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Government Officials as Show Judges. [Newspaper Article] — The Southern Record and Advertiser — 5 November 1910
Soviriafi! tifsdfflis is At a meeting of the Berry Agricultural Association, held last woek, consider able indignation was expected on the reading of a letter from the depart ment of Agriculture, refusing to per' mit Mv fYnnllhfTlinm t.r- net ns Tnrlrro 1 in Guernsey cattle sexion at the foith'- coming Berry show. It was stated that this lefusal was iu accordance with a regulation enacted of the late Minister of Agriculture, and it was regarded as arbitrary in the extract. It is impossible for the Society to pro cure a judge competent to adjudicate in a section comprising a new brei d oi' cattle such as Guernseys, aud it was pointed out that the best work done by the Departmented experts was when they came into personal cantact with the breeders of the State. So strongly did the committee feel upou the matter that it was resolved to wright a strong protest to the application of the re gulation referred to, and to move the South Coast Agricultural Societies' Union to vigorous opposit...
Rural Education. [Newspaper Article] — The Southern Record and Advertiser — 5 November 1910
Rural Education. Competent observers have said that Denmark owes its progress and prosperity to the coopera tive principle among its farm pve fi-niricr fiirfViPV hnok. fir rather diving deeper, they have attributed the success of the co operative movement to the high schools which have sprung up all over the land. Denmark, probably, has a finer system of rural education than any other country on the face of the earth, America not excepted. Denmark doesn't stop at the ag® of sixteen. In fact it sees no reason why it should stop at all. Consequ ently there are high schools for adults, where the average of the students is 24. Men go into _ . ? 1 _ j.1 _ _? i . n residence in ine winner niont-ns and women in the summer. The best of lecturers are got on history and literature and poli tical economy. The idea is to develop the intellectual side of the people on the land. When first the idea was given form there were sneers and laughter and ridicule, as there always is for the innovator. '...
By Edith Alien Public School Candelo. [Newspaper Article] — The Southern Record and Advertiser — 5 November 1910
By Edith Allen Public Helm! Candelo. There was a time when England or j Britain, as it was then called, was weak ! and poor and not nearly as famous as it j is today. It was at one time con- i quered by Julius Ceasar and added to the Roman .Em Dire ;? but in 410 A.D the Romans withdrew from the la*jd. Soon after they had left, the land was conquered by the foreigners (the E iglish). Those English were a very wirlike but just people. They made good laws and forced the people to keep them. From their advent, Eng. land gradually increased in importance and in time men went about in search of new land, and so England has con tinned to grow until it has became the largest Empire in the world. This has been due to the efforts of many great men iu the past such as Captian Cook, sir Walter Raleigh r» , James Wolf and Robert Clive, etc. Lord Roberts and Lord Kitchener are two of our present day Empire build ers. The later distinguished himself in Egypt and the former in South Africa. Oliver ...
EMPIRE BUILDERS, PAST AND PRESENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Southern Record and Advertiser — 5 November 1910
EMPIRE B1111MR§,„ PAS a AND PRESENT. By Gertie Johnson, Convent School, Oaiulelo. One of those men who played a promi nent part in the building of our Empire is William Ewart Glad stone, who was born at Liverpool ou Dec. 29th, 1809. Ac htc tv-i ci wol 1 nfF rrnn rt rr Gladstone received a good education, for he studied at Eton and Oxford During his college career he showed none of the aptitude in dealing with figures as might have been .expected from the future Chancellor of the Exchequei. But he excelled his school mates in verse competition, and the writing of his mother tongue. Mr. Gladstone entered Parliament in 1832, just after the first Reform Act was passed. In Peel's second ministry he held office as President of the Board of Trade, and afterwards as Colonial Secretary. In 1850 he was obliged to — Tt.,i„ ...i,:i„ n ? i,„ go to icaiy, anu wune tnera ne visiteu the many political prisoners, victims of the tyranny of King Ferdinand. The scenes of suffering made him throw his he...
Whims of Will-Makers. [Newspaper Article] — The Southern Record and Advertiser — 5 November 1910
Wiiims ©! will-Makers. The late Mr. T. Bevan, remarks a contributor to the 'Westminster GazEtt' one time M.P. for Gravesend, who .directed in his will tlist his body should be cremat ed and 'the ash residue ground to po_wder and again burnt and dissipat ed in the air,' is one of many men (and women) who have made equally remarkable arrangements for fhe dis posal of their mortal remains. An angler who died recently directed that his aslies should be carried in a bait-can aud scattered from a boat over the surface of his favorite stream ; Mrs. Ernle-Erle-Drax directed that her body should be embalmed and placed iu a glass-panelled coffin, for the reception of which a circular mausoleum, with stained-glass deme was to be built; while, at his own wish, the body of one of the Lords Newborougb, after twelve months' interment, was exhumed and reburted in Bardsey Island, the reputed resting-place of 20,000 saints. A Mr Sanborn left insttuctious that his skin should be coverted into leather ...
CATHCART. [Newspaper Article] — The Southern Record and Advertiser — 5 November 1910
CATHCART. Mr. D. N. Stoke has been appointed receiving officer and carrier for the weakly mail from Cathcart. The mail ?will be despatched and received every Saturday, and will be a boon to the residence. The Progress Association has asked for a Polling Place at Mt. Darraglr 'Residence at present have to travel to and from a polling station 20 or 21 miles. It is hoped that this advantage ?will be given otherwise some of the in habitant will bo practically dis franchised, owing to difficulties of travels from here to anywhere. Two routes in connection with a trace outlet here decided on by the Progress Association for inspector by the lm lay Shire Engineer, viz, that proposed by Mr. W. J. Collin's and the Piggery route. It was suggested that a through track from the Shire boundary to Wyndham to serve all the settlers be aimed at, and that the money available be utilized with that object in view, the present rough bullock track being used as far as possible by cutting out the worst pa...
The Farmer. THUNDER AND MILK. [Newspaper Article] — The Southern Record and Advertiser — 5 November 1910
The Former. Thunder and Milk. A popular belief exists that thunderstorms will sour milk. But the foundation for the belief is questioned by a medical authority. It has been asserted , ?* i . i ?» i ? i t tuat tlie ozone produced m, me air by electricity causes the j milk to become sour, but ex periments in which electric sparks were discharged over the surface of milk have produced little or no effect on the milk. It seems probable that the con nection between the' thunder storm and the souring of milk is due to another cause than electricity. Bacteria grows more rapidly in warm weather. The warm and sultry conditions which precede thunderstorms are thus favourable to the de velopment of the lactic-acid or sour-milk bacillus. A thunder storm and the souring of milk may, therefore, occur together, not because of the influence of the thunder on the milk, but on account of the climatic condi tions preceding the storm. Experiment has now shown milk deprived of the lactic organisms is no...
Sparks from the Anvil. [Newspaper Article] — The Southern Record and Advertiser — 5 November 1910
sptrks (r«iti tie Aivil. Neither praise nor dispraise thyself ; thine actions serve the turn. »- — Owen Feltham. + + + + + + God does not pay weekly, but pays at the end. — John rulsford. * * .* Words without thoughts, never to Heaven go. — Shakespeare. # # Be wise, soar not too high to fall, but stoop to rise. — Massinger. + + + + + * That chastity of honour which felt a stain like a wound. — Burke. . ' T . . T. Humauity can be divided ihto three classes, the wishers, the Wobblers, and the Workers. * * * A prudent man is like a pin — his head prevents him going too far. # # # The good man may be known by the good he sees in men. — Rev. Dr. McLaren. # * The mau on the fence has an oppor tunity of seeing both sides — and to fall I rr ? ? Oil on tue wrung siuw. # # # What a young man earns in the daytime goes into his pocket, but what he spends in the evening, goes into his character. — Dr. Cnyler. # * * It's good to have money, the things that money can buy, but it's good, too, to ch...
Attacked by D Horse. THE "SOUTH COAST TIGER." [Newspaper Article] — The Southern Record and Advertiser — 5 November 1910
AitacMfty D Hirse. THE ' SOUTH COAST TIGER.' A man named Crouiptou, living at Coledale, Illawarra line, was viciously attacked by a stallion on Saturday night whilst walking along the South Coast road near Coledale. Had Crompton not been wearing an overcoat af flio tirna V»« wrmlrl fiftVM Hpaii gov cj 7' til \r vuv WMIW injured, as the animal caught him by the shoulder, shaking him as a dog would a rat. and dropping him over the bank, some 10ft. deep, where he fol lowed, again attempting to kick and bite him. So sudden was the attack iu the dark that it was only when Cromp ton got away that he \yas enabled to distinguish his assailant as a horse, and not, as thought at first, the South Coast Tiger of some time back. Crompton's injuries, beside fright and shock, for he was severely mauled, had to be attend ed to by Dr. Steele, whilst his clothes were torn to ribbous. — Nowra Colonist.
Just A Little Dubious. [Newspaper Article] — The Southern Record and Advertiser — 5 November 1910
josl A Little Dubious.' Uncle Solon Winslow had secured a succession of four admirable wives, all of whom had been removed from the scene of their earthly activities j by one cause and another within a period of twenty years. uncle ooions weaamgs naa, grown to be so much a matter of course that when, after a year of widowhood, he announced his approaching fifth marriage, one of his neighbours said : 'Well, Solon, I s'pose them seem pretty natural to you by this time — weddings, I mean P ' 'This one won't.' said tho prospective bridegroom, ' for old Parson Frost's off on his three months' leave, you know, and he's never failed to tie the knot for me. ' I said to Susan that I didn't know as 'twould hardly seem like a wedding to me without him, and she said to me that 'twas her turn to choose this time, and she intended to start out with young Parson Corner over to the Centre, and if he did well she guessed she'd stick to him. 'She didn't explain what she meant,' added Uncle Solon, tho...
The Golden Milestone. [Newspaper Article] — The Southern Record and Advertiser — 11 November 1910
TfS€ Golden S ? g ? ' Each man's chimney is his Golden Milestone,' sings Longfellow, thinking of the gilded block ^..f stone in the Roman Forum, from which all distances within the Ji] 111 pi re were measured. Each man's chimney is his Golden Milestoue, Is the central point from which he measures every distance Through the gateways of the world around him. In his farthest wanderings still he sees it ; Hear's the talking flame, the answering night wind, As he heard them When he sat with thoso who were, but are not. Happy ho whom neither wealth nor fashion, Nor the march of the encroaching city, Drives an exile From the hearth of his ancestral home stead. We may build more splendid habita tions, Fill our rooms with paintings and with sculptures, Buf we cannot Buy with gold the old associations ! ' There, when the tangled web is all explained, Wrong suffered, pain inflicted, grief disdained, Man's proud mistaken judgmeuts and false scorn Shall melt like mists before the uprising morn, ...
Poetry. Give Him a Lift. [Newspaper Article] — The Southern Record and Advertiser — 11 November 1910
[?] Give lis $ iiit. Give him a lift I Don't kneel iu prayer, Nor moralise with his despair ; The man is, down, and his great need Is ready help — not prayer and creed. 'Tis time the wounds are washed and healed, That Chriscly motives be revealed ; But now, whatever the spirit may be, Mere words are but mockery. One grain of aid just now is rnoie To him than tomes of saintly lore ! Pray, if you must, in your full heart ; But give hint a lift- — give him a stait. The world is full of good advice, Of prayer, and praise, and preaching nice ; But the generous souls who nid man kind Are scarce as gold and hard to find. Give like a christian — speak in deeds, A noble life's the best of weeds ; Aud he shall we^r a royal crown Who gives eru a lift when they aro down.
Courtesy. [Newspaper Article] — The Southern Record and Advertiser — 11 November 1910
[?] The behaviour of love is courtesy. —Edward Howard Griggs. How sweet and gracious, ever in com mon speech. Is that fine sense which, men call courtesy ! .. v -. ; —James ''. Fields.-: It is not a true apology for any coarseness to say that it is natural, v v — H. D. Thoreau. '' True politeness is to do and say The kindest things, in the kindest way. ^ ^ Hurry is the death-blow to calmness, to dignity,-, to poise. The-old time courtesy went out when the new-time hurry came iu. — W. G. Jordon, *5(H . =&???' ? # Govern the litis As they were paiace doors, the king within. Tranquil aud fair and courteous be all words . Which from that. presence win. . — 'Edwin Arnold. Love cannot behave itself unseemly. You can put the most untutored per sons into the highest society, and if they have a reservoir of love iu their heart, they will not behave themselves unseemly. They simply connot do it. — Henry7 Drummond.
Maxims for Busy Men. [Newspaper Article] — The Southern Record and Advertiser — 11 November 1910
[?] 'Give what you have. To someone it may be better than you dare to think.' — Longfellow. * * * 'Be pleased evei'y morning until ten o'clock. The rest of the day will take care of itself.' . v. *. ?.* ?* 'To have what we want is riches, but to be able to do without is -power.'-.;. — George Macdonaid £ * * 'Courage consists, not iu blindly overlooking danger, but iu meeting it with the eyes open,' — Jean Pual Richter. 'In all situations wherein a living man has stood or can .stand, there ' is actually a prize of quite infinite value placed within, his reach — namely, a Duty for him to do.' — Cailyle. V ItfliiUlUB 1J1 cuiiiij ? tact . and daring in seizing upon opportunity; force and persistence in crowding .opportunity to its utmost of possible achievement — these are the martial virtues which must command success.' ' ' — Phelps.
Gems from Dickens. [Newspaper Article] — The Southern Record and Advertiser — 11 November 1910
fisois frei BicMests. ; Reflect upon your present b'essings, of which every man has many — -not 011 your -past misfortunes, of which all men have some-. Our whole life is a story more or less intelligible: — generally less ; but we shall read it by a clear light when it is ended. - * ' & Iu love of home, the love of country has its rise : and who are the truer patriots or the better in time of need- — those who venerate the land, owning its wood, and stream, and earth, and all that they produce ? or those who love their country, boasting not a foot of ground in all its wide domain ! ' ' # £ # . Oh ! If when we oppress and grind our fellow-creatures, we bestow but one thought on the dark evidences ofliaman error, which, like dense aud heavy clouds, are rising, slowly it is true, but not less surely, to Heaven, to pour their after vengeance on our heads ; if we heard but one instant, in imagination, 'the 'deep' j testimony of dead men's voices, which no power can stme, and no ...
Bees or Blowflies? [Newspaper Article] — The Southern Record and Advertiser — 11 November 1910
Bees or Blowflies ? When pressed by a man to show the difference between thoso who were Christians and those who were not, a 'Wowser' hit on an illustration that greatly took the fancy of the large crowd of working men who were present Come,' said the Wowser, 'to. an extensive flower-garden, and watch for a minute or two. Sornethiug flies past you. What is it ? In color, size, and flight it might be bee or blow- fly, and as it settles oil a fresh, sweet flower you decide it mast' be# bee. A few minutes after you say, 'Here comes another'; but, to your surprise, it passes the violets and the roses, and still goes on. You think it is lost until you see it first hov ering aud then resting. It has found a dead cat ! You say with disgusted cer tainty, 'Oh, that is a blow-fly.' In the long ruu the non-Christians prove them selves human blow-flies. In manners, , . -? . --fc eciucation, appearance, and 111 caafiyV other ways they are hard . to distinguish until one notices tho things they p...
Mixed Items. [Newspaper Article] — The Southern Record and Advertiser — 11 November 1910
MM Items. j The Bathurst auctioneer has been summoned for saj-ing, during the course of a sale, 'Good God, is that all you are going to give.' # # # - The Premier of South Australia intends to move for a Royal Commission to inquire into the gambliug question. Mr. Yerrau says that 'the women who go to the race-course are 10 times worse than the men.' # * * James J. Jeffries, former champion prize-fighter of the world, has gone into the laundry business. Not that he is advertising it, but 50,000 dollars of the money received for the Reno fight he lent to a local laundry company, and took a mortage on the concern for the amount. # # # Ex-president Roosevelt, at a meeting of the New York Press Club recently frankly told his hearers that American reporters were honest gentlemen, but their editors were impossible. 'I would,' he said, ' a hundred times sooner trust the news columns of the New York papers than the base editor ials which disfigure them.' * * # Herr Weindlei, an eminent Germa...
Logic of Labour. [Newspaper Article] — The Southern Record and Advertiser — 11 November 1910
Logic of Labour. God's education. — Emerson. * * * The axis upon which the destinies of of the world turn. — Lacordaire. ?ri; ^ A school in which the ability of beiug useful is imparted, the spirit of independence learnt, aud the habit of persevering effort acquired. — S. Smiles. * -» * A school in which men are placed to get energy of purpose aud character, a vastly more important endowment than all the learning of other schools. — Canning. * *= * The primal curse, But softened into mercy, made the pledge Of cheerful days, and nights without a groan. — Cowper. * * * The talisman that has raised man from the condition of the savage, that has changed the desert aud the forest into cultivated fields, that has covered the earth with cities and the ocean with ships, that has giveu us plenty of comfort and elegrar.ee, instead of want, misery, and barbarism. — McCulloch. ^ # ' Time the shuttle drives, but you Give to every thread its hue And elect your destiny.' — Burleigh. * * * Luck is ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Southern Record and Advertiser — 11 November 1910
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Sparks from the Anvil. [Newspaper Article] — The Southern Record and Advertiser — 11 November 1910
Spurns lro» in® Anvil. They pass best over the world who trip over it quickly ; for it is but a bog — if we stop we sink. — Queen Elizabeth. * # * You cannot drink water from aii ? i ? ? ? ? Ulllfjiy UUJJ, UtJllUtfJ. UUll J'UU UlliitV uuc water of life from an empty soul, * : $ ?? . * Religion is love to God and man. Where children are, is the golden age. v- .. You can keep a faith only as you keep a plant, by rooting it into your life and making it grow there. —Phillips Brooks. Many false thiirgs have more appear ance of truth thau things that must be most true. — Latimer. * '* ? ' The -.error of a moment may be the sorrow of a life. * =» * The value or worth of a man is of all other things his nrice— - that is to say so much as' would be giveu for the use of his power. ....... — HobbesT Bless .God for what you have, aud trust God for what you want. — Mason. ; =» . -s =s When a man grows old he can stand still now and then and see a' little. j It is the moment when our resolu tion ...