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V.B.A. SINGLE-HANDED CHAMPIONSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 31 January 1914
V.B.A. SINGLE-HANDED CHAMPIONSHIP That the single-handed championsfciD of Victoria is becoming more popualr with bow lers each year is evidenced by the record entry of 284 received t'ais season. Most of the metropolitan cracks were competing as well as a couple of country trundie^s The event was commenced on January 24.'on 16 greens, and at the conclusion of th" day's play, the competition was narrowed down "to the four winners of each green. At Armadale, R. T. Harrison, an e^-c'iam pion, showed good form in winning three games, and defeated last year's winner (J Bunce) In the second round. W. H. Cooper! J. Butler and N. W. Irving also rsiaved well' and ran out. winners. On the*Ascot Vale green the old brigade's reputation was up held by G. W. Sims, who played in his best form. A. Bremner, G. Beacham and F. "W. Hardham also scored victories. R. T. Kelly' H. Windley, N. M'Phee and E. Rodda, at lie Carlton green, qualified for the remaining stages. At the Essendon green play resulted ...
WOMAN'S WORLD Topics of the Week FEMININE AFFAIRS REVIEWED THE FASHIONS OF THE MOMENT (All Communications must be Addressed: "Pomona,' 'The Weekly Times' Office, Melbourne.") Notes from Paris [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 31 January 1914
fWoMAN'sWORljl I. &lt;■ ^ rc. FEMININE AFFAIRS REVIEWED THE FASHIONS OF THE MOMENT (All Communications must be Addressed : " 'Pomona,' 'Tue Weekly Times' Office, Melbourne.") Kotos from Paris Evening dress fabrics will be rich and sumptuous, but at the same time as soft and supple as muslin. With white dresses it is the mode to wear tuclced into the corsage a tulle flower, edged with chenille, and centred with fur. Flowers, "both for afternoon and evening wear are made either of white kid, velvet, chiffon, tulle or satin, edged with rhinestones fur, or chenille. Kilted tulle, edged with fringe of small beads in varied colors, will be much used for evening frocks. A touch of novelty is added to the new hats for colder weather. This sea son they are all raised on the right hand side, instead of the left. Their chief characteristic is the ludicrous height of the side curves. The effect is sometimes gained with plumage mounts, but occasionally folds of the materials will form a ...
BOWLS By "JACK" PREMIERSHIP MATCHES [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 31 January 1914
BOWLS ' ' tt 1 a By 4'JACK" PREMIERSHIP MATCHES Following is the draw for the pennant matches for this afternoon (January 31). All games are to be played on the green of the first-named club in each instance:— "A" FOUR-RINK COMPETITION Section 1.—Richmond Union bye, Fitzroy and' East Melbourne v. Auhurn, Collingwood v. North Fitzroy, Brighton v. Melbourne. Section 2.—Malvern and Caulfield v. Moonee Ponds, Footscray v. Williamstown, Middle Park v. Glenferrie Hill, Canterbury bye. Section 3.—E. Camberwell v. Oakleigh, Ascot Vale v. S.M.C.C., HawthornT^"" Preston, a bye. ^ty, Section 4.—Carlton v. Elsternwick Flemington v. Thornbury, South MelhS ' y. Victoria. Aberfeldie bye. D°urne Section 5.—Princes Park v. Malvern 1 don v. St. Kilda, Studley Park v. Port S* I bourne, Camberwell bye. ei" I Section 6—Auburn Heights v. Armartou I City of Hawthorn v. Northcote. Prahran , I Kew, M.C.C. bye. dDraQ I "B" FOTJR-RINK COMPETITION I Section 1.—Auburn Heights v. Cumbenwru I Glenferrie Hill v. C...
WEDDING POLACK—SHAPPERE. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 31 January 1914
WEDDING POLACK—SHAPPERE. Hie marriage of Mies Nona M. Shappere, tliird daughter of Mr Phillip Shappere, "El stow," Malvern road, Armadale, and Air Joseph J. Polack, of Collins street, son of Mr A. Polack, St. Kilda, was celebrated at the residence of the bride's parents on Jan, 20. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a gown of white supple satki, trimmed with Houiton lace and trails of orange blossom. A tulle veil and sheaf of white roses completed the toilette. Miss Wihifred S'nappere and Miss Jenny Johnson,, frocked In primrose sati«n, with lace tunics and : orange tulle sashes, with Miss Linda Phillips wearing white, acted as bridesmaids. They carried bouquets of tawny colored tiger lilies. Dr. M. D. Silberberg acted as best man. After the ceremony, wedding supper was served in the dini-ngroom.
QUESTION ANSWERED [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 31 January 1914
QUESTION ANSWERED ■« Anxious, L'Bridge.—To clean the Panama hat, try rubbing it all over with calcined magnesia. Put the hat in a clean pillow slip, and leave for 2-i hours. If the hat is not clean after the first application, repeat the treatment. Bran, moistenep. with petrol, is also good. Ethel.—I should send the christening cake in boxes. A nice idea is to have two sets of cards, the larger one bearing an inscrip tion something like this:—"On January 6, to Mr and Mrs —a son." The address might also be added. On the smaller card, which is attached to the larger card with white bebe ribbon, is printed the name of the child. Anxious, Armadale.—You should address him as Doctor. Marguerite.—"Write to Mrs 0. Izett, Holly wood, Botany street, Waverley, Sydney. She is hon. organising secretary of Dr. Alan Carroll Child Study Association. ~
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 31 January 1914
BAD HEALTH. One of the most general causes of bad health Is the inefficient action of the kidneys and the liver. It is the function of the kidneys and liver to deal with certain waste poisons which are being continuously manufactured in our bodies, and, when the kidneys and liver are inactive or diseased, these waste poisons remain in the system, and cause us to suffer from rheumat ism, gout, neuralgia, lumbago, back ache, sciatica, blood disorders, ansemia, indigestion, biliousness,, jaundice, sick headache, general debility, gravel, stone and bladder troubles. The reason that "Warner's Safe Cure has proved so ef fective in the above-mentioned com plaints is that the medicine heals and restores the kidneys and liver to hesyth and activity when the uric acid and other waste poisons are duly expelled from the body through the natural channels. Warner's Safe Cure is sold by chem ists and storekeepers, both in the ori ginal (5/) bottles and in the cheaper non-alcoholic (Concentrated) (...
Master Mariner [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 31 January 1914
Master Mariner Women travellers who never under take a sea journey without a stock of sal volatile and capsules to ward oft sickness, will find a little difficulty in understanding- the attitude of a Danish woman who has taken to the sea as ei profession. Mrs von Bauditz, a director of one of the shipping- iines running through the fiords, will command one of the company's steamers. She recently passed her examination as master mariner. In her photograph she wears the familiar nautical cap, with its patent leather peak, and an ordin ary costume. Whether she will wear a hair net on rough voyages is not stated> but a captivating circlet of fluffy hair and rebel curls peeps from | under the uniform headgear. Her face is forceful and resolute, as if many waters would not quench her activity; and determination.
Engagements [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 31 January 1914
Engagements The engagement is announced of Cr. Joseph Waxman, J.P., former Mayor of Brunswick, to Miss Cohen, who in his term acted as Mayoress of Brunswick, youngest daughter of Mr David Cohen, of "Soho," Mitchell street, Brunswick. An engagement is announced (re ports our London office on December 26) between Mr Harold Andrews, of Wainbup, South Coast, West Aus tralia, eldest son of Mr and Mrs Wil liam Andrews, of G-lenferrie. Victoria, and Mias Mabel Farquhar, third daugh ter of Mr and Mrs Robert Farquhar, Old Rectory, Bridgetown, West Aus tralia, late of Cowes, Isle of Wight.
HOUSEHOLD HELPS USEFUE HINTS [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 31 January 1914
HOUSEHOLD HELPS USEFUE HINTS - As shown in the illustration, a bag for straining- soups or jellies can be evolved in a few moments by fixing a clean cloth to the four legs of a chair, turned upside down on a table. Let the cloth fall slightly in the centre to form a bag-. A piece of huckaback or strong cheese cloth makes the best straining* cloth. This is more easily kept in order than flannel. The cloth should be well scalded before using". After the contents have been poured into the cloth, use no pressure. For jellies, the straining should be. done in a warm place, and out of the draught. The best plan is to let the contents drain all night. The setting of jellies to be used as cold sweets in hot weather often causes trouble. The following hints may prove useful:— The moulds should be well washed. Before using let them stand for a time, filled with cold water. If jelly be poured into the mould too hot it is apt to become cloudy. It will also be dif ficult to turn out. The best mo...
BAD EFFECT OF DRAUGHTS TREATMENT OF BRONCHITI[?] [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 31 January 1914
BAD EFFECT OF DRAUGHTS TREATMENT OF BRONnw^rr, ? There is one kind of trouble (says a writer in an English journal) that can not he avoided in the best-managed ooultry yard, and that is complaints of "the respiratory organs. There is always exposure to storms, sudden atmospheric changes . and presence of dust. Using finely-slaked- lime upon dropping boards set up', more trouble than is generally supposed. A short time ago I sent a rather valuable breeding pen af White Wyandottes to a client. The cockerel left me perfectly right, but must have been set in a draught by the railway people. Half the miseries of my life are caused by the neglect, dila tor iness and delay of railway com panies. Every trader tells me the same, and what is to "be the end of it we can not forsee. Anyhow, this bird arrived at his destination with a chill. We poultry farmers are expected to bear all and every risk, so the only thing to do was to have the bird back, and send another. The return journey did not ...
NEW SOUTH WALES AT RANDWICK [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 31 January 1914
MEW SOUTH WALES AT RAND WICK The Anniversary Day meeting of the I Australian Jockey Club was held at Rahdwick on January 24 and 26. De tails of the principal races are:— CENTENARY STAKES One miie. ALURED, S.7 (M. Connel!) 1 MALTGHESTER, 8.2 (P. Hickey) .. 2 ELYS TAN. 7.11 (W. M'Lachlan) .. 3 The only other starter was Pongo, 8.2 (A. Wood). Betting: 9 to 4 on ALURED, 5 to 1 agst. Maltehester, 7 to 1 Elystan, 10 to 1 Pongo. Allured asserted himself in the straight, and coming- right away, won - easily by four lengths in fast time from Maltchea- : ter, who defeated Elystan by three lengths, pongo was two lengths from Elystan. fourth. Time—1 min. 39 sec. CHALLENGE STAKES A handicap sweepstakes of £10 each, with £500 added; second, £100, and third £50 from the prize money. Six furlongs. GOLDEN HOP, 8.12 (W. Black) .. 1 NUWAitA ELIYA, 8.8 (W. Lillyman) 2 GIGANDRA, 10.2 (W. Manning) .... 3 The ether starters were:—Popinjay, 9.10 QI. Connell); Malt Mary, 9.7 (W. M'Lachlan); Valido, 9.2 (A. ...
THEATRE MANTLE [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 31 January 1914
THEATRE MANTLE Light and airy wraps of "tulle or ninon are useful possessions for women who like to wear something in the way of semi-evening attire for the theatre. These when worn over a street frock of diaphanous fabric make a pretty evening toilette. Tulle and ninon can be bought at 2/11 a yard.
HANDY POULTRY KOPPER [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 31 January 1914
HANDY POULTRY KOPPEK Q ■ A desired length can be chosen for a poultry hopper, depending on the lengths of timber to be used. It might be made 16 feet long. The back should be 18 inches in height, the front about 12 inches in height. It should be 12 inches from front to back. A sloping cover from back to front, about 16 inches wide, can be hinged on the back. This cover can be raised so that the feed can be put in the "hopper. The lower half of the front should be made of a board or boards, and the upper half should be made with slats extending up and down as far as the cover. A little shelf in front, extending upward, like a Y, catches the waste that the hens make while feeding. These slats should be wide enough to admit the hen's head readily. This hopper is easily built, efficient and economical and sanitary. The box is divided into three compartments, and the "16ft. lengths will accommodate 1001b. each of bran and beef scrap and 501b. of charcoal.
AT WILLIAMSTOWN [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 31 January 1914
AT WII/LIAMSTO W N rs T!}^re was a large attendance at the ^amversary Day meeting of the Wil Racing Club, which was «|itl at the seaside course on January weather was favorable for rac es', and there was a large attendance, no running showed no ill-effects of we previous night s rain. Iotv- S tIie rac*n& are as fol .. HURDLE RACE n,,fa'o£ £100; second £15. and third £5 fruxnii %,sttake- Two miles. n,Si n (lighting Furley—Floriana), J. Burn)^' ^klrnside's b &> $y'> j Commonwealth,'* f." -t. Forrest's'br g, te'A6T&'9-1 (K. Cairns) 2 Kelly) O'Dwyer's br g, 6y., 11.7 (J. ^ otber starters were:—Romus, il.l (J. o' (\ •' Poomali, 10.9 (R. Koops); Avoca, 'Jij- • Morgan);Lucy Barr, 9.7 (T. Woods); 9-0 (J. N. M'Gregor). tonnl ^T7 to 4 aSst M'Alpin, 3 to 1 Com ("oivvealtb, r, to 1 FLINCH, 10 to 1 Domus Barr, 15 to 1 Poomah. ofFcSmmonwpnHhthe Ialt 3umi) just in front.; finish wnn w ai^ ' after an exciting Ko+ a by a neck, with half a length to-S^VE001* aud thir...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 31 January 1914
WHY HAIR FALLS OUT. The a&ttisfc's of Hair Falling are go v&ried, and so apparently trivial ia themselves, and, moreover, are usually , present at the time when the hair ia still plentiful, that the Danger Signals are not appreciated. Many a man or woman hag haS these signs for years, but has consi&, ered them unimportant, until, too late» one finds the mischief Iready dona' and the once beautiful hair showing thin, and baldness commencing. The usual Danger Signal in early or mature life are Scurf or Dandruff, Dryness, Brittleness, or Splitting on the ends. All these are signs which require immediate attention. A very little care at this stage will not only ensure Hair Health but will improve immensely in quantity and brilliance even the best heads of hair. My True Hair Grower is known and sold the world over, and I have in my ' consulting rooms upwards of 3000 grateful letters from men and women, j who have derived so much benefit from the use of my preparat...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 31 January 1914
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VICTORIA AT GEELONG Second Day [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 31 January 1914
VICTORIA - AT GEEjLONG Second Day The Cup meeting- of the Geelong Racing Club was concluded on January "j The attendance was satisfactory. moorabool WELTER HANDICAP Of Second £7 and third £8 from tlie stalce. One mile. SOCOTRA (Mooltan—Carbinette). C. Ir win's b g, 5v., alld. 31b., 7.12 (R. O'Dca) 1 ELTHAM. J. Scobie's ch g, 4y., 7.13 CM. Lewis) 2 rOSXY, E. T. Swan and H. Peiinington's ch g. 5y.. 8:5 (F. Clarke) 3 The following also started:—Caius, 8.11 (W. Winter); Jullundur, 8.9 (J. Thomas); Gaby, S3 (L! Fisher);- Light Ballast, 8.3, cd, 8.6 (\V. J. Hall); Active Lad. inc. 71b. pen., 8.6 (J * Killorn); Ulci, 7.9 ("VV. Smart); Golden princess, 7.7 (E. Turner). Betting; 3 to 1 agst. Eltham, 5 to 1 Jul lundur and Ukl, 7 to 1 Rosny and Active Lad, 8 to 1 SOCOTRA, 12 to 1 Gaby, 15 to .1 Caius. At the distance Socot.ra ran to the front, and stalling off a run by Eltham, won by three-quarters of a length. Rosny ya.s a "length and a half away third. Caius was fourth, Active Lad fifth, and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 31 January 1914
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ORCHARD PRODUCE SUPPLIES BY RAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 31 January 1914
ORCHARD PRODUCE SUPPLIES BY RAID. Arrivals of fruit by rail at Spencer street last week compare with those for the corresponding- week last year as follow:— 1913 1914 Cases. Cases. Apples .. .. .. .. .. .. ., .7,273 5,29/ Apricots .. .. .. .. .. .. 5,096 .9,284 'Figs .. • .. .. 109 111 Grapes .. .. .. .. .. .. - 220 iza Peaches .. .. .. 9,493 - . 6,979 Pears ... .. 8,434 7,215 Plums .. . ....... 12,54$ .. 11,924 Raspberries (in casks) .. 73 69 Tomatoes .. .. .. s. .. .. 20.932 19,726 Totals .. 6-1,178 60,727 There is a large falling1 off in the supply of apples and peaches. Pears, plums and tomatoes also show a . de cline. Prices have advanced in. sym pathy with the shortages.
LADIES' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Times — 31 January 1914
LADIES' ASSOCIATION. The third annual mixed pairs tournament o.. the Victorian Ladies' Association was held on January 22, on the St. Kilda green. Of tlw 71 pairs competing the following 16 fought their way into the final games, which be played on February 2:— Mrs Lowry and Mr Wheeldon (F. and E.M-) v. Mrs Claringbold and Mr Ward (S.M.). Mrs Thompson and Mr M'Gregor (M.P.) V. Mr and Mrs Anderson (A.V.). Mrs Watson and Mr Moss (S.M.) v. Mrs Craven >and Mr. Chesterfield (M.P.). Mrs Williams and Mr Bain (M.P.) T. Mr and Mrs Hickev (B.B.). Mr and Mrs* A. E. Young (A.V.) v. Mrs Livingstone and Mr Hartley (M.P.V Mrs Purser and Mr Bennett (S.M.C.C.) v. Mrs Tate and Mr M'Guinness (S.M.C.C.). Miss Elsie Heather and Mr Dav (S.M.C.C-) v. Mrs Watt and Mr W. T. Wright (B.B.). Mr and Mrs Shaddock (A.V.) v. Mrs Drew and Mr Bowman (M.P.)