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Coiffure of Roman Ladies. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 12 January 1914
Coiffure of Roman Ladies. The Greeks and Romans. the latr-r: j people in particular, iv-jried to th. j use of artificial hair, sslia.-.u^h did not exactly wear »ii;s. The 'Jtcm.W' ladies not only anointed their hair. uiu: I used rich perfumes, hut sonietiiuc they painted it ; they also mad--> !; oppear of a bright yellow f-olor hv ih assistance of washes and conipositio:. made for the purpose., hut lin-y new j ; used powder, which is ;i much late j invention. They frizzled and curled 'I; I hair with hot irons, and .iv.rs j they raised it to a g're :i I'.ci^ht. V' rows of curls, one ahove ih? othor. j into , the rorni &lt;•!' a helnioi : ::nd ta;.!: ' as iiad not sufficient iriir of thr.ir o-.w used false hair lo coniplct? the lofty pile, fud these curls appear to have been f.\-ie:ied with hairpins.
Ingenious Picture Restoration. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 12 January 1914
Ingenious Picture Restoration. Une of the cleverest metlKxls or re storing- a painting over u«id was that applied in Xew York recently in treat ing a canvas which. on aa.-c.mt of its g'reat age. had become almost a fragile as tissue-paper. Tiio iirst step was the gluing. l\v means of a veget able compound, of a thick piece of manilla paper over the face of the painting. The picture was then. turned over and from its hack was picked, thread hy thread, all the rotten can vas. At the end of this operation ali thai remained of the original ivork was a delicate shell of paini glued to a sheet of paper. A new piece of canvas was then attached to the hack of the paint shell by means of strong fish glue. The nianilia paper on the face was easily removed with hot water, ufrer which there remained the paint ing: as before, but mounted upon a strong new canvas.
Chinese Porcelain. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 12 January 1914
Chinese Porcelain. The ancient world appears not to have any examples of their art fit to stand beside those of what is truly the Chinese national art of porcelain. Not until the time of Pulissy and Wedgwood can Europe be said to have entered into rivalry with the best works of China. But an enormous difference separates the ideals of China and Europe. The work in porcelain represents ideals, symbolic usages, and perhaps allegories, which have their counterpart in the mediae val stained glass to be seen in many of our oldest cathedrals. While these are religious and attempt to embody in colours on a flat ground regard1 less of light and shade, but in sym bolic colours, incidents in the lives of real personages or symbolic con ventions associated with religious ceremonies or ideas. Chinese decora tive art appeal? to a sense of beauty in a manner that would be appre ciated by the ancient Greek.
COMMERCIAL. CENTRAL AUCTION MART. SATURDAY, January 10th. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 12 January 1914
COMMERCIAL. (I CENTRAL AUCTION 3VTAHT. t 1 SATURDAY, January 10th. Messrs. Adams and Biakeiey re port a good attendance at tneir usual Saturday morning's auction sale of fruit, dairy produce, poul try, and cleared all lots at satisfac tory prices. Quotations Butter, lid to 1/; eggs, 8d to Sid: hams, 1/; bacon, lid; cheese. 7d. Poultry :—Fowls, 3/ to 5/; ducks, 4/. Fruit :—Apples, 4, to 5/6 case-: cherries, 5/ case; plums, 2/6 case; currants, -4d; figs, 7/ case; mulberries, 3/ case.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 12 January 1914
TWO DOSES GIVE RELIEF. "I am subject to bowel troubles, which cause pain and inconvenience," writes Mr. Alfred Wane, 185 Auburn Road, Auburn, Vic., "'but two doses of Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Re medy give immediate relief. 1 am pleased to know there is such a safe and certain remedy as Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy and al ways keep a bottle handy." Sold by | Geo. Clark and Sou, Wholesale Distri butors. Alderman Chipman, Mayor of Mascot (N.S.W.), who, in defiance ol the Labor executive, supported the candidature of Mr, rage, M.L.A., in the recent State elections, has had his name erased from the roll book of the Mascot Labor League. The League refused, to endorse Mr P-a-ire's nomination, so he stood as an Independent Labor candidate, and was elected, Mr Chapman did not obey the summons of the league to explain his attitude be fore this action was decided on. GRIPES IX HORSES. "Some -time ago our horse was down •with a bad .attack of the gripes," says Miss E. J. Co...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 12 January 1914
WANTED AND GENEEAL l^yAXTED.—Middle aged person, to look after invalid lady, at Fry to'-vti. Applv. G. Rowc, Hargraves street. RANTED.—Girl assist housework, S sleep home. Mrs. Herbert, corner F'nJl an4 Barker street. ^AXIED.—Laundress. Good wage?. Benevolent Asylum. |\YANTED.—Young girl, as general; no washing or ironing. Apply. irs- Bay ley, Campbell's Creek. I'j^SIGllT Specialist and expert v optician. Have your eyes pro tested by A;ax Pincus, whose |*'experience and skill will ensure §:•?"' Setliug proper glasses and suit iW^ ',''arao5! at reasonable charges. I Aaci'-v opposite the Market. t(^aL\AXISED Iron, about 130 sheets. ItprTi0^' t1.' S fer-t- sood order, Wes " n'v; > 1 Sauirdav, January 17th, " OCJOck- Carter. Amos and Co. x^USTRALIAX scenery, hand eolored, . • franied and unframed pictures, -table Tor presents, all prices. A. r°- a!1(l Co., Barker street. 8^'OXD Rain] Piano, sound. easy terms, if renuhvd, at Pedler's: plAXO'^, I on easy terms Allan's Agency. Organs ])...
NEW SETTLERS. LONDNO, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 12 January 1914
NEW SKTTLEKS. i-OXDON", Saturday. ii ■'Willi 200 immigrants for Victoria ou fftoard the steamer Bc-nalla ivill loave jlfengland next month. The Port Mac pjnarie will kave in March with GOO. M JIany requests for Australian litcra Sure, lectures, and lantern slides have Seen received at the Federal Offices in ^London. W * | Three men brutallv assaulted and lobbed Andrew Pennant, '6-1, an em |lo.ve of the N.S.W. Postal Depart ment, as he was going- home to Moselle on Friday night. They Rocked the old man. down, and kicked him till he was glazed. Then jpey took several pounds 'from his lockets.
SEDGWICK DISTRICT SWEPT. EXTENSIVE DAMAGE RESULTS, BEXDIGO, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 12 January 1914
SEDGWICK DISTRICT SWEPT. EXTENSIVE DAMAGE RESULTS, i BEXDIGO, Saturday. ! .Sedgwick district was swept _ by i destructive busk fire last evening,, rbe outbreak occurred on Mount Terbert, one of the eminences on ( he Mount Alexander range of hills, bout two and a half miles east of ir. Atkinson's Ravens wood estate. The lire was carried by a north csterly wind over smaller estates uown as '"The Springs" and Preston Vale." Many thousand cres of grass were burnt, also a uantitv of timber. Several houses sere saved by the strenuous efforts - |t the firelighters, who turned out p. large numbers from Sedgwick Maiulurarig. §At midnight the van of the fire Bad reached the top of Mount Enm pocallv known as Tobin's Hill, dis gant about i miles frojn Mount Berbert). On Blount Emu the blaze las as fierce as at any time during fie day. I Later advices slate that the : fames extended to Suttoli. Grange, j fest nieht and burned out the pad- j (jocks of Messrs Wilkinson Bros., graziers, 700 acres o...
IMPORTANT TO EVERY WOMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 12 January 1914
IMPORTANT TO EVERY WOMAN. MRS. 31. P. STEWART, of the Head- j quarters Staff of "The Ladies'College j of Health," 4(5 Elizabeth street, Mel- i bourne, will visit Castlemaine, on the I first and second Wednesday of I each month, and may be consulted at 'the Cumberland Hotel from 10.30 a.m. till C p.m. Every woman who is a victim of ill-Health, or who is threatened with a critical operation, and every woman who is disappointed in her desire to fiil the noble mission of motherhood, should seek the skilful advice of Mrs Stewart, who is the only lady visiting Castlemaine authorised to supply Dr. D. M. Coouley's celebrated Orange Lily Home Treatment. Those *who cannot call personally are invited to send 2d. for postage to Dept. 5, Ladies' College of Health, 46 Elizabeth street, Melbourne, for a free copy of "Woman's Guide to Health," a book which every woman should possess.
MALDON. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 12 January 1914
MALDON. Oswald's Gold Alining Company have put in Live new boxes iu the ■battery and will resume full opera tions at the mine in the ensuing .•week. Cyanide operations were started last week. New Day Dawn (>laldon'}.—North drive in 170ft in lode mixture carry ins" gold. "Will be iu far enough next week to start rising to meet air shaft. North drive on Cricket er's reef in 4Slt in channel, more gold showing in prospects. Air shaft sunk -1:2ft: threads of iuiartz carrying gold; should strike lode in tiiis shaft at depth about 60ft. During holidays cleaned out boiler 'and overhauled machinery. Every thing now working well. The manager plr }I. D. Bell) re ports :— South Wattle Gu'lU .—During the ■week, at the 3&lt;'Oft level, drive on vest leg extended 10ft: total, 34S ft;' stone t>iu and showing indica tions of making, larger. Drive over level extended tift; total, ISft; reef j 2ft thick: stone being* fairly charg ed with minerals, b,ut is a few feet under the shliot of g...
HUGE BUSH FIRES AT MOUNT MACEDON, COUNTRY DEVASTATED. RIDDELL, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 12 January 1914
HUafc BUSH FIRES * AT 310l'NT MACEDON, ' COl'NTKV DEVASTATED. ftlDDELL, Saturday. § Miles of smouldering and devast ated country, overlooked by the pil $?£ of lire into which Mount Mace-, I f„ kid been transformed, testified iff the dainaffe.done by bush fires th.v Riddell district, on Friday. That started on Thursday Sanbtirr, afld came northward Biddell was brought under I control on the Red liock property M0f ]lr Ainu C'urrtc. It was weil fLuarded yesterday, but at about 5 fin m-. when all was considered safe, ■I t broke out alvcsh on the .side of lllbc Ked Hock itself. H A strong north wind was blow Pine, an&lt;* * lire v1lucHv traversed Ifj^'property, of Mr Wilfrid Johii then extended to Air -Major's,. ^WUfr Fell's, rrsjht on to Sir'Rup ert Clarke's prapertv, known as &lt;&lt; Kicniet-'' A £'reat number oi firc jvjiters from Riddell, Sunbury, and "&lt;7?sborne did excellent work," but liuah damasre was caused. ; i:\erythiug- was thought to be Mec...