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PLAIN APPLE TART. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 13 March 1914
PLA1N APPLE TAUT. Time to bake, one hour ; it small, hulf-an-hour. Required : Apples, a teacupful of sugar, the peel of half a lemon or three or four cloves. Half-a-pound of pu£f paste. Rub a pie-dish with butter, line it with short pie-crust rolled thin, pare some cooking apples, cut them in small pieces, fill the pie-dish with them, throw over thciu a cupful of fine moist sugar, three or four cloves, or a little grated lemon pool, and add a few spoonfuls of water. Then cover with pull paste crust, trim off the edges with a sharp knife, and cut a small slit at each end, pass a gigllng iron around the pic half an inch inside the edge, and bake in a quick oven.
CHOCOLATE PUDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 13 March 1914
CHOCOLATE PUDDING. As a change from plum pudding, some may prefer a steamed choco ,lfttc pudding made as follows Uoat 4 yolks of eggs and a cup ful of sugar until very light, and add y tublespoonfuls of milk, the snmo quantity of grated chocolate, and a toacupful of pastry flour. Beat thoroughly, then lightly add the stiffly beaten whites of the eggs. . Fill a buttered ring mould with this, steam for 3 J hours, and turn out. Cover with chocolate icing, and fill the centre with a gill of cream, whipped stiff with a table ppoonful &lt;>r nugar, half a tenspoon ful of osseuco at vanUln, nnil some powdered ratifia biscuits. Pile the cream high in the middle and gar nish the chocolate icing with rata fia bibVUlls.
MISTAKEN IDENTITY. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 13 March 1914
MISTAKEN 1DENTITV. A story Is told of a log-roller who, while working on a log drive, fell into the water. lie strugglod for n while, and at last, dizzy and nearly exhausted, managed to grasp a big log and hold on to it. The current was so strong nnd swift that it carriod his body under the log, until his feet stuck out on the other side. Just as n. comrade grasped him by the shoulders lie caught sight of his own feet protruding on the other side of 11 if log. "I can hold on ;i bit longer !" lie gasped. "Save the cluip that's in head first, if you can.'"' Two American farmers met a day or two after a cyclone had swept over their farms.. ".Site shook tilings up pretty bad out at my place," said one, strok ing his whiskers, meditatively. "By (he way, Hiram," he added, "that now barn o' yotirn get hurt at all?" '• Wal," drawled the other, " I dunno. 1 haiu't found it yet I"
New Blood Specific tried in Hospitals. TESTS SHOW SUCCESSFUL WAR UPON BACILLI. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 13 March 1914
New Blood Specific tried in Hospitals. + TESTS SHOW SUCCESSFUL WAR UPON ^BACILLI. A new medical' 'specific, for the blood, found to improve the quality to a remarkable dagreo and give the blood power to overcome tho germs of disease has been put to the test in London hospitals. The investigation has been carried out clinically, a severe test being a case with the blood decimal down several degrees below normal and which had tubcrclo bacilli. After a courso of the specific in hospital, without tho advantage 01" sanator ium treatment, no trace of tho ba cilli could bo found. Tho blood decimal was taken be fore, during, and after treatment, by the clinical examination of a few drops of blood taken from the Iobo of tho ear or the tip of the I11 the enso referred to, according \o tho physician's report, the bloc decimal before treatment was dow". to 6, two degrees below normal. After a course of the specific the blood decimrii ivns found to be 1.0 —two degrees nbovo normal and I Ollly Vt...
CURRANT SODA SAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 20 March 1914
CURRANT SODA SAKE. lib. /lour, 2Jb. currants, £lb. brawn qr. moist sugar, £.lb. butter, ■M -oggS, 2 vteaspoonfuls treacle,.. 1, ;tc^spooifWl"--' bi-carbonato . .of^i.soda, .?a::pijl'l'V*niilk'., . ■ ' ' ' ' . ' ^ldtibod;—Jfix • the / flour and soda, rub iji,.the butter, add sugar and currants, then the treacle, .milk and beaten eggs. Beat all w'ell together, fill in two well-buttered cake lriouldR, and bake In a moderately hot oven for about lj hours.
SOME GOOD RECIPES. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 20 March 1914
SOME GOOD RECIPES. I You .need ij,e\er be at a loss for a perfect sweet course so long., as currants are available. A special feature in every wcll-organisecl household ,is a. knowledge of cur rant. cookery. It 1ms many advan tages. First, the regular use of .currants- is conducive to health— that is all important.; second, it is very economical; and lust, but not least, the flavour of a dish that contains currants is alwnys attrac tive. A larder with a resur.ve of currants is always well stocked. Always have them handy. The fol lowing recipcs have been specially prepared by a leading expert in domestic cookcry.
DAINTY DOILY. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 20 March 1914
DAINTY DOTI.Y. This pretty dolly has a ro:itr« of line linen. The medallions aro made of Baitcnborg brnul, tfie cen time of each being n ving, which can be bought ready-made. Tho medallions arc caught to gether witlr a thread or two of the linen used in working the designs, and fastened to the scalloped edgo of the doily with " spider threads " and webs, as shown in the illustra tion.
Ladies' Column. SEWING CHAIR WITH HIDDEN DRAWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 20 March 1914
f SEWING CHAIR WITH HIDDEN DRAWERS. A. very convenient place for needles, thread, and other sewing mater ials is provided in the new hidden drawer .sewing: chairs. Thero is . a roomy drawer divided into handy compartments, hiddeu under tho seat ronrly to bo ilrnwji out whenever nfiy ..articlo is needed. It slides in nnd out t>f the side, nnd fits snug ly, so that. It Is unseen when closed. There is no liandio on the drawer, but It is opened or closed by &lt;a thumbscrew on tho side of the chnir.
MORE NOISE THAN WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 20 March 1914
MuUiO NOlSE /J/Ma X W0JUv. ".My dear, look here," said jMi\ Simkins, as ho stood on deck with j his wife and pointed to a tug ; drawing- several barges. "Such is life ; the tup is like the man, work ing and toiling', while the barges, like; women, are " I "I know," interrupted 'Mrs. S., • acridly, "the tug does all the: blowing while the'barges bear all the : burden." ;
VALEDICTORY SOCIAL. FAREWELL TO MR. GEORGE E. YOUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 20 March 1914
VALEDICTORY SOCIAL. FAREWELL TO MR. GEORGE E. YOUNG. Over fifty gentlemen assembled at Newton's Hotel on Monday evening, 9th inst., to say farewell to Mr. Geo E. Young, who has for the last 13 years been manager of the well-known firm of Young Brosw al Murtoa, and who h is now been appointed to the management of the Warracknabeal branch. The chair was taken by Mr. M. Tobin, J P., who apologised for the unavoidable absence of Mr. T. Slaughter (president of the Dunmunkle shire), and other gentlemen. After the toast of " The King" had been honored, The chairman said they were as sembled that evening for a worthy object—that of honoring a respected gentleman, who was leaving them to reside in a neighboring town ; but they had the consolation of knowing that he was not going far away. He felt that the-departure of Mr. Young and his genial wife was a great local loss, but they hoped to see them occasionally ; and he knew that Mrs. Young would be a frequent visitor to her lady friends of M...
PERSONAL PARS. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 20 March 1914
PERSONAL PARS. Mr. L Walker, of Natimuk, has been appointed head-teacher of the Murtoa State School, and he will take charge after the Easter holidays. Mr. K. Tobin lias been unanimously re elected as president of the Murtoa Agricultural Society. Miss E Uogan and Miss M. Niowand of Murtoa may now he regarded ns the champion ladies' tennis-pair of the Wiminora, having won that distinction at Horsham on Wednesday. Miss Annie, second daughter of Mr. F. O Wagner, who has been complet ing her studies at the Ballarat High School for the last two years, has been appointed junior teacher at the Murtoa State School. Miss A. Armstrong, who has held the position for the last IS months, lias fortunately been ap pointed to Creswiek where her parents reside, and she left Murtoa on Wed nesday. j Mr. Brondhurst, C.E., and family have now removed from Rupanyup to Murton, a id live in Mr. G. Young's late residence. Mr. K. T> Mann, solicitor, has removed his office to the slv>ii ivoeiiiiy occupi...
Why Fat Kings Were So Popular. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 20 March 1914
Why Fat Kings Were So Popular. There was for .generations a cus tom In India of weighing: the king, or ruler, in gold, and giving that gold to the poor. The custom pre vails'-". to-clay in sonic, .parts of In dia, and King George V. of .Eng land would havo been weighed dur ing his visitthere; > IMP- keepiftg -with, the custom. Had he 'been', an; ordl n^rjr1- Eastern nremftfclivi was - hccausn -mUfsL -Indian-S£ruiet^>; Werc^Vxtremoiy'1, fat : At any rato, it was the fa&lt;?&ni@narchs; who wero tho most populaV ■ in - the olden days, for on the-"weighing days" every additional pound of king meant so many mors - rupees for the poor. A Maharajah who was recently crowned seated himself in one of i the gold pans of the balance, while into tho other was thrown gold coin until royalty rose, in tho scales. ' .' Tho Mahrarajah, by an unwritten law, did not become legally chief until he had been weighed in this manner. In olden times the custom i prevailed of throwing tho...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 20 March 1914
The annual railway picnic] to BaZ larat will be held to-morrow. Trains will leave Murtoa at 4.40 and 5.10. Mr. Matthew Baker, who died re cently at Ararat, left .^426 r to his widow and relatives. Under the will of Paul M'Kenzie, late of Yeapeet, farmer, who died on January 25, personal property valued at ^,2006 is bequeathed to his children. On Monday morning a parcel was received by Mr. Fredrick Lee, Closer Settlement Commissioner, and while he was handling the package there was a loud explosion. Mr. Lee was injured about the hip and Mr. Thomas Hastie, another Commissioner, was> cut over the right eye, the wound being three quarters of an inch lone and half atv inch deep. Mr. Reginald Gordon Jone^ sustained injuries to the hand and face, 'l'he parcel was handed to Mr. Lee by Captain Jenkins in a room of the closer settlement branch of the Lands Depart ment. As resjh of the explosion holes were made in the walls of the room and' windows were cracked. Mr. Lee, irs the course ot a...
TENNIS. LADIES' CHAMPIONSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 20 March 1914
TENNIS. LADIES' CHAMPIONSHIP. The Wimmera Ladies' Doub)e* championship tennis matches were played at Horsham on Wednesday, and excited considerable interest, repre sentative pairs competing from N.atimuk. Goroke, Elmhurst, Wallaloo,. Byrneville, Horsham and Murtoa. Misses Hogan and Niewand of Murtoa eventually won after a closely-contested finish with the Misses Reading of Wallaloo. The following are the scores : — First Round. MNs R. B'irtleman and lti«s S. Cram,. Murtoa, beat Miss Barnes ami Miss Harris,. Minyip—6 3, G 0. Missns A. and N. Reading, Wallaloo, beat Misses; C. and I. Z-iobecli, Byrneville —6 3, G 0. Miss Wise and Miss P. Wise, Eltn linrst, bye. Mis. Beard and Miss H. Schurmann, Natimuk, bye. Miss L. Sclwrinann and Miss A, E. Selinrmann, Natimuk, bye. Miss M. Ilackett, and Miss B. M'Clonoan> Horsham, bye. Mrs. L. A. Bull and Miss R. Tully, Goroke, bye. Miss Ii. Hogan and Miss M. Niewand, Murtoa, bye. Second Round. Misses Reading beat MiBses Bartleman and Cram—6 1, 3...
Bird Migration. TWO GREAT PUZZLES. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 20 March 1914
Bird Migration. T TWO GREAT PUZZLES. In connection with the phenom enon of the migration of -birds, the two great puzzles ore—Why does it exist ? and How is it performed '! ■ The first question in not answered j by saying' it is a habit into which [ some birds have fulleri" for the sake of seen ring-to themselves: those means or conditions of life that are im plied by "fitting tempurafcuro and sufficiency of food." 'IT ere tiro birds that migrate whe-i, to nil human appearance, there is no need for doing- it. The fieldfare— to take a familiar example—might as well live and breed in Scotland during the summer, so far as tem perature and food supply go, as does its congener the thrush. The answer to the question must show the reason for the formation of the habit—must say why migration first j began, and why it continued till the habit became an inherited in stinct, it must show why certain air routes are followed that do not seem to be the best available; and why the migration is lim...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 20 March 1914
TMm \ v \ llll/iv m i p if X u 11MI m ( RAILWAY PICNIC. To-Morrow, March. 21. r | lQ every Excursionist with the Railway Picnic to Ballarat on Satur day, 21st March, who makes a Cash Purchase of Five Pounds or over at the New Arcade, corner Sturt and Armstrong Streets, Ballarat, It. Tunbridge and Sons will REFUND THE PACE OF THEIR RAILWAY TICKET. THE B1 m obtain Up-to-date and Dependable Furniture, Dining- Room- Suites, Bedsteads, Linoleums, Electroplate, Stoves, Mantelpieces, Carpets, Curtains, AND Everything Seqxrirad in General Household Furnishings, AT SPECIAL EXCURSION- SALE PRICES BE SURE AND VISIT THE NEW ARCADE Three Commodious Floors, stocked with the newest and best in House Furnishings. Up to-date Automatic Passenger Electric Lift. Public Telephone, Ladies' Lavatories, and Retiring: Room, etc., etc. R. f% fs ir* # jj STCJRT AND ARMSTRONG STREETS, BALLARAT. (Formerly Lydiard Street.) PLEASE CALL EARLY AND INSPECT. ILLINERY "MS i Next Thursday * Friday AT
(All Rights Reserved.) THE Secret Island. A Story of a Strange and Exciting Adventure. BYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PARTS. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 20 March 1914
(.All Rights Reserved.) Exciting Adventure. 'Bv W.- Murray Oraydon, Author of "•'Matthew Quin," "The Curse of the • Cardews," etc., etc. BYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PARTS. While 011 a* cruise round the world in his steam yacht "Boadieea," Dick Valentine, only son of a wealthy English gentleman residing at Heron Court, witnesses a strange sccne en acted in mid-ocean. An ironclad cruiser stops the cargo steamer Golden Horn, bound for San Fran cisco, and forcibly abducts from the cabin Captain Paul Yolborth, a fam ous Russian military engineer, who has escaped from Siberia. The Bri tish man-of-war Malta, in answer to ."the steamer's signal of distress ar rives toe late to lie of any assist ance, for the mysterious cruiser as soon as the Malta is sighted vanishes at immense speed. Dick recognises ' one of the officers of the Malta to be •^Tjicuteriant Grenvillc. Six months •"■'after 'his return to England* Pick •learns of the failure of the Orient Bank through which his father is al most ruine...
AS HE GOT IT. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 20 March 1914
as j1e cot irr. A newly-married-lady was bein-;- in terviewed by the reporter of tin: lo cul paper just after the cercmony. "And after the honeymoon where do you intend to .settle down," was his final question. "At the old manse," said the bride as she-hurried away. The reporter' thought it. sounded a bit fumiluy, but he decided to use it, so when it appeared in print the report- finished up— "After the honeymoon the happy couple intend to live, at the old man's." S
PART 4. CHAPTER VIII.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 20 March 1914
PART 4. CHAPTER VIET.—(Continued.) By-and-by lie discovered of a sud den that he had come up with two men who w.ere strolling along slowly. Trudging along behind them lie ob served, by the gleam of.a street lamp that both wore the uniform of Bri tish naval officers. Then they- began to talk in audible voices, and the first words made his heart throb . wildly. , "The neighbourhood looks strange to me, Granville," one said. "I want ed to take a cab, you. know." .."It'^ all right," was the reply, in the mellow voice Dick knew so well. "Don't you see where you are ? Yon der, at the bottom of the street are masts and shipping." " • "Yes, I see now. I was^afraid we were lost." Dick dropped back a pace or two. It was a strange encounter, indeed ! Memories of the past softened him towards his old friend, and his first impmlse was to make himself known. How came Grenville to be in New York ? he wondered. The explanation flashed upon him. Of course, the Mal ta had been sent over to represent ...
SHEEP CENSUS. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 20 March 1914
SHEEP CENSUS. -9T . » • ... 2,428,080 Austria ... - - »• - - 7;526>783 Hungary •• acjq Bosnia-Herzegovina ». ' ' 9 „ , . .. .235,&lt; A* Belgium 8,130,997 Bulgaria • - ••• ' Denmark, Iceland, etc. „ l.Bia.lJJ Finland ~ - ^ ll0'7j0p France .,^:^03 71V Germany .... ... ... Hal/ :■ 11.162.708 Jiaiy ... — ■ • 400,000 Montenegro ~ »• . Bfi0'l)86 ... ... .. •••:■«: '" " 3072,9981 P"'1"*11' C 5 655,41-1 Houmama ...» •••:•• ' 0 „ Hussia iu Europe — ' 10 . .-&lt;■ 58,1S.'> I feoxony ... ... - v. s-16010a! Serym ... — J 35;li7,105 ! ^pai!1 "* '* . ... 3,010,2 L7 Sweden... v. ... «• j 59,727 . Switzerland,.... United Kin^om U:31.0S2,gl-; All other Europe; • • &lt;■ I Total Europe v.; r.T ...179,516,4:37 New South ^ales v. ..^ -15^^22 \ ictoiia ... -V— " -,..- 20,387,338 £ou?h Australia 7.. 7.. 7.. 0,267,477 West Australia ... ... W0 ,58 Tasmania ... ... ... x» ' Total Australia . 92,742,034 j Auckland ••• ••• Napier (Gisborne) ...... 5,5^u,bl6 , Wellington (West C...