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Sporting Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 March 1914

Sporting Notes. Entries for the Mortlake races close ou Wednesday next. Patlauder started in the Handicap Trot at the Roltewood races on Saturday. Tlio committee of tile local turf club will meet at tlio racecourse to morrow afternoon to deal with the question of improvements. The District Kiflo Union's annual matches will be commenced at Warrnambool to-morrow. A number ol the Cobden rillemen left yesterday to take part in the shoots At the llexham races on Saturday last, Bright Kirk won tho Trial Handicap, Nigger the Maiden Pony Race, Wiridgil the llexham Handicap, Lady Arden the Handicap Pony Race, .Me Smith tho Flying Handicap, ond Ivaze the Ladies' Bracelet. A. Andrews, of Cobrico, was a starter in the Sheffield Handicap at the Victorian Railway sports at Ballarat on Saturday. Ho won his heat, and finished second in tho semi-Qnal. This was a very creditable performance, as some of tlio best runners in the State were competing. A Timboon correspondent, in forwarding the score4 of...

Publication Title: Cobden Times And Heytesbury Advertiser
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CRICKET. Heytesbury [?]. Camperdown. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 March 1914

CRICKET. Heytesbury y. Camperdown. Camperdown and Lleytesbury ciicket teams mot in an interesting game on Saturday on the Camperdown ground. The home players, captaiued by \V. Sutton, had first use of the wicket, and when eisht wickets had fallen had ecored 151. W. Dunbar Shew was best man with the bat for Camperdown, and he scorcd 12. W. Clingin, J. 0. Watson and McMulIen eac'j scored 21. McMullen was dismissed as a result of giving a " liot" catch, off Morsheiul, to Clements. The risiuu-s' veteran skipper took the catch, and pnvilionwards went the batsman. Colee and Slfrmg opened the Heyteibory innings at live minutes past 5. When his score stood at 8, S. Strong's stumps were rattled by Watson. Drew then joined Colee, ami the doctor, hatting freely, gave the men in the field plenty to do. Colee was dijtnissed for 21. When Morahead joined Drew, lie, too, went in for big hitting, and tuost of his scote, 211, was composed of boundary hits. Iley. tesbury reached the century in fifty-t...

Publication Title: Cobden Times And Heytesbury Advertiser
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 March 1914

dixieIacing club. Annual I>Xeetiii<£*. SATURDAY, MARCH 28. "I") II 0 G U A M M K. 1.—TRIAI. II AN DKJA I'. Of 10 sovs. For horses that have never received 10 sovs. 01 over in one race on Hie flat. Kive furlongs. Nomination, 5h.; acceptance, 5*. 2.-HANDICAP HURDLE KACI5. Of 20 soya. About two uiilvs. Nomination, 10s.; acceptance, 10-\ 3.— DIXIK ('UP. Of 23 so^s.; second hor*c to receive 3 sovs. out of the stake. About one mile and a quarter. Nomination, 1$.; acceptance, 10^. 4.—HANDICAP PONY HACK. Of 10 i sovs. For ponies 14.1 a.u. Ponies to be 1 measured on the ground, unless o*.vneis hold certificate.-! from Mr. l>.ircy, Mr. Watson or Mr. I'endall. Certificate to be produce-! nt scale. Knur furlong. Nomi nation, 5s.; acceptance, 5.-). 5.—WELTKK HANDICAP. Of 10 sovs Minimum weight, 10 si. Amateur tillers, to be approved of by the Stewards. The rider of the winning horse to receive a rilling whip value £1 Is. Six furlongs. Nomination, ns.; acceptance, "ja. 0. DISTASC...

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South Ecklin Fires. NEARLY THREE THOUSAND ACRES BURNED. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 March 1914

South Ecklin Fires. - NEARLY THREE THOUSAND ACRES BURNED. A disastrous fire swept over the South Ecklin country an Friday and Saturday las', consuming in its path between 2500 and 3000 acres of grass and miles of fencing. There were two fires, one coming from the vicinity of Mr. John Pollock's, and the other from the back of Leitchfield, through Mrs. McCunnie's. Tho wind was blowing a strong easterly, and the throe-chain road offered no bar to the fire's progress Getting into Mr. Scally's and then into Keayung, it passed on through the closer settle ment blocks and away into the forest country. Mr. Staughton lost 1600 acres of grass and hull a dozen, miles of wire fencing, which was netted. Mr. Scully had 856 "acres destroyod, Mrs. MacOunnie lost practically the whole of her grass, and was lucky to save her bouse, as the fire pussed on both sides. Mr. Blight lost 150 acros, and Mr. Pollock a similar amount, Only an odd head or two of stock was burnt. Tho marsh, known as Pod ger's, a...

Publication Title: Cobden Times And Heytesbury Advertiser
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RIFLE SHOOTING. District Competition. WON BY SCOTT'S CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 March 1914

RIFLE SHOOTING. District Competition, WON BY SCOTT'S CREEK.. The fiunl elioot for the district ride competition took place at Timboon on i Saturday last. Tlio weather uas ■ favorable, but occasionally the light and wind varied. An excellent lunch ' was provided by the Timboon club, and j all atraDgemcnts were well ca'ried out ■ by the lion, secretary, Mr. II. Wright j The competition was won by Scott's J Creek, and every rifleman, even those 1 making the lowest score, thoroughly enjoyed the shoot. The conditions were—Teams of eight men n side, seven shots at ench of 200 and 300 yards (two sightera optional). The following were the scores :— SCOTT'S CREEK. 200 300 Yds.Yds.Total. R. Kennedy 31 31 62 H. Howlctt 31 30 61 G. King ... -26 31 57 A. Cowley... 30 27 57 A. Robertson 28 28 56 Capt. S. King 31 23 54 It, Howard 29 24 53 J. Ncal ... 27 22 49 TotaV 233 •140 TIMBOON. 200 300 Yds,Yds,Total, C. Waterfall ... 29 28 57 F. Waterfall ... '29 27 56 J. Rands 30 26 56 Opt. J. Callaway... 80...

Publication Title: Cobden Times And Heytesbury Advertiser
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TIMBOON LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 March 1914

TIM BOON LINE. Melbouroe deji [ a.m. 6.30 a ( 11.51 Camp'il'wn \ p.m. '1 1 12.25 Narogliiil 12.48 Cobdcii 1.10 Glenfyno 1.28 l'imboon nrr 1 2.5 p.m. 2.45 3.17 3.45 4. 3 /-.> ii. (s -1.45 C rapM wn j d g_g. Melbonruc arr 10.43 Timboon Glen fyne Cobikn ... Narogliid Children under 3 travel frco ; under 14 half fare.. For distances "over twenty miles re turn tickets are available for two months. First-class passengers ore nllowed 112 lb3., and 6econd-class 84 lbs. of bona fide luggage free of charge ; with tho exception that passengers holding first .class cheap excursion tickets are allowed to carry freo of chargp, only 56 lbs., <>nd second-class 42 lbs. of bona fide luggage. Unless otherwise specially provided, cheap excursion tickets will not be avail able by express trains.

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District Racing Fixtures. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 March 1914

District Racing Fixtures. Tlio following racing fixtures have been allotted by the V.R.C. :— March 28 — Dixio April 2—Gurvoc. April 4—Woodford April 11—Mortlnl;c April 13—Pensluirst April 13—Cobden. April 18—Terang April 22 and 23—Hamilton April 25—Port Fairy April 27—Mnrtlako April 27—Cressy. May 5, 0,7—Warrnombool. May 18 and 14—Colerniile. May 1G—Kirkstall May 20 and 21—Castprtqn . May 23—Camp^erdown .Juno 8—Colao July 1—Geeluug.

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Catholic Federation. A SUCCESSFUL YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 March 1914

Catholic Federation. A SUCCESSFUL YEAR. The second annual report of the Victorian branch of the Australian ; Catholic Federation lins been issued by the Slate Council. It shows that [JoG branches of the Federation have been formed in Victoria, with about 5000 | workers as members of the branch council*. Over 40,000 members were j enrolled during Inst your. 1/Vnini.lence i* givrn in Llie report to llio education question, in connection with which public meeting* have been held in all the important centres through out Victoria. One hundred thousand copies of a leaflet dealing with the question hare been distiiiinted. The State Council expre-ses a determination to persist in bringing under the notice of fair-minded non-Catholics the injustice of the present system as it affects Catholic citizens. The Federa tion is also actively opprsing l he proposal to introduce sectarian teaching into the public schools in Victoria. It contends that a question involving the. conscientious rights of ...

Publication Title: Cobden Times And Heytesbury Advertiser
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Railway Time-Table. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 March 1914

Railway Time-Table. The following Time-table of the trains running between Melbourne nud Port Fairy i? as published in the Government Book Time-table of May 1, 1913 to 30th November, 191!], inclusive:— JIemiouiixk dep. North Melbourne ... South Kensington... Footscray Suililon Yarraville ... Spotswooil Newport Laverton Wurribee Uulbnn(Littlcllivcr) Lara... Cowie Cm ii» North Oeclong iarr. South Geelong ... Marshall ... Ccrmaiituwn I'ettavel Moriac liuckley ... Wiuchelsea... Armytngc ... Birrcgurra ... Wnrncoorfc ... ... Irrowurrit ... Colac~ - nrr. dep. Lnrpcnt I'irrou YalUck Stoncyforrf ... i'omborncit... ... Weuritu ( avr Camperdowu < dep Boorcan arr Garvoc I'anmuru Cudgee Allausford ... Warru'rnbool. Dcnnington Illowa i dep. a m p. m. n.m t; 3D 3 20 4 fi 35 « dep. Crossley Kirkstaii Moyne llosebrook 1'ort fairy | arr.l i dep.l • » * j 3 28, • * » • » * 6 i'J 3 35 » 7 2 3 47 « 7 17 4 0 ♦ 7 37 4 21) » 7 -18 4 32 * 7 oil 4 39 • 8 1 4 13 « 8 7 4 51 * 8 12 4. 55 5 39 8 35 5...

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Dixie Races. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 March 1914

Dixie Races. x Following ore tlie Weights for tlie Dixie riters, t«> be held on Saturday next :— TRIAL HANDICAP. s0,°' el. lb. F. Brenmm's Glenkirk... ... 1) 0 D. .lackma[i s Nat Kirk ... 8 10 .J. Mah.iny's Bright Kirk ... 8 5 A. .1. StmisiMiipihb ... 7 12 J.Teliau's Dixie .lack (late Larcn tler) ... ... ... ... 7 5 J. J. Tehan's Beaneatcher ... 7 3 J. Jackson's Reelstnr ... ... 7 0 IIURDLE RACE. st. lb. P. Ilaines' Kabibinokka ... II u F. Ilcnzlewood'a Wasseca ... 10 12 I). Kelly's Bill Smith ... ... 10 0 J. McGuinesa'Rose i>f Falkirk... 9 7 T. Wttl-li's Lord Fynns ... 9 5 J. Maliony's Golden Ynle ... 9 2 M. and J. Darcy's Countess ... 9 0 DIXIE CUP. ' st. lb. T. F. Sadler's Gertie Mooro ... 9 0 J. McNicol's Wiridgil ... ... 8 12 E. Bourke's Vodski ... ... 8 5 Mitchell JJro.a.' Toaster... ... 8 0 F. Brennan's Glenkirk 7 10 D. Kelly'd Befenski ... ... 7 2 A. J. Staogliton's Mnome ... 8 7 P. F. Scnlly's Fir-t Ktiislit ... 6 7 IWEl/reit UANUIOAP. St. lb. .1. McNicol's Wiridgil ....

Publication Title: Cobden Times And Heytesbury Advertiser
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Bostock's Creek Mechanics' Institute Balance-sheet. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 March 1914

Bostock's Creek Mechanics' Institute Balance-sheet. From the lime it was fir«t mooted until the Committee o[ Management took office. The Trustees and Hon. Secretary, in presenting the lialaiico-shcet, with to express their appreciation to all those who gave donations, gifts aud personal help towards the establishment of the hall, and especially to thu Ladies' Committee, who made the Garden Fete to mark the opening of the hall such a spectacular and fitmncial success. ItKCHII'l'S. £ ?. d. By Loan Account ... GOO 0-0 Government Grant ... 100 0 0 Cash Donations- ... 237 15 0 Refund from Ladies' Committee ... 15 0 0 Ladies' Uommitteo Garden Fete ... 1G0 10 8 Interest, Savings Bank 2 10 1 £1115 1) 9 KXI'ESDITVJKE." £ 8. d. To Contractor ... ... 850 1 0 Architcet. ... ... 43 17 3 Seats and Forms ... 22 12 0 Gns Plant ... ... 5 10 0 Viooks CLitbrnry) ... 5 0 0 Tables _ 1 10 0 Firewood ... ... 0 15 0 Advanced to Ladies' Committee of Gar den Fete ... ... 15 0 0 Petty Cash 4 " 8 5 By Balance ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 March 1914

VICTORIA INSURANCE COM PAN V LI MITE P. Chairman*—Hon. EDWARD MILLER. Fire, Marine, Accident, Live Stock,.and Guarantee Business Transacted. Agent at Cobden—F. J. CLARKE. Agent atCurdie's Itivcr—Cuas. Mansfikld £1000 pii. £1000 MELBOURNE EICHT HOURS ART UNION. Acknowledged to be one of the most genuine of .'ill the Art Unions ever held. 58th Year. 58th Year. AS POPULAR AS EVER. The Great Event of the Year. 58th Anniversary Eight Hours Day. GRAND FETE, BAZAAR, and ART UNION. In aid of llie Charities (Town ami Country). Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne. Monday, April 27. Eight Hours Day. Public aud Rank Holiday. Eight ,Hours Art Union. JLOO Vuluu XIOOO. . _ Works of Art by Australian Artists. 1ST PRIZE, OIL PAINTING, VALUE £500. 2ND PRIZE, OIL PAINTING. VALUE £100. 3RD PRIZE, OIL PAINTING, VALUE £50. Bnd 97 other Prizes ranging in value from £20. Note.—The Committee nre purchasing and paying for the Pictures the amounts at which tliey nre valued ns above stated. In order, however, tu f...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 March 1914

A Home-made Hair Grower, That Does Marvels. . During the last fere years announce ments have appeared occasionally felling how to moke a really good hair tonic that would actually make the hair grow, nnd it <£ves us great pleasure to learn that so many who have tried it have obtained such remarkable results. Ono lady writes that immediately tfter reading the formula, she went to hor chemist and had him put up as directed, 1 ounce of Lfivona de Compose?, J- dram Menthol Crystals, and 3 ounces B»y Rum. She took this home, and, although her Uivir had been falling out terribly and she was threatened with baldoe95, she was astonished and delighted to note that the falling out of the hair stopped immediately, and the hair itself began to grow in an amazing manner. In fact, she states that it has already grown nearly 8 inches in a little over two months. Moreover, her hair is now brighter, glossier and more luxuriant than ever, and is still growing. Sha rubbed ;lie tonic into th...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 March 1914

LOCK & SOULE. AUTUMN SHOW MOW ON. We Invite the People of Cobden and District to visit our Showroom. All our New Goods are marked at usual sale prices. Every day our rooms are full. Come early and secure the New Goods at Bargain Prices. LOCK & SOULE Manifold-Street, GAXKEFESXfciDO'OT'TC'. Camperdown. TO BE CLEARED FOR CASH. 2 Tea Sets at 8s. 6d., worth 12s. Gel. 20 Glass Cako Disliea worfJl_ls_£d - - 10 IieatUer' Gladstone Bags 16s. lid., 17s. 0(3., 21s.', worth 21s., 22s. 6d., 27s. 6d. 7 Tin Trunks Gs. lid. to 8s. Gd., worth 10s. 6d. and 12a. 6d. 15 Door Mats '2s., 3s. Gd., worth 2s. 9d. to 5s. Gd. ^ 50 Fire Screens Is. 9d., worth 2s. Gd. 20 Pair Bellows at Is. 8d. to 2s. Gd., worth 2s. 3d. and 4s. 6d. 10 Sets Fire Screens at Is. 10d., worth 2s. 9d. 20 Axes at 3°. lid., worth 5s. 20 Meat Covers at 2?. and 2s. 8d., worth 2s. Gd. and 3s. 1x6x8 Tents, best 14s. lid. 53 Jardiniere?, 2s. 'Jd., 2a. I Id., 3s. lid., worth 4a Gd., 5s. lid,, 7s. 6d. Must be sold. No Beason a...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 March 1914

"Second to None." As we do not intend carry ing -over remains of our Summer Stock, we are deter mined to clear same at specially low prices. Big Reductions in all Dress Goods, One-piece Dresses, Blouses, Underskirts, &c. Bargains in Ready-to-wear Hats & Children's Millinery SPECIAL PRICES IN CHILDREN'S DRESSES TO CLEAR. YOUR INSPECTION IS INVITED, J. AMINEAR, GENERAL STOREKEEPER, COBDEN. \% war V\ 0 Hearne9s Broncliitis Cure Those who have taken this medicine are amazed at iis splendid healing power. Sufferers from Bronchitis, Cough, Croup, Asthma, Hoarseness, Difficulty of Breathing, Pain or Soreness in the che;ft, experience delightful and rapid relief, and to those who are subject to Colds on the Chest it is invaluable, as it effects a complete euro. It is most comforting in allaying Irritation in the Throat and giving Strength to the Voice, and it neither allows a Cough or Asthma to become chronic nor Consumption to develop. Consumption is not known where "Coughs...

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CRUMBS. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 March 1914

CRUMBS. The Rev. C. P. Schwieger, formerly of Cobden, Las returned from England to Victoria. Wo are pleased to slate that there is a slight improvement in the health of Mr. D. Gwin. Messrs Silvester and McG'onachy's monthly pig sale at Cobden will bo hold on Monday next. Mr. C. \V. Wright, of " The Exchange," Gamperdown, advertises barg-iina in clearing lines. Locsl senior dkdets of the 189G quota will be medically examined at the Public Ilalluext Monday afternoon. Messrs. Lock A; Soule, Camperdown, draw attention to their new goods, which are being sold afc reduced prices. Mr. F. J. Hoare announces that "his Buturan and winter show is now on, and all departments are well stocked with the latest goods. During the April-June quarter tho police magistrate will preside at the Cobden court on April 9 and SO, May 14, and June 4 and 18. Mr. II. N. Gillingham invites people to bis opening show of latest styles and fashions in new seasons goods, which commences to-day. At St. Mary's Church ...

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THE COBDEN TIMES AND HEYTESBURY ADVERTISER Published on Wednesdays and Saturdays. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 1914. The Diphtheria Epidemic. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 25 March 1914

CoBDEN TI IVIES H EYTESBURY ADVERTISER I'ublithed on Wednesdays and Saturdays. WEDNESDAY', MAIiClI 25, 19H. The Diphtheria Epidemic. Dr. Jones, of the Central Board of Health, accompanied by Dr. Desailly, the municipal health ofTicer, visited Cobden yesterday nnd made an inspection of the local State school to try and uncertain tho cause of the outbreak of diphtheria in the town. The officer?, after goiug through the school, and inspecting the sanitary buildings, could assign no roason for the infection, but thoughts that the disease was* carried by one or two persons.-^ Dissatisfaction was expressed at the department allowing 71 children to be taught in a room which was built to accommodate 0(5 children. It might bo stated that it is in this section of the school where the msjority of the eases have occurred. Inquiries were al-o mode about the milk supply of the town, and it was recommended that a 11 milk vendors should be register d. The ofiicers ordered that the school should rem...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 28 March 1914

Gravel and Bladder Troubles. From Mr. J. Armstrong, grocer, Car rlngton-road, Coogee, Sydney, N.S.W. "I had been suffering from gravel, and after trying various remedies prescribed by the doctor and getting no relief, my sister induced me to try Warner's Safe Cure. Before I had finished the first bottleful I was greatly relieved, and by the time I had UBed up the second bottleful I was completely cured. I have told many of my friends of the wonder ful benefit I have derived from tak ing Warner's Safe Cure, and feel confident that anyone suffering from the same complaint -will derive great benefit from taking it as prescribed." From Mr George Rose, South Mor ang, Victoria. "I suffered from inflammation of the bladder, accompanied by pain ful urination, which made life very i miserable for me. Seeing accounts published of others who seemed to have been cured by taking Warner's Safe Cure, I decided to try what ef fect '"hat medicine would have In my case. I felt relief after taking one...

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Plenty of Room. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 28 March 1914

Plenty of Room. A travelling salesman died very suddenly in Pittsburg. His relatives telegraphed the undertaker to make a wreath: "The ribbon should he extra wide, with the inscription, 'Rest in Peace' on both sides, and i£ there is room, 'We shall meet in Heaven.'" The undertaker .was out of town, and his new assistant executed the order. It was a startling floral piece which turned up at the funeral. The r.ibbon was extra wide, and 'bore the inscription, "Rest in Peace on Both Sides, and If There is Room We Shall Meet in el-Iaven."

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A TRUE STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Cobden Times and Heytesbury Advertiser — 28 March 1914

A TRUE STORY. A number oC years ago some minora in Wales, in exploring an old disused pit, found the-body of a yoimg man dressed in a fashion long out of date. The peculiar action of the air of the mine was such as preserved the body so perfectly that it appeared asleep rather than dead. The miners were puzzled at the cir cumstances. No one in the district had been missed within their remem brance, and at last it was resolved to bring in the oldest inhabitant—an old lady over eighty years old, who had lived single in the village all her life. When she was taken into the room where the dead man lay, a strange thing occurred. The old lady fell on lie corpse, and kisseu it, and address ed it by every term of endearment spoken in a bygone generation. He was her only love, and she had waited for him her long life. She knew lie had not forsaken her. The old lady and young man had been betrothed sixty years before. Her lover bad disappeared myseriously, and. she had kept her faith during t...

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