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INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT. A. F. WILDING ON THE CONTINENT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT. A. .F. WILD)IN( ON 'T'IIlI CONTINENT. A. F." Wilding hias,. caihle :miis'sage aninounies, Ilermaifnently taken up his resideuce on the Con tinient, having acc~plJtel a positio:n as a director of thle Motor Tyre ('ompanl)y. The New Z8:rlani champion is evidently takiuig a full coiate of Iliviera tournlamenllts. 1Follo\wnvg oli lis sulccess at Cannes last . week, Witli?ng has won the doubles championshlip at San Ilcmo. Thile fIntal was fought out by tlie same pair that played the deciding matelh at':Gannes. \'lling was agamin partnered Iy tlle .Alimerivan playr,..iraig ijitlle, and that colmbination -beat. F. L., 1.awe and Wal lis .1yers, of Euigland, 6--1, (i--4.
BURGLAR ALARM. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
BURCLAR ALARM. A novel burglar alarm is shown in the accompanying illustration. In the screw cap at the bottom of Ithe device a percus sion cap or small blank cartridge is placed. ' The device is permanently a ttLached to the doorjamb, and the arm seat to cngage tlie door, as shown As the door 'is opened i the aim swings outward till it falls in the slotted opeling, the bottom of the pin, of.which it is a part, exploding the cart ridge.
STEEPLEJACK SAVES COST OF SCAFFOLDING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
STEEPLEJACK SAVES COST OF SCAFFOLDINC. Using two loops of hIlf-inch rope, Ed mond von Kaencl, a Chicago steeplejack, scales copper cable lightning rods, flag poles and such airy supports, and draws up 'his ropes, hooks and otlihr apparatus to enable him to paint, repair or construct, as the nature of the job damandls. The old way was to. build a scaffoldling of timber, aL long, laborious and expensive process, the cost pf which was out of all proportion to the vork to be accomplishelcd. The rolpes used in this plan are spliccd into a large and a smaller loop, the large end is then tJhrust through the smaller loop around the support and the steeplejack sito in the larger loop, and places another and similar rope as far ablove him as he c.an conveniently reach. lie tlhen stands in the lower loop, and climps up, releasing the lower loop.as soon as hIe leaves it, and again raises it to a higher position. This is repeated alternately until he scales the sumrnnit.
HINDU SYMPATHISERS. CALCUTTA, 21st January. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
HI . NDU, SYMPATHISERS. CALCUTTA, 21st January. ::In connection with tlic murder of In spector Ghose, who. was shot dead by a )acca student in the Hindu quarter of Cal cutta on Monday last, one of the men who were arrested has been released, as he was only .a drunken, fellow who wascaptured 'by an over zealous constable. Ev:dence is accumulating that the crime is likely. to cause a definite breach betwe6n the mod crates and the extremists among the. Na tionalists. The moderates have .hitherto .been suspected of secletly sympathising uwith criminals, perhaps owing to fear of reprisals by the latter. During the cremation of Inspector Ghose's reniaiis, the -Hindu onlookers shouted that the murderer should be burnt alive with his victim. A procession., of Hindu ladies going to a bathing Ghat halted at the scene of the murder 'and solemnly' cursed thet assassin.
ASSASSINATION IN INDIA A POLICE INSPECTOR SHOT. CALCUTTA, 20th January. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
ASSASSINATION :IN INDIA A POLICE INSPECTOR SHOT. GOA,;bOUTTA, 20th January. Inspector Ghose, who has recent!y been· prominent in certain political cases, was shot dead in a-street in the Hindu qJluarter of. Calcutta yesterday. Inspector Those ta' alighting from a: tram car in e clrowded thoroughfarc when a D)acca stildent,' who was alsd in the car, shot him through the head. A Aconstable ,ind a bystandcr chased the. inii'derer, wlho ired a revolver and fatailly Wvoinded th'e civilian. The stnudcent was ??entidally arrcstcd. Inspector Ghose's orderly pursuecd and captured a second iian who wac concerned in the :'irder. 'The police believe thnat the assassinatioun indicates that a series-of similar' murders is-contemplated, and that furtlher nests of conspiracy exist in the northern d:stricts of. Cailcutta " '
STATEMENT BY FATHER OF SUPPOSED VICTIM. SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
STATEJMEN"' BY FATHER OF : SUPPOSED VICTIM. SYDNEY, Thursday. h The victim of the tragedy is believed to be a son of Mr. 11alter Reeks, a well known Sydney naval alretitect. "Everything points to thie 'fact that it is my son," said Mr. Reeks to-night. "'I had a latter from him only last week. Hie •wrote from New Orleans. It was .his in tention to go as far as Boston, with 'his ship, .where his econtract with the complany vnas. to have ended. He t'hen contemplated going to London to get his certificate. )On onny two points do the.circumstances differ from .what..might have been connected withmy son. His Christian name is K(ent, not.Thomas, and the narnce of his. shlip is .tho Sixaola, but I have no doulbt whaite\'ver' t'hat-.it i; ]e."
HOME HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
HOME HINTS. To Whiten th .'eck.-.A broW-0looking. neck ean bh' easily :whitened for a special occasion. Filat ':wasli in .warnm wihtir, using a. good 'soap,. and i!ry. thoroughly. ;Then rub in a little of a wixture of equal parts of'lemon, glycerihe and 1:: · . . ? t , .._ '.; ' -" . " . • " Eau de -Cologne. lWhen the skin hls absorbed all it wi', wipe 'off any that remains with a cleain, soft cloth. Then get some one to powdee your neck very thickly, .back andl front, and., well up to your hair. Leave the powder on for at least ten- minutese then :get someone to rub it gently into the skin with a circular movement, and. finally give a good .rub with a soft, dpy cloth. It is .very important that the powder ehould be. applied well upl;to the hair, so- that there may be no visible line to show where the treatment ended.' Be sure to wash your neck with warni water and so.ap before going to bed, or a crop of pimples may-result. To Keep Hair 'in Curl.?-f you are going to -a party, and wa...
A LINGERIE PINCUSHION. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
A LINGERIE PINCUSHION. The 11liite part of this daintly pinoushion can, however, be removed or ieplaci] in one minute, as it is orily fastened to the cushion with four white-die.dedr pine. "Fir.t make a cushion.of colored sale n about 3 inches wide andS iniches lo g. Stuff it with b.an arid iew .it iu ne tly and sec-urely. Then fr th-.?o;cer, which.is only needed on tlh top of tle c;u)hiqsi take .a stlp of piece :nmbroid 'ery, 3. inlihe i by b .S inches, hmi .iet roun:i very useatly and tedge it "tnth narrow Valencienes lace or an,- narrow edginig Ithat you h:ive. . .For the; bows you, will need 1i yard of 4-inch t~le. ·atin bebe ribbbon; Talke a piece' 'of it and thread it tliirough, ai.d .with the renainder inake two pretty bdw:o,. one ' or each end. 'y means of wvhitedhea?ed pics fa-ten the em Iroidery.cover on to the sateen foundation..Then secure the boxvs in the same way, and yoti will1 sve a .really charminig pincu:hlion.i
WHAT TO DO WITH BITS OF LACE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
WHAT TO dO.WITH BITS OF LACE. ".Piairnet cost .next. to ` nothing, and net jabots, if provided With ends or c~en miotifs Of lacC, mmarten up a plain blouse or gown in a mar. vellous :way. ' Tiny' turn down co!arsr, much narrower than the Petir.Pan \.ariety, can be made of a couple of four-inch : scraps, -mounted on to a narrow band to bb tie2ked inside bne's frock, leavinig a gip back and front.' For those :Who do not care for the V-shaped opening .whcli finislies the mInajority of blouses mowadays, a wee piece of lace will serve as a filling.~ Any shcrt stripof:real old lice should, if pos sible, be treasured l"up to makle a "Modeste" for an evening gown, while still narrower edgings may be gathered .up, and quilled..on to a white silk coveredhbutton, to make an ornament *fr the: sIdes of thdi corsage, or oil to a- hatpin, to1 m ake a delightful ornamcnt for a summer hlt.
HINTS ON BEAUTY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
HINTS ON BEAUTY. Every woman shoild take pride in her pcrsonal appearance. -If it is nbt possible : to be beautiful in the fullest.sense of the:. word, at least you can have the attractive-: ness of a pleasant expressiqonp, glossy, well kept hair, eyes shaded by long lashes, well marked eyebrows, and a.clear, natural:com .- ., ple'ion. An Unsightly Complexion. How many ". n omen exclaim uas they behold tigly com pleions in the miror', 'If JI only coi?ld tear off this old skin!". And:do you know. it is how possible to do that very" thing? NIot to actually remqve the cntire skin all. of a sudden; that -ould -be:.too .heroic a method, The worn out, cuticle comes-off in .such tiny particles, and so graduailly-. requiring about ten .days to complete th.. transformation--it doesn't hui't aj bit. l)ay Qby day the ibeautiful complexion iunder neath comes forth,, Marvellous! .No mat t~er hdvo mnuddy, rough, blotchy or aged your complexioin, 'you can surely discard it tby this siinple process...
BEAD CHAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
BEAD CHAINS. Iefore you start olff on your career as an ama teur je?cller you will have to invest' in the fol lowing airticles, which "you cain buy~ quite cheaply at any bead .ald1 j- ) : A smaltrazn't c iotssqu 9. A -rec'oyfp eper'-repar e, A kh.cl.of very long fir s. So/: bundlesp ,o sari'"b Lr ts beads, costing 6c d l ) xit e 1 ~ tt e o u ie ready for tlhe fray .T *.... If\vo,'ave no i' ? , for pretty de signs ~.4ls iwhen you get the bead's. . always obtainable, and just ateItt e rather difficult to think of and carry.out oneself. Now you will be ready to start. Choose beads of four or five varying colors which blend nicely, and dscide on the length of the chain-you are makling before you start;, .cutting the founda3tion ihreads about.7 inclihes longer. Also cut one more thread thaan is really necessary...... SNow I;not the threads together at orie end and secure them to the nail do the reel at the end of the frame, turnling the whleel:round:once to keep them secure. Arrange the ...
BEAD NECKLACES. WHICH CAN BE USED TO GIVE A TOUCH OF COLOR TO A COSTUME. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
BEAD NECKLACES. -':: WHIHII, ~ AN BE USED TO ? GIVE A TOUCH ..O?: COLOR TO A CGOSTUiME . :'".." . Bead- chains are being worn more than eve;,;" and are as easy as po~sible to niake. ::: : All lthat is required is a skeii or reel of .~i;'.c ally strong thread--whclh man, be bought at any bead ehop2-and a conuple of btiiches of beads, Ehoson in any prettily contr;sting colors; :. "One snecially pretty chain seen the other day. was green and wvhite. "Vivid green porcelain and white beads, quite bmall ones, were threaded in sets of three-three white,: and then three gree" . and then three white again-and the chain was made long enough to go:twice round the wearer's neck, and then hang to the waist. : ' Worn with a soft white blouse, the effect was charining, while the double row rotmil the throat niade quite a pretty band of colbr. For wear- on. more dre~sy :occasions one caa get small,cut gold beads. These, if atrung i .t tens, with .cut green glass beads, a trifle bigger, in sets of t...
EDGING CROCHET. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
EDGING .CROCHET. Work 0 chain stitches, ?hd join round. 5- clhain, 2 trebles, 2 chain, .2 trebles, under loop just made, turn, *, .5 chain, 2trebles,- 2 chain, 2 trebles, under .2 lchain, turn and repeat nlfrom * for lengthI desired. W.ork 8 trebles under each 5 chain along one side of the 'trimming. For the heading- Work 1 double under, the .first 5 chain on the other side, *, 6 chain, 1 double under the next, 5 chain, and- repeat from *. Second Row.-1 treble into e'ery. alternate stitch of last row with 1 chain 'bletween each treble. Third Row.--1 treble on evcry t'reble with 1; thain between each. :.:
HOW TO WASH A WHITE KNITTED COAT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
tHOW TO WASH A WHITE KNIT-TED COAT.. . ChOloose a windy day. Buy a. penny packet of Lux. Dissolve half of the content--or, if you use a large. vessel, the whiole-in very hot water. First soak the coat in cold water to take out the dressing (a good coat, 20/ to 30', should haVe none). Then put tihe coat in a lump into the hot Lux water .and kniead it with a wooden spoon or the hanimds, msoving and pressing it, 'but on iio account rubbing 'it. Give it several changes of water to rid the coat completely of any lather. Never mangle, the coat or wring it; just squeeze it' by the handful until moat of the water hi'as come out. Then take it into the garden and place it, still in a lump, on a sheet of newspaper, and leave it' until it has quite finished dripping. It may then be placed on 'the clothes lifine, not fixedoi by means of pegs, :but just hung over in almost equal parts. Towards evening the coat inay be brought indoors and placed on a coat hanger before the fire. This is the time t...
CROCHET WAISTCOAT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
CROCHET WAlSTCOAT. The materials required for this handsome wvaist coat are six balls of D. M. C. C!oton Pr,1e No. 3. Use a bone hook of suitable size. The stitch used is the Eimple double croclhel worked firmly . and regularly, putting the.shook through both frodnt and back loops of each stitch tbroighout. Two rectangular pieces of soid double crochet sle worked for the fronts of the waistcoat, and then these are cut into the correct shape by a pattern julst as any woven material would be, cut. Care must be taken not to pull any -of the thilrcads in the cutting, and then, as quickly as lay be, the edges are all secured under -the facings and within the seams, so that there is no chance of fraying: - Begin each front. by working 144 chain stitches. This chain should measure 28 inches long,: but whcn worked .on it dlraws up fo Bl' inches, aiid ibis gives the length from the shoulder ~eam 'to tl.e bottom. On this chain work a iow of dotuble crochet, chain 3, turn and continlue work .n...
CROCHET TRIMMING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
CROCHET TRIMMING. T'his pattern, with tilhe exception of the head ing, is worked shortwise. Make n chain of 25 stitches. - irst Row: Pass over 7 stitches, 1 double into the niext, 4 chain, pass over 4 stitches, 1 double iito.the next, 4 chain, pass over 4 stitches, 1 double into inext, 2 chain, pass over 2 stitches, 1 double into next, 5 chain, 1 double into endil stitch, tnrn. Second Row: 3 chain, 13 trebles under 5 chain. Schain, 4 trebles under next 4 chain, 2 chalin, 4 trebleS under next 4 chain, 3 chain, pass over 2 stitches of 7 clhain, 1 double into the next, turn. SThird Row: 7 chain, 1 double into 3 chalin, 5 claini, 4 trebles under nextl chlain, 5 chain, 1 double under next chain, 3 chain, 7 trebles each cpparate(l liby 2 chain over. tli trebles, turn. Fourlhl:now: 4 chlain, 1 doub!e under 2 chlithii, riepat froam * times muore; 4 chain, 1 double into 4th of 5- chain, 4 chain, 1 double.into 4th of next. 5 chain, 5 chain, 1 double into 4th of 7.chain, turn. Fifth Row: 7 cha...
THE NAVAL PROBLEM. CABINET CRISIS DENIED. LONDON, 21st January. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
• :. : • , * THEE NAVAL PROBLEM. CABINET ORISS DENIED. I~ONDON, 21st Jahaiary.: M'r. Winston' Cliurcliill, 1'irst Lord of the Admiralty,; .has. made an annoinace-: mient& refutinK .thie declaration "by the "Daily Teljgraiah ' that a graveicrisis exists: in t~he Cabiiet ?n "`iegard to the niva] policy. M•r. Churchill tstate. that the newspaper statements concerning the Cabinet are based merely on siirmise and gossip, alnd should be uiiforminl?y distrusted. IHe'deiies the report· tliat .thie Board of AdimiraltyI had expressed its intention to resign if the naval estimates ar'e defeated. 'ASSERTlON REPIEATED. Th'e "Daily Telegraphl' notwithstaiiding Mh. Churchill's deniail, iepeats its assertion regarding dlferelices in tlde Cabinet. .It states that a'fte the Admiralty Levised the estimates, makling in some instances 25 per cenit. reductions, the Treasury returned the estimates and.insisted upon further reduc tions, which thei dmiralty considers to be inconsistent with the .nat...
DISCUSSION IN CABINET. LONDON, 22nd January. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
DISCUSSJ IN I CABINET. . . • ..LONDON, .2'nd January. A keo i:contrioersy is in progress regard ing to-day's meeting of the Cabinet to dis-: cuss thenkval policy. It is expccted that Mr'. Asquif.th wil. deide in -IMr. Winstoii Churchill's favor ontthie questioi of main taining the navalestimates. ". T'flhe key to ithe problem is the relation of the.Dominidons' nwa ships to the Briti-h standrda : daprtctila1:lyi the New' Zealand manl (ainidiali' gitl . .war sBhips. Thc "Daily Chronicle" considers that it was a false step to accelerate the building of three DIreadnoughts to replace those wxhich were expected to be giiven by (Canada; TIhis ac tion,'togetler withi the clearing ayay .of arrears of buildin'g construction, has swol In the ,ea'is naval expenditurne by an ex t·r £4;500,0.0 . . "?.. .. : ' ' ", A.O.U iUE .SECURITY. In- a speech ·delixvercd. in London lasi?,i night,Mr. :.Sydney Buxton, PIresilent .of tihe Board of 'Trade, referred, to the arma ments controi: ersy. ;" It .was t...
SAFETY AT SEA. IMPORTANT PROPOSALS. LONDON, 21st January. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
SAFETY AT SEA. IMPORTANT PROPOSALS. LONDON, 21st January. The international conference Vwhich recently. met to consider the best methods; to be adopted for guarding lives at sea has concluded its work,..and has signed a diaft' convention establishing under the control of the United-States an international ser vice of iceberg -observation and patrol, and providing 'for 'the destruction of derelicts: in .the North Atlantic. The rules, for pru-. dent seamanship and speed embodied .inl the Titanic judgment wei-e internationally affirmed, and the following, recommenda tions of -the conference, wvhich were ten tatively arrived at on 18th December, were confirmed:- - 1. Lifeboat accommodation for at least 75. per cent. of the passengers and crew, and' pontoon rafts fort the remainder., 2. Pon toon rafts must 'be reversible and able to: be thrown overboard. The committee also recommended that: passengir -vessels" b not 'allowed to carry .cargo endanigering the ship. Each country,' it is. su...