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A Speaking Electric Lamp. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 15 August 1914
A Speaking Electric Lamp. A surprising and to the layman oven miraculous dliscovery was re cently made by two German phy sicists. Accidental, as so mIany other now conquests of science it opens up guiLto interesting pIossiblli. ties, bieing nothing loss than the transmissalon of soundl throughthe medium of a tuhgatl.n or metallic film electric lamp, In the course of some oxperilments, the ,ciontlsts had, for 'an entirely foreign pur pose, connected a very sensitive microphone receiver in circult with the aInmp, together with oth~relec trical apparatus tlhat umade the cur rent serviceable for toloephone pur poses, and, to their surprise, what was whispeored inlto the rccolvoer could he distinctly heard when the ear was brought near the uap., As the bulb of the lamp Is a "acuum, it could not he ordinary sound waves produced through: temperature varia. tions and cdnsequeont vibrations in the filament, but the scientists at tempt to explain the phenomenon by assuming that thd vibrations...
Fish Families in Ocean Deeps. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 15 August 1914
Fish Families,in Ocean Deoeps. ~-1~--- When a disaster occurs at sea, anr people' read that some leviathan vessel has gone down to the utmost depth of the ocean, imagination is stirred in wondoirig what condli tions surround her'. According to Sir Jphn Murray, one of the 'greatest authorities on oceanogrliphy, the bottom is a do sort of pitch-black drlkonoss, ponoe trating cold, and efornal silence. Worms, ,:n puddhigir, anl coral polyps sluggishly erawl or sway in the almost currentless deptbs, and only two species of fish, both et. them sninll, with much head and little body, have boon found deeper than a tfulle and a quarter down, The .rang of fAishes in the sea il as though it were dividod into layers, one above the other, and no fish can live above or below, this layer, Thus many of the deepeor fish-three-quartaers of a mile below. the surface-haveo been found floating at the top., They have sw'?allowed a fish as hrgeo or larger than them. sel-es and its buoyancy had lifted the...
THE PLAY. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 15 August 1914
THE PLAY. Cheltenham's objective was the towards the station end. The wind was of no avail to any side, taking into consideration that it was qbsent for the time being, and from the bounce some centre play took place, and then thQ visiters went to the attack, Warburton being pro. Ipinent, but a free kick to Beulke relieved the red and white boys for , very short perlod. Again tte Otr. colors sent back, wheu Booker had a shot, but another free to Brooks held the invaders off. Woff qv.nt. nally pierced the home team's backs apd drew first blood, Again Wof collared, sent on to Mewett, and Warburtol got a hold from that fine piece of play, but Edmonds smartly blocked the attack and .re turned the ball towards the centre, where Creaver and Co. made the best use of it possible under the cir cumstances, Cheltenham, however, got forward again and hoverd round the stioks for a while, and from a free kick to Kidgell, Snook event tually secured, and potted a sixer for Brighton. Stewart was ins...
TREASURE TRAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 15 August 1914
TREASURE TRAINS. I T'he £10,000 robbery of Bank of EInglannd gold on its way across the ['ontlinent reminds one that the guarding of gold on trains is one of the biggest worries of the banlks :f lIui'ope, 'Ten big train robbeor les have taken place in the last 'four years, On two .of those occasions the thieves method was to get btut on thu roof of the train, crawl along till the littloe raised "outlook" on the guardl's van was roached, e and theI to romo\'ove. the glass-andt toer r'iso the guard, Till a. big robbery in 1805, it was ulsual, when gold was travelling' in lngland, to carry secrecy to the luitnt of not oeven loetting the rail way vannen Iknow of what their loand consisted, But in that year a lldland vannman, taking £5,000 worth of silver ingots from St. i'Lnnrnas to a city bank, went into an oatlng-housq for his breakfast, leoavlng the van unattended, When he caone out, it had vanished; so that method has beon abandonedl, Steamer strong-rooms are situ. ated in the stern...
SANDRINGHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 15 August 1914
SANDRINGHAM. A commencement lhas been made with the extension to the Post Office. These are being effected to make roomfor the new automatio tele phone exchange which has been pro. mised to the district for a long long bime, It is expected that the ground rent for the telephone will, be considerably reduced on account of the exchange being purely a local one, The adjourned annual meeting of the dis:riot hand was'held at Lldo Hall on Wednesday night last. The Secretary (Mr Turner) oommented upon the poor attendance, stating thathe had sent out over forty notices to players and residents in. terestedin the movement, and ex pressed the view that if greater in terest was not shown by players and the public the band could not go on, The financial position demanded attention, and Mr Tuiner will be pleased to hear from those who feel disposed toshowan interest in the welfare of the band, At the last meeting of the I.O,.R.,, a resolution was adopted whereby members declared its opinion that...
BENTLEIGH [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 15 August 1914
BENTLEIcli The newly acquired reoreation re serve has provided an outlay for the energy of a large number of residents For many years the need of sunoh a place has been felt, but action has always teen indefinitely postponed, However, now the mattei is an ao complished fact, everybody is work. ing whole-heartedly for the oomple. tion of the payment due thereon, Quite recently concerts have been held to further decrease the debt, and these ha'e invariably met with great sunocess, but one is worthy of special mention, namely that ar ranged by Mesdames Dunbar and Wood, A capital program was pro vided on thatoccasion, and the net result wan that £10.11.6 was able to be handed to the committee to meet current expenses. This afternoon a working bee is to be formed on the ground at 1.30 p.m. when it is anticipated that a sufficient number of workers will be present to com. plate the feningin of the reserve, Mr Woods has undertaken to take charge of the work, and he anticipates that a large...
The Matches. The Seniors. THE LEADERS MEET. CHELTENHAM TOO GOOD. WIN BY A GOAL. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 15 August 1914
The Matches. The Seniors. -4----- THE L?EADERS MEET. CHa ?TENHAM TOO GOOD. WIN BY A GOAL, Oheltenham journeyed to Brighton last Saturday to try conclusions with the record smashers, that is should sensationalism be permitted to pass down to posterity unchal. leonged, in seeking noterlety so far as the football world is concerned, against the weakest of the weak, It is perhaps as well to let sleeping dogs lie, but whatever may be' the faults of any team in the competi. tion each is doing their best under the circumstances, for upremarcy, and although one or two have failed dismally in the football field, as re gards victories, they have shown the pluck of our race, which is so much required at the present time, in the stress of which the mother country is now undergoing. However, after a good, olean, open and close game of football on the beach ground, the red and white guernseyed lads were compelled to lower their flag again to last year's premiers. Thd morn ing was gloom and dismal...
GLENHUNTLY [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 15 August 1914
GLENHUNTLY At the usualmeeting of the Son? of Temperance Bro, J. Watt M.W.A of thle National Division presided, Musical items were contributed by Bros Hallifax and Stone, and a most interesting address by Bro Haack, W.P Bro A. B Francis, general secretary, also made a speech, The annual meeting of the Oricoket Club is to be held on Monday next at the suppeo room of the Public Hall, The distribution of prizes won last year will take place, and a musical programme submitted, The newly acquired bowling green is raidly approaching completion. A very fine site has been secured from the Railway Commissioners in close proximity to the station, and right along side the tramtraok. The green consit ts of 8 rinks, all of which have been laid out, and the whole of the lnd fenced in, Plans and speolfica tion have been called for a spaolous pavilion, and arrangements ate now being made to construct this with the aid of the popular working bee. Mr H, Wood is president of the club and is giving ver...
POSITION OF CLUBS. Senior Grade [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 15 August 1914
POSITION OF CLUBS,. Senior Grade CLUB Played Won Lost Drawn Points CHELTENHAM .... .15 14 1 0 56 MIDDLE BRIGHTON 15 i8 2 0 .52 C"AULFIELD ...... .15 11 4 '0 44 MOORABBIN ...... . 16 11 5 0. .44 BLACK ROCK., .; . 16 8 7 1 80 CARRUM ......,, 16 7 8 '1 .30 MENTONE ...., ... 15 ' 10 0 20 MOORABBIN PARK . 16 8 13 0 ia HEATHERTON. ...... 15 1 14 .0 4
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 15 August 1914
Food Choppers or Mincing Machines i i- « q aw- , w- -- A r e i n d is p e n s a b le in t h e K it c h e n . We sell them-the best and most handy kind, of oourso-THE UNIVERSAL. Size 1 5s 6d ; Size 2 '6s You've been promising yourself one for a long time-BUY IT NOW------U The Old Store with THO M PSONN & CO , Point Nepean Road, a reputation for .0 * CHELTENHAM. QUALITY. (CHAS. H, FAIRBANK) ". Phone, Chelt, 64. Beaoh Blooks * £5 Deposit £1 per month. .They are scarcer than Liamonds at Aspendale, Carrum and Chelsea, To secure one you must act quickly. W. A. TOW LE R, , ., n, Central 3720. Auctioneer, 406 Collins Street, Melbourne, or local Offices. _· ~ ---------------I--.il~~ss~-.~~-._ _ SPECIAL ADVERTISEMENTS, I HEREBY give notice that it is my intuention to apply to the Moorabbin Shire Council at its moeetiag to be hold on Monday, 7th September, 1914, to have my promise s a under rogisterod as i Piggery, (Signed) W, ALDER Bornard streeoot, Oholtonham 24/7/14 CUT THIS OUT! Wh...
Terribly Tempted. A SERIAL STORY BY ANNABEL GRAY. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 15 August 1914
Terribly Tempted. -U A SERIAL STORY BY ANNABEL GRAY, "I think he understood more about guanos, steam-power, and shorthorne, Ally, Did you ever hear a song about 'Mary and her pet Canary'? Awfully jol7y." No, and I don't wish to, Whall you accept that invitation of the duchess's to Treherno Castle'" "'Shall f Rather. You must have some docent dinner dresses. Loet them be striking, to take it out of the other women, don't you know; then I shall be prouder of you than over. Lenore saw he was addreseing Alice. She noted the pale, pink doral studs with the fine steeool.colored diamonds in the centre, the shadows flung by the fire's glow on the white ringed hand, and the restless, well.remembered ges ture with which he drew that hand across his forehead, * What could surpass the refinement of cruelty such a scene prosonts. She, who had been jealous of his every thought and memory, had to wit. ness such a scene as this, Now she know *why reality is so terrible," We may delude ourselves int...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 15 August 1914
Notice. I beg to notify the resldents .f atlesea and surrounding distrh taat I have started as GENERAL CARRIER AU trains met. Address your pareels and goods to my care, sra thereby ensure safe and speedy delivery. W. Dougherty, Chelsea Mrs. A. Bartlett, WOODLANDS DAIRY, ARGYLE AVENUB, Chelsea. BEGB to notify the pubilo that in has opened a DAIRY at the abeve ~. Fresh Milk delivered twice daily Cream saways on liand F. W. Hunter SADDLER Opposite Station, CHELSEA, Harness repaired promptly, Best material used. Moderate charges., F. H. Powell, Builder and Gontractor, Hiouse Painter and Signwriter, Contracts taken. Estimates gives Local Agency of Guardian Assurance Company. Berry Avenue, Chelsea W. T. GILLEtSVPIE BAKER AND CONFECTIONER, Mordialloo Ttlephone zI6 Cheltenham iJiet tl.ir , ,,, Snma:i (joods delivered daii , th, r h dL Mordialloc aIld crl'wlguhdl n diw'icts. Heatherton Butchery I have now cnmmenroed busile OLD DANIDEONG ROAD, HEATHERTON. All meat supplied is ofl the beoit qu...
Lady Mayoress's Patriotic League. SOME LOCAL CONTRIBUTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 15 August 1914
Lady Mayoress's Patriotic League. SOME LOCAL CONTRIBUTIONS We have already received the fol lowing amoupts towards this object knld 'iall~beyii- Iarted ~to~ aickWo~i;Sl dge any furthorsums from people willing and able to contribute towards this fund, Those amounts will of course be torwarded direct to the Lady Mayoress of Melbourne's fund. Probably there are others who are assslatlng local efforts in the same dir ection, Mrand MrsJunuer ... &1 0 0 Mr and Mrs R, Thomas .,. 1 0 0 0 0
PANTOMIME OF 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 15 August 1914
PANTOMIMi~E OF 1914. Although the "Forty Thieves" has only been running for a low weeks il the Molbourno theatre, the J, 0. Wll. liamson firm are already making ar. rang~ements for the pantomime next Chrlstmas, Olnderolla is to be the ex cuse for this year's extravaganza and artists in London have already been engaged to take part in it, The largest eatate in the United Itlngdom is that belonging to the Duke of Sutherland, which extends to '739,o00 acres. xndt
THE IMPOSSIBLE ABORIGINE. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 15 August 1914
.tiIE IMIPOSSIBLE ABORIGINE, ----+----- A recognised othnological, author: fty has lately raised food for thought in his freely expressed opinion as to the uselessness of attempting to grafi civilisation on to the majority of Australian ani South Se Island na tives. Like many students of human ty, he believes that ths primitive peoples willlive, prosper, and enjoy life if left entirely to their own en dironment and mode of living, This condemnation of the power of civilisation is in somewhat of a whole. sale nature, for other opinions have placed many of the Island's tribes on a high grade amongst savage races, whilst many residents of the North ern T'erritory and Queensland speak in eulogistic terms of the utility and intelligence of the Australian Blacks, This rather sweeping assertion owes its origin to the fact that in thiu country the increase of the white population hasl resulted in the de. crease of the blacks with monotonous. regularity. Yet the truth remains that in other l...
MENTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 15 August 1914
MENTONE, A largely attended meeting was held in St. Augustine's Hall when a strong working bee was formed to assist the fund. Cr Sodds presided and brief speeohes were made by Revs W. Cooling and J. H. Hewitt. Mrs Cooling was appointed Prcsident of the oommittee with !Mrs Hewitt and Mrs J, 0. Caudwell as joint secrer taries. • The hall is to be open daily from 10 a,m until 5 pm. and from ?7.30 to 9 p.m. Already about 5 has been colleoted to provide material Donations either in oash of kind will be gladly aooepted by any member of the committee, All those who oan make it odnveuient to attend either in the dsy time or in the evening will re-eive aoordial weloome, as the hearty no.operation of all is needed to make the movement successful, S S
NATIVE CUSTOMS. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 15 August 1914
NATIVE CUSTOS. The New Hebrides are becomin;! quite ordlinalry and clvlliscd, The trail of the tourist has rovolutlonised the old-time walpurgls jinks, and no ionger Ih eteomor-tlmo looked upon Ca a signal for carnival. The spick and -pan have arrived, and with the pas .ing of the Old Timers goes a wealth of hlalnd lore, Tile ploneer trader, Captain Wood house, is dead, and with him Is burlod a book of intcrestlng history, Yet In spite of changes and mlnslon _rles, the native remains faithful to his god--the pig,. With I?a low hundred of those omni ponent animals, thoe world is his oyster, while without them he can do nothing. All crlmek against property' may be atoned for by two or three of thls all.powerful qua(druped; ten buy him a wife ;'?.hundrlrd give him tihme rank of mara while llas future happiness and comfort depends ahbo Iitely on the number sliughtored at his funeral, An old drying chief recently squared things by the selling of his seven wlvfld ini order to ra to sevent...
MORDIALLOC. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 15 August 1914
MORDIALLOC. Mrs J, 0. Fergn?on has intimated her intention of oallinr a meeting on Monday night in the Meohanics Institute to organise a commiltee to work for this partioular fund. At the same meeting an effort will be made to arrange for a first aid class in ambulance, thus will ba provided two praotioal sohemes for all, and sundry to work heartily in. a a a