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STORY OF THE TELEPHONE. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 14 October 1937
STORY OF THE TELEPHONE. (By T. O. Bridées, "New Era.")) Alexander Graham Belli who ls regard I ed BS the actual inventor oí the modern telephone, flied hts application for a telephone patent on February 14, 1867. Like many other inventors, Bell spent so much time experimenting that Iiis other work of teaching deaf mu!es to "peak suffered, and he found himself with only two pupils and hardiy any money. The year 1876 was that of the Cen tennial Exhibition held in Philadelphia, and Bell and his backers decided that tills was the great opportunity for malt ing the new discovery known to the world at large. One of Bell's backers, Mr. Hubbard, was a commissioner, and he obtained leave to have Bell's telephone exhibited. Bell himself was by this time almost penniless. He had not even money to i buy a ticket, to go to Philadelphia, so re mained in Boston trying to find new deaf mute pupils. The Exhibition had been open for six weeks, and not a word had been said about the telephone. Apparen...
HELP AND HINTS FOR HOUSE AND HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 14 October 1937
HELP AND HINTS FOB HOUSE ' AND HOHE. The water In which spaghetti, rice, or macaroni is cooked may be used to starch cretonnes and colored clothes. To remove mildew, saturate spot with lemon juice. Sprinkle on salt and place in the sun, keeping spot covered with the mixture until lt disappears. Soak mildew linens tn kerosene for two' days, then wash well and rinse thor oughly. Should machiné oil stain your sewing, wet the spot wit h turpentine and wash with cold water and mild soap. Rub a paint-stained dress or skirt with another portion of same garment, using the under side of hem or facing, and stain will often disappear. I Some brands of rouge and lipstick do ; not wash out and should be soaked lu milk first. Kerosene -will remove tar stains, then wash material with soap and water. Remove tar spots from silk by spong ing with alcohol or turpentine. 'I wish I knew if my job is a per manent one. When I was taken on the boss said, 'All right, I'll give you a trial,' and I don't like...
ENTHUSIASTIC STAMP COLLECTOR. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 14 October 1937
ENTHUSIASTIC STAMP COLLECTOR. One of the world's most curious stamp collections-a room covered and festoon. «ld with about 8,000,000 stamps-has been removed from a house ai North Berated. Sussex, states the London "Dally Tele graph." The late Mr. Richard Sharpe took 65 years to complete this curiosity. He started it as a joke in the early 80's, and, in 1887, decided to make it Into a Golden Jubilee Memorial. He finished the room only 10 years ago. a few months before he died at the age of 80. He cov ered every square inch of the walls and I ceiling with stamps: more stamps on the chairs, tables, and arraviged to form de signs. Finally he threaded hundreds of thou, sands of stamps and formed festoons from corner to comer. The original face value of the stamps is said to oe nearly £40,000. According to the visitors' book, 500,000 1 visitors rom all over the world have vis- I Itcd the room. It was inspected by King I Edward VIII. Sieg George V, and Queen J Miry. ..._? - ., I
WEDDING BELLS ANDREW—MARSDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 14 October 1937
WEDDING BELLS 'ANDREW-MARSDEN. A wedding of great interest took place in the vestry of All Saints' Church, Liv erpool, on Tuesday night last, when Joan, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Al. Marsden, of the family Hotel, Liverpool, was married to Jonn Ashcroft Andrew, son pf Mrs. A. E. Andrew, of Macqugrie slreet, Liverpool, uniting two of the old est families In Liverpool. The bride, who was given away by her father, was daintily attired hi a gown oí white and silver flat crepe, cut on classical lines, with veil and coronet, and carried a sheaf of hyacinth,. Illy of the valley, and lilac. She was attended by Miss Gabrielle Marsden (.sister), whose frock was Of wallace blue fiat crepe, with silver trimmings, and who carried a bou quet of cloth of gold roses. Mr. E. J. Ashcroft (cousin of the bride groom) was best man. The reception was held at the Masonic Hall, Liverpool, where Mrs. Marsden, wearing deep blue satin with silver trim mings and a shoulder flosy'of orchid at tached, recei...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 14 October 1937
CONSULT John V. TULLY F.R.E.I. (FELLOW OF THE REAL ESTATE INSTITUTE), AUCTIONEER, REAL ESTATE AGENT & STOCK SALESMAN. RAILWAY SQUARE, LIVERPOOL. Tci.-plionc: Liverpool 247, ADVICE GIVEN respecting all Property Matters, sock Sales, Trucking imj General Auction Information. CATTLE SALES: Liverpool Yards, Every Saturday. Ashcroft & Sons, wy.iw. "QUALITY CORNER," LIVERPOOL, WHERE YOU ALWAYS GET the MEAT THAT BEATS THE REST ! Ashcroft and Sons stock all those meats Suci as s'.and any Purity Test ! Heiie ar> those stocks, good judges say, Cnn easi'y excel the rest, rtaally the Primest and Choicest Only enter the Ashcroft stocks. Fresh meats that are tender and juicy Th y mata from the Ashcroft blocks. 'Th always this Popular Meat Mart , Supplies you the Primest of Meat I So, when ASHCROFT & SONS are your BUTCHERS, You get Meats you Can Really Eat 1 HJ. BIDDLE, M.O.O.A. OPTOMETRIST AND OPTICIAN, 10 Railway Parade, Granville, Telephone: DW 8639. If you have Headac...
McVICKER—THORN. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 14 October 1937
McVICKER-THORN. The Presbyterian Church, Liverpool, was the scene of a very pretty wedding last Saturday, when Miss Marjorie Jane, secc-nd daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Thorn, of Charles-street, Liverpool (and granddaughter of Mrs. R. Hoy, of Moore bank) was united in the bonds of holy matrimony to Mr. James Shirley, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Mc Vicker, of Charles-street, Liverpool. The church had been beautifully dec orated by the bride's sister (Miss Violet Thorn) and Miss Wynnie Thorn (cousin), I and, with the colorful frocking! of the j wedding party, presented a charming, rainbow effect. The bride, who was given away by her ' father, wore a gown of deep cream satin with veil (previously worn by several re latives and lent by Mrs, A. Garthon, of Hurstville), and coronet of orange blos soms, and carried a sheaf of beautiful chincherinchee. The bridesmaids were, .frocked In pin spotted net over satin-Miss Violet Thom (sister of the bride), in pink; Miss Flor ence Thorn (cous...
ELECTION MATTER. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 14 October 1937
ELECTION MATTER. Por all political references appearing in this newspaper, requiring' signature, responsibility is accepted by W. J. Bright, Smart-street. Fairfield. READERS-Support thc Advertisers who are assisting to sive you a newsy district paper-"Thc News." printed .and .published at "The .Ble" Newspaper Office, Smart-street, Fair field, New south Wales, by the pro prietor, W. J. Bright.
Liverpool Golf Club (By "BIRDIE."). [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 14 October 1937
Liverpool Golf Club (By "BIRDIE."). Last Saturday a stroke competition re sulted in some remarkable 'cards being returned-S. Buckland 56 (16) 60. S. Manning 88 (27) 61, J. Stewart 74 (ll) 63, T. Hamer 76 (12) 63, H. Jackson 78 (15) 63: A. Murdoch 90 (27) 63, J. Marsden 90 (16) 64, G. Macnamara 85 (21) 64. In the play-off for the Ireland Trophy, between W. Ireland and J. Princé. Bill Ireland returned a 6 up on par, to Jack's 2 up. » Jim Stewart's gross 74 entitles him to hold the Lovejoy Cup. MEMBER ENTERTAINED. On Saturday night the members of the Liverpool- Golf Club gave a durneV to their fellow member, Mr. Jack Andrew, on his approaching marriage to Miss Joan Marsden, an associate member. Jack bas always been a very popular member of the club, and we all wish ihlm and his popule** bride every suc cess in their future Ufe.
CASE ADJOURNED. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 14 October 1937
CASE ADJOURNED. At Liverpool Police Court on Monday, William John Hedges was charged with having been found In (he yard of the Hotel Liverpool, on October 1, with in tent to steal. Tile police applied for an adiournment owing to the illness of a witness, and I the remand was granted to October 25.
ASSOCIATES' VISITORS' DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 14 October 1937
ASSOCIATES' VISITORS* DAV. Last Wednesday was visitors' day for Liverpool lady associates, and there was a good attendance of visitors. A four ball, best ball versus bogey was played. Results were: Mrs. Been and Mrs. Clink ll up, Miss Molly Wych and Mrs. East ern 8 up, Miss Pirie and Mrs. Gilchrist 5 up, Miss Marte Wych and Mrs. Kerr Smlth 6 up, Mrs.. Apps and Miss Brewer 3 up, Mrs. Kershler and Miss Abel 2 up.
EGG BOARD NOMINATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 14 October 1937
EGG BOARD NOMINATIONS. The Minister for Agriculture (Mr. Main, M.L.A.) has received the follow ing nominations in connection with the poll for the election of producers' repre sentatives to the Egg Marketing Board: No. I electorate district: Alfred G. Crooke, P. O. French, Harry R. Nelson. No. 2 electorate district: William ti. Bruce, Noel P. Judson, John Mitchell, Arthür R. Wheatley. Rjfcji Whitelaw, snr., William I. Williams. NO. 3 electoral district: Richird C. Blake, Hugh A. Duncan, Frank Moulang, Julius E. Tegel.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 14 October 1937
(2otfFIRST-HAND 'Knowledge (k TOM ELLIS j ' each Tuesday and Friday 7 p.m. 2GZ 1 (303 Metres) ,rfuAtA&u (?ÛJJJÙUA£ÛMJ Tom Ellis: Best Bets 295 Elizabeth St., Sydney ? - - - iHliiiiiiiiiraiiiiiiiiiiiii TIMBER I If you specify that the Timber be supplied by tu, you will be sure of the best, and, will show real .avings. We supply Timber in any quantity for every purpose. ALEX GRIMSON, Prop. m M LIVERPOOL SAWMILLS I gj Ctor«« St, LIVERPOOL. Tk»a Uv. 234. P.O. Box Ne. .. =| DONT BE DISAPPOINTED ! Make sure your Boot Repairs are GOOD REPAIRS, by taking tl\em to S- WHEATLEY, 181 Macquarie Street LIVERPOOL MEMBER OF N.S.W. MASTER-BOOTMAKERS' & REPAIRERS* ASSOCIATION. ARTHUR YOUNG, Macquarie Street - - - - LIVERPOOL For FRUIT, VEGETABLES, CAKES, JAMS, CONFECTIONERY, etc., at Lowest Prices. 16 lb. Best Tasmanian Potatoes for - - 1 / COOL DRINKS, 4d Large Bottle. CHOICE CAKES: Fruit, Plain, Rainbow and Chocolate, at 7\d per lb. Best Roasted Peanuts - - - 1/-per lb. Mosquito Sti...
ACHIEVEMENT [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 14 October 1937
ACHIEVEMENT Tile man who is satisfied with things as they are never makes thsm better. Doing to-day Just what he did yester day, and this year just what he did last, dead ' to the opportunities around him: he rests «ind rusts-the self-eattsâed worker. Discontent ls thc never-ceasing current of reproach that refuses to let the stream of energy pause and stagviate. It coun teracts Inertia; vanishes smu? satisfac tion; Jeers at "little" achievement. Discontent is the generator of action. Because Stephenson tt&s uhcontent with the power of mn», he discovered the power of steam. John Wannamaker, dissatisfied with the possibilities of a onetone store, introduced the department etore. And every comfort or conveni ence you and I enjoy to-day was inspired i and created by the stimulus of dlscon ' lent. Keep poing-keep going-keep golnç. That ls the vote? of conscience in thfi EOUIS of thc truly great-system.' I say. barber, have you another razor ? Yes, why ? I want to defend myself.<...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 14 October 1937
SPECIAL DRAUGHT ALE Brewed by Tooth and Co., Limited, Sydney, Australia, and BOTTLED BY CHARLIE F E A R N, HOTEL LIVERPOOL, LIVERPOOL. Telephone : Liverpool lil. Come to MURRAY'S Pharmacy FIRST ! AND GET WHAT YOU WANT - Goo« Gcofli, Good Treatment and Free Advice are features of our Service you can always rely upon. THINK of MURRAYS lor MEDICINES FIRST. A. T. MURRAY, M.P.S. City-Price Chemist - - - - Liverpool. .PHONE: LIV. 223. We now Give GROUP TOKENS with every 1/- spent, and you can redeem them for Valuable Presents. YOU CAN NOW SAVE further GIVE on your HARDWARE, PAINTS, CROCKERY, etc., by BUYING at M. Clirisliiinsen, PUI.IKI Macquarie St., LIVERPOOL, Tel. Liv. 20. Tel.: Liv. 20. Special Announcement! Havingl purchased the whole of the Stock of Mrs. A. BEDFORD, Drapers and Mercers, of Macquarie Street, Liverpool ^ BURG'S announce/their OPENING SALE on FRIDAY, OCTOB ER 22. SUBSCRIBERS TO "THE NEWS" Subscription to "The Liverpool News" is 4/4 per annum in advance, posted or deliv...
FIREARMS ON SUNDAY. Two Youths Fined. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 14 October 1937
FIREARMS ON SUNDAY. Two Youth!; Fined. Leslie Page, 20, of Bonnyrigg, was finefl 10/, costs 8/, at Liverpool Police Court on Monday, cn a charge of carry ing a peariSe on Sunday. September 19. He said he did not know he was com mitting an offence. Jack McCormick was flnrd 10/ for car rying a pearifle on Sunday, September 26, at Liverpool. It was not- his gun, but be was carrying it at the time.
MOTORIST FINED. Negligent Driving Charge. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 14 October 1937
MOTORIST FINED. Negligent Driving Charge. At Liverpool Police Court on Monday, ; William Joseph Verey was fined £2, costs 12/, and 12, costs 8/, respectively, on charges of negligent driving' of a motor car in Macquarie-street. Liverpool, on August 22, and failure to stop after an accident. Constable Cantwell said defendant's car collided with a stationary car and continued on until stopped by witness at Warwick farm gates. He told the con stable he did not know he had been In a collision. Both cars had been slightly damaged.
"THE AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL." [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 14 October 1937
"THE AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL." One of the most successful of the new school ol' Australian writers, Captain In gram Morgan, contributes an outstanding feature to the |October issue of "The Australian Journal." This ls the first in stalment of a thrilling three-part serial entitled "Perilous Isle," and tells how a young Scots girl, inveigled from her home on the Forth to a lonely island hi the Pacific Ocean, tails into the clutches of a scoundrel she believes to be . her t father. Captain Morgan evidently knows lils background very well, for his des. cription of the island setting is both vivid and colorful. . . Short stories in various styles and set tings are contributed by Catherine Shep herd, William Hatfield, Joyce West. Rex Grayson Gerard CMullane, Cam Wood ford, Henry '-' McNeish, Mavis Newton, Frank Walford, and others,. The Issue ls well Illustrated in color, contains many popular features, Including fashions, cookery, wireless, knitting, needlework and children's sections, and c...
"LIGHTHOUSE DAY" FOR THE BLIND. [Newspaper Article] — Liverpool News — 14 October 1937
?LIGHTHOUSE DAY" FOE THE . BLIND. It has been decided to hold a special ! day for the blind throughout the whole State, on Friday, October 22. which will I be known as "Lighthouse Day," when I neat little buttons oh which are illus trated a lighthouse with the words "Eyes to the Blind" undemeah, and . "Sydney Industrial Blind Institution" round the i top, will be offered to the ptlbllc by vol. untary lady helpers at 1/- and also 6d, each, respectively. The Institution is j particularly anxious to secure the assist, j ance of ladies to help dispose of these I buttons in every suburb, and, therefore, ; this paper desires to bring the matter to I the attention of ladles resident of these districts. Any readers who are prepared to assist this noble cause are requested to write immediately to the organising secretary, Special Appeal Fund, Hoff nung's Chambers. 163 Pitt-street, Syd ney, or~jJhone B3731. We desire to point out that the Sydney Industrial Blind Institution is the only instit...