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GREATER THAN GOLD Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 23 April 1914
GREATER THAN GOLD By L. T. JIEADE, Author of "The Soul of Margaret Rand," etc. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock aild Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER I. "Is that you, Peter?" The .eyes of Paul Danvers were raised with difficulty, his breath was coining fast, he looked through the dim shadow of death at Peter rel lairs, the friend of his life. "You have come. You are good," said Paul, and he smiled faintly as he moved one very thin hand until it touched the hand, firm, brown and strong, of his comrade. "I was the lucky one, in one-sense," he added after a pause. "We both made up our minds to he rich, hut somehow I got the gold and-you?" "I am a poor man still," answered Peter Bellalrs. "Well, never mind, never mind," said Paul. "You t are not dying in your youth and I am. I have made my pile. The diamond fields at Kiinber iey, you understand; I was in at the rush, and 1 have left some of the money in trust to you for Sheila, my little girl. Sheila...
Toora A.N.A. Sports. A PROFITABLE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 23 April 1914
Toora A.N.A. Sports. A PROFITABLE MEETING. ?»leteoroJogie!-:J conditions on Satur" » v morning predicted a pleasant sunny afternoon for the A.X.A. sports gathering at Toora on. .Saturday last, but climatic changes are rapid in this part of the State, iuuI those who ven tured out in the afternoon without at umbrella or overcoat regretted their inattentiveness to tjic po.>i>iI'ility of a change in the weather w hen at four o'clock, a dull western sky forecasted: a heavy downpour, which eventually came, and put a damper on the pro ceedings, which, up to that time, was decidedly enjoyable. It, however,, was only a passing shower, and in a short time the atmosphere soon cleared and the sports were in full swing, again. During the storm shelter was. sought under the cover of Mr East ham's tarpaulins, or in Guilfoyle'.v liquor establishment, who profited by the experience, as during the reees-: people partook of afternoon tea or in dulged in exchanging greetings over the bar. And her...
MARKET TRAIN FOSTER TO LEONGATHA. Next Date, Thurs., April 30 [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 23 April 1914
I MARKET TRAIN I FOyTlSR TO LICONGATIIA. j Next Date, Tburs., April 30 | Up A.M. 9 Foster (dep.) Hoddle Range Fish Creek Boys Bu'filo Sto.iy Creek Mecniyan Tarwin Koonwarra Leoiigatiia (arr.) 10.8 10.30 9.19 9.20 9.34 9.40 9.49 9.54 10 Tho totalisator is again in the Victorian political atmosphere. The A.N.A. favor it. So do the principal racing clubs. Many of tho religious bodies are ju»t as strongly opposed to the introduc tion of the " machine " as ever they were. Addressing a meet in? of the Women's Political As sociation, the Rev. J. C. Martin said that Uiero was PO subject about which he felt happier than the subject of the introduction of the totalisator, because his ex perience went to show that tho totalisator was the greatest incentive to gambling which could be introduced. Behind tho re ligoup bodies stands tiio book makers, tho rnarjority of whom would be ground to small powder by tho " machine.". It is some what of an anomaly to find two such divprso forces working side...
MEENIYAN. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 23 April 1914
MEENIYAN. A nioctinu of the Meotiiyau District Football Association was held on Saturday 1 at, when dolo iratc; were present fr>.lii Stony Crook, Dumbalk and Meoniyan. Mr R. Kelso occupied the cliair. Tho foil wing ollico-bearors wore elected :-President, Mr (J. W. How ; vice-presidents, Messrs Iv M. Hughes and A. Stansfteld : s. crotary ,«nd treasurer, Mr C. J. Gribbin; auditors, representative.-; from both local banks. It. was decided to make the draw on Saturday next, and dei! with ap plications from umpire-, and also ove.haul the " lies. A vote of th ;nks was pas - 'd to the retiring president (Mr it. Kels ) for tho able manner in which he con ducted tho business during the past yoar. Messrs C. J. Gribbin and Roy McLean, joint secretaries of tho Sports Club, have each been pre sented by the committee with a handsonio silver-mounted um brella in recognition of the valu able services they rendered in connection with the rccont sports, which resulted in a net profit of Mimui. .e...
District News. BUFFALO. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 23 April 1914
District News. BUFFALO. The local picnic and sports took place on Wednesday last, and was a fino succoss socially and financially. The many events att.r.cted a good number of en tries, and were most keenly con tested. Included in tho pro gramme was a tug-of-war-Mar ried v. Single-which proved to be the star item on the pro-' gramme, the married men, ! through preponderance of avoirdu pois, wore successful after a hard tug. Mr Erny Barton was the hardworking secretary, and, as sisted by a strong committee, carried tho long programme through most successfully. Tho following is a record of the sports : Sheffield Handicap-Les Lowry, 12yds, 1; N. Uaughey, 8yds, 2. Hurdle Race.--N. Caughoy, 12vds, 1, F. Moore, 2vds, 2. Mile R,ice.--E. Larkins, lOOvds, j 1 ; A. Nelson, 100yds, 2, Local Chop.- F. Moore, 15sec" 1 ; S. Beckham, 15soc., 2. Handicap Chop. - ,T. Burns, *25sec., 1 ; A. Ross, SOsee.. '-i. i Young Ladies' Jl;ico--L. Lar kins 1, A. Warren 2. Old Buffers' liace.--A. McDon ald 1, - He...
More Noise Than Work. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 23 April 1914
More Noise Than Work. ".My dear, look i'hto." -s;ii&lt;i Mr. 5-in) kins, us lu> stood on dock with hits wii'o ami poinU'd to a tug drawing BC-vontl barges. "Siicm is 1 it*f- the tuij is llku the man, \voiiilui, and toliina, whllo tho barges, Ilko women, aro-" "I know," Intemiyited Mm. S., ncrid iy, "tho t»s does nil the blowing while the bargee bear the burden."
S. G. Rifle Clubs Union. ANNUAL PRIZE-MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 23 April 1914
S.6. Rifle Clubs Union. ANNUAL PRIZE-MiTETING. The tenth annual prize-n neting j of the South Gippsland Rifle ^lubs ; Union took phce during Easier- ! time at the Leongatha bu^ts, I under adverse weather conditious- j Tbo attendance compared favor-1 ably with that of former years-1 Owing to the bad weather, the I matches, which should have ter minated on the Tuesday, weio not finished until two days later -Thursdav, the 14th inst. The services of Mr G. II. CMo, of the V.R.A., were obtained ior the conduct of the duties of range officer, in which capacity he act®" until the Monday evening. The duties were then undertaken by Messrs A. E. Harvey,A. 13.Nelson, 'A. J. Tozer, and others. Prior to leaving for Town, Mr Cole was presented with a handsome gold matchbox for the efficient, manner ill which he carried out his duties. A feature of the shooting was the exhibition of marksmanship ex hibited bv M. Kirkham in Match No. 9 (The Welshpool). Firing at 500 yards ho put on 38 consecu tive ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 23 April 1914
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Mount Best. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 23 April 1914
Mount Best [fKOM OUR COIlllKSl'UNMINT.] Tlic ailumil picnic was held on Easter Monday under very unfavorable weather conditions. During tlie morn ing it rained almost intermittently, and although tho afternoon wag line, ytill the roads wore so bad t'mt only a few braved tho element*. However, tbu tacos were ruu off and outside games wero indulged iu for tho rest of the ufternoon. There whb a good attendance at tho eoncort held in tho evening, when tho following programme was gone through to mi KTppreciutivo audience, apologies buing made by the chairman, Mr Pock liogton, for tho absence of several per formers who had promised assist; Recitation, Parson J iin, II. Pockling ton ; recitatioD, Maiden and weathur couk, Mias A. Fink; company song, School children; recitation, Tho Irish Philosopher, Mr Pccklington ; reci tution, April fool, J. Pocklington; song, Dear little ehanirock, Lily Wintlo; recitation, Melbourne mug, F. Bluuden ; song, Roamin' in the gloaming, Mr Millikin ; recitati...
South Gippsland Shire Council. TUESDAY, APRIL 21ST. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 23 April 1914
South Gippsland Shire Council. ? - . . - TUESDAY, APK.IL '21s Present - Grs. Xk-">I (president), jHnl), Gardner, Symwi, Kcano, Jours, Pitcainu Grovv.se. uoi:nF.si>t.>NiJK\Tt:. From Gippslaud acd Boroughs Development Association, notifying that llif annuo) meeting ot tlu» a soeia tion will I'«? held on Wednesday, L'l'tb April, and asking council to send a delegate,-Cr, Jones to attend. Elizabeth Guilfoyle, Toora, apply ing for permission to erect. eramlah «nd balcony over footpath at Royal Standard hotel.-Cr. Pitcaini to at tend. Victor Nightingall anil Co., stating' that thev had installed several lights in Toora streets and asking for an allowance of 15/ per bracket tor each light (8 in all).-Received. Shire of Woorayl, approving of specifications for works on boundary road at Evans'; also expenr iture of v.:..- . 17 jis por ( CI 1 (I (-[- Heeeivetl. Maddoek, Jamieson ami Iconic, solicitors, Melbourne, re Miss C. Leish jnan and Council, submitting terms for deviation throu...
THE DRINKING VESSEL. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 23 April 1914
THE DRINKING VESSEL. When birds are entirely confined to scratchlng-sheda the drinking vessel is often a source of a good deal of trouble and losa of time, for the water gets fouled by the birds scratch ing litter into it, and a wide area round about the vessel is often mads sodden and offensive by the splash ings. To remove or" avoid-these evils , is a simple matter. Take a half-bar rel, place it upside down in the shed, and put the drinking vessel on the top of It. Thus elevated, the "water will not get fouled, nor will the litter be made wet. And the birds, being confined, will rather enjoy than other wise the diversion of hopping up to the liquor table when_flo_ inclined.
THE ART OF DRESSING WELL. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 23 April 1914
THE ART OF DRESSING WELL. The real art of dressing well' does not lie in slavishly following the fash ion, 'but in choosing styles and colors to suit oneself, and in this way em phasising one's best points. A gown, however, simple, should foe chosen "with due regard to one's own personality, hut to do this it is neces sary to spend more than one can afford. .The great mistake so many women make in the matter of dress is in not Pausing to consider whether the sown or hat they Intend having will suit their own particular style of beauty. Bccause a hat or frock looks well upon your friend it does not follow that it will look equally well on you. Your coloring and figure may he dif ferent, and in that case the same dress cannot suit you equally well. To be well dressed a woman must fee suitably dressed, and all the ac-. cessories, which make so great a dif ference to the effect, must he care fully chosen.
Sometimes It Is. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 23 April 1914
Sometimes It Is. It was the hour of the spelling les son, mid the teacher was pronouncing the words -while the small persons In l'rout of liev laboriously wrote them down. According to the usual cus tom. -she called-'for ..volunteers to do-' I fi 111? oaeli word . as it was written ) down. "Lunch." sh'.' said. "Now, who c;ui tell me what 'lunch' means'.'" There was a long period of silence, then a hand went up. "Well, Johnny, you may tell us what lunch is." [ "A lunch." said Johnny, "is what you have for dinner when your father is aw;;y."
The Old Man and the Judge. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 23 April 1914
The Old Man and the Judge. In an Irish court recently an old man was called Into the witness-bos ond, being inSrm and just' a little blind, he went too far in more than one (sense. Instead of going up the stairs that led to the box, he mount ed those that led to the Bench. Said the Judge, good-humoredly: "Is it a judge you want to be, my good man?" "AU, sure, your honor," was the re ply, "I'm aii ould man now, and mebbe it's all I'm lit for." The Judge had no ready retort. By being handled kindly, colts soon become gentle, and are much more easily handled whor. ihey become horses--.
FRESTON TOWER. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 23 April 1914
FRESTON TOWER. At Freston, near Ipswich, stands a picturesque building known as Pres ton iTriwer, which was constructed un der somewhat romantic circumstan ces. The owner of the estate upon which the tower stands was Lord de Freston, whose beautiful daughter, Ellen, possesed intellectual abilities of a high order. Fearing that intel lectual achievements would do attain ed at the expense of her natural graces and beauty, advice was tender ed to the anxious Lord de Freston to "build a tower six storeys high, cach one with purpose known." Accord ingly Freston Tower was erected as a place of study and recreation for the gentle Ellen de Freston. The six storeys of Freston Tower were orig inally designed for the following pur poses: Lower room for the dispensa tion of charity from seven to eight o'clock; the second room for working tapestry and fancy work from nine till . ten; the third for music from twelve J to one; the liftli for literature, from , one till two; ami ;;>.&lt;...
BEAUTY IS POWER. A Few of the Rules that Create It. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 23 April 1914
BEAUTY IS POWER. Few of the Rules that Create To be beautiful and to retain that | beauty for any length of time, you : must iiavo "No heart and a good di- i geBtion." That aonnde dreadful, does ! it not. It does not mean, however, that you must be callous and indiffor ent to the suffering of others, only that you should not needlessly grieve and worry over your own sorrows. You. should cultivate the feeling, "Well, it can't be helpod I must make the best of it." A smile is always more acceptable than a tear; smiles belong to youth, and joy, and content, and aro aids to beauty. It is part of every woman's business to look her best Here are a few hints to assist you. j Ward off indigestion by proper at j tention to food, and exercise all your muscles every day for. at'least ten j minutes. I Absolute cleaniiuess is essential to | beauty. You must bathe at least once every day And out whether morning or evening suits you best, and wheth er you can take a cold or a warm bath. See that y...
Taught by Experience [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 23 April 1914
Taught by Experience He entered the shop of a fashionable bootmaker, a look of determination on bis face. It was such a look as one sees on the face of a man who is linuly resolved to carry out, at all ha zards, a decision which will change the whole course of his life. "Ii'm!" he began, as the assistant stepped forwal'd and politely question ed him as to his requirements in feet beautiflers. "I want n pair of shoes for my wife, Mrs. Drown." "Yep, sir, certainly," said the young man, briskly. "Same style and size as last week?" "Same style. Size, lives-wide lives," replied Brown, decidedly. "Hut- er-excuse me, Mrs. Brown only takes-that is, she usually lias Ihree-and-a-half," exclaimed the assist :ui:. who knew the lady well. "Are you married, young' man?" queried Brown, sternly, the look of de termination deepening on his care worn features. "Er-not, yet, sir," answered the shopman, blushing. "I thought not," returned Brown. "I am! I am not going to suffer half all hour's purgatory...
PREFER THE HUMDRUM. [Newspaper Article] — Foster and Toora Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 23 April 1914
PREFER THE HUMDRUM. Many women, now happily married uid in the prime of their maturity, i apt. to smile at I Ho remembrance ?ii' their dreams of the ideal lover.' They would not exchange the hum drum husband who perhaps goes to sleep after dinner regardless of n wife's presence for the most perfect lover who loved merely in their im agination. Perhaps they have discovered that, for their own part, they, too, may dif fer strongly from the ideal wife of which ihe husband dreamed. There may be shortcomings on both aides. Ont both husband and wife have grown to love the imperfect human being ivho has lived with them for so many years, and who has long taken lUo place in their hearts of the most fascinating but unreal man or woman who went by the name of their ideal.