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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

[MONEY TO LEND' I ON [EE FARMS lDUNCAN*WELIXR I-67 QUEEN. ST 2yA.El/B9URHt? Tiss mtmz (ss&ii Notn.u? is co p«i.:IuJ ce CV.rn m muve.l »r du«fv th« right w,iv. inv Maspc :n unci Lomoa K^rnov0r P^iur-.-i rhctori: or You i!o tot hu~e to jjcre v: rv. tr.c corn, |«m r«Jj ll» v\lb Ibe Heixjorcr fjud e!l hnrt\uui4. t4.Jloc.vn ^ «t:2 t».? .<»r»:c«''S in t.'.tun H'ttv. Ucmtb u«H n.V*c thw <«>rn «u tUfcln, r«o tlujtg?r f.nm cui;!rt. '.'n j Ctuxi to jju5 oa for a ««..:>.. .l-sr: t. tlirp;.?, nci-Mi.f.c entkejiuc inctrum«*nt thai will .1 f. i.i'-i w ii*»uioy'js corn in tc>;r r*. r.nr:;s. t:. Any An-Jrvsjon ruccift ct ! .ic.v of fcny Buto. T: ; ow, «n.< tc-l1 vo ir HiLfti CO., 290 EUtiMSii Slrict.lSslii^.^n. AT LAST! HIGH-CLASS SWEDISH SEI'A.ttA T/JIIS available at prices HITHERTO UNKNOWN. Our introduction of the NEW MODEL "VEGA" Has dealt a death-blow to I.Lia Exorbitant Prices charged by our Competitors. MAKE NO MISTAKE! Tho New Model "VEGA" is...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENT [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

\'0 TIME LIKE THE l'i; KSK\T It was in a tierce'iy contested Gup tic ayont tho Spey, Maepherson hnri been badly hurt in a melee louud ti;.. goal. lio was al once carried oif tin; iiehl to the dressing-room, wh r... alter lining patched up by Donald. t.iic. trai ner, lie pleaded lor a wee diap o' uie criaur. Donald generously gave liini <1 vwrq l'rom his llask, with tlie remark, "Y« can have anither yin in an 'oor or so." About two minutes elapsed then Mfic, raisi ig himself up, suddenly e'xo'.ainie-:! "Ye'd better lot me liao that ith.r drap, Donald, the nco, ye hear o' sn. ijiony sud4eQ deaths nowadays,"

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NATIONAL APFLE DAY. ENCOURAGIN FRUIT CONSUMPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

NATIONAL APFLE DAY. ENCOURAGIN FRUIT CONSUMP TION . Ono of tho happiest ideas Unit have come to us from American fruitgrowers (.says the "JouruaI"J is thai of a National Aj/pJe Day, the object being to briny bet ore the great, communities of oity consumers, in the most attrac tive manner possible, tho virtues ol the apple, not only as a choice item of dessert, but as a valuable, everyday article of diet. The idea could bo copicd with distinct advantage in this country. As tho National Apple Day would bo primarily a grout advertising campaign, on behalf of the king or trims, tho scheme would require to bo designed 011 a generous stale, and in a manner which would appeal to tho greatest! number of consumers. It may bo rather ambitious to adopt one American feature-tho free distribu tion of apple pies (special machinery at the Spokane National Apple Show turn ed out these pies at a rate of 2250 per hour). However, it would certainly pay well to give choice apples for salo in tho street...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CHEMICAL VALUE OF MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

CHEMICAL VALUE OF HAN. Dr Emil Halm, writing in tho Modu zinisoho Blaetter, mentions £1 11/6 as the value of « man weighing 150!bs The man's fat, according to the writer is worth 10/5. Of iron, there is barely enough to make a nail I inch long. There is, however, sufficient linio to wash a good-sized fowlhouse, Of phospherous, there is enough to put heads on 2200 matehes, and the magnesium in his body would provide i a very pretty fireworks display. The I man further holds within his organism I albumen in sufficient to make 100 eggs I while of sugar lie has a teaspoonful, and I of a mere pinch,, J

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FAITH HEALING AND CANCER. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

FAITH HEALING AND CANCER. itemarkable evidence, showing how a victim of cancer died in great agonv while receiving Christian Science "treatment" lrom a woman who ad mitted t'iiat she was absolutely devoid of medical knowledge, was given at the- Westminster's Coroner's Court at au inquest on Miss Eva Lucy ..[Jokleii. Miss Hoiden, who was 51 years out, luid been a. sufferer lrom cancer lor Boino years, and had been told that ;tu operation was- lK-Cessaiy. Sho refused to have an operation, and about' two years ago, tJhe became a> Cin'istiaii SCIOlltigS. Miss Alice Payne, a friend, describ ed how a Mrs Donaldson, a Christum Science} practitioner, "created" Mi;.u Hoiden by prayer. Mrs Donaldson said that sho first met Miss Holdcn two years and tiiioj month ago, when Miss IToldon canie to liier and said that she had read Chris tian Science books, and wanted to have Christian . Science treatment. "Have you had any experience of medicine?" the coroner asked. "No, I have had no medical tr...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CANADIAN FISHERIES. EXTRAORDINARY ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

CANADIAN FISHERIES. EXTRAORDINARY ACCfDH.VT * Aii extraordinary condition, .yard ing the British Columbia Salmon fish eries, which may seriously affect t l,c Future of the cair-iing trad.', has veent ly been reported to the Fisheries De partment at Ottawa. In bv.iidmg their British Columbia lino I mg tlie precipitous banks of the Fraser Iiiver, i>lie Canadian Northern railway, is re ported to havo blasted euormun quantities of rock into the tfain-aus salmon river. These masses of roek havc so deflected itlie current that when a big "run" occurs, they arc unable to pass the obstaolo, an.l :uo consequently pivvenled from reach ing. their spawning grounds. This year there was a big "run" and it is stated that ujTieii the ssili'ion readied these dams, they were nnalle to go on, and millions turned back and died without spawning. - The results will prob.ibly be serious, as a big run occurs every four years, when tHiere is an increase of three and four million dollars in the salmon can...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
REJECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

REJECTED. Iii a carriage on a Scottish railway sat a number of gentlemen off for tho holiday. Conspicuous in the company were two-one an old man with a very bald head, and the other a young fel low with a great crop of red hair, whose fiery hue would outrival the sot ting sun. When they had passed Paisley most of tho travellers put down their news papers and began to yawn and look out lazily, awaiting the arrival of tho train at their destination. ' Tiring of this prosaio silence, tho young man with the red hair selected the old man as tho butt of his wit. "I say, old felelw," lie remarked rudely, "Nature surely had no hair in stock when you were made?" "She had sir, she. had," replied tho old man; "but it was all red, and I would not have any of it."

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BOLIVIAN HORRORS TOLD IN LONDON. SYSTEM OF PEONAGE FULL OF CRUELTY. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

BOLIVIAN HORRORS TOLD IN LONDON. SYSTEM OF PEONAGE FULL CRUELTY.. Diplomatic communications have bo'-n exchanged, between the British, and American governments with, referent to what is described as another Putu mayo tcandal. Tins time lie soeno of tho aliegod atrocities is in Norther)' Bolivia, andr tho charges implicate a liigli official in the service of that r<> olioa Tho story of the alleged atrocities was brought to England by a young English accountant. He says a system of peonage is prevalent there, which is worse than that m the Putumavo region. Ono Englishman, being alone, ancr anxious to impres the natives with tho power and precision of his rifle, used up( all liis cartridges in an. exhibition of marksmanship. Tho Indians, awaro he no longer had power to shoot, close*1 in and speared him. When ills brot'iier returned and beard ofj the affair he took a: sliipmot of gin doctored it with arsenic, and leit it iwhere the Indians would find it, with the result ih...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A COOL SHADE HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

A COOL SHAD a HOUSE. u uui[| s)ui:[d ju S.10A0J 04 o.iust\>[d -lua.is uAili .10 suiqaa.io'|u; o .10111 o.iu '4ui[( uop.ufio a'i[| u; skulls A\oj o.u: oj.jii j, well constructed and nicely furnisuod .shade or bush liouse. It JS au inter esting place at ait seasons, but partic ularly so during the hot summer months wiion growth is luxuriant, and tho house alforus a pleasant shade from the heat of the sun. lu our climate, numbers of plants that arc uillicuit to grow in tho greenhouse, can bj grown to perieotion 111 a bush or snade iiouse. for, 111 addition to tue plants grown 111 pots or planted m the soil for per manently furnishing the house, it also provides a place wuere pot plants can be grown and established tiiat are re quired tor indoor decoration; as, veil .10 a place for wintering varieties tnat have been used outside (luring tiie sum ljier months. A shade house is easily constructed, and at little cost, unless, ol; course, ex pensive material is used. All that is required...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
KEEP ON. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

KEEP ON. A young American lawyer was uc fending an old convict on the charge of burglary in a State where tlio court rules allow each side one Jiour to ad dress the jury. The young lawyer, somewhat nervous, consulted a veteran member of the bar, who happened to be standing near. "How mueli time do you think I should take up in addressing the jur,y" ho asked in a rather pompous manner. "Take tlio full hour," was tlio gruff reply. "The longer you talk the longer you'll keep your client out of gaol."

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ARTIFICIAL LIMBS. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

ARTIFICIAL LIMBS. j Men aro daily working, sumo with only onu of their natural limbs, some with neither, and yet they are per forming their duties as rapidly and skilfully as their follows, wlio are inudo up entirely of flesh, blood and bone, says the Auv York Tribune. In Boston there is a legless man who supports himself as a, roof painter. Climbing about buildings and going up and down ladders, with two arti ficial limbs, he corers as much surface in a day as any of the others working with him. On the St Lawrenoe Rivei l/here is a boatman who makes a busi ness (,f rowing fishermen to nook? among the Thousand Islands, whore thev e.in iill iheir baskets. He pulls against wind :;iid current,..jumps in and out of the boat, moors and shoves of]', as if he were complete in all ITis natur al members, and yet liig left leg iu wood beiow the knee. It would appear as if bicycle riding were almost impossible, yet J. A. Nil son is a man who finds it easy, and gets as much assistance from tlie...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
UNGRATEFUL TOM. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

UNGRATEFUL TOM. Mr Blossom had been very ill, and by the time he was able to get downstairs again, his hair had grown to a con siderable length. Then it was that Mrs B. volunteered to cut it for him. and Blossom, probably owing to his weak condition,, consented to the ex periment. Mrs B. fastened the table oloth under Blossom's chin and got to business. Then Blossom repented his rashness." "Great Scott, Martha," he yelled, as Mrs B. jammed the point of the scis sors in "his neck. "What the dickens do you think you're doing?" "Am I hurting you, dear?" mur mured Mrs B. "It's only those eor uers behind your ears that bother me. Do keep still." And then she sliced a bit off his ear. "Thundering Jumbo!" shouted B., jumping about the room like a oat on hot bricks. "Oh no, I'm only doing this for fun." And he dashed upstairs and plunged his head in the bath. "That's the worst of Tom," sighed Mrs B., as she took up her knitting. "He's always so ungrateful!"

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A MONEY LENDER'S DODGE. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

A MONEY LENDER'S DODGE. There is keen competition among the money-lenders of .London. Ono ot tlio latest phases of tins rivalry is the sending to u selected person xiank ot 1'ingland notes for a loan of or inoro, without entering into any pre rous negotiations with tho recipient. The money-lender is careful to fcoU.oi a good jiiark ior such na unsolicited ioan. iio takes tlie view that » per son ulio lias llie notes in liis possession will iind it hard to return them if he is in need of financial assistance, and iio iissumea that the recipient will bo grimily impressed by tlw? openhanded .. ay in n Inch the money-lender deals .vitii liis clients!. An incident of this I kind has led to a. pleasant little comodj' between tin; ftev. Herbert Will-am;;, of Llorsley-dou n, iJermoudsey, and J. Marsii Lid, money lenders. Mr V'ii lianis lia.i specialised in extricating young men from .tho tons of money lenders, received a letter Irom J. 31 a .sii, Ltd., enclosing £00 in notes as an unsolicit...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
INLAND WATER STEAMER. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

INLAND WATER STEAMER. Tlio "Seeandbee," a new side wheel passenger steamer, recently placed in service between Cleveland And Buffalo, is tlio largest side-wheel steamer in ex istence. Five hundred feet in length overall, she has an extreme Lvant over the guards of 9S.fi and a depth of liilli at the stern of 30ft din. Tiie "Sse andbeo." has six decks, and provides .ver 500 staterooms. She is driven by engines of over 12,000 li.p., at n speed of 22 miles ;m hour. The wank shaft iif hor inclined reciprocating engine weighs 120 tons. She lias stateroom accomodation for 1500 people, ard car ries a permit for 6000 people. Her freight capacity ia 1500 tons,.

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CELERY. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

CELERY. UlU UUJUUO U1 U»v»%\ > JJ| /V*-^ loner to hare a suppiy died, crisp celery, and /)j JI. i oarfy ami late as possil£c.l<'p,;Vj:<r/l lio points iu. gardening t';.. It is the objoct of every gocxl _> jqnrdoucr to have Lileached, it a.s of tlio points iu. g;i a attention should be paid. -ffin sumo lime, thcro are uiinciilti(j0\ ' "*? way of obtaining it early in souVtj to winch it is advisable to c0g& tion, as tlio situation bcs4'ui]/i bring forward early peas, and potatoes, is not ahv%uf^?L'A:' that produces early celery it is generally admittf §_ celery of our garde us is,:-)' ,f'l variety of a wild p;nntl : a'ir^^lR es and other marshy pl'.j J.y,itji grows, seeds, and rcpr&ct '-yiff,. tlio usual wa3T; and iu \y found in the greatest vigcV^iiKg: the sea coast or a, tidal /n't~f sonio shapo beiug beuelicia^-iis ing naturally in such plaefjfyji ly surprising that the pi?roj(ro' cultivated plant iu soils during tho summer tp ' liytg and...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
OVERCLAD SCHOOL-CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

OVEKCLAD SCHOOL-CHILDREN. Dr Douglas, tlio Government inspcc MI- for schools iu Morayshire, iias y jib -'-'j brought to light astonishing details ot now some school children in the Worth A js ?if Scotland are almost smothered by Jc\y nu ^ ,|j die amount of clothes they are com-<f L?''My polled to wear (t-ays the "Evening'?* ? -aiidard"). Dr Douglas states thai as ffir .;) . he found ri2 per cent of tho children *.1 wearing such a mass of clothes as |<l i"#.*?'' . , bo railly dangerous to health. 'J'li-n f' ?;£ ? ??vorst case in this respect was a who had eleven layers of clotJimg, ai.Ca. the toachor volunteered tho information. /tL v'"* that there was ail additional overcoaj.; '£??' m tho cloak-room. Dr Douglas alscfe discovered that many of ihe childrenT / .slept in tho garments they wore outside^ ^

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
At Last. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 February 1914

At Last, He dashed off treatises in Greek— 01 science books a score, Tn twenty tongues the man could Bpeak And knew the heavens' lore. ./Jut still the wolf bayed loud and long, And hunger pinched his cheek, Outil at last he wrote a song Called: "Nell and I Don't Speak!"

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A Day in the Country. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 February 1914

A Day in the Country. The fresh-oomplexioned young police man from the country betrayed by his | Belf-cnnscious air the disquietude he ! felt on first going on duty in a Lon don street. He was particularly dis 'nrbed in mind by the behavior of a rreet arab, who sat on the kerb smok ■::sg a succession of "fag ends," and regarding him with a fixed serenity of , gaze worthy of Sam Weller himself. Waiting until he thought he was j not noticed, the new constable ap proached the urchin. ' "Now, then," began the policeman, "what are you sitting there for all this time?" "Takin' a day off In the country," replied the arab. The inexperienced officer, perfectly . /?w to the species, stared at the pro duct of slumdom in undisguised amaze d-ant. "Takin* a day off in the country!" he echoed. "Why, wherever can you see che country from 'ere?" "In your face, of course." replied the alert arab, at last, swiftly vacating the Verb.

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
USEFUL HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 February 1914

' I'dSFUL HINTS. £ye Saver.—Keep a good mag- ' : glass in the sewing machine drawer, and see how it saves the eyes. i"lie almost invisible numbers on the e.-.dles are easily read, and in start ing a pool of fine silk or thread the -rj'11 show when the end is fast ened fco spool. Lotion for the Hands —To four parti oi" air.'iiRiine add one part of tartaric dissolved in the smallest possible H'Jentity of hot water. Mix well, ap a few drops to the lianas, and rub in thoroughly. If hands are badly chapped use more of the lotion, rub l:>ng in jjie*nt{gMyi^Wash in clean, ;ake-wjerj^ , and apply orfe.' "'"Xppx&dXmmediately aftrp^^elmg„fruit or •"Yggeta.bles, it will i£-e(inl)Ve:' stdins -q& jOnqe. When har.tetWirebadly stained* jrreat aB if chart^it£> t; ; A for i, tTffpi&~achg.—Fill a small cup SflTog vinegar. Dip a piece o,*' cotton-wcal into the vinegar and rub the gum; 1 t the vinegar be as hot as you -can endure. Stuff the aching tooih with some wool. Som...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE LIMITS OF SPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 February 1914

THE LIMITS OF SPORT. Let not your recreations be lavish Bpenders* of your time, but choose Buch. which are healthful, sfiort, tran sient, recreative, and apt to refresh you; but at no hand dwell in them or make them your great employment, for he that spends his time in sports and calls it recreation is like him whose garment is all made of fringes his meat nothing but sauces; they 'Miless, chargeable, and use '• •■•efore, avoid such games vueh time or long at • :ch are apt to steal "om more severe em*

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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