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MAKING LACE GOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 16 January 1914
MAKING LACE GOLD. Ordninar laces may be made very beanuiful by annlvine to them n coat of rilt paint. To dn this rilding lay the lace nerfectly flat over a clean niece of blottintz Dnner and nnoly with a brush. Let. one side dry. turn and re neat the process on the other side. Tf n~cessary. annly two conts of paint. Rilver and conner can be nnolied in the Same way. Lace treated thus is lovely for all sorts of fancy work, besides trimming for gown and hat.
EVERYTHING MARKED. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 16 January 1914
EVERYTHING MARKED. All linens are marked with the in. ':~ls or monogrnm of their owner to -'v. Frcrr hnotess is careful to see -ht her +tahe linens and towels come f~r nnrticIlnr attention. The hand to?els arc e,mbroidered with -nr" or less oelhorateness. O(n crmust onwels twor-inc.h lattrs 're emnroidered °n match the other emhrolderv. On 'arcnr towels three-inch letters are in n?o' intste. Tnrkish towels are all lettered now. nome of them have the monogram or Iinitial an-o-n with the fahrin. In oth "rs the initials nre embroidered in color +n match the bars that form the her onr. on a small circle of linen. Thli Sinsct. in one end of the towel. Still ,+hors nre marlkelr in rross-.sttch of hip r?ench knots of colored cotton. Face olnth anr ,mbhroidlred to match the +onole. Thlose mnad of rasll are em L,,,?,?or"A li:- thn hath towels, others :n the halnd towels. There is no essential rdiFr ,rneo in the oftcr,;nn thatn mnrks fahle linen and honlholdnl linen. e+centing in the size of ...
THOUGHTS THAT HARM. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 16 January 1914
THOUGHTS THAT HARM. ?' ,o ti't nro the mavyor of one of our inl?.ird cities r ounot&lt;d the editors of t+ ;l~ imr r-r-t' I refrain iro? nub lishie tir A fjil of suicides. because thl:-r nhliati-n hd rnusid an alarm inrn nD;ormi of snicides in that com T ' !*,-ian ý:ind may he attined to arn kre. hi.h or loin, bas or noble. by the ror,- oi sCcestion. The s?T?rn s to, :m'av he in a word snokon hr onoe' self or hr anothor: it mnr come from a na'?,p'ner. a hook. ,n play or n pitulre -'m smani;tb from the presence of a friend or an enemy. from a erand. herný rhlarrir.r or a mrnn. cowardir one. Fr-n hin drods of cnrrow it mnea cn'. friom within or without., hut frctr wherever it comies it. Inv-ae its mark on the !ife for coid or ill. Our char s.'eas are !.rrcels- made up from various kibds of '),'eOstion. Many uomD)e son+for sFecedions .of fear. !on):ht nii filnre wh?erer',r tflhe mo. and ithose take root in minds that tniiht cthorwise be frno from them and therefore happy. confi...
CUNINGHAME SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 16 January 1914
SCUNINGHAtE SPORTS. Trhe lfollowing aire the nonlminati,,ns flr"htlie iundermentioned events at the uanlngh'tiine Athletic Cliub's sports on the- 29th hinst., acceptanceis clositn ofi m?orining of sports: Brace et, 75 yards.-lrvi n. ilibost: L:\?..':Pinch, Orbost; T. Nixon, Orbost: - i nn-. Sale; ,A. Elston, Sale: J. Page; Sale: 1. \3. Thornley, Salt.; J.1 Godfrey, B3endigo:' C 1\. Olsen, John s-on-ille: D.1 IT. Devine, Sta'well: W. Cupitt, Sale: A. Biggs, Ilaclhurn: E. Carteri, Echuca: J. W\\. Beckneith. South MIelbourne. Gift, 130 ya.rds.-A. L. Pinch, J. Nison, P. Irevine, .J. Page, E. O'Sulli ain: (W'attle Parik, Seymoui-), S. Ryan, J Pucgh, :A Elst6io, IT. MT. Thornley, P. :Kinig (Bafrnsdale)j; J. Godfrey, C. 11. Olsen -E. G.-ieidenbach (Upper Tam bo), D : -IDi iie, W;.- Cupitt, H. A. Robinson;: iABi~igs, E. Carter. W. Co ,oe (Stratford), J.- W;. Beckneith. ' 20,yards Iltt.-?A. L. Pinch, J. Nix ni.`,B-. O'Sullhivn. S. Ryan, J. Page, A:' Elstoif ?r:M. TMhortiley, P. King, J. (God...
FRUGALITY OVERDONE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 16 January 1914
FRUGALITY OVERDONE. Old Jasper Grim could never see The dark cloud's silver lining; In fact.. he always seemed to be Complaining and repining. He always looked for rainy days When fair mild winds were blowing; Re hunted out the lonely ways In which no crowds were going. There was no joy for Jasper Grim, So glad anticipation, The world indeed. appeared to him A place of tribulation.. He pinched and saved and skimped and so His fortune kept nn gaining;. Re thougbt of wild winds that would blow And days when 'twould be -raining. -e's now reposing in his tomb, A monument they've bought him, ut I would not have borne his gloom For . all his money got him. The First Burglar: Kin you'se git up da stairs wit'out disturbin' no one? Second Ditto: Pre been married four Years, an' praetisin' de trick on me wife all dat time.
SPORTING NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 16 January 1914
SPORTING NOTES __ -- o_ . - Thei pr.)granimue of the Sale Turf l('l;i ebuaitry m e'cting appears in our .,r. --itisi"ng iunnn . £175 is to hIe run i. idiit entries halve inhen rece.ived f! ; it- S:le s\Vinmming matches. to i, hild on 'hlrsday- next. The on tirs- and lndihlt.s will appear in taxt T'uesday 'S ishuk. Thi'i openin'g dl;y of tilh w-i!d duck IIs. h s lhooI i iielixd by tlhe Fisher ies L nd ualne D1e)i)artmentt for 11th le' liruary. 'st ye'ir the season opelilen d oil C"' - .1 'i l '11;i! I". T'lhe oarlier date tiis ytanr is owgir. t t the youing birds bting at liltth: i, nor adl vanced tlln prlivincosI. The Rosedail raei-s ar.e ;i ixtire for Febrtuary 12. As \wo have said hbefore, the progrianin:-e is o Imost lileral one, and worthy of Gippslal. , Aniging- continues ,:,,,d at. Marlo, :and .during thie past fortni-hIii soni exC.el lent catches h;iav\ li-n nmade I iof bi'reamt, pei'ell sti hn tpiiir, slivers, dIat lhei d, skip)ies. ludricki , ain sRe trout. Messrs. 1H. Jaol...
ON MAKING ALLOWANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 16 January 1914
ON MAKING ALLOWANCES. By Walt. Mason. "If you must. smoke in your room all the evening Mr. Todhunter," said the landlady, ")f wish you would smoke to bacco instead of tan-bark or lather findings. When our new carder went upstairs last night he ':,'ne back In: k ing scared, and said that :cremboAL's :wardrobe. must be on fire, as he could saell shoes and woollen gords burn ing. W hen I told him t?at it was your pipe, he wanted his .money back, and said he would look for anothe' board ing-house." "But of course lhe didn't get his money back, lMrs.' =iggers," -remalkied the star boarder, "ind iy t!,e time he has to pay another week'. Loard in ad vance he will be ,.r-linatised, and will thoroughly enjoy the rich a:oma of the tobacco I smoke. 1 ,admit, ;;ol'e in sorrow than-in anger, that.. owing to a conspiracy of the mrinev barons and misgovernment, the tobacco I smoke is not the best in t:e a world. 'I am obliged to. retrench, to hsbTand mni re sources, because ,f the high cost of liv...
THE PRICE OF FEAR AND HATE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 16 January 1914
THE PRICE OF FEAR AND HATE. Fear is the rock on which we split. and hate is the shoal on which many a bark is stranded. When we are fearful the jndrmient is as unreliable as the compass of a shin whose hold is full of iron ore. When we hate we have unsl'inned the rudder. And if we stop to meditate on what the nossins say of us. we have allowed a hoawser to befoul the screw. Reon your mind on the areat and sniendid thines yon would like to do. and, then. as the days go eliding by. yon will find yourself nnconsc;nnslv seizine ilnnn the onnorflnities that are re nnired for the fulfillment of yvor de sire. inst as the coral insect takes from the runhing tide the elements th+a it If we continned we get the habit. that is. we do the thin- without think inc. inst ?ns a matter of-course. Picture in your mind the able, earn est useful nerson you -wounld like to he. and the thoueht you hold is honrlv transformine you into that particular ind;vidual. Thounht is sunreme. Preserve the right ment...
JUST AS IT HAPPENED. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 16 January 1914
JUST AS IT HAPPENED. r (By BRUNO LESSING, in the C "Cosmopolitan.") You were told in the beginning that this would be a rambling, inconse quential tale-merely a chronicle of the facts as they chanced to happen. Life itself, you are informed. often progresses- in an incoherent . fashion, without rhyme or reason, and the philosopher who undertakes to grasp the phenomena of coincidence or the natural sequence of cause and effect usually has nothing but a head ache for his pains. A man endeavour ing to avoid a brick falling from a building in course of construction, takes to the middle of the street. We call this caution. Then, unexpectedly, the middle of the street caves in. What is the use of calling it anything? Lapidowitz, with a cheque for one hundred and twenty-five dollars in his pdcket, started for. the bankl the mo m~ent Nathan Gomprecht took the dog away. He knew the cashier of Na than's bank, and he wanted to .obtain money for the cheque as quickly as possible. Cheques were g...
A POPULAR NOVELIST. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 16 January 1914
•A POPULAR NOVELIST. By Fred M. White. Machin puts the blame on to the editor of the Arena, and the latter complains that he was grossly de ceived. Now, the Arena is an exceed ingly important journal, and, as every body knows. carries great weight with people of intelligence. It is a six penny weekly, and devotes a good deal of its space to the better fiction. So therefore it cannot be assumed for a moment that Cruchley, the editor, allowed himself to be ntade a party to a deliberate fraud on the British public. The fiction particularly favoured by the Arena belongs largely to tile cameo type - exquisitely polished sketches and clear-cut emotions and the like. There must be at least half a dozen novelists of the front rank who have to thank Cruchley for their present position. Therefore Cruchley, when he received that eloquent trifle entitled "The Liver Wing," written over the signature of Laura Jane Parlby, lost no time in asking the author of the story to call upon him. It was jus...
SALE-YARRAM MAIL PROPOSED MOTOR SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 16 January 1914
:: :SALE-YARRAM MAIL .PROPOSED MOTOR SERVICE. SMr. Benniett, M.H.R., favors us with the foilowing cominunlic;ation rec-ivedi fioin ithe- Acting Delputl Postmaster SGeneral: ,.'Sir,- With reference to your recent :repiresentations on behalf of the Pro -gress, Associaetion, Woodside, urging Sthat an :offeir.'fr a motor service i , twPeeigeSale "and Yarram onie'- daily "eachl ivay-e considertd in connectin -iiitho teders for the next irienn:iail 1e .'od 1 :?Ibeg to .inform iI u tha, it has beenr deeided to advertise 1-lenderst for :thei follo\wing alternutive s;'\ icc ll- on Ith dCeasi-on of the th1;r1l ':tll. rob,1 ,l next -month. viz.: 15i9.--To ind from t b ' .ai l'"d rt Ai b .rt, via L ion .r.. tr. ,ll ir,, . . n;ii:T rd W est, l tarrinli . niMd.. nrrin SYarroilnt. :tdl A -ri ,!. i l-. : 1 inl prr Ivecli, I rituin'r il t, ri;l nt i' intl onl followinj .i d>i.i l?IT> A --n'. i, tl;, \, :-,'r" it" . T- a' d ;t ,l fro m ,";ii , ; tn 'i Y ..'*r m V i frl:n . v I:I ~t o ,. StWrild...
DO WORKING GIRLS CHOOSE LOVE WISELY? [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 16 January 1914
DO WORKING GIRLS CHOOSE LOVE WISELY? By Laura Jean Libbey. -Mysterious love, uncertain treasure, Hast thou more pain than pleasure? Endless torments dwell about thee; Yet who would live-and live with out thee ?" It has often been said that the girl who works for a living has not an, equal chance with other women in" meeting her ideal lover. One very pretty girl said to me, "It seems al most a iniracle to me that three-fourths of the bread-winners get husbands. Most of them have little or no oppor t.unity to form the acquaintance of at tractive men. M31 ideal is a young man in one of the professions-a young doc tor, or lawyer. I nught wait until doeemsday to be introduced to such a one. 'OOf course," she went on, "a girl must be too nice to flirt. The young men whom my girl friends know fall short of the mental picture enshrined in ,:y heart of the man I could love. Time rol s on, and I must take at last. for ?cr'vr. one whom I know full well is not s:ited to me--or stand the chance ...
MELBOURNE PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 16 January 1914
M.ELBOURNE PIG M:-ARIIKET. :. '.essrs. LAdamson;' Strettle; and' :Co -report:-22*00 yarded. ':Stores.-XKeen colpettioni prices higher; best. 'baconb stores. 38/ .to. 45/, seconds from .30/, sliis from. 25/,- .suckers :jfromni :16/. Porrkers.-=Moderate. supply, keen sale; prinme heavy 44/.- to 52/, extra:it.fo56/ 'prime medium 39Z to 42/,?rlinm lglht 3 / to 3S[/: -. aconers.-Sligl)tly~small o-r yardingi. qiuality good,. prices. bet 'ter: prime heavy 73/- to .S0/, extra-to S4/, prime njedium 6S/ to.. 72/; prime ilght from :60/;. :.
A WARRAGUL PROPERTY. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 16 January 1914
A 1ATR WOGGLPROPEFWTX' .There wis .a ' -ve-:y larg-e attendance at the sal" of Couht ..Vbn Horii.s Belmont property to-day, though the bidding _:as very draggy; - Only- two lots , were? submitted;' ari:d' as these: failed to reach the reserve; th :re nmainn t.wo nwere :withdi-rn,\-For the lots put. i £18/5/ and £6 -per acre were offered without result.