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BILLIARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
BILLIARDS. hle annual billiard tournament for jockeys ope* rating on the flat in England .was concluded just before the last mail left, and was won by F. Fox (rec. 55), who defeated L. Hewitt, the ex Australian jockey, in the final by 28. Hewitt, who was a most successful jockey in New Zea land, also rode the winners of several important races in this State, including Mr. J. N. M'Arthur's Alva, when that horse won the Toorak Handicap fropm La Oarabine and Orla in 1899.
LADY'S COAT AND SKIRT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
LADY'S COAT AND SKIRT. The designs shown represent Nos. 107 and- 108 of. "Everylady's Journal" paper patterns, and are cut. in three sizes-small, medium.and large. T·fese patterns, are,two of an oiutfit of eight .tested patterns "'Lady's 'Maternity Outfit," No. 14-cut by one of the most experienced dress makcrs. •in Australia. The :complete outfit cells at 2/6, but the single pattern may; be bought separately for Od. Leading drapers every where stock single patterns and complete outfits, or either 'will. be sent post free if d'J. for single pattern, or 2/6 for out fit ii sent to department. "C," Swanstan steeet, Melbourne. Local drapers will. up ply free 2catalogue of. pattern designs, no one will be, sent by post if one penny is forwarded to address above.
OUR NEW COVERNOR. INTERVIEWED IN ENGLAND GOOD LOOKING AND POPULAR. LONDON, 6th December. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
OUn flEFW COV(WEfl1 cGO D LOOKING AN-SD rPOPUiA LONDON, th-. D)eeeirobet., The n~r;I Goter?nar: of Vie.f -ia-;, H.an: Arthur bLyu.phi St.auley,. is, a remarkiaby good .lookingg young' :.man, who :will be extreme.ly popular wiatlk they ladies, e. -esi ;by. 'far the best? lookint .Goveirnn Me bourne has had, within the ,memory'. of the present. eneration.- As that may,not appear to be .ligh "praise :it may-- be added: that in looks he eanl: give points to ?iosi of those Mielbourne young men .h6. parade. The Block with the object of" stirring fluttering emotions in. the heart of mem bers of :the oplposite sex : Sydney' girls wilt .be Jealouts of their xfelbournie sister for possessing sucih. han'iadsome young Gover nor, and.. will probablry surmise .that Mel .bourne has leen able to bring some .nder hand. influence to bear- on the obloniat Office to secur. the appoin?nient of st?c? :an exceptionally presentable yioung man. The new Governor is 38. years of age, but he.. does not look mo...
COURSING AUSTRALIAN GREYHOUNDS IN ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
AUSTRALIAN GREYHOUNDS IN ENGLAND. In the London "Field" of 15th November, ap. peared the following appreciation of the Australian bred greyhcunds forming the team 'which Mr. Oscar Asche had selected while on his visit in Australia, with the view of testing locally bred greylounds in the leading English meetings: "The present seassn is likely to prove of a more interesting character than usual for the reason that greyhounds from other countries have arrived, and it is expected that they will put ip an appear ance at some of the important meetings. Several well-knownl Russian performers are already in training, notably Count Cheremtieltfs Chekan, the winner of the last Russian \ataerloo Cup, and three weeks ago five of the best Australian bred greyhounds were landed in England, and are now in quarantine at Messrs. Spratt's establshment at Mitcham. The regulations laid down by the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries are, to say the very least, unnecessarily severe with respect to Austra...
A PARTY GOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
A PARTY GOWN. Here is a suggestion that-would be de liglitful ca-rried out in pale fawn. ninon, tiimmed with a heavy flcelle lace or em braidery. For the latter self-toned, coarse mesh net should form ,he foundation, and on this a floral device should be 'worked: in a bold' satin sbitch, in delicate shades' of blue; pink and mauve, regtilar hydrangea 'tones,. the pi'nck and blue iepeated in the spotted rib bon used for the band. ¶Tihe Magyar bodice is arranged on cross Carer .linesý tln, V Vc1li~ez ;dflefo1!etage turn. 'ing Iback wiai a flat frill of -ivory tulle, thce -same appearing at" tuiie ir uts· of .6he. l oug,= aclose fitting sleeves. 'eh6 mannex in 'wn ihie'i he. nrion -tunic is. dnuped .np over a foucreau sk irt ao self. tcolorecf 1 t;iri ehsrmerse is quiue of the -mnoment, aund, empba~siies t'e 'ogire- '1.t: ob tains§ for dr'awing the fold-a a'ay fieom the back, ;ands comcentxatmng te fuldners in front. Ti complete: thin dain'tJ dress. we sbould suggest a bat, of brvcand ...
COURSING GOSSIP. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
COURSING C8081P. BY HOTSPUR. With reference to the sale of the 3lat English Waterloo Cup winner, Hung Well, there appears to have been some unsavory business in connection w'ith the .dog's purchase at the dispersal sale of air. S. HIill-Wood's greyhounds in April last. It would appear that it was well-known in coursing circles that until hli. sale to Mr. C. B. Ifanbutry, he was the joint property of MIr. H.ill. Wood and two other gentlemen, the joint ow nership being officially registered in the Stud ,look; but upon discovering what a strong feeling of disapproval existed in -the coursing world in oennection with the sale of 3Mr. Iill-Wood's grey. hounds HIung Well's joint purchasers had no wish to re':ain him. Mr. Hill-Wood, indeed, ask.d his partners to relieve hin of his joint own.r ship, but they also felt that they mght be launch. ed into an unsavory position, ard advised that the dog should either be publicly offered for sale or retired to the stud. lie is now the absolute pro...
A USEFUL GOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
A USEFUL GOWN. - Very itseful, as well .as picturesque, is the frock of corduroy velveteen- shown. it our illustratioi. It is in a s1ade of gobe lint bIlEue, and.relieved wiiti deep tinted. lace makes, delightfully conifortabie ,viuter everuimg- wer.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
SUPERFLUOUS HAYns. Their Cause vrIU Cure explained.nin Madame &. Eugene's "N-w Tbilet Booklet," specially written for Auatralaeian and New Zealand Women. Tbtu will be poeted to any addrea on receipt of d. stamp. Se&U-ire Remedy cmuel all Cae NO P. friiuier... . Pcated anywhere, Gi/. ]NADAIM E , EUGENE, Iiafr ned 8kiu csddalgu, 851 PUNT4CIWAD. RIOIuMOND, VICITORJA. ((iat l Ii&lt; n ae bet- st,, and 77 Swfnzto..at.), NAT JALINE. WHY have grey, hair, making you, look old, ,lhet you can have tt restored, naturiUy, gqtcU;tly end effectively? It is splendid 'oe beard, and moustache. (Guaranteed to be pertectly harinleae* ared doeA not wash osf All otora. PRIZK O L; postuge Victoria, 6/a; other stats, 6/kC Oonsult a. HOLLAND, Flair Upocialist, i06 COLLINS-ST., UERLOU~aNU. To suggest to lovers of the sunshine that it was an enemy to Ibe guarded again t would very probably be received with amazement. But nevertheless it is,. and the mirror i.s an excellent witness .of...
SOCIAL CIRCLE SOCIETY LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
'· · . r I. S Y ý . ý .. . 3ocWETY LETTER-. Dear :N -- Everyone, of course, is still iitent ..on holiday msi lakig. The ultra-wise stay at 'home for Cris't L4mts no'wadays, and if things go on as they have been doing lately we will see ia veritable revival of thre good old .Dickens type of Christmas. Christ mas trees were intmmensely popular this season, and it is a sign of the times that some of the very .best of ift?emn were organ :iced by spinster aunts and bachelor uncles. Scores were organised for poor children of a-ll so.rt-. 'There -were Christmas: trees, in fact, from the Melbourne Orphanage and the free kindergarten to some of the wealthiest hoames. In connection with these latter trees it was truly amusing to see how grown tups enjoyed their presents. Of course, : good many women fell into tfe ursual error of giving presents of so fine a haracter -that other women are fighting somev hat shy of Christmas parties. It rather reminds one of a very popular and very wealtLihy la...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
U f. r +ýP~r~ l rllYZfa~iY MELBOURNE" COFFEE PALACE, Jrice of Meals: 3 Ccursei for Onie Shilling. 210 .Doi rke.street, ,Melbourne. GOOD ADVIC-E. There are thousafids of people who suffer from common ailments, such as Rheumatism, Indigestion, Gout, . Biliousness, Neuralgia, Jaundice, Lumbago, Sick Headache, Sciatica, Gravel, Backache, General Debility, Blood Disorders, Stone, Amnemia, Bladder Troubles, who have no idea that their suffering is due to a diseased or inactive condition of the kidneys and liver. The reason that treatment by Warner's Safe Cure has been so successful in cases of the disorders named is that Warner's Safe Cure exer cises a specific healing and stimulating in fluence upon the kidneys and liver. Once the kidneys and liver are restored to health and activity, the uric and biliary. poisons, which cause the.diisorder, are re moved from the- system by the natural channels, and pain, due to the retention of the poisons, ceases. A descriptive pamphlet will be sent po...
MEDICAL CONGRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
MEDICAL CONGRESS. -Particulars have been received by the Federal Quarantine- -Director (Dr. Gump. ston) of the business whiechiis to be dealt with at the Australasian Medical Congress at Auckland early in February. Papers are to be read by Dr. Hamilton Russell (V.) as president. of the section of slugery, by Dr. Chas. Ryan (V.), as president of the section of naval-and military medicine by Dre. Paton (N.S.W.)" and Monk (N.Z.) on-the smallpox epidemics in the countries they represent; by Dr. Elkinmton (Q:), president of the section of public health, and by Dr. Harvey Sutton, principal medi cal officer of schools in Victoria. on the mental measurement of children. A spec ial committee appointed to gather "iforma tion as to the prevalence of sp.cini diseases, and to report on the exlst.ing legislation and administrative measures to. combat the disease will submit its report and recoln kiendations... Other matters.-to be con sidered were the physiological aspect of the -Mt. Lyell- fre,-...
SAILS FOR THURSDAY ISLAND. THURSDAY ISLAND, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
SAILS FOR THIIURSDAY ISLAND. THURSDAY ISLAND, Tuesday. The liner Tasmanr which went ashore on Saturday night on Bramble Cay, in Torres Strait, was refloated early this :morning. It is reported that the water in :.the hold is being kept under. THURSDAY ISLAND, Thursday. 'The Tasman anchored yesterday under • the shelter of -.Naghir Island, and this ..-morning she anchored again at Hammond .sland. The vessel is now off Goode Island Swaiting for the harbor pi!ot to board her. Though the weather has, moderated since last night, heavy winds from the north west still prevail; and the. high seas run ning at Goode Island render it almost impossible to. board her.
DEEPENING THE HEADS ENTRANCE. SIR MAURICE FITZMAURICE REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
DEEPENING THE. HEADS ENTRANCE. - SIR MAURICE FITZMAURICE.. REPORTS. :Sir Maurice _Fitzmaurice, the visiting -;.English engineer, has furnished his first re port to the State Ministry on the possibil. ity' of increasing the rate at which the work of deepening at Po~t Phillip Heads is being carried on. The report is as. fol lows: *"Owing to my leaving Australia in a few days, it is not possible for me to forward my full report until after my return to London. On 22nd and 23rd December I ::visited Port Phillip Heads in the steamer. Lady. Loch, accompanied by Messrs. Ca 'tani, ])avidson, Maclean, Mackenzie, Smith and Kermode. Mr. Macleafi and Mr Smith explained to me in detail the method by which the rods is removed at present, and I saw three series fof shots fired. 1 "landed at Point Lonsdale, and examined the rock visible above low water at that place, which is the same description as that removed under water. During my in spection the weather was fine, so that I saw operations carri...
A SUPPER DISTURBED. SENSATION AT FASHIONABLE RESTAURANT. WELLINGTON, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
A SUPPER DISTURBED. •SENSATION - AT FASHIONABLE - ~ESTAURANT. WEfLLINGTON,; Thursday. The arrest of the host. at a champagne supper party occurred at .an Auckland res taurant to-night, Alfred Robert Curtis, 22, attired in evening dress, being apprehended on a charge of breaking and entering a city mercery store. A quantity of pro perty: supposed to be stolen was found in accused's rooms, which were cramnmed with silk shirts, decorative waistcoats, gorgeous socls and ties. Detectives had suspected accused, and arranged with the proprietor of the cafe, where Curtis had ordered a most elaborate nd, expensive sup per, to efl ift9 On the arrival of. e, f. hi y. d' party the host 4. edto. go screen where t i tectives aw ciql "i*tx They induced pYxtis to a yeompn y:hes juietly. hadgoeWThe pr the par Jt e host had gon nper was declared aý5
A BRUSH WITH A SHARK. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
A .BRUSH WITH A SHARK. SYDNEY, Monday. George Craig, of Stanmore, and J. Mac diarmid, of Annandale, had an unpleasant experience with a shark on the Parramatta River to-day. They liired a skiff early in the morning for the purpose of putting in a day's fishting. In the afternoon they set a line for a shark which they had occa sion to believe was about, as they caught a couple of Tbream with the lower por tion of their bodies bitten. off. Their shark line had only been out a minute or two when Craig felt a strong tug. The line was jerked from his hand. Then the mon ster rose to the surface, and headed for the boat.- It bumped the bow sufficiently hard to give the occupants some concern for their safety. The craft was a frail one, and was almost upset. Craig and Macdiarmid hit at the shark with the oars, and in doing so Macdiarmid over balanced, and fell overboard; He was not a good swimmer, and knowing that Craig pluckily-, jumped in to. his assistance. He took a stretcher that w~ ly...
AN OLD COLONIST. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
fr S rachan, ',f Ge iIf widely known. on'c iation as a partner wt ifinm Wf..ennys, Las celles, Austin af i "6-, "ied .on Tuesday at Rossmore Private Hospital South Yarra, after a short illness. XVhbie re turning to Australia from a holiday trip -to England. early in November last he had the misfortune to contract a severe chill, fromi the effects. of whidh he never recovered. Mr. Strichan was 603 years of. age. He was ,born, at Montrose, Scotland, and received his education there.- -e came to Victoria as a boy -and when 17 years of age, entered the o? ce of Phipps Turnbull and Co. as a junior clerk. In the year 1875 he became connected -with the firm of Dennys, Las celles, Austin and Co. as bookkeeper, and was admitted as a- partner of the firm two years latet. Prompted by health considera tions, the retired from active particlpation in the business in 1911, but his services as an adviser were retained by the firm, and he was appointed one of the directors when the business was form...
GENERAL NEWS MISHAP TO S.S. TASMAN. ASHORE IN TORRES STRAIT. NEWS BY. WIRELESS. SYDNEY, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
MISHAP TO S.S.- TASMAN. ASHORE IN -TORRESS STRAIT. NEWS BY- WIRELESS. SYDNEY, Sunriday. The Deputy Postmaster-General has re ceived a telegram from: Thursday Island stating it was reported by y wireless this morning that the steamer Tasman was ashore in:Bramble Cay, (Torres Strait). SYDNEY, Monday. The latest news from. the Dutch mail liner Tasman,. which went ashore in Bramble Cay, Torres Straits, on Saturday night, shows that her. position is critical. The Sydney offiec of the company- is, how ever, -assured that the passengers- are safe, and will be taken off by one of the steam ere sent from Thursday Island to render assistance. The radio station at- Thursday Island at noon spoke to-the Tasman, The steamer reported 13 feet of water in the hold and the water gaining rapidly. The steamer Inaho Marn. had not up to noon reached the Tasman. Mr. J. H. C. Stuart, manager of the Royal Packet S.N. Co., this afternoon re ceived a telegram from Thursday Island, stating that the .vessel was...