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CHAPTEH IV. LEILA IS AFRAID. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 March 1914
CHAPTEH IV. LEILA 13 AFRAID. A seaman would have helpod Leila up tho ladder, but Hugh pushed him ooido almost savagely. There was a. good clectric light just abovo the gangway, and It showed him tho figure of a woman wrapped in a long Shetland coat; of a child whoso face could hardly he seen for the fur cap which covered his blnck curls. And yet he would have known Leila and Pcsdy had tho place been black as night. She had come to him—he never doubted that she would not return. A small kit-bag was all tho lug gage she carried, and ho perceived that her hand trembled very much, and closed so nervously upon its handle that the seaman could hardly take it from her. When Hugh had led her to tho upper deck, she stared about her with the haunted look of a woman pursued, but chiefly over towards the town of Newcastle, from which she had lied. What he said to her he never know ; he tried to tell her that she was welcome to the ship, but it was many minutes be fore the mart himself spoko wit...
LEILA AND HER LOVER Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd., Lond. and Melb. (All Rights Reserved.) IV. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 March 1914
LEILA AND HER LOVER Dy MAX PEMBERTON. rutillfilieil by Arrnngomont with Wnrd, l,ock nnd Co. Ltd., Lond. and Melb. (All Right* Re«#rr»d.) XV. It wns almost dinner-time when tho Archdoncon roturnod to tho yacht, and Ho had but tho briofost word with Hugh. "A very difficult case, ho said, evasively* "I am quito at a loss, mv &lt;loar follow." His furthor pro mise to discuss tho wholo thing frankly at a lator hour of tho night sent tho young bnronet to his cabin with tho'vagtto hope of a man who ivlies rather upon a friend than upon himself. Ho did not tell tho worthy ecclesiastic Just how intoler able the hours of waiting had boon, or how dimcult ho had found tho commonest conventions. Th«v talked of many things at dinner—^ack Bowles of Freddy Uy water'H straight and uarrow ways find tho half-crowns they were cost ing him; Mat Michel of politicians and t.he new taxoa he was not called upon to pay ; tho Archdeacon chiofly of the products of tho Mosello Vai j,>v. 'Hie chief on...
AGRICULTURAL PROBLEMS. SOIL EXHAUSTION. SOIL FERTILITY. INCREASE OF YIELDS. II. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 March 1914
AOiUUULTIMiAL, PROBLEMS. SOU, EXHAUSTION. SOIL FEHTIL1TY. 1NOBEASE OF YIELDS. By A. H. RENABD, Expert in Modern Agriculture. Autnor of "A.DiO. of Hatloual Manurlug," "A.U.C., of bcicoilflc otock KfodlDg Under Australian Conditions," Etc., iStc. The prevention of soil exhaustion and the maiiutunance of soil fertility are interdependent, the one being the logical outcome of the. other. 13ut modern agricultural science goes fur ther, and ulnis to increase fertility m order to secure permanent in crease in yields of produce. This can onlv he uchioved under the special Australian conditions of soil and cli mate by rational , manuring. The time has now arrived when an in crease iu the average yield of wheat per acre of the land devoted to its cultivation is absolutely essontial to continued prosperity, and the in crease must be regular, not spas modic. This increase is easily pos sible, and undeniably prolitaule. u der conditions even below average. The new method tends itself to easy ado...
II. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 March 1914
It seemed an eternity to him be fore lie saw tho red glow above the funnels of the Cbristabel, and knew that the firemen wore at work. He had given the order for the yacht to sail immediately Joseph answered his ring, and aoou the bruit of an Imme diate departuro awakened tho sleep ing #hlp. "It was just liko tho Governor," the meu said. Tho skdpper, a dour Scotchman, by name JPacdowell, bad salted with Hugh too long that any caprlco should surprise Mm. Moauwhile, in tho saloou, the four played on unconscious of the amaz ing happening. A hissing oX steam did bring Jack' Bowles to tho quar ter deck when he was dummy; but it never occurred to his obtuso intelli gence that the activdty aboard was unwonted, and bo reported nothing to tho others. Had curiosity taken him to the cabin skylight, he would have seen Desdy and Leila at sup per below; but ho did not see them, and voices calling him to the table, bo went without tidings. For his part, Hugh had forgotten his friends completely by...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 March 1914
INVBNTORi P ATENT S Obtained In Commonwealth and ElBe liere for Improved methods of Appli* inces, Tools, etc., of any description 'uli Information, Costs, etc., sent on application to A.. O. SAGHSE, C.E. AUSTRALIAN WIDOWS' FUND BUILDINGS, ' Corner Collins and William Sts., MELBOURNE.
HEAVY WOMAN DIES WEIGHED 20 STONE. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 20 March 1914
HEAVY WOMAN DIES WEIGHED 20 STONE. Tho death of a woman who weighed twenty stones, and who required two porters to lift her Into bed when she was seized with a fatal illness, was (says "Lloyd's Weekly News" of Janu ary 11) Investigated at a Hackney in quest on Saturday on Mary Richard, soventy-two, wife of a corn dealer of Newington Butts. The woman. It was said, had been living apart from her husband at Enfield road, Kingttland road. Mrs Erlcsoi), a sister-in-law, said Mrs Richard had been "a little queer tor some time. .She went to see her, and found hor on the floor. She was a very heavy woman, weighing twenty, atones, and her leg waa doubled up under her. It took witness an hour to get tho leg right. Her sister-in-law never regained consciousness, and died later on. A Juror : Was she a sober woman? Witness : Well she used to take a little in a regular way. mostly of an evening- Witness added that she had to got an order for two porters from the Metropolitan Hospital to get tier ...
An Easy Way to Remove...Superflous Hair... [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 27 March 1914
An Easy Way to Remove ...Superflous Hair... For tlio bonofit of our lady read ora who auffor from tlio humiliating diafiguromout of hair on the face, lipa or oliin, wo publish liorowith a formula whioli litis tlio advantage of boing simplo and inexpensive, as woll as tnarvollously effeotive. It is not olnitnod by our informant) thatonoapplicntion willpormanent ly destroy tlio hair roots, but it is olnitnod, and the claims are boms out by notual toata, that ono appli oation coiupletoly romovoi the hair, and its regular use, one or two days apart, will quickly and permanently dootroy tlio hair rootitaolf. If you lmTo hair whioh you wish por manently removed, ask your chem ist to mix 4} drams Pulvorizod Sul t hi tie Coucontrato, with 2i drama Zino Oxide, P.B., and I dram of Powdorod Orria Root, and put in a wide mouth bottle. For use mix n littlo of tlio powder into a paste on a plate by adding a fow drops of wator. Apply with a narrow knife blade androtnove at tlio ond of two minutes ...
Champion Stack-builders. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 27 March 1914
Champion Stack-builders. | At the conclusion of the Wallace Races on Friday, Mr E. J. Hogmi, I M.L.A., on behalf of the donors, [ presented the prizes won in connec tion with the recent stackbuililing competition held iti Bungaree Shire. Mr Ja$. M'Grath, of Spring Bank, was handed two gold medals for first and third prizes, while Mr Jno. Toohey, of Spring bank was award ed a gold medal for second prize.
MADAME MELBA'S MEMORIES. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 27 March 1914
MADAME MELBA'S MEMORIES. ' Mme. Mclba celebrated at Covent Garden, Loudon, on May 22, tho twenty-iiith anniversary of her first appearance ju grand opera iu Londou. Un that day sho appeared as Aiimi in *'La Bohome," n frolo whioh sho has made famous. lu tho courso of ft short chat, Mmo. Malba gave some interesting remiuis* ences ot 20,000 in Melbourne, my na bo^tr' Koally 1 caunot say," said Mmo. Molba. "I have sunt; to so way. 1 know that most ot us aro prono to believe that tho last is tho boat, bub that is tho hasty exhilara tion aud judgmout of tho moment. Naturally an artist prefers that whicu ittouis to bo tho most enthusiastic. Uut tho most demonstrative is not -neces sarily tho mot discriminating. Just think of tho number of groat cities in which I hut© sung—Loudon, i'am, UoiJiu, Vienna, St. Petersburg, Now York, Stockholm, Homo, Milan, Brus sels, Melbourne, Sydney, Chicago, iios* ton, and many others. It is a curi ous fact that in England, Amorica, and oven my own count, y,...
PROPOSED COLLEGE FOR WOMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 27 March 1914
PROPOSED COLLEGE FOR WOA1J2N. As tho ouioomo of a recent mooting of members of the Woman's Horticul tural Guild, it waa decided that a de putation should urge upon the Minis ter (rf Agrioulturo tlio establishment of ft Horticultural College for Womon. A responsible ofiioer in tho Agricul tural Department expro&bed himself thus on tho suhiecc:—,4lu Euglaud Agricultural Colleges in which womon work are of quite long standing, and though I am not. sure whether it shall exist in Victoria, there cortainly was one there a fow years back. It bus been suggested that women should Bpcciallly cultivate tho strawberry, raspberry, gooseberry, and blackberry. But although Americans hare improv ed the blackberry, stopping its ramb ling and making it grow upright, I am not at a)! snro that ita cultivation will bo equally effective in New South Wales. The log an berry grows well in Glen Innes ana Wentwnrih Fulls, but it does not crop to advantage. How* ever, the \}ilackuorry is by no moans t...
A Gentle Reminder. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 27 March 1914
A Gentle Reminder. A unlive of n Binnll village In Scot land, having "made gooil" In "furrln parts," returned home, mid, to show his more unfortunato brethren at home how little ho vnliied £ s. d„ lie presented a brand now umbrella stand to the "auld kirk." In accordance with tho usual custom tha presenta tion was announced by tlio'beadle 011 tho Sabbath, JuBt before the servlco started. Tho beadle, a frizzled old warrior of about seventy, - delivered himself In tho following manner:— "Nae (loot, brethren, yo'll a' line no ticed the brnn new umbrella stall' that oor 'worthy nelber, Mr. Jlacltae, lias glen tao tlie klrlc. Noo umbrellas la umbrellas, and human iiatnrs human naturs, an' although It 111-bolioves 1110 tae say oiiything agin ony worshipper I' tills sacred place, yet tae tell yo the truth wo wad a' ibo verry pleased If Sandy JIacQulbbar Svad talc' a slttln' a wee blttle farer nwa fra tho door!"
Ballarat Wholesale Produce Market. Brophy Foley and Co report:— [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 27 March 1914
Ballarat Wholesale Produce Market. Brophv FoUv »nd Oo report f— DuHvcriei continue moderate, a bit tar feeling prorailed in the markets dnrinp t lis week, and prices generally had a firmer tendenojr. We quote ns follows— Wheat—8/10 to 3/11 for milling. Seed 4/6 to 5s. Flonr £9. Bran and pnllard £5 Si Halting karley—3/ to 3/8 for prime English and 1/10 to 2n fur ospe. Oats are firm at 1/11 to 2a for best Algerian feed and 2/6 to 2/9 for seed. Chaffing "heaven iters in bettor de mand at £2 to £2 5s for good to boat quality. Manger alieaves £2 7a 6d to £2 10. Straw 32s 6d. ' Potatoes £3 15 to £4 5s.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 27 March 1914
_ Gravel and Bladder Troubles. From Mr. J. Armstrong, grocer, Cnr ■rington-road, Coogee, Sydney, N.S.W. "I had been suffering from gravel, and after trying various remedies prescribed by the doctor and getting no relief, my sister induced me to; try Warner's Safe Cure. Before I had finished the first bottleful I was greatly relieved, and by the time I had used up the second bottleful I was completely cured. I have told many of my friends of the wonder ful benefit I have derived from tak ing Warner's Safe Cure, and feel confident that anyone suffering from the same complaint will derive great benefit from taking it as prescribed." From Mr Ceorge Rose, South Mor ang, Victoria. "I suffered from inflammation of the bladder, accompanied by pain ful urination, which made life very miserable for me. Seeing accounts published of others who seemed to have been cured by taking Warner's Safe Cure, I decided to try what ef fect '■hat medicine would have in my caBe. I felt relief after taking on...
Plenty of Room. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 27 March 1914
Plenty of Room; A travelling salesman' died very suddenly In Pittsburg. His relatives telegraphed the undertaker to make'a tvreath: "The ribbon should 1)0 extra wide, with the inscription, 'Rest In Peace' on both Bides, and if there Is room, 'We shall, meet in Heaven/" The undertaker was out of town, and his new assistant executed the order. It was a startling floral piece which turned up at the funeral. The ribbon was extra wide, and .bore the inscription, -"Rest'In Peace on Both Sides, and If There-Is Room Wo Shall Meet In eHaveri."
Shied at a Motor Car. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 27 March 1914
Slued at a Motor Car. Whila driving in a gig through Gordon on Sunday a alight minhap bafel Mr Joa DaTlin,of Egarton. No*r tho Oatholio ohnruh the horaa look fright at an approaching motor oar, with tha retail that the ipirittd pony ■tvarvsd on to tha ambaulcmant and the Tahiola waa oapaizod. Mr Davlin and tha othar occupant, Uiaa Florria Satlar, were thronn out, bnt happily both eaoapad injury.
A TRUE STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 27 March 1914
A" TRUE STORY. A number of years ago some miners ' in Wales, ill exploring an old disused pit, round the body of a young man dressed in a fashion long out of date. The peculiar notion of the air of the mine was such as 'preserved the body so perfectly tlint it appeared asleep rather than dead. The miners were puzzled at the cir cumstances. • No one-In the district had been, missed within tlielr remem brance, and at last it was resolved to bring in the oldest inhabitant—an old iady over eighty years old, who had lived single in the village all her life. ' When she was taken Into the room where the dead man lay, a strange •hlug occurred. The old lady fell on he corpse, and kisseu it, and address ed it by every term of endearment spoken in a bygone generation. He was her only love, and she had waited for Mm her long life. She knew he had not forsaken her. The old lady and young man had been betrothed sixty years before. Her lover had disappeared myserlously, ind she had kept her faith ...
IS UNIVERSAL PEACE POSSIBLE? By Frank Cufley. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 27 March 1914
IS UNIVERSAL PEACE POSSIBLE? By Frank Cuflcy. Many people throughout tho world nre cherishing tho idea tlmt some day "war will become a thing of the past, and universal peace will be establish ed. Only a tew weeks ago a great palace was openod, and thousands of pounds have been given to the cause; •but is the Ideal stato possible, or nre the advocates chasing a phantom? Of course, / quite agree that It ap pears possible to settle disputes by conference; but it is not appearances which tell, but facts. Does Nature permit universal peace? Darwin, who was perhaps the gratest nature student the world has ever produced, offers his theory of the survival of the fittest. How does this lit iu with the ideal? As far back in the history of the world as ttme will allow us to see tho whole living things have been fighting for the mastery one over another. Not only animal life; it also applies to plant life. ■ The lower animals are in many! cases protected from themselves, ns in the bovine class...
THE VILLAGE BLACKSMITH. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 27 March 1914
THE VILLAGE BLACKSMITH. f Under a costly canopy iTIie village blacksmith nits, Before him Is a touring cur, Drokon to little bits, And the aimer, and the chauffeur, too, Have almost lost tlielr wtts. The vlllago 'blacksmith smiles with gleo As ho lights Ills fat cigar; Ha'tells his helpers nvhat to ilo To straighten up tho car; Ami the owner, ami the cliatifTur, too, Stand humbly "\vlicro they nre. The children going homo from Bchool Look In at tho open door; They like to see him make his bills, And hear the owners roar; And tho chauftcur ivccp, as they do Clare ' ' • - They, no'er paid that 'before. He goes each morning to tho bank, And salts away lile cash; A. high silk hot and long frock coat Help him to cut a dash. But tho owner, and tho chauffeur, too, Their teeth all vainly gnash. The chestnut tree long slnco has died, Tho smith does not repine; His humblo shop haB grown Into A building big and flno. And it bears "Garage" above tho door On a largo electric "sign.