNED SOLDIER. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 19 January 1917
THE RETURNED SOLDIER. It there Is any person in Australia who Is entitled to the consideration, and respect of the public, it h th& returned soldier. His position is lone that is far from realised 01 understood, The fact that retnruca men are wslkiaa about p pparesUy none the worse for their terrible experiences seems to be accepted by the majority as evidence that the men are fully recovered, but thu;. alas is far from the case. la som« instances, it it true that the men have been invalided home for reason other than that they are wounded* and many of this class are undoub tedly none the worse physically for* their experiences, although it would' be worse than useless for o'uetn te again be sent to the firing line, I;, is the wounded men, those sutler^ ing from shell shock, and those who haye absolutely broken dewn unde.. the severe mental and physical serais they have endure for manv months, and we must look to, and mako definitely sure that they are fully and properiy car...
HEROES THREE. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 19 January 1917
1 IEK0K!3 THRTCE? I For av week;--"as. they-lay in the - I trcnchci, :tho ilst; PKing:S? vJjivurpools j'ucio troubled'with .sniping' from I trees, - anil•»-'x,SReciall.v ■""iromvt'n.'1 liou.se • j-about'250-• yards ■ distant,.^ 'fJ^eter • mined to silencc the; snipers, the of I ficer commanding our. company,", i sa\s Pmule S King, chose from a j number of volunteers-for the task I three men, who; just before dawn left | ilie trench for. the house. They must j have made things bad-for the Huns, for about 10 a'.m. a couple of shells were planted into "the house, though without harming our three heroes, who had to run back to our tren I ches. The first man got back, but the second was bowled \>vciv l!y now it was hailing lead from the Ger man trench: The last to leave was a man named Private Geary. He ran, and coming across his chum he cool | \y bent down, picked him up, and I brought him back to our. lines;"
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 19 January 1917
Visions of Wealth visit us all, at time?, but aro not likely la come true without the good health which, will enable us to grasp the Y/eoitli that con tinual striving brings. Nothing 13 go sura to pull down the vitality as ihe coastacs Golds, Coughs and Catiirb, which aflV.ot so people, ani nothing will bo aureli prevent those weakening diseases is D? ••iheliion'f New Di3covery for Coughs and! Colds, that rauarkabie curative medicine for all disorders of the Nose, Throat auJ Lungs, This new scientific spcciiice is unscr« pa^ed. It will quickly relieve the mos; obstimte Coughs tlie worst ease3 of large ness , Sore Throats or Catarrhal disebarga from the eyes and nose, It is guaranteed. Try it. Pricsin &lt;ld and 3s, Obtainable aierywhero Mrs Hannan Glidden, o£ Apdle* cross, W.A., aged 43, and mother of 17 children, went into the rlyo: to bathe, got beyond her dopth, aa&lt;2 was pulled out dead. Six of her children witnessed the faulifcy; The husband of deceased is at ...
THE PILOT'S PLUCK. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 19 January 1917
THK TILOT'S PLUCK. ' * ! One of the most h'eroic deeds of the war occurred during the battle of , the Suez Canal. The second; Gin. high •explosive"shell which struck II.M.S. "llardingc" explodedr within a few feet of Canal Pilot Care.w, who was directing-, the navigation of the" 'toat from the bridge. i ! It took pf)° his left leg above the j- knee and senouslv :injured his • left j arm. -"Bring nic* a chair and l.'Jl - , get on with-the job," he said, with a grim smile;.' -and while the ship's ■surgeon - dressed* the stump &f'Carcw's j . leg and bandaged^the lacerated arm, ithe pilot continued calmly to direct jdhc.. boat's couTsc,eveir?.'i 11 sisting .a ;or(ibf poiht'^qn ^tuni'ing^tlij; wheel '>^yitlk ..thefstiLf" useful arm.'-T-li'en he-'-faiiite'd and was carried below. j . r1 i :;o-> '- , ,T/'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 19 January 1917
CREDIT &0NC1ER LOAN Son PAR MS In sums from £50 to £2000 at 6 per cent Interest ami from J J per cent', in reduction of prin cipal—which psya off the loan in 27} years. ( 'oans granted on Freeholds or Grown j Leasehold)?, which conld be made freehold | at an? time on payment of the balance of Cro sen rents. No Charge for Mortgage Deed Lor.ns cay he paid off any hn If-yearly pay subject to a small charge it paid off I p?iib/n the first ft re yeira, but no penalty | after five years. forms may be Obtained at any-Bianch of Ihc State Savings Bank, or by writing to Tbs Iaspcctcr-Geaerai Zhe State Savings Bank Elizabeth St, Melbourne
HEROIC DEEDS. A SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD QUARTERMASTER. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 19 January 1917
HEROIC DEEDS. .» ' A" SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD QUABTEH.MASTEli. 'Many gallant deeds have been per-: .formed by. youthful heroes, but, ac cording .to' a French, correspondent, • ilie^bravest-of all was that-of Yvoir ■ Nicolas, of tl»e 2nd. .Itegimenu■of JMtc riuo. Fusiliers, who = for-, his "heroism'J was made a quartermaster on the b at-11 e li e kU - -» jr.--' Jn spite of heavy German lire at a" certain point, Nicolas hoisted; his gun on some sacks- of earth . which , "separated him from a German trench. Unperturbed- by the heavy rifle fire, he got his gun into actiifn and s'tic 'ceeded, in destroying the greater part of thc^enemy\s trench: The gun did frightful execution, and,, seeing com rades fall on all "sides, the Germans abandoned that■■-part of the~trench j which had not been ■■ wrecked/- - r