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Joint Dastruotor [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 10 April 1914
Joint Dastruotor On Monday night Malvern council again discussed the question of a. joint destructor for Maivern, Haw thorn, Kcw and Camberwell, Cr E, I. Thompson outlined the scheme of construction, which pro vided that each council should put in the sum of /5000 ani subsequently pay in accordance *itli the amount of garbage scut t'> the 'e tructor. . Lewis oppose.! ih« scheme on. tho ground that it was inequitable. He moved that the words principal and interest in clause 13, which provide.) for the icj-aymentof princi pal and interest, be struck out. He said if £ 5000 each were contributed' and the subsequent charge made on grounds set out, Malvern and Haw thorn would be contributing about three-quarters of the cost. Clause 13 nullified tho fust part of the agree ment. Cr Roger Thomson seconded the ' amendment. Th-y were dealing with a nuisance,' and should control it themselves. Difficulties would in cr. ase as the demands of the partners increase. Cr WiHii.Ui'.MighV nil tlie ...
How Alcohol Makes You Slow and Inaccurate. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 10 April 1914
How Alcohol Makes You Slow and Inaccurate. ? Tho common theory that a small quantity of alcohol at tho right time ami place and in moderation is really helpful and serves to bring out some latent power of the hotly is not sustained by tho following experiments : The Into J->r. Piidgo mado smno ex periments at a hospital on a group of leu people, comprising medical .students, porters, -ramd nurses. Ho ( put up at the cud of a corridor ; a row of letters, and got each mom* l»cr of tho group to walk slowly 1 from the other end until tho letters j could be read, of courso changing j tho order o£ tho letters in cncli ense. A mark whs made on tho. floor' to show tho spot where tho reading was done, and tho person's initials placed beside it. Then ho supplied them with beer in quanti-1 ties ranging from lmlf-a-pint tons, little as one-sixteenth of a pint. | On repeating the test, ' not one of the group could now read tho let ters at tho spot whero they for merly stood ; all had to go ne...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 April 1914
BnslnoBB Mottoes. Just faL Minute! llnve you fceeii to The Malvern Costume House laielj? They have ail New Materials, which Ihey Make Up very reasonably L . . into Costumes. EeSjA Lovely Assortment of TVp C^n'.s. Exceedingly Dainty Blouses. Tlte Bags and Umbrellas are the Lalist and Sucli Good Value. The Undarclotlig is still at Bargain Prices. NOTE TUB ADDRISS The Malvern Costume House, 212-14 GLENFERRIE ROAD. Telephones-Malvern. kstahi.i.vhhd >885. 186 & 571. JOHN MORAN l> Co., .Family Grocers, Wine, Spirit &. Provision Merchants, 36, 38;.& 44 High Street, lalvein. Crockery and Glassware. Tinware, Brushware and Grocers' Ironmongery. Flower and Vegetable Seeds. High-class Goods at Moderate Prices. Where Everything is the Best. Families Waited on for Orders. Agent for Penfold's South |Australian Wines, IFarmcr's Prize! Hams and ? '.Bacon, Schweppes Aerated Waters. Tim Largest and Beat Grocer's Shop in ^plvern. PUBLIC NOTICE. Ladies and Gentlemen, Patron...
AT THE THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 April 1914
AT THE THEATRE. Mr. J. Ar. Barrie tells an amusing .4itory of how a man in the front -4R0W of the pit of a theatre avenged .tfCimsclf upon a woman in the last -row of the stalls whose hat effectual* prevented him from seeing the -stage. "If you won't take oft your hat," 4c said finally. In ^ ChestcrfufldUui -iono or politeness, "will you be so tind, my dear madam, as to fold .nek your cars V Balloon sounding* have shown sur* #jrisingly low temperatures in tin* uj> air, 122 degrees below zero lias -fi^n recorded at '18,544 feet ; while Vienna, M. Ximfuhr obtained a .fl$9rd of 121 degrees below wro at 4gtly HI .872 f&lt;ct. Miduumtiter neeiut; .4o.come In Oriohor and mtdwtMer ir TI>ih i* to m«w an in* al\s* \ at ti»* aalii« a jtetltx*. .*riut«l .....I'm ,r«nty
A Self-closing Gate. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 April 1914
A Self-closing Gate. Tho gate hero illustrated'is nuule of five picccH of 2-n. pipe, 2-in. el bows, two 2-in. tees, one piccc of l£-in. pipe, outrl'J-in. nipple, one lj-iu. elbow, ono l£-iri.. flange, ono 2-in. flange, and ono 2-in. bolt. The l$-in* pipe is connected as shown, and extends through and al most to tho bottom of tho 2-ln. pipe end of tho gate, wiiero it is fastened with the holt. The 2-in. pipe hihI connections arc put to gether as shown, and tho bottom pipe on the gate end is cut sloping as shown at A. When'the gate is pushed cither \vay. it rises on ac count of the sloping purls, and when released "its weight will cause it to close for the same reason.* Purple face powder is the latest fashion fad. in New York City. It is intended to be used only at night, when its elVect is said to be charm ing, especially on faces which still retain a tinge of holiday tan. The new' powder costs from 10s. to £1 a box. 19SJ8.
Monuments to Potatoes. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 April 1914
Monuments to Potatoes. = 'J here are monuments to humaii.he-, iitgs, Co nminuls, and/ in one * erase known to the writer, . to;, a . luebout. but it luu> been resorted to (ler many lo rear monuments ' to rtho potato. -j At Oftenborg, in (Jermany, a pri-* \ ate donor .: has..' erccted a-. really, beautiful monument ' -m . honour"'of. tho potato. : Tlio upper ))Art : ?a statue of. SirvFraneis, DrAko.h wJjo is alleged to havo introduced &lt; the plant into . l&lt;;uroper . . Tins,and : the i pedestal also, is draped / with . gar-1 lauds of the potato plant, with ; full- i gro\»n tubers. On one sido 01 tho i pedestal is Drake's jiamo ; ou > an-1 other the namo 01 'the donor j.s i ghon. J 1 Nor is this tho .only CJennan towiiii having a- monument^to*1 he-glorifioo^ tiou of tho potato. j The town of; Murz has a similar statue, to Drake and the potato, and In several of tho small towns of the ISmpire there arc similar monuments.* V 'J.ho funny thing: about these sta t...
Tamed by a Threat. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 April 1914
Tamed by a Threat. "I will," she exclaimed, "I will not; live with you another day." "You 11 leuvo me, will you?" ho nskjocl, calmly. .. "Yes, I >wll " "When . "Jfow-this minute." "1 wouldn't-If I were vou." "Jiut I - will; .untl li'dofy. you , ,.to stop me I." - - .'Oil, 1 bhuu't try.lo btop you," lie rpilelly leplied. "E'ulll simply report to^tho police; that my ! . wifo: hns mysteriously diHnppenrod.-.'.l hev 11 want your description,i.and ? J.;.will? give it. ; . You wear 'number eight shoes, you have- an extra largo mouth, your nose turns up nt tho end, eyes rather on tho glint, voice like a--." . ; . "Wretch;" vou . wouldn t dare do that!' she screamed.. "J will." They glured at each other for a moment in silencc. Thou it was plain to sec who was tho victor. Tho lowost human habitation is said to bo that of tho coal miners in. Bohemia, some of whoi.-t rnako thoir dwollir.gs at a point, ovor* 2000 feet below the lovel of tho sea... In London tbe foggy days la a year we oa oa...
Prabran-Malvern Tramway [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 April 1914
Prabran-Malvern Tramway Statement of traffic returns for the month of March, 1914:-Car miles 153,965; passengers carried, 1,460,735 revenue, /9740 3/10 ... .The increases in Mirch of this year over last year are as follow:-Car .miles, .90,933; passengers carried, 835,042; revenue, ^*5738 "A
A Submarine Earthquake. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 April 1914
A Submarine Earthquake. 4 Noar the end of the year 1910, the Glasgow steamer, Cadillac, 5,000 tons register, while on a voyage to Philadelphia, passed through nn ex traordinary' and terrifying exper ience. JOarly one morning the lookout re ported tho approach of . a huge wave, and far away in tho direction indicated, a hug* volume of water could be mode out, Iwariiig steadily oil towards the vessel. Captain M'Kny was immediately aroused, and hurried to the bridge. The* Ca dillac was put about, so that alio met the cataract of water bow on, and while everyone clung io any support available, the vessel was lifted high into the air, with many feet of hor stem clear. Then, as tho wave passed, she slid dowi'i in to the following trough, her decks partly submerged. Almost every thing -movable Was washed away, hut the tfmely warning by the watch proved tho salvation of .the crew. The sea was observed to bo in* it phenomenal state of commotion. H appeared literally to boll, uiYd in niany pl...
INTERESTING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 April 1914
INTERESTING ITEMS. ? Kansas City la convulsed with laughtor over_the oxpcrlenco of two detectives who, attired in tho latest feminine fneliiona, attempted to catch a notorious purse snatcher. The dotectlvo«r Adgar Hilson and .. ouis Morloy, nre both small inen,*nnd this gave them tho idea of disguising themselvoa ns wonum in order to capture tho unn who operated suc cessfully at a busy traimvny cross ing. In tight skirts, Batin shoes, silk shoes and small volvet hats with rakish egrets, they took up a position at a car stopping plnce, and it was not long before a negro slouching down the street seized Wilson's silver mesh purse, nnd fled. Tho detcctives produced rovolvers, nnd cnlled upon tho thief to halt, but when they attempted to pur suo their light skirts proved their undoing. Tho mortified officers sont Severn 1 shots nfter tho thief without effort, nnd nfter stumbling over the eobhln sionns in their unaccustomed garb for some 50 yards they aban dobed the pursuit. They stopped...
News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 April 1914
News and 'Notes ; The many friends of Mr and Mrs A. H Stephen, of 15 Glassford street, Armadale, -will regret to learn that they lost their only son by death on Wednesday morning. The child had been ailing for sometime past. IJalvern City Council will meet on Monday next. ' Malvern's Autumn Flower Show will be, opened by the State Governor in the local Town Hall tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon at 3 o'clock. The notice of intention to prosecute offenders has had a very noticable effect Motor cyclists passing through the City of Malvern have considerably lessened the rate of speed and have ad ed silencers to their machines. The cheapest and best place for priming is the Courif.r Office Time tables (all linesj are obtain able from conductors on the elcctric cars* of the Prahran-.Malvcrn Tram way rust An allotment measuring 146ft. 9in. along Oxford-street by 120ft along Stanhope-street, Malvern, has been acquired by the Home Affairs Depart ment for the purpose of a drill hail. Sir Frank M...
Why You Hide Your Head in Bed. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 April 1914
Why You Hide Your Head in Bed. -I (lly Win. TJF.E IV0WA1U1, JI.B.) Children and often adults will, upon "getting into bed, duck their heads under the coverings and re main quint for somo lime. This is not n form of piny nor a sign of fenr. ' Jt is instinctive in man-a trait left us from tho time our ancestors lived in thoir treo beds. The ourang-outang of Uor neo and the gorilla of Africa to day do the same thing when they curl up to sleep. They huvo a pile upon which they place their heads, regardless of tho other parts of thoir bodies. Sometimes they reach up and pull down the thick-leaved branches, it is not done for warmth, but probably with tho ostrich-like idea Mint the heud once coxered so they cannot see they believe their enemies aro also kept From seeing tho sleeping forms. Birds, also, sleep with their hoads hidden en tirely out of sight under their fea thers. ^ Whatever is the reason, tho point Is that . w'o still retain in our early mental life this ancestral trait. Hut...
Kaiser's Airship Station. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 April 1914
Kaiser's Airship Station. Heligoland, the liny island . in the North- Swv 'which Germany proposes to turn into a great station^ for licr airships, is one of the most cur-, ious islands in the world. i Its towering cliffs, for instance, ' arc largely artificial. Some yours ' ago'-there was grave fear thut the island, which was-steadily growing smaller, would soon he eaten away entiroly by the WAVCS from the south-west.- But £1,000,000 has been spent on raising a cliff of granite on this exposed side. I On those parts of the const where the red, porous rock ot the genuine cliffs lias been too badly honoy eombccT by the» seas, -hundred of thou sands of tons ot cement have been used to strengthen the face. Heligoland has long been an Im portant iiavul centre. It is do* fended by the most powerful guns, and is said to bo prepared for a siego lasting threo years. It is, in dued, the North Sea storehouse of the German fleet. Visitors are only allowed in the tiny port, the high plateau that...
Malven Horticultural Society [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 April 1914
Malven Hortioutural Society The Chrysanthemum Show of the Malvern Horticultural Society, which is to be opened tomorrow (Saturday) at 3 p.m. by Sir Arthur Stanley, State Governor, accompanied by Lidy Stan ey, promises to be an exct-plional display. The entiics include the names of the most popular growers in the Stale, and the competition in the va ions clas es will be keen. In addi ion there ivi.l be several groups that arc not for competiti- n An orcheBtra will provide music, and light n fre hmetits may b« ob.aitiel in the Winter garden attached to the hall. The admission is ij; or for 5/ per year members receive two tickets (admitting afternoon and evening) and free entty for all exhibits. A representative team of the Mal vern cricket club paid its anninl Kas'tr vis t to iVUe. and met a team selec ed from the Moe and District Association &lt;-n Good Friday. Malvern scored 206 in their first inning-, the principal scoiers being M'Adun 4^, Damfotd 34, and Pockott 31. Ihe as...
A Story of the Boer War. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 April 1914
A Story of the Boer War. Brigadier-GenernI .!. 10. dough, in j a lecture at the London University, j on '.'Counter Attacks/' emphasised ; the value of suddenness and fierce ness in a counter-attack, and the danger of pushing it too far. He quoted,* as a good example in Bri tish history of n successful counter attack, a charge at Wagon Hill in the Boer War. Kor about ten hours the opposing sides were entrenched within a distance of from fifteen to fifty yards of,each other, and lierco .firing took place. No successful j charge could he -made, for only a j »a...II party could hear the oHicci*, give the* order, und in every case1 they were shot down as soon as they got to their feet. It wart facing certain death. But 280 men of the Devon'Regiment camo up un observed 1'y the enemy, and were deployed quietly. Kverything was explained (o them, and when the or der was given they suddenly topped the rise, "raced across the few score yards, ami the Boers vanished. An angry advertiser rushed ...
Cau[?]field Severance ADJUSTMENT OF ACCOUNTS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 17 April 1914
CaulfislcL Severance ADJUSTMENT OF ACCOUNTS. Several months ago part of the east ern port inn of Caulficld city wa* severed and annexed to the borough Oakleigh. I'll: Public Works dcpait ment has notified Caulfteld conncil of the adjustment of accounts, a* follows: That the council of the hrirougli of Oakleigh slia'l pay to the city of Caulfied a sum of &lt;("1250 in ten y arly instalments wi h interest at4j per cent, per annum, in accjrdancc with the statement attached to the siid order marked "A,'" the first pay ment of such amount to b- made on 16th April, 1914. and all subsequent payments to be made on the dates specified in such s atement and thai in addition t'i such payment the council of the borough of Oak'eigb shall forthwith pay to the council of the city of Caulfieid a further sum of £10. '! lie council of the borough of Oakleigh sha'l also col.ect all arrears uf rates, and pay over same to the council of the city of CaulfieM as. collected. Those who have admired ...