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THE MAN IN THE 'BUS. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 April 1914
THE MAN IN THE 'BUS. A contributor to tho .'Pall Mall GOazetto" gives the following amusing account of her experienoces in in omn bus: I I.hate aieddings. They mean lipr sents.. Tb" IT;nas frightfully lot, and I didi't waitut to go into tonin at atll; but I hade driven. it to the last,miuteo. I: .liust: get the :inovitable. pair of liveor caridleo-. sticks without dlay,; so I pot on a:iiro neitiig :frock that l?i in the air: as flnicli: is possible . md put fifteen pounds ii -1iy pulsoe. Not hat I : iieant to speid it' all on Cl:ir-nothing liko.it fie liounds fido shlilings Iwas enough to iher; she ,iwas oinly goiing to. luarry .a ,rtist. Tut I? .meant to get a f w tlings for niyself too while I" was about it .'lihe 'btus nwas along ti?io coming; I. .stood sw.oeltermig on tho 'kerbstone; "watc?hing thoe illy ?Lticjs f a.a fly that haid got sttidk on the viscous surface of a nemuly-pauiited pillar-box and could not got off; Presently a nman camne alp) andl waited too; Ihio was one of...
He Tipped the Duke a Shilling. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 April 1914
He Tipped tfe; Duke a Shilling. One early morning, last .winter, a visi tor found himself first upon the ice lear Eaton- Hall. The" olily 'other person in sight was' an old man .busily. engaged in sweeping: the surface with a strbby broom. The skater, moved to generosity by the. clear. spin::before him, threw the old sweeper a-shilling, adding - " thank you" as Ie : passed. The .shilling was gleefully -pocketed, - and .the broon re doubled its efforts. Imagine the. chagrin of tlhb skater when he learned- that the old man -was none other, than the :Duke; of. West minster, Who wash Merelyindulging in one of those eccentric forms -of -exercice ieI which he delights,. .....
Writ Sarcastic. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 April 1914
Writ Sarcastic It : aS a't?atin A womin in. s es riun jing; afterit` tiit frtiit? c liaste;" brand" hling lietn: u nbr ella I, ?nidt sh rieking `':Stop, stop 'c".at the .top of her .voice. 'o. her. said the Iconductior, slowly, as .with one suipethiuman, effoi: she swung herself ou to tli -pltfotrmi: "DOyrou waut4t:o-'ride.?".' ". : ',Oh :.no,'itshe gdsi pd: .and 'the pas sengers-looked up frolit their papers to listed'.'. Oh,. ino, I iWunt to 'w;lk, of coure.?c I n"iiti' to "followa this 'car to tlfei:ed of the :route I. waiint to make a: specltaace of nmyself. for the-amuse menti: of the pssenger-a who do ride;" and as .the coiiductor puncihed her ticket there a.s '- thoughtful look on h.iy face.:
The Cat Refused. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 April 1914
The! Ciat Refused. .- minitot n: ithe Sonuth of S utud lad- a. ?good 'old parisiioner -.Who. to show her 'tffectiio foi .het hce i.ieenister." sent him every niorning by, heir daiilgh ter a couple of whit she, wished him to unddrstand were new-laid eggs for breakfast. The eggs o?i being-.delii ered were generally. warin, .as if just taken fron the: hen's nest. One morn Ing, however --the minirster's, maid oil tarking the etgge from; the: girl' olscri e : " The eggs: iare nie i:ai.rm thfe. dad:; Jeaunie -are they freshi :? Oun-a," said the r?rl, ' theyh'c quite fresh, bit ma nmiither ctidina, git the cal ta.e sit on them the dir !"'
Ancient Boots and Shoes. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 April 1914
Ancient Boots and Shoes. Shnemaki ng 'ose one f the .first triades followed by uman. In primisive .ti"m-, before people !had [the least idea of clothing ttlneiselre., :they found it :-id 'vsaible, or necessary. to put somtethii g 1ou their feet, and the elevres-t anon" -them madle ugly eoverin gs--which m1mst tbe called shlces fao want of a more LIp p?Poprminte name--?f Tushes. -sk?is, :an xuTrk of trees. The Bible seeni to-be tihe f?ist book to menltio shoes. A.Ac cordilig to MNses, the Hebrews covered nhe'r feet 1X50 years before tthie. Ghis tihn cra. \eu 't:hey were slaves.; ill Sgyt 'the Jews welte not allowed . dhoIt of work. but had to do acun work as the Egyptians, plensed. Tihey: were accordingly for-ced tol nldertake the dfssing of [akis fllanl the cunrryiun of teather ; they r)l tLok to inakiing shOes, indi beinime very sklaful at -the v woik.. Shhomnkaitrs were act firstcalled?sanidall ,m-nkio, :and there :is little doubt that sandals and rough buskins, -or socks (coverin...
Mildew on Kid Gloves. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 April 1914
Mildew on Kid Gloves. .T'he mildew u'may le remoid iiy tihe a?opnimtio n dof ofttlihr belhinnoe: or lii l~ide of catbon on a pi??ce of ponuge; aual ,afternai'ds ihbun up 1i the: open a:ir. Bdth prepa?ta'tiotns beig 'higjhly: iniudim nimble, no light uinnt be ueaor. .Lihlew Iis p cddcod by ?n excess, of nmlioti~re Iand nalbsence of free dircub tion of "ir hm.d isunkThne.- Smaill Iieces p:Tf calm plhir, or I~udtiug iwith fine flowers, of mulr-: are '~ooed lis.. it )reventive
Conspirators. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 April 1914
" IL's not, :l rk eeiiou.ghl ''c,"' shne -whiis pered,, ??as sii.pe?jred eigerly up, :n.1 down ' .he s reet. : .flliers e'Srlo onle n '-siglit, he re plied, ?it fter i cuaieful surivey. '" But somic oo-:ily e :a?? eoll 1ro1tlu that corner a" .in-lilminnute :id rec-og niue..:u. :al-' a ;iltheni 1; slhould .Wuat tec " Well thoii/- l ao lii.I:I . .w :t h W1 hat drcdiidful' deed did tlihe i.e , conteinplate: coln ittiingll , . : : .ile -was -oilly :a)bouit to 'givoe -lier thll first.! 1so :iii' ridiiUg :albiiLn clel. . :i i
A Rude Artist. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 April 1914
A' Rude; Artiet, A vener'ible and(;diginfiedCd: lC' sn . recently: havint: his portrai i.liaiiited idy an eminen t artist. Aftefr'itt ing: stcnd lil1 for about an hfour in silence, he.thouight he wioulid like to :breik the nioii'titi, with a. remlink. A-ordilgvlylhe satid to t'he artist.: l1ow ;ir o'i gllftting :on ' To, ithe astonishlmoent of his sitter, Ilhe knight: of the palette, ',absorbed in his work; thus i'cplil':: Move your head a. little thi at. way antl shut your mouth i!' Notbe.ing. tdccuistoecd to i.be spoken to in this flshion tlhe cleric inid " Miay I ask Why you aiddr.es Inc in this muan npr :'. Artist: ftill; alsorbed in his -work)': " I want to just take off "i [(tie of your cheek;'
She Had Come. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 April 1914
She Had Come. An eccentric and rin old lady in a North-county, rural district, it is said, absented herself from church for several SundayS.Las ashe cousidered her clothes too" shabl. for • Sabbath wear. At length, -having in measure replenished herotwardrobe; she created quite a sncu sattion: s .he tripped mincingly upl the .aile: -. She :w re t,. grass-green gown uinider. " iid red -innd4lue tirtau shli:wl,;and a red bonnet "pon which wayed ; ii.ell5i::w leather.:. Thbre. was an audible buzz of .,merriment. "'it thii. strange appearance, and the minister paused until it would subside;, but it teaclied, eplosion poiiit as the old lady, having gaiifed her seat, turned towards the mini.tei, aid said,:' Y mayX n con -o tinn'? no, sir :;, lri coom.
Spray. A Tie. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 April 1914
Spray. A Tie. " I need a new hat," remarked the man who had come in last at the club, "and I-don't know whether to get a stovepipe- or a Fedora." " Suppose we put it to vote,". suggested the man who had his fect on the table. " Will you agrde.to lie bound-by our verdict ?" " Yes." The vot'ci~as taken. Six were in falvoiur of the stovepipe, and six. de clared for the Fedora. "I bow to your decision, gentlemen,'" said the man who liad come in last ." although it looks like A p.--i " ijob' I will buy a tie.'*
A PLAIN ROAD TO FORTUNE. How Some Secured Success. "Become a Patentee." [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 April 1914
A PLAIN ROAD' TO FORTUNE. Iliw Some Secured Success. ''Become a Pai.entc.c.'' 1. Cultivate and perfect your idoat as to improvements and inventions. Excerimnent. The world is eager for scirtething new, whiot howver sinm more convenient, or pIromolne ijpwsure .,r" safety, or do away with faults, or reduce wAsto. T.ho pIrson who gets public adoption of e:uch an invention is on the road to wealth. He will cease to be a servant; h11 becomes a proprietor. People who haltdlh thinu',q in every day use are the naturai inventors of better things, anrd the natural capi talists of to-morrow. 2. Study the subject uo patenting. head the splendid advion tbhat Edison gives. Learn the procedure as to pa tenting in the chief countries. "- ' hen secure your own legal monopoly p i' l your rights by becoming a Ipatsntee. 3. Tf-that workman or: foreman; or your ingenious friend has produced -ia clever invention, pott him on :the track about patents b-v telling: hiinm where: lie can obtain the "litventor...
PATENTS AND INVENTIONS. OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 April 1914
.-PATENT':S AND; IFVSZ'TIONS O. WICI0,?I?iL PIIJOXE'D INGb: Attorneys, of the' Ria to, :4? ..OAllius' Street, Melbotrine; report thalit .'spcif calioins of thoe following incv'ntions Ihave blieen oficially i3ecepted and opened for1 iipectiodi bIv thg Commniissioner for Patents.: 'Abridgmeints of the spcci lications imay !ne inspected, without fee, at theiri' office. Lift Wel )oors--to hold thlieo open, and whno- the lift goes to close them. autboinatioally.-W.W H. AlsopSh301. St.eering Disc l.loughs:--cio deal with sloliing ground, :i id enable :m.. true' furrow tc`'be mad'e. J ., Gullidger--8325. : '-xplosion Engine Silencer-Ceoni.aiins series. of concentric chanmb-rs-spirlal rested. c -The Maxim Sileicer CdO-8000: iAuitoi ic Siutile fr r., Tilings- ipaidd I":whlrcl-ck-i- si In'riel--sc0iop--?ri - inug st;rein of imtlingss-samplo recei ver. IT..B. Tazewell-h87l82 Non-Reftillible o13ttlo.-- Has a ihon return disk valve, pivoted to a cork, seailing ring, etc. . J. F. and C. 1'. O'Bri...
Household Hints. Rings. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 April 1914
Household Hints. Rings. It is never wise to wet. rings that have stones in thein.- Of course, all rings need to .be cleaned fromn time to time,. and diamonds, rubies, em-ralds, and sap phires will -staid washing .withi soap. Thrquoise and seed pearls rwill: change colour if::subjected to any such, treat ment.: The majority of pearl rings have niot the full round, perfect pearl, which alone ,will stiiid- perfect wetting. Al Amost all -pearls have at least a tiuy pin prick somewhere' oit their surface;. and' this, like a spot of decay in a tooth, iwill. admit substances which will damage' themi..'It iS tierefore usual- to ttake off -oniie's rings when washing the liands. This.is his o' mhiy 'valuable .jewels are-? lost. -An old-fashioned but excellent pre venttve of forgetfulness, on such occa-, sions ~is to put the ring between your li=i. Then you will reniember to slip it on Four 'finger aft.r dryingyour aihuds.
MODERN MEDICINE. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 April 1914
y MODERJ MEDJGICIE.-: f:: any man in sickness' squinr I, tIh d' .optor.iooinces ';'ndi talkS: of': germis and Squotes ,somei;Latin :erebsi iand sa'ys that tfli'ei??'?ill foursi'?an oatsome grass .id.?herbs.- '' doctors havie . such lrikishl Vures -tli'at mai by preference tliey'io sped !-tie sick ian. cofld r-i ,ri amni' :bed, and g roa an d. kick with zest the doctor canie and gave l him :dop·o, and said: "You'll soon bie icll, T liope,?nit wihat yoit need is rest!" 'Al,: yes, -iiy frionds, in by-gone tnime, the sawbones, with his skill sublime, wou'ld order resl and peace; but now he teeters lto your couch and says you are a Iazy slouch, and orders elbow grease. "Get out of that," he stern ly cries, to him who's sick, "take ex ercise! Go out and climb ; t; Live in a tent, sleep on the gris.! ' out the sulplihr andii blue mlnss!, (i:: bus a- caii lie!'" . like tli ohl-tii, Sway the lest; 'when I am siok 1 ing for rest; I like to lie in bed, while women fan my fevered brow adll :i m...
Tooth Powder. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 April 1914
. Tooth Powder. Ta'ke equal pnarts of powdered char coal and ~irehor-daya . 'oz. of eadcih. The ilgr edliet?t ae procu?t?ble na?'icny &hemistis. 'D]hfk is -nu excellevt powder.. .:imid one free -rom 'the snjurions teffectts to ,tihe teeth tlrait moot of the todtih )dVwiders alnd paste's have.
THE CANN SHOW [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 April 1914
THE CANN: SHOW Tqhe Cann Riper Slhow, hed on March. 24; proved a great' success. Althougli. the weather previous to the show had: been very dry entries- came in very freely and a record entry was received for the shed events. Heavy rain for a couple of days preceding the show did not help to improve matters, but as it remained fine during most of the early part of the day the public turned out very well. A great many peo6ipl arrived from Orbost., Genoa, and other surroundiing districts, and Cann River accommodation was taxed to its utmost. As the rain had made the ground very slippery the ring events (post entry) did not fill as well as in other years, but despite the state of the ground the jumping wnas very good. The high jump proved quite a triumph for our local horses. ' As the bar was raised each time the crowd would say "He is sure to slip this time." IMr J. McKinnon's well-known hunter, Sampson, did one or two very clever leaps more to be expected from a cat than a horse. Eve...
SHEEPSKINS April 1. [Newspaper Article] — Snowy River Mail — 10 April 1914
SHEEPSKINS April 1. Dalgety and Company, Ltd, report: Each. Each. Green skins Town. Country. Early ashorn ... 4/6 to 7/ 3/6 to 5/6 Late do. ... 2/9 to 3/9 2/3 to 3/3 Spring lambs 2/9 to 5/ 2/6 to 4/6 Lamb pelts ... 2/3 to 3/6 1/6 to 2/6 Dry skins, at per lb. Super. Average. Merino Pelts, well grown 7+d to 7.1 6jd to 7d Do., short 5 d tol7d 5+d to 6½d Crossbred Pelts, well grown 7+d to 8-d 7- d to 7id Do., shorn 5jd to 6td 5+d to 6d Spring lambs 8d to 8 d 74d to gd Lamb pelts 7d to 7-1 6.d to 7d