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In Rural England A WINCHESTER CHARITY.—THE HISTORICAL TOWNS OF ROMSEY AND SALISBURY. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 23 January 1914

In Rural England A WINCHESTER CHARITY.—THE HISTORICAL TOWNS OK ROMSEY AND SALISBURY. BY P. F. SCM.IVAN, IN THE "MELBOURNE ADVOCATE." There is a charity at Winchester which is one of the oldest in the world. It is called St. Cross Hos pital, and was founded in 1136 by the Norman Bishop, Henry De Rlois. It is noted for its "Way farers' Dole," which has been going on for uearly 800 years. Here a lot of poor people are fed daily. You knock at the porter's gate, and apply for a "snack." and you get from a meek and mild sort of chap, wearing a long black gown, decorated with a cross, a piece of bread and a horn of beer. There is I usually a big run on the "brown stuff," and it is usually consumed early in the day. However, visi tors, if they desire it, are supplied with some genuine "fighting liquid" j at any time of the day upon appli i cation. To my mind, it seems an : absurd sort of charity, and should be reconstructed on a beef-steak pudding basis. Picking up another train, we proceed...

Publication Title: Gordon, Egerton And Ballan Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 23 January 1914

1J! O INVENTORS PATE N T S Obtained In Commonwealth and E2b& where for Improved methods of Appli ances, TooIb, etc., of any description^ Full Information, Coata, etc., lent 019 application to A. O. SACH8E, C.S. AUSTRALIAN WIDOWS* FUND BUIKDING9, Corner Collins and William 9ts* MELBOURNE. Ho is a near-thoughtless man win* thiuks cnly of himself. So groat litis bce.i tho riso in tha price of pearjs during the Just lO^yeat® that it is estimated a trritor in they Paris "Hovtto" that a necklace, bought for £20,000 at tho cud of tha nine teenth century, might nnvi, bo expectr cd to fetch £200,000. "With tho con stant increase 'of wealth, tho value of pearls i9 likely to continue to increase, and a good oolloction may bo re^ardei as ono of tho nvost profaiablo of invest ments.

Publication Title: Gordon, Egerton And Ballan Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A SECRET. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 23 January 1914

A SECRET. My laddie's a' the world to me I 'Tis to himself I owe it That T can never more gae froe4 But, ah I ho must not know it! When from iny eido ho roam9 awa', I scarce believe I'm, living; But when he's here—my laddie—ahj I die for want of giving! Why must I think upon his smilofc. His oyes o'erbright and bonny? His gladness that doth Gao.bcgnSct It robs my heart of ony?. Were I a lad, and he a maid, * " I would not be sao winning; To.wound too deep I'd bo afraid. And deem such sweetness Binning.! —Florence Karle Coates* Joy is the peculiar feeling experi enced by the man. who counts M» money and discovers that ho has all thought ho had and a few dollars more. She was a lady visitor to the prison, kindly and well meaning, and as she chatted with a burglar who had been sentenced to six months' imprisonment, sho thought she detected signs of r«v form in him. "And now/' sho said, "have you any plans for tho futuro on the expiration of your seuteneo?" "Oil, yes, ma'am!" ho said ho...

Publication Title: Gordon, Egerton And Ballan Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ROUGH DIAMONDS. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 23 January 1914

ROUQH DIAMONDS. ■ Notwithstanding an . oror-increasinj production, there lios been a progress ively higher average price obtained for rough diamonds,^ with the exception of" fluctuations during certain periods of depression, and during the test twenty years diamonds have increased in vain** by ono hundred and fifty per cent America is at presont the largest buy er of South African diamonds.

Publication Title: Gordon, Egerton And Ballan Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SPEED OF ANIMALS. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 23 January 1914

SPEED OF ANIMALS. It is believed tliafc no animal bus ever exceeded tho speed which can be attained by the horso. Instantaneous photographs of ono famous specimen showed tho full length of a complete stride to bo about- twonty-six feet. Tho liaro has not in reality tho speed of tho dog. Tho dog, on the other linnd, does, not attain tho speed of tho liorso. The girafFo is said to run at tho rate of fifteen yards per second under the most favorablo conditions. Tho ele phant, going at. tho rate of two yards a sccond, carries a weight approximate ing to that carried by six horses.

Publication Title: Gordon, Egerton And Ballan Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE ART OF THE CONJUROR. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 23 January 1914

THE ART OF THE CONJUROR. Science has enabled modern .conjur ors to do tricks that would fill tho old school of magicians with wonder. "Wherever applicablo to tho eta go, tho modern magician has adopted the no vel features of inventions, and, com bining then with his sloightof-liand, has brought forth an entirely new stylo of magic. A trick performed long ago consist ed of pouring from a single bottlo sev eral different liquids into glasses sot upon ft table in fnll view of tho audi ence. In the first glass "was water, in tho next wine, in tho next milk. The secret lay in tho construction of tho bottlo, which was composed of vari ous chambers. _ In each of theso was placed a cortain liquid, tho flow being controlled by valves in tho bottle's neck immediately under the finger of the ma gician. Tho great weakness of the trick lay in this—that tho magician did not permit the bottle to go out of/his hand to bo examined by the audience; but tho re cent discoveries of chemists enablo tho m...

Publication Title: Gordon, Egerton And Ballan Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE "SILENT SISTERS." [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 23 January 1914

THE "SILENT SISTERS." There is a community of -women near Hiarritz who pass their lives in silenco. They livo and dioin the onvent of tho Silent Sisters, and arc bured in silcnco in tho littlo ccmetory within tho -walls of tho grounds. At four o'clock, win ter and summer, tlioy leave'their baro cells,' and for thrco. unbroken hours tell their beads and say their prayers, until they aro summoned to *heir Spar-, tan breakfast. Two inoro hours they spend, later in tho day, with their ro saries and prayers in a secluded cor ner of tho chapel, tho rest of tho day being devoted to worlc of various kinds and to meditation. In tho refectory—a dark, uninviting chamber with sanded floor, along winch run "wooden tables and benches—tho tables aro spread for the midday moal. with an array of brown water-jugs and wooden spoons and forks displayed on coarse serviettes, which tako thc.placo of a tablecloth. During tho meals not a sound is heard*—a whisper oven would bo a grave oflrenco bringing swi...

Publication Title: Gordon, Egerton And Ballan Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
JUDGE NOT. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 23 January 1914

JUDGE NOT. Tiioro arc numbers of circumstance* which attend evory action of a man'fr lifo, whicli'can never corao to the know ledge . of the world—yet ought to b^ known, nnil well weighed, before sen tenco with any justice can be passed upon him. A man may have different views, and n different sense of things from what hs judges have; and -what ho understands and feels, and what passes within him may be a secret trea sured up deeply there for ever.

Publication Title: Gordon, Egerton And Ballan Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
VEST POCKET ESSAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 23 January 1914

VEST POCKET E88AY8. X~ By George Fitch. Tlio Allariffiu Ocean ia tlio sccon# largest collection of wetness on the globo. It is 30,000 miles long, £KXX* miles wide, and so deep in gpote ,thab the tallest man who ever lived would have iivc miles to go before reaching: bottom, after getting in over his hoa'd. Tho Atlantic Ocoan reachcs from tli«> cfleto ruins of antiquity on tho oasfr to tho clectric-lighted pro&pectusos ot to-morrow on the west. Ji is cooked to I tlio mountainous iceberg* of tho polar regions, and heated at! the equator bp tho everlasting sun, being thus plenti fully supplied with hot and cold wator. It splashes restlessly^ upon tho fever laden jungles of Africa, carcsccs J5ng land with its fogs, and is perfumed by tho orchid jungles of Brazil. TBe -wild African plunges into it off Liberia, tht> JCskimo chases tho polar hear through its surf off Greenland, and at Narra gansett tho millionaires dives, in front* of n thousand cameras. It brings the mackere...

Publication Title: Gordon, Egerton And Ballan Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 23 January 1914

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Publication Title: Gordon, Egerton And Ballan Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A BIRD'S LOVE DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 23 January 1914

A BIRD'S LOVE DANOE. In tropical South America, and on somo of tho islands of the Pacific, there is to bi> found tho beautiful bird knpwn ,n& tho jacana. It is famous for its so called lore tinned, ivhich is executed by tho malo birds to excito-tho admira tion of tho femalo birds. "When tho mating season approaches tho jacana will single out its favorito and try to win hor admiration with all its bewitch ing nianoourres. In the dance tho wings | are sproad out and "worked in 6tich a I manner that tho beautiful-colored fea | thers produce a brilliant effect. A woman entorod a dentist's offico to havo sovcral teeth oxtractcd, and after talking it over with the dentist, agreed to take gas. "You will bo \inconscious for only a few minutes," 8ho was reassured. Tho woman took her pockct-book out and begun to count hor mogjjy. "Never mind that now," said tho den tist. cfYou do not havo to pay until "I wasn't going to pay yo\iz" ax plaioed tho woman. "I was going to count my mone...

Publication Title: Gordon, Egerton And Ballan Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE INDUSTRIOUS MOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 23 January 1914

THE INDUSTRIOUS MOUSE. Many years ago a studious Scotsman named David Hutton proved _ that stores of tho profitable onorgy wero go ing,to wasto among thoso tiny but active folk, tho ordinary domestic mico. In. tho summer of 1812 I had occa sion (h° wrote) to bo in Perth. "While inspecting "tho toys and trinkets that were manufactured bjT the Fronch pris oners in the depot there, my attention was attracted by a little toy house with a wheel in tho jjablo that was running rapidly round, impolled bv tho activ ity of a common mouse. For ono shil ling I purchased tho house, tho mouse and tho wheel. But how to apply half-ounce power, which is tho weight of a mouso, to a useful purpose was the difficulty. At leugth tho manufacturo of sewing thread aeemed the most practicablo. The investigator found that an ordin ary mouse would run on tho average ten and a-lialf miles a day; ho had ono niouso tliafc ran tho romarkablc distanco of eighteen miles in that timo. A half penny's worth of oatmeal...

Publication Title: Gordon, Egerton And Ballan Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
WHAT PEOPLE DO. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 23 January 1914

WHAT PEOPLE DO. I!y Walt Mnson. "I used to insist that this is tho best of all possible -worlds," remarked the druggist, "but tho moro I read the newspapers tho moro I laid that be lief slipping. Thcro is so much ingra titude in tiio world that a man can't, shake iv stick at it. I was reading a hideous story iu tho newspaper this morning. "An old woman in a small Wisconsin town was taken to tho poorhonso the other day, and tho journey broke her heart. In her hotter days, when she was ablo to work and earn money, that woman rnado a business of adopting children and giving them a chanec in life. Sho roared three girls, and all of thom married well and live in oornfort ablo homes at this hour. And not one of the three would lift a finger to keep the old woman froin tho poorhonso. Such a story as that makes a man won der whether human nature isn't a rem nant counter affair." "]Jeforo a man makes up his mind to condemn tho human race becau^ of fill eh a story," said the village patri arc...

Publication Title: Gordon, Egerton And Ballan Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
USEFUL BYE-PRODUCTS. What Is Gained With the Saving Habit. Credited to T. T. Munger is the following:— [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 23 January 1914

USEFUL BYE-PRODUCTS. What Is Gained With the Saving Habit. By John M. Oskison. Credited io T. T. Munger is the fol lowing:— "Tho habit of saving i3 itscji an oti ducation. Ifc fosters every virtue. It toadies self-denial. It cultivates ft son so of ord-sr. It trains to foro thought, nnd so broadens tho mind. Xt reveals tlio meaning of the word busi ness, which is something very differ ent from its routine." Self-denial, a sense of order and fore thought arc the very vitals of business success. They aro enough to win a modest success for anybody. They aro not hidden from tho sight of anybody, but lie within tho reach of all. And Mr. Munger belipvos that by acquiring tho habit of saving you will get the.%o essentials as a .by-product. Business success menus simply using care to see that what comes in shall always be a little more than what goes out. It means being suro that every dollar invested shall bring a few ccntw moro than a dollar within u reason' ably short tnne. Very soon tho...

Publication Title: Gordon, Egerton And Ballan Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 23 January 1914

WATSON'S N?IO SUPREME AMONG SCOTCH WHISKIES AGE AND QUALITY GUARANTEED. JANES WATSON CS U? DUNDEE.

Publication Title: Gordon, Egerton And Ballan Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 23 January 1914

BEND for CATALOa POST FREE, AIL LENCTllS ALSTON'S Patent That will last a lifetime That will not leak when filled That will not crack when empty That will not corrode with hard water Put together with a screw wrench Packs in small space for shipment . Get the Original and not an imitation They cost no more, are stronger, and last three times as long James Alston UUIUVJ moivil ® Queen's Bridge, Melbourne k

Publication Title: Gordon, Egerton And Ballan Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NIGHT IS COMING. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 23 January 1914

NIGHT IS COMING. \Ybilo the blossed dayu^nt lingers, lot U9 work -with might and main, -with our- busy feet and- fingers, also with tho busy brain; lot tlio setting. sun be* hold U9 tired, but filled with bones* prido: for tho night will soon enfold us, when we lay our tools asido. When wo'ro in tho churchyard lonoly, whefo the weeping willows lean, there's one thing and one thing only that irili keep our memory, green. If we did the tasks appointed'as* we lived our speed ing years, then our graves will be an ointed with a mourning legion's teara. All our good intentions perish w&en id closed the coffin lid, and the world will only cherish and remember what wo did. Nothing granite, monumental, can preserve your littlo famo: epitaphs are incidental, and will Jitft embalm your name. Nothing counts when you aro sleeping, but tho goodly wotIe you'vo done; that will last till gods aro weeping round tho ruins of the sun. Let no obstacles confound us, let us work till day is o'er; ...

Publication Title: Gordon, Egerton And Ballan Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CHAPTER V. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 23 January 1914

CHAPTER V. There was no need to quit tho Town Hall to roach tbo police-station, and presently Queonio found herself in a room with Joynson Palmor.nnd a couplo of. police-inspectors. Quito mo chanically eho noted an array of high ly-polished handculfs and leg-ehains over tho njantolpioco A window in ono wall looked out on tho station hall. It was tho inspectors' room, and tho door opened into a corridor lined on either side with cells, Thero was a faint odor of disinfectants in tho air' "Beg pardon, miss," said ono of the uispectors, "but you mustn't .'discuss tho rights and wrongs of tho caso with Mr. Stanmoro. Ho said somotlnng under bis breath to his colleague, who quitted tho room. His foot rang echoinglv on tho stono flngs of tho corridor. Joynson Palmer strolled to tho "window looking out in to tho station hall, stared out, and blew, rather than whistled, a tnno from comic opora. Somehowjit afford ed his human feelings relief. Though ho was a solicitor, he possessed them. Queon...

Publication Title: Gordon, Egerton And Ballan Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
The Heart of a Girl. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER IV. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 23 January 1914

fhe Heart of a Girl. By HENRY FARMER, {Author of "The Monoy-Londor," "12a Quiitry Street," "Bondage," etc. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER IV. Noxt morning Queonio was up at day break. Mrs. Prico camo in lvlion sho |joar<l lior moving about. "I thought I wouldn't wako your father, Queenie, to say good-byo to you. What with Hhock and reverses, be was quito worn out last night." When Mrs. Price, becoming more lachrymose, questioned tho wisdom of Cjunenio gplng to Hasted, knowing (what they were at Voile's, and seeing Chat the evening papors would proba bly contain full Information, Queonio used hot -words, and said sho was ga ins. alio was just leaving with Beryl, nnd had bidden her mother good-bye, when Philip shuffled from his bed room, wearing a shabby overcoat over Ills pyjamas, and wished her good bye. He was awfully sorry to worry her at sucli a time; but tie had an appoint ment with Mr. Thorno at eleven o'clock. His clothes were fairly de cent, but he hadn't a clean s...

Publication Title: Gordon, Egerton And Ballan Advertiser
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