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LYONS AND SIMPSON. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
. LYONS AND SIMPSON. On Monday Togo Lyons, the well-known Queens.` land bantam weight, arrived i Mlelbourne from Briabanle. accompalnied by George Taylor, in an; ticipation of his contest with Charlie Simpson. at the Stadium on.S'aturday night. Lyons brings with him a' substantial recoril for boxing prowess and natural fighting, and against Siinpson, one, of the best of the rising local men, he may be assured to provide a contest :that . will- lack-. nothing froml either the scientific or spectacular.. stndpoint. -
SINGER UNDER SUSPICION. AMERICAN GIRL AND ITALIAN POLICE. ROME, 28th December. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
SINGER UNDER SUSPICION.. AMERICAN GIRL AND ITALIAN POLICE. ROME, 28th December. Miss Dorothea M'Vane, (a daughter of Professor M'Vane, of Harvard), who is singing in grand opera at Taranto, is sus pected of espionage because she accidentally snapshotted the masked batteries at the harbor. Despite the American Ambassador's as surances that Miss M'Vane is not a spy, the police continue their surveillance over her, and threaten to arrest her if she leaves Italy. Miss M'Vane herself attributes the po lice persecution of her to the fact that an Italian naval officer fell in love with her, and when she refused him denounced her to the authorities.
SAYLOR TO MEET MEHEGAN. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
SAYLOR TO MEET.~TlIIIEC tAN. Amonitg the party of A.meri an boxers whlio r rivel iil' Australia with Ray .Bronson and Eddie, t'Goorty was Young- (Hilburn:) Saiylor, who. will lave his first Australian contest with Hughile iehegan, the Australian .light . weight chamn pion. .In some respects Saylor is the counters?. pirt of Harry Stone, hris countryman. HIi.s: ring tactics border upon the freakish, and as he fights? no two rounds in the same style he. alway'a.lias lis opponent in a quandary as to his next move. aylor's most,'recent meritorious performance was. his knocking out. of Freddie Welsh, the English? champion, who is the most, formidable of the challengers of Willie Ritchie for the world':S bight weight championship, so that his match' with Mehegan will provide. some indication as. d the ability of. Mehegan to ascend to thatr title.
THE HOME. THE SCIENTIFIC HOME WORKER [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
THE ' OMDL THE SCIENTTIFIC HOMdE WORKER The question recently debated .y a con ference of women in London-whether, in the light of modern economio, social and sanitary ideals, domestic work was a career suitable or desirable for educated women is 'by no means new. It has already been satisfactorily solved by the enterprising American. girl. She has clearly demon strated that it is possible to depart from the modern snobbish notion that a sure way of losing social status is to under stand house work sufficiently, to turn that excellent knowledge to financial value. Un fortunately it seems difficult to get our girls back to old-fashioned notions regard ing things domestic, even whdn garnished with a scientific dressing. This seems a pity, for of all the avenues of work open ing out to women none. shows more certain prospects of employment than does the service of domestic science. Miany families protest against the scien tific principle as applied to domestic duties. but they lack any...
BALLARAT FEATHER WEIGHT SUCCESSFUL. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
BIALLARAT' FEATHIER WEIGHT SUCCESSFUL,. At tlthe 'Melbournlb Athletic Pavilio'n onr Monday. night Hal. Tyson, who claims" to be the featheir weight champion of? liallarat, vas pitted against Fred. Liver more, a New Zealand boxer. A clever fight was' anticipated, but the spectatori were diaa.p. pointed. Tyson completely Otlt?lassedd his olp porient, in the first round, and his fighting was; so superior that the referee stopped the contest in the second round and gave the decision againstm the New Zealander.
NEW ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
NEW ARRIVAL. . Another 'team of international boxers is td arrive in Australia next nionth. Thi ~party i?: cludes Jeff Smith, "Young" Loughrey' and Nat Wi liams. Smith is the man who 'gave Georges Car`-' pentier, the famous Frenchr champion, such a. brilliant contest recently, and although the de-:. cision went to the latter, it was admitted on all sides that the Englishman was really the victor, a French referee practically depriving hini of a decision which should have been in n his favor. Smith's first Australian mateh -will be with Dave Smith, our heavy weight charimpion. Lbughr6e will makl' his first appearance iii Mel bourne against an opponent' yet to • be: selected, whlile-Williams will probably meet either Frank 'ltiorn or All Morey in Sydney early in FebruarJy.
SOCIAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
9O0IAL -OTES T?lhe Hon: Arthur Lyulph Stanley, the .new Governor- of Victoria, is expected to arrive in Melbourne during February. Sir John. Fuller's .leave of absence does not expire till the end of January. Sir Samuel Griflitih, (hief Justice of the Eligl Court of Australia, arrivred in Mel bourne on Monday by R.M.S. Orvieto. Ap parently in. the best of health; he stated that the voyage, out from England. had been pleasant and enjoyable. Asked for an expression of opinion regarding -the. pro posed Doiiion-Court of Appeal and kin dred ,subjects, Sir Samuel Griffith replied that he had .said all bhe wished to say on the matter while in London, and .had no thing to add. Canon Hughes, of St. Peter's, 'Mel bourne;:d has suffered a breakdown -in health, and is ':now in ' a. private hospital. His medical advisers ;have issued instructions that no messages of any kind, are to be sent to him. His engagements are cancelled. Herr Karl Foller, late tenor of the Ger man grand opera company, ha...
THORN BEATS RUSSELL. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
THORN BEATS RUSSELL. At the Brisbane Stadium on Thursday night, izi the precence of a large gathering, Frank Thorne defeated Joe Russell on pointy ni twenty rounds. Russell had much the best of the' frst ten idunds, but afterwards he tired a little, and Thorn, making a fine recovery, secured -she deeision. * .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
ILISIERS ALL1 OVE S00BD.Y1AND FACE Also Hands and Feet. Would Scream When Touched. Could Not Sleep, Used Cuticura Soap and Oint -ment,. Sores Disappeared, Cambridge St., Penshurst, X. S..W. ' When my baby was only a week old he came out in big white mattery blisters all over bhi8body, face. hands and feet, in fact he was Ong mass of blisters. "They would break andii go Into sores; and I could not bathe him. He would scream vwhen I touched them. He could not sleep night or day. I' was just worn out with him, so I took him to a chemist, who gave me ointment. butit did not do him any good. A friend got me to try Cuticura Soap and Outicura Oint menrt. and I was pleased to see when I had bathed him with Cuticura Soap and applied Cuticura Ointment for two days they began to.dry up. He seemed to get relief from the first time I used them, as he would sleep. They seemed to soothe him, and by the time I had used two cakes of Cuticura Soap and some Cuticura Ointment the sores had all disappea...
FEDERAL MEMORIALS [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
-FEDERAL -MEMORIALS The Federal historic memorials conimit tee has issued commissions for the painting of the , following portraits:-Governors Genefal: Earl of Hopet6oun (Marquis of Linlithgow), by James Quinn; Lord North cote, by G. S. Coates; Lord -Tennyson, by 'TomniRoberte; Lord Dudley, by John Long staff; Lord Denman, by Max. Meldrum. Prime Ministers: Sir Edmund Barton, by Norman Carter; Mr. Deakin, by F. M'Cubbin; Sir George Reid, by 4. Lam bert; Mr: Fisher, by E: Phillips Fox. Pre sidents of the"Senate: Sir Richard Baker, by J. S. Watkins; Sir Albert Gould, by L. Wilkie. Speakers of the Hotse of Re presentatives: Sir Frederick Holder, by G.-A. J. Webb; Mi. CC. C. Salmon, by A. Colquboun. Sir Henry Parkes, President of the First Fedieral Convention, by Julian Ashton; Mr. Kingston, President of the Second Federal Convention, by. A. Patter son, and Sir Samuel Griffith, :by Max Mel drum. It has also been decided to secure paintings of Mr. J. C. Watson (ex-Prime Minister), Mr. H. ...
RAIN AND WHIRLWIND. BARNAWARTHA, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
RAIN AND WHIRLWIND. BARNAWTARTIA, Wednesday. A fire broke outin M'Donald Bros.' pad dock yesterday, and burnt a quantity of grass. The fire fighters had a difficult task trying to check it, but at 4 p.m. a heavy fall of rain put the fire out. The storm was accompanied by a high wind, and hIr. John White, a farmer, ,of Cookinburra, had' three sheds unroofed by a whirlwind. The roofs were carried over 30 yards away.
ON MARKING LINEN AND CLOTHES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
ON MIARKING LINEN AND CLOTHES.. The marking of house" linen and clothes is a diity which should .never be neglected by the careful housewife. Not only does it make idEnti= Gfcation -easy, but if peiformned in, the proper man ner it will prevent articles of the same kind from being used out of order, arid thus receiving imre. thiii -theirdue sliare i wear aiT teas` The usual and most satisfactory method is to do it with marking ink,- either on the material itself or on a small piece of tape sewn on to it. The former is preferable, -as the mark cannot be ob literated, whereas'"it is a simple matter for the tape to be removed and replaced by anotiihr piece with someone else's initials: With certain articles, such as.stockings and other-garments the textur. of which. will" not permit of the use of ink, tape must of course be used. The place Where themark- should appear is a matter of individual taste, but it?-is most useful in that part which can be mo*t easily seen .when" the article i...
FALSE ALARMS THAT BABY MAY GIVE YOU. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
,._FALSE ~LARMS THAT BABY MAY CIVE S YOU. When baby screais loudly, don't immediately become agitated and-.fancy that he: is going to rupture himself, or have a fit, or a convulsion. A. certain amount of screaming is actually beneficial to a baby, because it exercises the lungs and ex pands them, so don't be in too violent a hurry to stop it, and don't,. of all things-unless the hour for a;,meal has .come round-begin to feed the child directly under the impression that he is cry ing frmin hunger.: One Cause of ..Colic.-abies cry.' for lots of other reasons, and screaming very often comes from taking too .much food-that is to say, from 'meals' -followinig each 'other with too great rapidity, and bringing on indigestion, which gives rise to colic-a , particularly unpleasant kind of pain for- a baby to. srffer from. if the screams are piercing, and' the little creature draws up his. legs and is obviously in "pale, you may suspect colic. ' . A" -emedy for Colic.--ere is a simple remedy ...
GOOD MANNERS FOR CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
COOD MANNERS .UFOR CHILDREN. While no one wants to bring up children like little prigs, or make them fear the consequences : of speaking -before they are spoken to, it is possible for-'themr to learn many little acts of courtesy as thliey learn to button their. shoes, or before. 'It brings out their natural gentleness,, and gives them a habit of consideration whichl will. be an esset to theiszall their lives. It is said that people .show their, breed ing by their table manners. But a child's correct -behavior at table, requires 'more patience than any other .one ' thing de manded, of him, so. it is well, to begin at the, beginning :and teach 'him the correct ways of. managing his food before he has formed any habits. -It i's much easier for him. to learn to sit properly at first'than after Ihe has dis covered the comfort of lying on his arm on the table. Many. people nowadays are allowing the children a litle recess between courses, to shorten the strain of remaining at the table wi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
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NEW GERM PERIL. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
NEW. CERM PERIL. Professor Chantemesse and Dr. Rappin,' of the ['asteur Institute, have isolated the germ which killed eleven people who par took of cream at a wedding feast at.'Cholet recently, and declare that it is a new. and unnamed variety. Its peculiarities are that it. continually varies its shape, color and size, sometimes being only a thousandth part of a millimetre long, and at others. five times as large, Three 'rabbit and six guinea pigs which were inoculated by the investigators died in less than.twelve hours, while a mniose became ill, but recovered. Dr. ?Rappin has written to the Academy of Science for permission to call the new microbe "Bacillus hypertoxicus.". 1 • ..