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Malvern Club Smoke Night [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 October 1914
Malvern Club Smoke Night "God Save the King" npsned the proceeding at the annual smoke sociat of the Malvern Club on Wednesday night, and there was a large atten dance including Mr Nor,nan Bayles, M.L.A., Mr Alex. Cameron (chair man of the Prahran-Malvern Tram way Trust), Cr W. Rogers Thomson (mayor of Malvern). Cr Rupert Wilks, Cr W. Fiske. Mr F. Hughes (town clerk), and reprosentatives from kindred clubs. The visitors were welcomed by the president (Mr W. Furneaux). Several toasts were honored including The King, pro posed by the chairman; Parliament, proposed by Mr H. W. Browne and acknowledged by Mr Norman Bayles; Malvern council, proposed by Mr W. V. Bailey, and responded to by the mayor and Cr Wilks; Praliran-Mal vern Tramway Trust, proposed by Mr M. R. S. Plunkett, and responded to by Mr A. Cameron. The following contributed to the > musical pro gramme, the accompaniments being played by Mr J. O. Kane:-Messrs I, Marshall, Swain, Sidney Merton, Bruce Sloss, Cai Gay, Richiar...
Forebodings. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 October 1914
Forebodings. When Woman's Rights havo come to stay. Ob, who will rock the cradle ? When wives are at the polla all day, Oh, who will rock the cradlo ? When Dr. Mamma's making pills, When Merchant Mamma's soiling bills, 0/ courso 'twill cure all woman's ills But who will rock the cradle ? When mamma to the court has hied, Oh, who will rock the cradle ? She has a ease that must be triedf But who will rock the cradle ? When Captain Mamma walks her decks, Whon Banker Mamma's cashing cheques, When all our girls have lost their sex, \ Must papa rock the cradle ? . "T believe that fellow cheats him- ! self." "What makes you think so?" ' "He's his own lawyer." 1
The Light that Failed [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 October 1914
Th9 Light that Failed At Malvern court on Monday John. Russell pleaded guilty to driving a motor cm" in" Malvern road, Gardiner, " on 2nd October, without a light. Constable Birt said that on the night in question, about 8 55 o'clock, he saw defendant driving a notor car without having a lighted lamp attached thereto. Defendant said he had come from Dandenoncr, and was going to Tooiak, He hid electric lamps in his motor car, but though he had spent two hours on them he failed to get them to work. The Chairman said that in the circumstances the bench would impose the nominal penalty of 5/; in default, distress. Defendant asked that he be allowed to place something in the poor box, aa the conviction would necessitate the endorsement of his driving licence. Mr Hattam, J,P.: Keep your licence in your pocket. Sergeant Simpson fto defendant): Where is your, licence? Mr Hattam: I am prepared to take the full responsibility in not endorsing the licence in the circumstances, Mr M'Millan, J.P...
Unlucky Thirteen. PARNELL'S SUPERSTITION. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 October 1914
Unlucky. Thirteen. TARNELI/S SUPERSTITION". Farnell was a singularly super stitious man, and the stories told of him in this connection in Mr. Barry O'Brien's "Life" are confirm ed by Mrs. Farnell in her book on her husband. . Mr. O'Brien narrates a story of him which is of particular interest in view of Mrs. Parnell's "Life." Parnell believed that the number 18 was unlucky. He would not sleep in a room numbered 13, and on one occasion, when he had been by mischance put in a room bearing that number, he created a terrible disturbance when he dis covered what had happened, and ac cused the landlord of the inn of a desire to bring, misfortune on him. On another occasion he was at a dinner party, and one of the guests, Mr. O'Brien states, had to be sent away from the table because there were thirteen persons present. The superstitious may be interested in reading this to learn from Mrs. Parnell that she was the thirteenth child of her parents ! One of the striking features about Parnel...
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) UNDER THE BAN OF THE CZAR, OR, THE WINNING OF ISOLDE. SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PART. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 October 1914
(ALL BIQHTB. RBBBRVHD.) UNDERTHE BAN #0F THE CZAR,&lt; 0 R, THE WINNING OF ISOLDE. tj St. G«orge RAttaborno, Author ot "Omar Kassam," etc. SYNOPSIS OF-PREVIOUS PART. Owon Dugdale, the wealthy owner of an cstato in Leinster ; an artist, journalist, and idler, and an impul eivo Irishman, has mapped out lor himself a month's journey in South ern Russia. His passport, through a blunder on the part of the officials, calls for Owen Dugdale and wife, a luxury he has never possessed. Naturally this leads to strange and ridiculous complications as in Bohe mian fashion he wanders over the plainR and mountains of Russia. Evening: is setting in as his talcga, drivon by Vladimir, a Don Cossack, who fears noither man nor devil, ap ' proaches the town of Rustchuk. Shortly after passing a mounted mili tary, officer and, two Co^aac'cs, our traveller discovors a wrocked telega in his path, On investigation Owen is startled by the discovery that the luckless vehicle is occupied by a lady and h...
Miracles of Faith-healing. CURING BY SUGGESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 October 1914
Miracles of Faith-healing. CUBING BY SUGGESTION. Howover sceptical one may be re garding the powers of faith-healers, who have, particularly of late years, been subjected ito a great deal of ad verse criticism, and in some cases ridicule, by people who refuse to recognise the sinccrJty ot their be liefs, there can be no doubt, in view of tho recent report of tho Clerical and Medical Committee, that faith healers &lt;have brought about some wonderful cures. | It Is impossible, for instance, to dotibt tho word of Lord Sandwich, who was a playmate of King Ed ward at Windsor Oastle in his Eton days, and who has done such mag nificent work in relieving distress among children in the shuns. Lord Sandwich is a great beliovor in faith-healing, and says that he has cured a great many people of af fections such as cancer and blind ness by the "laying on of hand* (and prayer." His lordship confessed a short I time ago, during a remarkable } s- eech ho delivered at the Univer sity Colle...
PART 2. CHAPTER III.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 October 1914
PART 2. CHAPTER HI.-(Continued.) As he turned to enter the tavern he beard tbe clear notes o£ a bugle floating down from the heights. ; What story it told was evident, for there was a sudden hustling and cxcitoment 'among the uniformed guardians of the citadel. . Officers appeared buc'cling on swords, horses were brought, hastily forth, into the saddles of which sprang valiant sol diers ; and, lo 1 in an incredibly brief apace of time a company of fully fiVQ score men lined up to re ceive the great commanding general, whose special signal had aroused the sleepy camp. Then the three horsemen appeared in view, tbe general saluted officers nnd men, and remained in consulta tion for' a short time, during which Dngdale was thrilled to sec them all look in his direction and laugh. His annoyance "was evident as he stalked into tbe inn. Isolde had already gone to her room, leaving word that with his permission she would join him when supper waB ready, unless he had feome engagement elsewher...
Simplon Tunnel Flood. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 October 1914
Simplon Tunnel Flood. Beep tiown in tho heart of the SiznploB Alps lies a big unseen lake, upon which rests a super pressure of 13,000ft. of towering rocks. The greatest engineering feat achieved during the ^boring of tho Simplon tunnel was that of getting under control thie mighty springs of hot water that burst up from the lake, and directing the gushn ing stream to the, outer part of tho gallery by means of a huge steel aqueduct. This conduit suddenly burst ono afternoon recently at a spot ten miles inside, and a train, which was actually traversing the tunnel in the direction of Como wns well nigh swept oft the rails by the t force of the torrential outburst. Three Milan expresses bound for Paris were consequently held up at Pomodossola for eight hours. At the imminent risk of their Iivos, a gang of Italian workmen had to toil in tho darkness until nearly midnight, with the flood up to their . armpits, before* they suc ceeded in damning th? great water spout.
CHAPTER IV. THE AUTOCRAT OF THE BORDER PROVINCES. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 October 1914
CHAPTER IV. THE AUTOCRAT OF THE BORDER PROVINCES. Dugdale perhaps did not feel quite so gay as he looked. Something1 told him he was about to encounter one who was destined to have more or less to do with his future, so for as it might bo connected with that of the fair fugitive. And the reputation of the grim old fire-eater, as woll as the appearance of his square jaws, was enough to provo that any one who ran up against him mu^t expect to encoun ter a tough proposition. There was bat little time to whip his wits into line and decide upon what tactics he should use. Ho knew Gratechefl to be a tiger in battle, and shrewdly concluded that while such a man might rage at first to find his will defied, ho could not but secretly respect1 an antagonist' who refused to bend before him, and who proved a focman worthy of bis steel. It was a bold game Dugdale set out to play, in which ho depended on other powers to assist him. The lieutenant led him across to tho fortress or citadel; night wa...
Beyond All Succour. A TALE OF TRAGIC WILD LIFE AND OF A WOUND LION. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 October 1914
Beyond All Succour. y A TALE OF TRAGIC WILD LIFE AND OF A WOUND l£D LION. There was V vicious report as he| fired, . but too Uto-a rtiout^a cough inc* grunt. j the No; h. was up somehow. There was another report close beildo rrash ot splintered, parted roods , "HrllW. Jdiovr. black-tuft-tlpped .vsrs-- - »-*rg arssrva^iSi' sjrjr»ri£i - in the middle ot each hound. THAT HOVETUXO VULTURE. He had certainly intended to klU . "ho fired at him-had, in foct got him over, Knocked him down U&e a ninopln ; hut the other man had fired in his face and missed. And the beast would re vile him for-roissinf,'. I Far far better had ho not bun fiiod the Job. and let the heavy 4 .01 Fxpress bullet finish the work the! firat man's 275 bulla, , As it was, he hung-on his stride. and Popped tOQt;a fell" to" a°Swallt, and the walk stop-1 P He looked round, fowling ho«*> lv to himself in hollow rumblings. >ic stared back at the bent and bro Ken reeds, nn.l for a momont it loo'ted as if he was g...
Three Sudden Deaths at Caulfield [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 October 1914
Three Sudden Deaths at Caulfield Three sudden deaths took place at Cau field. Wm. Sham, 72 years old, an old pensioner, residing with Mr J. Wright at Balaclava-road, was found dead in bed on Friday morning. He retired to rest on Thursday about 9 p.m., but as he did not appear at the usual time for breakfast his room was entered, and he was found to have expired during the night. He had been ailing for some time from heart trouble. He has a daughter in one of the suburbs. The body was con veyed to the Morgue. James Morris, of 16 Normanby road, Caulficld, died suddenly on Fri day morning. He awoke about 5.30, and aboat 6 o'clock got out of bed with the intention of dressing. A few minutes later he appeared to swoon, and fell on the bed. Dr Robinson was summoned, but when he arrived he pronounced life extinct. Deceased, who was 53 years of age, had frequently complained ot internal pains, but refused to see a medical man. He leaves a widow, but no family. The body was removed to the mo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 October 1914
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Infectious Diseases Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 October 1914
? * Infectious Diseases Hospital. At the meeting of Malvern council on Monday night South Melbourne couucil drew attention to the want of accommodation at some hospitals for cases of illnesssuperveningon measles, and that the cmiitoil was of opinion that provision should be made at the Infectious Diseases Hospital for the reception of these cases. Cr Wiiks said he thought the matter should remain in abeyance pending consideration by the Infec tious Disents Hcspital Board. Cr Murray (a medical man) pointed out that illness supervening on measles was never such as should he treated at an infectious diseases hos pital. He regarded it as "rank, downright murder" to send a case of pneumonia to such a hospital. The proper place, in his opinion, for patients suffering from such an illness was in tents in the Alfred Hospital. It was resolved to notify South Melbourne council that the council's opininn was on the lines of. the remarks of Ors Wilks and Murray.
Bad Language Punished TWO MEN FINED. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 October 1914
Bad Language Punished! TWO MEN FINED. ' Charged at the Caulfield court on Friday with having used obscene language, and with having thrown a mifsiJe, William H, Ellin^worth, who pleaded not guilty, was fined £$, in default one month's imptisonment, on the first, and in default six weeks' imprisonment on the second charge. An order was also made for th= payment of 7/6 costs. Samuel Germon said that he, in company with a fiiend, was in Nor manby-road, Caulfield, about 5.30 p.m. on Saturday. He saw Eiling worth helping another man, who was very much under the influence of drink. Witness remarked to his friend, ' It looks lik« a case of the blind leading the blind." Elling worth, evidently hearing the remark, used most obscene language, and threw a stone at witness, which massed him Sergeant Parkin and Constable Whitehead arrived, and witness gave Ellingworth in charge. James Carroll was fined in de fault seven days' imprisonment, by the Caulfield Bench 011 Fri'ay for having used offens...
A Nine-Foot Giant. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 October 1914
A Nine-Foot Giant. King Alfonso took a great inter est at recent circus performance in Madrid in a Fronch giant named Eugenic Arceau, who is aged nine teen, stands 7ft. 6Jin. high, and weighs nearly nineteen stone. The Kinqr sent for the giant ta come to the Royal box. There he made him' hold out his arm horizon tally while he himself stood be neath it. "Why, by the .side of you I might be a child/' exclaimed King Al fonBo. "If you were a Spaniard J should very willingly enrol you in my guard. I wish very much - that I could do so/' Queen Victoria Eugenie wajb muci amused to sec the King side by side with the giant. Arceau sleeps sometimes for 34 hours on end, it is stated, and when he awakes finds that he hai gained as much ns 4in in height Doctors expect him to reach a height of 9ft. by the time he ii twenty-five.
School for Brides. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 October 1914
School for Brides, ? '' i The Cincinnati educational de partment proposes to start a school for brides, where future housewives may learn the elements of their craft, and to that extent make happy husbands. After taking a course of training which extends over six months, tho bride-to-be will be qu&Ufied to cater for a family, locate a leak in a water-pipe, mend a broken door knob, put up a shelf, scrub, wash, iron, market, give first aid to an injured member of the family,\darn. stockings, lay a table in the most appropriate fashion, and, best of all, aid her husband by preventing the frightful waste which Mr. Lon don, Superintendent of Schools in Cincinnati, describes as character istic of tho American household. Cincinnati also intends to take advantage of the parcels post re cently established in the United States to provide a service, for bring ing butter, eggs, and other market produce direct from the farmer to the customer. Lately there has been 'a general and organise...
Women on Horseback. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 October 1914
Women on Horseback. Among other things that men tell women they should not do, may be mentioned the practicc of rii ing astride, and the German Em peror has expressed a wish that officers' wives shall refrain from do ing so. For one thing, by riding astride the risk of being dragged when thrown is enormously decreased, though, perhaps, it may be easier to be thrown. This, however, only seerns to point to the fac.t that by riding astride ' women will become better riders. To sit on a side-saddle cannot be healthy-certainly not as good as sitting, properly balanced, on a man's saddle. From the horse's point oi view there can be no doubt that the side-saddle is an abomination. With the exception of really first class lady riders the balance is all wrong, and the girths have to be tightened to stand the strain in consequence. In the big, wild countries of the world girls and women may be seen riding in the same way, and with as much ease and grace, as men.
Kipling and the Nightingale. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 October 1914
Kipling and the Night ingale. I Mr. Irvin Cobb, an American, I has bad a long chat with Mr. Kipling, a summary of which ap pears in the New Yorlo ' Evening Poat.' This is how Mr. Cobb de scribes Mr., Kipling: "He has a big jaw, and he Wears shiny glasses and shows his teeth like Theodore Roosevelt, and he's a short man j and blocky, with a big, strong | hand." Mr. Kipling, in a walk after lunch, said he didn't know birds well, though he was fond of them, but he knew trees. "I wish you would stay until after dinner/' said the poet to his guest. "I'd like you to hear a nightingale that comes every evening to our garden. I'd like you to compare him with your mocking-bird. Tell me about the mocking-bird-what's he like ?" nMt. Cobb said the Southern mock ing-bird was the troubadour of the woods, a licentious scoundrel, who left Mrs. Mocking-bird at homo with the little ones and went serenading j other, bird-beauties-but withal, a fellow with romance in bis soul, a true poet. "Well,"' sai...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 October 1914
Telephones-Malvern. ESTABLISHED 1885. 186 & 571. JOHN MORAN & 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'a South Australian Wines, .Farmer's Prlz* Ham* and Bacon, Schweppes Aerated Waters. The Largeat and Boat Grocer's Shop in Malvorn, 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, ESQ , 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. 8s QUEEN STREET. i This Company is empowered by Special Act of Parliament to perform all classes of Trustee Business....
Struck by Lightning. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 October 1914
Struck by Lightning. Last summer in Franco was one of the most stormy remembered for some years. An intensely tragic event took place during the mili tary manoeUTrcs, at Cercotte, where a strong body of troops was tak ing part in tho evolutions going forward. A detachment of the 45th artil lery-and it may be said that the French artillery is admitted to be the finest in the world-had been told oft to collect th« empty shells and whilst engaged in this work, was overtaken by a- heavy thunder storm. Tho officer in charge, or dered the 'soldiers to seek refuge under tho fire-rango shelters.-- They promptly made for the spot, but had hardly reached it when there was a terrific crash and a blinding rush of flame, tho enclosure in which the troops stood, being partially de molished. Most of the soldiers were thrown ' to the ground, and more or less ser ' iouely injured. When order was re stored, it was found that 12 of tho men were seriously injured. They were rushed off to the military h...