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TO MAKE A HEAVEN ON EARTH. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 28 July 1916
TO MAKE A HKAVEX ON EARTH. Kt you have iloutn? 'bout rulur' slate— Of Old Nlclc stand in fear— J«»t git the bulge on thii! old sent* And start your heav'n down her#. Re-dp* : Yr.u'll (Jo i; jest as slick a* grease. "Thovt thC'logic school : " Do unto others," them's the word*— 1 b'lieve 'tis Golden tlule. Remarks: l!!f you're not doin' here on earth 'Rout's well as you know how, Tou'll be a kind o' homesick saint Up there in heav'n, [ vow. For ef your 'feetion's sot on cash. You 11 lonesome be abov.-; How could yo:i chummv with th«n! saints. i Whose only •• ijile" is love ? —E. Bradshaw, in Boston Transcript.' ! "So. Dorothy i* n«t poiug to marry Mr. j Scrrmscr? ' "No: she k>;pfc talking to him abuut books he hadn't read, and he got irritated and broke the cngug'emeat." Stockport boast* one of the largest Sunday gclioola in the world. Hie tmal number of scholars at preacnr on the hoeks in no fever t.h*n &lt;,834 ; while tiisr? sr© 338 male »cd 19« j fetnaW to*olte*a—a gTH...
Sporting Notes BILLIARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 28 July 1916
Snorting Notes billiards. The committee oi the Maldon Athenreum have made arrangements for a snooker tournament, and below will be found the handicaps anil result of cames played to date. Tho first prize is a billiard cue and case, and second a trophy value 10s (id. The competition has been divided into A and B classes, the winner of each to play off for the final, after being re-handi cappei. A Draw W. Uren scr beat Cooper'5bhd—46 to 22 Allan scr beat Orren 20bhd—SO to 25 A- Grigg scr beat Heron sor—73 to 1G Dabb lObhd beat Somer 5bhd—4? to 34 Bryant 5bhd be'at Hodge scr—58 to 2S Calder 5 bhd beat Jubber 20blid—60 to 41 Second Draw. Uren beat Grigg— 46 to 17 Allen beat Dabb—56 to 25 Bryant beat Calder—49 to 47 Third Draw. Allan heat Bryant—64 to 3& Uren a bye Fourth Draw Usen beat Allan—47 to 23 B Draw G. Rewell 5 on beat Caudrv 15 on-54 to 48 Penrose 15 on beat Trengove 20-82 to 30 Lahn scr beat Seedsman scr—40 to 20 Forbes scr beat Jenkins scr—59 to 44 W. ltewell scr beat...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 28 July 1916
Miss Wilson, - Ft uiterer &lt; OopfBCtioner - High Btre6t, Maldon Fre^h Fruit always in stock. None bat beatGoatectiauerykepc HOT PI1SS, iea and OoEtes dt all houra. Under Jifew Management, the popular Kangaroo Hotel Thos. O'GrBADY (Late of Fairfield) Wishes to announce to the public of MaJdon and surrounding distnctB thai he has taken over the above veil known and long-sstabhehed Hotel, and 'rusts by civility, com. Jbined with cleanliness and strict attention to -buaiae&B, to merit ' 6bare of patronage* visitors FreebtabliDC Phone No. 5 aTaTedhouse fruiterer «od Confectioner, Corner Reef and Tcmpleton-sts, 4 NNOtlSCES that he has a good ^ ' Collection of jrrnit, Confectionery and .Su]*JjJer Drinks of all kinds at wholesale Bates. Agent for Bendigo Ice. ©f skins. Pablio Notice Washing and ironing done out and at home by Mrs H, Little, next ?i Blenheim's, off Parkin's Reef Road, Exchange Hotel m;aldon. Arthur Gosb.ell, Late of Melbourne Hotel, Wandiligong, WISHES to a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 28 July 1916
>.. . - ,N. ^ ' : .-:u ' ■:■■ «9v 3&ONTJMENTAL. WORKS ; ■ &lt;;k.a:h:am st. castlemaine Marble aiii Granite Monuments Of all Descriptions al-.v.iy'a in- Slock. Lettering and General Repairs Correspondence promptly attended to. Phone No, 9i). : ; o Smith's Seeds are sold on honor TRY THEM Write for qajtaii'ia^ f jjeal?, delitrere-.l at your nearest Railway Station,.balow Uelbaatne j-rices tu-t l-nnorteci Dwarf Essex-Eape, Huuter River and other loading varieties o! . . ^or.'hnnis, Millets, Turnips, tlm wonderful new folder Plant Silver Brief, ant gaUfa'5 famous straiaa ot bMeld Oarrot and Champion ttnngel. State approximately t-.f.ntitie ' Catalogues tree. . Melbourne Address—Box 168 G.P.O. GEO. SMITH, Seed and Plant. Merchant, Balfarat.- Est, 1868 ppii? I p NOW SHOWING A.1 Tfse Leading Drapers In all Departments Goods Imported Direct. Inspection Invited, Latest Novelties in all Departments kT'Creery &■ Hopkins Castleuiaine Beautiful Bridal Portraits Weddin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 28 July 1916
DOH'T MISTAKE THE CAUSE. Many people have kidacy trouble and do not know it. Do you have backache ? Are you tired and worn out 1 Peel dizzy, nervous and depressed 1 Are the kidney secretions irregular? Highly jolonred ; contain sediment ? Likely your kidneys are at fault. Weak kidneys give warnings of dis tress . Heed the warning; don't delay— IJeo a tested kidney remedy, Mr J. Jackson, wood merohant, of Doveton street, Castlemaine, says For a good while I Buffered a lot from disordered kidneys. My back was constantly aching, and I used to feel sometimes as if it would breair, aD&lt;J J could hardly stoop on account of the ftwfol pain- I also had bad headaches •and dizzy feelings and my rest was disturbed, I went on suffering in this .way, nntil I took a courso of Doan's Backache Kidney Pills, After using only three bottles of this wonderful remedy I was completely cured, L recommend these pills to all those who suffer from baokache and kidaey trouble and. feel sure they wil...
THE Maldon News PUBLISHED TWICE-A-WEEK. "FIDEM SERVO" FRIDAY EVENING, JULY 28 [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 28 July 1916
THE] Dalirmt itefcHS PUBLISHED TWICE-A- WIChb. " FIDB3J iERVO FRIDAY EVENING, JULY 3$ The terrific offensive, now being burled at the disturbers of the world's peace, dwarfs into iosigui &catj;;e any gth?r offensive rsQ&lt;?£>,ied is the worid's history. For two years five ot the Great PowfifrS have been concentrating their in dustrial resources on the production of colossal quantities of munitions, huge numbers of guns of all calibres wiih tlie result that sufficient. siiv ews of war have been accumulated to enable the AlHed Forces to sud denly check the enemy's progress and cause him to belch forth untold stores of ammunition as a couater stroke. The ammunition now be ing expended'by the Central Powers represents the accumulation of years of preparation, whilst that fired by the Allies is being manufactured as we write. Freedom of the seas has placed the Allies in the dis inctly advantageous position of being able j to draw from the world as much raw material as...
A POINTED NEGATIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 1 August 1916
A POINTED NEGATIVE. A lawyer was telling some collea gues of neat retortB he had heard in Court, when he was reminded of the interchange of compliments between a Sheriff and a sharp-tongued advo cate. The Sheriff, a quick-tempered man, had had several "run-ins" with coun sel, when suddenly he observed "I can teach you law, Mr. Thomp son, but I cannot teach you man ners." "That is true, your Honour," re torted the advocate.
HIS WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 1 August 1916
HIS WIFE. It was a wizened little man who appeared before the judge, and charg ed his wife with cruel and abusive treatment. His better-half was a big square-jawed woman, with a deter mined eye. "In the first place, whore did you meet this woman who has treated you so dreadfully ?" asked the judge. "Well," replied the little man, mak ing a brave attempt to glare defiant ly at his wife, "1 never did meet hfr. She just kind of overtook me."
WISE AND OTHERWISE. TOO THOROUGH. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 1 August 1916
WISE AND OTHERWISE. ——* TOO THOROUGH. "I've got the very thing you want; said the horse dealer to the farmer in search of a horse ; "a thorough going road horse. Five years old, sound as a quail, £20 cash down, and he goes ten miles without stopping." The purchaser throw his hands sky ward. "Not for me," he said, "not lor me. I wouldn't givejou five shilling* for him. I live eight miles out in the country, and I'd have to walk back two miles."
Watches Wound by Electricity. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 1 August 1916
Watches Wound by Elec tricity. While the winding of one'g watch would seem to call for but a email amount of energy, it assumes a most significant aspect when multiplied several hundred times, as in the in stance of a watch repairing concern in New York City, part of whose work it is to wind 700 watches or more each day. 'to facilitate the work the firm makes use of an elec tric motor which drives a small, felt lined socket through friction drive. It is only necessary to start up the motor and hold the stem of a watch against the felt-lined socket to wind the timepiece. When the watch is completely wound, the tightened spring overcomes the pressure be tween the motor pulley and the fric tion disc, with the result that slip page takes place. Simple as this electric watch winding equipment is, it has replaced several men formerly required for the work. Before Lorraine was united with France, in 1736, it belonged to the dethroned King pf Poland. Before* that it belonged to Austria. In ...
Tale of a Horse. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 1 August 1916
Tale of a Horse. A horse called Jack was one among many employed at the erection of I Waterloo Bridge. The horse was ac customed to draw the stone trucks ! along a tramway to a place where ; the stones were required. A beer house was, of course, opened near the works for the special use of the nav vies and other workmen. The driver of Jack's truck was an honest sort of fellow named Tom, who had one special weakness, an inability to pass the beerhouse with out taking a little. Jack was so ac customed-to this that, though a res tive animal, he waited contentedly till Tom came out of his own accord or until the appearance of an over looker startled the mac into activi ty. On one occasion, however, when the superintendents were absent, Tom took so long a spell at the ale that Jack became restive, and the trace fastenings being long enough the ani mal put his head inside the alehouse door and, seizing the astonished Tom by the collar with his teeth, dragged the lazy man out to the truck....
Mining Notes [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 1 August 1916
rjiuinsc Note's TM-8th half-yeai ly meeting of ■ •waders in the South German j f. 'gVltiV was held at Page's Royal' j \j on Saturday lasr. Mr C. I,. ! I cliairman of directors, pre- ; ,^'oud there were also presentj ^=:rc"Brooks, Moon, Nankivell, i c.Crj.'-r. Rewell. Gaynor, Ki.'sby, A. , 4. (p moving; the adoption of tne and balance sheet, the J&ow said the overdraft of .£542 jiid'beeu converted into a credit ^■nce of -v-.!,>4, snd only 3 calls as(f been accessary during the past jii months. They were looking foiivard with confidence to a pay jii'e development at 1600fc- level, sire there was now a fail face of, sad although not payable, 1 ^judications were most promising. j All! !e gold was showing, and it I v;.i; improving a3 driven on. Their I cM:e R-as to pick up the upward raiiim'ion of the shoot trending fpr.y !j the north, and if successful S?p.-s|bi]ities rcere great, as the overhead was available to (i:; surface, and no work had been north of the present face. T...
His Sad Mishap. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 1 August 1916
His Sad Mishap. A wounded soldier, asked by a friend what struck him most at the front, responded, with a laugh "The thing that seema most strange is the fact that in the most serious moments and in situations tbat are really perilous something funny seems bound to crop up. "There's a fellow in my company named Potts, and we soon christen ed him Pewter. His features are ; plain, some folks would call him ! ugly ; but Pewter has the idea that 1 he's as handsome as they make 'em. i " 'I don't care what I get or where j I get it, so long as I don't get a j clump on the head,' he said to me I one day when we were going into the trenches. 'I'd like to take a decent j face home with me.' "He'd hardly got the words out of j his mouth before there came a regu lar hail of shrapnel right over the trench, and one chunk caught Pewter on the jaw. I- turned round, to see him sprawling on all fours and call ed out :— " 'Hurt, Pewter ?' " 'Nothing to Bpeak of.'.he gasped; 'you get on wi' it, never ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 1 August 1916
Her First Pie. : i- ' l n. ; biH'ii married long, and it *3-'t fca V'ie. ]je helped hltaiiaelE to a ;::cr, av.d smiled sweetly into ber j U s health was precious to fc,_53:«-.:rh hojMlsai stirred her very soul-. | !,;« !ove vanished forever. She • t;i'- v know that deep in Iris pocket! [3v''^,L't:ri cl Sheldon's JJiges- j V!:Twhich digest what you if.it, and j t;: &lt;,? 0ne happy home remained ! f'.V."", i*'- ha? no* terror wheu Dr j . v- j-Tib ile* aro at IianJ. Price, Is 6d | per lin; Obtainable cvoryshere. |
Discriminating Justice. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 1 August 1916
Discriminating justice. There is'»n old New England squire whose knowledge of the statute law 1b limited, but who has decided views as to common justice. Not long ago a certain Zed Smith was brought be fore him, charged with larceny. It appeared from the evidence that Zed had ..rented a horse from a farmer to do some hauling, and that, during the period the animal had remained in his possession he had fed it from the owner's stock of grain, although | the agreement was that Zed himself should supply the feed. He was charged by the farmer, therefore, with the theft of two bushels of oata and corn. "The statutes made and provided," the old squire announced, ponderously "eay that theft is to convert to your' own use the property of another. The horse is the servant of the owner, not of Zed, and Zed converted tbem oats to the horse's use, not his—so I acquit Zed of stealin' them j oats—he ain't guilty of larceny." j Zed rose, thanked the squire, and | was about to leave the room vhen th...
Y. M. C. A., APPEAL SUBSCRIPTION LIST. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 1 August 1916
I V. U. C. A., APPEAL .•jrgj.cfeutios List. ■ aefcuovrledged £77 12 f fed (V,;v3 ... .5 0 0 I®**#} by F- Baker at Oswalds L.ucky Bftaa 3s, J« Ben «md ]. Horrigan 2s eacb, P. ratwm. F. it;vker. 5; Merlo, Stewart. A- Mul II. Baldock, W. Murphy A. M'Sabb and L51:la tfdoli | s Vial in ... £83 10 4 21s Od, printing I 'isilwuv boo r»s ... a n & ... m is io 0 IB 0 Ssl ITOC€w1a 5r,«v. sficrotary- of the above, has jtie lr.Ur,vvi"ii« 'lottor from Mr •!. ,;^-.pre#idcu« of the Y.M.C.A.—£u-> I f' find receipt for £80 0a 9(3, >.&lt;s ^j,0 fuij amount of tho :V- of the appeal, so to ^ t'O' r ij-ioks square; It mast he very io your.%«it a:id fellow-comurit V,lf J ''i:the residents cf Msldoa rose 3»aimer they did. i;■ -kivsIIouh, and is no doubt duo Measure to the work and • ')utse,i and your co-workers, v': :ae another of tho leaflets i 1 1 • ? I would like to send 1 ( 1 'inattors. Kindly convey I ( «raid appreciation to your * 1 theii- most valuable assis . -appeal; aad kind...
Keeping His End Up. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 1 August 1916
Keeping His End Up. ? Th« light of day was but a grey shadow in the little kitchen window as Yanto gave the Are a finaljjo e and turned down the , Btood in the centre of the table, casting its halo on the remnants ot his early morning meal. Grasping: food basket and tea-jack, he stepped to the foot of the stairs. "So-long-now !" he shouted , an , without waiting for a reply, opene the front door and stepped out into the grey dawn. - , Life started early in Collier S re With doors banging like distant ar tillery, and a volley of greetings, . the toilers started on their long an weary day. Five minutes later Yanto leane against the station wall, waiting for the arrival.of the' grimy coal-bo«s that daily carried him and his mates to the distant colliery. ' He bad a ] few minutes to wait, and, filling and. j lighting a short clay-pipe, he pulled ; I a letter from his pocket. ! "Prom Dai ?" queried a comrade | near him. ■ "Ay, mun !" was the brief reply, handing the letter over. "Pass it...
A New "War Story." [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 1 August 1916
A New "War Story." 9 "We were rather slack, and four of us took a walk, to stretch our legs a bit. Going along a lane we met two French peasants, and, being out of smokes, we asked them if they knew where we could get some. "They answered so fluently in Eng lish that we were put off our guard, as few peasants are so well educated as to speak English well. They said they would show us a place, and pre sently we followed them into a house. "Directly the door closed we were seized by about ten men and dragged into the kitchen, where we were bound to chairs. They all looked like French peasants, but we could tell from the way they spoke that they were Germans. "I thought we were fairly in for it ; but they did not search us, see ing that we had no arms. They did not notice the bayonet in T 's belt. "Most of them went to another room, leaving one man to guard us. Presently he began drinking. Soon he fell asleep. "Walking with the chair tied to me, I crossed to T , and got his bayonet out...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 1 August 1916
In Memoriam. OAMPBELLi—In fond and loving re membrance of my dear husband and our loving father, who departed tliia life at .South Yarra, August ]st, 1913, Gone, but not forgotten, Inserted by his loving wife and family. CAMPBELL—In loving remembrance o£ our old and sincere friend, Mr John li. Campbell, who departed this life on August 1st, 1913. Truo friends are missed the most. Inserted by sorrowing friends—F. & C.H.