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GORDON v WALLACE. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 5 June 1914
GORDON v WALLACE. Iii the Wallace District Football Association, Wallace 6 goals 12 behinds (48 points) defeated Gordon Rovers 3 behinds (3 points). The game was umpired by Day, of Bal larat. J. Lee, of Gordon, played with' the Ballarat Club ou Saturday, ai d acquitted himself well. W. C. Roberts, of Egerton, played with Point aud he also played a good game. ; • The Gordon Rovers have decided to withdraw from the District As sociation matches.
After Many Days. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 5 June 1914
After Many Days. During a frost of Inst year a lady was unfortunate enough to And a burst plpo Inside the scullery. Stand ing on some steps sho tried to stop the flow of water by binding a towel around the pipe and holding It till as sistance was obtained. Fortunately a plumber was passing, and ho quickly camo to the reBcuo. "Ono moment, madam, I'll fetch mv tools," ho said. The poor man, however, slipped on the treacherous pavoment and broke hlB leg, which stopped his work for many a week. A yoar later, moro severe woather, and another burst pipe in the Bame scullery, and the same careful house wife, to save a mess mounts tlio steps to stop the water as before. The same plumber is ongaged to ronder asBlBtanco. He looked at the woman, and recollection dawned on him in a stupifying mannor. "Oh," .ho cried, "I couldn't come baclt boforo! I broke my leg. Have you been holding all the time? I'm so oorry."
GIRLS, YOU'RE NOT POLITE. Another Outburst by the Cantankerous Crank. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 5 June 1914
GIRLS, YOU'RE NOT POLITE. Another Outburst by the Cantankerous Crank. Girls, you are doubtless very charm ing in your low-necked blouses, short skirts, and delicious stockings, yet I would fain point out one or two faults which most of you display—and when it comes to display, my cry is: "Les3 stocking and more thoughtfulness." Girls, I don't consider your man ners are as good as thoso of your mothers, ' Mother may wear a petti coat, like they used to in the good old days, and grandma three flannel petti coats, because grandma's petticoats, like misfortunes, never come singly, but both of them aro pollto. Of course, they may have had good be havior spanked into them, but, never theless, it is more than skin deep. It is my misfortuno to travel a good deal in trains and 'buses. You, girls, flaunting your fatal beauty, haunt me in thoso dangerous vehicles, and with that inborn chivalry which lurks in every male bosom, I render you oc casional small services. I open a car riage door for...
Throat Troubles. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 5 June 1914
Throat Troubles. When doctors talk about the "naso pharyngeal system," they mean the entire mucous membrane that lines the noae and throat, all of which must be in a healthy condition if you wish to avoid the long list of ailments that begins with the common "cold" and ends with tuberculosis, and includes tonsilitiB, influenza, croup, diphtheria, and, last but not least, adenoids. In young children the passages of the uose and throat are very small and very sensitive, and they rospond quickly to every change in the child's physical condition. When a disease germ attacks a sensitive mucous membrane, the membrane becomes inflamed and swollen. The immediate result is that the child cannot get breath enough to live on through the nasal passages, and begins to breathe through the mouth. If this happens only occasionally the inflammation soon subsides and the mouth-breath ing stops. But if one cold succeed another, as is the case with many children in tho winter months, the mu-! cous memb...
A Surgeon's Revenge. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 5 June 1914
A Surgeon'o Revenge. Few things vex a doctor more than to bo sent for in great haste at an unreasonable hour, only to find upon arlval that littlo or nothing 1b the matter with tho pntiont. An eminent English surgeon was called to an "urgent case" ot this sort, and ho found tho patient, who was of groat wealth but small courage, hart received a slight" wound from a fall. Tho surgeon'B face did not betray Ilia irritation, but ho gave his servant or dors to go home with all possible haste, and roturn with a certain plas ter. Tho patient, turning very pale, said anxiously: "I trust, sir, there 1b no groat and Immediate danger?" "Indoed there is," answered tho sur geon. "Why, if that fellow doeB not run like a racehorse, there is no toll ing but that your wound may heal ' before lie gets baoli with tho plaBtor."
MORAL REFLECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 5 June 1914
MORAL REFLECTIONS. An obodlont wlfo commands her husband. Be charitable and indulgent to everyone but yourself. Obstinacy is a parasite, living eith er on a strong will or on great stu pidity. Retire into thyself, and thou wilt blush to find how poor a stock is there. A man has no more right to say an uncivil thing than to act one—no rnoro right to say.-a rude thing to an other than to knock him down. Men are like trees; each one must put forth the leaf that is' created in him. Education Is only like good cul ture it changcs the size but not the sort. To know the pains of power we must go to those who have It;, to know its pleasures we must go to those who are seeking it. The pains of power are real, Its pleasures imaginary. In the active and vigorous games and merriment of children there arc tho most health giving conditions that can l;o obtained, bccause they are tho wise combination of exercise and mirth. "Almost" is a dangerous word. It has tripped up many a man who might have b...
DIAMOND MINES IN SOUTH AFRICA. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 5 June 1914
DIAMOND MINES IN SOUTH AFRICA. The history of the diamond mines is ono long romance—catastrophes, skilful robberies, and the speedy reali sation of colossal fortunes, the an nual output of the mines averaging several millions of pounds sterling. Early in 18G7 a traveller named O'Rei ly rested a while at a farm in the Hope Town district. His host pre sently brought to his notice some nice looking stones obtained from the riv er. O'Reilly at once pounced upon the first stone, and took it to Dr. G. Atherstone,. at Grahamstown, where it quickly realised £500. This lucky wayfarer hastened back to the spot, but Ills searches were unavailing. Two years after, a farmer named Niekirk acquired from a native^for £400 of stock a large diamond, which sold in Hope Town for £10,000. This famous gem was christened "Star of South Africa," weighed 83 carats, and esti mated to be worth £25,000. The Bui fontein mine was discovered through diamonds being found in the walls of an old native farmhouse. Th...
REASSURANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 5 June 1914
REASSURANCE. "Before you ask," she calmly spoke— "Dear, listen to this word; You're not the first man I have loved, Nor second—nay, nor third." "Am I the fourth or fifth," he asked In scorn; "or were there more?" She murmured, "Don't * bo vexed, sweetheart, "For, as I said before, "This love is not my first—but, hark!" - Ho felt her gentle touch— "I promise it will be my last; « "Now—can you say as much?" "You are my darling girl," he cried, And bowed his manly head Upon her hand—"My lovo — my bride!" But—that was all lie said!
UMBRELLA LANGUAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 5 June 1914
UMBRELLA LANGUAGE. To place an umbrella in a rack at a club or a friend's house is a sign that it is about to change owners. To see two walking under ono um brella, the drippings falling on the male shouldor, is a good sign of an engagement, while if the female shoul der catches the drippings wo may safely conclude they are married. An umbrella held in the manner of a golf-club in a main thoroughfare at 1 a.m. is a sign that the glass has risen, but a storm is brewing. An umbrella in "uncle's" window in dicates that someone has had a "rainy" day. The very host thing worth living for is to be of use. The child who is taught this both by precept and ex ample, will never grow up to find time hang heavy on his hands.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 5 June 1914
WE LSBACH THE WORLD'8 BEST FOR COUNTRY LIGHTING. Air Gas Machines. The WelBbach Air Gas Ma obino is bo elm pie that a child can work it with Impunity, Suitable for Lighting, Heat ing and Cook ing. Wo guar antee eatlBfac tion with all our Machines, and to prove this wo will put a machino in for one month free ot charge, and If not suit able, will remove same freo of all cost to you. Write for Catalogue. WELSBACH LIGHT COMPANY OF AUSTRALASIA LIMITED, 380 LONSDALE ST., MELBOURNE. WON'T SHRINK WOOLLENS
THE TOLL OF THE SEA. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 5 June 1914
THE TOLL OF THE SEA. In spite of better construction, moro accurate charts, and the improvement of lighthouse service, the sea con tinues to take an enormous annual toll in.k property and lives of those who traverse its surface. The marine disasters of 1913 amounted in money value to £7,000,000 in British-insured ships and cargoes that were totally lost. The above figures do not in-" elude damages to ships and cargoes that were totally, lost. The above figures do not include damages to ships and cargoes that were not total losses; for these, the damages amount to over £0,000,000.
...Gordon Police Court... [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 5 June 1914
...Gordon Police Courts At the above court on Wednesday the case of Thos. Ryan against Michael Maloney, and Margaret Cole against the same defendant was struck out. In a garnishee claim £2 15s 10d, Parker Bros. against M. Bourke, an order for the amount in hand (£1 12s) was given; costs 5s. Constable Murphy pro- ceeded against Joseph Widdison, J. Ryan, C. O'Brien and F. Hoare for neglecting to send &nbsp; their children to school. The first three de- &nbsp; fendants were fined 2s eacb, while the latter was fined 4s on three charges. &nbsp;
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 12 June 1914
VICTORIAN RAILWAYS. Supply of Firewood. SEPARATE Tenders are invited ^ for the undermentioned works, eto. Tendon endorsed "Tender lor must be lodged, with tba pre liminary dopojit, in tbe Tender-box, Railway Offices, Molbourne, at or before Eleven a.m. on the date* specified. Particulars at the contraa tofs' Room, Spencer Street, and ai stated. Wednesday, let July—Supply, in contraots of not less than 100 tons, of 1,100 ton# of firewood at any station with accommodation within 60 miles of Goelong. Particulars at Elaine, Lai Iial and Tendon stations. P.O., £1 aacb 250 tons. Wednesday, 1st July—Supply, in oontracts of not less than 100 tons, of 3000 tons of firewood at any station with accommodation within 35 miles of Ballarat. Particulars at Ballarat, Soarsdale, Newtown, Linton, Elaine, Lai Lai, Yondon, Gordons, Trawalla, Beaufort, and Busn^orStations. P.D., £1 eaoh 250 tons. No tender will necessarily be ac cepted. J. S. REES, for Acting Seoretary Mrs Coff is in old-ago pensioner, A...
...Stray Notes... [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 12 June 1914
...Stray Notes... Well I Jim, liow'a the gamo 7 askod n Into arrival on the football ground on Saturday.—addressing u well-known local vvRg. Two goals, tliroo fights, tlirco behind# kicked, camo the unexpected reply, whilo those wiliiin hearing smiled broadly. An old country woman and her daughter wont into a shopin town to buy a bonnet. VVhon nho had pur chased the bonnet, tho milliner, turning to the woman Baid—What about a sailor for your daughter 7 —meaning, of course, a liafc. The woman, turning to tlio milliner, indignantly retorted—What abonb a aojor foryerself. It happened atn Liboral meeting in Victoria tlio other day. Tho bloated orator had just finished til• enumeration of some of the bles sings won for tho people by Magna Charta. But one of tho audieneo was puzzled. "Who's this Maggie Carter ho was talking about ?" "I'm not sure," replied the author ity addressed, "but I think she must bo one of thoin suffragettes." Soino people nover miss a point. AtBuninyoiign number o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 12 June 1914
Not Worth While. It ia certainly not worth while for anyone to endure Buffering which can be avoided. Pain is really a drain ou vitality. It is Impossible for anyone who suffers from pain to be as ef ficient as if pain were absenj,. A large number of people, however, go through life afflicted with ailments which do not Incapacitate them from performing their duties, but which decidedly pre-1 yent them from doing their best. 1 Rheumatism, gout, lumbago, sciatica ! neuralgia, blood disorders, anaemia, I indigestion,-biliousness, sick-headache, j general debility, gravel, stone and j bladder troubles are complaints which j afflict many of us, and which are gene- j rally caused 'by retention of uric and i biliary poisons, in the system owing ! lo defective action of the kidneys and ! liver, and which would disappear if i the kidneys and liver properly per- j formed their functions. Warner's Safe ; dure is a kidney and liver remedy, ; which'has been successful in so many cases that suffe...
Hurling match at Wallace. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 12 June 1914
Hurling match at "Wallace. An interesting game of hurling for the championship of Victoria was' played at Wallace on Monday be tween the Bungaree and Erin-go Bragh (Melbourne) teams.- The visitors arrived by the 10.30 a.m. tram, and were met at the local rail way station by the officers of the Buugaree Club. A large crowd of people assembled to witness the game, in which the Eriu-go-Bragh players won easily by 5 goals to 1. After the match the victors were entertained at a banquet at O'Neil's hotel; A ball, held in the Wallace liall in honor of the occasion, fol-1 lowed. j
POSITION OF THE HEAD IN SLEEP [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 12 June 1914
POSITION OF THE HEAD IN SLEEP Custom lias imposed the use of the bolster and the pillow, but it does not of necessity follow that they are ad vantageous or conducive to- sound vlcep. Physiologically, we are entitled to entertain a doubt, seeing that phy siologists are still unable to state au thoritatively whether the brain in sleep is conegsted or anaemic. The general experience is that the lower the head the deeper is the sleep, and vice versa. Apart from morbid con ditions which render it impossible to some persons to sleep wltlt the head low—conditions which vary ad infini tum from mere preference for a thick bolster to positive orthopnoea—habit, and, possibly, physiological conforma tion, render the head-low position In bed intolerable to some. It is urged against the use of these supports that tliey infiict a constrain ed pasition of the neck, which inter feres with the passage of blood to and from the brain, and * contracts the thorax. On the other hand, unless one lies on th...