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LAST LAUGH. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 20 March 1914
LAST LAUGH. Brown: "Young Smart, of t-lio ttrand Hotel, has got tlio laugli turned against liim in liis little joko against tlio Mazes Firo Iusuranco Company." Robinson: "Howi"' Brown: "Ho insured fivo hundred cigars, Bmoked tliom, and thon sent in a claim oil tlio ground that they wer ucstroyed by firo." Robinson: "And tliey Intiglied at lilra, I suppose?" Brown: "No; tlioy had him-arrested on a cliargo of sotting firo to his own proporty.
WOMAN'S DREAM OF HER FATHER. VISION THAT CHANGED A WILL. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 20 March 1914
WOMAN'S DEE AM OF HER FATHER. , VISION THAT CHANGED A WILL. | A wealthy woman wlio was sum to Jiavo altered hor will because of a dream in which her father appeared to her figured in a ease heard in tlio Loudon Probato Court lust month. The woman was the lute Jlme. Emma Josephine Pilot, of Vino Houso, Pari; road, Surbitou, who inherited £4000 a year from her father, SI. Daniel Nich olas Niool, formerly proprietor of the Cafe Royal, itegont streot. M. Nicol made a fortuno of about £300,000. Mme. Pilet mado a will leaving her property to M. Pilet, but afterwards signed a codicil leaving to her children by a previous marriage £ii000 a year and to M. Pilet £1000 a year. M. Pilet cotiteatod tlio codicil, and alleged undue influenco oil tho part of lime Nicol, Aline. Pilot's mother. Mr Burn, a solicitor, said Mmo. Pilot before making the codicil, told him of a. strange dream sho had-that lier father spoho to lier, saying "You ought not to loavo all this money away from your children." # T...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 20 March 1914
Season, 1914. '.'DAVID EAKOTS, General Storekeeper, Omeo Invites the attention of the Public to his Stook of Enamelled Preserving Pans, " Jam Jars, Spoons, Etc. - G ^Suitable for the present favorable Season for HOME JAM MAKING. Telephone No. 8 DAVID EAKINS. Grass and Clover Seeds. "Write for Samples and Quotations of IRISH. WESTERN DISTRICT ANn XKW y.KAI.AXD RVE GRASS, I'LOVKR. DWAltF KSSI5X RAPE AND OTHlvK AGRltTi/lTRAL SKIil'S, Where risks are so thu only reliable course is to procure from a Trained Seedsman. With uo large City rents to iv»y I can ijtiote High-grade Seeds ilt-livcic 1 "at"your nearest Itoiftvay sUitfon. p.ti-.i ami hclow Melbourne prices. .Samples free. Geo. Smith, Seed Importer, Ballarat. (L-.te of Hurst A Son, London) AactlonBarb' Notices. ff. MCARTHUR & GO., Cattle Salesmen, Stock and Station,General Agents, BAIRNS DALE, GI PI'S LA Is I? AUCTION SA.LILS conducted in any i'^rt of Gippsland, and at Omco District rthen equired. Lctte and Telegrams quickly...
THE OMEO STANDARD. With which Is Incorporated the Omeo Telegraph. FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 20 March 1914
THE, OIVIEO STANDARD. With which Is Incorporated tho . ' Omco Telegraph. Fill DAY, JM ItCll SO, 1014. Maeirthur and Go. will hold a clearing ea!o at Kn«ay on Wednesday, April 1, on account of Mr T C. Tnylor wlio ' Iiab sold Uia property to Mr Jaa, O'Brien. , Tlio GippalowJ nnd Northern Co-opera tivo Selling Co., Ltd, lias been appointed tho wholesale distributing agents for tho Gippsland Co-oporativc Bacoo Curing Co., Ltd., Dondonong. Aelc your groccr for ; DandenoDg bacon.** Tho weather broke yesterday with the j wind from Iho south, Uain foil during tho | oftcrnoou, spoiling tho plea* uro of tho St. I Patrick'* sports in tho Ome'o Park and keeping many people from attending. A report i>f the sports will appear in next Isiue.. On Saturday, 28th Inst. Mcs>ra Mncir thur nnd Co. will null at Bena'mbra the lino breeding herd of the ostato of the late Mr Joints Matthew*. This will bo a good opportunity for breeders, na they aro nil of one brand and AfQ of splendid quality, A sale ...
GLEN WILLS. THE MINERS' SPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 20 March 1914
GLEN WILLS |FHOM oun CORRKSPONDBNT] Tin; MIN'Kna1 SPOUTS The annual sports meeting of the &nbsp; &nbsp; Glen Wills Crunch, A.M.E. A, was held on the Glen Wills football ground on Friday. The weather, though tho atmosphere was smoke laden, had turned nice and cool, and there was a very good muster of residents from »ll parts of I|mi fluid, as well as a fijf pprinkljfif! of visitors, snvcral of V"hoip wnrn compntitorB in tho woodohopplnfj ov:ntf. Tho various items on t^a progromijio wero keenly contested and there were tho usual (liaoppointijlfntB of unsuccessful competitorn and tho KOOii-natured nrKuments of tho diffe rent supporters as to " what) would have htppenrd " if such and suoh a circmnntanco had not interfere^}, Tliero wero a number of events fqr llio little children, and altogether thp 1 sports proved as pleasant and enjoy alilo as any thht have been held in previous yeor.°. During the evening a concert vra« given in in tho Mechanic*' hall, whiqji was well p...
MISTRESS PRUDENCE WENTWORTH'S THANKSGIVING. AS WRITTEN IN HER DIARY, A.D., 1775. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 March 1914
MISTRESS PRUDENCE WENT WORTH'S THANKSGIVING. AS WitlTTEN IN HER DIARY, A. D. i 1775. November 1775 -What with cook ing and preparation (or our groat day i.l Thanksgiving for tho morrow, ns appointed by Ills Majesty's governor ,ol tins colony, ;uid what with entertain ing a young guest, 1 am so woary, l would 1 could slight iinuo diary tins up-In ; vol ilid 1 make solemn. prounso u."invsoll uporn tuo beginning ot this vein "of our Lord that no night would iiud itio omitting 'o sot forth on tlnse ev that which befell me during the ll'iv siiilo oiiiv m this wiso w ll 1 be uiiio to refresh" my memory and relate \o nh deal huhcr, now m his tnuiuig 4,-ss,.; ou Uu> lllgtl seas tllObO HClOII mourns gone, all lho tilings w.i'oh liavo transpired during nib gioat ..h U'ords I'annot express my anxiety to see illV father, and as I look with Mien wicked vanity into mmo little mu'voi Un-> night with Uto aid of tho candle Unlit, I am mosi certain lie will have 11 mi ml me changed uom a silly ...
A SURE SHOT. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 March 1914
A SURE SHOT, The nged, withered gwvieltcepci whistled his dog, and scratched Ills tuwsled head before turning to tlio COlUJUIJly. '"Yes, sir," said ho, "the rummiest master I ever had were old Parson Shavpc. As blind as a bat ho were." "And did he go shooting ?" ex-> claimed the audience/ in the village worl.'iiiic men's club. "Shooting !" replied the game keeper, with a snort of contempt at the question. '"Ay, that he iliil. Yes, lie shot reg'lar. When wt\s in the v:p.od«, auci unythlpg ro3fi, I'd cry. . Birds, sir !' and then ' I'd run behind tile narspfi, and t|io dogs'd run behind me," "And then ?" aslicd the audience. "Thr-n yic old gont'd blazo away with both bar'la." ''?'And did jia ever hit" anything ?"? ''Oh', yes ! Sometimes it wur'a |COW, or a horse, or u p|g, or u, $og. Now and again it wnr a mnn, Jlut he always hit something. Ho gfeic a mire shot, lie were !"
A CRICKET IDYLL. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 March 1914
A CRICKET IDYLL, n flannel and pads all-resplendent. From the " pav." to tl}2 wfcketd he strode ; A "duck" was fat.-from hi.4 mind h'm y'rupa As the white popping-crease he toed. Then a " googlie " googled adown thq green pitch, An! he ,salute-a rean'nl smit'j J Kight to " long-field ?"-" Long-off?" -a boundary ?-what ? The bails (lew &lt;>11 left and ri^ht ! ! Dut you've heard the saw ancrjt 'Un winds " : Don't let on-but 'twas so in this case, ' For a pretty pin'? ^iil on the steps of that "l av." Sat waiting-a picture of- grace. .' ftu while all his chums the red lea ther smote, /!nd " p nil In:; like ^rfiivipns^es" ran. He a'Kl.Mciaiioly spooned with his se cond " duck." Does it strike you-this cricketer's . ylan V * And don't think he worried the least bit bccausc Hint goodie dismissed him firs^, shot ; For a "duck,"- grossed with chifTon and lace r la mode Is preferable to sun-roasting what ?
RELIEVED. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 March 1914
RELIEVED. A popular preacher tells a good story of a,young clergyman who laim. chert out on a strong temperance sermon. When lie had finished a dea con said to him : "4I am afraiil you have made a mis take. Mr. Jones, who pays the highest pew-rent, who practically supports the Sunday school, and who is ever ready with a contribution wiicn asked, is a distiller. He is hound to he angry." *'I am sorry," said the minister. "I will go a"d explain it to Mr. Jones and remove any unfavourable impression, and tell him I did not mean him*" Accordingly lie waited upon Mr. Jones, who, in addition to t lib pro fession of distilling, also carricd on a good many other branches of trade, uurt indulged in a good many amuse ments of various kinds, The pastor expressed his deep re gret to MY. Jones for anything he might have sa-id in the sermon which could hurt his feelings. He was ex tremely sorry indeed ; he did not mean anything by it, and hoped Mr Jones would not feel hurt. Tic was somewhat relie...
STAR-SPANGLED ENGLISH. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 March 1914
STAR-5PAMGLED ENGLiSH. Time was--and not so very long ago oif ti.-r - when tho only distinctively Amovienn. expression known in this country was %'S guess." TO suy "I guess," tuul endenvour-not always with nnccess-'-to speak it through your nose, was the recognised way of impersonating an American. It was always sure of an appreciative and unrietfstnndini; Inn^li-tlm Iniigh Ui:it indicates "Yes, yes, I'm just as intel ligent as you, and know exactly what you intend." Nowadays, wo don't know why, our common speech is well flavoured with Transatlantic .idioms. Not always slang we mean. American slant; Una iU uses, though tho only one we can think of «t the moment in that it saves trouble. When-one has classi fied one's friends and acquaintances as "the limit" and "the goods," one has been spared much labour oi characterisation. Otherwise tho ar got of the Dowery is more curious than beautiful. But we go further. Wc f"fix things up." Instead of finishing a task we are "through with it....
THE FOWL TICK. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 March 1914
THE FOWL TICK. Circular No. 17-0, of tlio Bureau ul I'hitomology ol' tho United Stales De partment of Agriculture deals with the ion! tick. Tho author states thai the earliest record of the occurrence of the fowl tick iu America way published/ in l$72, and lio is of opinion that .tho post is practically identical with tho Persian t'owl Lick. At tho present time it docs its most serious harm in Texas rand other southern and western warm por tions of tho United States, Tho tick is known Lobo a serious enemy to'poul' try in Persia, India, Southern Itussia, Kouiuania, North and South Africa, Australia, West Indies, Mexico, Pana ma, and Uracil, and although tho do mostio fowl ia tho ijnhual most frequ ently attacked, turkeys, geese, pigeons, ostriches, and oven canaries have been known to suiter frojn its attacks. Tho loss occasioned by tho crcaturo is pro duced in several ways1. First, death uiuy result among poultry of all agos, Hcwml, tho vitality of tho low) may bo lowered so as to m...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 March 1914
7 ..IF ?? XW&lt; ^'f OUT QP 1 ",£ Spells Perfection 'n Liquor. It is a Popular Tonic, CHURCH SERVICES, ?ftti38Y'f£uiAN Ohukoii- Sunday, March 20: Swamp 11, Uunambra 3, Omeo 7 30, Kov. F. G. rarnni, " Aorous tho Alps to Oinco." Ono of tlio raoafc l»eauti(ul guido-bnoka published in Victoria. One Shilling at all etationora and fitorokQopor0fc*** Assisted when necessary by" Cuticura Ointment. They keep the skin and scalp clean andclear,s\vee!:;;r:c! healthy, , besides soothing irritations which often prevent sleep and if neglected become chronic disfigurements. Cn,: M *i\ro ruM v'.iTnir.'.hnut thfu-Ti- A cf C.v!;, V.-It'i Jlii.'i:-.!;'. i'ii | V i j.f ail 1 1 r.', ? i,f ! he iimi APPLICATIONS' FOR GOLD JIINIMLEASBS. HINTS FOR APPLICANTS. Procecdingti to bo observed whon np plying for a Louse : 1. Erect posts (these aro not required to bo paiutod) at least throoinches sqimroe and not less tlnm three fout ubovo llio ground, with a metalplate having painted .hereon (ho words .' Ap...
COURTING AND SCIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 March 1914
COURTING AND SCIENCE. ,4Yos,*' said tho young man, lis ho ' throw himsolf at tho feet? of tho pro'tty | ficliool-tcfiohor, "[ lovo you, and would i go to tho world's end for youl" \* "You could not go to tho end of tho I win-Id for mo, Junius. Tho world, or I tho earth, as it is called, is round like I a hall, slightly llattened at tho poles. ! Oiio or tho first lessons in tho eloment : !lO' geography is devoted to tho shape ! of tho-globe. You must have studied ! it when you wcro a boy.M j "Of course I did; hut-" ' "And it is no longer a. theory. Or | eum-nnvigators have established that ! fact." "I know; hut what I meant was that I would do anything to pleaso you. Ah, : Minerva! if you know tho aching | void--" "There is no such tiling as a void, .lame.-. I N'i-,nro abhors a vacuum; but, admitting that there could' bo such a tiling, how could the void you speak of bo a void, if there was an aeho in it?" "T meant to say that my lifo will be lonely without you-that you are my daily ...
AN EASY WAY TO REMOVE SUPERFLUOUS HAIR. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 March 1914
AN EASY WAY TO REMOVE . SUPERFLUOUS HAIR. Fur the benefit of our lady renders who suffer from tiho humiliating tlis® figuremenfc nf hair on face, lips or chin, we publish herewith a formula whicli has tho advantage of being simple and inexpensive, as well as marvellously pfT-ctivp, It is nob claimed by our informant that one applioition will permanently destroy the hair roots, but. it is claimed and the claims are borne out by actual tests, that one applied cation completely removes the luir, and its regular use, one or two days apart-, will quickly and permanently destroy the hair root itself. If you have hair which you wish permanently removed, ask your chemist to mix -tj- dr.ims Pulverized Sulthinti Concentrate with 2A- drams Zinc Oxide, P. 13, and 1 dram Powdered Orris lioot', and put in a wide mouth bottle. For use, mix a little of the powder'into a paste on a plate hy adding a Few drops of water, Apply, with a narrow knife blade and remove at tho end of ihu two minutes with th...
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 March 1914
H c:tnic as a shock tf) probably !)!) nor cent, of married women to rend Uu' other morning thai in having pro n,Ue&lt;l lit tile altar, or in. the host room ii[ their parents house, or wherever the most interesting ceremony m winch tlu-.v have Milton part u-.-is pcriormed. to obey their husbands. they had laid Ml c'ves open to the 'accusation:, handed out with brenth-siispending free dom Us- lady speakers at a meeting or tJi.. Women's Political Association the previous evening. Tho ladv speakei.j proved to their own satisfaction, and liVsumalilv to that of the , reform en thniusiasts ivlio formed their audience, t.hat the word "obey" m the inarli.i S-ivice was degrading 1" both misbaiKl and wife; that it was at tliu root oi every insult and injury to the com niun'itv, that it made out man to l.o a tvrant, woman a slare, and "ajje the cliild wrong views of married life. m short it wits n disgrace to civilisation. In some occult way one ol uic ia>. denunciators found thai t...
ST. PATRICK'S SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 March 1914
ST. PATRICK'S SPORTS. Well, woll! Juib to think lhab rain should (nil oil tho day of tho St. Patrick's sports, nftor bo many wooka "f weary waiting for ib! Nothing was failing in tho programme nob out 'for tho day's enjoyment in tho Omeo Park on Thursday cxcopo tho wortthor. A fine programme of sports had hoi'n arranged for tho . afternoon ; booths had been erected, and everything had boon arranged in bimo for tho "largo gathoring of people who were expeafced ' and did nob como. The morning broke wi'h dull olouds, making it a matter of conjootare as to how the day would turn oud, and many of tho mot,lwrn and children from tho outaide diacriota had to make up their minds bhati ib would'' bo too risky to make a start; while a heavy showor commenced to fall early in tho afternoon jusb whon tho towns i people were preparing to walk up to tho ground, Nobwibhsbanding this there wag a fair number in attendance, and albhnugh tho rain interrupted tho proceedings ab intervals, the ardour of t...
"GRINNING" POLITICIANS. AN AMUSING BANQUET. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 March 1914
"GRINNING" POLITICIANS. AMUaiiNU JiAiNqUiiT. America's lamotis Gridiron' Club, wh.oh ox sts for the purpose of iian queling and public celebri ties, "cuiertaiued'5 many quests at H asningion 0110 night recently, includ ing nearly all the members ui' the Cabinet, several representatives of for eign Government;}, serin tors, representa tives, -and men prominent in busmen and professional iiio. President Wil mj»i, WHO was eouiined to the White Moti.it' ^hy iulhienzaj ua.-> the only not able absentee, and his place was taken lor tne evening by Mr. Marshall, the Vioe-J.Yo.sident oi' the United .Stales. After dinner many illustrations were given by memb-'rs of the club with Lho object of showing that public banquets are not necessarily dismally formal af fairs, and that much may bo dono- to replace the long speeches by an element ui' comedy and pantomime. To fulfil its purpose lho Gridiron Club will not bo content until the formality of public dinners is greatly relieved, and "eniivoan...
VARICOSE ULCERS FOR YEARS. TOO SEVERE FOR DOCTORS TO CURE REMARKABLE ZAM-BUK HEALING. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 March 1914
VARICOSE ULUERS FOR YEARS. TOO SEYERE FOR DOCTORS TO CURE REMARKABLE 21M-BUIJ HEALING. Further proof of JJam-Buk's remark able healing power over crippling leu ulcers has just come to land from Auck land, N.Z. Id concerns Mr3 J Ogden, Union Sr., who for nine years was in a crippled and helpless state. "Ten years ago," Bays Mrs Ogden, "I had tho misfortune to burst a vari? cQso vein in my right leg through giving it a nasty knock. Ulceration 8ob in and soou the limb became higlily infj»med, The ulcors got big ger and bigger, and tl|o constant pain made my existence a misery. At night T would toss about in fearful agony, wishing for the ond of every, thing. There woro periods, often for three mouths at a tirno, when I dare not put my foot to the ground. " For years I was under medical men, and, in 'different towns, during my long period of suffering'! tqqst have had' about twelve different doctors. Bub tho ulcors seemed to go on from b$d to worse, Then, to add to my load of Buffering,...
SELLING FERTILITY. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 March 1914
SELLING FERTILITY. / Im maintcnauuu of fertility is a larger and broader problem than how to utdiso homo resources to advanta»o and how to buy iortiJisers economically,' IJio larmer should ask i;nii:-cii, "How much iertility in I selling from my larm each year?" Tho soil is a great bin ot plant iood from which no draw a small supply cadi year. It j.s "0i: Jike a bin ot wheat-to bo drawn cm each yi^ir nnu\ exhausted, because it in con stantly reooivmg new food from tho decay ot 'plants, weathering of .stones and other sources. But cropping does impoverish f;irni soils of available plant loou, reducing their vahio for cropping, temporarily at leant. This plant food is bo;ftg shipped o/i' in butter. eggs, hay, corn, apples, wheat, cotton, potatoes, and in every other crop that goes to market. The fertility that goes off >n crops never returns to that land. Wilt .some crops, or part of them, stay on the iarm. These are tho crops that aro fed to stock and tho manure re turned to the l...
CASSILIS. SCHOOL COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Omeo Standard and Mining Gazette — 24 March 1914
0ASSIL1S [FKOM OUR UOHRESPONDENT.] SCHOOL COMMITTEE. A public meeting of parents was held in the Bchool room on March 3, for the purpose of electing a school committee. There was a Rood atten dance and much intoresb was taken iu the selection of the commitce. The following were duly elected : Meadames 0. Brown Seor. nnd W. Krug; Messrs Medhursfc (chairman), T. Brown, L, Heritage, D. Richmoud and E M'Grath (correspondent.) CRICKET. A Swift's Creek Greek team visited Cassilitj on Saturday and played a re turn uiatoh against the local team, (he previous match having been played at Bwifi's Creek, when Swifi'g Creek team won, no leas than eight round O'a beinc; credited to the Cissilis players. Io the match on Stturday the C'tssilis team turned the tables on Swifu's Creek. The totul scorns were, Cussilis 82 Swifo's Creek 5G. 'C. Brown boivled 7 overs for four wickots, no run?, The Cassilis team woold be pleased to hijar from Ouieo with re gard to a match.