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HINTS TO REMEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
HINTS TO REMEMBER. Restoring Colors Taken Out by. Acids.-Mfany people consider a garmen useless when the colors have been taken out by acids, but these colors may be restored by sal volatile or hartshorn. It may be dropped on any garment without doing harm. I have saved not only pennies, but shil lings, in restoring my garments in this .way. Cushion Fil~ings.--I never throw away peces of silk or linen, but wash theni and cut them up very small. -I find they make a nice, soft filling for cushions. I have even filled pillows in this way. My, Husband's Collars.-I never throiv away'my husband's frayed collars, for I have discovered that very strong linen luggage' labels, can be quickly and easily made from them by. simply cutting them out in the shape of a label with a strong; sharp pair of scissors. One collar pro vides four or five good untearable labels, which I liave found by experience are much stronger than the ones you buy. The King and Queen have sent a mes sage of eongratutlati...
DONALDSON BEATS RECORD BY HUTCHENS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
DONALDSON BEATS RECORD BY HUTCHIEN8. At Cardiff on Boxing day the Australian cham pion runner, Jack Donaldson, broke Ilutchen's' record for a furlong by half fa yard, doing the distance in 21 see., as compared with the 21 4-5th sec. registered by Hutchens. At Hlawke's Bay, N:Z., on 19th February, 1902, L. C. M'aLach Ian ran 220 yards in 21 2-5th see. R. C. C(raig and B. J. Wefers (amateurs), of America, have records of 21-15th sec. Donaldson has previouily:beaten the time mentioned in the cable.
ACHLETICS BY CROSS COUNTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
BY CROSS COUE'RY. The Catholic Total Abstinence League of the Cross held its annual sports gathering ut Mentone on Boxing day. A large prgmramme of handicap and. championship events was contested, . the prin:ipal races resulting as rollows: 100 Yards League Championship.--l. V. Ilardi man (Tally IIo), 1; 1. W. Neate (Tally lto), 2; N. O'Brien (Essendon), 3. Time, 10 3-5th sec. Mile League Championship.-). Wornojp (Carlton), 1: It. P. Kelly (Tally Ito). 2; F. Bult (Richimond), 3. Time, 4 pnin. 48 see. 2'0 Yards Hlandicap.--II. W. Ncate, scratch, 1; R. V. lardin:ani, 1 yd., 2; N. O'Bllrien, 10 yds., 3. Time, 24 see. One Mile 1landicap.-P. G. Owen, 40 yds., 1; itR. P. Kelly, scratch' 2; .II V. Maher. 90 yds., 3. Time, 4 nin..-58 see. The various events run rUt the Castleincine Athletic Carnival on B1oxil?g day attracted good fields, ,a nimber of nietropolitan runners making the trip. The tracks were badly laid olUt and very rough, but good competition resulted. The following uire the r...
MENTONE CLUB WEIGHTS. Saturday, 3rd January. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
MENTONE CLUB W.EGHTS.. Saturday,. 3rd January." lFurdle Race, 2 miles and 20 yards.-MIAlpin," 10.13; Widden, 10.7; Sterrr Alschor, 10.5;. Dominician, Blind Harry, 10.8; Lord .Tuck, 10.1; Powerful, Artillery Bill.:'9.13; Milleabah, .9.9; Brownbird, 9.5; Miss Countess, Contestor; Boy, Ardrnona: Sonny B., 9.0. First Division Handicap, six furlongs.-Heros, Apiarist; 9.7; Sharpshooter, 8.7; Precious, Mad chen, 8.5; Lord Illinois, 8.3; Winning Post, Sidera, 8.1; Florenza. Bal Blair, 7.7; Arndel, 7.5; Rubber Heel, 7.1 Jullunder, Argold, Flora, 0.10; Dewberry. Nikopoli, Flying Flag, 6.8. -Second Division Handicap, six furlongs. Highbrow, 9.0; Week End, Tintagel, Vincent Maid, 8,9:. Lamana, Patriotic, 8.3; Bolinaki, Am. nestia, 7.13; Chica, Greenock, Malvaccous; Eltham. 7.11; Debut, 7.0; Lectiurettc, 7.5; (;un fire. 7.1; Split-[Roocl. 6.13; Treba, Kareela, 6.11 William's Picture, Miss Moc, 0.8. Third Division Handicap, five furlongs. Antisana, 9.0; Herd Lad, 8.0; Aerial Queen, Bar. svidgee, ...
VICTORIA V. AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
VICTOIUA V. AMElRIC'A. The following teams Ihave been chosen by the Victorian Baseball League selection committee- Messrs. HIorsburgh, Mackay and Seyffarth--to play against the American teams, on 31elbouirie cricket ground on 7th and 8th Jantuny. No. 1 team will ploy against the 1New York Giants on 7tlU.January, and No. 2 team against the White Sox on 8th January. The Victorians will receive assistance from the American batteries:-No. 1 (Wi dunsday) Team: TI. Nelson, pitcher; A. Cant; catcher; 1). Bell, first base; G.. tiorsburgh, second base; O. Kiernan, short stop: P. l1'Alister, third base; V. Ilansford, right field; S. Stephens, centre field; J. Rider, left field; reserves, P. Bird, C. Eastmau, B3. Delves. No. 2 (Thursday) Team: .I. Smith, pitchler; .R. Iliudson, catcher; P. lKeiay, first; base; W. Ingleton and L.. Tabart, secorid base; F. 'Vaughan, short stop; II. Newbound, third base; J. Alford, right field; L. heating, enti'c'field; 0. Owen, left field; rese'rves, S. Smith, A...
MATCH AT JOHANNESBURG. JOHANNESBURG, 1st January. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
M:ATCH' AT JOi?ANNESBU:RG. JOHANNESBURG,' Ist January. The English team: of cricketers to-day begaan a match, against the Waiideeres at 'Johannesburg. The visitors batted first. At..the. luncheon, adjournmen"t th'e 'scores were: ENGLAND. Hobbs, not out .. .. ..... , 865 Rhodes, lb,; b T7$ylor . . .. 3"5 Hearne, not out ... .. . .. ' 5 Sundries . . ... ........ . 6 Total for one wicket .. . .. ...11L At the tea adjournment t'he- Englishmen ihad lost. four wickets for 187 runs, Hobbs having. inereased his score to, 92_.
ENGLAND V. SOUTH AFRICA. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
ENGLAND V. SOUTH. AFRICA,. Tfhe second test match, England v.,South :Africa, was begun at Johannesburg on Box ing d'y. Southt. Africa won the .toss, and took first innings. The .weather, was showery, and after the first six wickets had f'illen there was an adjournment. The .innings, closed for. 160 Barnes,, who bowled so well . against the Australians. two years ago,. getting eight wickets for 56. The. game was continued on Saturday, and at the drawing of stumps. the.English men had lost two wickets for 317. STlie match was concluded on Tuesday, England' winning ,by an innings and .12 rullns. Scores: SOUTHI AFRIIA. First lamings. Zulch, c Woolley, b Barnes .' ..... 14 Taylor;. b. 'Barnes ... .. ... 29:0. Hands, c Rhodes, b Barnes .. O:01 Beaumnont. c "Strudwick, Ib Barnes ,, 0. Nourse, b1 Barnes .. .... .... 17 Tuncered. st ftr?dwick, b Barnes ... 13 Hartigan, c Smith,. b Rhodes .; .. 51 Ward, b «roQlley .... .... .. 19. Nesberry,. t StruudTwick, lb Barnes . I Blanckenberg, not out....
FOURTH DAY'S PLAY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
FOtIRTlH DAY'S PLAY'. A, few light showers fell in the morning, but the .thirsty pitch mopped up the mois ture as if it were blotting paper. The gal lant stand by _Park and Armstrong had attracted quite a record attendance for an off day, with the temperature veering about 100 deg. It was recognised that Vic toria had a chance if the pair could .oily add another hundred for the partnership, and in the 90 minutes before lunch they almost realised the desideratum by putting together 094 by splendid cricket. Park was dismissed immediately after lunch, after paving the way to a splendid win, but the real merit of the magnificent victory must, in common fairness be as cribed to. the winderful: all-round -ability of Warwick Armstrorig, who resembles the great W.". G. Grace ~nore than : George Giffen ever did, both in physique, style and safety of play, and in the additional like ness of both being leg break bowlers. Arm strong has not. the, wizardly "of Traimper' nor' the coruscant artist...
THIRD DAY'S PLAY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
THIRD DAY'S PLAY. . Witih the mercury bubbling up near the hundred degrees, one does not look for centuries from the batsmen, or spe cial spryness and alertness on the part of tihe. fieldsmin. especially when Mr., Hunt prognosticates a continuation of the fine and hot. with a capital "aitch,'_ wea. ther. The wicket being unimpaired, the Victorians started well by dismissing two of the opposing batsmen for only four runs, but when Don Steele and Kirkwood put on over a hundred for. he eighth wicket, the scales went down with a bump -against Victoria. A middling success after lunch left the home .team 352 runs to get, and the South Australians were almost secured of success. The Victorians opened only fairly well, but a stolid, determined inn ings by young Park and an almost equally praiseworthy effort by that "near side poler," Armstrong, 'brought victory with in measirable distance. The play for the day was again without remarkable incident, but the attendance of nearly 6000 persons ...
A MOST USEFUL EDGING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
A MOST USEFUL EDGING. Begin by making 1 tr. into material, 3 oh., and proceed as follows-you'll find the Work gets done like lightning: First Row.-1 tr., 8 ch., 1 tr. into one hole. then 3 ch. and 1 tr., 3 ch., 1 tr. into next hole. tRepeat all round. Second Row.--1 tr., 8 ch., 1 tr. into space, 2 oh., 1 d.c. into space of 3 ch. of last row; 2 ch., 1 tr., 3 ch.; 1 tr. into next space. Repeat all iu... d. Third Row.-1 d.c., 3 cll., 1 d.c.. 4 ch., 1 d.c., 3 ch , 1 d:c., all into space of 3 ch.; 2 ch., i d.c. into d.c. of last row, 2 ch., 1 d.c., 3 oh., 1 d.c., 4 ch., 1 d.c., 3 ch., 1 d.c. into space. 'Repeat like this all round. For the corner, work more loops-all in corner hole.
THE CRAZE FOR AMUSEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
THE CRAZE FOR AMUSEMENT. "Life does not amuse people so much as it did." Many a true saying is met with in a story book. This is one from a novel of to-day. It sets one thinking. "LIfe does not amuse people as much as it d'd. In time fthe only things that will amuse people will be amusements." W'hat a sad state of things! It is cer tanly a confession df failure. How does it come about? The uestion is not a very easy one to answer, .but the proofs of it are as obvious as daylight; tihey are a matter of every day experience. We have only to look at the hundreds and thousands of pe6ple° who leave their homes every, night in search of amusement. They go to exhibitione, cinematograiph shows, theatres, concerts, musio halls, anywhere, everywhere, in search of amiusment. And aIl" day it is much the same. Everybody who can. either find* or' make time for it golfs, motoris or .plays bridge. It is said .(and it is easy to believe it) that one reason why country, people of the poorer classes a...
MODERN ENTERTAINMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
! MODERN ENTERTAINMENTS. :.Society entertainments are curiously like stocks and shares, inasmuch as they rise and fall in value at different tinies, and for no very definite reason. Afternoon parties are a case in point. " They were for some time voted dull and dowdy, but are now considered smart and amusing. Tango teas are a fancy of the moment, and bridge teas are frequent. Good music is often given in the afterinoon, and sodm hostesses go in for fortune telling and other occult mysteries. Such parties as these are ar ranged without beat of drum, and in a free and informal manner. Invitations take the form of visiting cards, witn toe name of the guest and the hour written on them, or else they are given verbally or by tele phone. In some large houses tables are set in the second drawingroom, instead of in the diningrooin, and in this way the guests are kept more together. The tea itself has become more solid thai of yore, and one often finds such dishes as ham' toast, poached eggs...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
Never Pull ut auperflous . air. KILL AND E I?SOLVE OUT THE ROOTS. HAIR PULLED WITH TWEEZERS 0"LY BREAKS OFF AND APPEARS ACAIN STRONCER THAN EVER, -'L'O DANCEROUS INGROWN HAIRS OFTEN RESULT YOU CAN PERMANENTLY, PAINLESSLY, AND HARMLESSLY DESTROY EVERY VESTIGE. OF YOUR SUPERFLUOUS HAIR BY THIS NEW SECRET METHOD,. Lady tells how she removed all her super fiuous hair after - electricity, tweezers, caustic pastes, lotions, powders, creams .and, all other depilatories hitherto, known had failed to do anything but harm. I was deeply humiliated by a growth of super flucus hair on my face, neck and arms, which rsemed to steadily increase and become, more hideous as I grew older. I tried many adver tised remedies; but found .to my sorrow that if they removed the hair at all it -was for a short time only, and the hair soon reappeared, stronger and thicker than ever. Even the elec tric needle was tried upon my akin, and I en dured a great deal of pain front its use, but sim ply met with disappo...
WATCHING THE NEW YEAR IN. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
WATCHING THE NEW YEAR -lDI The new year customs of different couny tries in different ages form the s~bject of an entertaining narrative in Myrtle Reed's "Threads. of Grey and Gold," just pub lished. '. Watch ' night services "in' the churches. and tin horns in the streets are about the only formalities connected with the Amierican new year. One judge, Sewall, the authoress remarks, celebrated, the opening of the eighteenth century with a very bad poem, which he wrote himself, and he hired a bellman to recite the poem loudly through the streets of Boston. "In Scotland .and the North of Englanid, new year festivities are widdly celebrated. The village boys,- weeks~ before hand, re hearse their favorite. songs; and as the time draws near they go about from dooi to door singing and cu'tting many strange capers, much the same as children do in the suburbg of Melbourne. The thirty first day of December. is-called Hogmanay, and the children are told that if they go to the corner they' wil...
TASMANIAN NOTES. Hobart, 26th December. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
TAS8MAAMA NOTES. BY HELEXNA. Hobart, 26th December. His Excellency the Admiral, Captain and Mfrs. Dunn, Hon. Tetley and Mrs. Gant, Sir Elliott Lewis, and hon. Henry and Mrs. Dawson were entertained at dinner at Go vernment House-"this' week-4(Tuesday). The dance given by .the committee of girls last week was 'not .'a-s grat a success as anticipated. The fact, is, it-was a mis take to have the: fist.dance of the season given by a girls' -committee. For however up to date girl's day.b they have not the "savoir 'aire" of .matrons, who' are con scious of bging backed up by solid hus bands, and, being already fixed up matri monially, are notafraid of being misunder stood if they take pity. on 't partnerleas nan standing forlornly against a .ballroom wall; but girls. cannot. do this, they are afraid of -being thought ºbold. Consequently the strhngers among the officers invited to Che dance remiined strangers, and soon Went off to a club or ship. Of course there were a fair percentage that...
JEROME BEAT LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
JEROME BEAT LAND. At the Brisbane Stadium on Friday mtonr ing, Jerry Jerome and Tim L?and met at catch weights before a large audience. Land had the best of the first few rounids,. bringing blood from Jerome's mouth early in the second round. In the fifth round, however, Jerome got .all over Land with heavy left swings to the jaw.- Jerome followed' up this advantage in the 0th round, and,. with a hard left swing to the jaw, sent lendi to the- floor for nine seconds. On rising Land received anot-her swing, -and went down for eight seconds. The gong saved him Frhom this out the contest was fairly even, until the twelfth round, when land, in endeavoring to swing. his right to Jerome's jaw, struck the latter's elbow. He -reeled back with a" cry of pain, and com plained that Ie had injured his hand. An' ex amination proved that Land's thumb had .been badly broken; Jerome was declared the winner.
DOES A MAN SUPPORT HIS WIFE? A "GROSS ECONOMIC FALLACY." [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
,OES A. At SUPPORT HIS WIFE ' A "GROSS ECONOMIC ?ALLACOY." The Women's Political Association spent an hour or - two the other night - in dis cussing. the question,. "Does a man support his wife?" The discusison was'inaugurated by Miss' Goldstein reading an article pub lished in July, 1911, over the signature o: Emmaline P. Lawrence, a suffragette, it Great Britain. Mrs. Lawrence set out by saying that many of the customs and laws of Great Britain were founded upon the popular conception that a married woman was supported by her wage-earning husband. She declared this theory to be "one of the grossest economic fallacies ever ut `tered." -The economic system of Greal Britain and.other civilised countries was said to be built up on the unpaid and grossly exploited labor of married women, who effect, as a matter of actual fact, a gigantic saving of the wealth both of the employer and of the State. The wage earning man worked a limited number of hours, and received a cash return from his...
BANTAM CHAMPIONSHIP OF EUROPE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
BANTAM .CIfAMPIONSHiIP OF EUROPE." In -2a boxing match at Cardiff on Boxing day for the bantam championship of Europe, before 12,000 people, Ledoux defealted Benyon. It Was cne of the fastest and hottest fights. of recent years. Benyon sensationally withdrew in the seventh round, on the. plea that his left eyebrow had been shlit open.
BY A MERE MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
BY A MERE MAN. It is an irritating amusement which the ladies of -the W.P.A. have provided the benedicts of 'Melbourne in denying that our married women are supported by their husbands. Their main proposition is as follows:-"The wage-earning man works a limited number of hours and receives a cash return for his labor. The wife of the wage-earning man works an unlimited num ber of hours and receives no cash 'return from anybody." Ergo, the wife of the wage-earning man (most men are wage earners) is an early Christian martyr; and the wage-earning man is a heartless slave driver and a monster of iniquity. "There is no wife on earth," said one of the speak ers, "who did not more than earn her liv ing." Another said, "The husbands are lacking in honor. No man dare say he keeps his wife. He does. nothing of: the kind. He may keep an establishment." Gee! but these female orators know how to dress facts. Women are saints, men are devils. Humph! We men, it seems, are parasites living on the ...