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TROOPS COST £690,000. TREASURER'S ADVANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Hawthorn, Kew, Camberwell Citizen — 15 January 1915
TROOPS COST £690,000.o T'IlEAS URER'JS A.?DVANiCES. In the staterientei of the" Common wealth Treasurer s advaaicc. for the quarter endinig Septmiber 30,' 1914, are some noteworthli items. The total under this heid is £817,344,: of which £,694,824 is represented by expenditure on tlhe Expeditionary Forces. On the P'anama Exhibition £3078 was expended in this waay, in anticipation of the sanction of Par liament. The visit of the British Association for the Advancement of Science was responsible for £697, and the taking over of Norfolk Island for £80o. The purchase of foodstuffs for South Africa and India mopped up £87,740. .. . ? _.? .
AN HONOURED STEWARD. [Newspaper Article] — Hawthorn, Kew, Camberwell Citizen — 15 January 1915
AN HONOUREID STEWARD. At the quarterly meeting of the Hawthorn Methodist Circuit, held at Auburn on the 6th inst., Mr. W. J. Cross, of Camberwell, received a very hearty vote of thanks for the manner in which he had conducted the office of Circuit Steward during the past two years. The several speakers to the motion bore eloquent testimony to the uniform courtesy and capability shown to all who were officially connected with him. A similar resolution was carried in re gard to Mrs. Cross, who had charge of the social gatherings during the term.
HAWTHORN CITY COURT. TUESDAY, JANUARY 12. [Newspaper Article] — Hawthorn, Kew, Camberwell Citizen — 15 January 1915
HAWTHORN CITY COURT. TUESDAY, JANUARY 12. Robt. D. Wylie, dairyman, of Callantina-road, Hawthoin, was charged with having sold adulterated milk. Mr. J. W. K. Freeman, of the Crown Law Department, prosecuted on behalf of the Board of Health. W. H. Clowes, inspector of the Board of Health, gave evidence that a sample of milk purchased from a 40-quart can at defendant's dairy on analysis showed a deficieincy of 3.75 per cent. in fatty solids, 'and 8.94 per cent. in non-fatty solids. The freezing test showed that the defi ciency was caused by 14 per cent. added water. Defendant had: written to the board stating that he could not account for the milk .beingbi elow stfandard; ex cept b" the stipposition: that millk from three newly-calved cows might have been put in the can. The bench inflicted a fine of -5, with i£C Is. costs.
APPEAL FOR SEA KIT BAGS. ABOUT 41,000 WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Hawthorn, Kew, Camberwell Citizen — 15 January 1915
APPEIAL FOR SEA KIT BAGS. ABOUT 41,00ooo WANTED "A sufficient number of kit bags to fulfil the requirements of the first and second convoys of the Australian Imperial Force men was generously provided by various individuals and patriotic committees," said Senator Pearce. "The stock in hand having become exhausted, further gifts of these articles would now be most acceptable. "The bags should be made of strong calico or other similar material, 2 ft. long by I ft. 6 in. wide, with a double draw tape at the top. About 41,000ooo will be required, distributed as follows :-Brisbane, 6000; Syd ney, 12,ooo00; Melbourne 12,000; Adelaide, 4000; Perth, 5ooo; Hobart. 2000. " The Department is also in need of about 4000 grooming kit bags. These are made of the same matenrial as the sea kit bag, but are 13 in. long by 10o in. wide, with a double draw tape at the top." A series of Free Band perforn" aiaces by the Hawthorn City Band will commence next week. The list of dates and places is now being...
OURSELVES. [Newspaper Article] — Hawthorn, Kew, Camberwell Citizen — 15 January 1915
OURSELVES. The year 1914 proved a record one for the sale of the "Citizen." This clearly demonstrates that the "Citi zen" is acknowledged as the leading newspaper for the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne, both as regards news and as an advertising medium. We have a large and increasing circula tion, and all progressive trades people should secure a space in our journal, which will materially assist their buisiness extending. The "Citizen" may. be obtained at all newsagents in Hawthorn,Kew and Camberwell, and at the book stalls on railway stations. Mr. H. J. LEGGE, Dentist, has removed to his new premises, 137 Glenferrie road, Glenferrie, where he will continue the same high standard of work that has given so much satisfaction during the past twelve years. The new premises have been fitted with every modern equipment in keepilg with the mostf advanced ideas for painless treatment. Tel. 815 Hawthorn.
TECHNICAL SCHOOLS RESULTS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawthorn, Kew, Camberwell Citizen — 15 January 1915
TECHNICAL SCHOOLS RESULTS. Additional results of Christmas examinations in technical schools were made available by the Educa tion Department: SWINBURNE. Tutrning and Fitting.-Grade I. Pass Credit: H. Cropley, 82 per cent. Pass: G. Bond, 65; A. Single ton, 6o; D. Anderson, 66; J. Mills, 57; H. Fisher, 56; W. Pritchard, 42; A. Roberts, 60. Grade II. Pass; B. Ellson, 67; H. Grant, 53; B. Bailey, 54. Grade III.-Pass: W. Bugg, 67; B. Jones, 60; A. Ingram, 63.
TO MAKE FURNITURE CREAM. [Newspaper Article] — Hawthorn, Kew, Camberwell Citizen — 15 January 1915
TO MAKE FURNITURE CREAM. The only wo to make a success ful cream ti to eee pure bees'-wax only, the tite Madras kind being the beat. Permk wax arnd cere sine aretfte given in rcipes, but I fnd them pilectly ueeles. The following is a good working for mula: Beet Pimrose soap joz., car bonate of potash joz., water & pint. Dissolve by eM of heat. Melt 5oz white wax es a water bath, and add 1 pint turpentine, stirring un til the mixtwe is quite liquid. Pour the two mixtures simultan sously into a hot earthenware jar and stir for a few minutes.
A GOOD GARGLE FOR A SORE THROAT. [Newspaper Article] — Hawthorn, Kew, Camberwell Citizen — 15 January 1915
A fOD GARGLE FOR A SORE THROAT. Tabs four or five green sage leaves, a gless of port wine, anld a glass of vinegar; boil these to gethber for a minute or so, and, when eid, gargle the throat with the Auid, rapeatiag the operation un til relief is obtained., A very old fashioned rmdy for sore throat is to slightly wum a thin slice of fat bacone ad bind it on the neck when retiring ar the night. In the morning renmov the bacon and pro tect the thrat hom cold with a strip of thi mannel or a small sltk handkeseMe.
LEMON SAGO. [Newspaper Article] — Hawthorn, Kew, Camberwell Citizen — 15 January 1915
SLEMO"N SAGO. 3 tablespoons sago, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, scant pint.water, 1 tablespoon treacle, juice 1 lemon. Wash sago, put it on in a sauce pan, with pint of water, boil clear, stirring freqluently ; add treacle, sugar, and lemon juice, stir over the fire till it boils. Pour into at wet ted mould. When set nerve with muatard.
DEATH OF MR. WILLIAM SWINBURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Hawthorn, Kew, Camberwell Citizen — 15 January 1915
DEATH OF MR. WILLIAM SWINBURNE. Our readers will regret to learn of the death of Mr. William Swin- burne, which took place at his late residence, "Benwell," Riversdale- &nbsp; road, on Wednesday. The deceased gentleman was a prominent engineer and identified with various gasworks throughout the Commonwealth ; took a keen interest in political movements and local affairs. He was a member of the Denham street Methodist Church, and for some time acted as organist. He leaves a widow and three daughters, one of whom, Mrs. Jolley, resides at Adelaide. He was the youngest brother of the Hon. George Swin- burne. The funeral took place on Thursday afternoon, and was largely attended. The service at the grave was conducted by Rev. J. Thomas. The pall-bearers were Messrs.Holmes Anderson, Eckersall, Tipper, Johns, Parsonage, Hunt, and Tranthim- Fryer. Messrs. H. King and Sons carried out the funeral arrangements Persons liable to pay income tax are reminded that the first batch of retur...
SPECTRUM ANALYSIS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawthorn, Kew, Camberwell Citizen — 22 January 1915
S?SPECTRUMI ANALYSIS. ":(By EDGAR LUCTEN, LARKTN.) - Spectrnim chemistry is uow one of the inost complete, elabaotte, ind exaltedl sciences, ranking iwith mathematics and astronomy. Da.irken a room with hevy in ternal shutters, one having south windows, in any north Ilatitude. On the north wall place a white screen, a sheet of white cloth, or, better, a plaster of paris wall. Mbake a narrow, vertical slit, two inches long, in the window shutlter. Let this slit have movable edges, so it can be made of variable width from 1-32 to 1-200 of an inch. Set a mirror outside, so. as to reflect ways direct from the sun through this narrow slit of light on the north white wall. Now alace a triangular glass jrism ia the beam of light, and behold on the white surface one of the Inost beutiful visions in all nature-the petrum of the sun, a long band of driginal primal colours. -- ver reCmrkable eject is wrought by. the prism. Te strip, of, white sunlight is sepateed into- *a ,long belt of coloue,...
Some Racy Retorts. [Newspaper Article] — Hawthorn, Kew, Camberwell Citizen — 22 January 1915
Some Racy Reterts. Mr. HI. f. Hyndman choosee as "the most spontaneously witty thing ever uttered in English" the reply made to Sir Lewis Morris by Os car Wilde. The author of the "Epic of Hades" was complaining bitterly of what he considered to be an un just disregard of his claims to the poet-laureateship. "It is a complete conspiracy of silence against me, Oscar, a conspi rcacy. What ought 'I to do ?" "Join it I" replied Wilde. WHAT.,HYNI)MAN SAID. -Hyndman himself is liot migifted in the nlmatter :0f. quick word thrusts, At an open-airdleoting he said that people who put up wivth their con dition and are quite apathetic "are devoid of sense." "At the end of his address, a heckler demanded whether the lectiie.?really meanlit to state tht" Englisl uorkers Were lunatics. "I did not suggest thxt the. work ers of Great Britailn are luiatics." "But," persisted the iman "the meeting must iecollect the lecturer's words as to the apathetic being lestitute of sense.". .. "I never' sauid t...
The Oldest City. [Newspaper Article] — Hawthorn, Kew, Camberwell Citizen — 22 January 1915
The Oldest City. If you were suddenly asked ta name the oldest city in the wori which is still in a flourishing condi Lion, what would ble ,your' answer Tn nine cases out of ten, the person to whom such a qoery might be pIropounded would bark back tc Egypt, Greece, or Ronm. He would be wrong. Tile oldest city in the worldl is Damascus. ryre and Sidon have crumhled on the shore; Baal I:ec is a ruin ; Palmnyra is buried in a desert; Nineveh and Babylon have disappeared from the Tigris and the Euphrates. DIamascus re mains what it was before the days of Abraham-a centre ,f tradle and travel-an isle of verdure in the de sert; "a presidential capitld," with martial and sacred associations ex tending througil thirty centuries. It was near Damascus that Saul of Tarsus saw the light above the brightness of the sun; the street which is called Straight, in which it was said "he prayed," is still in existence.
IRISH FAIRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Hawthorn, Kew, Camberwell Citizen — 22 January 1915
IRIfl FAIRLES. Ghosts and goblins still lire aend rule ii :be imaginations of innumerable Irish Ins and women, and not merely in remote piacef but close even to big cities. It is down Wo~s sard Ramong tile. deep bays and mouitair valleys of Sligo that I lhave heard the best tales' and found the most ardent belief [here, many a peasant dreams of growin1 rich hby finding a:fairy's crock of gold, and many a peasant's daughter trembles as s.e passes sonme famous haunted hlilside, anid goes over in her mind the names of men ans' women carried off, as tradition will have it. to the dim kingdom. Only very recently orit of tlihese fabled robberies was reported to have been attempted. A little girl, who was. at service with a fiirmer in the village .si Grange, suddenly disappeared. There wa: at once great excitement in the neighbour hood, because it was rumoured that the fai vies had taken her. A villager was said LI have long-struggled to hold hlier fromn them, but at last they prevailed, a...
"Citizen" Almanac, 1915. 23 Years' Record. [Newspaper Article] — Hawthorn, Kew, Camberwell Citizen — 22 January 1915
" Citizen " Almanac, 1915. 23 Years' Record. The "Hawthorn and Camberwell Family Almanac and Business Guide" for the year 1915, containing 80 pages of reading matter and ad vertisements from leading firms, printed and published at the " Citi zen" printing works, is now ready. This being the twenty-third annual issue, we are supplyinig special infor mation, and promise it will be fully equal to its predecessors, which have been so much appreciated in past years. As an advertising medium for the eastern suburbs it is unequalled. The Almanac will be sent to any address on receipt of 6d. in stamps, addressed to " Citizen" Printing Works, Auburn, Melbourne.
Where are the Wages Boards? [Newspaper Article] — Hawthorn, Kew, Camberwell Citizen — 22 January 1915
Where are theWages Boards? But are the Municipal Councils the only bodies interested ? It seems to us that the Labor organisations should also give their serious attention to the matter, ill view of the drastic'changes which have come with such suendden ness upon the community generally. During the past ten years we have had the privilege of both wages oards and an arbitration court; aod the labor party has persistently, with its hun dreds of disputes, availed itself of both with a view to an unnatural forcing up of wages. Walking dele gates and paid agitators have gone in and out amongst the workers, sowing the seeds of discontent and selfish disregard for employers' interests, until there seemed to be no community of interest between them. And now that the war and drought have brought the position to an acute stage, some of the principal agitators, in the persons of the members ofthe Federal Government, are removing to Sydney, instead of showing their supporters a practical exampl...
Australian Red Cross Society. Voluntary Work for Troops at and going to the Front. [Newspaper Article] — Hawthorn, Kew, Camberwell Citizen — 22 January 1915
Australian Red Cross Society. Voluntary Work for Troops at and going to the Front. Accept a.ything that is &lt;f value all sorts of clothing, foods, comforts, b.oks, tobacco. There is hard:y a busiS, ess which does not supply some thing useful. Of cour e certain articles are more needed. As Australia grows wt ol a d its mills manufacture flAnnel, it is better to make woollen goods than to use cotton etuffs, all of which have to be imported, and so are much more expensive here than in Europe or Ameiicii. The.workersin .these counu tries can supply these more easily and rheaply than in Australia. All articles must be carefully cut, made and finished. Rough seams irri tate the skin, and bad finishing sJon gives way and simply wastes material. Do not try to make great numbers, far bet.ter send a few well-madce articles than many badly made ones. In war time and at busy hospitals there is no time to sort and pick out various sized articles, so all should be made large and loose. ...
A Voice from the Past. [Newspaper Article] — Hawthorn, Kew, Camberwell Citizen — 22 January 1915
A Voice from the Past. It will be seen how prophetic were the words of the late Hion. William Knox, the first member of the House of Representatives for Kooyong, when discussing the then proposed Federal Arbitration Court, nearly 10( years ago: "It is idle to suppose that the proposed Arbitration Court will have only a few disputes to settle, and that a Judge of the High Court will be able to discharge his duties in connection with that tribunal, an4 to also incidentally act as President of the Arbitration Court. There will be, I fear, an immense amount of work for the Federal Arbitration Court to do, because this measuire will have a disturbing effect upon the relations be tween the employers and their workmen."