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Cycling and Motor Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 8 May 1915
Throttle driving is an art which is not sufficiently practised. The average motorist does far more of his pulling up for corners and obstructions by means of the brake pedal rather than the accelera tor pedal. In some cars the throttle has a bettor retarding effect than others, and the light car in particular lends itself to this type of speed con trol. In fact, it is possible, as we hare proved, to cover an entire journey with out once depressing the brake pedal, and an expert driver, whose handling of a car is a joy to see, told us not long ago that his use of brakes is very slight; he reserves thein altogether for emergencies. This, of course, is carrying the method a trifle too far for the ordinary man. At the same time, if motorists realised the great saving which can be accom plished in tyres by driving as ranch as possible on the throttle, and resisting the impulse to press the brake pedal on all occasions when a slow-up is needed, they would pay more, attention to the subjec...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 8 May 1915
BY THE CONSISTENT USE OF n Mr. FRED. DIAMOND, J.P., of No. 6 Rosedale Street, Petersham, whose declaration is hese published, is one of the oldest and best-known press aneuts of N.S.W. He suffered from Rheumatism, and tried all manner of 'means to get back his health. All these failed until he tried this blood puj ifying med cine." How long it took to rid his svstem of the poisons which caused his agonising pain ai'^J tor ment is best told in his ownifbrds: To CLEMENTS TONIC LTD., " From May to tho end of October, 1912, I suffered agonies with acute MUSCULAR RHEUMATISM. Ankle., knees, and shoulder joints were swollen and painful, with excruciating pains in my back. I was in a wretched and helpless condition, could scarcely stand, I completely lost appetite and sleep at night. I had the best medical advice, Turkish and hot salt-water baths out of number, and was mas saged three times a week, but all to no purpose. I despaired of ever being well again, and, as a last resource, conclud...
HAPPY VALLEY NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 8 May 1915
HAPPY VALLEY NEWS. A well-attended meeting of the parents of the school children was held in the schoolroom on Monday for the purpose of making arrangements for celebrating Empire Day. Mr W. J. Scolari was voted to the chair. It was decided to hold a picnic during the afternoon for school children, and at night a euchre party and dance, proceeds to be donated to the Servian Fund. Misses 2felHe M'Inerney and Addie Leask were ap pointed collectors, and Miss M. J. Rankin secretary.
SKIPTON NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 8 May 1915
SKIPTON NEWS. a> The notice3 to treat have been prepared ed For the new site of the railway station, and will be served upon the owners in terested in a few day3. The rainfall for April totalled 175 points, making 304 for the year so far. A farther downfall is beginning to be badly needed. Mr Edwin Currie has sold about 2000 acres of his Gala Estate to Messrs Bor ridge Bros. The land adjourns the Mount Bute Estate between Linton and Skipton, and is said to be splendid farming land.
THE Grenville Standard. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY. Printed and published by Lionel Sparrow, sole Proprietor, at the office of the "Grenville Standard" newspaper, Clyde street, Linton, in the State of Victoria. Registered at the General Post Office, Melbourne, for transmission as a newspaper. SATURDAY, MAY 8, 1915. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 8 May 1915
PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY. Printed ami published by Lionel Sparrow, sole Proprietor, at the office of the "Grenville Standard" newspaper, Clyde street, Linton, in the State of Victoria. Registered at the General Post Office, Melbourne, for transmission as a newspaper. SATURDAY, MAY 8, 1915. The Argyle Common Managers offer a rewaad of £2 for information loading to the conviction of any person ill-usiug cattle depasturing on the Com mon. Miss C. Wisharfc, of Linton, has re ceived word that her pupils who passed in the December examination qf the London College of Music jvere most successful; Ivy Bass gaining honors and Elsie Kirk a first-class certificate. At the monthly evening service afc the Presbyterian Church to-morrow (Sun day), the Rev. W. J. Murray's subject will be—" Good Yokes for Young Shoulders." Much sympathy was felt for Mr and Mrs Armstrong Kerr in the loss of their youngest child, Alan, aged eight mouths, who died on the 29th inst. The funeral took place at the Linton ...
Grenvilleshire Council. THURSDAY, 6TH MAY, 1915. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 8 May 1915
Thursday. 6th May, 1915. Present—Crs Kennedy (president), Wallis, Douglas, Clarke, Poynton, Shepherd and Blakeley. TENDERS. No. 1/C.R.B.—Reinforced concrete bridge at Linton. John Monash , ... £439 0 0 H. E. M'Guiggan (acc.) 399 0 0 Wvlie Bros. & Scott 457 18 6 J. F. Jenkin ... 449 19 0 No. 2/C.R.B.—Barrowing out 279 c. yds. blue-metal and supply of 100 c. yds. surface gravel on the Smytheadale road between Halfway House Hotel and Sebastopol boun dary. H. Tudor £21 9 0 C. Doering... ... 25 0 0 J. Urch (accepted) ... 19 0 0 Lyell Bros.... ... 23 6 0 M. Sullivan ... 19 17 6 No. 3/C.R.B.—Barrowing out 250 c. yds. blue-metal and supply of 150 c. yds. surface gravel on Pitfield road between Coach and Horses Hotel and Cape Clear. W. Henderson ... £22 18 4 E. Hogan (accepted)... 13 10 0 D. Griffin ... ... 18 5 0 Porter Bros. ... 18 5 0 R. Hayes ... ... 24 9 0 J. Urch ... ... 18 8 6 Jas. Higgins ... 19 7 6 No. 4/C.R.B.—Barrowing out and breaking 300 c. yds. of quartz and supply of 1...
Snake Valley News. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 8 May 1915
Th8 school committe met on Saturday evening. The matter of asphalting was again discussed, and it was agreed to do the work by local labor. It was decided to hold a concert and ball on the 24th inst., in aid of the school funds, and ar rangents were also made for Empire Day, when patriotic addresses will be given in the forenoon by members of the Council, the Rev. W. Murray and mem bers af the committee. In the afternoon refreshments and games will be pro vided for the children. The annual plain and fancy dress ball of the Garngham Branch A.N.A. iafixed. for June 4th, and the proceeds will be devoted to the Belgian Relief Fund. A number of fancy dress competitions for trophies will be held.
WHO DISCOVERED WIRELESS? [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 8 May 1915
WHO DISCOVERED WIRELESS? An interesting contribution to the weekly Scotsman," claims the nonor ot discovery of "wireless" lor a Scots man, m the following statement— We have the opinions of experts of all nationalities on the great discov ery of wireless telegraphy, but few or them have informed the world 01 science that such telegraphy was prac tised in Scotland by a Scotsman be xore Marconi was born. In giving an account of anv discovery or invention it is but right to give "honor to whom honor is due." The man to whom I refer is James Bowman Lindsay, who was born at Carmyllie in the year 1799, and died 1862. Not only did Lindsay suggest, but he also carried °^, .successful experiments in proof ot his theories. James B. Lindsay "was a man after Smiles's own heart, ana one whose biography would have sup plied the writer of "Self-Help" with splendid material. Certainly few if any, have accomplished so much dur ing a long lifetime of penury. All his life he had to pinch himself to th...
Football. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 8 May 1915
The meeting of delegates was held at Scarsdale on Monday night. Present: Messrs P. Young and H. Japp (Scars dale) ; J. M. Wise and YV. Grigg (Lin ton); D. Davie3, J. Howlett-, and J. Collins (Berringa). Mr Young pre sided. It was decided to form aa association, and the secretary was in structed to write to the Cape Clear club asking if ihey were going to join, as as it was understood they intended to do so. Mr Wise remarked that he had been instructed not to join the associa tion if there were only three clubs. Last season they were hoodwinked, as it was mentioned that Smythesdale were going to form a club, and thus make four competing teams. Subsequently there were some warm exchanges, and Mr Wise left the meeting. Mr Collins was elected president, and Mr Gleeson "secretary. It was decided to hold all delegates' meetings at Scarsdale. A match between junior teams repre senting Ballarat and Linton was played on the reserve on Saturday, when Linton scored a win by 4 goals 9 bhds to 4...
FOR LOVERS—AND OTHERS. Bright Bits From New Books. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 8 May 1915
FOR LOVERS—AND OTHERS. Bright Bits From New Books. As milk which has been skimmed, or as coffee -without cream, so is a motor ride without a comely damsel. —"Maxims of Noah." In making love, as in every other branch of life, consistency is the quality most to be aimed at.—"A Gen tleman of Leisure." It will do no man any good to love a woman unless he keeps on telling her so.—'1The Reflections of a Bache lor." A woman never forgets a man who has kissed her.—"The Streets of As calon." Give a woman a man—the man she loves—and you can burn the whole world for all she cares.—"Watchers by the Shore." When a man asks a girl for a kiss, she has to refuse him, but when he simply takes it, she has to take it too.—"Reflections of a Bachelor Girl."
Scarsdale News. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 8 May 1915
A public meeting called by the tem perance people of the district was held in the Town Hall on Monday evening last. There was a good gathering from all parts of the district. The Rev. R. L. Reed occupied the chair. Recitations were given by Miss S. Louden (Scars dale, and Miss Schwartz (Smythesdale), and a song by Miss Causon (Newtown). The Rev. G. A. Jndkins, of Ballarat, was the speaker, and delivered a stirring address on the drink evil, which he said was largely responsible for the atrocities in Belgium. He quoted the example of Russia in stopping the traffic, and eulogised Mr Lloyd-George for his at tempt to put it down in England. The temperance people were up against a hard fight—it was a straggle for life or death. He urged his hearers to follow the example of the King in abstaining and refusing to allow it on their table, and to make this fight so secure that their children would not know the taste nor the power of it. He urged them to use all their influence to win the com...
PARAGRAPHS OF TOPICAL INTEREST. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 8 May 1915
PARAGRAPHS OF TOPICAL INTEREST. iThe Kaiser's birth-month is a very I appropriate one. Janus, who stands I for January, has always been repre sented as two-faced. [ According to the newspapers, the new West London Police Court is so I handsome and comfortable "that no one meed feel ashamed to be seen in it." There is, however, no truth in the rumor that all our really high toned burglars are now following their profession entirely within its ' jurisdiction. I Neither the German Emperor nor 1 the Austrian Emperor sent tele grams of condolence to the King of Italy on the occasion of the earth quake. Probably this was because they were feeling pretty badly shaken themselves at the time. Smith (reading his newspaper at breakfast): That's good! That's fine! The Blucher's gone down! His Wife: I thought they wouldn't be able to keep the price of boots up much longer. Does it say anything about [ladies' shoes? The bakers continue to protest ' their innocence, hoping, no doubt, that our hous...
Belgian Relief Fund. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 8 May 1915
The following additional amounts have been subscribed to the Linton fund for April. The March contributions totalled £4S/H/, and the total for April is now £13/7/, making in all £62/1/. A cheque for £13/7/ (April contribution) has been sent the Lord Mayor, Mr S. Chasey Mrs Rankin Mr E. Rankin „ Jas. RaDkin „ F. O'Beime „ • A. Corbett Mrs R. Mitchell „ Murrell „ Reidy Grigg „ Pickett Mr Glover „ Mujrell „ G. Graham Mrs Brophy ,, R. Commons. Mr Riddle, bag potatoes, sold for ArgU"." £0 10 6 0 2 6 0 2 6 •o 2 6 0 2 6 0 2 6 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 r 1 3 0 £3 4 0
DON'T FLY INTO A RAGE! [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 8 May 1915
DON'T FLY INTO A RAGE! I know a woman who is the soul of good-nature. She is-bright, fascin ating, and pretty; but neither she nor her friends are happy for long be cause at the slightest provocation she flies into a rage, or rather she used to do so. When she found she was becoming a misery to herself and everyone else, she asked me if I could help her to cure the terrible failing. I told her that with patience and per severance I saw no reason why she should not at any rate greatly im prove her temper. I advised her to ask herself what she had gained by her outbursts of temper. "Your husband comes in late, and his favorite dinner is quite spoiled. Does fuming and storming unburn the meat and restore the vegetables to a proper color?" She could not answer me, and had not before grasped that every time she became unduly excited she invi ted a poison into her system which made marks on her face, injuz'ed her health, and that eventually she would be shunned by everyone because of her ...
The Life of a Buch Nurse. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 8 May 1915
The testimony from high officers in the Army Medical Corps at the front makes it clear that in personality, as well as in training, the Australian nurse is above the average. But all the capa ble and all the brave nurses have not left these shores. One particularly able branch of the nursing profession—that is, the Aus tralian Bush Nurses—is described in the May issue of " Everylady's Jour nal," just to hand, and the tale arouses one's admiration for this noble band of women workers. The position of a bush nurse is one which has its hard ships, and even its perils, but judging from the account in " Everylady's Jour nal " it is one which has its glorious compensations,, and its humors as well as its sorrows. The article is illustrated with a number of very fine photograps, and brightened with many capital stories. . This is one of many special articles in the, May issue of this popular journal, which also contains an instalment of a first-rate serial story, with a complete summary of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 8 May 1915
Indian II Motocycles. NEW 1915 MODELS 4-h.p. Single-cylinder Models, spring frame, free engine - - 151 3| h.p. Twins - - - £61 7-h.p. Twins - - - - £68 Nine Prominent Improvements on 1915 Models. Write to-day for Illustrated Catalog, for warded post free. MASSEY BICYCLE DEPOT, Sole District Agent, 123 Sturt St., Ballarat. Tel. 505. . Opp. Post Office. Commonwealth Jss^^ank of Hustralia HEAD OFFICE SYDNEY This Bank is open for all claseeB of GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS POST OFFICE BUILDINGS, Sturt & Lydiard Sts., BALLARAT Also at Melbourne, Sydney, Newcastle, Broken Hill, Dubbo, Canberra, Ado laid c, Porth, Hobart, Brisbane, Rockhampton, Townsville and London, C*ble remittances made to, and drafts drawn on foreign places direct. Foreign bills negotiated and collected. Letters of credit issued to any part of the world. Bills negotiated or forwarded for collection. Banking and Exchange Business of every description transacted within the Common wealth, United Kingdom ana abroad. Cu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 8 May 1915
PROFESSIONAL. 13s?0 ¥ISB Visits Linton At 1S.SO $5oJKk&« May foe Consulted at Mrs Bass's Residence, where Messages may be left. ]JJB. ERIC L. THOMAS, L.D.S;, M.A.C.D,, DEH7AL SUE2GEOW, 8 Bridge Street, Mr. B. £. MURDOCH, Surgeon Dentist, MAY be consulted on all branches of "Dentistry at G ODD EN'S HOTEL, LINTON, MONDAY, 24th May, 1915, 1 to 8 p.m. WARREN'S SKIPTON HOTEL, TUESDAY, 25th May, 1915, 3 to 9 p.m. LATCHING GAS and SOMNAFORM Administered. GOLD FILLINGS, Crown and Bridge Work, Etc. All work at Melbourne prices. HEAD OPPIOE— VICTORIA CHAMBERS, Vincont Street, Daylesford.
GOODNESS EASY. [Newspaper Article] — Grenville Standard — 8 May 1915
GOODNESS EASY. If one were to fix on the one great error which hass been the root of more numerous scions than any other, one should say that it is the dogma by which virtue is represented as a painful struggle, and the duties of men are opposed to their natural in clinations. It has been the main en gine in the hands of those who, dis trusting the coarser means of power, have rooted their authority in the minds of their vassals. The argument is plain and unanswerable, that if men are instinctively prone to evil, guid ance, if not restraint, is necessary to their welfare. But once show to the bulk of men that goodness is far eas ier and lovelier than wickedness, and that evil derives its whole support from the barriers intended to be rais ed against it, and the walls of our prison-house will vanish like the cur tains of a tent when drawn aside, and man will find himself the free and happy inhabitant of the magnificent inheritance from which he has been so long shut out.