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LUMINOSITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 7 August 1914
LUMINOSITIES. There are always times when we wish we could see something, which the darkness hides. The angler gives ' up because he cannot see his float; 1 the crickcter because he cannot see ' the ball. Luminous paint solves all these, and scores of other difficulties. And ? all that is required is to add . a j small quantity oi calcium sulphide -to ordinary white paint. Foats, balls, .keyholes, etc., thon become visible. A watch liffht lor use at night ! avoiding the striking of a match (can be made by putting, a small ! piece of phosphorus into a long glass ?phial, and then filling it one-third I full with hot oil. Cork it tightly, and, when light is needed, yncork for | a moment and close again. The top part of the, phial will be luminous, [and y.ou can see the tlm«.
A DAINTY LACE HANDKERCHIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 7 August 1914
A DAINTY LACE HANDKERCHIEF. There is always something particularly attractive about a dainty lacc hand kerchief, and the sketch shows an article of :this description of extremely , pretty design, and at the same time simple and easy , to make. It should - Ijc carried out in fine cam*, brie, and at cadi ol the corners a small pointed; pieco of the material is ( cut away. Three-quarters of an inch . from the edge, and follow- . ing tho outline of the ma terial, there is a narrow insertion of lace, and the edge of the Handkerchief itself is trimmed withlnco to match. Initials are worked in one corner, surrounded by a simple design of tiny leaves worked' in various shades of green washing sillc. . . . . * Lace handkerchiefs arc always suitable and profitable article "to pre pare for sale in a bazaar or shop ; but when intended for that purposo . it is as well to work a single initial only upon them, and-. then . ;to« .V chooso rtho.-letters that are most comnonly ^required, / andvtho -i...
ARE YOU LEFT-HANDED? [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 7 August 1914
' ARE YOU LEFT-HANDED ? I Why, don't you make more use of your left hand ? i It has been estimated that 97 per cent, of the English-speaking people are right-handed when they grow ug. 1 Seventeen out of every hundred are born right-handed, but the remaining eighty-three are born without any in clination to use one hand more than the other, and, therefore, become * right-handed owing to influences brought to bear on them during, their childhood days. | It is Impossible to" calculate how much men lose by neglecting, their left hands. Formerly - In primitive times, that is to say-everyone was ambidextrous ; and the sooner people .become ambidextrous again the bet ter. | In Japan, for many years post, soldiers and schoolboys have been taught to use both hands.'And this I wise example is now being followed jin Germany.
What is Horse-power? [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 14 August 1914
What is Horse-power ? Among many engineers there arises discussion as to the incidents sur rounding the origination of the term horse-power as applied to the steam-engine. The following quota tion from "Farcy on the Steam Engine," published in 1827, will be welcomed by many "The machinery in the great brew eries and distilleries in London was then moved by the strei>gth of horses, and the proprietors of these establishments, who were first to require Mr. Watt's engines, always inquired what number of horses an intended engine would be equal to. "In consequence, Mr. Watt made some experiments on tho strong horses employed by the brewers in London, and found that a horse of that kind, walking at tho rate of two and a half miles per hour, could draw* 1501b. avoirdupois by means of a rope passing over , a pulley, so as to raiso up that weight, with a vertical motion, at the rate of 220ft. per . minute. This* exertion of "me chanical power is equal to '3ft,000 lb. (or 528 cubic, feet)...
WITTY CHURCHMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 14 August 1914
WITTY CHURCHMEN. A study of thA wits of the world ro\ eals tho fact that there is a fair ( proportion of clergymen anions: th«m, and a very good illustration of the powers of ropartoo by an in- ( ridont which happened when Bishop Boyd Carpenter was addressing an open-air meeting. An atheist asked the Bishop if ho | believed that Jonah was swallowed i by tho whale. "When [ go to hen.-; von I will ask Jonah/' said his j lordship. "But supposing," the' other persisted, "ho in not there." "Then you will have to ask him," was the quick retort. At A farewell dinner to Dean John Gregg, Just made Bishop of Cork, a bottle of rich old Water loo port, instead of making a rapid circuit, rested before the guest of the evening. "Come," cried his graco of Dublin, from the head of tho table, "though you are John Cork, you mustn't stop the bottle." Tho Bishop of Cork replied, " I seo your grace is disposed to draw me out. But though charged with Cork, I'm not going to bo screw ed." And it was Spurgc...
An Awful Ornament. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 14 August 1914
An Awful Ornament. It is a curious study to note tho variety of feminine ornamenta tion in the different nations, and how what may bo considered as a beautifier by one rnco becomes a positive monstrosity and deform ity in tho eyes of another. One of tho most curious decora tions in tho world is adopted by tho women of tho Manganja tribe, inhabiting a country' in Africa near one of tho . northern tribu taries of the Zambesi. It is called tho "pelele." This is a ring, but it is fixed nei ther in the ear nor the nose, as with other races, but in tho upper Hp. It is a ring made of ivory, metal, or bamboo, according to the wealth of the wearer, is nearly an inch in thickness, and varies in diameter at tho will of the wearer, many being nearly three inches in diameter , from outer edge to edge. When tho girls aro very young they have tho lip piorced with two holes close to the nose, and a small wooden peg inserted to keep tho wound from closing. When tho wound heals two small holes tiro l...
Mask of Death. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 14 August 1914
Mask of Death. -:-| A curious mask of death wns do scribed by Captain Nugent before the Royal Geographical Society, when lie gave somo of his exper iences . as a member of the Anglo | German Commission which marked 1 the boundaries of Nigoria and tho Cameroons. Among the numerous " ju-jus" found in the deserted huts was. a grotesque mask, which .was appa rently kept to frighten the women. Any women seeing it must die at once, s The local witch-doctor put on the musk and ran about the hills until he met a likely-looking victim, who was then killed. Describing ,ouo tribe 01 hill-top pagans, Captain Nugent said: "The villages consist of little bee hive-shaped huts of mud or. grass, perched on ..apparently inaccessible heights or cunningly hidden away in mazes of dense . Tropical . vege tation. . The inhabitants bear a great "resemblance to monkeys, be ing small in stature, but extraordi narily activo. The steepest and most difficult ascent over rocks and ravines is to them as easy as a...
ROPE-FILLED HORSESHOE FOR CITY STREETS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 14 August 1914
ROPE-FILLED HORSESHOE FOR CITY STREETS. 1-: A ropc-fillccl horseshoe, in common use in Germany, ^mny solve one of the greatest problems in shoeing horses, that of providing a shooj that will grip slippery asphalt and j paved street 'surfaces. The tread surface of the shoo is made with raised edges, and In the groove thus formed tar»soaked rope is securely fastened, so thnt it. projects slight ly below the metal edges. Tho rope centre makes a cushion for the horse and quickly picks up sand and small stones, which become per manently imbedded in the surface and supply the friction necessary to prevent slipping.
Theft of Twenty Pounds [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 14 August 1914
Theft of Twenty Pounds [ - ? . . i Percy Harold Chamberlain was charged at Malvern court on Monday with stealing £lo, the property of Thomas King Smith, on Iglh July. Accused, who pleaded guilty, askid to be dealth with by the bench. Thomas King Smith, manager ol/ the Railway Hotel, Malvern, said hi: gave £to of change to his barmm (O'Mara), on Sunday, 19th July. Ac cused was employed for about thrte months as a ''u-eful. man" at tl>c hotel and left without notice on 19th July. Thomas Charles O'Mara, barman, employed at the Railway Hotel, said he received £20 in change from Mr Smith. He placed the money in a box in his bedroom. It was there about 1 p.m. on the 19th July, but was missing on the following morn ing at 6 o'clock. Accused had access to the room, which was never locked. Witness saw' accused at the hotel about 4. p.m. on Sunday, but he was missing next morning. Constable Morley said accused met him in the street at Wallan on 8th August. From a statement he made witness ...
YOUR MORNING BATH. WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT IT. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 14 August 1914
YOUR MORNING BATH. WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT IT. 'IIte chief value of buthing lies in its exhilaration. Don't make a pcnanco of It. If you don't enjoy tt, it's doing you harm. The good of the bath is in the reaction, the Blow that follows it, not in tho plunge Itself. Cold in general, and j cold water in particular, is a tonic. First to the nervous system, through its branches in the skin, second to I tho heart and blood vessels as shown in the glow, and third to the mus cles and digestive glands. It is tho best appetiser known, worth all the tonics and hitters in existence. But, Hko any other tonic, whilo a small dose stimulates, a large one ; depresses. And the sir# of the dose j depends entirely on tho bather. For I a strong, vigorous person, in tho I prlmo of life, nothing is better than [tho cold plunge. It exhilarates, it clears tho brain of tho cobwebs of the night; it sends tho blood hum ming through tho veins ns nothing else in the wido world can. 1 Hut it takes a vigorous...
Committed for Trial [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 14 August 1914
Committed for Trial James H. Hawkins was at Malvern court on Monday charged with the larceny as a bitlee of a bicycle, valued at A 3 I0/ t'1® property of Joseph VV. Benbow, of High-street. Joseph W. Benbow said that accused called at iiis shop on July 22, and hired a bicycle. He said he wanted it only for a couple of hours, and ,paid 2/. He did not return it. Witness next saw the bicycle at the Ccillingwood police station, and identified it. John Hairy said he purchased the bicycle pioduced from accused on July 24. Accused said the bicycle was his own .property; that he purchased it at Warragul, and handed witness a receipt in the name of J. H. Djlmain, 28 Queen-street, Warra ! gul Constable M'Carthy said lie arrested accused at Richmond 011 August 4. In reply to questions, he admitted he hired the bicyqle produced, and sub. sequently sold it to Harrv for to/. He said he sold the bicycls because he was hard up and hadn't any money. Defendant, who pleaded guilty, was cammiited for ti...
MESSAGES FROM THE DEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 14 August 1914
MESSAGES FROM THE DEF.P. Mr. Olaf Nord, of Copenhagen, has made an invention by means of which the'crew of a foundered sub marine^ will be able to communicate their position. The invention con sists of a special buoy which the crew sends to the surface of the water. The buoy is fastened to a cablc and supplied with an electric. lamp, by means of which the crew below can make light signals, showing where the boat has foundered, and In a buoy is an apparatus through which a rescuing crew can speak to the men in the submarine. '.Muriel," said the old gentleman, .sharply, "that young man you had in lite drawingroom last night is dull of comprehension. All 1 had to do was cough when the other chaps re mained loo late, and they would take the hint aud depart. Did this one say anything when T coughed last nUht ?" "Yes," replied his bountiful daughter. "He said the next time he called ho was going to bring you some cough drops."
Federal Elections THE SENATE. VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 14 August 1914
- Federal Elections ' THE SENATE. VICTORIA. "Barker, Steuhen, 171 Hoiham-street, Balaclava, presser (0) .nVrnt-s, John,\|o7 D'liimiiond-streel, fiallarat, sccr inry (O.) "I'l-k'-y, A1 tin I'M'.vaiil ITowarth, - 65 Qeaco'mii-1.1-parade, North- .? . cote, clerk (O.) Couk^ James Hume, Sydney-road, Brunswick, onhardist (M.) Edgar, - William ..Hailam;""Bingley,T 49 Martin streu, G-irden Vale^ . va'ual;>r (11) . . ? . ... Findiey, Erhy,m! comer. Canterbury^: road and Fr^ser-sireet, Middles P.nki prmierAP ) ' ' MaugcivSamusl. War ias!r&lt;:et, Nortf»> .iXlalvcru, liilltur (M 'McColl . J:imi-s:Heirs. Horace-street,^.'?. Quarry H'H,-. . Remligo, legafr. . manager (M)l' . ,r . AkKi.-sock, Aivf-ew Nelson, rixyf i : . U>q-,&lt;h .it-street,'- B 1111 at, com pjsiior (0) ! . :
Ski Party Held at Bay by Wolves. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 14 August 1914
Ski Party Held at Bay by Wolves. A party of ski ers from Lemberg had narrow escapes from being eaten by wolves while making a tour in the Carpathian Mountains between Galicia and Hungary. They heard a howl during the afternoon, and found that a small pack of animals was following-them along a narrow forest track down a mountain. Twilight came on be fore they got clear--of tho woods, and tho wolves then became bolder and threatened to rush the last man of the party. It became impossible to procced to the place which it had been in tended to reach before nightfall, and the ski-ers took up a position where their rear was protected by a rock, and pussed the night behind their skis stuck upright in the snow. Nearly all had revolvers, and several had electric pocket-lamps, which really saved their lives, as they enabled them to fire at any wolf which ventured within range of the light. The animals prowled around them all night, but made o/T at daybreak, leaving several of. the pack dead.....
REPRESENTATIVES. HENTY. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 14 August 1914
REPKhS^NI! A llVliS." . ; HK STY; ' An&lt;iie\v.s .A:b;i',r 193; Ui-jh street, MaJvern,.- chemist and. dentist. 'Ujyii,- James" A'.tlniiv 174 Huthani street, (last MVISournei merchant'; Crouch;' R ibi'.rt-Arm-tr.injj, VVyn stay-road, Armadale, solicitor. BALACLAVA Curtsin^Jdhn Feri>u? Ambrose, *'. Fallon-street, Brunswick, secretary. Wat', William Alexander, "LUn over," Park-street, A too nee Ponds, merchanr. FAWKNEK. Carse, Franc Samuel, Acland-street, South Yarra, barrister at law. .Hannau, Joseph Francis, 407 Cov entry street, South Melbourne, sec retary. KOOYONO. *Bsst, Sir Robert Wallace, Mont Albert road, Canterburyt barrister auri solicitor. G jld^tein, Vidn, Como-avenue, Stli Ya ra,j UMia'ist. Terry, K.I nurd Writh , Burke-road Upper Hawthorn, investor.