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HAD THE ADVANTAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 21 May 1914
HAD THE ADVANTAGE.' Young Mike Brady had been engaged to carry tho luncli out to the shooting party. While tho sportsmen were en joying their sandwiches, one of them asked if ho would like; to liavo a shot. '"Sure, and I would!" said Mike. A gun was loaded and given to him. He strolled off towards the fields, but saw nothing to shoot except two cows and a donkey. At last he espied a sparrow sitting 011 the branch of a tree, singing to'the sun. The sparrow saw him, but continued chirruping merrily. In fear and trembling that the bird would ily off before he was ready, Mike knelt down on one knee and took care Mike arrived at the conclusion that he was- right in supposing himself to ho Hat on his hack. Picking himself up, lie looked at the. tree. Yes; the merry sparrow was still there, chirruping as happily as ever. "Ah. you niurderiu' rascal! It's yourself wouldn't- be singing so gay it you had been this end of the gun!" •
THE LOVE AFFAIRS OF OUR SISTER. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 21 May 1914
THE LOVE AFFAIRS OF OUR SISTER.' , 1 was late i'or six o 'cluck supper. As 1 entered the muses' dining-room, laughter and chatter and little-friendly, nods ol;-recognition greeted nie down tlio long line of saucy Swiss caps. As f unfolded my najikin a sigh es caped iiio. . Tha sigh meant apprehen sion, not physical latigue, and tlio ap prehension lay behind my stiff ivhite bib in ai'pathoticaliy, bravo but hysterical littlo note from 'homo. .-•■■■•.Franeio was illr—Franeio our idol, ouj oldest; father and mother to ns young est orphans and the handsomest of tho handsoino McQuecus. When Frauoio, dear old plucky war-horso, slipped in tho traces, it was* a mbment for con cern. ,. - * ■ X was a-day special on a private case for Dr. Dudley, so'I found little trouble, in being relieved' from duty, and start-' ed at oneo for homo. ' The weather bu reau said it was tho. uiqpt biting Janu ary iu eight years, aud X believed it. I. shivered as I entered tho danip car, and iinciing a secluded s...
MUCH TO BF THANKFUL FOR. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 21 May 1914
MUCH TO BF THANKFUL FOB. A speaker, in llio* course. "of n tirade against the universities and education, expressed his thankfulness that he had never heen corrupted by contact with a college. "Do I understand that the gent Io nian is thankful for his ignorance?" asked one of his audience. "Well, yes, was the answer, "you can put it that way if you like!" "Well, all T. have to say." said the . interrupter, "is that you have much to " be thankful fori"
WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 21 May 1914
WOMEN'S INTERESTS (By "AmLirosiue.") iiio "Lancet"• tomes to the follow1 ag conclusions .alter a. chemical anaJy sis oi- uyeniy-six well-known ioilot spaps; —lo- summarise, the results snow that the toilet "soaps on the uiaricot as ,,;i whole evidence - a degree oi L>unty and. adaptability for toilet purposes, winoh redound to the credit oi the soap-maker. . It .js obvious that .modern soap-making- js, generally speaki;ig, iounded on scientific lines, and ruu on a system of-control which turns out it staiicicu'cl product e&lt;pial to ascertanieil -•reciuiroments. Gross adul teration m regard to toilet soaps does pot appear to exist. : £*•v-v,. ' The athletic girl is iuss likely- to succumb-.to temptation than''her sister who docs not go in for. athletics-. in .ho opinion oi Or. Oiidlov A. S:u geiit, director of athletics At Harvard "-social evils aro the result of life's lorcos being turned into' ivrong; chan nels. ; J-ho eternal longing to exfceraa iso oneself—tin,t is, ...
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 21 May 1914
OF- RURAL INTEREST (to '•il-ustie'us.") - It- is plain that the investigations of the Closer Settlement Commission, nro going to brpig about some, disagreeable, revelations as to the.mamier. iu 'which • Clio important business'of settling , the." laud has been conducted. It cannot' be situf 'that the revelation of the fact that there ,1ms been egregious bungling—-to put it mildly—will occasion surprise.' The existence, of .that fact lias . boon known for. years. • ■ -'But most people tViSiidyllirfdly credit itho' extent of tiiat buhglihg, even as revealed by tho entry ol' tile Commission upun the fringe of ,»s enquiry. A few details published to the conditions fo'uud by the Cum-; mission on tho first'" property visited— the AJhimheo Estate—are illuminating. Tliey. servo to gi'vo an idea, of what is io come. Allambee Flstatoo contains '502D - acres, and was built up by pur chasers from thirteen adjoining land owners.'' ' The average price paid per acre was £0/6/4, the total purchase ...
CURES BY SUNLIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 21 May 1914
CURES BY SUNLIGHT. Lately (says the "Daily Telegraph'- r in various parts of . the world, docto.s. havo earned out experiments with a view; to developing itno'application ol' the. curative powers of direct suulig'it. Oil the Continent many succos-.es han boon reported from the exposure or 'pwtionts suffering from various -If-ims • of tuborculosis to tho direct rays -i . tin sun, and tho advocates of this* form- of treatment, technically known as helio therapy, say that it is- sometimes pos sible to cure such a .condition, . even" where great destruction of a tissue has occurred. Moro recently an Ameri can physician has been turning his in tention to tho effects of bright ; twi light on superficial cancers. • Experi menting with that form of malign'/it growth known as ..opitlieliomata, ii.:s investigator states that ho has found tho focussed rays of the sun as .effica cious'as radium and X-rays. This now form of light" trealinen' cpusists in focussing direct sunlight on tho diseased ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 21 May 1914
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JUSTICE IN JAPAN. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 21 May 1914
JUSTICE IN JAPAN. 1 ruly.. a v.wonderful .- country is the •» »o-ifo!-History ahac Japanesesovereigns are known to liavo ruled and flourished pQtCial Lundjod j uuip bcfuiu tliu Lnill of Christ. It is a remarkable fact that throughout countless ages, from time immemorial until now, tliero has been but one ruling dynasty in Japan. The • Emperor of to-day belongs to the same royal family as did his predecessors who lived B.C. Tho Japanese arrangements for trying a prisoner are very different from ours. With us the judge is a judge, and an impartial one; in Japland the occupant . of -tho soat of justice combines, as ho does in France, the functions of judge and prosecuting counsel. Ho cross • examinos Eoverely, and from the pris oner extracts the minutest details con cerning his antecedents. Not that-the past history of the' captive, if ho is a ne'er-do-well, is unknown. Far from it. In Japan there is a wondorful'system of espionage which aims at thwarting the ambitions of the most skil...
A CONVICT'S GRATITUDE. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 21 May 1914
A CONVICT'S GRATITUDE. George Gunning, a taciturn Eng »-itstiman, who has just boon 'released, ironi Tlio Tombs Prison, New York, where ho had been detained fbr.'steai-^ ing diamonds from the house of a Now York physician, confessed that ho had robbed in. America and Europe because of his aiTeotion for two little English orphan girls. Gunning says that ho left Dartmoor Prison in 1909, penni less, friendless, and desperately lone some. Hunger drove liim to a plea sure park, where succour camo to him from two littlo charges of a foundling asylum. The children were enjoying a "picnic, but seeing him in distress, they gave him buns and cake. In their liasto to run away from " the wild jnaa" the two children .fell into a pond. Gunning rescued both, and slunk away before women folk could see him. '•Immediately I'resolved to help those kids," said Guuning. " I en tered a. 'house outside London that night. "With the loot I dressed like a, nobleman. I went to tile foundling asylum and manage...
IMPROVING GRASS LAND. BRITISH METHODS. USE OF NITROGEN. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 21 May 1914
IMPROVING GRASS LAND'. isitmsH methods: USE OF NITROGEN. '"When considering tile best method of, improving any partciulaf pieco of ghiss (states a British expert) it is most iiupor.tunt to remember the; *m turo of the soil and llio length of tiftio that -tli© field-has been'laidrdown. Tlio soil ol' ail old pastui-o-is nearly always rich in nitrogen, more particularly ll tho land is .inclined to Go stilf, though a good deal of this nitrogen may not | bo in a readily available condition.' In ' suolf cases, it would generally" bo a waste, to . apply a manuro eoutaining : nitrogen, but as nearly all old pastures tend to becomo deficient in phosphates, ami sometimes also in limo, a manuro supplying these substances is almost sure to give a good.return. It is for this reason that basic slag' has bcou • found so effective upon. old pastures; it supplies a .considerable quantity of phosphate and at the samo time a small percentage of freo limo. "A roally black .soil inclined to grow sorrel ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 28 May 1914
Oo Soma Ocioctivo Wtivlt so Your 6w« I AMAZING' s^AKE-UPS A Dozen Ghnngoo and DSsgalaB* Tho Loi Cor Three SlUHingo and we pack tod pay carnage. Here's a bargain chance, boys I Great lea and amusement ' no always be had with this collection o! Masks and Make ..ps. Yoo may be naturally handvome, but a nice mous tache will make you positively fascinating Or. il yom beauty is a snare, you can effectually hide it, like the prut in the middle, with * -wiyf, gt©s-Mwotu nusn and hutteifly whiskers, that cau be worn together or separately, T* vou may slip oo an animal mask or startle the ladies gentlemanly demon. There are over a Ooccn changes can effect with all these make-updiscaisw. Just tbc thing for detective work. Even your best girl will not kno You conld make love to your jnother*in*lsw without (onnd out Understand the bargain clearly, the wboto moustache, wig, nose, whiskers, animal and fevi. masks, a good pound's worth of fun for Zf* carriage paid, Tbt€» Uni^CT Co«« 3W Elisabeth St...
FIVE RULES FOR FORTUNE. HOW SOME SECURED SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 28 May 1914
FIVE RULES FOR FORTUNE. HOW SOME SECURED. SUCCESS. j-1. Cultivate and perfect your ideas Experiment. Tiio world is, eager for something new,"which, however sim ple at may -be, lvill save labor, or ex pense, or do things better. Let it be more, convenient, or promote pleasure produce-waste. . ' - '• People who handle things in every day .use are the-natural inventors of better things, -and the natural capital ists of .to-morrow. Head ithe splendid advice tnat Edison gives. Learn the procedure as to pa tenting in the chief countries,—then secure your own legal monopoly for your rights by becomig a' patentee, 2. If that workman or foreman, or your ingenious friend has produced a clcvor invention, put him on the trac about patents by telling him wlier he can obtain the "Inventors' Guide.' 3. For yourself, obtain this '>uok. whioh tells what to invent, where to patent, how to sell patents, the prior inventions have, sold for, what prize have been olfered (in cash) for inven tions, and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 28 May 1914
What- do ive Baby I ■.: for his Cold ? you give Baby Foolish mothers dose their babies with home-made concoctions or something recommended by n neighbour, and perhaps upset the little stomach and malic th'c baby cross and uncomfortable by this mistaken economy. Wise mothers do not experiment with untried nostrums, but depend on a remedy which has been compiled from the scientific prescription of a famo.us physician, and i3 designed ..to" cure'-the'cold without upsetting the digestive organs. Dr. Sheldon's New Dis covery is this remedy, and mothers may give it to their, babies, secure in the knowledge that coughs and colds will no longer rack the little bodies. For Croup, it has the most wonderful results. Whooping Cough is cut short by the use of Dr. Sheldon's New Discovery. For all the family ills resulting from throat, chest or lung complaint, the mother's resource is Dr. Sheldon's New Discovery. Dr. Sheldon's New Discovery is the quickest, safest, and best-known remedy for Coughs...
HOW TO MAKE A MEASURE OF LIQUIDS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 28 May 1914
HOW TO MAKE A MEASURE OF v LIQUIDS. A very simple method for making a .container'" for liquors which measures •off." say, a quart at. each tune the IV quid is .poured, 'is to take "a largo eyl; hndrical can, and put in a false.bottonri which holds about a quart between this ,and vhe bottom of the vessel. At one side of; tho false bottom is an opening -which connects with the main body of tlioj wui, and,on> the other a tubo leading to-'the mouth of the vessel, so that the "mouth connects in reality only, with tho before-mentioned space. This space being" filled, with 9 the liquid, wo tilt, the can down .so as'-| to keep the level in the. main chamber below the orifice, and prevent further entry to bottom chamber, so that the bottom chamber now holds just one ouar't. and onri bo emptied at the mouth of tho can. —"Scientific Amori
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 28 May 1914
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CRICKET. MARMAR AVERAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 28 May 1914
CRICKET. MARMAR AVERAGES. 1 he following figures and avei - ages of the Marmal cricket club for the season are appended. The president's trophy was won by A. Mole. baiting;. bo « 01 JS u to V en 5 £ a &lt;1 A. Mole ~~ ... 443 15 2 88 34"o H. Alexander ... 166 9 2 118x 23.7 W. O'Donnell ... 252 14 1 61 19.3 L. Baines ... 192 14 3 46 17.4 G. Coote ... 200 13 — 43 15.3 W. Alexander :.. "170~ 15 — 51 li s J. Baines ... 136 -14 1 36 10.4 W. Reed ... 102 12 2 32x 10.2 D. Coote ... 38 7 3 21x 9.5 E. Mole ... 32 5 1 15 8.5 D. Geary ... 110 15 0 30 7.3 F. McClelland ... 54 9 0 16 6.0 E. Jones ... 21 o 0 9 4.2 BOWLING. u DU »» se .S a $ > &lt; G. Coote 16 3 8 H. Alexander ... 19 6.9 E. Jones 3 S.6 W. Alexander ... 50 9.1 A. Mole S 11.1 W. O'Donnell ... 24 12,6 Runs scored for Marmal, 2312, for 164 wickets, averaging 14.09 runs per wicket. Runs score! against , Marmal, 1400 for 148 wickets, averaging 9.4 runs per wicket. Highest score was 270, against Barrapoort. Lowest scor...
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER II. A DANGEROUS CONTRACT. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 28 May 1914
— THE MASTER PASSION, (BY LILIAN KLLEllTON.) CHAPTER II. ■ A DANGEROUS CONTRACT. "Terribly oppressive," said Uaptam Beresford with a nervous glance at the leaden sky above their heads, as lie drove Ida Ilaniitlon . at a' rapid pace •through the leaf, lanes of Hampshire His nerves had already been upset bv his thoughtless question, and a vague feeling of dread oppressed her more than-the want of azono in the atmos 1;>h"Tho beauty of the day has gone," . she said with a sigh; "and it, was so lovely when wo started. ' . ' ■ "In-my opiuiou, l'havo eomo to tiie best of ;it now," looking down-into her face with admiration mixed with a dasn of insolence; "what a lucky chance it was for. me that your aunt- lost- iiei smelling-bottle." ; - , - '-'Hot- at-all lucky if it rains.. Apu •will have me oil your . mind as a ell a. yourself," with disdainful gravity, that "refused to seo a compliment. , . "Self would .stand a poor elianeo o. being; remembered. .1 hope, thunder 'doesHot frighten yo...