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Adjustable Step for a Ladder. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 20 February 1914

Adjustable Step for a Ladder. ITousopainting is very ersily .dono by painter* having their own scaffolds, but n pursuit desiring to do hi* own work will have" only ii Inddcr to tuku tho plnro of n&i*af-, fold. To pnint ami stand.on tho rungs of n. la'ddur nil d«iy will tiro one's feet. - .AM.tho writer had to do' somo painting, ami a ladder was .tho only thing obtmnablo to clinVb upon, a; Hat dotaclmblo stop ?was made to put upon tho rungs of tho ladder to stand on tho same as a scaffold. The step cnu bo adjusted to any port of the ladder for the 'painter to stand upon and paint : a surface within easy reach. Two irons wore bent V-shaped as illustrated, each end 'having u hall circle to lit v. over tho rungs of the. ladder. -. : .

Publication Title: Malvern Courier And Caulfield Mirror
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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"Rain Gambling." [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 20 February 1914

"Rain Gambling.?' Thee, Indian, custom : oP'*'rain gam bling'^is referred to in a I3Luo llookr^containlng^ovidence --sgiven by birDaniel. aUitckiiinon*.^Hamilton be fore, the Itoynl-Commission on In dian Finance and Currency; bir DhuJt»l explained Die method employed.A:, "In the hot weather/' he said;./<we.. get .showers perhaps every -i tln ue or ; four weeks, and as tho rains approach, the probability is that x thuso* bhowois \ ill become more frequent. -'.There was a gamble whether the rain would fall on a particular day or not. "Theic was a Utile tanT with a spout fixed ""up on the lop of a house in the Liuna ».Ha/aar of Calcutta, which js the big nalixe market-place, and* if the rain fell sulhcienlly for .this spout * to run, . it.was consider ed to have gained, and the man lost .or won his. bet accordingly. Tins gambling became such .an evil that the Government stepped in ami killed it.'. Ilefore using a new saucepan fill it with-water; with a lump of soda some "pot...

Publication Title: Malvern Courier And Caulfield Mirror
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Navigating Space. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 20 February 1914

Navigating Space. , (Dy OAKHETT I>. SEHVISS.) .??'..The statement, has recently nppenr cd in priritMint, owing la the dis covers bv\ Sir William Ramsay of nvgns sixteen time* lighter than hy drogen. it may bccomo possiblo to . send .. n » balloon from the earth . to Urn. inoon;. on -to .other planets. ?y- ' Ifi ' tlus.?. . could, .be . done it . would. :bc.:. Uiu V.moKt1 I wonderful thing r ever i\ccoi»ipIislic(ltVv»num. ,A voyage to thoi moonwould bo' an experience of indescribable .noveltyami. infinitely more ;iii«rvclloti«. v than Columbus s nrjjt.';croKSinR;,fof.-.tho Atlantic. tho^rciisoning. :? on which ?>. the statement-: is- based , is. entirely, erro ^lepns,', and tliw fact thatv it is ere ditcd.v to;.', a. ^''scientist". only - shows how '- ignorant- tho majority oven of educated"people are of tbo real dill) culties to ; bo overcome boforo a voyage in open spncu can be un dertaken. This seems a good occasion for showing how a trip to tho moon couUl : actually bo made...

Publication Title: Malvern Courier And Caulfield Mirror
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Remarkable Facts about Babies. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 20 February 1914

Remarkable Facts about Babies.' "I never knew before1 I hud one, said the professor of physics to his bachelor assistant,-/-just how elosely our science could bc apphed ;7to a baby. I havo been- astounded.. at the following truer conclusions : ^ . "As two sinning: bodies i;vnry.? in weight as:/ tlio cubes.' of ; their .di mensions, .1 find ?'thata^baby^ two feet long should .weigh ^justy about one-sixteenth :of- ;a--" man feet, high also that, asL\tno ;surfaces':of two . similar bodies '-vary-as. - the squaro of their dimensions/^ a baby as. before would ; ha v<\j>i.1 about v.one sixtli the surface J'of-ytlic-'nianiVi bo the extent. , of surface "proportional to weight in the <1 baby- is; vastly. groater than in the adult ; :iii; fact, a square foot, of the baby's v.skin would shield just one-third' the sub-, stance of what a squaro foot would on an adult. "Arguing from this, and knowing that the rate gf coolLpg of a solid depends on the extent of; surface, ...

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No title [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 20 February 1914

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Publication Title: Malvern Courier And Caulfield Mirror
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Constructing New Road IS RAILWAY LIABLE? [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 20 February 1914

Constructing NWRoacL IS RAILWAY LIABLE? Malvern council is about to con struct Milton-parade, and it recently communicited with the Railway Commissioners, requesting that* por tion of the cost be defrayed, as the railway abuls on the road for some di:tance. At the meeting of the council on Monday night the Railway Com missioners wrote stating that, as Ihe department had no right of carriage way over the stieet in quesiion, and does not use it, it is no: liable to con tribute mwarils its'construction. Cr'Wilks said he was ni.t.aliogether satisfied with tlie reply of the depart ment' He understood that the department had contributed to the cost of similar roads in other muni cipalities. He thought, in the circum stances, that tcie matter should be referred to the legis'ative committee. He movrd accordingly. Cr We ler, ins.conditio the motion said he did not consider there was much chance of any assistance from the department, but he thought the council might ascertain from other munic...

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New Weapons of Warfare. DISTANT FIGHTING MADE EASY [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 20 February 1914

New Weapons of Warfare. +- . DISTANT FIGttTINC: MADE EASY -.The latest triumphs of- the fam ous Krupp factory in-tioi many-, ih an illuminating bomb which will re veal the prense position of'the enemy, and that without*:tho least?, risk to tho obsener. < ^ The enemy may. be fivo or:' even ten? miles away when tho ofheers; decidc. that they should £now jtioreVaboutv tho arrangement of^tho forces £ and how tho enemy is encamped. ^;Aii: order goos out to: the enptninr<of artillery to get ready an i illuimmit ing bomb. llo loads tho Gannon, with tho bomb . alter getting.:; the precis© position of tho opposing forces, but. ho does not try ' to de stroy anything ltt their cauip. rl he cannon is aimed tip in the uir in such a wny that the bomb -drops just above the camp. As tho cannon is fired it looks as if an ordinary shell were being sent out, but such is far from being tho case. It is a shell, but a very unusual one. When thi4? shell reaches a point over the / ene...

Publication Title: Malvern Courier And Caulfield Mirror
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 20 February 1914

Trintcd and published bs-William Henry 3"imnett, at 182 (Jlenferrie Road, Mal^eru BaalnoaB Motions. Genuine Clearing Sale OF 1 HE ENTIRE STOCK OF The Malvern Costume House, 212-14 GLENFERRIE ROAD, . Commencing TO-DAY* Mrs Skyrme (late of Wiiglit am! Neil's, Bourke Stretl) who has purchased ti e Stock, imends to give the public the bent fit of some KaieBingaine. Opposite Tram Sheds. . ' All Trams Stop Opposite. PHONE-Malvkkn 1288 Telephones-Malvern. ESTABM.SHKI> 1885. 186 & £71. i iORAI & Co., Family Grocers, Wine, Spirit & Provision Merchants, 36, 38 & 44 Righ Street, Malvern. Crockery and Glas.-ware. Tinware, Brushware 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, Former's Prize) Hams and ;Bacon, Schweppes Aerated Waters. Tbu LargoBt and B^bI Grocer's Shop in Malvern. PUBLIC NOTICE. Ladies and Gentle...

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Extraordinary Election [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 20 February 1914

Extraordinary Eleetion Cr Alex. Dunlop, who lias been in indifferent health for some time, on Monday tendered his resignation as representative of the East ward of the city of Malvern. Mr Dunlop has represented the ward for eight years. The resignation was accepted with regret. An extraordidary election to fill the vacancy will be held on Tuesday, March io, and nomination day has been fixed for Wednesday, 26th inst. Mr J. N. Williams, of Burke-road, East Malvern, announces himself as a candidate for the vacancy in the East ward of the City of Malvern, caused through the retirement of ex Cr Alex. Dunlop. Mr F. H. Francis, of 30 Turner street, East Malvern, is announced as a candidate for the vacancy in the East ward. Mr Francis is a large property owner in the municipality, and is well known in the quarter for which he is offering his services.

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Night Lion Hunt in Foggy Streets. FIVE ANIMALS SHOT IN CHASE BY 80 ARMED POLICE. DRIVEN TO BAY IN HOTEL. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 20 February 1914

Night Lion Hunt in Foggy Streets. FIVE ..ANIMALS SHOT IN CIIASI IJY, 80 AHMED POLICE.' DIUVEN TO BAY IN' HOTKL.* Eight lions and a tiger roaming loose at night and in . a dense fog sprung panic in Leipzig;, . -.Even tually five lujus were shot ljy-{.,Uui police and the others \rere. recap-, turcd. t The animals, which belonged. to Barnum's Circus, were being taken to the railway station. ... .There. was a thick fog,, and the driver of an electric tram-car ^ crashed into one of the vans as it-crossed the street. One-lion, > coming.:.-out of the . cage, sprang savagely . at>the throats of the liorses ; thoti v were, drawing ,the van.. . . The . horses . tried to - run awuy." /This .excited tthe ' seven.lions and the tiger which were still in - the van,:: and they , too broke loose . with a roai ... There: was; a terrible; panic in the streets, winch y were ^crowded;...though it ;. wus< already; vmulnighU.^.'.1 ho.villu ininations of . the .previous.:, night >on the...

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MR. GLADSTONE IN SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 20 February 1914

MR. GLADSTONE IN SOCIETY. Although Mr. Gladstone ia pro* eminently. a talket in Sooiety, yot he doos not dibdain tho othor arts by, whioh. people who dino out contrive to spend their time. In his younger dayi he used I© be noted for tinging. There aro legends of tho wonderful effect with whioh ho was trunk to rondcr . favourito Scottish song, am) irroveront goaBip? have oven deolared that on ono occasion Mr. Gladstone brought down the drawing-room by tho rivnoity and rollicking spirit with whioh he sang the ?well«knownOamptown Races/' His eooiety has always bean »n im mense addition to the company.to whioh fee was invited. * s ^ Mary had a little lamb, f But both have long been dead j % If Mary wore alive to-day, \ 8he'd want a bike instead.

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The U. A. O. D. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 20 February 1914

The U. A. 0. D. There was a large attendance of members and friends at a smoke night given by the Malvern Lodge, U.A. O.D , last Wednesday evening at the Racecourse Hotel, Caullield. Bio. W. A. Watson was presented with a framed diploma surrounded with photographs of the officers of the lodge, Bro. A. Gr, Hooke, A.D , was in the chair, and among those present were Bro. Cock, G.V.P., and Bro. Hazell, Board of Directors. Bro. Gole,- District President, -who- made the presentation, referred to Bro. Watson's loyalty to the lodge. He said that the recipient had always worked hard in the interests of Druid ism, and the diploma, which for services rendered, had been well earned. Bro Watson, in acknow ledging the gilt, said that he had been in the order for 30 years, and this was the sixth diploma that he had received. He had always done his best for the lodge and Druidism, and he would continue to do so as long he was able. Bro Cock thought that Bro Watson's achievement in obtain ing six d...

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An Elephant Nursemaid. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 20 February 1914

An Elephant Nursemaid. In " Tigcrlnnd" (Chapman and Hall) Mr. U. E. Gouldbbury, for merly of the Indian Police, , has written his rcmlnisccuces of forty years* sport and adventure in Ben gal. - l[o relates m; extraordinary com edy witnessed by a friend who was Milting in the verandah of his tent watching his elephnnts, which were picketed under some trees a short distance off. lie saw the wife of one of the mahouts emerge from her tent-liko shelter with an infant in her arms. She took) it close up to a huge "tusker," to whom she mado a low salaam ; then out the slcoping child dmvn before it, and salaamed again. Noxt she spread a blankot on tho ground, and placed the baby in the centra of it, well within reach of the tusker's pro boscis. Then salaaming- again, more ostentatiously, went oft to the ba zaar. Presently tho child awoke, and soon began to crawl towards the edge of tho' blankot. IJufc when it had gona a foot or two the ele phant, stretching out his trunk, gently pulled it b...

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Caulfield Police Court. ADULTERATED MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 20 February 1914

Caulfield Police Court ADULTERATED .MILIC At Cauuicld court on Friday f. Dark dairyman of Bent-street^ nrighton, was lined /T-i with -Ci if costs for seiling mill? whii,f3,v£. found on analysis to be deficient it*. ltUi, refc,ndant: Pleaded that he had been feeding his cosvs oil potatoes, and that perhaps might have caused the deficiency. The bench was not inclined to accept tint. explanation. ' DEFEYDANT HELD LIABLE. Bauld, motor parac©** proprietor, City-road, South Mel bourne, was sued by Sister Coundon. Proprietress of the Trindia private hospital, Caulheld, for £H 3/' being claim for medical treatment, surgical dressing and operating fees. . i,rom ll;e evidence of plaintiff, a. boy named Frank Davies was taken to her hospital on 3rd December " (rom injuries through being knocked down by defendant's motor f?r-' 1 i'f, ?y "was ""conscijus 011 arrival at the hospital, and was treated for some time. O11 the night of the accident, it was stated, defendant h?i'ndJ'1 Ulf,f:osPitaI, an...

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£100 FOR A HORSESHOE. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 20 February 1914

iUOO.rOK A HOIISESHOE. The Roads Improvement Associa tion of London, in conjunction with the H.S.l'.O.A., are offering £100 for a new, or improved, type of horseshoe that will pro xiilo horses, with a satisfactory foothold upon the modern water proof road surfaces, and minimise the damage . now caused to such surfaces by certain types of shoes now iu use.

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ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. A BAFFIELD IMPOSTER, OR. THE HEIR TO A DUKEDOM: A HUGE PERSONATION FRAUD. PART 12; CHAPTER XVII.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 20 February 1914

AMi RIGHTS RHSERVHD. A BAFFLED I* ^IMPOSTOR, on. THE HEIR TO A DUKEDOM : A . HUGE PERSONATION FRAUD. » By S. W. Hopkins, Author of ' Pour Brass Plates/' etc., etc. PART 12; CHAPTER XVII.-(Continued.) Ono day Helen received a lottcr that mado her heart leap. "Wo arc coming to England," wrote Abingdon. "Burton Is doing splen didly, physically, but be uus grown restless again. He is still looking for that girl. This is troublesome here, for all the women have black eyes and black hair-that Is, most of the pretty ones. Once in a while wc hoi* a very light blonde, but these arc apparently no better to Burton than tho brunettes. I would like to try again tho , elTect on him of a gir! with blue oyes and dark brown hair." There was great chattering over thin. Mr. Brooke sat for a long time listening. Ho had henrd considerable about the doctor and Ii/h queer pa tient of late, ulneo the days got cold enough to keep him indoors more. ".You two young ladies do a great deal of talking," hn said,...

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The New Piracy. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 20 February 1914

The New Piracy. . >Tho ' uhl-fashiouod pirute captain, with a hi ULC of pistols tucked under Ins belt, and a loloured handker chief (Rd round his head, who buried his'lronsnre, and 'made his cap tives walk the plank, must rotire into' the background nowadays before the pirate with modern ideas and ail -aptitude for commercial enter prise, suvs the '-Sketch." A pirate captain flourishes at the present time in the Red Sea, who commands a large dhosv. He cap tures 'other dhows carrying mer chandise, stores the captnred goods somewhere out of the reach of Tur kish sailors or soldiers, and then onters into negotiations witli the merchants to whom the goods wero consigned, ottering to sell them their own goods at a very reduced price. This modern pirate has just made it fine haul, having captured u cargo worth twenty thousand rupees which was consigned to merchants at Aden. He unloaded ' thin, set the captured dhow free, and at once .wrote to the merchants at Adeu notifying the sums fo...

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THE RED CROSS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 20 February 1914

THE RED CROSS. One of the redeeming, features of the Balkan horror was ? the splen did response, : to ..^h^ nppenl for* volunteers -made- *by ^the Ilritish: Red . Cross; Society; -v.whicli sent'Ouw sev eral ; units 'ifto r!;\i*orisr.-'among-" the wounded. ."Each'-/Tied Cross 'unit consists of^ three ^ surgeons; . three dressers, and twelve .orderlies, and the cost is about £i,500, including .tores appliances, and transport. * Theoflicial organisation-? of--. the Red Cross Society is identical-with -the Geneva Convention of ,1861. -This was an iutoriintioual agreement' for improving thev condition of wounded soldiers in the field, for mulated in a code xinee adopted by all civilised Powers iwept the United States. " Thecode . of 18Gi was revised at Geneva un July 0, 190G, and the new version now holds good. By the Geneva Convention it is agreed to respect the persons and and property of all who volun tarily give their services in time of war. £o attend on the sick and, wounded. They ...

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Municipal Information. Town of Malvern. EAST WARD. Sydney H. Wilson, Mayor, retires 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 20 February 1914

- Municipal Information,,. . --7- ---:o: Town of Malvern. EAST WARD. Sydney H. Wilson, Mayor, retires 1914. Ale*. Dunlop ... do 1915 Ernest I. Thompson do: 1916 CENTRE WARD. Louis W. Holmes, J.P. . do 1914 Thomas Carroll ... do. 1915 Albert J. Weller, J.P. do 1916 ( NORTH WARD. William R.-Thomson do 1914 Rupert de C. VVilks ... do 1915 Walter H, Lewis ... retires 1916 SOUTH Alex. M'Kinley ... do 1914 Frank H. G. Corwwall do 1915 Samuel Devy ... do 1916 Town Clerk, Frederick Hughes. Rale ..Collector, S. Yeatman. . Council meets first and third Monday.

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Municipal Undertaking £10,000 INVOLVED. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 20 February 1914

Municipal Undertaking £10,000 INVOLVED. At the meeting of Malvern council on Monday night, Cr Carroll (chair man of public works) submitted a report if the sub-committee appointed to consider a scheme of providing stables, horses, &c, for carrying out the work of the municipality. He said he anticipated some opposition from councillors, and it might be regarded as Socialism, but he, in the words of Sir Thos. Bent, regarded it as "'safe Socialism," He then sub mitted an approximate estimate of cost of buildings at .£5300, including stables, foreman's cottage, &c., at ^966; II horses, at ^900; 12 drays, £240; 18 sets of harness, £ 140. The annual expenditure was set down as follows:-Interest on capital cost, at. 7>per cent, ^"371; depreciation, at 10 per cent, £128; foreman, ^"150; feed for 18 horses, ^625; shoeing, £60; 18 drivers at £2 Si each per. week, £2106; total, /"3440. He moved, "That the report be received." CrWilks seconded the motion. He said it would be...

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