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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 17 December 1914
SISTER BACKHOUSE HAS OPENED A Private Hospital Welshpool Road, Toora, near Dutton Street, QERTIFICATED Midwifery, I Life Momber Royal Victorian Surgical and Modical Nurso. j Trained Nurses Association. Dr Edgar Barrett in Attendance. Fee X2 I2s 6d per week. REFERENCES : To be seen on Application. Victorian Hush Xursing Association. Mecnlynn Centre. 3/11/14. This is to certify that Sister Back house whs the appointed Bush Nurse for Meeniyan Centre of the V.B.N.A. from the 26th January, 1914 to the 4th November, 1914. During that period the Nurse had charge of a large district, and gav2 unqualified satisfaction to the com mittee and to patients. The work embraced every branch of nursing, also included lectures on hygiene etc., and medical examinations in schools. Nurse Backhouse proved herself well experienced in every branch of the work, and in more than one instance was the direct means of saving life when doctors could not bo obtained. The members of our committee wish Sister Backh...
MASTER OF ALL Published by Arrangement with Cassell's Colonial Press, Melbourne. CHAPTER XIII. The Master Of All. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 17 December 1914
MASTER OF ALL BY ALMAZ STOUT Author of "Copper Under the Gold," etc., etc. Published by Arrangement with Cassell's Colonial Press, Melbourne. CHAPTER XIII. The Master Of All. At first the change to Wissenden seemed to do Lady Oweu good. She began to pick up lier old energy and spirits, and ISydney thought aud hoped she had alarmed herself need lessly. But alter the first weeks she 'began once more to flag, and t.'ie "papery" look that had so startled Sydney grew more and more appar ent. Day by day she found greater excuse not to go out far, then not to go. beyond the grounds, and at last, not to get further than, the terrace walk. It came about so gradually that Sydney liardly realised it, till one day she was brought face to face with the truth. They were sitting chatting at lunch when Lady Owen suddenly .ceased speaking, and quietly fell back in her chair in a dead faint- ' With their combined efforts, Sydney and Martha did "not succeed lin bringing her round till after the arriva...
Masonic Choral Service. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 17 December 1914
Alasonic;Choral Service. ;: The Masonic Choral Service under the. p.UEjikcs of tliu Victory-. Lodge,: Footer, was held in tJio .Mechanics'^. Institute o,i; Sunday afternoon last, wihcn, tho . seating, accommodationof, the large hall: was taxed ta.^its ut most capacity, visitors attending from' Fish G:eoli,,Toorp.;'nHd'Welsu" pool. -.The service -Mas iconduclei by' tlie Rev. ' Bro. A . J. Smith; as" chaplain to the' lodge, ivhiio Bro. F, T. Rollings read tho lesson. Uu (lor the. baton, 01' ,Brq.Every, the mernbelrs.- of tlie VFdster fChorai Society opened ttio proceedings with the ; singing of ; - .the, v.P.i'oceF.nional: Uymtv> "Onward; Christian "■SaoItUers)"" prior to which thy brothovs of the order, headed. by... (he Worshipful Master (Brp_.:;p." ^■■Witto^)^ ed in regaliaup tlie ceiitro of tlie' hair and t&ok their- respective J scats in ront of the.,audience.,/; The' -au thenr/'Sweet is the.Sunlight" was ably rendered by the chor?J.society, Mrs; j' D. W. ,Witton being...
HOW TO PROVIDE FOR THE CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 17 December 1914
HOW TO PUOVIDTC J.'OK TUB CHlfilHtSN. ' • , i This is one.of tnose problems which laces .most, parents, and" which .oltsn causes aaeat..*>!:• •• consideration- and v/orry, as they wtrlcli the small mem bers ol iUisli-'faiuilyi gradually •Brow lag up around them. vVli.it io the irest they can do for Ihom—how prepare thorn 1 lor the luture, 1 or the light amoHR tteir fel low bull) As the Jinny and-struggle ioi e\i tpiico' ulanv parent:! would have becu saved regret—perhaps even- an ach ing '-heart—many.- a- child a disap pointed career, if" a . lullo ttic.p; thought una boon Riven to the future of the youngster by those responsi ble tor .its existence..' ■■■ The dominant wish of the parent is to nco- the- children a credit to1 them, and the earliest nrovision for the child is a-good education. In. these days of. cheap schooling 111 Australia this iu not- usually a dif ficult manner.': School over, coms3-tho more im portant: question- of: ii' trade, profes sion, or career for -the. ...
Church Services. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 17 December 1914
Church Services^*;. ; IPrcsByterian. Ghurch.r—Toora 11,.; Bier gin warn .2, Welshpool.7.30. ■ Chirroh of;>England.—Boolarong, 11K •Woorarra West 2.30, Foster 7;30, Hedley^ 11, jignea 2.30, 'i'oo.-a 7.-15.. .Xmas'day— Toora 11. ■ Methodist Ohurob.—Fostbrli -4indi7i30, FostoivNortl! 2.30, VVoorarrat'l-l^Hbddlo Hange2.30. 'roor,i' district—Too"ra , 7;30,' Woorarra 2 30, Siiuook's \U," Tia * Mines 2.30, Bowen 7.30. . _ Catholic Church.—Xmas Dayr-Fosto1 B.30, ,Toora 10,, Welshpool 11.30. -.Hew Year'aDayfr-Toora 9, FoRter 11.:'• • ;-A.meeting of the A. and IJ. Society •wiU bc held oil Sat in day next at 1.30 p.m. . •Mr Wm. Brnco, who, it will lie re uioiubfirod, rdieved Mr. Crawford in the Foster brunch of tin; National J.'ank during' his term li;-ro, di.-d .sud denly while iravellinu' oil ;i. tram i'.:r in j CollinguoikI o:i Friday !;»-->. Dix-cai ed | (t-uVv's a widow und t.-uni!y of twosons and three daughters.
Fish Creek Mechanics'. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 17 December 1914
Fish CreSk Mechanics'.;: The Mechanics' "committee licld/Us final meeting -.for'" the • year Inst; Sa turday evening, Mr. E. Clarh, presi dent, was la. the chair. The' otfcor members preieat v.-ere:-—'.lej.ira.; T-. D. Cvctty, J. C. 'Davies, A. Karreli, Synan and J. J". Macfcin (secretary). C. J. Johnson, JV W. Lovny, T. The so!uev.-)uit'lengthy luhmieu of the. previous meeting fcavlaa . been couGrilled, the ' president welcomed J.Ir. Syrian us a iiov idonibcr of the committee. • • Correspondence outward and inr ward revived n:f.o;uis«. A co/ninvasicaiiea Croin Mr. M.. B; Biickiey, tii 5 secretary of the iTsh Cieek i'rog:e:-:- Asriu-istion. ws«3 read. 11 risked Cor permission to run pipes .:tnider the Iru-Utute: This mnUcr ■vras warmly deba-ed. A migUoi: tha; the re:juoi:t be gnrated. was .fin&Hy carried 'in she rollov.-iii!; terms: 'iho Mechanics' In stitute committee eenssSnts to pipe;; being mi under the a.uiltliag (it' re quired" to connect wi-.U 'he trou;;!; understood ...
TRIFLES THAT COUNT. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 17 December 1914
TRIFLES THAT COUNT. Good looks are not so difficult to achieve as on© would think. Provide ing she is not deformed, no woman need be plain, if only she takes a pro per pride in her appearance and finds out the best ways of emphasising her good points and minimising her bad ones. Yet few have solved the art of doing this, for few have realised that the veriest trifles make all the differ ence. Many really pretty girls' make themselves look positively plain be- ~ cause they don't know how to dress their hair or how to choose 'becoming hats, and because they will insist on dressing in- colors which are quite un becoming-to their, particular styfle. I Snew a girl of the brunette, sal low-complexioned type, who would in- , sist on dressing In plain, unrelieved white. Now, dead white is trying to all but the fairest of skins. In her case it wag disastrous. It made the worst of the one weak point in her looks—her complexion—taking every scrap of color from her face. No one would have belie...
Some Primitive Remedies. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 17 December 1914
Some Primitive Remedies. Many of our ordinary ailments jaight be avoided IE -we -went out into the garden and picked a handful of rosemary or lavender for use In the house. The essential oils that' give fragrance to these herbs are always escaping into the surrounding atmos phere, 'where they carry on war un bidden and on their - own account against noxious germs. The. list of these pleasant old remedies, so sug gestive of the rose-embowered coun try parsonage of Goldsmith's day or Jane Austen's, is a very long one. Boiling water poured / on an elder blossom is said to cure colds. Many people still take blackcurrant tea for the same purpose. A dock-leaf worn in the sock prevents sore feet. A vinegared ivy leaf or geranium leaf cures corns. The pestiferous fly .may be kept out of the nursery with a bunch of elder leaves. Some say that sweet-peas have the same effect.
Vice-Regal Visit to Gunyah INSTALLING OF NURSE HUGHES BY LADY STANLEY. A DAY OF REJOICING. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 17 December 1914
Vice-Regai Visit to Gunyah INSTAiAmi O^ .NUHHK HUGHES bv tjAdv st/in woy.' A DAI" OV -JiliJOICIMG. The weather was most favorable for the auspicious visit of tho 'State Governor, Sir Arthur-r-Lyulph and Lady Stanley. The attendance was very;)arse, every district being re presented.. .Tho Viee-3iegal. l'arty, ivccompanied by many other motor ist p, arrived'! nl mid^day,'-;when''-" Ihfc com mittoa of the Bush Nuraiug local centre, ' Sister - G 5 ee'f'. and;' Nurse. Hughes,' received tlio distinguished visitors;-. who, on reaching the ball, were greeted with the sinking of'the National Anthem by children of the district State schools. Miss Jloni Y.ork, daughter of the president, pre sented-; Lady 'Stanley with a bouquet made by -Jtrs. Waikley, and- the Governor expressed keen interest in the local volunteers, who were pre sent aw a guard of honor in uniform. After being introduced by Mr. York, Sir Arthur Stanley addressed the children, pointing out the groat possibilities of the develo...
TOORA SPORTS. HANDICAPS. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 17 December 1914
| TQORA SPORTS JIAXDIOXPS. - i Road IIacii, Yferram to Toovn, (o be run oil Xiiias. Ev&lt;-. Dcc. 21, start 4.30 IX Kirkbuin, Mclbniiinii scratch 1. R: •Miinro, ,, scratch | J. \V. \ViIsom. .. scratch \ J. Ki.-hi'i •','■■■ 1 mm. j V ,S. Vv u:\viclc . 1 .( Jj II. I'arkinsnu, I^atbalia 1 i: .P. Hiii.ir. Mi.'llnnii no 2 „ | W. hii'v^ns 2 . P &lt;.>n;ncb:;i. Oblong . 2 ,, •S W. Drown, Yanam ~l)A „ J. W. Uiumlel), Gicloiig 2J.4 ,, ■P. ,1 ru'viits,- Melbourne ' -2^-. „ 0. Sni'll. E.noa ' „ t'j. 15iiiiil.ii ii'sxc, .Melbourne 3 j. b. iin^f . K. Iyer lako, Eoroa 3 „ •I. lJ. IS my, Casino, N.S.W. 4 „ A..I. Manning, Melbourne i „ IST M Ri.Ubll „ 4, „ I,1 K .Starling. Woochfide 4 ,, T T. Carey, Milboiiriu! 5 ,, &lt;J 1 vt-r, Mo.bounio f> ,, •S. 0. Ostler, C'jiiniii^iiaiiie „ E. .Sin:p&lt;rm, Werrilice o . „ (.! .!, .M'iyiniiiia.Cumiingliam'jS • li.M't, Wilson. ]>ria&lt;jolou&lt;j S ,,, P. J. Miller. Y.iiT.am S) ,, .1. Miller,' Yvinam...
Binginwarri. SCHOOL CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 17 December 1914
B 5 r g I n wa r r s. ilOOI, C.'O.VCKIl'; A b'iUiilfiiUy Caccraicct ar.d "well liyhiod h::H, well irair.e.l iu:&lt;l aii'tcd ' sWaoJars. nud the U:d:c?. o* th« a;;- : irtet dcti\Ktin,:; their vhoie cuor^y, all conHnaod 1.0 ruake the children's ' concert or, Fri'JUy hwi r. west pro iio an Mil i-'uccc':-.;. hcrli ■ .vru.-i icaily i anu finar.ciaily, a::d the school com- j ifliuco an? to bo congratulated on • ifcolr efforts, anil also Silas E. Mcln- ! iyro, the '(ep.cb.oi', and Misw t'i'.y ,•;! i'l&lt;7, ptelp. Kv;-r.r iro;o S:rcn :.y i.&c children sbc.'-red very earcful j.ropnrat!on, et-eciaiiy the tirill.j "Flag" i.sd "Red," both ho ir.it esjori'd. s;>.il 1 l--r.ro sr^rcf-ly ever witnowed r. prettier uicrlii as the children filed on to the stasv --anti ;• up LLri:- v;;^a il: ■ r.a:ne accuracy a3 a UUkt -at' Her ; Majesty's. The recilhifc ail round, v.'as very j;cod, little An^t:a Kay be- , ing excellent in his : epilation "Baby's Stocking," his a allude ras...
Fish as Food. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 17 December 1914
Fish as Food. It is stated that :he humble bloater offers I he largest uniouiu of nourish ment for ;i piven ;>rice. and that twu salt herrings coi!':;in as much pro teiu as is requisite ill the daily diet ary of an ordinary working-man. One pound of fresh ln-rrings Is certainly believed to be as sustaining as half a pound of beef costing sixpence. And the cheaper sorts of fish may, by skilful treatment, have a fine flavor evolved in them, and he made as ac ceptable to the sense of .taste as the dearest. Sir James'Crichton-Browne declares that for children fish fur nishes the very stuff that is needed to enable them to grow strong.
MEDICAL MEMS. Value of the Lemon. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 17 December 1914
=7^ . .1 MEDICAL MEMS. Value of the Lemon. Housewives should always keep lemons in the house. The following are Home of the uses 10 which they can bo put:—Squeeze a lemon into a glass of water every morning and drink it with a little sugar; it will keep your stomach in the best of or der. If you have a bail headache, cut the lemon into slices and rub these along your temples. The pain will not be long in disappearing or at least, growing easier ro bear. Salt and lemon juic wii! remove rust stains without injury to the fabric. Dried lemon pec! sprinkled over coals will destroy any disagreeable odor about the house. Mix equal portions of glycerine and lemun juice to mois ten the lips of a fevt red parched pa tient. A refreshing and appetising dish for (\n invalid is made by mixing the juice of one lemon with the well beaten white of an egg, to which havr previously been added two tea spoonfuls of powder--d sugar.
Causes of Indigestion. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 17 December 1914
Causes of Indigestion. Doctor W. Soltau Fenwick, lectur ing recently on "Indigestion and Its Prevention" at the Institute of Hy giene, said that the causes of indiges tion were often found, not in the stomach itself, but in some other- or gan. The nervous system 'exerted a powerful influence on digestive pro cesses, every passing emotion indu cing a sudden flow of acid in the case of dyspeptics that' made life tempor arily unbearable. . In early life expo sure to cold or damp was one of the commonest causes of internal catarrh, and he condemned the absurd craze of exposing young children to inclem ent weather as a cause of future dys pepsia.
THE HUMAN VOICE THE WORLD OVER. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 17 December 1914
THE HUMAN VOICE THE WORLD OVER. The voices of the people of Eng land vary much in different s« lions. There are three prominent typos of voice among cultivated people. The, exceedingly courteous, but cold, ciuiet one; the kindly but egotistical voice, usually found among the better class nf merchants and business men; and tii.-: cold, affected, self-assertive tone. There are national as well as sec tional voice characteristics. The Scottish voice is whining, sad, and at the same time, stern. The predo minating qualities ill the Irish tones are warmth, groat emotional inten sity, atul great strength of purpose, coupled with a warm kindliness, and a musical tone of refinemei.t not to be observed in any oilier national ity. The voices of the French people nil press one first with their ft rep. ut h and loudness. This is particularly true of the women, whose tones seem to lack in softness, beauty, and wo manly tenderness moro than any of the nations around them. Thr. voice of a cultivat...
CHAPTER XII. Revelation. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 17 December 1914
CHAPTER XII. Revelation. I The summer was reaching its height and full plenitude, and with the middle of July the season was drawing to a close. The weather was hot and s-ultry, and even early in the morning the air felt used up and tired. "Should you mind very much if we were to go to Wissenden before very long?" said Lady Owen to Sydney one morning, as the latter entered the breakfast-room after the early ride she seldom missed. For a second a blank feeling took possession of Sydney. Wissenden! That meant leaving London, and the park, and—and many things. "If you wish it, of course not," she answered. Lady Owon looked at "her child" without turning her head. She had caught the dull tone, and her heart ached. She knew nothing. Some how lately Sydney did not seem to have very much to talk to her about; there were long silences when they were together which never used to be. But she could read without let terpress. and she had been reading fairly clearly for some time, though she had...
THE POULTRY YARD. HINTS FOR BREEDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 17 December 1914
THE POULTRY YARD. HINTS FOR BREEDERS. Gather eggs daily. Pino needles make a good i:est. Never breed from wry tall birds. Hot summer weather approaching. Old hens are only drones on the farm. Eggs should be stored in a cool room. Green cut bone good for egg produc tion. Provide shade and shelter for the summer. All hens do not make satisfactory setters. Place the drinking water in a shad ed spot. Cleanliness is essential in the poul try house. An egg is oil" of the most nutritious of foods. If the main bird is sickly, never breed from Wm. Milk chickens are ready for killing at six to eight weeks. C.reen feed should be fed every day in ungrassed runs. The Wyandotte is a great forager and an economical breed. Spatch-cock is a young chicken, .say, from three to four months old. Cholera is brought on by impure food and taint'-d ground. Ventilation ami pure air are neces sary in the poultry house. Straw from tin. stable makes good scratching mat"rial for fowls. The nest of the broody hen...
THE SHADE OF BISMARCK. [Newspaper Article] — Foster Mirror and South Gippsland Shire Advocate — 17 December 1914
THE SHADE OF BISMARCK. Till! s'.-cond report of the Belgian Commission of Inquiry into the r.j ports of (Jcrmnii atrocities in Belgium has been issued. It is a collection of appalling facts, which, talien with the first, reports, makes a terrible indict ment against the Gorman Army. Hor rors that can hardly he written down, horrors for which we should nut even a nominally savage race outside the palo of humanity, have been found along the whole track of that army In Belgium. Wo do not even have to do pond on the Belgian odlciul report alone. Nurses and hospital workers of our own liavo seen those things with their own eyes. Women brutally maltreated, children mutilated, civili ans bayoneted, and then burned be fore they were dead, oven wounded soldiers flung into the flames of burn ing houses—those are the results, not of sudden violenco or passion, but of disgraceful principles of war deliber ately inculcated by German military authorities. "You must inflict on the inhabitants of t...