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ELDERFLOWER WATER. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 29 November 1910
ELDERFLOWER WATER. To make this safe and beneficial toilet water, either the fresh or dried flowers may be used. If the fresh blossoms are available, pick enough from the steins to half fill a fireproof jar. Fill the jar up with rain water, cover over, and place in a moderate oven, leaving the water to simmer until it is reduced by one half. Strain off, add ten drops of rectified spirits of wine to every half pint of the eldertiower decoction, and bottle for use. Tbe dried blos soms may be used in a similar way, but are not quite so satisfactory.
THE NURSERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 29 November 1910
THE NURSERY. The normal age for teething to commence is about the seventh month. 'Styes' are common in weakly children ; good diet and cod-liver oil are the best remedies. Children's skin? often get rough and chafed during windy weather. The best plan is to apply a little cold-cream after washing as soon as the first sign of roughness appears. Rub it well in, and wipe off all superfluous greasiness with a soft rag. Children suffering from indiges tion, causing them great pain in stomach or chest, will derive great benefit from a piece of flannel being thoroughly heated before the fire and pressed on affected part and reheat ed until pain has gone. Rupture of the tympanum — drum of the ear — is often caused by a blow or 'box' on the ear. A mother should regard fits of in digestion in any of her children as something serious; if allowed to go on, they may mean lifelong weak ness or disease.
Cookery. Apple Cheese Cakes. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 29 November 1910
Cookery. Apple Cheese Cakes. Take 1 2 large apples, and peel and core them. Then boil as if for apple - sauce in a small quantity of water. Stir in tbe juice of two 'lemons with ' the peel grated, the yolks of six eggs,N 4 oz. of butter beaten to a cream and sweetened to taste with pounded loaf sugar. Bake in patty pans with rich puff paste for about 20 minutes in 9 good oven. Raspberry Cream. Rub a quart of raspberries through a hair-sieve, take out the seeds, and mix it well with cream ; sweeten it with sugar to your taste, then put it into a stone jug, and beat it to a froth. As the froth rises, take it off with a spoon, and lay it upon a hair-sieve. When there ia as much froth as wanted, put what cream remains into a deep china dish, and pour the frothed cream upon - it as lightly as possible. , Raspberry Vinegar. : Pour some of the Taest vinegar on to '?' ' freshly-gathered raspberries in the pro portion of a bottle of vinegar to two quarts of fruit. Next day pour off the liquo...
ENEMIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 29 November 1910
ENEMIES. Have you got enemies? Go straight on, arid mind them not. If they block, up your path, walk' ar ound them, and do your duty re gardless of their spite. A man who has no enemies is seldom good for anything; he is made of that kind of material which is so easily work ed* that, everyone has a hand in it. A!' sterling character — one who thinks for himself, and speaks what he thinks — is sure to have enemies. They are .as necessary to him as fresh ;flir;fith'iE;y keep him. alive, and active* : - A .,,' Celebrated -t character j \yhowas- surr^ihded- with enemies, used to rema-k i 'They are sparks which, if you do^not blow, will go out' ??'' b(- 'trjfemselves. ' ' -Let this be your feelmg|while endeavouring to live down tlife scandal of those who are KtterTagains^pu. If you stop to dispute, you. do Biit as they desire and open the^ way for triore abuse.
For Young Folks. WHAT WAS WHICH. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 29 November 1910
For Young Folks. WHAT WAS WHICH. A justifiable rebellion was that of Isabel. She was on the grass in front of the house, playing with the. baby, aged two. Isabel herself, not more than three times the oth er's age, was acting the part of mother to perfection. Presently along: came a young man, who thought he understood children. 'Good morning!' he said elabor ately, taking off his hat. 'How are you ladies to-day?' Isabel looked at him with dignity and replied, 'Good morning!' and went on attending to the baby. The young man stooped down. 'Ah,' he said, 'and which is which?' '':.-,' 'I'm Isabel,' replied the other girl, 'and that's which.'
THE STORY OF THE WOODEN HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 29 November 1910
THE STORY OF THE WOODEN HORSE. Long ago, about 2,000 years before Christ was born, the men:of -? Greece were angry with the men who lived far across the sea in the city of Troy. So the King of Greece called together the bravest of their/warriors and set out in their long ships to punish the Trojans and destroy their city. But the walls of Troy were, strong and the Trojans were brave fighters. And although the Greeks fought many battles, yet at the end of ten years they had not taken the city. : . -Then one of the Greeksr a very cunning man, made a plan by which they could get into the city without any fighting at all. A great wood en horse was built. It was hollow, and so large that a great number - of soldiers could get into the body through a little door in the side- In the darkness the horse was filled with the bravest of the Greek sol diers. Next day the other Greeks drag ged the horse up to the city walls. They pretended that they were tired of fighting and were going to sail f...
THE OWLET'S LESSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 29 November 1910
THE OWLET'S LESSON. 'What can bring people into the ; groves to hear those nightingales .?.'-..sing?' said an owlet to his mother. i .The old owl didn't know, and ? didn't care — she was busy watching a bat. 'I'm sure I have as fine a voice as : any nightingale, and far stronger. ' ' 'Stronger, certainly, my son, ? said the owl, with a blink, for the bat had escaped. - 'I shall go into the grove to ' night, and give them a song,' said v.the owlet. -V. The owl opened her round eyes '?y. .very wide, but said nothing. ? ??'???'.. Accordingly, when night came, -and the hour for the sweet thrilling :'6f the singing birds drew near, he flew heavily along, and placed him self in a conspicuous part of the *grove, that he might be seen and i : heard to a proper advantage. ? , Now the nightingales did not by rany means admire the prospect of ?;his. company ; so those who were ?bent on singing sought another grove, while those who were con tent to be quiet kept snugly at roost. 'Where can the ...
FOR AMATEUR DRESSMAKERS [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
FOR AMATEUR DRESSMAKERS The neck of a fitted corsage should always be cut rather smaller than the collar-band, a few notches be ing made in the neck of the bodice to prevent the collar-band wrinkling when the two are tacked together. The pleats of a skirt at the back, am nf .4-Iia nlonlraf. lift la Uli - OiVUOi OiUC VV.UUW Mwtv) should be basted' into place from the pattern before the first fitting takes place, so that all alterations may be carried out from the seams. The correct set of these pleats makes a great difference to the look of the skirt when finished, and they should always be stitched down for a few inches from the band, and from thence hang in line close to each other to the bottom of the skirt. In sewing on buttons, _ the knot should never be ' left on the under side of the material, where it may chafe the skin, besides producing an unfinished effect. Professional dress makers always place the knot, on the contrary, on the right side of the material, directly under t...
A COSMETIC FOR THE HANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
4 COSMETIC FOR THE ! HANDS. A cosmetic which is much admir ed on the Continent for imparting a delicate aroma to the hands is made of three-quarters of an ounce of pow dered starch, six fluid ounces of gly cerine, well mixed together, and heated until formed into a clear jelly, to which is added a pound of white Castile soap and a quarter of a pound of powdered orris. When this mixture is nearly cool, add three-eighths of an ounce of oil of lemon, seventy-five grains of oil of neroli, and three-quarters (fluid) ounce of tincture of musk.
Love's Reward. [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] PUBLISHED BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT. CHAPTER XXII.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
Cove's Jteward. [All Right* Rbsbrvbd.] By PAUL URQUHART, Author of ' The Web,' ' The Eagles;' ' The Shadow,' ' The Black mailer 'The Sign of the Good Intent Src. ' PUBLISHED BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT. ??CHAPTER XXII.— (Contined.) Iris came forward to confirm his words. 'I cannot thank you enough,' she said, looking at the sailor with e)res full of gratitude. 'You have helped me in my most sore need . I hope you will call on us and let my father add his thanks to mine. Now, as a lady is out of place here, I am going home on the This tle.' With a quick glance xrom ner to Arthur Wrangham, the sailor bared his head, and, murmuring his plea sure at having been of service, bade her farewell . Then the party went back to the yacht,. Coastguard Holt bearing them company. Before lunch time the Thistle came to anchor again in h.er former, station. Once, during the voyage, John Wrangham, in an aside, ad dressed Iris as 'Mrs. Wrangham.' She murmured a request that he would not betray her secret, a...
MATTERS FEMININE COLUMNS. Household Hints. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
MATTERS FEMININE COLUMNS. Household Hints. ? w ? : Old hair brushes which have be come soft calr 'be made quite hard and firm - by1, dipping them in a strong solution of alum. Onions cut into small pieces and placed in a room where there is fresh paint, jvill absorb the odour. One large onion is enough. If your table salt is found to be damp, mix a teaspoonful of corn flour with it the next time you fill the salt-cellars, and you will always have dry salt. Boards that are stained are apt to become lighter after a little wear j but if rubbed with paraffin oil they will again become darker. They may then be rubbed with bees wax and turpentine, when they will look as well as ever. - When gas globes have become very dirty^with; smoke they should: be soaked in warm water and soda for a while, and then washed in soap and water to which cloudy am monia lias been added. Finally they should be rinsed in clear cold water and dried with a linen glass cloth. In summer, when it is beneficial for...
FEET OF VARIOUS RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
FEET OF VARIOUS RACES. The French foot is meagre; nar row, and bony. The. Spanish is small and elegantly curved — thanks to its Moorish blood, corresponding with the Castilian pride — 'high in the instep.' The Arab foot is pro verbial for its high arch : a stream can run under the hollow of it. The foot of the Scot is large and thick, the Irish foot flat and square, the English foot short and fleshy. The American foot is apt to be disproportionately small.
The Boree Railway and Timetable. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
The Boree Railway and Timetable. it is known that the official open ing of the first section of the railway has been fixed for Monday, December 12th. The proposed service will entail considerable alteration of pre sent arrangements. Trains, it is understood, will leave The Rock on Mondays, Wednesdays ana Fridays I for Mucia and will return from Mnora. on Tuesdays, TbUredayn and' Saturdays. The trains from The Rcpk, airive at Lockhart at 12 noon 5 lepve Xockhart' at 12.30 for Boreier and arrive' .there .about 1.15. p.B9.r After stopping at.;Bore« for hli1f*aarf hour it thfen |-roo«Bifc to the return journey is expeot^ ihat the- train will imftve Mnora on . the ^etnrn journey about 12 noon. ' iHr Q'Bmojj night ofl|Q%r at LmUbw, ha lm «lv
CHURCH UNITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
CHURCH UNITY. In a Norfolk village of 800 in habitants there is an admirable cleri cal partnership between the Angli can and the Nonconformist preach ers. There is church service on Sun day morning, chapel in the after noon, and both at night, and 75 per cent, of the population are regular attendants. King Edward's Mem orial Service the two shared between them, and the Churchman frequent ly gives a week night lecture for his Methodist brother.
Bank of New South Wales THE GREATEST BANK IN THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE. [Criticism by the " Bulletin."] [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 6 December 1910
Bank of New South Wales THE GREATEST BANK IN THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE. x ' [Criticism by the ' Bulletin.'] Profit. Dividends. Reserves. £ . £ £ Mar., m, 119/)82 10 p.c. =100,000 19,582 1,368,024 Sep., '04,' 120,435 10 „ „ 100,000 20,435 1,388.459 Mar., *05, 127,811 10 t, „ 100,000 27,811 1,416,270 Sep., '05, 126,968 10 „ „ 100,000 26.963 1,443,233 Mar., '06, 129.385 10 „ 100,000 29,885 1,472,618 |ip., '06-: 130,115 10 „ „ 100,000 30i6l5 1,502,733 Mar.,! '07, 141, 5f l 10 „ „ 100,000 26,581 1,529,314 Sep., '07, 142j966. 10 „ „ 110,635 32,831 l.ofrl, 645 Mar., '08, 156,742 10 „ 124,399 32, 343 1,593.981 Spp., '08, 167.92^ 10- „ r. 125.000 .42,928 1.686,91.6.. Mar., '(»9. 176,4 10 ., „ 125.UOO 5 1 ,42 ft . 1 « i«StS .3-12- Sep., '09, 182,362 10 „ 125,000 .c7,362;1.74i),704 , Mar., '10, 178,939 10 „ ,,125,000 5^,939 1,799, 64d Premiums on new shares ... ... 56,720 1,856,363 Sep., '10, 184,689 10 „ . 133,709 50,980 1,907,343 : The figures are really amazing. Not only is the profit, as sho...