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The Double Chance. (Published by Special Arrangement.) CHAPTER XXII. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

The Double Chance. BY J. S. FLBTCHBR, Author of "The Golden Hope," &c (Published by Special Arrangement.) CllAPTEU XX.11. Both Qui'Uon and the detective were very quiet as they went back to the motor-brougham, and lor sonic time neither man spoke. Then the manager said: "I suppose you do not wish to go up to the Castle again to-night, and 1 don't think 1 shall. It's get ting late, and there's no need to - trouble Miss Manncrsley with all these horrors before morning." "Just so," agreed Inspector Cor telyou. "There isn't." "Then we'll get the driver to take us to my rooms, and you shall have a whisky-and-soda and a cigai ,^ said Quinton. "You look tired. The detective made no secret ot the fact that he was tired, and when they readied the manager's rooms he dropped into a chair as if glad to rest. -jo "I'm not only tired, ' he said, as he took the tumbler which Quinton had mixed for him, "I'm disap pointed. 1 fully expected to hang Marshall Stead." . "That's a truculent remar...

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
WHY AN ANGRY CHILD STAMPS ITS FEET. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

WHY AH ANCRY CHILD STAMPS IT8 FEET. There are a few universal Habits in the human race which have strange pri mitive origins, and there are some which are universal because they have - a physiological stimulus, and one of these latter is the habit that a little child oftei has of stamping its feet j when angry. Exactly the same thing j occurs when a man, when he is an gry, brings down his fist on the table In both cases it is due to lack of ner vous control. The nervous system is a unit, and most of the emotions of anger come from a sudden thwarting of a calcu lated nervous plan. Thus, if we arc about to sit down on a chair, and a mischievous urchin pulls the chair away just as we have let the muscles of the thighs relax, the anger excited is out of all proportion to the actual bruises that have resulted. If a child wants a pot of jam, and is denied, he is immediately angry, unless he has been taught to control himself. The desire for the jam. for example, has set in motion a nerve ...

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
QUEEN MARY'S JEWELS. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

QUEEN MARY'S JEWELS. On moro than one occasion Queen Mary has been hoard to confess that •she - shares Mr. Andrew Carnegie's opinion that woman are not at their best when they load themselves with jewels. Her Majesty, as a rulo, wears comparatively few ornaments, although when occasion domands sho can rival any queen in Europe in the splendour of hor gems, not even excepting tho Czaritza or tho Queon of Spain. It was computed when sho was mar ried that goms to the valuo of con siderably over £100,000 wero presented to Her Majesty, and these, of course, remain hor personal property. Further more, King George lias never permit ted ono of Quoen Mary's birthdays to pass since their marriage twenty years ago without adding to her collection of jewels. < Considerable additions liavo also been made of late years to Her Majesty's jowels by Indian potentates. During tho visit of the King and Quoen to India, several rulers of leading Indian statos wero permitted to present to tho Q...

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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TRY, TRY, TRY AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

try, try, try again. } i.ily (lid not like learning to sew at { jll, because she was always pricking ! herself. ; "This needle is a bad one!" she would cry, whenever she pricked her ! finger. "Can I have a fresh one, mo I tlicr?" ! "Yes, dear," her mother would an : swer; "but I don't think it is the fault ' of the needle. I think it is because I you cannot sew very well yet." I Lily did not quite agree with hor, i but her mother only replied : "Try again, and see if this needle is a better ore." So Lily kept on trying. And would you believe it, each needle was better than the last one, and at last she sever pricked her finger. "I believe it was my fault, after all, mother dear!" she cried. "I ought to have scolded myself instead of the needle."

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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FRUIT FOR THE COMPLEXION. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

FRUIT FOIl THE COMI'LKXION. I As ovory woman desiroB to l.avo a j good complexion, sbo should romcm bur | Hint tlio benefit to lior skin from any | cosmetic or lotion is not to bo compar ed with that to bo given by tho use of fruit. This should bo cnton as a staple ' article of diet, and not as a luxury or delicacy. Grapes and apples aro among the most nutritious of fruits, and theso generally agree with oven tho most delicate. A baked a woe! apple ln'th croum is botii nutritious and good for tUo skin. Strawberrios onricli tlvo blood and contain a large percentage of iron. Oranges, limes, and lemons aro of great value in improving tho complex ion, and a couplo of orangos oaten before breakfast will often clear a muddy skin. Those who suffer from acidity aliould not oat acid fruits with farinacoous food. Fruit, such as chorrias and plums, should bo thoroughly masticat ed, and tho skin of raw fruits should nover bn eaton. Stale fruit is unfit for use. Many persons suffer after eating ...

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

HOUSEHOLD HINTS. I To make cnbbage digestible, wlion half boiled pour oil tho water and place III fresh boiling water. I if vou mix a little common linking soda "with the bathbrick .vou will find ihe knives will clean much easier. One tenspoonful of vinegar is a sub stitute for an egg, and makes a cake light iu which dripping has been usoU instead of buttor. If when doing up laco curtains, sheets of fine white paper be P':u'™ between before mangling, tliey will not stick, and will look equal to now. If a lamp wickT^etting short, sow 8 piece of towel to the end of it. U«s „,11 bo found to bo as good as a new wick. When sweeping carpets vitba Pl!o> brush the way of tho pile. U™ wlU lengthen the life of the carpet. To remove eUg^Tain easily from table linen, soak in cold water before placing in hot soda and soap. To make linen easier to write on when marking it dip tho P|«» * marked in cold a torch, and tho pen will write without scratching. To impart a delicate odour to linen, satu...

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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MATTERS FEMININE. WELL-KEPT FINGER NAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

MA'lTEllS VEM1NINK. — +■ WKLL-lvKrV KING UK NAILS. Twiiro n weok at least u woman almuia tlioroiiKlily ntti'iul to lior luiils, First thoy should bo tiled to corres pond with tin* half-moon at the baso the nail, then tioak tho tips of tho . fingers in warm soapy water for iivo minutes. Now that tho cuticle or .scarf skin is softened, tako tho orange stick, and with a sideways motion work it carefully back from tho nails; ! never do this so roughly as t-o break it or form an unsightly roll round tho nail.

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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DIET FOR GOUT. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

DIET FOlt GOUT. is first, that moat (loos lll)t Pau "e'] cossivo amounts of uric acy. ' second, that uric acid is Iloti ^ but n symptom of gout. And thatT same cause, generally a mil(j or ^ " infection, which produces the Eo-ral 'i "gouty kidney" produces also the'J ncid. Ono of tiro best diets for tj,' gouty is rod moats, fresh vogotolfc and acid fruits. And instoid of m,,! !>oing the peculiar ponnlty of ric'l foods and high living, tl10 poor l,„j it just as frequently and lls fleVCT{,t as the rich, only tlioy cannot afford to stay at homo from work on aon,^ of a sore toe or a swollen linger joint

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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HEALTH IN THE HOME CARE OF THE MOUTH. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

HEALTH I^ThTi^ OAKE OF THE .MoUTii Two drops „f Mmi)ll0|. toothbrush will Kivi> , 11 Jour fi-ONliBst, cleanest fcelJ j™0111.'1 "n will Iimko your K»„,s ' ' eolutely prevent unythin,, 1° 4 aoros your tBBg,, I?1 gums, by11,0 way, „r„ barcmet K I our condition. If thoy m c, °kh »i rod, wo nre in nood 8,1 our bloof' is thin and uuntikg'f" mysterious rod rorpusclos th»tJ 8 healthy, tlio Bmns will bo or if wo aro in a vory bad way J"?.' and much in nood of ,r course of ji ' od iron, thoy will bo almost whit.

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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COOKERY [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

cookery An Eoononiloal Moat Plo.—Out up about ouo mill a half pounds of boot' steal; in tliiu strips, put 11 luyt>r at the bottom of n pio-dish, then a layer of sIh'lhI onions uud sliced potatoes. 1*ill tho dish in this wa.v, putting season ing between each layer; nearly till tho dish with wator to mako gravy. Covor tho top with an ordinary crust, and liako for two hours and a half. 1 Dolled Log of Mutton.—Log of mut ton, carrots, turnips, salt. Out off tho shank hone, trim tho knuckle, and wash I and wipe tho joint. I'ut it into a saucepup with enough boiling watoi for it to swim in, bring it quickly to tho boil, romovo tho scum as it risos, sinimor until tonder, allowing from fifteen to twenty minutes to each pound, according to tasto. l'ut a pap er frill round tho knucklo. Sorvo with mashed turnips and carrots, cut into neat shapos. Sorvo caper sauce in a turoon. Tho vegetables may be boiled with tho moat, and tho water kept to bo boiled down for soup. Semolina Cream.—With a s...

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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DON'TS FOR TALL WOMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

DON'TS FOR TALL WOMEN. Don't choose the smallest chair in - your friend's drawing-room. It may siiii your fnirv like sister to eit on a stool with hor hands clasping her knees, but you should cultivate tho stately. Don't choose tho shortest person in the room to talk to, und so call at tention to your undue height. Don't when choosing a new frock, select stripes, or those with a trim ming from waist to hem. By wearing a well cut wide skic.t, trimmed round and round, you can take at least au ! inch off your height, . Don't crown your heads with lofty hats or high coiffure. Dreas your i hair rather full, and eoil it fairly low. "Wear moderate sized haUs that have no upstanding plumes or tip-tilted i brims.

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BLISSFUL IGNORANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

BLISSFUL ICNORANCE. Mrs Jimson was aroused from her slumbers by Mr. Jimson springing vio lently out of'bed. Before she could say a word he had pulled on his dressing-gown and slippers and had made for the door. "What on earth are you going to do, Henry?" she asked. . "I'm going to jolly well put a stop to that young fellow staying here till all hours of the night. Listen to him now 1" "Henry, don't go—don't go l'1 whis pered his wife hoarsely. But Henry was already half-way down the stairs. I In another few minutes she heard the sounds of a frightful struggle going on. Glass crashed to the ground and chairs were overturned. Then some body dragged someone else to the front door, kickcd him down the steps, and slammed it to again. Then Mr. Jimson, very much out of breath, but higjily pleased with him self, once more entered the room. "Oh, Henry, how brave you are!" murmured his wife admiringly. "Why, how's that?" "Oh, Henry, it was a real burglar at last!" Henry turned pale. "My word!...

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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THE POLAR BEAR'S BREAKFAST. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

THE POLAR BEAU'S BREAKFAST. Tho whito or polar boar is o hiber nating animal—that is, bo spends tho winter in idlonoss, milking liis homo in a holo which ho burrows in a snow bank. Ho ia fat whan ho goes to sloop, but during his long fast thia fat is entirely consumed, bo that ho cmergoa as gaunt as a wolf and quito us hun gry. Ho directs his footsteps at onco towards tho coast and goes out upon tho ico in search, of a sloeping seal for breakfast. If asleep tho goal is easy proy, and so, too, if in tho water, for tho bear is almost as much at homo thoro as tho seal. Being provided with lungs, tho seal has to come to tho surface to breathe at intervals, and then ho is apt to find the bear floating about and looking just like a small block of ico, but, in reality, very much alive arad on tho alort as soon as his proy comos within reach. Though ho may kill tho seal in tho water ho finda it inoro con venient to drag it out so as to taUo his breakfast on tho solid ico or on shore. When t...

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE FUR MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

THE FUR MARKET. St. Louis is tho largest primary far mnrkofc in tho world, and ifc is estimat ed that three-fourths of nil tho furs trapped on tho North American con tinent are shipped to St. Louis houses to bo sold. Sineo Alaska was purchased by tho United States Government tho rovenuo from tho seal islands alono lias been more than twice tho sum paid for tho ontiro territory. This area includes tho Pribilof Islands, discover ed in 1785 by tho liiisshm navigator whoso natno tho islands bear. It is tho sout of the most important colony in tho world. Next in importanco is tho Commander herd owned by Rus sia, whilo tho Kuril herd, owned by 1 Japan, comes third. During tho first year of United States possession tho catch was between two hundred and threo hundred thousand seals. Tho rapturo of pursuing is tho prizo tho vanquished gtriu.—Longfollow.

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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THE CUSTOMER'S ERROR. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

THE CUSTOMER'S ERROR. ''Waiter 1" called a diner in x cheap restaurant. Tlie waiter looked out of window, pretending ho had not heard. Tlio customer had already complained of his chop and his chips and his ser viotto. "Waiter!" The attendant moved towards him. "Just look at tho color of this water, waiter!" growled tho diner. "It's not fit to drink!" Tho waiter raised tiie glass to the light and examined it. Then ho set it down. "No, sir, you're deceiving .yourself," , ho said "That water's perfectly alt right, sir. It's the glass what's dirty!" Everything that lives, lives not ftlono, nor for itself.

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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THE ROARING LIONESS. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

THE ROARINC LIONESS. He wub a lion-tamor. Yet the man who ruled the king of tho forost was in turn ruled by his wifo. Ono evening, howover, he contrived to dino alono with somo of his old bachelor friends, and was detained convivially until the small hours of tho morning. On his way homo, foaring that he might not bo received so cordially as ho deserved, ho decided to spond tho night elsowlioro, and later to slip into his homo with tho milk—quietly, ho liopod, and unobserved. But, alas! no sooner was ho insido tho front door than a voico from tho top of tho stairs greeted him ominous ly. "John, whoro have you boon all night?" "Well, my dear," began John, "I was afraid of disturbing you, so I—er —I slept in tho lions' cage." A tense silence followed this uttor nnco. Tlion ono word floated down tho stairs: , "Coward I"

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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ANTICIPATED THE EFFECT. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

ANTICIPATED THE EFFECT. A good story is told at the expense of an undergraduate at a certain uni versity. He was attending the chemical lectures of a distinguished, if not popular, professor, wlio had announced for hia next lecture some experiments with laughing-gas. The student, who know that persons under tlio influence of laughing-gas wero not responsible for their words or actions, saw- an opportunity of tolling the professor some homo truths with impunity. On the aftornoon of tho lecture tho profossor called for a volunteer for tho experiments to bo made, and our undergraduate promptly camo to his assistanco, to tho amusement of tho class, which had boon taken into his confidence. Tho bag containing tho hilarious gas was duly afiixed to tho students mouth, and ho commenced to inhale vigorously. Tho effect was magical. Tho student began to abuso tho professor in terms which aro unknown in polito circles. Tho profossor lent a patient oar to this testimony to his character, and th...

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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MILK BOTTLES MADE OF PAPER. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

MILK BOTTLES MADE OF PAPER. Milk. bottles, made out of waxed cardboard, ore boing advocated na the most 8unitary rccoptacles for the de livery of millt. Such bottles aro only used once, and thon should be thrown away by tho housewife. The bottles come from tho manufacturer nested as shown in one of the drawings, and wrapped in dust-proof paper. Tlio milk dealer breaks tho wrapping, seta out the paper bottles, fills them, and snaps the cardboard caps in place. Tlioro is no exponso duo to breakage, or of col lecting again, and no washing labor.

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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WISE AND OTHERWISE. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

WISE AND OTHERWISE. "Is your j/iirsu real alligator skin?" "Is it? You ought to hear it snap,'' TIiu three dogroes in medical treat nionl: I'ositivo, ill; comparative, pill; superlativo, Ijill. » # » , * 71 Sago: ICnmv thyself. Cynic: What's tho uso? It'H not, an acquaintance from whom you can borrow money. » • » . r Sihyl: When Steve proposed to mo ho acted liko a fish mil ol ivitlcr. Maud ; Why shouldn't lie? Ho knew ho waa caught. ■»#•*» Gilos: So you've got a post in tho bank, oh? I suppose it was partly bo | enuso yon know tho manager? Harris: partly that, and partly becauso lio didn't know mo. * » # » # Aunt Mary (horrified): Good graci ous, Harold, what would your mothor soy if sho saw you smoking eigarottes? Harold (calmly): Sho'd have a Et. Thoy'ro hor cigarettes, « « * # * Dofia your husband play cards P I don't think so, replied young Mra. Torkins. Hut I must say tho sick friends he visits in tho evening borrow a groat deal of Charlie'B money. • # • « » Biggs: Evor in a r...

Publication Title: Stawell News And Pleasant Creek Chronicle
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CONUNDRUMS. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 4 April 1914

CONUNDRUMS. What odd number when beheaded 1 becomes oven?—Seven. What enlightens tho world though dark itself?—Ink. Why is "a" liko 12 o'clock noon?— Because it is tho middlo of day. Wlion is coffeo liko tho soil?—When it is ground. I ' Why didn't tho ancients us© slatos and pencils?—Because they had been commanded to multiply on tho faco of tho earth. Why is tho business of an oculist a good occupation?—Because thei'o is plenty of money in sight. Which is tho most moral of all musi cal instruments?—An upright- piano. Why did Adam bite tho apple Evo gave him?—Because ho had no knife. Why is a beehive like a had potato? —Bccauso a bee-hive is a bee holder, u beholder is a spectator, and a speck ed 'tater is a bad potato. What aro tho most unsoniablo things in tho world?—Milestones, bccauso you never seo two of them together. Thoso who have mo not do not wish for mo; thoso who have me do nofc J wish to loso mo; thoso who gain me have mo no longer.—A lawsuit. Why is there water in tho ...

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