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In Memoriam THE LATE DONALD McSWAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 7 March 1914

in Mernoriam THE LATE DONALD McSWAIN. At the forialloo Presbyterian ')hureh last Snuday night, Rev Hugh Jones, M.A,' conducted a special aorvice to thl memory of Mr D, Mc Swain. There was a large congre gation present, the service was of , noleams character. During the Iourse 'c4 his sermon the reverend (tentlemun stated: Mr Donald McSwain was a native of the famous Scotch island of St. Kilda. ' He was of Highland blood, ,nd came of true blue Presbyterian Ceook When he arrived as a young man it Victoria he brought with him a strong and settled character. One mutstanding feature of that character was his devotion to the church of his fathers. The church was to him an integral part of himself. He loved the Church; he served the church; he was most regular in his attendance upon her services. For some years after his arrival to Victoria he lived al; East Brighton, and worshipped of ti? abbath in the Gaelic church at C::, lton, k.own still as St Andrew's. 1'! are was no nailway to the c...

Publication Title: Moorabbin News
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THE MODERN TREND. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 14 March 1914

T'?1. MODERN TREND. There is a treed one cannot help no tioing about present-day novels, The author used always to manage to finish his book jlp with the "married-and happy-over-after" businoss; now he starts tho book with tho marriage and deovotes most of the book to describing the subsequent trouble and strife

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 14 March 1914

The National Mutual Life Association A NOTABLE ILLUSTRATIId OF THE NON-FORFEITURE PRINCIPLE, A policy was 'taken out by Mr Win, J. Edwards, on 1st December, 1881, and lie paid the premiums regularly up to 1st Deeember, 1887, After that date he paid no further premiums, The office advanced the unpaid premiums out of the Surrender Value, and kept the policy in full force n til the death of Mr Edwards on 13th October, 1891. The positlei of the polioy thou wast- Sum assured., ... ... £200 0 Bonuses added to t'olicy to dateof death .... 2 6 0 £313 6 U LesIa 'romiums and Interest advanced by the Assocla" tion out of the Surrender Value of the policy .,. 54 19 Amount handed to Widow of deceased ..... ... s158 6 o Although only 6 years' premiulms we paid, the policy was kept in force for 1t years. lhe above is published as a .riking example of the benefits to be obtained by absurhlg in the National Mutual Life Asso. ciation of Australasia Limited& RESIDENT AGIENTS WM. BROWN AND HARR...

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"YOUR FLOUR OR YOUR LIFE!" BARGAIN AT PISTOL'S POINT. PIONEER'S REMINISCENCES. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 14 March 1914

"YOUR FLOUR OR YOUR LIFEI" BARGAIN AT PISTOL'S POINT. PIONEER'S REMI-NISCENCES, Keen.-oed and alert, there lives at Kow (writes the Melbourne correspon dent of the "Sun") an old man verging on 90, who spends his days tonding his flower garden, Heo is one of the sturdy pioneer's of Viotoria's beginning, and tolls interesting' stories of the time when the foundations of the State wore being laid, His was one of the old country families of England, whose fortune, while never large, dwindled down to a few thousands in the time of his father. Thrusting prejudices aside, the latter decided to work hard in a now country and make his own fortune, inistead of living in. comparative idle ness at home, With his wife and children, a house in sections ready for erection on arrival, and a stock of furniture, he boarded the Canton in 1838 to voyage to Adelaide whore he had already purchased some land as a speoulation. Adelaide was only a term then, There was really no Adelaide-only a sur. veyed sl...

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SULPHUR AS A FERTILISER. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 14 March 1914

SULPHUl AS ,A FERTILISER . EIxperimnents caried out both in Ger many and in France confirm recent re ports as to tho fortilising action of flow. ors of sulphur upon the soil, In tho German trials a dressing of 90 lb per acre, applied ill February, a short time before the crops were sown, had a )eneficiail effect upon barley and ryo. T'he treated portions of the crops were stronger,' and had' a brighter green co lor than the untroated but no account of the dilfe'rece in yield is given, Thu French experiments were intended to throw light upon theo causo of the fer tilising action of sulphur, The cauai has boon said to;bo' tho"'dostruction of injurious bacteria iuhtlho'eoil, and the conclusion of theo"j'ido'tigators agr'cs that this is partly thlo onasd. But it is concluded also that the chemical action of tho sulphur has soino offeot. Bul plhurio acid is gradually formed, and this hot only suplhes sulphur to the plants, but also helps to dissolve mineral ole Inents in tle' soil,

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MOORABBIN [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 14 March 1914

MOORABBIN Great interest was taken in the election of a school committee for the ensuing three years. The whole of the previous committee were re jected, and the following were selected :-Mesdames F. Black, H, atff and A. H. Black, Messrs F, Black (chairman), H, Daff '(seore tary), A, Smith and L, A Allan, A meeting of delegates from the Friendly Societies of this district was held recent:y at Sicklemore's Oafe, when it was suggested that the Friendly Societies' Saloon Rifle Asso. elation be re.started. A representa tive from any other society in the district not represented at that meet. ine will be made welcome at the next, which is to be held ot the same place on Thursdhy next at 8 p.m.

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CASTLES IN SPAIN ACTRESS'S WINDFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 14 March 1914

CASTLES IN 'SPAIN AOTRESS'S WINDFALL, Stranger than fiction are the circum stances under which a. Bristol anotress will shortly come into possession of a castle in Spain and a quartor of a mil lion, The lucky lady .is Mrs, Ellalino Muriel Parnall, who is now living at Bristol with her husband, Mr, Frank Gordon Parnall, an enginoers' draughts man.. Mrs. Parnall, who is about 22, is a daughter of the late Comto do Mario, a Ranish nobleman, Her mother was sn English actiress, A boy and girl were born to the couple, and and while the boy was in the custody of the father the girl remained with her mother. The girl was educated in France, but returned to England, be came a musical comedy actress, and later married, Mrs, ..Parnall has never seen her father, and, until a year ago was unaware of her rolationship to him. At his death the estate was left to his only son, her brother, who met with a tragic death in Spain. in No vember Iast'at the age of 24. He died intestate, so that the proper...

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SEAFORD. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 14 March 1914

SSEAFOkD, The sale last Saturday of various township allotments was largely attended, and some good sales were effected. Fourty lots were s.ad at prices ranging from 19s, to £4 5s. per foot, many private sales have siuce been completed.

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LIKED THE RING. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 14 March 1914

LIKED TH1P RINQ. Maud "When you broke the en ýagoneet, of coureo you roturned the nunmond rind; ho gave you?"~ Ethel; "Cortainly not II don't care fpr Jachi tey more, but my foeliugB huvo not'o angdrl toward the ring,"

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CR. R. A. COLENSO, CARRUM [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 14 March 1914

CR. R, A, CO[JENSO, CARIIUM The newly-ele ted reptesoentative of the South Riding of the Dandenoug Shire

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WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 14 March 1914

WOMEN'S INTERESTS 0 0**o--"--** (By "Ambrosine..") The bizarre in dress thioatens to be much to the foreo this. seasoin, says a Paris expert, Already we see signs of the evil in the newest and smartest models as seen in this city, Headgear in the form of skull onps with towering aigrettes, skirts with an exaggerated split from the fort, and bodices of day gowns out so low as to be almost de collete; 'and fur stoles twisted about the form, and muffs are the size of pillows. At one shop I saw a' walking gown in white velvet trimmed with bands of sable. Is not this the last word in.extravaganeo?- Now, I am no Puritan as regards dress, but I think that every woman should suit her costume to her ciroumstances, Bi zarre dress has charms, but it must be given its surrounding. An outro gown or hat which looks well when worn by a smart woman in a motor, seems out of place on a middle-aged matron, or when worn by a young wife who keeps no maid and travels by omnibus. And the tight skint and h...

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CHELSEA [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 14 March 1914

CII ELSEA A very pretty wedding was cele brated on Thursday week, March 5th, in St. Colnmba's Church of ?England, Aspendale, when Miss Kathleen Mabel iHart, eldest daughter of Mr J. :aTt, and Mr James Steele, of :St. Kilda, were united in the holy bonds of matri mony by the Rev 14. R. Croker The bride, who was given away by her father, was attired in a cream hopsaok costume..and black hat with lancer pla .es. Miss Polly Hart, sister of the bride,,attired in a pale blue ninon lace overdress, was brides. mnaid, and Mr D. Murdoch best man, The mother of the bri~de was dressed in blaok orepe do chine. As the bridal party was leaving the church a prettily decorated horseshoe was hung on the arm of the bride by a little child, Doris Bennett, for good luck. After theeooremony a reeep tion was held at the home of the bride's parents, a sumptuous wedding breakfast partaken of, and appro priate toasts submitted and res ponded to. The happy couple then motored to town on route for the Gippslan...

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NIGHT WATCHMAN ATTACKED. GAGGED AND BOUND. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 14 March 1914

NIGHT WATCHMAN. ATTACKED,. GAGGED AND BOUND. Still weak fi'on his injuries,.a nlight watchmant told a dramatic 'story at West Ham recently of being attacked, and boundl and gacged, whilst he was looking after his emlnloyer's property. In the dook were John Elliott, coster monger; Daniel Johnson, clerk; Robert Soales, and James Lot, labourers, charged with burglariously broeking and entering 'promises in Gruen Street, Upton Park, and'stealing jewellery val. ued at £86/16/, tiLe property of Wil. liam Hallam Norris, pawnbroker and jeweller, They wore also charged' with causing grievous bodily harm to George Robe, the night watchman, Accused are alleged to have gagged and bound Robo, who was in charge of prosecut. or's promises, .and by. means of his key to have entered the shop, Of . the jeivellery missing about £50 worth was recovered, some being fouild on Scales and some at his house, -where Elliott and Johnson were arresbqd, Solles was arrested by a constable, who.. a few hours befo...

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ASPENDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 14 March 1914

ASPENDALE, In onure advertising columns will tL found a notification from Mr and fMrs Spooner, The former is a qualified bookkeeper, and is pre. pared to attend to tradesmen's books and correspondence, whilst Mrs Spooner conducts a stationery and haberdashery business in premises opposite the State sohool, The new school committee held their first meeting on Wednesday idght and decided to have a bazaar in November or December to raise funds for purchasing the general equipment of the sohool and grounds. After inquiring into the death of Ilorv, ,h Campbell Morley Fletohoe, 5, whic.h occurred whilst the child was under an anaesthetio for an oper ation for post-nasal growth, at Dr W C Grindrod's surgery at Mordialloo, on March 2nd, Dr Rt F Cole found on Thursday, that the operation was necessary, and the anaesthetic was ?administered without negliaenoe. Dr i. iH. dolligon, who made the post. .mortem examination; said that the (:nuSB of death was dilatation of the lioent in a e ,,tituti...

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CORRESPONDENCE. CHURCH STREET, CHELTENHAM. To the Editor [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 14 March 1914

CHUROH STRUET, CHELTENHAM. To the Editor. Si,',-I orave a little of your space to ventilate a long-standing grieve siiJ. Next' August it will be two J ears since Crs Kelly, Scudds and White carried a resolution in the council for six trucks of metal to be purchased and placed on Churoh. street, also a footpath was to be made, On the 25th January, 1913, there is a long list of authorisbd works, which appeared in " The News," and out of twenty items for the South riuing, No. 14 leads i "Formation o4 path, Church-street, Cheltenham,". Not a word about the riad or the metal. No. 13 is the Weatherall and Balcombe roads, and this cunning engineer says Nos. 13 and 14 "are partly completed, and are stock job for day laborers, when available for these works. Now, sir, for the facts. This fol lower'of Macadam started to give us two footpaths in a very narrow street, and, as a matter of fact, did not complete a yard of them. He had a couple of nien, who roughly formed a small portion of it eig...

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FIRE AT CHELTENHAM. Two Business Places Destroyed. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 14 March 1914

FIRE AT CHELTENHAM. Two Business Places D~,stroyed. At 3 a.m. on Monday lka, rosi. dents weroe aoused by cYat of "10 re" a jd .the rlattlO ci liof ho rtAi, bCh Might ied Ober of a rsojt .opreseivo charactor, the eult being thl ldeep wa, very intermiittent and, rqsidcnts easily aro, ud. ?, The rosult. was that quite a crowd of apeotatorb a9Iem bled on the spot, Flames were issniug from the front, of the shop owned by Smith and litohell,. Thee wore first seen by iiss Lily. hlose, who at once gave the alarlzp The Cheltenham and Montone ;brigades appeared fairly promptly, but only one length of hose was availablo, until the Sandringham brigade aup nearel. Meanwhile, Mr W. P: Fair, lam's property next door was in grave danger. T'he places. were separated by a brick wall, but the flames lapped ronud this anti caught the wood work of the adjoining shop, Mr Fairlain's stook of papor and eta. tionery provided good material for the flames. They simply rushed through the building, destroying a...

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Poultry for Profit LECTURE AT MORDIALLOC [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 14 March 1914

Poultry for Profit *----4~----· L10CTURI, AT' MORDIALLOC There was a very small number ,present at the Mechanics' Institut, last Tuesday week to hear, the Gov. ernment. experts, Messrs Rintoul and Hart, deliver a lecture and give a denonstratlon on poultry breed ing and dressing. Mr Snowball, MLA, occupied the chair, who, in introducing the ex perts, stated that Mr Rintoul had only recently arrived from Great Britain.'. Both gentle.neu hld the best credentials, He regretted the poorattendance, and said that at their last lecture at P nder's Gr ve there were about four hundred pre sunt. He hoped a spark would b: set to the enthuisiasm of those pre sent,' He called for a hearty wel come to the experts, and the attention of the audience. (Ap. plauso). Mr Rintonl soon showed that he was a thorough master of his sub ject., He showed how poultry breeding could be madq a valuable adjunct to farming, that it was a very suitable business for females, who could easily make a good living, and ...

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CHELTENHAM [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 14 March 1914

CH iLTEN MIAM The Church of Christ Ilihle school pionio was hold on Wednesday last at Mordialloo, Notwithstanding the oppressive heat an enjoyable day wass spoeit by the particilpants, Quite aI host of adults and teachers atten4ed to the wants of the ohildreo, the completo oenjpynPnt of. ', .o hiolars' being first oonsidoration. Amongst the workers were Mesdames A. P. Wilson, Murray and Smith, Misses I. and M, Judd, Keir, Green,and A. Butler ; Messrs Brnton,;Bryce, (. E. Judd, Fisher, W. Wolf, H. Foreman, Jones, Tuck, E. T. Penny, F. W,. Martin, and A, P. Wilson, Sports were held during the,afternoon, and were keenly contested, At a late hour in the evening, scholars wended their way homewards in vehioles kindly loaned by thoughtful indivi duals. Af or a somewhat warm disoussion it was decided by a majority of one vote at the ANA meeting last Tues. day, that delegstes to the Conference should vote against the proposal to reinstate the A: t Union in connection with the annual Fete, T...

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Gardeners' Picnic Committee. ANNUAL OUTING. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 14 March 1914

Gardeners' Picnic Cornmmittee,i,;, ?.,'~ i ANNUAL OUTING., i .o,..? --a-, On Thlnr?day'fth {liot the comrumit fee journeyerl per the 'Wieorrhnha ft Sorrento'. "The we'nti r,, t'"r. idi.?l. andi the trip wias votUed l n of ttie best." The day's arrangennenty ,V 'ore excellently planned -by, 'thliat king of seoretaries(Mr M. Clements) The journey was used for purposes of exohanging vipws, religious, politi. oal, or any subject one desired,. Apparently there was an expert on board for eaolh' and every 'phase of human life and oooupation. - At one stage of the trip the sea was a bit choppy, and scribe and pharisee alike felt the effects thereof, The scribe, however, just managed to survirve the ordeal, but one or' two of the Pharisees succumbed. A capital h]quuheon was partaken of at the Continental hotel. Before the gather: ing dispersed, the ohairmhn, Mr 1W, t, Bunrgess, announced that no toasts were to be honored. He apologised for the absence of Messrs Snowball and Keast, M'sL.A., a...

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MENTONE [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 14 March 1914

. ENTON E 4 very pleas',ut function took. lace at "Mascot' on Tuesday even. ng, in the form' of a surprise birth. lay party to Miss May Thurlinr, rldestdanghter of Mr and Mrs W,. Thurling. The affair was kept a ,lose secret, and the most surprised people in Montone were the Thurling ia.nily, when they saw a troop of their friends marching in, well laden with the good things so necessary for hoe 'suaess of a surprise party. A very conivivial time was passed in music, song and story. ,Mr Fred, Hannan's fine baritone voice was heard with great effecot, and the Scotch airs contributed by Mr "Tammy " Byrnes were only equalled by the beautiful Irish melodies of Mr "Tracker" Corley, while a special feature of the evening was the step and other dancing of lr Chas, Meagher, Mrs Boord preo. sided at the piano in her customary accomplished style. During the course of the evening, Mr Larkin, in a few approrriate words, presented Miss Thurling with a small token of the esteem in which she is hel...

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