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A Rush for "Cheap Silk" MAN ARRESTED ON FRAUD CHARGE. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 9 January 1914
A Bush for "Cheap Silk" MAN ARRESTED ON FRAUD CHARGE. According to tlie "Age" detectives have arrested a man named Ewen Percy Liddle on a charge of conspir ing to defraud. He wa3 remanded until 16th January. I.iddle i* a recent arrival in the State. Advertisements have been appearing in many country news papers in other States, the news papers in New South Wales being avoided, offering ten yards of good washable silk on behalf of the Ceylon Silk Company. Pitt-srreet, Sydney, for 2/6, the offer to be open only to 14th January. The detectives saw one of the advertisements and visited the address. Tliey there found Liddle in a room with a number of country newspapers and about 350 letters containing postal notes, but they could see 110 silk. They then visited Liddle's residence, and found a woman seated on the floor of a bedroom opening on a bed. In the room were piles of postal notes, in all about 2000. A sum of _^"2io in cash was found hidden in the bedding. Inquiiies were made at th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 9 January 1914
Business Notices. Glenroy Cycle and Motor f orks HAS OPENED BUSINESS AT 160 GMerrie Ijoad, i|alvetii. Bicycles IJuilt to Order'from.'£6' lOs. Petrol and all "Cycle Accessories Stocked. Go-Cart and Prain Repairing a Specialty. THE CHEAPEST HOUSE FOR REPAIRS. A Trial Respectfully Solicited. S. BARN HILL Proprietor. professional* Ma. JOSEPH L'ESTRANGE, BARRISTER & SOLICITOR, CONVEYANCER, &o.t 44 LE COEUR" 57 UNION STREET, ' MALVERN. Telephone 8r9, Hawthorn. : (Use daytime only) Private No. 1297 Malvern. All Local Courts Attended. DEBT WORK A SPECIALITY. ' v COMMISSIONER of the High Court of Australia and.-8upronio Court. ot Victoria for taking Affidavits. Business Notices Influenza! Influenzal Infleunza Influenza if not treated *arly is likely :o leave serious Jffflw&xs/ilftt trouble-behind. When tho In« iaenza is first f^KLlMK[' felt Ret Reeve's 11 Influenza Ylixture, and aSBr fflHHnl -.ake it in doses ?gM^J9Buz9j££^ areacribedtand |9 ;he attack will toon be ou...
WHAT'S THE USE OF FRETTING. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 9 January 1914
WHAT'S THE USE OF FRETTING. » Not n bit of use. About anything that is beyond recall don't waste uu instant.' It-will servo, no useful pur r-pose. Instead of crying over spilt milk, tho very best thing in tho world to do is to replace it as quickly m possible. That's it, keep serene awl smiling, and start out afresh. There's your policy for this workaday world, and don't yi»u forget it. If mistakes imvo been mudi», endeav our to learn lessons from them, but for goodness sake do not lot your mistakes interfere with tho next duty. It will not make for carelessness, so -do not think so. Tho thought that If you do make a mistake it is re* triovable, and you allow yourself no time to do it over again, should .spur you on to do your beat, and more than that no mail or womnn can do. Tho only timo you really need to worry is when you have been half -hearted over your work and have not liono your best. That's tho timo to castigato yourself, and to induJgo in more .sclf-diseipiine. Inconsidci...
SALTING COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 9 January 1914
SALTING COWS. Oows that are good producers ilsi approximately three ounces of .will,; per. day; and that dairy cattl(> should have salt is one o! the vcr> important questions many of us &lt;lc hot understand, and therefore net;-., lcct, writes a Canadian dairy farm? er. All animals which consumo largt quantities of vegetable matter rorjuln salt, ' - Salt is required tp expel the excess of potash from the animals body which is taken in with the vegetable food. Cows which do not get sufil cient salt gradually change to n con dition of low vitality indicated by rough coat, which results in a hmil breakdown. If salt is supplied when in this condition, recovery is pos sible. There is no question that salt in absolutely essential to the preserva tion of tho health of milk-producing herds, while the expense of salting cows is so trifling that it cannot be used as an cxcuse for not atten lin; to such a weighty consideration, . In Italy marriage brokers arc a regular institutio...
A Bear-keeper's Peril. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 9 January 1914
A Bear-keeper's Peril. A keeper named J nines Murray had a thrilling escape at the Zoo logical Gardens, Philadelphia, soma years ngo, while cleaning the cage of the polar bear. This cage, which stands by itself near the south-east, entrance, is built . of * strong iron bars and,is about 20fb.-in diameter, with a stone den.,*at the back and a tunk in tho centre, largo .enough . for the bear to roll in. The iron bars slope inward .at tho top, and form a roof eight , foot abovo tho. floor, with a circular opening, lift, in dia meter over, the tank. As is usual when the cage is to bo cleaned,. Murray drove the boar in to his den and closed tho iron grat ing between that and the1 cage; lie then entered, .closed and fastened the door, and was ploying water from a hose into the den, whan, ?with a ferocious growl, tho bear threw himself against the grating, which gave wojv and Uruip rushed upon tho keeper. Murray *saw nt a glaneo that there was only one hope of escapci 'for ho was socurcly ...
STUMP CLEARINC BY ACIDS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 9 January 1914
STUMP CLEARINC BY ACIDS. A New SoutU Wales larmer report ed as having been successful in des troying stumps with a mixture ol sulphuric and nitric acid. In treating a swamp stump, 3tt. 6ln» in diameter," 6d worth of acids was put in on.; augur hole, and in five weeks"timc\ the wholo stump and roots had =;. so%; rotted that they could, he knocked to. pieces with a hoe. A stump 3ft. in . diameter would take about half a, pint each of acids, and a smaller one less. The acids are used in equal quantities, and nothing is added to them. A hole is bored in the stump with a 2-inch augur, deep enough to hold the quantity of acid to be used, and then one acid is poured in and the other added. The hole is then plugged airtight with a wooden plug. Not more than one pint of acids (half a .pint of each) should be mixed at one time. Mr Guthrie, Now South Wales Government Chemist, says : "There should be no risk attending the mixing o! the above quantities provided* the sulphuric ncid is added to.t...
OPPORTUNITY. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 9 January 1914
OPPORTUNITY. Muter Qf human destinies am I 1 Fame, love, . and fortune on my footsteps wait, Cities and fields I walk : I penetrate Deserts and seas remote, and passing by Hovel and mart and palace, soon or late 2 knock unbidden, once, at every gate, &lt;(l feasting, riso : if steeping, wake be fore /. I turn away. It ia the hour of fate, !And they who follow mo reach every state . Mortals desire, ami conquer every foe Save death. Bui those *vho doubt or hesitate, . \ -Condemned to failure, pe Jury, and .' woe. - Seckme in vain and ceaselessly im plore : I answer not, and I return-no more.
A STILL TONGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 9 January 1914
A STILL TONGUE. ? . "A still tongue makes a wise head/ .ays proverb. Ia this chattering ago H is difficult to maintain a gol ftcn silcnco. The foolish habit o( talking whether one has anything to communicato or not leads hundreds astray. The beauty of silcnco mny be praised hy philosophers, but it is seldom practised by people; in the religious orders al&lt;*ne it is raised to its proper position. There, indeed, All religions agree, all state that vir« ftuc grows in silcnco, and power in creases with solitude. Silent meals are the great aid to arresting scandal, of which thero ia far too much to-day. Constant shat ter about people invariably leads to* exaggeration and unkindness. II you want to get on smoothly with your friends, cultivate tho habit of silence. Petty details when talked about as sumo undue proportions, whilst evils decrease when treated with silence. It fs astonishing, too, how we forget our wrongs when wo don't talk a Itottt them.
PRAYERS OF THE HORSE TO HIS MASTER. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 9 January 1914
PRAYERS OP THE HORSE TO HIS MASTER. To Thee, My Master, I offer my prayer : Feed me, water, mc, and care for me, when the day's work is done provide me with shelter, a clean, dry j bed, and a stall wide enough for mo to lio down ia comfort. j Always bo kind to me. Talk to inc. Your voice often means as much to mc as the reins. Pet me sometimes, * that I may serve you the more glad- j ly and learn to love you. Do not ;crk the reins, and do not whip mo when* going up hill. Never strike, beat or kick mc when I do not understand ' what you want, but give* me a chance*, to understand you. Watch me, and if | I fail to do your bidding, see if something is not wrong with my har ness or feet. . . ? Do not check me so that I cannot have the free uso of my head. If you insist that I wear blinkers so that I cannot see behind mc as it was in tended I should, I pray you be care ful that the blinkers stand well out from my eyes. - .p.o not overload me, or hitch me where water will drip on me. Keep...
CEMENT IN THE DAIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 9 January 1914
CEMENT IN THE DAIRY. In our visits among tho dairy farms, tho' creameries and the cheese factories It is gratifying to note tho increasing « tendency 'to** use ccment ^ and concrcte construction. It does not only show that those who cm ploy this class of construction . have an eye to durability, efficiency and j economy, but it indicates a perman- ^ ency attached to the business that was less prevalent not many years j ago. Then a dairyman built a* shack for a barn, with dirt floors, and no ! provision for drainage. His dairy I house was a flimsy shed. He figured that this kind of construction, un- ^ sanitary, cheap nnd flimsy as it was, would lust him a few years, by which j . time he hoped to be fortunate enough ' j to be out of the business. Have you ' ^ ever noticed that it is the class of , people who think like this that have to stay in it the longest whether they choose to or not ? The dairyman with the right.idea of economy, and who wants satisfac-1 tlou and good sfirviee, g...
THE FARM. WHY GIRLS LEAVE THE FARM. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 9 January 1914
THE FARM. 1 WHY GIRLS LEAVE THE FARM. So much has been said about why boys leave the farm, but bow about the girls ? . What right has a girl on the farm ? 3n many cases, none at all, you might say. I! stie wants to go to a party or dance she must ask: father or mother ; and what will thoy say ? No ! And how do you think she feels if Bhe hears of other girls going, and after they get back she hears them talk of the good times they had. I think after a girl gets to he eighteen. or nineteen her parents should allow her to go out with her girl and boy friends to parties or wherever there is a social gathering. Of course, in some towns there are boys, and girls as well, that parents would not want their girls to keep company with, but this isn't always the case. And how are the girls treated about the farm work ? They must do all the house work, all the scrubbing, baking, washing/ ironing, and work in the garden, besides milk ing the cows, hauling bay, cleaning the cow barns, hauling man...
AN ANCIENT DWARF. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 9 January 1914
AN ANCIENT DWARF, : A man named IUce, 30in. tall, who was born at the Old Tower, Black friars Road, Yarmouth, over ninety years ago, and claimed to be tho oldest living dwarf in the country, is now in receipt, together with his wife, of an old-age pension. He be gan bis career as a boy shoeblack on Yarmouth sands, and -was "often car-, ried homo in his mother's apron.-- |
PART 6. CHAPTER. VIII.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 9 January 1914
PART 6. CHAPTER. VIII.-(Continued.) "But I must hurry my plans," said Sir Peter. "I have said nothing of marriage to him as yet." "Time enough-time enough. Don't worry. You spoke of some ono you had selected for him. I asked no questions, but I guessed. I fancy it was' your niece Edwina." "The very one," roplied Sir Peter. "Edwina will have a snug, fortune of her own. My brother is worth a lot of money, and from me Well, I would do the right thing/' "A good nest-egg, eh ? Gad 1 Good enough for a prince. He will bite at it, without doubt. And a good thing for Edwina too. As Gerald's wife, and possibly as" "That's the main thing," said Sir IPeter. "Lord Chester seems in noA way inclined to marry. It is quite possible that this youngster may be the Duko of Chiltorn. I am not so blind as not to sec the advantage of having my nieco a duchess." "No, no ; I sboulU say not," said the colonel. "Has he.met} Edwina?" "No. Thomas sticks to Cracking stone Hall the year round. I have not even men...
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. A BAFFLED IMPOSTOR, —OR,— THE HEIR TO A DUKEDOM: A HUGE PERSONATION FRAUD. SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PARTS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 9 January 1914
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. A BAFFLED* * IMPOSTOR, OR, THE HEIR TO A DUKEDOM : A HUGE PERSONATION FRAUD. By 8. W. Hopkins, Author of "On Four Brass Plated," etc., otc. SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PARTS. Henrj Barnes, an adventurer,"'finds himself sharing a room in a New York lodginp-house with a young fel low about his own age and physique. In the early hours of the morning; Barnes is horrified to discover that his companion is dead. On searching the deceased Barnes brings to light a sum of money and a letter, the lat ter being written apparently by the young man's father, George Lover ing, to bis friend Sir Peter Steede, banker, of London, in which he im plores Sir Peter to do all in his power to help his son Gerald, with whom be has quarrelled, owing to the boy's attachment to a variety hall singer, named Mildred Moore. The letter further states that Gerald is sailing for London and intends calling on the banker when ho ar rives in that city. Barnes considers it a safe undertaking to impersonat...
Kitchener's Bullet. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 9 January 1914
Kitchener's Bullet. Lord Kitchener, one of iho most distinguished of tho Knights of tho Bath who recently wero installed at Henry VII.'b Chapel in Westmin ster Abboy, onco had as narrow an escapo of his lifo as ever bofoll a soldier. It was in the course of the prolonged and fiercely-fought cam paign in tho Soudan in tho 'eighties, hi tho first year of that decadc, in fact. There was a lively skirmish going on nt a placo named Ilnmloub, just outsido Suakin, when Kit chener, who was then a rising young officer of Engineers, was shot at by ouo of tbo Mahdi's nogro soldiery. Tho bullot found its mark in tho side of Kitchener's faco at tho back of tho cheek. It was a Remington bullet, and inflicted a really dread ful wound, breaking tho bone at the base of the jaw. It took a long time to got the splinters of bone out, and tho doctors were unablo to operate, aa tho bullet and frag ments of bone were too close to the jugular vein. The ball could not bo located, and tho doctors pronoun ced...
CHAPTER IX. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 9 January 1914
CHAPTER IX. If over s man foil suddenly into boundless sea of smiling favour, that man waB Barnes. Edwina had boon reared with a most worshipful regard for the exalted stato of the nobly horn. It had been part of her educa tion that an English maiden's duty not so much to hersolf as to her family-was to marry well. Added to the .opinion thus fostered by educa tion was a natural ambition, which, so far, had seemed utterly beyond the possibility of fulfilment. And now, apparently from the skies a scion of one of the noblest houses of England falls into her very lap. Edwlna would not have been the daughter of Thomas Stecde, brother of Sir Peter Steede, Bart., had she not been fully alive to the advan i tnges of the present situation. In I three hours after the introduction of ! Borncs as Gerald Covering, Edwlna had almost forgotten Vane Prance. She had entirely forgotten the symp toms of budding love that-had stir red her bosom at the interview by the rock. With Gerald Lovering as a po...
Bravo, Ysaye [?] [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 9 January 1914
Bravo, Vsaye I . .. V f .' An amusing, story is related about ar. } snye,tho famous violinist, by the ."Etoilo Uelge.'.' -During his visit to America the artiste was tho guest of a ..New* 'York millionaire who in his early days was? a shoo jnaUcn. ...?;? After dinner - his.host Importuned Ysayorto plnv, ..>nndvwheu.lic hesilnt eil??.Temnrked »:?&lt;?.'« A-Mimu should never be^ ashamed }^to35.'cxliil)it vhis art.''1 Thereup(HiN'vYsayo-^;playo(l>;^to- his host ^ - fllavnig returned ,tor Europe. tho violInisU :iuviled * hl« former million :niro/. host, ; who >.Jiappenod to be in .Paris,' : to- dinner.l^ ' Puring the even ing v:u' pair of boots much tho worso for wear were handed to the guest. ** VAFyi dear friond^' said Ysuyo, "do mc .the- favour of mending these boots for 1110." , . The nuIIiomuro was specchless with .amazement. "A man should never bo ashamed' to exhibit his art," addod Ysayo, with a significant smile. At a ' hospital staff ball iu tho North wo learn ...
Record of Wheat Stacks [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 9 January 1914
Record of Wheat Stacks Tho longest authentic period for which a wheat slack has beon kept unthroshod is forty years. V'.Tho' story of this forty-ycnr-old stack'iK 'briofty as followa :-The . crop.. Jof which tho. stack was hiiilt; . was" grown 'in 1855. This stack : ami another belonged to two brothers,, both farmers, wlio lived mi the neigh bourhood of Harrogfito. In March of tho preceding year tho Crimean War broke out, and tho price of wheat rose by leaps and bounds. Shortly after tho stacks were built the price of wheat roso to 97s. per quarter, and at this price one of tho brothers sold. out. Tho other, how ever, determined not to sell until tho price roso to £5. In March, 1850, tho war terminat ed, and tho prico of wheat fell. Tho farmer, however, stuck to his reso lution and refused to sell. Ife kept his stack until 1805, when tho farm pusscd into tho hands of a younger brother, who then thrashed it out. ^ During the whole forty years of Its* oxistenco it had enjoyed perfect ...