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ART OF CONVERSATION. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 13 March 1914
ART OF CONVERSATION. + 'llio finalities that make an agree able talker arc many anil various, «n&lt;l some, micli us the possession of u pleasant voice, arc concrete.,others such uh tact nnd '"manner," arc not to be, measured mathematically, A aliy, hesitating, laboured talker inuy he delightful to listen to be cause of Home innate charm unci worth of clmrnctcr, whereas there may ho somcHiing Intensely repel lent, in !i man with a il'.ient, .suave, and polished tongne. However, here are a few general hints. Kirst of a^l, cavciurty avoiii topi'.s of a controversial nature . at least, ill the presence of strangeiv, and I am thinking not of the man who is smoking a pipe with some intimate puis, but of talking in "company." CONTROVERSIAL TOPICS. In u gathering of avowed Orange men it may ho all right to express the opinion , that the bastinado would he too good for Mr. .Asquith and Mr. Redmond, but it Would bo ex ceedingly unwise and iill-l;red to do so in general company, some ...
ELEPHANT STICKING. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 13 March 1914
ELEPHANT STICKING. After tho favorite sport of tho Nuba Arabs in tho Soudan, tlio roughest football or tho riskiest polo seems de plorably. tamo and mild. In that far away corner of Africa, the most popu lar lonn of amusement in sporting circles is to hunt elephants as JSritish people hunt pigs-on horseback and armed only with a spear. A writer I in tlio "Morning Post** gives a graphic account of a morning's .sport with these bold barbarians. JSlephunt hunting, j under any circumstances is a strenuous j and venturesome pursuit,, and the I while sportsman, with the best of I beaters and the heaviest armaments, j oltcn carries ins life in his hands. But I Urn game as played by tho Arabs oi tho lSuba Mountains is far nioro thril ling, and calls lor an iron nerve, a ! supMi-lj horscuxanship, ;->nd a reefchw.* ! daring. The elephants graze on the in herds. Tho Arabs, lean, wiry ath ptains and river lands,grouped together lotos, most of them, with keen eyes, leave their villages in the...
A TOO SOCIABLE FAMILY. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 13 March 1914
A TOO SOCIABLE FAMILY. a commo1' snyiiiK in the Cow,, Lint whoever married Cecelia Patter Pattei-son' I'nmily'° 1,10 wJ,oic .!».» z":z S '5 and Ma Patterson, Uncle Ton. I'nt ' aml John, Will, Hurrv, and young Ted. . "' - When Cecilia talked over the tele phono her mother would lay down her se«r,nBl cross her plump ham,t n "&lt;-1 lap, and g,fv(! herself up tc the enjoyment of (lie half ot the dialogue winch she could hear. When Cecll'a would proceed to repeat the ot lcr half of u10 conversation. ien Cecilia lnul a caller in th&lt; winter Pa nnd M1(. Patterson and'nil the other Pattersons would sit with in earshot and occasionally break in to the conversation in a Wuy tl,nt. (.is calculatod to cast an abysmal /.'loom over the sprightliest younp num. Jn the sunilncr all the mem her" of t|le fnmijy W0Hl(| sprjnltjt themselves about on the porch and monopolise the talli with a naive' enjoyment that would have been amusingi ii it lmdn't been maddening it was a case of lov...
ARTIFICIAL MILK FROM VEGETABLES. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 13 March 1914
ARTIFICIAL MILK FROM VEGETABLES. A subject which has greatly exer cised tlio minds at' scientific and medical circles, and which the Press has not been slow to recognise, is tho possibility of being ablo to secure an artificial milk from vegetables. Demonstration has recently been niado in London in Uio manufacture of this product, which it is claimed, contains ail tho elements of tlio best cow's milk, and can bo used for tho sarao purposes. Much interest was taken in tho demonstration, among those present being Sir William Crookes representative of tho Homo Ollice and tho Local Government Board, several medical oilieors of health, and othe» members of tho medical profession. Air A. J. Paulding, who will be res ponsible Jor the introduction of syn thetic milk to Great .Britain, said* it was moro digestiblo than ordinary milk. Ho claimed that the cream was iar more nourishing, and would last any time. Tho milk could bo used for ail cooking purposes, and very good cheese could bo made...
DYSPEPTICS NEED NOT DIET. A SIMPLE MEANS OF PREVENTING FOOD FERMENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 13 March 1914
DYSPBPTJUS NliED NOT PIliT. A SIMl'LE MEANS OF PRKVliNI'ING FOOD ll'liKU EN f ATIOX. Food formeuLat.ioti is the causo of all tho discomfort aud pain dyspeptics Buffer. It does ntrt necessarily follow, however, that in order to obtain relief rliey must (It>ny themselves tho enjoy rnenb thny derive from ea'.ing so oul'ed indigestible luxuries, The nioslt sntir factory method of overcoming the difficulty would be to pi event tho" fer mentation from occurring nti all, and this can bo dono by a very Bimplo meon?. It must Brut bo explained that most of the foods wo eat contain a certain quantity of acid .forming elements, and indigestible food?, of course, contain ft larger proportion. When theso .food* are raten, the acid collect?, irritates the walla 'of the stomach, and causes the food to fer ment) whilo. jo is digesting. This fermenting food also gives off gaB whioh diateude the gtoippcb, causing that full, uucomfortablo feeling so often noticed after eating, Tho rooi. of tho troub...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 13 March 1914
ALMOST BLIND. SPOTS BEFORE THE EYES CAUSED - BY LIVER DISORDERS. "Without Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills I don't know what would become of mc." -Writes Mr. Tom Holt, of 55 Stanloy St., Sydney, N.S.W. "For a l>a(» tunc i wont to the Hospital as an outd mr patient. They treated me fnr ,'ji.v- '\vcs, l)iit with no result-in fart I became worse. Some one told me that my blindness was dne to liver trouble, and recommended I)r. Morse's Indian lloot Pills', which I he^an using with the most gratifying results. In a short time my sight war. as good as ever, and the .spots whieh had 'teen floating in the air were gone, to my great relief. I. was in such a condition that work was impossible, hecaiu-i' E was sleepy and drowsy all the time, with no energy to do any thing, This was ten years ago, and I have continued the use of the Pills ever since, taking two or three as I need them. I helieve they saved my life, and I insider the hi a most valu able medicine. From time to time 1 have been pe...
WOMEN'S INTERESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 13 March 1914
WOMEN'S INTERESTS. (By "Ambrosino.") To dcsoribo tho modish figure first nnd foremost wo start with a dcsiro to fcxtend tho width of tho liguro a third (Iowa from tho normal waist. Tho I>cS top outline gives you, as it woro, n fraino. What may bo added is protty divcrso. Wo liavo tho Tango 09 a kind of opening noto for tho £rst appearance of autumn. Imagiuo gown in protty bluo charmeuso, and olso iraogino, a Jittlo moro difficult, a ckirt with » looped up train. What puzzles mo is how to describe, by tho moro pon-noto, tho bodico and tunic. IBub omit fclio tunic in order to picturo .» bodioo, "V" decollotago, with a modi tied; bertha of tullo. i'ou will break this at tho Ilaglan shoulder seam by cirryjug tho charmeuso to tho nock, .,whoro this and tho tulle meet,) ine'ru wiil bo a bow. Thus wo get so far as to eeo u bow oither sido of tho seek, with tullo from eacli, gathering to a point- just below the bust. I'll get rid of tho slcovo in a lino-it con tinues from tho shoulder, t...
POULTRY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 13 March 1914
POULTRY NOTES. A Leghorn hen likes Iter nest/ dark ened in somo way so. sho. will feci se cltidcd while on tho nest. With dark ened nests hens aro not so apt to form tUo egg-eating habit. . When .soft-shcllcd eggs aro very nu merous it is a sign tho liens aro not get- ; ting enough egg-shell material. Oys ter-shell should bo kept whero they can got it at will. i It is seldom that feather -plucking %is practised when hens run at largo or i aro kept busy whilo confined, | It takes wit and grit to succeed with poultry-^tho wit to know how to do tho right thing in tho right way in our ; daily round of caretaking, nod the grit to .tackle tusks that aro sometimes very hard and disagreeablo. Every farm should liavo its flock of turkeys. ' Breeding stock should bo pro vided with grit and charcoal. There is uo hotter medicine for tho turkey family than charcoal. Allowing that tho rooster is half tho flook, then tho hens are tho other half. Don't pick ont tho best ones and sell them just beca...
THE LORDLY CHAUFFEUR. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 13 March 1914
THE LOUDLY CHAUFFEUR. Ownor of car: "Lot mo lmvo my bill, ploasp. I'vo had some cheeso mul bis cuits and ii glass of bitter. What lias my chauffeur had?" Wftitor: "Salmon trout, half a bottlo of Moselle, black coffee, nnd half a dozen cigars." 'Sumnei-, who was Bentouced to death for tho murder ? of Miss Bradfiold _ at IiiTerpool (Eng.), confessed to tho onmo OH tho ov« of his oxooution.
VICTORIAN MARBLE. EXPANSION OF TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 13 March 1914
VICTIM \N MAKBLG. EXPANSION OF TRADE. Thn Minister of Public Work* (Mr Ha wplrhurn), at t.hn instance? of rhe Australian Nativea' Association, haa !i«d inquires made ir» a number of flireccitiua as to the possibilities of development) of the Victirian marble quarries. There waa some conflict of opinion, but tho impression pr»v»ilini; amongst) a number well qualified to jin);»&lt;. whs than tbero wua nor, much ucope for the development of the in dustry, on uccount of the remoteness of the fields from railway communica tion and the heavy cost, of transport to 11 railway station, Very little hope was held out for the working up of an export trade. A company which for some time his been currying on operations at South Buchan in Kasiern Gippsland has practically demonstrated that, eveu with the natural disadvantages that have to be ficed, there is a field for tho use of Victorian marble, This company ha3 entered into a contract to supply SOO tons of Buuhnn marble for use in the C...
PINE CREEK GOLD. SECOND EDITION OF BENDIGO. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 13 March 1914
PINE CREEK GOLD. SECOND EDITION OP BENDIGO. For Honin time pnoD Dr. H' J. Jon son, the Government KOolo(?Mb in tho Northern Territory, haa been enjjaRod in ranking a geological nurvoy of the Pino Creek disi.ricb in tho Territory. Investigation in tho first) iuatance went) to show that tho formation around Pino Creole wuh whit is known 1*9 aaddlo reefs, and in a further report, which hurt just heon received by the Department) of External AIl\iira, Dr. Jenaen a^ain i\«sort,K thati the theory formed in tho finit instuico i.icoirec'. In support of hia atateni'Mit Dr. Jen sen quotes tho remarks of Mr Dunn, who wiih formerly Government) i*i'olot>iab in Viciorii, upon the formation of the field. '. M,. Dunn haa spent sovoral deendea," anya Dr. Ji'naen, "on tho Htudy of imddle reefs, particularly those | of lietidiirn, m Victoria, end Mr Dunn unhesitfttinaly pronounced the Pine Creek (i,.ld aa a accnnd edition of Botidinp. Mr Dunn hni permitted me to quote him aa having atateu :-'I -am B...
MINING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 13 March 1914
MINING NOTES Tongio Dredge, 7th.-Dredged 133 houro ; ahortogo of water 'through diy weather, Qiusiog stoppage of operations Yield, Maudo reef»| (31eu Wills, 3rd.-*-No 3 Level-Sec. DG-Stopiog over levels, pay* able, No 5 lovel-Sec. E10-N. cli ivo advanced to 10ft,, valuo about 80s; reef iolcraeoted by fault. B. drivo to 15ft. ; lodo norrowiug lo 18iu , worth 02e»» No. 4 riac to 28ft;; avorago width about *42in.» valuo about 28i. Cleaned up 00 tona for 30oz , inctydiDg concentrates,
POLITICAL FORECASTS [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 13 March 1914
POLITICAL FORECASTS Punch : Tho Parliament is doomed. Right) has prevailed, Bolfish interests have boen repulsed, nod both partieB stand ready to so before their makers Tlioso few days Imvo brought) this lnso chango in tho dissolution fliqhb-no ono now arguoB that tbo dissolution will be nverled. Everybody agreeB that oleotionh must) come in tlin winter or oarly spring,"and in nil olootoratus members are to bo found preparing for their campaign?. Billy Hughes is working strenuously to avert) dama ging strikes, 0. F. Pearco is " shaking things up " in VV'A., Page and Sharpo art) raising disturbances about tiin mfab trust in Queensland, and on all sides Labor is organising, organising, organising. Amongst) Liberals, Miiiis ters aro administrating for votes what Government does nob administer eloction dope at) election timo?-and nach Stnto leader is working outi plans. Theso are tho brigadiers; tho coin manders-in chief do nol bogin till next month, when Honorable Androw, Btarts again ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 13 March 1914
Pare and palatable. Constantly for all toilet pur poses, especially shaving and shampooing, with occasional use of Cuticura Ointment, because so effective in removing slight irri tations, redness, roughness, pim ples, dandruff, etc., of the skin andasca!p and promoting ©and maintaining skin and hair health. Cuticura Snap and ointment, mid everywhere, Liberal s:,n",lc "I vneli, win, .?c-.otc liw>k,aeut posh irec. AddrcM It.Timu .t Sydney,s. W, 1 APPLICATIONS Mi auLJ) AIINlNtr LiiASBS. HINTS KOit APPLICANTS. Proceeding to ba observed whon ap plying iur;i i.o.iLio : X. Erect post* (th'.-ao are nut required to bo painted) at least three inches ^narco and not lorJb than three foot above iho grouud, with a metal plate having painted .hereon tho word* "Applied tor Lease," the auto of tnatking out, mul tho name of iho applicant, or (ii. mora than two) tho names ot tlio iinjt two applicants, and iu paue where only a part of tho auifaco is oqutrod tho same'ulioulct bo marked out by posts p...
MARKETS AND SALES. GIPPSLAND STOCK REPORTS BAIRNSDALE. Saturday, Match 7. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 13 March 1914
M-M1STS.AND sales qiPPSLAND Bl'OOK. REPQHT8 BAIHNSDALE. Saturday, Match 7. Messrs A. MAOAUTUUU ANI> LO&lt; report i Fat cattlo\bout uautil yirdiDg, prices oteadily on tho riao and good botf becoming scarcer eocli week. Wo sold 30 head at pricoa as follows'-cowd to £8 10«i. Sloro Oaltlo.-A fair yarding, and priooa good for all classes. Wo told fully 100 head of yyuuc atock, springera and dry cown at full prices, b'lii'cp.-Noiio forward. Wo hfcve fioqii iocmiros nt)d pnpon'aro remaining firm. We sold privately during l|)Q aevoral fairly largo linos of stores, including QOQ voik lino welhera \to a Souib GippaUnd buyor. Pigs,-Vrioea high, and everything cold well.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 13 March 1914
Jam ocjascm, 1914. DAVrF^EAKFlNTS, General Storekeeper, Omeo Invites the attention of the Public to his Stock of Enamelled Preserving Pans, Jam Jars, Spoons, Etc. "Suitable for the present favorable Season for HOME JAM MAKING. Telephone No. 8 DAVID EAKINS. Grass and Glover Seeds. Write for Samples and Quotations of iiush. \vi:&lt;Ti:r.s" disiui'T axi> SEW /.kai.asd eve ukass, COCKSFOOT. CLOVKi;. DYFAKt' KSiEX li A t'E .IXD OTHKK AUUICVLTTKAL SKEDS. O* Where risks are so ihu only u-li »b!c course i» to procure from a Traiuei Seedsman. With no lar^e I'itv ion's t&lt;> pay I (*an i.juotc Higli-^rade Seeds deliroiH at vonr ! nearest lUiiv.-.iy suii-.ui. hvi.'bt prud .m l below Melbourne prices. .Samples Lve. Geo. Smith, Seed Importer, Ballarat. (Li^e of Hara a* SOD, L-andou) Auctioneers.' Notice*. A. &ACARTHUR & CO., Cattle Salesmen, Stock ana Station,General Agents, BAIRNSDALE, GIPPSLANP AUCTION SALES conducted inan> t>art of Gippsland . and ...
LITTLE THINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 13 March 1914
LITTLE THINGS. A Iilllo word, "aid pleasantly ill pas sing, may brightcii up somo oareworu fellow's (l;iy; &lt;i littlo siieer? a littlo bit ter snssing, may change his siti03 from gold to sombro gray A littlo praise may send feet blitlioly tripping,- that othui'wiso would drag the long day through; a littlo help, when somo poor euss is slipping, may start him right and bring success in viow. A, littlo roar when vioious things are browing may spoil tho brow, and oil up Virtuo's wings: a littlo kickwhen statesmen aro 'pursuing falso gods may bring them 'round to better things. A littlo sense may mako us soein a fountain of win dow if you keep your tonguo on straight; a littlo debt may soon become a liiouutain, and crush you down be neath its galling weight. Tho little things nialco lifo a joy or nuisanco; if you ignore this fact, when you aro gray, you'll realiso you were a blooming gooso sinco you lot tho best of nil things get I away. -waie iuiison.
THE OMEO STANDARD. With which is Incorporated the Omeo Telegraph. FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 13 March 1914
fHE OMEG STANDARD. With which is Incorporated the Omeo Telegraph. FJtlDA Y, MARCH 13, 1914. The general entries for the Omeo races on Wednesday w.ll close to-m, r ow (Satur day). Macarthur and Co. will hold special sheep and cattle sales at Hinnornungie .and Benambra to-morrow (Satu day). Good entries have been received for Sfe. Patricks sports on Thurediy. Handicaps for the bicycle racAs and wood chops will be published next issue. The annual St. Patrick's ball will be held in the Shire Hall on Thursday. The com mittee are doing all tiny possibly can to make the bill an enjoyable one, and the supper will be (|uite up to previous aucceases. Ambler ja coming ! Who is Ambler ? Well, most'people in the district know him aB the popular picture show man, who makes a regular annual visit and always *uc?t>tdi in attracting large audiences. Ilia ditea arc announced in another column. The Gippsland and Northern Co opera tive Stlling Co.» Ltd. baa been appointed the wholesale distributing ...
A POEM FOR ALL HEARTS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 17 March 1914
A POEM FOR ALL HEARTS. + ' This very beautiful poem was taken from fin American paper If I should die to-night, My friends would look upoq my quiet face Before they laid it in its final rest ing place, And deem that death had left it al most fair ; And, laying snow-white flowers against my lir.ir. Would smooth it down with carefu] (.enderness, And fold my hands with lingering caress Ppor hands ! eg empty and 8' cold to-night i If I should die to-night, My friends would call to mind witb loving thought Sqme kindly deed ttie icy hand had wrought. Some gentle wprd the frozen lips haf} said, Errands on which the willing feet bud sped, The memory of my selfishness and pride, My hasty words, would all be put aside, And so I should be loved - nnij , mourned to-night I If I should die to-night. E'en hearts estranged ^voulu tun} oqce mqrc t(j me, Recoiling other days remorsefully. The yes thut chill me with averted glance Would look upon me as of yore, per chance, Aud soften in tjie ply\, fa...