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ONE OF ESOP'S FABLES. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 5 March 1914
ONE OF /ESOR'S FABLES. A dreamer and a man of action loved a woman. The dreamer said: "I shall write versts in her praise; they will touch her vanity, and she will love mo lor them." But the man of action said: "How old-fashioned! 1 shall coi ner the stock, market, and that will bring her." So the dreamer wrote verses, and he induced a Mend of his, who. rail a ten-cent magazine, to. print them. And the. inajj of action cornered something or- other, and became a billionaire. In the meantime, the girl married a man who inherited his money, and they lived happy ever after. But the dreamer was so proud of his verses that he didn't care; and the man of action was so busy tba,t he didn't care. The only one to suffer was the man She married.
HOW TO PACK FLOWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 5 March 1914
HCW TO P.AOX rLCWEP.S., For prick in u' shallow boxes should be used, as the. (lowers will travel ujiich bettor if r'ncod in single lay ers. The boxes should be just long enough to comfortably accommodate the flowers, and should be lined with some soft uon-absorbent material. Wood wool is the best material to use, but fresh moss will also answer the purpose. Over this place a layer of white tissue paper and then lay the lio.wers in position, packing tliem if.fi. elosely as possible. Cover with another layer of tissue paper and Oil in: if accessary with a little more, packing material till when the lid is placed in position the contents of the box are quite firm and unable to shift.
BONSOLATION FOR QUIET GIRLS [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 5 March 1914
BPtMSOLATIOfJ FOR QUIET GIRLS Let us look into any ballroom for a few \\'e slisill soon see that the girls are divided ijito three classes. The first consists of the f"tatnng" girl. She is. ar & rule—(.hough by no jneans always--pretty. OneU thing, however, she rover ' lacks—that is, conversation. How much sense there js in her chatter goodness only knows; hue she has the art of looking inter esteq and making her partner believe that she thinks him the clnvcrest man she ever met. And in this lies the secret of her success. The second division consists of the girl who is not striking at first sight, who does not talk for inere talking's sake when she has ncthink worth say ing. and although often clever, ac complished, and pretty, she does not get l:er programme filled nearly so quickly as the first girl. ' The third consists of the hopelessly plain, stupid and awkward girl, who generally sits round the room unless she is dancing with a brother-—or else has a lot of money—look...
SHEEP-DIPPING REGULATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 5 March 1914
SHEEP-DIPPING REGULATIONS. Suction -1 (3) Khooji Pippin-; Act. 1P00 rouds as follows :-liyury ^hoop-owner shuli within qiiu month after lio has dipped his shtiup ium! ltimbs as aforesaid make a rot urn to the Oliiuf Inspector in (ho form in. tho schedule; unci n,ny sheep g.wnor ueylui-'tinf; or refusing In umlto euoh roturii shall he liable on conviction. J to a p.oiiulty not exceeding £3. "."J. '.'ot less tlmn ill. Wo have boon voquostod to stato that forms of iotu.ni of slioep dipped,'' with declaration attached, may be oblainoil on porsnuul application to Mr. O.'Loary, i;ourt clerk, X'ullangalla.
OVER-FEEDING. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 5 March 1914
OVER-FEEDING. "Over-feeding Is the thing trom. which civilisation suffers to-day," says Professor Hereward Carrington. "1 consider it is far more important than drink, because it affects a tar greater number of persons, both young and old, men, women and children. Th& surplus of food in the stomach, parti cularly if it be of an irritating and sti mulating quality, sets up a constant irritation of that organ, which Is tem porarily allayed by the greater stimu lant, alcohoL After reviewing all tho evidence at my disposal, a highly Im portant deduction may be drawn, an extremely significant conclusion reach ed. which affects the welfare of the whole human race. We have at last a scientific basis for calculating what the average intake of food should bo by those in health and who wish to remain in health. Twelve ounces of nutriment daily is all that the body needs in order to preserve its weight and to replace whatever tissue has been loot as tue result of the day'a muscular exe...
RENDERING HONEYCOMB INTO WAX. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 5 March 1914
RENDERING HONEYCOMB INTO WAX. Do Dot leave old combs, pieces of comb, and wax cuppings about, as they are almost sure to entice the wax moth, and if that is the caes, wax, which means honey, Is sooa wasted. Melt all stray bits of comb and then store the pieces of wax away in a tin till all wax melting Is endec for the season. Then re-melt and strain and run into fair-sized moulds. Bo sure to use soft or distilled water when boiling combs, or the lime found in hard water will spoil a lot of wax.
ST. PANCRAS [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 5 March 1914
ST. PANCRAS Mrs H. B. Irving, famous as the crea tor of the part of "Trilby" on the stage, has played many popular roles, but none more popular than that of "pud ding lady" down St. Pancras way. The name is an invention of the chil dren, and it has stuck. It should be explained to tnose who don't know St. Pancras children that Mrs Irvine is one of the visitors who go unobstrusively among the poor and give valuable hints on household mar keting and cookery. She related some of her experiences to a "Daily News'' representative: "I may find the mother ill in bed •when I visit a home," she said. "Or perhaps she cannot leave tlhe baby and others of the family.' They must .lave their meals, of course, and it may not be wise to give the money to buy them. So I go out myself among the stalls in Somers Town and see what I can get "Well, I can buy 3 lbs. of potatoes for a penny—quite good—a ha'penny worth of carrots. As for meat, it is bought in 'pieces.' I buy them at 3d. or 4d. a pound." "Y...
NEWS OF THE CHURCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 5 March 1914
NEWS OF THE CHURCHES. Tho Children of Mary of St. Augus tine's, VVodonga, recently prison ted tho Rev, Dr. l?lynn with uu elaborate and costly vestment known ay an alb, worked in Brussels lace. Tlio present was suit' ably acknowledged by the rovereud re cipient. Harvest Thanksgiving Services were hold in tho Tallangatta Methodist Church on Sunday last. Mr. Wills, hoine mis sionary, conducted the services, and preached suitable sermons, while ap propriate sinking was rendered by the choir." On Monday 'evening, a " free and-easy social " whs held in the Athe iioutn hall. There was a good attend ance. Solos were rendered by Mr. A. Hindle and Miss Law, tho latter and Mrs.- Bailey contributed a vocal duet, Mr. Barwull played a mandoline solo, and Messrs. Johnston and' Stout each gave a recitation. Tho Misses Thomas .and/ Odtaotherly played tho- accompani ments. Tho fruit and-' vegetable offer ings for the thanksgiving services were sold in the room, where were ulso set up fancy-work, ref...
GIRL'S RUSSIAN DRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 5 March 1914
GIRL'S RUSSIAN DRESS. This design shows a favorite model of a Russian blouse dress with a pep lum, dropped shoulder and fancy col lar. The blouse has the body in one with the upper part of either of two styles or full-length one-seam sleetes. , The skirt, which Is attached at a , slightly-raised waistline, may W out ( la three or four pieces. The- three &lt; piece peplum and body lining may be 1 omitted if not liked. J 1 M. Thorp and Co., sole agents|_]9i ( Collins-street, Melbourne, have put- ' terick's paper pattern 6180 in liisg from 31 to 36 inches bust measure. Price 1/1 posted. :f.
THE GIBBO ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 5 March 1914
THE GIBBO ROAD. The following latter:recently appeared in a Melbourne daily paper:—"Kindly allow us to draw attention to the cruel way'dwellers and travellers are.treated here in the mountains.- Oorryong to Omoo, 100 mile9', contains" 12 miles of uncut road in the; vftry" lieurt' of the mountains, And midwti'y between the two places this impasse 'libs. Promises are a1l.w0.hnve towards completing this long-folt want. We think the tiinn ripe to have this, matter biought before the Watt.Ministry, as we understand they aro desirous of giving country districts their just rights. Wo trust that mining developments, or road boards, or some other, body will come along and start operations at once. We may also men tion that the uncut portion lies within the.boundaries of the Oineo Shiro. The T.iwong Shiro have completed their por tion, and, to their credit, keep the road in good order for horse trulRo. From Ocneo to Corryong by, wheel moans a trip by Tallangatta; and only takes two days longe...
SCROOGE IS HEARD "BLACKMAIL AND CACOPHONY." [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 5 March 1914
SCROOGE IS HEARD "BLACKMAIL AND CACOPHONY." That Christmas Is no longer a fes tival, but a nuisance, has long- been a. heresy privately held by many. But with the dreadful examplo of Scrooge before them they have dared to noth ing more than dark mutterings. They are of those who give, but without joy, and who let the dogs loose on carollers if the street is so dark :hat the dogs cannot be recognised. But this year—it is a fact so signifi cant that the sounds of the knelt should be mentioned to all those who claim they retain the true spirit of Christinas—the heretics are publicly stating their heresy. "The Christmas box," said one of :hese blasphemers to a "Daily News" representative, "ought to be sup pressed. We have had enough of this blackmail, and the risk held over us of being denounced as curmudgeon, a Scrooge, by all the leeches who have ever said 'Good morning' to us -hroughout the year. It is time it was stopped, it is senseless. "if a man who is employed by some body else ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 5 March 1914
Always Taxks It.—*f I always take Chamberlain's -Gough Remedy whenever'I have a cold," writes Mrs. A. Preston, 51 King-William Street, Fitzroy, Vie. f1 X firsts took It: when I hud an attack of influenza and I got relief at once. Now I always keep a bottle in the house and never lose un opportunity to recommend it to others. I know:dozens of people who look .upon Cham berlain's Cough Remedy as a part of their household cffectM.*'—Sold everywhere. SCHEDULE A.—[Clause 4 (b).] Notice of application for a MINING LEASE. We, the undersigned, hereby give notice that, within ten days from the dato hereof, .wo will leave with the Warden of tho Min ing Division of Alitta Mitta an application for ji Lease, the particulars whereof are hereunder set forth: — Name in full of applicant or applicants,' and style under which it is intended that the business shall be carried on.^— W.iUiam Rolfe arid John Scliraiick; MpuntiGijibo. . Full address of ^ach" applipapU;-—^illiam Rolf«t14''BollV Chambers,J ...
APPOINTMENTS FOR NEXT SUNDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 5 March 1914
Appointments for Next Sunday. Prasbylorian — Furnvalo, 11 a.m.; Tal langatta, 7.30.—Rev. II. B. Carey. Botnan Catholic. —Mass utTulluugatta, 11 a.m. —Dr. Flyim. Methodist.—Tulluiijrnttu, 11 arid ,7.30; riuuu Lane, 3. —Mi. Wills. , 'i'allaiigatta Valley, 8.—Supply. Anglican.'—Mitla Mittq, 1.1; Eskdalo, (baptisms) 3 ; Little Snowy, 8. (lilritjay, 6tb: liiillliond, 8 ) — Reotoi-'s farewell services. liullioh, 11'; Georgo's Greek, 3; Talliingutta, 7.30.— Eev. A. ,E. Preece, of Yaukamlaiidiih. .
CHILD LOVERS' FATE [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 5 March 1914
CHILD LOVERS' FATE A pathetic Story of the burning to death of a little boy and girl, who, in the pretty way of children, had been fond "sweethearts" from babyhood, was told at an inquest yesterday at Boughton, Notts (says "The Dail} News and Leader" of December 30). The victims were Elsie Powell and Maurice Pettinger, both aged seven years. On Saturday afternoon, along with half-a-dozen youngsters, the children went into Greenfields Barn to play, ac cording to their custom. The building was stocked with straw. One of the youngsters struck a match and almost immediately the whole place became alight. Terrified, the children rushed out, tut Elsie and Maurice failed to escape. After the flames had been extin guished and the roof had fallen in the bodies of two little victims were found huddled up in a corner, where evidently the lad had done his little best to keep his companion away from danger. Both children were burnt practically beyond recognition. The jury returned a verdict of "...
CRIMEAN VETERAN [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 5 March 1914
CRIMEAN VETERAN Admiral Sholto Douglas died at Southsea on Saturday at the age of SO (says "The Dally News and Leader" of December 29). He entereduhe navy in 1847, and saw service during the Kaffir and Burmese wars. During the Russian war he was present at the bombardment of Sveaborg, serving aboard the Duke of Wellington. In the Chinese war. 1856-58, he commanded the Coromandel at the capture of the Bogue forts, and also at the destruction of the Fatshan flotilla of war junks. Other services which the late Admiral rendered during the war were at the capture of Canton in December, 1857, and of the Peiho forts in 1858. While serving on the West Coast of Africa he was instru mental in liberating 1200 slaves. Major-General Charles Stuart Lane died on Saturday afternoon at Har court House, Camberley, in his 83rd year. He served during the 'Indian Mutiny, the Bhootan expedition, 1863, and the Afghan war of 1878-9, and re tired from the Indian Army in 1882. Major-General Charles P. Stokes...
A GRAZIER'S CLAIM. ALLEGED BREACH OF CONTRACT. [Newspaper Article] — Upper Murray and Mitta Herald — 5 March 1914
A GRAZIER'S CLAIM. ALLEGED BREACH OE CONTRACT. Ill the First Civil Court lust weuk, before Mr..Justice Hood, an actioir was brought by Joliu Guthrie Ghuy, of Koulucky, Corowa, N.S.W., grazior, against Dal gety and Co., Ltd., claiming £11),000 damages . for . breach of contract. The hoariug of the cusa lasted for several days. For plaintiff it wns stated that oil 2Gth August, 1907, tho derondant company contracted with plaintiff to obtain for him a sum of £84.000 in order to enable liitii to exorcise an option to purchase 124,000 acres of the Kentucky Estate, 1 which he hold under leaso with right to purchase at £3/1.0/ per acre. Under the contract the defendant company, agreed to find for plaintiff a sum of £72.000 on first mortgage at 4 per cont., and £12,0(10 on second mortgage at o por cent. For tho defendant. company it was claimed that tho agreement .was merely that it would ondoavivr to obtain -for plaintiff the auin of £72,000 on. first mortgage, and that , if it succeeded it...