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HEALTH AND BEAUTY. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914
HEALTH AND BEAUTY. Cutting the eyebrows and lashes re sults in stiff, stubby hairs. Falling hair indicates somo ailment of the nervous system. A pnsto of sweet almonds and ben zoin'makes an excellent skin w-hitener. Soften tho skin by applying cloths wrung out of luifc w;«ler before using massage of ereaiu. In removing wrinkles from tho fore head, tho movement should be Notary and backward toward the temples. If your feet ache after dancing, soak them before you get into bed in hot bay salt and water; dry them und rub briskly, especially about tho ankles, with a rough towel. vSleep as many hours as you find ne cessary to reeuperato your strength, and as nearly as possible take half of these hours beforo and half after mid night.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914
I HUSBAMD'S SKIN TORTURE AND WIFE'S LEG SORES. WONUEKKUL DOUHI.K CURE I1Y ZAM Buk. Ziun-Buk is daily demonstrating its excellence as a family remedy by cur I ing I ho most obstinate cases of skin j diseaso and inllamed soros. Two splendid trinmplis for 5Iam-Buk heal ring have just been revealed-by—Mrs, H. Berry, of Ruth street, Perth, VV. A. "My husband," Mrs. Berry says' "was caused grout pain and disfigurement by an outbreak of itchy eruptions on his j face. The disease, a kind of an eczema, first appeared in little blistors, which Lurst nud formed into running sores. Every ell'ort to get rid of the trouble was fruitless until my husband hap pened to try a pot of Zam-Buk. '■The balm brought him splondid reliof. The painful irritation was stop ped with trio first application, and us lie persevered with it, Zam-Buk cleared away every eruption and loft his skin quite clour and healthy. ) 'I also have Zun-Buk to thank for curing mo of a bad log. Following a j a mild attack of fever, t...
A FRIEND. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914
A FRIEND. A friend is a person who is "for you" always, under any suspicions. He never investigates you. When charges nro made against you ho does not ask proof. He nsks the accuser to clear out. Ho likes yon just as you are. Ho does not want to alter you. Whatever kind of coat you are wear ing suits him.' Whether you have on a dress suit or a hickorv shirt with no col lar. he thinks it's finp. Ho likes your moods and eniovs your pessimism as much as your ontimism. He likes your success. .And your fail urn endears you to him the "more. Ho is hotter than a lover because he is never jealous. Ho wants nothing from you, except thtn vou he yourself. He is the on&lt;* heine with whom yon can feel safe. With him von nan utter your heart, its hadnes* and its good ness. Vou don't have to he careful. In his nresenoe vou can he indis creet, which moans vou ran rest. Tliore are manv Faithful wives ,ond h'isbnndsj there are few faithful frton»7o Th«> highest known form of friend dun i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914
Business Announcements. FOB New Year Gifts GO TO PINK & SON, TIIE ONLY MANUFACTURING JEWELLERS IN THIS SUBURB, 241 High St., Northcote (opp. "Mon" Cycle Works). Don't hesitate. Come and inspect our large assortment of Presents at prices to suit all. E.P. Ware, Watches, Clocks. Repairs of every description. Licensed Buyer of Wrought Gold. The Northcote Wood Depot Wholesale and Retail. Wood Direct from Our Own Paddocks. No Middleman's Profits. CUT PRICES. D. _P. KININMONTH & CO. HIGH STREET, NORTHCOTE (Close Separation St). Te'cphone, Northcote 286 Carl Oldenburg, Saddle, Harness and Collar Manufacturer, 3GD HIGH ST., NOltTlICOTE. Wo have; a full stock of Hurni'ss and Saddles, Now and Secondhand. All country orders are promptly attended to. First Prizes at Local Shows E. J. KELLEY, Builder and Contractor, Corner Harold Street and Railway Avenue, Thornbury, Will Build on Your Land, or Buy Land you choose, Houses your Own Design, or Sell you Houses just finished, double ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914
Taps, Bathroom, and all other Sanitary Arrangements of Your House ~i Must be kept in perfect order if you would enjoy health and comfort this Summer—and always. Good work can be carried out only by a plumber who has had experience as well as scientific knowledge of modern plumbing methods. I have both. For years I huve given complete satisfaction to my customers and their recom mendations are helping my business to grow. The same attention given to small and large jobs alike. My charges are very reasonable. Estimates free for all bran ches of the trade. For Prompt and Reliable Plumbing Work come to JOHN SHAW 305 HIGH ST., NORTHCOTE Phone, Northcote 96 For a Days Drive-aWfeeks Tour, or Longer Nothing can equal the pleasure of passing swiftly and smoothly through the country in a motor car. To do this does not neces sitate the possession of a car—you can hire one for any length of time. The hire of luxurious, smooth running touring cars is our business, and our charges are extremely l...
In Reserve. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914
In Reyorve. •At « Highland gathering ono Donald MuoLean had ontored for a number of events. Tho first of thoso was a quar tor-milo. Of eight runners ho was last. "Donald, Donald," cried a partisan, "why did yo no run faster?" Donald sneered. "Run faster?" ho said contemptuously. "An1 mo rosor vin' mysolf for the bagpipe competi tion I" A Mr. Smoker, of Now Jersey, has been hiccoughing for a fortnight. Ha must fool very s-hio of it by tnis time. Twenty-six sovereigns ware found~in a. crocodile shot in Swaziland.- There is moro monoy in big game than we thought.
THE PRICE OF FEAR AND HATE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914
THE PRICE OF FEAR AND HATE.. Fear is tho Took on which wo split, ! and hate is the shoal on -which many a | bork is stranded. ! "When wo aro fearful tho judgment is j as unreliable as tho compass of a ship I whoso hold is full of iron ore. When I \vp hntc Ave have unshipped the rudder. A.ml if wo stop to meditnto on what tho gossips say of us, we have allowed a hawser to befoul the screw. Keen your mind on the creat and splendid things you would like to do, and, then, as the days colliding by. yon will find yourself unconsciously seizing ] upon tho opportunities that Jiro re-1 oiiirod for tho fulfillment of your do- I sire, just as the coral insect takes from ' the running tide the elements that, it Tf we continued we get the habit, that is. we do tho thing without think-, ing. just as a matter of course. j Picture in your mind the able, earn est useful person you would likq to bo, and the thought you hold_ is hourly transforming you into that particular individual. Thought is supre...
ON MAKING ALLOWANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914
ON MAKING ALLOWANCES. By Wnlfc Mason. "If you must smoko in your mom all tho evening, Mr. Todhuntor " said tho landlady, "I wish you tvoitlcl smoko to bacco instead of tan-bark oi luathcr findings. AVhcn our now I oardcr went upstairs Inst night ho M'no hack lo; k ing scared, nnd said that jon^bu'U'K wardrobe must bn on firo, as ho could smell shoos and woollon goods bum* ing. W hen I told him t'lat it was your pipe, ho "wanted his monoy br-ck, nnd said ho would look for another board ing-house." "Hut of course lo didn't f,ot his money back, Mrs. Jiggers," remarked the? star hoarder, ''nnd by tho timo ho has to pay another week'* board in ad vance he will bo '.r.^lrnatised, and will thoroughly enjoy the rich njoma of tho tobacco 1 smoke. 1 admit, r.;oio in sorrow than in ingor, thar. owing to a conspiracy of tho muney batons nt«d mi^government, tho lobacco I smoke is not tho best in t/o world. • I am oblige&lt;l to retrench, to h'taFmnd mj re sources, because of the high cos...
SELF-CONFIDENCE. Chats With the Ambitious—And Others. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914
8ELF-C0NFIDENCE. Ohats With tho Ambitious—And Othors. By Orison Swott Mnrden. "Peddle 'om ns though they woro ap ples," R*nid nn editor to a trembling, Rentinientnl girl who offered him her manuscript with the air of if convict nhotit to receivo tho dentil sentence. "If 0110 man does nob "want your apples another will. Don't he afraid of me or anybody else." Carry yourself with n Rclf-^onfident nir, an though you really believed in yourself, nnd yoii will not only inspire others with a belief in your ability, but you will also conio to believe in your self. A keen observer enn pick out a suc cessful man on tho street by tho way ho carries himself-. If ho is a lender, every step, every movoment indicates it; thcro is nssurnnco in his hearing; lie walks as if he wero master of him solf, da if ho believed in his ability to do things, to bring about results. ' His self-confident nir is an index of the success he hns attnined. Men and women who succeed in their undertakings are thoso who...
CATTLE TICK. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914
CATTLE TICK. Tito loss to cattle men in the United States through the cattle tick is esti mated by the Federal Government authorities to be £5,000,000 a year. During the last few years Congress has appropriated money to assist the States in cleaning out the dreaded dis ease among cattle. California lias outstripped all othei States in cleaning out the contagion. Iu 1907 there were some 40,000 odd square miles cleaned up in the United States, and 21,000 square miles of thh territory was cleaned by California. In 100S the whole State was undo' Federal quarantine by reason of Cali fornia not controlling the disease with in her boundary. In 1S39 the Act cre ating the office of State Veterinarian was passed, and the work of control ling contagious diseases of the live stock begun. The first quarantine line established against "Texas fever" was one bounded on the north by the Sacramento ltiver. With a continu ance of the work it should take but a few years to free the State of the dis eas...
COLIC DRENCH FOR HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914
COLIC DRENCH FOR HORSES. Almost every veterinary surgeon has Ills own special formula for colic drench, and thus the contents of the bottlo varies according to the ideas of the proscribe!*, and, to some extent at least, according to what he conceives to be the requirements of the case. If you want a formula for a colic drink to keep by you f&lt;?r use in emergencies, the following will be suitable:—Tinc ture of opium, 1 ounce; oil of turpen tine, 2 ounces; linseed oil, to 1 pint. Give this as it is, followed by a little warm gruel. Walk the horse about to prevent his rolling, rub the belly with a wisp, and, if necessary, re peat the drench in two hours, but not more than two doses should be given. Understand that it is not claimed that this recipe is better than any other. It may not even be the most suitable under all circumstances, but it is in expensive, easily procured, will keep good for any length of time it properly corked and sealed, and often cuts short an attack in...
[?] THE FARMER, FARMYARD MANURE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914
•P9 THE FARMER, FARMYARD MANURE. Farmyard manure consists of the solid ami liquid excrements ot ani mals and the llttor with which these substances are mixed and absorbed. Its Miluo for fertilising purposes de pends to a great extent upon the way In which it is handled in till? dnng stead. In this respect (says a writer In an English farm journal) Its man agement too often leaves much to bo desired, and, taking the country all through, enormous quantities of valu. ablo plnnt nourishment are lost. The atmosphere Is the chief agent which produces the decomposition of tho ammonia In the manure and causes It to escapc, and therefore the air must he shut out of tho manure heap as much as possible. The freer tho air can penetrate tho heap the moro rapid Is tho decomposition and consequent loss of ammonia; Indeed, It inay bo said that a rational treat ment of the manure does not exist un less tho heap Is tightly compacted. "Keep it moist and tread It tight, And It will well your care ro qu...
CRICKET. NORTHCOTE C.C. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914
CRICKET. NDRTHr.OTK C.C. After n break of four Weeks pennant matches will be resumed to-day. The first elevens are playing nt Northcote and the second elevens at South Mel bourne. During the bolidny matches two of Northcotc's young players have boon performing well for their Slate. Frank Lugton, tlic youngest member of the team, playing at Sydney against the N.S.VV. colts, made (iS and secured two wickets. Playing for Victoria against New Zealand be scored 31! in good style and captured two wickets. The selec tors have recognised the great promise shown by him and ho has been chosen to represent his State in the Sheffield Shield match to be played in Sydney next week. Norman Brown also played a fine innings against the N.S.W. colts at Sydney, lie scored 81, and Mr. Worrall commenting upon the play of the Vic torian colts remarked that, Mr. Brown was the best player on the side. The committee of the club have deci ded to present each of these players with a trophy in recognition of t...
DO WORKING GIRLS CHOOSE LOVE WISELY? [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914
DO WORKING GIRLS CHOOSE LOVE WISELY? By Laura Jcnn Iiibbcy. "Mysterious love, uncertain treasure, Hast thou morn pnin than pleasure? Kndlcss torments dwell about, thee; Yet who would live—and livo with out theoP" Tt has often boon said that tho girl who works for ,1 living has not an* equal chanco with other women in mooting her ideal lover. One very pretty girl said to mo, "It socms al most a miraclo to mo that three-fourths of the breadwinners get husbands. Most of thorn havo little or no oppor tunity to form tho acquaintance of at tractive mon. My ideal is a young man in ono of tho professions—a young doe tor, or lawyer. I might wait until doomsday to bo introduced to such a on©., "Of course," film -went on. "a girl must bo too nice to flirt. Tho young mon whom my girl friends know fail short of tho mental picture enshrined in my heart' of tho man I could love. iS'mo roll9 on, and T must take at Inst, •for a lover, ono whom I know full well is not suited to mo—or stand, the chanc...
CLUB ELEVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914
I CI.UH HI-EVEN. The Club Eleven played a team rep resenting the Government Printing Office at the Northcote Park. North cote batted first, Hamilton and Trott being the opening batsmen, but disaster soon befel both of them, Hamilton being caught before he scorer! and Trott was bowled for I Price followed, only to be caught off the third ball without scoring Mitchcll was bowled fifst ball and four wickets wore down for .1 run, Horn and Burlcy then became associated," and runs came very fast, especially from Horn, who knocked up 102 in 80 minutes and then retired. He batted splendidly and only gave one chance at 09. Burley got 12, Bates 22, "Father" Dunn, who as usual came to the rescue, 37 not out, and the innings closed with 0 for 192. The Printers, with the exception of one batsman (Rider 40 not out) could do very little against the local bowlers, and were disposed of for 81 (Andrew 8 for-15, Price 1 for 30. The Printers fol lowed on, and at call of time had lost 7 wickets for 02. ...
MAGNANIMOUS [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914
MAOtf AWIMnTTB Tho Mayor: Havo you heard, Mr. Roche, that onr generous townsman, Mr. Harding, i« defraying the cost of a new promenade all round tho town? Wo think a wealthy man like yourself might also do something for us. Mr. Rocho. Well, what do you say to my giving you a park of oak.trees? The Mayor: On, you noble-hearted, philanthropist! why, do you really mean to Mr. Rocho: Yes, yes; I'll mako tho town a present of an oak forest. You have only to find tho land, and I will supply you with as many acorns as you may want for seed I Joy is the peculiar feeling experi enced by the man who counts his money am] discovers that he has alLho thought he had and a few dollars more. She was a lady visitor to tho prison, kindly and well meaning, and as sho chatted with a burglar who had been sentenced to lis months' imprisonment, sho thought sho detected signs of ro form in him. "And now," sho said, "havo you any plans for the futuro on the expiration of your sontcncoP" "Oh, yes, ma'am I" h...
VICTORIAN JUNIOR ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914
VICTORIAN JUNIOR ASSOCIATION I 1 Preston v. West Hawlhorn. This mate}) was commenced at Preston last Saturday. The locals batted first and 289, the Inst man, W. Blundell, making •18 not out, andwith Robinson 30 added 78 inns for the last wicket. Ryan o'», Sykes 38, Ogden 18. Thomas 4 for 03. Hawtlioru are 43 without the loss of a wichet, tfrunton being 25 and HirseU 17. The match will be continued to-day. Preston second eleven Jplay Werribee to-day at Wessibee. Train leaves Spen cer street at 2 p.m. 1.0.R. competition.—Northcote com menced a match last Saturday at the ' east ward park against Port Melbourne. Scores—Northcote, 99 (Fillingham 25 not out, J. Angus 21, Godfrey 12); Port Melbourne, 5 for 42 (H. Angus 3 for 11, Webb 2 for 25). To be resumed this afternoon. Presbyterian association. —Northcote Ml (Richardson 33, Hayes 31, Adams 17, J. Thomson 15) v. East Brunswick 5 for 107 (\V. Thomson 4 for 40). To be concluded to-day. Preston 52 and 1 for 20 v. Clarendon St. 83. To be c...
FRUGALITY OVERDONE. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914
FRUGALITY OVERDONE. Old Jasper Grim could never sco Tho dork cloudV* silver lining; In fact, ho always seemed to bo Complaining and repining. He always looked for rainy days "When fair mild winds were blowing: Ho bunted out the lonely ways# In which no crowds were going. Thoro was no joy for Jaopor Grim, No glad anticipation, Tho world, indeed, appeared to him A place of tribulation.. He pinched and saved and skimped and so His fortune kept on gaining; Ho thought of wild winds that would blow, And days when 'twould be raining. Ho'b now roposing in his tomb, A monument they'vo bought him, But I would not havo borno his gloom For all his money got him. The First Burglar: Kin vou'bo git up de stairs wit'out disturbirr no oneP Second Ditto: I've been married f°ur years, an' practisin* de trick on me wifo all dat timo.
THE CHICKEN OATH. [Newspaper Article] — Northcote Leader — 17 January 1914
THE CHICKEN OATH. I For tho first time in tho history of j tho Vancouver courts tho chicken oath j was administered recently to Mali j Quaitg, a Chinaman, who was a wit I uess >» tho case of seven men charged | with rioting at Nanaimo. After tho : oath was administered a young white cock was procured, its head placed on a block ol wood, and chopped off hv tho Chinaman. The ceremony was wit nessed by a largo crowd of persons.