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Household- Hints. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
Household Hints. Green blinds that have faded ma) be made to look almost like new by brushing them over with some lin seed oil. Keep the inside of your oven scrupulously clcan ; have the shelves sides, and door scraped dov-n and washed with hot soda and water at least oncc a week. A physician says that the applica tion of the oil of cinnamon, applied with . a straw or small brush, is thi very best remedy for bee stings. It will slightly blister, but will destroy the poison. People might easily protect them selves and their childr.cn against the bites of insects did they but follow this plan. Sponge the skin and the hair with weak. carbolic acid, and it will drive away the whole tribe. The secret of frying fish crisp and brown, without either egg or bread crumbs, is to dry it well, dredge both sides with plenty of flour, and plunge it into boiling fat. Be sure the fat is boiling, and plenty of it, as upon that depends the crispness and brov.nnsss of the fish. To keep lettuce fresh fr...
Good News for Husbands. FAMILY DRESS BILLS BEDUCED BY HALF. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
Good News for Husbands. FAMILY DKE.SS BILLS BEBUCED . JJY HALF. There is hope yet for the harassed husband who stands appalled at the size of his wife's millinery bills and the other everyday bills run_ up in the household. It is not what .wo eat that costs, it is what you wear, laments the average husband, liut in all this diatribe against the high cost of living, a glimmer of hope is appearing ill the darkness for the American husband, and then, probably, for the Britisher, too. rJ he wearing of hats, boots, and stockings made of aluminium is lo be made compulsory by Congress. .Man, the head of the family, is to be released from some of the bills that come in every month to sad den his life. Someone has discov ered that these metal hats can bo ninde for a minimum price. The great value of this metal when used for feminine garments is that it never wears out, This may aeem a disadvantage ro the woman why changes her gowns ten times a day ami her hats every time she changes her gown...
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS. LETTERS. [Where the term "The Commonwealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
POSTAL RATES AND RECULATIONI I LETTERS. [Whore the term "The Common wealth" is uaod in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.! For every £ ounce or fraction thereof, l'or delivery within the Common wealth 1 For delivery in tho Briti'shEm P»o 1 For delivery in tho New Hebrides, Banks, 'and Torres Islands ..0 2 L'or delivery in other places .... 0 21 LETTEll CARDS. l'or delivery within the Commonwealth Single, Id. each ; reply, Id. each half Dor delivery in the Hritisli Empire (so list of places under "Letters")-Sib glo, Id. each. For delivery in New Hebrides, Banks and Torres Islands-Single, 2d. each For delivery in other places- Single 2Jd. each. POST CARDS. Single Postcards impressed with th' Id. stamp, and Reply or double card? each half of wJiich has the Id. st.nisu impressed thereon, may be transmitter to placoB within tho Commonwealth, an&lt; to those places, enumerated unde "Letters," to which letters may b'...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
Piiiuc NOTICES. Tungaraah SS ELIZABETH STREET, MELUnlj HNE 91 VlCXOlilA A YEN UK, ALBEIT l'AKK M. L- THOMAS (Recorded by tho Dental Board of Victoria), considers your interests, so consult in duiing our visits-it will ropay you. Have your teeth extracted by tin Atiiestlictic which has proved itself to be superior to must Jjocal Aniesthetice. A WONDERFUL SUCCESS. t\YH Pc Charles Humbly, D.D,S,. editor of the ' American DcntwU,' U.S.A., suys ot Thomas'. Painless Dentistry "Dear Sir, Concerning your anesthetic, wc will V.iy that it appears to be tho superior prept ration for the Painless Extraction uf Teeth, mid tho worlc is performed without paiu or unpleasant ness to the patient.'1 1XVIMTE. America's latest invention for artificial dentures. Lighter, stronger and better for the mouth than ordinary vulcanite. From £4 Is (with painless extractions free). Vulcanite Plates from £'3 os Filling from r«, single tooth from 5$ Cleaning the Teeth, 7s 7d GOOD DHXTISTHY. WeI can make you a Set o...
CHAPTER VII. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
CHAPTER VII. Bellairs was essentially u mail of action. That very night he saw Ro bert Holman, one of the leading pri vate detectives in London, and placed in his hands the inquiry into the af tair of Goldstein and Sheila's pearls, assuring him that he, Bellairs, would pay the £2000 oil the day the pearls were brought back to liini uninjured; but lie was careful to caution Mr. llolman that an expert in precious stones must examine them in order to see that no exchanges had been made. Holman undertook the job, and ex ecuted it with great dexterity, and Bellairs had the satisfaction of re covering Sheila's pearls at the loss of £2000, which he had been saving to wards his wife's future needs. He put them back carefully into his safe, and then set Holman to discover where Ralph was hiding. The miser able youth was found without much difficulty and brought back to Sunny side by Holman, who, however, by the K.C.'s request, refused even to leave the room in which Ralph was seated until Be...
GREATER THAN GOLD Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER VI. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
GREATER THAN GOLD By L. T. MEADE, Author ol "The Soul of Margaret Rand," etc. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London & Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER VI. When Mrs. Bellairs met lier son he had contrived to smarten himself up and looked much less wild and shabby than on the previous day. She made him join her in the tonneau of her motor-car, and there she slipped the money into his hand. His face lit up with an amazing joy. "Oh! mother, you are a brick! he exclaimed. "Is it as much as I asked for, mother?" "Yes, Ralph; there are fifteen huiv dred pounds in notes in that bundle. "Moth!" exclaimed the young man, "you really are a wonder! How ever' did you get it?" Jlrs. Bellairs became very white. "Don't ask me, Ralph. 1 can never tell you-never. This is a secret 'be tween you and me." "Does my stepfather know. "No, Ralph; and you must ne\er breathe the subject to him. IE you do you will kill me. As it is, I have been almost killed. I never\ne^ t' lie...
TUNGAMAH WATER TRUST. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
TUNGAMAH WATER TRUST. The monthly meeting of the above was held on Monday last, May 4. The Chairman (Com Fell) presided. CORRESPONDENCE From J. N. Dunstan, Cobram, applying for permission to tap main and lay on water in the township of Katamatite.— Granted. From Lima South Progress Associa- tion, drawing attention to the unsat- isfactory flow of water in the Broken River in the summer months, and urging that the Minister of Water Supply should be asked to have the Nillahcootie weir constructed.— Re- ceived. RATES. Mr Timothy reported collecting during the month rates amounting to £192 4s 2d, consisting of £175 9s 2d rural, £16 7s urban, and 8s interest. The arrears outstanding to date are as follows : — Rural, £96 10s 7d, urban, £145 5s 6d. Total £241 16s 1d. ENGINEER'S REPORT. Mr T. Kelly, C.E., reported as follows :— Owing to having to proceed to Melbourne on a deputation, the levels in connection with Fraser's channel were allowed to stand over until this month. — Approved. Level...
YOUANMITE. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
YOUANMITE. (From Our Correspondent) Some of the friends of Mr and Mrs Mat. Grillin collected at the said peoples place prior to their departure for N.S.W., for the express purpose of wishing them a last fare well. In the earlier hours of the night the programme consisted of dancing, singing and card-playing. Then Mr Goulding, after making a short speech, presented Mrs Griffin, Mr Griffin and family with a hand some lamp, that had been provided by the friends present. Refreshments were then put forth, after which another dance brought the evening to an end. A surprise party was hold ut Mr T. Gawne's new residence on Friday, 21th ult. Numerous invitations were issued, but the rain in the early part of tho night kept a number of the pleasure seekers away. Dancing formedjtlio greater part of the programme. On Saturday, 9th May, tho Cobram foot ballprs are coming to Katumatite to play a matolj,-' Tho Cobram band will accompany tlijo team as also will a moving picture show. Everything poi...
St. James Georgia Minstrels. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 7 May 1914
St. James Georgia Minstrels. There is a tonic in laughtor. Not the conventional laugh, but the one omitted with head thrown well back and sides os cillating ; the laugh that taps the . * fruitful river of the eye." On Wednesday evening next a laugh tonic will be dipensed by tho Georgias, a district amateur minstrel com pany, whose headquarters are at St James, They will be led by Mr Billy Saunders, perhaps the sole surviving member of the originul Georgia Minstrels, who visited these shores io |the seventies, and who wore the lirst and admittedly the (inest troupe of colored artists who ever toured Australia. Billy Saunders is a host in himself, and holds his audience in a Lauder-like grip. The amateurs under him hive b?en well coached, and their experience gained in live prior performances should make for the suecrs' of the Tungumah eutertainmont. The first; part will consist of a circle of ladies un 1 gentlemen, who will render songs and ballads, interspersed with the cus tomary j...
BUSINESS-LIKE WOMAN. (A claim is put forward in one of the dailies that girls are more alert in money matters than men.) [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 14 May 1914
BUSINESS-LIKE WOMAN. (A claim is put forward in one of ilie dailies that girls are more alert i:i money matters than men.) Nona is what you call a bachelor- | girl. She has a little money, and enough sell'-confidence to float a bat tleship-or any other little trick that self-confidence conies in useful for. The other day I called on Nona with a pair of gloves she said she had won over some trivial dispute of ours. She was reading a paper with every appearance of satisfaction. "Hello!" she said, from the sofa, "you don't mean to say you've remem bered the gloves at last?" She put down the paper thoughtfully, "it's quite true," she added. "Yes," I said, "quite true. 1 stayed awake all night- remembering the beastly things." "No," said Nona, "I wasn't referring to that/' 1 bade her sit up and explain her self. "Well, you see," she said, "you men always say we're no use in money matters. And I'm glad to see it pub licly contradicted at last. Now take~ these gloves. How much did you pay ...
A HUGE PROFIT. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 14 May 1914
HUGE PROFIT. j Sir James Yoxall tells, in his new book about collecting, another story of a collector's handsome profit 1 "A bookseller purchased for £200 I the MS. of one ot Dickens' best works. I For a long time that interesting manu I script had lain neglected. I am told that it had been left on the mantel piece of an empty' house formerly in habited by a person connected with Charles Dickens in business. The bookseller tried to sell it for £500, and failed; £400, and failed; £300, and failed. "A few years later, having to meet a sudden demand for cash, he parted with the MS. for the sum he gave for it, £200. The purchaser at that price kept the MS. for some years, un til one morning a bookseller, the agent of a now famous but at that time unknown collector of rarities, came to the owner of the MS. and of fered to buy it. "'My price is £2000,' said the owner. A cheque was written on the spot."
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS LETTERS. [Where the term "The Commonwealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 14 May 1914
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS I LETTERS. [Where the term "The Common wealth" is used in oonneotion with the»e rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe island, and Norfolk Island.] For every i ounce or fraction thereof. For delivery within tlio Common wealth 0 1 For delivery in the British Em " Pire 0 1 For delivery in the New Hebrides, Banks, and Torrei Islands .. 0 2 For delivery in other placea .... 0 2j LETTER CARDS. For delivery within tho Commonwealth Single, Id. each; reply, Id. each half For delivery in the British Empire (Be: list of placea under "Letters")-Sir, gle, Id. each. For delivery in New Hebrides, Bank* and TorreB Islands-Single, 2d. each For delivery in otlior placea- Single 2Jd. each. POST CARDS. Single Postcards impressed with th Id. stamp, and Reply or double) cards each half of which has the Id. itnin; impressed thereon, may ho transmitto to places within the Commonwealth, aii' to those places, enumerated umle "Letters," to which letters may b . transm...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 14 May 1914
PUBLIC NOTICES. Tungamah 8S KLIZAUKTH STREET, MELUOUIiNK 91 VICTORIA AVI5NUU, ALIJKi'CT l'AKK M- L- THOMAS (Itecnrded by the Dental Hoard of Victniin), considers your interests, so consult us during our visits-it will repay you. Have your teeth extracted by an Aujustbctic which has proved itself to be superior to most Local Aesthetics. A WONDERFUL SUCCESS. What Dr Charles Humbly, D.D.S., editor of the "American Dentists, 1 U.S.A., says ot Thomas' 1'ainless Denti-try "Dear Sir, Concerning your amo=tlietic, we will say that it appears to bu the superior prepr ration for the Painless Extraction of Teeth, and the world's performed without pain or unpleasant ness to the patieut." IXVIXITK. America's latest invention for artificial dentures. Lighter, stronger mid bettor fur the mouth than ordinary vulcanite. From £4 Is (with painless extractions free). Vulcanite Plates from to 3s Filling from ,w, single teeth from os Cleaning the Teeth, 7e 7d GOOD DENTISTRY. We call make you a Set of Teet...
A GENEROUS SOUL. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 14 May 1914
A GENEROUS SOUL. .."Now, Jim" said the old lady to her son, who was about to leave the countryside to try his luck in Lon don, "the're's plenty of money an that big city, for the streets aro said to be even paved with gold." Jim, like the Scotchman, "had 'is doots," ' but these were quickly re moved, for he had barely got out of Euston Station when, to his surprise, he espied, slily reposiug on the kerb, a bright, glittering sovereign. Eagerly he picked it up, and walk ed a little further on, when lie camo across .-/blind man who was Pegging. At once liis sympathetic heart went out to the unfortunate vman, and as he put the sovereign into his hand; lie said : "'Take this, my friend. I can sco 'em ; tha can't !" A cauliflower is best cooked by be ing tied in a piece of muslin before feeing put in the pan. This devico keeps it whole and white.