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WOMAN'S COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 24 July 1915

— »T.T«* . ';i7i.. — f „ — I - — *T- I ? ? ? ' ? — ?-?--??.-,?- 'WOMAN'S COLUMN. i^ONPUCTEC) BY 'MAVIS.' It is mlereblirg to noto at thu presort time th it w hen the war broke out with Til - key in 1870, 'Carmen. Sylva,' the' Queen .Mother or Lulgaiia^was the- first to vo*ui- teor as a nurse. - bin* worked' night and daj in 'the hospitals, and after the war was end ed the sokheis among themselves collected 'enough of the small coinage of the country to raise a national monument to 'Muma Ra'nitola' — 'th© mother of th© wounded'' — of wnicu the' queen- was extremely proud. ?i, ' / '- i ', 'i Tfre,/a.isalea \& a verj^ popular flower, and its popularity \b due to the , whim r of , the ex-Empress Eugenie of France. Fifty years ago f-he was much struck, when sitting at th© opera, by the azaleas .worn by at beautiful Belgian woman in one of the boxes. Learn ing the name of tho flower, 'she summoned the groat Haussmann to her, presence and de sired that similar flowers should be obt...

Publication Title: Democrat
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 24 July 1915

'1 Verioaa Reasons Suggest Why ! Among'st them are :- ' '' muchtio'uWe » Y JN fERVICE-N,° transaction is too small or considered 'to* - :happ^itryYo&°mVearS^^^^ disPosal quite .eadHy; and '' TheL^ofEthIb2S'fL^?U(AL7Y-~Ou^?^^^^^^ - mo5'J^-oniS^J^ . J A glance at our Prices hereunder will show a-ear mbney-s^vjh^propositipn:- f Candle8, 6d packet . J Custard Powders, 9d doz. ?* Pineapples, 7d tin Salt, 41b. for 3d. J B. Powder, Is per lb. iin N Dates, 6J»! per lb, . - Eaisine, 6Jd per lb. Currants, 7d per lb. Tea, choice quality, 1/6 lb Coffee Essence, /9J 1/6 bt. Sip Coffee, 1/8 per lb. Coffee, mixed, Ia6d lb. Cocoa and Milk, la'7d lb. Cocoa (Fry^s), Is 6d lb'. Cocoa, Beud;, /10J Jib. Corn Flour, 6d per lb. . . S.E. Flour, 0d 2Ib pekt. ' Vinegar, 6d per bottle Sauce (medium), 6d bot. Cur/y (best), 8d jar. ; Jelly X;tal8,lQld doz. pk*. . Des Cocoanut,7d pkt, best ? ''EssXemon 6A bot., best Soap Powders, lOJd doz Order vColleotsd or Delivered any address on any day. d :?.,-?? FA...

Publication Title: Democrat
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Our Neglected Natural Advantages. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 24 July 1915

Oar Neglected Natural Advantages (To the Editor.) Sir, — There are, round about our coaly old mountain town, advantages which Dame Nature has conferred with a lavish hand,, but, which, unfortunately, are to-day unap preciated by an oblivious populace. We al lude to the . grand mountain surroundings,, which could be cheaply and expeditiously used for the intellectual enlightenment and. betterment of our coaly toilers. Now what woum oe easier man me construction ok some means of access to these aforesaid, heights, where several concerts could be held for the edification and education of our working population? In America, under such circumstances, an electric, cable, or* cog tramway, would carry hundreds of coaly and other toilers to these natural pinnacles where their minds would be renovated for, the ensuing week's toil, and where they would be fre'e~ttom the pitfalls which would otherwise harass and embarras them, and. maybe, lose them their means of livelihood; — with the attendan...

Publication Title: Democrat
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
General News. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 24 July 1915

General News. Australia Day next , Friday. . * * . V '?* The spring horse show and sales will be held at the end of this month. ?? Returns, for the year 1916-16 under the Federal Land Tax Assessment Act. are due on or before August 31. ?? , ? ' The Hon. B.R. \Vise, Agent-General for New South Wales, has arrived in London, ana nas Deen grantea an audience oy me 'King.* .'???????? * - ♦ ? '? ? ♦ ♦ An old Bathurst boy, Mr. Sydney Ken ' tiedy, was lone of the crew of the H.M.S. Pioneer, which destroyed the German crui ser Konisgberg. The Kennedy family will be remembered as having kept the Edin boro' Castle Hotel and the railway refresh ment rooms at Bathurst. .-?..-*. ? * * The Bursary Endowment Board has de cided that candidates for bursaries at high schools or registered secondary schools must be at least 12 years old, and under 14 on the first day of January' following the examination. This rule will apply to this year's examination. ' : .in ???.??? * _*/? ?'.-?' -,*',..- : ? Mr. Jo...

Publication Title: Democrat
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Germany and England. II—EVIDENCES OF GERMAN HOSTILITY. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 24 July 1915

Germany and England. I!.— EVIDENCES OF GERMAN ; HOSTILITY. Bismark's famous declaration that the ?destines of Germany were to be worked out not by votes and speeches, but* by blood ?and iron, is the soul of the Pan-German ;policy. . Let those vsho credit Germany with a lamb like-nature ponder that grim phrase. and weigh it in conjunction with the follow ing historic facts. In 1862 Blsmark became Prime Minister ..?of Prussia. He immediately forced through -the Reichstag an Army reorganisation scheme. Moltke and Von Roon reorganised ; ithe Army. In 1864 Prussia attacked Den mark, and annexed Schleswig-Holstein. . 'This gave Keil to Prussia. In 186'6 Prussia -? ., attacked and defeated Austria, crushing the .Austrians in six weeks and annexing Han ., over, Hesse, and Nassau. In 1810 BiBmark ..altered the Ems telegram, and Prussia . . fought and defeated the French^ and an nexed Alsace and Lorraine. The French . ,paid also an indeminity of ' 200 millions. v.The result of this war was th...

Publication Title: Democrat
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 24 July 1915

Something of Interest to you [ . 'i. ;i i ??'?*?'? . ? ' 7 of .Bernard's B&siltiings, 387 GEORGE STREET, SYDNEY, Visits Lithgow FQRTNIGKTJ.Y, and may to oen.sjiited at ;????_' ' ' M » & ? ... - ,»??--.

Publication Title: Democrat
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 24 July 1915

COOERWULL ESTATE, No. 2 Stack. (WltHIN EASY DISTANCE OF TOWN.) . Pine Fro.nto.gres sletbcI kajrape t-©pi?h®-' The Most Elevated Building Land in Lithgow. PRICES—FROM £1 PER FOOT. ' Small Deposit. Balance over Five Years. '?' . ?'' ? '?' '' - STi'Jl htt£'*) V'* Lithos and all Particulars from ', , - ,- tl Thos. UPTON'S; Auction, Mart, MAIN SfREET, LITHGOW, '{/ ?: ' ? - -r 'i i')-' ^ - BBY TIT THE STRAND Stationery & Fancy Goods Shop (MRS. J. ASHLEY) MAIN STREET, LITHGpW School Requisites, Church and Hymn Books ,,,, (all .denominations), Sportinp Materials^ x Fancy Chin u Ware, Trayelling Baga, of ^a')| deBcrlpH^nsr Traced Linen and Paper ? Tfiintfera. ' '''?'? ' ' '?''' '?'?' ' ?' Wedding and Birthday Presents iii-;-, .?-.; ,.- ? ^ epecialty. ' ' ' ? ? ' Ladles' . Hand Bags. The Largest Selection. ,5 ^ WHERE ;???-? Well, at; ' ? ? 'yL' -UMra. FEWINS' - REFRESHMENT ROOMS, ^?f.. Sutton's Buildings, ' ?- v. Main-itree^ Lithgow, Yea, we mean what we say — that you have hrre an Id...

Publication Title: Democrat
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 24 July 1915

The- Workei^^irienj, ' J ' v- -4 ':;' ? ; ? '-%* THAT'S WHAT EVERYBODY MUST CALL ' ' , . ' ' . N.:BASSER,' For he caters for all the worker's .wants. In fact, he can set you right up in your home.' He can provide you with— Bedroom, Dining Room, Kitchen, Hall, and Bathroom Furniture at prices equally as cheap as Sydney. Again— after buying the Furniture and the, Drapery, and the Fittings, he can fill your larder with the choicest of groceries— cheap, too. The Right Place on the Wrong Side of the Street. N. BASSER (Universal Provider), LithgOW

Publication Title: Democrat
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Electoral Law. REPORT OF THE COMMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 24 July 1915

Electoral Law. REPORT OF TrtE COMiMI88:fbNV Reports have been submitted ta Parlia ment of the Royal Commission on the Fed eral electoral law and its administration, with regard to certain matters. The wholes of the , Commissioners are unanimous; but,, in addition to the unamlnous report, three other .reports were included. The Commis sion was unanimous that tbe universal sys tem of. marking the rolls should be adopted! bV drawl nir thfi & linn thrnmrh ihn nnmlio.. and connecting it with thq initial letter of the surname. There should be a period of eight weeks between the issue of the writs: and polling day. It is suggested that postal), yoking should be provided for prior to. the date of the election, with sufficient statutory guarantee. Compulsory voting is recom mended; also, the appointment .of permanent, divipipnal returning officers. The adoption, of joint Commonwealth and State rolls is: recommended. A quinquennial census, it isi'.r thought, would obviate the danger o...

Publication Title: Democrat
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
GIRLS' OWN COLUMN [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 24 July 1915

GIRLS' OWN COLUMN CONDUCTED BY AUNT MIRIAM. 'Puzzled One' writes: — 'I am engaged to a young man whom I have been keeping com- ? pnny with for about six years. .. He is now thinking of going to tho war, but he would: like mo to get married before he goes.. Now what would you advise me to do, get married; before he goes, or wait till he comes back?' Got married by all means, for you will have someone to work for, to pray for, to live for,, and it will help him to keep straight if .he knows ho has a darling wife at home wait- ' ing for his return, and who looks with pride on his every action. Besides, you would be- ' able to got portion, of his allowance and this* would mean; not only your keep, but you: could get a home together. , Isn't that some-- '! thing worth striving for P And,, should ho die for his country, well, you would havo iv pension for- life. ? ? '

Publication Title: Democrat
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
HOW A GIRL CAN BE PRETTY. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 24 July 1915

HOW A GIRL CAN BE PRETTY. Here are a few rules which, faithfully fol io wad, wil. work the most striking change in any girl's -appearance. Between the ages oi 16 and 26 practically any girl can be pretty if she tries. , 1. Keep yourself exquisitely clean, and choose your soap carefully. Be sparing in the use of creams and powder. 2. Wear comfortable garments, too, and take brisk ex«rcise in the open air every day. --. Try to live regularly. Get at least eight hours' sleep every night. '4. Don't let yourself get cross and flurried over trifles. A serene mind- keeps lines and wrinkles at bay. ' .--.?. ?',?: i..; ?.?'??;?.- 5. Never sit 'or sleep in'nn unventilatud room, and'hvoid heavy bedclothes; G; Plenty of fruit and a four-mile walk ©very day will give any young girl a com plexion of milk and rases;' and who cares about featuros so long as they are covered by a flawless skin?

Publication Title: Democrat
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
RABBIT SOUP. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 24 July 1915

RABBIT SOlJf. Have you ever. tried rabbit soup f Blanch the rabbit by boiling it for five minutes in water with a little, salt, .^fow place in a saucepan two or three slices of lean bacon or. nam; a very Hm°N carrot scraped and slioed ; one onion sliced ; a blade of mow ; one quart of milk (or milk and water) ; 3ok. rice; a bouquet of herbs; a little lemon juice. Cut the rabbit up in joints, and add to the iva\-t »nu simmor siowjy till, all is thorough ly cooked. You couW rempve the best part of the rabbit and serve with onion Bauc* separately. ' '' .Remove the rest of the rabbit and anj tones, and serve the soup. Child ren like 'it, ahd( it is nourishing, .and a change when meat is bo dear.

Publication Title: Democrat
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
OUR WAR ALPHABET. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 24 July 1915

-i.,;.;;^.'. -v?- ?????,?%?- c -,:u-,:--i-y ;??? ? Oj r 'OUn. WAR ALPHABET. |)| i\i .-.stands, fur. .Allies,, with, hoiiou.1 - unsullieclf 8 .scarids for Belgium that -6uldn't be bull ? ied';';il';';!'° : ' ?*';''?????? C is the Channel Bill's 'iron' can't 'cross;'1 D is the reason our -Dreadnoughts, of course. E -stands for Emden, a- terror no more; I''1 is '.for France, and fair freedom's; wide door; ? G is for Germany, rubbing its eyes; tl stands for Huns, who are, bred there like' flies. ; - I stuuls for India, God bless it say- we!- ' J stands for, Jack,, who commands the 'blue sea ; / „ K is the Kaisor, -who's footing the. bill; L is for London i (wefre waiting, dear Will!)i! 3VI is the mine that's a; menace ?. to .all,; ' . N is our , Navy. ; Please .pay us a. call! ,.:'!? O's all the .score -the. Germans can make:;..'. \ P is the Pill which they took by mistake. ,.,: . Q i.s our, Queen-TT-Queen, in more ways than. one; R stands for Russia, that's rushin' the H^un. S stands f...

Publication Title: Democrat
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
SIGHS AND KISSES. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 24 July 1915

8ICHS AND KI88E8.. Alas !? how easily things go wrong; A sigh too much or a kisB too long, And there follows a mist and a weeping rain,' And life is never the same again. '? Alas ! ? how hardly th ings go right ! ' 'CTis hard to watch, on a summer's night, For the s,igh will come and the kiss will Btay, And the summer's night is a winter's day. And yet how easily things go right, If the sigh and kiss of a winter's night /ome deep from tlio soul in the stronger ray That is born in the light of ? the winter's day. And things cainfifeyer gblbkdlyjj^rpflg If the hearty bo; true and the' love »e strong;, Fpcrth© jmist, _il '?it; comes, and ?the.. weeping. ;;;? rain^.^ ;.vf ;.;,;,,;.. *; v ,:^i ^ ? | , 'Will bi)lch:vugecl';l)y tho ?'?ore' into \ sunshine1 ; again. *?? ' ' ????-?;' .,'?_?.-???-?- ?? ];

Publication Title: Democrat
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
HOME HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 24 July 1915

HOME HINTS. When meat is tough, soak for,, ten minutes, in slightly diluted vinegar,, , , ,. ,,..,-. Stale loaves should be. wrapped in a wet cloth for a minutft, .,then cloth, removed, and the loaf, baked in a slow oven for. half an , hour.- i . -, , . - ? ?-.,:.:? .-?.,-,! , :? ..; ? ..-? V Turpentine i is one . of the 'most useful of ? washing aids. It will loosen dirt without tho slightest injury to fabrics. r/ : . .. ; When you' feel bilious squeeze a lemon into a glass filled- three-parts with1 cold water, and' drink it straight ; off. : ' No : sugar should be : added. :?..- m ;:.-. ???,.-. ^ rfJ --1m h'iv'«: :.-,t .7 .-..? i A letter which has' been sealed with' the ; white of an' egg cannot* be opened by 'the ?. steam of boiling water,' as the heat only adds to its firmness. v;, . - . ?. . To clean a velvet coat collar, scrape a' little ; pipeclay over « the .velvel; allow to l-emain.-on. for a. few 'moments, then- br.UBh- off with a whisk; k. This .cleans vthe -velvet and r...

Publication Title: Democrat
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
MOTHER'S PRAYER. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 24 July 1915

MOTHER'S PRAYER. Corporal -;J; Buxton,' who is with- the -E Company, Third Battalion,' r First Australian Infantry,- has forwarded1 to his- father ,- Mr. Buxton,. station-master as Ashfield, a letter which he discovered in the pocket of a flannel shirt,- on©; of .the articles, in^kits^forwardedi by Australian women foi;ithe.use of ? the .troops. The letter is as follows:— 'I-eal- Laddie, — I- wonder ? what you will be doing or going to'do Avhen you, look in iyour pocket and find this. . Though. I do not- know* you or youfme, yet my heart' goes out towards you , and your comrades ih' the: work tand - serious position ' this, dreadful war, has plabed you. , The.prayers of. many . will fol low ; our, boys, through this anxious, critical period, when shot and shell m all itB horrors are in your midst. God bless and keep. you sheltered in such dan gor, and bring you safe home to your dear ones- is the prayer of A, Mother.^,,,; \ ?. ; :-. ' ,-,!?';?.::!.?' . ? .- : -

Publication Title: Democrat
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
SPECIAL. RULES FOR OUR FAMILY CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 24 July 1915

SPECIAL. , RULES FOR OUR FAMILY CLUB. 1. To do all iu our powor to keep sunshino* in our home, and place home first in our lfves and thoughts, wherever wo, may be. 2. To show the best, side of our nature to our family as well as to the outside world. 3. Never to forget our dear ones who are far away; to bo in touch.with them as much as possible. 4. To keep the door of our home ever open the prodigal. , 5. Whilst bearing in mind the proverb that 'Charity begins ai Home,' we will do our best to honour its birthplace- by the con&tant exercise of this divine virtue. C. To shut out of our home, as much as we can, temper, selfishness, gossip, and doubt in God's love. 7. To let our home, light so shine, that it muy be a beacon helping wanderers .to.. re- turn'' to their homes.— Sent by H. J. Dennett. Esk Street, Lithgbw.' '''

Publication Title: Democrat
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
HOW TO REMOVE STAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 24 July 1915

i|.'!/r -?s'-'iir '11.1(1 .-#.-,-/. '-IH-J Ij.u '-?lit .1':'^'. H OW TO REMOVE 8TAINS. ,; ~j.~ ,w: If cofWe 'stains,'* 'WaW in ^cold' water j- thW' well ruhl 'the1 sta^with' S'glycerineV 'iftia J walli in lukew'afhr'1watek /'''JD6!n&iT'Ieave'i*'fche'-ig5r- ment'to^d^,. but 'iron5 'it dry loh the^vrdiig'' side bf-lthe'1'sta^i-'-':-\--T«a!;'s^ins^'can'(*be''re^' moved' !in the ^saihe ; way/ If : 'fruit J .stain'sj! powder some starch, damp the fruit stain, and well rub'in the- starch; fcleWe it, tefla? in' an hour's time ^aBfi^fPfoeflftarcn witii cofd vrater, and- putAsgrne^orQioflu the- stain ;-4Tbe- starob^eeom^iito absorb rfall the^fru'it'juice1.1'!' -

Publication Title: Democrat
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Oberon [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 24 July 1915

Oberon (From our own correspondent.) Many thanks for giving a free advertise ment for our Australia Day. There are some newspapers which will not mention an item of news which refers to any ap proaching event without ' they are paid by an advertiement. From what we hear everything looks well for a large sum being raised here, dona tions, large and small are coming in. Of course we cannot Deneve tnat tne amounts of cash or of goods given so far are* all the public intend giving, or, to put it plain ly paying to the men who saved our lives and (do not forget) our property. A recruting committee has been formed here and it is expected a large number of land owners or their sons will enlist and go and protect it; then those who have no land, I feel sure, will not be long get ting in to the firing line. However, we will hope for the best and, during the next two weeks, see what they are doing. ,We have the spectacle of a man with a large area of land, stock and money giving £1 and the wo...

Publication Title: Democrat
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Portland. POLICE COURT. MONDAY, JULY 19. (Before Mr. Peter Denis, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 24 July 1915

Portland. POLICE COURT. MONDAY, JULY 19. (Before Mr. Peter Denis, J.P.) Jorgen Olsen, a Norwegian, was charged with being drunk and disorderly in Wallera wang road on Sunday, 18th. He pleaded guilty and was fined 10/- or 48 hours. He preferred the latter. On Tuesday July 19, before Mr. Peter Denis, J.P., Kate Miller put in an appearance to answer to a charge of drunkeness in Williewa street on the previous day. She was fined 5/- or 24 hours. Paid. A committee of young ladies of Portland have organised a Euchre party and social, to be held in the Crystal hall on Thursday, July 22. The whole of the proceeds are to go to the 'Australia Day' fund. The Joint Secretaries are Misses McMahon and Mc Donald. On Thursday July 29, the members of the Portland School of Arts will hold their Annual meeting. Splendid rain fell in Portland on Monday and throughout Monday night. By Tuesday morning over 2% inches were recorded. Household tanks are full and the Company's dams are filled to overflowing,...

Publication Title: Democrat
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
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