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Can We Acquire Beauty? [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
Can We scpirs Bsssti? This is a question that -will touch Dflie heart of every lady reader, and, though it may not be answered to 4BF6ry lady's entire satisfaction, there a&lt;j certainly a good deal of interest in knowing how other woman have done it or imagine they have. So fchat "Everylady's Journal" for April hita upon a live topic when it gives the views—and the portraits— «f a number of leading women on ** How to Be Beautiful." It seems ■Chat beauty of figure is the great consideration rather than the beauty that is skin-deep, and we learn from the ladies who have given their -views to " Everylady's Journal" that beauty of both body and face -will follow perfect health. This, therefore, is the object te aim ar, and the means suggested are many and various. Mios De Tore, the sprightly comedienne of " The Dan dies," for example, advocates danc ing, and saya that even the oft-con demned Tango has its advantages as a health-exerciser. Miss Murray, a Scottish champion, vote...
CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
CYCLING. A. V. Turfter, the winner of the 3aat Melbourne-Sydney Reliability Contest, and the holder of the Mel bourne-Sydney Car Record of 19 Sirs. 2 mine., baa decided to make an attempt on Murray Aunger's record of 1A hrs. 5i mine. .r>2 sees, from Melbourne to Adelaide. Aunger ■would like to return the compliment l>y having a cut at the Melbource iJydney Record—which looks like being at his mercy—only that the U.S.NV. Authorities have vetoed any farther record attempts on the jNJS.W. portion of the Overland JLoute. Turner's record 13 there fore safe for all time, and anyone •who knows the difficulties of the ^Melbourne-Adelaide trip would say that Auuger's record is almost cer tain to stand for a few yeais. Of ®he two runs the Sydney Record on figures looks to be a far easier pro position thai; the " Adelaide " re cord.
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
COURSING. A meeting was luld at Pitfield on ■SSatorday night for the purpose of ^forming a registered greyhound Coursing Club, and it was decided &lt;o go on similar lines as last year. 3klr J. Ronchi occupied the chair. BEKRIXGA CLUB. Tlie above club held a successful meeting in the Recreation Reserve ■oil Saturday, when there was a fair attendance of dog-owners and spec tators present. The rabbitB were strong and active, the dogs eager, and good courses wtre the result, following are details :— 1.—Open Fox Terrier Sweepstake. —M. Guthrie's William Tell, 1 ; Jjrnsier, 2. 2.—Fox Terrier Event. £2 stake. -—M. Guthrie's William Tell and Jrish Lad divided the stake. —Greyhound Event.—J. Scott'a jNell, 1; May, 2.
THE POULTRY YARD. SALINE REMEDIES FOR POULTRY [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
SALINE REMEDIES FOR POULTRY One of the cheapest, simplest, yet most effective of remedies is that known as Kpsom salts, or magnesium sulphate. In the poultry-yard it is in valuable, Mid no poultry-keeper can afford to lie without it, for its use as a first aid in many instances will ward off serious troubles, and save the lives of many fowls. Liver disease, or diarrhoea, when the comb is purple in color and a lien loses her appetite, is often remedied 'by a dose of Epsom salts, given about two hours before or alter meals, the correct dose being half a Leaspoonl'ul per bird, dissolved in warm water, and poured down the throat. When Epsom salts are being given, it is advisable to reduce the food supply, in order that the medi cine may have the lull effect, upon the bird's organs. Closely allied to tlio above is Glauber's saits; or sodium sulphate. This salino treatment.,.te. ■ 'itie" dikHSi-fcvV: and appetite of ailing fowls, und b'y its action 011 the intestines carries otl unhealthy...
WIT AND WISDOM. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
WIT AND WISDOM. ! Too many strings to a bow will never make a marriage tie. 1 A man need not fear competition when ho is in love with himself. People with small minds seldom have occasion, to change theui. A contented mind may be a feast, hut feasts are indigestible things. Many a man in the swim finds it difficult, to keep liis head above water. If you want, work well done, select a busy man—the other kind has no time. The folly of love is insecurity; peo ple are always either falling in or out of it. Although otherwise stingy, a man may be willing to lend a helping hand to himself. About two-thirds of the average man's laughter is inspired by his own. alleged wit. Love makes the world go round— perhaps that is why the young folk arc so giddy. The man that a woman says she does not care for is generally the one she cries over. The telephone girl may truthfully say that she is connected with the best families. Instinct is now described as that which tells a woman she is right, Vv ha...
EASTER MONDAY AT CAPE CLEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
EASTER MONDAY AT CAPE CLEAR. The annual races and sports, in ■aid of charity, will be hold on Eas ier Monday in M'C.tfTrey Eros. Siome paddock. A sparrow match of _£S is the first item programmed, and competitors are required to be in attendance not later than 11 a.m. There are six athletic, and seven Siorse events, the former to start at 1.15 p.m. and the latter at 1.31} p.m. The usual ball will follow in the .Mechanics' Hall.
Avoiding Comparisons. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
Avoiding Comparisons. "What is your objection to ine as a son-in-law? My character is be yond reproach." "That's just it," said Mr. Olsport. "You don't suppose I want to go through the rest of my life having ample!" In an asylum two worthies named Sandie and Tain £ rmed a plan to make their escape. Sandie says to I Tam:— "Bend doon and I'll get on your baolc | and get on the tap a' Uie wall and haul ■ you up." Sandie gets on the top of tlie wall and slides down the other side, say | ins: "Tam, I think you'll '"be better to stay anither fortnicht, for you're no near sane yet." A clever lawyer succeeded in win j ning his client's case and getting the J better of a rather bumptious barris ter. The latter couldn't conceal his I chagrin, and, meeting his victorious I opponent in the smoke-room of the hotel at which" they were staying, he _ remarked, In a loud and spiteful tone: I "Sir, is there any case too dirty for you, or any criminal so much dyed in crime that you won't defend?" I "N...
JAPAN'S VOLCANOES A TROUBLED LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
I JAPAN'S VOLCANOES A TROUIJL.KD LAND. (By li. Urutc .Mitrord, F.U.G.S., In "The Daily Telegraph.") With (.lmr.iL-teri.sUc; suddenness the islands of Japan have added one more to the already long list of their vol canic disasters. The unexpected anil destructive outburst of the Sakuras hima volcano v.'ill serve to remind us that tile land which the passing tourist s wont to apostrophise as that of the otus—"where it is always afternoon"— is one ot the most troubled 011 the face ot this planet. Japan has llio separate volcanoes. I nrec-tourths of these are "dead." That js to say, they are so regarded oflieial } in the maps ol the Tokio geologists; though, now and again, one of them violently gives the lie to the recorders of their history. Sakurashima, though not. ."dead," was generally thought to be dying. Some ten years ago tho present writer was taken, .to..tajjtf Sijva. • 1 0'H)f}lfT0r clcscril'i.nnf th\r, |r&lt; u w li; • ivurK" ot reference, as stilt active. Two years b...
CHAPTER XXI. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
CHAPTER XXI. Perhaps it was well for Netta that the old lady, "so severely tried of late, collapsed as she was Intending to en ter the house, full of resolve to "see the disappointed young bride whose wedding had been so roughly inter rupted by her relative, Gwendolen Halldare, through." Netta, forgetting herself and the crisis in her life, summoned the ser vants and the confectioner's man to her rescue—herself assisting to carry Lady Montamor to her bedroom and undressing her with tenderest solici tude while Annie rushed for the doc tor. "Oh mem! That there gipsy—'ere are 'er words hout! If it ain't haw ful! 'Is lordship called away sud- • dint, 'er ladyship took ill no weddin' I breakfls, no nuthink! It are the ca tafalque that there 'ussy ses as would 'appen at the wedding, and no mis-1 take!" ' "Will you please get a hot bottle at once, cook?" peremptorily asked Net ta.. She was chafing Lady Monta mor's seemingly lifeless .feet. "And get a lump of ice ready it may be wanted." • ...
The Great Montamor Case. CHAPTER XX. Suspense. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
The Great Montamor Case. By ALICE M. DIEHL, Authoress of "The Knavo of Hcarte," CHAPTER XX. Suspense. A veiled woman, finely developed, in black, stood to the left of the vicar, who gazed at her in mild as tonishment. Netta stared at lier, won dering rather than alarmed. Lady Montamor's great eyes flashed scorn. She had at once recognised Gwendo len in the unseemly interrupter who had suddenly stepped out of the shadow cast by a stoue pillar. And Robert drew himself up and looked at the spot in the veil where the eyes of the intermeddler should be. He was pale, but an expression of contempt as well as of determination was expressed by every feature of liis comely face. He recognised Gwen dolen—but aiso recognised that she had no right to interrupt his wedding; her so doing was, in his opinion, 011 a par with the fact that she had hunt ed him down, probably by detectives in her pay. I Indignant, his first instinct was to protect Netta. "After that, the de luge," he thought, as, turni...
IS UNIVERSAL PEACE POSSIBLE? [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
IS UNIVERSAL PEACE POSSIBLE? By Frank Culley. •Many people throughout the world are cherishing the idea that some day war will bccomc a thing of the past, and universal peace will ibe establish ed. Only a lew weeks ago a great palace was opeued, and thousands of pounds have ibeen given to the cause; but is the ideal state possible, or are the advocates chasing a phantom? Of course, / quite agree that it ap pears possible to settle disputes by conference; but it is not appearance^ 1 which tell, but facts. Does Nature permit universal peace? Darwin, who was perhaps the gratest nature student the world lias ever produced, offers his theory of the survival of the fittest. How does this fit in with the ideal? As far ibaclt in the history of the world as time will allow us to see the whole living things have been fighting for the mastery one over another. Not only animal life; it also applies to plant life. The lower animals are in many cases protected from themselves, as in the bovine cl...
CHAPTER XXII. Dark Hours. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
CHAPTER XXII. Dark Hours. The stormy gusts o£ wind and oc casional showers hail ceased. With (he night a great stillness camc upon the lonely heath. The moon rose, and from among the fleeting clouds shone down upon the pools of watei .—upon the dripping foliage of the few deciduous trees. What a lonely spot, thought Netta, was this chosen 'by her betrothed as her domicile be fore her marriage! Not a human soul seemed astir; and as ten o'clock Struck, and the minutes were ticked away—first it was the quarter-past, then the lialf-hour then the minute hand first crept to the third luarter, then passed it—her nerved were strung to the highest pitch. It would not be ten minutes' walk for hirn from the station—if he had not tali en a fly, as he naturally might At last! A sound of footsteps— the garden gate opened and clanged -•"•.-yt.lien coulcl hard ly believe she. nrtsire~-ri- »■» only the doctor. She had sent the maids to bed; she opened the door herself. "He has not come doctor," she ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
EYE-OPENERS. A good remedy for scaly leg:—Kero sene, two parts; castor oil, two partB; boracic acid, one part. Mix and let stand for 21 hours. Well rub into leg, with two days between each applica tion, until cured. When keeping fowls iu small runs, an extra plot of ground should bo re served for the growing of green feed, which is indispensable if the "birds are to do well and keep well. Use crushed charcoal in the yards and you will have healthy birds. It iB a splendid internal cleansing agent. The bowels are the best indicators of condition. When the droppings are with white, the general health is good j and the food is right. The world doesn't judge a man 'by his own clothes, but by his wife's. A broken heart takes about three sides of an argument. No man is so greedy as to take both am u[ aAy pm: u.vlo? uj puani oj SHaaii country.
District News. SCARSDALE. PRESENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
SCARSIULE. PRESENTATION. | At the invitation of the ScaradakW branch, A.N.A... a representative gathering assembled at the Public 9 Library on Friday evening, the oc casion being tho presentation of twa ex-president's certificates to Messrs^ T. H. Rumble and II Sweeney re spectively, each of whom had re cently removed from the district. Mr R. Sweeney, who is now in the Cressy district, was nunble to attend. Treasurer F. H. Young presided An excellent spread was provided by Host R. London. The chairman,. in presetting tho certificate to Mr T. H. Rumble, spoke of his many excellent qualities as a man ami citizen. In his new sphere of labor he wished Mr and J.h-i liu;nh'o anil family success and prosperity. Tho chairman's remarks were saoported by Messrs C. Pender, II. c. ■'.ipp, 7%. tL Crosthwaite, H. B Elsey, R», London, who spoke of the high oa teem in which then- guest- was held, and their regret ;;t h.is departure. Mr Rumble, in reply, said how pleased, he was to be again with the...
It Is Said. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
I! Is Salo. That the cause of trouble witlr I outlet pi|>ef» frum m^rviiirH (.r.>ved vt-ry perplexing to Grenviileshii®5 counr.Hlora at thuir last meeting, : Mr S-hriH'k avenvd the IWiinea outlet pipe was often choked wiiiit ci",til.-; tin? engineer Maid the Il.ippy Valley pipe was choked with bnll^» !r;).'8; and councillors tvetieially nearly get choked wiih the explana tions. That it. ts rumored that Mis3 Meredith, in charts of H:. Bridget's day school at Berringa, and who* has shown such inark»d ability in. irranging jsjvt-niIts entercaiuuieuts, is about to leave thia district', That a Labor rally has been fixed, for R'ke-vwod .m 11th .May. Sena tor RussMl, and Messrs D. C. M'fJraM), M.II.Il. and J. Chatham, M.L.A.. have promised to deliver addresses. That during the absence of Oapt. !-!piiler and Lieutenant Welia at Congress the Berringa corps of th3 Siivation Army is in charge of Sergeant-llajor Thornton. That Bombardier Wc'is and Band man Rice have been matehsd to fight ...
CHEERFUL EVER! [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
CHEERFUL feVER! It's good we can say, with a sigh and a smile: "Times will bo bettor after awhile! The light will stream through the clouds o'erhead, And flowers will bloom where the thorns wore red!" What of the sigh, if we say with a smile: "Times will he'better after awhile?" It's a long, long way to the light of day; But winter gives ever a promise of 'May, And ever we dream, in the darkest night: "The joy will come with the morning light!" Even in our sorrow we say -with a smile: "Times will &lt;be better after awhile!" "Times will be 'better!" In joy and woe Is it not sweeter to sing them so? Sweeter to dream, when the dark's o'er the blue, The eyes of the augels are looking at you? Away with the sigh, then, and sweet be the smile, "Times will be ibetter after awhile!"