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IS POWDER NECESSARY? [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 24 July 1914
IS, POWDER NEPESSAHY 7 I say. emphatically, No ! There is a simple lotion which can be easily and cheaply mado at home, nnd it is at the same time both efTcctive and beneficial to the complexion. C'leminite is a splendid substitute for face powder, which is at tho bot tom of my complexion troubles. Get about an ounce from the chem* ist's and dissolve in four table* spoonfuls of water. The result is a fine clear liquid, which instantly gives tho face, neck, or arms that peach-like bloom of perfect health.' There is nothing to equal it for greasy 6kins, and the rosult lasts nil day long under the most trying conditions. Try it for the next dance.
Euchre and Dance. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 24 July 1914
Euchre and Dance. Last Friday evening a euchre party and dance was held in St. Maryte'EjC..schoolroom >in aifl of. the -school tfund. The lady's! prize, a table cloth, given by Miss Ryan, was won by Miss McLaugh-' lin, and the gentleman's prize, a kit bag, given by Rev. Er. Har nett, by Mr 'T. Linehan. The music was provided by Miss ?Wood (piano) ar.d .Mr J. Dwyer (violin). For Children s Hfiekmg Cough at Night. .Woods' Great I'eppermiut Cure. IB 6d.
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 24 July 1914
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. Vegetable and fruit stains on the fingers can be removed by dipping the fingers in very strong tea for a few minutes and then washing them in clear, warm water. To make meat cooked in a gas oven juicy, placo a jam jur half filled with cold, water at the bot tom of the oven. The steam rising from the water makes the air in the oven moist' and prevents the meat from getting hard. &lt; Before frying the tirookfast bacon, cut off tho rind :and dip each rasher in flour; thon fry or grill quickly. This prevents the fat from running and gives the bacon a bet ter flavour. The problem of fust stains has been solved by holding the dam aged fabric in boiling uhubarb water. When washing and rinsing colour ed materials add a teaspoonful of Epsom salts to each gallon of water, and even tho most delicate shades will neither fado nor run. Serge or merino dresses, which ? have been dyed black, can be .safely wash ed in this wuy without any risk of the dye running. After U6in...
Equity Trustee Co. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 24 July 1914
Eauity Trustee Co. T.he Trustees Executors and Agency Co. Ltd's. 73rd yearly re-' S>ort as to hand. This was the .first such company founded in Australasia. It points out that to fail to make a will is to skii3c a duty. The new business for the half-year &lt;was a .record. The> paid up capital is to be .increased tOT£i50,ooo. '.Of £13,256 at credit of profit and loss account £3,600 is to be distributed in dividends, £900 as a bonus to shareholeers, £1,267 goes to the staff as a bonus, and £5)000 to the .premises ac count,; leaving £2,489 to .be car ried forward. The advantages of such a company over private trustees :rre ibecomirjjg widely recognised. Wood*' Great Peppermint Cure F&lt;>r Coughs *nd Colds, .never .fails 1B 6d,(
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 24 July 1914
ful>Ho N&lt;jUc«. Bargains! ? c Bargains ! J Bargains ]! ! IN DRAPERY. MARK"FOY> *&lt; Fair >o Ladies, Visit the Pair. MARK FOY'S UrAWOKKIBI/U DKAPBKY KSTA'BIjISH M RNT Dance. DANCE will bo held in the GnMiu l 8&lt;tho«l ou TUESDAY, aWGCST 4th. Moosuowr. Gbsto,, Is 6il Skating. ? ACARNIYAT/ will be beM at thn I,ance ficld Skmting Kink «»n SATUKDAY, t^25th Jl'LT, a-good night wnured. For price* see potter*. -For .Sale, '^QHOPimd DWBIiliINO, Uncefi4ia. In ciHne &lt;£M> -a >jre«r. "For further tpa> «4:enUfa apply ifi.'iJ W.MEYER, tjineuficM, SUFFERED FOU ELEVEN TEARS. '*1 Buffered contluuoUHly for eleven :yeara Witu diz/. UurSH, Hick headuchcfl = and lack of energy," writes Mr. Wm. Johnson, 30 Ollphnnt street, I'on aonby, Auckland, N.S4. "I w«h re commended to try Clinmherlniu's Tali :leta, nnd after taking one box I felti -bo wonderfully Improved tbut I .took a coureo at them, with the result that they made u aew man of me. Now I am al...
[?]anceheld Mercnr[?]. With supplement. FRIDAY, JULY 24, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 24 July 1914
faitctfielii ^Icrcnrg. With supplement. FH1 day;.JULY 24, 19U. A '.spoon -competition, and .possibly two, will be fired on the -Lancefleld rifle range to-morrow. The cab will be running, and a big muster is expecied. U.N.-KKU COMPOUND Trade ilatk of. Kay's Compound Kucnce of Linseed fur' Coughs.and Colds. The Springfield Shire .Council,' sitting on Tuesday-as a Revision Court, certified to the ratepayers' roll as correct, there being jio . objections .and no claims, : LINSEEDUUAIPOC-N1)of 40 years' proven efficacy forCnugba, U»lda, Brouchttis, etc; The next Lancefield market of .'Messrs Adamson, Strettle and Co,' i,(Monday, August 3), promises to -ecflpse even the finri;s previous rec .ords. Already 500 to 600 cattle are '^booked and a large .Dumber .of (pigs .and sheep. >
CHURCH SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 24 July 1914
QHL'RCH SEfi.V L-C lfi f DITJM lertice will be held nt Lauceflel, on Sunday next astfollowB: UBDKCH'or ENMLAND.- Seventh Sundaj .fter Trinity- -Matins II, hYeiiiiinii 7; fcp.m.; t.'obaw 2 30.-Kev. J. Krancit. RJOJAH CATHOLIC - Liinceli-ld 930. a.u« IBomiey U a.m., Emu Flat 9.30a.m. METHODIST CHDOB.-]j)nWfiold 11 a,m -.nd 7 p m.-Student. Munmmmt CreukJ 1. -.Newbam 3 p.m. and 7 JJ.in.-Hov, Stoiia, Goldie 3 p.m.-student, NPBMBVT»BUN CHURCH.- Lancefield :i 1 ..ra.. Hpringfleld 3 p.m.-Tbe Minister. ^ Roahfoid 7 p.ni.-The Asaistant. r or CHBIBT, RAGLAN-STREET . Bible School 10 am. Communion 11 a.m. Kvaogeliatic Service 7pm
THE KILLING OF SUPERFLUOUS HAIR. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 24 July 1914
THE KILLING OF SUPERFLUOUS HAIU. It is easy to remove '-superfluous hair temporarily, but to romovo it permanently is quite another mat 1 tor. Not many women know that for this purpose such a simple sub stauco ns powdered phominol may j bo used, applied dircctly to the hair. Tho recommended treatment is dc^ signed not merely to instantly re move the hair, but ulso to even tually kill tho roots entirely. Al most any chemist could supply an ounce of phominol, which quantity should be sufficient. « . A simple j way to quickly neutralise disagree I able body odours U to dust the I armpits occasionally with powdered I (white) pergol.
Ladies' Column. SELECTIONS FROM THE WORLD'S SMARTEST BEAUTY ARTICLES SIMPLE RECIPES MOST EFFECTIVE. HOW TO DISCARD AN UNSIGHTLY COMPLEXION. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 24 July 1914
Ladies' Column. SELECTIONS FROMTHE WORLD'S SMARTEST BEAUTY AUTIOLES SIMPLE RECIPB3 MOST EF FECTIVE, HOW TO DISCARD AN UNSIGHT LY COMPLEXION. How many women exclaim an thoy behold their ugly complexion in tho mirror, "If I could only tear off this old akin t" and, do you know, it ia now possible to do that very thing ? Not to actually remove tho entire skin all of a sudden ; that would be too heroic a method, and painful, too, I imagine. Tho ) worn-oufc cuticle comes off in such tiny particles, and so gradually requiring about ton days to com plete the transformation-it doesn't hurt a bit. Pay by d«3f tho beauti ful complexion underneath comes forth. Marvellous ! No matter how muddy, rough, blotchy, or aged your complexion, you can sure ly discard it by this simple pro cess. .lust got some ordinary mercolised wax at your .chomiat's, apply nightly like cold cream, washing it oft in tho mornings.
Shaving Made Easy. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 24 July 1914
Shaving Made Easy. t No genius' has yet arisen and in vented a machine to undress you and tuck you up in bed, but wo are getting on ! The unhappy man who daily strug gles with a hard beurd in the chilly hour before breakfast may take cheer from the thought that an electric razor lias been invented by some benefactor. This machine is a safety razor, connected to a motor by means of a flexible * shaft. The blades are ac tuated in such a way as to cut Utes beard by impact, or blows. This means that the razor docs not need to lie so sharp as in hand-shaving. Another advantage is that soup is f not necessary, merely wetting the skin being quite sutlicient. A fur ther boon is that it is very much quicker. The after-effects of this method aro said to resemble those following a mild face massage. A plug is pro vided for,attaching the razor to any ordinary lamp-socket. It sometimes takes a year for the bite of a rat to heal up. 1938.
IN BORROWED PLUMES. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 24 July 1914
IN DOR HO WED PLUMES. The Amir of Afghanistan, smitten wi^i Westernizing notions, insists upon the personages of his Court appearing in Kuropean clothes. There are many amusing features about this craze for F.uropean dress. Use is made of cast-off uniforms that may be seen in Kabul is as amazing tis it is amusing. The war like Afghan mny be seen strutting about even in the stations on 1he Indian border as proud as a pea cock in a uniform which bears on iC the name of a well-known Lon don music-hall, while there are others in the uniforms of English and Continental railway-guards. Frequently it is only a coat that is worn, and a pair of brown bare legs complete the outGt. "You ask my hand in marriage. Aren't you rather ambitious ?" "Yes, but I always did strivo for big things/' From that moment his case was hopeless.
Style With the Gloves. POINTS AND TRICKS OF RING CHAMPIONS COMPARED BY OUR EXPERT. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 24 July 1914
Style With the Gloves. I POINTS AN1) TRICKS OF KINO CHAMPIONS COMPARED BY OUR EXPERT. Style in boxing is tho finishing touch given by a particular man to j a. general principle in his own way. To give an instance, tho principle of tho straight lead-ofl At the head is tho same tho world over. Hut no two very good boxors do it in quite the snmo way. . To take this simple blow-tho straight loft nt the head-there Is very little room for much variety. Vet champions have made this best of all blows effective in quite dif ferent ways. Jim Driscoll, to tako a presont day example, had the quickest left I have ever seen.* Ho docs not just pop it into his opponent's face onco and back aw'ay, but as a rule, | with lightning swiftness, he hits again and again-sometimes four timos in succession. How different is the Frenchman, Georges Carpentier ! With him thero is jiiSt as much grace of movement, the snmo eagerness to follow up an advntitago, but tho style is -totally different. Instead oi carry...
In Old Japan. THE CHARM OF KYOTO. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 24 July 1914
In Old Japan. ' - . - ? , - . 1 - THE. CHARM OK; KYOTO.; No city in Japan has mora chariri than Kyoto, none is per haps so . thoroughly, worth whilo from the point of view of the tra veller. The Japanese have a/say ing that you must never use the word magnificent till you have seen Nikko. Splendour indeed seems to mock at the hard reality or death on the terraccd hillside planted with giant cryptomenas where the Shoguns sleep in such pomp. Dut Nikko, despite its per fect natural surroundings, is withal a, tomb,. Kyoto old in story, a place of living men. This ancient capital of the Mikados has, despite modern innovations, maintained that essentially Japa nese character which is half obli terated in Tokio. True, the nar row streets are a network over-, head of telephone and telegraph wires and electric cables. Poles almost bending under the weight of the cables they carry- arc curious and unattractive objects which have to be accepted in every little Ja panese town and village to-day...
A Home-made Vise. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 24 July 1914
A Home-made. Vise. While .making a box I had some dovetailing to do, and as there was no. viso on the bench I rigged up a substitute. X secured a board .fin. thick. Sin. Wide and 20iu. long and bored a £«in. hole through it, , lin, from cnch end. The board was then attached to the bench with, two screws passing through .washers and .the two holes lu the board into the bench top. The screws should bo of a length suit able to tako in the piece to bo worked. . ' . '
Off the Target. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 24 July 1914
Off the Target. Vat and Murphy, -'since both- had fullen in love with the same wo man, bccatue: involved in a : deudly. feud. There seemed to be only one way of settling the matter-a duel. Pistols were agreed upon at twenty puces. -But when- the stout Mur phy saw his lean adversary j facing him, he began immediately to raise objections. . . . - . . ,"Bednd," .lie. said,- ."I'm twice as big a target as lie is, - so -1 ought to stand twico as -far-away - from .t)im as he-is , from me." ^ ' . ."Put's "second^ treated this amaz ing^proposition.-"quite seriously, and for/ -/a ..long't^'while 'stood ; thought ful:- and puz/.led. Then: . r - .yrhere's *no need for that/' he said.- "Bo aisy, now. Til soon put . the matter right." Taking a piece of chalk from his pocket,'ho drew two lines down the stout* Murphy's coat;, leaving a space between theiji.. "Now," he remarked, turning ; to Pat, "blazo away, ye spalpeen, and remember that any hits ^outside the chalk- lines don't count !"
Centre of Gravity Experiment. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 24 July 1914
.- Centre of Gravity Ex periment. \ This experiment consists of sus pending a pail of water from a stick placed upon a table as shown in tho Accompanying1 sketch. In order to accomplish this experi ment, which seems impossible, it is necessary lo pluco a. stick, A, of sufficient length, between the end of the stick on the tablo and the bottom of" the pail.- This makes the centre of gravity somewhere near the middle of the . stick on the table, thus holding the pail as shown. . .
Yawning as an Exercise. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 24 July 1914
Yawning as an Exercise. .Yawning is said to have an ex ceedingly healthful function besides having a salutary efTcct in com plaints of the pharynx and tho eustachian tubes. According to in I vostigations yawning is the most natural form of respiratory exer cise, bringing into action all the form of rospitnt'ory muscles of tho neck and chest. H is recommended that every per son should have a good yawn with the stretching of the limbs morning and evening for the purpose of ven tilating tho lungs and tonlfying tho respiratory muscles. An eminent authority asserts that this form of gymnastics has a re markable effect in relieving throat and ear troubles, and says that pa tents suffering from disorders of the throat havo derived great boneJlt from it. He says he makes his pa tients yawn, by suggestion or imi tation, or by a series of deep breaths with the lips partly closod. Tho yawning is repeated six or seven times, and should be followed by swallowing, lly this process tho air and muc...
Bird Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 24 July 1914
Bird Hospital. There is in Now York the tiniest hospital in the world. - All sorts of feathored patients lie 'in the wicker baskets, filled with soft white cot ton and'supported on tatl wicker stands, that form the beds. The owner and director of the hospital, a lady, .knows how to take care of birds, and she nets as surgeon, nurse, and/druggist all in one. There is an operating-rooom, with all kinds of small sterilised instru ments, fairy-like casts and splints, a sun room where the birds may flutter back and forth in a bower of green, and a tiny delicatessen store stocked with fat wriggly worms in small glass bottles, hun dreds of brilliantly-coloured dragon flies, and Just the right kind of seed for each patient's diet. Every one of the birds loves "Doc tor" Pope-the lady's naino ia Vir ginia Fojie-and when she passes on her morning rounds rows of little feathered heads bob up over the sides of the baskets, and dozens of bird voices-«omc of them very faint and weak, others loud a...
Confessions of a Coiner. SOME THRILS IN THE GAME. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 24 July 1914
Confessions of a Coiner. SOME'THUUiLs IN TKIO GAMK. Every, coiner becomes a convict. Put thai down as nhsolutc certain, tvo just, done my five yenrs' penal. You're certnin to bo lagged. The game isn't worth the candle. and I've done with it. The profits nre enormous, but so are the risks, Forty pounds n. week I marie for two months. Easy come, easy go. And then five years insido the biff gates ! Never again. How did I make my coins ? I'll tell you something-but not nil about it. I don't wnnt you to try the. game on. Ytiu miglit have "a -short or a long run, but as sure as night follows day, you'd find your self in tho dock. 1 ho .first requisite is a coin of nn old dale, but not worn. I've given ten shillings-good ones-for a. half cro\vn that hud 1 been lying in a drawer for "a dozen years. 1 gave a woman the same nmount-in bad money-for n coin mounted as a brooch; Coiners never make new coinsir. Tradesmen will look suspi ciollsly at. a genuine new livc-shil iing piece, but a counte...