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THE DAIRY. POINTERS IN CALF RAISING. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 November 1914
THE DAIRY. . > POINTERS IN CALF RAISING. A great many dairymep tako the calf immediately from the cow, novoi allowing It to suck. Others will al low the calf to ta1.' part of the milk for threo or four days. In any event, It is essential that the calf shall have the first milk from a fresh cow, as the colostrum is necessary in start ing the digestive system of the calf. The calf should be fed at least three times a day for tho first wee'e of its life. The quantity of whole milk fed to the calf must be deter mined by the ei2B of the calf, hut at first Bhould not be more than two or three pints por meal, and gradually, increased. If tho calf is- left on the cow for the first four or five days, sho should be milked out so that the calf will not get too much milk. At the end of the first week, It might rccclve four or five pints at morning.; two to four at noon, and four to sis at night. Many farmers cannot bo bothered feeding the calf at mid day. In such cases the calf for the first...
Ingenious Burglar Trap. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 November 1914
Ingenious Burglar Trap. A burglar trap consisting of a! falsa floor construct ed in front of the office safe, a coun* tor in a jewellery store, or similar places, has been invented. The floor covers a pit and is supported b.v pro jecting pins, so ad justed each night that the weight of a person upon the floor will cause it to fall, dropping the . intruder into the pit, where he alights upon springs or pneu matic shock ab sorbers; provided so that he may not be injured. The dropping of the floor operates a lover which causes a sliding door to close ovor the mouth of the pit.
A Popular Concert [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 November 1914
A Popular Concert . A vocal and orchestral concert given in the local Town Hall on Wednesday evening was a genuine treat, and rounds of applause greeted the several items rendered. The selections contributed by the V R I. Orchestra, under the conductorship of Mr F. Shieblich were appreciated, and included the following:-Over ture, Light Cavalry (Leai'.er, Miss Ella Sutherland Smith); Selection, Reminiscences of All Nations; Des criptive March, British Patrol; Selec tion, Russian Folk's Songs; Suite. Ballet Egyptian; March With Sword and Lance. MissWinifrcd M'Donald gave a pretty rendering of the song Idle Words, The Florai Dance and The Trumpeter were given with effect by Mr F. R. Collier. The violin solo, Mazur, by Miss Gretchen Schieblich (accompanied by Madame F. Schieblich) was a masterly per formance. and an encore was insisted upon. Miss Elsy Treweek, the popular favourite, rendered Carrissimi and The Little Damozel, but she had to respond to the persistent call for more. Mr F...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 November 1914
YEARS 43 YEARS A Sufferer from Deafness, Noises in the Head, &c. ADVERTISER Cured himself and many V' others, i* ? . V ... Send for Booklet (posted free), or. on application to T. C. MILLSOM, Ear Specialist, 184 ALBERT STREET, WINDSOR SPECIALTY" ' Abscesses and Running in Ear. NOTE-No Operations or Medical Contrivance* Write or Call. Consultations Free. Home Treatment. T. C. MILLSOM, Ear Specialist, 184 ALBERT STREET, WINDSOR Business Notices. The Home of High-class Tailoring IS AX' 222 Glenferrie Road, Malvarn 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 darment. He Specialises in Costumes and Frock Coats. His Prices are Most Reasonable. - Glenroy Cycle and Motor Works . HAS OPENED BUSINESS at 160 Glenferrie Road, Ifalvern. Bicycles Buiit to Order from £6 10s. Petrol and all Cycle Accessories Stocked. - .. Go-Cart and Pram Repairing a Specialty. THE CHEAPEST HOU...
State Elections. TOORAK. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 November 1914
State Elections TOORAK. Mr Norman Bayles, retiring mem ber for Taorak, opened his campaign on Tuesday night at the Malvern Town Hall. 1 Cr W. R. Thomson, mayor, presided. The Candidate said he had an> explanation to offer. At a recent mcetintr of his committee I12 was asked if he knew who or what his opponent was, and he inerelv . e marked that he heard he was an electrician and that his father was a. German. That mild statement had brought on hirn a tirade of 'V.s» from his opponent, who had charged him with "hitting below thi belt." While Mr Behrend, his op > inent, had a perfect right to enter into the contest for Toorak, he thought it seemed strange that no local man could be found to oiler his services in the Socialistic interest. Proceeding, the Candidate s-&lt;id that in politics he had tried to represent all parties in the best interests of the State as a whole. Among the moat important questions was lint of finance, but when the Liberal Govern ment borrowed mo...
Housebreaking. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 November 1914
Housebreaking. Gaul field court house on Friday presented the appearance of a second hand shop, from the quantity , of articles strewn about, and alleged to have been stolen from various dwel lings during the last month Several charges were preferred agaihst Albert Henry Edward Davis and Lily Wil son, of housebreaking and stealing.' / In the first case it WHS alleged that accused, on 17th October, broke into the residence of Charles Richard "Bradish, Bailey-crescent, East St. Kilda, and stole various articles valued at ^"15. Charles Kichard Bradish, journalist, said he left his ho mi securely locked up abnut 7 p.m.1 on 17th October. Returning shortly after midnight, he found the fronL door'ajar. The place had been ransacked. James Connell,'manager Australian Mont de Piete; 216 Chapel-street, Prahran, and William Jose, assistant, C. L. Lilley's, pawnbroker, Brunswick street, Fitzroy, deposed that accused Dav'.s, had pledged with them some of the stolon articles. Accused, who pleaded ...
Luxury in Prison. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 November 1914
Luxury In Prison. One of the most famous at Anwri* can prisons, the Tombs, in N«w York, has * woman Commissioner of Correction, in tho person of Miss Katharine Davis, who has roformod the catering system* Under the new system tho prison ers, if they are not satisfied with the ordinary prison fare, may order xr.eals from the now catering estab lishment. A caterer has fitted op a large kitchen to prepare mealt and serve as a general store. The monu card for the prisoners la printed in English, German, Italian, and Yiddish. The menu include soups, fish, meats, vege tables, salads, coreals, eggs, sand* wiches, cakes, fruits, and mineral waters, at a cost about the same as in a modorate priced restaurant. A waiter will make trips through the prison several times a day with tobacco and other supplies. The warden is charged with super vision of the pricos, quality, and quantity of the food, and all com* plaints are to be made to him or to Miss Davis. A feature of tho new arrangement is a k...
Photographing Moving Bullets. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 November 1914
Photographing Moving-. Bullets. ' Moving pictures havo unlimited possibilities, apparently, for the study of rapidly-moving objects. An apparatus capable of making pic tures at the rato of 100,000 a se cond has been made. With it seventy-two pictures of a revolver bullet were taken while moving ten inches. Pictures of a bullet passing through a stick of wood showed a curious condition. The bullet pass ed completely through the thin stick and was well on its way beyond before the wood showed any signs of distress. Then some tiny splinters started out, following the bullet; the stick began to split, and after the bullet had proceeded some distance the stick suddenly fell, to pieces. No camera shutters arc fast enough to tako pictures at anything like this speed, so no shutter was used. Instead a series of clcctric sparks was flashed, the sparks following ono another at the rate of 100,000 a second, each spark making a picture. The film was mounted on a wheel about three feet in circum...
Beauty for All. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 November 1914
Beauty for All. Ladies, this is a special article for you. Of course you wish to be pretty-you would not be a woman if you did not. But it may be you object to the use of cosmetics. All men don't like'the taste of face-powder, and many prefer to Bee these aids to boauty confined to the ladies of the stage. Besides, to use cosmetics proporly is an art, and you may not understand how to apply that delicate mak&*up which adds so much to the appearance of the woman who is past the first bloom of youth. Novortheless, we think you will be interested in the latest beauty hint, vrtiich introduces a principle in cosmetics which you may have i\ever triod ; for there is a way to use rouge which is warranted ,to be froe from all objections, and is given on the authority of a medical journal of repute. First go to any respectable drug gist or chcmist, and ask for rouge of good quality. It need not be expensive-just good rouge, applied, not with a bit of chamois or rag, but''with ,a rabbi...
"Greyhounds in the Slips." [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 November 1914
" Greyhounds in the Slips." The -moment one attempts to deal with the anti quity of tho greyhound one is literally embarrassod by tho wealth of material to hand. It is amusing to notice how each young, writer in tho history of Uio domestic dog sooner or later makes the groat discovory that tho grey hound is nn oxtremely an cient variety. There is something quite refreshing « in tho joy tho great "find" causes-to one porson at nny rate. The discoverer straightway announces the amazJng fact that a dog almost identical with a Waterloo Cup winner was beloved by tho Greeks ! True, quite true, oh ! industrious searcher in the archives of the pnst; but, since we are dealing with doggy matters, may I in doggy-language urge you to " try hack," It is truo that tho dog's graceful form appealed very strongly to tho Grcoks-they would havo ad mired an English thoroughbred-but they again wore only adopting a raco far, far older than themselves. "Try back." How far ? Now that is tho difficulty, bec...
Imperial Yokohama Cock. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 November 1914
Imperial Yokohama Cock.! The Japanese regard those fowls as sacred, and they hare carefully preserved the history of the breed from dates prior to 1000 A.D. The cocks are always adorned with what poultrymen of any other coun try would regard as abnormal talis and feathers, and in exceptional cases they moult tail feathors 10ft. long. Three specimens of feathers . that have been preserved in the museum at Tokio measuro from 13ft to 15ft. in length, while the imperial Austrian Museum possessed a cock that produced a feather 20ft. long. The hens have less cho^y plumage, but they are fair layers. The breed belongs to the Mediterranean classes, and is hardy. It is claimed that the Japanese havo a secret method of causing the birds to produco these extreme tails. One theory is that they give i a special food, and by carefully pull ing the feathors from timo to time the natural moult is checked, and the quills in the feathers become elongated by several years' growth, and the Jowl is said ...
Aviator's Secret. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 November 1914
Aviator's Secret. Nearly forty one-legged people hav« asked M. Desoutter, the avia tor, to supply them with lega like the one he has made' lor himself. It weighs only 21b., haa a padded calf, and is composed of an alloy of aluminium* the secret of which is known only to M. Dosoutter. And so he has decided to take up artificial leg-making professionally, and is setting about patenting his invention. "All the tools I use are those I have for my trade, which is watch making/' he fluid recently. " Log makers want me to share my se cret with them, and I have even had requests for my old wooden leg. 1 have halZ-a-dozcn orders now, which will keep mc busy for the next six months, for each log takes four weeks to make. I hope to buy an aeroplane out of the profits;"
OTHER WAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 November 1914
OTHER WAYS. Johannesburg has taken to calling itself the healthiest place on earth. It's so healthy, in fact, that the people who, live in it would go on doing so /or ever, if ihey did not commit suicido or get accidentally killed or poisoned. At any rate, tho sanitary people who congressed there not long ago eay its climate is the finest on > earth, and that its . people possess more stamina to the square inch than any other place, which is just a variation, of course, on the old gag about brains. Still, between earthquakes, light ning storms, and live wires, the place has its full share of excite ments, and there are always heaps of ways of getting killed besides dying from disease.
LATEST ENGINE OF WARFARE. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 November 1914
LATEST ENGINE OF WARFARE. A terrible weapon of warfare has been invented. In the "Naval An nual" for 1914, there is a descrip tion that might almost bo described as devilish. It is o! the Leon, torpedo mine, which has now been acquired and is being manufactured by a British firm., . This engine is so constructed that it. can be set to hover between any depths below the surface that may be desired. , When placed in the water it has a slight negative buoyancy, and sinks until automati cally a propeller is brought into action which drives it upwards again. It can be used in the open sea by any type of ship,. or, in the case of. tidal harbours, it could be released by a vessel outside so ns to make ' its way with tho tide into the anchorage, and perhaps destroy shipping there. A touch on tho deadly steel "whiskers" which pro ject from its upper surface, and tho enemy would be sent to the bot tom.
WHITE-ROLL FEAST. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 November 1914
*' WHITE-ROLL FEAST. At Potsdam recently, the Kaiser took part in the annual "white-roll feast" of the model infantry battal ion of the German Army. The feast is the one occasion in each year when wheat bread, instead of black army "coraraisbrod" is served to the battalion, together with a good dinner of meat, stewed fruits, vege tables, and "moibowlo,"- or -hock cup. The Kaiser, accordance With tradition, - sat down among the sol diers, broke "white rolls" with them, and' then drained a tumberful of "maibowle" from the glass of a soldier who had already drunk from it. The model battalion of 600 offi cers and men is made up of two picked men ' from each infantry re giment in the army except the Ba vanon Corps.-' ' Glasgow . News.' Two rows in on© morning with her better half had derided Mrs. Meg gin. "There, that'll do," she mur mured to herself.' as she surveyed the crudely-painted signboard in her cottage garden. "I'll sec if he won't work ! Hanging ont to me for my bit o' cottage...
Facts About the Navy. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 November 1914
Facts About the Navy. H As Tennyson says "Tho fleet of England is her all in alt." Battleships form the best fighting line of all sea power; without them organised sea warfare is at an end. The torpedo is a moat potent en gine of destruction, but it can only be employed within a certain range. The energy at the muzzle of a battleship's gun is estimated at 45,000 foot-tons. A cruiser acts as the eyes of a fleet. She has a vory high speed, and a wide radius of action con ferred by a big coal endurance. Units of the Dreadnought class carry 800 projectiles, whoso total weight is 242 tons. - A very much wider area of broad side armour is always disposed be low the water-line of a ship than above it. Tho barbotte-the most efficient means of protecting; tho guns and gunners in a warship-is a circular fortress of steel, with a bomb-proof roof, tho whole revolving upon a cylinder which goes right down to tho'bottom of the ship. An "A" class torpedo is 20 feet long, 18 inches in diameter. Its...
SPROUTING ALMONDS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 November 1914
SPROUTING ALMONDS. The Assistant Horticultural Ex port in New South Wales ki given the following informntirn on tlic matter of "Keeping and spro-.tlne; nlmonds :-"Throw into the bottom of a box sufficient sand to cover a 1 ini'h dtep, then a layer ot nuta, cov^-r with another inch of sand, nn.l so on,N to within a few inches of tho top. Afterwards water we'l with i sprinkler and again during the w! tor whenever the sand gets too V The sand has to he pretty well .>. rated with water, especially i about July 1 until planting " . Aug.ust, September, or OctoScr. cording to the locality. The n arc then planted in drills and. co cd to a depth of 2 to 3 in. Almn arc worked on their own stocl-B."
MANURIAL EXPERIMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 November 1914
MANURIAL EXPERIMENTS. Tho following "conclusions" ha"e been arrived at by the Agricul ur 1 Chemist of New South Wales (Mr. F B. Guthrie) as a result of five weirs' experiments conductcd at ihe Wag n State Farm, "with n view to d.itr.r mine tho most suitable manuring frr. wheat. 1. On new and fairly fo &lt;1 lanthe addition of (li'an'itl-s rf superphosphate (j cwt. } cwt. pt acre) alone gives hotter reiults for tba first few years than mixtures ot complete manures. This initial ad'.'n" tape disappears, however, after the first two or three years, and a com plete manure is nsc;ssary to obtain the best results. 2. The use ot nitrate of sola, or of sulphate of ammonia, alme, Ins no influence on the yield, and it wo-jld appear that suncrnhos h te occupies the same position aB a manuro for wheat that n'trato of soda does in Europe. 3. Basic slag is equally rftecti with superphosphate, and has the ad vantage that the benefici-il cfTccts continue for a longer period. 4 Pota°h salts,...
NOVEL ADVERTISING DEVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 November 1914
NOVEL ADVERTISING DEVICE. A novel advertising device has made its appearance, which consists of a polished . metal cylinder shaped like a vase. Insldo the roceptacle is a small electric motor which makes a magnet turn about a shaft. Small articles for sale with pieces of iron imbedded in thom are put on the cylinder, and the 1 magnet causes them to travel ; around the surface. This move | ment attracts the attention of the passers-by, and still further attrac tion is caused by employing small figures of men or others of an amusing character which go through irregular evolutions around the cy linder. Small steel balls with flags stuck in them are found among the best for this use. lyncher-"What can you say of the , Medes and Persians?'1 Yevng Aus tralian-"I never kept track of those minor league t«MM."
A Memory Device. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 November 1914
A Memory Device. A "memory device" has bean in vented by a New York man which rings a bell and drops a card at the time when an engagement has to be attended to. It is in the form of a clock, mea suring six inchts high and eight inches long, with three sots of pi geonholes, one series for the months of the year, the second for the days in the month, and the third for each quarter of an hour in the day. The business man makes a memo randum of his appointment on a card, and drops it into the pigeon hole, no matter what the time is, the month, tho day, or quarter-hour. At the right time the machine rings a bell, and throws out the card, thus reminding him of the engage ment. 0