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WIFE'S TRIBUTE [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 13 February 1914
WIFE'S TRIBUTE A woman at Tower Bridge Police Court yesterday gave her husband the following testimonial: "On Friday he gets drunk, on Saturday he is gener ally drunk twice; on Sunday he will be drunk at half-past three, then sleep it off, and get drunk again. During the week he will get drunk if he has any money. He does not use violence but his language is enough to knock you down."
VISIT TO AUSTRALIA [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 13 February 1914
VISIT TO, AUSTRALIA Mr. E. W. Chaplin,, who recently took the long: sea voyage to Australia Cor the benefit of his health, has col lated many of his experiences in the form of an interesting lecture on "Down Under and Back Again," which he delivered to the members of the Southampton Cameron Club at the Philharmonic Hall on Monday even ing (says the "Southampton Times" of December 6). " ... . t, - Mr. Chaplin acknowledged that a 13 weeks' stay in a great country like Australia made it impossible to give anything like a complete outline "of the possibilities of this"wonderful country. Australia is 25. times as large as the United Kingdom, nearly three-quarters the size of Europe, larger than the United States, and four-fifths the size of Canada. It is very rich in natural wealth, producing gold, silver, lead, copper, and precious stones. In addition, there are vast deposits of iron ore which have been scarcely touched; but the pastoral industry, owing to. the splendid climatic conditi...
TIPPING SYSTEM [Pre-printed from "The Dally Express," of December 23, 1930.] [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 13 February 1914
TIPPING SYSTEM [Pre-printed from "The Dally Ex press," of December 23, 1930.] we regret to announce the death of Mr Herbert James Piper, the great re former, who, seventeen years ago, brought about the total abolition of Christmas-boxes in the British Isles. Writing in these days, when every town has Its Piper statue to commem orate our national deliverance from the tyranny of tips, it is difficult to realise that the great movement had its beginning in a small semi-detached villa at Ealing. Looking back to that historic morn ing of December 26, 1913, one is able to reconstruct the scene. One sees Piper sitting at his breakfast tablel and receiving the maidservant's mes sage: "It you please, sir, the gentle man what empties the dustbin has called to wish you the compliments of the season." Piper (the British Museum has his letter telling the story) had already handed over a shilling, with the curi ous resignation of the tip victims of those days, when he was inspired with an idea wh...
SIX SISTERS 475 YEARS OLD [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 13 February 1914
SIX SISTERS 475 YEARS OLD The joint ages of a family or six sis ters named Lamelle, living in a little village near Autun, France, total 475 years. Lazarette is eighty-five, Marie eighty-three, Marie Lazarette seventy eight, Etiennette and Jeanne, twins, seventy-seven, and Antoinette seven ty-five. They are all in perfect health, and look forward to living 100 years each. NOT ON THEIR OWN The ideal of the future must be a humanism which no more idealises "the woman on her own" than it ad mires the isolated man, but allows to each personality and freedom, and links them in a comradeship against the lusts and the brutalities which would destroy them both (says "The Nation").
A SMART ONE-PIECE COSTUME. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 13 February 1914
A SMART ONE-PIECE COSTUME. This design shows a perfectly sim ple model for a lady's one-piece dress, but it has originality and style. Its lines are faultless, and the little an gles in the closing are different from anything yet seen. It consists of a shirt-blouse -with an attached turn down collar, and either of two styles of sleeves; The skirt is a three or four-piece model attached at a regu lation waistline, with slight fulness at the top of the back. M. Thorp and Co., sole agents, 191 Collins-street, Melbourne, have But terick's paper pattern 6360, in sizes from 32 to 42 inches bust measure. Price, 1/1 posted.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 13 February 1914
ASSURANCE CO. LTD. estd. 1782. fire. ACCIDENT. employers' LIABILITY. COSHES PAID EXCEED £85,000,000, losses bv BUSH FIRES and by lighthinq an* made good by this Company* AGENTs wANTED, vlctoriah 461 to 471 B0URKE ST., Melbourne. dalcbtv & CO. LTD.. abihts. TO NEWSPAPER PROPRIETORS. SECOND-HAND TYPE CASES (in Good Order),' Lower and Upper, Double and Treble. For Sale, Cheap. COUNTRY PRESS CO-OPERATIVE CO. LTD , THE EXCHANGE, MELBOURNE. POULTRY FOR EXPORT? All Classes wanted. We buy by live weight. Crates lent. No Commission or Cartage Charged. Chickens & Ducklings, 6d lb. Old Fowls from 2/- to 4/6 pair, any breeds. DAVID HYLAND & SONS, SENNITT'S FREEZING- WORKS, MELBOURNE. WHERE SHAIiESPEARE STUDIED The Rev. A. C. Knight, M.A., of Cam bridge, has been appointed headmaster of King: Edward VI. School, Stratford on-Avon. at which Shakespeare re ceived his early education, and which dates back to the early thirteenth cen tury. It was given a new charter and rename...
DEFINING A TRADE [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 13 February 1914
DEFINING A TRADE Four Law Lords and five eminent counsel were occupied in the House of Lords yesterday in an endeavor to settle whether boiling a kettle is or is not a trade (says the "Daily News" of November. 15). They did not suc 1 ceed—at least, their lordships re served judgment without calling upon counsel for the respondent, Lord Hals bury remarking that if they desired ■ to hear them they would notify them to that effect. The respondent yesterday was the occupier and licensee of the Crutched Friar Hotel, John street, Minories. The appellants were the Metropolitan Water Board, and the question at issue was whether the water supply was one for trade or domestic pur poses, in view of the fact that a cater ing business is carried on at the hotel. One or two posers were put by Lord Halsbury to Mr. Clavell Salter, K.C., who opened for the Water Board, and argued that the catering consti tuted a trade within the meaning of the Act. "If an old woman had someone to tea (to be paid for...
QUININE OUTPUT LIMITED [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 13 February 1914
QUININE OUTPUT LIMITED Quinine, the price of which has just been advanced, is one of a number of drugs whose values are not wholly gov erned by the law of supply and de mand. The drug is obtained from Cinchona bark, which is no named because it was introduced Into medicine in 1638 by Countess Chinchon, the wife of the Viceroy of Peru, who was herself cured of a fever by its aid. In the whole sale drug markets the bark is still call ed Chinchona, but the pharmacopoeial name is Cinchona. Until comparatively recent years the supply' of bark was obtained from South America, and it is in fact still commonly known as Peruvian bark. But about fifty years ago an Eng lish traveller obtained some Cinchona seeds and brought them to England, where they were eventually bought by the Dutch Government. They were planted in the Island of Java, and af ter a long series of experiments the Dutch Government succeeded in culti vating trees which will yield two or even three times as much quinine as the ...
AMERICAN TRADE MORE UNEMPLOYMENT THAN SINCE 1907. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 13 February 1914
AMERICAN TRADE MORE? UNEMPLOYMENT THAN SINCE 1907. President "Wilson expects to sign the Currency Bill in about a fortnight, so that the nation may have this long wished-fo'r and much discussed mea sure for giving greater freedom and flu idity to credit as its Christmas present for 1918 (says the New York correspon dent of "The Daily News," December 9). The delay in inducing the Senate to end its deliberations, due to the bank ers' fear that the Bill would estab lish too much political control, has been one of the chief obstacles to the general resumption of business activity. Indeed, industrial conditions, as indicated by the railway returns,' the investment market, and the number of laborers out of work, are extremely depressed. It is stated that there are more unem ployed in the Middle West as well as the Eastern States than in any year since 1907. This applies particularly to railways, in consequence of the re trenchment policy by most of the com panies, while reports from Chica...
INSPIRATION IN DREAM WIFE'S CHANGE OF WILL [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 13 February 1914
INSPIRATION IN DREAM WIFE'S CHANGE OF "WILL A suit was commenced in the Pro bate Division yesterday (states "The Daily Mail," December 18), before Mr Justice Bargrave and a special jury, in which there is a contest respecting a codicil attached to the will of Mme. Emma Josephine Pilet, married daugh ter of the late M. de Nicol, proprietor of the Cafe Royal, Regent street. The will was made on March 23, 1912; the codicil was dated ten days later. She died at her residence in London on April 23 of the same year, aged fifty five. She had been twice married; her first husband was M. Pegache, who died in 1897, and she married M. Henri Francis Louis Pilet in 1899. The executors propounded the docu ments; and the codicil, was opposed by the husband. M. Pilet, who alleged among: other things undue influence of the mother, Mme. Celestine de Nicol. The estatrix's son by her former mar riage, Daniel Couis Georges Pegache, was also a defendant, but took no part in the case. There was no issue o...
CELLULOID PERIL REGULATIONS FOR STORAGE AND SALE [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 13 February 1914
CELLULOID PERIL REGULATIONS FOR STORAGE AND SALE Drastic regulations to meet the cel luloid danger are made in the report of the Departmental Committee (Eng land) which has been considering: the matter. The proposals (says "The Daily News") are calculated to excite alarm among the public and to re volutionise the trade. The danger to the purchasing pub lic, it is pointed out, is increased by the fact that in many cases the na ture of the substance is not apparent, and the committee urge that some such words as "Celluloid, inflam mable," should be marked on or at tached to such articles and toys. Boots and shoes, parts of which other than the eyelets and hooks are coated with sheet celluloid, or to which celluloid buckles are attached, should not be sold without ah indi cation to this effect. Special risks attach to wearing celluloid in the hair. It is recommended that local autho rities should issue warnings to shop keepers as to the dangerous proper ties of celluloid. - The amount ...
WONDER OF LIGHTS [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 13 February 1914
WONDER OF I/IGHTS "If you had gone to sleep seventy years ago and awoke to-day what would be the most astonishing thing? "In his 'Mid-Victorian Memories' Mr R. E. Francillon answers the question ■It is not motor cars or aeroplanes that would astonish you. But light. The lights of London. And even younger men must remember the candle, the paraffin lamp, which smelt horribly, and lit but a corner of a room. Fifty years ago the light of the home was a candle or two encouraged by snuffers. And this evening the awakened Victorian is dazzled by the electric lights that turn midnight into noonday. Our houses and streets have abolished night," says "The Westminster," "and the coming of light would be the wonder of the man who had gone to sleep with a tal: low candle and /waked to—turn on the switch."
PAID IN FULL [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 13 February 1914
PAID IN FULL . Nineteen years ago, on December 1.', 1S94, Mr J. W. Cook, an ambitious young man of twenty-six, was dismiss ed J:rom an office in Wolverhampton, where he was engaged in the railway contracting business. His dismissal was followed by his being declared a bankrupt. On ■ Wednesday last, December 17 (says "The Daily Mail")Mr Cook,middle aged and prosperous, entered the Of ficial Receiver's office at Wolverhamp ton and presented the Receiver with a cheque for £800, which will pay his creditors twenty shillings in the pound and all the cost in connection with the bankruptcy proceedings. The £800 represents not a sudden windfall, but money saved bit by bit by a man with a fine respect for his good name and that of his wife and children. "The day X was dismissed is very vivid in my merory," said Mr Cook. "We were all looking forward to Christ mas Day. I was earning good money and we were expecting an addition to our family. I was young and head strong and lost my temper very ...
Quo Vadis. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 February 1914
Quo Vadis. .What is described as the "most powerful attraction yet provided in the world of picture," will be shown at the Lyric Theatre, next Friday evening, when Quo Vadis will be screened. The story is the work of Henry Sienkiewiez, and has stood out amongst woiks of fiction as containing the most faithful representations of Roman history around the time of the voluptuous Nero. In this great reproduction, the Cines Co. have faithfully followed the lines laid down by the novelist, and we have such a series of pictures as have never previously been presented to the public. Every incident of the novel appears to have been pre served with remarkable fidelity, and while every scene has its point of interest, there is a tenseness and gripping power throughout that cannot fail to impress. There is not a weary moment during the whole of the six reels. Interest is sus tained from beginning to end, and when the curtain falls oil the last scene, there is a feeliug of regret that we have not...
Wanurp. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 February 1914
Wanurp. (Im'oiu Our Correspondent.) Harvesting is over and. carting about finished in this district, Farm ers- are uow preparing for next seeding time. The culverts, especially the old ones, have been badly broken up, and -:ire not safe to cross. Hun dreds of them want pulling up and replacing with oppn crossings, which could be uiatl of swamp cement, and would be much safer than culverts with broken planks and rabbit burrows, which are a source of danger. Water is getting very scarce. Most of the dams are dry, and many people are falling back on wells to water their stock. Many people talk of applying to the trust for water to see them through till raiu comes. . Possibly it would be better for farmers to join in a body and apply for 100 acre feet. Then they would have water for slock, and be able to grow plenty of green foHder for the summer months. There is no need to be afraid of it, as the proposition will pay all right. With gree'j feed the cows will milk all through the year i...
WHY RAIN CLOUDS ARE BLACK [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 February 1914
yYHY rain clouds are slack The color of a cloud depends on (he nauncr In which the sunlight falls up >ti It, and the position of the observer it will be noticed that high clouds arc always white, or light in color, and this is because the light by which >.key are seen is reflected from the mder surface by the numberless drops >£ aioisturc, which go to form thf •ioud. Heavy rain clouds, on the othei land; are found much nearer the earth and. so the flight falls on them more directly from above, jtfving a silvf. Mning to the cloud, though the Undei surface appears black, owing to th complete, reflection and absorption o 'he light by the upper layers. Seen from above, by an observer ix ■ balloon, the, blackest rain clouds ap ;car of the most daszlingly brilliaf -Mte.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 February 1914
Important to Every Woman MRS M. P. STEWART, of the Head quarters' Staff of the Ladies' Col lege of Health, (Department 15) 46 Elizabeth streetj Melbourne will VISIT ROCHESTER at intervals. Every woman who is the victim of ill health,or who is threatened with a criti cal operation, and every wife who has been, disappointed in her desire to fill the noble mission of motherhood should seek the skilful advice pf Mrs Stewart, who is thp only lady visiting Rochester who is authorised to supply Etr D. M: Goonley's celebrated Qrange Lily Home Treatment. Tliose who cannot call personally are invited tQ sen4 2d foy postage to Dept. 15, Ladies' College of Health, 46 Eliza beth street, Melbourne, for a free copy of "Woman's Guide tQ Health," a book which every woman should possess. SORUSES SKIN FOOD. Every woman who wishes to appear beautiful should use "Soroses" for the skin, it being unsurpassed in preserving the complexion. Soroses skin food is freshening, softening, cleansing anil beautifyi...
TO DO OTHERS GOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 February 1914
TO DO OTIIKRS GOOl). "I have been living iu S. W. Queens land for thirteen 3 ears," writes Mr J. R. Tiudale, editor of the Cunuaniulla "Watchman." "During that time I have.been subject to attacks of Diarr hoea and have always fouud Chamber lain's Colic and ^Diarrhoea. Remedy to quickly relieve nic. I can rectituiueud it to anyouc" suffering from, that com plaint. You may use this letter as you sec fit for it is written to do others good." Sold by all storekeepers and chemists.
Equanimity. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 February 1914
Equanimity. One day, whits; tho traffic was held up if, a certain busy crossing in Low ton, a 'bus-driver closed in. a cabrnar rather awkwardly. The Jehu, however, resented this •id 'jirecteu n tirade of abuse and prp Inliy ;ij ;hc 'bus-driver, who, with a wod-uaturcd smile, listened !;o all, 'hen tunic-! to a g&lt;;nlleman sitting bo- j Hda biiii sjjii said: ! hat s wot. 1 calls 'aviug a. horna- - uier.i.a! had dress presenter] lo vou.''
The Secret of a Happy Home. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 17 February 1914
The Secret of a Hsppv Home= An American writer says:—"Yoi 7 ant to help- the mail you marry U 3G flpe and .strong and true. Sho^n ism that you believe he has all those lualities. You will raise his own self •Vspect an3 bring him to the- level ycu-tell him lie occupies. Believe is bfTji; be gentle with him: don't contra iict Wm when he is tired; 1st him Chink he is having his own way in hi* awn house; feed him with what In likes, and laugh at his jokes!.; Her? :n lies the secret of a happy hnra»