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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 2 June 1916
Breakfast THE IDEAL PORRIDGE MEAL Is th© finest foorl for age arid youth. Ifc la so. easy to digest—no agreeable— so nourishing and sustain ing, that ita use means health and strength. BREAK FAST D-LIGHT essily and quickly prepared, and goes further than any other tncol. It ia tho great bone and muscle builder. "THE MEAL THAT MELTS IN THE MOUTH." COLLECT THE LETTERS coiitaincd in the'packets. They mean money to you 1 Red tc'.J (from 2lb- packets) are worth 2/6 set. Blue sets (from 4'b. packets), are worth S,'. set. Colors must not be mixed. Ipii Fodder Seeds.' : : - Smith's Seeds are sold on honor TRY THEM Write fiir qaotsvtijns fo^esi-;, delivered ao your nearest Kulway Statiou, below MslbatiTiiD prices : : .... . . Best Imported. Dwarf Essex'Rapp. Hunter River add other leading varieties'o£.r,'' wwrae, &r;'hums, Millets, Turnips,- the wonderful new folder Plant Silver Baet, iurl" Snitii's tote strains ot Field' Carrot and Champion . Hangel. State approximately quantities r...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 2 June 1916
Disord- m of the >Sfcoinacii. Are responsible for nine-tenths of fcha ilia that human flesh is heir to. If you keep your stomach ri^ht, yo.i can be pretty sure of good health. Cnro your stomach, and you can cure the iisx. (Jet it in g >od con dition, and keep it so, and you will be able to t-fcop all the dosing and physicking that seems so necessary to you now. There is only oii« way co accomplish this purpose, and that is to ensure the digestion of the food you cut. ur Sheldon's Digestive I'abulcs represent the natural juices of digestion as they esist in a healthy stomach combined with tonic and reconstructive properties. They actually do the woik of tfestomach, and enable that-organ to rest, recuporate and be-'ome strong and well. In fact, un Ic-r the iutluenue a man forgets ne ever had a atom ich. He a^ain becomes a man among men. Price 1» fit and "2s 6d per tiu. Obtainable everywhere. A children's Bazaar will be held ! in aid of the Red Cross fund on j Saturday, June 3rd,...
Empire's Places Pollcy. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 2 June 1916
ty Copto*'# ftoit Mr Hughes is making ao ?xt'a. ordioarv ^putfttioD m juoodou. I he King ha« done him honor, Mmietera tvo WBloonwd him ,8 a worthy coUea&ae, bat moat important oi[ all lift the " Timet*' decwacioa that the Qscai confer. nc« i» ^nti 15 be a failure unlet* iha ma" ^0^, - Aotipodea attends U« 2he PIa u forceful apoecbes ot Mr Haghos an tha 'timid vacitlsting utterances of Mr Asqaitk alld bls oolit3a8ne^or^1 striking contrast?. Hughes is out fcitii tli- feed determination ot making so end of irade with Gei* many, for liberating, our commercial enterprises from lb© laat wastage of German influence?. Ho scorns half measures, ahowa oo regard tor the financial interests whfeli threaten the integrity of tho Empire. It is rather curioua that wuuat Mr Hughes wss preaching a crnaade against German trade, Mr Fisher was te] ing a. Mansiou douse audi* ence that we must not crush " free, i dom loving Get macs, of whom ther^ are rnauy." These ref-rks exct'^-i mush indignation...
A LITTLE ERROR. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 6 June 1916
A LITTLE ERROR. Left a wealthy widow, Mrs. Jones thought she'd like to enter Society. So, for a start, she looked round for a furnished house in Mayfair. At last she found one which seen1' ed very suitable. After inspecting it thoroughly, the owner led her back to the drawing-room. There the gooi woman's eyes fell suddenly on beautifully-tinted picture of the "Ma donna," a copy of a famous painting. Opposite this hung another copy Gainsborough's "Duchess of Devon* shire." ' Her lips set firmly. "I like the house well enough, she announced. "But if I take it shall expect you to remove thess family portraits." Teacher : "Now, children, wh&t 'a it we want most in the world to make us perfectly happy 7" Bright Youngster : "The things ft ain't got."
WORLD'S TALLEST WOMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 6 June 1916
WORLD'S TALLEST WOMEN. , After taking measurements of.. the height of women in France, England, and America, a doctor announces that the English woman is the tall est and the American comes next. The average height of the Trench woman is 5ft. lin. The American woman is nearly 2in. taller, and the women of Great Britain Jin. taller than the latter. American women, however, weigh, slightly more than either .of the others, their average weight being-about 1171b.
BALANCING HIGH-SPEED WHEELS. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 6 June 1916
BALANCING HIGH-SPEED WHEELS. Attention has been called by a British motorist to an entirely ne glected feature of light car construc tion. When- the wheel of a light car cycle car, or motor-cycle is revolving 370 to 40.0 times a minute—as at road- speeds of 30-32 miles an hour— the rim of each wheel is travelling" at what steam engineers ca.ll , "high speed." At this speed the weight of the tyre valve ~ is quite appreciable, and makes itself known, in excessive vibration of the ■ "wheel.. ■ In order to counteract this effect the motorist placed a lead Btrip of the same weight as the valve on the rim ex actly opposite the valve position. The result., was highly satisfactory, for - all vibration stopped. Where the wheels^ are of wood, a couple of screws can be inserted, instead of the lead strip, or copper rivets in wire wheels. On the other hand, a motor ist who fitted" a special valve bolt of greater weight .to his cycle car,/ be came greatly -worried when the whole car developed ex...
SASHLESS WINDOW PANE FOR RAILWAY CARS. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 6 June 1916
SASHLESS WINDOW PANE FOB RAILWAY CAES. The last vestige of wood entering into the design;of the modern Ameri can passenger coach has disappeared in the utilisation of the sashless win dow frame being introduced on some of the leading lines. The innovation is being viewed with curiosity and interest by the riders, for its novelty is bound to attract attention. The sash is dispensed with entirely, and itB place is taken by a piece of plate glass covering the entire window opening. The glass is held rather firmly in place between two strips on each side of heavy felt, between which it is moved with slight effort, but the adhesion of the felt and. glass surface is sufficient to hold the pane at any point that the passenger may desire. The movement of the glass is facilitated by two knobs secured to the pane near the top, which also serve the purpose of preventing the glass from dropping below the sill when lowered to its fullest extent for the admission of air. The upper edge of the gla...
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. ROPE IDENTIFICATION. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 6 June 1916
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. ' -■. ♦ ... . ROPE IDENTIFICATION. J Every rope used in the British ! naval service, from heaving line to j hawser, wherever used on board ship or in dockyard, has woven into one of its strands, for purposes of identi fication, a coloured thread. A differ ent colour is used according to the port of manufacture ; red, blue, green and yellow being adopted for differ | cnt ports. The presumption is that i any rope with the coloured thread j found outside of such uses is in im j proper hands. This custom has pre | vailed in the British navy since long j before the days of Nelson. A similar | method of identification is employed I to some extent commercially. Some j railways mark their rope in this way, i and it is also sometimes employed i for identifying ropes which, used for the transmission of power in operat ing machinery and in lighters, would be liable to be stolen.
Swimming to Save Life. ALL CAN ACCOMPLISH IT. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 6 June 1916
Swimming to Save Life. ALL CAN ACCOMPLISH IT. No one thoroughly knows how to swim unless he or she can dive, if need be, in street attire. That iB the dictum of Mr. George T. Holm, one of the world's natatorial experts, whose recent paper we quote. When the unexpected moment suddenly comes to. save a , drowning person somebody usually has to plunge over board with shoes, hat, and all clothes' on. And that is exactly the way to practise and make sure you are at home in the water with all .your clothes on. ., There is an excellent reason for this. Drowning persons do not wait until their rescuers are arrayed in bathing costumes.: The shriek, the outflung hands, the frantically toss- j ing head; do not wait on costume or occasion. Wherever there is water there is a risk of drowning, and the ' j trained young man or woman should ! I be ready-to meet the, emergency—to. plunge ;into the water on the in stant, dressed as he or " she happens to be. ■ | There is a' false idea •about the peri...
NOTHING SERIOUS WHY THEY SHOUTED. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 6 June 1916
NOTHING SERIOUS —H WHY THEY SHOUTED. A young married couple, vno ^ near a famous golf course, were ^ tertaining an elderly aunt from depths of the country. L' "Well, Aunt Mary, how did T spend, this afternoon?" asked "tb hostess, on the first day. "Oh, I enjoyed myself very^, 1 replied auntie, with a beaming smile "I went for a walk across the raoors There Beemed a great many peop^ i about, and some of them shouted at me in a most eccentric manner, bm I just took no notice. "And, by the way," she went on, 'I found such a number of euriouj little round white things. 1 brought them home to ask you what they were." And the dear old lady products from her handbag about a dozen golf-balls !
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 6 June 1916
death. I Fi'iHal fa sciiOG at fit-Jh'pe!: 0" ' (previouslyreported S t*irp*>rai Clarence Maldon iw'sirt'J -- -years,- the loved of Mrs Warren. JTaWon. forKiog and Country. [u Memoriam. fir-It: iuvinj memory of my dear Thomas Tatt, -who rtCiwUhJuae, 1910, loving father I ?j. F..J- &lt;i-» A. and C. (on active I; j■■ *-"■j ■! -j -R» and .E. r^lhli knag wife, E. Tatt, lon'tig memory of my be Intend and our hying tatber, , >!i ,iiiet-p in Jesus on the 6th honiucl) we loved him, ; -** the roars we shed Hush, he only sleeps," ! one is not dead. - :'wiy- in our thoughts, dear Dad to .'peak- your name, ' 'i«iVvedyoii dearJy, we do tiie same.' ■ his loving wife and family.
WAR BRIBES. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 6 June 1916
WAR BRIBES. • The biggest war in history has been responsible for some of the biggest bribes in history. Germany for in stance, gave Turkey £10,000,000 in hard cash, and the promise of huge territorial possessions for coming in on her side. We offered to make over Cyprus to Greece if she would Bide with us ; but the. bribe, apparently, was not considered big enough. Towards the end of the Russo Japanese War it was freely asserted ■ that General Stoessel was bribed i into surrendering Port Arthur. The j accusation sounds ridiculous enough i on the face of it. Yet it must not be I forgotten that the same thing was ! said about Marshal Bazaine's surren- j der of the fortress of Metz in tho > war of 1870-71. The unhappy officer j was put upon his trial, and a lot of ; evidence bearing upon the matter was j brought forward, the actual amount paid over as a bribe by the German Intelligence officer who engineered the deal being put at no less a sum than £210,000. Bazaine was found guilt...
FRIED BREAD. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 6 June 1916
fried bread. Take some broad dough, roll it out : half an inch thick, cut it into small squares, and dip them into boiling lard. When they arc a light brown colour drain on a sieve and serve ! hot. May be eaten with butter or : golden syrup, or with sugar and but- : ter. This is an American breakfast : dish. Clerk : "We can't pay you five pounds on this money-order until you are identified." Simpkins : "That's rough. There's! only one man in town who can iden tify me, and I owe him four." I
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 6 June 1916
, c^ieiaaiue correspondent ..-.-The shopkeepers of the 'Tficoenisins that it was a X io slier the weekly half Wednesday to Satur anxious to revert to the half holiday. The .:.:";Ti'itOcia:iou have instructed ['"'-■airy io write to the Mary pX Trader?. Association atid ""cin-iigo Chamber of Com L...= information as to *•":e?should be ;aken .in the '(I; ibe Castiemaine shop - £;j ;eV£r. o the Wednesday i ii ikely that Maldon ■~,ll Butler, of the Ma]don ■;;;--s forwarded a donation of :: Icc-1 fire'- brigade in r :::i'of the services the' , rendered at the recent fire in Main Street. Ttstsajj Mst: mor vei fro.-a users of ........... rJCL the i-i? t nionuS'- ing cx%hi. coldcatarrh and other esiiri tKroat troubles. It enables J;.. ua ai home a pint of ii;tiisn.t coiijl: mi:;lure in a few jriom r. cost of 2s. Such a quantity, if the ordinary way, would cost :i.u iit. Slmpis (inactions for making f.dy-to-use inixture are ericJo .i each botiie. Ths svzy in which ccudi;, tickling sore throat...
BILLY'S ACCOMPLISHMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 6 June 1916
BILLY'S ACCOMPLISHMENTS. I | "I wish," said Freddie, plaintive-j ly, "I wish I was Billy Smith." | "Why, Freddie ?" said his aston- ! ished mother. "Billy Smith has none | of the nice things you have. , He doesn't get any pocket-money, and he's not nearly so strong. His fa ther never buys him presents, or " "I know all about that, mamma," j said Freddie, but " 1 "And think what nice books you have. And you never have to go out j in the cold and wet to carry papers. ' and " "I know," grumbled Freddie, an- j noyed by his mother's strange lack) of understanding.1 "But Billy can wiggle hits ears." '
SAVOURY FRITTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 6 June 1916
SAVOURY FRITTERS. Required, five ounces of onion, one ; tcaspoonful of- powdered sage, three ! eggs (if to be had), and four ounces ; of stale bread. Soften the bread by j pouring a little boiling water over j it, and cover, allowing it to soak for : an hour ; then mash it with a fork, ; picking out the hard pieces. Boil the j onion in two or three waters until | quite soft ; chop it fine, add the , powdered sage, a little pepper, salt, \ I and the beaten egg. Mix the whole j thoroughly with the bread. Shape ' the fritters, making them half an ! inch thick and three inches broad. I Fry them in a little hot fat. I give : this recipe intact. Perhaps, as the J other ingredients used for these frit ters are inexpensive, the cost of the | ! eggs may be balanced. But, if eggs : j are taboo, egg powder and milk, with j a little flour to make the mixture ; firmer, may be used. Fritters made j ! with these substitutes for eggs are j quite good, but less so than if made • i according to the o...
ANZAC HILL. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 6 June 1916
ANZAC HIU,. The working committee met on the hill on Saturday afternoon, defined the zlg zag track from Spring street to the top, and marked out the spot for the circle of trees on the summit. The sites for a large number of holes in which the trees are to be placted were marked out, and are now ready for the pick and shovel to get to work. Several holes were put down by willing and enthnsiastic workers on Monday. A number of townsmen ha"e signified their intention of doing their share whh p'ck and shovel' Still there is room for many more willing hands, for— • " Many hands make light work, ami the work is to make a tbii.g of beauty that will be n joy forever." Anyone wishing to become a member of the Progress Association can do so by notifying the secretary or a member of any of the ccai mittees, There is no entrance fed. None need hesitate, because, moral as well as physicsl support is required to cariy the project to a successful issne, It is proposed to have a strong working bee...
PRICE OF PEACE. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 6 June 1916
PRICE OF PEACE • ; Past wars have provided many in stances of how dearly peace is some times bought. The biggest and most amazing , sum ever .paid was. that which Germany • demanded ' from France at the close of the Franco Prussian War. It amounted to £200* 00.0,000. Only Ave years before the 'Germans bad wrung from the Aus- ! trians an indemnity of £6,500,000. , When Great Britain gave a crush ing defeat to China in 1840 the amount of the indemnity ~ demanJed was 5,COO,000, and to this has to be added another £2,000,000 after a second war with this country. Con siderable as these sums arc, they did not profit us, seeing that the cost of the wars to Great Britain was £10, 000,000. Sometimes the amount of an indemnity has been rcduced because the conquered nation could not pos sibly find the money. Russia at the close of her war with Turkey in 1877 accepted £32,000,000, after asking a much greater sum. The Turco-Grecian War in 1897 pro vides another case in> point; The Turks were ...
SEEING WITH EARS. MARVELLOUS INVENTIONS FOR AIDING OUR INJURED HEROES. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 6 June 1916
SEEING WITH EARS. — ♦ ' MARVELLOUS INVENTIONS FOR AIDING OUR INJURED HEROES.. Many brave fellows who left in the 1*>"~*t)ride of manhood are bound to" re turn suffering from serious defects, but fortunately clever devices; are be ing perfected to render their lot easier^ Hitherto we have looked upon' blindness as an appalling infliction, but' :already/ '.discoveries- ..have'? been made .which will, do much :to improve the condition of those who do not possess natural sight. • There is every. hope for>believing that science shortly ..will provide new eyes, or rather ■ new. means for see ing. Much progress has been made with this object in view. The retina, marvellous as it "is, is merely a highly-nervous, • special kind of skin. There are creatures whose sense of sight consists of their whole body. Hence there is nothing im probable in the view that eventually the human skin may be trained to receive impressions of ^Jight, and go to act as the organ of sight. There is being per...