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A MODERN POLONIUS. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 November 1914

A MODERN POLONIUS. My sou, you're about to go away, so take with you The wise advice of one who knows the world. And 'by my teaching profit: 1 know the world, boy, and don't think much or it. Mover a 'borrower or a lender lie, Although from choice, the former cer tainly. Ii' in a scrape, or in the wrong de clare it, Never attempt to justify it—square it. l.earn to say "No" to most tilings, seldom "Yes." If you should see a female in distress. Remember the advice of your sage sire; ("all the police and gracefully retire. Then, as the apparel oft proclaims the man, Well, do as many tailors as you can: In short. If vour attention pav, to all I tell. V.iu'll tind you'l! get oil very -well.

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
The Wrath to Come. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 November 1914

Tlip Wrath to Comt. Tommy Tonkins was keen on cricket and particularly ambitious to make his; mark as wicket-keeper. Any hint, however small, was welcomed if it helped on his advance in this de partment of the ^atne. When lie be gan to have trouble with his hands, and somebody suggested soaking ihem in salt water to harden the skin, ho quickly followed the advice. Alas! a few days later Tommy had a misfortune. A square-log hit at the bottom of the garden sent the ball crashing through a neighbor's sitting room window. It was the third Tommy had broken since the season began. Mrs. Tonkins nearly wept in anger when Tommy broke the news. "Yer 1'ather'l! skin yer when 'e comes 'ome to-night!" she said. Tommy went, outside trembling >o reflect. His thoughts travelled to the punitive strap hanging in the kitchen, a.iid he eyed his hands ruefully. "Ah!" he muttered with a sigh "1 made a mistake. 1 ought to 'a' sat in that sail and water!" "Answer me. Lily," lie. said in a moment of pass...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NEVER SAY DIE! [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 November 1914

NEVER SAY DIE! When' the outlook is blackest and (.roubles are nigh. And everything seems going wrong, You must square up your shoulders and never say die! Keep manfully struggling along. There's no lane so long but a turn ing is near, If only to 11 iitl it. you'll try; Keep a stout heart, a brave heart, a conscience that's clear, And never, 110, never, say die! The calmest of weather oft follows the rotiKli. £t> never iiivp way to despair; "J'is the man win) is steadfast can stand a rebulf. Who (|iil' lasl to sunshine will fare. There's no use in whining; keep stead;, a in] true When darkness all round yon desery; If you want to win thro' to the sheen and the blue, You mil; t ];■■'. er. 110. never, say die! j If worries should come-- and you're; hup' to have some! You iihisi bravely try to sur mount; Itinlil valiant!} t'a -i' 'hem whenever they come; On the ;;oddess of ehauee never count. (live a hand to your fellows who're caught in the storm, And never your manhood belie; I In...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE. A Dangerous Wager. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 November 1914

CIRCUMSTAN7'!AL EVIDENCE. A Dangerous Wager. A thrilling story of circumstantial evidence which might have had tra gical results, was told by ;i writer in a magazine. Some time ago (lie said) 1 attended the superior court of . A case of murder ^vas tried. The evidence disclosed that the de ceased and the prisoner had 'been drinking' together and had quarrel led; that the prisoner had struck the deceased; that he had sworn he would be the death of him; that through the intercession of the by standers a patched-\ip reconciliation had taken place, willingly on the part of the deceased, doggedly by the ac cused: tl'.at. the deceased had started to go home by his usual route, and that the prisoner had immediately followed him, although his home was in a contrary direction; that sounds of suite were h»ani shortly after: that the deceased had never again been heard of; that, suspicions hav ing fallen upon the prisoner, his stops uton the night of the dilliculty had !>een traced; that ma...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Lost He Forget. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 November 1914

Lest He Forget. "So your husband's hair all cam" out aIIer his illness," sympathetirally re marked Mrs. (Iruijb. "Now I siippo.se tlii! Hies and tho cold weather will keep hint bothered between them." "No; it itin't so miirli them tilings," replied Mrs. Serubb. "It's bavini; to keep his hat on when he washes his i'ace rise h" couldn't tel! where to .stop."

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CHAPTER VIII. After Six Years. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 November 1914

CJIAPTI-JK VIII. After Six Years. "II is really very good In be home again," said Lady Owen, as she and Sydney sal over a small, cheerful lire in the great dn-uile drawing-room <m • lie night of their arrival from Home. "Yes, indeed," answered Sydney, stroking the black eat that, with the calm, superior nssviranee that is the special prerogative of cats, had jump ed en her knee. '"After six years of hotels and furnished houses; belong in;; to other people, nice as they have been, ii i« lovely to-be in a real home again. Somehow our very houses seem more adapted to looking ami feeling 'homey" than those in any other country in the world. 1 suppose it is our cheerful coal (ires." "To a certain extent, of course, ii is," said Lady Owen; "but. that, would not account for it in the sum mer. No, ! think it. is some special quality in Englishwomen that makes them essentially 'home-makers.' 1 see .Marlha has remembered my pecu liarity for liking every corner filled with (lowers w...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Lending a Name. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 November 1914

Lending a Name. "Waiter." asked the impatient. cus li'lilrr, "<l'i yi'ii e:OI Ihi;: an oy.sfrr "U'iiy, f.i" oyster in llii.s .'!>•» i.«n't hila »-1i<>11ii to flavor it." "He wasn't pill in in fluv:>r it. sir. ile is j<-s' supposed to rhrist'n it."

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE "DAY OF REST" AND EFFICIENCY. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 November 1914

THE "DAY OF REST" AND EFFICIENCY. The refreshing influence ot the weekly "day o£ rest" on a person sub jected to the strenuous routine of a •busy life is a feature which he him self can duly appreciate in the effects on his "feelings" and "spirits." The efficiency of the working-man, the length of the working day, the inter jection of pauses for rest in the sche dule of labor for persons of different ages and stations in life—questions of this sort are constantly arising for solution on a scientific basis. Not only in the Held of manual labor, Ibut also in the case of the school child, the ofilce<boy, the factory-girl, the banker, and the merchant, efficiency is the keynote of the times. In view of this (says "The Jour nal of the American Medical Associ ation") it is of more than passing in terest to know that Dr. Martin and some of his associates In the Labora tory Qf Physiology at the' Harvard Medical School, have been making careful study of the whole .question of fati...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Inside Talk. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 November 1914

Inside Talk. •Said the waiter: I have. devilled kidneys, piKs' feet, ;i:ul calves' brains. Said the would-be diner: Have you? Well, what are your troubles to me? I came here Id eat.

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 November 1914

the World's Nightcap. Buy Whole Bottles. •SBSS5.' Ml SfFIW flJ mind. Nurse Evans «f Tai-i.iiniii auJ Victoria, * writes her opinion of lith. Melb.. iM/i*. CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. .1 "I iiavc been nursing {or twenty years in Tas mania and Victoria, so my experience covers a lengthy period. V/lien patients arc weak and low, a nurse must know the best medi cine to give a patient. Sorno I have nursed have been so ill I never could Lave taken their case only I knew Clements Tonic would quickly restore theia to health. What I am writing is founded on ex perience that amongst al! medicines Clements Tonic is first. It is the nurses' friend, a reliable medicine that will restore the sick to health. (Signed) NURSE EVANS." AI>vu\s lliir. Medicine oil huud mil von will keep hcaUliv. It vou pet it YOU OUT IIKAI/PH AND RKl.IKF VKoM LOSS Ul- ST.l-lvP. WKAKNHsS A1"I'ICR I l.T.N KSS, CONSTII'ATK IN'. INIUOKSTION, took ArrivTiik. whak ki-rvks. .vji! uiuovsnisss. All STORES »nd CHEMISTS SELL IT. Foster...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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GENERALLY USEFUL. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 November 1914

'generally useful. To wash' new "blankets.—Soak them the day before ill cold water, and wash them in a lather made of two tablespoonfuls of powdered borax and four tablespoonfuls of soft soap, dissolved in boiliDg water. Add this to warm water. When the iblankets are thoroughly clean, rinse them in clean cold water, and hang them out lengthwise in single .ply. They should dry as soft and white as when new. To wash sicilienne.—Use the same directions as given afoove for blan kets. If care oe taken, the sicilienne will keep its new look to the end of wear. ~ To remove tea-stain from table cloth.—Put the cloth over the top of a basin, rub powdered borax into the stains, and pour boiling water over them. Weak chloride of lime may be 'ised; rinse well out of the cloth. To remove iron and inkstains.— Rub the linen with salt and then with the juice of a lemon; hold it over a basin of boiling water till the stain goes. Rinse in clean 'water. To clean smoke-stained marble.—■ llake a paste of...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MASTER OF ALL Published by Arrangeme[?] with Cassell's Colonial Press, Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER VII. "I Shall Never Forget." [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 November 1914

MASTER OF ALL BY ALMAZ STOUT Author of "Copper Under the Cold," etc., etc. Published by Arrangomcm with Cassell's Colonial Press, .MoH-ourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER VII. "1 Shall Never Forget." "And you really liave made up your mind to come back to England at last, Lady Owen?" "Yes; we leave here on Monday, spend a couplc of nights in Rome, and then—back to the old country." "How many years is it since you have been home?" "Nearly three, and then we were only at Wissenden for a few weeks/ T.hat is the only time I have been in England since Sydney came to live with me, and that is six years' ago." "Is it really? It does not seem so long since I went down to Wissenden Manor, that first time 1 met you." "No." answered Lady Owen 3low!v, "and yet a good deal 'lias happene 1 since then.. Sydney and I have been nearly all over Europe, and you have iio idea how different it is, looking at it through another person's eyes. I thought I knew and loved it we!! be fore, but I have grown t...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE BATH. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 November 1914

THE BATH. There are baths of various degrees —hot. cold ami tepid baths, sponge baibs and .showers, the range of which will meet the needs of the weak and the strons; but it would be the ab normal person who did not find health and comfort in a bath, taken to suit the constitution, of a morning. l\:K-fclbly the cold bath gives too ninc.il of a shock If there be no stimulating effect, if it leaves one shivering and blue, then it may not be tile right kind. Some find a cold plunge or shower after a warm spong ing invigorating when they cannot en dure the colli tub. But the added vi tality ot the cold water gives strength to strength. It sends the blood run ning swiftly through the body, tra cing it up In every part. A very hot bath excites the circulation and has the virtue of being extremely clean sing. One or two every week are ot great value in toning up the system; but if too often indulged "In It will render the muscles soft and flabby. When one is suffering from sleepless ness, ...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
WOMAN'S WORLD. THE HANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 November 1914

WOMAN'S WORLD. THE HANDS. Wliito hands are those in which the outer skin is thick ami the blood is not seen through a transparency. In fact, the soft ivory skin is usually thick epidermis, lied hands, therefore, mean that the skin is more or less thin, and can't lie changed. But. why should not pink hands he fashionable? And if properly taken care of, the skin sol't, the tips of the fingers tine, and the nails trimmed and shaped, pink hands should lie as beautiful as white -ones. Always wash the hands in 'warm water, and do not use cheap scented soap; wipe them thoroughly. Then rub gently with glycerine and cuc.umb"r, or else a mixture of lemon juice, glycerine and boiled water. When doing dirty work, wear gloves. At night, a whitening mixture as fol lows may be applied:—'I'll.- juice of one lemon, the white of an <-gg, two tcaspoonfuls of sugar, three teaspooi; fuls of oatinenl. When the hands are washed, rub this paste into the skin. Gloves, of course, must be worn with...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
TOORA FLOWER SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 November 1914

TOORA FLOWER SHOW. j The Toora flower sliow unci bazaar ( is onc(! more a tiling of the past, being ! brought lo a conclusion on Saturday | night Inst. The function • lusted fori four days, and like ull its prcdecesso rs ' has turned out a good financial success This annual exhibition, which was in-' I augurated some 'years, »go, has been the principal menus ot reducing tlio1 I debt ou the Mechanics' Institute,1 which cost £1000 to build, and the piolits accruing from this effort each ! year, will, with this year's surplus, 'bring the overdraft down to consider ably less than .£100. This, reflects, great credit oil those who, year after year, carry on tile work for the sake of the institute. The past few months has heen a period of great depression throughout the .world, the whole universe being affected by the European conflict, ndded to which is the drought, and though this locality is more fortunate than-other parts, still the strain which these conditions have brought about lias...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
"Our" Br[?]ks. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 November 1914

"Our" Brceks. Tin.1 Scottish minister had contract ed a habit which annoyed his wife. He would refer to "niv" house, "my" table, "my" piano, "my" boy, "my" room. The uood lady took him to task with some severity, and pointed out thai this use of the singular posses sive was derogatory io her, and that he should say "our." He was duly attentive. One morning the minister rose early, and bosun to dress. Apparent ly he was unable to find something. "What are you looking for, John?" asked his wife. "I'm looking for our trousers, my dear," he said, meekly.

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
South Gippsland Race Club. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 November 1914

South GippslanJ Race Oub. The annual meeting of the above 1 club svas hold at the Koyul Mail hotsl I on .-aturday night last, When the fol lowing attended :—Messrs 1>. \V. Wit ton ^cliair), W. J oner', J. li. Hume, Spaikts, W."A.'Uv,'h Olavariuo, C. L>enholtn, O. and J. J one.*, U. Win chester, A. II. Smith, M. i-ehan and seci clary (C. J. Morton). Thfc minutes of the pierious meet ing having been read anil icnlii im d, a motion by .Merits A. U. Smith ami O. Jones decided to ic-toiltt the dub. The secretary submitted the biuaiict* sheet which showed a balance in hand of Jj'l 'Js 3d, with seveial memlx-ia. ticket? to be paid in. A few outstand ing accounts remain unpaid, Tht> bahiuci-sheet svus adopted Mil>ject to audit, on the motion of Messrs .\1. Lehan and C. W inchester. ELECTION OF QFKICKIU The following. officers were electod for the ensuing year :—President, Mi* \V. Wit ton ^re-elected); vice presi dents, Messrs W. Jones,. John JN'ieoL and N. T. Pitcairn ; secretar...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BETROTHAL CUSTOMS. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 November 1914

BETROTHAL CUSTOMS. Then: are many curious betrothal customs in Germany dial are found in no place else in i!io world. As soon as a German .u'ir! is betrothed she is addressed as "bride" by licr liance. The betrothal is a more serious affair than in Kin:land, and is not so easily broken. Immediately upon the betrothal the lovers exchange rin^s, which, if the course of Into love runs smooth, are to be worn ever afterwards. The wo man wears her betrothal rin.s; on the third tinker of her left hand until she is married, and then it. is transferred t<> the third linger of her right hand. The man continues to wear his ring just as the wife -wore hers when she was a bride.

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FATE OF IVAN PETROWITZ A Nihilist Story. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 November 1914

FATE OF IVAN PETROWITZ A Nihilist Story. It was not uncommon, at our little pension in Geneva, to meet mysterious characters. French Royalists,, Rus sian Nihilists, and German Socialists were all to be found there, and. we .were never surprised at the eccen tric appearance of anybody. However, we had seldom encounter ed so sad-looking a man as one day when we were going to enjoy ,r ball in the evening, and a number of stran gers had come to the pension for supper. Among these was a tall, blonde fellow, with Polish features, and the most despairing expression that I have ever beheld. His face was . as pale as death. He seemed indiffer ent to everything that passed before him, and. ate what was served to him in a mechanical way, which revealed clearly that his thoughts were far away. After the meal was over most of us sought the .piazzas. It was perhaps nine o'clock when, glancing into the dinlng-hall, I saw our hostess, Madame M.,- an excellent woman, talking ear nestly with the pale...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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ELECTING A QUEEN COW. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 26 November 1914

ELECTING A QUEEN COW. In the Rhone Valley, Switzerland, an extraordinary ceremony Is carried out every summer. This is the choo sing of a queen cow by the cows themselves. A large number of cows —there are over 200 this year—are assembled in a field to choose their 'queen. The queon cow is the one which is strong enough to fight all the other cows.off the pasture and remain in possession of it herself. The own ers of the cow are not allowed to en courage their beasts in any -way. The honor of owning a queen cow is keenly , coveted by the local herds men, and they do everything they can in order to turn their animal out a winner. In their eagerness to bring their beasts fit and wefl 011 the day of buttle, many of the herdsmen feed tliem for a week or a fortnight be forehand 011 bread and wine. The cows descend from a fighting nic<\ and are always eager to have a scrap. The "election" of the < 11!cm• 11 i'iiw oficn lasts the greater part of the day. and is watche...

Publication Title: Foster Mirror And South Gippsland Shire Advocate
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