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Ha[?] the Advantage. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 January 1914
Mau their Advý;ltiýý®, Firsot ;,Ianl: 11uw d: ;un do? ~11P S1econd Mioti jnud;iiaro, but YOU have the aiata;: or ow, F+Irvit Man: 1'&lt;~ I t301IJOHOu I have, WVe wtere' I o,,b0' to thluti lm) girl, but 3011 n(Urtd uer, 'ITch are at w", 3A two aides to every q10est05 ltofl -0 i °t l, the 14 tou gldo, What haI fi1" hiuit thhnit i boy does wheu he rh h ttuH Into No water -Oeta wet
OWES HIS LIFE TO HIS TALENT. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 January 1914
OWES HIS LIFE TO HI8 TALENT, The early Ilfo of Daniel Molea, the young Polish violinist, was sinlgularly sad and overshadowed by a great tra, gedy Born at Warsaw In 1893, Melob sa's parents removed to Lodz three years later The boy, when qultu small, Ihad a passion for music, and his father bought him a violin, on whlch he taught himself to play melodles? Hlo had no lessons until he was about seven years of age, when a professor of Lodz happened to hear him play, and was so astonished at tihe talent he displayed that he advised his father to have the boy educated, and prophesied a great future for him. Alter receiving instructlon from mil nor musicians, the boy, at the age of nine, entered the Conservtorlumn of Professor Orudzainski, where he re. mainlned two years, Misfortune came in June, 1905. One afternoon Melsa's father, accompau* led by his little daughter, went out in. to the streets, and never returlld. This was the time of tihe Jewislh mnias sacres, and It was only after a ...
RATIONAL FURNITURE. Beauty and Usefulness. Making a Cosy Room. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 January 1914
RATIONAL FUfNITUBtE, Beauty and Uuefulncsu, Mallinu a Couy Itooml, ''hore has been na marked improve. mient in the ftut'ilshluLg of houses in recent years, which indicates a popu lar growth of truer idleau of comfort A play is now b(ing staged in Mel bourne which lllustrateo thils advance in the art of furni?lbnlu;. A drawing room of 18110 is shown ill the first act; the sate drawillg.roum in 1880 Is lth scene of the second act, and the tll iri act is laid in the sotne room at t'le preueat day, The lhsat scente lows the age of the antiniacassar and: the keroseno.lainp, the second that of tlhe litleouuly.elalorate uldrapling and over. crowding of useful furniture, and tile last the preeItn style of sampiict:y and careful color effect, 'lThe play represents Interior scenes in an 1English house, but the same con temporary styles are reproduced in Australia, The furnishing Is also that of a rich iman's house, but there has been a correspollding change in .he houses of less wealthy citiz...
A Good Kicker. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 January 1914
A Good Kicker. A farmer, whose farm Is near a school for boys, was greatly annoyed by the depredations of the youngsters. Finling two boys helping themselves to his apples, he escorted themr of the promises, giving each a parting kick at the gateway. Next day the boys were loituring near his orchard again. "What are you young scamps hanging about hero for?' he cried. "I told you yesterday What you would get it caught here again." "Yes, sir, we rememinber," said the spokesman. "We haven't come for apples this time. We came to ask you to loltl our football eleven,"
Very good, but [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 January 1914
Very food, but-. A young Scottish clerk, applying for an appolntment, preseonted his ertidon. tiUas, feeling sure that they must meet with approval, The employer to whom tho application was muade, a dry old Scotsman, read the papers carefully, and then looked over hIs spectacles at the young man. "It's a vera proud thing for ye to bao this recommendation from the meeniator and the Sunday-school teacher," said he, "and 'tla In your favor that ye'ro a Scottlsh lad; but I'd like wool to hao a tow words from someone that kons yo on week-days before 1 put ye to work for rue!"
AMUSING INCIDENTS. Never to Wake. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 January 1914
AMUBINGG INOIDEiNTS. Never to Wake. Very d tcoouoful on the whole had been a village concert, but towards the end the pianist seemoed to be out. fering somewhat either from the stlm. ulating effects of the refreshment talken during the intervals or from natural fatigue; When a vocalist was singing "Rocked in the cradle of the deep, I lay me down In peace to sleep," the player hung on the final note so long that the vocalist, losing his temper, exclaimed: "Look here, how long do you think I want to sleep? Do you take n?e for lip Van Winkle?"
Crossed Wires. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 January 1914
Crossed Wires, Mrs. Brown, telephoning to a friend one morning, happened to say: "I have such a bad sore throat. I'm afraid I cannot go to that dinner party to-morrow night." Just then something wont wrong Syith the connection and she heard a strange voice break In: "Gargle your throat with cookingl soda, and I think you will be able to go to your dinner." "Who is this speaking?" asked Mrs. Brown, startled. "Oh, that you will never know," an. swered the voice. Mrs. Brown was greatly amused, and decided to try the remedy. Her throat improved and she went to the party, During dinner she chanced to over. hear thd gentleman opposite say to his neighbor: "I had an amusing experience the other morning. I was telephoning and the wires became crossed, I sudden. ly heard a lady's volco say: 'I have ouch a bad throat, I shan't be able to go to that dinner party.' Just for f'l I broke in and said, 'Gargle your throat with cooking-soda and you'll be IIl right.' The lady's voice in reply sounded...
Followed Advice. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 January 1914
Followed Advice, an a country neighborhood there was an old woman who kept a small general shop, where she carried on a lucrative business, Unfortunately, sho persisted for a long time in carry. Ing on her trade on Sunday, much to the scandal and disgust of a certain parish visitor, who entertained strictly orthodox views as to the observance of the Sabbath, The latter rVurnbbhrated with the shopkeeper, and eventually, much to the satisfaction of everybody concern. ed, persuaded bor to refrain from Sun. day trading. A few days ago she met the old woman, who lokeod very ha1i py andl prosperous, "I'mni glad,' said the parish visitor, "to see that you are doing so well. You have not lost anything by follow. ing mIy advice," "Tant's so, mum," was the reply; 'but you ran't imaglno how many of my customers come round the baclk way,"
Polite Peckham. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 January 1914
Polite Peckham, It was at a public house in Peclcham, where an old lady asked for a quar tern of gin in ia hottle "We have .three kinds of gln, ma'am," said one of the grinning bar men. "We have oxygen, hydrogen, and London gin, Which will you take?" "London gin," replied the old lady, sfverely, When she was served she said:- "I was not aware your master kept three a?.se before, but I notice that he does," "Where?" asked the surprised bar man. "Why, there,' she said, pointing to the other two barmen. "'Phere is Mr. Compass, Mr. Thomas, andl--let me see, they call you Jack, don't they?" "Yes," replied the barman, "Then," she said, as she politely bowed herself out, "good night, Jack. ass!"
High Boots. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 January 1914
High Boots, A gentleman, complaining to his bootmaiker that a pair of boots recent. ly sent were too short, and that he wanted a pair to cover the whole cali, had the following jou d'eaprit sent to him:- 'rhese boots were never made for mle, They are too short by half; I want them long enough, d'ye see, To cover all the calf, Why, sir, said Last, with stifled smile, To alter them I'll try, But if they cover all the calf, They must be five feet high.
RAINFALL. A COMPARATIVE STATEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 January 1914
RAINFALL. A UOMPARATLV'1'V S'T1A'TJM1MUNT, -- 11ob091oi 90 10111 10121 1013 J ,, 5 1174 '11 .06 -03 Fb. 65 '00 673 1'07 1.07 MlBrob 1'63 4'42 1'61 109 2'60 April,., 1609 "28 16 37 1l0 May .., 4'23 3'05 2.05 '20 2'24 hub.... 3'83 21101 2'74 2'20 1'07 July ,.. 2091 8197 *1146 3'07 1'01 Aiguab 6'78 1'82 '01 1456 1'00 0b,3. '3 286 313 4111 2'10 Oat, ,.. '88 1'13 '62 0'44 1-80 N~v, , ,, 'b 1'09 '06 1'43 0.38 Do., '65 '60 1.30 ,01Q ¶CII in. I 2338 I 23,07 1 19'62 I18,54 I
THE HOUSEHOLD. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 January 1914
THEI HOUSEHOLD. ITard and: eoot Mould,--Ono pound of ham minced fine, one poutnd of beer mlinced tine, Ilalf a pound of bread crumbs, one tlosoertspoonrfu of sauce, a seasoning of salt and pepper. Soak the crumbs In a little milk for about an hour, press out most of the mois. ture, and mix well with the bet and ham; add the seasoning and sauce, and press all into a buttered mould. Steam for about two and a*half hlours, When done, turn out on to a (11dsh and Dut another dish or a plate oni t:o top with a heavy weight on it. Mock Steak,-Put a pound of lean beoo through the mleat chopper, add a level teaspoonful of salt, a dash ot pepper, and two tablespoonfuls of water; mix thoroughly, antd form into a cake the slzeo ant shape of a sir lon101 or porterhouse steak, Put a frying-pan on the stove andt grease it, and when hot put il the steak. Cook for a lmoillent on 0110l side, then turn with pancake turlier and scar the other side; put it over a moderate fire or in the oven to cook slow...
NEW POSTAL RATES. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 January 1914
NEW POSTAL RATES. The now poatal ratee, loolading peony postage on letters, came into foroe on the let of May. The reduced rates are as follow : THROUGHOUT COMMONWEALTH AND PAPUA. Letters, Id per i o,. Letter cards, einglo, Id each, Do,, reply, Id each half. Poet cards, single, Id each, Do., reply, Id eaoh half. Printed papere, Old per 2 oc. Books, printed-Wouteldo Australia, Oid per 4 oz. ; In Australia, O?d per 8 or, Magazines--Printed in Australia, Ojd per 8 oz. ; printed outeldo Australia, O d per 4 on. "Itnesard," Od per 12 oa. Commerohl' ptipbre, patterns, sample, and merohandise, Id per 2 oz. OVERSEA DOMINIONS, Letters from the Commonwealth to the United Kingdom, oversea dominlonu, British colonies and protoetorates, oxoopt the New Hebrideso, id per b or, NEW ZEALAND AD AND THE ISLANDS the ratrs to New" Zealand, tiji and' British Bolomon i slande ae: Letters, ld } or, Post cards, single, Id. Do,, reply, Id each half. Leotter cards, esingle, id. Do., reply, Id each half, Magaz...
LOCAL TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 January 1914
LOOAL TELEPHONE .EX=' OHANOE, --4·-+-- LIST OF SU BSORIBERS, NAM,. No. Avory, Mrs. A. . ..., ... 87 B13ak of Now South Wales .., 77 Bank of Victoria .., ... 76 Bonnett,.Dr. J. H. ... ... 27 Boll & Lorimer ,.. ... 14 Blakeloy, A. B. .. ..., 56 BlenoowP, F. 0. ... ... 66 Bliss, W. R.... ... ... 01 Borough Oflroos, Town Hall .., 51 Bray, O. ... ... ,. 64 Bray, Loso ... .,, ... 91 BreoUno, Mis ... ... 104 Broadbont Broa, ... ,,, 42 Cmetery ..., ,,.. .. 609 Olover, F. P. ...,, ., 34 Oookburn, G. A. .. ,... 81 Cooper, R. J. ., ,,, 68 Convent of Morcy ... ... 45 Cougle, A. J. (with extensilon to p)rivato holse) ... ... 11 Crone, Ja. ,., ,., .,, 37 D4rcy, Mrs. ... ,,, ,, 89 Davison, Rov, J. W,, ,,, 67 Davies, FE. ... .. 44 Dickinson, R. ... ... 57 Divola, A. ... ,,, ,,, 31 Doyle, Rev. .. , .. 23 Dunkley, H. W. (ofilooe) ,,, 3 Dunkley, H. W. (roesidence) ,,, 17 Dunlop, Mrs. P. A. ..., ,., 97 Edwards, 1I, T . . ,,, . 6 Edwards, H. T, (privatohouse)... 8 Edwards, Emily ... .. 35 Estate...
NAVARRE RACES. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 January 1914
NAVARRE RAOES. OrtolKa : Patronu - Mr, Hans Irvino, bM,ll,.,, Hon. J. D. Brown, M.L.O,, and Mersra, J. W. Pennlngton and R. F, Toutohor, M's L.A. Prosident- Mr. John Darllngton. Vice presidents Meeara. William Bibby, een., and 0, Shimpson, jun. Treaeuror--Mr. John Morrow. Judgeo--Mr. 0. L. T'homson. Starter-Mr. John Morrow. An?slatnt Starter-Mr- O 0. Soarce, Olork of Soaloes-..Mr, Mark Fletcher., Oolek of Oursa--Mr, R On,. Timkeoeper- Mr. W. B Hodgetta. Stowards- Messrs. G. Simpson, son., John Supple, A. Morrow, J. Austorberry, T. ]. Pennington. G. Simpson, jun , W Rickard, P. E Ei wards, 0 L. Tnomson, N. Wilson, P. Blbby. Pro. test Sroewrde-Moesrs. 0. Simpson, son., J. Supple, P. II. iwardd, T. X pennington, A. Morrow. Conmilttoo-w Messrs. John Darlington, W. Bibby, men., 0. Simpson, jun., J. Morrow, John Supple, T. Ei. Ponnington, Jas Brown, J. Austorhorry, John Smith, M. Fletoher, Those L,owr. Auditors Messr, T. E. IC Penington and Mark Fletcher. Hon Surgeouns--Ds. 0. H. Flelmng,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 January 1914
WHOOPING COUGH. "My little boy had whooping cough very badly," save Mre. A. Hfundorsou, The Pnople'a Store, 47 Ilgen Rd., Morning on, N.Z "I tried several cough mediolnes without any of them dolug him any good, then I tried Cham. berlain's Cough Remedy and he gbt im mediate relief. Siuoe then I have always kepb a bottle of this wonderful medloine by me and recommend it to everyone." Sold by all storekeepPrs. SITUATIONS VACANT. W AN'IED),--A GROOM. Apply F. SAYR, St. Arnaud. W ANTED --COOK, 12/; O10USE, MAID, 10/ No washing. Apply at onco to M1n G, M'KEcIINI?. AMUSEMENTS, JOYLAND, THE 1HOE OF MOVING PIOTURE3. TO-NIGHT, TO.NIGHT. Comploto ohango of programme, Adults, 1/; olildron, 6d, JOYLAND, Ireland To-Day. Splendid Cinematograph Display. Friday, January 9th. -R. M. P. ADAMS, Looturer, will attend and explain the films. Admlslon, 1/; RIesrved Ohalre, 2/. Booking at Saggott & Oo's. Don't mise this only opportunity of seeing tihl celebrated ploture, AUOTIONULRW' ADVT.h G. M'Ke...
SHEEP DIPPING. IMPORTANT TO SHEEP OWNERS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 January 1914
SHEEP DIPPING. IMPORTANT TO S1EEP OWNERS, The following summary of the provislons of the Sheep Dipping Aots of 100i and 1913 is published for the intormation and guidance of sheep owners : Sheep and lambs, excopt those lambs it i cy be intended to keep as hoggete, are to be shorn annually within the eheurlug time -let July in any year to lab March next ensuing Penalty £20, Every sheep owner shall dip all his aheRp immediately after shearing and directly from shearing board in every year, and shall also at the time of dipping his obheep, dip all hi. lambs, or, if they cannot conveniently be dipped from the shearing board, all easuch eheep and lambs shall be placed and kept in a ecouroly fenced paddock and dipped within sixty days of shoating. Penalty, £20. }Every obheep owner shall within one month after he has dipped his sheep and lambs make a return to the Chief Inspector in the proacribed form (obtainable on application to the Chief Inspector, Department of Agriculture, or any lue...
MINING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 January 1914
MINING ITEMS. Lord Nelson Oo.-Ropnrt for fortnight ending 31st Ddoombor.-2480 ft, lovol. The south drive has beeoon extended to 84 ft.: the roof in the faoo is hmall and poor, Payable Raone has boen proved for a die. tanoe of 68 ft, south of the wlnzo, The north drive has been extended to 41 ft,; the faoo shows 2 ft, of atone not payable. 2405 ft. level--The topes over this le vel Nhiiw a slight improvement In value. 1110 ft, levol--North dilvo to 68 ft. ,hlows 3 ft. of payable atone. All plant to work. ing well, Yield (month), Previous Yield, Tons. Oze. Tons. Ozs, Stone Crushed 1521 3182 1817 851 Cyanide .. 40 ,,, 37I Slimes ... 344k ... 315 Pyritee (oatd.) ., 120 ,.. 140 Total ocs, 8231 ,., 84311
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 January 1914
ITr NI VE?l F1AIy. Sl?For yoers wo havo hoon ualog Chamber. ltin's Coulgh LRemedy," bays Mr. Herbert H. Woodhoad, Wontworth, N,S,W, " We bavoe si ohildren and novor uea anythlng else for tho troatmtent of coughe, eolde and bronohlal oomplintts. I oonfBluntly reoom. mend Chanmbrlain's Cough Remedy to everyone, more repooially to parente, who like tnmyself have young ohlldren'e health to safeguard. It never falls to give relief in all paues," Soid by all storekeepers. SUFFERED AGONY WITiI HEAD. AOHES, "I highly reoommaend hOamberlain's Tablets to anyone who eufftrs from head. achea," ayye Mr, . H. Berry, Marlborough Rd , Violoria Valley, Tasmania. " I eufforod auony with headaohee and tried almost every. thing, No hing did me any good until a friend recommended Uhamberlain'e Tablets and they soon put me right again, Now I would not be without a box of Uhamborlain'a Tablotet in the house," Sold by all store. keepere, Please ggg A ... WHOLESOME DRINK BRACING AND REFRESHIN'G 4PeO% 'o gb ...
MELBOURNE. PERSONNEL OF PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — St Arnaud Mercury — 7 January 1914
MELBOURNE. ----__+--- ..(From our own Oortospondent). PERSONNEL O1? PATRLIAMreNT, The Liberal cloak, worn so well and loyally by the late Mr. Oraven as member for Benambra, has fallen on the shoulders of Mr. Leclkio, The Legislative Assembly will be all the richer for the return of a thoroughly expirienoed country representative, and Bonambra in having an essentially " local member." Mr. Lookie', family have lived in the Alexandra distriot for many years. From his earlienst youth upwards the newly.eleobtd mem ber has been closely associated with the primary producing industries of the State, ie had one special advantage, that of being a public school boy. Educated at the Scotch College the yongu student would, in the natural asquence of events, have his attention attracted to the stirring political and other public questions of his day, There are clear evidences that in after years, when himself engaged in farm. ing operations in the Alt xandra dist. trios, Mr. Leckie closely fllowv...