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Prahran-Malvevn Tramway RECORD DAY'S TAKINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 February 1914
Prahran-Malvevn Tramway RECORD DAY'S TAKINGS. The' flying of Hawker in his biplane at the Caulfield racecourse on Saturday was reponsible for a record day's takings for the Prahran Malvern Tramway Trust The tak ings from all lines totalled ^554 15/6 made up as follows:-Trust lines, £ ig6 14/11; Balaclava and Kew extensions, /317 0/2; Caulfield exten sion, ^"41 0/5. Fifty cars were used on a frequent service. The highest j previous records were on 26th December, 1913. when 60.720 passen gers were carried for a revenue of £511 io/i, and on 1st Januaiy passengers carried, 62,557; revenue. /581 2/11.
A Cheap Rake. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 February 1914
- A Cheap Rake. Tools cost money. unci if the.v cnn bo mndo ul home the time occupied in mukitiK Ihcm i» well spout. Here is ii good tooK which a render su.vs he finds very useful for loosen ing --the soil hetweon the. plants, but costs' little . to nmUc. I. . Tlje bottom part of nti, old-ia.sli i toned 'gardeiwork/ ; as shown^in 11'ig. 3, " nnd. part of a -worn-out i.hoo are required. You knock out i the hoe head .- from the- handle, ins in Fig.. 2, insert the fork/ as i shown: in . Kiff.. &lt;J,-..and the .tool is complete.
WHERE THE BRIDEGROOM HAS AN ANXIOUS TIME. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 February 1914
. WHERE THE BRIDEGROOM HAS AN ANXIOUS TIME. The Frenoh Canadian in Quebeo find* matrimony expensive) at the very bogin .ing, whatever it may be aftorwarda. On the evening of the wedding-day there J» a sapper and a dance at tho bride's new home. When the gueota rise from the table the bride keeps her seat, And aome .me asks, with great diguity : M Why doaa madam wait? Ia she ae soon in bad graoo 7" She ropliea: ."Soraebodv has atolen ay slipper ; I cannot walk. Then thej . «arry her, ehair and all, into tho middle of the room, while a loud knocking an ..ounces a grotesque, ragged vendor of boots and shoes. He kneels before the &lt;«llpperlcaa brido, nnd triea on a long iMOcession of old boots and shoes of ever; variety and else, until at last he finds hai i missing sbae. The groom redeems it /or a good price, « which is spent in treating the company. iA)l this is according to tho regular pro* ) gramme. Bat if the groom be not ' watohfal they steal the bride's hat nnd .eloak, ...
LIBRARY AND READING ROOM. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 February 1914
LIBRARY AND READING ? ROOM. The library and reading room, provided by the Prahran-Malvern Tramway Trust for the employes, was formally opened by Sir Frank Madden on Saturday night, The attendance included Mr J. K Merritt M.L.O.; Mr D. Mackinnon, Attorney General; Mr M'Cutcheon, M.L.A.; Cri Barnett, Thomson, King, Murphy VVilks and Nicholson and Mr A. Cameron (chairman of the trust). The library consists of some 500 hooks and magazines including the best standard work of fiction, history and reference. Mr Cameron, in introducing Sir Frank Madden, said the books for the library had been provided from a fund set .apart from conductors' "overs"-money received by con ductors over the amount represented by the tickets issued. The library would be under complete control of the employes, and governed by a committee of five appointed by that body. Sir Frank Madden congratulated the trust on the capital manner in which it had conducted such an extensive undertaking as municipal tramways He co...
Midinettes' Wager. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 February 1914
Midinettes' Wager. 1 I«'or a bet six midinettes belonging to a well-known Paris dressmaking establishment have cut . out and mndo a fashionable dress during a journoy of twenty minutes in a" ."tube" train. The dress was of pink chiffon, and designed in the ! latest style with draped tunic ami lavish ornamentation. The design was only submitted to the midinettes as they got into the train. As soon as the train begun to move the six girls fell to work.. They liad drawn up a very elabo rate schedule beforehand, and each had her particular task set out. Ono of them mndo one sleeve, an other the other, another the bodice, and the fourth the skirt, while the fifth* and sixth put on tlio hooks and eyes and attachod tho trim mings.- ~ ' As the conductor called out the name of the bust station but one on the tu'onty-'minutes'-.journey the dress was ail but finished. ITulf-wny through tho last tunnel the Hunt stitch was put in, and as the train drew up . at the terminal station of tho lino ut...
THE HOUSEHOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 February 1914
THE HOUSEHOLD. To strengthen tho cheat and throat, l>atho tho parts in cold water every morn *iiig, and tubvigorously with a Tufkey ' towel. To Extract Frost from Potatoes. After paring, puc them into cofd water for nti hour; boil them with a bit of . - saltputrc, aud tho aweot taste trill be re . ' tnovod. To konp a aftvor ohain bright, wnsh it - constantly in h«t water vrh&lt;oh lias had amimmm dissolved in it. Uae plenty of ..soap, rinse, and polish with a leather. In boiling corned beef to bo served . cold, pat it on in cold water, and aftor it -has onoe boiled up loc it ainimer. Allow - a quarter of au hour to every pound, and -an extra half hour to every six pounds. It Is necessary to boil all kinds of meat very slowly. To Prorant In-Growing Toe-Nails. Ifevor ont the nailt below the level of the -«nd jf the toe, nor never suffer them to .froir much beyond that level. If nails .grow in the side scrape them at the top, and ont them often both there and the opposite eo...
A Danger to Traffic [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 February 1914
A Sanger to Traffic In a letter to the Caulfield council on Tuesday night, the IJrahran-Mal vern Tramway Trust drew attention to a danger to traffic existing in Balaclava-road, owing to the small clearance between the street trees and the train track, and suggesting that the tree&lt; should he moved. Cr Kit'g said there was no doubt about the trees being danucrous. It fact it was mar vellous that the traffic got through last Saturday without an accident. He thought the trees should certainly be removed. Crs Egolestone and Thomson opposed the removal of the trees. Tho former said that in various parts of the word the tramline was within a lew inches of the lootpath. and trams were run every few minutes. Theie should be no more danger in Balaclava-road than in Collins-street. Mr Woolcy, council's engineer, said he had often watche.i the traffic in BaLicliva-road, and considered the trees were dangerous. A serious accident might happen any day. He would recommend their removal,...
Pen Picture of the Past. LOSS OF THE ROYAL GEORGE. HOW COWPER TOOK THE TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 February 1914
Pen Picture of the Past. l.OSS OF THE ROYAL GEORGE. HOW COWTUll TOOK THE TRA GEDY. Cowper's fine verses on "The Loss of the Royal George" are tolerably well known, but everyone is not so tamiliar with tho story of their origin. Towards the close of Cowper's life his mind-as most readers are aware-hung at times 011 the brink of insanity, and nt tho time now referred to his affliction was prac tically "at its height. The morning of the clay on which this incident took plnco was dreary, cold, and dull. - A chilling mist which filled tho air was succeeded by a driz zling rain, making all nature cheer less. Deeply miserable, as usual, Uowper was hastily pacing his room backwards and forwards in ft stato of extremo agitation and distress, the darkness and gloominess with out augmenting tho deeper dark ness within him. He was humming to "himself tho air of Handel's '.March in Scipio," his stops keep ing timo to tho music, his thoughts busy' brooding over his own utter wretchedness. UNTOUCH...
Matrimonial. NIALL—GRIFFITH. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 February 1914
Matrimonial. NIALL-GRIFFITH. The marriage of M isS Marion Helen Griffith, younger daughter of Mr and Mrs C. L. Griffith, of Totirak, and Mr Kenneth Mansfield Niall, son of Mr J. M. Niall, Melbourne Mansions, was celebrated on Wednesday afternoon at St. John's Church, Toorak, by Canon C. E. Drought. Miss Niall attended the bride as maid-of-honor, and the bridesmaids were Misses Nancy O'Hara, Stephanie Barton. Mona Clienery, and Hilda Chenery. Dr C. A Vern (Sydney) was ihe best man. After the ceremony a reception was held at "Marathon," Malvern road, Toirak, the lesidencc of the bride's parents.. 1 lie bridal robe was fashioned of shadow lace, veiling satin with a Court train of heavy brocade. The bridesmaid* were frocked in ivory crepe de chine, with lace tunics.. They wore hats of violet shading, which orresponded with the posies which they carried. The marriage of Miss Evelyn May Dorrat, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs K Dorrat, ot '"Laroona," Long more-street, S . Kildas and Mr Lind...
Millionaire Adopts 300 Children. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 February 1914
' Millionaire Adopts 300 Children. Rvery poor child in Tulsa, Okla, U;S.A., is singing the priiipes of Charles Png«\ a local millionaire, through' whose generosity they ivero j>rivilcgcd to enjoy a Unity outing during: the hot summer months; unci ;who litis adopted into a homo he has founded MOO poor .children, and hopes to increase the number to a thousand. Near the village of Sand Springs, a suburb of Tul sa, Mr. Poge .-.owns six .thousand acres. Jlo has converted eighty acres .-.of the forest into one of the most complete parks in America, particular attention being paid to a plnvground for children. An in ter-urban .railroad owned .by Mr. Pago connects- the 'village and park with &lt; tho citv. _Every morning a special car takes 'every child who cares to go to the park, and brings them back to town in the evening free of. charge. The larger boys in the permanent home on the es tato work on the farm in the sum mer. The larger girls work a num ber of. hours each day dur...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 February 1914
SOBlnSBB NOtlCOB. - " OF J HE ENTIRE STOCK OF The Malvern Costume Bouse, 212-14 GLENFERRIE ROAD, Commencing TO-DAY, Mrs Skyrme (late of Wiieht anr* Neil's, Bourke Street) who has purchased the Stock, intends to give 'the public the benefit of.some Bare Baigains. Opposite Tram Sheds. AJ1 Trairs Stop Opposite. PHONE-MALVERN 1288 Telephones-MLslvero ESTABLISHED tfi 186 & 571. Family Grocers, Wine, Spirit & Provision Merchants, 36, 38 & 44 High Street, Malvern. Orockery and Glassware. Tinware, Rrushware and Grocers' Ironmongery. Flower and Vegetable Seeds. High-class Goods at Moderate Prices. Where Everything is the Best. . Families Waited on for Orders. Agent for Penfold's South Australian Wines, Farmer's Prize) Hams and ;Bacon, Schweppes Aerated Waters. Tho Largest and Best Grocer's Shop in Malvern. PUBLIC NOTICE. Ladies and Gentlemen, Patronise J". EV-A.3STS' Tailoring Store for Up-to-date SUITS and COSTUMES, All Work done on the Premises by Experienced] Hands...
Insolvencies [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 February 1914
Insolvencies No man Stowe Griffiths Oldham, of Car' avon-strect Malvern, manager. Causes: Having borrowed money at high iates of interest. Debt s, £t>5i 19/9: a-sels, £. t ;/: deficiency, ^650/14'g. Mr P .T; Kent, assignee, Hercules He'iry Painter, of Oak leigli-road, Murrumbeen.i,. farmer; compulsory sequestration, .Causes of insolvency: Excessive rent of. farm',; h gh price \of^rtoclc, insufficient capital losses through drought, and nubility to meet Supreme Court judgment*. Liabilities,-i 536 16/; j assets £b\ deficiency, ^'530 10/. Mr Barker, assignee Mr J. K. Meriitt, Al.L.C., has re signed fiom ihe Kew Council owing t~ his P-vliam. ntary duties taking up much of his 1 ime A motion &lt;-f regret was passed at the council meet fug 011 Monday evening, and it was decided t> send a let'er to him apprt dative of his sei vices. i The Postal Department entered .into possession of the po-t office in the Pahran Town Hall at the beginning of Ju>y, 1878-thirty-five aid al...
SCIENCE QUERIES. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 February 1914
SCIENCE QUERIES. (Ity I'.iJC.'AI! LUC'IEN LAllKIN.) Q. -J take for 'granted that the earth is an enormous- armature rotating: in a magnetic fluid. We know that heat is produced in a solid armature by eddy currents. Would not these be developed in the earth and generate neat, steam and cause volcanoes ? A.-The earth is a huge armaturo rotating at high speed in the sun's magnetic field. .Masses of metal and metallic ores in the earth actually cut lines of magnetic force extend ing from the .sun, and this cannot be done without generating heat and electricity.. Mathematics proves that* the materials in a cut-out sphere otic thousand miles in dia meter, as the central region of the earth, arc far heavier than any rocks ill the surface layers. The equations deduced by Newcomb would nil bo satisfied if this cen tral globe is as dense as gold or platinum. Therefore-, beyond any doubt lingo masses of motal exist in the earth. Q.-I cannot see why tho law . of conservation of energy should' b...
MR. GLADSTONE IN SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 February 1914
MR. GLADSTONE IN SOCIETY. Although Mr. Gladstone is pre eminently a talke> in 3ooiety, yet he does hob disdain the other arts by whioh people who dine out contrive to opond their time. lu his younger daya he used U be noted for ainging. There are legenda of the wonderful effect with which he waa wont to rendec a favourite Scottish song, and irreverent gossip*) have even declared that on one .coasion Mr. Gladstone brought down .the drawing-room by the vivacity and sollicking spirit with whioh he sang the Well-known " Oamptown Races." . His sooiuty has always been an im .ttiente addition to the company whioh %e was Invited. 1 ^ Mary had. a Utile lamb, / Bat both have long been dead j ... \ If Mary were alive to-day, | , She'd wpat a bUca iaatiid. Printed arid published bv William Henry ..fjnnotfc, at 182 (iJenferrio Road, MaUera
YOU OAN'T FRIGHTEN THIS CHILD. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 February 1914
YOU OAN'T FRIGHTEN THIS CHILD. In an old-fashioned ohnrchyard in ^Scotland a pilo of skuila and bones had "tieon turned up in the procoss of grave -4ifiC»ng. The ploughmen in a bothy near by offered the ** loon11 five shillings to go at «lght and remove one* The lad agreed, And started In the dark. An ambush had been laid to frightbn Tfclm. As he lifted one akull a hollow ~roloe called: 41 That's mine I" "A* riohfcl" said the lad, laying the ^ghastly thing down to lift another. Again rmft from the darkness a roioe : 44 That's mine V " Oae awa\ ye harerin' idiot, ye oanna !feastwa skulls 1 Anywa1, I'm going to snore it, AS ye aro supposed to be dead itn this matter."
ORIMINALS WHO ARE LIKE ANIMALS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 February 1914
CRIMINALS WHO ARK IJKB ANIMALS. A celebrated Italian criminologist hai discovered a new feature of crimia&l .anthropology, which goes to confirm atill -farther the viovra of Professor Lombroso. According to modern mediciue be has atodied the fingers and toes of 4,500 criminals, and tinda a deficiency In tha .amber, as well as prehensile toea, oarkod by a wide apaoo between the _freat too and the second toe; also a webbed condition of the toea-an approxi* nation to the tooless feet of some savages. He found tho little toe rudimeutnry in «aany cases, showing a tendency towards 'the four«tood animal foot* Tho moat common of all the abnormalities wa» the -webbed condition of the toea. The criminal is trnly a degenerate typo.
NOTHING SERIOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 February 1914
NOTHING SERIOUS. A small boy was selling, papers at a. railway station where there were some twenty or thirty people wait ing for the train. A comedian standing by called 10 the newspaper boy : "I say, boy, would you like a new job ?" "Yes, sir/' replied tho boy. "What is it ?" ."Well," said the comedian, "my .master wants a fool." /'Oh*"' docs he ?" . said the news boy. . "Is he going to sack you, or keep two ?" A somewhat angular-looking spin «ter was standing upon tho plat form outside a mail carriage in specting-with some curiosity-the ingenious net. arrangement which sweeps in the mail bags without tho train stopping. ."Is she working all right ?" asked \>ne of tho oilicials. "Why do you call it 1 she ?' " in quired the lady, athirst as usual for information. "Because, madam, it is a mail snatcher," replied tho courteous of ficial, and tho sniff of the angular spinster almost drowned tho snort ing of tho engine. "There's a sad. case," said Mrs. Jones, as she laid the paper o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 February 1914
Business Notices. The Home of High-class Tailoring IS AT 222 Glenferrie Road, Malvern J AS. HENDERSON is a Ladies' and Gent's Tailor, with extensive English and . . Colonial Experience. . . tie Guarantees Quality, Style and a Perfect Fit ? in Every darment. . He Specialises in Costumes and Frock Coats. His Prices are Most Reasonable. Glenroy Cycle and Motor Works HAS OPENED. BUSINESS AT . 16Q Glenferrie fytad, tfalveni. Bicycles Built to Order from lOs. Petrol and all Cycle Accessories Stocked. Go-Cart and Pram Repairing a Specialty. THE CHEAPEST HOUSE FOR REPAIRS. A Trial Respectfully Solicited. S. BARNHILL proprietor. Professional* MR. JOSEPH L'ESTRANGE, BARRISTER & SOLICITOR, CONVEYANCER, &o" " LE COEUR" ; 61 UNION STREET, MALVERN. Telephone 819 # Hawthorn. (Use daytimo only) Private No. 1297 Malvern. All Local Courts Attended. DEBT WORK A SPECIALITY. COMMISSIONER of the High Court of Australia and Supremo Court of Victoria for taking Affidavits. Business Notices ...