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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 15 April 1911
Wise and Otherwise. -* Ductor (lo his cook, who is just leaving) : "Sarah, L am sorry, but I can only give you a very indifferent character." Sarah: "Well, sir, never mind. Just write it like you du your prescriptions. *' Gunner: "I hear tha( a man wa» killed in a shooting gallery." Guyer: ''Did some one accidentally shool him?" Gunner: "No; he smoked one of ihu?c cigars they give for hitting the bull's eye." "Before you were married yuu said you'd lay down your rife fur me," she sobbed. "I know it," he returned solmenly; "but ibis i.retched flat is so tiny that ihere's no place to lay any* thing" down.'* * . **».. Husband of Three Months: "Du you believe a wife i* justified in taking money from her husband's pockets?" Husband of Experience : "Certainly, if hu is so careless as to leave money in his pockets." . . » . . Father: "You seem to look at things in a very different light since your marriage. *' Newly-Married Daugh- ter : "Well, I ought, to after receiving fun rt cen lamps a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 15 April 1911
DEMPSTER'S THE BEEHIVE, Launceston Offer special -facilit- ies to Country Clients, every Article ?bought on our guarantee. Namely: AnyC!i»ut having/pm closed an article Uiat tails to i ive [satisfaction please return same immediately and we i' (mid your money as cheerfully as we tal;e it from you. Satisfaction Always I WE an; ii1'-! itifallal Ie, hut no one can be "stung" here willi urdesire able purehase, tluough vom mistake or ours. Agreeable Service WE aim.li» nial.e it pleasant foi you to buy at the BEE-HIVE. DEMPSTER'S Ltd. Launceston We Insist On our people, telling the simple truth about what we sell. . WE PAY FREIGHT On all ere el s cf Di ap ci y to the value of ¿'1 and over to your nearest railway statu n and poit. This does not apply to bulky ai tides such as Furniture, Carpi! Linoleums, Sewing machines Pianos. VALUE GIVING Has I'ee-ii the basis cf our great succu*. VALVE IK STY1 F. VALVE IK QVALl'J'Y. VALVE IK WGhKMAKSUir VALVE IK EVEUYTUIKG. WE SELL. AND VALVE )N¡ THINGS...
Deloraine Council. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 15 April 1911
Deloraine Council. Présent- Councillors Symmonds (Warden), Everett, Grubb, Fitzpat- rick, Gilbert, Learoyd Griffin, Hing- ston, McMahon, Hall, Smith, Rey- nolds, Briscoe, Flowers and Lee, The minutes of the previous meet- ing were rt ad and confirmed. The Warden presented teports re I starting point for steeplechases; painting buildings in grand stand I enclosure; tenders for metal crush inn; a,lcl steam riding galleties. Correspondence from the Minis- ter of Lands and Postal Depart- ment was read, Slr W. A. Brain wrote enclosing a circular from the Municipal Ass- ociation of Victoria in reference to the Heferenda pointing out the eil- tet which the passing of the Refer- enda would probably have on the powers and status of Municipalities Mr C. C, M, Archer wrote com- plaining of his wire fences being h-oken by trees being felled across tl em by the Midhurst daymen. Cr Hingston explained that the day- man (.!. Fairbrotber) had seen Mr Arcln r and had since repaired the damage done. M...
A Complete Story. RACHEL'S JOHN. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 15 April 1911
A Complete Story. RACHEL'S JOHN. (By Lillias Campbell Davidson.) There were just the two of them ; there had never been more than the two since Evie cculd remember. She was a tiny child when her mother, dying, had feebly drawn lier into her sister's arms. "Take care of my baby for me." she had murmured to the little daughter twelve years old, and Rachel had accepted the trust, standing there by her mother's bedside in a mute agony and strug- gle with her grief, that befitted a far older heart. So she had taken care of Evie, and cared for her as if she were her own child. She was only a child herself still, and needing some- body to look after lier young self. People shook their heads when they spoke of her, half with admiration, half with wonder. She was an oin woman while she was in short pet- ticoats, Rachel Stonehouse, and she just spoilt that sister of hers. Per- haps she did. If denying oneself, to have the more to bestow on an- other spoils, then Kachel spoilt Evie. Other peop...
DIAMOND CUTTING. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 15 April 1911
DIAMOND CUTTING. Diamond-cutting was originally a home industry in Amsterdam, , and was conducted in attics, of which there were many in thc old tumble- down houses of the city. Gradually better workshops were seen to be es- sential, and the first diamond polish- ing factory was opened in the early part of last century. Thc first fac- tory to use steam power was erect- ed in London in 1824, and thc first in Amsterdam in 1840. Electricity is now largely used. The largest dia- mond-polishing factory in thc world is that of Messrs. Asscher, of Paris and Amsterdam. Thc total value of diamonds handled in Amsterdam per annum exceeds ^4,250,000, of which the United Slates, the most important buyer, purchases about ¿£2,000,000 polished and ¿£100,000 rough.
New, odd, Interesting. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 15 April 1911
?New, Ödd, Interesting. The official salary of thc President of thu United States is £'10,000 a year. The expenses of thc Kine's house- hold are estimated at ÍU'Ü.ÜÚO a year. A large heap of seaweed will decay and leave only a small black residuum. À single bee collects onlv a tea- spoonful of honey dunlin a season. bottles should never he cleaned tviih shot, as there is dancer ol lead poisoning. Thc British Empire occupies ap- proximately one-fifth of the earth's suri.ice. The smallest bone in thc human bodv is to be found within ihc druin of the ear. The ' full-dress liveries of the. Royal footmen cost one hundred and ten pounds apiece. To form a rainbow, thc sun must not bc more than forty-two degrees above the horizon. A Manchester professor has half a gramme of radium worth anything from JCGOOO to £7000. From 4000 to 5000 words of the English language arc used by the or- dinary educated person. Thc record price paid for a race ahorse is 117,000 guineas, Riven by M. 'E. Blanc fo...
The Cheshunt Tragedy. Attempted Murder and Suicide. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 15 April 1911
The Cheshunt Tragedy. Attempted Murder and Suicide. ; - &nbsp; I -o Quite a wave of excitement passed over Deloraine when it became known that what was generally thought to be an attempted murder and suicide had occurred on the Cheshunt Closer -Settlement last Saturday. It appears that on that &nbsp; date a young man named C. Smith was at tea at Mr. Homan's residence. There was a girl named Bridget Gleeson staying at the house, and after tea Smith went into the room where the girl was ironing and shot her. He then quietly walked out into the yard and shot himself. Death was instantaneous. Dr. Cole and Trooper McCarthy were soon on the scene, and it was evident the girl's condition was serious. The shots had mostly taken effect in the left shoulder and neck. The child was subsequently removed to the Launceston Hospital. The Coroner Mr C J L Smith, held an enquiry on Monday after- &nbsp; noon at Cheshunt into the circum- stances attending the death of Chas Smit...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 15 April 1911
Weddings. &nbsp; BRANXHOLM. &nbsp; &nbsp; One of the prettiest weddings &nbsp; ever seen on this town took place &nbsp; &nbsp; in the local Methodist Church on April 5th. The contracting parties were Miss Lily Brooks elder daughter of Mr W Brooks and Mr Charles E. Walsh third son of Mr George Walsh and both residents of Branxholm since childhood. The ceremony was per- formed by Rev W. T. Abbott of Scottsdale assisted by Rev. G. N. Wheaton. The church had been specially decorated with Easter lilies &nbsp; by the lady friends of the bride, and &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; a big crowd assembled in the church to view the ceremony. The bride who was given away by her father wore a handsome tailor made gown &nbsp; with hat to match. Miss E. Brooks (sister of the bride) and Miss E. Walsh (sister of the bridegroom) were the bridesmaids, while Mr. O. J. Walsh acted as best man. Miss &nbsp; Doris Trowbri...
TWO INDOOR GAMES. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 22 April 1911
TWO INDOOR GAMES. I Hobbing Chinaman.-The leader ! says to the neighbour on her right: ¡ "My ship lins come home from I China!" The one to whom she says this asks: "What has it brought?" "A fan," the leader replies, ¡ind prc ¡ tends to fan herself with her right j hand, everyone imitating her. The I one to whom she bad spoken then says to the neighbor on her right: I "My ship luis come home from I China," to whom the question is put in turn: "What has it , brought?" "Two fans," she re , plies, making thc gesture of fanning herself with both hands, while ev- eryone follows her example. The statement : "My ship has come home ( from China," and the question : . "What has it brought home?" con ; tmucs from one player to another. The third player, announcing that lier ship lias brought three fans, moves her right foot, as well as her two hands, everyone else doing the same thing. At "four fans" all move both bands and feet. At "five fans" the hands, feet, and right eyelid; at "six fans,"...
For Young Folks. A BOY WHO BECAME FAMOUS [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 22 April 1911
; For Young Folks. i [ A BOY WHO BECAME FAMOUS [ A boj» of about, niuo, bis satchel ' and hooks uiidor his arni, was com : ing out of a modest school in a little ! Italian town. The hoy's name was i Tiziano. In spite of his tender ago ; the child looked sorious and prooccu [ pied. A group of pilgrims, who had i stopped on tho steps of a church, at f tractod his attontion. Soon tho ur f chin took out a pencil and a shoot \ of jiapor and began skotching tho í pious travellers, and so absorbed ! waa ho in his work that ho did not j notice his fathor, who approached r him from behind. A hand was laid ( on his shoulder, and a voico ex \ claimed : "Hore you aro, Tiziano; I j have caught you." "Oh, fathor," '.- beggod tho boy, "if you would only i let mo go to Venice and enable me to study tho great Masters I should soon become a famous paintor!" f After somo hesitation tho fathor pro t misod to grant his request. . Tho ; mountain lad thus wont to Venice, [ the Ocoan Queen, whoro ho develo...
Much and nothing Much. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 22 April 1911
Much and nothing Much. I If any of your readers have been wondering what -'Ben Bolt" has been doing lately. Mr Editor you eau tell them he has been doing much and nothing much (a lot of nothing much) instead of writing j about it for a spell. They tell me Mr Editor, that King O'Ma'ley Wouldn't hold forth last Monday nit: ht because our local labour party I didn't hire a hall for him, hut wanted him to air his eloquence from Fitz's ! balcony. When you come to think of it, it docs seem a bit cheeky to expect a real live King to speak off a balcony. Really, loyal folk like our Labor leaders ought lo know better Some of these fellows that came up at Easter got pretty fully loaded There is a rather funny yarn about a couple, but I won't commit my- self to it being ti ue. Thare was a big light on a pole, and one chap say's:-I shay. Bill, whash that'' "Oh 1 don't, know Jack, its the sun" "No Bill, ¡sh sher moon" "No! I tell yer its sher shun'1 "I shay ish er moon." Finally they hailed anot...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 22 April 1911
Deloraine Municipality. Local Government Act. 1 906 Annual Election of Councillors. NCHICK is heicby «¡ven that the following Humiliations have been received: - Central Ward. Best Jonathan, of Deluiaine, nom- inated by J. li Alcock, li Mason, J Taylor, C. Taylor, ] H Powell, L ¿colt, ll Gilben, and J i¡ IKst. Lcaroyd Kit.haid,ol Deloraine; by .I Edvard-,' ll J Us -»in, .! Hieiinan, A Galloway, .- Ga.looy, H Crocker. \V C C.imeiun, i F Jardine, G L Oswin, k .1 l'iatt, \V Harvey and WJ laici. A pod . ill be taken at the Coun- cil Clianibeis Deluiaine, hom S a in to i p mon thursday next 27dl Apiil lUl 1. P ll i' 1 LUE KT Keturiiiiig Ot'licer, Chudleigh Ward. K owcts Gem ge Len If tn, of Caveside; Xi minali d by li Uliwt and E Ashdown. Dedaieu duly, Elected, K. ANt'ts BIU-COE Ketui nilly 1 I'liver, High Plains Ward Everett Pett-K al Ht ruy, oi lon gatabuu; Nominated by Jo' 11 Grigg and David Giilfiths, Declared duly Elected, K ll SYMMONS Kenn liing ' 'fiicer. Weander Ward. Smith Caleb,...
Great Trouble Prophesied Mr A. KILNED at DOWN HALL [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 22 April 1911
Tl-*"-- f = Great Trouble Prophesied j Mr A. KILNED at WWW HALL Mi A.. Kilner of Sydney visited Deloraine on Tuesday and Wednes- day last and de ivered addresses on 1 he Coming War and other impend- ió-* eve-its &lt; >u Tues lay evemu : he was un- able to secure a hall and so i Ka in the open air, attracting much atten- tion. Caving to other attractions however his au.lience iv is li n ted On Wednesday evening lie secured the Town Hall and spoke for ab mt two hours There was a 'vg .itte.i I ance au '. his prophecies were hz ir ! will profound interest. Toe c.ii^f events which he forecasted are sum marúed bil ow. Thespriker urged lu's h-arers lo st .id y the Scriptures and many wonderful things w mid be revealed if they did so, but only in answer to prayer which must be unite.I to stu Iv. lt vis i i this way he bad obtained bis Knowledge. Among the events which would happen, h" stated tie referen» would be carried, which would cause a revolution, with bio odsh-d within two...
SYNOVIA. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 22 April 1911
SYNOVIA. Our joints, liko similar parts in a machino of stool, roquiro constant lubrication or oiling, and for Un.; purpaso a fluid is socrotcd hy their synovial memhrano, by means ol' which tho cartilaginous substance:! of tho bones aro enabled to move smoothly over each other. This fluid contains a considorablo amount of albuminous material, and a largo proportion of au oily-looking sub- stance. Tho crackling sound mado by tho shoulders and other joints donóles an insufficient supply of syn- ovial fluid, but it is not necessarily a serious mailor. When tho synovial membrane becomes inflamed tho fluid in apt to ho sccroled in oxcoss, and this gives riso often to swolling of tho joint, as for instance, in what, is popularly known as housemaid's huco. When tho joint becomes or- ganically diseased, howovor, this iii - llammation takes a chronic form, and ¡3 generally accompanied hy a de- generation of tho tissues composing : ho joint; anti this is specially no- ticeable in tho knee-jo...
Church News SALVATION ARMY. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 22 April 1911
Church News . SALVATION ARMY. The Deîoraine Corps had a number of visiting officers on the town in connection with theil usual Easter luncheon and tea. The party, led by Ensign Drury, held three meet- ings at Chudleigh, all of which? were well.attended. I lie meetings were blight and attractive ami prof ed ! very successful. , ! BAPTIST. On Sunday evening Pastor Fisher conducted a special Enstci service. There was a veiy good congi egation and suitable hymns and seimon were given It was annouce-d that the Church Aiumcrsaiy would be held next Sunday in place of Easttr Sunday, as was customary in fermer years.
DANGER OF REST IN THE TREATMENT OF SPRAINS [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 22 April 1911
DANGER OF REST IN THE TREATMENT OF SPRAINS Sprained ankles and knees are commonest, on tho fool-hall field, an,I wc fancy that it has been largely from tho experience gained In treat ing theso football injuries (hal sur goons hava como to realise the dan ger of rest. Gradually it has become evident that most of tho disability aftor sprains resulted not from the sprain bet from tho treatment, I lu' unhealthy stagnation of Huid about an unused joint, tho resulting adhe- sions and museiilar atrophy. Nuw our football surgeons treat their sprains by massage and moderato ex orciso from tho outset, (hus avoidhu' thc stiffening, tho atrophy, and Iii'* tedious weeks of convalosconco which I hoy usod to inflict.
RELIEVING A BRUISE. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 22 April 1911
RELIEVING A BRUISE. A. bruiso ¡a host relieved by hot fomentation applied as soon aa pos- sible after tho accident, and repeated at intervals of two or thrco honra, as long as tho bruise remains sore and painful. During the interval apply a compress consisting of a towel wrung as dry as possible fruin cold water, applied over the part ami covered first, with oilcloth, and then with soveral thicknesses of flannel, to maintain warmth. Gentío mani- pulation of tho surrounding parts will sorvo to maintain good circula tiou, and so prevent discolouration in many cases.
WATER TREATMENT OF A COLD IN THE HEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Deloraine and Westbury Advertiser — 22 April 1911
WATER TREATMENT OF A COM) IN THE HEAD. Tho hydropathic treatment of a cold in tho hoad is moro roliable than any othur, and ono which scarcely requires tho aid of a physician, lt, is as follows:-In tho morning after rising, and at night before retiring, wash tho feet and logs as high up as tho knees in cold water, then rub thom with a rough towoi, and mas sago thom till the skin is red anil glowing. In addition to this, snull tepid waler up tho noso frequently during tho day, and sip with a tea- spoon a glassful ns hot as can bo homo an hour before each moal and at bodtimo. A few days is often quito sufliciont for simple cases, ami obstinate ones yield if tho treatment is prolonged. No medicines are rn quired. If taken in tho Inst stages of tho disease a cold is broken up which might otherwise become a sovoro case of bronchitis, lasting many days or wooka.