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SPORTING NEWS Athletics. VICTORIANS' SDUCCSS. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 January 1914
SPORTING mm AthleticB. VICTORIANS' SDUCESB. Al Ibo^Eshibuion i>port^ Carnival st Aabklftnd, N.Z, Trembucb won tho 880 yurdo Now Zealand ch&ropiourhfp, bis liirjo bsi'jfl Iroin 59 1—6ttj eco In tbo ShpontruiB (New /i'mlsud cbfimpionohip) tbo judge wau Mr &I4OortiindalJ, of Brio* b-ujr, and ho awarded Bellamy, of Yietora tho fiut priz?, and Geutur, ot Victoria, the Hfoond. IidKoar, of Aackland, waaibird. Olher oouipotitom prolei-torl i hat tbo Vic torians did not riancu tiuo tn Mjc oliountruio end &ll withdraw from iho remaining *vuui&lt;». Bellamy won tbo bigbUod tlin^' and Uenifr tho euilo h' hornpipe.
AFTER SIXTY YEARS Mr and Mrs J. Williams Celebrates their Diamond Wedding. 1854—1914. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 January 1914
AFTER SiXTY YEARS Mr and Mrs J. WiHianiB Celebrates their Diamond Wed ding'. 1854—1914. Wednesday, January 14. was tbo sixtieth anniversary of the marriage of Mr and Mn Williams, ot Wimmera Street, Stawell, wbo thus oelebrate a rare event in any oommunity—a diamond wedding. Mr Williams ia>now 60 years of age aud Mrs Williams 78, so that tb6ir agos aggre gate 168 Y^aT9« Mr Williams was born in Cornwall io tbe year 1834, and arrived in Adelaide io lSi5, Bottling down witb hie widowed mother and family at Burr& Burra, South Australia. Mrs Williams, whoso maiden name was Elizabeth Magor waa aljo barn ia Cornwall, tn the year 1836, and when four years of age arrivod in Adelaide, afterwards removing to Burra Bucra mine. On (bo breaking out of tbi gold ruHho* in Victoria both tbo William* and Mugor families repovrd to Bcodigo, and from theooe to Foreae Greek, On tbo M'.h January, 60 years ago,James Williams and Elizabeth Magor were married in tbe Caitlemaina Church at England (o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 January 1914
A VALUAHLIO iUJU-DOWN 'I tun ploriftul to huvo tliin rpporltimty cf c :.prcuf3in^ our ^r&tiludo nnd fs'ood v/iohco for your L'XUflliM.i rt.mii!y iU-uotn.,, »jiiifjJ 1 h'Wf! hud charge o? tho Newtmvn Sosao, j/ootbail Club I lifivo been uBiflg' nothiw; bui Ki-ouu for lYmnu'iyintf ufier training operations, and I am delighted with tho ro:iuit» I hftvo obt uand from 0!inu>. All thu Club owrar by thiu lino, find 1 can ommeml it aa ru ummrpua-rd tub-dowu *11 A I p. Every Training-room in AnotraliQ ohould liavo a pot of Roxonn, for I.am uurrj that) u11 Aihlutua will'iind it moot ex* aollent, •-Wic«lvine yoa ovary rlcoooo will: this lino, and aeaarintf yoa of 'my bigheBt -ap puliation of asme,—I am, oinocroly yonro, William I'oDtoo Payne, Trainer wowtowd Boocer iTooibiili Club, Newlowo, MiSity*' lloxoba la eold at Is Oct and 8s« Oblftin* fttys 6Y0KTnb6K9
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 January 1914
CricJtefc. Tbo HtawHI Orirket AeocoiiOion will me«t i t Mr D. J, Thnmau' Bhop on Mon day cvouinu Bt 8 o'olook, whcQ brrarg" txionta \7i'l b&lt;? oomplcicd for tbo Nhill m-»toh. Tho team will bo cUoucn by tbo selectjra r.i ilie clo-o. QA. team from the Stawell ot Aseo* o'u'.ioti will vieit Murioa nexi Wedriffldny, January, 2JM, whon they will mmttbo l«o*l eh vt'C. Tho team will bo obosen on Moodty ovt'nin^.
HOW TO SLEEP WELL AT NIGHT [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 January 1914
HOW TO su;kimvkU, at Nl "Muoh," it will ho well t0 trv tl'" ^ lowing bath, for tin? n^t um'l iny; sloop thnt will f0)lmv ni|i J',,'1 pnv tho pffort:—Take &lt;>i Wt, • - ' • 3lt fj., ounces, spirit* of ammonia two0u« of pure alcohol cijiht omiros, an«!*1 ticioiit hot water to ma!;n n (u|| ^ of the fluid. Dissolve tho soa^ak'" tlio hot water aiul |&lt;>t, 6tnn|] J cool, l'our into tho alcohol the m'v of ammonia: niul cumiihnr. , salt water, shako well and lwtt^ use. With a soft sponge ,lipw'? this mixture, wot over tlio uiifat,j tho whole body. Ruli virorouslj W| tho skill glows. ■■
FLIES AND DUST. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 January 1914
FLIES AND DUST. 1 Ono of tlio chief reasons w|,T ai'h complaints aru mure frequent sinninor time thnn in the r»lU..o.m3j tho your is the grout picvaiom, t dust- anil flies. Dust is (.imply dirt -j oftentimes tho most tilthy am] ^ kind of Jilt, and it is usually l0J>jj with excretory matter ami gorms. j] foods arid driuks should bo uiostiifi ly protefcted from dust, iviiotlier in4, shop, tho pantry, or on the 4,;.. room table, if ono would avoid jjij, tion ami diseaso. The IIy uuist'j looked upon as ono of the (jresfeij enemies of mankind, and slioulli, kept o»t of the homo and away Ira all foods and drinks.
REAL BODILY REST. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 January 1914
REAL BODILY KEST. | Bodily rest cnn only bo got bj In. S ing tlio muscles completely relai;i ; Tho ordinary sitting position in a chi I is not sufficient, as tho lower extremi ties are still more or loss rigid, ohair nhould bo on easy one, with n extension or a foot-stool to supports lower limbs just a trifle below lij lovel of tho body. A bettor rest cn bo had, however, by lying full leDgti on a couch or bed with tho arms ul legs sprawling. This attitude assure* ease if not eleganco. And it tat more than relax tho limbs, tor k giro repose to tho heart as well. ^Yhea ti* body is in this position tho heart tail I more slowly than when wo are stooi ing, walking, or oven sitting.
DOGS WORTH HAVING. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 January 1914
□ OCS WORTH HAVING, The talk was about dogs. "Oh," said Jones, "I had a dog, and was talcing a near cut when I inissod the animal, and on going back I found him staring at a notice board bearing the words, 'All dogs found here will be shot.' And come ho rtould not." "Yes, yes, that's good, but what about Johnson's retriever? One night his house caught fire, all was confu sion; old Johnson and his wife How for his fhildron and bundled them out sharp. Alas! one was left behind, but up jumped the dog., rushed in» and soon reappeared with the cEiWt'j deposited it on tho lawn. All were out now. but in rushed the dog again. What ho was after no one knew. Pre sently the nohlo animal reappeared, scorched and burnt, but what do you think?" uGiro it up." came from tho listeners. "Why, with tho firo policy wrapped up in a danvp towel, gentlemen." He who reforms himself has done more towards reforming the public than a crowd of noisy, impotw.t patriots.
AMERICAN HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 January 1914
AMERICAN HUMOUR, . Didn't Understand.—"What is tho object of jour society?" "To prevent gambling among wo men. 51 "Non&enso. it can't bo done." "Certain]/ gambling can bo stop pod." "Gambling? I thought you said gabbling." * # * » » Was so Considerate.—Tho only un occupied room in tho holol—one with n private bath in connection with it— was given to the stranger from Kan* sas. Tho next morning tho dork wa3 approached by the guest when the lat ter was ready to chock out. "Well, did you have «% good night's rest?" tho clerk asked. "No. I didn't," replied tho Kan san, "Tho room was all right, and the hod was pretty good; but I oou)d not fcloop very much, for I was afraid someone would want to tako a bath, and tho only door to it was through my room."—"Pittsburgh Chronicle TeJegraph." Bill's Board Bill.—Another ono haa started and promises to become a wealthy successor to "How much wood would a wood chuck chuck if 15 wood* chuck could chuck wood?" Many heretical versions of the ...
Ths Double Chance. (Published by Special Arrangement.) CHAPTER X.—([?].) [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 January 1914
The Double Chanci BY J. S. FLL-:TCHKU, Author ot " 1'iio GoKlcu Hope," >^c. (Published by Spccial Arrangement.) CUACTKU VnimiUM.) "Willi pleasure, sir, replied the butler "Anything thai 1 i mi do 1 shall be glad to do. Then \ou'd like to see tlie stud; at once, inspector':1" lie Continued, in a hushed voice. "It's just as it was when the bod) Was removed—nothing's been touch ed, sir. That was Mr. llling worth's order, sir—in tact, nobods's been in since lust night." "That's right," said inspector Corteiyou. "Yes, I'll go there at once, .Mr. Danucev. Ami don't let me be disturbed by anyone, unless it's Air. lllingworlh. vliile I'm there." "I'll see to that, sir,' .-.aid the old man. lie led the way through the inner hail and along the wide cor ridor, which extended the length ot the house. " That's the library door, sir," he said, in passing. "Ah, that's where Mr. Stead was supposed to be at the lime the crime .was committed, isn't it?" said the Inspector, "i-l'tii—I'll have a loo...
THE MILLIONAIRE. HIS EXTRAVAGANCE AND FOLLIES. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 January 1914
THE MILLIONAIRE. HIS EXTRAVAGANCE AND FOLLIES. If the American Croesus has dis covered the secret of making millions more rapidly and easier than any other man on earth, he lias also no superior in the art of dissipating them. If anyone doubts this, a walk along the famous l'"ifth Avenue in New York cannot fail to dispel his scepticism; for within half an hour, he will pass some iifty imposing- palaces, which, witii the treasures they contain, represent at least .£20,000,000- -the homes of men whose aggregate fortune is estimated at £600,000,00(1. © The regal home built by Cornclii.3 Vanderbilt, an impressive pile model led on the Castle of lilois, alone cost £1,000,000 to build and decorate. Ad joining it is a tiny garden, to make room for which a £2o,000 house was pulled down; while a further sum of .£70,000 has been spent in making it beautiful. Not far away rises the splen did mansion of Mr. Jacob Astor, (lur ing the building of which £160,000 was spent in wages alone, and which...
WISE AND OTHERWISE. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 January 1914
WISE AND OTIIKJUYISE. His Daughter: "I'apa, ('id you know mauwua long boforo you married her?" Her leather: ".Ias!, between you ami mo, my doar, I (iwi'l. Know lior yet.." The Husband (during tho quarrel): ""You're always malting bargains. Was there evor 11 time when you didn't?" Tim Wifo: "Vos, sir; on my wcdding diry." Lawyer: ''1 think my client will l°so his caso." Caller: "Hnvo you ex hausted all tho moans at your -dis posal ?" Lawyer: "No; but I've ex hausted all the moans at his disposal." Client: "You ought to have gono in to tho army, not iho law." PSolicit-or: "Why:-'" Client: "liy the way you chaise there would be little loft ot thu enemy." . » • » t "Wifio (eyeing her now oxlroine mode! costume): "I wonder if tho hobble skirt in over going out?" Hubby (also oyeing the samo, with decision): "Not witli me." «•«••• First Little Suburban Girl: "Why (loos your father go to town every day?" Second Littlo Suburban Oir): "To make enough money to sleop out horo at night." » * • *...
IN THE PUBLIC EYE. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 January 1914
IN THE PUBLIC EYE. After all, the train was only forty minutes behind time, so the station master was perfectly justified in feel ing pleased with himself, the railway, and the world in general. A solitary, waiting passenger was morbidly weighing himself at an auto matic machine, and when he steppod off it the jovial official proceeded to talk to him. "Wonderful thing the railway sys tem, sir!" he chirped. tcI do really believe that even the general public is at last beginning to realise the mar vellous improvements that have taken placo on this line in recent years!" "That's true," answered the mor bid one. "I know of no lino that has so many things constantly in The pub lic eyo as this one!" The station-master was delighted. "I am more than glad to hear yon say so, 6ir!" lie chuckled, rubbing his h.'nds together. ''And would you mind naming them P" The waiting passenger looked pen sively down the platform. "Cinders!" said J»e.
CONUNDRUMS. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 January 1914
CONUNDRUMS. In what respect does a; good gover ness cliiefly ditfor from ft bad one?— The one guides miss, and the other mis guides. Why is a lady walking in front of a gentleman like the latest news?—Be cause she is in advance of tho male (mail). What pupils are always to bo pitied, and why?—Tho pupils of tho eyo; be c&uko thoy are always under tho lash. "What is harder than earning- money ? —Collecting- it. What animal has tho most brains? —The hog. How?—Becauso he has a hog's-liead full of thorn. When are horses' tails like bonded goods?—When they are docked. What part of speech is kissing?— A conjunction. What vegetable will cause soup to run out of any pot?—A leek (leak). Why is an artist stronger than a horse?—Because ho can draw a castle. What kind of vice is it that some persons will sliun however bad thoy may be?—Ad-vico. When is a horse a nut?—When it is a cob. When may a ship be said to bo in love?—When she is attached to a buoy (boy). When is a bow not a how ?—Wh...
GIVE THE CHILDREN MORE FRUIT. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 January 1914
OIVE THE CHILDREN MORE FRUIT. The eating of fruit and nuts not merely as a relish, but as a food is highly commendable. Such a diet is very nutritious.. But it is wrong to live entirely tm fruit and vegetables. A diet without meat is particularly uu suited for the growing child. Owing to the nutritive valuo of fruit, to its alkalinising, to its diuretic, to its laxative, to its tonic and other effects, I believo fruit should l>e given more freely to children as food. To my mind, no other food in its natural state alfords so much pleasure to threo out of a child's live senses as fruit. The eye is pleased with its varied forms and colors, and if ripo and luscious it yields a peculiar charm to tho nerves of smell and to a jaded Bense of tasto. Parents tend to give their children too much hot food. Haw food and nuts will help overcome this difficulty. The sensory nerves of tho lips and tho nerves of tasto are weakened by hot food. At tho same time the senso nf smell is blunted and th...
(ALL R[?] RXS[?].) COMPLETE STORY. MISS PENTONVILLE. I [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 January 1914
(Ail Risita Rxsiktsd.) COMPLETE STORY. MISS PENTONVILLE. !ty MOTTY HOWDEN'. Author of ''Klii-.ilboth Ann," &t\ The wind moaned satfly round the old house, the windows creakiM.! omin ously. Once or twice- there was a crash as it slate .slipped from the roof to tho ground. Hut Miss Pentonvillo did not hood either the moan of the wind or tho crash of the tiles, tor that night was the anniversary of her day--the day on which she should have Ix'en married. Sho was standing before an old mirror; a iow minutes sinco she had wiped from its surface the dust and dirt which hud accumulated during tho last twelve months. Tho room was gruesome; tho walls damp. Miss Pentonvillo seldom lit- a fire. To-night, though, a few embers smouldered in tho grate, and every now and then a cloud of smoke would blow into tho room ; the chimney had not been swept for years. And as she stood before tho mirror the candlelight foil on to her bared nook and shoulders—bared, except for tho diamonds which cau...
(ALL R[?] R[?].) OUR STORYETTE. BEAUTY IN DISTRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 January 1914
(Ail TUbkti flsnrtrvv.) OUR STORYETTE. BEAUTY \U DISTRESS. "Must *he really conic here, Well, I cull it disgusting. There .\ro not enough men ti> g° MU..d it is and hctc is another girl thrust on mc to take round cv..r> where, and a girl who looks on men as born to wait upon her. She is a tegular little minx. 1 won't stand u!" Elsie Eversleigh tossed her bead indignantly as she spoke. "Then you can take whatever al ternative presents itscli to your mind Lilian is to be my guest, and ^ shall see that you treat her decently.' A few evenings later the country ball was in full swing. The band played divinely, the flowers filled the room with scent, and the balconies outside were flooded with soft yellow moonlight. , Elsie was raging—she didn t loo as welt as she might in consequence. She had determined that if this hate ful cousin upon whom she had at one time fawned must be taken every where, she must bo a failure. At the country ball Elsie never m troduced her to a single soul. ...
ENGLISH HARD TO LEARN. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 January 1914
ENGLISH HARD TO LEARN. It is hard for the person to whom English is his native tongue to realise what a struggle the foreigner has to understand somo of the peculiarities of our spelling and pronunciation. Ono foreigner gives the following descrip- ; tion of his first lesson in an English ! class:— 1 "Wo Jiavo been given a book to learn tho letters. I arrived at the class, having learned them perfectly. Soon, in the coitrso of the lesson, we had the word l-o-w., 'Love,' I pronounced it, thinking tho 'w' has tho sound of 'v.' "No; it is pronounced "lo." * says the teacher. " 'Then why is "w" there?' I in quired, mystifiod. " 'It is there because that ia tho word is spelled,' responds tho teacher; 'but it is silent. Never mind why; it is sufficient to know it is there.1 " 'Before long we come to n-o-w. " 'Pronounce it,' says the teaohor. " 'No,' I reply. " 'Why will you not?' sho asks mo. "It is somo time before sho under stands that I am trying to pronounce the word when I say 'No.' ...
WOMEN WINE-TASTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 January 1914
WOM EN WINE-T AST BUS. Of tho many trades and callings now followed by women, savs a writer, that of wine-tastor seems to bo tho most curious and lucrative. Mile. Col linere, whoso sorvices aro in great de mand in Franco, Germany and Italy, is reported to earn about £5,000 a year, many firms employing her for regular work, and frequently for special duty. Wine-tasters, it appears, aro born, not mado, and must possess the gift of a raro and delicate palate. Mile Goblincro is said to excel in this respect, being able to discern from tho tasto of wine tho place of growth of the grapes from which it is inado. She can also oasily dotect adulteration, discriminate blends, and deelaro tho ages of wine with unfailing accuracy onco she lias a spoonful of tho liquor in her mouth. Several foinale tasters liaxl mado a. roputation prior to Mile. Collinere, tho most colebrated of them boing the last, Atmo. Pommery, wifo of the famous champagne merchant of that namo.
RANDOM READINGS. THE CZAR'S HUNDRED PALAOES. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 17 January 1914
RANDOM READINGS. TUB CJZAK'S MDNDIMOI) PALACES. 'I ho Czar has a hundred picluoos sec tored throughout (.lie 'onj^lh and breadth of his dominions Tluv.e Imperial rosidi-nco.n navo a sta (I ol" *2,000 aorvants, and the wa^os bill amounts to £800,000 per annum. His private* stableo contain 6,000 hordes. and ho is now tbo ownor of fi0,000 hoatl of cattle, which ^ra/,o on the pasturo lands of his private farms. It' is said that ho has never soon more than half of the palaces that aro his, irnd he hna soen only t»ho outsido of about twonty-iivo of I ho remainder. Still, all tho imperial residences aro kept fully equipped and .staffed all the year round.