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Animals as Weather Prophets. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 6 March 1914

Animals as Weather Prophets,; Shepherds nml others who upend much lime in tho open air say ilmt \vc may always -know when it will rain by watching the ways of ani mals. Thus, if donkeys, bray more often than usual, or if .Uwy hang their ears downwards .and forwards and rub against walls, rain will come on, . When cats sneeze, and when they also give up chasing thoir, tulls, look out for rain. It will bo rainy jf the dogs eat grass or bo drowsy and stupid. Expect rain when sheep turn their backs to the wind and when peacocks squawk a great deal, mid when pigs curry straw to their styles or are very restless and given totfuuch grunting, and when the mole throws up plenty of soil. Haiti will come when horses stretch out their necks and sniff the air. | In districts where bats are .found it will rain if they fly into the houses J and cry much. And should oxen kick their forefeet or turn up thoir | nostrils and sniff the air, or lie on I their .right sides, wo may count confidently upon ...

Publication Title: Malvern Courier And Caulfield Mirror
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Worth a Bullet. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 March 1914

Worth a Bullet. 4 In Home reminiscences of tho Into Boor War, Colonel Kekmvich, who so gallantly defended Kimbcrlcy for 1S26 days, tells the following story. 'One day ho was approached by;, a* private, who asked i "Colonel, when do .you -expect' wo are going lo get something to .cat?". . ,"12at !" exclaimed the Colonel; "Did you join the army . merely to get something to eat ?" - "Wellj-thnt'8 about the size of it/' replied the soldier. - "Here," said tho Colonel,, calling nn oHlcer, '.'give this bian something to oat, and then havo him shot."" The "officer understood : .the joke, and replied-"All right, Colonel.'4 The private, however, exhibited no alarm, and, turning to the oth cer, said ; "Boil me av ham, Captaiif, stew up . a couple of chickens, bake two or three.pounds of poattoes, fetch a gallon o' beer, and load yec gtms 1 With such inducements, . the man who wouldn't- be willing to die is a blithering idiot !" , A hearty* meal was'prepared for the. soldier, and the threatene...

Publication Title: Malvern Courier And Caulfield Mirror
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Underground. MODERN NEW YORK LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 March 1914

Underground. MODKRN NEW YORK I,IKE. In an illustrated article in the 'popular "Mechanics. Magazine," Mr. I Leo JJ. Redding, status that from a million and a half (u « million and three-quarters of the residents of New York spend a portion of each day underground, and many thousands come to the surfucc so rarely that the light of day blinds them when they reach it. .hiscuss ing this phase of modern city life, Mr." bedding continues :-So accus tomed has New York heroine to the idea of living underground that only a few days ago n public cele bration was held when a new under ground passageway was opened. This newest tunnel, costing many thousands of dollars, u'as dug to give the people who live near tho Hudson River- and in the neigh bourhood of ISlst Street .an op portunity to pass beneath tho hills from their home to the subwny, J>y which means they travel to tho lower end of Manhattan* Island,,to Brooklyn, and, . by means of a transfer, to^.New Jersey. Until this underground -cu...

Publication Title: Malvern Courier And Caulfield Mirror
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He Liked Oysters. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 March 1914

He Liked Oysters. . ?"When I .was in the produce' bum-' ness years ago/' said an old mer chant, ','1 had,, .among my country shippers, "a German': by the name of .Jacob7 Sliyder. lie did not often conic-to the city, butwhen he did it was a great occasion with him/; and ho expected some attention. »So one morning*, when lie turned up in my shop about ten o'clock, I said to him : ? Jacob, you must have made an early start to get here so soon. How would you like to^have a bit of lunch right away ? Do you like ovsters V" v . . v* :Vy.V he rfat-J, >M . coult eat a few . oysters/ v "So we ; Nvent .round to. a neigh bouring oyster ! bar, and X*. ordered two stews. ' . s/'JNow, Jacob/, said "Ti 'while wc arc waiting, what'; do you say to some rjtw '?*. ^".'Vell, he replied, ' I don't mind/ " So wc had half .a dozen raw apiece, and as the stows had not yet come, wo ^lmd another half a dor.cn on the half-shell, "When the stews were despatched, I asked, as a mnttpr of form, if ho would not ...

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The Unsanitary Roller Towel. OFFICIAL EDICTS SENDS THEM OUT OF FEDERAL BUILDINGS THROUGHOUT COUNTRY — DEALERS IN PAPER TOWELS PREPARE TO MEET INCREASED DEMAND. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 March 1914

The Unsanitary Roller Towel. RIRFICJIATJ EDICTS SENDS TIIBM OI.1T OK KHLTFCHAB MJIUHNC1S THltOI.'GlIOt T COUNTRY - DRALKHS IN L'AL>KK TOWELS MTEPAITE TO MKF.T INCUEAS I:n NPNIANJ). Friends and users of some of the time worn and almost- historic roller towels in Ihc lavatories of the Cus tom Mohhp, Sub-Treasury and other federal government buildings heard with amazement lust week that the use of these art icier; had been placed under the ban of ['residential dis approval, and that they must resort Itt other moans of removing the dampness following their ablutions. The first blow wus struck at the roller towels in the buildings which are controlled by the Treasury De partment, but there will be no es cape for (he roller towels au3'where when the ban gets inlo full work ing order. The news Was received in the form< of an ofl'icial order from William G. McAdoo, Secre tary of the Treasury, ordering the immediate diseontiuuaneo of the use of tho offending towels in all build...

Publication Title: Malvern Courier And Caulfield Mirror
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LACE INDUSTRY FOR QUEBEC. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 March 1914

LACE INDUSTItY FOlt QUKBEC. To the many nourishing industries of the Province of Quebec, Canada, it is possible thai the manufacture of lace, and lace-making machinery, mny,s.oon be added. Two leading .British lace manufacturers, ATr. D. J. Jardine, M.P., and Mr. E. Jar dine, who employ some 3000 work ers in Nottingham, have recently paid a visit to Canada for .the ex press'-purpose of ascertaining whe ther the time is ripe", for the estab lishment of this industry in the Canadian Dominion. It is thought that the tariff at present in force is scarcely high enough to warrant such an undertaking without some C.Jovcrnm'Mit concession, but hopes are entertained thnt antfh a con cession may be secured to en sure the founding of at lace indus try in I he Proviuce of Quebec on u pro" tMlile basis. ' Tbe- magnificent water powers of this province great ly fa* our ~ manufacturing enterprinc.

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DIFFERENT COMPLEXIONS OF DIFFERENT PEOPLES. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 March 1914

DIFFERENT COMPLEXIONS Of DIFFERENT PEOPLES. -» The dark colours of the dwellers io .4ot. countries- are explained b.v sar /onts ns*duc to carbon not thrown . >fT by the-lungs. These are less ac "Avq in hot climates, (and the rcspirar wry function is less complete. Tho -sction c,f iht lungs is roplnccd by transpiration through tho skin, and elite carbon, instead of being thrown -<ofT with tho expired air, is deposited >*t a layer of the skin, and, in great tr or or less degree, gives it shading. The difTerenee in complexion and shading of different races is probably, luo to certain principles in their food vhich introduced into the body by aontact with atmospheric air, pro ? Iucc5> divers colourings, just as light m known to decompose certain vege *mble products* and darken some :-tttJtS, Tiie poculiui* tints of the Indies .*nd the Antilles are said to be due *lo the saffron, cayenne, and other -ctavourics used in food, which are .fves, ns well, and partly to the ...

Publication Title: Malvern Courier And Caulfield Mirror
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The Defences SENIOR CADETS' ANNUAL COMPETITIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 March 1914

The Defences SENIOR CADETS' ANNUAL COMPETITIONS. The following arc the results of the annual competitions of the 47th battalion senior cadets, which com prises area 47A, Caulfield, Oakleigh and Mentone, and area 47B, Malvern. The first four places were filled by the teams from ths Malvern area: Points. 1 F Company, Malvern (Capt. 0. T. Williams) ' ... ... 755 2 F Company, Malvern (Lieut A.' K.- Williams 638 3 H Company, AIalvern(Lieut J. E. Pooley) '... ... 635 4 G Company, Malvern (Capt G. C. Harvey) 632 5 A Company, Caulfield (Lieut A. H. Cobby) ... ... 516 6 D Company,"Mentone(Lieut E. Palmer) ... x... , 469 7 C Company, Oakleigh (Lieut A.M.Jones) ... - 45 r 8 B Company, Caulfield (Lieut - : E. Eryes) ... ... ... 381 The team from F company will represent the battalion in 12 th brigade competitions to be held at the Caulfield racecourse cn,Saturday, 21st inst.

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Laconic Letters. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 March 1914

Laconic Letters.. . Some amusing instances . 01 laconic 'letters are given by Mr. Setdn m )»i}> V Ciossip;- .^About -^."JTetlers "ami Lctter-Mriters.'' > . . Lord Berkeley wroto to the * Duke of'^Dorset : "My deaivDorset.-rT lmvo just :~fieen" mar-, ried;- and. am - tho happiest dog alive. -Dcrreleyv'.'^And/'got . for /answer, j My. dear .Berkeley,-Every:.dog has Ids daj '-Hornet " A young fellow, at college wroto to his uncle; oil . whom he entirely derciidcd, VMv.rdear . Uncle,-Ready for the;» needfulYour.;. .. affectionate nephew.,'.' >.The: .uncle .rephe<l;. " My dear Nephew,-The .needful is not' ready.-Your, affectionate vUnclc." . . : It is pleasant- that afTection should survive - pecuniary ^embarrassments,: as, it did. 'in- the case- of Samuel I* oote's smother; - and himself : " My dour, Soii;r-I. am .,m prison for debt. Come v . «nd^?. assist-- r your. ? loving mother.-Foote." . "Dear Mother, -t&9'am T, \vhtch prevents his duty beuig^aid to his ...

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WIVES WHO NEVER SPEAK. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 March 1914

WIVES WHO NEVER SPEAK. Tbe Corcnn woman who speaks or ?ven nods on her wedding day im mediately becomes an objoct of ridi cule, and loses caste. Neither threat .or prayer must move her, for the wholo household iB ever on tho oSert 4o catch a sinule muttered syllable. Her period of silenco often lasts for A week or more, and when complete bUodco is broken, she only used her tongue for tho most necessary uses. Although this custom is not uni versal, extraordinary instances aro .ot wanting in tho Western world. Some sixty years ago a Mrs. Jones 4 native of Pennsylvania, undertook, »r a wager of thirty pounds, to re main mute for the first month of her marriage. Her husband, not being in tho secret, left her only to return Cater, when he was apprised of the real reason of her silence. A Brus aeX'g couple, named Bupont, quarrel tod so bit LerJy on their wedding night 4hat the wire vowed that her hu&awd <hould never hear her voicc again. His entreaties went for nothing,...

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School Committee [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 March 1914

Sohcol Committee The was a large attendance of parents of children attending the Spring-r"ad State school on Monday evening to el'cc <he Committee for the next three years Mr Campbell, head teacher, presid d, and after explaining the object of the meeting stated that the past committee had lendered very material assistance to tho school, and by their eff orts in racing money had succeeded in getting much needed impr .vements done to the g'ounds, viz., the sewering of ,-chool, two large shelter sheds, a-phal.ing and a beau tiful (lotver garden, which was at the present time well storked with season able flowers, and wnuH compare .with any villa garden; in ad'ition it kept down i he ?instnn-i «;as restful to look uptni. The ballot was then^taken up for. members of Committee and the: following,were elected:-Mr H. W. Heardsley, Mr<Horton. MrLittle, Mr Heron, Mr J S. Evans, J. Dar roch and Mr Pi esc tt. The first five nain'-s were "-on the previous com miitf e, and ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 March 1914

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PLANTS OF PREY. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 March 1914

PLANTS OF PREY. .v Tho pitcher plant or nepenthes ol tcopical countries is undoubtedly tho tttst-Kn'owri of thoso which consume . insects. It is often seen in hot-houses mnd.is distinguished by a long pitcher which sometimes grows to eight inches or oven a foot in length. This pitcher produces a sweet liquid in yonic species, and in others merely catches water. In bolh cases insefcts arc attracted by th«* lluid. which th.-.v come to drink, and creep . into the pit* her after it. These "pitchers" are really natural traps. It. is easy for insects to en ter, but unci} inside they are prevent ed from escaping by certain hook-like processes which make an exit impos sible. It is not unusual to find a pitcher filled ui> wiih an accumulated masw of insect hinli.y, and. what is more re markable, birds. mice, and even rai-s "have at times been found in I lie in terior of the.se plants of prey. The American sundew is another which feeds on insects. Not only ^ioes it lie in wait and trap the...

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Extraordinary Election [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 March 1914

Extraordinary Election An extrara-Hilary election io fill the vacancy in' the Iiast ward of the City of Malvern, causi-d th'rouglvthc retire ment n't l£x Or Dunlop was held on Tuesday in the Presbyterian Sunday school. East Malvern. 'I he candi dates were Messrs. F. H. Francis and J. N. W. AVilliams . A record poll resulted, no fewer than 470 votes being Tecorded, including 42 postal votes, as asainst a total of 311 at the last election 111 1910. Mr Francis was returned by a majority of 174. Details:- . v . F. H. Fiancis 322 J. N. VV. Wil lams.... ... -148 . Majority for Francis ... ? 174' v

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Dr. A. R. Wallace. DEATH OF A FAMOUR SCIENTIST. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 March 1914

Dr. A. R. Wallace. .-DkXti I OF A FAMOUS'- SCII3NTIST.. . * Alfred. Kussoll Wallace, the ir associate of Darwin, - bpenccr, \and Huxley as a pioneer of the theory " ''. of. evolution,-died nt-lushomc, Old . ;,v . Orehurti, llrondstone, ' \\ nnbonfe, Dorsetshire, in his .Olind vear. - Drr> Altred llussel Wallace was . >«..- the son . of. a London 'lawyer. His father, whose means wore not sufTi Cient to provide' for the upkeep of n large family in London, moved to ; .the town of Usk, in Momnouthshiro^ ? . . nnd hero tile man who, . along with Charles .Darwin, was . to startle: the ^ . whole thinking world hrst-saw the . Us?ht. Wallace received - his early education at - Hereford " Grammar School. "rUTE SUNVHAL OF TIIE FITJ'KS T " ""In J8ol hn Ml llritain, and, /.vrVi. ;:vv'trnvclling,j-^eastward*; ^arrived at ^vsTr!^>^infrftpore; where- hft' was to begin his eight years wanderings amongst ^s^nntJa t^ie Archtpela --nil account of winch is recorded most popular work of that ,-n...

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Motor Accident CYCLIST OBTAINS DAMAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 March 1914

Ivlotor' Aooiclent - CYCLIST OBTAINS DAMAGES. In the County Court on Friday last, before Judge Box, David Falconer, of Green-street, Windsor, cycle manufacturer, claimed £ rot damages from Patrick Sydney Spark, of Derby-road, Caulfield, motor garage proprietor, for injuries caused by the negligent driving by defendant of his motor car. Mr Ah Ket (instructed by Air A. E. Jones) appeared for plaintiff, and Mr Dethridge (instructed by Mr C. J. M'Farlane) for defendant. Plaintiff's case was that on 29th April, 1013, lie was riding a bicycle in Dandenong-road after dark, carry ing a light in his hand. Defendant came along in his motor car, giving no warning of his approach, and, when near Kooyong-road, the car struck plaintiff, knocking him off his machine. He sustained injuries which laid him up in the Alfred Hospital for a fortnight, and he was fourteen weeks away from work. Defendant stated that there were three lights on the front of his car, one of which projected 100 feet ahead. He...

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Why We are Losing Our Touch. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 March 1914

- Why Wo are Losing Our ^ " Touch. . . vTijo 5fjj.sc of touch is very likely, to heroine a lost. art. A thousand labour-saving devices now take the . i luce of motions which formerly re quired deftness nud skill. Manual /evterily is giving* pla<e to mo/i tul * guidance, .and one of the most potent..factors in the upbuilding of civilisation is being abandoned. The elject^of this has been made clear bv the restlessness of business men nnd the absence of any means to .-release their nervous energy. -Nervous energy is misapplied un less there Js some actual physical outlet. The nervous energy of rage . finds its relief in stamping of the ?foot, or in pounding the table with ones list: the nervous energy of grief finds remission in tears; the . nerxous energy of suspense shows itseli in a feverish pacing to and fro.; the nervous energy of joy in . <|Uica, -rhythmic movements,' for, .as v tjie phrase goes, "we dance for . Joy.," .Kor 'centuries ' the nervous energy s...

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Run Over by Motor Car [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 March 1914

Run Over Tby Motor Oar A boy named Owen Frost, who lives will) his parents at 4 Dcakin street, East Malvern, was run over by a motor car on the 5th inst., about 450 p.m., at the corner of Wattle Tree and Tooronga-roads, Malvern. After being knocked down- by the car he was dragged along for about 15 yards, and when picked up was partially unconscious He was con .veyed to the Alfred Hospital in the car, and when admitted was found to have a broken thigh and abrasions, and to be suffering from shock. The driver of the car was Edward Charles Jones, who was in the employ of Webb and Co., Melbourne. He said that about 4 50 p.in he was driving westerly along Wattle Tree road, 011 the south side of the tram track. When within 70 yards of Tooronga-road he saw a boy walking slowly across the road from the south kerb. He sounded his horn contin uously, but Hie boy appeared to be attracted by a tramcarthat was pass ing, and hesitated to which way he would go. He (the chauffeur) had his foot 011...

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THE FARM. WORN-OUT GRAZING LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 March 1914

THE FARM.' WORN-OUT GRAZING LANDS. The proper treatment of old nnd worn-out Rraxing land often aPPe»-" to lie a very serious nnd difficult problem to mnny farmers, It is, how ever, one which may ho readily solved. Old grass lands linvo become rich in nitrogenous matter, but have, usually been depleted of much of their mineral constituent?;, chiefly by the removal of potash ami phosphate to build up the bodies of the animals grazing on them. What then is the chief remedy for such old and im poverished grass lands, or for poor freshly-reclaimed lands naturally de fieient ? Simplj to apply the potash nnd phosphate whose deficiency pre-' vents the land from yielding £ood crops of hay or carrying a rich nnd nutritious pasture. The required pot ash may be very profitably nppli.d in a dressing of half or even lewt. 30 per cent, potash manure in autumn or winter. * I The results of all carefully con<lttcfc , cd experiments by skilful experimen ters demonstrate the advantage' to ....

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 13 March 1914

Business Notices. Genuine Clearing Sale OF THE ENTIRE STOCK OF Tie Malvern Costume House, 212-14 GLENFERRIE ROAD, Inspection Invited Cordially Mrs Skyrme (late of Wiighl ami Neil'.", Bi'uike Stietl) who has purchased the Sloik, intends to give the public the benefit of some Raie Baigains. Opposite Tram Sheds. All Tr^irs Stop Opposite. PHONE-MALVKRN 1288 Telephones-Malvern. ESTAHHSHBII" r8«s. 186 & 571. JOHN MQRAN & Co., Family Grocers, Wine, Spirit & Provision Merchants, 36, 38[.& 44 High Street, ffialvein. Crockery and Glassware. Tinware,* Brushware and Grocers' Ironmongery, Flower and Vegetable Seeds. High-class Goods at Moderate Prices. Where Everything is the Best. Families Waited on for Ofdeis. Agent' for Penfold's South |Australlan Winej, Farmer's Prlze| Hans and ' 'Bacon, Schweppea Aerated Wat era. Ths Largost and Beet Grocer's Shop In Malvern. PUBLIC NOTICE. Ladies and Gentlemen, Patronise J-. EV-AJSTS' Tailoring Store for Up-to-date SUITS and...

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