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Her Precious Thumb. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 27 June 1914
Her Precious Thumb. V. lady sued a railway company for £5000 for the loss of her thumb, which had been destroyed in a col lision, and the opposing counsel open ed the defence with the words: "Five thousand pounds for the loss of a thumb! Well, gentlemen of the jury, the only justification I can see for so exorbitant a claim is that it was the thumb with which the lady lcept her husband under." To keep cheese for some time, «nd prevent it becoming mouldy or dry, wrap it up in a cloth damped with vinegar And keep it-in a dish.
SECRET OF A SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 27 June 1914
SECRET OF A SUCCESS. "Now tell me," he said, "what are your prospects?" "My prospects," I replied, "are ex cellent." "That may be; but if you wish me to sanction your engagement to my daughter, I must ask you to be a lit tle more specific. At present, all I •know is that you are at the Bar. What exactly are .your prospects there?" "Prospects," and I leant back in his armchair, "are, in essence, noth ing more than a state of mind. The wc rd is derived from the Latin 'pros picio,' I look forward; and what I see when I look forward- constitutes my prospects. Now that, of course, var ies from day to day. When I am blessed with a good digestion, bound ing pulse, and high spirits, I see a great and glorious future before me. When *ny liver is out of order I know 1 sliali never succeed. At the present moment your excellent wine and ;*i "gars have induced the most hopeful condition of mind in me. My pros pects just now, are excellent." He rose and extended his hand. "Young man," he said, "t...
DISEASE IN AMBUSH. GERMS ROUTED FROM THE LAUNDRY. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 27 June 1914
disease in ambush. GERMS ROUTED FROM THE LAUNDRY. It is only diseases that are infectious that can lie in ambush, ready to launch death amongst the inmates of a home, and when we search the home for the readiest place of ambush we find it in the laundry. This is a statement of fact easily provable: the laundry claims and cleanses every week the clothes we wear, our bc\l, table, kitchen, and bath linen, handker chiefs, towels and curtains. Nothing absorbs and carries the germs, or seeds of disease so readily as these ; to ambush the ambushing disease germ therefore we must begin in the laundry. Next as to the method : mere cleansing is not enough, for some disease germs may j laugh at boiling water, and may even breed in commoner sorts of soapsuds. The only way to deal with the disease germ is to kill it, because its life is its power to infect, and only j when dead is it harmless: so we must not ' only begin with the laundry, but must find a laundry soap which is also a strong disin...
HERE'S TO THE HEROES. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 27 June 1914
HERE'S TO THE HEROES. We give unstinted praise to the man Who is brave enough to die; But the man "who struggles unflinch ingly Against the currents of destiny And bears the storm of adversity We pass unnoticed by. We've plaudits and • tears for him who falls, Borne down in the shock of strife; But a word of cheor we neglect to say. To him who plods 011 his dreary way And fights in silence from day to day The unseen battles of life. There's courage, I grant, required to face Grim death on the gory field, There's also courage required to meet Life's burden and sorrow; to brave defeat; To strive with evil and not-retreac; To suffer and not to yield. Some moments are there in every life When the spirit longs for rest; When the heart is filled with a bleak despair, When the weight of trouble, remorse, and care, Seems really greater than we can bear, And death were a welcome guest. But we crush it down and we go our way To the duties that lie in wait, From day- to day we renew the fight ...
TEN RULES FOR THE POULTRY BEGINNER. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 27 June 1914
TEN RULES FOR THE POULTRY BEGINNER. 1. Properly locate your plant and , decide upon the number of layers to keep. 2. Decide upon the breed of chick ens to be kept and select U breeder from which to get your foundation stock. 3. Decide whether you will start with liens, hatching eggs, or chicks. 4. Determine the manner of brood ing your chicks; select your equip ment and the style.of house you in tend to install it in. 5. Determine the schedule and ra tion for feeding the chicks. 6. Decide how you will protect your baby chicks from their enemies—rats, cats, dogs, inclement weather 7. Determine the method and equip ment necessary to raise successfully to the laying age the chicks after they have passed the brooding stage. 8. Determine the style of laying house and general arrangement. D. Settle upon the feeding ration for layers and the schedule for working it. 10. Solve the problem of the selling end—how to market your product at a profitable margin above cost. The memory of good and...
A BROTHER'S LOVE Published by arrangement with Cassell & Co. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER VI. The Poisoned Arrows. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 27 June 1914
A BROTHER'S LOVE By GRAHAM BROWN. ' Author of "The Soul of Lucille," "The League of the Sacred Scarab." etc. Published by arrangement with Cassell & Co. All Rights Reserved. • CHAPTER VI. The Poisoned Arrows. Angus Galbraitli sat down by the little stove with the words of Eric, his bi-other, ringing in his ears. "I love Elsie Bisset." He passed his hand across his brow as if to free himself from some op pressive incubus. For the moment he was too stunned to think. Never for a moment did a doubt of Elsie enter his mind. She had looked him in the face and said, "Angus, 1 love you," and that was enough. Angus Galbraith, the silent fisher man, was a large-souled man. Yet he had a nature as simple as a child's, and he would as soon have thought of doubting the word of the girl he loved as of doubting his own exist ence. And he loved his brother with a mighty affection. To him Eric was the perfection of manhood, and he had seen nothing of the feet of clay. "Oh, why did Elsie not t...
FOR THE LIVER. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 27 June 1914
FOR THE LIVER. People who suffer from liver dis orders will find the following letters very interesting From Mrs. Ellen Waters, Forest Range, South Australia. "Twenty years ago I was very ill. [ could not keep my food down, not even a drink of water. «I was bad like this for nearly three months. The doctor made me wean my child, as he said that I had abscesses on my liver and that I would have to have them cut out. I was in the hospital at the time. The doctor told me to take mv baby home and come back again. I had about 18 miles to travel by coach, and some kind woman in the coach told me of Warner's Safe Cure. She asked me' to try it before I went back to the hospital. I did so. I took three bottles, and, thank God, I never had to be cut about by any doctor, and have never suffered in the same way since." From Mr. .1. M&ddern, 57 Osborne street, Williamstown, Victoria. "Some time ago I was attacked^ with a pain under my shoulder blades, extending thence to the back of my n...
Crown Lands Settlement MALLEE COUNTRY NYPO AND CHILLINGOLLAH [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 27 June 1914
Crown Lands Settlement MALLEE COUNTRY NYPO AND CH1LLING0LLAH Two subdivisional areas of Mallecr country have been declared avail able for selection. One is situated in the parishes of Nypo and Wyper field, north-east from Rainbow and Lake Albacutya, and from 5£ to 12 miles from the terminal dtation on the Rainbow-Nypo extension now in course of construction. There are 18 allotment of second and third class land, and the total area represented is 15,000 acres. The other subdivision consists of 42 allotments of second class mallee, totalling 28,656 acres, in the parish of Turoar. This land is situated north of Chillingollah, and is from 1 £ to 10 miles from Chillingollah railway station. The nearest point of the land is five miles east from Chinkapook and six miles east of Cocamba railway stations. The grand total is 43,656 acres. Plans giving all the necessary details as to classification, value per acre, half yearly payments, etc., may be obtained free of charge. This country is -av...
AT WERRAP [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 27 June 1914
AT WERRAP January February March April - May June . - July - . A ugust Septeinbcr October November December Total 1913 1914 - 0.00 0.23 - 1.39 0.51 1.4S 0.35 - 0.42 1.10 - 1.19 0.64 - 0.11 - 0.90 - 0.83J - 3.11 - 2.87 - 0.51 - - 0.73 - 13.54J
A Sudden Death DUE TO HEART FAILURE [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 27 June 1914
A Sudden Death I DUE TO HEART FAILURE ' On Sunday afternoon information was received at .tho local police station to the effect that James Nesbitt, who is well-known in Rain bow, had been found dead at liia residence in Bow-street. At a magisterial inquiry, conducted by Mr. J. Sanders, J.P., on Monday, the following evidence was ad duced:— S. Taylor, deposed to having viewed the body of deceased, and recognised it as that of Jas. Nesbitt, whom he had known for about 3£ years. On Sunday after noon, June 21st, about 4.30 p.m. Harry Dowling, who was in deceased's )ard, asked witness to have a look at "Jimmie," meaning Nesbitt, whom he thought was dead. Found deceased leaning against the wall in his residence. Advised Dowling to inform the police. Last saw deceased alive about 1 p.m. on 21st ins!; was then feed ing his horse; about 10.30 a.m. same day went to deceased's house and found him in a fit. Placed him on his bed. and deceased then went to sleep. Called to see hirn half an hour ...
Drift Sand Problem DEPUTATION FROM THE COUNTRY DISTRICTS. (BY WIRE—FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT) Melbourne, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 27 June 1914
Drift Sand Problem DEPUTATION FROM THE COUNTRY DISTRICTS. (BY WIRE—FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT) Melhnnrnft. Wp.dnf»srln.v. A deputation from the Swan Hill, Dimboola, Karkarooc> Mil dura, Birchip, Borung, Kerang and Lawloit shire councils interviewed the Minister of Lands to-day in connection with the drfft sand j question. The Minister, in reply, stated that a clause dealing with the subject had been included in the bill to be brought before Parliament this session. With respect to the Noxious Weeds and Thistle Act, the Minister promised to bring the matter under the notiee of the Cabinet for con sideration. The deputation also inquired into the question of • water storage in the north-western portion of the State, and the Minister of Water Supply intimated that the Black Swamp schcme would be entered upon at once, and that the surveys would be completed in time for operations to be commenced by the beginning of summer.
Obituary. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 27 June 1914
Obituary. The "Bairndale Advertiser" refers to the death o! Mr. H. A. Turner (father of Miss Turner, of Rainbow) whose death was recently reported in these columns, as follows:—Deceased was one of the representatives of the South Riding of the Bairnsdale Shire Council, having been elected about 20 years previous to his demise. He served the ratepayers faithfully and well and was very highly esteemed by all classes of the com munity. Though never a robust man, he identified himself most actively with every movement cal culated to advance the interests of t^e district. &lt; Deceased who was 58 years of age, leaves a widow and family o! 12 children to mourn their los3, ■ *
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 27 June 1914
In thanking the residents of Rainbow and district for their liberal support during the past season, A. G. Strauss begs to announce that he will be opening the . winter stocks of new season's goods on or about the 1st March. Very great care has been taken in selecting this season's goods, and a very tip-top and up-to-date selection has been made. During, the next fortnight goods are to arrive direct from the manufacturers in Manchester. This season we have bought direct from England so we are now in the position of being able to give our clients the latest and most fashionable goods at the lowest possible cost. * We have saved the middleman's profit and can there fore give it to you. Just to hand—New Season's book of Suitings. All the latest shades in up-to-date Tweeds, Cloths, Vestings and Trouserings. Call and inspect our book. Also note our prices before placing your order. Fit and style guaranteed. I. 6. Central Store, Rainbow. A Home away from Home Eureka Hotel The old premises ...
Federal Issues ELECTORAL SQUIBS [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 27 June 1914
Federal Issues ELECTORAL SQUIBS On WednesdaytheLabor majority in the Senate decided to present an inordinately long Address to the Governor-General, asking to place parliament .in possession of the statement by which Ministers in duced him to grant a Double Dis solution. To the matter-of-fact business man all that may seem to be sheer waste of time. "We know the position taken up by Mr. Cook and his colleagues," he remarks, "theyhave asserted for manyraonths that there is a deadlock, that nothing can be hoped from the pre sent House. You may think their position sound, you may think it unsound, but there has never been the slightest mysteryabout the mat ter, so why appeal to His Excllency to tell us what we already know, and have known for months?" All which is sound, as far as it goes, but as a general election is close at hand, it does not go nearly far enough. The people of the less populous States will be told that the Senate is in danger.that the Cook Ministry has handed it ove...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 27 June 1914
YOUNG BROTHERS Auctioneers, Stock and Station Agents. / Dofsm denote phccs trhcre Young Bros hove Branches 4- Salt Yards. Crosses X dcnc£placcs w/terc Kuny Bros have, active. Co-Arjtnts HEAD OFFICES, Horsham, Hhill & Hamilton BRANCHES, Rainbow, Caste rton, Terang, Murtoa, Minyip, Wnrracknabeal, Beulah, Rupanyup, Dimboola, Goroke.Ararat, Natimuk, Donald, J.eparit &. Kaniva. AGENCIES Strathdownic, Lake Bolac, Banyena, Penshurst, Balmoral, Hopetoun. Auction and Clearing Sales condu cted in any part of the State and South Australia. LAND SALES A 8PECIALTY. Trucking arrangements Made lor Fat Stock Going to Ballarat and Melbourne Markets, Unlimited Amounts of Trust Money to Lend at Ruling Rates. Rainbow STOCK SALE. Tuesday, July 7th, 1914, At 2.15 o'clock. YOUNG BROS., under instructions from various owners, will ,nell by public auction, at their yards— SHEEP. 200 crossbred weaners, in forward con dition 100 fat croBsbred wethers CATTLE, HORSES. EARLY ENTRIES INVITED. To M...
THE MINISTERIAL PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 27 June 1914
THE MINISTERIAL PARTY. J The Minister of Railways (the . Hon. D. Mackinnon) and the Hons. J. Gray and R. Bloomfieid Rees wore, on arrival at Rainbow, met by representatives of the Albacutya-Nypo Railway Commit tee and the local Progress Associa tion. On arrival at the terminus Mr. Woods, chairman of the Albacutya Nypo Railway League, briefly introduced the visitors. Mr. Mackinnon, who was ac corded an enthusiastic reception, said the extension of the line would enable settlers-to carry on production under greater advan tages. He trusted that tlie settlers would realise their responsibilities and make the land as productive as posniblo. At the same time he. hoped that the district would par ticipate in a bountiful rainfall, which waF required, not only in tho raalleo, but also in other parts of tho State. Referring to the construction of the line, the Minister pointed out that its length was 10$ miles, the cost of which was £24,000, although the estimated cost was £33,000; these figu...