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HOMELY FARE TOMATOES IN ABUNDANCE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
HOMELY FARE By "HOUSEWIFE." TOMATOES IN ABUNDANCE Those fortunate people who have a, lew prolific plants in their gardens; now realise that tomatoes are at their j best, the Victorian sorts, as the market; reports say, coming forward freely. To my mind, the Victorian tomato is. the best of its species with which we in this country are acquainted. Travellers tell marvellous stories of "the excellence of the tomato from the tropics, and, of course, these must be taken for what they are worth; but the luscious, wholesome fruits — if fruits they are—with which the mar kets and shops and barrows now abound do not a little in an agreeable way to vary the diet. Incidentally, they please the eye, which is one of the things that an intelligent cook or provider keeps be fore her mind. The tomato is one of the excellent gifts of America, to the world, and there is now scarcely any P1 ace in temperate or tropical regions where it is not a favorite article of iliet. So many ways of using the tom...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
INDIGESTION" CAN IT BE BANISHED ? Most cases of acute indigestion are the result of neglect or of indifference. People get into a foolish habit of think ing that they will be better on the mor row, or in a week or two, and so the complaint gets hold, and the sufferer goes from bad to worse. Food ought to give up its life-sus taining elements for every nerve and muscle in your body; it ought to re plenish the rich, - red stream of blood flowing through your veins, and help you to think, to act, and to work with the vim of the healthy man. In order to banish indigestion, and to prevent its return, take an occasional dose of Mother Seigel's Syrup daily after your meals. Its remarkable effect upon the stomach, liver, and bowels will soon be speedily shown by the improve ment in your health. Mrs M. Scrivener, of 28 Prospect j street, Erskineville, .N.S.W., wanting on January 9, 1913, eay£:— "A few years back I was delicate and weakly, and in almost constant misery j | through indigestion...
QUESTIONS ANSWERED [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
QUESTIONS ANSWERED ■ Preserved Quinces :—Young Cook.—Put as many as you require Into a pan "Witt cola ! water, and cook slowly over a gentle fire till they are soft; then put them into cold water. Peel carefully and cut into quarters. Make a syrup of % lb. sugar to 1 cup of water to every pound of fruit. Boil for about 30 minutes, put in the fruit, and boil gently till it is" $Iear. Put into jars and screw down in the usual way. Pism Sauce:—Housemaid.-—'Your questions were answered on January 10. Beans, to Keep Good Dolor:—Cissie.—Put a tiny pinch of carbonate of eoda in the •boiling salted water with your French beans, cut nicely, and do not put the lid oin at all. Almond Junket:—Hob®, Wa.tch.em. — Take one quart of in'ilk. oa« Junket tabloid, dis solved in a dessertspoon -of cold water, sugar ; to taste, and essence of almonds, and a half ; pint of whipped cream. Warm the milk to [ blood heat, stir in the rennet, sugar, and flavoring. Place it in a glass dish, and let it stajid fo...
BULL-HODDINOTT [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
BULL-HOD DINOTT The marriage of Miss Flora Alice Evelyn Hoddinott, daughter of Mr and Digby Hoddinott, Bay View, East Bairnsdale, and Mr Robert Bull, son of the late Mr Joseph Bull, of Mitchell street, Bairnsdale, was celebrated at St. John's Church of England, Bairnsdale, on January 7, by the Rev. A. E. Young, assisted by Rev. Robert Martin. The bride, who was given away by her brother, wore a robe of ivory crepe-de-chine, with corsage of Irish crochet lace, the square train, being ornamented "with orange blossom and pearl embroidered designs. She wore her mother's wedding veil and a wreath of blos som. White roses and sweet peas with tulle streamers formed the bouquet. Miss V. Keys and Miss Alice Bull, the bridesmaids, were froclced in pale pink ninon de soie, with shadow lace, and black hats arranged with lancer feathers. They carried pink posies, veiled with pink tulle. Mr H. A. Bull was best man, and Mr Prank Perrins, grooms man. After the ceremony the guests were entertained a...
SWIMMING [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
SWIMMING By "TRUDGEOX." The record time for the 100 yards was at tacked on Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Mel bourne Club's carnival at St. Kilda, ao.il, con sidei'Ing that the water was fairly smooth and that at least two of the compe ./tors had chances of being selected to represent Vic toria in the Australasian championships something better faan 64 sec. was expected' There were only three competitors in tha event, which was looked upon as a certainty for eiiher T. W. Mason or I. Stedmas, who had both competed in a 100 yards test on the previous Saturday, when Mason just got the verdifct by a touch, in 62 4-osec. On Jau. 17, however, positions were reversed, and Stedman won by a couple of feet. Stedman had 58 3-5sec. to his credit last season for the distance, and as good time was, at least, ex pected. The other events at the carnival, which was well attended, proved most interesting. Two of the events of the City, of St. Kilda Solicitors' Trophy fell to G. Grieve, of the Brighton Clu...
TO HEAT THE WATER JACKET. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
TO HEAT THE WATER JACKET. in a case of piston seizure, or to increase ease of starting in -cold weather, it is help ful to fill the water jacket with hot water. It is not enough to pour the water directly into tie radiator, as its heat is lost before it reaches the cylinders. A funnel and tube should be inserted in. the radiator opening, so as to take the water immediately to the sloping pipe above the cylinders, thus re versing the usual direction of flow, and giv ing heat to the cylinders instead of losing it in the radiator.
SECOND-HAND CARS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
SECOND-HAND CARS uas u-my oeen said that appearance, if not exactly everything, certainly goes a long way, and a motorist usually stands a poor chance of selling a car if its exterior be in a bad condition, even though the engine and transmission still be good Purchasers naturally argue that if the outside show neglect, the mechanism will be even more neglected. Consequently, endeavors should be made at all times during a car's working life to keep every part effective and retain the good exterior appearance. A bent and damaged mudguard, a crumpled lamp, a small and unimportant fitting which has become fractured and not replaced are all fraught with suspicion in the would-be pur chaser's mind, and detract more than their face value from the car's price. If the motorist make a point of immediately replac ing anything that goes wrong, he will not only make the car look more complete and effective, but it will have a considerably enhanced value over that which would be obtained if the ...
AN AIR-COOLED CYCLE CAR WRINKLE. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
AN AIR-COOLED CYCLE CAR WRINKLE. ^uite a numDer or the 1912 small car brigade have transferred tlieir allegiance to air-cooled "tweenies," or cycle cars. These handy little "prams" are less attractive than the real miniature cars possessing a normal automobile specification a la Liliput, but some of them go.; Their worst defects ar«; connected with rapid cylinder carbonisation, due to the large quantities , of oil required for laill work, and the rather makeshift me thods by which that oil is fed to the parts; and this heavy oiling renders a sooted plpg rather a common occurrence. Now I am quite sure that their designers estimate the com pression ratios of these engines without » thought of carbonisation, and as the normal running condition implies a considerable in crease of the theoretic compression ratio toy dint of carbon-films, no harm is done by reducing the ratio permanently. It is wen worth while fitting the sparking plugs in brass or iron adapters. The "hoisting" of j the p...
THE "B" FOUR-RINK COMPETITION [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
THE "B" FOUR-RINK COMPETITION Nortli Fitzroy B, 104 beat Richmond Union, 97. North. Fitzroy A, 123, beat Thornbury, 66. Carlton, 91, beat Collingwood, 78. Elsternwick District, 94, beat Brighton, 83. M.C.C. 116, beat Moreland, 81. Ascotvale, 104, beat Williamstown, S5. Mentone, 114, beat Malvern Heights, 90. Prince's Park, 96, beat City, 71. Victoria, 126, beat Northcote, 75. Dandenong, 110, beat Oakieigh, 97. Canterbury, 93, beat Oakieigh, 87. Armadale, 137, beat Ivanhoe, 64. South Melbourne, 102, beat Port Melbourne, 95; I THE "C" THREE-RINK COMPETITION Cheltenham B, 92, beat M.C.C., 66. Thornbury, 73, beat North Fitzroy 66. Mordialloc A, 89, beat Elstermvick District, 49. Cheltenham A, 72, beat Fitzroy and East Melbourne, 58. Richmond Union SO, beat S.M.C.C., 67. Prince's Park A, 99, beat Alma, 48. Prince's Park B, 74, beat Moreland, 72. Prahran, 73, beat Mentone, 68. Fairfield, 79, beat Ivanhoe, 53. Thornbury, 73, beat North Fitzroy, 66.
HOWATSON—GRICE. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
HO WATSON—GRICE. Mount Eliza Church, Franks ton, was the scene of a fashionable wedding on Jan. 21, when Miss Nancy Sumner Grice, only daughter of Mr Jaines Grice, of "Moon dah," Frankston> was married to Mr Alex ander Howatson, "Glenbuck," Queensland, son of Mr James Howatson, "Mount Derri mut," Deer Park. A special train conveyed guests to the church, and later motor cars were in attendance to convey them to "Moon dah," where wedding breakfast was served in the billiard room. The church wae de corated by Lady Madden and a number of the bride's friends. The bride wore a draped gown of cream satin; th« corsage of rose point lace £nd swathings ®f hemstitched tulle, being extremely diaphanous. The bridal veil of rare lace was worn by t*ae brJde's grandmother oa her" wedding day/ and tlie -rose point lace that draped the train "has been in the &lt;3rlce family for-several gene rations. Miss Mona Grey-Smitli, Miss Jean Howatson, and Misses Madge and Vera Lil lies. the bridesm...
BOWLS By "JACK." [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
By "JACK." Delightful weather conditions favored the commencement of the second round of pre miership matches on January it. The out standing feature of the afternoon's play was the downfall of Canterbury at the bands of Malvern and Caulfield. This defeat will pro bably alter the result of the second section, as Canterbury were considered to have prac tically assured themselves of pride of place. Section 1.—North Fitzroy were at home to Fitzroy and East Melbourne, and had no dif ficulty in defeating the visitors, the score reading 1114 points to 71. Wallace (37) against Kimberley (13), and Brewer (31) opposed to Robbie (12) were responsible for the fine vic tory. Barr (22) gained a point victory over Gait (21); but Haslam failed to M'Phee (24— 25).. On the Auburn green, Richmond Union scored over the local men by 10 points, al though they showed a deficit at the twentieth end. Richmond Union's rinks were captained by W. Bleach, Collins, Hansen, and Kelly, and were opposed respective...
CYCLES AND MOTORS HEAVY STEERING AND TYRE PRESSURES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
CYCLES AND MOTORS HEAVY STEERING AN^ TYRE PRES SURES Recently a driver complained of his steer ing occasionally getting heavy; he said that sometimes it was all he could wish for, but at others it was heavy and sluggish so that it became rather tiring on a long run. The steering of the particular make of car he was using was good, so it was suggested that the next time he found his steering become sluggish he should put an accurate pressure gauge on his front tyres; for his particular car and size of tyres I??,*. !* WOi.u , a^out the minimum pres sure he should have. He found that his steering, was light and comfortable, and that ^ ^ the steering joints well uiDricated, but that it had gradually become neavy and laborious; he had then applied tne pressure gauge and found that one front tyre was^down to 35 lbs. and the other to itL v- PUIQPed both of them up to 60 ids. and his steering was as good as ever. a * + ykole trouble was not due to any aerect in the steering or to any lack o...
ARCHER—M'DONALD. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
ARCHER—M* DONALD, At St. Peter's Church on Jan. 20, the mar riage was celebrated of Miss Hlkla M'Donald, daughter of Mrs J. M'Donald, MortlaKe, and Mr Basil Lee Archer, son of Mr A. Lee rcher, |Cildonau, Oak street, Hawthorn. Mi^s velyn Young (Hamilton) attended the bride, and Mr T. Drevormanu was best man. A re ception at the Quamby Club followed the ceremony.
NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
NOTES. tor the smglehanded championship of Vic toria, to be commenced to-day (Saturday, Jan. 24), a record entry of 2S4 has been re ceived, as against 222 last season. - Play will be resumed on Monday, and the final games will be contested on Wednesday next. The M.C.C. "A" team met Auburn Heights on the Melbourne Green on January 17, aixl scored a decisive win, the scores reading: M.C.C., 151 points; Auburn Heights, 82. The "B" team visited Moreland, and defeated the locals by 116 to 81. The "C" team were defeated at Cheltenham by 92 points to 66. The first interstate match between teams of chemists representing Victoria and New South Wales was played on Jan. 20 at South Melbourne. An enjoyable afternoon was spent, and the Victorians ran out the win ners by 14 points.
CURRIE—SHARP. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
CURRIE— SHARP. On Jan. 21 at Scots' Church, Collins street, the marriage was celebrated of Mws Mar jorie Agnes Sharp, elder daughter of Mr W. G. Sharp, "Netherley," Queen's road, South Melbourne, and Mr Ian Rollo Currie, son of Captain A. Currie, Dickens street, St. Kilda. The Rev. Dr. A. Marshall, assisted by Rev. G. Tait, performed the ceremony. Th© bride, gowned in white charmeuse, with Venetian lace draperies, and a court train of white crepe de chine, was attended by Misses CecMy Sharp, Constance Syme, Sylvia Currie, Betty Caddy, and Alison Blair. Mr Norman Mar shall was best man. The bridesmaids were froclced in blue crepe de ohine, with lace relief. They carried pinJk posies. Later, a reception was held at "Netherley."
AUSTRALIAN AIRMEN TRIUMPHS IN ENGLAND RETURN TO VICTORIA [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
TOIUMPHS IN ENGLAND RETURN TO VICTORIA There they stood chatting with rela tives, who had come to meet them. They wer^ on the deck of the R.M.S. Maloja — Henry Hawker and Henry Kauper, the heroes of "The Daily Mail" competition flight around Britain, which was nearly successful. Two of the best types of Australians; men who set out from their homes to do things, and did them. It was in March, 1911, that four Aus tralian argonauts set sail for England to become aviators —. Henry Hawker, Henry Kauper, Henry Busteed, and E. Harrison. And they won success. Busteed is now the chief pilot for the Bristol Aeroplane Company, made fa mous in Australia by the lights of Hammond, the New Zealander. Harri son holds the position of Chief Instruc tor to the Federal Defence Forces. Hawker and Kauper gained fame in "The Daily Mail" flight, and Hawker holds, or did hold. when he left Eng land, all the British records for avia tion. None of the four is old; Hawker is 22 and Kauper 23. Hawker has a spa...
SOMETHING ABOUT BASALT HILL. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
SOMETHING ABOUT BASALT HILL: "Albert Pfeiffer, who lives at Basalt Hill, Shepherd's Flat, near Daylesford, writes:— Dear Uncle Ben.—This is the first time I have written lo you. . My father has been taking "The Weekly Times" for a number of years, and I enjoy reading the Young Folks' Page very much. I live in a small country place called Basalt Hill. On Basalt Hill there are a lot of "basaltic rocks. The people about here are nearly all farmers, but some of them are miners. There was a mine just near our place, but it is not working now. There is a store and a school in Basalt Hill, and there are only twelve children going to school. There are a num ber of rabbits about here. I am 12 years of age. '
AIRMEN DO NOT FLY DEFENCE AUTHORITIES DELAY [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 24 January 1914
AIRMEN DO NOT FLY DEFENCE AUTHORITIES DELAY New Zealand is showing the way to Australia in the formation of a school | of aviation. Some six months ago the ' Dominion ordered a monoplane, and re cently Mr J. J. Hammond, the well known aeronaut, returned to the Domi nion from London. Mr Hammond has already flown in the monoplane, and the New Zealand aviation corps will be an accomplished fact before Aus tralia has completed preliminaries. It is more than a year since the first active steps were made by the Com monwealth Defence Department toward the establishment of an aviation corps to be attached to the citizen forces. Last January Mr H. Petre, a mono plane expert, came to Australia, and was. given . office room at Military Headquarters. In June Mr Eric Har rison, a young Australian, with a fine record of flights, arrived from Great Britain to become one of the official in structors. Both aviators were given the rank of; lieutenant, and both re ceive £400 a year. There are also, he...