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Flying Train. SPEED OF THREE HUNDRED MILES AN HOUR. REMARKABLE INVENTION. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 28 August 1914
Flying Train. SPEED OF THREE HUNDRED MILES AN HOUIt. REMARKABLE INVENTION. A remarkable in^UT. which, it. does U"rter"/V° thcKn,oliol stage p Umatct^'by1 the^nvcn^or at 200 or 3zr"o«erJrihC tr0i" i\.»r drives it through the |n:r' an°At the demonstration in I.on Xn one first saw a supported onjAvo rm . lho cm. r'd/8 The°onlv connections with hands. . ^ purpose °M the mils impossl electrical contact. . forc« ;:%r£=u-r"r",, °Eal"' ,1 switch sent the train train was brought to rc« ^;^^h^. to the rails again. , . ty pc) INVENTION ..EXW'AtNU... 1 This is how the Airway .vorks When Stationary the car rests on r^o slotted vails- From these it >fg»t» -i^urTt.rpro oi.the^ Electrical coils v,ith iron placod vertically .-*£? ^ ra.ls at intervals ol 18 ,"ch0 ,, cr. 7J£" Otbythtto abating electric current, jjTo' ,r. «« ?; « aluminium. wnen m icTwith« aluminium £? ZS£J. «*£***& ThC Sr^rcoTtacts, still remain r-the slots whi^^^ is in motion, a« as s overhead slst> »c ' flrives the car...
A REMARKABLE HELMET. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 28 August 1914
A REMARKABLE HELMET. A new headdress for use by firemen -end divers has been examined by the .French Acedemy ol Medicine. .With it air tubes aro no. longer necessary. Carbonic ticid and other poisonous i^asos.exhaled are.absorbed by granu lated potash, the oxygen consumed .by the wearer being supplied by a .'flask of compressed air. The con sumption and absorption of the gases is regulated by an inveniion of M. »(»uglic!minctti and Drager, who say 'thai with their apparatus a man can ?remain 10 hours under water with out further supply of air. The "French Commission on afterdamp .tlie bane of coal mines-has approved the new helmet. .
A Misfit. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 28 August 1914
A Misfit. ~ » 'Money was none too plentiful intbo Juggins' household, so Jimmy, tho son and'heir; was generally dressed in the clothcs which once fitted his father. *, -Jimmy "didn't exactly like this ar rangement, more especially ns his father stood over six feet high, and he himself was barely four and a half, while-mother, who had to ef fect tho transformation of the gar-; ments, was but an indifferent, tai lor. Ono day Jimmy was found by his father fumbling with his waistcoat he had just taken over. "What's tho matter now ?" growled Juggins, senior. '.Why, this 'ere pocket ain't got an.v bottom to it/' said Jimmy. 'Awny you silly," said his father. '.That's not a ; pocket ; that's a buttonhole !" A contractor ono day missed a wheelbarrow, and ordered his fore man to make a search for it. Tho .foreman called up all his men and lined them up in front of the of fice, and began to search their poc kets. the contractor looking on awe stricken. The pockets were emptied one after anoth...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 28 August 1914
Business Notices.. Just irewte! Have you'been to The Malvern Costume House lately? They have all New Materials, which they Make Up very reasonably into Costumes. ; i A. Lovely_Assorcnient of Top Coats. Exceedingly Dainty Blouses. The ]3aes and Umbrellas are the Lattst and Such Good Value. ' ' I. The] Undarclothg is still at Bargain Prices. NOTE TUB ADDIUSU The Malvern Costume House, 212-14 GLENFERRIE ROAD. Telephones-Malvern. & Sfl. ESTABLISHED t8 Wine, Spirit & Provision Merchants, 36, 38 & 44 High Street, Malvern. Crockery and Glassware. Tinware, Brushware and Grocers' Ironmongery. Flower and Vegetable Seeds High-class Goods at Moderate Prices. Where Everything is the Best. Families Waited on for Orders. Ageat for Penfold's South (Australian Wines, .'Former's Prize! Ham* and ; Bacon, Schweppes Aerated Waters. The -LargeRt aid Best Grocer's Shop in Malvern. PUBLIC NOTICE. Ladles and Gentlemen, Patronise cr_ ietv-ajisrs7 for Up-to-date SUITS and COSTUMES. All...
AT THE THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 28 August 1914
V,;AT THE THEATRE. M. lUirrle tells an niuusmg jtory - of how a imm tn the front .row ;of 't l»o pit 01 a then tic avenged :biiiipe)r. tipon u wiiinait 111 the last row of the stalls whose hat effectual ly prevented him from seeing tin? .. stage. *lf yon won I take ofl your lint," Ac said finally, in a Chesterfii'ldinu stono of politeness, "will you be so kind,'my dear inad»ai, as to fold tack your ear* fl&tloon soundings lmv« shown Rur ..frlsingly low temperatures in the up £r air, 122 decrees below zero has en recorded ut «t8,r»M feetwhile 'jft Vienna, M. Nimfulir obtained a Acord of 121 &lt;lc^i(os helow zero nt 4y\1y *1 ,873 &lt;«.&lt;. MidKiumncr . secmf come it* (Kioiu-t' und midwinter ir A|nil. Tiiin it thought to havt* an in* dWd *t tijti «*ilba'» n.nl:xcy. -, ; »nd jcltiHelied by William Henry M fiwM, at i8c nienfwri# Road, Malvern
THE DAIRY PAYMENT FOR BACTERIA. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 28 August 1914
THE DAIRY PAYMENT FOR BACTERIA. Cleanliness haa a market value. This is particularly true where cleanliness contributes to the quality of tbfe food product. It has always been recognised that cleanliness should have a most important place in' the production of milh, but strange to say, until recently, the number of quarts of milk arid its chemical composition were the only &lt; things on which prices have been set. , No'price was set on cleanliness. The' results of clean methods are the banishment of dirt and the banish ment of bactcria from milk. As soon as the certified milVi movement be gan, prices immediately jumped for certified milk from 4d. to 6d., then to 74d. and now to lOd. per quart. The chief reason for this was the standard for ba£teria which was set at 10,000 c.c. by the Certified Milk Commission. In certified milk we have only one standard for .cleanli ness and one price. There are no de grees of excellence provided, and no prices corresponding" to the same. W...
THE FARM. ARE PHOSPHATE AND POTASH WASHED OUT OF THE SOIL? [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 28 August 1914
THE FARM. i ARB PHOSPHATE AND VPOTASH WASHED OUT OF THE SOIL ? It is said that the best timo to ap ply basic slag and kainit .is ta autumn or early winter, as by this early application the phosphoric acid In the slag becomes available for the plants in the spring, when they start growing, and the potash in tho kain lt improves in condition, having part ed during ,tho winter months with the proportion of chlorides which arc notv desirable for tho crop. But the question is often asked whether, with such early application, there is not a great risk of loss of the valuable constituents from bein; washed out during tho heavy winter rains, especially in meadows and pastures which are subjcct to beta? flooded, or, if not washed away, washed too deeply Jnto the sod. It might naturally bo assumed that this would be the case, but expei ence shows that there is not much ground for such apprehension, especi ally if the heavy rain docs not comc directly after tho applicflticn of th? manures. Cer...
SCOTS IN MEXICO. HOW THEY FARED DURING THE FIGHTING. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 28 August 1914
SCOTS IN MEXICO. I HOW THEY FARED DUIUNG THE FIGHTING. . In an interesting letter to a rela ...tivo Jiving in Edinburgh, a lady in Lerdo, Mexico, gives the revolution experiences of her family, consists of her father/ a medical doctor in practico there, her grandmother, an Edinburgh lady, daughter of J)r. , Campbell, of Ticardy Place, and her sister. The. family had resided in Lerdo for some years. On returning from business one day, says tho lady, bullets occa sionally crashed through the win dows of tho cars, but none of us wero injured, and wo all arrived safe at Lerdo. The shots wero now so nfcar that tho ticket office officials brgged mo to stay there and not attempt to go home, a distance of only five squares. I preferred rather to.bo at home at such a time, and started twice to do so, but. each time the bullets came snipping off the leaves and twigs above my head, and mado mo .turn back. .Curiously enough, soveral men, thinking that I . was not afraid, followed inc. and - whe...
CHAPTER XX. LOOKING BACKWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 28 August 1914
CHAPTER XX. LOOKING BACKWARDS. | . Joshua Hetherington sat, to all I appearances, composed and quiet. In I reality he was simply, wild with ap prehension. "The strongest piece of evidence fcg&inst your nephew is that fact, that a dagger, such as would have inflict ed the wound that killed the doctor, was in his possession at the time of the murder. It seems the housemaid at Mount House is engaged to the village constable, and when they wero discussing the murder, she told him > that Mr, Jack had a dagger in his room, and she, at her. lover's re quest, handed it to him. Then of course, there were the threatening words'he used. But personally X do not believe him guilty," he said. "You are rignt ; he is innocent. Dr. Fitzpatrick may have had enemies* bitter enemies, who had even greater reason to wish him out of the way I than Jack had. You knew him in i timately ; do you know of any such [person?" she asked, fixing her eyes keenly on him. "No, but it is possible he had an ...
CHAPTER XIX. BROUGHT BACK. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 28 August 1914
CHAPTER XIX. BROUGHT BACK. "Call Margaret Wcdmore." As tho name fell on his cars Josb Hetherington started and looked round in time to sec hor. enter, and he was struck afresh by, her loveli ness and grace, which was not mar red by the sad expression her face wore. As ho looked he scarcely mar yelled that the dead man had loved her, rather than his richly-dowered daughter. "Miss Wedmore, is it true that the dead man asked you to be bis wife on the afternoon previous to his death, when he was on the eve of marriag# with, another lady ?" "It' is quite true, and I thought he must have been out of his mind, or he Would never have spoken such words. Indeed,' when I heard that he had died a violent death, I came to the conclusion that he. had commit ted suicido while out of his mind," she said, speaking in a clear, dis tinct tone. The coroner shook his head. "A man cannot stab himself in the back. And now, Miss Wedmoro, I want you to tell us about this quar rel between your cousin and the...
A Dainty Collarette. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 28 August 1914
A Dainty Collarette. Here is a design of a particularly pretty collarctte that may be car ried out with almost any small remnants of ribbon, lace, and silk, and that specially recommends itseU for the ease with which ifc can be made. Jn the large sketch the collarette may bo seen laid out perfectly flat, in order to show the way in which it :is arranged, and in the small sketch it is shown in position upon a figure. Tt. consists of a band of velvet ribbon, trimmed on the j outer edge with a broad frill of luce, and inside there is a small vest of spotted silk, fastening with three tiny gold buttons, and, by the way, this little vewt should be ; finished ofT at tho neck with a small ribbon bow tic. The col lours be selected to harmonise with the costume with which the col larette is to bo worn, and the sketch so clearly shows its nature that further description is unneces sary. - >.
COCOANUT ICE. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 28 August 1914
COCOANUT ICE. .Take a pound of loaf sugar, six ounces of cocoanut, and & quarter of a pint of water or cocoanut milk. Let. it boil for four or five minutes, then remove the pan from the fire, and if not stiff enough stir off the fire until it thickens. Pour the mix ture into a greased dish, and, when cold, cut it up into squares or bars. Fresh cocoanut should be used if ob tainable ; if not, take desiccated co coanut previously soaked in milk. If liked the mixture may be coloured with a few drops of carmine. "By the way, old man, do you re member borrowing ten shillings from me six months ago ?" I .'Yes." - . J "But y.ou said you only wanted It for a short time." "And I told you the truth. I didn't keep it twenty minutes." . First Tramp : Strange how few of our youthful dreams come true." Second Tramp : "Oh, I don't know. I remember how I once . yearned to wear long trousers. Now, I guess, I wear them longer than almost any body in the country." 1942.
Hoaxing the Senators. THE STORY OF A PRACTICAL JOKE. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 28 August 1914
Hoaxing the Senators. THE STORY OF A PRACTICAL JOKE. An amusing practical joke has just been played upon French Ministers of Parliament by a Parisian journalist. Every Deputy or Senator is glad of an opportunity to bring his name before the notice of his con stituents, and no method is sim pler than that o( subscribing for the erection of a statue to some dead and gone French celebrity who is in danger of being forgot ten. Knowing this, flays the ' Times ' correspondent, a clover newspaper man invented a fictitious personage named Hegesippe Simon. Then he sent a printed circular to over a hundred Deputies, inviting them to bccome honorary members of the committee which was being organ ised to celebrate the centenary ot the illustrious Hegesippe. For the benefit of those who might have forgotten this literary giant he ad ded a quotation from his works, "When the sun arises, the darkness vanishes nway." The Deputies; who were unwilling to admit ignorance of the great man or to lose a ...
ROAST CHEESE. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 28 August 1914
' ROAST CHEESE. This dish may be introduced as a savoury. It makes a good luncheon or supper dish also. Grate three ounces of fat Cheshire cheese, mix with it the yolks of two eggs, four ounces of grated bread and three ounces of butter; beat the whole well until thoroughly mixed, adding by degrees a spoonful of mustard and a.little pepper and salt. Toast some bread, remove the crust and divide the slices into proper portions. Lay the chees8 paste thick above them, and put them into a Dutch oven. Cover the cheese, etc;, with a dish, until the whole is hot through, then remove the cover, and brown the cheese with "a red-hot shovel.
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 28 August 1914
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. To remove tho mark of a scorch wet whatever is scorched with cold water and place it in tho sun. When dry, tho mark will have dis appeared. If you want pork crackling to bo crisp instead of tough when cooked rub it woU over with salad oil. and then sprinkle it with fino - salt find cook in the usual way. When milk is scorched while boil ing, remo.'o the pan from tho fire, and placo it in cold water. Put a pinch of salt in tho milk and stir it up, and the burnt taste will dis appear. To keep patent leather shoes iri", good condition, rub them with a little olive-oil on a piece of wool, then polish with a clean soft rag. This will keep the , leathor from cracking, For chronic night cough try tak ing a teaspoonful of whisky and pure glycerine in equal parts. This can be kept in a bottle by tho bed in case of need, and will be found invaluuble. To clcan linoleum without wash ing, remove all tho dust, then tako a bit of flannel sprinkled with paraffin and rub tho. linole...
"The House of Gold." NERO'S MARVELLOUS PALACE IN ROME. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 28 August 1914
" The House of Gold." NERO'S MARVELLOUS 1'ALACE IN HOME. An interesting description of the wonderful "House of Gold " which Nero had built for. him between the Palatine and Esquiline hills in Rome was given by M. Prcclmt in a recent lecture in Paris. This mighty palace, covered with plates of gold enriched with ivory and adorned with a multitude ofi beautiful statues, covered an area equivalent to the Champs Elysecs j and tho Place- dc la Concorde. The | Emperor conceived the idea after reading Ovid's description of the Palaco of the Sun in the ".Mctn morphosis." And it was in the guise of the Sun God that Nero had a statue of himself made near ly 09ft. high. This colossus stood in a great four-horsed chariot, and was erected in front .of tho "House of Gold/' Within tho palaco walls was a lake, which ancient authors compare to a soa, and on its waters were given the sumptuous nautical fes-: tivities of which one reads. .Like a fairy palace the "House of Gold" | was, and as such it v...
ORIGIN OF BOYCOTTING. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 28 August 1914
ORIGIN OF BOYCOTTING. : ...r. . It is'.a quarter of a ccntury sinct the arrival .of the expedition that ni&rchcd to Lough Musk IIouse» the residence of Cuptnin Boycott, near Ballinrobo. lie was the agent ol Lord Erne, ami had taken out; eject ment process against the local ten* ftntry. The Land League, in pursuance ol .ft new method of agitation, warned Captain Boycott's servants to leave. He was left without a labourer, and his crops lay ungalhercd. No bflack smith would work for him ; no shop* keeper, would serve him ; no laund* tft!ss would wash, his shirt. On November 12, 1880, about 160 Infantry, with two pieces, and 150 ol the constabulary, invaded the dis* trict to escort a body of labourers, who were to.gather in the crops. They were, received with contemptoua Indifference instead of the violence expected. Thus, suddenly, the Land League discovered a more effective weapon 'than ugrarian outrages. The Government had used 7,000 men to iccep order in "Mayo, and every tu...
CAT RUNS THROUGH A FIRY FUR[?] AGE. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 28 August 1914
CAT RUNS THRBUCH A FIRY FURK ACE. 'Just as local topics were geUin; .scarce. along came a black rat, ar ofllcc favourite as a subject of dis cussion on the streets, in the fac tories. in the homes unci among th; scientists of .Marion. This particular cut is ullegcd tc have passed through the fiery furnare 'like the children of iJiblical fame The oat belonged to the ollice of the Marion Flint Class Company. . At night it 'wandered Into the factor;y in search of a warm place to sleep, It leaped on the end of the lehK dis* covered the heat it was doubtles* searching for and entered. O. C. Hasty und J*. 4. Foreman, employed us lehr tenders* suw the cat eater the ichr and uttempted tc roscuetit, but it disappeared into tlu furnace, only to reappear at the pther end, a distance of sixty-live jfeet, almost instantly, with the most .of its hair burnt off, but very muck alive, and it continues io live. The lehr, which it. passed through, &lt;6 an oven-shaped furnace used to temper 'g...
Drilling Holes in Glass. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 4 September 1914
Drilling Holes in Glass. 1 Secure an old three-cornered file the sizo of a bole desired in tho plate and grind two sides of it to a point as shown in Fig. 1. This file can be put in, held and turned the same as a bit in an ordinary carpenter's brace. ' Lay the glass on a smooth sur face with a small piece of cloth under the place where.the hole is to bo drilled.' Take some soft putty : Drilling GUu and make a small ring around on the glnss (Fig*. 2) and. fill the cup liko placo with turpentine. Take the brace with the drill und begin boring the samo as if boring in wood. Use a slight pressure on tho brace and iu a short time you will havo a ulean-eut hole. A hole can be drillled in this wny through tho heaviest plate glass made. Almond Soup.-Put Jib. washed rice into a saucepan with 1J pint milk; add a teaspoonful of sugar and a little salt. Simmer slowly for an hour. Blanch and pound ^lb. Jordan almonds, adding as you do this, 1 pint of milk. When smooth add anothct pint of milk ; ...