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RENOVATION HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 16 October 1914
RENOVATION HINTS. A good way of cleaning men's suits, serge, and other woollen dresses, is the following :-Put a tea spoonful of borax in a quart of cold water. Boil it for half an hour, then pour it into a bowl, and when lukewarm dip a sponge in tbo fluid, and rub the stain9. After wards brush over with ft brush dipped in. clear cold water, and press the garment with a hot iron, placing a cloth over the ma terial before pressing it. To renovate blue serge mix 'to gether two ounces of spirits of wine and one ounce of liquid am monia. Soak a pieco of cloth in the 'mixture, rub tho material with it, and press with an iron, placing a cloth between the hot iron and marctial. To remove the undesir able shino from coats and dresses, dissolve an ounce of rock-ammonia, and half an ounce of white Cas tillo soap in a pint of boiling water. 'When quite dissolved dip a sponge in the fluid, and rub the shiny place. Afterwards rub with a dry doth.
A USEFUL CLEANING FLUID. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 16 October 1914
A USEFUL CLEANING FLUID. A detailing fluid for silk and woollen fabrics that has given much satisfaction, can be made as fol lows : Put into a largo pan two quarts of water, half e»n ounce of bora*, anef four oiinccs of white. Castillo soap, shaved fine. Set the pan on the fire and stir it fre quently until tho 'borax is dissol ved. Take tho pan off the fire, ndil two quarts of cold water, and when tho fluid is quite cold put into it an ounce of glycerine, and one of . ether. Store in bottles for use. It will keep for years. To clean any article first brush it thoroughly then sproad it on a table, sponge it with the cleaning fluid, and rub hard till the stains disappear. Spota may be removed from carpets in the . same Way.
DUTCH FRITTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 16 October 1914
DUTCH FRITTERS. Ingredients Six ounces of flour ; four ounces of butter; thrco eggs, half a pint of milk or Water, and about half a pint of lord. Method ; Boil the milk, or water as may be, add the butter, stir the flour in very gradually, and cpok gently over the fire until it ceases to adher* to the spoon, or stewpan. . Turn the mixture on to a dish, and when cool stir in the yolks of the eggs ; beat stiffly, and add lightly the whites of the eggs. Heat :the lard and put in the dough, a tea spoonful at a time, then fry gen tly until tho fritters are nicely browned, turning them frequently. Whou dono, dredge liberally with fine sugar, and servo hot. Time to fry, fifteen minutes. Sufllcient for eight or nins persons.
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) UNDER THE BAN OF THE CZAR, OR, THE WINNING OF ISOLDE. CHAPTER I. THE TRAVELLER in THE TALEGA [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 16 October 1914
(ALL RIOHTS RBSHRVBD.) , UNDERTHE BAN #0F THE CZAR,# O R, ? j THE WINNING OF ISOLDE. .4jr St. Oorgo Rathboraa, Author ot "Omar Kassam,!' etc. CHAPTER I. . . THE TRAVELLER in THE TALEGA A novice might not have found much pleasure about the long jour ney in a Russian telega drawn by two horses under the control of a daring Don Cossack driver-a journey that had carried Owen Dugdale, a journalist, artist, and idler, over tho vast steppes, with their feathery grasses, and now brought, him amid the wild gorges of the southern moun tain border of the White Ozar's vast dominions. Dugdalo had enough Irish blood in his veins to lovo moro or less ox citcmcnt, and his main purpose in visiting this domain, upon which a subject of the good Queen had sel dom set eyes, was to discover new objects of -interest- for his- brush and pen, as well as to amuse himself. A man with plenty of money and an artistic taste is very apt to grow weary of such ordinary thingB as lie in the boaten track ; and accord...
ANOTHER WAY OF DRESSING ONIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 16 October 1914
ANOTHER WAY OF DKESSING ONIONS. Boll the onions in suited water un til tender; drain them thoroughly and cut them into halves or quar ' ters, according to their size. Put a layer of broad crumbs and bits of butter. Put in another layer of onions and crumbs alternately till the dish is full, having crumbs for the top layer. Pour over the whole' half a cup of cream or new milk, and grate above it a covering of cheese. Bake for about half an hour. This is a much apprecia I ted vegetarian dish.
CHAPTER II. BUGDALE FORGETS THE BLUES. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 16 October 1914
OHAFTHR U. I BUODALH FOROHTS THB BLUBS. Of course, the wise reader has anti cipated Jut thin thine, but Dugdale had not been granted th» same privi lege and hints, so that bi was fairly staggered. . . It breathed of romance on the spot -and be had lust been strlously con sidering tb9 wisdom of deserting the army of bachelors, too. He bad seen some pretty faces in bis day, tbis young-old disciple of single blessedness, but never one that had struck him as Quite so arch and charming as the countenance upon which he now gazed so like a boor. And somehow he Imagined he saw what might be a frown give way to a look of genuine pleasure. She ap peared pleased to find that the tram pling horses had brought him to the scone and not others-perhapa the mounted soldiers who waited there on the hillside above. Dugdale pulled himself together. He made no pretence of being a ladies' man, though always at home In society. "Pardon me, madam, you are in trouble. Hy surprise made me rude. Allow mi to a...
Ladies' Column. STUFFED ONIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 16 October 1914
Ladies' Column. STUFFED 0OT0N3. Spanish «r large sized Bermuda onions are best for this dish. Feel the onions, and frost the stalk end take .ut the centre of the. onions. Put them in a pan .of boil ing salted water, and cook for tta minutes. Then lay the onions, opening donn, on a clean cloth to absorb tho water. Make & stuffing of choppod chicken and liam in tho proportion of two of chicken to ono of ham, or to ono tablonpoonful of, bread crumbs. Chop tho onion hearts removed beforo boiling, add them to the other ingredionts with a tablespoon ful of oiled butter, pepper and salt to taste. Moisten with a little white stock. Fill tho onions with this mixture, and place thom in a baking tin, contaihing water to the depth of ono inch. Sprinkle the onions with ' bread crumbs, cover with tin, and bako in a hot .j>ven for one hour, or untii tho onions are tender, but retaining their shape. - Remove the cover long enough to brown tho onions lightly before they are taken from the...
CHAPTER III. DEEPER INTO THE TOILS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 16 October 1914
CHAPTER III. DEEPER INTO THE TOILS. Dugdale had not changed his mind an iota. A dozen things-the exqui site white hands on which valuable rings glowed, the delicate features, the style of her whole attire-these and other evidences told him plainly this strange beauty belonged to the select upper circle of Russia, even that which Is very near to the throne itself. The mystery of it all piqued him. Ho felt somehow as though he had a personal interest in her matters that her enemies were also his foes ; in fact, that she was being Bhame I fully treated by the powers that were in control of qjich affairs as banish ment. This was pretty quick work, and almost took his breath away when be came to reflect upon its nature. I He had prayed for a chance to feel himself aroused from the "doldrums" and behold, the opportunity had ap peared with a vengeance.. Here he was bowling along the mountain road, beading for the next village or town, and seated beside the most fascina ting woman he bad ev...
A NEW CARD GAME. "WOMEN ARE TRUMPS." [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 16 October 1914
A NEW CARD GAME. " WOMEN ARE TRUMPS." Tho Inst word in card games is ( "Women Are Trumps" (says the "New York World). Have you tried it ? No ? Well, you will find it simple, absorbing, entertain* ing, instructive. It is played with fifty-two cards, the same number as in the ordinary pack, but there all similitude .ceases. Spades, hearts, clubs, and dia monds are dono away with; into tho discord with them go kings, knaves, and :aces. Only the queens are left, and of these are a* plenty, for this is a suffrage game intended to, advance the cause of votes for women; likewise the ex chequer of the saino-price, one dol lar per pack. And who wants kings, to say no thing of idle knaves, with their well-known pernicious habit of stealing from queens, in a strictly feminine pack. Mrs. John King Van Rensselaer hns mothered the new game ; Phila delphia is its birthplace. The lady is one of the foremost social leaders of the Quaker City ; also an ardent exponent of suftragism. Incident ally she...
THE DAIRY PROPERLY MATURING CHEESE. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 16 October 1914
THE DAIRY PROPERLY MATURING CHEESE. For several weal® Cheddar cheese. is practically tasteless ; at two moj^ha it is beginning to develop its nutty flavour, and a month' later this is distinct enough to meet the tastes of many consumers. The ren-* not, however, having had a better chance than would be possible with higher proportions of retained whey, the cheese is proportionately more digestible ; and, so far as the con sumer's advantage is concerned, he may use it then without either the effects of indigestibility on the one hand, or of pungency of flavour on the other. For those who- desire, a stronger flavour, it will have to be kept two months more or upwards ; J and if made on correct, lines and- as ! perfectly as it may be from 6ound I milk, it will be at its best from eighteen months to two yearn old. If ] such " longM keeping -is -sought,-. it should be stored, after four months' I age, in a temperature never exceed ing 62 deg. Fahr. nor.falling below. 55 deg. Fahr., with t...
The Best Letters. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 16 October 1914
The Best Letters. A letter that shall be worth keep ing for other than purely practical or sentimental reasons takes., time and that rarest of all kinds of time, loisure. It needs some mind and at least & fraction of a heart. And, abovo'all, two real human bo* ings, and two alone, are essontial. For the correspondence that anybody may road is worth nobody's trouble. The best letters, therefore, are those botween two friends (friends, of course, who may al?o be brothors or mother and son), and probably tho beat of tho best are those hetweon friends of & different sex. That difference is a kind of leaven. It is like a flicker of summer lightning in tho quiet night. It adds the salt of unconscious antagonism, the sweetness of a baffling sympathy. It is a thing of quite extraordinary rotontialities. And so long as love nods his small head over hta arrows, and, for dreaming, for bears to shoot, all is tfell. For love-letters are truly not let tors" at all but lyrics In pr...
A FORTUNE IN HOLSTEINS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 16 October 1914
' A FORTUNE IN HOLSTEINS. A few years nso, T. W. Sprague, ot Battle Creek, Mich., decidrd ti in vest in a herd of registered Hol?t"in Friesian cattle. With this end in view he went to New Vork and pur chased a yearling bull for £120, and ten young cows, yearling beirera, and heifer calves. A J?ar later ho purchased four more' young cows and heifers ot good breeding, ma'iing a .foundation herd of 14 females and the yoarlhig herd bull. The 15 head cost Mr. Sprague just a little less than £Sf)0. T. W. Sprajrue soon became well known among Mi chigan Holstein breeders and his Wolverine stock farm, with well-kept herd of Holstclns, was often visited by buyers looking for high-class cat tle. During the past three years Mr. Sprague has sold over £G00 worth of females and young bulls which paid over 20 per cent, interest on the £800 investment. Owing ,to the failing health of Mrs. Sprague,. Mr. Sprague was forced; to ? sell, out his stock farm and the Wol verine Holstein hTd, and on 2nd Apri...
Doctor and Tiger. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 16 October 1914
Doctor and Tiger. ? When it beoaxne known that tho best shot in the company was go ing into tho junglo to compaas the death of a terrible tiger, the sur geon-major of the regiment, an en thusiastic curio-collector, at once buttonholed him. "Remember, Atkins/' said he, "I bespeak the skin, at your own I price." 1 "All right, sir," said Atkins. The surgeon-major was. netting butterflies on tho outskirts of the jungle that, evening when he saw Atkins running towards him. ! "Shot him ?" shouted the surgeon major. "Yes, sir I" breathlessly replied tho flying Nimrod. "How much for the skin V "Five quid, sir !*' The doctor gave Atkins the money. "Where's the skin ?" he cried. "Behind you, sir !" came tho re ceding answer. ' The doctor looked, and saw the skin, with-the tiger in it, coming open-mouthed and bleeding from a scratch where Atkins had "shot" it. The doctor didn't get the tiger's skin, but tho tiger nearly got the doctor's. An enormous Russian biplane has taken up 16 passengers f...
Malvern Horticultural Society. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 16 October 1914
Malvern Horticultural Society. There was a good attendance at tlie monthly meeting of the local Horti cultural Society in the Town Hall on Tuesday evening, and Mr J. G, Lee (vice-president) presided. He inti mated that the committee, in view of the effect the war and drought were having in the country, had decided to abandon the Spring Show, which had been fixed for the 31st inst. It was thought, however, that the November x meeting of the society should be made exceptionally attractive, and members were urged to assist the committee iii that direction by bringing up their best plants and flowers. Mr J. Cronin of the Melbourne Botanical Garden', lectured on "Current Garden Opera tions," giving some very useful information to amateuis on how to prepare soil and cope with pests. Mr Cronin was accorded a vote of thanks .n the motion of Mf H. W. Beardsley The mayoress of Caulfield (Mrs F. W. Eggleston) notifies that the work of the Elsternwick centre of the Red Cross Society will be car...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 16 October 1914
"SEARS 43 TEARS A Sufferer Irani Deafneu, Noises in the Head, &c, ADVERTISER Cured himself and many others. Send for Booklet (posted free), or on application to , ^:&UhTc-i T. C. MILLSOM, Ear Spe^rist, ^ 184 ALBERT STREET, WIND%ok1^l-iAJ ... " & Co DEAF vn E. > J7.0CT.19Ujp ' SPECIALTY Abscesses and Running in Ear; NOTE-No Operations or Medical Contvivanceai Write or Call. Consultations Free. Home Treatment. ' T. C. MILLSOM, Ear Specialist, 184 ALBERT STREET, WINDSOR Business Notices. The Home of High-cl ass Tailoring . IS AT 222 Glenferrle Road, Malvern JA8. HENDERSON is a Ladies' and Gent's Tailor, with extensive English and . . Colonial Experience. . He Guarantees Quality, Style and a Perfect Fit In Every Garment. He Specialises in Costumes and Frock Coats. His Prices are Most Reasonable. Glenroy Cycle and Motor Works HAS OPENED BUSINESS AT 160 Gleoferrie Road, Ifalveri). Bicycles Built to Order from £6 lOs. Petrol and all Cycle Accessories Stocked. Go-...
Travelling Kitchen from Malvern. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 16 October 1914
Travelling Kitchen froav Malvern. The maycr of Malvern (Cr W" Rogers Thomson) desires to acknow ledge the receipt of the under mentioned sums towards City of Malvern Travelling kitchen Fund: Chairman P. and M. Tramways Trust and officials, £lo- Town Clerk Malvern, and officials, £10; Mrs Andrews, £io\ Mr Wales (Albion Quarrying "Cdy'.)rXs»' Mrs Edward Miller, Q5; Mrs V. 8. Trapp, £Si j Norman Bayles, M.L.A., £5; Captain Ogilvie, £$\ Mrs RolUson, £y> W. ) Rogers Thomson (mayor), £2 2/j Mrs Hornabrook, £2 2/; Mrs Deben hain, £2 a/; Mrs Willis, £2 2/; A. R. Bailey, £ 2 a/; Cr S. Devy, i/; Mrs Edwin Tivey, £2; Mrs Baldwin Spencer, £2\ Arthur Robinson, M L.C., £ 1 i/j L, J. Flannagan, £I 1/; Mis A. S. Woolcott, £1 ij; W Tucker, 11; Mrs Bayles, £l I/; Mrs Jacobs, £1 1/; Cr R. dc C. Wilks, £1 1 /; Mrs W. J. Fookes, £\ 1 /; G. R. Hill, £1 i/; Mrs Alex. M'Kinley, £\ i|; Mrs Geo. Hatch, £1 1/; Mrs Ou'hwaiie, £ 1 1 /; Mrs Milne, £l 1 /; Mrs Williams and Miss Sheppard, &i ij; Mrs C^p...
Prahran-Malvern Tramway Trust. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 16 October 1914
Prahran-Malvern Tramway Trust. In the quarterly report just issued by Prahran and Malvern Tramway Trust, it is intimated that the rails, poles, sleepers and overhead material for the whole, of' the tramways included in the scheme for the enlargement of the trust have been delivered, and the special work for the Malvern-road and Kew horse tramways has boea.ordered. The contract for the permanent way of the Malvern-road tramway has been commenced, and the overhead equipment is being carried on by day labor. It is anticipated that the line will be open for traffic about Feb ruary, 1915. Having decided to electrify the Kew horse tramway, it is proposed to extend it to Strathalbyn-street. The construction of the line from the Vic toria-street-bridge to the intersection of High street and'Cotham-road will be proceeded with at once. This will connect with the trust's Cotham-road tramway, and allow passengers to make a round trip through St. Kilda, Malvern, Hawthorn, Kew, .Colling wood, Mel...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 16 October 1914
Telephones-Malvern. ESTABLISHED 1885. 186 & 571. JOHN NIORAN & Co., Family Grocers, 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. Agent for Penfold's South Australian VVInes, Farmer''s Pri*B Hams and Bacon, Schweppes Aerated Water*. The Largeab and Beat Grocer's Shop in Malvern. THE EQUITY Trustees, Executors & Agency Company Ltd. Reserve Liability, £100,000. ' Guarantee Fund, £10,000. BOARD OF DIRECTORS: EDWARD FANNING, ESQ., Chairman. SIR W. H. IRVINE, Esg, K C., M.P., Barrister-at-Law HON. DONALD MACKINNON, ESQ., M.L.A., Barrister-at-Law R. G. M'CUTCHEON, ESQ., M.L.A. STEWART McARTHUR, ESQ. REGISTERED OFFICE, No. 85 QUEEN STREET. This Company is empowered by Special Act of Parliament to perform all classes of Trustee Business...
Hanged for Signing Four Names. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 16 October 1914
Hanged for Signing' Four Names. People have not always been allow ed the pleasure of having as many names as they wish. Four hun dred years ago not even a middle name was allowed in England. It was illegal. The old English law was (lefmito and admitted of no infraction of its ruling. The only exception made to this regulation was in the case of per sons of Royal rank. If they wish ed, they could boast a middle name, but woe to the person of ordinary rank who was sufficiently unwise or obstinate to insist on having more than two appellations. For the first offence he would likely be tied to a whipping-post and severely lashed. For a second of fenco he would endure some more lasting punishment, perhaps the re moval of his thumbs or his ears, and if he persisted in his stubborn ness he would bo hanged. There is a case on record of a man who insisted on signing four names every time ho wrote his sig nature. He p&Hsed through all the legal stages of punishment until he was finall...
A Remarkable Monk. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 16 October 1914
A Remarkable Monk. June 11, 121)4, is the reputed dato of the death of Roger Bacon a philosopher whose influence on Mediaeval thought was of the first importance. Born of a well-to-do family at Ilchester, Somerset, about 1214, he lived to the age of eighty, in spite of the dangers -which his superior attainments brought upon him, dangers incurred on the one hand from the idea held by the ignorant that he was a magi cian, and on the other by the accu sations brought against bim of heresy by the more lciirned4 but not less bigoted, churchmen. He studied at Oxford and Paris, and entered the Franciscan Order of Friars. He was ejected from Ox ford by the authorities, who attri buted his proficiency in natural science to dealings with tbe Evil One. Thus it was that only dur ing the Papacy of Clement IV., who made his acquaintance in 1299, was Bacon enabled to give his scientific knowledge to the world, for in the days of his early manhood the jealousy of his superiors in the Order he belo...