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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 July 1914
YEARS 43 YEARS A Sufferar from Deafness, Noises in the Head, &c. ADVERTISER Cured himself and many others. - , Send for Book (posted free), or on application to T C. MILLSOM. Ear Specialist, 184 ALBERT STREET, WINDSOR 'S SPECIALTY- ;. Abscesses and Running in Ear. NOiT£-No Operations or Mediaal Contrivances Write or Call, Consultations Free. Home Treatment:. T. C. MILLSOM, Ear Specialist, 184. ALBERT STREHT, WINDSOR Business Notices. I .' ,!: The Home of High-class Tailoring ' IS AX - 222 Glenferrie Road, Malvern . , 0 JAS. HENDERSON is a Ladies' and Gent's Tailor, with 'extensive English and * ,'Culoni.il Experience. . ,'.s He Guarantees Quality, Style and a Perfect Fit In Every Garment. .He Specialises in. Costumes and Frock Coats. His Prices are Most Reasonable. HAS OPENED BUSINESS AT * 160 Glenferrie Road, Ifalveri]. Bicycles Built to Order frdm £6 IDs. ir Petrol and' all Cycle Accessories Stocked. - Go-Cart and Pram Repairing a Specialty. THE CHEAPEST HOUSE FOR REPAIRS....
Shocking Case of Cruelty FINE OF £10 IMPOSED. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 July 1914
Shocking Case of Cruelty FINE OF £\o IMPOSED. The charge against Norman P. Kitchen of "knowingly permitting a horse to work in a cart in circum stances which involved cruelty," was reheatd at Malvern court on Monday, before Messrs Hattam, M'Millan and Carroll J's. P, Mr R. .\feilor appeared on behalf of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and Mr R. J H rsfall for defendant, who uleaded not gudty Cons'sb e Beyeis said th il on 6lh June h- saw a horse and vehicle near Union-street in charge of Connop The horse hart l«g&lt;- raw sares 011 clie right shoulder, left shoulder and neck. Witness took the horse to the police s'ation, where it was examined,, by two .other constables. To the Bench: The largest sore measured zi inches by 2 inches. He had seen. several bad cases in other: suhu'bs, but this was the most shock ing of all . ? ; Constables Arnold and Barnard corroborated this evidence.' J. V. Connop, who was the driver of the horse, said he bad worked the h...
Prahran-Malvern Tramway QUARTERLY REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 July 1914
Prahran-Waivern Tramway QUARTERLY REPORT. The quarterly - report of the Prahrnn-Malvcrn Tramway Trust has' just been issued, and it con tains matter of gerteral interest. The draft agreement for the en largement of the Trust has been ac cepted by Malvern, St. Kilda, Caul field, Hawthorn and Kew; but (lie matter is still under consideration by ihe City of Prahran. The extension 'of Ihe HighrStreet line eastward to Glen Iris station was opened to.traffic on 27th March, and the Caulfield loop on 20th June. The average cost of power for the quarter ended June 30, 1914, was' 1.-1.23 pence per unit.
Churchwarden Stories. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 July 1914
Churchwarden Stories. A. warden when ho goes to clfurch i must be prepared for anything. One never knows what U> expect, but I certainly never could have "imag ined" what actually happened to me one Sunday. It is my habit to carry the plate to "the real swells" of our suburban congregation, and upon a. certain momorable day, a ! woman dressed in the height of fashion kept me. waiting at tho end of her row, while she first removed her glove off her right hand, with great deliberation ; then fished her purse out of her pocket, extracted a shilling therefrom, gracefully put the coin in the plate, and then leisure ly helped herself to six-penn'orth of coppers as change ! I Another experience with a female worshipper may be recalled. She j came early one Sunday evening ! and lodged a complaint u'ith me that sho had lost her watch at the morning service, "Where were you sitting ?". . "Close by the pulpit !" "Are you suro you lost tho watch in the church ?" "Oh, yes ! Quite sure. I reme...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 July 1914
anuinesB Nottcca. ca. ate I lave yeujbem to Tho Malvern Costume House laielj? T hey have all New Materials, which (hey Make Up very reasonably into Costumes. A Lovely^Assomnent of Ti p CYa s, Exceedingly Dainty Bliuses. 'I'lit Bui's ami Unbrtllas >re the Laicst and Such Gocii Value. . L ; . GKfc-'lThctUiidcrcIotlig is still at Barj;nin Prices. NotkJ[thi£AI>du>ss 212-14 GiENFEHF.iE ROAD. Tclephoiifts->' n lvej-n. iss'..- .m. Kstaui.ISHKD 1885. ? JOHN iiORAH':§':'8o,,: ; Family Grocers, V9ine, Spirl: & Provfs'lon Merchants, 36, 38 & 44 High Sure'-, 'Maivein. Orockery and Glassware. .Tinware, Rru.shware and. -Grocers' Ironniont'fuy. , Plover, - and -Vegetable Seeds High-class Gooib at Moderate Pi ires: ?? '.When: .bvciytliinc is the Bcsi. Families Waited-on for Orders Agent for Penfold's South lAustralfon Wines, 'Parmer's Prize' Hums aod Bacon, Schweppes Aerated Waters. The Largest and BorL Grocer's Shop in Mnlvern PUBLIC NOTICE. Ladies sad Gentlemen, Pation...
TIPPED A WINNER. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 July 1914
TIPPED A WINNER. 1 A deeply religious and benevolent old lady has had a rather startling experience. ' Tho other day her com-, passion was aroused by a poorly clad and wretched-looking man whom she saw passing her house. Taking a half-sovereign from her purse 'she wrapped tho coin in a piece of paper, on which sho wrote the exhortation, "Never say die." When the maid delivered the gift to tho man he thanked her, looked up at tho house, and walked away. Next day ho called and asked to see the mistress. Tho maici wad a little dubious. "It's the poor man you gavo tho half-sovereign to, ma'am, and lie won't tell me what he wants." "Is he sober ?" asked tho lady. "Yes, ma'am." "Then show liim in." When the man entered tho draw ing-room he promptly placed five pounds on tho table, remarking, "There you are, lady. It won right enough at nine to one, and you was the only person . in the road' what backed it."
THE FARM. THE INCOME-BEARING VALUE OF A SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 July 1914
THE FARM. THE INCOME-BEARING VALUE OB" . A SHEEP. To ascertain what a sheep will re turn annuallj to a former is not an j easy matter, for there are so many considerations involved! Tho particu j lar breed of sheep need according to the class of country and climate ; the price of.wool and of mutton ; proximity to market, etc. Wo havo all kinds of climate here. Open and well sheltered country with a mild climate will show a high lambing percentage, busbfelled farms and rough runs with a severer climato will return a- les sened and cheaper type of wool in the. former case, and a smaller lambing percentage in both-cases. In some provinces, again, quite a number o( back-country graziers make a special ity of rearing, store animals for sale, to the sheep fattening farmer of th?. richer land more adjacent to market. On the top of this there are good and bad seasons, which may easily aflect the returns. There may be said to be five kinds of Bheep farming carried on in New Zealand fl). Tbo ...
SPEED UNDER SAIL. FAMOUS CLIPPER'S EXPLOITS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 July 1914
SPEED UNDER SAIL 1 FAMOUS CLIPPER'S 'EXPLOITS. One of the fastest - sailing vessels in the world wns the full-rigged ship Red Jacket, built by Doacon George Thomas of Rockland, Maine in 185H. The vessel wus 25M feet long over all, 44 feet (> inches beam, and re gistered 2500 tons.- ller foremast was 80 feet long, nmimuast it'2 feet mizzenmast 82. She was strongly built, with a white oak frame, ami was handsomely finished, in board and outboard. Tn January 1051 the Red Jacket sailed from Liverpool. There was great excitement over tho event on both sides of the ocean, for the lied Jackot was out for a record. At that time there w'as also being built at llockland the clipper Live Yankee, by Horace Merriam, and this 1600-ton ship was launched shortly after tho Hed Jacket. Rets were freely laid ns to which uf these two clippers would make the fastest time across the Atlantic and far heavier wages upon tho abil ity of the Ked Jacket to beat exist ing records were made. A RECORD VOYAGE....
KLEPTOMANIA. STEALING FROM THE BIG STORES. REMARKABLE CASES. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 July 1914
KLEPTOMANIA. STEALING FROM THE BIG STORES. IlEMARKAMJC CASES. Recent eases have called attention to the prevalence of the stealing from shop counters which goes on ; among well-to-do and "respectablo" people. It is one of the most per plexing problems with which the management of a shop, especially of the. large store with many de partments, has to deal. What the financial value of the articles stolen ^amounts to in the course of the* year no large establishment can say with any certainty; but each of these has on 'the average roughly . about one case of detected theft a. day. At .Christinas, when the tempta tion and the apparent chances of immunity from detection 'are greater one shop has caught as many us 10 pilferers in *a single day ; but what proportion those who are . .caught bear to those who success fully get away with-their plunder no one can;, approximately guess. Nor is there : any limit to the curious forms in which the frailty mani fests itself. A certain well-known pee...
PART 4. CHAPTER VI. HER NAME IS WEDMORE. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 July 1914
PART 4. CHAPTER VI. HER NAME IS WEDMORB. "Did you know that another aunt has come to live with us to take poor Aunt Elizabeth's place ?" Jack Carvill asked, as he and Patricia walked on. "No. .Mother and I were so sorry to hear of your aunt's death. Wo should have callcd to tell your father how grieved we were, but we were away at the time," said Pat. "Your mother wrote a very kind letter. My father and I have missed Aunt Elizabeth very much, hut it is better now that my. other aunt and cousin is with us," Jack replied. "A cousin ! Is he grown up ?" Jack smiled. "My cousin is a girl. My aunt is 'my. mother's youngest sister ; she was loft a widow when she was quite a girl. It is strange, but I had nevor seen her until she came to live with us. You see, my mother died when I was a little lad, and Aunt Elizabeth, my- father*s sister, camo to us. It wasn't until she died, and my father was wondering who would keep house for us, that he remembered my mother's sister. I think she had a p...
(ALL BIGHTS RESERVED.) THE MESHES OF FATE. OR, THE CURSE OF THE BLUE DIAMONDS. SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PARTS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 July 1914
(ALL BIGHTS RESERVED.) MESHESlfFATE. O R, THE CURSE OF THE BLUE DIAMONDS. By Hedley Richards, Author of "The' Mine Master's Heir," "Time, tho Avenger," etc., etc. | .SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PARTS. The Btory opens in Australia, whoro Joshua Wedmoro, an unsuccessful miner, is tramping along in search of fresh fiolds. Entering a hut he die covers a man on a rude bed, ill with . the fever. Whilst administering to the eufforer Wedmorc noticcs a small bag and a loaded revolver under tho pil low. On examination the bag proves to contain blue diamonds of enor mous - value. Thcso he appropriates, as he considers tho fover-stricken ono has only a few hours to live.- Wed more goes on his way, finally reach ing Melbourne, where ho books a pas sago for England in tho Fairy Queen. Tho vessel is wrecked, Wodmore and an elderly man named Rupert Hcth erlngton, of Wynthshay Hall, being the only survivors. Aftor many days of suffering and oxposuro they tire eventually rescucd and plac:d on board the Merr...
THE PLOUGH AND THE HARROW [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 July 1914
TUP! PLOUGH AND THE HARROW Charles Lamb and n friend were once discussing the merits of .the English public schools. The friend was very strongly in favour of them. "All our best mop," he said, "were u,t public schools. Look at our poets. There's . Byron, ho was a HiiProxv boy " "Yes," interrupted Lamb; " and there's Burns-ho was a plough boy." Young Brooks Is relieved of one trouble, anyhow." "What's that ?" "Ho won't have to lie.about his salary to the girl ho's going to marry. He .works for her father*"
TO KILL PENNYROYAL. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 July 1914
TO KILL PENNYROYAL. . It is reported that a well-known Toko settler has introduced into his district an efficacious an'd inexpen sive destroyer of pcnny.-royal, a weed which, on account of its rapid spread ing habit, and the impossibility hitherto of eradicating it by grub bing,* pulling or other known means, has been a source of annoyance and loss to the settlers in many districts. ~ The cure is Cooper's or Little's, powdor dip. The means of applica tion is simply to .place, say,' a third of a packet of the powdor in a sugar bag, fasten tho bag at the end of a light pole six or eight feet in length, and shake over the patches affected by the weed until the yellow tinge of th« powder is discernible upon the leaves. A single packet will cover a very considerable area, and a boy can do tho work. 'In about a week the plants are quite brown and with out life. 1936.
Shipyard Secrets. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 July 1914
Shipyard Secrets. Every shipyard that builds for tho Navy, must take great precautions that.uono of tho secrets entrusted to its care shall lealr out. Detectives watch all visitors and keep the workmen under observation _ also. Plain-clothes ofllcers guard, every entrance, and nobody is allowed to bring in even a small parcel un less it iis first examined, for four that it mny conceal a camera. At, ono.of the big construction yards ono man in every two dozen is thoroughly, searched from hciul to foot each night on leaving. All'the draughtsmen engaged on the draw ings of a now warship aro sworn to secrecy, and tho plans are in- ' variably kept under lock find key when not iii use. Theso precautions have brought many suspicious circumstances lo light. Ono night when a net\&lt; cruiser was about to undergo her trials, two men crcpt aboard as she lay at anchor. They were captured and handed » over to tho police. Shortly afterwards, on tho day of 1 tho trial, the chief ^engineer ...
CHAPTER VII. A MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 July 1914
CHAPTER VII. A MEETING. Lunchoon was over, and Mr. Heth erlngton had retired to tho library ; he wanted to think over this strange thing that his daughter had told him. She had said that a woman named Wedmoro was living at Mount House, and with her a daughter, whom she called Meg. His child had been chris tened Margaret, and Meg was the ab breviation. Was it possible that there bad been a mistake, and were Joan and the child living ? If it was so, then Sabina was not his lawful wife ; she, the daughter of a noble man, had been living with him .while his real wife was alive, and Patricia was illegitimate. It was too awful to bo true, and for once Josh thought more of them than himself; but very soon he re membered that he would be liablo to be punished for bigamy. It would be difficult to convinco any one that he had really believed Joan was dead, and he cursed his own foolish ness in not having tried to discover where sho, was buried and see the certificate of her death. Instead of ...
WIVES WHO NEVER SPEAK. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 July 1914
' WIVES WHO NEVER SPEAK. Th&lt;! Corcnn woman v.bo speaks or . ivwi nnt!&lt;! on hoi' wedding (lay im mediately becomes an oltwcl of rJcii . tulo.- and losos cn»t«. Neither threat , eor pr.Tver must move hor. for tho tvholc householn is ov&lt;*r on the ntlert to. catch n single muttered svllnblc.; fior fiorlod- of jiu'mioo often Insts for: t '.reek or inoiVi anil wuen conn i.'tc nl-.mco is broken. sho onlv"lux'd hor,' longue Tor the most necessary uses. Althougn this custom is not uni . cersnl. uxliaordmarv Instance^ . aro .not- wanting - in the Western world. Some sixty .ve.i:n.a:ro,« Mrs. .Tones, fc native of Pennsylvania. undertook, «or a wager of thirty pounds, to. rc maln mute for the first month of her ; marriage, Ifer husband. not being it) Ihe secret.- left her only to return Inter, when ho was appriwlof the roofl reason of her silence.- -A Brus fel s couple. niimcdv lhiponc. quarrcl > tori.so biiterly on their wedding night Ibat tho wife vowed tha...
PLANTS OF PREY. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 July 1914
PLANTS OF PREY. ( pitcher plant or nepenthes o&lt; tropical countries is undoubtedly the best-known t»i* those which consume insects. It is often seen in hot-houwo/i . *nd is distinguished by a hv>/? pitcher which sometimes grows to eight inches or even a foot in length. This pitcher produces ft sweet liquid in some species, and in others merely catches water. In both cases Insects niv .utnirted by the (1 uid. which they come to drink, and ereep Into the pitcher after it. These "pttc/uirs" are really natural traps. H is easy for insects to en ter, but unci* inside they are prevent ed from escaping by certain hook-like processes which make an exit imprvs eible. It is not unusual to find a piteher 1 filled up with aii accumulated mas;, of itivSerl bodies, and. what i;&lt; more re markable. birds, micc, and own rats have at times boon'found in the in» .&lt;erior of the.M: pfanls of pi The Amenrun sundew is another -which feeds on insects, Not only ..does it l...
MAGIC CLASS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 July 1914
MAGIC, CUSS. One of ll&lt;c iiiiMi 0UX.0U6 inventions dI ill is inventive age is what is cal led platinised gloss. A piece of glass coatcd with an exceedingly thin iayor of liquid charged with platinum Aud is then raised to a red heat. Tho platinum bcconios united to the glass -fcl such a way as to form a very odd t&d of mirror. #The glass has not really lost its .transparency, and yet if one places It against a .wall an# looks at it ho sees his in:su'«' os in nn ordinary .lonNiiif-Mhi.'s. Jlut when liuht is al lowed to through the glass from the other side, as when it is placed $n a window, it. appears perfectly transparent liko ordinary glass. IJy constructing a window of plat inlkicd glass onv could stand close bt> htipd the panes in an uniUuminated rousm and behold clearly uverything on outside, while passers-by l(»o"!on>r ;it. the window would Jbtfeold only a tine mirror or set of jnrror.s, in which, their own figures «vj>ril(l bn reflected while the pe...