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Romance of the Pen. POINTS IN ITS HISTORY [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 16 September 1937
Romance of the Pen. POINTS IN ITS HISTOEY Do you ever think when writing cf tile time when there was no buch tiling as a I metal pen ? 1 i The Egyptians, Greexs, and Romans, and other ancient nations, used ned-peiis to write on their papyrus or parchment, but when using wax-covered tablets ot wood or stone, they employed a pointed stylus made either ol bronze or b-ne. In the museum at Naples there is pre served one of these Ned-pens fJund in a papyrus at Herculaneum, whilst natives of r-ersia stij use them, as the metal pen does not suit their style t)i writing. Reed-pens are pointed in much the same way as quill pens, which are known to have been in use as early as the seventh century. Goose quills are the kind most commonly used, heavy work, such as illuminated sing-writing, being done by turkey quills, whilst the best and ' most expansive are swan quills. In the ¡ early part of the nineteenth centuiy, attempts were made to make the quills | last longer toy pointing them with meta...
Expectant Mothers FREE ANTE-NATAL ADVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 16 September 1937
Expectant Mothers FREE ANTE-NATAL ADVICE. Every expectant mother should be un der trained supervision throughout her pregnancy, so that she may be encour-| aged in feeling' of serene assurance that all will be well and as a means of pre serving her efficiency at a time when her; body, like that of an athlete, is called upon to demonstrate its integrity. Under such supervision she wil also be relieved of many minor (and unneces sary) discomforts, "and impending dang ers will be averted. It rests with the woman herself to seek this protection. Expectant mothers who are not under private or hospital supervision are urged to attend at one of the weekly ante-natal clinics held at the following metropoli tan Baby Health Centres: Auburn. New town, Mascot, Parramatta. Rockdale, Campsie, Balmain, Hurstville, Hornsby, and Manly. Information as to day and hour of at tendance may be ascertained from any Baby Health Centre. Country mothers are invited to write fer free literature to the Director...
FASHION HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 16 September 1937
FASHION_HÏNTS. j Thone exquisite hand-embroidered I blouses that Una Merkel ls wearing with Ilvr tailored suiv_s rame all the way from China. They were given the Melro Goldwyn-Maycr actress by Anna May Wont', who nad them designed «nd es pecially for Una. The blouses are f. sh ined from fine, handerchi?f linen and feature faggoting and embroidery in in uicatt patients. Dcilp Lind, singing star, has a new and clever idea for a lapel ornament to wear in lier blue, herringbone tweed suit. In stead of an ortltodox flower or jewel, she tucks three tiny feathers into the button, hole. The feathers arc all shades of blue, complimenting th? rich background colour. To ensure that her make-up for day time wear is correct. Elissa Landi lias had a mirror created that fastens to a window through which tie sunlight streams. ' Tit- minor 1-. designed in a rOIJj BRISK WALKS. Jeanette MacDonald, lovely M-G-M singing star, is starling out on her daily brisk walk, accompanied by her little dog "Sookie...
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE CHURCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 16 September 1937
I CHRISTIAN SCIENCE CHURCHES. ' "Substance" was the subject In all Churches cf Christ. Scientist, on Sunday. The Golden Text was: "Thine, O Lord, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty." 1 Chron. 29. ll. Among the Bible quotations compris ing the Lesson-Sermon was thc follow ing: "Blessed is the man that trusteth in the Lord, and whose hope the Lord is." Jeremiah 17. 7. Thc following passage from the Christ ian Science textbook. "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures." by Mary Baker Eddy, was also included: "As God is substance and man is the divine image and likeness, man should wish for. and in reality has. only the sub stance of good, the substance of Spirit, not matter." p. 301.
LIVE STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 16 September 1937
LIVE STOCK SALES. ( Mr. John V. Tully, live stock salesman, r of Liverpool, when interviewed by our representative, recommended the sale of fast and store cattle within the next month. Prices, he stated, will remain at the now high rates for that period. Mr. Tully conducts stock sales every Saturday in his Liverpool yards, and Mon days at Picton yards.
COLDER STILL. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 16 September 1937
- COLDER STILL. ! An Englishman touring Canada was staying in a wayside hotel. One night it was very cold, and the Englishman, feeling it pretty badly, came downstairs early next morning to get warm. At the same time a trapper, who had been out looking at his traps, came in at the door. Icicles were hanging from his moustache and with a pitying expression the Eng lishman looked at him and exclaimed "By jove, old man. what room did you sleep in ? " I
HAMMONDVILLE. VICTORIAN TOURIST'S VIEW. (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 16 September 1937
HAMMONDVILLE. VICTORIAN TOURIST'S VIEW. (To the Editor) Sir,-As a Victorian tourist, who has travailed a great deal in the Liverpool district, for the past ten months. I have heaid a great deal about Cancn Ham mond estate or colons'. I arranged with, the busman. Mr. Carpenter, to take me there, and return. Had a chat with the people living tfiere-all happy and con tented. Pav 5 - weekly, with one acre land, for three years; afterwards 7'6. Mest reasonable. The reverend ? gentle man deserves great credit; also his man ager. Mr. McLean, who is an Irishman, like my.Tlf. Great difference between this and Moorebank colony. Would re commend other churches to take a leaf nm nf fflnnn WaromAnrt'c K-irV - JAMES HYNDS. Senior. I Epsom-road, Moorebank, 14/9 37. Government Makes £10,000 Available. I Tlv. State Government is making a free gift oi £5000 to make possible the improvement and extension of the Ham-1 mondvillc settlement. The Premier (Mr. Steven?I said that this was a furthîr step tow...
BILLIARDS. SCHOOL OF ARTS TOURNAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 16 September 1937
BILLIARDS. ¡ SCHOOL OP ARTS TOURNAMENT. j A billiard tournament, for members only, has been arranged In connection I with Liverpool School of Arts. Play ha¿> commenced, and the first round must be completed by September 25. Play is 150 up. Joter pay 1 -, and entry ls free. Players will be re-handicapped after the first round. Following is the draw for Ute first round: J. Jessup, ser., v K. Fabris, 50; J. i Thorne, 75. v Reg. Randall, 30; Sgt. Taylor, io. v C. Smith, 20; R. O'Gracy, 20, v W. Hawkins. 30; R. Thorne, 15, v A. Chapman] 15; W. Croal, ser., v V. Muiphy, 40; F. Stanton, 75. v W. Nor man, 10; S. R. Williams, 75, v D. La Hay, 30; J. Smith, 10, v M. Crown, scr.; E. Fabris. 30. v N. Alchin. 10; J. Holmes, 10, v E. Crown, ser.; F. Channon, 75. v Q. Wych. 35; F. Bennett, 20. v W. Boo shand. 20; A. Wells. 20. v R. Cronin, 20; E. Thorne, 75, v R. Kemister, 20; K. Spencer, 75, v H. Fearn, 75; J. Munro, 20. v H. Kelso. 75; E. Wheeler. 20. v T. Weal, 30; L. Thorn. 20, v R. Medley,...
HABITUAL DRUNK. Goal for One Month. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 16 September 1937
I HABITUAL DRUNK. Goal for One Month. At Liverpool Police Court on Monday, Edward Johnson was chnrged with habit ual drunkenness, and with behaving in a riotous manner in Scott-street. Liverpool, on September ll. He pleaded guilty. Constable Cantwell said defendant was fighting with another man. He was the aggressor. Defendant had a list of convictions. He was sentenced to a month's imprison ment. Johnson said he would -sign the pledge. READERS-Support the Advertisers who are assisting tu riv you a newsy district paper--rile Hews."
Max Rayner Outpointed [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 16 September 1937
Max Rayner Outpointed Ron Richards, middleweight champion of Australia, on Tuesday night won a comfortable victory over Max Rayner on I points at Leichhardt Stadium. While it, could not bc described as an attractive fight, is was interesting because of the > manner in which each boxer fought. Rayner allowed Richards to make the fight in nearly every round, but the pol- i icy was not successful. Rayner took in creasing punishment about the head as the contest progressed. Scarcely a blow was landed in the first two rounds, but thereafter Richards foi'ght purposefully and landed frequently with solid left hooks and long rights in side to the jaw. Prom the third round onward. Richards was definitely superior, and at times he displayed first-class form, although Rayner's stand-off meth od? bottled up the attack. In the seventh round Richards slammed two hard right crosses to Rayner's jaw. They nearly shook him off his feet, and from this point Richards had the fight won. There after h...
WHAT ADVERTISING DOES. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 16 September 1937
; WHAT ADVERTISING DOES. i When someone starts advertising. Someone starts buying; When someone starts buying. Someone starts selling; When someone siarts selling. Someone starts making; When someone starts making. Someone starts working; When someone starts working. Someone starts earning; When someone starts earning. Someone starts buying. An endless chain, so to speak, and the merchant who doesn't advertise and ad. vertLse regularly is breaking the links in this endless chain. "Can I borrow your wireless ? " "Certainly-tin owing a party?" I "No-we just want, a quiet evening."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 16 September 1937
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