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KITCHEN WRINKLES. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 16 May 1914
KITCHEN WRINKLE6, When boiling potatoes, add just a little sugar, as well as salt. They are far more floury than If only salt is added. Tile white of a raw egg applied to a burn or scald will prevent inflam mation, be soothing and cooling, and relieve the stinging pain, When a flsh.kettle is not available for boiling the fish, place an old plate at the bottom of the saucepan and tie the fish in a piece of muslin. To test mussels, add an onion when cooking them. Should the onion turn black, the mussels should not be oeat. en, as it is a sign that they are not good. If your oven will not brown your pastry as well as you would like, put the cakes or tarts on the upper tray, and throw a little sugar on thle floor of the oven, When you suspect worms at the roots of your plants, place a few un. used matches, heads downwards, inl the pots, The sulphur will kill the worms and the plants will be quite healthy again. To prevent the juice of pies from running over spread a thin rim of but. ter...
Must Have the Best. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 16 May 1914
Must Have the 3est, "l.ook here, sir," sihe sai, as she 'ntered a sewingmnachine oice tihe ,ther day, "'you' agent hias Ilnposed Ipon nlo," "is it possible, nm'am? In whlat 'espect?" "Yes, sir, he has; and I don't wsot your ;nachine!" "Ujw has Ihe deceiveji you?" "Wh:, he came into miy house and told me that your machine was the best in the world. I have witaesses, and can) prove every waOy of it." "BLut that was not deceiving you, I aR'an.' "''Yes, it wa?! I hahln' t ile tachinat two days before anolther agent calledi lantd said his was the b~t; and i hi ad .\ eit'cnlar to back it ul,. HIe hadi lailtly got out of doors whet anlotlbe' c:allted 11and1 said his nlachline had talkeit tI: niledals." "LHit we halve t;aoien jften, Ina'nm." "''Oh, have yotu?"'' "And we ltave issuied a chaltlenge ort a public trial which no othler mia ::hit e dlr' Vt toipt," "is that so? ''hein your niachite ih the best, afthr all?" "Certalnly," "Th'len you will pilease exctse ine, a Ithought I had beein im...
CHILDREN WHO CANNOT SLEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 16 May 1914
CHILDREN WHO CANNOT SLEEP, Indigestion, hlungelr, excitement, too much home work in their lessons, fear of -the dark and loneliness are the principal causes of sleeplessness in children. Indigestion can generally Ibe cured by giving a pinch of blcarbonate of soda in a wineglassful of water, for It is almost always due to acidity of the stomach, caused by too many sweets, tea, cotfee, or other food or drink that Is not suitable for young stomachs. If a child be hurigry It should be fed, a glass of warm milk and some biscuits, a cup of milk gruel or any other light and easily-digested food being given half an hour before go. Ing to bed, No child under twelve or thirteen years of age should be allowed to study between supper and bed-time. - only tires the young brain and pro uaces worry about the following day's work, When a child Is afraid of the dark it cannot help it, and must be hu mored and treated with sympathy, It should be taught how baseless its fears are, but, at the same tim...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 16 May 1914
Church Notices,. ALL SAINTS' CHURCH, NORTHCOTE. Morning at 11 and evening at 7, Roev, A. C. KELLAWA' M.A. HOLY TRINITY, THORNBURY S (Railway Parade). Fifth Sunday after Easter. 8 a.m., Holy Communion. 11 am., Morning Prayer and Sermon. 7 pm,, Evensong and Sermon. Rpv. C. W. Woon. A.LL SAINTS'PRESTON, CHURCH, LX PRESTON. Rogation Sunday. 8 a,m,, Guild and G.F,S. · 11 a.m., Matins, Litany, and Address. 7 p.nm., "The Consolation of Religion" Rev, B. C. A. EVA. XIORTHCOTE PRESBYTERIAN S CHIURCH (JAMES ST.) Sabbath Services: Morning, Rev. W. FRASER, B.A. (of Ascot Vale) Evening, Rev. R. W. RocK, subject, "The Secret of No Condemnation.' Fellowship Meeting at 10. All are cordially welcome. I)RESTON CHUPRESBYTERIAN .L CHURCH. Sunday Services: 11 a,m. and 7 p.m., Rev. KARL FoR STER, M.A. (Casterton). Seats All Free. Visitors Welcome, rnHORNBURY PRESBYTERIAN 1 CHIIURCH, Rossmoyne Street. Sunday Services: Preacher, F. L. HERIOT, morningand evening. Subjects: "I Am theTruth;" 7 P.m., "Final St...
TO MAKE COAL LAST LONGER. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 16 May 1914
0TO MAKE COAL LAST LONGER. Coal is not used as carefully as it might be, When breaking up a large lump of coal it is generally done by striking it vigorously in a hapihazard fashion with the back of the axe, which wastes the coal by Rpoundln it to a dust, Now a coal chisel costs but a Low peoace and this applied to the lump of coal along the grain or seam a' (.ice splits it cleanly and wlthout any waste of dust, Thie judge looked at the prisoner keenly for a few moments, and then sald: "It strikes me forcibly I have seen your face before." "That's where I always wear it," re plied the prisoner, aullenly. Then the Court laughed, andl it toolk some time to restore order, Blggs: Ilalloa, old man! 11ow are you? Ilaven't seen you for a long time. Itow's your brother dloing has he pulled himself up yet? Mligges: l)o you know that Iny bro ther has glve? up sinokling, drinking, gamblling and all bad flh bits, and has gone to a quiet little place in tau country? Bligge: You donl't ,ay so! \W...
AN ARTFUL MAID. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 16 May 1914
AN ARTFUL MAID. "If you fondly loved me, darling," In her oar he whispered low; "Why unto my first proposal, Did you sadden me with 'No?'" "Well," replied the happy maidem, In between a bill and coo, "I'm afraid did It merely, Just to see what you would do." "But," her lover fond protested, In a tone approaching pain, "What If I had rushed off wildly, Never coming back again?" "That," she cried, "could not have happened, Well I know what was in store, As I took a wee precaution Darling, I-I looked tile door!"
AN AIR RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 16 May 1914
AN AIR RAILWAY, L'nOMIsNENU I' is givtnl in orecent cable| messagts to notices of anl expericnital systeml of "air-railwaysi," whilichil gives pIromlise of (levclopling into one of thle "mlliracles of seienc'e," Shortly stated, the idea is based oni the fact that a magnet, hesides having an attractive force or allinity for certain metals, nmay with o)the0 metals exercise an exacntly opplosite, (IIor repulsive, force, jullst as is exerted Iby a suspended magnetic har- one end( attracts, the otlher repels, Man ihas alcnledy hairnessed thile attrac tive force to many uses--notalbly in thle keys used for soedltling tolegraph imcssages 1hy thle dot-anld-dashl systellI of tile Morse allphailet; also inll the ilhulgo tr'avllling cranes (used inl foundllries for transferring ltlatcs of iron or steel rails frola olne pla1( to anothler. A gigantic magnet, sullitablly electrified, will take ulI a sheet of iron weighilng slinme tonlls, carry it wholre required, and thlon, lt tilhe touchll of an...
LITTLE BRAIN WAVES. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 16 May 1914
LITTLE DRAIN WAVES., Handsome men are generally only clothes-props, Crylin' over spilt milk ain't no good -it on'y makes it skimmier, A man may find a woman's eyeos beautiful and never know the exact color of them. The real man.hater doesn't exist, and the sham one gives up directly her lips are kissed. The capable woman will always have a baby to nurse, and the baby will be her husband. Poetky is a charming hobby, but there's no money in it, and it has a shocking effect on the hair. The happlest woman is the one who does not marry the man she loves; then she can go on loving him. Most women regard men as they do the Ten Commandments-something to be studied, but not obeyed. It's easiest to get a man to marry you when he first loses his head; then he'll do anything, and not know he's doing it. A platonic friendship usually ends in the woman losing her heart and the man his temper , , , or the man his appetite and the woman her complexion. Modest demeanor is not only becom. lng but di...
PRESTON'S ELECTRIC LIGHT EXTENSION. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 16 May 1914
PRESTON'S ELECTIC LIGHT EX TENSION. 'Ihe P'reston Shireo Council onl Moll day evening approach& l the polilei of electric light extensions in a bl?ici nuc;-like way. lRecognis~ in that the ar, a laid oUllt ullldel' the pre ellt schlllone is Iiltorgether too restricted for the glowillg (',)llllm;:ilty, it ''resol'Ced to a) into considertation of a lone for tlihe tlreofohld prlpos' o f enailing electric light extensions to ie dealt with in a systematic mnanner, assisting in de veloping the iquarry for streeot-naking, nad peirhaps to pullrchlase (conjointly with Northlote) a stesam i'ond roller. It sholi he a matter for congratula tion hy riatepayers that their reprol sentativts have? heen strant-hearted ntough t, refot e to cuter upon piece melt eleotric light extenasions, here, there, and overywhere, for such a he ginlning must ess?ntially result in an unsatisfnctory endling, and prove a constant oir i1ce o f trouble and worry to councillors and ratopayers alike. The Council,...
IS SMOKING INJURIOUS? [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 16 May 1914
1I .MOKING INJURIOUS? in spite of all the deadly qualities hicotine undoubtedly possesses, it il a poison which forms a particularly snmall factor for evil in smoking. ill, deed, according to many authorities, there is no nicotine at all in tobacco smoke, And as to the relative Injur. lousness olf thj varlou forms or smoking-well, will always fintl that a doctor who s18 devoted to llh pipe will assure yeou all other forms of smoking are pi)ernlclous; the doctor whlo smokes cigars will swear by el gars: anld the doctor who has a pro dileclion for cigarettes will, while quite tolerant of the pipe and clgar, assure you that cigarette smnoklng Is perfectly harmless. Thile fact of tile matter is thit smoking-even beyond tile limits of nlodleratlion--wlll lhave no illoeffects onl anyone who is nlot already diseaseed, or predillspollsed to disease, Edison, when he is deeply .lhsorbed in work, colllillnes hllhllt twenty cIegars a day, wlhen lie is less menlally active abollt tenll, anld Ile...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 16 May 1914
d, 2D?.i,? Bi" r :,, MR, & MRS, CLEVELAND Professors anM Teachers of Refined Ballroom Dancing, give STRICTLY PRIVATE LESSONS, any hour, daily, evenings, and hold SUPERIOR ADULT BEGINNERS' CLASSES on Monday Even ings, 8 to 11. And on Tuesday Evenings Wednesday ,, Instruction, 7.30 to Thursday ,, 8.30 Friday ,, Practice from 8.80 Saturday ,, AId on Saturday Afternoons, 3 to 5.30. At their Academy, No. 264 DRUMMOND ST., CARLTON. Call, Write, or Phone 5608. Prospectus Post Free. * d Announcements. UNDERI ENTIRELY NEw -- hIANE(llMENT - The Regal Cafe 98 SMITH STREET, C O L LIN G\VIO O D. Dinner from 12 to 2. Ladies' Afternoon Tea a specialty Choice Fruits in Season. Only the Best Confectionery;kept :in stock. SPERO & VLASOPULOS (late of Vienna Cafe), Proprietors. E. M. KELSO Wishes to intimate to the Public of Preston and district that he has pur chased the old-established SADDLERY BUSINESS, and has removed to 181 PLENTY ROAD, PRESTON, and has equipped it with an entirely...
SAGACITY OF A SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 16 May 1914
8AGACITY OF A 8HEEP.I Shoeetp are not Iusially considered sagacIlous, but the following lnoldnnt will show that they are not dt+voil of Intelligence. A ewe gave birth to a lamb which was totally blind. The ewe soon realised that sonmething was wanting In her offspring, and be. stowed especial care on it, so that it -rrw tip a fine, healthy animal. On' tay thile farllter was driving. the O\re( nstI, lambs to a lield of fresh pasturt. Ott the way they hall to cr',~ a stmall river by a rutle briltg tihait haiil no railing or dlferce of any tkinul at Ithe shle. The farmler forgot all aolut Ihe blindl lamb, but the tnother Owo dii not. On reachinig the bridge shit ituirn quickly round anid, sie.iiutg hier offspring by the ear, walked slowly hackward over the Ihlti go, dhra \il the lamb after her' and nuaklnug a mttt'. nlll'ring noise all the while. Nor dii she tult her holl t11t safe on the ari or sile, while the farnter lootled on lit amazement,
HONEY AS HEALTH FOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 16 May 1914
HONEY AS HEALTH FOOD, Itoney is a meillcnaent which canl be usoed foro varlous Iutl'ioses. IJys. pectics, whose real trloatmellnt consists in a strict food regimen, should use it as a dlessert In place of cakes, frlulits, anld tuts such as almonds, Ioicey hnas still one more advantage, which Is that It acts as a mild laxative, anid that is a valuable property, for habit. nil constllpatlon gives rise to many :!!sonidet. "'itlloI;-~fi ObLt tl"I m L1 this double action that honey owes Its replutation. As a narcotic It may be recolltmlend. 'Ii for sleeplessness, Two spoonfuls of honey In a glass ot water will often sultim to induce sleep. It Is IrobuIble that honey it such cases ;serves. to dilsplaco indigestlble foods, wh ticl retained In tile stomact disturb thei nightly rest. That is not all. iHoney mlixced vwith water' serves as ant excellent gargle, inml has the merit of being very agreeanble to the taste, either swal. lowoed by accldent or on purposo. The ancient Gauls thoighit st...
SAYING OF MRS. SOLOMON. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 16 May 1914
SAYINGS OF MRS. 80LOMON, By Helen Rowland, liFy beloved, many men have come, !o me, saying: "Oh, thou cynical one! Why dost lhou mock at marriage? Why dost. thou laugh at love? Why dost thou shatter our ideals and cast down our illusions? Why dost thou make Idle lests of all thlings beautiful under the sun?" And I have greeted them with pity in mine eyes, For I looked at them and saw that they were blind! Then I answered them sorrowfully, s?aying: "Lo, my beloved son, open thino eyes.and thou shalt see that I do not mock at marriage, neither do 1 laughi at love. "But at thine attitude toward these things, oh, modern man, I scoff and weep beneath my scoffings. "Verily, verily, have I not said unto thee that a woman without a husband is as a ship without a sail? That a man withlout a wife is as a boat with. out a rudder? '"Yes, and a life without love is as Ssong without melody, a night wltlh. aut dawn, For, behold, love Is tilhe llglt of life, Yet thou hast turned aut the lamp! "Then...
Leila and Her Lover. Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd., London and Melb. (All Rights Reserved.) II. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 16 May 1914
Leila and Her Lover. By MAX PEMBERTON. Published by Arrangement with Ward Lock and Co. Ltd,, London and Melb (All Rights Reserved,) II, Here it may be said that very dotlin its news of the missing man had car ried these pilgrims to Lisbon, Not only did Patty's American friend as sure her that letters to Don Heres tord were being addressed to the pose ollice in the city, but the dotectives whom Hlugh employed brought unim poachablo evilonc of his having been seen at the theatre at the very time when Leila had gone into Scotland 'Inat Heresford was just the man to be attractdl by the Portuguese revo lution, and to wish to see it out, al agreed, He would have gone there in the spirit of the true adventurer; and nothing should be easier than to find him in a country whore every stranger was suspect, and none really welcome to the rovolutionarelos. Alat Michel had taken a bold course in all this, and he never doubted that it would succeedl. "We have only to ask the American Consul to hel...
A PARTING REQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 16 May 1914
A PARTING REQUEST., Captain Farls, of Newburyport, \lass, U.S.A,, used to relate that in he days of the French Revolution he 'ad occasion to put Into the port of \larsellles, He was, like many other ieafarlng men to whom on their long voyages diversion and delight of melody were especially precious, an amateur musician with a modest pride in his powers. His instrument was the fiddle, and his teacher had been a wandering French fiddler of much skill, who had once passed some months in Newburyport. One evening, as he was rowing from the shore to his ship, his boat passed close by the side Of a French prison ship, where suspected and condemned men were imprlson. ed by direction of the lead. era of the "Terror," then at its height. Suddenly he heard his name called and rowed up to the port.hole whence the voice had come, and whore he could dimly discern a face looking down upon him. It proved to belong to his old music-teacher. "an I do anything for you?" in. ilred the Captain, much con...
SNAKE-SKIN SHOES. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 16 May 1914
SNAKE.SKIN SHOES. From all reptiles the ordinary wo. nan shrinks in disgust. Yet fashion tble women art now helng tempted to -ounqer their aversion to tile extent of wearing snakeskin shoes One of the smartest boot shellops In tile West. end of London is "featuring" these shoes: but up to the present it seems to be uincertain if the fashion will really establish Itself on widespread lines, Choice of quite a variety of skins Is offered. There Is the dark and heavi lysmarked skin of the dteadly cobra, or the lighter skin, with its more de. liceate pigment markings, of tile rapa clous python, The skins of the viper and the boa-constrictor have also been made up. Snake skin is very soft, pliable, and durable, The shoes are txpensive, of course, for the skins are not too iplentl ful, but this tactor should rather com. mend itself to smart people, as it renders it much more difficult to copy the fashion on cheapt lines.
Nasty. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 16 May 1914
Nasty. The husband rushed into the room where his wife was sitting. "My dear!" he said, excitedly. "Guess what! Intelligence has just reached me-,--!" The wife gave a limp at this point, rushed to her husband, and, kissing him fervently; interruplted with: "Well, thank heaven, Harry!" A teacher entered the class.room one day recently, and noticed a girl sitting with her feet inl the aisle and eating sweets. "Mary," she exclaimed, Indignantly, "take that. sweet out of your mouth and put your feet In." .) - 8 "What kind of career have you map. ped out for your hboy?" "I'm going to ma'o a lawyer of him. He's got an uncon(luerable fancy fonr attending to oilier folk's business, and he might as well got paid for It." "On what grounds does your fathier ohect to me?" he asiE'od. "On any grounds within a mile ,' 3ur house," she answered. Two old gontlemen happened to meet: in a train one day, and while they woere talking a question arose as to the bringing up of the childreon. "Well," said ...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 16 May 1914
RIFLE SHOOTING. [BY BULLSEYE], Northcote club had a fair attendance it Port Melbourne last Saturday to com ;lte for the final stage of the Burgess tophy and a trophy presented by the -resident, Mr. L. Wilson. The atter :irize was won by A, H, Brown, the club's captain, getting all fourteen Thots into the bullseye. Continuing on he totalled eighteen consecutive bulls, G, Hook won the Burgess trophy. The following were the best scores: Capt. Brown 70 4 .70. D. Starling 67 4 70 E, Witcomb 65 4 68 G, Hook S68 4 67 W, Amos 58 8 66 The first stages of the Hook trophy w\'ere as follows: W, Amos 80 81 9 70 G, HIook 88 80 4 67 A, Brown 82 88 5 67 Weate 60 6 66 Witcomb 62 4 66 To-day-s shoot will bo 14 shots at 500 yds., spoon and match against Rich 1Onld.
THE BENDIGO SEAT. MR. F. M. ROBB SELECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Preston Leader — 16 May 1914
THE BENDIGO SEAT. MR. F. M. ROBB SELECTED. In consequence of the withdrawal of Mr. J. W. Richards from the contest, Mr. F, M. Robb's nomination for selec tion as the Liberal candidate for the Bendigo seat in the House of Repre sentative is the only one left, ant he will represent the Liberal leagues in the anticipated election. The seat is now hold by Mr. Arthur for Labor. Speaking at a social evening, held under the auspices of the People's Liberal party at Brunswick on Tuesday night, Mr. F. M. Robb, who had con templlated again taking the field in Bourke electorate in opposition to Mr. Anstey, M.P., announced that he would be the Liberal candidate to appose Mr. Arthur, M.P. for the Bendigo seat, lu1 said there had originally been two other aspirants to carry the Liberal biiinnr there-Messrs M. J. Richards and J. A. Farquharson-but they had both retired in his favor.