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COMPARATIVE MATTER [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 3 October 1914
COMPARATIVE MATTEI% Age, like beauty, is a matter of individual opinion. To the girl in her teens, the -iper maiden of tweity-five seems quite aged. Twenty-two thinks thirty-five ,an old thing."' -Thirty-fise dreads forty, but son gratulate herself that there may still re tsain some ground to be possessed in the fifteen years before the half-century is at tained. bot fifty does not by any means give up the battle of life. It feels middle aged and vigorous, and thinks old age a long way in the future. Sixty remembers those who have done great things at three score; and one doubts tF Parr, when he was mar ried at ons hundred and twenty, had at all egun to feel himself an old man. It is the :sire of life within us which makes us feel young so long. If we lose that, old age soon takes possession of us, mind and body.
JAPAN FOR TIN WARE. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 3 October 1914
JAPAN FOR TIN WARE. 1. Oil of turpentine; eight ounces; eopel, t onnces ; camphor, one drachm. 2. Com. on copal varnish. 3. Tar varnish. Either oflthe two first may be coloured with lamp black or vermilion. To the first, some re ceipts advise one ounce of oil of lavender to be added Lbut thlis is preporterous-first, be cause of the expense; and,;secondly, because no essential oil, is useful in varnish. A celebrated nine importer recently had his pocket-bobk, containing a large sum of money, cut from his pocket while entering church. A few days afterwards he received the pocket-book through the post (postage urpaid;, sceon:penied with a note, in which the writer stated that after spending the mo ney, he discovered to his uftr horror thatb e had been n:aking use of money obtained in th~ infamcus wine trafTie.' lie therefore re. turned the pocket-book, and would do the same by the money should he be able again toilayhands on it. We nre told that - breast pins see made ladfgr than last ...
Local Weddings ADAMSON—LARMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 3 October 1914
__---. Loa1 Weddings ADA)ISON- LARt1LN.L The marriage of Mr. Henry Adam on, eldest son of[ Ir. .1. Adtamson, of Collingwood, to 3Miss Mona Potosia Lnrman, eldest daughter of Mr. W. Lartman, "I:ardella," lfanchester 2d..' 'entleigh, was celebreeld at Christ Church, Ormond, o? Slanltatdir 19th. The Church sa? retrttily decorateIl by the bride's frienlds, Rev. C. .If. Ray mond performed the ceremonyl, anil the wedding march was played by Mrs. Maxwell, organist. The bride was given away by her father. She wore a heautiful gown of cream satin, with a Inaee overdress and court train, finishled with sprays of orantge blossomm and true. lover's knots. fHer veil stas_ arranged o'er a wreath of orange blossom, -nd; she carried a bhouqufet of white 'carnations and white catmellins, and., gsparagus SheiL was attended b fouri-,rides maids, her- two sisters, Miss- Ahnie and 'Miss Victoria .irman, MMiss Mil lie Brittan, friend of the bride;; and Miss Violet Johnson, niece of. the bridegroom, . and...
AN UNGALLANT PROFESSOR. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 3 October 1914
AN UNGALLANT PROFESSOR. A savant was out at a social gathering the other evening, where he was so unfortunate as to become seated behind:a party of viva. cious young Indies. Conversation turned upon athletic subjects, when one pert young miss inquired• " Professor, what is your favourite exer. oise " "Oh, I have no preference; but just at present I should prefer dumb belles," was the rather curt reply. The fellow who took offence has not yet aeturned it. The man who saw the joke, it is rid. ued a spy-glass. " Is it true'that when a wild goose's mate dies it never takes another!" asks a young widow. '"Yes; but don't woriry about that It acts that way because it is a goose.'
COOKERY. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 3 October 1914
COOKERY. CnmcrEN O Lrsr.-To the plain'omelet add a cupful of chopped white meat of chicken, which has been previously cooked in a cream sauce, made this way: ' pint bf cream or milk, thickened 'sith a paste of butter aln tablespoonful of flour seasomied: well with salt and pepper. YToKsnnroE lPeLNUo. - Fire tablespoonu., tuls of Ilour, pinch of salt, and pint of new._ milk, two eggs. Put flour and stilt' iloia bowl, add slowly the milk to make-a smoothl Ltatter, tlhn odd the eggs, pireviously .well beaten. Fat should be put into the tin oud allowed to come to boil; the batter is then; to be poured in and baked twenty-minites iai a hot oven. Can be finished under the jo.nt if desired. Je.ra CHi:ESE.-Two sets of pigs' feet put into hot. salted water, suficient to covet. them ; boil slowly until the meat falls from the bone. Then put the foot on a disli and take out all the bones; cut the meat into' small pieces and return to the kettle in" which they were boiled, with the liquor; then...
A STORY OF THE BASTILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 3 October 1914
A STORY OF THE BASTILLE. When the Bastille was taken only seven were found there, as Louis XVI. upon his accession had set many at liberty. Amongst those then released was an old man, wio had groaned in confinement for forty-sever years. His locks, white, thin, and scattered. had acquired the rigidity of iron; whilst his frame, shut up so long as in a stone conlin, had grown stiff and paralysed. One day the narrow door of his cell was thrown wide open. A voice announced his liberty, and bade him depart. Believing it to be a dream, he hesitated; but at length he rose up and walked forth with trembling, tottering steps. The stairs of the prison, the courtyards, and the bridges seemed of endless length. He stopped fromn time to time, and gazedaround hinm like a bewidlered traveller. His whole nervous system was so prostrate that iis limbs almost refused their oltices. When ha entered the carriage provided for him, he felt the motion of the wlhels so painful, that lie screamed out with ...
A WONDERFUL MULE. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 3 October 1914
A WONDERFUL M1ULE. "Speaking about .mules," remarked a six-footer in Arkansas, as he cracked his whip at market, " I'e got a mule at hnme .which knows as much as I do, and I -want to hear somebody say 'ns half a fool." No one said so, and he went on. " I've stood around here ind heard men blow about'kicking mules till I got disgusted. When you come down to kicking, I-want to bet on my mule. A fbiend came along and took dinner with me one day, and, as he seemed a little down-heirted, I took hinm"alon, o Lsee Thiomas Jefferson, my champion niule: I was.telling the good man' hlo". that'mule would flop his feet irontid, and he s:iil lihe would like to se.e i little ftmn 1le'ld issed his wlolt life ii the SouthI, liut had ne:eri seen a mule lay hisi whole: 'dul into . big time at kicking. :,' Well,. he said, after biirrowing some tobaccoo, ,I. tookThoiiias out of the sta ble, baccked'hiui .'up'gin aliillgin himna ctifon the. ear, aid :weatod hy to see the a musemen . "It was a good place...
CHARACTER OF A HAPPY WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 3 October 1914
CHARACTER OF A BAPPY S WIFE, She was a phantom of delight When first she gleamed upon ?y sight A lovely apparition, sent ' To be a moment's ornament: Her eyes as stars of twilight fair Like twilight, too, her dusky bhair But all things else about her drawn. From May-time and the cheerful dawrng SA dancing shape, an image gay, STo haunt, to startle, and waylay. I saw her, upon nearer view, A spirit, yet a woman too ! Her household motions light and hO% And steps of virgin liberty; A countenance in. which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweetu A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food; For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisser, tears,. sa smiles. And now I see with eye serene The very.pulse of the machine: A being breathing thoughtful l.reatS, A traveller betwixt life and death; - The reason firm, the temperate will, Endurance, foresight, strength, and skill, A perfect woman, nobly planned, To warn, to comfort, and command; And yet a sp...
THE LITTLE STAMP COLLECTOR. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 3 October 1914
TI E LITTLE , STAMP-COL. LECTOR. SThree months ago he did not know " - His lessons in geography; -o!)gThl:gh 'he couid epell and rerd quits .... cll,. A'-''llnd cipher rob, he could not tell -r .Tie leust-thing in topography. , Iut what a change! How passing S strange I ?.-This stamp- collecting passion iHaW roused his zeal for woe or wtal, And 'ists of names he now can real Off, in amtnoing fashion. I hear him sp.eak of M'ozambique, - elibgolaend. Ilavara , Caslimere, Japan. Tibet, Soudan, S Sumatra, Spain, Waldeck, Kokan, lKhaloon, Siam, Bulgaria, * Schleswig-Holstein (oh! boyof mine, Genius 'without a teacher i), W ales. Panama, Seinde; Boli?tr SJelsilabad and Kandahar, Cabul. Deecan' Helvetia. And now he longs for mo.e Holn • ongs, A Rampour, a Mauritius, Greece. Borneo, Fernando Po, -And how much else no one can know; But be, kind fates, propitious I -St. Nicholas.
A STORY WITH A MORAL. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 3 October 1914
IA STORY WJTH A MORAL SOld Grimes;?as he was- called by his 'elloi townsmen, was an eccentric man 1whoi minded'h is own business strictly, and dressed-in?' fashioi to suit his taste, anid'in garmenits soiimeiwhat antiquated. -He did not please the eye of his towns people'. ' SIf he had opinions differing from others, he keptithe'n to himself. He paid his debts; and went about quietly and soberly. : But in some way or other'a prejudice sprang up against nini. . People called him mean, and it even got vaguely whispered abroad that he w.as a dangerous man. SThe boys felt it liberty to make faces and miimic his ungainly motions. " Hesaid nothing, paid no heed to neg Ic t 6r taiuits, bit went his way and lived this own life. : .Buione cold iinter, in the dead ol night, a'fire rboke obut in the town, and sept away .nearly All the business portion be foife morning:. I"-Ther&c were a -great nman) homeless persons needing aid. A sIbscpilpon wais set agoing on their be 'ihalf -d wsiyl...
TRAVELLING BY PNEUMATIC TUBE. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 3 October 1914
TRLATBLING BY PNEUMATIO TUBE.; A company has been formed at Ham'?rr for the purpose of putting into practicO en) working an idea for the conveyance of pa. engers by pneumatie tubes, in the "rspe way as letters aid telegrams are forvird.e: Ina serat couotrlie. It islntendedto eommenoeby sonsturing a line, or tube, bejwen Hamburg had mBe hen, a distance of 15 mile, and the journey will be ptlormed in Iue than eleves min-. te, or an average speed of between 85 and 90 miles an hour. This rate will be consid erably incrneed a time goes on and thin get into working ordu. The pauesngers, three in number, wll take their seats in aylinder about 42inche in diameter and 6j ftt long, whlth will be lighted lectrically by a small incandescent lamp, and will be properly supplied with fresh air stored in a pecial reservoir. The iron tbes are being constructed by a special proce; anl the muimum speed will be reaebed in three sonde. In spite of the great speed, the motion will not be unplssant; it Is...
PROPOSED ELECTRI TRAMS. RATEPAYERS' VIEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 3 October 1914
I'ItOPOSED E.LECRTRIC TRAWIS: RATEPAYBRLXS VIEW'S 1P. M. ' ieidrj i ?rits -Sir---I i was v;ery ,iuuch suirprised at the discussion that tiook "idtcb .atthe last' council meeting. ''Facv Cr. Pullmiii or any other ?couincillor? .idovingtlii adoption of planls thiat -ire not coniplete. 'Bay street" ' as oiriginally'eadopted by- a mcjority ;of nine'to two. HIe stould not only "think" on such important matters. - Our -worthy :.Toii'iC.erk thought' the so-cualled maii line was to be obn strutted first.. I maintain 'Bay- st." is the maun line.. No one can dispute the' fact :that Bay street has been the muti`f.sireet in Brighton for the last 50cyears S-onie expert opinions are thait' n??s soon as the tranms enter Brighton, 'the proper course to take is to makle for-the first principal sta tiorinviz., "tay street." It is there you look for your revenue. For the life of nil I can't understand any coLncil thinking of constructing a line without net lines. "I maintain that ,ratepa3'ers are the ...
A LIFE DRAMA OF A LODGING HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 3 October 1914
A LIFE DIIAMA OF A LODGING HOUSE. It fiediilcilt to imagine any professions' man raising himself again after drifting as low as the common. lodging-house ; yet am acqnain'ed with many instances L which the feat has been accomplished: James Arnold was a doctor. He was a physician who formerly had i splendid practice in a well-known town in the West fI England. He married a very beautiful girl, the daughter .of one of. his principal patients, ind everything promtised-fairly fot along, happy, and honourable career feo him in a noble profession. Unfortunately aliter a year. of happy married life,: his young wife died suddenly under very tragic eircumintancsa. Distracted with grief. Dr. Arnold rushed for relief to that fatal remedy for care and anxiety-alcohol. The inevitable ruin came, and, like most of the. wreckage of provincial towns and count-) places, Arnold, degraded and ruined in his profession, drifted at last to London to. swell the ranks of the great city's miner; Hle earned h...
VANQUISHED. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 3 October 1914
• Ms.L. . in. . . Iomething unusual was going an Is the great house which so latal bad opened its loors to a rush of the madding erowd, sal the halls that bat a few pights before echoed the dancers' It and the. blare of mumie, weie now oppressively still. Yet a more disiinguished gout than enter. tained there had just arolsed the portals, the angel with the amaranthine Wreath, and his shadow lay heavy en the hossholdl For the prince of this houes of lortons had laid aside his temporary pomp and splea dour, and was lying there on the low bed of pain, calling out witll blanched, fever. alawn lipsabne word that rung pitifulli ;hirolgl the spacious rooms. "Time I time I time I" He hled spent forty years of his manhood in acquiring the bric.a-brao of life, in giv. ing his fanily a home in which-he had no place, in accumulating land and houses, bonds and deeds, and of it all he had nothing more than a closet, a narrow room where he kept his ledgers and his will, and balanced his books and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 3 October 1914
EDUCATlIONAL. - OSBEI?CON; GIRLS' GRAMMAR' SCHIOOL' and SINDERGARTEN." : NORTH RiOAI, NORTH BRIGHTON 5 minutes from' Gardenvale Station. 10 " uinutes' froin Electric Tram. Large gr;iudi a; ''cellOnt' accommoda tion for Boarders.: P.,lupils. Prepared, for University. Plrimnry Juniior, and Senior Examinations ; Also -for University? Iocl' Examina tions in Music. Prn-icpali MISS 'TISDALL AND MISS CONSTANRCE 'lISDALL, M.A. Class Singiing and Physical' Gulture nave always formed part of the cur iiculum. SDancing and Special. iPhysical Cgil ture Lessons are open to Non-PuplIls Three Terms for 1914 Begin-i February 10th. ' June 2nd. September 15th. Pupils may be Enrolled any: time pro rata - "NORFOLK" GIRLS' SCHOOL, "KIORA," SOUTH ROAD, BRIGHTON BEACH. lSECONDAJlA, PRIARlY, aý1`'"''r;.ci.. SUB-I'BLIAltY. ? Deven lutihiis'- Walk from Train or Tram. ' The school- is beautifully situated, : with exceptional accommodation for boarders. Pupils prepared for JUNIOR anti SENIOR I'ULlLCG Examinatio...
SLEEPING ON THE WING. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 3 October 1914
ILEEPING ON THE WING. A lerned professor oi toral history hu made the discoaery that aritin birds may sleep on the wing. Birs of pray, an some ethers, he eary, su look together the part. of the wing holding the etsnded feathers, The saction of tle air on the wing in this onalition esale 'the elbow, which is pre Sente4 from opealin too far by a eartilage, and the wing may keep this poities for a Inddaite length of time, with no muscular erdon whateuear the part of the bird." Without e aiSi a bird may thus be ar. ledfIr byhborisstal orrest, san might sealy go toslep. ie (to tray)-" ay. do you wat a sr" Treap (haLghtily)-" Do you know shoI Im. .? r li is betMsrto y ei t all Itheeu pd lt laoma ogsitmgdeli o my em. a-lYJ
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 3 October 1914
MITCHELL and TAYLOR. Lg31ADALE, D.F. Brick, nearly new, 6 rooms, tile roof, 4 minutes' sta tion, 40 x 110; £740. Mitchell.and Taylor. CAULFIELD, splendid D.F. B. Villa, 6 rooms, Kooyong road, stables, &c.: £500; absolute rift. MLitchell and Taylor, 394 Chapel street. TOORAK, D.F. W.B., 6 rooms, 45 x 115, r.o.w., perfect order; £600. Mitchell and Taylor, 394 Chapel st. jAWKSBURN, something special, Brick Villa, modern desin, tile roof 6 really nice rooms; 25/-; £700. Mitchell and Taylor, 394 Chapel st. ELSTERNWICK, .I cheap proposition, D.F. B., 6 rooms, beautiful order, nice grounds; only '£675. Mitchel and Tayl,or, 394 Chapel street, TOORAK, Brick Cottage, 4 rooms and conveniences, 19 x 87 ;,let 14/-; £400 Mitchell and Taylor. EAST PRA?RAN, semi-detached front, 5 rooms, conveniences, 35 x 150 would let '17/6; £415. Mitchell and Taylor, 304 Chapel street. BALACLAVA, exquisite little home, 4 rooms, conveniences, 5 minutes sta tion: £410, £40 deposit. Society book balance. Mit...
MID-OCEAN CRANKS. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 10 October 1914
'MID-OCEAN CRANKS. Mid-ocean cranks ! Wlat a lot of thew there are. I want to tell yoti of someofthem :hat we meet on every ocean steamer. Most of you who go down to the sea in ships know them, but don't you like to hear of .old so luaintances ? To look at the cranks the lrst day out you would not know one from the other, buttheir idiosyncrasies begin to come to the top as soon as they are well out to sea. There is, for instance, the crank who has been across thirteen times. "This is m fourteenth trip, sir. I am an old sailor, am." He begins conversation with: "Gentlemen, when I crossed the time be fore last, in the "Hoosanic" that was a trip [tell you. Stormy? Well, I should say so -bridge washed away-wheelhouse smashed in-the captain never changed his clothee for three days. He told me confidentially, that during his thirty years' life at sea he had never experienced so'severe a storm." This man of many voyages has invariably been (some years ago) on ships that made the quickest o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 10 October 1914
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CAREFULLY REARED. [Newspaper Article] — Brighton Southern Cross — 10 October 1914
CAREFULLY REARED. Fond Mamia : " I am glad you had such a nice time at Mrs. Tiptop's, and I hope she noticed how carefully you had been brought up. You did not ask twice for dessert, did you?" Small' Son: "No, indeed, ma; I didn't have to. Every time I finished a dish -nd began scraping the plate with the spoon and smacking my lips, the ser vant came and brought me some mor-. without saying a word." He whom the good :praise, and the wicked hate, ought to be satisfied with ais reputajion.