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PREFER THE HUMDRUM. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 April 1914
PREFER THE HUMDRUM. Many women, now happily married t0d in the prime of their maturity, 're apt to smile at the remembrance of their dreams of the ideal lover. They would not exchange the hum dirum husband who perhaps goes to sleen after dinner regardless of a wife's presence for the most perfect lover who loved merely in their im tgination. Perhaps they have discovered that, for their own part, they, too, may dif fer strongly from the ideal wife of which the husband dreamed. There may be shortcomings on both sides. But both husband and wife have grown to love the imperfect human being who has lived with them for so many years, and who has long taken the place in their hearts of the most fascinating but unreal man or woman who went. by the name of their ideal.
Taught by Experience [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 April 1914
Taught by Experience Ile entered the shop of a fashionable booi taker, a look of determination on his face. It was such a look as one sees on the face of a man who is firmly resolved to carry out, at all ha zards, a decision which will change the whole course of his life. "i'm!" ihe began. as the assistant stepped forward and politely question dI him as to his requirements in feet bc: litiers. "I want a pair of shoes Sy wif IMrs. Brown." s. sii, certainly," said the young , hr;titkl . "Same style and size t Size, fives-wide oi." r Bld rown, decidedly. utt---"r -excuse me, Mrs. Brown l r ai ke -that is, she usually has " -:d--half." exclaimed the assist n8 . wo knew the lady well. .Are you married. young man?" tueried Brown. sternly, the look of de ortinitation deepening on his care o crre features. "'iEr--not yet, sir,'" answered the siiopmian, blushing. "I thought not." returned Brown. "I am! I am not going to suffer half an hour's purgatory evety morning :atchilng a womani trying ...
BEAUTY IS POWER. A Few of the Rules that Create It. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 April 1914
BEAUTY IS POWER. A Few of the Rules that Create it. To be beautiful and to retain that beauty for any length of time, you must have "No heart and a good di gestion." That s;ounds dreadful, does it not. It does not mean, however, that you must be callous and indiffer ent to the suffering of others, only that you should not needlessly grieve and worry over your own sorrows. You should cultivate the feeling, "Well, it can't be helped I must make the best of it." A smile is always more acceptable than a tear; smiles belong to youth, and joy, and content, and are aids to beauty. It is part of every woman's business to look her best. Here are a few hints to assist you. Ward off indigestion by proper at tention to food, and 'exercise all your muscles every day for at least ten minutes. Absolute cleanliness is essential to beauty. You must bathe at least once every day find out whether morning or evening suits you best, and wheth er you can take a cold or a warm bath. See that your bedroom ...
FRESTON TOWER. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 April 1914
FRESTON TOWER. At Freston, near Ipswich. stands a picturesque building known as Fres- I ton flrower, which was constructed un der somewhat romantic circuminstan ces. The owner of the estate upon which the tower stands was Lord de Freston, whose beautiful daughter, Ellen. possesed intellectual abilities of a high order. Fearing that intel lectual achievements would be attain ed at the expense of her natural graces and beauty. advice was tender ed to the anxious Lord de Freston to "build a tower six storeys high, each one with purpose .known." Accord ingly Freston Tower was erected as a place of study and recreation for the gentle Ellen de Freston. The six storeys of Freston Tower were orig inally designed for the following pur poses: Lower room for the dispensa tion of charity from seven to eight o'clock; the second room for working tapestry and fancy work from nine till ten; the third for music from twelve to one; the tifth for literature from one till two; and the sixth and high es...
AUCTION SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 April 1914
AUCTION SALES. Mlessrs. Theo. U. Little and Co. will sell at Longford to-day a large yard ing of sheep and cattle. On \Vcdnes day next tihey hold special shleep and cattle sale at the borouglh yards. Their horse sale takes placc on Mtay 1. Messrs. Mathieson and Davis hold their Stratford sale on Monday. On Tuesday, withl Messrs. Evans and lantglands, they hold a great clearing sale at Hieylield for Mr. David Lang lands of high-class cattle. Their htorse sale takes place ott Tlhursday. Mlessrs. A. M' Lean and Co. hold a special sale of store cattle at laffra to-day. At Longtord on Tuesday they sell sheep and cattle, and on Thurs day yard uUO0 store shlteep at the Sale Loroughl yards. The Producers' Co-operative Cotnm pany hold their next sale at Longford ott Friday, May 1.
The New Woman's Quandary. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 April 1914
The New Woman's Quandary Ye6." the new woman remarked Sa: greatly troubled." B. whatt " 'Well. I want to get marrie- j to prjo: e th1at I can. and I don't wa ye t rried ijust to prove th" 1 t;' t eed to. If I don't. the' 1l =} I c i . they'll say I h mo1re in-ep than an s Xething b dynamite will real me from miv beneflce," s5ays an rector. We hope his bishop w"on' "blow him up."
DISTRICT NEWS. GLENMAGGIE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 April 1914
DISTRICT INEWS. ULEN 1AGGIE. This week Gleninaggie people will be writing another page in histery of the dietriet ' progress, as the new Catholic Church will be blessed by His Lord ship 131shop 'lhelan andtt opened next Sunday, 1t,1i of April, at 11 a.nt.; and on the $aturday previous the newt brdlge ocver the Macalister River at the crossing known through out Gippsland as Greg:tn a will ie fbrinemly opeIned. ''lthe new i. Catholic Church, which has been built uinder the supervision of Mr. reitch, I .l.VJ.l.., of M\elboitrae, w h also drew the plans and sped ications, is a work of great archlitectural beauty. the design being what is known as [tomantesque. It is a brick buildin . the height froii the ground to tin tolp of thle cross being 44tt11., and tnit brick is a dark red and all the fac ings are white, with a slate roof. Tie stainted glass winidows. of lovely de sign, add much to the interior diecor,, tion. The altar is of polished oak. In fact. it is unequialled iby tiny count...
ARM. I. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 April 1914
ARM. BP Maud Douglas. 1. '.Cant think whait the women is a .ca to nowadiays," said Jim Brace, cai an air of mioody disgust; "time icah shen they kinew a good chauce 5beO it come in their way, an' was, wheit younge captain as I i once ;iled under, who 'act a strong turln oi thle poet in 'im, used to say, 'grate ul fora good inan's love,' but now Il or Tiy're that saucy, an' that Bihty, that they'd flirt with any think'!" }feaiinig Nancy O'Brien," put in T g 'ood, mne ningil;; "'well, they're uti alike, are the I sses, an' she's a 11 jic'ier neat little party, is Nancy; t bharely to be wotdfered at that ste thinks a lot of herself, an' desont jump into a Iani*s arms." ","eli, in Course, if she wasn't em:thing a bit out of the co/mmon I shoaldn't be wanting to throw nsy eef aa upon hier, should I?" said e.in a tone denoting more than aouch of indiginatiOi' "W1hat could lte be wanting more thtn she'd get in me? Here I alt, inl tile very prinme 'ife, never been out of a ship, 'cept to pl...
THE GREAT WHITE MAHATMA COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 April 1914
THE GREAT WHITE MAHATMA COMPANY. The above companIIy will visit Sale fur two nights (Wednesday and Thursday next), and will submrit an extremely ilnterestig and diversifed programme.n c The latest novelties in magic obtained by Dr. Rowe In lis recent visit to England and America form a great attraction. Dr. Howe is a very clever periornier, and an entertainment in himnself. The great gambling expose given by him causes much comment amongst the audience. His exhibition of hypnotism on local residents from the audience is a re markable demonstration as to the ex tent to which Ltr. Rowe has cultivated this power. The GCreat 31ra, the trance nimedium. who answers ques tions clairvoyantly, gives a very re markable ''turn. 'There is not the slightest possihility of collusion, as the questions never leave the hands of lthe personi who writes them, and the infornmtion given by . ora could not possibily be kno nii to any but those asktn ting hen. Dr. Ruowe twill put a subject in ani hypnotic...
The Same Line. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 April 1914
The Same Line. Several "commercials" were seatei in a railway carriage, when the door opened and an elderly woman enter ed, whose appearance denoted that she was a native of the Emerald Isle. One of the party, who posed as 3 wag. at once began to extract mouse ment from her by asking a number o01 ridiculous questions, to which she replied good humoredly. and at lat exclaimed: "'ow, sorr, I've given you a goan dale or me history, may I take the liberty av axin what ye are yersitif? W1hat ye do for a livin' loike'"" "Certainly, ma'am, certainly.' was the ready reply, 'Tm a traveller in the hard and soft goods line." "Indade, now," said Biddy, "that's quare, my ould man's a traveller, too. "Indeed, ma'am," was the surprised rejoinder. "What line is he in, pray "Just the same as yersilf. sorr, the hard and soft goods loine-he thravels up a ladder wid bricks an' mortar. The inquisitive bagman did not press for further information.
THE REGATTA CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 April 1914
THE REGATTA CONCERT. On Easter Monday evening a very Successul concert ill CnnieCtiolin withl tne regatta was held in the Victoria -liall. 'Ilte lion, secretaries wereI Messrs. Napper Bros., and their efforts were thoroughly recognised. All who took part in the programme acquitted themselves well, the visitors especially. so, and special reference must be made to the services of Mr. Donald M' Gurk, who gave his services to the conimlittee without fee, and his well-rendered characteristic Scotch songs met with uvciferous applausll e. The followingl ills the ireg ranime: --lnstrunentaI selection, Mr. 'IT. Norton; song, Let \Le 1 orget, MIi. [i. Anderson; song. f The Magic Mouth of May (eicored) Miss F. White; dance, Swomou liance (encoured), . r. J. Iticliardsomi, chanpion dancer of Victoria; song, (encored), I isis Cn'unie .Mlolin: song SLDeath of Nelson ((encored), Mr. J. \I. Stuart; reeliatiol,, "The o'lown s B1aby,, Miss May IHarris: sung, So' You \lant i t 0e a Sotldier, Little M...
Head of the House. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 April 1914
Head of the House. . an in, accompanied by h visited a tailor's to order a suit c ctothes. The couple differed as t` the choice of material, and the Man'I nlr of mrasing until the wife iost her temper "Oh! well. please yourself," = si. aurning away, "I suppose '" are the one who will wear te clothes~." HW l." observed the husband m'e`'" _. i didni t suppose you'd wart to year the coat aud waistcoat.
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 April 1914
FOOTBALL. T'hle seciretary of the Sale United Footlxill Club is trying to arrange a match oni the 23rd inst. with 'I'raral aon. and with Naunimbrok on the l0tti. -taffra have begun training already, and expect, according to rumour, to be clapable of putting up a great , for this year's premiership. A delegates' meeting will be held at Sale, most likely, on the 24th inst. Teasdale, who played with iairnis dale last season, is in Melbourue playilng ill practice games, and will mnost probably strip for Fitzroy this season, The secretary of the Sale United Football Club acknowledges donations from tile Rev. Father Ryan, 10/6; M1r. Jameils Ferguson, 10/6; Hon. WVnm. Pearsoln, £1/1/; MIr. Robert Dowd, Players are requested to attend to their ipractice, as the senior compe tition will be starting in the middle of May, andt last year the first mlatch was piractically lost through want of form. A meeting of all those interested In forming a junior football competition will be held at tile Ri...
GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 April 1914
GOLF. At the annual meeting of the. Mlaffra Golf Club the election of oflicers for the ensuing season resulted as fol lowna:--President, Mr. J. Watson; pat tron, Mlr. J. Mills; vice-presidents, re elected; hio. secretaries, Messrs. Ste phen iand Liiiton; conmmnittee, Messrs. )Daniel. Daly, Cooper, 'Pr-ice, Ryan, Vaughan. Rice, du Moulin; haidicap ndips, Messrs. L. 'Price, Stepihen, and A. F. Linton; works comnimittee, Messrs. Price. Aladdock, Dennis; captain, Mr. N. Mt Lean.
THE GIPPSLAND MERCURY. FRIDAY, APRIL 17. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 April 1914
THE GIPPSLAND 1MERCR1, FRIDAY, APRIL 17. l he nominations for the conommina of thle -North Gippspand Agricultura Society are published in another cdi umn to-day. Thoee who do not oil to act should by Monday next givr notice of withdrawal. Supplies at the Sale Lntter Fact. in consequence of the prolonged ii weather have fallen off so much the the directors have decided upoi ne trenchment. vn Tuesday last the Sale Sieambl Company's directors accepted the tea aer for providering the two steanms of Miss Hiadley, who has been enip!eot ed on them. The rent is a higher eo than that paid b .air. Windsor, bit we may state, nas in the past pre: every satisfaction, and supplied drt.' class meals and liquor. In the was contract the price for the cress meals is t6 d, and 4d for supper. A canvasser who has been ahut trying to induce landholders to derort areas of land for beet growing, 1. prevent the factory from bteinr tel ed, was rather amused at tme ;uiust of a couple to grow beet on aeuti otr...
BAIRNSDALE REGATTA. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 April 1914
I3AIHNSUALE IREATTA. There was a good attendance at the Bairnsdale Easter Regatta on Satur day. Results: Maiden Pair.-First heat: Sale 1, South Melbourne also started. Second heat: H-lawthorn, 1: C'Fio Bay, 2; TYar ra Yarra., 3. Won by two lengths. Third BIeat: Mercantile, 1. Bairnsdale also etarted. Final: Hawthorn (\'. Bunning 'bow, F. Morrison stroke, A. Roe cox), 1; Sale, 2; Mercantile 3. Won by a length. Junior Pair.-Richmond (S. Jenkins bow, W. M' Evoy stroke, W. Waltho cox), 1; Bairnsdale, 2. \1on by a length. Senior Pair.-\\Wendouree (A. Adams bow, U. 1-lumnffray stroke), 1; Rich mond, 2. Won by a length. Maiden Four.-First heat: Ialrns dale. 1; Ijarwon, 2; Richmond, 3. `Won by a length. Second heat: Essendon, 1: Mercantile. 2; Sale, 3. Won by a length. Third heat: Wendouree, 1; South Melbourne, 2; Bairnsdale No. ' crew, 3. Won by a length and a half. Final: Essendon tR. Jackson, H. La Roche, E. Swannie, J. Greives stroke, W. Smith cox), 1; Bairnsdale, "; Wendource, 3. Won b...
SALE EASTER REGATTA. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 April 1914
The Sale Ron in'- lub's Easter Re gatta. on Monda lxast, was a groat secess. The public afforded exten i-v- pntronage, th. gate money being . The olliciFal w*erc-i resident, The Mayor of Sale (Mr. M. T. Cul linan : vice-presidents, Mesrs. 1F. Benuissi, Gi. Kelsey, C. Smyth, . J. 1reheny,. A. Malthieson, I 1-. Little, \W. Stevens, and J. U C onnor; judges, Messrs. M. T. Cullinan, C. Lowen, J. ci Connor, A. J. IHogg; umpires, Messrs. F. Roberts and W. Carr; starters. Messrs. C. A. Wood, D. J. Hurley, and V. Trood; timekeepers, Messrs. A. (V. Hiennett and G. Wain; clerks of scales, Messrs. S. Napper and L. Thomas; despatch commnittee. Messrs. P. Wain, 11. Hock, H. J. Dowd. G. BIeckley, CG. Uliver, J. Wain, J. O 'Keete, C. J. Cooper, D. Hutchinson, W. Napper, and E. Thornley; trea surer, Mr \\'ni. Phillips; hon. secre tary, Mr H. J. Mathieson. Mr WV. T. Thornley had his motor-boat decora ted, and kindly placed it at the dis posal of the otfficials. Howing re sults were as under: Maiden ...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. Melbourne, Thursday. FEDERAL POLITICS. Vote of Censure. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 April 1914
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. (BY WIRE.) (From Our Own Correspondent.) Melbourne, Thursday. FEDERAL POLITICS. Vote of Censure. In the House of Representatives Mr. Fisher, after a lengthy rambling speech attacking the Government for the abolition of day labour and letting. the Teesdale-Smith contract without tenders, and other alleged misdemean-i ours, closed with an amendment to the Address in Reply, declaring the Gov ernment worthy of censure. The House adjourned until 10.80 next day. Senator M'.Gregor's - Referendum Bills were read a first time, and the Senate adjourned to Mayr 6.
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 17 April 1914
RIFLE SHOUTIENG. A Rettutcr cablegraim says that Srci geant If. Oitnnundseni, the noted Eng lish lite shot, who won the iiEt andI second stages of the iting . prize last year, did sume line shooting on Mon day last. Witli I shots at '00, 500 and 611 1ards (the conditions of the first staee of the King a Prize lie scored te1 out oh a Po55ible 105.