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UNFORTUNATELY WORDED. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 11 July 1916
UNFORTUNATELY WORDED. • In the great drawing-room, with it9 rich furniture and rose-shaded lights the heiress and her husbnnd ant chit ting after dinner. "Ernest dear," she said presently a tender light in her eyes, "do yon remember what day to-morrow in? Fancy, we shall have been marriixl nine years, and not once have I mj83. ed baking you a special cake for the day, have I ?" Ernest gazed fondly at her. "No, my darling," he agreed. "You have never failed me, Hildegarde, and I look back on those cakes aj milestones in my life !"
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 11 July 1916
Bereavement Notice. THE FAMILY of the late MRS ANN L PrrcilvoUD desire to return their sincere Thanks to their many kind friends for all messages of sympathy, letters, cards a ad floral tributes received in connection with their recent sad bereave ment. MEETING- of ladies and gentlemen will be held at tha Athensoum this (Tuesday) evening at 8 o'b'ock, to make arrangements for holding a series of Socials in aid of tho .Red Cross Society Good attendance desired.
NOT SO FAR TO FALL. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 11 July 1916
NOT SO FAR TO FALL. | "Cheat !" j Like the growl of an angrr animal, | the low murmur ran through th? card-room of a certain club. The culprit rose from his seat, pale arid trembling, and as be did m dropped three aces on the floor, j Without further argument, the en | raged members seized him by the scruff of the neck and ran him to the top of the stairs, down which he was sent flying. Full of aches .and anger, the victim of their wrath sought the secretary'* room and made a formal complaint of his treatment,, ending up with: "What would you do in my place1' "That's simple," said the official coldly. "I'd play on the ground-floor in future. It's, safer !"
ROUGH ON DAD. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 11 July 1916
ROUGH ON DAD. Frank's mother took him to a con juring performance one afternoon, and the small boy was much impres sed by the -wonders he saw. That evening, after tJaa, he said : "Father, I wish I was a magician." "Do you, sonny ?" said the father, with a smile. "If you were one, what would youj do ?" "Well," said the boy, thoughtfully, "I'd turn you Into a rat, and call the cat, and wouldn't I hare n lark;1
A RECRUITING SERGEANT STRIKES TROUBLE. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 11 July 1916
A recruiting sergeant STRIKES TROUBLE. ♦ 1 The following report is taken from an exchange A case that took a somewhat unusual turn c; mo before the Citv Court on Mon day, when a lather oflBminate looking young man named Alfred Barber was charged with having, by false pretences, on April 25, obtaiuod from Beath, Schioss Felstead, Ltd. a Ccney seal mantle valued at £8 lug, with inteut to defraud. Mr Baroett, who appeared for the de fence, remarked that the case was really one of imposition, and as hia client in tended to plead guilty, it might be pos sible for the ■ ench to deal with the case; Sub-Inspector O'Brion said that thoro would be no objection from the Crown point o£ view to the matter being sum marily disposed of, and on a differently worded charge of imposition being read oror to Barber. Defendant then pleaded guilty. William Nonmue, a salesman at Beatb, Schiess and Felstead's warehouse,, said that on .April 25 Barber called and asked to see some roney seal mantles. He chos...
[?]ing Notes [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 11 July 1916
Noto.3 j ■ ♦ j S ■•:h German Reef Co..—1600ft j : le'vc'- • xionded further distance of ( 113ft, ;tal 1097ft, no change iu! rt present. 1750ft level, i: . iiate level noith off tise— S cplug above and below on stone irorn 3 to 10ft wide, values between S and 9dwts. The following crusbings ■ have been cleaned up during the past week at the local Government bat tery J. I^lewellvn & party, ot Violet Town, 6^ tons for 9dwts ; E). ! Allen, 19 tons from Union Hill for 3oz 9dwt ; Eenstead and Tollit 12 tons for 2oz 12dwt, Gordon and Purcell from Sandy Creek are now crushing. New Day Dawn Co—Putting in cyanide plant to treat tailings;
RAILWAY MANIFEST. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 11 July 1916
j RAIL WAY MANIFEST, Goods and parcels were lying at the local railway station co-day for;—.. Good-—Miliar, Oswald ft. M, Williams & Rewell. l'arcpis—Dickson, Oswald, Farley, Williams, Fahey, Pullani, Hayes, Hutton. Grigg. Iiumbold, Rowdou, Rewell,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 11 July 1916
Aching Back. The ban© alike of the housswifc and the working man. Ia some casss every move ment of the body is accompanied bv a sharp ■■fifcabbing pain in the small of the back, and ' in others the pain is Hull and contiuuou?. 1» These aro symptoms of kidney disease- Ai iest its progress by using Dr Sholden's Gin Pillr, which will act in a surprisingly ' prompt in-inner. Price Is lid and 2a Gd — J Obtainable everywhere.
CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 11 July 1916
CORRESPONDENCE. — To the £&lt;titi>r Sib,—Being an old MaldoVi boy and haying a aon at the front, I, with others, would like to know what the local Stato School Committee are doing to perpetuate the m&mory of all the brave lads who lv/tvc 1 gout from the district to fight for the dear old Flag and help to squash a nation which is " frighltulness'' in itself. Most schools have Honour i:oils? hanging from their wall;?, and I sincerely h&lt;">pa that Maldon is not lacking in i hi-s respect, as I l feel certain that Maldon has contributed as many heroes as anv other town in tho f state. Appended are. the names of a xovr local lads who Lave enlisted azid goneiu to [ camp from Melbourne Thomas jDayis, Willie Boyd, Jack Kichardsoiij Hobort Stevenson. Yictor Halfpenny, Hy Bodda, Frank Pavics, Stanley Davi«s (Itoyal Australian Navy), Loslie Davies, Charlie Honking, Garnob Pearce, Tudor .Roberts, Willie Boll. Hughie Titus, Roy Smith Jack Farley (returned wounded1...
Sporting Notes GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 11 July 1916
Sr>orti£g Notes GOLF. The second round of the president's trophy was ployed on Saturday, when the best cards sent in were—House SO—12-6S Hayes 87-16-71, Marty c 78-G-72, Davey 89—14—75. S. Hutton 85—S—7?. The followiug are the leading scores for the championship and handicap— House Martyr Hayes Championship Handicap 160 " 136 16:? 151 17f> 143 166 150 • 1C* S. Hutton. Hartley
SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKES. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 11 July 1916
SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKES. We must not allow the difficulties j of the present time to drive the old custom of frying pancakes on the eve of Lent. Pancakes, of a kind, are made all the year round, but the Shrove Tuesday pancake is a some- ; what superior dainty. You require 3 fresh eggs, 3 ounces of flour, \ pint milk, a little salt. Beat the eggs : well, but not vigorously ; slowly add the flour, salt, and a few drops of .milk. Beat all perfectly smooth, then add the remainder of the milk | by degrees. The batter should be of ' the consistency of thick cream. Melt a little butter in a clean dry frying pan, and when quite hot pour in | about half a teacupful of the hatter, and fry it for five minutes or until nicely browned on one side. If very thin it need not be turned. When done take it up, sprinkle sugar over it, roll up, and keep it quite hot in the oven until they are all fried, i Serve at once very hot with sugar j and cut lemon. j
MALDON LADIES' BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION, Statement of Receipts and Expenditure from July 1st, 1915, to June 30, 1916. Receipts. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 11 July 1916
MALDON LADIES' 1'»ENFjV01j12NT ASSOCIATION, Statement of Receipts ami Expenditure from July 1st, 1915, to June 30, UU(i, Receipts. Balance Bank Victoria 30-6-I5 £ii 10 10 Cne-thwi Hospital Sandfly ... !) 7 0 Miss Pace's list Hospital Sunday 0 C S Wilson Esiate Fund ..." 10 0 0 Donation Shire Council ... 2 2 0 Donation Bank of Victoria ... 110 Visiting Coin, (per Miss Wells) 1 0 0' Sale of tickets (Miss Coleman) 0 5 0 Sale c>f tickets (Mr Wbyte) ... 0 5 0 Overdrawn cheque ... 0 6 5 Unpresented oltoiiuo ... 0 1-' G Members siibscriDtioua-MesJames JM Tarlane, Butler, H rooks, : Wells and Miss Farley—10s each 2 10 0 *72 0 51 Expenditure ; I'y provisions ... ... $32 0 9 ; Blankefs and rlothivg ... G 4 2 i Kent allowance ... ... B 10 0 Donations towards payinc pas sage money to China for Ah j Yow. Man b'oo and Kew Lock 3 0 0 j Caretaker o£ meeting room ... .1 10] Boots ... ... ••• 2 4 6 j Xmaa gifts ••• 1 0 0 j lMnting lis (Jd, firewood 9s ... 1 * 6j insurance ... ••• 0 o 20, Railway f...
NOURISHING STEAMED PUDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 11 July 1916
! NOURISHING STEAMED PUDDING, j j There is sometimes a little (lifflcul- i I ty In knowing what to prepare for , an aged person, who cannot take or- ' dinary food, but here is a small pud- : ding which is sure to be liked. Put j a slice of bread (crumb only) into a ! basin and pour over,it just enough | hot milk to cover it well. Add a ! small piece of lemon rind ; put a plate over the top, and leave until the bread is coft enough to mash smoothly. Take out the lemon rind, add a little sugar to sweeten, and a j grate of nutmeg. Stir in the beaten j yolk of an egg, and then lightly mix I in the whisked white of the egg. Pour into a buttered basin or large cup, and steam for two hours. Turn it out carefully, without breaking jt, and serve very hot.
Methedist Church. Successful Anniversary Services. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 11 July 1916
Methcdist .Church',. ! , -j*- —— ! Successful Acuiverssry Services, i — I The congregation cf the above( church were unfci i vii:! Lo r.s far an } fine weather was concerned, in the j celebration of their anniversary ser vices ou Suuday last, c.s throughout the day steady rain fell, widen kept a number away who otherwise would ha^e been present. Despite this fact the attendances throughout were very satisfactory, and one and all are to be congratulated on j their spleudld success, which was quite up to the Standard of former years, both financially and other wise. The preacher selected for the occasion was the Rer. J, S. Jeffreys, of Preston, whose interesting and thoughtful discourses were mnch appreciated. In the morning the reverend gentleman dealt with good and bad building, handling the subject in a very masterly manoer. In the afternoon the preacher, con ducted an intercessions! service on i behalf of the soldiers, while his evening theme was the Holy Spirit likened to the Win...
FRUIT EGGS—WITHOUT EGGS. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 11 July 1916
FRUIT EGGS—WITHOUT EGGS. For these you require some - stale white cake—sponge or Madeira— some tinned apricots, one pint milk, two tablespoonfuls cornflour, the rind of half a lemon, 1£ ounces of sugar, j Cut the cake into rounds a little ! larger than the apricots, and arrange them in a glass dish. Soak them with the syrup from the apricots, and place a half apricot on each, round Bide up. Now make a blanc mange with the milk, cornflour, su I gar, and lemon rind. Take out the j rind, and pour the blanc mange orer j the fruit, to make them look like i poached eggs ; sprinkle a little cocoa j or chocolate and Bugar on each, and they are then ready to terve,
RHUBARB AND SAGO. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 11 July 1916
RHUBARB AND SAGO. This is always a useful dish where there are children. Soak i ounces of sago in a cupful of warm wator for ten minutes, and stew ^Ib. of rhubarb in a teacnpful of water for ten min utes also. Add the sago to the rhu barb ; stir and sweeten with six ounces of sugar, and simmer until ciuitc clear. This is eaten hot or cold, with cream or custard or plain biscuits.
WISE AND OTHERWISE. A PEARL BEYOND PRICE. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 11 July 1916
WISE AND OTHERWISE ; f A PEARL BEYOND PRICE, Mrs. Jones wasn't feeling very *ei\ so Jones called in the doctor. Alter asking a few questions, the medical man placed his little thtt mometer between the patient's % and told her to keep her mouth clos ed for several minutes. Then he pro mised to send in a bottU of medi. cine and departed. Just as h« reached the front door he felt a gentle preesuro on his arm, and turned to ftnd Jones eyeing him eagerly. "Doctor, what will you take for that thing whispered the man ur gently. "I never knew my wife to keep her mouth shut for such a long time before."
ORANGE FOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 11 July 1916
ORANGE FOOL. Select six large ripe oranges ; cut them in halves and squeeze out the juice. Mis this with six ounces of loaf sugar, and stir with a wooden Bpoon ujitil quite melted. Beat four small eggs, and add to them one pint of milk, and a little cinnamon. Mix with the orange juicc, and put j all into a lined saucepan with the ••grated rind of half a lemon. Stir this over a slow heat until thick. Butter a china bowl, turn the mix ture into it, and continue to stir it one way, till nearly cold. Serve with sponge fingers or Savoy biscuits. When the corkscrew cannot be found, take an ordinary screw and screw it into the neck of the bottle. Then twist a piece of string round the head of the screw, pull- it, and your purpose will be served. To test the heat of the oven quick ! ly, place in it a piece of white paper If the paper blazes up or blackens, it is too hot. If it turns a little browner than ordinary piecrust, it is fit for small pastry ; when it turns a light brown colour the ...
HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 14 July 1916
H&W TO WRITE A NOVEL I ; Alexander Hu'nms initiated ac?' fashion in romance. The novci ,v history as founded by Scott, copied by Lytton, G. P. U. •'•■>»!* j • Ainsworth and others, hRd itf ®cr its, and in the case 01 Scott, )' high poetic and ethical qualiiiw But the Frenchman recognised the . long description* oi architecture, costume, ami char the somewhat stilted dialogue- 'r:! lengthy accounts of the heroin? s* .hero's!" complicated state oi bus* ->eic. aJ] so many obstacles P'Jt'rt between the reader' and the sttrl It was Hugo who first got thf ;i',; 01. the dramatic novel : but it *J! •Dumas who was the true /aiiifr c I.- Hie thriving offspring- A thpr"'?| kaowledge of effect gained c" stage. javc him the capacity weaving his exciting plot*; P-'1®1'j of witty dialogue told the rH * i far better than puges of dwe'f"" j what sort of people the were, and helped forward the Relieved of its dt:li hacJigi'o!:,"i picture showed itself in dear i>rl^ relief ; freed of ...