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THORPDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 8 May 1914
THORPDALE. rum Our Own (JurresjumUeii/ A crowded house greeted the ap pearanco of the local Dramatic Clnb. on Wednesday, tho 2&lt;jth. ult. Tim first half of tho performance was de votod to songs etc, and tho latter portion to a little Drama, entitled "Sound Advice," The Drama was well played and tho natural aptitudo of tho principles in thoir acting, frequently wou out bursts of applause and the spontan eous enthusiasm of tho audience. The Misses Hartnort and Ford and Mbsbvb Foley, Hnrtnett and Ford aoted their parts to tho manner born. Songs by the following performers were much appreciated. Misses Ford, ForBjth, and MoCauley. mid Messrs Foley *nd Gamble. The violin Soloa by Mr Roon were doubly encored. The Mechanics Institute will benefit to the exten t of several pounds as a ipsult, of the entertainment, and the public spirited action dis played by the members of the Clnb e the subject of much Favorable comment. Residents would do well to pajron ise the Blind entertainme...
VICTORIAN ASSEMBLY. Electoral Rolls. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 8 May 1914
VICTORIAN ASSEMBLY. Electoral Rolls. Tlio police liavo added over a hundred thousand to the names which figured on the Electoral rolls of the State. Few suspected that the army of disfranchised was so biff, or that when it vanished those who had formed it would add eo largely to the voting power ol the metropol itan districts. Possibly the latter fact might have been surmised, for a not inconsiderable proportion of Melbourne's population floats from suburb to suburb, resting nowhere long enough to catch the eye of olli cials doing their work in ordinary routine way. But, be all that as it may, the figures now practically complete, shows thiif. Victoria's greatest problem, the due division of her inhabitants between City and country is more acutc than ever. According to the old rolls, the country electors, outnumbered the metropolitan by 44,343. Those who studied the figures, and realised their significence, found them de pressing. They showed that far too large a proportion of Victo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 8 May 1914
LIQUID FACE POWDElt In those days of out-door life-motoring golling, bontlut:. etc.,-a reliable and harmless liquid face powder is ono of tlio neces.sitioa of life. SOROSES Liquid Face Powdor is fouud by experts to bo n per fectly invaluable preparation and . do omed improvement on tlio old-fashioned dry powdor,' Besides improving the ap. pearance it acts as a shield to tho delicate skin of tho fuco against hot winds, dust BinutH and other oxtraiieous matter. Price '2 s Od. Obtainable at T. It. M'l/KAN'S, Stationers, Trafalgar, . Bernard Michael Auctioneer and Farm Salesmen Railway Corner, TRAFALGAR Hhad OFFICE 45 Qukkn Stkkp.T, And at BrNYir antl Dakdknong. . Agents and Correspondents through out the State. Money to lend on Farm Lands Freehold and Leasehold at LOWEST CURRENT RATES. All loans cheaply and promptly ar ranged. My representative, MR A H. Smkthurst, attends at Trafalgar on the let and grd Saturday in each month, and by ap pointmcnt private address BUNYIP Adamson Strettle...
WARRAGUL HOSPITAL, MONTHLY REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 8 May 1914
WARRAGUL HOSPITAL, MONTH I A' REPORT. The secretary of the Warraenl District Hospital reports for the lust month :-Patients admitted. 21 ; Patients disclmriiivl. 22 ; Deaths, 2 ; Patients remaining, 10. Medical oflicera for tho present month, Drs Oowen, Ley and Trnmphy. Hon Dentist, Mr ChriBtopbor. Matron desires to acknowledge Old linen from Mrs J. G'test, Potatoes from Mrs VV. Johnstone. Fruit and Egss from church of Iingland, Ciossover.
A Flahy Story. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 8 May 1914
A Flihy Story. In our town at homo waB a pomB OUB "sclj-mado" man who was wont tai boast of his affluence. Two compan ions were one day diBcuBBing his merits and demerits. . "Yes," said the first, "ho Is 'a big fish' now, surely enough!" "True," Bald the other, "but like many big fish, ho bogan lite on a 'small scalo'l" . "According to this paper," observed Mr. Goodwin, "a man has lived. * year on beer alone." "Well, that's as it should bo," ob: served Mro. Goodwin. "Any man who Uvcb on boer ought to ibe compelled to live alone." Au open-air oraitor once roceivcdthlB poBer. "1 tell you, geutlemon," ho exclaim ed-"and the experience of a lifetlmo cauflnms my statement-that If yoii want a thing 'well done you must do It yourself!" "How about getting your hair cot?1' aBked a man in the crowd. In San Francisco, a few days ago', a telephone courtship of only an hour or so led to a marriage. Just a ring up, ring off, and then- a ring on.
A Horrified Dandy. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 8 May 1914
A Horrified Dandy. A dandy, who vttm seated otx the balcony of an hotel among a largo company was exquitely dressed* and very highly perfumed "with musk, which 1B very disagreeable to oome persons. A plain farmer, happening to paaa near him, commenced sniffins suepiciouBly, and, looking around him for the cause of the musky effluvia, he soon smelt out tho dandy, and thus addressed him: "I say, mister, I can tell ye what'll take that Bmell out of yer clothe©; just bury 'em for a week under ground. My uncle ran agin a Hinintf once, and " But before tho sentence was flnleh ed the enraged dandy sped from tho crowd to escape tho ahouta of laugh ter, while tho innocent fanner, who only meaut to do him a klndneee, waio wondering what caused his sudden d* parture.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 8 May 1914
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KITCHEN WRINKLES. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 8 May 1914
KITCHEN WRINKLES. Lime powder well sprinkled wlioro cockroaches abound will drive them away. If bacon is soaked in water lor a few minutes before frying it will pre vent the fat from running. When starching liolland pinafores, put a little strong tea into the starch. This keeps the garments a good col or. When boiling fowls or llsb, add to the water in which they are boiled the juice of halt a lemon. This will make ttiem beautifully white. If moths are in a carpot, spread a damp towel over the part and iron it dry with a hot iron. The heat and Bteam will kill the worms and eggs. When washing chamois leathers add a little ammonia to the water. This clcanB them beautifully, and helps to make them soft and pliable. When making a roly-poly pudding, after spreading the paste .with jam sprinkle a layer of tine breadcrumbs 'before rolling and tying up. This pre vents the jam from boiling out. Old nail holes In wood may be filled up by mixing sawdust with glue till it Is the consistency of ...
A SHREWD MANDARIN. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 8 May 1914
A SHREWD MANDARIN. A Governor of a Chinese provinco was taken very HI, and refused to ad mit any vlsttorB Into IiIB house. This being told to a mandarin of his ac quaintance, the latter was very much concerned, and after many importuu itlos, obtained an Interview with him. On Ills entrance, ho was surprised to find no signs of sickness in Ills friend, and asked what was the matter with him. The Governor at length told him mat lie had lost tho Emperor's seal out of the cabinet where it used to bo kept, and that as the lock remained uninjured lie was aensiblo that tho seal was stolen. Of course, he could transact no business, and must soon be deprived of his government, and probauly also of his life. The mandarin inquired if hu had any enemy In the city. The other un answered "Yes," and that that enemy was an olllcer of rank whom ho had oltcnded, and who was disposed to do liLin an iujury. "Away, then," replied the mandar in; "let your valuable goodB ho se cretly removed this evening,...
No Wonder Joe Went [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 8 May 1914
No Wonder Joe Went An excited middle-aged lady bounced Into a suburban police-station and ac costed the inBpcctor on duty: "WUcre'B my Joe?" she demanded. "Beg pardon, madam-dog, I pre sume?" said tho ollicer. "Don't you dare to presume nothing ol the kind," snapped the lady. "Dog, indeed! No, sir, husband-my hUB band. He's missing, disappeared, de camped " "You don't say so?" "But I'll have you to uudorataud that 1 do say so, young man. How daro you sit there and llatly contradict a ratepayer?-leastways the lawful wlto oi one. I'll report you, sir. Do you hear that? I'll report you! Whero'B my husband?" "My dear madam " "How dare you call mo your dear madam? Do you think that I came here to be iuBulted? I tell you my husband liaB decamped, and you Bit there like a dummy? What do you think o£ that?" "Well, madam," responded tho police Inspector. "I haven't tho pleasure ot your husband's acquaintance, but I should say he is a very wise man. Constable, show this lady out'."
TOO LATE. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 8 May 1914
TOO LATE. Oil either Bide of a (leek ill a Lan dau olliee sat a man ana woman clerk. As the man put it, thoy "got on well together." Once, indeed, 4io confided to a fricud that he rather bclievod tho lady "quite liked him." But ho be came eugaged to another, and ono day, when ho unexpectedly announced that, to improve his position and set married, he was taking a lreali situ ation, tho lady clerk went homo early, "with a headache." Tho man did marry-the wrong woman. lire long he hail to sink all liis sav ings in divorce proceedings, and, sad der anil wiser, he thought o£ a echcmo tor happiness. In his old firm thero was a vacancy; he wouid apply lor it, and-tor now he know her worth would woo and marry the lady clerk. The situation he obtained. Before time on Monday morning ho was hack in the familiar othce. Per haps she would bo thero early, too! lie found a smart stranger before him, a clerk who volunteered: "I ex pect we shall be a bit glumlLko to day. Wo all attended our late la...
ORANGE BLOSSOMS. ROWELL-TUDOR. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 8 May 1914
ORANGE BLOSSOMS. ROWELL-TUDOR. On tho 18th March, at the resi dence of thw bride's parents, "Lud low", Lilydale, a very pretty little wedding was celebrated between Mr Chas. Rowell, only son of Mrs H. C. Rowell of Melbourne and Miss Gladys M Tudor, third daughter of &nbsp; Mr and M rs Tudor, in tho presence of a number of relatives and intimate friends of the contracting parties &nbsp; by Mr C. L. Crossley, Into Trafalgar An altar was arranged on the front verandah a large wedding bell descended from the ceiling and decorations were covering thorne branches tied with white ribbon and greenery. The bride was given away by her father, wore a very pretty dress of white voile, trimed with heavy guipure lace and silk shadow lace. The bridesmaid Miss A Tudor, was attired in a dainty white dress of white embrioderd voile and also wore a chain of pink coral. Mrs Tudor (mother of the bride) wore brocade, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbs...
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 15 May 1914
jBEAUTY AND THE BEAST j By Wollosloy, Pain. "Tills time to-morrow'," Bald Honry Hedgoham, the head waiter, "I shall bp my own boss." "And I wish you luck," said James, who know that ho was to be promot ed to Henry's place. "You'll want some luck, I reckon. I wouldn't like to tako over a business whero they have gals to wait. It may bo n good thing to he your oivn boss, but " "Good thing," saiil llenry, "there's no doubt about it. Being my own boss I shall have a smoke and a drink at twelve in the morning it I want It-? and 1 probably shall. The dose will be repeated at two o'clock, after a nice steak and a pint of bitter, and in the evening as required. That's what you get by being your own boss." "That's all very well," said the jun ior waiter, who had sounded the liol lowness of coffee-shop keeping in his spare time; "but what about the gals ?that are going to do the waiting for you, Henry? They'll do you down every time, and you'll liavo nothing to say to 'om-being gals." "Well,"...
Held to What He Had. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 15 May 1914
Held to What He Had. Thoro is a young physician who has never been ablo to smoke a cigar. "Just ono poisons me," says tho youth lul doctor. Recently the doctor was Invited to a large dinner party. When tho wo men had left tho table cigars wore acceptcd by all tho men except the physician. Seeing his friend refuse the cigar, the host in astonishment ex claimed: : "What! not smoking? My dear fol low, you lose half your dinner!" "Yeo, I know I do," meekly ropllcd the doctor, "but if I smoked one I should lose the whole of it!"
WHY SILAGE IS ESSENTIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 15 May 1914
WHY SILAGE IS ESSENTIAL. There are several reasons for the popularity of silage. More feed can be stored In a given space In the form ot silage than in the form of fodder or hay. There is a smaller loss of food ma terial when a crop is made Into silage than when cured as fodder or hay. Corn Bilage is a more efficient feed than corn fodder. An acre of corn can be placed in the silo at less cost than the same area can bo husked and shredded. Crops can be put in the silo dur ing weather that could not be util ised in making hay or curing fodder. More stock can be kept on a given area of land when Bilage is the basis of the ration. There is less wasto in feeding silage than In feeding fodder. Good silage properly fed is all consumed. Silage is very palatable. Silage, like other succulent feeds, has a beneficial effect upon the diges tive organs. Silage )b the beBt and cheapest form in which a succulent feed can be pro vided for winter use. Silage can be used for supplement ing pastures,...
III. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 15 May 1914
It was but little more than a year t!ie tu"o we have alluded to that Julia not the bright, animated Julia wc before have known, but the sallow, languid Mrs. iferton-slowly entered licr cousin's apartment. Heading, as usual!" was her salu tation. "What have you there, Grace? a stupid-looking book enough. 'Aids lo Reflection.' Then you are in the \ery mood for a visit from me, for I want your aid to some very serious reilectlons I have just been indulging ii' upon the world in general and your own beautiful self in particular." So saying, Mrs. Merton laid aside her rich walking-cloak, and disposed herself very comfortably for a morn ing s cliat. j "Do you know, Grace," she contin ued, "that 1 have serious thoughts of writing a novel called 'Grace: A Mys ( tery ? I think it might take." | What do you mean, Julia?" | I mean that you, innocent as you j look, have for the last year been as . great an enigma to me as-as-I am , to myself-and Mrs. Morton's coun , tenance, which for a moment ...
CHURCH SERVICES. SUNDAY NEXT CATHOLIC CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Trafalgar and Yarragon Times — 15 May 1914
CHURCH SERVICES. SUNDAY NEXT CATHOLIC CUUKCH . Ynrragon-MaBB 0. Trsfufgar-Maun 11 Trafalgar-Vcspora 7 Church of England aorvicou for SunJav next Moo IX, Trafalgar, 7. Ucv. G. W. I51an clmrd. Trafalgar 11, Yarrugon 7 Mr A £ Fiihei'V ,?") I?"d 11 ? Bth 2.30 Moo 7, Mr 1'. J. 1 ravers. ' Methodist aervices will bo hold rioxt Sunday at. follows Trafalgar 11, Rev Mitchell, 7 Mr Barrio . arafalgar S. Xtev. Mitchell Thorpdale 7 Mr M.Lcan, ; ChildorH 11 Mr Alters Narracau 8, Weir ; Moe7, Mitchell Great ItcductionB in furniture duiin" May-A Spocial Discount of 12.} nor cent (2/G in tho XI) will bo allowed on all Spot Cash Purchases of Furniture.