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KNOWING HOW TO SPEND. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 28 August 1915
KNOWING HOW TO SPEND. The importance of spending the house hold money is as great as the earning of it. It is impossible for a man to know the con ditions of the market unless he is in the midst of it; so equally impossible is it for the woman to know the conditions of her market unless she goes there personally to ask and to see. The housewife is not trained to spend as the husband is trained to earn, and there is where much of the trouble of the high cost of living lies. The first step in many a house wife's education is a realisation of the importance of per sonal marketing and the learning, of prices at first hand. Fo this time must be found.
RE-MODELLING A FROCK. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 28 August 1915
RE-MODELLING A FROCK. One clever way of re-modelling a last year's frock is to cut about six or eight inches off the top of the skirt and hang this over an underskirt faced up for a short distance with satin or taffeta and finished with a soft frill of the same. Then cut six or eight slashes in the low edge of the over skirt and set in eodet sections of the taffeta or satin finishing the overskirt like the un der one with a ruffle of the silk. If the old waist was of the kimono style, recut it so that it will have set in sleeves, and as this will tend to shorten the sleeves some what, lengthen them by a circular frill of net, and have a collar of the same to finish the throat. Then drape a soft sash on the taffeta, and, above this set on a three nar row circular iiounces which will continue into sash ends at the back. Use silk of a shade lighter or darker for this remodelling rather than a contrasting color. This may sound like ciu'te a bit of work, but it really can be done very qu...
THE GIRL WHO LOOKS NICE. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 28 August 1915
THE GIRL WHO LOOKS NICE. A well groomed -jgirl is not always the most expensively dressed girl, nor does she dress her hair in the most extreme fashion. But when you look at her once you are bound to take a second look — she is so pleasing, so harmonious, so restful. Her hair is clean and well brushed. She never allows a spot to remain on her frock. Her neckwear is immaculate, and her skirts and blouses always meet firmly. Her skirts do not sag at all, and her boots or shoes are never down at heel. A missing shoe button she abhors, and her laces and ties are always fresh and well-tied. She wears a simple hat with a coat and skirt, and her gloves are subdued in color. She does not wear fancy slippers with a short tailored skirt, or a much betrimmed hat in the morning. Freshness and har mony — these are the keynotes of the girl who always looks nice.
SALVATION ARMY. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 28 August 1915
SALVATION ARMY. Open Airs: — Saturday, Holt's Hotel, Bro. Chapman. Sunday. — Roy and Spooner-sts., Bros. Henderson and Walker; 2.15 p.m., Mort's Estate, Bro. and Sister Shorney; 6.15 p.m., Cook and Main-streets, S.M. Wal ters. Thursday. — 7.30, Bank and Mnih-Bts., Sec. Matthews. Friday. — Conen's, Main-st., Adjt. Donald.
TRADES HALL VAUDEVILLE TROUPE. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 28 August 1915
TRADES HALL VAUDEVILLE TROUPE. This talented company are giving another of their excellent entertainments on Tues day night next. These folk have gone to a lot of expense in running benefits in Lith gow, and now they rightly ask that they be recouped for what they have laid out. With such artists as the Chenhalls, Williams, Mathews, and the Misses Tempone, Loth ian, Peters, etc., as well as the White-Eyed Kaffir, they can present a show almost equaK to the big shows of Sydney. The prices are 1/6, 1/-, and 6d. May they have a bumper house — they deserve it.
ODDFELLOWS HALL PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 28 August 1915
ODDFELLOWS HALL PICTURES. The management of the above must in deed be proud men, for last Saturday night the whole of the seating accommodation with the exception of a few 6d seats were were booked before the. doors were opened. This speaks more eloquently than words of the superiority of the programmes pre sented. At their mid-week shows, too, the attendances are far above the average. We have heard a whisper that still further at tractions are to be presented. If this goeB , on, well, they will have to still further en large the hall.
CADET BAND EUCHRE PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 28 August 1915
CADET BAND EUCHRE PARTY. The above function, in aid of the Cadet Band, took place in the Temperance Hall on Thursday night last, and was well attended, the small hall being crowded with well wishers of the band. Shortly after 8 p.m. proceedings started with the band playing 'Advance, Australia Fair,' after which the hymn, 'JesuB, Lover of My Soul' waB play ed. Then the euchre started with about 75 nersons particiDatinjr, and after 12 games had been played, the euchre finished. Mr. Day won 12 games and was presented with a safety razor, and Mrs. Toombes won a lady's silver-mounted ink stand 'with six games. The 'booby' prize was annexed by MaBter Derrick with two games. During the evening refreshments were handed round by the ladles, and amongst those who assisted were Mrs. Kinneburgh, Mrs. Foley, and Mrs. Robey. The euchre playing was conducted by Mr. Hall, hon. secretary, as sisted by Mr. E. Colley. Mr. Newdick, on behalf of the band, presented the prizes, and before the close than...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 28 August 1915
PROCLAMATION MORTYNE and McKIBBIN, Ladies' and Gents Tailors, Sheppeard's Buildings, Main Street, Lithgow. Have proclaimed WAR ou all Shoddy* Material and Bad Workmanship. . . . They insist on having only the -BEST of Cloths and Tweeds, 'and only — = ? Skilled Tradesmen to execute their work. ? — ? : ? THAT'S THE' SECRET OF .THEIR SUC CESvS. They Solicit an Order from you ? -you're their Customers ever after.
When Economy is Poor Business. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 28 August 1915
When Economy is Poor Business. In any business economy must play an im portant part if it is to be made lucrative, and' as few businesses are carried on just for the fun of it, it necessarily follows that judicious economy must be practised by in dividuals and bodies corporate. But there is economy and something else which is called false economy. Eor instance, if a petrol tank was leaking, it would be false economy to let it keep on leaking by reason of the expense of making repairs. If a gas pipe sprung a leak, it would be false and fatal economy to quietly retire to bed rather than pay the plumber. This applies to the matter of valuations in the Blaxland Shire Council. There is a reported leakage, and for the last three or four years the coun cillors have been improvising and shirking the duty. The position is a plain one. The clerk reports that he has reason to believe quite a number of properties within the shire have escaped taxation up to the pre sent, and, in addition, to th...
Lithgow Recruiting Association. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 28 August 1915
Lithgow Recruiting Association. The usual meeting of the above was held on Tuesday night last, when the following were present: — Messrs. Reay (chair) , Colley, Roper, Conen, Sergeant Burn, Lieut. Don ald, Rev. Bathgate, Captain Eade, and Rot ton (secretary). It was resolved that if Mr. Holman could not come to Lithgow to make a recruiting speech that Mr. Cook be asked to come. It was decided to approach the council re financing the association. It was resolved that the central associa tion be asked to make representations in the right quarter for free dental and sur gical attention for prospective recruits, otherwise fit for service. Tne finance committee is to consist of Messrs. Colley, Rotton, and Sergeant Burn. Sergeant Burn reported that £4/7/1 had been collected Dy himself and Sergt. Major Messenger, also lots of writing ma terial, a pair of boxing gloves from Mr. Ashley, set of rope quoits from Mr. Padley, electric battery and a gramophone. Ser geant Burn stated that he had c...
Cheetham's Flats. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 28 August 1915
Cheetham's Flats. (From our o\Vn correspondent.) Mr. W. Perry received a telegram on Sat urday last stating that his son Ernest has been wounded at the Dardanelles. It is hoped thai it is not serious. It is rumoured that Mr. Roy Cale intends opening a butchery business at Rydal. As there is no other butcher In or around Rydal it is likely that he will do a good trade. Large areas of land are being prepared for potato and pea crops. Pea growing has become quite an industry at Cheetham's Flats. Straying stock are becoming a great nuisance here. As all the roads and lanes have been eaten out, they now generally live either with their headB through some one's wire fence or in their garden or wheat crop at night. Horse buyers have* been through the dis trict buying up young draught horses and taking them to the back country for the coming harvest. Life is merry down at the Lithgow camp. The 'Democrat'-' has -a rapidly increasing circulation.
POSTAL CHANGES. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 28 August 1915
POSTAL CHANGES. Mr. A. G. H. Collett, clerical assistant at the Lithgow post office, and who has been spending a month's holidays, will resume duty on Monday next. During his absence he was relieved by Mr. Riordon, who will proceed to Forbes. Mr. H. V. Carnavon, postal assistant, has been appointed to the relieving staff and has been succeeded by Mr. J. Hannan, from the Burgara office. He is a Lithgow native and, no doubt, will wel come the opportunity to renew old acquain tances.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 28 August 1915
3 Let Walker Be Your Grocer E Various Reasons Suggest Why ! Amongst them are :— I. CIVILITY IN SERVICE..— No transaction is too small or considered 'too much trouble,' Vv'e place our years' experience at your disposal quite readily, and happily. We try to please. II. SELECTION IN QUALITY.— Our reputation has been built solely on quality The most of the best for the least money ' is a motto we assumed at the start, and. have never departed therefrom. Yon can be quite satisfied when you spend your money here that you* procure its best return. We.re Grocery Specialists, studying the quality of each and every line. If it's of doubtful quality we don't stock it. That's your advantage. Ill,— ECONOMY IN PRICE.— Here we excel. Good quality goods at Low Prices, We have become noted throughout the district. Money saved these times is money earned. A glance at our Prices hereunder will show a real money-saving proposition : — Candles, 6d packet Custard Powders, 9d doz. Pineapples, 7d tin Suit,...
SOME RECIPIES. CURRY SAUCE. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 28 August 1915
SOME RECIPIES. CURRY SAUCE. Ingredients: — 1 oz.' butter or beef drip ping, 1 onion, 2 tablespoonfuls curry pow der, 2 teaspoonfuls curry paste, 1 table spoonful chutney, 1 tablespoonful ground rice, or flour, 1 pint of stock or water. Heat the butter and fry the onion for a few minutes. Add the curry powder, and fry this for a minute or two. This brings out the true flavor, and removes any raw, harsh taste which the powder produces if not well cooked. Add also the curry paste and chut ney, and also the ground rice, and stir in the stock carefully, to avoid any lumps. Simmer for half an hour.
The Rule of the Road. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 28 August 1915
The Rule of the Road. When motor cars and motor cycles first drivers and riders, who were in the habit of speeding up at a greater pace than usually favored at their daily occupations, were re sponsible for the new' arid appropriate ap pellation, 'motor hogs.' This evil becomes worse daily in Lithgow and surrounding districts. We cannot boast of wide or very straight . roads or streets in this locality. Lithgow itself has one street labelled Bent, but the same term could be applied to each and every one with undoubted truthfulness. But it is not the streets or roads that we are dealing with, but the people who use them, and the criticism of our thoroughfares Vas only introduced so as to emphasise the necessity of those who use them, exercising every care land strictly adhering to the rules of the road. We must premise our remarks* by exempting local motor car drivers, who invariably either in speed or slowness ad here to the. proper side. It is the, motor cyclist principally who is ...
FRENCH ROLLS. [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 28 August 1915
FRENCH ROLLS. Rub together one pound of flour, and one ounce butter; when well blended, mix with the flour and butter a small quantity of yeast with enough milk to form a stiff dough, one egg, and a little salt. Do not knead the dough, but use a wooden spoon, let it rise, and bake on tins for fifteen minutes. When brown and ready to be taken out of the oven, brush over with beaten egg, and keep the rolls a m'nute or two longer to dry.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Democrat — 28 August 1915
j Beftr* ftfiar J Every Patient Is a Pleased Patient. I Time and again our Patients remark, how pieased they are with our work. / ^ I PAINLESS EXTRAS TONS ARE OUR SPECIALITY. I and our method of Extraction is Positively Painless. I We use an anaesthetic which has been proved safe. It does not injure the gums, I affect theheart, or leave any of the depressing after-effects so frequently felt I after au extraction. We will extract ANY tooth, and guarantee not to cause a twinge of pain. DON'T SUFFER ! . Come here to-day .and let us prove we can extract Teeth without pain. PAINLESS EXTRACTIONS, 2s. tjd MOSS Ss. SAVERS BSTp4E£e gjffiP- »A'NSTR'-T