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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 7 February 1914
RPOFESSIONAL. K. M. HYSLOP L.D.S., B.D.8. Dentist, Tel. 172. Tliorold Buildings, '•'lionison Street, HAMILTON^' Will visit Pensburst fortnightly, and •nay be consulted from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at . Richie's hotel, on Monday, Feb. lg MR. F. S. W. MAWSON, DENTIST, '201 Moorabool Street, QEELONG. WILL visit the following places as under:— Hamilton, Monday, Feb. 9. Durikeld, Tuesday, Feb. 10. N . , - \U^Sshurst, Wed. Feb 11 _ Thursday, Feb. 12. . . . . ' r; Tort Fairy, Friday Feb. 13. DBNTAJL' Melsom Ilemmons SURGEON DENTIST, W A II UNA M BOOL, Will visit PE^ISHURST on First Thursday in every month. and may be consulted at E. R. COURTNEY'S Pharmacy from lv, a.m. till 5 p.m. Appointments may be made iwitli Mr Courtney at the above address. NOTICE. MR8S. HUDGSON iPENSHUEST. XS prepared to CATER for PICNICS' BALLS, WEDDINGS, Etc., Etc, - Orders left at the " Free Press" office will be promptly attended to. Notice. AS I am not in the employ of Messrs A MacCrow and Son I wish to notify the Pub...
ON GOLDEN WINGS. CHAPTER XXII. [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 7 February 1914
ON GOLDEN WINGS. , (.Uy W. Howell Poole). CHAPTER XXIi. Charity replied that it needed no o- ~"t P&lt;-.HJtiaiil011 Oil Ills pUl'L W 1'eCOg nise tne author of iiis being. "Did you do chat; un purpose?'' en quired t..o coiunei, gazing ua line liaio or liquid mutter umuii laic uibic-covei' iiacl absorbed around the bioiien crya - tai; but receiving 110 answer, He re peated the quebtiv-u, steadying u cllaii co eunance nis importance. "tjcii-kiles/' observed Cuariey with diilioulty. "bChKiles?" enquired the colonel re ncctively. "iSoliKittles," replied ius son, witii &lt;a greater effort; -av pronunciation. ■ "Uu,'' observed nis iavlier, uud tliut lie might still more imposingly assume. Iiis paternal dignity, lie relinquished— with danger—nis lioid or tne euuir, and observed in a voice indicative 01 soft u plaintive weeping- "Charley, zhia is disgraceful!" Tlie oiocR on tue mantelpiece was stiiis.ng, and they both seemed to lis ten to its swoKes; tue colonel again, -„r n...
BOLIVIAN HORRORS TOLD IN LONDON. SYSTEM OF PEONAGE FULL OF CRUELTY. [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 7 February 1914
BOLIVIAN HORRORS TOLD IN LONDON. SYSTEM OF PEONAGE FULL OF ' CRUELTY. Diplomatic communications Lave beau exchanged' between, the British and American governments with reforen«| to what is described as another .Pulu mayo- scandal. This time tho soeno of the alleged atrocities is in .Northern -Bolivia, and tho charges implicate a ii:gh official in the service oi that ru~ oliQa Tlio story, of the alkgul atrocities was brought to England by a young English accountant. He says u system of peonage is prevalent there, which is worse than that m the JL'iitumavu : rgglou. ■>. ^ '.;■■■;■ .. "aaxfoua^TO^ (in ' the., > power aiid 'precision of hia ritle,- used upt all liis -cartridges^ in"; an exhibition of marksmanship, i'he Indians^ awaru he no longer had power to snoot,.ch-so' in andspeared him. When his brother returned and heard 6f| the affair he took a s hi timet oi gin doctored it with arsenic, and ioit il m'here the Indians would find it, with the result that one entire tribe was...
BIT OF A MYSTERY [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 7 February 1914
BIT OF A MYSTERY They were seated beneath, a tree in the park, and the liioon \v;,s shining to make one's thoughts turn to love. Presently the girl sard—"Oh, .James, dear, I can't understand why you lavish your affections om i me above all the other girls in the world 'IDo tell me why it/ is?" "Blowed if I know, Jenny," he re plied, "and all my pals say they're , plowed, if they can make it out, eithe'r I'
MARRIED IN HER SHROUD. [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 7 February 1914
MARRIED IN HER SHROUD. After being pronounoed incurablq by a score or more of physicians of the first r;mk -and operated 011 nino times, each time with supposedly fewer chan ces of recovery, Miss Sophie M. Koerth of Baltimore, U.S.A., was married 011 September 29, to Jeremiah J. ltails bach in the dress which, four years ago, she made with her own hands far her shroud. Four months a^n, after the last and roost daring opera tion, Miss Koerth felt for the first time that a euro had been effected. Miss Koerth's case is well-known among surgeons. At one. hospital she bug ged to be oporated upon, but the sur geons refused, declaring it would mean nothing but death.
GIRLS WITH BRAINS NEEDED IN THE HOUSEHOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 7 February 1914
: .. •, * GIRLS WITH BRAINS NEEDED IN THE HOUSEHOLD. "Domestic service as a career for educated women" was advocated by iVli's Glou&lt;lcslcy liroieion at the ."Na tional Gas Coniereuce. . l'f tho- edu cated woman was to bt> the domcstio handmaiden of the future, she said,' ' it must be as friend, and colleague, artd not as gerfj imd - dependent. : She must share -ui,'domestic rosiwnsibilitie.s : Tliey wanted: ^6 _ get back to thu ofVI' tasliioned ideas and ideals of the we Un bred English woman, from feudal times onwards. and to depart from the snobbish, and paroohial idea lliair t«j understand housework was tu l&lt;»so caste. This was just a passing phase —a vulgar phase—and had never seri ously aifected the w.ill-bred mistress. It was an ideal of the servant's hall, the middle class "lady,"- and of tho half educated noveaux riches' generally, of those, in short, who nevw saw behind tho scenes of "the real gentlewoman's life, and who seemed to imagine that a que...
HEALING BY TROMBONE. [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 7 February 1914
HEALING BY TROMBONE. ; After a remarkable oareer, August Henri Jacob, op "Lu Zouavo Jacob" tlieweli-knowa faitli-liealef of Paris, whose" celebrity" dated baok to the days of the Emi>ir^, lias, (says the correspon dent pfvthef? "Daily Telegraph^ ');."died: ' at the age of 85. ■ Born in 1828, ho „cnter^.'th(\ aviiiy: at tliQ. age &lt;jf 16,, and liiras.elf as a clever phyer of: the trom bone. It-was. in-186(3^. at' the camp.' of Chalons, that lie fir.rc announced that be had the faoultios of curing maladies by simple' will power. ' Several'sick soldiers mado the experiment. Ha fixed his eyes upon them, blew ji blast iipon his trombone, arid declared ttiem cured; Whatever the reason, cured "hey appear to- have been. The fame of these "miraoles" spread to Paris, and even reached the ears of the Em-, pcrer Napoleon III himself. Jacob then left the regiment, and opened a consultation room at Saint Ouen. Among his patients was Marshal Can robert. Jacob, played his finest air, a...
NATIONAL APPLE DAY. ENCOURAGIN FRUIT CONSUMPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 7 February 1914
NATIONAL APPLE DAY. ENCOURAGIN FRUIT CONSUMP • TION. ... One of the happiest ideas that have come' to us from American fruitgrowers (slays the! "Journal''^ is that "of a National Ajpple Day, the object being . to bring before the great communities of oity consumers, in the most attrac tive manner possible, the virtues oi the apple, not only as a choice item oi dessert, but as a valuable, everyday article of diet. The idea could W copied with distinct advantage in this dountry. As the National Apple Day would be primarily a great advertising campaign, on behalf of the king of fruits, the scheme wouldv require to be designed on 'a generous scale, and in a manner which would appeal to the greatest! number of consumers. It . may be rather ambitious to adopt one American feature—the free distribu- | tion of apple pies (special machinery at the Spokane National Apple Show turn ed out these pies at a rate of 2250 per hour). However, it would, certainly £ay well to give choice apples for sa...
FEEDING DAIRY COWS. DRY WEATHER PROBLEMS [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 7 February 1914
FEEDING DAIRY COWS. DRY WEATHER PROBLEMS One of the most serious problems which the dairy-farmer has to face is providing feed for dairy cattle during long spells of dry weather. For the purpose qf feeding Jdlairy cows, lu cerne far surpasses all other crops. The best land is a deep good loa;iu Lucerud is the most profitable of all crops. Nor is it altogether depend ent upon moisture at or near the sur face. It sends its roots far down into the soil and subsoil, and hence gets supplies of water where many other crops would fail from drought. The soil must be in good heart,. be well cultivated, and when- once established, ifc will yield crops for several years. The' surface 'soil in which" the seed js placed,-.must ,l)e -fine,, and manure ap plied liberally. It is much better to -drill the seed, at the rate of lSlb 'to 201b to the. acre. The soil must be rich itr- phosphates, and lime and potash A "frequent manure applied is: 35 bush els of lime, 150 lbs of phosphate, 1001b sulphate ...
TREATMENT OF ENGLISH ORCHARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 7 February 1914
TREATMENT OF ENGLISH ORCHARDS. According to the statistics published (says the Mark Lane Express) there were in England last year 244,831 acres' classed aa orchards. We are sorry to 'say we cannot say of "Cultivated orchards, because the mistaken idea seems to'have prevailed to a great ex thatl orchards and pastures' can get along alright without attention or as sistance; that kind Nature- ^has en dowed them with the power of con tinuing to extract nourishment! from a soil sucked , dry by means of crop ping. The result of such a paradox is visible in the poverty stricken con dition of many orchards and pastures. It is pleasant to record that a- change for tha better is gradually taking place. It is being recognised that when fruit trees of a good clasd are grown, and sprayed and pruned, orch ards .become a source of profit not to be despised. It is essential that the trees,/ if expected to produce abund ant crops of good fruit, should be sup plied with nourishment, to compen sate th...
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 7 February 1914
HELiOUHNfefE^TE)^' (From; ourt Special Correspondent). • The Indeterminate Sentences Act, wli'ch:. wjSSs, -Jjrong'it? into i! action some jLvoryf'afsror. /-agp, *ah&lt;l 'from whi'ah . Jias nqt..fulfilled ^expectaMonS.;'/; 'Tl'io ; idea t>aek 'of 11 oartainJ.v. j-.ad wide possibilities, but like musu tflo;-.s to handle the criminal element e-lfvci voly, it was not design ed- oil" asuffici ntly-comprehensive f .'an and there seims to havo been lack of deter initiation in carrying " out even '•'■'I'ii.t.. "'asvjp.' oposed. The intention bejund.-thjs; nyv^law was: to. secure 'he adoption of ? -modern, Scientific, and .humane systtiri for the treatmmt of oriiiiinals,?'' vhick woukl distinguish ■■sharply between incorrigibles, who are i a ni"iiaco to society, and youthful of . feiiders,^. wliw needed, only' to be set 'upon tlitjJi'ig i track, to beoanie ''user ful and law: al»iding members of the community. For • Jus purpose, it was proposed that special reformatory pris ons. ...
POULTRY YARD. [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 7 February 1914
POULTRY YARD. A oareful poultry-keeper will go into the fo.wl-house now and then in the evening, to see the birds are allright, as their exact condition can bd ob served when on the perch.". Should any bird be breathing hard, a tea spoonful of warmed glycerine, follow ed by one of salad oil, should be given at once, as this treatment will ease in a short time; then give two roup pills, and on an average, fifteen birds out of every twenty will be well in from three to seven days, if treated when the first symptoms appear. Should the rattling in the throat be very severe, and the breathing hard, the flesh over the lungs should be pain ted with tincture of arnica. For the man who goes in solely for eggs, a foroing system of feeding is all right, but it is bound to be detri mental to breeding stock, and tlus is why pullets, intended for breeding purposes, should not be given quanti ties of nourishing-soft food. If they are, it almost certain that many of the eggs produced ;will be infer...
CANADIAN FISHERIES. EXTRAORDINARY ACCIDENT [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 7 February 1914
—■— .. • CANADIAN FISHERIES. EXTRAORDINARY ACCIDENT An extraordinary condition, . egard ing the British Columbia Salmon fish eries, whioh may seriously affect tie future of the canning trade, has recent ly been reported to the Fisheries De partment) at Ottawa. In 'liuiiclmg their British Columbia line -bug the precipitous banks of the Fraser lliver, t>he Canadian Northern railway, is re ported to have blasted enorn-.ms quantities of rock into the, (famous salmon river. - These masses of rock have so deflected Ithe current that when a big "run" occurs, they are unable to pass the obstacle, an-l »ie consequently prevented from reaoli ing their spawning grounds. This year, there was a l)ig V-fiin" and it is stated, that ^ien the salmon reached these dams, they were unatlo to go on, and millions turned back and died without spawning.. The results will probably be serious, as a big run occurs every four years, when tfliere is an increase of three and four million dollars in. the salmo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 7 February 1914
PLUMBER AND GASFITTER, BELL STREET, PENSHURST ALL KINDS OF PLUMBING DONE ON THE SHORTEST NOTICE IN A WORKMANLIKE MANNER. NO JOB TOO BIG.—NONE TOO SMALL TANKS, TROUGHS, BATHS MADE TO ORDER. WINDMILLS ERECTED OR REPAIRED IN ANY PART OF THE DISTRICT. 1GENT FOR WEBB BROS. & CO.'S RELIABLE WINDMILLS v AND BOILERS. : ONLY BEST BRANDS OF MATERIAL USED; NO INFERIOR STUFF. GIVE ME A TRIAL. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED. IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT. Bruce & McClure, ENGINEERS, WINDMILL MANUFACTURERS, IRON, BRASS AND STEEL FOUNDERS; _ WARRNAMBOOL.—~ i BEG to Notify the Residents of Penshurst aad the Surrounding District that they HAVE OPENED A BRANCH of their Business, in the Premises lately occupied by Messrs. Walter Bros. A First-Class PLUMBER and WINDMILL EXPERT is employed,, and Orders will be taken for Windmills, Motor Engines,. Power Working Heads, Milk Pumps, Patent Double-valve and Ordinary Well and Bore Pumps," Saw Benches, Steam Boilers, Water Carts, Troughs, Tank Stands, etC. T...
THE WAY OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 7 February 1914
THE WAY OUT. Gooseberry tart and currant pud ding reposed on the table in front of him. Willie liked; both. He liked both equally, He was torn with con flicting emotions. "Which will you have, Willie?" asked his mother. "Gooseberry tart," jgasped Willie, after a long and painful struggle. "Tart what?" asked Willie's parent, wishing him to add "please." Willie didn't understand. 4'Tart what?" she repeated sharply. Then Willie had an idea which seem ed to solve his difficulties and made the world bright once more. "Tart first," he answered.
SCHNAPPS FALSELY LABELLED. [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 14 February 1914
SCHNAPPS FALSELY LABELLED. . Before a beach of los&l magistrates' on 29th January- at St. Kiula, Kaae Jury (Bay View Hotel, .High-street), Was oharged with exposing lor sale schnapps under a false trade descrip tion. Inspector Roche gave evidence that he found schnapps exposed for sale cn accused's premises in a bottle labeled ^Wolfe's Schnapps made by another firm than the aotuai maker, J. The defence waa that whpn defendant poured; the schnapps inter the w ro bottle she defaced the label'ther«tu.?, aDc^ her son relabelled the tchijapffc "Draught." Accused's plea was accepted, and; the c&se was dismissed. No oosts >vere al lowed^. v In the District Court on 30th Janu ary, before Mr,V; Tanner, P.M., Mary Murta®, licensee of Saracen's Head Hotel, TBourke-street, was charg ed, on, the information of Matthew Campbell'^ Leckie, inspector- of liquor, with having on 22nd November . last applied to certain solinapps a false trade description, namely, " Wolfe's Schliajjps...
ON GOLDEN WINGS. CHAPTER XXII. CHAPTER XXII. CHARLEY HEARS GOOD NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 14 February 1914
ON GOLDEN WINGS. (By W. Howell Poole). CHAPTER XXII. CHAPTER XXII. "CHARLEY HKAiift Nir.WW iuo woman's cause is mail's; tney rise or-sinK Togetliei-, uw«rx'd ox* ^godlike, bond or free. . —.: Dowager Lady Wneeler JUoiig rose early on the following morning, and •uaving handed to- the • housemaid tor wnveyanee to the domestic rug.oil of ner little villa, a modicum of colfte in a screw of paper—tor a very Talleyrand in domestic economy was the dowager —slxo proceeded to open tlie window of the room in which it was her wont to subject a trichord Broadwood to most merciless persecution. Small dogs upon the-road without, huddling their tails beneath them, and moaning dis mally ui/ her abominable apology for play, would take to heed; whilst larger specimens of the canine race ""would squat backwards on their haunches and howl; even the little Pomeranian which lay upon its velvet sanctum at hex' feet would refuse , to be passive, unless in possession of a wing of low!, or dainty sweetmeat, ...