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THE EASIER CARNIVAL. Eyemng Entertainment. Pryrotechmc Programme. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 24 January 1914
IHE EASIER CARNIVAL Eyemng' Entertainment. Pryrotechmc Programme. There is always a fasoiuatioo in lire works and recognising tbio, tbo committee of the Stiwell Athlntlo Glob hive docitloJ on a very Une'pyrofaoboia programme aa oouof tlu» af.raoUooa of (ha opon^dir oot-'fUla mont on Eaetoc Monday oigh»'. l'hs eyoopBioo? the various net pieces, etc. »3 &i follows 1. Diaohargo of aerial manna anooaQC* ing the commencement of (ho display. 2. Illumination of the ground* by prig m&tia light?. 3. Flight ot rookcti emitting nara of various oolors. •1. Diaobarge of largo bomb ehclll ehowera of rabieb &ud emdcnld*. 5, Device. The Saxon oi&b*. 0. Flight ot rooketa, etre&more, pcaoook'j plumes, 7. Balvo of tiiory eerponta darling through tbo Dir. 8 Device. The oiroalar ect pioae, Dieoharge of shclU, groan, gold nod silver streamers; 10. Fli^h* of asteroid roolieto emitting floating stars. 11. Sot piece, 'l'bo foreat .of tire, bit ter i e a of Roman oiadl...
SLEEP AND LAUCHTER. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 24 January 1914
SLEEP AND LAUCHTER. People who sleep well quickly recover from ail ailment, ami for this reason, years ago, sleep was pronounced as ono of Nature's cures for all diseases. Ex- : perimentx go to prove that a person I who accustoms himself or herself to a full and regular sleep is not so liable to | au attack of disease as the person who ' foregoes his proper rest. Moreover, when attacked by any ailment, a good sleeper recovers the quicker. "Laugh and livo" is a time-honored saying, and a famous doctor once re commended one of his patients t-o try a course of funuv stories. The patient, who was suffering from a nervous breakdown through overwork, oboved the doctor's instructions! and the effect of hearty laughter soon brought him round. Tho menu recommended was ono funny story at each meal with on oxtra two at dinnor.
SEABY STREET RAILWAY CROSSING. A Complaint Is a Proper Look Out Kept? [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 24 January 1914
A Complaiut Is a Propor Look Out Kept? All who have occasion to use tlig 1 .Seaby-H'rect. railway crossiiu.,'and 1 particularly driver* of vehielo^' Wj|i I be interested in the following lui(or fi which ligured amongst the c-irroa! 1 nondence at last meeting 0( H the B.nough Council, from t.|w I of Mr A. B. Oleums. 11 g J. A. Lnrk.tt), Esq, Mrtyur , | Stawoll, I Sir, -I beg tr> dr.uv your a*leniion I to a gto.it public inconvenience and 1 d.iugtsf attend uit upon tln> m mnor in 8 which iho railway authortties at I times control tin* ro.nl tciilUc at the 1 Seuby 8i crossing under charge of ! the Bifjna! ui"ii ;ii Oahin B, Sometimes there is an accnoiiili. tion of road vehicle tratlie (,n both 'sides of tht: gates when they ars nocess.uily closed for railway traffic, The HiRnftlincH.'on tlie nates being opened, hive full view of tbu traffic 1 proceeding nnrth-Msiorly towards the town, and arrange accordingly but in tliu many instances, to my per sonal knowledge, they do not look...
SPORTING NEWS CricKet. STAWELL v. MURTOA. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 24 January 1914
SPORTING Mm OricKot. 8TAWELL v. MUIU'OA. qiawoll vialtorl Mmtiii on Wednesday |„t l"d »"» 11,0 homo ,onm 10 t l"mtZ *t. Tho visitors) mo^ Z loD by IU« proaidoct, Mr 13. Gnlbin n.,i v"r-p«Diannt Htrlokland. when thoy v»r« • &lt;-» KoTvinn'o ttotol. where, »f- t'"» I filiation ot the Marionolub, worn tr>nk..d to II Dtal-olopa dinner. Mr 1. P. Durack, ' irt,,nl of t'no HUvwoll jw.ooialton Sod thn Mnrtoa olub for .to hoapiMil' *, 1 M? Gn bin bri.Qy ^ponding. AU« . vlitora and tueir ladm supporter. | wore t»kon to ll'o gtonnd. Tlio maloh oomraunoed al 2 p.m. H. , Wnsloolt the liomn skippor, winmuB tnn j *-n.n O Thonma, olcotod to !>;> . inly diM Wofl'00't openiod to Campb-n J jKwbB, Who played n U"« nniogfl, unfortunately thrown onb, fur 79 Tho only other batsmen to row doable tlRUr.J wrro Barton (20). and L*n.b ?17)'wi'h eitJ.iric« U. Tho innings olo ini.t »60 forl«. During tbo interval Min visitor w to aK»ia entertained at a. -nr noon tea. / I &lt;U0 tho game w...
MOVING PICTURES IN MEDICINE. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 24 January 1914
MOVING PICTURES IN MEDICINE. I'rcss reports toll of the invention of one Or. Rosenthal, which was sub mitted for inspection fit a meeting1 of the. Physiotherapeutics Congress at Berlin, which rendered it possible to make cinematographic views of In ternal organs to provide an illustra tion of the workings thereof and to facilitate, tho localising of disease. The inven lion is said to ho an adaptation of ihe X-ray, and is thought by some to promise great things in the way of diagnosis.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 24 January 1914
WE MUST JlEPEiT. WHEN EVERYBODY TELL.* THE SAME STORY. It ib bard to Bay new things about Dq&d'8 li&okaoho Kidney Pills. Tbey oara tlifl litao and aching baok, tbo suflorer from kidney diaorderp, and tho tcoublea of thosa urinary orgaoiam is wrong iu lU aoiioo. Thai tbey do thus is eaay to prove tha> not a voBt&ge o! doubt remains, Pa hi 10 endorse raent in flaaily proven, Road this Mr John Hhuttloworlb, jour., Ncif Hospital, Sfcawoll Wcat, flays :—11 For two years I caffercd with biokaobe-a ncvors uahlng paio iu tbo am%U of my baok—jai* over tbo ktdaoyo. At timoa it was so bad th&l I could nob reafc, oo matter vjhat poaition I woulJ gft in, Tbo pain dreadful, oapeoUUy wU-jq Btoopiug, or movrng about. Tble oompiiint was brought 00 through working ia wet ground. My father bad deriyod vory urcut rolu-f frntrt using l)5*L'a IUokaobo Kidney IMIs, and ho or^od mo to kc tboiu. I urn very fcbat I book his advice, for r\ oouplo of botUua qaito oared mo, an...
THEY SAY. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 24 January 1914
THEY SAY. That now tlin nights are bo much cooler wo remark " blanket" ; not l'"'K ''on' when darkness was warm iitJ d.ty, it was " blank it !" Thai a Stawell medico considers that there i.-i littlo reason to (ear an an outbreak ol typhoid, Lot's hope so, tit any rate. That ii is about tirno nonw eiitei pripitil; nhootist put n pellet or I wo into ilie eoi'intranis that make a happy hunting grouund of Victoria l.akii iu the parly hours of the morn ing. Fish and cormorant mixes well—especially so in the case r>f the cormorant. 1 he bird* rarely fail to leave with their programmes well filled. Tliftt there should be some fun at the water oirnivil on February 18. Mixed bathing r GVrUinly not. It won't matier if you ARIS under fourteen. That Staff.-II beat Afurtoa 011 Wed nesday at cricket. Tho finish ivaf 8 most fxcitintr one, our boys juat lieu ting the clock to victory. 1 hat " the habit of indiscriminate kissing," according to the " Age", " is one of the must frequent causes of a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 24 January 1914
GRIl'ES IN BOU8E8. 1 botno time auo oar tiorso wan down with a bad at'aolf of Gripee,' Baid Mina E, Colep, Major's "OroeK, N.S.W. ' I tried several remedies bat they Imd no effect; as a last roaoarco ) hoyo ibo horss three' t9i opoonfal oI Ubappberlftiu'ii (Jolie sod IJiarrbosa Komedy uud notipeij 40 ira proYomert imnHdUttlji; H» &lt;vdb b o cm able to stand and now is as trail as evtr. Bold by T J WriKht & Oo Prop Xjtd,, and O V 2u>& obtairt, 51 •'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 24 January 1914
LADIES _ L*di»u whooo health is oanoioR them any nniiet.v are strongly odviaed to consult Mrn D. U, Olilford, HupnrinUndenl of tlio Natara Ucmltti (Jo, o( 19 iSlimbetli Btrcut, Melbourne, and loam from hor liow good baiilth m&y ho rosl-srod to thorn by mor.no of Llie woodorfu! Nstura llomo Troatmont, that hag oured 90 tunny tlionsanda of v/omen and No clmriio whoever in mado for tho consultation or advica. N.H. Uti Clifford will ib futato vifii Standi the ttalfd 'i'asaday In evuty mouth, when i-lio ipay be oeon at the Oommorolnl Hotul from 1Q a ip. to 7.80 p.m TUa uuzt vigit will take jjlaoo on 17th February, l or the oon Yanfenoo of paimDto audotliora Mrs Oliflord will carry a full nupi'ly of all wodlolnon By Bending 3S postmo ts the Company's Melbovrno offlgt, a valrubla heBlla mtido for women will ba pcstetl /res. AddfeJI A1F1
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES. U.A.O. Drmds. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 24 January 1914
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES. U.A.O. JJraids. At t he llnal meeting of tbo past yt&r, the halt-yearly balonoo sbsol of tbo *bove lod^e was road and adopted. It showed a splendid iooroaeo in bo*b meraoerabip and fandp, the forrnor beioK nearly doubled, whilst tbo fliak and funeral fond had ia nroasod over £100. Tho lodga baa beau extremely fortunate in regard to oioU members, for daring tbo whole of 1912, the lotnl nmounb d gbarscd jn eiak piy only amoontad to £27 5a Gd, made ap au follows To qcnrtor ending Fobroary, £5 3* 8d ; ondtne May, £5 10s 4d ^Vn4iog AormS £3 13a 4d; en-ling November, £12 183 2d. Tbo lodge b&B boon in extBionco for 12 ye&rB, and doting fcbab timo no death bad takon placo, bat | that- record b&o now beon broken through tbo death nf P.A. Bro G, Obiverlon, who waii quo of tha foqactare of the lodge. 1 During 1912 tho lodgo agisted loa»l de serving oa-on to tbo oxtont of over £75, whilst il ftlcO contributed (with tbo oxoep tion of tho Grand ...
THE SECRET OF LONCEVITY. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 24 January 1914
THE SECRET OF LONCEVITY. Tho Philosopher's Stone, which would | transmute tin; bancr metals into &lt;jold, und the elixir oi long lii'i*—I bese have boon the object of moil's roean-h, in one form or .'mother, since the hym ning of time. One of the latest to j'ivo advice for I ho securing of old ago hs Dr. Arnold Loraiid. Dr. Lorand points onL that tho people who livo in tho poor-houses attain remarkably old uge, and ho att ributes this to the fact that thoy eat coarse food (not too much of that), have reguhir hours lui .deep, and, having no fortunes, have nothing to worry about. Hut for thr other people. tho busy folks in all walks of life, km of.'',rs aid in his •'comiiiiiliiljin'iils." 'Mo.-.t ;;f tho ovils that befall u* in this Wind," de clares Dr. Lorand, • 'especially pioma ture old age and eari.v di.'ath, are, in our opinion, solely due to our ov. n negligence, and to avoid .such a fate we recommend the following prefects:— &lt;41. To be as much as possible in...
THE VALUE OF INSICNIFICANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 24 January 1914
THE VALUE OF INSICNIFICANCE. Paddy onco found himselt 111 a: posf tion that would liav.e embarrassed any body other than an Irishman. Paddy was charged-^unjustly, of course—with having removed the great er-portion of a. potato crop belonging to his neighbour —and friend—Murphy, Murphy, who was a man of uncom promising and dogged persistence, had produced a string of witnesses and an amount of evidence sufficient to have hanged a regiment. In the minds of Paddy's friends, his fate was sealed when the judge asked if there was any person present who could vouch for his character. A hush fell on the court—Paddy said after wards: "It was that quiet you could have picked a pin up!"—then up spake Patrick: "Sure, yer honour, thero's the police inspector yonder!" "Me, you scoundrel! I've never seen or heard of you in my life, and every one knows it!" shouted the inspector. This was Paddy's chance. "Take notice, yer honour—take no tice that the inspector hasn't seen ino or heard of me—mo that...
RAISINC THE WIND. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 24 January 1914
RAISINC THE WIND. There is 110 end to the resources of some folks in obtaining money, and that of the ''darky" minister is clever to a decree. Just before the collection, a short while ago, ho said:— "Dero am two notices to call your 'tentiou to. De fust am dat the col lection to-day am on behalf ob de min ister's salary; de odor am dat a brud der forgot to lock up his chickens last night. Kinsequently someone stole two of the best. Well, sisters and brodron, 1 don't jest know who took dom chicks, hut I had my 'spicions, and if d«y am c'roct de man dat stolo di'in won't put nothin' in de c'lectiou (lis morning." Tlie collection was taken, and proved a very good one, as none of the dark ies dare "pass the plate," for fear of being called tho thief. Alter tho collection, as tho congre gation rose to sing tho last hymn, tho minister said:— "Dero is anothor notice to gib out. I don't want none of you darkies to go worrying yohsclves about whero dat hrudder lives who don't lock up his ch...
MATTERS FEMININE. HIGH-HEELED BOOTS. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 24 January 1914
MATTEitS I' KA1 IN INE. HIGH-IIK10LKI) HOOTS. ^Should our women-folk persist in souring nonsensical, shoos I hoy will of necessity degenerate ;nto indoor creatures, I'* for nothing except to sit about and bo looked nt. Tlio weight of tho tod.v should full on i&lt;io arch of Mu» foot. This is tlio decree of Nature. So Nature const meted there a beautiful avrh perfect in ovovy purl of its mechanism. Now, tho high heel (brows tlio weight of tho body on the toes and ball of tlio foot. Those parts are not intended to sustain this weight. They arc not ade quate for tlio purpose. Therefore, tho ligaments that hind the toes together naturally spread under tho unduo tension, and transfer their strain to the nerves. Of course, the nerves soon got out of gear, and the inevitable* result is nervous trouble. Nature intended thai' tho weight of tho body should ho distributed in al most a straight line. The tones of tlie lets bear this weight, and thv mus cles take the strain. Tho high-hee...
THE DORABELLA FROCK. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 24 January 1914
THE DORABELLA FROCK. School frocks have to bo thought about as well as those for the holiday*?. Plain, single stylos are best The Dora. bella has a new featuro shown by lin ing- tho inside of front t».rn back, an i making- it look like a single rever, with n row of buttons on its opposite sido. The frock is closed down centre front with hooks and oyos, >ut the skirt, which also fastens w'tli hooks and eyes, is continued down with thro© buttons to harmonise with the six buttons nbovo the waist-line. Navy bluo is a com mon favorite for school wear, with crimson flannel or cloth eollara and cuifs. A dark-haired child looks well in crimson tones, with lighter shades for collars and cuffs and waistband. From 2i yards to 3 yards 12 inches. There are sis parts above waisl-li'ic—front, back, sleovo, cuff, collar and belt. 'Xho skirt is in one piece, and fastens down side front, but if the centre back is preferred with a seam, the same is op tional.
SAFETY' SHOES FOR RAILROAD MEN. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 24 January 1914
"SAFETY}' SHOES FOR RAILROAD MEN. | Tho number of times railroad men ; havo Inst a foot- by having it caught in ! a switch when a train was approaching has caused a French inventor to de sign a shoo having a removable sole and heel. The inner sole and heel of tho shoe in question is. provided ^ with. two steel-linod T-grooves into which little steel rails of corresponding size and form, attached to the outer sole and heel, slido, holding tlio two firmly t-o^otlior. Should the foot ho c.iught in a switch, the trainman quickly and easily gets out of trouble by jerking his foot forward, leaving the outer solo and heel behind.
CHAPTER XII [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 24 January 1914
CHAl'TEK XII. A good many hard-working Pco pie would have considered that after a journey from London, an attend ance at a sitting of magistrates, and a painstaking investigation of cer tain facts of a murder, a man might be fully justified in knocking oil work for that day; but when he had finally got rid of the Chief Constable and lllingworth, Inspector Cortelyou prepared to do some more, being a firm believer in the doctrine that one should always work when one has the chance. There was just one little matter that he wanted to at tend to that night, and it was one which could be attended to in pleas ant fashion. "Now that I've finished," he said to Dauncey, to whom he had ex plained the arrangements about the rooms, "I can spare a lew minutes to have that little drop ot something that you were so kind as to offer me. Just between ourselves, eh?" "Miss Mannerslev said I was to be sure to see that you took some supper here, sir," said the old but ler. "Do now, Inspector." "Thank'ee...
DRIVINC IT HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 24 January 1914
DRIVINC IT HOME. A man walking into a restaurant loft the door wido open. A big man eating his lunch immediately .veiled: "Shut tho door you fool. Where wero you brought up; in a stablo?" Tho man who had left tho door open, closed it, and then dropping into a .seat buried his faco in liis hands and began to weep. Tho big man bogan to look uncom fortable, and finally rising, walked up to tho weeper and tapped him on tho shoulder. "-My friend," he said, "I didn't want to hurt your feelings. I only wanted you to close the door." Tho man who was weeping raised his head and grinned. ''Old man," he said, "I'm not crying beeause you hurt my feelings, but because you ask mo if I was brought up in a stable. Tho fact/ is, 1 was brought up in a stable, and every time I hear an ass bray it makes me homesick."
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 24 January 1914
1IO us HI I'OLD HINTS. | I To cut hard-lu'ilod egg* in smooth slices, dip tho knife in wator. Always store soap in a dry place be fore using, if you wish it to last. well. To roliove neuralgia, apply horsera dish t-o tho touiples. It is an excellent remedy. Coarse salt sprinkled on tlie iloor occasionally before swooping is said to bo a good preventive to moths. "4FurM comes off tho insido of a kettle quite ea.sily if vinegar has been boiled in it for two of three hours. Kqual parts of linsecd-oil and limo wator make a soothing mixture for burns. ttlnck stockings will always keep a good color if, after washing, they are rinsed through blue-water. When washing lettuce add a pinch of powdered borax instead of salt. This makes the loaves crisp and firm. When heating chairs or sofas, cover first with a damp cloth, and the dust will adhere to the cloth, and not rise in the room. To stop bleeding of a cut apply fiuo ly-powdered rice or Hour to tho wound. If soft soap is to be bad, it will...