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A SNAKE IN BED, [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 2 December 1911
A SNAKE IN BED, Two young men, Meesrs Daria Bros. had an unpleasant experience at Lor- inna Inst Sunday morning. Uno of ihem wa? reading a newspaper, in the hut used as a camp, nlien hearing a rustle overhead, ho looked up and Baw some hull dozen rats clinging to the rafters. Ile concluded that something must hove frightened the rats to bring them cut in broad daylight, and search- ed in ene rainer and then another, but could not fir.d any trace of a reason for the disturbance. At last, lifting tho bedding from tho bed, a large black snake was suddenly revealed, coiled up and snugly sleeping among the blank- ets. A Hreaim was quickly brought into use, and the unwelcome visitor speedily despstehed. A few minutes before u reptile of a similar nature was put out of existence, a few feet from the door of the cpmp. Beth reptiles meaMirrd about five feet.
Local & General News. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 2 December 1911
Local & Gçnçra! -:ci: ^ In c&lt;msei|uoncc of the Devonport Brass Band competing at the band contest at Burnie on Mew Year's Day, they will not be able to attend the local regatta The committee have decided to accept the olfer of the Deloraine Band to play on that day at Devon- port. Two drills were held this week on Tuesday evening and Wednesday after noon. The attendance was about an average one. The Loca1 Option Bill now before Parliament appears likely to be dealt with rrear the end of the ses- sion, ll the procedure by which other business bas been brought out of turn results in the loss of the measure, the next ímve of the tem- perance party may not snit the present Ministry. Dishing the local option party proved a sorry business for the Westralian Ministry A large trout weighing 12£lbs was landed trom the river at Blackmoor this week and has been on view at Mr Stephens' store. Mr George Harley is making steady progress towards recovery. Mr John Wesley left on ...
Hope Springs Eternal. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 2 December 1911
Hope Springs Eternal. I .Tonca: We have missed you at the club. You haven't been in the place since your wife died, you know. Smith: I know, but don't worry. J shall marry again. The school inspector was examin- ing the boys at a village school. Dur- ing the grammar test lie put a few posers. "Now," he said, pointing to n simple louliing youth, tn the Hist row, "Can you tell me what vowels are?" Tho youth grinned at the simplicity of the question. "Vowls, zer? Why, vowls be chickens," A Lancashire man was one day talk- ing of the style In which his towns- people were keeping up the dignity of their town council. Why nobhut just lately we bought our Mayor a new collar and chain," he said with pride. "Have you?" said his friend, who lived in another town some distance away. "Why, wc let's yon beggar of ours run loose."
Full Up. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 2 December 1911
Full Up. Tho railway carriage was crowded, but. a very lat old gentleman who sat by thu wintlow calmly ignored thu om- inous looks ol tho passengers for Hilt- ing up so much room, A boy selling buns poked lils head in at tile window, and inquired: "Buns, slr?" The old gentleman was slightly deaf, and, not noticing the buns, thought the boy wanted a seat In the already pack, ed carriage, so ho remarked: "Kuli up, my boy! No more room iusldu!" A roar of laughter followed his re- illy, and the old gentleman innocently wondered as to thu cause of theil merriment.
BEULAH. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 2 December 1911
i BEULAH. Mr. R. Manley ol the Tasmanian Produce and Coal Storage Company addreBBed a representable meetÍDg of tarnierd at Beniah ¡a regard to forming thc «bore company into a co-operatira concern, and dairy matters in general. Judging from the opinion expressed since the meeting amajority of the farm, ere will tars their attention more to dairying in the ni>ar fritare as potato growing is non too risky. On Friday the Ward«a(Mr. A. C DOILJ opened alm.^ar ¡a aid of the local state school fonds. The head teacher (Miss Lovell) with a willing band of helpers worked hard to make it a suc- cess. Tho hall was nicely decorated and good* n?eftil as well as ornamental wore so well displayed that the result, wan the parse strings were loosened to tho tano of ¿20 which after paying eipen«e? will leave a substantial balance for thc school library and piano fond. Thorn are still a good many naofal an- ieles to dispose of later on by Brue . auction,
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS OF TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 2 December 1911
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS OF TO-DAY. I. Thou shalt nut wail for something to turu up, but thuu shan pull oil thy coat and go to work that tnuu mayest prosper in thy almira, ami make me wura "failuru' spoil "success." II. Thuu shalt nut bu content to go about liiy business looking liku a loafer, tor thou shouldst unuw that Lay pursunal appearance is bettor than ii loller ot' recommendation. '¿. Thuu shalt not try to make ex- cuses, nur shalt thou say tu those who chide thee, "I didn't think." .1. Thou shalt nut wait to be told what tnou shalt uo, nur in what man- lier thou shalt do it, lor thus may thy days bu lout in tho job winch turtuiie nain given thee. o. Tuuu shalt not tail tu maintain thine own iuiogrily, nur shalt thuu be mnliy ul ahytiuiig nuit will lessen thy t,uuu respect tor thyself. ti. Thuu shalt nut cu vet the other fellow's job, nur lus salary, nor thu pusitiou that he hath eauiod by his urtu nurd labor. 7. Thou snail not fail to live with- in thy income, nur shalt tnuu co...
Church News. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 2 December 1911
Church News. j The various services ? in the Meth- odist Churches through the district were held uith the exception of i Parkham. Rev. W. H. Taylor con j ducted services at Caveside, Mole j Creel; and Chudleigh, and at the i cloce cf each communion wai cele- brated, t!ie subject having previous- ly t'ecn coii '.irl-i eel in t!ie address, j ¡'ne numberer those who joined in the celebration wa; satisfactory. Mr ? E. Besi rook the monmir" service , at C'hmlk'iy!:. Al! the above service 1 wera weil attended. The othei 1 services wet e B'ackmoor and Forest ! Hall conducted by Mr. Stephens; : Caveside (.eveningI by Mr Wheat; i Mole Creek (evening) hy Mr. Alf, How; Deloraine and Dairy Plains. ; Tue morning service at Deloraine j was .conducted by Mrs Barrett of ! Devonport, who created a splendid ; impression and in I he evening Mr. Stephens officiated. Owing to anni- versaries at Dairy Plains and Exton the attendances were not as good as usual ] The morning service at the Baptis I Church ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 2 December 1911
PIANOS, Brindsmead, Broadwood, Collard & Collard, Lipp & Sohn, Ronish, Renardi, Stein m ayr, ORGANS BY Mason Sc Hamlin, Estey, Liberal allowances OD old Pianos in exchange ASY TERMS WRITE FOR CATALOGUES SOLE AGENT IRiry, âVQ. The Piano People, 1FLU'&.>11 O. George-st Launce cestón W. Harvey, lom JVäiiSSer, ßzW, Plaining and jVlouSdiîmg MlUß Etc. EST R'U.l.KU ¡.'LOUR. SCARPS, POLLARD. BRAN, OATMEAL UOM.KL» OATS AND ALI, M'LL'-'.D LINE« AT Lowest Prices. Quality Guaranteed. (JUISTJNU DONE AT U UIIHUNT RATES. V R13 Ii (!(JT T ' 'IRDKU .SEASONED Iii) \ R OS, T. & Q FLOOR :fi Â W. iSO.Mtl)* SVWIÍ LATHS. PALI ">W$ AND FENCING IHMlH'üRS ALWAY UN HAND. lew and Second hand Furniture for sale nrplüs Furniture and Machinery bought or Exchanged at The Mart' Deloraine. Geo. Barclay. Dyer & Cleaner LATH Oh' lawrence & J. Robertson.") Suiis Cleaned .|s. (ii!. Dyed (ul. Laities dies-es cleaned arid ul ds. (id (Ulives denned .|d aiulftd. pair WO ...
The Liberal Party. CONFERENCE IN MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 2 December 1911
I ? The Libera! p^f ty. I CONFERENCE IN MELB- OURNE. The conférence of Liberal Leagues j of the Commonwealth was continu- ed. Thc deliberations were contin- j tied in prívale, and were confined to a large extent to the question of ap- pointing a committee to frame sug- gestions for the preparation of the planks for Hie platfoim for thc proposed new Federal parly, and also for the New Australian Libetal Union Eventually a sub-committee, consisting of one delegate from each State, was appointed, tn draw up suggestions. These suggestions will be discussed and will then be for- warded to the organisations in each State for consideration.
A WHEAT CROP FAILURE. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 2 December 1911
I A WHEAT CUOP FAILURE. A number of the farmers on tho Avoca River, (Vic.) who from outward appearances have splendid crops, discov- ered upon examination that there is not a particle of grain in the wliebt heads, and they have decided to cut the crops lor hay, bofore it becomes too ripe, The failure is attributed to the late heavy frost. It ÍB not known io what extent the failure may go, as moat of the far- mers Trom the generally excellent app- earance of their crops havo never even thought of exanining them,
A LECTURE ON PIGS. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 2 December 1911
A LECTURE ON PIUS. Mr R. J. Terry, thu state Pig and Poultry expert, has heen at Sassafras, giiing assistance with the epidemic nniongat our poultry. On Monday n TR lit he addressed a meeting in the hull for about two hours, on the enb j 'et of pigä and how to raise them. Ile went into all manner of details nf fm ding so aa to get the best results, g;ving the actual value of various roots, of the nee oT milk, and of combining certain articles of food ao aa to get the best results. He pointed ont that it vas what the anininl digested and assim- ilated that made profit for the owner. Mr T. £1. Cntti spoke in highly com I linientary terms of Mr Terry and b¡3 work, and in thanking him lor coming ai d the department lor sending him, Miid, that lie had bern a pig feeder and miser fnr ninny years and was vrry pleased with the valuablo information Mr Terry had given them. Tho nieet ii g resolved that the department be asked to tend another shipment of I ork to London at, an carly date. On t...
Outside His Business. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 2 December 1911
Outside His Business. A country doctor was recently call- ed upon to visit a patient sonic dis- tance away. Driving io where tho in- valid lived, he tied his horse to a tree, and started to walk across the field. It happened that work was In pro- gress on a new well, ot which thc doe tor know nothing until he found him- self sinking into tho onrth. ile fell just far enough to be unable to get cut unassisted, and lustily yell- ed Tor help. When he was finally pulled up, the hired men remarked to him: "1 say, doctor, you liad no business down there." "No, I don't think I had," replied tho doctor. "Don't you know," continued the hired man, "you oiiRht to leave the well nlone, anti tako enre of the sick?" _
Dairy Plains. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 2 December 1911
Dairy Plains. The anniversary st vices at Daiiy Plains were con ic'eil by Mi Hawson, of Launcesto , ind were well attended. The .:!..:: en's -biging was pie ising and rei'-ved much ci edit on Miss Crowdei v'ao has managed the school for ? me time past. The preacher gav wo addresses suited to the occasii md was iueai .1 with attention hy those present. The collections in aid of tile School-; funds were satisfactory. On Monday the Tea meeting wa» held followed hy a conceit when Rev \V. H. T.iVi'T introduced the Warden i Councillor Symmons) who presided over a large gathering, j The following ! >OK pail in the I programme, Kev »V. Ci Fitzgerald I ( V: eshyteriaa i Misses W. and I. I Taylor, Bramich (?i. Ashdown, I I'rewer, Shipper and "H vies Messrs I G. Miles, A Howe Adi li esses of a I complimentary character were given 1 hy Kev VV\ ii. T.,\!or and Mr h. ! Stephen'-' (H -;r.v Missionary) and au j excellent supper brccght a very r'ue, cessf'.:! Atimversnty to a close, spec- ial tha...
Railway Extension WILMOT ROUTE, DEBATE IN THE HOUE OF ASSEMBLY. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 2 December 1911
Railway Extension I WILMOT ROUTE, DEBATE IN THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. _r>_ I In Hie House of Assembly, on Wednesday, Mr Best moved, that this House will resolve itself into a j committee of the whole ll ;use, to ; consider au address to be presented ¡ to His Excellency the Governor, I praying that His Excellency will be i pleased to recommend the approp i iation of a sum not exceeding i ¿"iOli.nuO, for the construction of a | railway from Railton to some p-jint | at or ne,ir the 20 mile peg ou line i surveyed some years ago fora line to Wilmot There were, lie said, three things he wanted to establish; one, that there should be only one route; the second that the starting point should be at Railton; thirdly, that it should be constructed at the cost of the state. The Minister of Lands (Mr Hean) said that he was a strong supporter of the construction of a railway into the district referred to, believing it would open up the country. The only difference between the mover and the Govern...
PLACING THE BLAME. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 2 December 1911
PLACING THE BLAME. When thins? un wrong-ns thines will go in this nhl bulk worhl of wo, wo lilio to havp a «oat; to j,laen a hofty lo.-ul or blamo upon sumo other fellow's frame our talents wp devote. ?When I i iso from inv ilnvvnv ooneh and rind t have a lars.- l.'tie grouch. I RIV: "Ifs dimpson'.s fault. I never lilied that fellow's curves: to seo him 'round irets on mv nerves; it's limo to rail a hall. I miirlit be happy as a bird if thal man .limpión wore interred n bun dro.I fathoms- deep: but while he still infests this sphere and hane.s .-iromiil this villano boro, mv province ls to weep." Hut when I've snaked my bond :i while, subdued mv mild attach of bile. I Know it isn't true: for all the sorrows that I boar 1 raised mvso'f. with tender euro, ami nursed thom as they grew. When some .1 rf liri ion comes to rack vour bosom, trv to trace it bael;-you'll lind you sowed tho seed: vour happiness and s -crow both, when niinkscd. aro but the drouth of vour ow,, word or deed. Po. ...
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 2 December 1911
PERSONAL Mr Fred. W. Taylor, eldest bon of the Rev \V. H Tay ¡or. has been spending a few dayi at his parents residence, prior to Liking up his duties as Home Missionary at Wyn- yard ile had been engaged in a similar capacity at Stialian for six months, but on account of the strike at Mount Lyell mine, it was found impracticable to kr;ep two minister i.il supplies in the ci'cud, and as Wynyard has been without any efficient minister, Mi Taylor was transferred there, to take up the work in the place of Rev W. Lester, who was accidently diowned while bathing a few month-agn. In connection with the senior Public examination being held this week, Mr Will Taylor, ol tke Del- oraine State sch ml, was the only candidate sitting at Deloraine- The examination for holli s«-'uion ami junior public, will be continued next week, under the superintendent* of Revs F. Riley, and Fitzgerald.
A Dry Pump. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 2 December 1911
i A Dry Pump. A small Scotch hov was s:llM;f.l»il to nive- evidence acaiuo iii- faller, who wa* :u ru«,al ,,r m-Mns a dis- turbance ¡tl til,' stree:. ¡Jill I th,- Hallie to him: "C.no. . un w, - I'Vti. s;,o-ik !':,. .: ul ii an&lt;l lot us l,ii,,w .ail v.- k.-n a!,oat this alTaif." "Wool, sir." said (h.- Ia.!. -.Wo k.-n In vnt ^ssli, i;-.'" -1 il". I.i.l.ii.-, - v.';.!:,-.1 his w.-irshin. "W-. 1. ve earn nl-iu it ami tm-ii til I ^ i i an indy. ?.At;- W!I, II VI- : av,, s ta.' s . ..->-,. ve turn ;,> th., r.i-'.t. ::. ?', ir, lli;!i stveoi. and !,, ,.r. isp Hua -tro t '..&lt;).!:!&lt;. rUhr.'mV'latl: pr...I." said hi* worship: "I know ,!,.. ..¡.1 pw"n well." "tt'rfl." said tia- hov, vvf'i tho mast infantil,- sinn,li, ¡ty ">o :r iv cn-c and pump it, for yo'll no pump mo.'"