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SEASICKNESS OVERCOME. A NEW VIBRATING CHAIR. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 16 May 1914
SEASICKNESS OVERCOME. ; A NEW V1BRATTNG CHAI11. A curious mechanical devise lor the prevention of seosickne?H ha* jrst bttn invented. It coaHists of a ch »ir, the scAt>, bncV-, and'arms of will h are con'.inusly iu mo'.it.n, the move ment hun^ brought about by an elec tric motor located beneath the ilnUr, and connected with machinery under the cushioned srat. It is claimed that the person rtutferi.-i*: with sea flichnes* when t>c»Ud on the ch.ur loses the Mclunl::;? sense of the pitch ing rolling, and heaving of th-ship by the quick, vibratin;; motions o* the chair. Those who have tried the device ttstify that they were promptly re lieved of their dimnets and nausea.' This immunity from the distressing, symptoms o( their malady l.i*tf"i while they were undergoing the mo tions of the chair, and in a few easett ilid not return wh'n th?y left it and aga!n fell under the influpcce of the rocking sn.l pliinging c( tlu ship. In many cases, though, the sic'rtness re turnfd when the p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 16 May 1914
Wonderful Healing. Zam-l>uk Promotes the (irowth of Now, Healthy Skin. —Clear* Away Uiscase as if by Magic, Zim-Jluk has brought the treatment of skill aflcetious and injuries to a point of pr: feet ion never before realised, 4i.Skin magic,'* in fact is how Zmi-Bitk's healing feats have been frequently described. Nothing else known t science ha-&lt; a more wonderful iiillnrnce on an injured or dis eased ."kin Z'lm-Huk i&lt; a' coin'-i ation of pure ex tracts, highly rolincd and concentrated. It is in its uui(|'.ic composition, and its freedom from lard and allaniuml fats, that Zitu-Huk diU'crs so completely from common salves ami oiiiiincnts. And its repeated succc&lt;se.s .show how dill'cient it is in medieinal action. Every pot of Zam -lJuk is a concentration of the hot healing properties ready for instant use. When Zani Buk is applied to the skin, festering is stopped, inflammation and irri tation allayed, sore places disappear and new layers of healthy...
A FRUIT PICKER. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 16 May 1914
A FRUIT PICKER. * Scattered fruit on a tree is diffl c: It to pick by climbing a ladder. If the iruit is. shaken off, the (all will cause burises that make it un fit (or storage or shipping. The ticker shown in the accompanying illustration was devised to remove the fruit growing on the ends of branches and in places not easily ac c:ssib!e. 'ihc device consists of a long handle to which is attached a l:oard having regs 9 inches long fas t.n-:d in u circle, and set so that their ends inc'ine towards the centre, 'ihe item will slip through between the and the fruit can he easily pulled off f.nd retained by the [.ogs. —"Popular Mechanics."
A BAD WITNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 16 May 1914
A BAD WITNESS; ■ A small Scottish boy was mim njontil, .to. give evidtnce against hi» (atlrr, Viho was accused of making (listurlanees in the street. The mag istrate said to him : • "Come my wee mon, speak the •, 'truth, and let ua know all ye ken about Ibis affair." "Weel, sir," said the lad, "'d'ye ken Jnveintss-street ?" .,"1 do, laddie," replied his worship. "Well, ye gang along it,, and turn into the square, and cross the square ■"Yes, yes," said the judge, encour agingly. _ ■' 'Au' when ye gang across the square, ye turn to the right, and up into High-street, . an' keep mi up ;* High-street till y» come to a pump." i. "Quite right, my lad. Proceed," •aid his worship. "I know the old yuinp well." '"Well," said thi boy. with juvenile ' simplicity, "ye ma; gang nnl pinny it, fcr ye'U no pump me." ; . "There goes Mrs. Watson. She cn joys bad hfalth. " in. ■ "Did I understand you to say th •u.'ojs bad health t" _ •"Exactly. Nothing gives h r m rt ' plcMure than describing her ay mi...
JOHN RUDD'S SECRET. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
JOHN RUDD'S SECRET. By C. D. Leslie. To John Rucld, busy nt Ills desk— ho had just returned from a flying business trip to the Continent—the card of Miss Bertha Heath was brought by his secretary. The mil lionaire read it, wondering who she was, then his eye caught tho address In the corner, and his face clouded, as though recalling an unpleasant me mory; after n long pause ho bado Par ker admit Miss Heath. "I will see her alone," he added. The Interview took place in the mil lionaire's house In Berkeley Square, much of his work being transacted there. A girl entered—a thin, trail figure in black, with frightened eyes anil hesitating mien. Mr. ltudd rose and shook hands with curt civility. "I heard in Dresden of my old friend's death. I'm sorry I was unable to return in time for tho funeral." "This letter—she wrote It two days before she died," said the girl, timid ly proffering it. Ho waved her to a seat, opened, and* read the following opistle:— " "Dear John,—I've always pro mised...
More than His Money's Worth. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
More than Hl« Money's Worth. Wife (whose husband had just been knighted): Have you heard from the man who offered to trace our pedi gree? Husband: Yes, he has found out more than enough. Wife: What did you. pay him?^ Husband:'Fifty poundB—to hold his tongue! I have heard of men who would die for a woman, tout never of one who would go without his dinner for her. A married woman Bays the way to be happy with a husband is to learn to be happy without him moBt of the^ time. ' Marriage is like the stage scenery; it looks well from a distance. Women should havft two great alms In life—trying to be beautiful and .luccxdlng In btlng pleasant.
III. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
"Thank heaven the wedding's over, remarked Colonel Brown as ho sat at breakfast the following morning. •We've had the house upset for weeks and now we'll hope for peaco and com fort. It's a great relief to feel we got through the day without a single hitch. I never saw Mary look nicer. Wonder how. she and Alfred are getting on? Now that the little girl is married we will hopo that unfortunate propensity of hers " "A telegram for you, pater,'"^said Harry, coming into the room. His father tore it open. His face grew crimson as he slowly read out: "Mary lost yesterday at Swakeleys Junction; wire if with you to Non-tip Hotel, Strand,, London." "Well, of all the " he began ex plosively. "It's no earthly use your getting into a temper, my dear!" said the mother resignedly. "But this really out-Herods Herod! Couldn't she even get through her wedding day without " "It may not be her fault. We have no particulars yet." "We know that Alfred is at the hotel alone, looking and feeling a pret ty...
A Good Send-off. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
A Good 8end-off. Mr. Newlygllt (to Mrs. N., who is cultivating soolety): Well, my dear, and how did you get on at the Vere do Vere's? Mrs Newlygllt: Well, they were a little cold and stand-offish at first, I thought, but, oh, so nice when I came away. Dont' try to analyse women; love them for., what they are. Don't pick them to pieces as you would a toy, for you can never put them together again. He whose heart Is set entirely on money-getting cannot b« other than sordid. An IdMl husband usually h«lon§a to iom* oth#r woman.
THINGS MIGHT HAVE BEEN WORSE. The Tale of An Ill-fated Five-Pound Note. I. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
THINGS MIGHT HAVE BEEN WORSE. The Tale of An Ill-fated Five-Pound Notp. B1 HELEN LEWIS. ■&lt;/ ' All her life'Mary Brown had slvown ft peculiar faculty for getting into trouble. Even In childhood bIio gnvo evidences of this deplorablo charac teristic. When no one else dreamed of whooping, or mumping, or measllng, Suro as fate, Mary would hob-nob with ■the (lends who produced these unpleas ant symptoms, bring them h :me, and nearly die of thoir attentions. At the ago of ten slio entered into confidential relations* with a burglar, an indiscretion which resulted In the loss of all the family plate and jewels, and some painful hours Bpent by her self gagged and locked up In the coal cellar. ■Later, she had to be denied tho usual girlish pastimes. If ever she bathed, someone had to plunge in after her and, with considerable risk to his own life, save her from drown ing. 1£ ever she rode, cither she came to grief or there was a horse to be paid for. If ever alio played hockey, ei...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
NEVEK FELT B./1TEK. " 1 used to go nearly mad with pain- in my head," says Miss H. K. Korster, 55 Itlla St., Sth. Melbourne, Vic. "I tried almost everything, but the htaduehes were thole just the satne. Then 1 sa v Chamhe Iain's Tablet* advertised in the jmper, and thought I would j^ive them a tri.il. The first few doses made a different woman of me. for they completely relieved me of hea'.laehes " Sold by T. J. Uo'.ian and J. It Grciy, storekeepers Wood's Great Poppernrnt Cure, Foi Coughs and Colds, njvor fa Is Is 6d. For Chronic Chest Complaints, Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, lsGd. ICTORIAN RAILWAYS SALE OF RESIDENCE. f I LENDERS are invited for the Pu: JL chase and Removal of Depart mental Residence No. 1017 at Koroi g Vale Station. Particulars also at Kc rong Vale Station. Deposit £1. Ten der.*, indorsed "Tender for Purchase of Residence," must be lodged, with the deposit, in the Tender Hox, Rail way Offices, Melbourne, at or before Eleven a.m. o.i Wednesday, 27th May. No tender...
II. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
The Instant after Alfred had got out of tho train at Swakeleys Juno Jon a lady had entered Mary's com partment. She was stout, grey-haired, and wheezy, and the first thing she did was to shut the windows. Alfred detested shut windows, so Mary took a hasty prowl down the corridor to see If there were an empty compart ment into„whlch she could move their belongings. Sho quickly ascertained that there was no room elsewhere, and, sudden ly remembering that she had left her handbag on the seat unprotected, hur ried back. The stout lady was step ping down on to the platform, but apparently sho was returning, for her wraps were piled up on the seat she uad chosen. She had not a pleasing face. Mary snatched up lier bag, feeling she had been rash to leave it there unguarded. 'I hope my five-pound note is safe," she thought, utterly forgetting that Alfred had taken charge of it. She searched for the note, naturally failed to find it, and grew crimson with an ger and distrust. "The wretch must...
Cycling and Motor Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
Cycling and Motor Notes. [By Our Spccial Correspondent.] Messrs E. F. Reichetiback and J. A. Fnhey, two well known Victorian lonR distance cyclists, left Adel liilji for 1 r. Darsviu at noon lust fhuivday (May J Ith) in an attempt to reduce AnnurM •Ron ald's long standing record of 28 days 15 hva *&lt;U win*. Thoy \v&lt;mc favored with fine weather and had an e.Uhusias ticsend-oir, amongst those wishing them " Good Luck" being A. M Donald, whose wonderful ride has stood for nearly 16 years. The two riders, ex cept ' for slight deviations along the Transcontinental rout&lt;\ W'N ,1,^1 nmciically the s^mo track as M'Donald did in Augu -t 180?, 1 uir ts mated mileage bung 20*10 miles, as agninst the record-hold* r's 206(5 miles. l*°th men are riding 44Turner" cycles, fitted with three speed varial li gears, giving a range of 47 inch, &lt;M inch and 81 inch, and shod with "Thorn-proof Dunlop Tyres. Tt.e a\pr xi . ak.o woigit of each rrachire, lead m up v ...
THE COLD BATH. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
THE COLD BATH. If you do not feel warm after a cold bath you had better not take It, for it is doing you no good. We do not take cold baths for the sake of cleanliness; cold water may wash off the superfl-. clal dirt, but ~it does not extract the dirt from the pores. We plunge into cold water sd'.ely for its Invigorating eifect, and unless we get that invig orating effect from it we had better seek the invigoratlon in some other way. Cold water applied suddenly drives the blood from the skin by constrict ing the capillaries. It also adminis ters a light shock to the nerves, which has an awakening effect upon all the muscles of the 'body. The capillar ies being closed, the resistance of the blood to the heart pressure Is greater.. The heart responds to this resistance by greater effort; it beatB more rapid ly and with stronger force. The blood surges through the body more swift ly, and forces its way through the capillaries as soon as the cold that . has closed them Is withdrawn. Thi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
Leg Poisoned and (Jl* cerated. Hospital Operation of No Avail. Zain I uk's Healing Ends 29 Year*1 Disable ment. lJad'y crippled by poisoned ulcers on her legs, Mrs K. Hohau, of 5, Maela^gan Street, Dunedin, N Z., was threatened with per nianeut lameness until she got Zam-Huk, to di\.w out the corruption and perfectly heal the limb. " Fearful leg ulcers," said Mrs Kohau, "caused me 29 years of pain and sullering. The trouble in the liist in t.ncc resulted from a kick, hut hlood poisjn, which nftei wards set in Rally started my long life (.f misery. "• 1 he burning pain and irrita'inn set up hy the Korea was awful, and it gave me no rest, either duy or night '♦I attended the Hospital for seven month* altogether and underwent two operut'on*. "llut the treatment made my lefs even worse, and the crippling uloers spread round the a k!e. When Hospital doctors lmd failed, I began to try all sorts of ointments and remedies that were recom mended but they were quite useless " At length 1 got ...
Not a Banquet. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
Not a Banquet. A story.,Mr. Taft tolls is about a number of old men who/having been schoolboys together, thought It /vv.puld be an excellent plan to have a New Year banquet together In momory of old times. The most enthusiastic "old boy" among them went to the banquet ex pecting- to have a pleasant evening talking over schooldays, but he was bitterly disappointed. . One man had a troublesome heart, . and lie would talk of nothing else; another had gout; another had a bad liver; another was worried' about his kidneys; another's indigestion mono polised his attention;.and so on, each had trouble with pome organ or other. _ When ho returned home somebody " ;isked the enthusiastic man how he . had enjoyed the banquet. . "Banquet!" he exclaimed bitterly. "It wasn't a banquet, it was an organ recital!" Mother: Here is the man for, that clock to be repaired. 'G6t it for Kim. • Tommy: Where is it? : .Mother: Upstairs, of course. .ToiiMny:- Oh, 1 thought it had.run [down.
The Senate Pre-Election THE CHOSEN SIX. [Contributed.] [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
The Senate Pre-Election The Chosen Six. [Contributed.] Some fifty thousand Liberal electors have dccrced thatSenator M'Coll, Messrs Kdgar, Hiimo Cook, M'Lean, Trinu ii li and .Mauger shall he the candidates of their p.wtv should a double dissolution he granted and a .Senate election he necessary. The choice is a sound one. There were timid folk who feared that whatever section of the party happened to ho nuine:iially strongest in the League* wouid force "its ticket ? and en danger Liberal solidarity, if there was any danger of that happening timely warnings were heeded, for the six selected are repre sentative, not of any one wing, hut of the whole army which confronts tail>or. Ah to the individual calibre of the sis pre-elected little need be said. l'ive of them have fought many well contested battles, arc old Parliamentarians who will certainly not err through ignorance of any point of the ga'i;c. The sixth, Mr M'Lcan, though he has not occupied a seat in either State or I'edcr...
Railway Works at Korong Vale. IMPROVEMENTS PROGRESSING SATISFACTORILY. MOST COMMODIOUS YARDS OUT OF MELBOURNE. NEW ISLAND PLATFORM GOING UP. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 23 May 1914
Railway Works af Korong -Vale. Improvements Progressing Satisfactorily. most commodious yards out op melbourne. NEW ISLAND PLATFORM GOING UP. The new works nt the ICorong Vale railway station are being pushed along as rapfdly as possible, and good pro gress is being made with the extensive yards, which will be the most up-to-date in any country centre, with the view of affording wide facilities for the handling of the ever-expanding traflic of the two branch lines—one running to Sea Lake through Chailton and VVychcprcof, and the other to Manangatang via Bi.ort, Quambatook and Ultima—both lines serving 200 miles of very productive country. The expenditure on the works will involve a sum of over £-10,000, so an adequate idea may be at first gained of the vast improvements. The scheme was commenced in July last, and a steady rate of progress has been maintained throughout. A con siderable area of land was acquired to extend the yards, and the length is now 60 chains with a width of 500...