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BITER BIT PASSENGER AND PORTER. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
BITER BIT PASSENGER AND POUTER. As illustrating tile unfounded com plaints which are sometimes made against railway servants, Mr W. P. Jackson, the general manager of the North British Railway Company (Eng land), has been telling a good story, the facts of which ho said, were ascer tained in the investigation of a com plaint made by the principal actor. An old lady turned up at one of the Glasgow stations, and, going up to a porter, said, "I say, porter, can you tell; me where I will get my train?" "Where are you going, madam?" he asked. "What have you got to do with that? Can you tell me where I will get my train?" "But I cannot tell with out " "Well, I'm not going to tell you where I'm going. I'll get some one else to help me." With that the old lady toddled far ther up the platform, and, meeting another porter, propounded her con undrunj to him. "Where arc you go ing, madam?" was liis natural ques tion. "Oh," she retorted, "you are just as impertinent as your mate. I'm not going ...
Couldn't Be Done. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
Couldn't Be Done. After preaching a sermon o:; the fate ot the •wicked, a clergyman met an old woman well known for Her gos siping propensities, and he said: "I hope my sermon, has 'borne fruit. Yon heard aibout the place where 1 said there shall he wailing and gnash ing of teeth?" "Well, as to that," answered the dame, "if I 'as anything to say, it he this: Let them gnash teeth as has 'em, I ain't." A young lady who was going to New Zealand to get married -went to a city dressmaker for her trousseau. The dress maker suggested a warm one. The young lady asked why, seeing that the climate ol New Zealand is a The dressmaker replied: "I assure you, madam, you are mis taken, for that is where the frozen meat comes from." . Husband (furiously): Here's my best rueerscliauin pipe broken! How in the name of sense did it happen? Wife: I don't know, except that when I got up this morning I found your meerschaum pipe on the front door-mat and your shoes on the par lor mantelpiece. Husband (mil...
STREET ARAB LUCKY BEFRIENDED BY PEERESS [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
STREET ARAB LUCKY | BKFRIKNJMCI) UV l'KEKESS Through the kindness of the Dowager Lady Nunhurnholme (says "Lloyd's Weekly News" of January IS) a Hull boy named James l'.lelby, whom the authorities were seeking; to place in a truant school, was nursed hack to health in the Inllnnavy, and is now in stalled at Water Priory, her ladyship's home, with the choice of being trained cither as a gardener or a chauffeur. The little romance became public pro perty on Wednesday when at the Hull Police Court the boy's father was sum moned by the school authorities. His excuse for not keeping the boy at school was that he had to work late and could not look after him. Judgment was respited for a time to see how the boy went on in his new surroundings, the father not being al lowed to interfere with the experiment. While motoring in the centre of the city Lady Nunburnholmo saw little Bielby limping along. He was a picture of misery, having neither boots, stock ings, nor hat, while his scanty cloth i...
COVENT GARDEN INTERESTING HISTORY [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
COVENT GARDEN INTERESTING HISTORY The income of Uic huge estate wiiicii now passes into the hands of t )1Vy. dcrl'vil financial expert, Deeley, M.P., is enormous (s^1 Dailv News, December 1&lt;. leteirinb i" the purchase of tho Duke o£ Be Covent Gardens estate). nuke It is calculated that latlLerly the Duke nf Ttpdford hsid received £25,000 for market rights and tolls from Coven Garden Market alone. r rlll>„ Covent (originally iConvenO C.ji d&lt;c'. was used by the monks of ^cstn nstci in the lGtli century as a ,",l ^nD?llie burial ground. It passed to the Duk&lt; of Somerset at the time ot thei dlsso | lution of tho monasteries, a"d. after his execution, from the Crown to John Rus sell lirst Eurl of Bedfo'-d-whose town | house remained, where Southampton street now is, until 1701. Before the Bod- , ford family developed it into' rc?ort l of fashionable and "gray people Lo%ent Garden was described as of the yearly value of. £6/6/8." . , The market dates fr...
BALLARAT STORE AND DAIRY CATTLE MARKET. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
UALLAliAT STOKE AND DAIRY CATTLE ItARKET. Friday. I ("olra and I'uHum report:—Another good supply can it' forward, comprising some lines of bullocks and steers, a gcod unrulier of storo and beefy cows. No fats »vero yarded. A large number of dairy heifors. young cattle, calves and a big lot of bulls. Springers: Fair number varded, chiefly heifers. Til ore is keen competition for cows, especially for Rood backward sorts, and these are realising from .£4/101 to .£&lt;5. Heifers, owing to tin* oontinned dryness of the season, have not the same demand as they did two months ago; best to .I'.VIO.'. Milkers: Good yarding, included in whieh_ivere a feiv nice cows. There was a keen de mand for all tho good cows and heifers, and very firm prices ruled. One nice heifer niado .£8/12/6: others from JE4/12/6 to .£8. Store cattle: There was a good attendance of buyers, and all classes again had a splendid sale. The cows Tanled this week were not of as good a class as those varded last wee...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
f——* Nurse Mercies of Mica St., Broken Hill, N.S.W. who has a vast experience i in fever and operating cases, and during her pro fessional career has been associated with some of ADELAIDE'S LEADING SURGEONS gives her opinion, after close observation, of the strengthening powers of CLEMENTS * TOilO 1 CLEMENTS TONIC LTd, " For months I have read the testimonies of nurses in the papers, expressing their opinion of the valu able medicine, Clements Tonic. "1 qualified for the pro fession over 40 years ago, and in earlier days I was associated with some of Adelaide's cleverest sur geons. Until 12 years ago I nursed in South Aus tralia, and am at present on the Barrier Fields. I have had great experi ence, and can endorse the testimonies of the nurses I have rend. I have closely noted the effect of medicines upon my patients, and years ago was satisfied Clements Tonic had no equal. I am still of that opinion. Use this as you wish. (Signed) NURSE MENZIES." Broken Hill. 24/1/13. Taetintib of...
BE JUST TO THE LITTLE ONES. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
BE JUST TO THE LITTLE ONES. Children are very just little souls and they always know when ■ they have been unfairly treated It a chilc once gets into his head the notion that mother either scolds or kisses him according to her own state of mind at the moment, he \yill never afterwards respect her authority. All that he will do is to keep out of the way when she seems "cross," or brag and lib alternately about his doings, m a way that is almost hound to ruin his character. But if he knows that mother is always fair to him, he will respect and love her, and try to please her, so that naughtiness and punish ment become the exception rather than the rule in the house over which hooks as will give her the most use she rules so wisely and iirmly.
WATERPLANE ACCIDENT BARONESS VAUGHAN AND CHILD [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
WATERPLANE ACCIDENT J BA HON ESS VAUGHAN AND CHILD The Baroness Vaughan, widow of tlie late King: Leopold, had an exciting ex perience while making a flight with Maicon, the French aviator, at Beau lien-sur-Mer. Maicon had made several flights over the sen, says "The New York Herald" (Paris edition), with various passen uevs. He was making his last flight of the afternoon iv'tii the Baroness Vaughan and one of her children, when, is the hydro-aeroplane was leaving the water, one of the floats struck the summit of a wave. The shock broke one of the stays of the float, which flew up and hit the rapidly-revolving pro peller, the blades of which were smashed. The accident caused the aeroplane to lose its stability, and it dropped bacls into the sea, heeling over on one wing. An auto-boat from La Reserve at once went out and rescued the passengers, after which it towed the damaged aero plane back to its shed. The Baroness and her child were by no means upset by the mishap.
Reflection. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
Reflection. An old lady found Dolly crying bit terly and 6topped to see what was the matter. "You mustn't cry like that, child. Crying makes little girls ugly." Dolly stopped crying long enough to look at her. "Gee!" she said. "You must have cried a lot when you were little."
Household Hints. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 11 April 1914
Household Hints. Ill washing paint, always remember to wet the under-part first, so, -when washing the upper, any v ->r running down will leave no streaky marks. Save all the orange peel you have. Dry it in a cool oven and store away in paper bags. Then some morning, when your fire will not burn, throw a bit of peel on and watch the effect. If you want to clean rusty lireirons you should rub them well with sweet oil, and leave them wet far a day or two. Then rub tnem with unslacked lime. This will remove the rust, and then you may polish your irons just as usual. "Wlien making Yorkshire 'pudding aud pancakes, mix the Hour with water instead of milk, break the egg into the basin, and heat all together thoroughly. It will be found much lighter aud cheaper, less milk being required. Before baking apples, pour boiling water over them. Put a little water in the dish they are b -ked in. Cook. slowly. When ready, the skin can tie taken off so thinly as to be transpar ent. To keep onions...
ROKEWOOD JUNCTION RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 April 1914
JIOKEWOOD .riTXCTIOX BACKS. Tho race mooting held on the Hoke- I -wood .1 uneh'nu racecourse in aid of tin* Mechanics' Institute and Tllabaroolc Ca tholic Cliurch wati from every standpoint a great success.. .Although alimwplK'-i'ital ■conditions 111 (ho jnorniir,' wore anything; "but inviting for patrons to venture from a distance, ■ early in'lliD afternoon the -clouds lifted, with the result thai people wero piesent f:xnn jwar and far. 'I'lie president (Mr C. 1". Kowc), the joint &lt;rt J'ctnrics (Messrs \V. Col Iyer vutd II. .'a "cob.t, as well as other officials. nil worketf 3iard to make the ineetin;; a siict'-psj. .Appended are tho results: — TIJIAI, HANDICAP. Five furlongs. C. Jaines'. Za I top, list 71b (Willatoni... I O. Cnllnglinn's Lady Kriria, 9-1 Tib (.T. Callaghan'i _ 2 J. linn rail,in's Careless, 0&lt;t (Owner) .... " A. Nelson* I.iiiv C'laiv, lOcit (Owner) Bet tin»: 2 to 1 on ZaH&lt;ip, 2 to 1 agst Xady Clare, 3 to 1 Carol t»M ami lady Eriiia....
CAPE CLEAR SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 April 1914
CAPE CLEAR SPORTS. The annual onting on 'Easter Monday was attended by a large •district patronage, and was a pro nounced success in every way. The amusement arena was .in M'Caffrey Bros. paddock, a spot that h;is all the -natural advantages for a picnic out ing. The whcl&lt;? of the details were ■attended to with exactitude by the officers—officers not of the "honor try mention" order, but men who, from the energetic president and ■secretary to the one who holds the siost minor office, all combine to do ■what is possible to make a sports', meeting as fnil of interest as an egg _ is fnll of meat. .The first item-was entered upon nearly in the .morning, when a han dicap sparrow match of £8 attracted the attention of no less than thirty Irnights of the trigger. Fairly even ' going was the result between soma ®f the top-notchers, aud was divided between "Tommy," £2; Gaugell, £.2-, Geo. Stanbrook, £1; Rigby, £1; Hayden, 10s; S. Commons, IDs; Sparlfs, 10s; J. IM'Callum, 10s. No. ...
SPORTS AT DEBEEL. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 April 1914
SPORTS- AT DEBEEL, A pienic in aid of the K.C. Church fends was held on Easter Monday. Although the morning -was showery,, the afternoon cleared JbeantifuIIy, and a most enjoyable time was spent. A large crowd as sembled, visiters being present from J2iifir?dr Berringa, Corinilhap, and liokev/ood. A good programme of sports waa snbrnitted, including sheaf tossing for ladies and gentle men, both of which c-.v.ised much interest and amusement. A strong CommUtee. with Mr ,?ohn Klein as secretary, had charge of affairs, and ■did much to promote the enjoy saent of the gathering. The results were.:— Slieep-gnessing competition—Mrs G. Dalton. . ., Boys' Races—Under 10, "Rut Eve rett 1; A. Withell, 2,. Under. lf>, H. 3uage,"l;0. Thomson,-2. Girls' Races—Under 12, Mona Uanrahan. 1; A. Arnold, 2. Under 35, Addie .Scully, 1; Nellie Bliss, 2. Under 20, Annie Egan, 1. Stepping the chain—M. Buckle}-. Sheaf-tossing—Gentlemen, James Xamb; ladies, Georgina Wellington. A number of other out-of-doo...
Death of Mr R. P. Mechan. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 April 1914
Death of Mr R. P. Meehao. Profound regret was expressed o» all sides last week when it was learned that Mr It. P. Meeban, lb© well known district representative of the firm of Dalgety and Co., an«> tioneers, had passed away at the early ago of 43 years. The deceased had been ailing for some time, an«i those most intimate with him wares fully prepared for the end to come. The deceased was of a most amiabfe disposition, and was an earnest an&lt;$ conscientious member of the fira& he represented. The deceased was born at Warrion, near Cressy, and the greater part of his lite was spent at Beeac. His connection with tb«t auctioneering firm of Baker, Syden ham and Co.. dated from its inc«p tion, and when the business wa* taken over by the firm of Dalgety and Co. he joined the new firm. Hm was recognised by all who knew him—and they embrace tha who!# ceuntryside—as one of the motfi estimable men that could be found. He leaves a widow and young fant ily to monrn their irr...
DREAMS AND DREAMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 April 1914
DREAMS AND DREAMERS. Then; are stl'.l, even in Vhis enlight cncd ago, a number oi suyorstiiiMiis individuals who attach a moaning to certain dreams, :n;:l wno will tagerJy refer tu books on (lie subject, in older ' that tUcy may ubCtrtain um purport i of some nocturnal reverie thatisprob [ abiy the outconu of a baJ digestion. | If the sleep be boiui'I, ilie digestive and other orga'is ;;ie In action, and tlie sleeper will uass a perfectly un disturbed night. If, ho.vevc?, any of the ibodily functions' are ul all out of order, and more especially the diges tion, the nervous system will be af fected, and an imperfect conscious ness will be the result. A dream is nothing more or less than an imperfectly formed thought, caused mostly by. the individual not being at the time alive to the sur roundings; and the imagination, not being under control, will wander un checked by circumstances, and the dreamer is under the impression that the ideas that Hit through the brain are things which ar...
It is said. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 April 1914
ii Is sail. That the farmers cannot go aheail very fast in the fields owing to the want of rain That Miss Rene Sianbroolr, of Rokewood, attains lier "majority" next month, and she is to be enter tained right royally. That it was typical Easter weather for the holdidaya—neither one thing: or the other. That Mr D. C. M'Grath is again at his pest in the Federal Parliament,, and is full of bnsjnefls. That the Show to be held afi Scar6dale on IGth May is going t» be a boBhter torn-oat. That a rabbit shoot arranged by Rokewood Janctionites on Easter Monday resulted in 101 rabbits ani 3 hares meeting their doom.
Past and Future. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 18 April 1914
Past and Future. "Well, how are you to-day?" aske'l the physician checrfully to the society leader. "Well, doctor," she replied, "the cold I caught Tuesday is a little bet ter, thanks to your prescription. But the one I caught Thursday is much worse. The thing I called to see you for, however, is the severe cold I caught last night." The doctor sat down and wrote a long line of hieroglyphics. "Here," he said, "is something for the ouo you will catch this evening with\lhat V-neck and those skimpy Bkirts. Good afternoon."