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CARE OF CREAM. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 16 January 1914
CARE OF CREAM. For the factory manger to turn out a first-grade butter lie requires the help ol the farmer. The cream muBt be delivered In the best order pos sible. Cleanliness in the dairy is an essential condition. Cream cans are returned washed, but it is very neces sary that they should be thoroughly cleansed and scalded again at the farm before UBe. For segarating, a special room should be provided, at least 30 yards to windward of the milking shed, have a concrete floor, he provided with good drainago, well ventilated, and have a good supply of water. The milk should bo separated as soon as possible, and while the animal heat is in the milk. The cream should at onco be cooled to the lowest possiblo temperature; and, as the water required is small, this should present no sorlous difficulty. Under no circumstances should cream from one skimming bo mixed with cream from another skimming unleBB it has first been well cooled. The most unsatisfactory of all suppliers 1b the man who ...
TAXING BACHELORS. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 16 January 1914
TAXING BACHELORS. In MomphiB, Tenn., bachelors are taxed to maintain a summer houBo for sick babiea and their mothers. The amount of the tax is determined by the "income, eligibility, and general attractiveness o£ said bachelor, due deductions being made for overweight, baldness, loss of one eye, and general disposition." The usual tax assessed is live dollars, which iB collected In the following manner. The law provides that "no unmarried male arrived at the age of twenty-one years shall be allowed on the streets of Memphis af ter 9 o'clock p.m., or to court, visit, or accompany an. uumarried woman to any place of amusement," unless ho has paid the tax. He must present a bachelor's licence on demand of any1 unmarried, woman, married man, or police officer. If he can't or won't, ho is liablo to a fino of twenty-five to fifty dollars. A number resisted payment and were brought bofore tho police magistrate and fined doublo tho amount of the tax. Now overybody Is paying cheerfully. Lif...
AN EXTRAORDINARY WILL. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 16 January 1914
AN EXTRAORDINARY WILL. At an inquest held rocently at Mas lorton (New Zealand) on the body of Mr. Robert J. ISwington, one of "tho most romarkablo wills 011 record waB produced. A witness stated that whon ho arrived at tho spot where deceased was fouud Ewington asked him to get his field-glass case and rifle. Tho dy ing mail said: "I havo written on them," and asked witness to road the writing to him. Deceased then askod witness to copy the 'Writing and seud it to his brother Charles at Masterton. The writing on tho fteld-glass caBe, which had been scratched -with a piece of j wire or a nail, was as follows:— "Look after Maudio and tho child ren. Look after thingB, Will. H. ap point R. Dagg and Charley.—(Signed) Bob." On tho same case were scratched tho words, "Hard luckl—Bob." On tho butt of tho rifle there wore scratch e'd theso words:— near Charley,—Give Will Harding every chauce, and ho will help Maudo and my family. Put him on tho right road.—(Signed) Bob." There wero also scra...
A WEIRD PROCESSION. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 16 January 1914
A WEIRD PROCESSION. Five hundred snake-charmers, sounding weird notes on their pipes, formed the unusual yet picturesque procession that followed to his grave* Jiatch Sarak, a man of big renown in l>is business, who died in terrible agony as the result of a cobra bite received whilo practising his profes sion in the neighborhood of Garden iteacli, India." "Guru," or god, ho had become dub bed by tho people amongst whom he lived, such was his influence over poisonous reptiles. His services wore sought recently by a neighbor who had missed many fowls from his com pound. Going at dusk one day, the snake-charmer discovered a cobra of unusual size amongst the birds, so formidable, in fact, that ho postponed his attempt to capture it until day light, when he was successful in se curing it. I Instead of dispatching the snake at once, he took it to the local bazaar for-tho edification of tho natives. On attempting to extract its fangs, the cobra wriggled free and darted at its captor, wh...
CRUSHING REBUKE. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 16 January 1914
CRUSHING REBUKE. In the early days of railways, on some of the lines smoking was not allowed at all, either in the trains or on the station buildings. One day a station-master of a largo station, a man noted for his conceit and pomposity, descricd a gentleman pacing the platform with a cigar in his mouth. Ho at once accosted the offender and requested him forthwith to stop smoking. The gentleman took no notice of this command, but con tinued to walk, emitting a silvery cloud. The station-master asked him to : stop smoking more peremptorily than before; but still the owner of the Havana maintained a provoking dis regard. A third time the order was repeated, accompanied with the threat that if the obstinate sinner did not obey lie would be handed over to the tender mercies of the porters. The stranger took no more heed than before, so at last the official, completely losing his temper, pulled the cigar out of the smoker's mouth and flung it away. This violent act produced no more ciTc...
HEALTH AND BEAUTY. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 16 January 1914
HEALTH AND BEAUTY. Cutting tho o.vebrows^ and lashes re-; suits in stiff, stubby hairs. Falling hair indicates sorao ailment of tho nervous system. j A paste of sweet, almonds and bon zoin makes an excellent shin whitener Soften tho skin by applying cloths wrung out of hat wator beforo using massago of cream. Ill removing wrinkles from tho fore head, tho movement should bo rotary and backward toward tho temples. If your feet ache after dancing, soak them before you got into bed in hot bay salt and wator; dry them and ruh briskly, especially about tho ankles, with a. rough towel. Sleep as many hours as you find ne cessary to recuperato ^your strength, and as noarly as possible tako half of those hours before and half aftor mid-1 night.
SEIZING AN OPPORTUNITY. A Student's Predicament. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 16 January 1914
SEIZING AN OPPORTUNITY. A Student's Predicament. | Out of the poverty of his childhouu, J an energetic young: rellow had fought : his way through the University, After : graduation he felt he must see Europe J^f11 accumulation he had he 'crossed the Pond," trusting to goodhick to get him home again. But his trip of sightseeing over, he found himself in Liverpool without moue> and with no means of getting any. He thought he would just go down to the steamer, go on board, and see how it would seem if only he were going home. As he wandered over the big line; uis attention was attracted by a cry ing baby. The mother was travelling alone, and while she was attempting to see to all the thousand and one details incident to the beginning oi an ocean trip, the baby had resented the absence of attention ana was cry lnf- The mother was at her wits' end The stranded youth's kind hoarl prompted liim to say, "Let me take tho baby, madam. Perhaps I can keen him quiet until your preparations ar...
THEATRICAL REMINISCENCES A Property Man's Experience. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 16 January 1914
THEATRICAL REMINISC&NCha A Property Man's Experience. The old property-man seated himBei* on i,. noss-covercd stump white ivaitfnf for tha play to begin, and in response to my luestlon, said: "Mistakes will occur, and things wllJ got mJxcd cp in the theatrical businesses well as In any other. J romomber one season, In an American town, when I was with a company playing a rural piece called 'The Coun try Farm.' Everything real, you know —real cows, horses, chickens, and all that sort of stuff. One act was In the city, and there were real fire-en* gines, cable-cars, ferry-boats, police men, and such like. Good play, and took in money, by the barrelfUr, but hard work for me. Had to *)uy fresh vegetables for the cows to oat in full view of the audience, and look after r whole raft of such things. "One night out at Zanesville, OhH lust as the curtain went up, the bay mule, which appeared in the first tab leau, kicked the brass cannon used in the Fourth of July scene. Ho was a pow...
A STROKE FOR A THRONE. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 16 January 1914
A STROKE FOR A THRONE. Eizabeth Petrowna, daughter of Peter the Great, was the natural suc cessor to her brother, Peter Tl., on the Russian throne By the latter's will, however, the empire passed to a cous in, Anne of Courland, who handed it on at her death to a nephew, Ivan, two years of age. Ivan was proclaimed Czar, and his parents, tho Duke and Duchess of Brunswick, appointed themselves Re. gents during his minority; but their administration was extremely unpopu lar in Russia and distasteful to the other European Powers. The Princess Elizabeth continued to reside at Court, apparently uninter ested in affairs of State until the dan gers of her position were made clear to her. As the dynastic heir to the throne and the Idol of the people, she was the object of the Regents' jeal ousy and suspicion. Secret informa tion compelled her to choose between a desperate stroke for the crown that rightfully belonged to her, or the cer tainty of death on the scaffold. Stirred to action by the...
CASH REWARDS FOR UGLY WOMEN. Some Quaint Charities. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 16 January 1914
CASH REWARD8 FOR UGLY WOMEN. 8sme Quaint Charities. A well-known bachelor who died the other day at Frankfort, Germany, left an endowment for an annua! prize of £25 to the man who leads the ugliest woman to tho altar. If the bride Is lame as well as unprepossessing, the groom win receivo an additional sum of £5. This reminds us that the town of Haschmann, in Germany, has a sys tem of rewarding lovers who many Eirls who have little or no personal attractions. A well-known financier left a sum of money to the town au thorities to provide dowries for the plainest woman under thirty married in Haschmann every year, a cripple, and four women under forty who had been jilted several times. Some years ago a merchant of Ken tucky, U.S.A., instructed his execu tors to invest a certain sum of money and divide the interest every year—on their wedding days—among iivo Am erican girls who were possessed of heads of "reddish-gold" hair. The founder of this marriage portion died a bachelor, and thos...
The Economical Housewife. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 16 January 1914
The Eoonomloal Houeowlfo. Mr. Summers was very fond of trout fishing, and each year tried to have at least a weak of good sport. Tlie day before ho was to start on his long-look ed-for vacation his wife entered the room 6mUmc, and showing her husband somo sticky speckled T>opors. "For goodness sako,1' ho exclaimed, "what nro you doing with thoso old fly panera?" "Whv. T saved them for you from last season I" she replied, "You know you snid you always had to buy flies ■when you wont fishing!" "When Mark Twain, in his early days, was editor of a Missouri paper, a su norstitioufi subscriber wroto to hint spy ing that ho hnd found a spider in his naner, and asking him whether ^hat was a sign of good luck or bad. The humorist wroto hiy.i this answer and printed it;— "Old Subscriber.—Finding a snider in vour pnner was neither good luck nor bad l"ck for you. The spider was merely looWng over our "naner to see ■which merchant is not advertising, so thnt ho can go to that store, spin his ...
MAKING LACE GOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 16 January 1914
MAKING LAOE QOLD. Ordinary laces may be made very beautiful by applying to them a coat of eilfc paint. To do this cildinpr lay the lace nerfectly flat ore? a olenn T>ioco of blottine n«ner and apply with a brush. Let one side dry. turn nnd re peat tho process on the other sido. Tf "ocossary. apply two coats of paint. Silver and copper can be anplied in thn same way. Ldco treated thus is lorolv for all ports of fancv work, besides trimming for gown and hot.
SELF-EVIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 16 January 1914
SELF-EVIDENT. Young Lady (to attendant in book aeller'A shop): "Huve you 'Ten Thoo tout! * Year'P" New Attendant: "I ehonld say not) I( I had I wouldn't be working here fox twenty shillings a weok." In many parts of China there are monnda, earthwork!', look-ont ierraeea, tho remains of ancient cities and for tresses, which mark tho sitoa of tfspf tals from the very dawn of anthenu* UUtorj.
DO WORKING GIRLS CHOOSE LOVE WISELY? [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 16 January 1914
DO WORKING .GIRL-S OHOOSE LOVE WI8ELY? By Laura Joan Libboy. "Mysterious !ovo, uncortain treasure, Hast thou more pain than pleasure? Endless torments dwoll about tlico; Yot who would livo—and livo with out tlico?" It has often boon said that the girl who worltn for a living: linn nob an cnual clianco with other womon' in mooting her ideal lover. Ono vory pretty girl said to mo, It spoms al moat a mirnclo to mo tlmt three-fourths of the brcad-vinncrB get husbands. Most of them have littlo or no oppor tunity to form tho acquaintance of at tractive mon. My ideal is a young man in ono of tho professions—a young doc tor or lawyer. I might wait until doomsday to bo introduced to bucIi n course'," sho wont on, "a girl must bo too nice to flirt. Tho young men whom my girl friends know fall short of tho mental picture enshvmod in my heart of tho man I could love. Tinio roils on, and I must tako at last, for a lover, ono whom I know full well Is not suited to mo—or stand.tho chance of living...
THOUGHTS THAT HARM. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 16 January 1914
THOUGHTS THAT HARM. Somo time* neo the mayor of ono of our inlnml cities reouesfod t-Ti© editor* of flip d»itv pnpprs to rpfrnin from pub lishing dotnils of suicidps. because their publication lind caused an alarm ing pp>domic of siticidos in that com munity. Th« human mind mnv be attuned t" anv kov, hi«*h or low, base or uoblo. bv flio r»ow»r of sueapstfon. The suedes tion mav bo in n word anokon bv opp'« «e1f or bv nnofher: it tnav oomn from a newsnnper, a bnolc. n plnv or a picturc —it mnv emannto from the presence of n friend or nn enemy, from a errand heroic character. or n moan, cowardlv one. From hundreds of sources it mnv come. from -within or without. but frrfr" •wherever it cornea it lenves ifs nnrl' on the lif" for good or ill. Our ehar ?»rf» Inrcplv made up from various W^ds nf SHtrQ-PStion. TVfnnv w»or>ln scnHnr sugoresiions op fear. doubt nwl f^iltiro wherever the* go. and tbpqp tnlro root in inmds tlw* miVhf otherwise be fren From them nn'1 therefore hnpnv, conf...
The Heart of a Girl. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER III.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 16 January 1914
The Heart of a Girl. By HENRY FARMER, Author of "Tho Moncy-Londor," ''12a Qulltry Streot," "Bondage," etc. (AU Rights Reserved.) CHAl'TIOR III.—Continued. Hilary Stanmore's injuries'were not ds serious as «L first supposed. For tho lime 'being that was nil which mut tered lo (Jueenle. Shock had stunned her; bill she told herself that present ly, when she could think more clear ly, when her still terrible suspense as to Hilary's condition was relieved, this unreal charge against him must dis solve like an ugly nightmare at wak ing. nor suffering and her suspense, only partially allayed by what the pa per (old her, wore relative to the man himself. If it were possible, she would I travel to Hasted this night. Homo—yes! She must go home 1 first to get money for the railway fare and put together a few things, she if as hurrying on again, spurred into EUcli feverish haste by her thoughts that Horyl had trouble to keep pace with her. In Oxford-street alio beckoned u taxienh. It wns the la...
FRUGALITY OVERDONE. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 16 January 1914
"frugality overdone. Old Jasper Grim could novor seo Tha dark cloud's silver lining; In factj he always seemed to bo Complaining and repining. He always looked for rainy days When fair mild winds wero blowing; Ho hunted out tho lonoly ways In which no orowds were going. There was no joy for Jasper Grim, . No glad anticipation, Tho world, indeed, appeared to him A placo of tribulation.. He piaohed and saved and skimped and op His fortune kept on gaining; He thought of wild winds that would blow, J And days when 'twould bo raining. He's now reposing in his tomb, A monument they've bought him, But I would not have borne hia gloom For all his money got him. Tha First Burglar: Kin you'ee git up do stairs wit'out disturbing no one? Second Ditto: I've been married four years, an' praotiain' do triok on me wife all dat timo.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 16 January 1914
PITTS' POiaOKED WHEAT- | For .Destroying H«u, Mice, sparrows i una Parrots, oic. At is tflo only certain | ua jfeuuini prep&rauon. Metuse ail uxu- : la ml iiar*« U-i /«Uow pasfttia; M r»rK«rr anno. Peace dooB not dwell in outward things, but within the mind; wo may preserve it in the midst oi the bitter est pain, if our will remain lirm and submissive. Peace in this life springs from acquiescence even in disagree able things, not in an exemption irom suitering. FOR CHILDREN TEETHING, Oiere is nothing equal to KBKNOT'S SOOTH ING POWT>12RS. They are a *are and certain remedy; l(- pkts.; posted 1/1 atampa. kdhnOT, Chemist, QJQJQIiONa. God mado wan first; then He made woman; then Ho foit so sorry lor man that Ho made—tobacco. The pleasure wo best enjoy ia that we have divided with others. AT LAST I High-Claw Swedish Separator* available at Price* HITHERTO UNKNOWN. Our Introduction of the NEW MODEL "VEGA" ha* dealt a death-blow to Exorbitant Prices oharged by our competitor*. ...