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Seven Months in Antarctic Ice-House. FROZEN LARD EATEN LIKE APPLES. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914
Seven Months in Antarctic Ice-House. -'--- ' . -. FROZEN LARD E\ATE I LI KE SAPI'IVS.' SRelating .his experiences.l iroln?'i :medical point of view with , ap t.ii Scott's :.Anitactic.ýepiL1'~liti i, Siirgeoin lurray Liic - at the Hall -if he. Royal -SociCY t ofMedi Scine, ionldon; told .low his 1parft. I i ved fuor seu e noths in * an ,:igloo'-udiit Ul uilt out . o a hard snowdrift, iit- wialls of ice TIe lrt iie s id li ,: in a still "atmosplcere .findcergrouind'l -ihere thert Wisi i ot, suilitip it X.-- gg -.to L sup iort the coinbustiuir of a lamp- or Seven' 'iii itc T his -i.asciised, by a. biLitird tiar sinlo tlrift, iwhich had clogged - th e'.cntratnice to the' igloo,' and pi)oed thai;tll far less o.xygen w?as requirlcd tto support'- lite in a cold u:tin os iere'L thainin great heait. l'l...ch lectiurer. gave n aniamusing-- ac count :of tlie satisfaction witli whichl a hu was discovered with an abin drlncc of'. : iscuits lard, :butter; cho ol t. i' r-1"lioshi' .(pemmnican and ...
Australian and Imported Articles. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914
Australian and Imported Articles. At the Prahran Council meeting on Monday evening last, Cr. Naylor presented a statement showing the respective values of Australian manu lactured and imported material in cluded in the Boari of Works con tracts for the year 1913. For Australian material the amount expended was £188,528 6s 4d, and for the imported £10,932 18s 6d. Per centage of Australian manufac tured material, 94k- per cent. If the amount of imported cement be de ducted it would give a per centage in favor of Australian goods of 97.6 per cent. If imported cement, iron mongery and oils be deducted, it would give a percentage of 98.8 per cent. in favor of Australian goods. It would thus be seea (said Cr Naylor) how unfounded were state ments that the Board of Works gave preference to imported as against local articles.
As He Fell. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914
As He Fell.: SMrs. Mtacaggis as 'isitingi he husband; Thougal, in hospital. SDougal, ?-looking. _rather' .; liken; a bundle of washing, In aback' in hod suflferingfin silence .like tlhe? hai??, Scot: that he wais t=An t think tiat msn Duggy, a:: hould = , ooii th licif lialt richt froi 'the .to opr.t hie '=bott'? ao' .seveii stoi'.. i'.:idiii °.'.T.Toots, :hut: its'pena- iner1?:e' onore? no .kilt , is' nmured ^his i esttr little owiie =put all alone i otthe h t.oose ?r "Iwonly mind thikii.i 'once, aid that was: as I hurtled past the fourth -loo "And ahat ilid y; tilik liuggy, lad :: 'I minded --that Id leftn co on the'' sisinth Moor with ,ia 'ax pence in the inside pocket ! Tf a gloss is desired on linen add a teaspoonful of salt to the atareh when making.
Cross Purposes. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914
Cross Purposes Otfliei';(questioning ? recruit) I'ecru t ?e-1'B Cotitni ;? ? ?.sii..; 'Ollicer' (eh tll :nici - ?whre r :'you" antie 0of lhcriiet'' s o ntric i. Oilicer (wildly "Wlhere isyoui m,?ent papers signed "" Recruit : "At the bottot i; sir. "I And then the offacer exploded
Plucky Alpine Postman. RESCUES A TRAVELLER FROM THE SNOW. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914
from ill(figestion. Plucky Alpine Postman. RESCUES A TRAVELLER FROM THE SNOW. The postmen of the Alps are fre nently called upon to render ser ices of a trying character whilst .nl their daily rounds. Very often hey do sos at the risk of their own yes. That they do not mind tai- iig risks is proved 'nearly every day i-the year, 'espeiallv in winter, It is customnary, during. winter nionths, for the Alpine: postmen to eep ii n extra sha rp lookout. in case ily.- nwary .tra veller :sholid .lhaie net with -mishiap. l or have been \ierconie hyW the Iititeri Cold. T'he lonlntnaiin villages .:are very sc;iiter a, Ind it;. i t'te,, .lipleii;, : lini": easant or -olt.lir :lie'rst i? r . lr.i\ ling etwee i theit ri nir'iis ;is- ist ;nce. 'hus it is thit. tihe' Wl-i;farelrs. wh eep to the Iiore:e ifrultedl roads re certaiii of assist aiwce should theý ieet with' any mislhiilp. nilionr a'aJ inches, treacherouls lioleb covered "itlhisnow. anild Ihe sudden oitbreak. if. ; furious storin. ;ire am...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914
EASTER BRIDES and GROOMS ALE. ES Maples , Note the Address; Terms - 181,183, 185, 187, 189, 191 att it's for you to name the SRooTerms of Payment. CIAPEL STREET N.P j_'* ""' l 1\ft'sonot conMeenh for you to pay cash, At the Corner of / v . .. - :v \.:ant yot:say :how much you can High Street, -" " mfortably.aflor t ht6pAy, from 1/ weekly. rahran. .. 3 R oms Furnished, £3 worth, 1/- wkly £20 worth 5/- wkly £10 10s. a_ E/ 8 6 £10 3/- £45 8,6 4 Room s Furnished, shel:essiu--l £15 4; . £55 9/ s ,7-1 S a, or es - - And so on to any amount you may. require. Payable 1 n b walnt£16 1 s c, or "d . Tm weekly, monthly, quarterly or half-yearly. CASH or TERMS. - OUR PRICES ARE ALWAYS ___.THE LOWEST. 0 Soli d, substantially Y b ful s e .. 4 /... ou 've no idea how S7/1 £ built Sideboar 1. one of A suite that will give long ears of real wear It consists of m n mag ficent G.ft wide ide- 1t /- the addition of this signs constructed fm s lecet an in d adm Si b 1 8 the usual seven pieces-couch, two e...
Seven Years Over Building Regulations. C R NICOLSON BECOMES IMPATIENT. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914
Seven Years Over Building Regulations. CR NICOLSON BECOMES IMPATIENT. The Prahran council, like other municipal bodies, has been haggling over and discussing the question oi passing new building regulations, which were the outcome of a muoi cipal conference appointed soto years ago. There seems to be a objection to adopt the regulations in globo, and as far as the Prahran Council is concerned certain amend, ments are considered necessary. The regulations were down for adoption at the council meeting ao Monday evening. Cr Chambeir sought to make certain amendmenit and Cr Naylor spoke in favor there of. 'It was at the fag end of 0ti meeting. Cr Chambers continuedr soeak on suggested amendments - Ginn breathed or heaved a sigb shifted in his seat. Cr Chami'' rinrntd to Cr Ginn and said ift Ginn was not prepared to considi amendments the whole matter bl better be deferred. _-Taken -by. surprise, Cr Ginla; plied in injured tones, " I nevet9. a word." Ci Chambers then moved that tbh build...
An Armoured Aeroplane. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914
An Armoured Aeroplane. It appears that the (.eruman War D epa rtll ment took the lead in pro Lteclin, aeroplanes by ailrmour plat ing, and after this thel idea was taken up in I-'ralce. wIherle seCveral - arnnured flyers were to be seen it Sth 'iast. Paris Si.how. .I1 owev\,er, the lrenchi army did not go ex-tensively init the matter ihelore atite.ititiuoi ws - called to it by . two events, one i eing the experiments umadle at the i Toulon arsenal in firing upotn aero ': planes last year, andt tile second the S iresults bf the firstt war in the Bal : kins. It was theln itecognised that a. ll aerolplanes were vulnerable when S: 3 ying below 4,000 feet, and with Sthe present systerim of observing, a Smaclhine needs to fly as low as S2,000 to 2,500 feet in order to see Sthe state :of affairs on the groundl. r t would thus he exposed to artil lery' aniid infantry fire. Two solu - tioins were presented for protecting S aeroplanes, first to armour plate for the men. monto r al?d devices. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914
i.-- Drastic Cures for Colds. ".-" ThIe l.)uchesse -de Loilsada states ' in an- English Ilaper that she has an infallible cure foi a cold. She did nlot. discoer it I heislf; bul, it was ree ald I to her hi a friend in Scotland ini 1886 , since. ihenr she I S: ?has net er I?ad a cold of in Ik md. Here is hIer recipe : .. .- s lishinig in Scotaniid il the autun 0 8 ad I id ibiiI cold . One our; gests- told in? e A?fter my swarm. liati I wais to s51onge my throat. Ib ici c: the neck;I ears anid "face?;ýi i'i tihe coldest waIter I could ogeLt ior-iabout two ruminuites. Tt is ery simiple buit nuot agi"eei le in cold 'weather until one g?s used to it. Some .0of m. S fiends 'iwhih hale persevered likelmy Sself htie had eqiial .suiccess -hut I i.." l; aIfrid that some of I.hern sliirk : thjnillcu iin the wiinter, a nd;I of c. i ci'urse. that is no use." l'here is a .more'drastic iethodof :ilesLt'oy'ilg: mic?ol.. If anyvone lias S : heavy surgical operation iahich Ie cessitates - his being u...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914
LINSoEFO COMPOUYND. Thi Stockport Remedy for coughs and cold; of 40 years' proven efficacy. AN OLD NURSE FOR CHILDREN.p "Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup for Children Teething. Should always be used for Children while Teething. It Soothes the Child, Softens the Gums, Allays all Pain, Cures Wind Colic, and is the Best Remedy for Diarrhoea. Directions for Using Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup.--For a child under one month old, 6 to 10 drops; three months old, half a teaspoonfl; six months old and upwards, a teaspoon ful three or four times a day. For Diarrhoea, repeat.the above dose every two hours, until the character of the discharges is changed for the better. Sold Everywhere. "LINSEED COMPOUND" of 40 years proven efficacy for coughs, colds, bron. chitis, &c. Our drugs are pure. Our prices are low. Our standard of quality is high. Our pharmacy is convenient. This is a combination of pharmaceu tical points you will only find at Witt and Co.'s.-Advt. DEAFNESS, NOISES IN THE HEAD, ...
Municipal. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914
Municipal. The fact that the calendar is quickly marching towards August is respon sible for creating talk about munici pal matters generally. In St. Kildt, owing to the :-creation of a fourth ward;, the whole of the present .nine councillorsh h ave to retire -by. compul sion, but wi:se pIeople are saying:that it would, be a-:backward step to the municipality if .tlle majority didn't :go back to conitinue their municipal .work.: At all events,. there tre gdoing to be s?ome good: contests at ?thle elections. The: names of three or.ifou r proposed candidates have- already been meii tioned -to fill. the .extra:: seats in the council.- Tley are pretty ýgood men, too; men who have already done niiucli to forward tlhe interests of tlhe:city:: By the wayi it might aiso be added that the aspiranits lIere referred to" are quite pi.epared to fight their ?way. into ithe council un?ettered b.y: the shackles of any .-organisation i that prides itself on its mighty influence: What the Progress As...
Cab Rank, South Yarra. OBJECTION BY PROPERTY OWNERS. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914
Cab Rank, South Yarra. OBJECTION BY PROPERTY OWNERS. At the meeting of the Prahran Council on Monoday evening last Cr Nicolson presented a petition from. several property owners of Yarra street, stating that "having been informed that the cab proprie tors had petitioned the council to be 'allowed to retain their cab rank in Yarra street when the railway dupli-. cation work is completed, we wish to enter an emphatic protest against the retention of the cab rank and conveniences in Yarra street, as the Railway Deoartment . had already takeno 17fCoff the widtl of thiisstreet. Hoping the council will 'give this matter earnest consideration." The petition was made an order of the day for next council meetine.
PINS AND NEEDLES SOON TURN TO DUST. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914
PINS AND. NEEDLES SOON TURY TO -DUST. What becomes of the millions and nmillions of pins- that are -turned, ou' anifually by the factories? They "get lost.'! Yes,- but if they :merely: "got 'lost"- our.flooors and streets would. be littered with them. They: not only "get lost" but. they vahnish by rusting away to dust. Dr. Xavier, a Paris scientist, ha.s been keeping observation on indivi dual specimens. He finds that an ordinary hairpin took only I.' days to-blow "away in dust. A steel pen -nib lasted just under fifteen months. A common pin took eighteen months while- a polished steel needle took 2, years to disappear.
EXTRAORDINARY FATALITY. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914
EXTRAORDTNARY FATALITY: Strain or exertion" in fastening his collar was the medical explanation at a Liverpool inquest of the sudden death of Jiames Heiwitt,- telegraph operator. The man, said Dr. Chal lenor, might have had slight influ enza, which always affected the heart. Many people, he added, suffered from influenza without knowing it. Al though in this case the heart was healthy, he thought heart failure fol lowed sudden exertion. The jury ac cepted this view. Fish scales, if they are small and bright, are worth about four shil lings a pound in France. They are made" into pearls, buttons, and all kinds of jewellery for the Indies and Chint.
Australian Boys. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914
Australian Boys. Of recent years parties of boys have visited Australia from America and Canada, and a party of West Australian boys has toured America. Arrangements are 'now being made for a party of Australian boys to tour the world,leaving Sydney'in January, 1915. Mr Kirkham Evans, of Our Boys' Institute, Adelaide, is the organiser of the movement, and Mr ].C. Butler, of the South Yarra Try Boys' Society, will travel ahead of the party as advance representative. There will be forty boys in the party, and should any Victorian boys be desirous of making the trip applica tion can be made to Mr Butler. The tour will last nine months, and it is estimated that each boy will cost from (075 to £200. Of this amount the boy is expected to contribute from £6o to £Ioo, thebalante being raised by concerts while on tour. The probable route will be Hono lulu, Vancouver, San Francisco (spending some weeks at the Panama Exposition), then visiting sixty towns en route to Niagara and New York. Six ...
FORTUNATE EMPLOYEES. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914
FORTUNATE EMPL OYESS. -A: sum of £200,00 ..has heen dis tributed among 400 employees- of the late Mr. Benjamin Altman, owner rf New York's famous department store. Mr. Altman provided for the disr.i butioin in liis Will, according to whic', those who had been employed for i' teen years received £200, those of eighteen years' service £300, and those of twenty years c£500. Several heads` of departments. received £1090 eachi in=addition to these bequests Mr. Altman left - five million pounds to-, be applied to.. such philanthropic institutions as the board of trustec named in his will should select.
HEART ON THE WRONG SIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914
HEART, ON THE WRONG SIDE. What was stated by a md:cl mir: to be the most rcmarkable case l had ever known was mentioned at ; coroner's inquiry. held at Wigan re lative to the death of a colliery fir- man named Robert Grindy, of New town, Wigan; who some time age underweint an operation for in in; jury to :the} head.' SThe widow:o -in her evidence said that; her husband--was a very stro'n man . D. Monks, :who- made a .post niortem: eamiiiation, -; aid :that he fouind that the left sidep of: the chesi .as occupied by the wihole .of -the stbmach:h-,hbile; the hung was pressei against the vertebral column: Tn -hii, .opiniidh.this coidition .was a congeni tal (defect; that had- existed all throilg9h'the man's life. The heart it self as pushed over to the fight sid : ;owiig to the stomach occupying thr left cfiest;- Death was ' due to pnei-: *mnorihr :i ! "! :' * .*.-" : '- " ' . '"
One of Famous Partners. [Newspaper Article] — Prahran Chronicle — 6 June 1914
----+--- ---- :One?;of.Fanmous Partners. SSir ?. illi.li\ . S1. s klink (ilbert, knor-it thrliogiosr-ithe world :i the and iofthe liori ce tern i(-tn, lt( in-his" Iouis .series- of niusikirl ciefllidir-s pro. rnicedi; iii collilior-rid nwtith sir -Arthur Sullitbis was born air- -n" :ie, T ,.wri as called to the iar at th? inner 'l'enile- in ?? , I nml jninl tie Northern :Circuit;rr but n-i hit fliist 'liient a -fat: I.rerclmn. ruiaid hiit wvitih ttwo'kisses-one o er cieek--and' his second, a ll,. a ,'t l ' one of heii .oots: at him, litln Mrir dier;then;tha- t =he forsook the t" for .journalismi and.nt e dtered Ih . .ice. o'..? 'n-" iti which painr r Seared a h ltlir wonriderfilly whirsiaral S::Then-lfeg?r i--tire in.aornus partner :hip i~it Sii \rtfiuir Sulivai\l andt: so ?opi-ular lil -their prrrdur rions "hecoirc'thatr tihe, Savo;' Trhea tre sas; bitt silecrlly for (Gilleri aind 'illiva `i operrs- One of tih ood fi rnosesa seryed by the part nershril-s'as the- heiihhly bernelicia...