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CHAPTER XIX. THE MATE OF THE BOADICEA. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 10 April 1914
CHAPTKR XTX. TI-IK MATH OK THIC HOADICKA. II w.-is a l)i^ drop from the bul wark of the Kinp: of Troy, and Dick went far under when he struck. There was a buzzing in his curs, ami a Hash of pule light before his eves. Hnt. lie was a ;:onil swimmer, ari;l he. held his breath while lie made ener iretic use of hands ami feet. He name quickly to the . surface, filled his limps, and looked eagerly round. The sea was still boiiine: and heaving from the effects of the explosion, and he was down in ;i trough of the waves. The next instant lie was flung up 011 « curl of foam, nnd he saw I.uciPe Montejo's liead and trailing b rlr- withJ11 a few feet of? him. By fast uml hard strokes Didc clanv ed a way through the billows. Ho reachod tho girl and slipped one arm round her. She struggled in his grasp and tried to turn and clutch him witli her hands. This increased the danger of the situation tenfold, and Dick nearly lost hope. "Keep cool ! Don't taku hold of rae " he cried. "If you struggle we...
It Belonged to Him. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 10 April 1914
ft Belonged to Him. A A Kreat sensdiion wan creuied ut a certain station Just, previous to tiic starling of tho morning e.xpivss for Loudon. The guard was about to start thu train when a nissy niul fut old gentleman trotted up to hint and said : "Wait a minute, will you, pious*?, while I- " "Impossible, sir," »aid tho guard, putting the whistle to his lips. "Hut you must «alt !" cried thu old ^'onthriuan, c.\c!tcdly. There's n iiiaii'f. leg under the \vhe»*l." "Good gracious ! W h&lt;Te is ho V" inquired the horror strickon guard. '' 1I old on tiift-"* ''' Ho hurried alter tiu- old gentle man. while a couple oi' porters Jump ed down lo the lino amid gre.il excitement. After a short search one of the portors handed up a r*::-ii basket ront ainins u large leg of mutton. "Thank, you," said tho old gentle luan. "What do you m°.m, sir 7" roared thn guard. "Vou said " "I said a man's leu was under tho wheel, and so it was. I paid for this leg, and it it isn't mine I should lihr t&...
Steel Barrels Made to be Nested. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 10 April 1914
Steel Barrels Blade to be Nested. A noTr and ingenious typo of alocl barrel ao designed rus to permit, compact storage? when shipped empty is to bo placed on tho market abroad. The chiof feature about this barrel is that it is mado in hfilvtv* thnt oxn oxactly similar, with flanges provided so that any two halves can bo bolted together to form a complete barrol. Ill the shipping worhl bulky articles like bnrrels, when shipped empty, uro charged at bulk tonnago rates. Bar rein of thl« type, when no;;tod com pnctly, will bo entitled to weight rates, reducing the shipping charges materially. This invention bringa to lh«« fnct tlmt in t,l»o ol&lt;t «Uiy*i ' r wxr Uiut proper ballast because of tho ' .'net that nil tho uvaiiahlo spaco was occupied by empty barrels.
Kaiser's Airship Station. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 10 April 1914
Kaiser's Airship Station. I -.-. I Heligoland, the liny island in tiiu j i North Sc.i which &lt;JerMany propose-; i t&lt;> turn inf" it gtvnt station l".-rj her airships, i« one 01' the mi's! our- | ii'.is islands in the world. 1 Its lowering elibs, for iiniancc, ; are largely artificial. Some yours am> there *ns i&lt;rave feir that. t he : island, which was steadily growing su.nller, would soon be eaten away , ' entirely by the ^vn,ves ironi the j south-west. Hut £l,i»00,000 has j b«.en spoiu on raising u cHft vf j granite on this exposed side. On those parts of the coast where j the red, porous rock of th« gomiino i j clIA's has been too bndly honey combed'by the \ seas, hundred of thon | snnds &lt;>f tons of cement have been ! used to strengthen the Jo.ce. . Heligoland hns loner bet. nn iru ! I'urliiiit. n»viil o-ntrc. It. \S dn- ' » ieuded by the \nOst r»o\v&lt;*rtu\ muv.,\ | and is -aid to be prepared for u ' i lasting threo year...
Tamed by a Threat. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 10 April 1914
j Tamed by a Threat. "I - -.tin," t.'Acliiii'iort, "L will* nut livn with you A'Mth"r day." mf>, ujjj yc"> ho ijskod, imIuiIV. .'V.-s, I uiJJ." "WIhmi ?" "Sow -t his Mii'Vi*-"'. " "I U'i>ij].In' 1 -it* [ xv^ you. ?M'.ut l vill. I ,U.;\ y11 u tf! I he t;ui-'Uy "I will siml-ly [ r»>j»nrt I" Mn' ]'"Iirp t-uit ;i)V v. j h;«- uiysl.'i'ionsly .i ->?1 r-I. Th..% 'II '.V.'int \"i ''J t" (;--rr>pt inn, ;,1 .! 1 will it. Yum \\»mt nutu^',r sJio^, \ou h;iv" .vi ''xtr-i Inn^ inoijih. Turr:> :i|» nt the . ?ITi. pvps r&lt;&lt; 1!l»"*e" r.n rho -lint. v..iu« Itk.- M-- " "Wrwrh. -/tj wouldn't 'Ia.ro do thiii !" Mi" ' I ^ ill. * Thoy glared at each other tor a moment hi silence. Thoa it was plain to pee who was tho victor. The lowest human habitation is said to he thiit o? tho coal miners in Bohemia, pchic of whota rnako their (Iwollircrs ut a point over 2000 feet below the level oi tho sea.. Jn London the foggy days ta a tcot are an aa average 33,
INTERESTING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 10 April 1914
INTERESTING ITEIVIS. + Xvansaa City la convulsed with laughter over tho expcrionco of two detectives who, attired iti tho latest. feminine fashions, attempted to catch a notorious purse snatchev. The detectives, Adgar Hilson ant] Louis Morlsy, are both .small men. anrl this gave them the idea of disguising themselves as women in order to Capture the man who operated suc cessfully at' a busy tramway cross »!£. In tisfht tikir13, satin shoes, silk shoes and small velvet hat* with rakish egretw, they took up a Posltiou at O. car .stopping place, and it was not long beforo a negro slouching down tho utreot seized Uson'a silv«r mesh purse, and tied. Tho detectives produced revolvers, and called upon tho thief to halt, hut when they attempted to piir atio their light skirts proved their undoing. Tho mortified oiticers sent, several shoin lu'ler tho thief without, effect, and after stumbling over tho col.hie stones l" their unaccustomed garb for so in.j 50 yards thev abnn dobed tho pursuit...
THE GIRT, WHO IS ASHAMED OF HER MOTHER. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 17 April 1914
THE GIRT, WHO IS ASHAMED OF HER MOTHER. It is a sorry day for a gii"' whn Bhe feels herself superior to hoi mo'thcr, mid considers herself called upon to apologise ior her Und erani aiar, mispronounced words, foreign ac cent., or slips in her speech. When a ;-'irl becomes so small and contemp tible that she is ashamed to appear in public with her mother, because shi is old-fashioned and dowdy in anpear snce, her hands brawny, her face pre maturely wrinkled, and her form ben by long years of drudgery [or he' children, she is indeed to be pitied She has fallen below contempt. WV have in mind a mother who is con *t«.ntlv inftki/Jtf Hncrificcs in ordor^ tha' jJ-on k "und nlmliby* Ixmriut jinotlic. year: she remodels for the second lime and tries t.o freshen up the gown Kiiich should have been discarded last year, so that tlie young girl niav have new ones and appear to as good ad vantage as other girls of her age. She Jrudges from morning (ill night, and often far into the night, bo tha...
REST FOR THE MOTHER. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 17 April 1914
REST FOR THE MOTHER. Yon cannot servo your family han by re^Uiii; viur^K. Ar. .wn«-. ircii mof.her oan*o: 'oake aunslM-f ??. he h-une. Try t . &lt;r»ke »»v&lt;'n h-: . ;r ;onr of eo:npMe r-,^1 smtif th'>e . 1 u». n«/ ilu» aClrrnnou It wi" ofi.-ni h« iarci to tret . I>»it lutv )f it, and von wj!" Tefvr»,n'i«h it If 'Oil were ill 'he eiiilflren would havt o L'ei on without, '-an: lot Jhein do it .' ' . .»n are J.;., pine well for Ihtfi* Think over 'no things that cat *!». undone, and h»nve some nj &lt;i while you *h»«*p 'lost is much . ^ajicr and more aj»t *»al»lc than b . octor's biT, and if vnu do not hav« ;Q© you will imrely have the othex. Modesty is h givat virtm*; bnt I inn *&lt;.dd'>n aw iaIMTJ reified cm HT ctreagth of itu
ROMANTIC MARRIAGES—[?] FAILURE. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 17 April 1914
HUM ANTIC MAKR1AGKS- T..i FAILL'UK. l*bero are too many young poop rlio allow their heart* to run nwi-. ?ita i Tioir Jieav.a in a io\o aiiair. mi.i^ man and woman hardly out ? beir t«'cU> are attracted toward.-- eae .?ut.r. Tiny Unuk that tii«;v art* Uoi a iuVii itUr.r jjal'cStt.> oou-uurt . >m 'i u know iiu'ir uu'ii numiv ivf un . jii.m'HU aim sulvi^e t he onm; people i «.».i j »vv Ui our,..; LIK- lit i Ut tn. -.?'v.iauUy cotifcju.M- Uiu; inv.) arc bo.i., iijiiNiiy Hll.ii, and trt'atrij ltU> .&lt;m bv batilkod til their de.Mre to W n.:rr;i'd. Mu.iy an* incited to ron>ide lt.it pii-'i'taj tr'i'n'iiiJK'-*! ha* not mud »i-el on tin* uappiaes;- Ot marneci life . ii-n ih a vctv.U urstake. Theio ma; . ' nc line.' . 4 i'1-f'ji ti no und .sicklier &lt; 'ion u nio!U'-'i ;. help and advice wouh 1w v». »n\ a I vi a Inc. And the vvifi; win call on th.it help N apt to fr» i r«*i- M-a-c of lomJiw.ss and isola I; would t)f a sorry world if al *o.nature were dead, bu...
THE" MOTHER'S HAND. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 17 April 1914
THE" MOTIIKU'S HAND. Snrneono referring to the finishing ?uches ot the hitm:in hand in polisliilij. t-rtain optical instruments, etc., ha&lt; :id that "the mother's hand. in lh&lt; i:iiIy, is the great polisher. It keep; 'He faces and ha. ds clean : it rlnsoi . .ies over knees and toes: it i.ils him iv montlis with wholesome and nala liilo food ; it tucks in the sleep.np 'lildreu at night and keeps out tin old; it soothes weary limbs to rest; - hinds up cuts, and binned ant uised fingers; it holds the cooling iraught to fevered lips: it genth loses the eyes that look upon the urn io more. In a figuro. the mother', ami polishes tho minds and ehanicteri f her children. Her lingers point oul ho letters on tho block: in the primer lie page in history: t!:o noblo ideal) o bo attained; tho far-ofT gold to b&lt; .I'aehod ; tho roclcs to bo shunned; -lanlstrom to bo avoided." . arcely an article o[ vegetable food ?lore widely useful unci more univer nlly liked than t...
THE DANGERS OF BEING MORBIL [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 17 April 1914
I'HE I1ANGEKS OF I3KING MORI3II. Thousands of peoplo actually thin': 'u'ln.wves to death every year by « wing their minds to dwell on mo/biti ihjocts. ' The idea that one has sonu* iripient disease in one's system, thy sought of financial ruin, that one ij ttjn;.' on in life without improving . > i- s nnv nf thr.^e or a thousafi .J? ' m;i' carry a health" :rnv«». A niehi ht it^.-f Mr.,,;. i ' -::i:? v&lt;,:rv -hon &lt;i he rosi-T-5 to th« iiUis-. ;\n«l Uu patient should bo care .;ily protected by bright and cheerfu" :iOu»;hts. of which there ouirht to b« . ho» n* *ftiI -store in everyone's posses ion. :*,,:}»ht cow^nion* are eheano ban v The .. o.v rv': .. nf . a v. Y&lt; ..f . f *W*:> .eirt- . »«» do*elop HKU* .-.ASnN " hero!" cried the mean tn*fi -r«'«Hly. "why do von bother e* f&lt;w ?»en«-v in this wajrV' * I frttvpuae." replied bis wife, " it' ««oanM I cw't tMv* »*# » boH«r ««..'
Phases of the Moon. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 17 April 1914
Phases ot the Moon. April-First quarter 4th, 5 11 » ra ; full mnun IO1I1, 11.28 p m . Inst qnur tcr 17 th, 5 52 p m ; new inmm iiuih, 9.21 p m. .Mfir -First quarter 3rd, 4.29 p tn ; full mo Hi 10th, 7.30 r in ; laBt quarter p7tli. 8.12 a ru ; new mo .» 25th, 12 34 p tn. June-First quarter 2nd, 12.3 a m . full ni&lt;mn8'h, 8.18 p m ; last quarter 16th, 12.20a ui ; new mum 14th, 1.33 h m. July-First quarter 1st, 5 24 * in ; full mono 7th, 11.59 p m ; loqt quarter 15th, 5.81 pm; new nv-.in 28nl, 12.38 p m ; first quarter 30th, 9 51 a ui. August-Foil moon Glli, 10.40 n tn; last quarter 14th, 10.5U a m , new moon 21st, 10.26 p m ; first quarter 28ib, 2 52 p tn. September-Full tnnnn litli. 12 2 am; last quarter 13th, 3 18 a tn ; n«w in'»-n 20'b, 7 3:} . ii in ; fir.^t qn.iior 20th, 10.3 |. 1 -&lt;*t. ->>o; - Full rn/nm 4ih, 3 58 |> m ; lust q>i:&lt;rti>r 12iti. 7.33 p ni ; new Hull. 4.33 ;> in ; fir-t quarter 2(i 's S 4! fi »i N vcinbiT- Kml in "....
A DOSE OF L[?]UDANUM. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 17 April 1914
A DOSE OF L .UDANIIM. Sir Conan Doyle, ou being asked whj U6 gave up the practice ot medicine, replied that it was 100 hard work, a;i) related a story. The doctor's first c;i I took place on a cold January mid night : - Hie jangle of the door-hell woke me from a sound *&lt;h»ep. and. shivering and vawning, I put my head out of the wiu iow ana said : "Who's there?" 4' Doctor," said a voice, " enn you toiuo to lV-ter Smith's hou>e at once? .lis youngest girl has took a dose of .ludanurn by mistake for paregoric*' md we're afraid she'll die." " All right, I'll coiuo," I said. I dressed and tramt>cd three nnlop ;lirough tlio cold ww*- ,to .v*ni'tji's. ang the bell. No answer. At la^-t a lead stuck itself gingerly out of the rvindow in the thiru story. "Be yoti Dr. Doyle?" it 6aid. " Yes, let we in." "Oh, no need to come in, doctor,'" >aid the head. k Child's all right, veoning quiet." " iiut how much laudanum did you jive it?" " Only two drops, doctor. Not enough to hur...
DIGESTIVE BISCUITS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 17 April 1914
UK! KSTIVK BISCUITS Iiir these biscuits the principal const ituent. is wlieaten meal, and ?JIli. of this iiieal ia first mixed In a basin with » pinch of baking soda, a quarter of n tenspoouful of salt, ami a dessert-spoonful of castor sugar. Then into these in gredients crumble finely 'lo v.. of butter, or, i[ preferred, loof drip ping and -o"- ot hutter will do instead. Work nil these ingredients into ;i very stitT paste with a littles sweet milk, knead well, roll out, and cut into rounds tlie size of a teacup. Then place the rounds on a greased tin, prick them with n fork, and bake in a moderate oven for a. quarter of an hour.
HOW MUCH IS REQUIRED? [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 17 April 1914
HOW MUCH IS REQUIRED? Not ovon tho spacious bedrooms of a palaco contain enough air to last un :uanged throughout an enti.e n.ght, and provide one occupant with an at uospuere above the limit of physiological .mpurity in tho morning. ^Wither the public nor tho law yet recognise* the difference between cubic feet of space, md cubic feet of air. Neither in bed ? i)oni8 nor anywhere else is n pnu i-ablo to provide an adequate numb* j f cubic feet of space to suffice w.thotr «witilation ; who reus very few cuh» ie»M of space will suffice if venulalion reel that the cubic feet of air sup jlied are adecjuate. The value of space udiH:d, is merely to make the proV.eii. .>f ventilation easy, obviating tlio diiii uuity created by draughts. However '»ig vour bedroom; then, you must have more cubic teet of air during the nighi :hau those originally contained in t«-« t»iirftos&lt;> you must' havo * *l'Vu» uTmiu'.i, ni mi I n rly, tho otiiiunc.v inii-t ul .>av> !»*. «»pi«n ; t...
SHRESBURY BISCUITS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 17 April 1914
.SllHKWSHURY BISCUITS. In a basin heat to a crentn 4oz. of butler with Jo/, of castor sugar. Mix in a plate Jib. of Hour with a quarter of a teaspoonful of bak ing1 powder ami a pinch of salt. Having next well beaten an add to it a few drops of lemon f!a\ounii£. Alternately add to the bra 1 en cream of butter and sugar the dry ingredients in small quan tities with the heah-n until all is user! up. Knead the dough lightly, roll out thinly. and rut. and oval shape being thus obtain ed from each round. Place theso ou a greased tin, and bake in n very moderate oven for a quart'M i.f an Iiour.