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SEARCH FOR A "GRAVE" [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 February 1914
SEARCH FOR A "GRAVE" Tho "confession" of wifo-murder mado by George Hardy, of Birming ham, who Is in custody at Dudloy on a charge of stealing a bicycle, has proved to be baseless (says "Tho Doily Mall." March 26). All day yesterday police wore scour ing: tho district for tho ."gravo" whore the man said he had burlod his girl wife. Eventually ho told tho police that tho woman was alive, and this thoy found to be true. • Tho wifo roturned to hor mother's houso at Birmingham yesterday. Neigh bors wore in tho streot discussing the supposed tragedy when tho "murdered" woman was soon walking down tho street. She said she know nothing about the matter uivtll that morning. Her land lord at Wolverhampton had said to her, "Loolc hero, this paper says your husband has confessed to murdering and burying you," "That upset mo awfully," she added, "and I left my breakfast and decided to come to pirmlngham to gee what it lis all about."
Fashionable Millbrook Weddings. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 February 1914
Fashionable Millhrook Wed dings. A life's friendship between four of the oldest and most esteemed families, whose names are favorably associated with the early and present history of the district, has been fur ther ..cemented by two marijages which took place at Gordon during the week. ; The first marriage took place on Tuesday afternoon, the contracting parties being Mr James K. Delaney, youngest son of Mrs and the late Mr Ambrose Delaney, of Gordon, and Miss Nora Dounellan, youngest daughter of the late T. Domicilii!) of "Woodlawu," Millbroook. The ceremony was fixed for 3 o'clock, and long before that hour the large edifice was well filled with friends and well-wishers, and much in terest was taken in the happy event. The bride, who was given away by her brother, .Mr M. I&lt;\ Donnellau, was.charmingly gowned in white embroidered crepe over satin; black .and whiter6eaver hat trimmed with black osfjra'y. She carried a hand some white prayer-book, the gift of the.bridegroom...
THE DUKE'S DEAL OBJECT LESSON FOR LONDONERS [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 February 1914
THE DUKE'S DEAL OBJECT LESSON FOR LONDONERS (By Howard Evans In "Tho Daily News.") I always had a kindly feeling tov the great Ducal Houso of Bedford, for I know no other houso that occupies *uch a distinguished place In tho annals of our country. It was a Russell who expendod his labor and his wealth In draining tho vast fen landy, known as tho Bedford level; It was a Russell who laid down his life on tho scaffold in Lincoln's Inn Fields in defence of English liberty; It was a Russell who was ono of the foremost in ridding the nation of the Stuart Kings; it was a Russell who commanded our fleet in tho decisive victory of La llogue. In more recent times It was a Russell who carried the first Reform Bill, and throughout his long life was a staunch champion of civil nnd religious liberty. Tho present Duko of Bedford has dono a public service by giving an ac count of the stewardship of himself und his predecessors by tho book which ho published a few years ago, called "The Story of a G...
The Joyous Tin-Can Band. THE BIG DRUM BEATS MERILY FOR DEPARTING COUPLES. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 February 1914
The Joyous Tin-Can Band, TUE BIQ DKDll BKATS MKKKILT FOR DKPAUTINO COUPLES. Tim Bnleinu atilluesa of the pie t.m-e^qiie villntro of Millbrook (now somewhat w ilhered with pavcbeil vegetation) when nllNatnre seemed at rest wns disturbed from its rest ful quiet &lt;ltirin>> l.lto week. Happy events h-ive come and gone, leav ing bi'liiml tlio "echo" of "sweedl: mnsio" tlmtwafted o'er thoswelter in^r summer breeze. Tlio joyous "liiiml" had two engagements for the week,and needless to any they gavo the happy honey mooners fit tin}; farewells In each case the "blind" was lrented right loyally and hopes for "more Millbrogk weddings" were freoly expressed. The Millbrook station, with its fine hoi'ticu11urtiI affects, hud two rival "bands" ; ouo formed n Bort of I 1 ilIi11ii 1 iau invasion, a small army of seven—a new family in the district ■ and led by "Gem ial" llooth, which happens to bu the naino of tho popuUir S.M. UutU old mid young lined up and felt that they had contrib...
ROMANCE OF AN ISLAND RELIC OF IRISH HISTORY [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 February 1914
ROMANCE OF AN ISLAND ! RELIC OP IRISH HISTORY An interesting provision as to tho futuro of Coney Inland—ono of tho j four islands in Lough Noagh—is made in tho will of tho Into Viscount Charl mont, who left unsettled personal estate of tho valuo of £4076. I His remains are to bo burled on tho I island, and he left £36 a year for pay ment of a keeper, who will livo on the island and keep tho "old tower walls and my last resting place In good ! ordor," Neither tho island nor tho houso Is to bo lot, and the public aro not to be allowed to visit the island except on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Pooplo coming to tho island on yachts from a distanco may land at any hour and havo tho uso of tho visitors' room in the keeper's lodae. Lough Noagh (remarks "The Dally News") ligures in history as ono of tho inland waters whoro naval battles havo been fought. Tho present Mar quis of JDonega! is, In fact, tho Here ditary Lord High Admiral of Lough Neagh. Thoro aro still tho remains of defencos on each...
Misfit Kindnesses. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 February 1914
Mistlt Kindnesses. Uncle Silas hud been on a visit K some distant friends. He did out go often, au'l had anticipated great plea sure, but he canio home Booner than ' expected. * " Didn't you have & good time/' to was uskod. " Yes," answered the old man, slow ly. " Yos, 'twas all nice, but you see, Miirthv'a oue ol them k.ud-hearied (olke that's always doiu things Jor you that y»u don't want done. Vsrst night alio was determined 1 should drink a cup ot herb tea lor fear I'd tako cold "' on the train. I hate h-.'rb tea, and hadn't any cold, but no'.lim' else wou!'! do. Then iu the morning' 1 wanted t» he up mid see the lolks, but uobody was p|irj-iii". and 1 waited till I wan 'most tired out. At last Jlarthy cons* br.nging uie my breakfast to oat in my room! Thought 'twould be "more reatlul," .-the taid. Everybody else hid eat theirs and gone od long before, ;uiCJ kha'd Jccpt "urn quiet ao'unot to d.»turt> " Well, oveTythlng went tliat way. U 1 wanted to siip out lor a stro...
FOX HUNTING ENGLAND'S OLDEST PACK. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 February 1914
FOX HUNTING ENGLAND'S OLDEST PACK. The StaintondMo foxhounds havo tho reputation of being tho oldest pack in tho country, it la a claim which does not go unchallenged, even In York shire, but li rests on tho authentic ground that a charter was granted by tho Norman King Stophon In tho 32th century to somo monks in tho monast ery of Stalntondalo to hunt foxes, hare, and deor on tho moors between that placo nnd Scarborough. "I cannot vouch for this remoto an tiquity." said Mr Hulliday Huggan, of Crumblo's Court, Scalhy, who, as sec retary of the hunt, speaks with autho rity (says "Lloyd's Weekly"). "The farthest wo can go hack In actual re cords 1b tho memory of an old man of 86, who remembers his grandfahor hunting with tho 3taintondale hounds. That takes us back to tho beginning ot the nineteenth century, and thero Is a sonff. written In 1811, which commem morates a famous run of that year, so that the hunt can cortalnly boast a're spectable ago. It is a farmers' hunt first and fore...
MAGIC WAND ALHAMBRA MUSICAL DIRECTOR. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 February 1914
MAGIC WAND ALIIAM13RA MUSICAL DIRECTOR. The magic wand—the conductor's unton—at the Alhambra is in now hands (says the Westminster Ga zette"). The magician is Air John An sell. who for seven years has been conductor for Mr Cyril Maude and iatteriy with Mr Louis Meyer at the Strand Theatre, and has climbed to the conductor's desk from a aubordin ue place in the orchestra. When, last Saturday afternoon (De w-ember 10), Mr Ansell assumed his now duties, ho conducted tho Alham ora orchestra and generally took con .rol of Alhambra revue and ballet for the iirst time. But the only re spect in which Alhambra habitues could observe any difference from normal happenings was that the prin cipals made a point of bowing nicely —olid quite noticeably—to the con ductor upon entering the stage. iiy the middle of this week even the .uost observant of critics might have supposed that Mr AnseU had spent ins life conducting at the Alhambra. f'or he commenced with a very great advantage, having tho tec...
PEARLS MATCH WOMEN'S COMPLEXIONS [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 February 1914
PEARLS MATCH WOMEN'S COMPLEXIONS The prominenco given to pearls by the proceedings in connection with the theft of Mr Max Mayer's necklace, which he valued at £140,000, has called attention to the immense sums paid for these gemr* Pearls are now the most fashionable Jewels, and women buyers take caro to secure a shado tc match their complexion (according to * The Daily Mali"). "Dark or yellow pearls," said Mr IMayer, "bocomo dark women, while light pearls arc worn to better advan tage by women of fair complexion. Id recent yoars the demand for pearls has Increased because the ostentatiouene&'i of diamonds and rubies oftei\ offends the taste. A woman can easily wear £100,000 worth of pearls in excellent taste, but diamonds worth £120,000 would bo very obtrustivo." THREE GOOD PEARLS Mr Mayor said that so fur as he know his famous necklace was the most valuable Jn existence, but it was pos slblo that necklaces bought for a far less sum ton or fifteen yoars ago were now worth mo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 February 1914
At the North Melbourne Court, Li censee Myers, of the Morning Star Hotel, was charged and fined £2, with ,C1 11/G costs. In. this case also the Government Analyst gave evidence that the disputed samplo was not the genuine Wolfe's Schnapps. SORRENTO. 8pond Tout Holidays near tho Ope# Ocean. The comfortB of your bomt prevail at the BACK BEACH PALACE. Moderate Tariff. Tel. 18 ■ Motor Garage, Baths, Sewered. •»" Write To-day. GEO. BAARS (formerly QueenscllO). SEND f»r CAT A LOO P08T cntto. (—WINDMILLS" Alston's lew leafless James Alston _ _ , Manufacturer •Queen s Bridge, MELBOURNE « b m.
THE DOCTOR'S SHORTHAND [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 February 1914
TIU3 DOCTOR'S SHORTHAND Counsel at Clerkcnwell County Court, perusing a note mado by a doc tor in examining an injured person: You spell "fracture" wrong, doctor. The Doctor : I did not think it was coming into court. Counsel : But you havo spelt Jt wrongly. The Doctor : That is my own shorthand. . "Papa.' whero'fl atonm?" "Atoms, ray boy; what do yt>u mean?" "Why. that place where everything geta blown to."
CHAPTER XIII. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 February 1914
CHAPTER XIII. After Thome's departure a ..llenco fell on the fatally, during which Mr. Price, absent-mindedly, drained the dregs of the champagne bottle Into the gladd that had done duty for the 'bro ken one. Queenle had not left her place heBldo her mother. Before quit ting the room, Thorne had orosaed to her and again kissed her. It was tho eve ol their Wedding and only the fam lly wore present. Oil tho surfaco ho una acted as it ho counted himself al ready a member of the family. On tho BUrface—to an uninitiated spectator It would have appeared homely, human and unaffected. In reality, that kiss was almost an act of revenge. She had risen to her feet. She had not winced She had not averted her lips. ..&lt;■ i?° Kllt' Michael!" she had said. Mothers a llttlo tired and excited." In that way she excused herseli from accompanying him from tho room. "Mother." sho said, breaking tho si lenco that followed his exit, "it's time you went to bed. I'm going to tuck you up." She gave...
The Heart of a Girl (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XII.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 February 1914
The Heart of a Girl 13j HENRY FARMER, Author of "Tho Monoy-Lomlor/' u12n Quiltry Strcot," "Bondflgo," oto. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XII.—Continued. "Como out—and havo a drink!" re peated Mr. Gordon Price, still mum bling. He, too, like Michael Thome, lmd broken out Into a perspiration. "We must talk It aver—pull ourselves logether—If I hnvo erred, It 1ms been for Queenie—for my che-lld's sake!" But Mr. Gordon Price was thinking of the pension ho would be entitled to as Mlclmel's father-in-law, to say no thing of useful Information ro copper. No marriage, no pension, 110 comfort aljlo old age. Tad that telegram reached Queenie, thero -would havo been no marriage on the morrow. Both men knew that. Even now "Come outside!" whispered Thorno. "Drink—no—you've had too much al ready!" They went out together, Mr. I'ricc lmtless. Thome's car stood at tho door, DUt they did not enter It, crossing over to tho prom nade. "You shnro tho responsibility of tills!" said Thorno. "Yes—as her fa...
MR E. W. ALABONE DEATH OF SPECIALIST [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 February 1914
MR E. W. ALABONE DEATH OF SPECIALIST I am sorry to see the death an nounced of Mr E. "W. Alabone, the well known specialist in pulmonary con sumption, whose name has often figured in the page3 of "Truth" (says "Truth"). Mr Alabono's story ia an in i teresting and Instructive one. I While still a young" man ho devised I a treatment of consumption which had | very remarkable success. He had, ■ however, one or two indiscreet friends 1 on the press who puffed his perform I ances in a way that attracted the I notice of the guardians of professional : "othics." and he was brought before j the General Medical Council and stru-.lt I off the register. I That generally means extinction and I ruin, but Mr Alabono fought on. and j fought successfully. On the principle I that you may as well be hung for a I sheep as a lamb, he availed himself I of his freedom to start advertising in I earnest; and he built up for himso f I a largo practice, which continued to I flourish down to the time of his d...
CHAPTER XIV. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 February 1914
CHAPTER XIV. The church presented an empty and dreary appearance. One or two peo ple, scenting a wedding, had gathered j outside, and a few had entered. A wedding, like a funeral, has a fascina tion for some, though they have no ' personal knowledge of those concern ed. But the wedding-party itself was composed only of the family and the nurse-companion who had arrived that morning to replace Queenie. One pew sufficed for tliem. Mrs. \ Price, who had spent tea pounds to advantage on Jier clothes, looked frail and excited. Her wan cheeks were (lushed hectically, and she shed tears at frequent intervals. The ibride and . her father had not yet arrived, and Mi chael Thorne and his beBt man had only just taken their place at the al tar rails. i The nurse companion was seated beside Mrs. Price; Beryl, also fitting ly arrayed, suffering martyrdom, was on the other side of her mother. Next 1 to her was Philip, in clothes painfully new and gloves a size too big for him. He looked as If he w...
"THE COONEYITES" NEW RELIGIOUS SECT. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 February 1914
"THE COONEYITES" NEW RRLIGIOUS SECT. A remarkabio libel notion brought against the proprietors of the weekly newspaper "The Peopio" at tho In stance of two members of a religious sect known as "Tho Cooncyites" or or the "Go-Preachers," camo before Mr Justice Darlington In tho King's J3ench division, upon an announcement of settlement (says "Tho Daily Mail" of December 1U). It had been agreod that the defen dants should pay tho plaintiffs £100 as damages and the solicitors" and clients' costs, and that the defendants should publish an apology. Tho plaintiffs were Mr Ernest Walker List, a farmer and carrier of Debcn ham, near Stowmarket, Suffolk, and "Mr Edward Cooncy, formerly of I2nnis klllcn, Ireland. Counsel: For the plaintiffs, Mr Bromley Karnes and Mr Parish; for the : defendants, Mr E. K. Spence. Mr Eames, in announcing the sottlc ment. said the libel chargcd the plain tiffs with carrying on the- white slave trntlle under tho guise of a religious movement. Tho "Go-Preachers" to...
DOMESTIC ECONOMY SERVANT SAVED £2000. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 February 1914
DOMESTIC ECONOMY SERVANT SAVED £2000. A pleasing, and evidently authentic, story cornea from Baltimore about a family servant, says the New York "Nation." She came from Germany twunly neven years ago. has lived with one Baltimore family ever since, and now returns to Germany with the tidy sum of nearly £2000, accumulated by steady saving. Particulars as to wages are wanting, but it la evident that she has been having all these years a comfortable home and has been thor oughly appreciated in the household in which she lived. It 13 not improbable that her wages have been somewhat more liberal than usual, and that sho has received pre sents that have helped her to economlso in the matter of dross. But It Is to be noted at once that there is nothing In tho least marvellous about the tale. There are thousands of servants who, without sacrificing tho requirements of comfort or self-respect, and without failing to live up to a very good stand ard of appearance as to clothing, could put by ...
DEMAND FOR DOCTORS APPOINTMENTS GO BEGGING [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 February 1914
DEMAND FOR DOCTORS APPOINTMENTS GO BEGGING Tho popular supposition that medi cine is an overcrowded profession Is being exploded. The real truth is that there is an extraordinary shortaero of doctors at tho present moment .and men cannot bo found wllllne to accent public appointments. So serious has the question become that at tho opening of the next carlia montary session a demand will pressed for tho appointment of a de partmental committee or n. r> Commission to inquire into the whole question of tho registration of the medical service of the countrv. Appointments which a little over n year ago would have brought fiftv an plieants, have been advertised for six or eight months la the medical J---~ rials without bringing a slncle ronlv in spite of the fact that the aalarlo« have been increased b.v 100 oer cent (says "The Daily Express").' Dr Cox. the medical secretary of tur British Medical Association.* yosLerday that ho ascribed tho ago to tho enormous Increase of thrown on th...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 February 1914
ORANGE & BLOSSOMS. ....Approaching Marriages...... In about a fortnight. Miss O. E. Edmonds, youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs J. K. Edmonds, of Ban- nockburn, is to be married to Mr I. J. Grenfell, of the R.A. Engineers, Queenscliff. at Bannockburn. On Wednesday the marriage of &nbsp; Miss I. Pilloud, youngest daughter of the late Mr and Mrs Pilloud, of &nbsp; Bannockburn, to Mr Don Gillett, son of Mr A. Gillett, of Bannock- burn, took place at the Bannockburn Church of England. Towards the end of next month &nbsp; the marriage is to take place at &nbsp; Elaine between Mr E. Higgins, son &nbsp; of Mr J. Higgins, of Conley's hotel, and Miss L. Le Maitre, eldest daughter of Mr H. Le Maine, of Elaine.
MORRISONS. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 February 1914
MORRISONS &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Announcement has been made of the engagement of Mr A. Wohlers, of Mount Wallace, to Miss &nbsp; Irene Knight, daughter of Mr A. Knight, a well-known resident of Morrisons. &nbsp; Tlie Unv. Frnncis Lnwin, hus been notiiii; us locum tenons to the ltev. Frederick I"). Leiviu at St Johns, Morrisons, for the last 12 months, ami recently the congre gation took tho opportunity of presenting liim with a purse of sovereigns, ns n mark of tlie esloein in which they liehl him. On Sun day evening ho preached his fare well address to a crowded Church. Itev. F, Ltiwin 1ms boen appointed (6 the Parish of Ituort. Our vicar arrival) from tlnglnnd on 20th February.