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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 March 1914
IS THE NAMT2 OF THE VF.HY 1ATEST.| TALKING MACHIKE. Needles They arc for use on etory. make of^ disc, needle-crat recordi, and ara far lUpcriot to j any cthar ncfed!©, for each one Trill PLAY 10 ItlHORDS: and ttcy aro guaranteed not to Injure cards, but to imprcro tone, redaco «cratch. Inff, and eetteraUy improxa and preaanre j record. PRICK, !■. PER PACKET. • THY A PACKET OF PETHECKY NEEDLES NOW. THE CENTREWAY, 259 Collins Street, Melbourne. ELASTIC TRUSSES lor Rnptara tU lfe&prisf»t*Cbate. v| fionld be Worn ly All Hen. InraJuible lor tliov ultu Btuml luii^r °» lt"" frc'N | hicyrl" and horso riders and athlcto., ai;d prevent! lint, "dracgiritf down filling." We can aupply : sitfoinl pailcm with detachable ba^. The ino* •viceiMe. •ach. OPK.N FRIDAY KVKKIK03 till 8 O'CLOCK. Tnonc &lt;C:C. T. ROPER, 25fi Swanston-strcet (Ka rma's Bldga.J, 7 doors from Hospital. "Lincohi=Stiiart"| | Tailored for 55s.! i R Tlvary Garment just as you'd vrisb it to 1" jWn Out, Fit and Fini...
THE CRITIC [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 March 1914
Who &lt;*an ur.d^untci hrave the Critic's rage? Or natfl unmoved l>k mention io the Critic's paje, I'mdo his errors in the public eye, AnJ Alftfcer Uruniiy'a n»*e dirty' Flyblown—Biplanes. His beatu—Millionaires. Bun'y—The cakeshop gal. Great Csgcrs—Adam and E?e. Flash—Our electric tram men, After the Ball—The Fieldsman. " V,"iy nc-t c-'I Uicro Tp.o^o T?w.?r _ , t The Bookmaker lores his bettors. Wireless telegraphy is oui>radius. The beer-eater has a napper-tight. Cupid has many strings to his Beau. The yeller agony—Amateur vocalists. Deadlocks arc the work of done-keys. Men of Stamp-—Bobbies and postmen. A eady-'un—The she-male in a noo '*». Marmalade—A wager laid by motier. Guy Fawkes made the pace & cracker. Of course we fcaTe a mania—Tasmania. Shakespeare waj a Dane-gerona writer. The song of the bees—Hum, ffweet Hum. Often &s not the sharp man speaks bluntly. Artless—Some of Melbourne's local daubs. Lore is often an explosion of caress-scene. The ...
"MIND PA!" [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 March 1914
"MIND PA!" Thin i«u't ba>l from the agony column of olio of the dailies; "Be there to-night at 8, but mind pa" : — la th«-fc day? ot' progression, whon women and girl* Ait» outstripping the ' ho'* sex by far, 1 think U disgraceful that. tartlets iu love Shotiid bo hunted and haunted by pa. livery turn flapper knows iliat, apart from all "he. Line .cwi-nieiis and lengthens our lives; S&lt;> why should pa always be inoonin' around The night uiy Adolphus urrives! Ah, flapper, take warning, and "Critic" will : speak— - ' ! List, flapper, thou frivolous elf— Thy much-maligned pa's only present because He's been through the tamo game him self. | And p'raps it'* far better for fairies like yon, j Or wherever such fairies nr« found,' That wheut-vr u bloke like Adolphus is I There t always a pa knocking round.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 March 1914
urd Mpd 1'-111*'ivlk,01 ^ ij found Interc-MtInc. Instructive, and u*&lt;*ful. mai)>- prescriptions All c&lt;jmrminlc«Uon» arid pnrr*l!« re plainly addressed, from arranjeU (or iuiy hour if desired. NO CHARC.K IS MADE FOIt ADVICE. _ DR. L. L. SMITH'S' 71 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE. lCINSUI.TATIOX FEE (induiliiij: two day*' medicine',, £1 Is.; l.j .>Hc L. L. SMITH'S MEDICAL ALMANAC tor 1914 ju>t published. l'r. All booksellers. THE PEOPLE'S HEALTH INSTITUTE, 14 NICHOLSON" STREET, NEAU VICTORIA TAR AD II. Consultations Daily: 10 to 12.30 p.m., 2 to 4 p.m., 7 to 8.3 to 1 p.m., 7 to 8.30 p.m. Consultation o»d Modieine, front 2-;. Dr. Guilpba's Treatment of Diabetes, Rheumatism. aud (Jout. All Disease* Treated by Capable Stn LOST VITALITY ffiSTifi VITAL VIGOR RENEWED. NERVOUS DEBILITY CURED, flatterers from Drain Pag. Weak Vitality. Melaarholl*. Despondency, men fee) prematurely old end «oro oot and weak shovld take ALFALINE VITALITY PILLS'&=»:»■ E1 Uol Vlf...
THE IMPUDENCE OF AMBITION. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 March 1914
THE IMPUDENCE OF AMBITION. At every mooting of shareholders,, directors, employers, or boodeleers of any description these time* the utmost trepidation and concern Is expressed at ' the awful manner in which the worker's , appraisement of the value of his ser- j vices is increasing. Only the other day ! nt a meeting of tho Employers' Fed* j oration it was stated that workers \ nowadays not only wanted a living i wage, but remuneration "that would buy them many ' of tho luxuries of i life.'' The infernal impuder.ee of the j common herd aspiring to anything Ik-- j yond three mrals and n bed* evidently | knocks Fat all of a heap, lie can evi* I deutlv understand his pet dog, or his ! favorite gee-gee, or bis idle mistress. I getting something more than the pick- j ings from the. rich man's table; but for the rude individual in bowyangs j to waut to be even remotely in the joke ! is "driving capital out of the c'ouu- j try," "killing industry," and rending! the industrial fabric general...
THE WARFARE OF WIND. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 March 1914
THE WARFARE OF WIND. It may fairly bo taken that there's ' going to be hoil to pinv in the Federal i political circus within the next few I month*. Jocook savs he's going Jor it double iJissoltitiott or uothing. and Andy richer ami Billy Hughes swear tliat he'Jl get no double dissolving , whatever may happen in the Heps. "Meanwhile some? of Joke's new-found followers ore curbing his disinclination to make financial hay while the sun shines, unci the Labor majority in the Senuto are hoping to the Lord that , Andy and Hilly are .speaking the J truth. The worst of it is that, in the ; political bog-in, no one speaks the \ truth these times, and nn election cam- j paigu on the lines of present-day ver acity and polished vocabulary ought to ' go down iu young Australian history as j u scrapping match worthy of the name. , In any other country tin; expenditure ( of J^O'.OOU ou the determination of such j o frivolous issue :js to which set of j oftiee-snutthers should snatch would be regar...
GOVERNMENT STROKE MUDDLING. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 March 1914
GOVERNMENT STROKE MUDDLING. The tarnation cheek of booking clerks ! on soiiie of our suburban railway istu • tions is a subject which should engage 1 the uttcution of the powers that be. ' It is quite the usual thing, nowadays, • tor u crowd . t&lt;> gather at the ticket i filial' and await the pleasure ol' the [ young geut. inside, who eventually con j descends to stalk up to the counter in i haughty r'aahiou and ask what the j trouble is. This, in the majority of ; eases, is when the train is on the point . ot' leaving, with the result that about i hall* tho ticket-buyers are invariably '! left behind. The more fortunate ones are those who manage t&lt;i scramble in anywhere, cursing rnilwayrnen in gen eral, and the booking-clerk in particu I Jar. If even this wore the limit of j »'Government stroke" muddling*" it 1 might be tolerated, but later in the day, j when the?e same unfortunates return j to their respective suburbs, there is I usually another ordeal to g...
PINPRICKS OF THE PHONE. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 March 1914
PINPRICKS OF THE 'PHONE. j I The present Postmaster-General, Agnr | i Wynne, has the reputation of being si i j decent gorr of sport, who, even if ho i j Joes know more ubout race prads than j ' postmaster-generalling, is open to re ceive a bint nbout the working of his ' i cumbersome department. Thai being ! so. he might give his attention to the ; nsinine restriction that prevents aiiyouc - ringing up to a public telephone. The 1 1 other eveuing this writer arranged with ! i si irieud to be at u certain public tele- i i phone, situated in a shop in a suburb. j j at an appointed time in order to re- ! I reive an urgent message. On calling | the suburban exchange the sweet Jnymph doing the "Hello*' business, jj said, "No chttnee: it's u public tele. ! phone." Of course au urgument fol j lowed, during which the tone of the i voice of the sweet nvmph degenerated ] into a sound like n consumptive hub brake. The amenities were short, and a' bit sharper than that. The picture of the frie...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 March 1914
SUFFERED WITH BAD BACK FOE EIGHT MONTHS. CUBED BY DrTThELDON'S GIN PILLS. '"For eight mouths 1 suffered with a bad back, ana wits advised by a frieud to take l>r. Sheldon s Gin 1'ilis," writes Miss II. A. Carrie, "Aeland House," Acland-Htreet, St. Hilda, Melbourne, Vie. "Not having any faith in patent iiK-diemcs, I thought no mop* about iuv friend's advice until I qot wry bad. 1 t'hfn took one bottle of pills, affr Kutferiug untold pain, with the result that 1 am now in pcifect health. 1 can sincerely ncoivmond anyone tuUcri/ii; with a like coniplaiut to giro these pills u trial." Dr. Sheldon's (Jin Pills act directly upon the kidneys, localising these organs and the blood of uric acid, which is the rauso of Rheumatism, ItacLachu, Lumbago, Sciatica, and siuiilur most distressing pain. Tbcy ar«' ♦•liecting uiunv inc-al p-imirkablo cures. All who suffer from these* complaints should gire Dr. Sheldon's Gin Pills a trial. Prioo Is. 6d. and 2a. 6d.* The "Age" devotes a column and a qu...
"LUST AND LIFE." [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 March 1914
"LUST AND LITE." A female wowser rends the air with ; an hysterical shocked scream against an ! article, whose title is quoted above, ; which appeared iu "Truth" a fortnight flgo. lu fact, she is so shocked that she forgets to sign the off'ision, ia wblefi sIm labors under the drivelling dc-lur.ioii t.o deep-rooted in perverted pictistical minds that "lust" ia a vice, and that the word is synonymous with lechery. She exclaims:— The people of these times live and move and have their being for noth ing, only filthy lust, and they will die as they have lived. The cats and dogs are far above them. . . . This country has long been ripe for destruction. This benighted bigot evidently cannot understand that lust is a gift .of the Creator, intended to perpetuate His wonderful scheme, which is described by Haeckel as "th&lt;? Riddle of the Uni verse." Lust is lire; without it .there could be do life. Every person who is blessed with vigorous manhood or womanhood is lustful,* so anyon...
AN ALLEGED SCANDAL. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 March 1914
AN ALLEGED SCANDAL. A Reefton (X.55.) correspondent writes calling attention to tbo alleged underhand inveigling of persons into private mental hospitals. Ilo declares that there have been a dozen cases of people being drugged and then abduct ed from New Zealand to Victoria, and vice versa. If he supplied some names and other data "Truth" would be in n position to investigate the mattor.
RAILWAYS OR DEFENCE? [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 March 1914
KAHiWAYS OS DEFENCE? IT. Pardons, Australian Freedom Leji^ui*. writes:—4'The prosperity of Australia is dependent on its produc tion. which can only bo increased by more population. The .stream of immi gration is dcroasiug, anil the market i'or country lands is stagnant, while that for town lots is booming. This oan only bo explained by the fact that the millions spent by our Government go mainly on unreproductive works that divert the labor from the land to the towns. The greatest expenditure ia on defence, ever increasing and entirely unproductive. This money, at present over five millions a year, would be suf ficient to establish the initial water channels for thrco Milfluras; that is, would bo sufficient to start every year a wealth-producing industry employing 180,000 people. That thero Is plenty of room for development is most obvious from the report on railway construc tion in tlio Northern Territory, where it is reckoned that tho land 200 miles on either aide would be benefi...
POLICE EVIDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 March 1914
POLICE EVIDENCE. "One l..i\v /or All" asks:—"How i.i it that whon it in proved that a cou stable ha* nmimittrd per.turv, the word 'pM'iurv' i> alu-rod to 'mistako'l Con stable Grant hu^ boi»u in the force lil vt-ars, and in that time how many inno e»»nt jH.i.r dovilf* hare done tim»' through min like Grant, Green, and Grieve making 'honest mistakes'! The report of the caso in last Saturday's 'Truth' read like 'Heads wo win; tailn you ' If the woman Pbclnn had given falso * evidence—committed per jury—agftlii.Ht tlic threo constable* would ?lie have been whitewashed by the Bench and dischargodt No hope iu tho world."
TAILOR HOLT AND HIS TART. Wife Sues for Support. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 March 1914
TAILOR HOLT AND HIS TART. Wife Sues for Support. "Tho defendant, in this case," «aid Air. \V. J. Tucker. at the Carlton Court on Monday addressing Messrs. Shcahan and HobiufoQ, Js.P., "U one of tbos«> well-drcs j&lt;d toffy gentlemen who will not support their wives, but prefer to co about vruh other women." The individual to whom the solicitor referred was CJoor^e Raymond Holt, descritx*] as a tailor's pr».-.;»cr. who was proce* dt*d acinus!, for leaving his wii'e and two children without means of support. IX-fendanrMid not. apwar. Mabel Louisa Holt, u delieato little wo uiEin, said she had two children, aiid that her husband could earn £2 15i». por w&lt;-«olc. Six months ago he lost liis," position, and us she &lt;npcct«»d to £p*e birth to a child, she went u» hT uareuts' place until she yot over her trouble. Tht» child was now throe months old, and she was still there. na her husband had tift troubled to provide her with a Mr. Tucker: How much money has...
NEW ERA OF ENTERTAINMENT. CONTINUOUS VAUDEVILLE FOR MELBOURNE. Plans of Years Approach Fruition. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 March 1914
NEW ERA OF ENTERTAINMENT. CONTINUOUS VAUDEVILLE FOB ] MELBOURNE. ] Plans of Years Approach Fruition, j I A name t.hut is daily carrying more stud | ! iin)r&lt;.* weight »i» tlit' ainu>emoni world is thai | j of Mr. Ueu J. Fuller, ^roverniug director of I Uie Jr'uher-Jirennan v.iudeviiln circuit, com- I prising Australia, New Zealand ami India. Sincc tho amalgamation of the Bieniiau aud ....c.* manayemeut, woudcriu] strides Imvo been made m i-lic iuii>.o»oui&lt;.ut of the clan of entertainment prorided, otid alio in oi> tending tho sjope of the combined cufcuits, with tho i&lt; suit that the vsvudcv;Uo enH'rpnfe now controlled by Mr. Fuller is cas.ly iho most extrm-ive of its kind ?*&lt; th&lt;- world. 'lho nianapomcn: has under cu^ugojuom uo fewer t.lian 90 imj*ort-ed acts, in wli.ch about 200 individual performers take »>aj-t. and also j 142 Australian acU. the artists engaged j i thnroiti numbering over 350! ! With suoh Material ...
A PROCRASTINATING PASTRYCOOK. Ordered to Support His Wife. [Newspaper Article] — Truth — 7 March 1914
A PROCRASTINATING PASTRY COOK. Ordered to Support His Wife. At the FooUcrav Police Court on Thurs day, before liters. Mitchell, Fieltliug, Hills, and Box, Js.I'., Frank IJarold Bissfd, a j.jrirycoolr, vra.B proo^-d^d against by his wit.*, Flofnco ilisr.el, l'or hating l&lt;* ft hf-r without adequate nifan.s of support. Mr. Hecomli appeared for the complainant, but thciv w.i* no apj'farar.rv of ib- defendant The for tho plaintiff wuv Mhat tho parties wi»rn at one time raiding in Foot *eraj, wliT'* th&lt;» defendant carried on th« Iju^inuss of a pastrycook in Nicholson-street. They separated in Dccecibor, 1912, the hus band a^ri.'pinK to allow his wifo £1 por week Hir Im.v .support. Thn mnney had not b"cn paid regularly, and at the ilat»- of the i>*ue o: the ruuimuns he was four vr«-t'];s ixi arrear, H&lt;-. at present en::ai,'cd as* n pastrycook at Sh'-pparton at £4 per w-ek. An'order \ras mod.? for £1 p;«r wot):, the fir.-;t payment to made on March 9. the...