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ONLY A LITTLE GIRL. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 17 July 1914
aiaiTWain ONLY A LITTLE GIRth - **Did she leave any ohildran f* " Yob, this bit ol a ohild." " And who'll take her ?" i " 1 don't know. We are all very P®® &r&lt;rand here, Bir, bat we musi find her a plaej somewhere. God help the little gill, for aho'6 b11 alone now." The sexton had called at an old tenement* house pn.-J)&fayette street to take a body to a pauper'i field—the body of one whose life had been wom ont in the treadmill of hunger ind despair. Nobody knew that the mbthei =Tr.n dead—hardly suspected that she was'1 ill — until one morning the ohild appeared at a neighbour's doorrand quietly Gaid: ''-Would you be afraid to come over to .ray house, for ma is dead and I'm keeping awful litill, "and I'm afraid to talk to her when oh« won't anBwer." The mother had - been dead four hours. Long enough before day came, the flame ,of life had burned low and died out, and that ' child, hardly suven years old, had been with the corpse through the long hours, cl...
A BROKEN NECK MENDED. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 17 July 1914
A BROKEN NECK MENDED. The Scientific American tells of one Harry Roigel, a citizen of that country, who fell 'rom an elevator on his head, dislocating hio neok on the 8th of May last. When brought to the hospital his case was considered hope less, but by experiments with extending weights attached to tb® patient's head and feat, the neok was eventually set, and kept in its place by means of a plaster of Paris jroket. The displaced bones are now set, and tha patient has fall power of tho auk. Joi3ga—" Prisoner, have you any visible means of support?" Prisoner—" lis, eor, four honour; (to his wife) Briget, git up ea that the Ooort kin sea jor," " Yea ought to t&ko mora sssreiie, lis; t9WU«" 111-(HA't plftj teaais." " Th»t i toi't m -3ig«w4?t tw p el I
THE DEAD OF GREAT CITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
THE DEAD OP GREAT CITIES, Hie dead of London require an an imal waste of twenty-three acres ol valuable ground. If -4.700 corpses are crowded into the space ot one acre; the limit in the case of the most populated graveyard, and if We accept the present rate of martal | ity, 20 per 1000 inhabitants, as the standard, New Yoric, with a popula tion of 3,500,000, would have to pro I vide room for 70,nnn corpses, and j Would require annually sevimeen and | a half acres to bury them in. Un | less the custom is chnn,;od the avail able room in the vicinity of all lar^e cities will rmdiinllv 1>p n hsnrrnrl hi> remains rf the dead.—" North Anieri ?an Review. At a recent gathering in Melbourne Mr. Wishart told of a Victorian Presbyterian lay prraehir who In;! lo take a country service. As the congregation was retiring, a gentle man in a brown tweed suit made his way to the vestry. He handed his card to the preacher, who was amazed to read the name of our pre sent Governor-Gen'-ral (lie w...
A HANDY BAG. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
A HANDY BAG. A dainty little bag to hold soiled neckbands is made from two lawn handkerchiefs. Choose two alike hav ing a pretty embroidered edge, and put them together to form the bag. Those with a rather narrow embroi dery should be selected, and they are stitched together around three sides, just below the embroidery, to j form a frill. Around the opening at i the same distance from the edge stitch a beading, through which rib bon of the desired width is run. A narrow ribbon is to be preferred. These can hang at the side cf a dressing table or bureau, and are both useful and ornamental.
MAUD MULLER IN THE CITY. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
MAUI) MULLIvR IN THE CITY. Maud Muller on a summer's flay ■Sot a hen in a brand-new way. ,Mnud, you sec. was a city girl, Trying: the rural life a whirl.) >ho covered a box with tinsel gay, Lined it snugly with new-mown hay, FiUed it nicely with eggs, and then Started to look for a likely hen. Out of the flock Relented one, And then she thought that her work whs done. It would have been, but this stub born hen Stood up and cackled "Ko-doot and then Maud Mullpr came, and in hurt sur prise Looked coldly into the creature'* eyes Then tied its legs to the box. "You bet t know how to make you set." But siill it stood, and worse and . worse Shrieked forth its wrongs to the uni verse, Kicked over the box with tinsel gay, And ■ isrnominiously Hopped away. Then a bad boy. over tlm barnyard j fence, j T'ec-hecd : "See, Maud, there'3 a dif- j fcrenco 'Twccn hens, von know, and it in that , j One sa.vs "Ka-doot 1" and one • " Ka I dal !" . . | Thcr. Maud recalled r.hat the ugly ; hrvWe j She...
FOWL PLAY. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
? FOWL PLAY. Thompson is an entbnsiastio fowl keeper, Unfortunately, be lives on tho bank of the river, and the oilier night tber» wae a gruut fiood, and all bis fowls w«r« drowned. "I thi:ik I shall gi?« up keeping fowlB," said lis, next day, to his friend Brown. "'/.'here'* all mine drowned." Brown: " I'll t&ll you what, old boj. there's one thing you can do to prtrant that happening again." Thompson: "What ii it 7 Dae't kieg ®ny, I suppose ?" Brown No, keep ducks." " Pa, what does lbs unchtr mess by say ing I must hnve inharHid mj bad t«»p»rP l,aquir#d tiuU Jobpoj * (U« Clffit**, Si? ??n, thai jgb mi j?.*} ^syis? b
AN INGENIOUS QUEEN. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
AN INGENIOUS QUEEN. Tha mode adopted by Henrietta, queen ol Charles I., of raising supplies, does bonon* to her ingenuity. She at times found it necessaryJo have recourso to the painful expedient of soliciting personal loans foi the service of her royal husband, not only from the female nobility of England, but from private families whom she had reason to believe wore well affected to tlie cause oi "loyalty. To such as supplied her with those aids she was acoustomed to testify hei gratitude by the gift of a ring, or some other, trinket from her own cabinet: but when tho increasing exigencies of the king's affairs compelled her to sell or pawn in Holland the whole of her plate and most of her jewels for his use, she adopted an ingenious device by which she was enabled at a small expense to continue her gifts to her friends, and in a form that rendered these mori precious to the recipient parties, becauss they had immediate reference to herself, Whilst in Holland she had a great many ...
HAY MARKET, [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
HAY MABKET, Messrs J. Barwise and |Oo. report,:—Uoy manger, £b 10b to £6 ; do,, sheaves, £3 6b to £4; chaffing shusves, £2 10s to £2 15a Straw : Victorian, £2 to JZi 2b 6d ; Tae manian, £3 5s to £3 7a 6d
"SMILER" HALES. AN AUSTRALIAN JOURNALIST [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
' ' u " SMILER " HALES. AN AUSTRALIAN JOURNALIST Mr. Hales, oi the "Daily " News,'' is described as being a "born Aus tralian, bred Australian, Australia* to the core, with speech lull of tbf racy vernacular of the bush and the poldfieWs, which so tickles the poor, played-out. anaemic, town-bred Bri tisher, Here is one of his experien ces With the Press censor in South Africa "One afternoon," he says, "I got a bit of news, and I went to get my cable censorcd. The cen sor was one of those haw-haw offi cers, who look down upon men like me as unnecessary upon this earth— at least, they leave that impression, which is just as bad, I b*il when I think of it, even no-.?. 'I'm the "Daily News" correspondent, sir,' T said. 'Would you be kind enough to initial this message,' 'What do you mean by coining in here until j send for you ? Step outside and wait—haw, haw.' 'I beg your par don, sir, I didn't know you were en gaged,1 I waited half an hour. Nu invitation to come In. I could sec him sm...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
IflCPHfllL BIJQS. (Hid GO. | STOCK JAGENTS &S'PURE STOCK. SALESMEN, ' 36.8 BOUftKE ST., MELBOURNE Telephone—1923 HOLD SAUUS AS FOLLOWS*— Fat Cattle Newmarket, Wedneia Pigs Corporation Yards, Wedne aad hurs&lt;\ Dairyjand Store Cattle .. Corporation Yards, Fridays ,. • VlearinglSalt3 Conducted in all parts oj the State, a- •; iry and Store Cattle, tor Sale Privately, aLsoJjStud figs and Cattle. Properties for Sale and To .Let, • ' Correspondence Invited. . Monthly Country Markets at BACCHUS MAKSU—FOURTH MONDAY MELTON ' ... FIRST SATURDAY BOMSiiY THIRD MONDAY Craigieburn and Lilydale. fVl £ LTQ N UNDER MEW MANAGEMENT. MR. F.W. CLARK anaounceBjto the public of Melton and the surrounding liBtricte, that, having taken the Goldea b'leece Hotel, he is prepared to cater for their wants in a first-clasB manner, and hopeB, by civility and attention, to merit a shara of their patronage. Best of Wines, SpiritB, #to , kept. CABS meet all Train. Good Stable# and, , ; : , .Loose Bo...
SUPERSTITIONS CONCERNING THE ASH. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
^ I SUPEBSTITIONS CONCERNING THS 1 ASH. Among the ancients the ash was esteem® K sacred tree. In the Scandinavian in; thology it is stated that the court of th gods is held beneath a miraculous asb whose branches cover the surface of th world, and whose summit touches th heavens, while its roots desoend to th region of Pluto. The Edda of Wodin holds the ash in B high a veneration that man is described a being formed from it. Hesiod, who is sup posed to have lived in Homer's time, da j duces his brazen race of men from tho ash : The inner bark of the ash often was th substance tha ancient writora wrote on be fore the invention of paper, It was boHovoi tbat serpents bad such an Antipathy to th ash that thoy would not approach e?ei within its morning or evoniug shadow} am Pliny tails ub (he nays on experience) tha liafireanda serpent were surrounded b; Ash boughs, the serpent would sooner ru« into the firo than the boughs. Dioscoridcj the celebrated physician to Antony an&lt; C...
The Gazette. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. WITH SUPPLEMENT. The Gisborne Gazette is an Advertising Medium of the Gisborne, Melton, Bulla. Romsey, & Bacchus Marsh Shire Councils FRIDAY, JULY 24, 1914. THE GOVERNOR OF TASMANIA [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
POBLI8HJSI) BVKltr FlUDAi. WITH SUPPLEMENT. fS3F* The Qisbornt Gazelle &lt;• an Advertising Medium of the Oitborne, Mellon, Bullv. Romcy, it Bacchu* Mar ah Shirt Councilt .nwrnrmm mm imi wm.v» f.«uu .i-iw FRIDAY, JULY 24, 1914. THE GOVERNOR OF TASMANIA By this time, Sir William Ellison Macartney, the Governor of Tas mania, must have realised that the power of a Governor in a. self-govern ing British community has its limita tions, and that there is a great j difference between a modern Gover- j nor and an ancient satrap. Short | o£ an -actual recall, there could ■ scarcely be a more severe reprimand j than is contained in the judicially-: ■worded despatch from the Co-lonial; Secretary, and the Governor has; been compelled to eat the leek by submitting the despatch to the Tas manian Parliament. The circum stances are briefly thus: The Liberal Ministry had been defeated, and the Governor was asked to grant a dis-1 solution. This he could not, of j course, do, as the possibilit...
THE SOCIETY JOURNAL POEM. By A DISILLUSIONIZED ADMIRER. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
THE SOCIETY JOURNAL POEM. By a Disillusionized Admibkk. Oh, so eweet wero the dainty verses That rippled of dawn and bloom, 01 the. thrush, that its song rehearses .Mid the roues' odorous Bloom ; Of the daint.r white feet, and dimpled, That splashed in the rushv stream; A.nd the litiW' face sweetly wimpled— The angel face of a dream. And I said, ai: I read and pondered, " A woman's spirit is here, Bo sweet and r.o pure !" ao I wonderafl • Which Muss of this nether spher# Had put her life in the poem— The talo ol .aer love had told— At least, all its dawu-tinted proem, Too tender for heart to hold. And I strove to seek out the singer, "And found no Sappho with lyre Vibrating to rosy-tipped finger— For there sat by a tavern fire One who quaffed from a pewter veitel, And smoked from a sooty bowl, And berhymed on a Rrimy tressel, While his boots were away to sole 1
Victoria s New Sporting Paper. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
Victoria s i\ew bportiiig- Paner. " J lie Winner" is to be the title of the neu id-page weekly sporting paper, widen is 10 be issued on July irom tiic oilice of "The Herald"' and " i'iij' t*M.klv Tunes" .Ltd., JMel bourse. t uo paper is to supply I what has been a long-felt want, namely, an up-to-date eporling pub lication, in every way first-class. The turf, boxing, coursing, wrest ling, football and cricket (in sea S son;, boating* rowing, motox'ing, cycling, golf, bowls, gun and rille, polo, quoits, croquet, lisbing, bil liards, general athletics, and the stage are some of the subjects with which the new venture will appeal to the public. In addition to large numbers of illustrations, correspon dents have been secured for the re cording of the chief items of sporting interest in .Europe, Asia, Africa, auti America, "Tbs Wiojjer" wU fca tor ss» ?$$$ . ,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
Tlio sunlit isles ol tho stamper sea Gleamed gay in the waters blue, But tho heart of the mail was 111 at cano, And his face was of pallid hue. But his soul revived when a boat arrived With a cargo of life renewcr, He laughed like a boy—he was full of joy Whea he'd taken Woods' Peppermint Cure. SHIRE OF GISBORNE p ENDERS,, addressed to the: President, and endorsed Contract • No, /14, will be received at the Shire'Office, up till 18 noon, on Saturday, July 25th, 1914, for works as under Contract 13/14,—Carting 370 c, yds, cf metal from Macedon E,S, Contract 14/14—Clearing road to Willey's (Macedon riding). Specifications and information obtain* able at tho Shire Office, Gisborne, Lowest or any tender not necessarily acceptedv Deposit 5 per cent, By. order, Wat. J. HEALEY, Shire Seoretary, Shire Office, 14/7/14. Srtlrit OF 'V«t. • A IMPLICATIONS will be received up to 10 a.m. on FeidatlV 31st Jtrtr, 1914, for position of Banger. Salary, £1 per annum, and 10s per day when re quired. Du...
BRAYBROOK SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
BRAYBROOK SHIRE COUNCIL, Crfi. Minns and Cranwell were tho only absenteos from the Braybrook Council meeting on Monday, 13th inst. The treasurer's statement showed that £i2000 15s 4d hud been re ceived in rates during the mouth, The financial position ol the vari ous ridings now stands at North debit, £.255 Ss 7d; South, credit, £29(3 16b 8d; Railway, credit, £211 lis 5d; River, debit, £600 Is lOd. At date the shiro ns a whole is £!300 in credit. The engineer reported that he had not called tenders for Boundary-rd., as that was a joint work with Wer ribee. The Ballarat road construc tion would be completed in about three weeks. The engineer also reported that he had terminated O'Connor's contrast for spalls at 3s 5d per jard, and had secured supplies from Gibbons at 2s 6d. He had also obtained 500 cubic yards for MTntyre's road at schedule rates. J3y these deals tho shire would benefit to tho extent of Tld. a yard. The engineer men tioned that on his last two deala he had saved the ...
FEDERAL ELECTIONS MR KENDELL'S SPEECHES. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
FEDERAL ELECTIONS I I ME EENDELL'S SPEECHES. Mr Wm. Kendell, M.H.E., the sejeoted Liberal candidate, opened the oampaign for Uorio on this side of the elootorate, during tht> week. On Tuesday ; evening, he addressed a well attended meeting in the Workingmen's Hall, Upper Macedon. Cr Bawden occupied the chair, and the candidate met with a very favourable reception. On Wednesday afternoon, there was. a fair attendance in the Mechanics' Hall, .New G-isborne, Mr T. ItosBiWatt occupied the chair, Mr Kendell gave a brief sketch of the career and policy of the Liberal Party, dealing with the; fol lowing points i—The causes,, that led up to the double dissolution, in -which, he said, the Liberals shortened thoir term by two years rather than remain to hare all useful measures blocked by the Senate ; eleotoral reform, which was badly needed, also tho abolition of preference, which would giro every man an equal chance, He favoured tho restoration of the postal vote, and tho consequent on« ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
THE RELIABLE PHARMACY. F. DAMYON," CHEMIST - OPTICIAN. I^Eecobded by Dental Board of Victoria, WOODEN D, AN _ and sr.'KILDA. — - OUALITYIII8 OF FIRST IMPORTANOE. - w E make a Special Featdrb of DiSPBNSiNG,vand spare no trouble nor expense in this most important branch of Pharmaoy. 4 j gSSend your Prescriptions, they will be forwarded promptly. ■BwSf , ; l^EYB-SIGHT tested FREE, and glasses accurately fitted, lffrequired. TEETH extracted Painlessly. Patent Medicines, fresh, at Reduced Price's..Horse and Catfclo Medicines. Orders by Return Mail,. .Rail, or Coach. Commonwealth of HustraUa HEAD OFFICE ©Vp.MSy M» Bank U op«n for all clwu. of GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS b» EQUITABLE BUILDING, OOLLSN8 STREET, MELSOUKKE; Alio at Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide, PiftSi, Robart,Brf«b»n», Rocifcampfcoa, Townerille, est! hsat&txz. Oabl* remlttanow mads to, and draft) &lt;Ir»wn on for«lfn"plKeMrdir«e4. Toraijn b!Il» atjatfated ais£ collected. Letteri of crtdit ittued to any part of tha w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
Off? A ISMIJfe a CURE Tlie Grandest Remedy for COUGHS arf COLD! A doss €?r few© is generally euffieieat KEEP A BOTTLE IN THE HOUSE SOLD by all CHEMISTS and STORES NOTICE. MB H. M. L00NE1 (G.H.V.C.) VETERINARY SURGEON Will visit Gisbonio regularly on SALE DAYS. All Mads of domestics tod animal/ attended to. All tsle§rams will reeeljj[ ^zoieapt attention Mr Loonay taaf v* eeutnaUccl fct Messrs Brady Broa,' storo gal Days. Oaatrfiting a Specialty. All Mads c5 dejacsSs ftnimalc attended to, | AND m WILL YOU BE H g IF-YOtf'USB-THB-SAME-OIL. $ IS UNSURPASSED. [qhe_prics 1 estgrft ha fs vestefg I &»" ©? reader. \.p%ga/'t &lt;& BENDER, \&lt;^9d!.m§, ofloer in bulk & save money not onix fff cost but in freight. I &lt;a -iefi-mica | 7tm4&^f*ehee?i iFDHmEgESTej-remilHG^IB j K t'-fzfz?* Dou HI# Always Add a Xiittle To SPIRITS BEEH MINERALS WINE WATEB O.T. is derived from Fruits and Herbs, which are the finest Natural Foods, hence it is a h...
MELBOURNE PIG & DAIRY CATTLE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gisborne Gazette — 24 July 1914
MELBOURNE PIG & DAIRY CATTLE MARKET, Beat good-i onditioned stores, 21s to 62 ; slips, 11a to 14a; suckers, 5b to 104 porketB, heavy weights, 38a to 40s; prima serviceable' weights, 33a to 32a ; light, 27e to 30a; bsoonera, prime, 5Qs to 68e; extra 60a to 64a; light, 38a upwards Back fatters, extra prime heavy tats, £3 10a to £4 18a i bulk prime ami weighty, £3 to £4 ; roughs, from 30a I .Dairy (Jattle—Milkers, beat, 69 15b to £14; good do., £7 15b to £9 ; others, £5. Jpriugers : Best, £7 10s to £8 10; couple, £9 15a ; good do., L6 10a to L7 5a ; others, ! Li; springing heifers, Li to L5 5s; few choice forward heifers, L7 10s; others, L3 5s. o LiJ 15a. Fat go**, 1&lt;6 to LI 6a ; good do., goud uo., hi 15b to L5 10a; others, aQs up,