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WHY NURSES GET TIRED NIGHT IN THE WARDS [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 6 February 1914
WHY NURSES GET TIRED NIGHT IN THE WARDS (By Lucy E. Ashby, in "The Daily Mall.") Nine p.m. Night nurse is beginning h«r twelve hours' duty. The ward is a study in repose. All the lights except two. were put out half an hour ago, and under one of these day sister is completing her re port. Nurse glides up to her for in structions. They speak in whispers. '^Rather a heavy ward to-night," says sister. "There's a fractured base been admitted and an appendicitis. And—let me see (glancing at her records)— Brown's on the danger list, and very likely his people will be along. Jones's operation has not gone very well—been a good deal of hemorrhage; keep an eye on him. I've left the tourniquet ready to tighten if necessary. And there's little Tommy in the corner there. Fearfully homesick. I brought his bed nearer the fire. You'd better cheer him up a bit if he should wake during the night." VIGIL. BEGINS "Good night," she adds, rising; And 1 nurso begins her vigil. Lamp in hand, : sho makes a...
Wanted the Chain. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 6 February 1914
Wanted the Chain. | Tho shabby-looking man cntorc&lt;l tlie j bar parlor of tho Blue Lion loading a ; mangy-looking dog by a handsome chain. ""Well, gents." said the shabby man, "I'vo pot a little dorg 'ore wot I wants tor sell,_ regular thoroughbred. Any Rent give me three shillings for 'itn?" The company eyed tho "specimen' keenly, and one of them said, after a pause:— '•Well, lad. I'll give yer 'arf a crown." u\Yot!" said the shabby one, in tones of disgust. "Half a crown for a dorp like that? 'Kre, I'll take two and nine." "All right, mate," said tho other, handing aver the money and detaching tlie "bain from the dog's collar. i "Olij the chain's in the bargain," said | tlie shabby man. '•Course it is." said the other dryly. ! "Yon don't think I want that dog, do you ?" This is your new little sister, Willie," said bis father-, "you will love her— i will vou not r" "Y-es, of course," replied "Willie, in a thoughtful tone. "Hut it will cost a good deal to keep her, won't ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 6 February 1914
i Miss EiSeen tgan Certificated Teacher of Pianoforte, Singing & Violin IT EOS to announce' to the residents oi J Yarr.im and surrounding district that she 1ms taken over the teaching practice so Ions; and successfully carried on by Miss Syinmons, and trusts by her j>ast experience and success as a teacher to retain old pupils- and Bain new ones. Pupils prepared for all exams. Over 100 passes and honors obtained by her pupils already. VISITd Port Albert every Monday. Wolohpool every T'lesd.iy am! Wednesday at Mechanics' ll-i!!. Alborton evevy Wednesday after noon. Yarrarm, Thursday. Kriday and Saturday, at her Private Address ejo TilltS. MiSoliX, GIITS-ST., V A ltKAM. G. L KiNG-GHURGH, Surgeon Dentist, YARSAM. Hours (Varmm) •• Morulavs Tuo}.\lav:s Fridays, 1) a.m. to G p.m.; WeJiirsilav an.i Thursdays, U to 11 a.m. ; Saturdays, 'J to 1 p.m. vrsirs WELSH t'O )L, tv/ery T'rtr^l »y, 1 t j 3.30 TOORA, ovory Wednesday, 1 to G p.m. Most mohkrn imcintincs planti iii iSonUi (ijpp...
HOW TO PREVENT APPENDICITIS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 6 February 1914
HOW TO PREVENT APPENDICITIS. I 'Smile"— that is the latest and cheapest, ami. according to one author ity. the surest preventive for appendi eitis. Lou-son your facia] muscles into a broad. beaming smile at least sis. times an hour, an i yo.i'H never &lt;At imi-h as scrape a speaking acquaintance with a high-priced surgeon. .This is tho advice of I)r. Carlton Dar ker, an eininont surgeon of Washing ton. Ho asserts that many cases of tins intestinal complaint can be traced di rectly to gloomy habits of thought. "Worry, and you'll get a pain in your side." is his warning to those who insist on going through life with a grouch. 4,Chcer up" is the word that goes from his camp, "and the more you laugh the healthier you'll me and the less aches you're liable to nurse in your stomach." Mental worry Dr. Barker declares to be almost as frequent a cause of appen dicitis as the lifting of heavy weights, with its resultant strain. Imperfect mastication, to bo sure, is &lt;ine of...
INDIA'S POET HOW THE NEWS ARRIVED [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 6 February 1914
INDIA'S POET HOW THE NEWS ARRIVED A little after four the boys spread over the great treeless plain which surrounds the Santinikctan, dividing into four games of football and one of cricket (writes "Conrad of Elsass" in "The Westminster Gazette"). In No vember the sun sinks very fast; it is still hot at four; yet cold and dark long before half-past Ave. I joined the cricketers, small boys who played really very well. part in their game was that of In structor; I showed them how to bowl oflC-breaks. Darkness fell quickly. After the cricket came what Is called the "entertainment period." The students take it for granted that the sahibs who visit them, a small company, arc entertaining persons, and will occupy this hour. "Mr A al ways addresses us, and Mr P docs; so you will." I did. It was a glorious moonlight, and thev sat on their strips of matting on the plain behind the Asram (Asylum). They got ten minutes of Bengali and rather more of English. After I had "entertained" them, boys...
Diplomatic Jones. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 6 February 1914
Diplomatic Jones. _ For hours Mrs. Jones had been prepar ing vials of wrath against hor bibulous spouse's return. At last a fumbling was heard at the street door latch. "So you'vo conic homo at last," she began, as she went to the door and let hi min. "It's a wonder you'vo gotrhome at all." "No diff-erly setting home, mv dear," said Jones. "Moon's full.'1 '•There's moro* than the moon full, "infraid," ®ho said scathingly. |xos, we'ro all full." ""What!'1 sho cxclnimcd, growing scarlet with indignation. &lt;&lt;Yjsb, we're all full. Moon's full, I m full, an' you're beau-ti-ful!" "Well," she said, with a faint smile, , 1 supposo I'll havo to forgive you once again." "Oh dear," sighed the farmer's wife wearily, ns sho dropped into a chair after doing a hard day's work. "I feel just liko being sick. Mv Lead throbs and my back belies dreadfulij'. I want "I declare," interrupted tho farmer, jumping up and seizing his hat, "that reminds mo. I forgot to give tho two year-ol...
BLACK MEN'S CLAIM DID NOT MAKE A VOYAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 6 February 1914
BLACK MEN'S CLAIM DID NOT MAKE A VOYAGE. Three colored men, Frederick Murso Nathaniel Mae.iuliiy, and George Good ing claimed wases against Cnptaiii A. Hall, master of the Emerald ^ inBs, at Swansea, yesterday (reports the South Wales "Daily News" of Decom ber 18)- . . i ro -,o Macaulay and Gooding claimed '/& wages and £5/10/ damages, and Murse. I £2/10/4 wages and iitf/lO/ damages. Mr Thompson,who appeared for them, J stated that they had signed en at Car dlff for a voyage to Australia, but after working for 13 (lays at Swansea were discharged, It lielng stated that the Commonwealth regulations did not allow of tho black men's landing, and the captain would have to deposit .C100 in respect of each colored man. Mr C. 11. Phillips, who appeared for the captain, said that there were ten colored men altogether; seven accept ed compensation, receiving £2/7/S, :or the 13 days, and the difference between that amount and £5/10/ and 4/ railway fare from Swansea to Cardiff. But thes...
LITTLE BRAIN WAVES. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 6 February 1914
LITTLE BRAIN WAVES. All a woman wants is to bo wantod. The self-niude man nover quite gets the job finished. Young man, don't go to the devil before you are dead. A man laughs at scars when a wo man throws things at him. A woman's weapons are smiles and tears; u man's are cheques. The fool and his money keep many clever people from starving. A woman will forgive a mnn every thing except another woman. Some girls can no more learn how to flirt than a fish can learn how to swim. With some girls a clear complexion is more important than a clear con science. A woman con generally damp a young man's ardor by throwing him over board. Tho man who is not conceited over his business doesn't deserve to have any. "When a woman cheapens herself she soon learns that men do not care for bargains. You can always score off a despondent suffragette by telling her to buck up and bo a man. You can tell how much respect a man has for a girl by tho way ho puts his arms around her. To be original is to b...
Odd Ways of Telling the Time. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 6 February 1914
Odd Ways of Telling the Time. A primitive way of marking time in Egypt—and which, by tho by, is still in use among the natives of the upper part of the country—is to plant a palm in tho open ground, and arrange twelve stones around it in a circle, the sha dow cast by the plant indicating the hour. Near the entrance hall to the Maid stone Museum an ingenious cannon sundial may bo seen. A burning glass is focussed carefully 011 the touch hole so that exactly at noon, when the sun is shining, tho cannou is fired off auto matically. In the sixth century an instrument was in us3 in China which indicated tho time bv tho weight of water as it fell from tlio beak of a bird into a vessel on a balance. Each pound represented a quarter of an hour. The sand-glass was almost universal ly employed in places of worship dur ing the sixteenth century. Even now, in some of our old churches, hour-glass stands of elegant workmanship are still to be seen. A very primitive timekeeper is in use among the ...
YARRAM TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 6 February 1914
YARRAM TELEPHONE EXGHAKCE. LIST OF SUBSU1UBEHS. No. 1. 0. J. Stockwell *t -• W. K. Pratt's' Livery Stubles „ 3. Co-operative Big Storo i Dr. Pern „ 5. V. S. Lator „ 6. 13. P. Johnson v. Moore & Co., "Tooloonook." 8. O'Connor, Little & Field „ 9. Dr. llutter „ 10. Shire Hall „ 11. Sweeney Bros. & Connor „ 12. Nurse Lavinr's Private Hos pital. 13. STANDARD Office „ 14. Swan's Yarrara Hotel „ 15. Miss Crombie. „ 1G. 15. E. Buckley, " Quutro Bras.' „ 17. C. F. Mason. „ 18. W. C. Gro'.vse. „ 19. Alberton Railway „ 20. R. P. Nicol ' „ 21. K. ICin^-C'luiruli. „ 22. Vurram Butter l'V.tory. „ 23. K. Mullein. 2). A. E; lletiil. „ 25. "Mrs. KetJtnau.
S.G. Rifle Clubs Union. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 6 February 1914
S.G. Rifle Clubs Union. The annual mooting of delegates J of tlio Union was held in tlio Leongatha Mechanics Institute.' on Wednesday evening last, when thoro wore pr. sent—Messrs A. E. Harvey in ilia chair (Leotigalha), A. McKnight (Foster), T. W. Russell (Dumbalk), A. J. Toznr (G-lon Alvio), HohJen ((Jellinn dale), Nelson (Mirboo). The .secretary (Mr C. L. Brumlev) represented Yarram and Toora, and Mr Ifarvey Korumburra. i The following programme was drawn up, to take place on the Leongatlia rango during Easter week:— Junior Handicap, 10 shots at 300 yards, First prizo £3, second £2; two prizes of 20s each, 12 of ]0s each.—Total, £13. District Union Handicap. 7 shots at 300 and 500 yards.—First £3, second £2; five of 20s each; 14 of 10s oacli.—Total. £17. , District Union Teams Handicap, 110 shots at 500 yards.—First £5. or four gold medals; second £3: third £2.—Total, £10. Union Aggregate, 10 shots at 600 yards, and score off rifle in match 2—First £3 10a. sscond £2, two of 20s e...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 6 February 1914
Tin: Uiitslan'D & Nortmku:; Co opfhatlvb SKLLING CO., ltd., has been appointed the whocsalo distributing. Agents fur the Gippsiand Cu-operative Bacon Curing Co., Ltd., Dandenong Ask your grocer for Dandenong bacon. A SKHlous BuKaK hoWN is often tlie iChillt of negbvting a cold. C'uru your cold with Dr. Sheldon's New I)i:-roverv. Price, IsUd ami 3s. Obtainable at W. Me Kcirow'b, A!U-it'-»n; John ButlS, Vuiiisui
YARRAM TELEPHONE EXCHANCE. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 11 February 1914
YARRAM TELEPHONE EXCHANCE. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. No. 1. C. J. Stockwoll «. 2. W. E. Pratt's Livery Stables „ 3. Co-opcrativo Big Storo 4. Dr. Peril „ 5. V. S. Lalur „ c. B. P.Johnson « 7. Mooro & Co., "Tooloonook.M „ 8. O'Connor, Littlo & Field „ o. Dr. Ruttcr n 10. Shiro Hall „ 11. Sweeney Bros. & Connor „ 11 Nurso Lawlnr's Private Hos pital. 13. STANDARD Ofiico „ M. Swan's Ynrr.im Hotel „ 13. Miss Cromhie. 10. B. E. Buckley, Quatro Bras.1 „ 17. C. F. Mason. „ 18. W. C. Growso. „ 10. Alberton Railway „ 20. R. P. Nieol » n. C. IS. King-Church. ,, 22, Yarram Butter Factory. „ 23. F. Mattern. „ 21. A. E. Head. 25. Mrs. Rodman.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Standard and Alberton Shire Representative — 11 February 1914
... A_... WHOLESOME DRINK— BRACING AND refreshing Pleases G. E. KINC-CHURCH, Surgeon Dentist, YARRAM. Hours (Yarram)—Mondays, Tuesdays, I Fridays, 9 a.m. to G p.m.; Wednesday and Thursdays, 9 to 11 a.m. ; Saturdays, 9 to | 1 p.m. VISITS WELSH PO3L,Evsry Thursday, 1 to"3.30 | TOORA, every Wednesday, 1 to G p.m. S.8. FOR PORT ALBERT, ALBERTON, | - YARRAM, Etc. Will leave Melbourne, on Thursdav, Feb. 12th, l'JU, and s.s. FOR WELSHPOOL, FOSTER, TOORA, Etc. Will leave Melbourne on Wednesday I Feb. 18th, 191-1. ^ ! HUDDART PARKER & CO., Prop. Ltd., and J. B. ELLERKER Pty. Ltd Agents, 372 Flinders-st,, Melbourne. Local Representative— V. W. 13. LANGHORNE, Port Albert. CHANGE OF BUSINESS E. J. HETHERINGTON, PRACTICAL WATCHMAKER & JEWELLER Commcrcial-st., YARRAM, HAS pleasure in announcing that she I has succeeded to the business re- 1 cently conducted by her father, and hopes by strict attention and good workmanship [ to secure a share of patronage. A LARtiti AND WELL ASSOUT...