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Ladies' Column. OLD CLOTHES FOR NEW. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 July 1915
s>rSl!cacJ § i!f* m ?msi fl": ^.3 £ W O *J 1; L' « .-»« 3 . 4 oi.i) 0L0TT-n:s yo«« ;:kw. If you urc lucky enough to j>orssss :i faithful old friend of u skirt which In5 dono duty in several giiises with out losing its shape, try turning it "im-.i'l? out and sec if you don't (rive it .1 new lease of lif.j. The same treatment, too, can he to an cM knitted sportn coat v.lnch may t'c perfectly pood and yet loo!; faded ar,d shabby. If you don't want tc fro to the trouble of dying it just t'.;r'". the jersey inside out ar.d nui c::'r.r v.p t.he seams on what has Ixen right side. If the sleeves and umholes are stitched, do the same with fhr-m, of course i; they are v.'ovcn there is no alteration nc^'M. Rev: tlu buttons and ponV:en- in the sair.9 place on the reverse :-'ide ar.l you ivill find that you possess vir tually a new coat.
About the V.C. SOME NEW FACTS CONCERNING THE COVETED DECORATION [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 July 1915
fibout the y.C. 3GME NJS»v i' ..CT;' "UN'CHP.Kf THE COVETED MH'ORATION The order of -he Vi&lt;-to::a Cross was foundc-d by tr.e Queen after whom it is tamed on Ja.nur.ry 29th, 185C. at the termination of the Cri mean War. The meucl itself is an unpreten tious little thing in the shape of a Maltese cross, and made of bronze. In the centre is the Royal crow.;, mounted by the figure of a lion, and below, on a scroll, are inscribed the simple words : "For Valour." The | ribboc ic blue for the Navy i and red for the Army. On the clasp | are two branches of laurel, and from the claBp the cross depends, support ed by the initial "V." An additional act of exceptional daring may be marked by a bar on the ribbon. The Cross was at first conferr°d exclusively on sailors of the British Navy and soldiers of the British Army, "out in 1911 the right to re :eive the V.C. was extended to in clude native soldiers of the Indian Army, who, until then, had been in eligible for it. It is given, ir...
The Australian Bushman. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 July 1915
The Australian Bushman. Th« northern part at Australia la fact developing & particular type of; manhood, which makes it possible; even now to pick out Queenalanders, among a crowd of Southerners. The Queensland bushman is the only die-' tinct typo in Australia ; and byi "Queensland" one includes the nor-, thern portion of South Australia,; the whole of western Queensland to, the Gulf country, the North«rn Ter-. ritory, and the north-west of New South Wales. This fact is borne out by a Melbourne doctor who hao dons a great deal of medlc&l inspection for tho Defence Department, and who attributes the production of so dis tinctive a type to the climatic con ditions. He says :"Take the States separately. To sum up, tho men from Queensland are mostly slim and wiry ; the influence of climate and perhaps the nature of their working conditions in many cases causes them to acquire a frame that is in one respect not at all unlike that of aborigines. It is the lightness and wir...
Dodging the Doctor. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 July 1915
Dodging the Doctor. ' * Men burning with zeal to serve, their country in her hour of need Bometimes resort to amusing and in genious ways of hiding from the hard-worked medical officer their physical defects. An Irishman, during the Boer war, UBcd to tell of the way he deluded an easy-going medico into thinking that he had the complete use of both eyes when, in point of fact, only ono was any good at all. The doctor, he said, made him stand a certain dis tance away from a board, and told him to count the spots on it, first with ono eye and then w:;!: tho other. He was ordered to cover up hia right eye-the blind one-first with one hand ; this he did with his left hand, and, of course, counted the spots correctly. When he was told to cover up the other eye. he merely put his other hand over the same useless optic and read the spots agaiu. Another man who failed to enter Kitchener's army owing to the fact that he was a fraction of au inch .under the required height, went home and strai...
A Ton per Man. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 July 1915
A Ton per Man. For everj" man killed in battle one ton o! cannon balls is required. Al though this was an old theory in the days ol the flintlocks and muzzle loaders, it is a known fact to-day. General Rohne, of the German army, has proved this to be true by a care ful study of statistics on the Battle of Kiao-chau, which preceded the siege of Port Arthur during the Rus so-Japanese War. In this battle the Russians killed were 1,475 officers and men. The Japanese discharged 40,150 cannon shots and 4,000,000 ride cartridges, while the Russian force fired 736,COO rifle cartridges and 7,7£>0 cannon shots. Eighteen per cent, of the Iosbob were caused by artillery and 82 per cent, by small arms. According to '?.General Rhone, it took 105 cannon ""trills or 214 cartridges to kill each Japanese, and 151 cannon shots or 3,330 rifle cartridges to kill each Rus sian. The cannon balls used by the Japanese had an average weight of 142tb. 5oz., and the ride cartridges discharged by them weighe...
A Remarkable Prophecy. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 July 1915
Kem irkable Prophecy. On Apiil 97 of last year (says the "Sunday Times") wu published a prophecy of the present great inter national upheaval which was made by Mr. G. D. Stone, of Petersham. At the time it attracted a great deal of attention, owing to tbe complete ness with which the prophet had v.'Oilted out the details of the war, aud the countries to be involved. In his prophecy Mr. Stone gave the date for the start of the big interna tional war as July 19X4. He men tioned Germany and Austria as the principals on one side, and Franco and Russia on the other, fo groat has been the interest manifested in the prophecy since the outbreak of the war, and so many have been the inquiries for copies of the papor con taining the prophecy that we repub lish it here as it was published on Apiil 27, 1913 : " The long-looked far European war will break out in July of nest year. France will he the aggressor aud will be assisted hy Russia. Ger many and Austria will be destroyed by fire and swor...
Island Customs. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 July 1915
Island Customs. -T, ?? "" la the Sooth Sea Islands many in 'treating customs have been stopped ,by. the interferene« of whites The Sew Hebrides nattv«e practised a variety of suttoe. When the chief died his wife, or all bis wives, con ceived it to bo their duty to follow him to the better world. The simplo plan of digging a hole and lfiying tha woman in it, finally covering her with sand was the accepted method. In Fiji the widow would squat on the ground while young men expedi tiously choked the life out of her by means of a rope looped round her neck.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 July 1915
SUBSCRIBE TO Ttie Recorder 7/6 per annum, iu advance. Poptecl to any address in Australia ADVERTISING. \ There is 110 Business that cannot bo Benefited by live, judioiouj adv«rti& iiLg. In oountry towns the people in business sometimes say, "Why should 1 advertise ? Everybody knows whero I am and what I soil." But that is an orror. It oan bo proved erroneous by the Railway ond Coach manifests And the parcels post lists at any provincial oentre in whioh the local business nion fail to realise tho need for keeping tbo people in touah with all they have to sell and how they soil it. It is safe to assort that by far tho greater part of the goods that couie from tho cities through mail ardors could bo oWainod locally oT a6 good quality and as cheaply a« tie caty houses oan supply. But people need to bo educated up to this, and it >1 through the advertising colunui6 o: I/ooal Newspaper that the education uaa be effeotod. Moreorer the Business man's announcement in the Ixxsa.1 N...
Our Limbless Sailors and Soldiers. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 July 1915
Limbless Sailors and Soldiers. the Editor. . waving recently, through Sn'rZy of the Press, been the c0*r\e;L known the urgent fable to vaiescont Hospitals ipcd,of" who have lost their \i-J r t!l0S the war, we beg to m & l,mt'S "our readers that Roe ¥\ " House (near London) E acquired and will shortly X for this purpose, and ,n,rp()?e, and that Mr. J. ' Morgan has generously T 1 r».,ver House (almost ad ofterLl\A/)r the uso of officers. v j° 11 1., ,,*os together are cap "ommodati^g about 300 I 1 \\ ; M-nWv Queen Mary has V consented to Hospitals '" b " "Queen Mary b Con $*bu' >' Auxiliary Hospitals," i* NT-iii>&lt;&lt;tv Queen Alexandra . h";rrS,.lT«i»nd.d herat ron'e« to th° Sch-0I"°^. nendu1 ,llVr a 'donation of £100, writes: r am delights! to see you are VP 1 "" ?! subject which I have 1tJi! Lili heart-our disabled iSrsand soldiers to be kept in ft r en Convalescent Auxiliary Hospitals until well, enough to |J;rIfth«r own living officers I? inThlr! F...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 July 1915
YOUR COUNTRY CALLS. WILL YOU RESPOND? The State Parliamentary Re cruiting Committee is desirous that the names of the honorary secretaries of local recruiting movements should be communi cated to the general secretary, Colonel J. H. Courtney, Treasury Buildings, Melbourne, as early as possible. Recorder Office FOR JOB PRINTING. Tbe Cheapest Place on Earth Neatness and Despatoh, THERE'S SOMETHING DOING. It's as easy as A B 0 To SAVE MOMEY If You Visit Callander & Forer's Winter (Clearing Sale... Which commences on Monday, July 5th, and Continues for THREE WEEKS ONLY. Bargains of Exceptional Magnitude are being offered in all Departments of our Drapery sections, While the Flag flies, wo are going to respond to the expecta tions of our Customers in maintaining our large and varied Btooks of up-to-date Goods for next; season, and to encourage the oyole of immediate oash circulation, wo ofier the surplus Stook of Fashionable Winter Goods at ridioulously low prices. Here are some ...
BRITISH MADE TOYS. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 July 1915
BKITISH MADE TOYS. Although the legend "made in Ger many" ]ms bccome so monotonously and painfully familiar to us, it iB soothing to hear that the GcrmanB have not had it entirely their own way with British children's toys. The best wooden horses and rocking horses have always been made in Britain, whilo fur-covered animals have also been turned out from our factories in large quantities. Ab for the British made toy soldiers, lield artillery etc., which are always so popular, no country can beat-or cijiuil tlicm, and British firmB have donn a large export trade in them to France and Germany ; so that to day many German children are con tentedly playing with regiments of Uhlans made in Britan. The manu facture of dolls oilers great scope for women workers. First of all the head has to be modelled, then a mould is taken of it and filled with papier mache. Next the two holes are made for the eyes, and another v.T.rkpr puts the eyes in place, while yvt another colours the face. Num .j ....
Australian Expeditionary Forces. Recruits Wanted. Conditions of Enlistment. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 July 1915
\ustrulian Expeditionary Forces. Recruits Wanted. Conditions of Enlistment. Age 18 to 45 yoars Chost Measurement, 33 inches. Minimum height, 5 ft 3 inches. Lieutenant ... 21sperday Separation allowance is paid to married members receiving loss than 8s per day, as follows :-(a) For wife living at home, Is 5d per day; (b) for each child under 16 years of age &lt;iVSjd. per day. similar allowance as in (a) is paid to the mother of a member who is solely dependent on him for support. Payable to widow on death of member of the forces or to a member on total incapacity: Lieutenant ... £91 per annum Sergeant ... £70 " Corporal ... £68 " " Private ... £52 " " In addition on the death or total incapacity of a member, for each child under 16 years of ago £13 por annum. In the case of total incapacity the wife in addition receives half the rate specified above for the respeeUvs ranks. Sergeant Corporal Private 10s 6d " 10s 6s ,, Pensions.
Australian Tobacco. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 July 1915
Australian Tobacco. There it a crowing faith among those who know, in the tobacco growing possibilities of the Northern Territory. CUmats, rainfall and heat are all to be fcmnd iu selected parts, and the only other necessity Is good. soil. An old resident strongly advocates its adoption and admits that,,, under existing condi tions, he has more faith is its pay-, ing properties than any other fleld: crop he knows.
SEARCH YOUR BOY'S POCKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 July 1915
SIvARCH YOUR BOY'S POCKETS. One of the beet indications of, and prides to a boy's mind is the con tents of his pockets, and any mother v.i:o studies them carefully will be able to gather inspiration for his betterment. Public school teachex'g ali admit that in order to know a bey thoroughly one must first know his pockets ; and some amazing dis coveries, some pathetic ones, and even some tragic ones have been made in this way. The pockets of the nature-lover will be found to bulge with shells, bits of bark, peb bles, insects, worms etc.,-indeed with anything that ho desires to ex amine and study. This enthusiasm led one boy to tho point of going to school with a couple of snakes in his pocket, and filling him with in dignant fury when they were taken from him. Tho future mechanic or civil engineer will probably carry innumerable nails, screws, wire and twine. A sharp knife will also go to his kit, a six-inch rule and a pencil. Also half a dozen examples in a more or less finished st...
State Parliamentary Recruiting Campaign MEN ARE URGENTLY NEEDED. Article No. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 July 1915
State Parliamentary Recruiting Campaign MEN ARE URGENTLY NEEDED Article No. 1. The war has been raging nearly a year now, and it is apparent it is no longer a question of the parts of the Empire doing a fair share, but of each part doing the absolute uttermost of which it is capable. The British race has never shun ned the task of being candid with itself, and the time is fully ripe for us in Australia to take stock not only of our periless position but of our efforts up to tho present. The man who believes that something will suddenly occur to change tho existing stale-mate into victory is living in a fool's paradise; tho man who believes that he need not volunteer because plenty of others are offering them selves is gravely miscontruing the forebearance of his acquaint ances who do not care openly to tell him their real opinion of him; while tho man who, be he the highest statesman in the land, who thinks people are satisfied with the present pace or with any pace other than our u...
Primitive Methods. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 July 1915
Primitive Methods, Prom Port Moresby comes a story of two white man reporting to poker to decide the ownership ol a Dative woman, which recalls the methods ot more primitive days. The woman was married according to Papuan rites to one ot Um men, and the game wm plftjrsd t*twesc the hus band asd bis rival. The husband lost the cams, and by way of conso lation tor the loss ot his wl(e the riral paid him £16. The husband, however, was not .'.atisfled, and when next ha met hi* rival, suggested that they should play another game to decide the vexed q*eetioo. The hus band made some insulting remark to his rival who struck him. The husband then drew L revolver and shot the other man through the heart. Thus tragically was the mat ter settled.
LADY HAIRDRESSERS. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 July 1915
LADY HAIRDRESSERS. Considering the aptitude that wo men hnvo. for the work it is surpris Ji>£ Jiovv few take up bairdressing as a means of earning a living. A suc cessful hair-dressing business brings ' in- n good income, and there are iiK'ny side-lines which considerably increase the profit. Hair washes, shampoo powders, false hair, hair ornaments, all are in great demand, the selling ol which is a paying game. Then there is always the chance of securing regular clientelo for manicure, cheropody and massage v.-hii-h can easily be run in connec tion with the hairdressing business. Of course, it is no use going in for h.'ii'ilressing unless you have a natu ral .ir.titude for it, and show some o :; i;::ility and discrimination in your choice of styles suitable to dif ferent types of faces. The hygiene of the head and the cure of various hc.id and scalp troubles. Scalp mas Ease, clectric brushing, clipping, cut ting ai.d shampooing are all profit able side lines, and regular custorn...
A Column of Clippings. [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 July 1915
A Column of Clippings. " Every rifle means a man " Give us rifles and we will get men "-these have been the secret refrains in Australia's War De partment from the early days of the struggle. Now they are public clamorings. The Censora have relaxed their rigid prohibi tion against the mention of the shortage of munitions, and the Ministry has come into the open with frank statements of its diffi culties. Those behind the scenes during the war have always known that an urgent personal appeal for fighters would bring out thousands of capable fighting males; and they have known that the one factor that prevented this appeal-that made the official re quests for recruits timorous and uncertain-has been a paralsying. scarcity of munitions. This is a' complete answer to the degraded1 traducers of this country, who go round crying out at the street corners that our young men are not responding as they should, and that Australians are already meriting perpetual slavery. The young men have be...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dookie and Katamatite Recorder — 8 July 1915
in uraper In Boots and Shoes. Compare Our Prices with Others. 5 Mary Street, Dooliie. Agents for Mount Lyell Manures, Also National Mutual Life Insurance Co J38 asar:, kih Shirt Styles of the Season! Nothing adds greater comfort to a man's appearance than a neat Shirt. You'll look ever so muck smarter in a pleating style from here. Your comfort wiU be in creased by wearing Shirts so acceptable as ours. Our Complete Range of Neat Designs reflect in their entirety features indicative of superior make and excellent finish. We've alt the Latest Patterns and Shades - Oxford, Cambric and Various Plain. Call in and see them. McLENNAN'S, *' Th$ Homt of Coed Clothing, " SHEPPARTON dOBIttSOiUVCi KEAb UiTICK SYDNEY General BasikES-sg- Business priTJ&ai CITIES and TOWNS of AUSTRALIA, and LONDON titmade to, and drafts drawn on foreign places dircct. Foreign bills ?at &lt;i and lectetl. letter* of credit issued to any part of the world. .;d Kx"'!ianj:o I';nines-j of every deyripii...