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(To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 5 January 1914
: .~Si'r o theEdltor). ? : ' -Sir-Tls useful nrid prolific" plat Snot:yet' mincli known.o s It would be a luabl.;to pastoralists. especially in .soorr semi-arid 'country, where vege tation exists with difficulty, and will withstand frost to within 20 deg. ',.ah. ? (- .i i ' , T *. " 'Diuring thie hot, dry seasons, or periods'of drought, when all other !kinds -of fodder plants are languish ;ing, or-?are destroyed with the'intpse .hat, this. plant ..would' hbe. luxuridani 'ad being of a rich, moist nature,- it would ailso greatly miuinimise'the neces' sity for-much water, anid .would ths prove lthe ..salvitioni of mani stock owners. It is 'easily grown intrahy kinid of dry soil, and. after the first year will produce about.100 tons of suc culent, and nutritious, fodder per acre, which cfi-bve-fed to all classes of stock and poultry, and it ? 'highly *praised by the leading American au'th orates, who say that it inalkes bef. and. butter or milk of the best. qual Some of the improved va...
CORRESPONDENCE. THE J. A. ARCHIBALD TOBACCO FUND. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 5 January 1914
THE J. A. ARCHIBALD TO S BACCO' FUND., (To the Editor.) -; Sir,--We'Deg to -acknowledge, with .thanks, theousual'i shilling donations 'to the aoe 'fi'nd , which resulted in .the fine total of f22/16.;After supplv ing all inmates witlh Christmas com forts, the balance of the. money has been lodged in the Savings Bank, hh Will be used from time to time during the year for tobacco and other smiiu, comforts for-the Benevolent inmates. S ...... -'Yours, etc, SH B. ARCHIBALD. O HAS. McMEEKIN. . , TUE'SPINELESS (CACTS.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 5 January 1914
BROUGHT TO -BY; Aro'thiosa enemiesý of, civilisation In digestion and Dyspepsoia," ihen flrf Shelddn's Djgcstivn- Tabul~e'are. e'nr :pldiyied 1/6 land "216 per tin. Obtaih ble eveoryhore. GRIPES: IN HORSES. " Some timne ago our: horse wtas down-~i ith' h 'bad," attacc.:dof gripes," says Miss-E.,J.- Col, MajoPs "Creek, N:S.W ; t'L?tried :seroral remedi4 but they had no' effect , as a 'liist " sourceo I gave the' horso three thee spoonfuls of Chamberlain's Colic anid Diarrhoea. Remedy and noticed an improvement immediately. 'Ho was soon able to stand and now is as well as over.". Sold by all 'cemists and storekeepers. AMUSEMENTS. Oddfellows' Hall. Warrnambool. TO-MORROW NIGHT. TO-MORROW NIGHT., MR. MARCUS ST. JOHN AnD MISS IRMA CARON BY SPECIAL REQUEST. "HAMLET" (Shakespeare) And GEMS FROM OPERA:. "THE BURIAL OF LITP'LE NELL" (Dickens), With. Violin Obligato by Miss Irma Caron. Accompanist .. Madame Leon Caron. Prices: 4/,-2/ and 1/. Box Plan at Walter Davies'. .Manager. GERALD C. BII...
WIT AND HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 5 January 1914
WIT AND HUMOH. ;What is the difference tetween a ashionable actress and a soldier or the field;of battle?-One powders the e;':' and the other faces the powder' Brown: There goes a man .who has done much to arouse the' people. "Jones: Great Labor agitator, eh?. ,Brown: No, manufacturer of alar: clocks. , Giles: My wife can drive nails like lightniing. , Miles: You don't mean it?: .'Giles: I do. Lightning,' you know. seldom strikes twice in the. sauie place. Mrs. Caller: So your husband is our' cycling?' Why aren't -you scouring. the country with:him on your bic "cle' :Mrs. Wheeler:. Oh, I 'have to, s:a) at home to scour the country: off hit clothes.e Mistress:s I don't want you 'to'have so much: company. .You' havee more callers in a day than I have in a week.: "Domestic:" Well, mum, perhaps li you'd try; to' be -a little more .agree, able you'd have as many friends, a, I have : - There, is always room at the top, but sometimes it's much more.sociablh at the bottoni: Let us beware'of...
Extinguished. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 5 January 1914
Extinguished. A village fricket"clnb. which nev. by any chance won a match: was dita. cussing the appointment of a cap bin,, and a proposal to re-elect the old skipper met with fierce ornpsi. tion from a minority of the milembers. "He ain't fit to be a captain." one out-spoken critic bluntly declared "He'd the cheek to go in first every time he played last season, and with what result? He got no-. fewer than ten ducks' eggs!" "Hear, hear!" a few of the members cried. Then the old captain rose to his feet. "Not so fast, my friends." he dryl3 replied. "People ' In g glass . houses shouldn't throw stones: ,It's true, that I often went in first, and got a duck's egg, but not one of you that followed me stayed at the wickets long enouig to hatch it!" This • extinguished the, opposition and the old captain was re-electer manlinously
CAN ELOCUTION BE TAUGHT ? [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 5 January 1914
1CAN ELuOUTION BE TAUGHT (lly .AHRCUS STI. JOHN). Teachers are but helps, the work is ouir own. I consider elocution to 1.e a science which,-like all knowledge,re veals itself only to the patient and devoted student. It is a great mis take to suppose that after a few les sons fromn someone who professes to teach, and no toil of our owns, we can at oince nsake ourselves mnasters if the art. In the study of all foreign languages we are taught to speak and pronounce correctly,and to give every word its. full value. Why should we think our mother tongue is anu excep tion? Visit some, nay, all our schools, and observe how the art if reading and speaking is-not taught. 'lhen enter a conservatoure of music. Observe there the masterly discipline, .he unwearied practice, the incessant toil of months of breatling exercises, to produce the voice. In our own schools elocution is utterly neglectedt ; in the conservatoire it' is conscienti ously taught and unremittingly stud ied. Why are our chil...
CRICKET. N.S.W. v. VICTORIA. VICTORY FOR NEW SOUTH WALES. BY AN INNINGS AND 59 RUNS. Melbourne, Jan. 3. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 5 January 1914
; ' ? GC R IC K ET . ,.. .. : N.S.W. v. VIORIA VICTORY FOR \I0W SOU 'H WALES.-S - BY- AXN INrNIGS AND 59 ;-RUNS. -Ielbourna, *: i. lihoe matc-h betwee ,.Vic :.5' uti New 'South lWales was concitdoJ Gtj day. The Victoriars, who had rm'ed d 15i, in,their first, innings'and had ]oi 2,wickets for 3ifi' their seeJi, Ji: tiniued fheir'innings, and were all dis posed of for a total of 199, leaving thoe visitors winners by an innings and 59 runs. Scores:- , '. . NEWV SOUTH 'WALS. ' First Innings ..... ..;.... .. 409 VICTORIA. First Innings .:..:..-......... 151 S* , Second Innings. McNaughton, b Massio ......... I Cannon, o McKew, b 'Massio ... -0 iParki c Bardsley, -i Massie .... 3 Carkeek, b Cotter .;........... Armstrong, b Cotter .......... U Baring; c Mailey, b Kelleway;. 122 (Caroll, ib Cotter .......... ;-.- 25 Matthews, st. McKew, b Mlailey.. 27 Ryder, b Kelloway............. l Bracher,' b hKelloway ....... .. 0 Sewart, not out ...... ......... Sundries' ................ 10 Total .....
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 5 January 1914
IN MEMORIAM. WOOD.-In sad and loving memory of my beloved daughter, and our dear sister, Doris ,who was acci dentally drowned on 4th January, 1913. Gone is the face we loved so dear, Silent the voice we long to hear. Too far away from sight and speech, &nbsp; But not too far for our thoughts to reach. --Inserted by her sorrowing father, R. Geo. Wood, sister &nbsp; (Ollie) and brother (Clyde). WOOD.-In sad and loving memory of our dear granddaughter and niece, Doris Wood, who passed away on 4th January, 1913. We miss thy kind and loving hand, Thy fond and earnest care. Our home is dark without thee We miss thee everywhere. Her cheerful smile and loving ways are pleasant to recall: She had a friendly word for each, And died beloved by all. -Inserted by her grandpar ents, ,Mr. and Mrs. R. Wood, and her uncle, A. S. Wood.
THE KAISER'S INCOME. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 6 January 1914
THE KAISER'S INCOME.' Sheo Kaiser isnauali credited-,l.i tihe intentioni, of? vietthni rid of,"nhie' Aof, his iii: residences thlroulihlout Ger liinny. .- Want of money and so, .inny. olls and sirlindidchllren to rnyiOlde for is 6ivesnas tlhe.notive for'tliis residen tial retrenllchmentl.l ut as a,limatte r of fact, Williain 11. is one of' te, richest mionarclihs'ii :in uroe;. A'l.ir 'frpin ;a Civil List,? f.£l.000.000.- he'wis snoM;i . thinr like nilietv nrivate estates;which 'lrin, lhiim in ,ahont £400.000 ? e:ir I'csidhs other:odls.nIl.''?uids ii'gire~at niln is lll cl , Iit; ..is nev-r.llhoiwever. uniiriniitl uniderstiond in 'this ciiuntifv tllht the Khiser's Civil List is a purely I rusi.'i 'itR air. -ntd thlat6.he tets iuitli ii;" Whlatever" ns .' Eineror exceptt *the cootlndii ulnkE?l of his aihll.I -
KING ALFONSO'S STORY OF A BAD SHOT. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 6 January 1914
! KING ALFONSO'S STORY OF Ai' S BAD SHOT. : KiiiL Alfonso told President Poi?n eare's shootinti 'al'rtv' at itamliii illet an ainiusinii storv of a trick he plaved i on ne of iis .?inistprs in Sriiin:'Tlhis Minister. eaid the KinTi?. was n very lad shot. One dln lie sawi' little r.b. hit mnoilfi slowlvy throunli the grass nhcuii 15' vards nir:aiv. lHe fired nt it witi haImtl hbarrels.nnd mnisseil as uisual. lint the. rabbit still re mined in sight. Once inmore the .Minister fired. lie rcd in ill 36i anrtridi'es. and at last howled ite rabliit over. Delighted the'Minis ter.ran and nicked un the ralihit; who. lowevrr. nhad tied roimnd its neck a crrd with the words. "Liong life to Si nor --." mid then the Minister's naine. It Iws a stuiffred rnbliit lwich-l a keener lnd nulled ilouit Ib a string. '"It was a vear hefnre inv Minister for mare me for the trick liaved 'ipotn himi.' 'concluded Kind Alfoiiso.
THE PRINTERS' STRIKE. LABOR PAPER'S WORRIES. THIS IS NOT UNIONISM. Hobart, Jan. 4. [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 6 January 1914
THE" PRI TERS,? STRIKE., .'°..1I:BOR'-1Pi _'AEltS -WORRIErS? -,:", : 'Ti IS"'SNOT TUNIONISM3 S - Hobart, Jan. 4.7 , O.wingto-the strike of.the mechani-.. csitcstacatlie "Meriiury. -caioloutito day as as eight-page paer, 'and the :abour journal, the W'Dafly Post," :s a four-page plipei i4nsteid' of :ih nor mal12: pages': lothlrpapers werf prinot ed at 'the "Mercury" office. In the "Daily .Post,,appeared.. a, letohing. article; 'in hi' chl 'it iasatated :r% '"It is strange thing trulys thot: ,the organ, of.,labour:; shogd ,be enuashed in ani industrial tiiouble, buteui-theso' piping times we suppose we must le 'in. the h fishio:" Ofir nimhafiical'stiiff has seen fit to make demands on this journal which the directors could not concede witlfout si;hing;'a certific?td b of bankruptcy:.' Wi l e,'boeen streinii4 ous in the advocaeycof .tlhe'jiust:clains of uinionism,bii t weliae'ahays mai'? tained that ieh": cliioiu s 'must be . f such a character'hhti ant Arbitration Court would tiuie'ik...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Warrnambool Standard — 6 January 1914
PRO OTED 111 'By AN OINTNI SDIRECTIONs: Make a parting and rub gently with Cuticiur Ointment. Continue until whole scalp has'been gone over. The next mornng shii a p 6- with Cuticura Soap and hot 'water.. Shampoos alone may be used as ofiten as agreeable, but once - ortwice a month is generally,suffi centt for this special treatment;'. C't' uura Soap BOlniment are mold throutiout the world. 'A liberal rmple of each. with 32-pat booklet on thl ret and treat?ynt' tithe'skll i nd clAIp. ent poat-free. Addlre R. Towl & Cm.. hNdne.N.l. .IW. . WOMAN O(] .'i0 1lg IA \ ACE S.LIKl ,;-.TIIAT. OF A YOUNG GI1l LONG-GUAPDED FtMILY SFCRET LEARNED 'IIlROUH iAPRO-.. VICIAL LADY - , "From. mother to dauihteir gineri tion afer gen?uttion,", w?tep a:!aiy ow 70 yearsold. "Iwe have . en noted throighout tho-little provircial town where we live for the beauty of our cdnm jlexioin, prearrvi d toen to old age :. Of latelso n any cf dur friends fe a to hlie be en 'deceirvd and disippoini td.by hmai'...