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THE BENEFITS OF WATER DRINKING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
THE, BEN EITIVS 01," \VVI'ER DRI.N K I NG. It is possible to prleyni :1:'n i diseases and cu(re olllc?"lhi - dihikini. large quantities of \\ater. .\n tem inent 1,rcm-h phyvsichi n :,,?s.5 thai typhoid -fcvecr can i'be a\ i--.d ait of the system by water. li' gile' \Vhitl ruodki almlOlunt lo etitlht or t[ll ouncs of stcriliscd wIcr, :. periimeCnts h:a\e bIcn t alc \with di, c:assc ca;isetld li batI ria I ,hic'h 1 c 111001S t tehi' ar itsV c s ::- itt at [li' i'S' iIll -ii . I' i i i [l t i-?" ii :! (l of fluaid, enHormousI.'- Ig l:~iwt iti,'- ,d' 110?1 V't(water Ire of ," i ; ! 1 'ut e IiAnl' case-, silt,: l i h :r ::.t i. c:incs. ()On doclor i.sys ih.i -tc fIctly iiweet, fresth -iditr, I at.- ill larg,;ce quintilics, has Ibccn Iknow\ n a r ('tit'r c "ses of bosvl coml' aint. The acid kills tIhc bi,:itrria, wsshiii' :,re speedily i 'th rusn ant it lte y, tutm. I lit \\'teir' in Ii V r:i's i-. if lgreat tuse, linld :ill Ordinll:IY lt iimt lel-r' ful of w\atcr as ho1 ( s can ' ie Itil...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
FOR RELIABLE FOOTWEAR Visit SWANN'S The Leading Shoe Stores In the District. SWANN'S CORNER, FOOTSCRAY, Phone Footscray 235J. Alao at 170 Swan St., Richmond. Phone Windsor 1892. S.........BEAUTIFUL ........ PRESENTS AT PUNSHONS ; 1 .' Yci-NA i ''uL ,S ? '> C ' ' " ~ UTENS5ILS! FREE DELIVERY throughout i'oolscray, and to Ascot, ILs5rendon, Brunswick, N. Melbourne, Prahran, Sunshine, Williamstown, &c. --G(oods P'ackcd for Rail.--- Deposits Taken. Goods on Hire. Punshon's, 143i Niclolson Street, FOOTSCRAY, (Evan Rees' Hardware Department) MALMO...jig.si wmamW You will a New Suit and an Overcoat for the Winter and you cannot do better than let W. J. McCANN, PRACTICAL TAILOR, . " .Measure you. i-IH has a Choice Selection of the Season's Goods which you will be pleased with. His Address Is 33 PAISLEY STREET, (Next Footscray Club) ---Ladles' Costumes ,a Speciality.----- S.. KING'S .. The CERTAIN REMEDY for all kinds of Rheumatism Prove on enquiry to Mrs Ityles, 71 Musrphy St., i...
HEREDITY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
UERIDITY. "Males inherit the char;cteristics of *heir female parent, and females in herit the characteristics of their male parent." Writing in support of this theory a correspondent of the "British iMedical Journal" says: "We often notice how rarely a great writer, great poet, or great artist has a son who fol lows in his fontsteps, though. the daughtcrs may write or paint. In the same way when an amiahle womnan rmarries .bhadt elIt It-rll man, tht: sons eIt perced." Maisie: "The ocean is very treach erous." Cecil: "Yes, it/is full of craft "
THE LITTLE VIRTUES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
fHEl 1TTI.F. VIRTU.S. Hlumility, patience, mcc!kness, be nignity, bearing: one iat,!i; r's bur dens, softncis of lhr ';rl, IchI'rful ness, cordialiiy, for-v:;i'i : injuries, sinmplicity, i.Anitilur, all ot the little virtues, like vi'olls, lov Ilie shadl.. and though, like thei1, thiy ;i:i'r' little showv, shed a sweet nodlour il' around. Mrs Newly?wcd,-. Peopir are saying that you married iln for iI gold. Mr. Newlywed.- -What iin.,fn?e! If I'd simply vwanted gold, I -'ould have got it wi'h far less hard.hip and sulTer ing in South Africa and Ala;kIa. "It's all nonsense abol u thirteten be ing an unlu ky number," .a-id Jones, inipati intly. "I was mllniti ld fln the thliiltenth.'" "1 don'( -.re that that proves. aInything." said (tlI iicrry wid ow softly, and Mrs. Jone miilhd. "Shake'sp?eare says, you know, that some rise by sin , alnd some by virtue nothing-notihins. I was nimcly go ing to say that you needn't ever be afraid of getting a fall of that kind." Robbic ran into the sewi...
The Painted Britons and Picts. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
'The Painted Britons and Picts. SThe Ronmans 4;lve4 the namie o Picts to the inlh;ibilnils of Nor thern Brithin ror? their habit a paouining thhii btdies with woad lierodian, writ'~g in A.D. 240 says: '"hey mark; their bodies will variou0s picilU'es of ill manner o animals, und therefore thee clothle not themnselves lest tihey hiditle th painted onttside of their bodies. Cl;ildian also refers to the li urc painted oil the bodies of the PIicts It is further suggested that Ihr amiii of this country oiriginated in th ancient use of wond. I For Brith according a to Camden, signif.e paint, and in the Celtic languagi Tannia means country. Thus Brit annia would mean the country o the painted people. The Irish an1 the ancient Scots are also said t&lt; have given thie Britons a name sig nifyinig the forms or figures witl which they used to paint them selves.,. Ancient Olive. Trees. SThere qrr few" trccees that beat 'edible frui i!lwhicl"arecgood for mnore than a half-century, the oli...
ALLEGED THEFT. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
ALLEGED THEFT. At 'Thursday's court., a young man named Hugh McLean was charged with stealing 18/7, in money, a lady's hand bag, ( ladies' handl~erchiets and a panama hat, the piroperty of Mir and LMrs A. Smith, of Geolong road, on the 1.4th January. Arthur Smith said he arrived home shortly after 12 noon on Wednesday and saw accused at the front door. He had a brown bag and witness' panama hat under his arm. Accused said he was waiting for Mrs Smith who was at the telephone. Asked what he was doing with the hat ha said he had been trying it on and forgot to put it back again. Ile also gave several other excuses but was not believed and was eventually given in charge. Sergeant Smelcher said he was not prepared to go on with the case at once and asked for a remand till Monday. The remand was granted and bail was lived at a surety of £50 with accused in a like amount.
FACTS AND FANCIES. Protective Coloration. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
FACTS AND FANCIES. -4----- Irotective Coloration. It is not a mere matter of chance that the tiger's coat is marked with its beautiful stripes of black and yellow and that the lion is of a uni form sandy hue. The former lives in the grassy jungles of Asia, where the giant blades, of grass, as many feet long as they are inches in this country, and tlih light and shade of the forest are adlnira;bly matched by the skin of the animal in ques tion. Hence it is able to approach its prey unpcr'ceited. - Lions, the big cats of .\Africa, on the other hand, are for the most part dwel lers in the wilderness, and roam the outskirts of the desert in search of food. 'their aol or in these sur rotmclings is equallly prlotective. There are countless examples of this protective coloration among ani mals. Somletimes,.as in the cases just cited, the ellect is to enable them the more easily to obtain their food. But it also acts in another way by affording concealment to weakc i and timid creatures fro...
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
:\A. the monthly n oeting of the Fkat e:ray Ilorticultural Society on Tuesday last, MIr Cormalck (treas.) in the chair, MrI W. P'ockett, tihe well-known chry sulntlhimum Igrower of Canltelrbury, galve an interesting iladdrlress on that well known flowVer. Mr PIa'oclett, in hi.s oliening mIl'miirs, salid at Onlle Lime it was thought Ii!cessllary to trench to a depth of eighteen inches Ibut that idea was now exploded antid hIi' grew all his rize bloiioms in : inches of soil, rlamnltmed home' hard, on a biick foundation. lIe lssel'l.rt ed thalt thi,? gae; the Ibc t r osiultsl . Over fleeding tlhe plants \vas a miastakl' anld the slime a )pplied l.o oVuI. shading. Soil gathered froni mic;ar al loutlropl of rock in IFootscray was vcery suitable, a driressing of soot. and lmarlnure would hldp and if Ilthe soil were' a trille on the heavy side a barrowf'il of'ashes would help it. I)iie attcntion Iiust lIe paid to watering anld blildding and with ordlinary rare good r-sults should follow, D...
Fabulous Fees. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
Fabulous Fee; The prices paid for tile services of singers haive imarkedly increased. In 1862 l'itiens received £8oo for eight .perTformances at Naples. Marlio and Grisi, in i866, received £300 the pair. In 187 Mlle. Christine Nilsson received a mene £aoo a night, Mladanic,Tetrazzi -ni's.pay has advanccld from £ioo to £'3oo or £4oo. In New York Signor Caruso receives 400oo a per formance, Alnic, EIames iand Mine. Sembrich ch ch 300o, and Signor Bonci £200oo, Minelm. Patti has put on record the fact that the highest fee she ever received \aas I,200oo for each perforimancc, vitlh a half shhare of the irceipfs after they reached to £;,400; but the -oice thai elrned for its o\r r £i'0,000,ooo in its career was paid for at the ratb of it o a \week dn the occaslion of it- operatic debut, attaictined ;C~ go a monthi in 186t, and shortly after her mnrtriagtte oo guineas a night. The higheblst soum ever given to a vocalist appcearing at Co\vent Gar den (-0oo) fell to olme. 'Patti in 187o, A ...
Millions in Tobacco. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
aMilliors ii Tobacco; 'Tlaken at tL?. lowvest computation, the world's cousuimption of tobacco represents ; -o,ooo,ooo, annually. The United States makes the great est exportation of the weed, the value being given at ;8S,"oo,ooo; Cuba comes next with ,6,30oo,ooo; thens India with £4,750,000; Brazil follows with ,0Soo,ooo; next comes Holland with £700,000; Egypt re presents £550,000; Algeria 50o, ooo; and Japan ;?40o,ooo. The largest ii'porters are - Germany, ;ho.e bi;i:l mounts to 4£7,000,000; the United States, Great Britain, and A.ustri n-llungary import res pectively £?6,600,ooo, £5,ooo,ooo, and ;?2,ooo,ooo. Then follow Bel, gium,' Holland, Canada, Malacca, China, l'gypt, Australia, Philip' pines, Spain, Argentina, Switzer land, Roumania, Italy, Sweden, Norwvay, Portugal, iand India.
FIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
(li Suni?iy 1ar ninrig Lth, hlwcal lire lirigadet s were callld I.,to the wo'lk of IHarnett, Glas:i and (:Co. hut on arrival in 'orlce t I'ounl that lie alarm wnas esused by a fault in the sprinkler aplirittts. En route the F'ootscr'ay brigade lost a horse rug which Station ollicer M'uger wouldt be glad to have retnrncedl. On 'l'Tueaday a lire occurred in the washil house of Mr Jas. Athert)in, at 177 Hyde street, Yarraville, and the brigades succeeded in preventing its stread, while on two other occasions the fire fighters were called out by mysterious false alarms. It is thought that some criminally foolish practical jokler has gout hold of a street alarm Ikey and is acting the giddy goat so a close watch is being kept and it will probably go hard wi t the offender if he ip caught. Mr T'revir Jones notilies in our ad vertising columns a sale by auction on Suaturday, Jany, list, of a miscellan eous assorltmcnt of articles, under in structions from Mr. O. Chanter, situ ated at Mason ...
SUNSHINE SCOTTISH SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
SUt/NSJIV ,' .UCOTTISH SOflET'I'Y. 'I'he holidlay flclinlg hting stLill in evi dence was prohably rlesInsible for tlhe fiict thant I. il l lttClnlialice nit the mont.hly concert anil (iince at the Siunhille Scot Lish Society ,n 'l'ucIleday evening wns not up to the 'vernge Iult thnoe lIresent iaplleireil to enjoy iroceedings, especi ally the dlance, immensely. 'I'he ar Lists included the notable Wintons, whose memlbers kept the audience amused for some time. Miss DLorothy Deering, who contributedl in good style Rose of' my IHenrt nad Star of IHethtelemn Miss Maggie Irnie, a tnlented dancelr, and Mr Frank Gilbert. During the evening the prresident, Biro. 11. Coleman, re minded thile audience of' the great sports mleeting to be held to celebrate the lIurns' nniversary aLt St. Albans on 2.lth January, when ;a very successfultl gathering is anticipiated.
MILK PROSECUTION. BENCH BELIEVES DEFENDANT. COSTS AGAINST BOARD OF HEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
MILI PROS ECUTIOW. IlENNCIH BEIIIEVES DEb' ENDANT. COSTS AGAINST BOARD ()F IIHEA I,TII. At 'Thursday's court, John McFar lane, senr., a well known resident ot Yarrnville, was charged with having, on Nov. 6th, solt milk that had behoen adulterated. Mr Ilr'seman appleared for the Board andl Mr lrocket for ldefendant, who pleadedl not guiilty. Charles W. Itobertson, inspector of Iloaird of I'ubltic lecalth, stated that lhe turchased two samples of milk at dc fendtant's dairy on the day in question and after dtividing them into three parts forwarldedl one part to the analyst, on whoIse report proceedings Were taken. George Ilarotld Watson, analyst to Board of Public Health, said he analysed tihe sampl)le of milk. One was I'?li; per cent detlicient in fatty solidis and the other 15.5 per cent. .lohn Mcel'arlanoe, seonr., stated that he, had Ieenll in llibusiness for 23 years. Ihc sold the round in August last to a man named Pietsch when it was under stood that he would still serve people...
LODGES & SOCIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
LODGES & OCUIETIES. The usual fortnightly meeting of the Ivy -Lodg, No, 50, U.A.O.D., was held brM ond~qy evening last. The A.D. flro. Geo. Edwards occupied the chair andl initiated one nqt member. Regret was uxilzeseed at the loss the lodge had sustained in the'-. death of Bro. 1H. A. Greenwood..whio was an active mem ber of 'the 'order. Letters of condol ence were also forwarded to Bro. Biddle on the loss of his wife and to Mrs Powell whose husband was a mem bher of the Board of Directors and high ly esteemed by the brethren of this lodge. Bro W. Willis stated that the Gala tickets were now available and trophies are offered to the membere selling the largest number. The sylla bus item was a bowls match between teams chosen by the A.D., and V.A,D. and after a good game was won by the latter team by 8 points. Owing to the death of Bro. Greenwood, a vacancy occurred in the A.D.B. chair and Bro. C. Fraser was elected and duly instal led by P.G.P., Bro. W. Gallant. The next lo...
POPULAR TEACHER HONORED. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
IPOPULIA1 TIRCA(l1iiR HON1OR 0 D. Just prior to the school holidays Miss I larvey, first assistan. at the IBraybrook State School, 1102, owe of the most popular and elicient teachers that has been associated with that seat of elementary earining, was entertained by parents, teachers ind scholars at a decidedly enjoyabile conversazionne. Tlhe reason for the IeunclLion was the transfer of the young lady named, after eleven years service at llrayhbrook, to the St. \ildat State School and the gathering at the Parish I-all, presided over by Cr G. liranwell, was a striking tribuote to the esteem in which Miss lHarvey is heldl. An excellent progrcamme of musical and elocitionery numbers was presented ; dninty r vreshments were ipartaken of, and at a s-i table stage the chairman, on behallf of the school com mittec and residents, presentedl the fair guest with a lhandlsome Morocco hand-hag. The senior scholars (ollowed with the lpresenitation of a set of silver backed brIushes and mnirror, ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
The longer the proposal to provide tramways between Essendon and Wil liamstown, via Footscray, is delayed the less chance there is of the scheme ever being gone on with. In 1916, two years from now, the cable trams of Melbourne and suburbs will fall into the hands of some central public author ity-either municipal or governmental- a(1id when that. IhappIllls nl I)'w pro posals will halv to be sminct.iotll.d ndl carried out by that body. lut in aking over existing tramways the authorty eln trusted with them will be in duty bound to take over all tramway schemes the promoters of which appear to mean business, and it is therefore urgently necessary that the councils. concerned should get their proposals well forward 0as soon as possible. The conference which met two or three times made it sell' a bit ridiculous by selecting an out of the way and round-about route that no sane, business-like expert would ever recommend, but that need not dis courage those who favor the only pay aile pro...
ORANGE BLOSSOM. [Communicated.] MASON—BASTIN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
ORANGE BILOSSOM. I Commniuunicatcd.] MASON-1-S'rlIN. Victor ia strct Mcthodisi Chui ch was the sceno of a very pretty weddilng on Saturday last, the interior of thu church looked beantliful with its floral dcroration, carried out by Mrs lls anid girl friends The bridegroomi was MIr Arthur Isonn, -on of Mr and llMrs J. Masoit, Bucklcy trCeCt, ;uld the bride wsasM I5 ll yttlle Itastin, daugi-ter i" sIr tind Mrs FI I ,tit , of Hai kli .trret. l'ih cer~eiltnii wais per tormed lby the Me,', K. 'I'nk.in, 111rs Leoigh tln ecithding at the organ and tlta'ng tht icidinlatl mnniic anid wedi Iingl mar ch Iils J .\tton delighted the CLuctatori.s by ing In "Il?:lovted it i: Mllorn, " The bride, vhtio \a, gsh iiscs-t[ i y liy her i1:tliwt', tolikidi prcittv t a own of w-hiti pailotte ,silk or itaentet with pearl mit d miii i blr, aOilt. A COi lr cr;liill IS i driled .1 ti titl the cinl nit~ Isiciciio lhue d,~iscus ci,' isit It~d~- o~ while lilk I ict. 1IHer dainty vsil , s :i - rlalged undicr a \...
ST. GEORGE'S THEATRE. A ROMANCE OF ERIN. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
STI. GEOTC~i'3 1'J'EA1TRE. itl~ogLclt~itmmolatey li I( ir\, tl (,',icct nititl U ; n noy l~Iout tmtoI~lttll it((' pittittitt ;ire includedt itt tii-njmyltt, I,i~ogr;ttmi. lNtocl'xi Viontlityatoio ititti tI'ierLI~ tluglC ii a ttvelyc Itiyoli tl irtititi, A~' I(1orntlittrm it' h: in. ' b' a big pattll~i itc t.lrttttIrlint in lieC~ittil, anti nisr aitiri'i illlto Wi~ldo rlitttg bt1ingo I~trl~i~h Ittidut Lt'"""'
SHOULD MEN AND WOMEN BATHE TOGETHER? THE LORD MAYORS ON MIXED BATHING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
SHOULD MEN A ND VWOMEN BATHE TOGETHER? --- - e-- I--- TIlEl LORD MAYORIS ON MIXED 1I BATHING. With the summer at its height the metro politan newspapers rce, as usual, discussing skery fiercely the question of mnxed bathing. Views on both sides are expressed by scores of correspondents, and " Evcrylady's Jmnut i al " has teen to the trouble of collecting the ideas of such notable people as the Lord Mayors of Sydney and Melbourne, Archbishop Mlannix and Canon lHughes, the Commissioner of Police and a lady doctor, the American, French and German consuls and iMr "Snowy" Baker, the famous surf champion. The views of these varied folk, it may ,be added, are illustrated with a number of magnificent camera views that seem also to ofler arguments on both'sides of the vexed question: "Should mixed bathing be en couraged ?" The majority of people asked replied in favour of. mixed bathing-within reasonable limits. The Lord Mayor of Melbourne thinks that " the sea is quite big enough for both m...
NAPIER STREET PICTURE GARDENS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 17 January 1914
NA PI ER STREET PICTURFIfl The Seddon (.Citizens 'l'heatr tin ca)n junction with the Footscray Municipal Iland) will hold a; grand pictnre :nter tajinlentn Lo-night (Saturday) at the above gll'rldns., when rsexceptionally -a'ied and beatiful lphlto play:, 1000 feet Ii i , ?a nt, will ,e hown.ll. 'cThese pI ho .to p lay s inclu d e . .,Dnic, dl 'arm a tic, comic, and industrial suhjects; and judging by the: excellent patroncmge hie stowed ujn last S:tulriday' entcrtai ment there a~houll ?e t tatrd a;ttiend ance to night. I)uring inl.ervals the hand will reLnder hlcLlions from fav(or it.e ntllil: l cUmoll Nt?l.