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"CEYLON SILK CO." 10 YARDS OF SILK FOR 2s 6D. DETECTIVES TAKE ACTION. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
"CEYLON SILK CO." 10 YARDS OF SILK FOR 2s 6D. DETECTIVES TAKE ACTION. Another attempt has been made to exploit the public through the country newspapers, and in some cases with success. The most recent instance is that of the "Ceylon Silk Company," which announced that in order to advertise their silks in Aus tralia they would, on receipt of postal note for 2s 6d, forward "0 10 yards of their famous pure washing silk." The advertisement in ques tion reached the office of " The Maryborough Advertiser," and was accompanied by the following letter, type-written : CEYLON SILK COMPANY. The largest silk importers in the world. Central Chambers, Pitt-street, Sydney, 19th December, 1913. Dear Sir, Herewith we forward you advertise ment, which please insert at once in a prominent position of your issue and continue for one week. Size 3S x 2)J inches. Also let no know the amount of your charge, on receipt of which we will for ward on to you cheque for same. Let us have your lowest terms, as i...
DATE MERINGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
DATE MERINGUE. Stew 4 oz. of stoned chopped dates t: a pulp with one tablespooniul of wa ter. then gradually beat them into the whites of three eggs whipped to a froth, and then again whisked with a quarter of a teaspoonful of cream of E tartar. Beat the mixture briskly, sweeten with castor sugar, add a little strained lemon juice, and bake in a g'reased pie dish stood in an outer vessel of cold water. POTATO SAVOURIES. A delicious and cheap dish is pre pared as follows:-Take some boiled po tatoes, mash them finely. and mix in sufficient flour to form a paste that will roll out. Then cut it into squares. Soak some bread crusts in water. squeeze dry, and add to them a little chopped par-leyi berbs, onion (previous Iv soaked in boiiing water) and season ing. 'Mash all together finely. Put a little of the mixture into square of aaste. and fold over as in sausage rolls. Fry in boiling fat until nicely browned on -:nh sid,. drain and serve. TO CLEAN LEAD vIPES. The hest way to clear out....
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
ONE of the healthiest signs of the present day is the awakening of the man on the land, the farmer and prodncer, to the imminent dangers that begin to confront him owing to the vindictive recklessness of the Socialist extremists. Time was, not so long ago, when "poor old Hay " seed," contemptuously referred to by the city Labor men, was regarded as a mere negligible quantity in the professional agitator's and strike fomenter's plan. He was topp busy to cast a vote, and too apathetic to defend himself and his interests, against those who saddled him with the burden of taxation arising from their fanciful and costly schemes. He was usually regarded as a man of limited intelligence, ready to accept any plausible hustings' plea a person to whom promises might be made for vote-catching purposes, without the least intention of ever reducing them to performance. His class was unorganised; and, beyond the customary growl at the expan sion of taxation, he was never seriously regarded as a de...
WEDDINGS. GOLDING—THOMAS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
WEDDINGS. GOLDING-THOMA8. Quite a pretty little wedding was celebrated at the Prince's Hill Presbyterian Church, North Carlton, on Saturday, the 29th November, the contracting parties being Mr L. Golding, commercial traveller, of Melbourne, and Miss K. Thomas, daughter of Mrs E. Thomas, of Gladstone-street, Maryborough. The bridegroom was attended by Mr Jeans, of Melbourne, the bridesmaid being Miss E. Thomas (sister of the bride). The officiating clergyman was the Rev. Cadwallader Jones. The bride (who was given away by brother-in-law, Mr J. Goodman) was tastefully attired in white silk with an overdress of beautiful white lace, with a hat en suite, carrying a shower bouquet; whilst the brides maid wore a crep-de-chine skirt and a brocaded coat, with a cream hat and saxe blue lancer plume. The bridegroom's gifts were an acqua: marine pendant to' the bride, and a silver bag to the bridesmaid, whilst the bride's gift was a gold curb chain to the bridegroom. After the ceremony the com...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
DEATHS. BtCKNALL.-On the 2nd inst., at Mary borough, Annie E. P., widow of the late Stephen Bucknall, " The Cottage," Rodborough Vale. Aged 73 years. GOURLEY. -At Maryborough, on 4th January, Olive Emma (Tods), beloved daughter of Albert and Myrtle Gourley. Aged 2 years 9 months. The funeral will take place THIS DAY (Monday), leaving Mrn Gourley's, senr., Timor, at 4.30 p.m., for the Timor Ceme tery. DU BOURG BROS., Undertakers. WHITE.-At Ballarat, on the 3rd January, Ann White, relict of the late Thomas White, and mother of Mrs Humphris, Maryborough. Aged 79 years. MONDAY, JAN. 5, 1914.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
Business Noticer, READ THIS NOW. THEN---- ----- FOLLOW THE CROWD TO - . .------ --- LUCAS & CO'S. BIG XMAS CARNIVAL NOW IN FULL SWING. OUR X1ma1 buying is about done. We've ,een at it for weeks, gatherin: to,.et!.',r into every section of the store i-st the things needful for the iestive holiday easaon. Our stocks are full. It would take too long to tell the =torv _ c: v ery pu:c.hase, but some big bargAins have been secured, and you will certainly save both time and money by makinkg our purchases here. The Special Values In LADIES' BLOUSES. Ladies' White Musin Blouses, in a big variety of st\les, !hih-necked or low necked, magyar or i?iice cut, all mado of fine lawn or organdi muslin and Swiss muElin trimmings. At 2s li., 3s lid, and 4s 6id iac h. Ladies' White Voie Blouses, all smart designs, some plain shirt pattern, others cut with low neck and trimmned tnckinge and edgings, others richly embroidered. At 53 6d, 7e 6d, and s 11l eaclh. Ladies' White Lawn Blouses, with col...
THE USE OF SALT FOR PIGS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
THE USE OF SALT FOR FIGS. The old fdea was that to give salt to pigs was a very great mistake, and that it actually poisoned them by c:aus hng inflammation of the stomach, fol -owed by death. There is no doubt that this sometimes did actually hap pIen, but we have got to know a little more about matters nowadays, tand cases of so-called poisoning were simp ily those in which too much salt or sa Uine bodies had been given. It !s she custom, for instance, to give pigs ell the household swill, and on a large ncale to get the refuse from ihotels and various other institutions for pig-feed sng, All this stui has uiubtles il ready had. salt added, and if a. litdle more salt has been put in it can oe seen that this swill which is thus twice salted, becomes poisonous, and might therefore be set down by some people to be duo to the small quantity of salt last added. But in the ordin ary cases no such contingency arises, rind such foods as maize, middlings, and those which are usually fed to ...
MARYBOROUGH TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
MA1YBOROUGH TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS., Name. No. ."Advertiser." Office ... .. 11 Albion Hotel.. 29 .Bank of icoria' , .. , . 53 Bennell` O'?B. (seniorlinemza)... 63 Bennett , John . 44 Blrewery (and private residence) 12 Brownbill, G. .. ... 49 Burge, H. . ... 50 Bull and Mouth hotel ... .,, 2 Cleary, J. N.... ........... 8 Colmana` n? bardner .. 39 Comnmer, o1Hotel .. ...: 67 Court Tae..J........... 45 Cox T. B . , . ... ...... .-..21 :.CramoriE....... :.. .. ..2 Croons J. B.... ... .. 70 Daveyj-oah. ... ... .. 62 Davies :...... ... 57 Deanre Dr. i. W.............23 D.ugihsa and Son (F. Fisher) :.. 17 Edwards anid Co............ 11 Fire Brigade ........... .....31 Four Mfl~........47 Garde, Dr G. B. .. . . 26 tas Company :... ...... 61 GreW................................73 Green2/ . .; ... 73 Grigg H.IL, anid Coo. ... .. .37 flairisj.1............... Rerring', B. S..........41 Uowlett and BlacIk. . Hubble Bros._...........;..,.,4 Jolley, BE. F. .G.. ; ..... .. 38 K ...
MONKS' HOSPITALITY TO BIRDS [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
MONKS' HOSPITALITY TO BIRDS The monks of St. Bernard's monas tery in the Alps havy lataly been x tending to birds the hospitality whicl they offer to travellers overtaken by storm, the "Mail" says. During a heavy snowstorm they saw a oehse black cloud of migrating swallows ap preach. Immediately all the windows of the monastery were opened, and a few moments later halls and cells were filled with thousands of the half-frozen birds. There the little travellers spent the night in safety, and when the dawn broke calm and clear next morning the flew through the open windows and set out once more on their long journey to t.h South"
COMMERCIAL. WHOLESALE PRODUCE MARKETS. MELBOURNE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
(OMMERCIAL, WHOLESALE PRODUCE MAR-?KETS. MELBOUtRN, Sfiat urday. Wheat.-The market has been quiet and rather weak in tone at 3/5 to 3/5-.: Business has been done at 3;5 ex store. Direct country purchases are increasing, as farmers are now offering with more freedom. Flour.-For local consumption the asso ciation price is £S/10/ delivered. Bran and Pollard.-The association price for bran is £410Q-delivered, and that for for pollard £4/151. Barley.-Malsters are cornmencinn to look at samples, but very little businesa has been transacted. Prime English malting is worth3/3 to 3/6, andi medium English from 2/9 upwards. Cape malting is quoted at 2/2 to 2/3. Oats.-The market is quieter. Prime Algerian milling are quoted at 1/9, good feed at 1/7 to 1/8, and light feed at 1/6. Chaff.-About 12 trucks of chaff arrived at Spencer-street yesterday, but buyers did not attend, and there was practically no demand. Choice is quoted at £3 2/6, some sellers asking £3/51, prime at £3, good at £2/151 to ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
JAS. MINIFIE & CO., MARYBOROUGH FLOUR MILLS. A. LAND, Manager. FLOUR, MEAL, BRAN, POLLARD, and WHEAT, AT CURRENT RATES. Notice to District Consumers. Our Bran and Pollard is Branded distinctly with our name (MINIFIE.) Aek for that Brand only and SUPPORT LOCAL INDUSTRY. DISTRICT FARMERS PLEASE NOTE Ti TE rfl IN ANY QUANTITIES, BOUGHT UP TO 10,000 BAGS. V ... HIG UEST MARKET PRICE. CASH ON DELIVERY. For Wheat Delivered to the MiliU d. per bus. above Melbourne S -.. :" :equivailent given. 0 J. WHITMORE OARISBROOK. GIGENT for the following Bfirms: SCyclone Gates, Spring Coil, Woyee Wire and Pig Fences, Bryan Bros. and Aliton's Windmaill , Tanks, Troughs, and Piping; D. W. Chandler Separators and Cbhatcutters. Harness, Oils, Gune, Stoves, nnPumpsa, Implements, etc.; Norwich Union Fire and Accident Insurance. Orders promptly attended to. SUFFERED AGONY WITH HEAD ACHES. "I highly recommend Chamberlain's Tablets to anyone who suffers from headaclihes," says Mrs. M. K. Berry, Marlbor...
RINGING THE BULL. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
EINGING THE BULL. Despite the oft repeated \tateme;ii ih:;. t:ie gentlest bull can never bi t;uste-d, iclre is no reasun why a buoi ca::&lt;~~t be as well behaved as a stallion, j'?',v.deli. he has had the proper hand ::'g and training whilo young. It ',:ys; to take pains with the future herd ::ii.er so that he is tractaýble and S 11.-:iy handled in service or ii the show rin. The bull cali should be taught e,,;ivy to lead at. the halter, and should te tied up a short timle each day, pre orably, when e tmg his grain. A light weight ring should be inserted in hii nose when he is from nine to twelve months old but under no circumstance &hould lie b led ty the ring until three or four months alter, so that the ring cnu heal up weo!. Inserting the nose ring is a simple and short operation when properly done. First tie the bull securely to a post by the head and horns, then take a commuon trocar and cannula, well sterilised and uush it through the thinnest part of the mem...
TEMPERANCE NOTES. (Contributed by Temperance Council.) [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
TEMPERANCE NOTES. eContributed by Temperance Council. The American athletes who did so remarkably well at the Olympic games, at Stockholm, are practically all total abstainers, and they were trained on a ,regimen that most rigidly ekxcluded both tobacco and all intoxicants. Professor Adam, of M'Gill E ni}er sity, when addressing the Canadian Medical Association, recently, warned the doctors not to hide from their patients and the public the scienti fically assured fact that drink and impurity would be visited on men's offspring to the third and fourth generation. At a temperance gathering held at Hobart recently, the State Treasurer, the Hon. H. J. Payne, said that if the Australian people prohibited the eale of liquor altogether, the Trea sury would still be much better off. Those who studied the question were convinced that from an economic standpoint the liquor trade was wasteful in the highest degree. Dr. Mary Scharlieb, of London, states that researches show that 55 per cent. o...
FALLING PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
FALLING PICTURES. Strange coincidences associated with a popular superstition were mentioned at a iecent ineeting cf thli municipal council of Milton Reg;s. Kent, in re lation to the death of Mr. Frederick Littlewood, J.P., aged 7b, an ex chairman of the urban council which took place as the result of an apopletic seizure. Four years ago when Mr. Littlewood had a first stroke his por trait in the council chamber was found to have fallen. At the time of his second seizure another picture in the samo room fell. After Mr. Little. wood't death, an official on entering the council room. observed that an. other picture had fallen, the glass be-i inS smashed.,
WHAT'S THE MATTER WITH DAIRYING? [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
WHAT'S THE MATTER WITH DAIRYING? An exohange asks the abone que tion and starts - ofi with the statement that the dairy business no longer pays: and farmers must albaindon it;. Among: the causes of no profit,? it enumer ates the high'- prices of land? high ?cost of help and all grain feed, and too low prices for the? products.: Now, the truth is, with some dairynme? dairyiing: it is a losing preposition:. With the; (10es pay a fair .profit, butwi.?th o-beres? aenc who make it pay,13 nd?hep, ' ?i?e ? al cost of feed isaui' ht-s ig~i asWththe::. others. There is no difference in - these conditions. But if iv: coinme to-.I look in a little closer we find:a ~ bi ditlerence. The successful. men :."r keeping cows enough per acore to m eake:the mix-. ,d capital pay what it-ought: . Thy are keeping a class. or cows that ;yield a good ma gi? n of poft. (3). They are producing. ftle kind of, orops that good cows can take anid turn out. a profitable return from them. Wheni the proportion of co...
MUTINEERS HELD AT BAY BY A WOMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
MAUTINEERS HELD AT BAY BY A WOMAN. A woman with a crowbar held a gang of Chinese mutineers on the high seas on board the steamer Comus, whiol lately arrived at New Orleans. The first officer, MIr. L. Proctor, had ordered the Chinese, who were emi grant laborers below into the hold, mdu they refused to go, saying that it was too hot. They were arguing angrily among themselves when Mrs Florence Shaw. a stewardess of the ship, canie on deck. She saw six of them dart forward, seize the first officer and carry him to the side of the ship, to throw him over board. She dashed in among them, pulling vigorously at their pig;ails, and then, seizing an iron bar that was lying on the dock, laid about her so lustily with it that several of the mutineers were swept off their' feet. The men who had se:zed Mr. Prdctor released their hold. He was able to draw his revolver and fire to attract the attention of the other officers, and the mutiny was quelled.
A GIRL HOUSEKEEPER. STEALS JEWELLERY AND GETS WOMAN TO PAWN IT. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
A GIRL HOUSEKEEPER. STEALS JEWELLERY AND GETS WOMAN TO PAWN IT. A demure-looking schoolgirl, Annie Wilson. 12, was at Kingston, London, recently committed to a reformatory for five years for breaking and entering a house and stealing jewellery worth £5. the property of Mrs. Cannon. Mrs. Cannon left her house for a few hours, and on her return in the afternoon found that an entrance had been effected by a window at the rear. and the jowellery was missed from her bedroom. Wilson was afterwards ar rested, and evidence showed that the girl had got a woman described as a pawner, to pledge the articles, saying that their owners wanted to sell thenm. the girl giving the woman sixpence f( r her trouble. With the money WO -,n bought a new blouse and ot.hc-r articl, of clothing, which she presented to another schoolgirl, also taking the lat ter and her brother, to a performance at the Kingston Empire and buying refreshments for the party. When arre?ted by Detective Faux. Wilson told the offic...
CURIOUS BEQUESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
CURIOUS BEQUESTS. A pair of old shoe-strings bequeath ed to a woman relative with whom she was not on speaking terms for years is one item in the curious will of Miss Mathilda Tommet. of Milwaukee. The will is written on small sheets of paper. pasted together, and is 8 feet long. To another relative are given " my best bedspread and one-half of my best towels." A high-backed chair is left to another and the will directs tihe executors 'to be sure to take the one standing on the north side of the side board." Chickens chickn-fcod. veg stables, fruit, pickles, a pail of lard, "also father's old clock." are willed to another. The will concludes with the invitation-"Any relative who may dis pate my will will receive £1, or leas if t be 19,i."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maryborough & Dunolly Advertiser — 5 January 1914
WHOOPING COUGH. " My little boy had whooping cough very badly," saya Mrs. A. Henderson, The People's Store, 47 Elgen Rd., Morning ton. 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 immediate relief. Since then I have always kept a bottle of this wonderful medicine by me and recommend it to everyone. " For sale by B. Earl and Co., 5. Thornhill and Co., J. Gracie, Howlett and Black. "Oceolo" shampoo, by H. Deady, hair dreesser, and all storekeepers. NOAH DAVEY, TOOK - AND SHAREBROKER, MINING AGENT, HIGH-STREET, MARYBOROUGH. It is good value, and the thorough at tention devoted to every order left at R. H. LArn's Excsxloan GRocsiR SBuon, No.AN- nu'r, MARBOROUQH, that has established the store so firmly in the favor of the general public. The freshest, the purect, and the most wholesomehigh class groceries stocked. Bedrock prices, oa the princip'e of "rmall prnfits quick From the workshop direct to the h...