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CONSOLATION FOR QUIET GIRLS [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 January 1914
CONSOLATION FOR QUIET GIRLI Let us look into any ballroom for a few minutes. We shall soon see that the girls are divided into three classes. The first consists of the "taking" girl. She is, as a rule-though by no means always--pretty. One thing, however, she never lacks-that is, conversation. How much sense there Is igber chatter goodness only knows; but aehas the art of looking Inter esteand making her partner believe that she thinks him the cleverest man she ever met. 'And in this lies the secret of her success. The second division consists of the girl who is not striking at first s!ght, who does not talk for mere talking's sake when she has nothink worth say ing, and although often clever, ac complished, and pretty, she does not get her programme filled nearly so quickly as the first girl The third consists of the hopelessly plain, stupid and awkward girl, who generally sits round the room unless she is dancing with a brother-or else has a lot of money-looking disap pointed and ...
ALBANIA'S RULER. A COUP THAT FAILED. GOVERNMENT FOILS THE PLOT. ROME, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 January 1914
ALBANIA'S RULE:. A COUP THAT FAILED. - GOVERNMENT FOILS THE PLOT. . ROME, Wednesday. There have, been important develop ments in connection i?vth the Mahome tan mhove to place. Izzet Pasha (the Turkish ex-Minister for War) oh the Albiinian .throne in the -. stead of Prince Frederick of Wied. . "Advices received here from Volona state that, an Austrian steamer brought from Constantinople 200 Turkish sol diers with six officers. The plotters in tended to raise the population of Valo is, and.to proclaim. Izzet Pasha Prince of Albania.. However, the Provisidnal 3Oiernment. were prepared, and With the~ co-operation of the European Com mission and the.Dutch. gendarmes, they arrested the Whole Turkish contingent.
ONE OF ÆSOP'S FABLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 January 1914
ONE OF .ESOP'S FABLES. A dreamer and a man of action loved a woman. The dreamer said: "I shall write verses in her praise; they will touch her vanity, and she will love me for them." But the man of action said: "How old-fashioned! I shall corner the stock market, and that will bring her." So the dreamer wrote verses, and he induced a friend of his, who ran a ten-cent magazine, to print them. And the man of action cornered something or other, and became a billionaire. In the meantime, the girl married a man who inherited his money, and they lived happy ever after. But the dreamer was so proud ef his verses that he didn't care; and the man of action was so busy that he didn't- care. The only one to suffer was the man she married.
RENDERING HONEYCOMB INTO WAX. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 January 1914
RENDERING HONEYCOMB INTO WAX. Do not leave old combs, pieces of comb, and wax cappings about, as they are almost sure to entice the wax moth, and if that is the caes, wax, which means honey, is soon wasted. Melt all stray bits of comb and then store the pieces of wax away in a tin till all wax melting is endec for the season. Then re-melt and strain and run into fair-sized moulds. Be sure to use soft or distilled water when boiling combs; or the lime found in hard water will spoil a lot of wax.
OVER-FEEDING. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 January 1914
OVER-FEEDING. "Over-feeding is the .thing trom which civilisation suffers to-day," says Professor Hereward Carrington. "I consider it is far more important than drink, because it affects a far greater number of persons, both young and old, men, women and children. The surplus of food in the stomach, parti cularly If it be of an irritating and sti mulating quality, sets up a constant irritation of that organ, which is tem porarily allayed by the greater stimu lant, alcohol. After reviewing all the evidence at my disposal, a highly im portant deduction may be drawn, an extremely significant conclusion reach. ed, which affects the welfare of the whole human race, We have at last a scientific basis for calculating what the average intake of food should be by those in health and who wish to remaffi In health. Twelve ounces of nutriment daily is all that the body needs In order to preserve Its weight and to replace whatever tissue has been lo?t as the result of the day's muscular exertion...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 January 1914
Sir,-I learn by your report of the Borough Council meeting that Cr Im pey, before he has had time to warm his seat in the Council Chambers, is de sirous of upsetting the arrangements that have existed, and most satisfac. torily, for some time past, with the view to ousting from office our lady Town Clerk. As an old. resident of Ararat, I think that this young council lor is rather too hasty iii launching such a drastic scheme. The town will never be that far advanced as to bring about the necessity of having a combined officer in a Town Clerk and Engineer.. It will be remembered that the thing was tried some time ago with disastrous results, and when the council did revert to the new idea of having a lady Town Clerk the ratepayers .did not express any dissatisfaction. In fact ever since Miss M'Neill has taken charge ndthiig but praise has been bestowed;upon her for the excellent work she has idone. Trusting-that. the majority of couniil lors will veto. such a - -proposition.l Yours,...
CORRESPONDENCE. [To the Editor.] THE BOROUGH OFFICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 January 1914
oD.OR Po?NDMO n' S[To te Ediltoil [ THE BOROUGH OFFICES. Sir,-I notice by your last issue that CO T. Impey, the newly-appolnted mem. ber of our Borough Council, has not been long in getting to work in the way of a nking his presenco. felt.o , Cr nIpey entered tlhe council as no novice, and I; like others, am of the opinion that he will be found to le the right man in the right place when imnortant matters, ouch as the appointing of an engineer, is under discussion. Ararat, as is known abroad, is making headway by leaps and bounds, and it is only right that we should have a man. who can undertake engineering works, and who can also fill the position of execu tive officer to the council. True, it may be expected that the battle will be n keen one, and will either be won or lost, probably, by one vote, but councillors should freely express their opinionse i the proposition at the council table, and not merely record a 'silent" vote. Without disparaging in any way the abilities of the-p...
THE COMING OF WIRTH'S CIRCUS TO ARARAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 January 1914
THE COMING OF WIRTH'SCIRCUS TO ARARAT. The holiday is almost here, because iai the early morning hours of 'Monday ;**t the three circus trains will be shunted :on: to the siding dut at the rail road tracks, and whole waggon loads of real joy and gladness will be unload ,l.. There.is always something about the .coming of. they circus:,thatý carries with it a universal appeal, especially is it so with Wirth's Circus:: Each sUne ,-ena?ng. years sees- them .coming alohg with more daring andh senisatoioal per fornances, ,more- beautiful ladies, -more saptiv ating horses, fiercer tigers :and .more handsome .lions, more, ponderous elephants, and-funnier clowns than last time ; and this year the spectacle is to bi of more than ordinary merit, for the programmeincludes some -of the very latest European and American sensa tions, entirely new to Australia,-includ ing Dare Devil Desperado, who will be scaen in,the most perplexing, bewilder iu g:scensational heroic achievements among' all the wo...
OLD ARARAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 January 1914
OLD .ABA.AT ' F.FP."; sends s :thefollwing epistle anent the-lbove'matter:-: Old Ararat- is.a. noble place,' A borough * of renown, So the grocer-Mayor informs us, -. When with delegates in towh. i. There's .our Town Clerk, a model, ::' As far as accounts and books do go, But:the poor- old: town. iadJihands aro .-: .: lost .' : .' :For :an engineer, you know';- ! .-. There's Cr 1, t'he ' os They say they cannot shift, i But wait till next election, . * :We'll see;then :hdothings' drift.; There's Cr 8., the builder, - Made promises in galore, : Should he not fulfil hia pledges,; .Willfind. something else:in-store.; lthere's CrT.'"the mason,' : 1 A devil for to go. ';, Youll find 'his promises carried o'ut,..:. Although he may be slow.;, There's CrB., the blacksmitb, A new hand at the game, ... ., ': He's a'bustler when he's going,:: But he gets there all the same. There's Cr L, the butcher .: . A surprise for all the ,camp,:" Vill see things straight and! open . .And keep councillors...
CABLEGRAMS. REUTER'S SPECIALS. THE BALKANS. RIVALS FOR ALBANIAN THRONE. LONDON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 January 1914
.ABLEGRAMS, : . 3U $'e hlPNOIAL$. . .TH - BALKANS. I-)VALS FOR ALBANIAN THRONE. ' . LONDON, .Wednesday. Turkey is determined not to entirely release her grip on, the lostlvilayet of Albania. - It has transpired that General Izzet Pasha will, contend .with Prince Frederick of ?Wied, for.the throne,.of the new autonomous Balkan, State.. Constantinople advices are that Izzet Pasha's resignation of the Ministry of War and Turkish Cabinet a-few days ago was due to the Mohammedan chiefs having secretly elected him Prince of Albania, in opposition to Prince Frederick, a Protestant, who has been chosen by the Powers. He accepted the offer of the Crown, and is. about to proceed to Valons, the southern pport of Albania.
THE GRASS PADDOCKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 January 1914
THE GRASS PADDOCKS. "Graz!er" writes:-"The grass pad locks deserve a great deal more con sideration from the average grazier than they receive, and a very great deal could-be done to improve the pasture as -vell as to make it more lasting if some ordinary precautions were taken. In these times of sud. extreme prices, the most should tr taken out of the grass and still kteep a good sole, and perhaps a oew hint: might not be out of "tlate In tice first place, on the majority of gra8s farms the paddocks are too bit. torty-acre paddocks shoultd be twettty acre paddocks, eighty acres sbruld be forty acres, and so on, according to the size of the place, and assioting tf course that the land Is notd flow oftern nas it struck the tarnmer that he wished he was able to give his rows (assuming he is dairyingi a chan;ge of pasture, forgetful that some posts and wire would give his rows ,the .change, besides adding to the carry ing capacity of the place. llow oftlen has the dairyman's eye wander...
SOCIAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 January 1914
SOCIAL NOTES. &nbsp; An engagement is announced between Mr John H. Dodd, son of Mr and Mrs H. Dodd, of Eulinya, Ararat, and Miss Dorothy Dawson, daughter of Mr and Mrs W. H. Dawson, of Girdlestone street, Ararat. The marriage of Mr Linsley Smith, and Miss Ruby Austin, daughter of Mrs Edwin H. Austin, of " Colviisby," Sutherland road, Armadale, is arranged to take place, on Tuesday evening, 17th February at 8 o'clobck, at All Saints' Church, St.Kilda, and afterwards at &nbsp; &nbsp; All Saints' Hall. &nbsp; &nbsp;
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 January 1914
BIRTH. CHAMBERLAIN.- On the 30th De- cember, at "Wahroonga," Lascelles street, Hopetoun, the wife of Chas. A. Chamberlain, a son. (Frank Noel). IN MEMORIAM. SMART.- In loving memory of Samuel Smart, who died on 9th January, 1912. " Rest in the Saviour, sweetly rest; - They miss you most who loved -you best." - Inserted by his loving wife and family.
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. MELBOURNE, Friday Night. A YOUTHFUL LARCENIST. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 January 1914
LATEST INTELLIGENCE &nbsp; (By Wire) (From our own Correspondent) MELBOURNE, Friday Night. &nbsp; A YOUTHFUL LARCENIST. Johannes Krimmon, a youth, was charged in the City Court to-day with. a series of larcenies. The peculiarity about this case was that when Krimmon was arrested he was only eligible for the Children's Court, being under the age. Since his arrest the holidays have intervened, and he has had a birthday with the result that he is now legally of age to be tried in the open court. He was committed for trial on a charge &nbsp; of stealing a bicycle from Elizabeth street. The machine was valued at £9, but he sold it for 15. &nbsp; WATCH-HOUSE ESCAPES RECAP- &nbsp; &nbsp; TURED. &nbsp; &nbsp; Some time ago whilst awaiting trial in a Maternity Act case Daniel Winter calmly walked out of one of the cells in the temporary City Court and escaped. Nothing was heard of him till yester- &nbsp; day, when word c...
OLD MAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULT. CASE AT GREAT WESTERN. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 January 1914
OLD MAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULT. CASE AT GREAT WESTERN. On Wednesday last Constables Mar- shall and Elliott, of Stawell, in re- &nbsp; sponse to a complaint made, visited Great Western to make inquiries into a serious allegation made against a well known resident of that township, and as a result of their inquiries they ar- rested an old man named Thomas Bul- lock, 75 years of age, and charged him with assault, with intent to carnally know a girl under the age of 10 years. The girl, whose name is Grace Thomlinson, is only eight years of age, and is a daughter of well-known resi- dents of Great Western. She made a statement to the police that on Monday afternoon, with her brother and sister, she visited Bullock's place, and after her brother and sister left she waited and that accused then interfered with her underclothing. The child did not tell her parents of what she alleges had happened until Tuesday night, and the parents took steps to inform the police on the following mor...
Too True. [Newspaper Article] — The Ararat Advertiser — 10 January 1914
Too True. There is a happy mean in every- thing. It is said that a shrewd old lady heard her married daughter say: "If my husband doesn't do such and such a thing, he'll find himself in hot water." &nbsp; "My child," said the old lady, "a man is like an egg. Kept in hot water a little while he may boll soft, but keep him there long and he hardens!"