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DISTRICT COURTS. PETTY SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 17 April 1914
DISTRICT COURTS. PETIT SKS3JON8, Beech worth-Daily Bernlla- Daily Betlmnga-Every Wednesday^ Ohiltern-Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday Eldorado-Evory Wednoaday. Kiewa-First Wed. each month Myrtleford-Every Friday. Rutherglon-Evory Monday, Wed nesday, and Friday Tallangatta-Evory Wednoaday Wodouga-Every Thursday Wangaratta-Daily Wahgunyah-Evory second Friday. Yackandandah-Evory Monday.
Phases of the Moon 1914. March [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 17 April 1914
Phases of the Moon 1914. March First quarter-Thursday £ Full moon-Thursday 12 Last quarter-Thursday'19 Now moon-Fiiday 27 April First quarter-Saturday 4 Full moon-Fiiday 10 Last quarter-Friday 17 New moon-Saturday 25 M ny Firat quarter-Sunday 3 Full moon-Sunday 10 Last quarter-Sunday 17 New moon-Monday 25 June FirBt quarter-Tuesday-2. Full moon-Monday 8 Last quarter-Tuesday 1G New moon-Wednesday 24 July First quarter-Wednesday 1 Full moon-Wednesday 8 Last quarter-Wednesday 15 New moon-Thursday 23 Firnt qunrtrr-Thuructay 30 August Full moon-Thursday G Last quarter-Friday 14 New moon-Friday 21 First quarter-Friday 28 September Full moon-Saturday 5 Last quarter-Sunday 13 New moon-Sunday 20 First quarter-Saturday 2G October Full moon-Sunday 4 List quarter-Monday 12 New moon-Monday 19 First quarter-Monday 20 November Full uioou-Tuesday 3 Last quarter-Wednesday 11 New moon-Wednesday 18 First quarter-Tuesday 21 December Full moon-Thursday 3 Last quarter-Thursday 10 New moon-Thursday Firnt ...
Rainfall Records at Chiltern. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 17 April 1914
Rainfall Records at Chiltern. Yi>»r Points 1887 3717 1888 18") 1 188!) n:)« 1890 2437 18'JI 2507 1892 2318 ] 893 3025 1891 '1078 18'JO 2127 isiji; 2:5 is 1897 1927 1898 2701 1899 2387 1900 2801 1901 2171 1902 1 (>73 1903 2729 1901 2G-18 1905 2053 190C 3329 1907 1809 1908' 2231 1909 2525 1910 2109 1911 2C17 1912 , 2103 1913 2309 JS6. d«ya rnin ffill 111 75 87 88 83' 91 8-1 117 89 88 92 92 100 12(5 110 77 121 99 118 101 G9 101 1M 110 111 9G fJ8
HOME TRUTHS. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 17 April 1914
' HOME TRUTHS. Many a man who acts like a beru a foxy. A little learn in:; is almost as dan 'orotis as a lil.il"> widow. Many a man Rives lip a bad habit iT(or lie gets tired of it. it's easy to discourage a mall who " iiisn't any courage. Nearly all fno-tliiuklng men are Jn tho bachelor class. Tomorrow is ilm only time to bor row if you wouldn't sorrow. Good sense is better than good looks, but so few people are afntctcd with either. * Fault-finding Is unlike charity, but it usually begins at home. A woman isn't satisfied If her hus band's life is an open book-unless it is a cheque-book. And a good deal of the knowledge people acquire is about aa useful In their business as counterfeit money. It's a deplorable fact that the aver age man spends too much time trying to acquire money and too little trying to acquiro happiness. x Some men are thrown In the cjiftda by their rivals, while others stand 5d their own light. People who sing their own pralscB seldom get an encoro. Don't be...
MRS. WICKS ON EMPLOYLRS' LIABILITY. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 17 April 1914
MR8. WICKS ON EMPLOYLRB LIABILITY. There's a new law como in. thny tell me, concarnin' the pervlilin lei those In your employ lu case of ao cident . Mary Jane Wilkes was lu worryln to death about It a short time hack, an' well sho may, while Clara Bates'fl brother Is in her balie-house, fer he's that absent-minded I'd never be sur prised any day to hear he was risln in the oven Instead of a batch o) loaves. To my thlnktn', though, the reg la tions won't work fer the good of them they're meant to benefit in the long run. I'm second to vnone in wlshln to act fair l>y anyone who works fer mo, but I don't mind ownin' that it puts 'ip my back when folks who knows noth in' about me an' my affairs go laying down the law that I'm to do this an that. An' as I'm not a Croesus, as the sav in' is, with money to spend all over the place, it seems Lo me that as things are goin' to be, if 1 -* hoid^of a shift less, incoinp'tent girl, instea'd of givin' her a chance to bo turned into an ex 'llan...
District Telephone Stations and Rates. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 17 April 1914
District Telephone Stations and Rates. A Conversations can be carried oc between Chiltern and the undermen tioned places by telephone, either direct from subscribers' premises or from the post otlice, at charges named: ]'irst 3 Additional minutes.* 3 minutes. Allan's Flat ... 8d 6d Altiury ... 4d 3d Barnawariha ... 2d 2d Hwch worth ... 8d 6d Bpmilla ... 8d 6d Bethanga ... Gd 5d Hriahr ... lB , 9d Chiltern Valley 2d. . 2d Corowa ... 4d 3d Devenish .. 8d 6d Euron ... Is 9d Eldorado ... 8d 6d K'Tlen ... Cd 6d (ih'urowan ... Cd 5d Oermnntoii 8 IV la 9d How Ion i! ... 8d 6d Huon ... Gd 5d Jiudera x s.iv ... Gil 5d Kyahram . 2a 4d Is 9d Koetonn ... Is 9d Lowesdale N.s w la 9d Monroo[.na 2a td la 9a Milawn ... 8d Gd Melbourne 2s 'Id la 9d Mulwala ? ... la 9d Myrtleford ... Is 9d Nagamliie la lOd la Id -ISorlli I'rwnlice... *lii Rutherglen ... 3d 3d Springhurst ... 2d 2d Seymour la lOd Is -Id - Swanpool ... Is 9d Tarniwinypo ... 8d Gd Tallanfjatta ... 8d 6d Tocumwal nsw Is lOd Is 4d Towong ...
How to Injure Your Town [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 17 April 1914
How to Injure Your Town | Knn it down to visitors. I | Go to other places for your supplies. . Look sorry when a stronger talks to you of ! buying property in it. i Itefusu to see merit in any scheme unless i you arc u big-dog" in it. ! Don't invest. Show your diplrust by re I "iL'-f your tan^tjo wag Idly about your j neighbor, without knowing the facts. Cut those whom in your vanity you ihink beneath you, and split up into classed and ' elique3. I Kefuso to advertise in your local paper, und to give it your printing orders to execute. People sum up your town from its advertise I mont sheet. j Then you will effectually damn, your town | and district.
HOW TO HELP YOUR TOWN [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 17 April 1914
HOW TO HELP YOUR TOWN Talk about it. Write about it. Buy all you can in it. Remember that by assisting tradoBmcn, you help the place along. Purchase and assist your local paper, and by so doing you further the bea interests of the town. Treat strangers with the utmost courtesy nd hospitality, so that they may take away impressions of it. Elect good, reliable men to all pub1if positions, not because they strain thfitiF>'i\. - for popularity, but on account nf 'h stamina and trusiworthine-s. Keep tho rnoiu y in the p'ace. Sell all >&lt;.'» »in ami buy nil yon can at home. Tho m>i who have invented in storey, workshop!:, an-' uther business phtees are building up th rown, and they should be r-ncoura^ed. llemember that in giving the local news paper ollico tho preference for your j&lt;»l> printing orders, you aro helping in ih» advancement of your town, as the newppupi'i is thereby helped. Where the . newyp..;. stuff are working day nnd ni^ht f- r ihr advance...
THUMBS UP. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 17 April 1914
THUMBS UP CJonjuror (about to peiform ft dif ficult tent) : la thero a littlo boy liere who would lixo to be tlio Bubject of this experiment'! A little fellow steps forward. Oouie, my young friend, tell these Indies uud gentlemen whether you have ever set eyes upon me before thu evening '/ Never, father. * * * A woman who attended a spirituo listic seance was invited by the medium to go up to the cabinet and receive a messiigo from one who has depuried to the oilier side of life. When slie came buck a friend asked her it blui had received n " message i'es, she replied. A voice whispered iu my ear. Was it a teal s-pirit, message 1 ner trii-mi persisted. Well, i don't know, answered tho woman ; but if it was, tho spirit had been eating onions. * * * A Jew once took over a secondhand clothing shop and he let an Irishman hive a Buit. of clothes on the weekly piynient system, but Pat failed to pay regularly. One duy the pair met and :ht; Jew told Pat utiout the sui' Abraham said. You wi ...
A Race Against Time. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 17 April 1914
A Race Against Time. The steamer was on the point of leaving, anil (lie passengers lounged on the deck and wailed for the start. At length one of iliein espied a cyclist in the far distance, and it soon became evident that he was doing his level best to caLcli the lioat. Already ihe .sailors' hands were on the gangways, and ihc cyclist's chance looked small indeed. Tlieii a sportive passenger wagered "a sovereign to a shilling that he would nuss it. The offer was taken, and at once the deck became a scene of wild excitement. "He'll miss it." "No; he'll just do It." "Come on!" "He won't do it." "Yes, he will. He's done It. Hur rah !" In the very nick of time the cyclist arrived, sprang oft his machine, and ran up the one gangway left* "Cast off!" he cried. 2t was the captain.
Noah's Ark and McLcan. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 17 April 1914
Noah's Ark and McLcan. Two Scotchmen. .McLean and Cajnp .>-. bell, got in Jo an armament as uAvhich was of ilit- older family. McLean ..'.?.'would not allow tliat his opponent's '. family Inn! any right (o rank in 'an ticiuity wiih 1)is own. "The McLeans, lie insisted, had been in existence as a clan i'rom the beginning of the ' world. A Western exchange records the conversation which ensued: Campbell had more Biblical lore than.liis antagonist, and asked him II the clnn McLean lived before the llood. "Flood! What, flood?" said McLean "Tho'llood that you know drownntj nil the world hut Nnah and liis family and Ills .lloolts," said Campbell. "Pooh! You and your Hood," paid ' McLean; "my clan was before the flood."' . ' "I have not read in my lilble, ob served .Campbell, "of the name of Mc . Lean polng into Noah's Ark." "Noah's Ark!" retorted McLean, in contempt. "Who over heard of n Mr Lean that had not a boat of his own!"
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 17 April 1914
COMPLETELY RUN DOWN OWING . TO INDIGESTION OR MORSES INbrAN HO »T PILLS EFFECT JtAPID CHANGE "1 was suderin^ with Indigestion for n period of eighteen mouths and found no benefit from many medicines used,'' writes Mr John Ldeniy Yar^ood, of Forest Lane, otf Banianl-sncet, J5' udiy », .*my health was completely run down through want of nourishment i&lt;> tho system I could take nothing into my stntuuch without retching, on one occa sion I went four days without a lute of foid. My appftite w*s none and I could not cat. In my sheer exliauB'ion and dis pair 1 tried Dr Morse's Indian Hoot Pil a and can well remember it ; an early im pmvement w.ia discernible, and after taking a few doses I commenced to make rapid strides towards my old conditio i JVIy appntite was s*on restored to i's nor* ' iuh! Btate, and 1 Ray Dr Morse's Indian "Root Pill? achieved tt positive triumph in iti7 recovery from md gos'i'm. I cannot speak too hij»h!y of your i»reat remedy which Btaud3 unrivalled ...
The New Cook. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 17 April 1914
The New Cook. A j'onnj: Iiousekeeper In one of the suburbs bad just succeeded in getting a new cook, who came highly recom mended. One day Nora made a sponge cake, which was so hard it could not l)e eater.. The housekeeper said: "Nora, do von call this sponge-cake? Why, It's as hard as can be." "Yes. mum." replied the cook, calm ly; "that's the way a sponge is befor" fe'e wet. Soak It In your tea.
AMUSING INCIDENTS. No Time to Lose. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 17 April 1914
AMUSING INCIDENTS. No Time to Lose. ; The proprietor of tlie travelling cir CUB was evidently very much perturb ed. "John," he said, calling his trustj assistant, "I want you to put the liv lng skeleton at one end ot the tent and the lat lady at the other here after, and see to it that they don't get a chance to talk to each other before or after the performance." "Why, have they been making lovo to each other'.'" asked John, looking toward the fat lady and skeleton, who were aeep iu conversation. "No; but 1 overheard hor promising to tell him what to eat to make him lat, while ho promised to tell her hovr to get thin."
Knew His Business. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 17 April 1914
new His Business. The man wiili novelties luis learned the tt'iis>l.iMi of ihe serpent. One of the frale. (tin recently approached a iikely-lonl.ini; house nervously. A lit r.le boy was playing in the front gar ilea, and toMiim the novelty merchant first ad.lressed himself. -Is your mother in, my little man?' Eaitl the pedlar. "Yes, sir." said (lie iiolite youth. "House-deaning all done?" "Yes, sir." "Has niiyone Riven your mother a new hat lately?" ? ""Yes; father save her one for a birthday present." "Ah! Father leave home in a good temper this morninp;?" "Oh, yes, very-for him!" "Good! Then if 1 don't sell a lino here, 1 give it up for the day!"
He'd Had Experience. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 17 April 1914
He'd Had Expcrlcnco. l!o was in the lirst Hush of matri monial ieiieity, yet there was a cloud ou lii.s Ijiow. "Look lien;, Brown," ho said at last to his irknd, "you're a man ot experi ence, anil i wain your opinion. Sup pose a man buys a big eiiest of draw ers for Ills bedroom, how luauy ot those drawers is ho eulilled to for hit own use?" Iirowu looked at his young friend Bori'owlully. "You haven't been married long, Podiiiiis, have you'."' ho asked. l'oiikins admitted his friend had spoken iruly. "1 thought not." said Brown. "Look here, in> boy, in a little wliile you will ciiine to undersiand that if a woman iiad a elie.st of drawers as long us Bourses: reel and as lii^i' as Par liament. house, she would lind some thins in piii in every drawer. Take Illy, ndvif'.*: .vou'vo «ol. .I r .V "ptece or puper and put it under the bed."
A Lost Opportunity. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 17 April 1914
A Lost Opportunity. A lady of .some age, during a not uninteresting life, had buried four hu» bands. Sue was going one day to tend the quartette of graves, when at the cemetery pale she met a lost lover of. the past, a gentleman who, from some instinctive wisdom, had let. "the dare not" wait upon "the would." She took him into the cemetery, showing liim the neat quartette of graves. lie was profoundly moved. "Ah, .Tames." said she. witli tears in her voice: "you might, have Itccn there. *.l6o,-.it only you h.-ul had a little cour -JBSO."
Her Logic. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 17 April 1914
Her Logic. Jones was condemning an oppon ent's argument. "In such an argument," lie said, "the logic is absurdly false. It is like the logic ot a young married lady I heard of. "This young larly sat plying the needle one morning in the parlor of Jier pretty little house. A coat of her -husband's was in her lap. The hus band himself appeared, apd she said, fretfully: " 'It is too had, the careless way the tailor put this button on. This is tho fifth time I have had to sew it oil for you.'"
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Federal Standard — 17 April 1914
FOOTBALL. Football promises to be interesting this season in the Cliiltern and district association. It is probable that there will bs seven teams competing and this will make a good competition. The various clubs are getting their players together and leaving no slonn unturned to get the best iuuu available to don tbeir colors. Applications for the position of central umpires lo the C. and D. fc\ Association should bo lodged with the secretary (Mr YV. J. Fox) at Cliiltern not lator than 7 p.ui., on Wednesday next, April 22. Applications from teams wishing to join tho association must also bo lodged at the same time Mt. Ophir, we. understand, are con sidering the advisability of throwing in their lot with tho Uhiltern district. United Miners have disbanded and most of the players from that team ?will play with Mt. Ophir. Brown's Plains will bo missed as they wore good snorts, and, although they only had a club for one season, many of the boys will join the district teams. A number o...