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A CHINESE ROMANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
A CHINESE ROMANCE. May Turnbull, a pretty girl, was discharged on a charge of vagrancy, en conlition that she goes Into a Sal vation Army home tor six months. She had been frequenting Chinese quarters, and had been the cause of sore trouble among the Chinese, who got revolvers and daggers, and were going to fight over her, but nothing .eriou lal)Jppened.
LOVER'S ADIEU £150 FOR BREACH OF PROMISE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
LOVER'S ADIEU £150 FOR BREACH OF PROMISE. The breach of promise of marriage action brought by Miss Ansley Kate Lane, 28 years of age, a book-keeper, living at South Lambeth road, against Mr Frederick David Simmons, aged 29, manager of an ironmonger's estab lishment in Seven Sisters road, was concluded yesterday (reports the "Daily Mail" of November 26). The case was heard by Mr Justice Atkin and a com mon jury. The courtship, it had been stated by counsel, extended over seven years from May, 1906, to Jaunary, 1913. The pro mise to marry was not denied, but he defendant pleaded that it was rescinded by mutual consent, which the plaintiff denied. Miss Lane gave evidence. She and defendant for two years saw each other nearly every day. They became en gaged on August 18, 1909, her birthday; the defendant gave her a ring, and the marriage was fixed to take place two years later. Some time after the proposal the defendant said he nad £200 in the bank; subsequently he bought Consols. She e...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
WATSO0N'S N° I SUPREME AMONG SCOTCH WHISKIES AGE AND QUALITY GUARANTEED. JAMS WATSON & C TLr DlFND£E. rt" ea IIc7Au? T?O I N V NTO R PATENT S Obtained in Commonwealth and Else where for improved methods of Appli. ances. Tools. etc., of any descriptioo. Full Information. Costs. etc., sent oa applicatlon to A. O. SACHSE, C.E. AUSTRALIAN WIDOWS' FUND BUIhDINGS. Corner Collins and William Sta., MELBOURNE. An old man who had made a great deal of money, but who wasn't very particular about his habits or conduct lived in Chicago. His custom was to go down town about once a mouth on a spree and then coats back and heat his fnmily and break up the furniture. Ills .ed wife who had stood himnt for many years. a as blind. F'inally he died, and his children rave him a tine funeral They had plenty of money now that the old man was dead, and s?o they spread themselves. At the church there was an elaborate ceremony. The blind ?idew pas disot'lved In woe. She cried and cried all through the ...
The Great Montamor Case. CHAPTER III. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
The Great Montamor Case. By ALICE 31. DIEHL, Authoress of "The Knave of Hearts," CHAPTER III. England-in all the glorious greenery of a sunny May. The Grange, as the late General Halldare's old-fashioned country house in a home county was called, was ablaze with early roses, which climbed over the wide lattices of the lower storey of the south frontage, to festoon themselves about the white curtained dormer windows of the low ceiled bed-chambers. An atmosphere of peace lingered about the square lawns and straight, gravelled walks with their pergolas of thick-foliaged creepers, beyond which was an old, low wall, where a peacock perched and spread his tail in the sun shine, a peahen meekly ambling on the grass at his feet. But within the house, in the old-world boudoir, the room sac red to its mistress, the late General's only dhughter, there was no sign of the restfulness without. A beautiful woman-dark, stately was pacing the floor, watch in hand. with wide shoulders, yet a slender ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
NOTICES. Special Trains from Melbourne, Mirboo North and Bairnsdale. ROSED.ALE RACING CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1914. Officials: Patrons-Hon E. J. Crooke, M.L.C., S Mr Jas. Bennett, M.H.R., Crs A. G. Futcher, J. Widdis, G. M. Davis, Messsrs J. W. Bowman, Theo. B. Little, Langlands. - President-Mr T. A. Umphelby. Vice- presidents-Messsrs A. W. Bow man, H. R. Anderson, J. L. Bow man. Judge-Mr T. A. Umphelby. Starter-Mr J. Cairns. Treasurer--Mr U. F. Kleine. S Clerk of Scales-Mr F. H. Ingle. Clerk of Course-Mr S. Rintoull. Measurer of Ponies-Mr A. Murren. 1Handicapper-SMr A. H. Cox. Timekeeper-Mr T. Linton. - Secretary-Mr A. Allen. Stewards-Messrs H. Shell. T. A. An derson, A. WV. Bowman, H.. R. An derson, J. Widdis, A. Murren, F. AM' Innes. Programme: HANDICAP HURDLE RACE, of 40 sovs. 7 sovs. out of stake to go to second horse, and 3 soves. to t hird horse. About, but not less than, two miles. Entry 10/, acceptance £1. The winner of any jumping race after declaratio...
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. The Gippsland and Northern Co operatlve Sellitn Co. Ltd. report: WVheat.--F.a.q. 3/6, fowls' wheat 3/4', to 3/5, inferior lower. Oats--Milling 1/9½ to 1/10/, f.a.q. 1/8 to 1/9 for best, 1/6 to 1/7 for medium. Barley. -Choice English scarce at 3/6, good 3/2 to 3/4, no inquiry for medium: Cape 2/ to 2/2, according to quality. Maise.-This remains steady at 4j' Chaff.-Choice oaten £3/5/, prime .£3 2/6, medium and inferior lower. Po tatoes.-Heavy accumulatioihs owing to the holidays. Market from £3/15/ to £4 for prime Carmans, Pinkeyes £3 to £3/5/. Onions.-This market is easier. £6/5/ to £6/10/ being top.. For several days cfir have been draging In the hilly cintry of Thorp,. dare, Childers and Solith Thorpad&lt;y,
MELBOURNE WOOL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
MELBOURNE WOOL MARKET. New Zealand Loani and Mercantile Agency Cou. Ltd. reper :-our . cata Zt?gue Coilprise?t ollm1e 50eu bales, and, naviclg regard to til0 lateness of tile eIason, thie selection was5 it Wunldertully tued ollt', ltlclllllhig as it did many ilelgl-clas tllnellilo alnd crosbred clips, .I te ry large profporlioll t wlicll Was Ill e.cellilt condition. AS Was LIlt ta ce last \Weel, thle chief feature of ie Slalle Wi1s tile suppolt laccordea thle tilariket by i orlislllre, tlese operators alaillne Securing tile largest share of tile olerlings. AIlnerlca also purcnaseo I?ire-ely i botl mierilnuoS aid cSoSDore:ls. as di thle Contilnenllt in any lile haired Inerinos and oddmlents of all qualities. Pt'rices comlpareu ithli those currelnt at our sale of a - week ago showed little, if allny, chanlge J b over Glenariltt, trom Stratford, to tis'd; 'TE'?., troml Yarrani, to lid for coltleoaclK; ii oanliond S, from Strat lord, to l:d; AI; over tUlenfitern, frout ttratford, to 112...
THE CRADLES FULL. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
THIE CIRADLES FULL. ?" Bonus, or no bonus, " says the lon. J. Cook, "the country needs to have its cradles full." A book deal ing with this subject in a most in formative way will bo appreciated by childless married couples. It will be sent free if Id is remitted for post age. Address Dept. 45, Ladies' Col lege of Health, 46 Elizabeth-street, Mfelbourne.
WELL AND STRONG. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
WELL AND STRONG. What a grand thing it is for' women to feel v ell and strong" Tho Ladies' College of Health lhas brought for w'ard a ihomte treatmie t that has re stored thousands to health at a trif ling cost. Those interested can ltnd out all about it if they send two Denny stamps to Dept. 43, Ladies College of Health, 4t6 Ellizabctih-strlet, 1talbourne. Pr thie 12 seats in tihe municipal council of Lrocell -tHill. 12 Labor men antid one inde?enident were nominated. One of the Labor itorninlations was tinfulnlt, so tiheo other l no111ltteecs wet're elected w ithlOit iop-osijln. -ix are iti enlbers of Iite pIresett ?unllcil, whiich included sevenI Laooritt s andi live iindependents. The one indepen dent is Dr. Booth, who has decided delnrcratic leanuings. The 11 are Polliical Labor League noniutnes. 3roolcin 1ill has at last \hoily fallen into the hatnds of the Labor Party. :irs. .1. Caine, of \linyip, whilst en gaged in nursing duties at the resi dence of 111'. I. boscihtll, a te...
CHILD FEARFULLY SCALDED. When Hospital Treatment Failed Zam-Buk Completely Healed. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
CHILD FEARFULLY SCALDED. * When Hospital Treatment Failed Zam-Buk Completely Healed. ''My little boy, Willie." says Mrs. P. Morrison. of 93 WVilson-street. Red fern, Sydney, ' was fearfully scalded through a kettle of boiling water fall ing on top of him. I had been hath ing the child near the fire. atnl had just gone out to empty the water when I heard screams. I rushed in and found that he had pulled the ket tle over and fearfully scalded his neck. The skin was dreadfully blistered and inflamed, and the poor child's agony was dreadful to witness. At the Prince Alfred Hospital they lanced the blisters and dressed the scalds with an oil. Willie was bad fully six months. and as I didn't feel satistfied with the progress he was making at the hoslpital. I took him to a private doctor. lhis ointment caus ed th, sores to break out into white blisters. ?After many other treatments had been tried without success I happen ed to receive a sample of Zam-Bulk. This proved so soothing to the ch...
MACQUARIE'S JOURNAL. BOUGHT FOR AUSTRALIA. London, January 24. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
MACQUARIE'S JOURNAL. BOUGHT FOR AUSTRALLA. (Per Reuter.) London, January 24. The valuable collection of manu scripts, autograph letters, and other documents by or relating to Major General Macquarle, who died in 1524, and illustrative of the early hisetory of New South Wales, of which he was Governor from 1Sl1 until 1S22, were to have been offered for sale by Messrs Sotheby on February 2, 1914. It is now announced that the owner has accepted the offer of Messrs. Angus and Robertson, booksellers, of Sydney, for the collection, the price paid, it is reported, having bOen £1,SSo. [The most important features of tlhe collection consist of the various manu script "journals '" of Macquarie ' tours. One of these is the journal ts, pages quarto) of his first inspection of the interior of the colony of New South Wales, contmencing Novemboer 6. 1510, when he insp,' ted the agri culttural districts inundated the pr)1o vious year. tMuch of the travelling 'was done by water, andi excursions up t...
SENTIMENTAL CHARITY DEAN'S CRITICISM [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
SENTIMENTAL CHARITY DEAN'S CRITICISM The problem of pain and suffering, considered In connection with Chris tlan charity, was the subject of an ad dress by the Dean of St Paul's (Rev. Dr. Inge) at the annual meeting of the St Saviour's, Southwark, Commit tee of the Charity Organisation So ciety, held yesterday under the presi dency of Sir William Chance (reports the "Daily Telegraph" of December 11). One of the most prominent fea tures in our present-day life, he said, was the revolt against pain. But pain was part of God's ordering of the world, meant to show us our faults and blunders, and as a punishment for our ignorance of His laws so far as they concerned us. There was no lesson which we in England needed more to learn than that evil was wrought by want of head as well as want of heart-that pre vention, which called for a cool head, was better than cure, which appealed to the warm heart. It would be much more difficult for a vicar to collect money from his congregation for can...
HOW TREES AFFECT HEALTH [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Mercury — 30 January 1914
HOW TREES AFFECT HEALTH Speaking at a meeting of the East bourne Town Council (Eng.), Alder man Keay gave an emphatic contra diction to the suggestion that the health of the town had been affected adversely by trees. He stated on the authority of the medical officer of health (Dr. Willoughby) that in the last ten years the death-rate had de clined by one-third-from 15 to 10 a 1000-and that the consumption and sickness rate was overwhelmingly greater in streets without trees than in streets with them.