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MARRYING RECORDS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
MARRYING RECORDS. Women, as a rule, are more given to the marrying habit than men, though no woman has roached the world's marrying record made by George 1.itzoff, the notorious bigam ist, whose marriages totalled over 100. In one weelo he went through eight ceremonies. Almost as strange a case was that of a Russian woman condemned to Siberia not long ago. She had been married to twenty husbands and had treated them all alike, running away from each in turn and taking all their portable property with her. She was a most attractive woman, and highly educated. A woman named Schmeyer, of eonnsylvania, was sent to prison not long ago for bigamy. Though she was only twenty-seven years old, she had married twelve men in ten years. Her only comment in court was that she hlued them all. A Boer woman named ,De Beers, whose sixth husband died recently, is the proud mother and stepmother of forty-nine children, while 1her grand children number 270. Four of her six husbands were widowers, all w...
ORIGIN OF THE HONEYMOON AND OTHER MARRIAGE CUSTOMS [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
ORIGIN OF THE HONEYMOON AND OTHER MARRIAGE CUSTOMS One is somnetites tempted to won der why newly-married people think it necessary almost immediately after the wedding to run away from all their friends and acquaintances. When ihe delights of foreign travel are in prospect, this course of conduct is not surprising, but 'why in the name of commtttoti-sneas-s so se are inclined to ask-should the bridal pair accept. as tley often do, the loan of a friend's house, where, cut off from social and domestic duties, they no doubt exper leice the woes of utter boredom, for even billing and cooing ttust occasion ally pall? Many there are who have cautiously allowed that the honey .muoomi spent under the most favorable condillonts hls its drawbacks. Yet, comuimton-sense tiotwitihstiaidiing, It is nIt itsti tutiont that -ill probably last till the ent of time. We are disposed to question why tSie cutstomt ever ex isted, and the reasoit is not far to seek if we olily know where to setrchi for Ti...
WOMEN'S WORLD. THE VALUE OF ORDERLINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
WOMEN'S: WORLD. THE VALUE OF ORDERLINESS. Orderliness always pays in the long run. .One cannot always keep the house outwardly straight if it is to be used as most people use their homes. But there is a truer orderli ness that every good housewife loves and should attain. Mfost careless housowives know the feeling of dis may when a change in temperature calls for a change in raiment, or when circumstances suddenly demand some little-used article. Then it is that untidy storerooms and boxes empha sise the beauty of having a place for things and overything where it be longs. The frst step is in providing the "places." How many pantries are dif ficult to care for and unpleasant in appearance because they are cluttered vitlh accumulations of empty fruit jars! Somewhere near the kitchen in the storeroom or even in the wood shed ii there is no other available I-lace--put up a cupboard purposely to receive these jars as they are mDp tied. A box, fitted with a door and rough shelves, will a...
NATURE'S LAWS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
NATURE'S LAWS. Nature is a gcnerous mother, but anl ugly step-mother if one attemits to cross her purpose. The great mistakte of many farmers is inr. trying to be penny-savlng, in buying cheap seed, working with tools unfit for the pur pose reiluired of them, and mating their snimals with inferior sires, ngainst nature s laws. 'There is but one result. Nature goes on with her business and the breeder comes to grief and is ready to sell out. tIc simily worked at crosspurposeSi with itature. She does not advertise her inttnttlons, nor cry them through the streets, yet she speaks in no uncer taiu latagutge to the llstening ear. If the breeder works in unison with ina ture's laws, he is all-powerful and his success sure.
KITCHEN WRINKLES. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
KITCHEN WRINKLES. W\hen cleaning knives d(all) them Ilefore rubbing on the board, as they produce a better polish and clean much quicker. Handkerchiefs that have become yellow can be made snow-white by soaking them in pipeclay and water for twenty-four hours. Boil the corks before bottling pIck les, etc. While hot they can be press ed into the bottles, and when cold they seal them tightly. To make linen easier to write on when marking it ldip the piece to be markel d in cold starch, and the pen will write without scratching. To impart a delicate odor to linen, saturate a piece of cotton or blotting paper with oil of lavendar and place it among the various articles. When blowing out a candle, blow upwards inlsteadl of over the light, andl tile candle will not gutter, but will burn evenly next tinme. A little bag of sulphur suspended .in a bird cage is not olnly healthy for the birdl, but keeps away the parasites withl wllich sonic birds are infested. Whien cooking greens a small piec...
THE WORLD'S GREAT LOVE STORIES. THE TRAGEDY OF GEORGE ELIOT [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
THE WORLD'S GREAT LOVE STORIES. THE TRAGEDY OF GEORGE ELIOT Tile life of Mary Ann Evans, who, under the pen-natne of George Eliot, becamno one of the most famous of the Victorian era novelists, is a remark able example of the ol0(, old law that when a wontan breaks the moral code of the society in which she lives she ims to pay a heavy price, wchich is ott n that of a broken heart. George Eliot was by nature conven tional in her temperatnen t. in spite of hter almost muscutine strength of itind shte h1ad( 1 otle of tile audacity of such a svotntta as the French novelist, .corge Santd, iho broke moral laws as lightly i1s though they wcore Itmitci sticits, anti wras not contscientce strick OR1. Ont- Etlgtlit tnovelist lived itt t coutltry antd in 111n atbe whiichl was ltot rilteti bity tIe slighttest ttisregtlrti of tite Itroitrieties. Sile hltd beett broutgt upt itta statietly reliigious Itomtne, tttog 11015itts t tatter tt trow-miinded iteotle, anltl tlthoitoght for t titlme hier in...
WHAT THE HORSE THINKS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
WHAT THE HORSE THINKS. Give a horse a chance. There is time cnough after that to make him go. A horse naturally becomes more or less like its driver. .)ost balky horses are made so by their drivers. Never whip a horse because you are angry. A gooti teamster gains the conf dence of his teanh. A Itorse should be mattde to fear the witip rather than feel it. Teach a team to pull a light ,aad right attd they wIll pull a heavy loead right. Never trait a teatm on a heavy load. Never scoltd a team for breaking an eetter. Lond light at tirst and heavier after wards. Never 1)ull a Leamn wvhiei they are out of breath. Do not allow a team to stop at wvill, but stop thiemn soon afterwards. Sitort stops antd ofteit is a good rule for resting horses. A horse that vill stop wvhen obe is told to vwill seldom u run asay. It is all right for your horse to have speed if you never find it out. Move a little yoursed to get started, instead of asking tour teamo to make utp lost time.
CULTIVATE. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
CULTIVATE. '!"ore the soil begins to bake, Cultivate! Stir it up for culture's sake. Cultivate! Tilbge hinders 'vaporation. Tillage 'works weeds' 'radicatioiz, Tillage helps rood 'lahoratlon. (iultivate! If it rains and lays tile dust, Cultivate! If it pours and forms a crust, Cultivate! Save the moisture hygroscopic, IHlep the microbes nhicrouscopic, Talk to neighbors on this topic. Cultivate! If your head begins to swell. Cultivate! Ilarrow. crush it, pound it well, Cultivate! Cultivate a humble heart, Gire "Dig i" a meaner part, Let the genr of culture start, Cultivate!
HUMUS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
HUMUS. Alim at keeping up your humus sup lIly (vegetable matter), as this is the first thing a plant looks for. It must be in the soil to enable the three es sentials to plant. life---ptiosphoric acid, potash andi nitrogen-to thoroughly perform their functions. Where the hluntut is absent the three very neces sary essentials named would be of ab solutely no value dturing a hot, dry spell. Even in a favorable season, wlitl inoisture forthcomning, the relief wotilti ottly be tetlportry. and a dry pilch vill pull it up at otice. Not so whttere I he huttnus is incorporated in the soil, for, apart from its functions as moistture conserver-which alone is invaluable to plant life-it sets up certaiti bacterial action wehlch makes more available any plant food that is in ihe soil, in an insoluble form, and the soil is better able, where this vegetable tisatter is in abundance, to restsoidti to aniy mpplicatio n of commer cial fertilisers. Always aim at keep Itig up the "body" of your land by...
FOR THE FARMER. BURNT LIME v GROUND LIMESTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
FOR THE FARMER. BURNT LIME ve GROUND LIMESTONE, Wlen lime Is burned in a kiln the limestone rock br carbonate undergoes decomposition. Carbonic acid is thrown off, nnd the oxide or quick lime remains. When this is slaked it falls to a very fine powder, which is soluble in water, and becomes evenly distributed through tile soil, and more thoroughly mixed .with it th1n any ground Insoluble material can pose aobly be. Hlerein is constituted its su periority over the ground rock. It is something like dissolving a cupful of sugar In a pint of wuter and mixing that soluilon in a bucket of water. Eivery particle of waler present in tile blIcIket woull be snore or less sweet enedC Ibiy tile sulgar. It would be im possible to tlistrlbute any powder, ilouverer finely groluld, in tue sanme vay. Tile oxide Imas great aflinity for allmosperic carbonlic acid, and cool bhines with it to replroeluce carbonate of lime. 'Tlils process is a fortunate revrlsilon for the farmer, because it becomes pilct...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
Got Very Weak " My boy Jach was very bad with dinrrhbwa" writea Mrs 51. Lee, Forbes, NS.W. *'for quite a fortolgbt be woo ill nod got very weak. My husband booght a bottle of Obarmberlain' Colic and Diabrrhbca Re. medy rnd to our surprise o00 dose com* etely cred him. Yannathan Annual SPORTS Thursday, January 1st To be hold in the Yannathan Rccreation Reserve. Prcsident-Mr -1%. Bennett. Vice-pres. -Messrs Carson and J. Sniethuret. Judges-Messrs A. McMillan, W. II. Gardiner, J. A. Stowart, J. HI. Smothurmt and Cr Cameron. Starters-Messrs T. Patullo and Ilickerdike. Assistant starter Mir . Smethnrst. 1landicappers-Messrs S. Glover, T. Patullo, J. A. Smothurot. Clerk of course-Mr Rinsedell. lion. surgeon-D)r. HIarkneso. Timntekeeper Cottstoble Cole. Prtaureline of Events. Maiden Platc, 130 yards. within radius of tet, tiles; posa etntry is Gd. First 20s, 2nd 10s, :lrd s Handicapl Ilurdle hace, 13(0 yards, 8 hurdlcs; entry 2s. 1st :ls, 2nd ll0s. 3rd 55. Boys' Race, unttdTe It; post entr...
PROGRESS OF DANDENONG. The New Reservoir. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
PROGRESS OF DANDENONG. The New Reservoir. At the invitation of Comnmissioner McQuade (president of the Water Trust) the comnnissioners with their wives were driven out to the New Reservair, when the ladies were en trusted with the very important duty of turning the water cock, wlticht is to give the new reservoir 5>ooo,ooo gallons of vater to augment the pre sent supply to Dandenong. The kindly forethought of President Mc Quade provided the essentials for an afternoon tea, at which optomistic speeches were delivered by the com missioners present. A hlappy sug gestion was made by Corn. Abbott, which was that thle shire council and cotmissioners of the Water Trust should invite the residents of Daude nong to a general picnic at the reser voir, where the great work which has been undertaken could be seen and appreciated. The party visited the old reservoir and the new quarry and returned Itomne a most enjoyable outing.
AN EDUCATION TEST. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
AN EDUCATION TEST. A professor once told his pupils that he should consider them educated in the best sense of the word when they could say "Yes" to every one of the questions that he should put to then. Here are the questions: Has education given you sympathy with all good causes and made you espouse them? Has it made you public spirited? Has it made you a brother to the weak? Have you learned howf to make 'riends and keep them? Do you know what It is to be a friend yourself? Can you look an honest man or a pure woman in the eye? Do you see anything to love in a little child? Will a lonely dog follow you in the street? Can you he high-minded and happy in the meaner drudgeries of life? Do you think washing dishes and hoeing turnips just as compatible with high thinking as piano playing or golf? Are you good for anything to your self? Can you be happy alone? you look out on the wo. anything else except £ q.
THE VIXEN. Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co., Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XLI. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
THE VIXEN, By I EWIN FITZHAMON Published by Arrangement with Ward. Lock & Co., alelbourne. All Rights Poserved. CHAPTERI XLI. "Lieutenant Ingramn! The slight, straight ligure stepped nonchalantly into the box. Despite Mr. Justice Wenhain s stern hint at reprisals, he held himself stiffly at attention; he looked the ligere of a gentleman who had abandoned all hope. There was disgust in the intona tion of aIr. Candy's voice us he begn:ii: "You were present in Court when the evidence of James Moirdan was given ?" "Yea." "Is it correct?" "Yes." "Years ago you were intimate with Lady Pettigew?" "She lived on tu," answered Lieu. tenant Ingram, erisnlv He looked directly at Ernest Sibstone, for Lieu tenant Ingramn had also to earn his living at the exCIettee of an already hutnlliated woman. Ernest Sibstone nodded Itis hlead almost tnmperceptjhly. as if to ac knowledge ant itteoice of goods lIe '--idi~ed across to gaze at l)ainty l)res den. Her place was empty. She Itad gone, a beat...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
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SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
SPORTING. 'Thc ?lcntone races will 1)e held on Saturday nexi, J anuary s, for which good entries have bIecn received. The Pakenhamn picnic races will he held to day, and Secretary D)evcniev inn1iiouncei good cntrics. The Yennuathall New Year's Day spitort loill be held to-day, for whlichi splenidiu citli Cs I:have IieniI received tEntrijes lctlt ino J Inuliary IC for several events an the Glen \Waverley sporle, which witll e held on e6th. AIr . TI. 11 vvtttol tth.);e, Aotow hob is to-Sty, art) AIbtieaolr IS Cocgonyahitsi may wi 0 tue stnditoitl Inticop. Tie volue of thu ntikee for the Cortliteid Cupt, Ihove teen toeItnret to 5,000 osv0. aOd thoSthic hai-elttse to 1)100 novor. rhaR.O. mithl yell ite0 tho v-lues of thC Melbourne At the athet t Toe I Club boeting oi ItoOr titg Ily It, Solo. I'. Iineby, the Oweuttoy pal fe itor ataan b tuning thu W.tt. thrb 10 covt wito thte colt, tie tloit toopelttl heo Krraollo toPlls o 1000 ovl·Io., Ito ot aid of II.tilt', ' chetniut iti Tthe tlkliu....
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
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DANDENONG SHIRE COUNCIL Dec. 22. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
DANDENONG SHIRE -COUNCIL Dec. 22. Iresent-Or Hsrris (president), lIcQuade, Pearson, Abbott, Groves, Audslcy. The minutes of thu previous meeting were read tnd confirmed. CORRESPONDExCE. Froee iK. Hart, Ohelsea, applying to havo his bakery at that pince licensed, and giving pa'ticulars of dimensions of building-PIro ferertd to entgneer From Automobile Club, complaining of the sanitary enits in the shire being pulled np in iit e mitdie if lthl rotols. Mr Crrivford, sattnitry contractor for Sooth ridinor attntded, andt explaineit the matter. IHis carts and soire muotor mot att Carrriou croasing, a bird place. and the u:otor car drirvers gave no cort sideration in peositig, with the result that his horses were thrown diwn. Tue motor peoalm weorld not give his hesres any chnoce. Ho believed that sorte saltry longuage cnlivened thie occn siont.-12i' Groves avnotted a spCilie case. 'hi heiary saritary earts in tire South riling could not iull ofi the mtretal. i' vas decided to send a note ...