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Cadet Drills. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 3 January 1914
Cadet Drills. The Following is n list of parades for " 121" Company, 2nd batallion, Cobden : STATUTORY. Whole Days. Saturday, Febtunrv 28. Friday, March G. Half Days. Monday, February 2. Saturday, February 11. Saturday, March 14. Saturday, March 28. voluntary: Whole Day-Saturday, March 21. Ilalf Day, Satnrday, February 21. Classes Tor oflkers and non commissioned officers will be held at the Public Hall every Monday evening, at 7.30.
Carpendeit. MONDAY, December 29. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 3 January 1914
Carpendeit. (L'lto.M oun OWN CORRESPONDENT). Moxdav, December 29. The breaking up of the Cnrpendeit State Sclioul took place on Friday, December 19. There was a large gathering of district people presen^ most of whom had come to say good-bye to our popular schoolmistress, Miaa Birch, who has received notice of her removal to another part of tbo State. The pupils contributed a number of vocal items in fir.H class stjle. Tbo head toaeher has erery reason to be proud of the success "that lias attended her efforts in thii direction. The children's recent appearunco in public was most gratifying to tescher and parents, mid a credit to the children- , themselves. After tlie concert programme had concluded, Uie prises wore distributed by Messn. R. J. Dahiel, president of the school committee, n»d II. T. Jone.', correspondent. Mr. Dulziel addressed the children, and pointed out the value of education, and compared the advan tage of tlie present with the past, and showing that under present ...
Princetown Sports. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 3 January 1914
Princetown Sports. The annual sports meeting at Princctown took place on Boxing Day, and was a great success, there being a Jarge attendance. X..e different erents Were well contested, and proved to be very interesting. There were four boats in the motor boat race, which Was closely watched from the Gellibrand bridge. The secretary (Mr. John Wall?) and his as?iaiant (.Mr. Lewis) had all the arrangements well in band, while the lmndicnpper and starter, Mr. S. Btiwker, and judges (Messrs. also rendered invaluable assistance. Appended aro tlie results : Maiden Plate-G. Ueddie. Boys' Race-P. Till. Open Handicap-W. Tarrant, 1 ; C. Till, 2. District Handicap-II. McKenzie, 1 ; G. Reddie, 2. Hack over Hurdles-Mr. Sullivan's Charlie. v Pony over IIurdle3-Mr. R. Porter's Twilight. Tilting at ring-A. Cameron. Potato race on horseback-R. Allen. Siamese Race-li. McKenzie and I). Till. Cigarette Race-D. Lliil. Stepping the chain-Mr. Hifckclt. Motor Boat Race-Mr. S. Miller, Rivemook.
Rifle Shooting. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 3 January 1914
Rifle Shooting. The sccond match between Port Campbell and Scott's Creel;, in con nection with tho Corangamite Shield Competition, took place at Port Campbell on Saturday, and resulted in a win for the home leu in. The following nre the scores : - POUT CAMPBELL. 300 500 GOO Yds. Yds. Yds. T't'l. J. liennessy ... 80 32 27 89 1). McKenzie ... 28 31 27 S6 W. J. McKeau... 26 29 25 SO N. Morris ... 37 24 27 7S G. Anderson ... 20 25 2!) 7-1 Bong McKenzie 25 21 25 74 H.J. Esier ... 13 28 32 73 C. Murfitt ... 26 2G 21 73 SCOTT'S CREEK. 300 500 GOO Yds. Yds. Yds. T't'l, G.King ... 27 29 31 S7 .T. Neal 27 25 27 79 H. Howlett ... 25 32 21 78 S. King ... 22 2G 24 72 A. Cowley ... 24 27 19 70 R. Howard ... I t 29 20 G3 It. Howlett ... 21 25 16 63 A. Robertson ... 13 19 28 60 572 Tho Blnckham gold medal was shot for at Port Campbell on Boxing Day, and was won by W. J, McKean, with a acore of 81, D. J. McKean (81) being second, and Doug McKenzio (75), third.
DRAUGHTS MATCH. Town Y. Country. COUNTRY WINS BY A GOOD MARGIN. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 3 January 1914
DRAUGHTS MATCH. Town Y. Country. COUNTRY WINS BY- A GOOD MARGIN. The Melbourne Central Draughts Association sent a team to Warrnam l-ool for u friendly milch against the Western District players on Boxing Day. The Melbourne team was a strong one, as among the 12 players were Messrs. Egun, champion of Austmliu, Hornby anil Salmon, ex champions of Victoria, Milliard, Hud son, Strachan, McDonald, and Masey -all of whom have been fairly successful in championship play. With such a powerful squad in tho Town team, it was scarcely expectod that the Country would win, but " the proof of the pudding's iu the eating" and, when tho scoro tally was made up, it was found that the Country experts had 21 wins against tho Town's 10 wins, and there wore 14 j drawn games. Most of the Town pUyers arrived in Warrnanibool on Christmas day, and they were splendidly entertained during the two or three days they spent at the seaside town. The main items in the entertainment were a trip up the river, an ex...
Winslow Races. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 3 January 1914
Winslow Races. Tlio NVinslow races, held oil Thursday, resulted as follows : Brush Hurdles. - Wnssecca,. 1 ; Simple Addition, 2 ; Ornate, 3. Five starters. Melting-6 to 4 Wasseeea nud Ornate, 5 to 1 Port Ltd. Won easily. Time, 3.57^. Trial Stakes-King Kirk, 1 ; Bright Kirk, 2 ; Scottish Clu!>, 0. Six started. Betting-6 to -1 on King Kirk, 2 to 1 Blight Kirk. Won easily by three lengths. Time 1.21. Winsloiv Cup-Major Eight, 1 ; Kirk Brae, 2 ; Kase ;i. llighllown also started. Betting-Evens Lligh llown, 2 to 1 Kase, 5 to 2 Kirk lJrae, 10 to 1 Major Eight. Won by a .-liort head. Time, 1.4-1 Steeplechase-Moyne, 1 ; Expiation, 2 ; Puxski, 3. Five starters. Betting -5 to -1 Expiation, G to -1 Moyne. Won by a nose. Time, -1.58. Hurdle .Ilncu - Emerald Dale, 1; Fulcrum, 2 ; Lady Alva, 3. Betting -G to -1 ou Emerald Dale. Won by a length. Time -1.51^. Ladies' Bag-Wirt Wiri, 1 : Po=ton, 2 ; No Trumps, 8. Six started. Belling - Evens Wiri Win and No Trumps. Won easily. Time 1,23. ^r- Flying...
DISTANCE HANDICAP TROT. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 3 January 1914
DISTA NCE HANDICAP TROT. J. Whelnn's Rex (Owner) ... 1 D. Di-Iahunty'a Tot ... ... 2 J. Ilariid's Hilmont 3 Other starters - Brownie, Abbey Junior, Baron Wilke, Headlight, Lady Snips. Betting-0 to 4 ng*t Hex, :3 to 1 Baron Willi*. 6 to 1 Headlight and Hilmont, 10 to 1 others. Won easily. Time, -1 min. 12 sees. PONY RACE. W. Jones's Traclu (G. Grace) ... 1 J. J. O'Leary's Way Coil (T. Cnrroll) ... ? 2 M. Murphy'u Nigger (J. Smith) .. 3 Oiher starters- Sweet Alice, Re quench, Greedy, Myoh. Betting-5 to t on May Coil, o to 1 agst Nigger, t to 1 Traclu, 10 to 1 others. Won by a length. Timo 50 -l-uth sees FINAL HANDICAP. C. Quinn s Pouter (J. Smith) ... 1 G. Coleman's Glenbolfc, (A. E. Smart)... )2 F. O'Brien's Asterbert (L. Tinsley) 8 Other starters-Motoa, Ma Goose, Chess. BettiDg-Even money Pouter, 3 to 1 Ma Gosse, 4 to 1 Glenbolt, 0 to 1 Motoa and Asterbert, 10 to 1 others. Won by half a head. Time 1 miu. 1G 2-5th sees.
Terang Races. POUTER WINS THE CUP AND FINAL HANDICAP. STEEPLECHASE WON BY KYAPPA. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 3 January 1914
Terang Races. POUTER WINS THE CUP AND FINAL HANDICAP. STEEPLECHASE WON BY IiYAPPA. The Now Year's Day meeting of the Terang Racing Club still maintains its liigli position iu public favour, which was evidenced on Thursday, when there was again a largo atten dance from all parts of the surrounding district. The crowd was very repre sentative, visitors being prosent from Cobden, Timboon, Camperdown, Colac, Geelong and Melbourne on the one side, and Hamilton, Port Fairy and Warrnambool on the other. Tho takings amounted to £575, which was considered very satisfactory when allowanco was made for the fact that the Winslow Club also held a meeting. The Terarg Brass Band was in attendance, and rendered a good programme of music. The arrangements were complete in every detail, and the officials worked together harmoniously. Mr. Roger Napthine having resigued tho secretaryship, Mr. T. R. McMillan took charge of tho office, and his efforts were greatly appreciated and warmly commended. Tho de...
TRUE ECONOMY. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 3 January 1914
TRUE ECONOMY. Economy and economise are two much-used words, but sometimes, we fear, they are falsely applied. Econo my as practised by some persons is nothing but extravagance, although one might have much trouble in con vincing the person of the truth of this statement. If one wastes time doing work which might be employed in doing something of wore importance-oven though the work be very necessary-it is not prac tising economy. He might better hire some other person to have the work done and employ his own time at the thing for which he is fit ted. A housekeeper who insists on wash ing, sewing, and doing other things for which she is not physically able may think she is very economical, but if she gets sick, one visit from the doc tor would more than pay for several washings or hire several dresses made by a dressmaker and save her the suffering beside. What is the use of buying a cheap pair of shoes that cost possibly half as much as a good pair, and have the soles drop off the ...
Just the Reverse. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 3 January 1914
Just the Reverse. A kind-hearted and witty clergyman, entering tlio house of one of bis ci ders one morning found the pocil old man unmercifully whipping oi'c cf hii sons, a hui 'ibrvl fourteen yfr.rw old. and lie at once lie^an tc intercede for the boy. Tiie deacon defended himself l>y saying that "the youth must he e:nly trained in the way lie should :-o. It is best to make an impulsion w:i.'n the wax is soft" "Yes,"' said the p&stor, "but ti;;it does not hold here for the V.1k:c'ks were not soft." The deacon let the bov go.
TO SWEETEN THE BREATH. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 3 January 1914
TO SWEETEN THE BREATH. Children should' be taught to use a toothbrush and some good dentrifice after every meal, and especially be fore going to bed at night. There are few Uiiiigs more offensive than an un pleasant breath, and few things easier to avoid, if pro per care is giveu the teeth. One of the cheapest ana most enective demriiices is common table salt, and il' used with a good brush re gularly very little else will be needed, 'there are many dentrilices in the mar ket at reasonable prices, and many of them are very good, but, some of [hem are harmful, and it is well to make one's own denirilice. 11' the gums are tender and inclined to bleed easily, select a brush adapted to their tender condition, and do not give them excessive friction. Your dentist will tell you a pre-paratioa for hardening the gums without harming them. There are some gums so tender tluu a hard brush injures tliem. The teeth should be brushed dowuward from both sides of the upper teeth, and up ward from b...
LADIES' COSTUM [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 3 January 1914
LADIES' COSTUM In tho blouse of this design, the vest is a smart feature, and the sleeves have excelent style. They are cut with their upper part in ono with the body of the blouse and with a low er one-seam part dart-fitted below the elbow in full or shorter length. A French lining is included in pattern. The skirt is the popular two or three piece model with a pleated section in sorted at each side seam. At the top of the skirt, at the slightly raised waistline, there is a little fulness at the hack, which relieves the plainness. M. Thorp and Co., sole agents. 1!H Collins-street, Melbourne, have I»nt terick's paper patterns, blouse 3:>U5, in sizes from 32 to 40 inches Mist measure; and skirt 59%, in sizes 1:0111 22 to 32 inches waist measure. Price lod. each posted.
THE HOUSEHOLD. SELECTED RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 3 January 1914
THE HOUSEHOLD. SELECTED RECIPES. Bartol Pudding.-Beat the yoiks of I four eggs with hull' a cup of powder-j cU sugar, the grated rind and juice of ' DUO orange. Aud lo the stiu'ly beaten whites 01 the eggs, halt a cup of lluur and haif a teaspoonlui of halving pow der. .Mix thoroughly, turu into a but tered tin, and baive for twenty-live miuutes in a moderate hot oven. Jf jou have a cake tin with tube in the centre, or a mould with hollow centre, use this lor the Inking. When done, | remove from the mould, till the centre j serve with whipped cream. j Tapioca Snow Pudding.-Three tab- j lespoontuis of tapioca soaked over-1 night in a cup 01 cold water. (If pos sible buy the Minute Tapioca, which does not require more than a lew minutes' soaking.) Boil one quart of milk, stir in the tapioca and let it toil; then stir in the yolks of two eggs beaten with a cup of sugar, sea sou with lemon, turn into the serving dish, and cover with u meringue m.ule of the whites of the eggs aud sugar. ...
NEW ANAESTHETIC. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 3 January 1914
NEW ANAESTHETIC. There has recently been discovered a new anaesthetic, which prevents pain after an operation. It consists of a solution of quinine and urea hy drochloride, and before the surgeon begins to operate it is injected around the affected region. The discoverer says that after the patient has recov ered from the effects of the general anaesthetic the solution gives entire freedom from pain, and that it pro motes rapid healing. lie believes that it will prove valuable in accident cases, since it will slop the pain in crushed and fractured limbs, and wiii frequently avert fatal shocks, injec :ii,n 01 :i !- new compound is not fol lowed by intense pain, such as the ad ministration of cocaine often causes. If, after thorough tests, the new an aesthetic proves to be effective and safe, it will be of great benefit to mankind.
The Heart of a Girl. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 3 January 1914
Bv HENRY FARMER, Author Qt "TUe Mom.-v-L,en(]erj" "12a Quiltry Street," "BouUagu, ' «"-. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER I. Affairs, financial affairs in particu lar, were at a more than usually low ebb witli the Price family, and Queenie Price was teeling bailly de pressed as slie quitted one of Hie back entrances to Voile and Co.'s drapery establishment in Oxtord-streot. She was not given to moping, but the strain of her home lite anil the struggle to make both ends meet were beginning to tell, and, also, on this night she was dead tired and sui fermg irom "shop" headache Voile and Co. had just concluded their great winter sale. The strain had been greatest on the last day; the crowd bewildering. Folk out for bargains at sale-time are inclined to forget that shop-assistants are composed of liesh and blood. Many of Queeme Prices fellow shop-girls, who lived in, envied her her norne lile, but Lhey did not re alise what a depressing, dreary home it "was, how hard the struggle, divided...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 3 January 1914
OUR NEW SERIAL. THE OPENING CHAPTERS OF The Heart of a Girl. A powerful domestic story, depicting the difficulties of a fine type of work girl. By HENRY FARMER. Author of "The Adventuress," etc. APPEAR IN THIS ISSUE. Among new writers of fiction, Mr. Farmer has achieved a front rank place by sheer merit. When his name was hardly known his serial stories commanded notice by reason of their vivid characterisation. He has been especially successful in focussing keen attention on the conditions of life of shop assistants and that great grow ing class which includes so many young women of middle-class respen tability. In this case the villain is an intensely daring and melodramatic character, whose designs are calcula ted to set the reader's teeth on edge. The heroine is a splendid type of girl and makes the story absorbing. SUPREME AMONG SCOTCH WHISKIES AGE AND QUALITY GUARANTEED. JANES WfiTSON & CP. l?P DUNDEE. So hup, owf cuAmne/n uk (jw-b tfuvrtv jyjjto | (jovd tm> RO BU ^...
CHAPTER III. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 3 January 1914
CHAPTER III. Love, Hilary's daily letter, his flyi nig visits to London, and her OUT courage, helped Queenie through th; next four months. She was still work ing at Voile and Co.'s. A bride needs; a trousseau, and the home had stiKj to he kept up, though the financial1, strain had lessened; but in a way thai) troubled Queenie and kept her awak at night instead of bringing peace o: mind. Mr. Trice had taken a single-rooi: ollice in the city, and was speculatin: in copper with some apparent sue cess. A man cannot speculate witiumi some capital. It was the knowledgi of the source of her father's borrow ed capital that helped to keep Queenir awake at night. Michael Thorne had lent him the money, but, as .Mr. Prici put it airily, on a purely business basis; .Michael Thorne, who, since the night of his unsuccessful proposal it Queenie, seemed to have discarded ni: human emotions and turned hiinsel! into a money-making machine; wlu had justified his boast, "Nothing cai slop me!" He was the...
CHAPTER II. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 3 January 1914
CHAPTER II. The Prices occupied tile half of a house, classically termed "maison ette" in advertisements. They hail a front door to themselves, and also a flight of stairs with a sharp turn be fore the premises commencing on the first floor were reached. It "was late. When sales were on at Voile and Co., Queenie's hour of re turn was quite uncertain. She had a latchkey, and the gas was left burning in the hall passage for her. As Queenie stepped into the pass age, Michael Thome had reached the foot of the stairs, and she heard the retreating shuffle of her father's car pet slippers us he reached the landing above. Mr. Price wore a loud-checked suit, white spats, and a rakish bowler hat at an angle by day; but at night when he was at home-collapsed into a dressing-gown and carpet slippers. He rarely exhibited open signs of drunkenness, but he became very weary after an excess of whisky. That was why, instead of seeing Michael Thome to the front door, he had "God blessed" him on tile ...
WOMEN WHO BOSS. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 3 January 1914
WOMEN WHO BOSS. Woman has every right to be in pendent, but the moment she becon "bossy" she loses her cliariu. A woman's strongest weapon gentleness, and the wise woman kno it. The average man can bo led, 1 ho is very apt to baulk when drivei If you must have your own way, &lt; it by gentle, not by sledge-hamn methods. No man likes to feci that ho is cypher in his own house. Woman has her own domain, and is Quito right that she should bo I queen of it, but when she also wai to be king, prime minister, and ent cabinet, she is over-stepping 1] bounds. There is nothing very lovable abc. the woman who always wants to le in everything. You don't feel li putting your arm about her or givi her a loving little pat every tii you pass her. And as for telling her your secrc' you never dream of that. She w give you advice ad libitum; ai what's more, she will insist, that y take it, which is very tiresome. We often ask for advice which have no idea of taking, but it's su a comfort to ta...