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THE BANQUET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 12 June 1914
THE BANQUET. Tho large banqueting hall at Dwyer's Club Hotel presented ari animated Sfcne during the evening. Shortly after 7 o'clock about litty district reai donts took their seats at the nicely arranged and prettily decorated tables. MrT. G. McKenzie, chairman of the Hospital committee, presided, having on his light tho Hon. John Murray, and on the left Mr Thos. Livingston, M.L.A., and Mr llarvey, of the Pub ■ lie Works Department, architect of the hospital. Mr MeGalliard was then asked to propose tho to.ist of tho Federal and State Parliaments. After expressing his surprise ill being called upon, ho said tho word Parliament came from "parlo, to speak." and the Federal Parliament had been called a "talk ing shop.'' Tho Stale House differed from them in that thoy were a good working Parliament. They recog nised that the State Parliament and the Liberal Government that leads at tho present time is a Government that has the interests of tho country at heart and are doing good work. ...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. FAT CATTLE MARKET. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 12 June 1914
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. FAT CATTLE MARKET. Wednesday, 2,075 yarded, comprising 430 from South I Gippsland. The market was very irregu- | lar, and prices ranged from 10s to 20s j under last week's prices. Quotutions.— Prime pens of bullocks from £13 to £14 10s, do. cows from £8 10s to £9 17s 6d. Local sales, and averages :—Bullocks—24 Moore & Co., Tooloonook, £12 2s 8d; 10 Morgan, Devon, £12 17s Gd ; 10 Jas. Nicol, Yarram, £11. Cows.—16 D. T. McKenzie, Calrossic, £6 15s 4d ; 12 D. W. Matches, Alberton, £6 4s 4d.
Local Land Board. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 12 June 1914
Local Land Board. The following applications were dealt with by Mr. K. T. ttrcmmn at the Yarrain courthouse yesterday :— Wood si do.—Allot. 20n, 7 ncres, William Johii Kerr.—Refused. Allot. 20(5, 7 acres, William John Kerr.— Recommended. Allot. 20J, 9 acrcs, Joseph O'Neill—Recommended. Allot. 20f, &lt;S ncres, Jam»s Joseph O'Neill.—' Recommended. Allot. 20k, S acres, James Joseph O'Neill.—Ilrfused. Binginwarri.—Allot. 50a, S9 acres, Edward P. Sullivan.—Postponed: Albert«n West.—Allot. 129, 9 ncres, J ohn Robertson.—Recommended. To Show Cause.—Jabez Richards, 92 acres, Woorarra ; Patrick John Keogh, 19S iieres, Wonyip.—Postponed for a month. Special Case.—To consider the ap plication of the Committee of Manage ment of the Public Recreation Reserve, Township of Alberton, for permission to hold Horse Races on the Reserve.— Recommended that permission be graDted.
CONTROL YOUR THOUGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 12 June 1914
CONTROL YOUR THOUGHTS. Until your have earned to control I your thoughts, you will never be able to live a godly and righteous life. As a man thinketh in hjs heart, so is he: and it is because the thoughts that we entertain in the hostelry of the soul are such worthless and vain ones that our words and acts often bring so heavy a disgrace on the name we love. Well might the wise man say, "Keep Ihy heart with all diligence, for out 01 H are the issues of life." I When the heart is right, the ear and I the eye and the mouth ami tlve foot will necessarily obey iis promptings; but when the heart is wrong, RUed with tides ot ink, like the cuttle llsh. it will develop Itself in the impurity to which it gives vent. If you habitually permit evil tilings to have their right of way through you. or lodging within you, remember that, in Gou'u right you are equally guilty with those who imlulgo in evU acts, becaUBo you aro v.-ithheld not by your fear ot Him, but by your desire to maintain your p...
EMPLOYING HIS TIME TO ADVANTAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 12 June 1914
employing his time to advantage. In Ceylon the ponds and lakes arc known as tanks. By way o£ enliven ing the dulness of their existence, sev eral young tea-plauters got up a duck shooting party. One of their number was a greenhorn fresh from America. Him they left in a punt on a small tank, with a gun, and directions to shoot any ducks that flew over. Ttiev laughed as they walked an, for not a duck was likely to 'be seen within miles. The newcomer took the hoax very well when they told him about It. At supper that night he suddenly pulled a cartridge out of his pocket, that ho "thought he had put them all away." Soineon'e, of course, pick ed it up and cut it open. "Great Scott! What a lot of shot!" said the green horn, in amazement. "How many are there?" No one knew, so the young ster suggested a pool on the subject. Tncy all agreed, and a liver apiece was the amount put in, the whole to go to the nearest guesser. Each one wrote his guess, and when the shot were counted it was found...
THE VILLAGE CURE IN FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 12 June 1914
THE VILLAGE CURE IN FRANCE. The French cure has neither wife nor family, nor even income or par sonage such as we should recognise, ills house is a tiny affair of four rooms, anil his income £38 a year. Xo more? Well, the offerings of the people may come to £5 more, and ibis is all. - - course, I speak of the Average rural cure. Men of mark and men of towns will always get a liear iug and an income. What can life jn such an income consist of? Noth ing hut the plainest fare, and life without pleasure—at least, without an artificial one. Xo annual holiday; oven his visits to Paris—very rare, bo it noted—are the treat of some generous parishioner. The Revolu tion destroyed the country seats of Franco, so he rarely has a squire to ask him to dinner. He lives, thcre iore, Willi and in the ways of the peasants. He is as much a member jf a caste as any Hindoo, and rarely Jo you see him walking with a lay man. Usually he is with a brother cure, or else ho walks along reading his book. Custo...
"THE ROAD TO WEALTH." LIFE STORY OF H. D. McINTOSH. ROMANTIC RISE OF YOUNG AUSTRALIAN. NEWSPAPER BOY TO THEATRICAL KING. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 12 June 1914
"THE ROAD TO WEALTH." life story of h. d. Mcintosh. ROMANTIC' RISE OF YOUNG AUSTRALIAN. NEWSPAPER EOY TO THEATRICAL KING. No man in tlio whole Commonwealth. lias achieved such prominence within tlio last few years as Hugh D. Mcin tosh. His rise has been more than ! remarkable. It has been almost me teoric. A few years ago he was Slav ing hard in a pastrycook's shop in Syd ney. To-duy his name is known not only throughout Australia but almost equally as well in America and Eng land, and right through the English speaking world. He has jumped from a position of comparative obscurity !o be one of the biggest entertainment magnates of this or any other time, and he lias tlio reputation of belli;; the biggest hustler among the business men o£ his native country. He is at present on his second trip around the world searching for attractions to place before "Australian audiences. Born in Sydney just 3S years ago, "Huge Deal" Mcintosh, as one inter viewer called him, may almost ho said to b...
VETERAN JOCKEY STILL SCORING. "ALWAYS RODE TO WIN." [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 12 June 1914
VETERAN JOCKEY STILL SCORING. "ALWAYS RODE TO WIN." Up at Albury last week Wally Douglas, who has been riding horses for 40 years, won both hurdle races at the local race meeting. Douglas is probably the oldest jockey In Austra lia. The crowd did not forget to cheer. Douglas put in a long term in Melbourne once, and has ridden winners all over Australia. The great est disappointment of his life wan thai he could not ride Glenloth in the Melbourne I'up. He steered Glenloth home first, in many races around the Upper Hurray district, but could not inalte the weight for Flemington. Glen loth cantered home in the mud. People said tho win was a fluke, but Douglas always declared that Glenloth was under estimated. Douglas ban had many falls, but he has never had a limb broken. And be holds a better record than that. He has never oaze beon disqualified. Hata off to Doug laa!
LADIES' LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 12 June 1914
LADIES' LETTER. By "Irene," in Melbourne. A quaint but plaintive story come.i I from ono ot our suburbs. Two poor school-mistvesses found their little I shilling-a-weelc school was inadequate for bread and rent. They tried to soil a handsome mantle, relic o[ a moneyed past. The mother of a pu pil was induced to purchase. Shj named her own terms—time-payment one shilling per week. The slster» I agreed. An extra shilling a wec.v was full of meaning to them. But suddenly the child of this mother stayed away. Days and weeks passed and she did not, return. The mother continued payment until the debt was cleared off. Then the shilling for the mantle ceased and the child re turned to school. The child did not loso much. And the poor little school-mistresses, who are • not as good at arithmetic as at "accomplish ments," are still pondering over the profit anil loss of their transaction. Said Captain Brownlow, R.A.N., speaking on Empire Day: "I thinlf girls should have compulsory training as...
UNLIKELY INTERVIEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 12 June 1914
U.VLIKI3LY INTERVIEWS. A Schoolboy and His Master. Dear Sir, when I deserved the can 2 Last night, you let me off again; And though I do not love the smart, And your compunction melts my heart, I do not think it good :o be Treated with so much lenfer.cv. 'Tis only just to your Impression To make a permanent impression By sparing not the rod. How oft I've seen a grown man spoiled and soft, Without an ounce of grit or weight, All fluffy and effeminate. Because he never underwent At school his proper punislftneut. Dear Sir, let me not grow that way. But fiog me rather every day; So I shall not be dubbed a fool, But rise an honor to the school. —"Windsor Magazine." The Bishop of Newcastle said thai he once saw a letter in which a parish asked for a minister who must be young, a good rider, well educated, a good musician, good-looking, and sound ill the faith. For all these qualities the stipend of £150 a year was offer etl. There's a billet for a parson in a par ish in the bush; When th...
SAYINGS OF TO-DAY AND YESTERDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 12 June 1914
SAYINGS OF TO-DAY AND YESTERDAY. True lovers are few—but not far between.—Estelle Klauder. It is easy to. be generous to :i lault when the fault is our own.—Nathan Levey. When we reach forty we begin to look up the names of men who be came famous after forty-five--Sam Stimson. There are many whose aiir :v;euis to be prominence; but that (iwalily, they should remember, is possessed by a wart on the nose.—Brawler Mat thews. Familiarity breeJs.—Sam Mont/.. The future ten.se of due is dun A. Johnston. A wrinkle might be termed the nick of time.—Ashley S'-.ist.j Cupid rules some Marriages, p.iu others are ruled by cupidity.—F. Mor ton Howard. A moneyed man can have anything he likes—and especiiilv anything he loves.—R. Moore. At twenty we knu.v, at thirty we tliink we know, anC at forty we give it up.— -Greenwood LaV:&lt;'.
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 12 June 1914
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES Adrian Velancourt was a tall, pale, serious young man earning thirty-five shillings a week as a solicitor's clerk His heart was pure and eager, and his •physical beauty was such as to make young women cast sidelong eves of marvel as they passed him. Glad eyes, in,fact. To him came a Cradle Snatcher in the shape of the land lady's daughter. "If you're good," she said to her victim, "you shall have some treacle-puilding." It was that fatal treacle-pudding that lured poor Adrian to his doom. It was as deadly as Mr. Pickwick's "chops and tomato sauce." From treacle-pudding Cissie quickly advanced to the darning of Adrian's socks and the sewing 011 of Adrian's-buttons. Young men, never let a Cradlc-Snatcher darn your socks or sew on your buttons. It is the be ginning of the end. The next move of the artful Cissie was to put flowers in Adrian's room. That trick softened his innocent young heart, and then came the terrible evening when Cis sle found him sitting in the ...
THE MARRIAGE MARKET. A LIST OF WIVES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 12 June 1914
THE MARRIAGE MARKET. A LIST OF WIVES. Sydney has a matrimonial agency which supplies a catalogue of eligible brides and bridegrooms with height, weight, color and temperament duly recorded. A litigant describing his speculations in the marriage market to the court stated that he ran throu?'i the catalogue and brought his choice down to two. On application, he got the photographs of the lots offered, but one lie threw over, and the other threw him over. There used to be a regular trade paper called the "Matri monial News" published in Melbourne, but either it has dropped out or the present writer, having turned to other interests, has lost sight of the sheet. In liis young aud aspiring days he was offered the editorship, but fled when informed that he might be called upon occasionally to act as best man at weddings provoked by Mb own con nubial paragraphs.
GLADNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 12 June 1914
GLADNESS. Oil, Lake the little blessings To-day now otters you. 'Twill bring good cheer to-morrow More plainly into view. Forget the little troubles, Refuse to hug them tight, And when you've ceased your vigils, They'll vanish from your sight. Then soon you'll be so busy In making others glad, You'll find no time Is left you For thinking, "I am sad!" —Ellen A. Dow, in Santa Monica (Cal.) Outlook.
MOTHER'S JOB. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 12 June 1914
MOTHER'S JOU. "A mother is simply a beast of bur don at the preseut day. aud is treated as II she were of no consequence."— From a letter by Mrs. Nellie Kinchins ton, who is assumed to be "Mrs." be cause of her intimate knowledge of Mother's job. Shove it on to Mother, Mother takes the lot, Mother totes the baby Wintry days or hot; Mother carts the cabbage In a little bag. Every time the lamilee Goes on some excursion spree, Beach or bushland picnic tea, Mother humps the swag. Billy's pants are going, Mother gets a job; Kitchen floor is dirty, Mother takes the swab; Trouble in the union. Father's out of work. Vital principles at stake, Capital must bend or break, While there is the rent to make, Mother mustn't shirk. Mother does the shopping, Weather dry or damp, - We have got her listed As a cargo tramp; Just another bundle On to Mother's load; Bowed with years of toil and care, Showing signs of wear and tear, Doing everybody's share, Mother takes the road. Mother hauls the waggon,...
HARM IN GLOOMY HOUSEHOLDS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 12 June 1914
HARM IN GLOOMY HOUSEHOLDS. Boya and girls are often spoiled by parental gloom. The father never unbends. The mother's rheumatism hurts so she docs not see how little Maggie can ever laugh. Childish curiosity is denounced as impertin ence. The dining-room is a par'.ia meut, and everything in everlasting order. Dai Is and tops in that house arc n nuisance, and the play that, the boy is expected most to relish is geo :n try, a little sweetened with the chalk of blackboards. For cheerful reading, the father recommends Voting's "Xight Thoughts" and Har vey's "Meditations Among the Tombs." Al the first chance, the hoy will break loose. With one grand leap he will clear the catechisms. He will ■hurst away into all riotous living. He will bo so glad to get out of Kgypc ilial he will jump into the Ued Sea. The hardest colts to catch are those that have a long while been locked up. liestraints are necessary, but there muse be some outlet. Too high a dam will T'ertlow and inundate all th# mead...
THE GENTLE CHAUFFEUR. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 12 June 1914
THE GENTLE CHAUFFEUR. Mayor Harrison, of Chicago, was be ing congratulated at a luncheon on his ordinance forbidding chauffeurs to blow their horns in die crowded busi ness sections of the city. "Chauffeurs think," he said, "that they nted only blow their horns and !lie pedestrians" will leap put of the way. I.et the chauffeur drive with care, remembering that the pedes trians' rislu is supreme. "Why. if something isn't now done. I he chauffeurs in their arrogance will be setting up a horn code for pedes trians to learn and obey—a code something like this— "One loot: Throw a quick back headspring for the sidewalk. "Two loots: Dive over the car. "Three toots: Lie down calmly.; it is too bie to escape; but we will go over you ;it' as possible if you keep verv still. "One lens .uul i'.vo shori loots: ym;rsw»K forward \wv\ we witl save both your arms. "'One slnri ami iwo i'.tiv. Throw yoursrH' backward an&lt;l &lt;uu> }«;; will he saved. "Four toots: It's all up with ...
A Winner. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 12 June 1914
A Winner. A deeply religious itnd benevolent old lady, living: In South Loudon has had a rather startling experience. The other day her compassion was aroused by a poorlv-clad and wretched-looking man whom she saw passing her house. Taking a half-sovereign from lier nurse she wrapped the coin in a piece of paper, en which she wrote the ex hortation "Never say die." When the maid delivered the note io ihe man he thanked her, locked up at ihe h i-so, and walked a way. Next day he called and asked to see iho mistress. The maid was a little dubious. "It's the poor man you save ill"? half-sovereign to. ma'am, and he won't tell me what he wsuiis." "Is he sober?" asked the lady. "Yes, ma'nni." "Then show him in." When tiie man entered the draw int-ro.om hs promptly placed £"> 0:1 the table, remarking "There you ure. lady. It won right enough at nine to one. and you was th» only parson in the road what backed it."