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PUNCH'S CHARIVARIA. THE SPIRIT OF HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 1 May 1908
PUNCH'S CHARIVAHIA. THE SPIRIT OF HUMOR. A contemporary, in an article on the Kaiser, describes hiim as '"a wiry little man/-1- Surely thq time has arrived when one might drop all references ,to a telegram which we are sure 'the Kaiser now regrets as "much-as any. of.uS?' Many books nowadays bear an ad vertisement of their contents on their wrappers. Mr William do Mor gan has. extended the idea to the titlo Of" his new novel, which he personally describes . as "Somehow. Good." ! . "Tho police reported among their - miscellaneous duties 9794 defective lamps and 1218 lost children re stored to their, parents."-" North Mail." It is droadful to 'think how many parents turn their, lamps and Rtpp lamps into the str.oet without visible lueans of subsistence. , A PERCEPTIVE YOUTH. Margaret (to young brother, coax ?ingly): Oh, Willie, are you an nngol? Willie: Not if it's anything up stairs.-"Punch." DECAY OR HUMOR. "As a sample of the !decay of hu mor," says Mr Andrew Lang in the ''Morning ...
THE PARIS UNIVERSITY. PRIDE OF THE CITIZENS. SURVIVING CHANGES. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 1 May 1908
THE PARIS UNIVERSITY, PRIDE OF THE CITIZENS.; SURVIVING CHANGES. "The senso of prido in their uni versity . is great in tho people of Paris. * .It is the institution which has survived all changes/' writes Dr C. F. Thrlng in "Harper's Maga zine.'* "Among- the whole French nation, too, is found a senso of pride an the University of Paris. But what is more important is that a belief exists, of course more or ICBS unc&lt;yi scious and atmospheric, that the stability of a 'government by ; tho people depends largely upon tho in telligence of tho people. Intelligence must increase, it is recognised, as government becomcs mpro democra tic. In securlhg such;intelligence the guidance and inspiring force of uni versities are of prevailing' worth." CHIEF PLACE OF THE UNIVERSITY. ' "The chief place-on the University' of Paris -is the Sorbonne. The Sor .bonne represents a building and not an institution. The present struc ture, .'together with the building ot tho University of Vienna, re...
"A BIBLE CHRISTIAN." REFUSES THIRTY THOUSAND. TO CHANGE 'HIS RELIGION. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 1 May 1908
A BIBLE 0HRISTIAE3." REFUSES THIRTY THOUSAND. TO CHANGE 'HIS RELIGION. H. Hamilton Fyf^ writes* in tho "Dally, Mall" ot Gth February: MTho man "Who despises money," Rud yard Kipling lias said, "is bound to bo a power. He can have anything ho \vants." . This, pregnant saying (which I havo probably misquoted) came into my mind yesterday while I was talking to Henry Baxendale, tho young man who has re--, (used to become a Plymouth Brother In stead of remaining a "Bible Christian," although under his father's will he for-. felts L30.000 by tho refusal. Tho talk took placc on his farm Borne miles out of Westerham, In Kent. Hero he lives with his wlfo and a little com munity of simplo believers in the "in-, splration of the Word." The number .varies. Just now there are seven of them altogether.- Sometimes there aro more. But, hosvever many or however few they are, they have all things in common and Uve in accordance with tho Apostolic commands. !'We believe," said this strong-fea tured, t...
Finley Post Office. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 1 May 1908
Finley Post e&ear Mails close at the Office as fol- . lows : Daily-For Sydney, T.P.O. south west, Narandera, Jerilderie and Berrigan, at 7 a.m. Train leaves at 7-35 Daily - For Melbourne and: Tccumwal, at S a.m. Coacli leaves^ at 8.30. For Deniliquin, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, at 7.30 p.m. Coach leaves at 8 p.m. . For Pine Hills, Fridays only, at 7.30 p.m. For Jerilderie via Springfield, on Tuesday's, Thursdays, and Satur days, at 6.30 p.m. Coach leaves at. 7 P-m. , ' ARRIVALS From Sydney, T.P.O. south. west, Narandera, Jerilderie, and. . Berrigan, at 7.10 p.m. daily: From Melbourne and Toeumwal,, at 7 p.m. daily. From Deniliquin 011 Wednesdays,. Fridas-s, at 12.30 a.m. . On Sun day at 4 p.m. From Pine Hills, on Sundays, at 4 p.m. From Jerilderie, on Tuesdays,. Thursdays, and Saturdays, at 8.30' a.m. .M. W. CLIFFORD, . Post Master.
WHEN ACCIDENTS HAPPEN. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 1 May 1908
WHEN ACCIDENTS HAPPEN. Accidents will happen, and when they do, it. is well for tho victims if tJio force of tho blow is broken by a policy of insurance in, such a liberal "a"hd impregnable office* as tho Ocean Accidont and Guarantee Corporation. Tho wonderful popularity of this groat institution of tho Empiro is vividly re vealed by a cable to tho hand of Mr. Goodwyn, of Pitt Street, Sydney, tho Gonoral Manager for Australasia. Tho message gives details" of tho Balance Sheet of tho Company for tho year onded December 31: 1005 1906 190. lncomo ... £1,113,670 .. £1,178,385 ... £1,480,715 Claims mid expenses.. 1.018.186 ... 1,027,121 ... 1,233 Balance ... 95,492 .. 151,264, .. 247 Allowing for tho necessary increaso in tho reserve for outstanding liabili ties,, tho net profit shown is about &lt;£146,000, of which some £4G,000 arises from interest, leaving a not under writing profit of about £100,000 for tho year, as compared with £80,000 in tho provious year, and £57,000 in 19...
THE PROBLEM OF IMMIGRATION. IV. Influence of Immigration on the Labour Market. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 1 May 1908
THE PROBLEM OF IMMI G RATION. 'IV. Influence of Immigration the Labour Market., ALT. n the .'arguments regarding the econo'mlq gain tq this country through Immigration proceed from the stand point ot the production of wealth, They ignore the character and social Influ ence of the- immigrant, and content themselves with -showing the advantage of having command of tills Increased labour force, which Is furnished us free of charge l>y other countries. Too often, also, they pass over a second ? question, which, from the purely econo mic standpoint, deserves consideration. That Is: What effect has this constant Immigration- on the labour already here?-on Its wages, its standard of living, and its contentment? Tills ques tion is 110 less.important than the pre ceding one-in fact, In- many respects It Is more important. For the first is merely a question of liiore or less rapid growth in material wealth, which, iu the present condition of Australia, is a matter of minor importance. But ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 1 May 1908
Tfos Immense number of orders for FROOTOIDS sent by post direct to the Proprietor Is convincing proof that the Public appreciate their splendid curing power. They cure 4}u)ckly, are elegant in appearance, and pleasant to take. "I am writing, to you to express my thanks lor the Frootolds which I received from you some time ago. My mother, who was a great sufferer from Headache and Bilious Attacks for many years, has been taking them, and has found complete relief from them.""" L. PATCH, Pelican Creek, Corakl, N.S.W. "Kindly send by return post two separate bottles of Frootoids for Indigestion, &c. I got a toottle.from you before," and am pleased to say .they have done me good." E. PIKE, "Myrtle Cottage," Manlldra, N.S.W. "Your 'Frootoids' Is the only medicine I have ever found to do me any good for Biliousness and Indigestion. One dose gives relief." J. H. SLEEP, Lochlel, S.A. " Enclosed please find 3/- for two bottles of Frootoids for Indigestion. I got some from you iy;o mo...
The Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 1 May 1908
The Rainfall. The following table shows in points the rainfall as recorded officially at the Finley Post Office :- J ] 1899 1900 tgot j 1902 1903 1904 J005 j 1906* 1907 1908 57 I 366 124 ! '324 i" 1S7 | 22 i ' S3 j 140; 44' 15 30 241 26 I32 165 242 154 1S1 6.S 96 1 1SS nil . 10 152 32 113 .37 165 12 3S4 186 2V6 3" 300 205 35 283 17S 99 23S 257 211 166 35 2S3 S6 5' 20S 59 40 24' i58 152 306 62 127 140 112.35 [17.94 12-83 ill-W 118.38 1 14.95 5 S.OS nil ' 8 5'9 11 35i 260 90 298 354 335 170 '43 25-39 113.20 "SOJIIO little tini'J up)," Mr.1. G. UojTc* KeltnaeoU. W.A., " L hum mtUorhivr fjom a never® chiikIi, which thVaitetiori to take a Mirh>ns ioatu H&lt;nrin&lt; so liiuoli ulnjnt. CliiunlwirliiIU'h Counts Kvimsdy 1 &lt;U^i'lc;l to yivo it. a trial, uud to iiyr trroufc * iMwraetioii was cmnptattilv mircl 1>jr tJio tim® I luul JinWltcil the tirnt Ivjtile. l-'or rnlo by I*. Jc» M*)i ami Co.. Tocuuwul ojkI Kin ley.
How Inscots Speak. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 1 May 1908
How Insoots Speak. !Are insects dumb? They are, says Dr. Henry M'Cook, if wo tliink of 'languago 'ns a vocal medium for con voying thought and emotion from ono individual to others. For insects have no true voico, nor organs of speech such as bolong to "articulate speaking men." Thoy also lack the means of uttering tho'cries that charactoriso birds and brutes. But if we take language as simply an understandable medium for express ing emotions, insects are thus endowed. Thoy oxpress oinotioris by bodily ges tures. And mimetic languages, though far more limited, is not less intolligiblo than vocal specch. Indeed, argues our authority, a glance of tho oye, a move ment of tho hand, a shrug of tho shoulder, a stamp of tho foot, a toss of tho head, may betray in mail the truo thought or feeling', even when spoken language is used to conconl it.
Tocumwal Post Office. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 1 May 1908
Tocumwal Post Office. Ar1!IVAT.8. Kerrigan, Sundays, Wednesdays,. Fridays, n a.m. I'inley, daily at ir :^ni. Jerilderie. Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, n a.m.' Sydney, Tuesdays, Thursdays,, and Saturdays at n a.m. and p.m. Tuppal Mail, Tuesdays, Thurs days, and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Deniliquiii, Tuesdays and Fridays 5 P-m. Barooga and Mithvala, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, 9 p.m. Yarroweyah; Cobram, Numur I kah, Melbourne, daily at 3.40 p.m. DEPARTURES. Barooga and Mulwala, Mondf.ys, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 9 a.m. Finley and Sydney, daily 4 p.m. Berrigan, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, at 4 p.m. Deniliquin, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, 6 a.m. Tuppal Mail, Tuesdays, Thurs days, and Saturdays, at 6 a.m. Yarroweyah, Cobram; IN u murk ah and Melbourne, daily at 11.10 a.m.
THIS AND THAT. Exhausted Himself. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 1 May 1908
. THUS AND THAT./ M Exhausted Himself. A map who liad sorvod two terms jin tho Town Council was making a caln paign for a third torra.. In tho c uirao of a spoech in a remote corner '"if tiho ward, ho said: - | "It is truo, follow citizens, that I have not always boon able to do I as much as I-should liko to do in tho matter of internal improvomonts / in this district, but I have nevor lost sight of your intorests for a singlo moment. ?You havo no idea of tho obstacles that lio in the way of a Councillor who tries to secure monoy for improvements for I tho bonofit of his constituents, but I want to assure you, follow citizens, that.I have laboured constantly in your bohalf. to tho very best of my ability." "Wo know it!" shouted an old elector in tho audionco. "That's why we want an ablor man I"
He Had Much To Say. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 1 May 1908
He Had Much To Say'.* .There is one man in our church (says a minister) who is as good as gold, but so long-winded that he tires everybody out. At one time it was suggested'by one of the deacons^that in order to avoid tho oxtrome length of "this good mrn's romarks at prayer mooting, wo might make a five-minute limit. This I in augurated at'the next meeting, anl it .was'cheoring to us all to see that when the long-winded man rose to speak he hold his opon watch in his loft hand. When the limit was all but reached, he said, "Finding, my dear friends, that I have only a few seconds loft in which to speak, and having much to say, I will throw the rest of my remarks into the form of a prayer." . And then he launched out at tre mendous length. To protect herself against "mashers" . along Broadway, a young woman, who came to New'York from the South, adopted a now method late one night. .On her right hand bIio woro a four ounce boxing glove, and several men who encountered her one night aro...
Father Can Walt. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 1 May 1908
Father Can Walt. There is - always a great controversy between colliers and their officials with respect :to payment for the removal of falls which take place on the meds 'leading to the stalls. In a well-known colliery, a collier and his son wore working together in a stall, and it so happened that the old man had occasion to go back on the road to prepare some timber. While he was engaged upon this labour, thc-re came a full, which unfortunately, des cended on the collier's head, and buried him completely. About half an hour later the fr re man, coming lip through tlio "face," inquired of the boy where his rather was. v He's there, under that fall/V joplied the lad, "Then why tlio dickens don't, you-try to get him out?" exclaimed tho fore man. ' "So I would have done," answered tho boy, "but I want to -know first who's going to pay me for shifting all this stuff 1"
POISON BY POST. TO KILL A FAMILY. STRYCHNINE IN SWEETS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 1 May 1908
POISON BY POST. TO KII1L1 A FAMILY. . STRYCHNINE IN SWEETS. ' The wife of a doctor at OLevano, a small town in the province of Salerno, | received a parcel by .post a few days : ago, -wrote the correspondent of. ftho "Dally Mall" on 15th'February. It was addressed to her husband, Dr. Vltolo, and as he was out she opened it. It came from Naples, and contained a box of sweets and a. note signed Muzlo Mat tace, saying that, in remembrance of old times, it was sent to be divided among the family. j Slgnora Vitolo's two children, a girl . nine years old and a boy of three, ate ' some of the sweets. Almost -imme- ' dlately they were-seized with vterrible convulsions and all the signs of stryoh . nlne poisoning. Tho little girl was saved, but the boy died In &lt;hls parent's arms, Tho wife showed the note signed Muzio Mattace to her husband, who said he knew the man, but that ho couM not have sent the box. The police 'of Salerno'and Naples were informed , of what had happened, and ...
KINGSHIP. ITS FUTURE. A PHILOSOPHICAL REFLECTION [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 1 May 1908
KINGSHIP. ITS FUTURE. ; \ PHILOSOPHICAL REFLECTION "Mora than any of . tho merelv I * "iines which have claimed / raK0dvV'n,Uy 3lnf?jD Wows,X tiofs nnt n SUffffosts reflec !, «ons not only upon tho perils of Kings, but upon the survival, even ioal afdLQn STtf' °f th0 monarch nf H"i ?. tho UncOTtain ;futuro ] of democracy, writoa "Calchas" in tho March VPortniffhtly liovlew." "T WHAT ICINGS SEE. inr/^f to th0 better train-: Int of tho Kings, there is :a real ad-' Tnoift "f p"siUon' Tho throne is LT"V where oven a-SOVD ">gn of very ordinary capacity may .asily acquire a perception supeS brilHant o7 t0 that of tho most brilliant of his servants. In tho sor thn° °i tJ>0 Slato thQ Sovereign is ? the sole important personality who without d1?tnch51- AU Party leaders , exception are deeply in ln Pai'ty compromises. Thero wo6,,!?'? m'U,y ^casions when it Part tn ^ J?ross disloyalty on their part to be honestly themselves. This iew is affected by many considera 10ns besides the isolate...
The Real Friend. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 May 1908
The Real Friend. I cannot deem him quite a friend, "VVhate'er his title, tago or name, . "Who flatteringly would extend The praise I cannot justly claim Nor yet a friend in him I find, Whate'er his wealth or race or a'ate, Who. somehow always is Inclined My work to underestimate. But, better far than both of these, . My friend Is he, both day and night. Who, if his Judgment hurt or please. Wants but to judge of mo aright. -Boston Globe.
Love's Own. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 May 1908
Love's Own. Love shall load us where ho will, Nevermore to sever. Let him kiss or wound or kill, "Wo are Love's forever. Blood rod thorns or snow white flowers. Still through life Love's way be ours. Bo a wilderness our lot. So that love may Ehare it, Kind would be a savage lot With Love's roses near it. Golden dreams or storm swept day, I Still through life-through death--Lova'c- .; way! -Frank L. Stanton.
The Glimpse. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 May 1908
The Glimpse. ' The winter sunlight waned. The shadows . | ' lay- . . ; Gauntly along the silent thoroughfare Between the ranks of houses; the chill i air : Seemed .hastening the footsteps of tha day,' Wlien through the hollow dark a slender ray Shono in yon window niche, and stand ing there I saw thy faco Illumined by its glare For one glad moment's glance-and all was gray. Such light the friars In some cathedral aislo Perchance have seen la angels' faces shine At'eve. Fain would I on Love's altar pile Thine eyes the candles and that niche the shrine- ( Make sacrifice of self to thee, who art ' Priestess and queen and mistress of my heart. . . ; -Jaraos Westphal Thompson. !
Byron's Odo to the Ocean. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 May 1908
Byron's Odo to the Ocean.' Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean, roll! Ton thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain; Man marks tho earth, with ruin; his con trol Stops with the shore; upon tho watery plain Tho wrecks are all thy deed, nor doth re main A shadow of man's ravage, savo his own, .When, for a moment, liko a drop of rain, Ho sinks into thy depths with bubbling ! groan, j Without a grave, unknelled, uncofllnedj and unknown. i j His steps aro not upon thy paths; thy' \ fields - j! Are not a spoil for him; thou dost arise; | And shake, him from theo; tho vilo : strength ho wields 1 [ For earth's destruction thou dost ull de-. , splse, 11 Spurning him from thy bosom to the skies, . ) And sondst him, shivering In thy playful' spray . j And howling, to his gods, where haply Ilea His petty hope In some near port or buy, And dashest him again to earth; there let him lay. The armaments which thundor-s'trlke tho walis Of rock built cities, bidding nation? quako And monarchs tremble...