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CHAPTER X. AN OMINOUS CHANGE OF QUARTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 27 March 1914
CHAPTER X. AN OMINOUS CHANGE OF QUARTERS. Apparently Dick alone heard the tumult ovorheadj but lie gave it merely a passing thought. He re mained in the snme position, one hand resting on the chair which ho Jiad been on the point of snatching up when the pistol was levelled at him. His heart was full of gratitude to the girl who lmd come between him and death, but he doubted if her interference would be successful. ! "Arc you mad ?" cried Senor Mon- , tejo, holding the .weapon out of his : sister's reach. "By heavens, Lucille, I will not be thwarted ! Stand off !" "You shan't commit murder !" "You liavo been listening at the door like a common spy !" he de clared, scornfully. "I am ashamed of you !"# She did not deny the charge. "Give me the pistol," she pleaded. "I say-no !" thundered Montcjo. 1 "Why did you interfere ? You over heard our conversation - the vilo words the dog of nn . Englishman ? flung at me ! Can I let him live and ! preserve my honour ?" "But you drove him to it,...
PUFF PASTE FOR MINCE PIES. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 27 March 1914
I'll W 1? ASTJS FOR - 111 NCI:! 1>IK . Wash well, half a pound of butler, working it with. the hands so ns to »extract -all Lho'-salt. and butter-milk; .This will help - to mnko the , pastry more delicate. * When well washed irdividoit4 into "...:t\vo» cakes, and ' drop i.them v1 inCo -a v basur of- cold, water, j. Fill a .pint measuro with- dry Hour, i put it mlo.u bnsin^'udding» half a i teaspoonful . each'ofvsalt; and castor i sugar..; , Tako ono of the pieces of butter,>wipo. it,>~ and .. with tho hands i woijv^it: into^ tho;. florur. . Whon tins is (lono^tako^n* ^kuifc and stir 111 onougli:; cbld(:^wntcr»''(^houtJialf - a .cupfulv. should. bo sullicicnt) to bring i tho paste: to tho proper consistency, I and .work dt v lip with the kiufo into | tho shaped of a* ball. J)ust the j-pasteboard'.over with flour, turn tho I-paste out . on' to -it without touch I ing/v and'roll out quickly and-light ly, v.taking-cnro>not to break tho i-pastry. When it .is about -a (pini le...
CURRANT SODA SAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 27 March 1914
.CUnBANT SODA fjAKB. Xlli. Hour; ,2lh. currants, - lib. . brown or moist 1 su^my IUj; butler, .'J *2:. U'lispoonfulfjtrcnclc,. 1 Icnspfuinful . lu-curbonato of bodtv, i pint milk. . .. Method.-Mix ' tlio Hour, and soda, rub .' in tho- butler, ndd sutfnr- nrnl xurmnls, then the trendy, milk ami benton eggs. Itvnt nil well .together,! fill,* -'.in ? two Mvoll-buttercd - cake moulds,- u»d &lt; bake iit a:- modcratoly hot o\ui foi nbout houifa.
Where Sound Cannot be Heard. A MYSTERY OF THE SEA. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 27 March 1914
Where Sound Cannot be Heard. - ' A MYSTERY. OE TH1C'SipA. tf m . a ainB»l«r "&lt;"1 disturbing tucfc. covered by »s»6fertt« " ?££ t (tmidcd by iTiwuioin. »&lt;- «'nngo. Nctsol'= ^use^ic'lU that ,»».U »t vT.Uhu from «« »«£t .v ioi,ci,,v: .IH" '^"^'u VosL ,.' t> ls L0Ul1" L " fit.s(,^ intiiiintKiii . the v , ,V"^r. .iu o Tn.lwbte.llN may ho ^=HS, ""nfc'S,- ar^V^ |i,u;ai1 vu;;;;"i^ ;"s",«ui Lhmmtl Isl wult. c: rrrCt^.:v»| tspiuubie 8i>o 'iiii!,,c^iUo;; u;i'; u>e (liiots, tlic (l.suslci 7^-1,7,Tin 1ho""7^K3 Ioom7 too lal, .to a e nftllblJ N%ivs rj:,s;;;;,s" "»« u th« SUIIIII" wcic S1(lm|llis cou r:,;i.o'u :,::o,1",MK.i.i1ir ^ ^ ^7;a V » k» venvlonfc «K« Uus M / tiiut' LIctit^dilHiid 11111 1 °&lt; l'U"7(1X ot Mt,"&lt; olt the n'"" Us of Nowioiintlliiul Ub.U ,.»* vw. i,MU luul more Uum a"c i.ai.uu c ^'hn most 1c.1mrl.1ble mslio^ llt' |;r;b; r.i:t « rtifcks on Mi-re, nml hnaMO A TOTNL I annals from shorn ought to h» M3g£S r :»"T' ft: 2S»"K h^in^ed t...
Saw Napoleon's Retreat. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 27 March 1914
Saw Napoleon's Retreat. In the district of Meseritz a wo man who can provo by official papers that she was ono hundred and twenty years old on October 3 5th has been found by the "Frank furter Zoltung." - She is believed to bo the only person in Germany who .saw Napoleon's army marching on -Moscow. Afterwards she saw the Russian Cossacks chase" the French soldiers back across tho frontier. The ..woman's unmo is Jledwig Stavnc. She was born at Plnschon, on the Ttussian frontier, October 15th, 1703, being the daughter of an innkeeper. Slio remembers well seeing Joromc's right wing of tho Grand Army pass her father's door. Tho troops be haved w'ell, she snys, but "the beg gars wouldn't cat . black bread," and iter mother had to kill, geese and chickens for them. The Cos sacks, on the other hand, aro a ter rible memory for her. Sho says that her father fled with all ldd cattlc into a neighbouring forest to escape tho Cossacks, and for days alio carried food to him.
Holder for Flexible Lamp Cord. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 3 April 1914
Holder for Flexible Lamp Cord. Tho holder is mado. of a round stick-a piece of a broom handle will do-as shown in Fig. 1. Tt is about lin. long: with two not ches cut out for tho strands of the cord. Those holders are easily mado and will answer tho purpose Cellinc-Cord Holder almost as Well us the ones made in porcelain. Painting or enameling will improve not only their appear ance, but also their insulating pro perties. Several of them can be used along a line, as .shown in Fig. 2. ' . Two costers were in "the HnUsh Museum, looking at the statue of a Ttoinnn gladiator. One of its arms was broken olY, his left leg entlod at the knee, his helmet was buttered, and there were several chips from the face of the warrior. linder neath the statue was an inscription. "Victory." VLor* lunune, -Hill," said the gen tleman in pearlies, #"if that there bloke won the victory what must [ft been the Mate of the blcke what loflt I" ( .
SHE WRITES UPSIDE-DOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 3 April 1914
SHE WRITES UPSIDE-DOWN. i- , . Afcr recent disclosures of start lingly unusual children*" who write an.'] see things upside down, now i-omC'S the story of a twelve-year oM Birminghaii girl who has had mi -uncontrollable impulse to " do * 11»it.c« backwards." Her education has made little pro gress owing to this strange per .verseness, which has sometimes im pelled her to write from "right to left. The doctors conjectured that there was some physiological abnormal ity, and the X-rays have now dis closed the secret of the child's ec centricities. When the rays Mere ap plied it was found that the heart was on the right side of the body, and tluLt other organs, including tho brain, were misplace^.
To the Grave by Motor-car [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 3 April 1914
To the Grave by Motor-car i Motor weddings are no novelty, -hut the other clay a motor funeral was to be seen -sweeping nlong Bal 1mm High Honil, London, at . a level twelve miles an hour. Silent was tiio cortege, . save for one of two . subdued toots of the. horn. . i'li'fltcmne the hearse, which was improvised from a covered and glu/ed pnssenger. brake, in the'in terior of which the oak coflin show ed dimly. Behind came .an open car Tilled with wreaths 'of white flowers and violets. Following' were the mourners in. eight or ten closed, durk-hucd motors. .So to the grave some dead-and gone motorist was hurried-by tea-, tomentary wish, ^ no doubt-at a| -sirced at least comparable with! that demanded in life.
Back to the Land, [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 3 April 1914
Back to the Land, There aro too many "droatnera and thinkers," . And not wiough tillers of tho will; There uro too many eaters und drinkers \SUo u«o up tho product* of toil; There nro loo many boosters and Isomers, With manners too'easy and bland; We're cursed with too many con sumers We ought to go back to the land. There are too many getters and takers, And not, enough men who produce ; There arc too many broad rolling acres Untouched and untilled-out of use} We stick where the grime and the grit- is, And the streets with the poor arc a-swarm; WVro crowded too much In the cities, We ought to go hack to the farm. We've got to bo workers nnd ploughers, Who sweat in tho fields like true incn ; We've got, -to make use of, our powers To make the land blossom again. What, me ? On a farm ? And to slay there ? Well, not for a bundle of pelf 1 T was trying to show you the way there, I'.ut I'll stielc to tho city myself.
Allegation of Biibery CHARGE AGAINST A CONSTABLE. THE CASE DISMISSED. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 3 April 1914
Allegation of Biibary CHARGE AGAINST A CONSTABLE. THE CASE DISMISSED. Malvern court house wa&lt; crowded oil Monday during the hearing of a charge of alleged bribery preferred against Constable Oswald Victor Simpson. Sub-Inspector Sampson prosecuted, ami accused who pleaded not guilty, was defended by Mr N. PI. Sonenbeig. Sergeant Simpson, in charge of Malvern police station, said defend, .ant was stationed at Malvern for about io months. On Sunday, 22nd March, he was on duty at Stat.; Government Mouse, and was also expected to take names of cyc.ists offending under the Motor Act. On 23rd March he applied for sum monses against five alleged offenders The app'icaiioi.s did nut include the name of John Wa'dron > John Waldrnn. ironworker, resid ing at ;n Cambridge-street, Colling, wood, said he was riding a motor cycle along'&lt;]enferrie-road, Malvern, on 22ml March. He was stopped by Constable Simpson, near State Government House. The constable said, "Why arp you m...
THE WATCH'S WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 3 April 1914
. THE 'WATCH'S WOIIK. The work a watch will do in toil years is surprising. In that time, which includes two leap yours, and consequently a total of 3,652 days, the hour hand* has made 7,30*1 and" the minute hand 87,648 revolutions. The end of an average minute hand travels over 30,820 yards-over six miles. The second hand has made 5,258,880 revolutions, and its ex tremity has traversed on the dial a distance of upw'nrds. of 123 miles. The escape wheel has nuulc 52, 588,800 revolutions, and, as it has fifteen teeth, it has come 788,823, 0U0 times in contact with each pal let. The balance has ituulo 1,577, (311,000 vibrations, and any point on tbc outside of the rim has cov ered a distance of about 50,000 miles, and that is equal to twice the circumference of the earth. Among clerical anecdotes is that of the vicar and the curate who had quarrelled, and the curate was re quested to hud some other' congre gation to minister to. .He, there fore, preached his farewell sermon, and the- p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 3 April 1914
Business notices. Just a. Minute! Have you been to The Malvern Costume House lately? d'/njijAJ1 ,, They have all New Materials, which they Make Up very reasonably into Costumes. A Lovely Assortment of Top Coats. Exceedingly Dainty Blouses. The Baps and Umbrellas are the Lattst and Such Good Value. The Underclothg is still at Bargain Prices. Note TUB ADDHSSS The Malvern Costume House, 212-14 GLENFERRIE ROAD. Telephones-Molvern. ' kstmiuehkh >885. ' is®> & 5yj. JOHN KORAN & Co.r Family Grocers, Wine, Spirit & Provision Merchants, 36, 38 & 44 High Street, Malvein. Crockery and Glassware. Tinware, Brushware and Grocers' Ironmongery. Flower and Vepetable Seeds High-class Goods at Moderate Prices. VVIieru Kverythine is the Best. Families Waited on for Orders. Agent f»r Penfold's South lAustralian Wines, Former's Prize; Hams and " [Bacon, Scliweppes Aerated Waters. The Largeat and Boat Grocor's Shop in Malvorn. PUBLIC NOTICE. Ladi©3 and Gentlemen, Pati...
A Family Brawl [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 3 April 1914
\ A Family Brawl Eljah Arnett and his two sons, Ruabin and William, were charged at the Caulfield' court on Friday with behaving in an insulting manner in a public place on the night of the 14th March Sergeant Parkin prosecuted and Elijah ami Ruabin Arnott were defended by Mr S. Stephen. Wm, Arnett pleaded guilty The other two defendants at first pleaded guilty but subsequently entered a plea of not guilty. Thomas Cole, who lives in Haw thorn-road, Caulfield, said that he saw ab nit half a-dozen men on the ground in Hawthorn-road, and Wm. Ainott was underneath. Among 1 lie number he noticed Elijah and Ruab n Ari-ctt. He took Wm. Arnett into his garden and ou 1 he way eevsral men followed and attempted to strike uitneis. Wm. Arnett had his laco cut, and appeared much knocked about. Constable RadclifTe said Wm. Arnutt admitted he was mixed up in a family brawl. Elijah Arnett made a statement to the effect that Wm Arnett came to his place under the inlluenco of drink, and as he was usi...
Why We Write L. S. D. ORIGINS OF EVERYDAY SIGNS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 3 April 1914
Why We Write !. S. D. ORIGINS OF KVEUYIIAY SIGNS Ther« are all sorts ami kinds of familiar signs which arc often Seen in books and newspapers, and which are frequently used in writing,' the meanings of uhich arc well-known, but as to . how they camo to be used few. people' are able to say. For instrfbee, money signs for pounds, shillings, and pence arc al ways indicated by three letters L s.'d.-which originate from tho Latin words librae, solidi, and de narii, and which mean pounds, shill ings, nnd pence, the initial letters being taken in each case to give the sign so often' used. The let ters lb, for pounds, of weight, is marlo up of the first and third let ters of the Latin word librae. In the short cwt. for hundred weight, and dwt. for pennyweight, the wt is an abbreviation of weight the first ami last letters being the accepted .rule-and tho.c is tho Latin numeral for a hundred, and d is used as the first .letter of denar ius, a penny. \ . is tlie. short for ounce.. As ., there...
ARE YOU TIRED OF LIFE? [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 3 April 1914
ARE YOU TIRED OF LIFE? ' -'???.jf- If. you have that sad fooling, then IRght It to the death. As a rule, it' 4s the result of bad living or bad ^thinking. Combat it with might and remain. You arc a spoiled child of ^existence. A distaste for life is in fche nature of things iquito wrong, for #t's tho mission of the world to pro ,46uce life. I You tire of life because you suffer 40rom onnui, becausc you are pcssiims -JlU. and because your despondency .?^aiul despair huvc killed Joyousnoss. i ^ hut you want to set about hn flinc'iii;ttcly is work. Got to love it .tend to love life. Try to take an in itrrcst in the men and mutters ti zroiind you. Tho capacity for hap ^pine!-9 will soon come back. Hespcct Jife. observe its laws, let your wants "tw few and simple, and, above all, think nioro about tho welfare and ; happiness of others than of your own. Give up your wretched and insipid ways, have some kind of mission in life, cut out the cankerworra of vice . prhich is eating at the very...
The Night Soil Problem. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 3 April 1914
The Slight Sal rroTjiem. While it is generally admitted '.hat some system shoul t be introduce! in the metropolitan area to t'eal with the problem of nigh's il disp sal which is now facing im st &lt;>( the munici palities on the on er edge nf the sewetage a'e?, a large mi b-r nf Malvern's citizens a e opposed to the proposal 'f the B'ard of Hea'th that the ninin .'.ewer at To ronga should be .penet for that put pose. Il is slat d that a site was chosen on the Gardiner Flals, within a quarter r.f a mi c of State . Governmert House ("Stoningt n.') At a largely attended meeting of the Malvern Rateiaye s' Defence Association on Thursday night the question was cliscu-scd a some 1&lt; ngth and eventually the fi.lkwi '.g resolu-. tion was unani'n&lt;:uslyrcirriedj on ihe . proposition of Mr-Mr. A. C Erring ton, seconded.-by Mr H. P'anner: That this a&lt;S"da i >n solicits the co-operation . f kindred associations in the distrie; in protesting against ....
THE GATEWAY OF THE EAST. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 3 April 1914
THE GATEWAY OF THE EAST. ? ?; Twelve days at sea from Jlirkon Infad on tllb ocean highway to Uoui* buy1" will sco'you pussing the famous statue of Ite Le*sep*, winch looks over and prist the ramshackle build ings of Tort Said to'the outrance of the famous Sue/. Canal, of which ho was, its everyone knows, the engi neer To a Western eye, as yet unfa miliar with the fusciuAtlng and in congruous East, Port Said offers -the first glimpse of iwtstern life, and the conditions under which exist ence is maintained under hot sun. . Hitherto you have been accustomed to eh'mneys-here are none ! This, .perhaps,* hi the first thing that Is not\»d. as the liner diaws up to her moorings opposite the landing places ; the next is a babel of voices alongside, as numberless boats rush a: ross the short distance from the shore carrying all the oddments of humanity who make a living from the pockets of Eastern travellers. Here they come! Arabs in long blue robes selling postcards, Turkish delight, neckla...
The Defences MALVERN WINS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 3 April 1914
- ; The Defences' MALVERN WINS. t he annual competitions ol the i ztli ; Brigade were parried out at Port Mel bourne rifle range recently, and for the second year in succession were won by F. Company,.Malvern (Captain O. T. Williams). The competing teams were the battalion champion of the 45th, ,46th, 47th and 48th battalions, which had each won the championship of their respective batlallions, and this, competition was for the purpose of deciding which team would have the honour of representing the brigade in the competitions for the championship of. the State. The .brigade-major (Captain J. M. A. Durrant) judged inspection and rifle shooting, while Captain T. H. Holt, of. the physical .training'instructional:,staff, officiated at physical, training; and Lieutenant , E. Sherbon (headquarters' staff; at company drill, skirmishing, and march-past. The- judges expressed pleasure at the high standard attained by . each team, . showing clearly the improvement made in the.training in the...