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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 21 January 1915
The Ideal Bridal Portrait The Bride who -Irishes to lmve at least one really beautiful picture in her home should sit to us for her Bridal portrait. Our portraits are the embodiment of alt that is artistic in photography, wliiie our thirty years' experience en abli?.s us to give each portrait that unique •'touch" which lias made our name n household word throughout Austmlia. Kverv ooiivenientT—Two proofs at least. The latest styles in Bridal Veils, "Wreaths Bouquet?1, Buttonholes, always ready for the Sitter. Genuine The latest discovery in photography— genuine oilpaintings by a new method —guaranteed permanent. I'riee, the same us ordinary colored portraits— £2 2s. Write us for particulars. Bromide Enlargements. Size of Size of Enlargement Mount Price 12 x 10 21) x IG 25/ 15 x 12 23 i 17 30/ RICHARDS & CQ., The Famous Ballnrci Photographers 21 Sturt St, Bnl/arat. J. C. Dearden. Propt. Dugdale & Creber, Barristers and Solicitors, Qukknslanu Buili'Isgs, 8 t-SS William...
JUST SUITED HIM. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 21 January 1915
JUST SUITKD HIM, , / V'Dvitik is tho vuin of all nations "■ Wared Professor Novvordry. "Ah ' to think of the monoy that is wasted ovory day on that tiboraumblu «tulf ,i dvitik." , j • Silonco rcignod supromo. '*ily friends, t know what I would do with all tho alcoholic liquors if £ bfid my way. 1 would liavo all tho drink in tho country poured down tho drains!" "'liar, 'oar, guv'nor," a voice spoke at last from tho back of the hall. "All, I am pleased to sec that at. least ono of my friends agreos with mo. I presume you aro a total ab stainer ?" "No, sir; I am tho sewor man."
The Ballan Times. PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY. BALLAN, THURSDAY, JAN. 21, 1915. Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 21 January 1915
Baliaii Mimes. rUHMHHBI) KVKIIV TJIl/RaPAT. .. Balla.v, TnuusD^y, Jan. 21, 1315, Local and General News. Tenders for various Shire works are advertised in this issue. " In the third round of tlie lawn ton liis tournament, Mr Inglis btyU Dr Blaubaum, 6—1. fl— I. Tlio annual meeting of subscribers to tho Ballan Mechanics' Institute will bo bold on Tuesday, January 26th, nt S p.m. At the roquosfc of tlio president, Or Winter, tho next mooting of the Bnl lan sliiro council will bo hold on Wednesday, February 3rd. A meeting of committee of the Ballan Rille Club will bo held in tho Mechanics' Institute on Thursday evening, January 28th, at 8 o'clock. A pig truck, consigned to Messrs Coghlan, liouse ifc Co., Bulla rat, will leave the Ballan railway station on Tuesday next. Mr J. Kishon is the local agent. At. Tuesday's Newmarket sales, we notice that Messrs L. A. Kairbairn & Co. sold, on account of Mr Jas. Rig ney, of Bunding, a draft of 50 lambs, which sold up to £1/2/ and made th...
BREATHE AND [?] PRETTY. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 21 January 1915
BREATHE AND CHDW FEETTY, Correct breathing is the first art to cultivate in the pursuit of beauty just as it is the first stop in tho im provement of health. As a woman breathes so she is, for the poise of the chest is the keynote to the whole figure. When the chest is In proper posi tion the fine points of artistic wear ing apparel and sill the little frills of fashion are s« en to the best ad vantage. Kven humble materials as sume a certain elegance hitherto un known, But if it is carried badly the whole figure droops and falls into ugly singles. Nothing sets >veU no garment seems right. It is always wrong to make the bone structure do most of the work in keeping tho hr.dy upright. The j muscles should "hold it in position, otherwise grace is out of the ques tion and good health difficult. To breathe correctly keep the chest j up, out, forward, as if pulled up by 1 a button. Keep the chin, the lips, j the chest on jl line Hold the | shot lders on a line with tlu* hips, j The ob...
(Copyright.) THE PROPRIETY OF Biding Man's Proposal. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 21 January 1915
( Copyright.) THE PROPRIETY OF Biding Man's Proposal. ? BY lUISS ANNE DE LASHMUTT. The Misses Norris sat down to consider. Four of them were in sor ciety, and the fifth .sister. Miss Hon ora Norris had arrived at the alarm ing age of 17. Something must bo done to further their matrimonial ends. They had more pedigree than money and more beauty than either. The supply of ball dresses, street dresses and house gowns could not equal the demand, hence the neces sity of adopting active measures. Husbands there ought to be enough and to go round. James Goodman, attorney-at-law, had called on Miss Teresa Norris since the days oi her first maidenly conquests ; but for all his morning, noon and nightly visits, he was never there on the eve of proposing. Gordon Hunt sent Mi6S Mildred Norris candies, roses, and violet* galore ; took her driving and boat ing and escorted her to the opera and dances, but had never reached the point of proposing. Dr. Ridgeley Brown had manifest ed his admiration ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 21 January 1915
NUR5ES of Large Experience Recommend CLEMENTS to their Patients. NURSE CATHERINE KORTINC o( 176 Davit Street, Brunswick, Vic., writes « follows (29/2/12): CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. " 1 am writing about the •mount of good CLEMENTS TONIC has done my daugh ter. in January last year, •he was operated upon for appendicitis. She was eight weeks in the. hospital, and came home very weak and — run down. I gave her several bottles of Clements Tonic. It soon strengthened her nerves, she was as well as I could wish her before long. Fourteen years ago I first used this medicine u a nurse and have recommended it times out 01 number. 1 have seen people restored to health and strength, and bless the day they heard of it. It never failed to do good. CATHERINE ROUTING." 'Never be withntjt this medicine it run- i down, witli Weak Nerves, IJad Digestion, j Poor Ap.K-tite or Constipation, It t u'.s ] the human system in order rr-pidly • cIgnmay ALL CHtTttlSTS i STORES S£LL IT. ^ LOWEST RATES Water Carting Ta...
DETECTING ARSENIC IN WALL PAPER, [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 21 January 1915
DETECTING ARSENIC u* WALL PAPER, Take a fragment of the suspected paper and put it into a solution q1 ammonia. Jf arsenic be present, the liquid will assume a bluish colour. If further test be required pour a little of the ammoniacal solution on crystals of nitrate of silver, and arsenic if present, will show itself by leaving a yellow deposit on th* crystal's.
The Siamese. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 21 January 1915
The Siamese. They spotid three-fourths of their existence in the water. Their first j act on wakening is to bathe; they bathe at 11 o'clock, they bathe again at 3, and again at sunset. There is scarcely an hour in the day when bathers may not bo seen in all the creeks, even the shallowest and mud diest. Boys go to play in the river, just as poor English lads go to pla,jr in the street. 1 once saw a Siamese woman sitting on the lowest step of a landing place, while by a girdle she held in the water her infant of a few months, splashing and kicking about with the most evident enjoyment. Were not the Siamese expert swim mers, many lives would be lostj for the tide flows so swiftly that it needs the greatest skill and care to prevent boats runniug foul of one another. On one occasion our boat—an Eng lish built gig—ran down a small nat ive canoe, containing a woman and two children. In an instant they were all capsized and disappeared. We were greatly alarmed, aud I was on the point of j...
THE CAPE-TO-CAIRO RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 21 January 1915
THE CAPE-Tfl-QAISO RAILWAY. The Cape-to-Cairo Railway has been surveyed as far as the Zam besi, where a great steel bridge hav ing one span of 500ft., will carry the line across the river at the Vic toria Palls. The whole section from Buiuwayo to the Zambesi— 275 miles in length, or nearly 1,700 miles from Capetown—is cxpected to be opened next year. Locomotives for contractors' purr poses are now running on it for a short distance north of the present terminus, and a railway exploration party has been despatched over the railway route bevund Victoria Falls as far as Tanganyika. For 40 mile# north of Buiuwayo the earthworks are more or less complete, bridging work on the Vic toria Vails section is in progress, and about five miles of line are fin-: ished. The work of connecting the Buiuwayo and Salisbury section is progressing rapidly, and rails aro already laid from Salisbury to Se-. bakwe a distance of 60 miles. From the Buiuwayo end of the lint the railhead has reached the ^rguza...
A SHREWD RETORT [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 21 January 1915
A SHR3WD RETORT A noted politician onco began to raise a moustache, and while it was still in the budding .stage ho was ask ed at a dinner party to take to dinner an English girl who had decided op posite political views. "I am sorry." said the Parliamen tarian. "we cannot agree on politics." •'No we can't," rejoined the girl, "For to bo frank with you, I love your polities as little as T do your mous tache." "Well," replied the Al.P., "remember that you are not really likely to conic into contact with either."
THE MASTER PASSION CHAPTER XXXV. THE TEMPTER. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 21 January 1915
THE I MASTER PASSION I 9 I (By Lillian Kllerton.) CHAPTER XXXV. THE TEMPTER. Tho no*L day Ida did not appear in tbe studio; sho sent down word that sho hud a headache Slio felt that she could not meet licr husband after the quarrel of the night before. He had soared her heart with an indellible scar, and noither soothing words nor oven apologies could heal that. W hat ho had done, nothing could undo. He had shown her a new phase of his character■ and the revelation had leit her aghast. . That he could be jealous of a man idle novel- to, and varely saw, was irritating, hut that he could descent! to sncii a depth of meanness in order as lie would express himself, "to choke him off," she had not thought within tho bounds of possibility,. and it stag gered her. . , . Indignant and bewildered. she lay awake till she was called. Jsn wonder that her head ached, if only to match her heart . What would become ol her through all tho long years to conic.' In the afternoon she heard the front d...
AN HEROIC PRINCE. SAVING A REGIMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 21 January 1915
AN HEROIC PRINCE. SAVING A BEG IMF/N'T. The whole of Servia is proud of its Crown Prince, who is now recovering from a severe wound which he receiv ed under romantic circumstances, ac cording to n correspondent of a Petro grad paper. JTis Royal Highness had left He]- ; grade by motor ear fir the Servian po- , sition at Krotipnva. From Match- I kova Glava. he rode on Horseback. On | arriving at the firing, line, a sorry pic- ! turo presented itself. Three battalions of th:. r»th Hegiment weie subjected ; in m terrTi" artilkry and infantry fire, j and they were leaving their position under the overwhelming pressure of ihe enemy. The Austrians. overjoyed at the prospect of victory, were merci lo-s'y pounding tin- unsupported reg. ment. Already they were waring the one batte.vv which formed their last defence. and it wa> running short of ammunition. The position was des perate. With baled breath, the CrownPrinre was witnessing the disappearance of (he last eb.nice of victory, when su...
FOR WOMEN [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 21 January 1915
FOR WOMEN I ' i (By "Ainbrosmo.1') A Home paper gives an amu.sii;;; ac count of how entertaining Dclgians iitltls to tlio social .status. To have only "lie Holgian in your hose is to invito a condescending pity, but the family tJiat lias two or three, though pleased, must. on tho other hand, look with its poet on those others that can bor-t of their six or seven. Xot pounds :n the haul;, but Helginns in the drnving .'■.Kiiii or kitchen, places you us a house holder. to he looked up to in England now We hope no one. with deceit ful pride, boasts of more lirlgiaU', than he. pos-o.-sos. There must he a tem latidii. Hilletcd soldiers. again. give rise t'l arrng nice. The soldier. also, even fC not intcllictua! tliem- elves, have an intolleetunlising effect, One JCufili-h woman riinfe--cs that si. has felt compelled to throw away her novels and lill up her spare time liy studying hi-tory sinee they came. Xot to study war map.- again. seem-, i.11&lt; 1 e;• the circumstances, terri...
The Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 28 January 1915
The Rainfall. Following is a record o£ the rainfall for Ballau, as registered at the local Post Oflico. No record is takon on Sundays. Friday Saturday ... Monday ... Tuesday ... "Wednesday Thursday ... Total for 100&lt;t Total for 1005 Total for 1900 Total for 1007 Total for 1008 Total for 1009 Total for 1010 Total for 1011 Total for 1012 Total for 1913 Total for 1011. January February March April May June ' August September October November December . — POINTS — POINTS — POINTS — POINTS 42 roiNxs — POINTS 2G38 2306 258-1 1867 16-17 202-1 2516. 3707 23-10 3139 117 6 • 97 184 185 117 221 70 132 10 183 336: Total for 1915, January 1058 109 109
Ballan Water Trust. Excessive Use of Water. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 28 January 1915
Ballan Water Trust, j Excessive Use of Water. . I The following Commissioners were present at a mooting held on Thurs day last:—Coins A. '1\ Blulco (in the chair), W. K. While, and A. W. Sal tor. Watku Supply. The aeorctary pronentod a very in teresting and instructive return, of which the following are the chief | points:— j Following is a stutomonfc showing the quantity of wator used and a I- | lowed from 1st July to 31st Decem ber, 1914,:— | Gnls. used' G&lt;ils. allowed July 232,000 372,000 August 303,000 372,000 i September 325,000 360,000 920,000 1,104,000 It will be seen from the above that during the three months under re view, tho quantity of water usod was 184,000 gallons loss than was al lowed. Octobor 777,000 372,000 November 642,000 360,000 December 459,000 372,000 1,877,000 1,104,000 This shows that 774,000 gallons were used in excess of the amount allowed, or from July to December tho excess of water used totalled 3206 gallons daily, which means that 15,206 ga...
Ballan Mechanics' Institute. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 28 January 1915
Ballan Mechanics' Institute. Tlia annual meeting of members was held on Tuesday night, when the following were present:—Messrs \V. B. White (president, in the chair), JR. Sliankland, Jus. K. Walsh, Rev. 13. J. Welch, Rev. F. E. Lewin, D. R. Frasor, T. Adams, and J. W. Vou ables, lion, secretary. The balance sheet, which showed a debit balance of £8/lfl/S, was adopted, on motion of Messrs Frascr and Ven ablos. The following officers were elected: Presidont—Mr Jas. H. Walsh. Vice-President—Mr J. W. Yenables Hou. Treasurer—Mr T. Adams. Committeo—Rev. E J. Welch, Dr Blaubaum, Rev. F E. Lewin, Messrs W. E. White, D. R. Frasor, J. Gas card. Piers Kelly, A. T. Blako, R. Sliankland, and C. F. Myers. On motion of Messrs Venables and Fraser, a hearty voto of thanks -was pe,ssed to tlio lion, auditors, Messrs A. W. Flack and T. Adams. Oji motion of Mossrs Welch' and Walsh, a hearty vote of thanks was passed to the hon. secretary (Mr J. W. Vemibles) and tho hon. treasurer (M?-T. Adams).
LAWN TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 28 January 1915
LAWN TENNIS. The local team will visit Ballavafc I on Saturday next, to try conclusions I with the St. Paul's team. The fol- | lowing- will represent Ballan:—Misses ! R. Blake, I. Lay, M. and V. Lemolco, ■ Dr Blaubanm, Messrs V. V. Mogg, I LI. 0. Inglis, and R. Watts. I
FOR WOMEN [Newspaper Article] — Ballan Times — 28 January 1915
FOR WOMEN illy "Auibrosin-e.") Blouse^ woar was never quite so beau tiful. Even the simplest styles are a bit of a revolution. Ono such developed in batiste or silk has a shield-liko yoke with arched front divided by plaiu graduated collar. Tlio arch is studded with buttons, and the shield lies flat. The rest of tlio blouso is gathorcd to this, falling loosely, and the long sleeve lias a cult with a half turn, and three buttons. Another plain blouso is of crepe or lawn. It has a front just that of man's dress shirt with "V" neck and rolling collar, 'l'ho rest of tile blouse is baggy, under sleevo line from waist, and the front is outlined with a seam, and stitched to conform at closing, six buttons. A short shirt cuff, has two buttons. Blouses, front view, simulate tlio lines of tho lotter "X" or "y" or "A" (bar omitted) with lite sides bending out. This last is the most fashionable fancy, being express ed with bands both narrow and broad, and sometimes so very broad as to compass t...