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Matrimony. George Ade, discussing matrimony in an after-dinner speech, said: [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 27 May 1914

Matrimony, George Ade, discussing matrimony in an. after-dinner speech, said: "Marriage has the effect of giving a mail a swelled head. Many a time; looking at this husband or that, I say to myself: 'Ah, if that man weie only as 'wise as he thinks his wife thinks he is!'"

Publication Title: Narracan Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 27 May 1914

A Grccer's Recommendation.— " For the past twenty years," writes Mr R. Harrison, Grocer, Parramafcta Rd. and Catherine St., Leichhardt, N.S.W., " I have been a sufferer from Diarrhoea, and although I have tried various pre scriptions have found nothing relieyve me like Chamberlain's* Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy. „ I always keep a bottle for my own use at my private residence and at my store." Sold by all storekeepers and chemists.*

Publication Title: Narracan Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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A Thoughtful Parent. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 27 May 1914

A Thoughtful Parent. He: I have your permission to call | this evening? She: I shall he very pleased; but don't forget that father switches off the light at ten o'clock. He: That's kind of him. I'll foe there * promptly at ten.

Publication Title: Narracan Shire Advocate
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MELBOURNE PIG MARKET. Messrs McPhail Bros. & Co. report under dates of 20th and 21st inst: [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 27 May 1914

MELBOURNE PIG MARKET. Messrs McPhail Bros. & Co. report under dates of 20th and 21st inst:— About 1,600 pigs yarded for this week's market. Stores.—Very few penned, and prices remain firm at late rates. Extra strong sorts made from 28s to 35s ; seconds. 24s to 26s ; slips, 18s to 22s ; suckers, 12s to 18s. Porkers.—Moderate yarding. Com petition very keen, with prices slightly in advance of last week's improved values. Prime heavy sold from 47s to 52s, a few extra do. to 55s; medium, 40s to 47s ; light, 30s to 38s. Bacon.—Light yarding, principally of good quality, and last week's prices were fully maintained. Extra prime, 78s to 82s, a few to 85s, which price we ob tained for a pen of pigs for Mr M. Hobbs, from Huon. Prime heavy, 70s to 76s; medium and light, 57s 6d to 66s. Backfatters.—Very short supply. Biddings were animated, and prices ruled in advance of late rates, best selling at from £6 10s to £7 15s. We sold one pig for Mr E. Astbury, of Foster, at £8 15s, and anot...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 27 May 1914

Professional No-hoes. [a card.] DR. W. CECIL MARSDEN WaTEELOO EoAD, TRAFALGAR, Visits— MOE : Mondays, 11.30 to 11.45, and 5.30 to. 6.30 ; Thursdays, 11.30 to 1.30. At Larkin's Hotel. TARRAGON, Tuesdays and Saturdays, ^10.15 to 11. At Waterloo Hotel. JfARRACAN: Mondays, 12.30 to 1.30. At Stewart's Coffee Palace. THORPDALE ; Mondays, 2 to 3. At Brock's Coffee Palace. TELEPHONE MUSIC. Herr R. F. Schaefer, PROFESSOR OP MUSIC. Pianoforte, Violin, Singing, Voice Culture and Breathing, Visits M.OE Tuesdays. Prepares for all Examinations. 100 per cent. Successes. Apply by letter to Rtjsiah, Victoria Road, Malvern. MissA. A.Townsend, L.L.C.M., TRAFALGAR, Teacher of Piano, Violin, Organ and Theory of Music, VISITS MOE EVERY MONDAY. Classes for Violin on the Manby-Jensen System. [a CARD.] Fred. H. Macartney Recorded by the DENTAL Board of Victoria, Contingent Stbeet (Harris' Buildings), TRAFALGAR, MAY be consulted at his Surgery daily (except as stated under) or at any other hour at his Privat...

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Well! [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 27 May 1914

Well! A good story is being told of the wife of a certain famous financier. The lady is a very late riser, and the oth er morning she was in her bathroom— a magnificent one it is, they say, with silver hot and cold water-taps, mosaic flooring, and all the rest of it. Hear ing a most curious noise in the next room, she rang for her maid—a simple little country girl, whom she had re cently picked up in the neighborhood —and asked for the cause of the mys terious sounds. "Ah, madam, it was a friend of mas ter's who wished to see you. I told him you were not to he seen " -Well?" "He would not believe me, madam; so I told him to look through the key hole, and he said I was quite right;; he would call again!" ."Not long ago, while I was station ed la Fyzabad," relates a sergeant major in an army paper, "a native called John James, who had just learn ed the artmaking bread in Euro pean style, sought my ssistance in ad vertising his business. Not being an expert in that line, 1 simply told ...

Publication Title: Narracan Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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CORRESPONDENCE. HENNESSY'S HILL. (TO THE EDITOR). [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 27 May 1914

CORRESPONDENCE. :—♦ [We wish it to be distinctly understood that we do not necessarily approve of the opinions expressed by correspondents in this column.] HENNESSY'S HILL. (to the editor). Sir,—In your report this week of the meeting of the Narracan Shire Council, on Monday last, Councillors Beck and Savage proposed the motion :— " That the Engineer lay out a line of road deviation round the north and j eastern slopes of Hennessy's Hill— I through the property of Leon Wuttrich —and prepare plans and specifications and estimate of cost of completing same, and interview Mr Wuttrich as to the amount of compensatiou he would require for land and submit same to next meetine of the council." Now, Sir, surely by this time every ratepayer in the north riding knows that on two or three former occasions the council has sent out its engi-. neer to meet ralepayers on the spot, and also that the council is sup posed to have put on the estimates money to do this work, yet it is not done; and the...

Publication Title: Narracan Shire Advocate
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The Advocate. PUBLISHED WEDNESDAY MORNINGS. WEDNESDAY, MAY 27,1914. Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 27 May 1914

Poblished Wednesday Mornings. WEDNESDAY, fljAY 27,1914. Local and General News. Presbyterian Church services :— Sunday next—Moe 11, Yarragon 3, Trafalgar 7.30, Rev. C. JRobertson. Methodist Church services :—Sim day next.—Trafalgar 13, Trafalgar South 3, Thorpdale 7, Rev. Mitchell. Trafalgar 7, Supply. Childers 3, Mr Caunter. Narracau 3, Mr S. Scott. Moe 7, Mr Akers. At the half-yearly meeting of the Loyal Narraean Lodge, M.U.I.O.O.F., held at the Moe Mechanics' Institute on Thursday last, the following officers were elected for the ensuing term, viz., G.M.,. Bro. A J. Ryan ; N.G , Bro. W. Blyth ; V.G., Bro. J. Maelure ; warden, Bro. A. W. Ray; guardian, Bro. J. Goode; supporters to N.G., Bros. R. Cardell, junr., and H. P. Hewat; sup porters to V.G., Bros. W. Johnston and L. Stagg; auditor, Bro. W. Blyth; treasurer, Bro. J. A. Jones; delegate to District ..Committee, Bro. J. C. David ; secretary, Bro. F. Halden. All in search of comfortable, warm clothing for the winter season would...

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Improving His Mind. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 27 May 1914

Improving His Mind. (Tlie gentleman who bad dined at his club arrived home in the small hours, and wavering into the library, adjusted the light and, picking up a iheavy tome, settled himself for a studious liour. Presently he felt, rather than saw, his wife standing at the door; he exaggerated his attitude of close attention to his volume. 'Do you know that it's past four o'clock, James?" she addressed him. "You'd better put out the light and come to bed." "Now, m' dear," he said impatient ly, "g* 'way, I'm studying—improving my min'. G' 'way." She stood for a moment eyeing him intently. "Please—please close up that suit-case and come to bed," 6he implored.

Publication Title: Narracan Shire Advocate
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DELIVERED SPEECH BY TELEPHONE. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 27 May 1914

DELIVERED SPEECH BY TELEPHONE. President Wilson has created a pre cedent in speech-making which will probably be imitated by future Presi dents and prominent politicians, who, through lack of time for travelling, are unable to fulfil many engagements. The President had promised to address the Rochester Chamber of Commerce at the members' annual banquet which was held recently, but being unable to leave Washington he arranged to deliver his address by telephone. Accordingly special ar rangements were made by the tele phone companies at Washington and Rochester, New York, and each of the three hundred diners at the banquet was provided with a headpiece re ceiver. About 800 miles away in the White House the President stepped to a specially fitted-up telephone in his private office and delivered his ad dress, which was clearly heard by all present. The President himself had a headpiece receiver, and was able to listen to the cheers which greeted his address, and to the vote of thanks an...

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THE REPORTER—AN ASSIGNMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 27 May 1914

THE REPORTER—AN ASSIGN MENT. The fifth house from the corner in this row— Little black tents against the night sky's indigo. Beside the door I flashed a match to find The number right—and sudden blauk ness took my mind! I hesitated, peering from the gloom 'Beneath the shade into the yellow lighted room, Curious justly, in my errand's name: And then I blamed myself, though I ■ was not to blame. A woman sat beside a table spread For one, but suppertime was hours past; her head .Bent low for listening, while at her , thighs A sleepy child was frowning, gouging fists in eyes. 'The woman stirred; I saw her young, worn face. She glanced, impatient, puzzled, at the empty place. I gulped and knocked. God knows the words I said! I asked her, somehow, if she knew that he was dead! —Paul Scott Mowrer in January "Smart Set."

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AIRMAN'S ROMANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 27 May 1914

AIRMAN'S ROMANCE. The story of M. Chanteloup, the famous French, "looping airman," who recently gave demonstrations at Hen don, is a most romantic one. He was born at Beaune in 1890, and started work as a farm laborer at 8/4 a week, but his ambition had always been in the direction of motors and mechan ism. In 1909 he passed his tests for a chauffeur's licence, and drove a taxi cab at Nantes for two years. After careful saving he managed to raise about £75, his tuition fee, and then went through the usual course at the Caudron school at Crotoy, where he passed the Aero Club tests for his pilot's certificate in July, 1911. In October of that year he commenced his military service as a sapper-avia tor. It was during his military service that Chanteloup created a sensation in France, on September 6 last, by being the first aviator to "loop the loop" and fly upside-down, Pegoud not having accomplished this feat until a fortnight afterwards. His daring ex periments earned for him fifteen...

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HIS STENOGRAPHER. As He Dictates to Her. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 27 May 1914

HIS STENOGRAPHER. As He Dictates to Her. Does she love you? Well, I wonder— Married twenty years, they say! You, so bald and fat and funny, Grubbing like a mole for money! Guess she likes to spend the plunder— Gee—she knows the way! She's a grand one — Lord, what dresses! Handsome, too, proud as a queen— With her doings in the papers, Dinners, dances, all the capers, Likes to lead the show, my guess is! You're the gold machine! If she knew you as I know you, Would she spend it—say? If she knew each trick and quibble, Little fishes hooked that nibble, Business murders—would she show you . Such a grandstand play? You're a savage money maker— Good to her. though, sure—and me. Kind old pirate! What in thunder Does she think of you, I wonder? What neat stories do you take her— So she will not see? —Harriet Monroe in January "Smart Set."

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Her Way of Telling Him. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 27 May 1914

Her Way of Telling Him. A young ploughman and his neigh bor servant lass were going home one night from the Dumfries Fair. When about a mile on the road he said "to her, "Jenny, I wad kiss ye, but I'm feart ye wadna let me." No answer. Another mile on the road he agaiii said, "Jenny, I wad kiss ye, but I'm feart ye wadna let me." No answer. When they were getting near home, for the third time he said—"Jenny, I wad kiss ye, but I'm feart ye wadna let me." "Rab," said she, "dae ye min' yesterday I couldna lift yon bag of potatties intae the cairt, an' ye lilted them?" "Ay," said Rab. "Well, dash ye, ye're far stronger than me!" A retired naval officer became the rector of a country parish. His par ishioners, wishing to give him a sur prise, subscribed amongst themselves and bought a flag for the church tower. Directly the old gentleman saw it he flew into a violent rage, and ordered it to be taken down at once. One of his parishioners asked him why he did not like it. "Allow that flag...

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Trumped. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 27 May 1914

Trumped. "I wish I had never learned to play cards!" exclaimed a man who had been unfortunate at the game. "You mean you wish you had learn ed, don't you?" was his wife's sarcas tic rejoinder. At a club meeting held in a public house in a small village a discussion took place as to whether a hard or soft substance would last the longer. The debate continued for some, time, until one man spoke up and said:—^ "Now, men, you are all mistaken, as 1' can easily prove. When me and my wife married she had as good a set of teeth as any woman could have now she hasn't got one, and her tongue is as good as ever."; When little Doris climbed up to her father's knee it was quite ob vious that some deep problem was troubling her mind. Presently she unburdened herself of the moment ous question. "Papa," she asked, "was it a very .wise person who said, 'The good die young'?" ' "Yes," replied the father. "I sup pose he must have been very, very wise." ! "Well,": said the child, after medi tating for...

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Nothing to Cry For. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 27 May 1914

Nothing to Cry For. The session of the provincial law court was about to - begin, but ihe court crier had not yet shown up. At the eleventh hour a messenger-boy dashed in and handed the judge a let ter from the missing functionary. The judge read it amid breathless silence, and then solemnly announced: "I have here a message from our court crier, saying, 'Wife's mother died last night. Will not be able 10 cry to-day.'"

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Truth. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 27 May 1914

Truth. "When women visit tlisir social ac quaintances," remarked the drawing room philosopher, "they l'emind me o? a poker game. Everybody calls to see what the other has."

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Gentle Hint. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 27 May 1914

Gentie Hint. R, fastidious old gentleman was en joying a cigar with a friend one af ternoon. The guest, having reached the end of his Havana, hurled the stump on to the well-kept lawi.. "What made you throw your cigar there?" said the old gentleman, an grily. "See how unsightly it is on the lovely grass." c "That surely won't do any harm," said the other, "for nobody would no tice a little thing like that." "My dear fellow," solemnly replied .the old grumbler, "it's just little things like these that constitute tidi ness, and tidiness is half the com fort of life." His friend said no more for a time, and, in a few moments he arose hur riedly, disappeared, and was absent ftr a full twenty minutes. "Where on eaith have you been?" said his host when he returned at last. "Oh, I ve only been across the mea dow to spit in the river

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Intention Only Credited. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 27 May 1914

Intention Only-Credited. A fashionably-dressed young man strolled into a small Scottish church while service was being held. TJhe time for the collection came round, and, wishing to draw attention to him self, he flung his penny (as he thought) down on the plate with a crash. Immediately after so doing he discovered, to his great dismay, he had given half-a-crown in mistake. He at once got up and followed the old sexton, and asked to be allowed to get back his money. The old man shook his head and said—"Na, na; I canna gie it back to ye. Ye gied it to the Lord." The young man argued for some time, and at last gave it up and ex claimed impatiently—"Well, I suppose I'll get credit for it in heaven." "Na, na," replied the old man, "ye'll only get credit for the penny."

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Then He Saw Red. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 27 May 1914

Then He Saw Red. Editor—Why do you persist in com ing here? I tell you I want facts, not fiction. Authoress—Oh, I don't wish to sell any o£ my stories. . 1 am writing a short serial, entitled "The Ugliest Man On Earth," and I came in mere ly to obtain local color. The fare at a certain boarding house was very poor. A boarder who had been there for some time, be cause he could not get away, was standing in the hall when the landlord rang the dinner-bell. Whereupon an old dog that was lying outside on a rug commenced to howl mournfully. The boarder watched him a little while, and then- said— . "What on earth are you. howling for? Yoii don't have to eat it!" - A girl is put into the world, like sugar into tea,''to sweeten it. ' Give the devil his due, but be care ful there's not much due to him. Nothing hurts a woman so much as when a man won't give her an op portunity to say "No." Popularity depends on how well you treat your friends,. and how often. • To many women a man is but a mar...

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