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A CAT STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 6 January 1914

A CAT STORY. Tom was tho ninth son of our owt< marvellously prolific begetter of tab bies and Toms innumerable Wo had gifted him, when quito a wee tot, to our sister-in-law, out about 5 or G inile3 from Dundee. By-and-by, when bo had beoome a fine, strapping young hunter, a brother of my wifo's took a fancy to liim and got him ou loan for a voyago to tho Arctic regions (oc cupying several months out and bank), loin's' occupation during the voyngo was to bunt mico and'otber lively mem bers of tho crew on board the whaler who had nover signed articles nor did any sort of work, and yet expected to and did participate in a share of tho vittles. My brothor-in-law himself carried Mr Torn (seourely packed in a. wicker basket with the lid strapped down) all tho live or six miles of country roads end J:\RCS, t-.'.'in1.;;- pcopUvI,-- r.W 'much wiuding in way through tho busiest and most thronged streets of Dundee to the docks, got aboard, and dump ed tho cat and basket on tho top o...

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
DIFFICULT EVEN NOW. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 6 January 1914

'DIFFICULT EVEN N0>\T. . While visiting in the south roeently a traveller ohnnred updn u resident of n sleepy hamlet in Tennessee. "Aro yon a native of this town?" "AVhnt's that?" "I asked whether you .wero n u;i tivo of this placaP" Suddenly tliero appeared nt the open door nf the cabin tlio man's wif^ tall, gnunt. and sallow. After c.iri'fjllly torutinisiiiR the intruder, fihe said : "Ain't you got no sonso a-tall, IraP Ho means' was you'.livin' hemh when you was bora, or waB yo' horn after you begun livin' heah. Now answer Jam,"

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE OLD KERGINES AND THE NEW. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 6 January 1914

THE OLD KEBG1HES AND THE NEW. As we ;t!l know, the Dickons wnnmn ;I!1 play. au n.iimporiant yeeond liddh to t!ii* men. Dickens h:ul thu ^oo<l fortune It) livo in a day when a wo man's char:ioi.. r was more or less a :;t raii'livlViwanl Ijiunni'ss^ from his nice Vlorwire Pomh-y t:> his horrible Mrs. Clump. No on ' dreamt of spi cia^sing in the eomplieatod meehanism of female temp' raiiu Jit.;, childly because it had not been invented. Tour Dickens women present no hysterical problem* dillienlt to tN.mcdy. I congratulate myself that m:iu. 0110 else, m l I, wih have ti) dilate on oar lfardy and Mor :t worn ill at the coming centennr Si:s lo bo. But wo mako such rapid strides nowadays that, probably, a low years lu no-V even they will ssem no moro than woi.dcn dalls lacking subt IfJ.y and realign to a imiiv, snper-.sf.uled generation. And when wo all celebrati {.he eent^narks oi Mr. Shaw anil Mr. (Jalsworthy, what, I wonder, will then IK* the comment on woim-n that to-day ...

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
DRESSING HARNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 6 January 1914

DRESSING HARNESS. For restoring harness or other lea ther that/ Juts - become hard and still', kerosene emulsion 1ms bo^u found val uable. It is inaclo as follows:-Take ouo bar of good .strung washing .sculp, dissolve in u quart of water and briiiK to boding. To litis add ono pint ol keroseno oil, and stir, boat, and churn the whole until it combines into a creamy rmulsiou. Have a tub ol warm water, into which. pour the emuls.on, and in this plane tlvo harness and lot it soak for souk* time, au.\. ' - .'< . V como clean very tasdy. Lot. it -iv little, until it seems dry on the outside, and then apply the harj.e>s oil. either neatsfont, h. a oil, or one of tlio pre pared oils Id(e iho Kuivka. la lising leather carnage tups it is n-eessary to waah- over several times with tho em ulsion to get it damp enough to oil; iiieii apply ihe nil as in thu harness. lie us to craeit dorioiiidy when b.nt are restored U> their original softness ami pliability by the treatment. if a...

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
IT WAS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 6 January 1914

IT WAS. "Onco a friend of ofu' tWt it would bo helpful for paoh of us to toll tho other Iuh faults. "How did ifc work? , » "Wo haTon't spokon for nino yoors,

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CRIMES OF OPIUM EATER. CONFESSION OF TWENTY MURDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 6 January 1914

CRIMES OF OPIUM EATER. CONFESSION OK TWENTY MURDEliS. Tho amazing confession of how h killed twenty person* in the la»t tour teen years was nuuiu by'Harry Spencor who was arrested at Chirtigo" od ; chargo of murdering .Urs Ali.dred ilex1 ... rout, it tit tit" l iwk< y .trr.t. am" tango danLvh, Ten oi tiiesJ were wo men, of whom Spencer said ho mar ried four. His couu'Ksicu, wlucli is the result of eighteen hours uudcr the third degree, it, repine with details oi his ternblo crimes, winch Ik* says were committed all over the country between New. York and Wisojn.^in, Spencer is addicted to tho use of opium, and the police believe that some oi the crimes which ho says were committed, exist only in imagination, Ihu Oapta.n Hai rpin, alter questioning Spencer until tile latter was uxiuiusltiri. stated that Spen cer is undoubtedly one of the worst ho micidal maniacs in tho annuls of the Chicago police. Spencer says that his murders were committed, both to revengo himself on .so...

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A TEAM'S BAD HABITS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 6 January 1914

A TEAM'S BAD HABITS. . A team's habits oilen depend on the discipline oJ the driver- II he IB a man of gumption he will give one clear, crisp order to go or to stop, and the team, thinking it is a Bismarck or Na poleon who is behind tli6cu, will at once obey. He smiles in his sleove at the braying and swearing of some teamsters when they undertake to move their horseB. Then he smiles again when they can't stop on the point, and have to go through a "backing operation to get the waggon whera^ they ,want to unload. t .' -.' ' .

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
UNCONSCIOUS CONTEMPT. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 6 January 1914

UNCONSCIOUS CONTEMPT. "Tlio way of the transgressor is hard," said the Justice, as lits fined Iiildad for exceeding tile spaed limit. "Not around here it ain't!" re torted Bildad. "I never saw such mushy roads in all my life." "Ten shillings extra for contempt o' court," said tho Justice. "Why, I haven't . said anytlr.ng about you, Judge," protested Bildad. "Yes, yo' hev," retorted tho Jus i:ce. "I'm Koatl Commissioner lu-ro -s well as Justice o' the Peace."

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
TOO MUCH BABY. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 6 January 1914

TOO MUCH BABY. Brown : " You don't look well. lately, Robinson P" Robin.von : "No^ I can't uleo.p on no count of lunff trouble." & Brown : " Nonsenee; your lungs ar« all richt." Kobinson: "Yog, mine ore;J'th« trouble i« with the baby'*." There its no better evidence of a m»n*8 real superiority than to see him nnximiB to piais* the same auperiority In othfirfl.

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A BUDDING HUMORIST [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 6 January 1914

' b cborxG' 'fltmuiUST: Little Tommy, who had been ro;idin<; a sea story, was telling a visitor about the ship's officers. "For instance," he said, "father's the captain of our ship at home, and mother's the iirst mate." "And what arc you?" asked the visitor. "Oh," ho replied, "I suppose I'm the compass. They're ahfciys boxing mo."

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A LAZY MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 6 January 1914

LAZY MAN The laziest man is roportod from a boot and bIIOO shop. A woman ca tered his shop one day and said bug wanted to buy a pair of shoes. Tho lazy man, who was sitting on a box at on© end of Ins establishment looked at her, yawned -wearily, and-then said: -"I can't wait on you to-day. Como in soxn© tuuo whon Vm fltoa&PK up.4

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 6 January 1914

MELBOURNE LETTER (From our Special Correspondent.) Tho call of tho bcnohes has become ixiMsieni. There arc few who can resist it at tliis season. TJiu% conse quence is that accommodation of all kinds is at a premium, and tho dis comforts that arc inseparable from the response fro tho call wnen, as with tho majority of us, it cannot be made do luxe-iv motor for tho journey and a well-appointed bungalow* at its end detract considerably from the enjoy OfUt. Every year sees tho shores cl Port Phillip more tluckly dotted with camp structures. In somo of them the pleasing offects that aro so easily and inexpensively obtained in cons tructing buildings of tho kind, are nmifest, but tho majority are just tho weatherboard and gal vanised iron structures, which aro so utterly at ^ varianeo with the requirements of Australian climate, hut which make up so largo a part oi the cheaper kind of dwolhngs alike i" town and country, or seaside resort. These week-end domiciles among the ti-treo round ...

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BE KIND TO THE OLD. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 6 January 1914

BE KIND TO THE OLD. W« do not know anything that ro quirea more tact and raoro tenderness, than the treatment of old people by those who are younger than them selves. Show a kind and thoughtful regard for their feelings; give them something to do that they can do; be respectful, deferential, reverential even, and you will reap a rich harvest of hope in hearts in which, perhaps, it was almost dead, and of gratitudo and affection for yourself ; the more BO as the old are beginning to distrust their own powers, and sometimes* ask them selves the question if their day of use fulness is not past?.

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A DREAM. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 6 January 1914

A DREAM. An Irish peasant dreamt lie was vis iting tho lato Queen Viotoria, and was asked by tho Queen what ho would liko to drink. When lie expressed tlio humblo wish for a glass of tho liquor associated with tho name of Jameson, and, when tho Queen, still full of hos pitality, wanted to know whether ho j would tako it hot or cold, ho was | foolish enough to prefer it hot. As tho kcttlo was not boiling, her Ma- j justy in tho dream hastened to mako up tho fir© with her own hands, whilst her thirsty and loyal Irish subject waited anxiously. Alas, when tho water came to tho boil tho noiso of tho steam awoke him 1 "I'll tako it cold next timo!" ho said, with infinite regrot.

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ALL OF SALT. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 6 January 1914

ALL OF SALT. " For & thousand years th© workers in this enormous salt mine hare been busy transforming it iuto chapels, res tnnrants, ball-rooms, railways, stair cases, and pillars," remarks a writer, in speaking of an underground city of salt which is the centre of the Gaiician salt industry, in Austria. . "The city is in three floors, and de scent is made by a lift or a staircase. The rooms are rmperb. In one a salt chandelier of 300 lights gleams in the centre. The third floor of the mine contains tho restaurant and railway station. Twonty-five miles of railway from all parts of the mine join here, und the buffet io well patronised by tho thousando of riailor* to tfra mines."

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MINIMUM WEIGHT OF FISH. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 6 January 1914

MINIMUM WEIGHT OF FISH. Barracoutta 4 oz Blacklisli (except bltickfish taken from'streams ilowing northward from tho Groat Dividing llange) 4 oz Brcmn o >> Uream, silver .. 5 ,, liiltter fisli ' , 4 ,, Cat fish 4 ,, Crayfish-length 9 in Flathead ' 4 oz Flounder 6 Garfish 1 Grayling or Yarra Herring 2 Ling .. .. .. 5 Luderick .. .. 6 Mackerel 5 Mnllett .. 2 . Mil [Toy Cod. .. .. 1}U Murray Perch 8 oz Perch' 5 Perch, English .4 Piko .. .. 6 lied itullett 4 Rock Cod 4 ltough or Koughy 2 Salmon -Trout .. 2 Salmon, California 8 Salmon. English .. ... .. 8 Sand Mullet or Poddies .. G Schnnpper 12 Silver Fish -or Siber Porch 4 Skipjack 4 Snook 4 Solo 5 Stranger ............ 2 Trayalo .. . . (5 Trout of nil kind, not indi ? genous to Victoria .. .. 8 Trumpeter .. .... .. .. 0 Whiting 4, Whiting, Sand ,. 2 , Yollow Tail .. .. Ulbd

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
IN ITS PLACE. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 6 January 1914

IN ITS PLACE. An American miais.^., who makes a speciality of believing in the inherent honesty of all mankind. tells a good story. The other day a young couple appeared at his house to be jnarried. He performed the ceremony with due solemnity, and congratulated the bride. Then he observed the groom searching through his pockets, ana looking a bit humiliated and ashamed. "I am afraid, parson," he said, "that I ain't got any money to pay you with." Then after a moment of deep thought, looking up cheerfully, he aaiu "But, if you like, I cun toll you how you can fix your gas metor. no ft won't register." ' . '

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SO LIFELIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 6 January 1914

SO LIFELIKE. Three American artists were telling tall'tales ..about their work. "The other day," said one, "X painted a lifctlo deal board in* imitation of iriarble with such accuracy, that, on being thrown into tho watur, it immediately sank to tho bottom." "FaughP said an other,' "Yesterday 1 hung ray-ther mometer on tho easely supporting ~ny ^ view of tho Polar region. It fell at * onco twenty degrees below freezing ."point." "AU.that.is nothing," re marked tho third-artist, in conclusion. "My portrait of a prominent Now York millionaire was so lifelike that It* iiad to be shaved twioe a week." - - This story is not exactly new, but thero is a smile in it still. Among tho members of a working gang on a rail load was an Irishman who claimed to> bo very good at figures. Tho bosK thinking that ho would get ahead' ot Pat, said, "Say. Pat, how maiiy..skirts can you get out of a yard?" "Thkt "depends," answered Pat, "on whoso yard you get into." . "Just JTjn upstairs, Tommy, and fet...

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THOUGHTFUL. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 6 January 1914

THOUGHTFUL. A 'well-known doctor tells this on «n actual experience: "One night X was arousod by a loud tapping at my door. Leaning out o! the window I saw a person standing on the step banging away. " 'What's the matter down there?' I cried. " 'Tio me ould mither that's tuk bad, dochter,' replied the man. " 'Your mother io ill?" "'Faith, and she is tuk terrible, dochter.' " 'How long have you been theia?' "'In faith, dochtar, so'long that 1 would be ashamed to mention it.' " 'Then why didn't you ring the night bell?" " 'l'na« afraid of dlsturbin' your hon our,' was 4ho Irishman's perfectly sin cere reply."

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
INFLUENCE OF WATER ON VEGE TATION. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 6 January 1914

INFLUENCE OF WATER ON VEGE TATION. To explain tilio inJlucnco of water 011 vegetation, it is nocssary to inquire into its mannor of acting upon tlio various organs of, plants. It cer. tainly passes into ^lioir substunco through tlio roots. When tho roots of a withored, dry, -and shrivelled plant are placed ill water, it recovers its freshness and vigor, and renuws its vegetation. Colored liquor peroep tibley penetrates and rises up through tho vessels of tho young and_ white radical iibres, to which it communicate color. Every treo or plant grows or carries out 'its vegetative functions with mora or less vigor in proportion as its roots aro less or more furnished with moisture. This water, absorbed by tho" roots, passes up through tho stoma into all parts of tho plant. It partly exudes from tho leaves, whioh return to tho ntmosphcro: and tho moro abundant tho production of this transudation, in. consequonco of tho hoat and solvent power of tho air, so much tho greater is tho absorpt...

Publication Title: Omeo Standard And Mining Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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