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Playing Big Sister to the Wounded. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
Playing Big Sister to the Wounded. ; I * —• i iSverylady's Journal, as a woraaii's magazine, concerns i self mostly with home interest, aad wisely reduces (he amount of reading raafc-j ter about the war to the lowest pos sible limit, But- in the August issue, fr»r example, we find a fine series of brief arlicles'by prominent people like tbe Hoi;, Arthur Robin son, M.L.C,, and Miss Beatrice Day, the well-kcowa actress, on the sub ject of how we may best; help the returned soldiers. The concensus of opinion is that, while we atlst avoid foolish methods that would siaiply spoil our men, we must strain every fibre of our being to repay these gallant fellows the debt, we undoubtedly owe them. The war again is affecting, or will affecf, the finances of all of us, hence livery lady's Journal contin ues to publish its useful articles on Profitable Home Industries for Women, and various ways and tneaus of buying and spending with economy, We should think a first economy for any housewife i9 ...
Welshman's Reef. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
Welshman's Reef, Welshman's Reef is again putting on its spring appearance, the paddocks are show ing a splendid mat of grass and the crops' Sown are looking srlendid. One paddock aowii with improved Steunveidel wheat is looking magnificent, whilst three pad docks of Algerian oats, on the same farm is showing a most luxuriant growth, Messrs L'. Nevi 11 and Unnro also have crops which are quite equal to the heavv ! harvest of last season .which threshed oats up to 50 bushels per acre and hay 3 tons per acre. Mining is receiving more attention lately, consequent on the find in Gordon's paddock and somo of the Welshman's £eef miners having interests in the claims are hopeful of bringing life back lo the district again, ann the last crushing from Gordon and Purcell'a claim \vas~highiy payable. Several parties are prospecting about on the old lines cf reef with varying prospects
Baringhup West. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
Baringhup West. A large gathering of friends and parents of the children attending tue Baritigliup West State school assembled at the school building on Monday afternoon for the pur pose of bidding farewell to the teacher, Miss 0, Johns, who has been in charge oi the school tor nearly three years, vr W- H> VesI occupied the chair. Addres ses were given by the chairman. Messrs John Mull ins and H. Rumbold, each oi whom bore testimony to the efficiency ot Miss Johns' work in connection with j the school, and the success of the children under her tuition, he* selfdenying efforts in crder to prepare them for successful ex aminations. and her efforts to Instil into the mind of young folk i principles-ot faithfulness in their , duties, so as to ensure 'heir ■ present as well "as their future success in lite. On behalf of the school sommittee, parents and friends, the chairman presented j Miss Johns with a eold cable ! bangle, as a small memento of her stay in the district. Miss Johns i...
APPROPRIATE. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
APPROPRIATE. "That Mrs. Smartc is getting too clever," growled the butcher. "What's the matter ?" asked bi&lt; wife. "When she came in just no"' told me I ought to rename my fCa'e5 the Ambuscade brand." "Well, why ?" (1 "I've just looked up the word, went on the infuriated man, 'an the dictionary says that afflbuscad» means, 'to lie in weight.' "
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
For Chronic Chest Complaints Woods Great Pcppeminfc Cure, la GJ J. MOORE, B.V.-S., Coach Builder, Premier Horse Shoer, Blacksmith and wheelwright, agent for Dunlop Rubber Tyres. I,arge stocks of Hickory shafts and.poles, spokes, rims, felloes, &c, All kind? of vehicles made to order. Add^ss - High-street Maldon. '
DIPLOMATIC. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
diplomatic. Late in the afternoon Sarah, t°e rnaid, sought her mistress, with 3 little packet in her hand and a frown on her face. The lady next door, mum," .began, with a snifi of contempt, returned us cheapcr buttfr than we lent her." - The mistresB did not even look up frora her hook as she replied, is all right, Sarah. Just keep id the larder, and give it back to bet when ghe wants to borrow f°®3 more." For the first three montlis oi th&lt; lives lemur monkeys sit on the b# °f their mother and hold on ^ their tails hooked round hers, n«rt letting go.
Mining Notes [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
Mining Notes ■ » . I Soath German Reef Co,—1600ft 'evel extended to 1168ft. at this point have Intersected the break previously met with off No. 2 winze, about 181n stone on west side, values uncharged. 1750ft level—Inter mediate level north off rise is beiug extended In full face of stone show ing gold on east wall; stopes above and below level show average value about Sdwfc, ' Messrs J. Carman and L. Snart who are working a claim in Spring Street, hare received a further grant of £44 under tl»e Mines Develop ment Act. Their previous grant was X50.
TARRANGOWER. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
TARRANGOWER. I Two more of our local lads, I Messrs Wm. and Francis Treloar, i bare been accepted for active | service, and on Friday eveniug a j big gathering of residents met in ' the local school to bid them fare jwell. Mr R- ^Vaterson occupied the chair and opened proceedings j with God S?.ve the King, a pleas ling programme of songs, recita ! ticns and violin solo was then gone through, after which the chairman, in s irring speech, com plimented Treloar Bros. for the step they had taken and expressed the residents' obligation to theW, and to those who had gone to fight lor us. He then presented Privates W. and F. Treloar each i with a serviceable pocket wallet as a small token of the residents esteem, and wished them good luck and b safe return, The recipients made a sui'able response, A snlendid supper was provided by the ladies, and received ample justice from all present Dancing was kept up ! till an early hour of the morning | and proceediugs were concluded with od Save our...
District News. BARINGHUP. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
District ISiews, BARINGHUP. ^ : a congregational meeting of the Presbyterian Cliurch on. Suu day afternoon it was resolved to accept 'lie offer of the Mary borough Church choir of 24 voices to give a popular concert in the Library Hall on Wednesday, September G*}i, in aid of the church improvement fund, and in connection with the same it was also resch ed to play a lootball match in the afternoon between the Methodist and Presbyterian clubs.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
Skire oi Maldon Mucbieford Cemetery Trust, 1 HEREBY convene a Public Meeting to he held at the Orrville, Muckleford on Saturday, August 12th, 191G at 8 p,m. for the purpose of electing a member of the Mueklel'ord Cemetery Trust, vice Kennedy Murdoch, deceased. M. T. FOG ARTY, Shire President. Shire Hull, Maiden, 8th August, 1916. BY PUBLIC AUCTION, On the ground, South Maldon, at 2 o'clock Saturday, August 12-th. THE whole of the Assets of Baxter's South G.M. Syndicate, including mining lease, Gr.I. building, tools, ladders, ropes, etc, jBteMB SOMKR A: DABB, - (John Corner, Aucti&neer) Salesmen, Maldon and District. FOR SA^E ^45; TT1K Wesley an Church Building and Land at Eaglehawk. There ie a splendid lot of G-,1; Goofing, Oregon Hard wood, Flooring, Lining'8 double Windows and some valuable granite facings. Apply SOMEC k DABB, Maldon For Printing of eli descriptions the work and pric«s at the " News" Office cannot be beaten—try it, For T3ronehr«! Cov^hf-, tshc Woods G:eat ...
RAILWAY MANIFEST. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
| BAJJ-WAY MANIFEST, Goods and parcels were lying at the local railway station co-day for:— Goods—Gilchrist, Halliday, Curnow. Parcels -Bryant, Brooka, Calder, Best, Couchmauf Tyssen, Maloney, O'Connor, Jfoys, Franzi, Trengove, Smith.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
J An Honest .Remedy for Cold. Any Druggist can offer you the choice of a dozen or more Cough " Syrups?" But it behoves you to use sowc circucospeeiicn i_i selecting a medicine to put into jour stomach, aBa cureof your disease. Remcm 1 b;r that you require for the real euro of a j dangorous disease something more than a | mere soothing syrup. This is why it will be' bast for you to take Dr Sheldon's New jDiscovcry for Coughs and Colds. It is a carefully mads, and perfected scientific, curative medicine prepared with the idea not merely of relieving a cough, but of curing the disease which brings on the cough. Is an honsat medicine, which will j at once relieve any disease of throat or - j lungs; or if the result is honestly nnsatis I factory to you, your money will be retur ned. Try it. Frice la Cd and 3s. Ob-! ! tninable everywhere.
AMERICAN TEA. Red Cross Society Effort. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
' AMERICAN TEA. Red Cross Society Effort. In the Temperance Hall next Saturday afternoon aud evening the ladies of the local branch of the J Red Cross Sccle'.y will corduct an American Tea, for which elaborate i preparations have been made, end ! all who attend may rely on spend i ing a most enjoyable time. In the ! afternoon admission will be by a j gift, such as produce, Jims, cakes, sweets, jellies, vegetables, poultry, plain and fancy work, etc., and 6d in the evening. The West Ind ian Cake Competi tion is creating a lot of Interest, and all cakes must be made' from the following recipe, and left at the Temperance Hail at 11 o'clock on Saturday morning : — ^lb flour, %\b outter. ^lb sugar, >;flb raisins, j^lb currants or sultanas, lemon peel, ^ nutmeg, spice, 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon soda in pint milk. Beat butter «nd sugar to a cream, then add two well beaten eggs, then trait and milk and lastly flour ; bake li;to 2 hours. Victorian sandwich, Iced, filling optional; • > . Major...
HIS FIRST GUARD. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
HIS FIRST GUARD. An amusing incident occurred st camp recently. A recruit tab on guard for the first time, and towards midnight the officer of the day mad« : the usual inspection of the sentries On the approach of the officer the recruit in a commanding voice yell* cd out, "Halt ! Who goes there?" The officer thereupon halted and re plied, "Officer of the day." The recruit in his ambition, and thinking he had made a good coop, then brought his rifle to the "On guard," and in a firm voice cried, "Well, what the devil do you oW by slinking rouud at this time of the night !"
NO LIGHTS REQUIRED. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
NO LIGHTS REQUIRED. Ethelinda's young man had practi cally lived at their house recently. He had given ■ her some lovely pre i eents ; but a ring was not among i them, and there was no word yet of ; an engagement. ' "Look here," said Ethelinda's pa J sternly ; "chat young man of yours j comes here too often. What are his intentions ?" Ethelinda blushed, and her ey« sought the ground. "I don't know, father," she re plied. coyly; "You see, he—er—keeps me in the dark bo much."
FISH NOT WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
FISH NOT WANTED. "I hear you are going to marry Archie Blueblood ?" asked one so ciety woman of another. "Ib it true ?" "Marry him !" exclaimed the other. "Not likely. What on earth could I do with him ? He's rejected for the army, ho can't ride, he can't play tennis, golf, nor, for that matter, can he even drive a motor-car !" "Oh !" /?aid the friend, "but he can swim beautifully, you know." "Swim, indeed ! Now, I ask you, would you like a husband you had to keep in an aquarium ?"
Masking the Guns. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
Masking the Guns. | Against aircraft observation one of the first precautions taken is to splash guns, limberB, and ammuni tion waggons with, different neutral tints, 60 that they will blend with the ground about them. Any earth ' works, pits, etc., that are erected or I dug are strewn with leaves and bran ches, and the earth disturbed gener | ally, so that from above nothing un i usual shall be spotted by keen-eyed : airmen. j A battery of guns is seldom placed : along the skyline, for there it is an ; easy mark. Generally the guns are : concealed some distance down the in ' cline in front of the skyline, unless j the gunB are howitzers, in which case j they can be best served from behind the ridge. The idea of placing the [ guns in front of the ridge is that the j rising ground behind them serves as j an eSectual screen, as the guns | themselves are painted to represent earth and foliage. The largest piece o! gold in the world waB taken from Byer & Halt man's gold-mining c...
POP OVERS. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
POP OVERS. These are very simply and easily made. Beat an egg for five r.inutes, and stir in 1 cupful of Hour, alter nately,with 1 cupful of milk, and add, J teaspoonful of salt. Mix, s.nd beat well, and bake in small greased tins ! in a hot oven. j
THE INTRODUCTION OF SLAVERY [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
THE INTRODUCTION OF SLAVERY The dull boy in the class unexpect edly distinguished himself in a recent history examination. The question ran, "How and when was slavery in troduced into America ?" To thii he replied : "No women had coma over to the early Virginia colony. The planters wanted wives to help with the work. In 1619 the- London Company sent over a ship-load of girls. The plant ers gladly married them, and slavery was introduced into America.