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THE FORTUNE OF THE FREE SELECTOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 19 December 1919
THE FORTUNE ^ > Wr: ; . ? i i !; ELECTOR.!: .Author of.^^Che Luclc, oj^. . " ? fv":' -'- - - ? W ????:. ?.' -- V : i" " In the Great Deep," \ i etc., etc., etc. *- ; ! ?' '" .- y°°! S.. and Jasper .^ .-" / .- .. ' . i - '"'/ heaol" iV-of the '* young. man -held his £ 'daughter in his arms. : Quite by chance "';- hd .hadcome1upon the pair as he /was Tiding along tbebank of the creek, .. almost within sight of the homestead. " Oh father, father I" exclaimed Mary; - Milthorpe, ralgaerng herself, from - :3aer '* sweetheart's embrace.. . " Not another word 1" . pranced the ... irate" squatter. "&lt;3ff with you'to' the , . house, you shamelesBgirL. I am an old man, but I am going-.'tto thrash that beggar 'till he can't move!". And as he spoke he.fcode at his daughter's lover, . -with whip uplifted and much profanity. . .-In the meantime, "however, tlae' other had mounted his horse, and now, sue-; , ,p; \ - ip'faspex.' Milthorpe was a proud man, j . alscra etern-and a passionat...
TEN COMMANDMENTS. ABOUT HEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 19 December 1919
tEfcf CjSMSffAifDMEifTS. ABOUT. HEALTH. . In."-a Tecftnt from Gatesville, Texas, -wasthe report of .a " day; for J ithfe^yrau^^ girls, : -a paw'of- tlie^i^rai^e-for' wMeli con sisted CtiinimiCndy ments ,of Health. All of the athletic clubs iar girfs;'iv:eire 'to 'be asked to : sulisciibe to thei%: . '1. Thou" shalt is&ep thy backbone straight. &lt;2,. Thou shalt -drink a half-gallon of water each day. . 3. "Kiou shalt walk three miles a day of play a game of £5. minutes. ' & Thou shalt tise ajl thy lungs all i&s? timfe. . ' 5. Thou shalt take , "sufficient nourish ment. -, -. - ?6. Thou shalt masticate thy food prb ^eily. ..'^v 7. Thou 6halt brush thy teeth twice, each Bay. . . 8. Thou shalt ; sleep eight hours o£ cach tTrenty-fouTi ' . ; J9: Thou shalt think pleasant thoughts arid banish unpleasant ones. 10. Thon shalt thank thy~Creator nor the" .blessings ;which Ae keeping "of those laws bring, and tell thy neigh bors. ""
HE CAME PREPARED. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 19 December 1919
HE CAME- PREPARED.! The following -Is, one of many good stories told by-, Mr. Clyde Pitch, the -ffl-mnns Americas . author. He was once sitting' in the. smoke-room of a club, when he.noticed a. rather eccen trie-Zopking ^old man, .whose trousers werfiL pulled ? up ' one leg, ' which was crossed over the other, exposing to eyerybody.'g gaze a brilliant red,' "white and bine striped stocking. Noticing" a oertaiir youthful member looking at the gaudy, stocking with a,' smile, the old man .^said, "iiice pattern thatj isn't it>? I'll bet you there vis not . another like it ih this room.'4" "I'll bet you fcigars and drinks round! ^hiti^iere HSj'' replied the young manr ..promptly. ..'Done! " extlaimed the, .'m^n; j&lt;*where is it J.'.' VOnyour dtfejer ^replied the young , man with-jail air' of triumph. There was ageneral round;' pf iau^terjm ~the| room, but the " old ' x. '. rejikbn on_fijiding one'Sit in a. "company, so I came.prepared.'' He ?then - pulled- up the. other leg ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 19 December 1919
Ucaised Land Broker tadnneer V. Valuator. Qualified to prepare and certify Mortgages, Leases, Transfers, and all Documents for the purposes of ''TheReal Property Art." HOUSES, FARMS, RIVER MURRAY ORCHARDS AND BUSINESSES FOR SALE. Rents Collected, Surveys Arranged, and Wills Prepared. J FV H. FRITH, - . Opposite Railway Station, MAIN STREET, PETERBOROUGH. The Car for Hard Service I She .durability, simplicity, thrift, beauty and convenience of tin Overland car places it in a clan by itself. Every Overland it completely equipped, including electric HghHng and and high tension magneto. Don't purchase your car T»«i you leant all about the Overland. Write us to-day. WE ARE REPAIR SPECIALISTS ! Ko matter what is wrong with your car vre guarantee to remedy it promptly and thoroughly at the lowest prices. Our workshop is the best equipped in and only experts are employed. - Address all your eoqabies to «&«6 Flmders St. Special Notice. Y\JE have now completed the open ing OF our Xmas...
Terowie School. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 19 December 1919
Terowie School. A school social and dance was beld on Thursday, December 11th. The School Fife and Drum Band marched from the school up the main street, and played quite a number of selections in fine style, terminating with the National Anthem. Shortly after 8 o'clock the concert portion be gan by an overture, well rendered by Garfield Gage, who showed marked improvement. Seven boys and girls (O. Steg^all, L. Wiliiams, R. Wood, E. Witt, N. Carter, H. Reed and R. Bennett.) gave a fife septette in good style, and it proved one of the musical treats of the evening; the par is harmonised. arid blended splen didly. The curtain was now raised for the first time and re vealed over a hundred boys and girlB (the latter dressed daintily in whitey, 'who gave the song " Peace and Glory" with drum .effects, wheri the rattle and boom ing of the guns" were quite si novel feature. The singing class sang,, in parts, the song " Soldier's Farewell," fWhtcji had received such praise froin the departme...
Peterborough High School. ANNUAL SPEECH NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 19 December 1919
NIGHT. -?: ^the f:^&iqB^.^tulierzioi&: ..bfcfriei^ an-' :.:"Buai speech* night.;and distribu tion of p|u»«'took jdace. Mr. ? H:. P." ^iakes presided" and on v&e . pratfoiin werethe Revs. A. ^/ Melbourne, , and D© La Rue, and Dr. Clarke, sail of whom ad dreas^the children. llr.Kuchel, ; the head of the High Sbhool, pre sented his report, which showed that the ^attendance had tieen well maintained, and good pro gress made. The following were the prize winners:-DuX of Com mercial Class, Edith Lett; Busi ness Correspondence, Alex Sch off; Shorthand, Joyce Shakes; Junior English, Geoffrey Haigh; Prim ary Class,Mathematics, Hedley Dodd; Dux of Primary, Greta Crowhurst;; Physics, .Keith Mc Naughton. - The prizes were handed to the competitors by the Mayoress, who gave words of encouragement to each recipient. Mr. E. M. Bennett's orchestra, several vocal items, and recita tions added to the pleasure of the evening. Colin Cox read the report on the sports, and Miss Qu...
FEDERALS V. BUFFALOES. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 19 December 1919
FEDERALS v. BUFFALOES. Goffen won the toss and sent the Federals in, Leicester and Ferry open ing to the bowling of Donellan and Gair. " Runs came freely, Ferry in par ticular, hitting with vigor. Quintrell -relieved Dondlan/arid bowled Ferry off his pads, 1-28-44. Dodd followed, and quickly ran to double figures, but' in essaying a sixer, was clean bowled by von Bertouch, 2-11-61. Bills fol lowed, and played patience, whilst Lei cester made the runs. Much amusement was manifested when Hardy started his -credit balance, but, wlien 48,* he was bowled by .Budden; he played a chance less innings, and his stand was invalu able to tiie Federals, 3-48-105. Shields "followed, but soon lost Bills, who was caught by Taylor, 4-8-107. Fidock failed to differentiate between a"bump" ball and a catch, arid left without scor ing, 5-0-107. Brimage made 1 and ill en -was bowled, 6-1-108. Federal's stocks fell sharply; the tail, however, wagged rather well, Shields making 19 before he was caught. Bre...
CRICKET CHAPTER. N.E. CRICKET ASSOCIATION. Position of the Clubs. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 19 December 1919
fCHATiERK ».E. CRICKET ASSOCIATION. -*V - " Position x>I the Clubs. Federals Yorigala ' Terowie Buffalo P W D L Pts. 8 6 11 19 8 3 3 2 12 8 3 3 2 12 8-17 1 . ? Matches were played on Saturday lastr under rather windy conditions. ;:V . T«rowie were at tome to Yongala, and defeated Jhem for the first time this season. This is Yongala's second de feat, and Terowie are snow well in the running.for the shield* They have not : been performing -this season as . last, but are a team with great possibilities. . Yohgala; have" performed very con sistently this season, but the large niim berofdraws has kept them back in the scoring: list They are very keen, and considering' their limited selection, are making a splendid bid for die shield. The, two Peterborough teams were both affected -on account of the elec tions. Rankin was absent from the Buffs, whilst Shenley, BurchelL, Jamie son, and Chinner were away from the Federals. The Buffs had a very good thing on, .but could do nothing against...
TEROWIE V. YONGALA. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 19 December 1919
TEROWIE v. YONGALA. The match played at Terowie on Saturday, between Terowie and Yon gala, resulted in a win for the home tram by 50 runs. Terowie won the toss and sent the Yongala's to bat, H. Gleeson and A. Johnstone, G. Roach opening to the bowling of Roach, with the wind behind him, and his fourth ball hit half way down the pitch and bowled H. Gleeson 0-1-0. F. Rock came next, but lost Johnstone in the next over, who was caught by Pascoe off Piper; 2--6-15. F. Laycock joined Rock,' and runs came slowly until the latter was caught and bowled by A. Collins; 3 12-35. C. Gleeson was next, but had a short stay, being bowled by H. Collins; 4-1-36. P. Gleeson fol lowed, and decided to stone-wall, while Laycock made the runs, but soon after he was caught by Lang off A. Collins; 5-3-58. J. Burton came next, but was run out without scor ing; 6-0-5.8, C. Megaw suffered the same fate, - being' bowled® . by H.- -Col lins; 7-0-59. F. Turner came next, and runs came more freely until Lay cock ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 19 December 1919
SANDER ft SONS' EUCALYPTI ''h* «oid», influenza, cheat complaints, neuralgia, indigestion, :AeatnMb3td. Sander's fi*.. H. 6. TAYLOR (Late 50th Battalion), Hairdresser, Tobacconist and Stationer, MAIN STREET, PETERBOROUGH, (Opposite Subway). has Opened a Parcel of Shaving Requisites. by using Cadman's well-known Flower Brand Bengal Razors, or send Shaving can be made more pleasant your razor to be set and ground, 1/, postage added. Bengal Razors (white handle and full concave) 12/6. each. ~ Bengal Razors (black handle, and round point), 10/6 each. v--I have a few. Pipe Brand Razors at .10/6. each. . ; > Razor Strops in great variety, from 3/6, */, 7/6, 8/6, ana 9/6 eaciii _ ?ShaiHi^3S6im--Colgate,s Sticks, in ma«l^8^2/:jeacb; LaroonajShav ot; ^Talc^ Powde^C 4), 1/6 till;, Violet , 1/3 ^bottle;Cocoatwt Sack's Xmas Nov^tii's!l DO NOT LEAVE YOTJR >g^nB8girr BUYDJO UWTIL THE .w* a sea»°' .» *. you must purchase something for vnurT^1 yourself, doubtless, know that minute. Come round...
PETERBOROUGH RAILWAY PICNIC. Annual Report and Balance-sheet. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 19 December 1919
PETERBOROUGH RAILWAY PICNIC. Annual Report and Balance-sheet. teim^nChfflrt?Ian -a£d Fellow Commit t emen It is with great pleasure I £1S balance sheet, which your auditor* have very carefully checked it will be noticed that this year has been a very successful one. The ex cf-fVi "Ur tak!nss show a verv Sub etantiaj increase on last year by £40 ' ,ln every department the spo.ts showed greater success than last year, with the exception of the boop-lah-last year £l 2/8 was taken ^ra!!lSt 2/8 this year. No doubt ForAttractions were responsible tor this. Everything went off in first class order. There may have been thC -V° exWons, but nothing ro the detriment of the sports. We all do not see eye to eye with each other in the critical moment", more espeaally after a hard days' work* and in many cases our committeemen have had to forego their nigi,t'sTeSt to be off on the day of the Pic"" This gentlemen, alone goes to show what a picnic committee, in many instances, have to forego to make...
Market Report. BAGOT, SHAKES & LEWIS, LTD. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 19 December 1919
Market Report. BAGOT, SHAKES & LEWIS, LTD. report having held their Peterborough monthly market on Thursday, Deoember 11th., when they yarded 3173 sheep and 34 cattle. There, was only a fair atten dance and bidding was very dull through out. Sheep.-Wethers, 20/, 19/, 18/, 17/6; Ewes, 15/, 4/, 3/4 ; Lambs, 10/, 5/1. Cattle.-Steers to £9; Cowa £8. Pigs. £3/5/, 25/6, 20/. Sundries were disposed of at satisfactory rates.
BALANCE SHEET PETERBOROUGH RAILWAY PICNIC. Held October 4, 1919. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 19 December 1919
BALANCE SHEET PETERBOROUGH RAILWAY PICNIC. Held October 4, 1919. Receipts.-Cash in bank, interest and cash in hand, year 1918, £32 4/10i; loan flags, St, Patrick's sports and von Bertouch, £1 2/3. Donations-Both 10/, E. A. Ham, Dob bie & Co. 21/, E. A. Cousins 21/, £2 12/; M. Leonard 10/6, Dr. Goode 42/. E. Hoi!'' 5/, £2 17/6; L. Bonython 21/, S. D. Jones 10/6L \V. Johnston 10/, £2 1/6; A. Hill 10/, Mr. O'Halloian, M.P., 10/, P. B. Murphy 10/6, £1 10/6; W. K. Thomas 21/, S.A. Brewing Coy. 21/, Buxton, M.P., 10/6, £2 12/6; Stinbie 5/, G. Phillips 7/6, Jenkins 2/6, 15/; Ferryman 10/6, A. Jamieson & Sr.r.s 10/6, r Frith 10/6, £1 11/6; J. O'Loughlan 10/, ' Dickson Bros. 42/, M. A. Phelan 10/, £3 2/; A. Pink 10/6, H. Taylor 7/6, W. Harding .V; £1 3/. Collected-J. White £10 6/6, E. Jephcott £2 13/10, J. Rendell 2/6, £13 2/10; L. Newton £5 9/6, F. McKenzie **/, £5 18/6; R. W. Goudie 10/, E. Wells 2?/; £1 15/. Rents-T. Richards 25/. J. J. For rester £2 2/, K. Sharp 2/, £3 9/...
THE KNUT'S CATECHISM. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 19 December 1919
""r . - i*THE KNOT'S CATECHISM. ; v ^The ^ould-ije ..lady-kHler entered v a .1 tcsfaurant, - gla&ced at the menu, and .' '..^hen^loflked1 at -the -waitressl. t '^ice . '.'V, -IS®*" fiTie-'answered, severely, "and bo -: -1" __ i^ra&^yeBteTdax? and my name is - 321Ia^ j vva. iiti|e fgqj£|£/ sad J .;. &lt;Eftro; been -IttEe quite a vw1&c^:-5uid'. -11 - ; jr'jjfaii jHie ^dace, ,-andv I don^t "think I'm ' " ;I'd. leave 'the ^ job. My wages are itii.-t.-_ * 'y^jwo .lruBjdred pounds, ._._
RANDOM READINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 19 December 1919
I - EANDGM HEADINGS. see yon li*5e next door to Mrs. . ^wz-ao." ,' - "Has "she ever Called oil yap'?" ?-.: - ...' ".Once, informally,,to tell me that if " V .?-.%. didn't keep"'my^og;'qmet «he'd'have me pinched." . ... "' . ?#»;.".* : -\ .-Shajpe-^Oa'-the'* Christmas before . their marriage she-gave him a beauti ful. book entitled.-X^.' "TPerfect Gentle rWgn.J ?' i ' i . change after a yeai:' , ,of 'mat|i'ea. life?" =!-.. Sharped-Yes, - last Christmas she ^ i^ve Jhim a book entitled 'Wild Am male .i 'Have Met.? 5' ?-: ' '-.v. - >....*. * . . * " ?' "And what 'is your name, little ,boy??'""beamed tie kindergartner upon y"- -a new pupil, who stood bashfully be fore' that personage's imposing figure. ? I.- -don't know." ''Come, come! .What ;doeB your mother ? call you when the 4cakes are doiief'J Tte pupil replied, brightening up-"She don't call one 'then. I'm there!"- .. "Liookyhere, madam," said a testy : : gent.: to t"he landlady of the boarding 'establishment;. "I'm heartily ~'t...
THE PASSING SHOW LOCATED. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 19 December 1919
LOCATED. "ord^ly' officer ./went an «xtra'_ rOrmdi^of theeam^;to see that aU-&lt;.tfce c ?soutrias :-wBre their posts. . He earns: ,ob one 'man ljing, fast asleep on tlie ground, and wakened him to ^. sense of* tbe; enormityr'-of hlserime. V'Do yda know - that in actual ser-. vice you would be i^ljle ;io/^\&ot #or - Jsleeping jOn; ifrnty ?' ie -aai^, "''It's- a" thing no'sentry should do.'*" But Pin not the sentry,'' gaulithe swaddy. .. ?"I'iu a -prisoner! The sentiy took me in" charge when". I was. coming in withoutla, pass,"" ' r 4- And -where in the world is the sentry, tjien?"; .asked the >tfstonisbed. officer-'. : "Oh,. Mm!" rejoined the private. '' He's over in the tent ? ypnderj'tplay-vf ing inapl'' ' ; ?
KNEW HOW TO CATCH EM. [Newspaper Article] — The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, South Australia — 19 December 1919
KNEW HOW. TO CATCH 'EM. * - A.. minister, with two lovely girls, stpod entranced by the. beauties .of a flowing- stream. A fisherman -happen ing by, and mistaking the minister's occupation" sail: "Ketchin' many, pard?" . . . . '' I jaiLErwered: j ? the, jpreacher ~With ''( ' ?.-'i i * Well, '¥ replied tlLQ ifofrerman, with - an admiring glance at' they girls, ''you sure iayp. ihe rigtt .bait. '.' ^, . . Medal.s i r^^Tiie, Hero^'fOh, ^ I jvc^rii^; ith& ram ; She-1-* 'Ih'eard.B yod 'came in.*' \ _ " , _ fffife (facetiously)-14 Was it^ths night Btllllll® Many a lady >in the land, has grasp'd me in her lilydtiiand; I'm sometimes made a little bright, and often used to make more light-. -V' I -t'-Snswer: A Poker. It is in the first, but not in the flame; It is in the mistress, butj«J>y^in the dame; .'/. If is in the' church," but not in J;lie steeple; ' ' It is in the parson, but- not in the people; It is in the' clapper, but not in the bell; . \ It is in thepyster, but not...