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PUBLIC DINNERS. [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 8 January 1914
PUBLIC DINNERS. To' some sensitive people eatln" seems a gross and unpoetlc action. Nevertheless food stands for much be sides physical sustenance. Bating Is, In fact, one of the greal natural functions; and It puts one al ease in circumstances which might otherwise be regarded as formal and oppressive. This Is, doubtless, the root Idea UD uerlying those public dinners aud oth er meals which take place when bodies of people asremble together for vari ous purposes. Meals undei- such conditions are a sort of sacrament, influencing the mind through the body, and promoting fraternal feelings. To "break bread" vj:li others has for ages been-regarded is a symbol of fellowship, and this 'lone is sufficient to Justify the cus« torn
INFLUENCED BY CLOTHES. [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 8 January 1914
INFLUENCED BY CL0THE8. A shrewd observer of the world once observed tlint one of the greatest consolations in life was the conscious ness or being well-dressed And it is certainly the fact, that clothes have an influence on the mind far deeper than many people suspect. A remarkable instance of this fact was seen when a certain great lady, upon going into mourning, bestowed upon a hoydenlsh young friend an ele gant and costly gown. Until then the younger lady had signalised her masculine tendencies :>y wearing tailor-made garments. At .'ired in her new costume, she appear ed at a fashionable assembly, with the look and air of T. princess. So great was the impression crcated by her new-found grace and dignity, and so strong the effect upon her mind, that her manners underwent a complete change, and from a brusque, mannish young woman .she developed Into a Srande dame.
WHEN FRANK BULLEN RAN AWAY TO SEA. [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 8 January 1914
WHEN FRANK BULLEN RAN AWAY TO SEA. The sailor,, mast-high and swinging at ease with the roll of the ship, la » sight less common In these days ot steam propulsion than it used to be. Mr. Bullen, in his "Log of a Sea 'Waif," gives a description of the sensations when the masthead was a point of dread to him. The author was then a cabin-boy on a ship bound for Bom bay, when one rough day he heard his name called, and running aft, was met by the" seco'nd mate. He put a coH'of rope in my hands and: told me..to reeve the signal-hal yards in the mizzen truck. We carried extra long royal poles or bare exten sions of masts above the highest point of rigging. Ours were 16 feet long, and the top was not much bigger than a man's wrist. They were crowned with flat pieces of wood the Bize of a cheese-plate, on one side of which was the sheave for signal-halyards. I started aloft boldly enough, but when I reached the base of the pole and saw to what height Us bareness towered above, I faltered. M...
AT HYMEN'S ALTAR. [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 8 January 1914
AT hVMElVS At-TAK. Tlio wed ling ring has at one tinu or another been worn on the tliuinl and every linger. l'our rings were used In the mar riage ceremony of .Mary Stuart with the unfortunate Darnley. The use ol the wedding ring Is first noted In ISgypt, where the ring was the emblem of eternity. The Crusades introduced a fashion of holy Voss rings, each containing a fragment of two crosses. Marriage by capturo prevailed among the Turkomans until a very recent date, and tho form Is still kept up. A hundred years ago, when tho bride had a fortune, the newspaper stated that fact and also gave tho amount. In Samoa the bride wears a wreath of llowers, a dress of cocoanut mat ting, and has her face colored with turmeric. Among tho Tartars a marriage Is always attended by a sham fight be tween the friends ot the groom and bride. In Morocco tho (ace of the bride Is painted white and red, and her hands and feet aro dyci yellow with henna. When the hair of the Roman bride was dressed for th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 8 January 1914
THE Rev. J. H0SKIN6 Minister of the CONGREGATIONAL MISSION CHURCH, Fitzroy, Melbeurne. Sends his opinion of GL " I Was recommended to try Clements Tonic. I was completely run down, suffered from nervous prostration, with insomnia and severe headaches. I had spent much money on medicines to no purpose. " One bottle put me right and Was worth its weight in gold. "I recommend this medi cine strongly. ( Signed) JOHN HOSKING." The Rev. J. HOSKING, D.D.. is known as an earnest church worker, and his testimony to CLEMENTSTONIC was sent for the good it might do, This medicine is certain in its effects on run down or irritated nerves, and quickly relieves Biliousness, Weakness, Loss of Sleep, Poor Appetite, Constipation and Indigestion. ALL CHEMISTS and STORES SELL IT, MISS R. DAVIS, Lyons St., Rosedale, For all kinds of Plain Sewing- mid Millinery Habits' flmniels, I.;i dies' Hindi Aprons, Children's IJiitlfTwear. Etc., on sale at lowest rates. + ho 5 lb Parcel. INSIST ON LABELLED PACKAGES ...
A VICTIM OF THE LAW GRANTED A "SOLATIUM" [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 8 January 1914
A VICTIM OF THE LAW GRANTED A "SOLATIUM" When James Albert Griffiths, who was airested at Cohungra, nearOmeo, on the suspicioi that he was ^identical with John Henry Spirks, an escaped prisoner, was discharged at the City Court on Suurday, the question of allowing him compensation for any loss he m'gfit have suffered, was mentioned, It was stated that Griffiths, who gave the name of Edward O'Neil when arrested, would be allowed all his expenses. Having made arrangements to return to his home on Monday, Griffiths called at the detective office and made statements concerning his financial position. After giving the matter lengthy consideration, he stated his willingness to accept a sum equal to the amount he had lost through his temporary incarceration. The amount was fixed at ,£26. In connection with thi; case, the Chief Secretary's department has ordered a report to be prepared by the police, explaining how they came to make such an error.
"THE TEMPTATIONS OF A GREAT CITY" [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 8 January 1914
I = "THE TEMPTATIONS OF A GREAT CITY". Tho Wilimtt, Picture Coy. with nil up-to date ekct.ric photo-play outfit, including a 10 b.p. Da Dion engine and nn Erneman projector Will be appearing in tbo Meohanics' Hull, Ro3edale, onSiturday next, January 10.h. An exclmive programme of soenie, dramatic, ossvboy and comic films will be s.'recnsd, including three big stars-"Ths Temptations of a Great City," a Nordish society drama of 3000 feat; "The Girl Spy," a thrilling war picture of 2000 feet; also a gorgeously colored pantoinine, entitled "A trip to Hvles." A spccial attraction will be the illustrated souga and operatic ballads by Misi Ettie Wilmotfc, the lady baritone, who created a big 6eosnion with ber reimrkable voice at the Tivoli Theatre in Sydney last winter. .\Ii33 Wilmott w.ll render among her number, "Wake up Australia" and the "Irish Girl's Opinion." W itch for the searchlight, which will be flished right over Rjsedale prior to the perfo mance, S£3 ^\a?3
WILLUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 8 January 1914
WILLUNG. (Aw/i our own Correspondent). Tbo grass ia beginning to dry up and show signs of summer, more especially on the good land along the creek. The poorer land seoms to bo better able to stand the dry be seen in parts of it. The dairymen are complaining that their cheques are getting smaller each weok as the cows are going off their milk. Up to the present they have had nothing to complain about as the season has been a record one for grass. The residents made another start towards making the new road to Rosedale trafEcable on Saturday last. Quito a large number of workers turned out with spade3 and shovels,and with the assistance of "Baldy" and the dray, soon made the long-wished-for approach to the bridge, which was erected at their expense over the creek at the terminus of the road recently laid out by the Rosedale Shire. This bridge was finished seven months ago and the residents have been waiting all that time for the Alberton Shire to do the approach. As they could plainly...
ROSEDALE POLICE COURT FRIDAY, JANUARY and Before Messrs J. M'Mahon and J. S. Lester, J's.P. CHARGED WITH IMPOSITION [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 8 January 1914
ROSEDALE POLICE COURT FRIDAY, JANUARY and Before Messrs J. M'Mahon and J. S. Lester, J's.P. CHARGED WITH IMPOSITION At the local court on Friday last, a young man, who gave the name of L. I C. Patten, who has been travelling th& distiict for some months past soliciting orders for photographs and en largements, was charged, on the infor mation of Constable Brown of Rose dale, with having endeavored to im pose on Sarah Timms on or about aoth September last, at Winnindoo, by false verbal representation with a view to obtain money thereby. Patten was arrested at Lindenow recently and remanded to appear at Rosedale. He was successful in ob taining hail at that court. Serjeant Neil, of Sale, prosecuted. Constable Elliott, who arrested the accused at Lindenow, was present; also a number of witnesses. Patten, who gnve his occupation as that of a traveller, pleaded not guilty and asked for an adjournment on the ground that he had not lmil ilienmc lu engage the services of a solicitor...
WHOOPING COUGH [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 8 January 1914
WHOOPING COUGH "My tittle boy had whooping cough very badly," says Mrs Henderson, The People's Store, 47 Elgen Rd», Mornington, N-Z, "I tried several cough medicines without any of them doing him any good, then I tried Chamberlain's Cough Remedy and he got immediale.relief. Since then I have always kept a bottle of this wonderful medicine by me and recommend it to everyone," Sold by John Williams, Rosedale.
TOONGABBIE [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 8 January 1914
TOONGABBIE Mr Ellisemitb leports the rainfall j for the month of December asfollowB : - 3rd 1 211 h 40 2Gth 30 31st i Total .78 Total during previous 11 months. 27.74 I Total since 1st January, 28.52 Number of days on which rain fell 4 Do. duriDg previous 11 months, 111 Do. since 1st January, ... 115*1
CORRESPONDENCE THE SPINELESS CACTUS A Wonderful Plant TO THE EDITOR OF THE "COURIER" [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 8 January 1914
CORRESPONDENCE THE SPINELESS CACTUS A Wonderful Plant TO THE EDITOIt OP THE "COURIER11 Sir,-This useful and prolific plant is not yet much knowu and it would prova of great value to pastoralists, espeoinlly in poor soils, or semi-arid country, wbcre vegetation of any kind exist with difficulty During the hot dry seasons, or periods of drought, when all other fodder plants are languishing, or ace destroyed with the intense heat, this plant would be luxuriant, and being of a rich, moist nature the necessity for much water, if any, would be greatly minimised. It oan be readily grown in any class of dry soil, and oftar the first year it will produce about 100 tonB per aore of succulent and nutritious fodder, which oan be feed to all kinds of stock and poultry, and it is highly praised by the leading authorities, who say that it makes beef and butter of the best quality. The improved varieties yiold heavy orops of largo and nutritious fruit, which makis excellent preserves, and the flesh...
CARRAJUNG [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 8 January 1914
GARRAJCJNG The following is the, rainfall at Carrajung for tbe month of Dec. as registered by Mr L. T.M'Dermott ?10 6 35 . 18 : 18 Total 1.12 Corresponding month 1912 ... 272 Total for 1918 ... ... 14.27 j Total for 1912 ... ... 85.07 j Dioughty conditions aro at present existing. The presence ot whirlwinds, i easterly breezes and culd nights constitute the bulk of tbe weather (or tbe past six weeks. Feed is abundant and dairy herds are doing well. 28rd 24th 26th 81st
GORMANDALE [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 8 January 1914
GORMANDALE (From Oar Own Correspondent) The recent spell of fine weather has been most favorablo for harvesting, and the crops have been got in in S|1 ndid condition. The holidays psssid off very quietly, but pleasantly here about, and relatives fromn'Br ond far have berm visiting their horuts. The Carrajung people had a fine day for their shorts on New Year's Day, an 3 the c mmittfe shoul'l hare a good balanca sheet to show at the aunual meef'ng. Tli- ladies' committee had their wind up meetirg in connectian with the recent tei meeting. The n-1 profit will be j&lt;,17 10j. This, added to the money already in hand, will make a sum o'al out .£40 as anaeli us of the building fund of the proposed new Church of England. Mr Craig, who pr sided, thanked the ladies for tha mariner in which they hed worked io bring about such a splendid result. He specially thanked Miss Gilsenan, who acted as secretary and treasurer. The quest on of severance was to come btfore thu Minister yesterda...
ROSEDALE [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 8 January 1914
'' : ROSEDALE The following is the rainfall for December as registered by Mr G. P.-. I Hurren : 3rd 7 24th 89 26tb ... ... 05 Slat ... * 02 Total .53 The rainfall for the past 12 months is as follows: January '..." Februarys ? March April ;.. M>»y June July ... . August September... October November ... December ... Total for year 0.85 > 0.88 5.50 1.80 2.82 2 18 0.45 1.80 0.92 4.62 8 69 0.53 25.04 The rainfallat Bosedale to December Slst of the last seven years is as follows:- ~ 1907 ... . ... 22.14 1908 1909 1910 1911 1912" 1913 15.11 24.62 21.91 84.47 19 65 25.04
JENNER AND VACCINATION. [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 8 January 1914
JtNNER AND ^ACCINATIOi'. Edward Jenner, Immortalised as tht one who introduced vaccination aa a preventive ot smallpox, was born Id JJerkeloy, Gloucestershire, in the yam 17&lt;19. After studying In London under the famous John Hunter, .lenner settle'! quietly down in Gloucestershire as a medical practitioner, little dreaming of the everlasting fame that he was dos tined to inherit. ' In establishing the discovery upou which Ills honors were to rest Jcnnei jncountered tremendous difficulties. The reports flying about the neigh borhood to the effect that the Glouces tershire milkmaids that had had cow pox were immune to smallpox were looked upon as being little more than Idle rumors, and when Jenncr express ed himself as having some confidence In them the gentry and small folkb laughed at him. But the young physician was not to be laughed down. To the girl who said to him In an- off-hand way . one day when smallpox was mentioned, "I can't take that disease, for I have had cow...
NASTY CUTS AND BRUISES Mother and Daughter Find Zam-Buk Real Boon [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 8 January 1914
NASTY CUTS AND BRUISES Mother and Daughter F.nd Zam-Buk Real Boon Household accidents occur daily, es pecially where there are children. In such emergencies 2am Buk is a real boon. For cuts, bruises, scrapes, burns and scalds, Zam Buk is a perfect ever-ready healer. It is wonderfully oooling and soothing, and being power fully antiseptic it safeguards the injury against the disease germs that cause ulceration and festering. When Zam Bub ia used, smarting pain stops, inflammation dies down, and the heal ing is both rapid and perfect. , Mr8 Yette Green, 98 Bourke-street, East Sydney,.Bays:-"I have frequent ly bad occasion to use Zam Buk in cases of accident, and' it has proved a real boon to us. "One day my little girl Ada got her hand badly crushed in the maobine, ope of her fingers being so badly in jured that the naii came off. The hand was very inflammed, but Zam Buk soothed the bruised places, quiokly healed the finger, and caused a new nail to start growing. "Then there waB a na...
COMMERCIAL GIPPSLAND STOCK REPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Rosedale Courier — 15 January 1914
COMMERCIAL GIPPSLAND STOCK REPORTS TIIEO. B. LITTLE AND CO. Roport: At Stratford on Monday not many sbeep in. Good yardiDg of fat and store cattle, wliich sold well, Mr Frazer's sppyed lieifers £5/15/ to £6 8s, Mr Wringlesworth's cows £5/17/G, Mr Hall's lieifers £5/15/. Good yard ing at Morwell, brisk sales for all classes. At Salo all our fat cattlepeDs full, and every thing disposed of, com petition being good throughout; cows .£6/8/, lieifers £5/18/, light bullocks £G/I8/, cows with vealer calves £G/2/. A fair number of stores, including several lots of cows and calves, forward, spirited bidding and nearly all sold. Lines of 2-year-old steers to £8 5s, cows with calves £5 to £5/-l/, heifers in culf JE8/11 /. Small yarding of sheep, total clearance effeoted. 50 fat ewes at in s, 70 do. at 1-1/9, 25 wethers at 1G/1, small lambs at 10a.