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CHAPTER XIX. "I FORBID THIS MARRIAGE." [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 19 March 1914
CHAPTER XIX. "I FORBID THIS MARRIAGE." Lady Montamor was daily rejuven ating as she took an active part in the vonnc lives of her-son and the innocent, charmine girl who was so soon »to he his wife. There was a sympathetic affection between the excitable, energetic old letly, who n^ver admitted that there could be obstacles to anything she willed or wished, and the tranquil, saddened Netta. "Netta is so naturally high-class, so tactful ; she always instinctively knows what she ought to do, and does it," the old lady told hor son. "You should have seen her at Ame lie's. Not a bit put out bj' the quantities of lovely things—not staring, goggle-eyed, as I have seen duchess's daughters staro when they were taken to be litted for their com ing-out things, but just having the right taste-Miking what 1 liked bo fore she could possibly have guessed it—oh, and all that sort of thing. My dear, she is a gem ! You are a lucky man." ■ "1 suppose I am." he grimly re plied. "I don't think, though,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 19 March 1914
PHtENIX ASSURANCE CO. LTD, estd. 1782. FIRE. AOOIDENT. EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY LOSSES PAID EXCEED £85,ooo,ooa Iomoi. bv bush FIRES and by LIGNTNIM ■ra madb. good Jsy thl« Company, AGENTS WANTED Yictori».x 461 to 471 BOURKE ST., ^ Melbourne. oALcrrr a co. ltd., aqints. A necro woman in Savannah was prepar ing to cct married. For four weeks before the ceremony she saved up her wages and immediately after the wedding she huuted up her mUstress and asked her to take charge of the fund. I \\ take it. of course," said the puzzled woman, "but. Mandy won't you nee6 money k> spend on your honevmoon?" Miss May?" said the bride. "does v'ou think I se *oin to trust myself u id a strance nipfiah au all dat mouey on me?" TO NEWSPAPER PROPRIETORS.' SECOND-HAND TYPE CASES (in Good Order), Lower and Upper, Double and Treble. For Sale, Cheap COUNTRY PRESS CO-OPERATIVE CO. LTD, THE EXCHANGE, MELBOURNE. "Ma," exclaimed young Toddy, bursting I into the house. ".Mrs. Johnson said she I would wve me a pen...
DOOMED ISLAND SAKURASHIMA AND ITS VOLCANO [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 19 March 1914
DOOMED ISLAND SAKURASHIMA AND ITS VOLCANO Sakurashima, the small Island in the South of Japan which has been devas tated by a volcanic . outburst, is situated . in the Gull of Kago sliima; opposite the city of the same name, says the editor of "The Japan Chronicle" In an interesting article in "The Manchester Guardian." The island is 24 miles in circumference, and the crater of tlje volcano at the summit is 3500ft. above sea-level. Ac cording: to Japanese tradition, the island was produced by an upheaval of the earth's crust in the year 796. However that may be, the-volcano was within historic times very active, though for more than a hundred years now It li^s been quiescent.. There is no recorded case, moreover, of a vol canic outburst of Sakurashima equal to the present in the extent and com pleteness of the disaster. The volcano most feared in this I region is that of Kirishima; higher up the bay, wliich"can still be seen smok ing on most days of the year, and is occasionally res...
SARAH BERNHARDT HONORED RECEIVES CROSS OF LEGION [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 19 March 1914
SARAH BERNHARDT HONORED RECEIVES CROSS OF LEGION I was one of many who went to con gratulate Madame Sarah Bernhardt, who has at last received the Cross of. the Legion of Honor (says the Paris correspondent of "The Dally Tele graph"). I brought her the con gratulations of "The Daily Telegraph," and of the immense circle of her Brit ish admirers, and she said that among the innumerable messages she had re ceived she appreciated none more. "So sympathetic you English are, and al ways have been—always so kind to me. I am very'much touched. Please, con vey my deepest thanks. All these kind attentions to-day overwhelm me. I am much moved." And the great actress really did seem more moved than I have seen her on the .stage. It was a family lunchfcon party that I interrupted, in the house on the Boulevard Pereire, where Madame Sarah—-as all her friends call her— has lived for many years. The house is full of mementoes of her long and Illustrious career all over the world, and contains also ...
THE SOCIALISTS RED FLA[?]. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 19 March 1914
THE SOCIALISTS' RED FLAo. The red flat: of Socialism and An archy was originally a symbol of law ami order in Franco, on October 24, 1789, it was enacted that in cases of riot, rebellion or disorder, this flag should be carried before the National Guard, to warn the disturbers of the peacc cf tbe approach of official inter ference. For this purpose it was used only once, and then on the field of Mars in Paris, on July 17, 1791, on the occasion of the riot caused by the Jacobin petition for the deposition of the King. "Down with the rod flair!" wrs the cry with which the fathers ot modern Anarchism greeted the banner. That day the red (lag was baptised in blond, lid - ever since was-regarded as the bloody, symbol of tyranny. - The historical place of the red flag was strikingly illustrated in .Tunc, IS32, at the funeral of General La marque. The appearance of a man on horseback with a red sash a'nd a red Bag surmounted with a Jacobin-cap, was then the signal for the riots, dur ing wh...
WONDERFUL SWITZERLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 19 March 1914
„cW WONDEr^rUL SWITZERLAND. For six hundred years- Switzerland Das battled against great odds. This little coantry, somewhat larger than Massachusetts, but smaller than the State of Maine, with a population equal only to that of New York city, without a harbor, a navigable river, or a lake large enough for commercial use, without a respectable-sized farm, with out natural deposits of coal or "iron, with one-third of its area utterly un inhabitable, a second third inhabitable only by the frugal Swiss, and the re-; maining third only- of average fertil ity, laas been obliged to solve ecor.omlc and industrial questions under the most advc'/si :onui:ions. Being ob liged to import her raw material and '•xpori he finished product, she saw ihat her only hope of success lay in so training her workmen tl:at they could -work at the maximum efficien cy. This led to a system of scientific education to cover every industry and nvery "profession. In Geneva "wo find .1 school o£ watchmaking; in St...
ONE OF SANDOW'S ADVENTURES Sandow tells the following story of a narrow escape from assassination which fell to his lot some years ago:— [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 19 March 1914
ONE OF SANDOW'S ADVENTURES Sandow tells the following story ot a narrow escape from assassination which fell to his lot some years ago:— •'I .was once visit.ag a town in Italy, where there was a strong man named Antonio, who boasted of never having been thrown. X promptly sent him a challenge, antl it. was accepted. The trial was fixed at the local theatre for the next night. Just as 1 eafered the door of the theatre a friena of mine hurried up to me in a great state of excitement, and urged mo to leave the place, as it was rumored that if I threw Antonio the townspeople would never tet me leave the town with a whole fikin. However, I was deter mined to meet the man, no matter what happened. As I gazed at the large and noisy crowd, and saw tho people fighting at the entrance for seats, I felt rather nervous, hut once Dn the stage, I became caim ami col lected again. A big, splendidly-formed man was Antonio. You do not want to have details of the performance. Suffice it that in the e...
pBridsroom Starved. STRNGE NATIVE CERMONY [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 19 March 1914
*' i Bridtrw iil Sfai ved ,'stiUnge: native twhemony :/■ -----d I - Oim jcr.in whodoosiiol: appeal to cnjry hiinrelf Jit a,-wedding life Goal i ban Island, Papua, isthe bridegroom. Ir. an interesfii grreport on flic .iiarrage aro noi y among the na'ives, forwarded-:to.- (.lie. External • j Department: Lylho>.licsulent Magis trate, Mr H. 'J. Ey; 11, lie states that two weeks.before (lie event-, tlio men start oil liuiifc ng pigs for tlio feasts, "ami l.i an-occasional buslnnon is I conic across ■ lie moots-'the siimc frit; as (he pigs." - . . M'licn the iood has been-propareil, and drums.have been made ironi the skins ot snakes and 'iguanas, the pros pective husband is given a dry casso wary. bone.. lie is then placed bv 1 i nselt in a cubicle outside oi which two natives mount guard. Ho 'is given no fcod fcr twodnysand nighi.'y excepting a little cocoa nut, but he i. allowed to smoke 'cceasionaHy. On the 'third day. (ho boy is Iem porarily allowed out of conlinemeut, but. he is p...
YOUR CHILD'S THOUGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 19 March 1914
YOUR CHILD'S THOUGHTS. Mothers, teach your children ti think for themselves, and when the: come to you with their theories and their beliefs, agree with the good thai is in them. If there is anything thai seems to 'J"ou wrong explain it away if you can reasonably; if not, let i alone till yon can do so. Children can no more think exactly as their parents do, and still presem their individuality, than they can re semble them physically in every de tail, and forcing is as impossible in the one case as in the other. No matter how lovingly united 01 how aweet their accord, husband and wife rarely have the same tempera rnents, tendencies, or tastes. Their needs are different; their man tier of looking at things is not identi cal, and in varying ways their individti ilities assert themselves. Compromise makes matrimony no! only~linioii, but unison and unity. The spirit of compromise does no" mean continuous self-surrender; ii does not mean ceasing to be a voi&lt;-c and becoming an...
LOVE AND BUSINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 19 March 1914
LOVE AND BUSINESS. The intermingling of love and bus' tiess seems to be incongruous 0:1 i.l> face of It, but it is iaevnablc «i&lt;. most people. Try to imagine what i; ".vou'd b :ilce if a man were not imbued win he desire to gel on in the wori.i ii jrder liiat his wife might share ii .he pleasure of success! And ia the contrary event, whei failure depresses him, is not this th&lt; >pporiuni!y of the wife to soothe hie inil help him to rise again'.' That is one of the paradoxes vhic' ice us in discussing Vl:e v.ite sn'.ijec if love. After ail, this in^-'^ingSin; if business with the- !e:u:i ( assici .iay be for our own good. .... "erveni lovers will find i: dii.'iciilt i&lt; >e)ieve it. Love is usuallj ioo i:-.ipi:ls:vo, stnr* i curb is useful. We pri;:e snore high ly the thing for which we have l&lt; work, the thing which requires to i»" ;arned, and the prosaic curb of busi ness is not without its advantages.
Druids Ga a. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 19 March 1914
Druids 6 a'a. The DrinJa haeAe deo de.i that the year the proceeds of the Gnli Ari i.Ui.ijn and Baza.tr shall be devoted xduiiveiy to a charity whore benefit" ar£ strictly reservtd for the helpless poor who are alllio.ed-with incurable diseases, namely, il.eAustrin Hospital Htidtbeig, whith p o\i .ts accomoda tion for 230 iiiQiatie, and is with one ecpt'cn tbe largest medical charily in the state, the corL of tnoinUnance anmally biicg over £11,500. Such aD oijrct whose toblf work, in addition j to r'li-.virg the woifct forms of human ! suffering is a permanent safeguard of public he-'I'h, they feel confident cannot tut meet with your sympathy and approval and they therefore rely upon your generous support and co-operation in the tafk before tbun. j There is no sharper sting in the pathos I of the Austin than in cases where j strength fights hard. Greater agon) j there may bo —the cancer wards are j S full of histories of such ghastly ' torment that it may not be told—but i there tbe...
ALWAYS TAKES IT [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 19 March 1914
ALWAYS TAKES IT "I always take Ch»mbt.'.la.n'- Cough Bernely wheuevar 1 have » c i-i.' wri'ci Mts A. Presiun, 5.1 Iv nj; Willinu S', Fitz oy, Vic "llir^c took ii vh n 1 had an at:ajk > tii fluenza ud I got relief at once. Now I always keep a hnt'le in the house and never lo?cmopicr at ity tn fcom miud it toother?.' 1 k>t'»w dozens of people who look on CiMtuberlain's Cough Kpraedv as iv part «>f the honae t-oll eff"C a. Sold by all chemists pn'.l skrokeupers.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 19 March 1914
TiiW Cil-iDLito •'Bonu , or no bjnuH," says:the tl n. J. CjcIc, " chs coiiiiiry needs to have itb cradles full-" A bouis dealing wiili tin subject in a moat iulonimtive way wi I o'e appreciated by ehildluss uiarrieO couples. it will bo sent free if i. remitted for post^e, Address Detri ment 4'J, Ladies' College of Health, i> UlizabetU Street Melbourne. PROFESSIONAL NURSES USE CLEMENTS T! T! IEY DECL.ARR IT TO BE THE ONE MEDlCiNE THAT CIVES NEW VITALITY AND LIFE. 9 DitiUev Slrret, I'ertli. 24 5,12. CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. "As a nurse I have seen Clemen's Tonic do so much good a.non£»t my patients, it is my duly to state these facts. I have prescribed it often and in every case it soothes the patient, it jrives re'reshing sleep, creates a desire for food, and IT HELPS THE FOOD TO DIGEST. The patients become bright and cKscrful after its use. As a health restorer ] say Clements Tonic HAS NO EQUAL. (Signed) NURSE LINNDEBERG." 1 Tli'e Rev. J. HOSKING. D.D.. Minis terof (he Congregational ...
THE KIND OF GIRL TO MARRRY. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 19 March 1914
THE KIND OF C.iRL. TO MARRY. When a young man finds himsel! becoming seriously interested in a gin it would be advisable Cor him to cnl! oil her a few l.imes whoa she is not expecting him. He should drop in after breakfas' ind see if his lady-love is as neat in :he morning as she is when ho sco.' I ier in the evening. ! It is well to find, if she gets np anr helps her mother in the morning will the breakfast if there he 110 maid, and with getting the children off to school sr if she lies in bed and then dawdlef aver a late breakfast. Sometimes the girl who is all sweet- j ness and good temper to outsiders will j ne cross and disagreeable in the home circle. The girl who is untidy in the morning, and goes.about with her hair In curl-papers, and 'buttons off her shoos, will make an untidy wife and housekeeper.. The only way to find her out. is to take her unawares, as she' naturally dresses up and makes the most of her self when expecting visitors. Just as a good son makes a good 3usb...
WOMAN'S WORld BUT MEN WON'T BELIEVE IT. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 19 March 1914
j WOMAN'S ( VVORU BUT MEN WON'T BELIEVE IT. | No true woman values the attention! i 9f the man she cares for, for tlieir ira- I terial worth. That his gifts cost twelve pence o.' twelve pounds makes much less difference to her than mankind j generally-Mpposfes. The Uii'n;? is that he thinks of her— I sr that he dues not think of her; that I his..love prompts iiim to spend gencr i oiisly—or that it is of a sparse, cal j dilating nature. i The'boolis, magazines, the occasion al flowers that she, loves, the concert ;/r play, planned to give her pleasure— iH rthesel'are priceless'to'her, if given byvtlieTriglitr-•mail':'because they are. evidences not so much of money spent, but ot a,thoughtful consideration for "lei . ■ ' ■ And tins is meat.and 'drink to a wo man's soul. -It is not' that she is vain ind thirsts for admiration. It is a •1eep,' secret longing to beappreciate? by the one bemg_of all others from whom she desires., appreciation.' ,.,- It is the average'.lot of woman to ioc ...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 19 March 1914
MISCELLANEOUS. Man wauts but little here below Mid gets that little less. When is a tent most liable to fire?— When it is yiiched-. ■ • > The fool jumps at conclusions, the wise man jumps away from them. Many a mail isn't oil speaking terms with his conscience. The spots on the sun don't •worry the fashionable mother so much at. Ihe frecklcs on the dauqhtei. Once in a minute, twice in i' moment, once, in a wan s life —1 hi > letter M. \ ' t -'t About two hundred ovstcrs .would h; required daily to supply sufficient nuui isliment for one poison ■ Animals to the number, of nea' n 70,000,000 are-killed yearly for- ill ' sake of their fur.. Crocodiles, lil c ostriches, ccnsu •• pebbles and small stmes for ihc pose of grinding up their food. Though willows grow in wot plafr ■ they are naturally, one of the rt! !&lt;•;■ - ■woods. They contain only 20 per ce; of water. Oak contains 31 per cunt An Amsterdam paper, says one ' the most useful men in any 'nation ' the schoolmaste...
ACCOUNTS. [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 19 March 1914
ACCOUNTS. The following accounts were P'lsset) for • payment:—W King ,v Phillips £LS, J A M'Douald £2o, \\ Hughes £56, A Alp £44 3s 3d, W Spaull £IS, W King £4, M Ivl1' martiu £4, A M'Leau £10, . M'DoimUl £34 17s 6d, Oi bte>var' £0 12s, J Burnet &&. 16s 3d, J A Sutherland £3, D Kennedy £22 Its, Orippslatul Co-operative Selling - £7 2s 10d,T Harnian £15, J . Ryan £1 -is, H Phillips £4 2s (3d, John White £1 5s (3d, T K bowler £16 16s, E Brown £? 12s, B Misson £2, J H Davies £13, L Tolson £10, W J '1' Brydon £19; P 11 Moulton £2, W Spaull £10 4sJ'A T Beeves, £11 J Gibsou £4 6s. 3d, W Hughes £1 18s, II Faulkiuer £6 10s, E Spieer £'1 2s Id, S Wise £8 Is, F Little £1 10s, E Olliver £9 12s, F Halford £'2 8s J W uchat-sch 12s, A Jeukins £o 10s, J S Burnet'4s Sd, W Watson L3 10s, Reinforced" Concrete Co L27 6s, D Little- LI 10s,. H |Phillips LI 5s, J G Dufl'y L2 15s, .I D Batty Ll/ (js Sd, W- Evans L2, J S Burnet 3s lid, P C Petersen 3s, R Boston 4s, sinking fund on loans ...
Kardella [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 19 March 1914
Kardella At a recent meeting of parents the | following school cominittco for the ( new term were elected :—Chairman j aod treasurer, Mr A. nirt>t&lt;-n : j correspondent, Mr Jas. B:-ydon: Mes- j dames J. Brvdon, W. Barr, and i Messrs J. Pain er, J. Roweand \\ . L\ Bryden, A vote of thanks was accorded to Mr R. Cornnll fur his eUtcient services during the past three years. i
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Great Southern Advocate — 19 March 1914
WIS Lb AND STRONG. What a grand thing it is for women to feci well and s'rongTlio Ladies' College of Health has brought for»vn>''1 a home treatment that has restored thousands to health at a iriflin? cost. Those interested can find out all aliont. it if they WD'l t\yu poimy >tg&lt;u.is to Department 4'J, Ladies College uL liualth, 40 blizabetb Street, Mtjbyurua.