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He Lost Her. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
He Lost Her. He had asked her to inaiTy him, and was waiting impatiently for an answer. "Will you expect me to keep house?" she asked. "No, indeed, my love. The servants will attend to all that." "You won't ask me to make hreau or broil beefsteaks?" "Certainly not, my angel. We sha:l have a cook." "And 1 will not be compelled to pound the wash-board?" "How can you ask such a ques tion? No, no!" "Then I cannot marry you. I hav? been brought up to do all these things, and I could not be happy in a life of idleness." When he realised what a treasure he had lost, he went sadly to his' luxurious home, and resolved to re main a bachelor for ever. "They're six fine sons ye have, f'nfpv.'' said Denis Flaherty to his . "They are," replied Casey. "Do ye have any trouble with I hem?" innuired Denis. "Trouble?" repeated Casey. "I've rever had to raise my hand to one of them, except in self-defence!"
Ladies' Column. Household Hints. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
Ladies' Column. T Household Hints. Fish-lino for hanging pictures will be found not only strong", but in conspicuous, and it also hangs straighter than wire when attachcrl to small pictures. To remove finger-marks from hall paper make a stiff dough of flour and water. Rub well over the marks, and you will find that they will quickly disappear, leaving the paper quite clean. An easy way to get rid of fruit stains on linen, . is to smear then: over with some, pure glycerine. Leave the linen for an .hour, and then wash ■ in warm, soapy water. Repeat a second time if necessary. A little oxalic acid dissolved in iwftnii water and applied with a piecc of sponge . is excellent for cleaning leather bags or hat-cases.' 'Leave the article to dry, and the leather will look like, new again. When boiling a,pudding put plenty of orange-peel into the water ; it collects all the grease,/making the pudding cloth . much easier to wash, and is also a great help in time, and keeps the pudding-cloth cle...
Making Toast. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
Making Toast. If you would have a slice of breat) so toasted ns to be pleasant to the palate, and wholesome and easily digested, never let ono particle of the surface be charred. Chestnut brown is even far too deep for ft good toast, ar.d the colour 01* :i fox is rather too deep. The nearer it can be kept to a straw* colour, the more delicious to tho taste and the more wholesome it will be. Thi! method of obtaining this is very, obvious. It consists in keeping the bread at a proper distance from the fire, and exposing1 it to a pro per heat for a due length of time. Those who "make the toast," or, more strictly speaking, mangle it,' are generally too lazy to take proper time for its preparation; and it is worthy of remark in many other cases, as well as in this one, that tho hurry of laziness is the very worst form under which that bnnu of good housewifery can appear. If not cut too thin, if held at the proper distance from the fire, awl continued long enough, care being taken that n...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
Rainbow Coffee Palace j. Cameron, Proprietor. FAVING pirn-based tlie above Coffee 11 Pakiee th« proprietor trusts by courtesy audstriet-altention toeusloniers to merit a Hhnrc of public patronage. The proprietor ehiiins that the establish ment ranks amongst the be.st managed in the provinces, and thestipportalreHdy accorded wotthl apparently lead to this assertion bciniJ founded ou fact. TAVERNER STREET TYLER'S BALLARAT Are showing the New Autumn Goods. They Arc The Ileal Latest. CHOOSE YOUR BLOUSE,. -SKIRT, COSTUME, MILLINERY, LINGERIE, HOSIERY, •GLOVES, Or anything else you require in order to look a- little belter than the other woman. Will Pay the Carriage, Pack goods neatly. - Send then) promptly From their headquarters at Send thciri a post card. Ask for their illustrated catalogue. Say you want to he up-to-dat«. TYLER'S It, 13, 15, 17 Bridge St. BALLARAT. F. MANCELL •• Genera! Carries* and Forwarding Agent, RAINBOW. The partnership hitherto subsisting between P. McLeod and F....
POSTAL RATES AND [?] [Where the term "The Commonwealth" is used in connection with theso rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] LEITERS. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
POSTAL Riif tg HNU ncUu lm i iuriS [Where 'the term "The Common wealth" is used in connection with theso rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.j LEITERS. i'or every J ounce or fraction thereof. For delivery within the Common wealth 0 1 For delivery in the British Em pire .. 0 1 For delivery in the New Hebrides, Banks, and Torres Islands .. 0 2 For delivery in other places .... 0 2$ LETTER CARDS. For delivery within tho Common wealth: Single, Id. each; reply, Id. each half, fr'or delivery in the British Empire (see list of places under "Letters )—Sin gle. Id. each. For delivery in New Hebrides, Banks, and Torres Islands—Single, 'id. each. For delivery in other places— Single, 2^d. each. POST CAI5D3. Single Postcards impressed with th» id. stamp, and Reply or double cardi, each half of which has the Id. stamp impressed thereon, may be transmitted to places within the Commonwealth, and to those places, enumerated under "Letters," to which letters...
Polite Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
Polite Melbourne. It was at a public-house in Mel bourne, where an old lady asked for a quartern of gin in a bottle. "Wo have three kinds, ma'am," said one of the grinning barmen. "We have oyxgen, hydrogen, and dry gin. Which will you take?" "Dry gin," replied the old lady se verely. When she was served she said: "1 was not aware your master .kept three asses before, but I notice that he does. "Where?" asked the surprised bar man. "Why, there," she said, pointing to the other two barmen. "There is Mr. Compass, Mr. Thomas, and—let me ses, they call you "Jack," don't they?" "Yes," replied the barman. "Then." she said, as she politely bowed herself out, "good-night, Jack ass !" A dispute had long existed in a gentleman's family between the cook and the coac!i:nan, about bringing the cream from the farm for breakfast. Their master one morning called them both before him that he might hear what they lm*d to say. The cook pleaded that the coach man was lounging about the kitchen the best ...
RED BOTTLES FOR MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
RED BOTTLES FOR MILK. It Is we'.i known that colors have different, effects upon health. Some colors may soothe—green, for in stance—and others, like yellow, do the very opposite. The most remarkable of all colors, however, is red, which is noted for its healing qualities. ReJ has always 'been a color that has "made itself felt," as the saying goer,. Since good ness knows when, the Chinese have dressed those who are suffering from smallpox in carmine-colored clothes, and the people of Tongkin actually paint any children who catch measles red. Nor dees China stand alone in this respect. The Spaniards make a point not only of attiring victims of measles in a red "shirt," but also of feeding them with red syrup. Sensitive children should have their nursery walls covered with pa per in which the main color is orange, while red light is most helpful in some cases of skin disease. Red is not only good for human be ings, but it also acts as a preservative of milk. The people of Holland (wh...
WEALTH FROM SAWDUST. Gas and Bread Made From It. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
WEALTH FROM SAWDUST. Gas and Bread "Made From It. American and Canadian sawmills have discovered that the sawdust which they hav« been perplexed, how to rid themselves of an a worthless encumbrance is worth at least £8 per ton. In Baltimore a chemist has perfected a process of extracting gas front Pawduat, adequate enough to supply a city like Ottawa with light and heat at f>d. per 1000ft. This is thought to porf.eful that around the .fereat sawmills, which have been emp tying their dust into the Ottawa River, a v'ai'lmty of new industries subsisting on it are likely to grow up. In Austria, Where everything in the shape of fuel is being carefully search ed for, sawdust is impregnated with a mixture of tarry substances and heated to the proper temperature; it is then passed over a plate of iron heated by steam, from which a screw conveyor takes it to a press, where it is compressed into briquettes of tlie required size. The press turns out about nineteen every minute, weigh ing tw...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
WELSBACH THE WORLD'S BEST FOR COUNTRY LIGHTING. Air Gas Machines. The Welsbach Air Gas Ma chine is so sim pie that a child can work it with impunity, Suitable for Lighting, Heat ing and Cook ing. We guar antee satisfac tion with all oui Machines, anc to prove this \ve will put a machine in for on&lt; hinnth free of charge, and if not suit bible, will remove same free of al boat to you. Write for Catalogue. WELSBACH LIGHT COMPANY Of v AU8TRALA8IA LIMITED, I i.O'TSDALR ST. MWI.llOPHNF
KITCHEN WRINKLES. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
KITCHEN WRINKLES. To prevent windowjblind cords breaking, dust the cords, and then rul) them over with a well-greased rag. The snapping is caused >by friction, which impoverishes the cords, and ;ley are further weakened by the suti and weather. It is an excellent plan to keep in the kitchen a bottle filled with equal parts of linseed oil and lime-water, to alleviate the pain of .burns. Shake the bottle well before using the io tian, and keep the burned parts from the air by covering with lint. _ The best way to test silK is' to cut off a small piece and burn it. If It burns out quickly, leaving a clear, crisp, grey ash, the silk is pure; but if it smoulders and leaves a heavy fcddish-brown ash it has 'been treated with chemicals, and will not wear well. A very good way to prevent a cracK sd wash-hand basin from breaking 's to paint along the crack with white paint; then place along it a piece of wide tape, the length of the crack. Paint well over this, and when dry it will be as ...
The Rainbow Argus PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY SATURDAY, MAY 9, 1914. NEWS AND NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 9 May 1914
Published Every Saturday SATURDAY, MAY 9, 1914. NEWS AND NOTES On Saturday evening an "extraordin ary," which was eagerly "sought after and highly appreciated by the sporting community, was issued from this office, giving the results of the Metropolitan football matches and Richmond races. We have made arrangements with our Melbourne correspondents to forward football results and racing every Satur day evening, and the information will be contained in an "extraordinary" which will be subsequently issued from this office and distributed in the main street. In connection with the erection of a County Court House at Rainbow, ten ders for which will be invited shortly, Mr. Stewart, of the Public Works De partment, visited Rainbow on Tuesday for the purpose of taking levels for the drainage on the site of the building. The plans and specifications are nearing completion, and the work oi erecting the building will probably be entered upon in the course of a few weeks." Mr. J. C. Dart had ...
AN ASTRONOMICAL PUZZLE. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 16 May 1914
AN ASTRONOMICAL PUZZLE. •One of our best known astrono mers was talking about difficul ties and intricacies that astronomy presents to the lay mind. "For instance," he said, smiling, "there is the story of the meteorite that fell on an Essex farm a year ago. It was a valuable meteorite and the landlord claimed it at once. " ' All minerals and metals on the land belong to me,' he said. • That's in the lease." "But the tenant demurred. ' This meteorite,' ho said, ' wasn't on the f::rrn, you must remember, when tho lease was drawn up.' "This was certainly a poser, but the landlord was equal to the occa sion, for ho promptly retorted : * Well, then, I claim it as flying game.' "But the tenant was ready for him. ' It's got neither wings nor feathers,' he said. * Therefore as ground game it is mine.' "How long they would have con tinued their argument I cannot say for at that moment a revenue offi cer came up and' proceeded to take possession of the meteorite. ' Be cause,' said he, 'it is...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 16 May 1914
Church Notices PIIESBYTEU1AN CHURCH. MAY 17 Xorth Willenabrina at 11, Roy. Dorinan Kenmaro at 3, Rev. Dorman Rainbow at 7.30, Rev Dolman, M.A. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. MAY 17 WheiUlauds, 11 a.m. Ilopevule, 3 p.m. Rainbow at 7.S0. MAY Yaapect, 11 a.m. Nyjio,3 p.m Rainbow, 7.30 p.m. Rev Russell BAPTIST CHURCH. MAY 17 Rainbow at 7, Rev. UrUIitha Outlet Creek, 3, Rev. (.Iriltitha N'ypo at 11, Rev. (irifilths METHODIST CHURCH. MAY 17 Rainbow at 11, Rev. Harris Rainbow at 7, Rev. Harris Werrap at 3, Mr. Marshinan Yaapeet at 3, Rev Harris Yaapeet at 7.30, Mr, Butler EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH. PISLLA MAY 17 Roscbery East, 10.30 a.m. CJuryo, 3 p.m., German MAY 21, Ascension Day Ketnnnre, 10.30 a.m., (ieiman itaiubow, 3 p.m., Uerinan MAY 2 J Pclla, 11 a.m., German I'ella, 3 p.m., English MAY 31 Kenniare, 10.30 a.m., KngliiU Rainbow, 3 p.m , KnElfch JUNE 1, Whit Moiday I'olla, 11 ft.m., Herman (Rev. G. A. Kcske, Pastor) RAINfiOW CATHOLIC CHURCH. 11 a.m.—Mass * 7.30 p.m.—Vespers Rev. Father Jones A...
An Indian Boy's Novel Nap. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 16 May 1914
Anlndian Boy's Novel Wap. Eminent medical men, as no doubt | M'ttmny of our readers have read, | have lately laid claim to having in vented an ontirely new method of Inducing sleep. . Briefly described, it consists oi" a suitably arranged j Led ami special appuratus, whereby I persons suffering from insomnia are ! induced to sleep, the special ap- | parntus being an arrangement of pipes so as to give a continual flow of cold water over the fore- | head of the patient. That the in vention should prove successful there can be no doubt. That it is : by no means a new one is proved by the following article. Indeed, it is almost as ancient a practice in India as is the history of that won drous land. In the mountain stations of India, which are inhabited by Europeans, , notably the Himalayan Range, linen is usually washed by women (na tivo) in small artificially constructed pools. -These are as a rule fed by | Bprings or mountain streams which flow very rapidly down the moun tain side. T...
QUEER. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 16 May 1914
queer: The origin o£ ia». word "queer" is due. to Quiii. He bet one hundred .pounds with a nobleman one evening that , by the next morning at break fast time there would be a word in most' people's mouths that was never heard before. That night, when the theatre closed, he- got all the "supers" and others whom he had hired, furnished each with a large lump of chalk, and in structed one and all to go through the principal streets of London and chalk on' the pavement the word "Queer." The next morning people were con founded. by the writing on the flags. Some believed it was significant of danger—that a secret enemy was near, and this was h^ watchword; so the word went around in a most ama zing: way. It might be said-to be not "]*■: most' people's- mouths," but in "everybody's mouth." Quin, of course, woh the. wager.
500 Lads for the Farms. [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 16 May 1914
500 Lads for the Farms. By the S.S. "Indrapura" which is expected to reach Melbourne on tho 27th May, another party of 500 lads, who will be available for work on farms or stutions or in other suitable country employment, are coming to Victoria from Great Britain, and farmers desirous of obtaining their services are reques ted to make early application to the Immigration and Labor Bureau, 555 Flinders Street, Melbourne. Ovea 400 of these lads arrived during the month of April and their services were quickly availed of by farmers, many of whom have since communicated with the Im migration Department expressing satisfaction with the lads. Ex tracts fronf about 50 letters from farmers received at the Immigra tion Bureau in the course of two or three days have been forwarded to this office and they afford very clear indication that on the whole the lads are proving to be of a very desirable stamp.' Their ages run from 16 to 20 years, and though mostly without experience in farm work the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rainbow Argus — 16 May 1914
ASSURANCE CO. LTD. ESTD. 1782. WORKERS'COMPENSATION FIRE; ACCIDENT. L0S8ESPA1D EXCEED £90 jODO.OOO. LOMM-by BUSH FIRES and by UCHTNINQ «r* mad* good.by. this Company.. AGENTS WANTED. VwroniAH Afil Tn 4.71. BSUBKEST., l&El BOURNE; DALCETY A: CO. LTO., AGENTS.;