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Foiled Again. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
Foiled Again. Papa Bending keeps a pretty sharp eye on his daughter Mary, and many a would-be lover has taken a walk for a few minutes' conversation with the hard-hearted parent. "You seem like a nice young man, and perhaps you are in love with Mary?" "Yes, I am," was the honest- reply! "Haven't said anything to her yet, have you?" continued Papa Bending. "Well, no; but I think she recipro cates my affection." "Does, eh? Well, let me tell you. something. Her mother died a luna tic, and there's no doubt that Mary has inherited her insanity." :" I "I'm willing to take the chances," replied the lover. "Yes; but, you see, Mary has a terrible temper. She. has twice drawn a knife on me with intent to commit murder." "I'm used to that—got a sister just like her," was the answer. "And you should know that I have sworn a solemn oath not to give Mtry a penny of my property," con tinued the father. "Well, I'd rather start poor and build up. There's more romance in it, Mr. Bending/' continued t...
TRAFALGAR FAT PIG SALE. Messrs J. K. Jennings and McInnes report under date of Friday, 3rd July: [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
TRAFALGAR FAT PIG SALE. Messrs J. K. Jennings and Mclnnes report tinder date of Friday, 3rd July:— Scarcity of bacon pigs ; prices very firm. We sold, on account of J. Barrett, 13 at £3 7s 6d ; J. O'Oonnell, three at £2 18s ; R G. Dent (Moe), one at £214s; J. Brown, two at £3 lis; L. Ash by, one at £2 13s Gd ; C. Tucker (Yarragon), five at £3 3s ; Manley Bros. (Coalville), three at £3 12s 6d ; Mrs Mitchell, one at £3 Is ; Ted Matthews, two at £2 2s ; H. Young, four to £2 8s 6d ; C. Lazzarini, four at £2 16s; J. Gray, two at £2 16s; Mrs Bechaz (Moe), three at £1 18s; P. Nix, seven at £2 2s 6d; C. Dalgleish, two at L2 10s 6d ; J. Douglas, two at L2 10s 6d; T. Davey (Tarragon), three at L2 17s; Burrage Bros. (Hill End), two atL3 15s; G. Cole man (Hill End), one at L4 Is; R. Kellas, four at L3; C. McLaughlin, four to L3 6s; Mrs Dineen (Yarra gon), five at L3 9s 6d.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
Professional Notices. [a card.] DR.W. CECIL MARSDEN Waterloo Road, TRAFALGAR, Visits— MOE : Mondays, 11.30 to 11.45, and 5.30 to 6.30 ; Thursdays, 11.30 to 1.30. At Larkin's Hotel. TARRAGON, Tuesdays and Saturdays, 10.15 to 11. At Waterloo Hotel. NARRACAN : Mondays, 12.30 to 1.30. At Stewart's Coffee Palace. THORPDALE ; Mondays, 2 to 3. At Brock's Coffee Palace. TELEPHONE MtJSIC. Herr R. F. Schaefer, PROFESSOR OF MUSIC. Pianoforte, Violin, Singing, Voice Culture and Breathing, Visits MOE Tuesdays. Prepares for all Examinations. 100 per cent. Successes. Apply by letter to Rum ah, Victoria Road, Malvern. Miss A. A.Townsend, L.L.C.M., TRAFALGAR, Teacher of Piano, Violin, Organ and Theory of Music, VISITS MOE EVERY MONDAY. Classes for Violin on the Manby-Jensen System. [A card.]; Fred. H. Macartney Recorded by the DENTAL Board of Victoria, Contingent Street (Harris' Buildings), TRAFALGAR. MAY be consulted at his Surgery daily (except as stated under) or at any other hour at his Private ...
DURING REST HOURS. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
DURING REST HOURS. "The bedroom," said a sanitary ad riser, "is a place to be studied especial*, ly, as during sleep the body is less able to resist injurious influences than In-waking hours. "The bed should, if possible, b&lt;? placed with the head or foot against the wall, so that free access may be had to both sides of it when the bed is made. Another reason is that if. prevents *ha sleeper lyin^..with hia face to the wall, and thus breathing over and over again the air exhaled trom his lungs. "As to ventilation, get rid of tK idea that the night air is injurious, is really purer than the dust, sr ind - germ-laden air of the day :owns, at least), and should be fr dmitted during sleeping hours."
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
In Memoriam. WILLIAMS.—In loving memory of our dear Rubie, who died in Sale Hospital, 10th July, 1912. Just two years ago she left us, How we miss her lovely face, But she left us to remember None on earth can fill her place. Memories of you, dear Rubie, Your little angel ways, Will remain with us for ever And cheer our darkeBt days. Sadly missed. —Inserted by her loving parents, C. P. and * J. Williams. Willow Grove.
Come Again, Reggiel [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
Come Again, Reggiel .Reggie: bo, by way of (breaking the ice, i remarked that the weather was very cold. ■tienry: Well, and what did she re iteggie: She said, "The recurring phenomena of heat and cold are so irequenc unci so ramiliar as to be mat ters coo negligible 10 engage my in terest,- Mr. rtiskey." A small uoy had charge of a donkey laaen with coals in a Midland lane, mr away rrom any human habitation, rue wiuieci ass tnrew on his load—a load too heavy tor tne youngster to replace. The boy sat down in de span-, looking alternately at the sack and the cuday, the latter calmly crop ping the wayside grass. At last a norseman hove in sight, and gradually drew nearer, it was a tan and ven erable Church dignitary. • "Hallo, thou 'big fellow!" cried the lad. ."I wish thou'd give us a lift wid this ere bag of cwoals!" The venerable rider had delivered many- a charge, but never received such a one as this himself, so brief and so brusque. He was taken aback 'at first, but at last dismo...
MAKES BODY TRANSPARENT. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
MAKES BODY TRANSPARENT. A new method of giving medical students instructions which, it is said, will largely obviate the necessity of dissection, will shortly be put into practice at the Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia. Physicians and surgeons connected with the depart ment of anatomy are now perfecting the process, which originates through the recent discovery by a German scientist of a fluid toy the use of which the human body can toe rendered transparent. The fluid, which is composed of sev eral oils, .turns the flesh into a sort of transparent jelly when injected, en abling the student to study the veins, muscles and bones far 'better, it is as serted, than if they resorted to the dissecting knife, it is said to be one of the most valuable discoveries in medical science of late years. .
KITCHEN WRINKLES. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
KITCHEN WRINKLES. To relieve toothache, rub baking soda round .the tooth and rinse the mouth with hot water. To polish a black marble clock rub over with olive oil and finish with a clean chamois leather. Varnished paper on walls should be cleaned with a flannel dipped in weak tea and polished with a dry cloth. When baking small cakes or buns, flour the tins instead of greasing them. The cakes will not stick to the tins, and will bake quite as well. A simple, effective glue that is narmless, colorless, and odorless can be made by adding ordinary tapioca to water and boiling. When plates and dishes have to be warmed in the oven, if a newspaper is placed underneath, it will break the heat and prevent the plates from cracking. | Frost-bitten vegetables should be soaked in cold water for one hour be fore boiling. A piece of saltpetre should.be added to the water in which they are cooked. Where screws are driven into soft wood and subjected to considerable strain, they are very likely to...
WEDDING FETE FOR SERVANT. EMPLOYER'S DAUGHTERS AS BRIDESMAIDS. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
WEDDING FETE FOR SERVANT. / EMPLOYER'S DAUGHTERS AS BRIDESMAIDS. Not only1 did the members of the family in whose service she has been attend the wedding of Miss Rose Kate Shepherd at Tilford, near Farnham, Surrey, recently, but her master and mistress also arranged a wedding re ception in the grounds of their house, while their daughters acted as brides maids. The bride was Miss Shepherd, who for 12 years had been employed by Mr. and Mrs. Rupert D. Anderson, of Waverley Abbey, and the bridegroom, Mr. Albert "William Mark Fry, of Weybridge. The parents of the bride and bridegroom live in the district and are in humble, circumstances, and the scale of rejoicings was largely due to the interest taken in the marriage by Mr., and Mrs. Anderson and their fam ily. The bride's wedding dress was of crepon de broche, and the wreath of ax-tificial orange blossom . wp one worn by ■ Mrs. Anderson at: her 'own wedding 25 years ago.
SAYINGS OF TO-DAY AND YESTERDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
SAYINGS OP TO-DAY AND YESTERDAY. :i' It is not enough, for a man to know *;& good tiling wlien he sees it. He :"-inust seize a good thing when he knows it.—Anon. None but the brave deserve the fair, T,nd none but the brave can live with „ome of them.—Estelle Klauder. . The heir-at-law of a Scottish mil lionaire is a barman at Newcastle. He - changed his name, and deluded inquiry agents lor ten years. He was • acci ' dentally identified on a ferry boat by a schoolmate, who had been under a " commission to seek him out for sev i eral years. The barman declares his determination of remaining where he is. He refuses to. become reconciled to his father, with whom he violently " quarrelled. It appears the parent, a . widower, married the son's best girl. -—"Bystander," Sydney. There are only about thirty bar ber-shops in India, which bears out the idea we have always held that India is a silent, non- communicative land.—"Cinnaminson Scimitar." The backblock audience is not al ways...
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
J?ROM VARIOUS SOURCES! Distance lends enchantment—but not when you're taking your girl home in a taxi-cab.—"New York Tri bune." The esteemed weather clerk has sprung a new one. It is the word "smog,' and it means smoke and fog7. The clerk explains that very frequent-, ly there are times when this mixture is apparent in the atmosphere, and it considers the new word a 'great little idea. Very well, "smog" let it be. But why end there? Let's call a mixture of snow and mud "smud." A mixture of snow and soot "snoot," and"a mix ture of snow and liail "snail.'', Thus we might have a weather forecast— "Snail to-day, turning to snoot to night; to-morrow smoggy with smud." —"Kokomo Times." The Suffragettes are engaged in re vising the Bible. , They'll probably want to. call it Norah's" ark.—"Detroit Free Press." Bill, an outback identity, was sus pected of being concerned inra sheep stealing campaign that had raged in the district for some months. Ultim ately his hut w^as raided by twro polic...
LADIES' LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
LADIES' LETTER. | - L. j From "Irene" in Melbourne. We are in the throes of the ball season now. Night -after night the big halls in the city or one or other of the s'uburbs are full of happy j dancers, and the season, so far, is ! proving immensely enjoyable. The I civic ball at St. Kilda is always one | of the events of the year, and that ! held last week was no exception. They, had a glorious color .scheme for the decorations, and with nigh on a thousand of our elite, with the women folk in their most elaborate and ex ! pensive frocks, it was a! fairy sight' , for wondering eyes to linger on. ( Hebrew representation in St. 'Kilda is . a strong one, and as usual there were : many comely Jewesses among the . guests. Hawthorn also had a most | ■ successful function, and likewise Prah ran. None of the flew dances were included at the mayoral functions,^ but they have been much in evidence at other public and semi-private gather ings. The old "South Yarra Skating Rink is taking on ano...
RISE OF A REBEL. MANKILLER, BANDIT & SOLDIER. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
RISE OF A REBEL. 3VIANKIL.LER, BANDIT & SOLDIER. I . It is barely a year, ago since Pan cho Villa ^escaped from tlie United'1 States border controls and Mexican In fantry to talce the field' with a single horse, which had been "borrowed," "two sacks of flour and nine men. Last month he returned with ten 'thousand followers, mostly well-armed quick-moving" cavalrymen; thirty ieiglit large field-pieces, fifty rapid-fire guns, a train-load of ammunition, and other train-loads of supplies for his troops, and over 5,"000;000 Mexicdn dollars. He controls - the richest mines and farm lands, in Mexico, to day. All this in twelve .months. And lip? fifteen years previously, while waging his chance, lie was a man killer, a bandit, and a soldier of" for tune. - • ' >
BUTTER FROM THE NORTH. DRY AUTUMN AFFECTS VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
BUTTER FROM THE NORTH. | DRY AUTUMN AFFECTS VICTORIA. ; Victoria, which,, recovered herself from the boom calamity by starting the Australian dairy industry, now: re ceives butter from Queensland ' and New South Wales—States which but tardily followed her into this field of rural, enterprise. Shiploads of Syd ney and Brisbane butter are coming into Melbourne every week. The cir cumstance is not usual. Victoria had a dry autumn and the Northern States a. wet one; at the same time, butter prices keep low in London, and con sequently Melbourne agents .were,.able to get butter down from the two other capitals at a price which allowed pro fitable competition with the local pro duct. The occux'r.ence .goes to show that Australia is rapidly becoming a self-sustaining country, as she should -be. Not many years ago Australia was importing butter from Europe, and now she is helping to find the old sWorld in that and many other food stuffs. ' ■ '
THE COMING HORN OF PLENTY [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
THE COMING HORN OF PLENTY Even if the world should not be fee Dn chemical products, there is every reason to believe that the. food of a few generations hence will diffei greatly from' that of to-dayv ~ As" popu- - lation grows we may possibly tend to become vegetarians, for it has been found that double the land is neces sary to sustain one man on fresh meat than on wheat. The time is approach Ing when the human race will, we are "old, live chiefly on the fruit of trees. A.n acre of banana plantation will feed Zfy human beings, while a potato field of the same size would support only two, and a wheat farm only one; a srove of full-grown chestnut tropswill yield Bix times as much nourishment per acre as any cereal crop. With the reclaiming of desert areas, date palms, banana, and other fruit will result in a j vast new supply of food. ' ; A clergyman in the South of Eng land had an orchard with tempting fruit on its trees. When the fruit was nearly ready for picking he noticed that ...
THE FARCE OF PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
THE FARCE OF PARLIAMENT. One after another, members eatcl Hie Speaker's eye, and talk and talk The listening members laugh Immod erately at the thinnest of jokes, and express their delight when one of theli >wn side scores a point in a mannei strongly suggestive of a flock of bleat Ing sheep. After days of this kind ol thing, the time for moving amend ments arrives, and the same topics ire raised again. Amendments, which serve no purpose whatever, except tc make speeches on, are placed on the aoffce-paper; and the Government, which ought to be concerned aboul the conduct of business, allows the thing to go on till so much time has been occupied that little is left before the grouse shooting or holidays relieve them of thfi danepr nf rtninir nnvfrhine that matters —P. W. Jowett, M.P.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Narracan Shire Advocate — 8 July 1914
Public Notices. Timber! Timber!! TIMBER ! ! ! WANTED KNOWN that R. J\ Hutchinson and Sons are prepared to supply, the Best of Sawn Timber at the Shortest Notice, and at- the Lowest Possible Price. FEUIT CASES A SPECIALITY. R. J. HUTCHINSON & SONS, . ■: Sawmillebs, COALVILLE. THE MOE HOTEL. P. LARK IN, Proprietor. All the Best Brands of Liquor Stocked First-Class Accommodation. Good Stabling. BILLIARDS. ...Premises lit up with Acetylene Gas.... Club Hotel, MOK. (Opposite the Railway Station). Best of, Liquors & Cigars . Stocked Good Meals. Superior Accommodation for Boarders and the • Travelling Public. EVERYTHING UP-TO-DATE, j J. McGRATH, Proprietor. | Public Notices. BLACK. Orpingtons, "White and Silver Wvandottes and White Leghorns. . All my Show Birds now mated. Winners wherever shown. YOUNG STOCK OF-ALL BREEDS FOE SALE. Eggs (in season), £1 Is—guaranteed. M. McMAHON, Narraoan. J. D. HEYWOOD, Land, Finance and General Commission Agent, TRAFALGAR. ^GENCIES Hornsby ...