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MR. GLADSTONE IN SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 February 1914
ME. GLADSTONE IN SOCIETY. Although Mr* Glndatono ia 'pre eminently ft tnlke* in Society, yet ho xtncs not tlistluin the othor artB by whioh gjcoplo who dino out contrive to spend ^tlioir time. In his younger days ho used to be noted for singing. Thero aro lop;endo of tho wonderful effeot with whioh he was wont to render o favonrito Soottisli Bong, and irrovorent gossips have evon dcclurod t.hut on one occasion Mr. Gladstono brought down tho drawinpr-rnom by tho vivacity and rollicking spirit with whioli lie sang the woll-known 14 Ciuuptown Itaces." His soeioty has always been an Im mense addition to the company to which fee nu invited. Mary had a little lamb, t . But both have lonf been dttdj i' If Mary were alive to-day, . v* SW4 nit . Nka 1-4»ij. jyinted atd published by William Henry Stinnett, at >83 Gltnfejrrie Road, UaUera
State Scholarships [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 February 1914
State Scholarships The Malvern Stale schools were again successful in the scholarship examinations which were held in December last. Ordinary Scholarships.-Constance M. ? Hemierson, 2634, Armadale; blanche Chittick, 2586, Malvern; J, K. Coffey, 2586, Malvern; A. J. Frasor. 1604, Malvern; Anmnd;i A. Liebcrt, 2586. Malvern; F. II. Vail, 773 Caulfield; J. A. Yates, 2586, Malvern; C. R. M'Rie, 2586, Mal vern. Agriculture, Mining and Veterinary Scholarships-J. D. Whitelaw, 1604, Malvern; E. V. Uron, 2586, Malvern; L. S. Horton, 1604, Malvern; M. A. Burke, 2586, Malvern; H. Wallace, 2586, Malvern; R. H. Boyt, 1604, Malvern; R. Clarke, 1604, Malvern; F. Betleras, 2580, Malvern; N. A. Stephens, 1604, Malvern; and L. K. Stevens, 1604, Malvern, equal; C. Hnrtung, 2586, Alalveiri; E. Ryall, 2586, MElvcrn. Meritorious Candidates frv Scholar ships.-Bertha D Young, 2586, Mal vern; Catherine de Giuchy, 2586, Malvern; Ethel Downes, 1604. Malvern; Evelyn C. Williams, 1604, Malvern; G. H. Roulston, 2...
Awkward Cash. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 February 1914
Awkward Cash. Pur© silver, broken into small, irregular pieces, forms the pay of the Chinese soldier. Payment is an extraordinary process. Tho wliolo of tho night preceding is occupied in weighing out for each man his required quantity" of silver, which is a very, tedious business, and only successfully accomplished-**by infinite carc> for hero n piece the size of a pin's head has to be chipped o(T, and there a .piece of similar mi nute proportions added. Each mun's silver' bits are carefully wrapped in paper, with his.nnmo en dorsed upon it, and the various par cels are distributed upon parade. A private receives three and a half taels-equal . to about nineteen shill ings-a month, and, having got his silver parcel, loses no time .in ex changing the pieces nt the nearest tradesman's shop, where for each taol (fis. fid.) he receives l,O0O small coins, called cash. Lack of desire to eat after i the deal)! of a near relative led Mr. W. Hcidleman, of Harrisburg, Penn sylvania, to abs...
YOU CAN'T FRIGHTEN THIS CHILD. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 February 1914
TO0 OAN'T FRIGHTEN THIS CHILD. In an old-fashiouod churchyard In fflootlund a pilo of ekullo and bones had been turned up in tho process of gravo 4igftlng. The ploughmen in a bothy near by offered tho " loon " five shillings to go at eight And remove ono. The lad agreed, *nd started in the dark. An ambush had beon laid to frighten tlm. As he lifted ono skull a hollow ?oioe called : 11 That's mino 1" MA'richtl" said tho lad, laying tho .ghastly thing down to lift another. Again &lt;amn from tho darkness a voice : "That's mino?" 11 Qao awa\ ye havorin' idiot, yo oanna "3»ao twa skulla! Anywa', I'm going to . .smovo ity as yo uro Buppoaed to bo doad in this matter." .
Church of England [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 February 1914
Clmroh. of England Unanimously the State Full Court decided on Tuesday that the Bill for an Act of the Synod of the Church cf England, in the diocese of Melbourne, to alter the constitution of the Synod by conferring oil women adult parish ioners the power to vote at the elec tion of lay representatives of the Synod, was valid. The Bill was passed 011 Oclober 22, 1913, by a majority vote of the clergy and laity, at a sitting of the Synod. The State Attorney-General issued a writ in the relation of I-Iugh Lathrop Murray, of Waverleyroad, East Mal vern, against Henry l.owther Clarke, of "Bishopscourt," Clarendon-street, Kast Melbourne, asking for a declara tion that the Bill was ultra vires the constitution of the Synod, and, that being so it could not lawfully ° effectively be passed or receive the assent of the defendant as the Arch bishop of the Church of England for the diocese, or be given effect to. It was also asked that (if necessary) an injunction bs granted to restrain defen...
THE NEW FARMING. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 February 1914
THE NEW FARMING. Going through a patch of Aus tralian forest recently, to see a farmer on business, I wns suddonly pulled lip by a stentorian shout ing. .** "Hey? liook out! Quit liko bla7.es 1" 1 looked; in: tho direction from which "the-.yells* proceeded,.' tu sec a gaunt-figure,'waving his arms to mo like a - windmill gone -nuid* Appa rently, ho w«h * telling mo to get out or Ihu way of something,-..so, tak ing.his rude "auviVe, I "quit"; into the . shelter of tho -.- bush, and in a few : scconds . was standing besido him. that's up, -anyway:?" I jerked out 'after a hurried sprint. ..'Mes wait ;n bit an' you'll see," he grinned. - We wero standing on the edge of a clearing ill. the forest, and the .mat ted undorgrowth had been cleared off by tho siiuplo expedient of driv ing a firo through tho Jiiass; the blackened trunks had been, felled with the axe, piled in &lt;a.hoap; nnd were burning.' furiously in one - cor ner, leaving- tho area dotted with a host of scorched stum...
Tooronga Settlement [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 February 1914
Tooronga Settlement' At the monthly meeting of the Tooronga branch of the Closer sett lers Association on Tuesday evening several matters of interest were dis cussed. A letter from the Closer Settle ment Board intimated that arrange ments had been made for connection with the sewer. Les;ees may pay in cash, or instalments extending over a period cf ten years A complaint was made that the letter box at the co> ner of High-street and Bdmont-avenue had not been cleared, and it was resolved to not fy the p >s:al department by telegram. It was resolved to draw the atten tion of Malvc rii council to the filthy state i.f the channels in Edgar-street and Milton-parade. It was agreed to bring under tne notice of ihe Parliamentary represen tatives for i he district the urgency f r a S'a e >ch> ol 011 the land purchased on the esta e fo that purpose. It was icsolved to seek from the N. rth ward members of the council informati n iclaiive to tils new site fur tar distilling. It was ...
State-owned Railways. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 February 1914
State-owned Railways. Interesting informations regarding Stnle-ownrd railways is f*iven in a return published by the Hoard of Trade recently In England. Canada had 120,1278 miles of pri vately-owned and operated lines in- 101.1, against 2,018 niile.s State owned nnd operated and 102 miles owned by thu State and privately operated. Australia had 1(5,079 miles State owned nnd :l,9lH pri vately owned; South Africa, 7,51$ miles State owned and 515 pri vately owned ; New Zealand, 2,503 miles State owned and ninety-nine privately owned ; and Newfoundland 72;* miles State owned but pri vately operated, and forty-seven privately owned, India Iwuf .'112,8110 miles of rail ways, of which 0.S71 were State owned and operated, 38,215 State owned but privately operated, 1,002 owned and operated by native States, and 1,018 owned by native States and worked by companies. in seventeen other Uritish Colo nies and Protectorates thcro wcro 3,525 . miles of railways privately owned-. Forty-two foreign S...
Prahran-Malvern Tramway Trust. PROFITS AND LOSSES. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 February 1914
Prahran-Malvern Tramway Trust. PROFITS AND LOSSES. The annual report of the Prahran Jlalvern Tramway Trust to 30th September, 191 showed that up . to that date the loss on the extension^ to Kew was'^350 i/ro, which would , have to be refunded by the municipalities concerned as follow: Malvern, ^83 15/7; Hawthorn,. /117 13/4; Kew, /148 12/11. On the Balaclava-road line the loss: was £ 1457 12/7, which would have to be made good by Malvern to the extent of ^"iqi 19/; St. Kilda, ^"4Q4 [3/11, and Caullield, ^"770 iq/9. After adjusting accounts, Prahran made a prolit of £"3,302 15/, and ifal vern of ^2246 15/8; while Melbourne received £t to 14/9. St. KiIda had to pay £ 16 0/7, Caullield had to pay ^4°3 3/9 i Hawthorn had to pay _£H7 13/4, and Kew had to pay /148 12/ir;
DETECTIVE'S RUSE. HOW A THEIF WAS TRAPPED. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 February 1914
, DETECTIVE'S RUSE. HOW A T1IIHI'' WAS TKAl'IMJD. Soido years ago n famous detec tive outgcnernllcd a criminal whoso craft, and cunning the former real ised were in .. normal circumstances probably superior to his. Tlie scone (says the "New York Tribune*') was one of the larger cities in Pennsylvania A bank had been robbed systematically for over a period of four months, and after a week spent secretly on the case tho detective «*n» pretty sure thnt the succession of robberies was to be laid at the cashier's door. Proof positive, however, was lack ing, and the detective, although his wind was made up ns to tho cashier's guilt, appreciated that he had absolutely nothing in the way of concrete evidence wherewith to lodge even an indirect charge against tho suspected man. It was essential that the cashier be given no/hint that the robberies had been uoticed, and especially no hint that he was under suspicion. Posing as a bunker from tho West, the detec tive ..came into contact with the...
NOTHING SERIOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 February 1914
NOTHING SERIOUS. A small boy was selling papers at a railway station whcro thero were some twenty or thirty people wait ing for the train. A comedian standing by cullcd to the newspaper boy : "I say, boy, would you like a new job ?" "Yes, sir," replied the boy. "What is it ?" . "Well," said the comedian, " my master wants a fool." "Oh, does he?" said the news-, boy. "Is ho going to sack you, or keep two ?" . A somewhat angular-looking spin ster - was standing upon the plat form outside a mail carriago in specting-with some curiosity-the Ingenious net arrangement which sweeps in the mail bags without the train stopping. "Is she working- all right ?" asked one of the ollk-ials. "Why do you cnll it ' she ?' " In quired the lady, athirst as usual for information. "Because, nuulam, it is a mail snatcher," replied the courteous of ficial, and the sniff of the angular spinster almost drowned the snort ing of the engine. "There's a sntl case," said Mrs. Jones, as she laid the paper on her k...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 February 1914
Business Notices. - The Home of High-class Tailoring IS AT 282 Glenfarrie Road, Malvern JAS. 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. I ~~~ Glenroy Cycle and Motor forks HAS OPENED BUSINESS AT 160 Glenferrie fjoad, ll|alvefn. Bicycles Built to Order from £6 lOs. Petrol and all-Cycle Accessories Stocked. Go-Cart and Pram Repairing a Specialty. THE CHEAPEST HOUSE FOR REPAIRS. " "" A Trial Respectfully Solicited. S. BARNHILL. Proprietor. Professional. MR. JOSEPH L'ESTRANGE, BARRISTER & SOLICITOR, CONVEYANCER, &o" 11 LE COEUR," . 6t . UNION STREET, MALVERN. Telephone 819 Hawthora. (Use daytime only) Private No. 1297 Malvern. . All Local Courts Attended. DEBT WORK A SPECIALITY, COMMISSIONER of the High Court of Australia and Supreme Court of Victoria for taking Affidavit...
WHERE THE BRIDEGROOM HAS AN ANXIOUS TIME. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 February 1914
WHERE THE BRIDEGROOM HAS AN ANXIOUS TIME. The French Canadian in Qucboo find* matrimony expensive at tho very begin ning, whatever it may bo aftonvarda. On the evening of tho wudding-duy thorn it a BUppor and a dance at the bride's nun borne. When the quests riao 'from the table tho brido koepa her scat, mid souio* one aaka, with great dignity : " Why does madnm wait? Is she sc .oon in bad grace ?" She roplies: "Somebody has stolon my alippor ; I cannot walk." Then they carry hor, chair and nil, into tho middle «f tho worn, whilo a loud knocking an Bounces a grotesque, ragged vondur of boots and shoes, Hu kneels before tlit .lipperlnaa bride, and tries on a long .ucceuaiun of old boots and shoes of over; 'Variety and aizo, until at last he finds hoi Biasing shoe. The groom redeems it for a good price, which ia spent in treating the company. All this is according to the regular pro igrammo. But if the groom hu not vatohful thoy steal tho brides'a hat and ^tloak, which ho must redeem ...
THE HOUSEHOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 February 1914
THE HOUSEHOLD. To strengthen the chosfc and throat, ~l>athe tho parts in cold waturevory mum "Ing, and rub vigorously with a Turkey '~to«el. To Extract Frosts from Potatoes. - After paring, put them into coid wator ? -tor an hour; boil thorn with a bit of --.altpotre, and tho 6weot taste will bo re* tnovod, * To koop a illvor ohain bright, wash it .onstantly iu hub wator wh-ch has had ammonia dissolved in it. Use plenty of --soap, rinse, and polish with a leather. In boiling corned beef to bo served .old, put it on in cold water, a»d after it has once boiiod up let it ninnn-r. Allow quart' r of an hour to &lt;;vury pound, mid an cxtrii half hour to every six pounds. It Is nocessiiry to hull till kinds of meat ?ery slowly. To Prevent In-Growing Toenails, Novor out the nails below tho lovel of the .nd of the too, nor never sudor thorn to grow muoh boyond that lovol. If nails .grow in the sido scrnpo them at tho top, tud out them often both there and the opposite comer. To M...
THE FARM. STOCKING AND OVERSTOCKING. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 February 1914
THE FARM. STOCKING AND OVERSTOCKING. * An experienced larracr will bm tlrat his grass paiWockB arc stocked with just the number o( Bhccp or cattle tlmt will entail neither shortugo of feed or waste of grass. Judicious . grazing can never lie accomplishT! 1 on large wide-ranged areas where | Engjish grasses are sown, and the fence is a most ncccssary adjunct to ! successful and economic pasturing o stock. , . A large area appropriately divided wltii) fences and the stock rotated from one paddock to another wi 1 carry &lt;l»itc !»«>' halt as many Uea'l I again, it not moro. The stoci will, 1 moreover, do better and bo much healthier, adding very substantially to the settlers' income. Moving 1 hem from one paddock to another as the feed is eaten down and becomes foul ed with the dropping of the nnim ils will give-each paddock a chancc to pet thoroughly washed and ckancsl with rains, making the Hush of grns?* awaiting , grazing after the spell wholesome feeding. Such j>ald...
CRIMINALS WHO ARE LIKE ANIMALS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 February 1914
CRIMINALS WHO ARB T.TTTB ANIMALS. A celebrated Italian criminologist liu discovered a now feature of criminal cnthmpology, which goes to confirm atill farther rho views nf Professor Tjombrosn. According to modern medicino ha h»o .tudud the lingers and toes of 4,500 criminal:-., and hnds a deficiency in ths aontber, as woll aa prehonailo toes, marked- by a wide opace between tho great too nnd tho second too; also a webbed condition of tho toes-an approxi. malinu to (ho toclcaa feet of ao:nooava;;cH. Ho found tho littlo too rudimentary in many caoes, showing n tendoncy towardo tho four-toed animal foot. Tho moot common of all tho abnormalities was tho webbed condition of the toeo. The criminal is truly a degenerate type.
FLOORED, FOR ONCE IN HIS LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 February 1914
FLOORED, FORONOE IN HIS LIFE. Barrister Ourrjm onco met his match In a port, jolly, keen-eyed son of Erin, who was up as a witness in a case of dis« pate in tho matter of a horso dt-al. Mr. 'Curran rauoH desired to break dawn the credibility o! this witness, and thought to do it by making tho man contradiot -bimaeU-^y tangling hira up in a not work of adroitly-framed qunstious-but to 110 avail. The ostler was n companion to Sam Wollor. Ilia good common Beii30, and. hifl equanimity and good nature, wore not to bo overturned. By-and-by, Mr. Curran, in a towering wrath, bolched forth, us not another counaol would havo dared to do in the preaonco of tho court: "Sirrah, you aro incorrigible I The truth is not to bo «u>t fruin you, for it is not in you, I bog tho villaiu in your fftco !" "Faith, yer honour," said tho witness, with tho moat simplicity of truth and honesty, " my faco must be moity fllaue And slunin', indade, if it can refleot likt .hat." For onco in hia life tho great ba...