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Prahran-Malvern Tramway APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 8 May 1914
Prahran-Malvern Tramway APPOINTMENT CHAIUMAN. Ci- w, R. . ihomson reported to Malvern council on Monday-night that, Mr Alex, Cameron had been, unanimously re-elected chairman oE Prahran-Malvem Tramway Trust at a salary of £900 per year, as from ij>t May. Iii .the past Mr .Cameron only gave a portion of his time to the ser vice of the trust, but under the new arrangement he will be required to give the whole of his services to the work.''. He moved that the rcport'bc "received. . . Cr Lewis, in seconding the motion said iie, was pleased to see that the trust had decided to properly recog nise the services of the chaii'man, to whom was largely due the capable management of the tramway system. The report was adopted.
Animal Prize Fights. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 8 May 1914
Animal Prize Fights. 1 At Gwailor, a native static of Central India, combats of animals are the chict entertainment got up to amuse tho visitors, says a tra veller. The rains showed the best fight of all. Let My from opposite -«»nds of tho circle, they met in the centre of their tremendous course, tho repeat ed dull thud of thoir horns echoing for clays after in iny oars. A white ram was produced, which wns held hack, wilh dillicult.v, springing nnd showing- fight to all tho rams that einnc near him. f-fe proved too strong and heavy for sill the others, and they fled in terror beforo him. 'Then he would tako a mean advantage of their retreat and go after them, butting at their backs and sides and turning them con temptuously over. The traveller also h«W a snake pitted against a mongoose, but, curiously enough, littlo fury as the mongoose is, he refused to touch tho very handsome spotted snako which was first put in with him, but retreated at overy hiss. The second and smaller one, h...
EFFECT OF ACCENT. A BATCH OF GOOD STORIES. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 8 May 1914
EFFECT OF ACCENT. ' .. -? A BATCH OF GOOI1 STORIES. . Ivrom a Lljst erf examples of the ?.... .. efTcct ~ of the misuse of accent, pub* lished jn the "X«w York Tribune," we take tho following : At a trial between two London music publishers before the Court 'V .* of King's Bench in 1813, the v : mutter in dispute being a violation &lt;- of the copyright, in the song of "The Old English Gentleman," , - . Thomas Cooke, a composer of some . note in his day, was subpoenaed . , as ,an expert witness. On cross-examination, Sir .lames . \ Scarlet questioned him as follows: . : -"Now, sir! You say that tho . I--' . two melodies are the snine, but dif v~ ferent. What - do you mean by . ' . that ?" -Tom promptly answered, "I said »' .- that tho notes in the two copies «' were nliko, but with different nc ..eont, tho one, being in common - time,and consequently tho position of the nccented notes was different." - « . prav, sir, don't beat ? '? about-tho bush, but explain to the ' jury,...
WORKERS' TICKET PROPOSED. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 8 May 1914
WORKERS'-TICKET PROPOSED. The Malvern Ratepayers' Detence Association, at ' its monthly meeting decided, to solicit tlie co-oporation of local kindred associations in sending a deputation to Prahran and Malvern Tramway &lt; rust, to urge that workers' concession tickets be similar to those on railways and cable trams. &lt; At Monday's-meeting of the Mal vern council Cr Holmes gave notice of his intention to move at next meet ing'-That the council take into con sideration the question of constructing a tramway along Burke-road from Malvern-roa l to Waverley-road. The linance committee of Malvera council reported 011 Monday night-, that the overdraft to 30th April totalled ^11,124. The rates out standing tolalled £22,000. As seven, -months of the financial year had passed, and the expenditure had averaged .£3000. the chairman of the committee (Or Thomson) said he con sidered that at the close of the year the overdraft should not only be wiped off, but there should be a...
WHAT KINGS SMOKE. THE GERMAN EMPEROR'S FREAK CIGARS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 8 May 1914
WHAT KINGS SMOKE. TIIL'.' GERMAN HMl'EllOll'S ?I'llKAK 0IGA11S. King G'eorge has tno distinction . of being the only Kuropean Sover-1 eign who smokes a lope. All i1»© others nrc ardent devotees of the cigar or the cigarette. I Tho Kmperor Francis Joseph of, Austria-Hungary, at the venerable age of eighty-three, is reputed to be | tlio heaviest Itoynl smoker, his favourite being a cigar so cheap and HO common that it is smoked by Almost every peasant in the country. H is a long block cigar, I tapering at both ends and traversed . by a straw. The Kmperor's brand, however, is an exceptionally' powerful one, possessing a "bite" which would make it extremely ob jectionable to most men. Despite i this Tact the aged Uuler is able to , smoke more than twenty a day ! Without, feeling any ill effects. Turkish cigarettes, exquisitely lla-1 vourod and scented, are the passion I of the Czar of llussia, \vlu» scar- . cel.v ever smokes anything else. His ' Jsjjgarottcs are made from npecially matu...
Motor Prosecutions [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 8 May 1914
Motor Prosecutions Clifford Hanley was fined ioat ^Malvern Couit on Monday; ;6n "a chaige of having driven a motor cycle; which emitted an offensive, noise-on^ April 8. ' - 7-" For having driven a motoi- car alprig; Glenferrie-road without a tail-light oh the night of March 28; John ;Webb was lined 5/. ~° ' ? Kingsley A. Henderson- was ^fined 51 fox driving a motor car on I he wnmgside of the road in turning ihti> High-sire t fr..m Kooyong-road 011 March 11.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 8 May 1914
Business Notices. The Home "of High-class Tailoring is Ar ' ' 222 Glenferrie Road, Malvern JAS. HENDERSON is a'Ladies' and Gent's Tailor, v with extensive English and . . Colonial Experience. . . He Guarantees Quality, Style nnd a Pcrfect Fit in Every Garment. He Specialises in Costumes.and Frock Coats. His Prices are Most Reasonable. HAS OPENED BUSINESS AT ' 160 Glenferrie Road, Bicycles Built to Order from Petrol and all Cycle Accessories Stocked. Go-Cart and Pram Repairing a Specialty. THE CHEAPEST HOUSE FOR REPAIRS, A Trial Respectfully Solicited. S. BARNHILL Proprietor. Educational. The " Christian Brothers' College, EAST ST. KILDA. College is within seven minutes . ot High street trams. West bury Sreel oIT Dandenong Road". /^LASSES are in active preparation for approaching Commercial, Ftderal, and University Entrance J Examinations. Commercia! Training, Mur.ic, Drawing and Painting, Elocution, Dancing, and Gymnastics are under ..the supervision of Experts. The «tsfT of Visitin...
Matrimonial. KEELY—WALLACE. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 8 May 1914
Matrimonial. ICEELV-WALLACE. A very picturesque, though quiet, wedding xvas Celebrated at St. Joseph's, Malvern, on Thursday, 16th ! April, by Rev. Father Hegarty, when Mr John Keely, fourth son of the late Mr and Mrs Michael Keely. of Elsternwick, was married to Miss Eileen Wallace, youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs J. W. Wallace, of 'Connewarre," Malvern. The bride, who was given away by her father, was beautifully gowned in ivory white satin, with overdress of ninon, softly trimmed with fur. The full court train of ninon was draped with beau tiful old Limerick lace, and a veil, some fifty years of age (worn formerly by the bridegroom's mother), was ar ranged as a cap, and fastened at eacli side with sprays of orange blossoms. A lovely bouquet of white flowers lied with ribbon streamers, was carried together with a silver chain Dorothy bag (the gifts of the bridegroom). Tin.re were two bridesmaids, ivliss Bertha Payne was maid-of-honour, and \v)re a pretty pink crepe de chene, softl...
Municipal Election. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 8 May 1914
Municipal S.eotion, Mr Geor«e Ta\ lt;r,: of "Orcadia," Albert-street; East Malvern,.announ ces himself as a candidate for the vacancy in' the East war.) in the City of Malvern which will occur by tflluxion of time in Augu-t'next. Mr Taylor, who is a laige property owner has been a resident in the ward f"r over 25 ytars ' Cr Sydney H. Wilson, mayor, whose term of office as i>ne ol the .representatives-of the East ward in the City of Malvern,, expires by tflluxion .of time in August next, announces that he will again pliue his services at the 'isposal 1 f the rate payer. Cr Wilon, "ho has bet-11 a resident ol the mu icipa'iiy for up wards 1 f 25 years, has repre unted the ward for the past nine years. Mr Frank 13&lt;-iieau. of ' St. Croix,'' Deiril-avenue, Mavoin, announces that he wi 1 be a candidate f^r the vacancy in the Ceivral w.rd of th City of Malvern, which will occur in August next. William Denyliam, h'le of "Wo-.l lalir.i," Denbigh-road. .Armadale, ac countant. wh...
HUMAN WHIRLWINDS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 8 May 1914
HUMAN WHIRLWINDS. In going through life take things m bit leisurely. I tlo not moan that ;yoc should slack down. Hut don't bo a kind of human whirlwind, fret tin;;, fuming, hustling, nncl bustling. A hurry, scurry life will do you no good, neither wili it bo of any ser* vice to other people. These emotions nro only shuin, and they generally ond in insomnia, nor* voiis prostration. and eventually ii* eanity. This mad rush through life Is onfy silly. Take your work calmly. You wild do far greater justice to it ; yivir energies will bo more concentrated, and you will he more successful. 1'coplc who fret about their duties ami go through existence as if they had St. Vitus dance aro out of date, lose their nervous energy quickly, and are very numerous on the Ifst of fail ures. ""When I ott llttlo Dosniond out .with his fiancee," said Brierlcy, "1 jaUvnys feel so sorry for him." "Is there anything especially pathe Hic about Desmond's case?" said JBronaon. "1 should think there was-she's a...
Tell-Tale Nails. CHARACTER IN FINGER-TIPS [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 8 May 1914
Tell-Tale Nails. CIIAriACTEIl IN FINGKI^TIPS. : ; A novel philosophy, developed by *'. (i .smart J3roadway manicure girl, in described* m tho "World's Mugnzinc,*' ''Now York. Afiss1 Adolo Hitchic hms. &lt; fippln;fl Iwi* iiituitivc faculties to ; Die. .study of those who come under her ^notice, and savs that character tuny ho rait 1 as easily by tho finger nails as 'by the palms. I can tell before a word is* spoken, she says, if ji tiinii owns and drives his own car; whether ho is happy or mo rose, rich: or broko ; whether ho is in love or mamod' or divorced. 'Seriously, r. behove I can fill out, mentally, a fairly complcto outhno of a man's character tho Instant I take his hand. - f may state that the artistic tem perament; almost invariably, is known by' tho worst nail , find cuti do that, tho manicure encounters. , Tho nail, if of ordinary size, is suro . to be ugly in shopo or colour, with cuticle so/ orratic that skilful work, is required .' to mako . it: look . any- ./...
VALUE OF RIPE APPLES. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 8 May 1914
VAI.UK OF RirE APPLES. The old Ulea that apples were the favourite fruit of the Rods is a plau sible theory. The frcfthnrns of youth was ever possessed by those who made apples their principal diet. Cer tain it is that there is no food so valuable. Apples nourish the brain and spinal cord. .They contain phos phorus, albumen, sugar, gum, chloro phyll, malic acid, gallic acid, vege table fibre and water. They euro gout and rheumatic disorder, and ex ercise a beneficent influence on the liver and stomach. Ripe'apples and broad as a diet will do more to rn store health than drugs .-"Family Doctor." "I went under an operation yester day." "You surprise me. Wan it serious?" "I had a growth removed from my head. "My goodness I And here you are about, and loqking really well." "Oh, don't (ret, old sport. I only had my hair cut." i To Soften Boots and Shoes.-BootR and shoes which have been hardened by water should be rubbed with kcro I sene, and they will be as pliable as ' new. . 1926.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 8 May 1914
Business notices. Just foi Minute! Have you teen to The Malvern Costume House latelj ? They have all New Materials, which Ihey Make Up very reasonably - i... 'nto Costumes. foi'M A Lov'tly Assortment of Ti p Coats. Exceedingly Dainty Blouses. TheJMaes and Umbrellas »re tlic Latest and Such Good Value. ITIic Undcrclothg Is still at Bargain Priccs. Notk tiir Adihifss The Malvern Costume House, 212-14 6LENFERRIE ROAD. Celeuhoues-Malvern kstahmsheh 1885. 186 & £71. & Co, 9 Wine, Spirit & Provision Merchants^ 36, 38 & 44 High Street, Malvern. Crockery and Glassware. Tinware, Rrushwarc and Grocers' Ironmongery. i Flower and Vegetable Seeds. Migh-class Goods at Moderate Prices. Where Everything is the Best. Families Waited on for Orders. Agent for Penlold's South tAustrallun Wines, ^Farmer's Prlzcl Hams and Bacon, Schweppes Aerated Waters. Tho Largoat find Bent Grocer'B Shop in Malvorn. PUBLIC NOTICE. Ladies and Gentlemen, Patronise cr. jsi"v^.2srs9 for Up-t...
INTERESTING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 8 May 1914
INTERESTING ITEMS. !A 50-ton gun costs £10,000, a&A tts shot co*ts £7p. / Fire-proof buildings cost only 12 per cent, more than ordinary onoa. The best gold pens arc tipped with alloy made ctf osmium and iridum* Every Servian subject may plains five acres from the State, ana this cannot be alienated /or debt. One of the new 58-ton guns is 46ft. ?ong, and has a range of Hixteea thousand yards. The cordite charge Is 3251b, A few handfuls of juniper berries, burnt upon a brazier of charcoal, will remove the smell of paint more rapid ly than any other device. Every year there are lost by firo to the United States buildings and properly of a value of £100,000,000. The population of .Hungary Is 19 250,000. Hungary is strongly op posed to Germany and German am olU«\ns. The heat, in the Hed Sen is no myth, rho temperature of Uio air rarely falls he-low Tfitlec'. hi Juno and J the avera/ro niyht and day is 90deg. Peter's pence at present amounts to only about £5110.OOH a year, or lit...
THE FARM AND DAIRY. WHEY OR SKIM MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 8 May 1914
THE FARM AND DAIRY. WHKY on SKIM MILK. The relative value of whey and skim milk for the purpose of rearing calves or making pork is nti ever green topic for dispute in dairying circles. Generally the varying deci- . I sioris are arbitrary, and the result I of casual experience, and therefore a test made at the Ontario Experiment I tal Station is very interesting, j Five groups of pigs were taken for | : the purpose of demonstration. ! . To group 1 was fed about 2£tt>. of skim milk to every pound of barley and frozen wheat, to which pollard was added. That was called meal, ! and every group got the same meal. | Group 2 was fed an equal quantity in pounds of butter milk and meal. Group 3 was fed common cheese fac tory whey in plucc of skim, milk, and the same ration of mcnl. Group 4 . was fed whey that had been run ' through the separator to take out ; the butter-fat (three-tenths of 1 per cent per 3001b), and meal as the rest. -Group 5 was fed the same quantity of meal and water f...
CHAPTER XXIX. DICK'S NURSE. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 8 May 1914
CHAPTER XXIX. DICK'S NUKSB. Tncre came a day, utter n mmiy ronembered period of chaos and de lirious dreams, when Dick wo\e up fully, conscious and in , a strange place. The morning sun streamed through a window'and brightened a room that was as tastefully furnish ed ab his old chambers in the Al bany* He lay in a comfortable bod, sadly thin, and so weak that he could scarccly move or talk. Three persons were looking down upon him -Mary Ferris, Lucille Montejo, and the doctor &lt;5f the King of Troy. In his dreams he ,had often seen the two girls hovering over him, .sometimes Mnry, but more frequently Lucille ; and now lie knew that they had been there in reality, watching like guard ing angels while lie fought with grim death.. "You saved my life," he whispered feobly. "Tell me where I am. How long ago was that night when I fought on the clifT ?" "Hush !" roplied tho doctor. "Don't excite yourself; don't try to talk. You have been on the verge of death for three weeks, but ...
RHUBARB. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 8 May 1914
RHUBARB. L Rhubarb comes in very opportune ly between the stored- winter fruits and the fresh fruits of summer. ' But, just because it is so useful, it is apt to be abused ;. one gets too much of it in some form or another, generally tarts or pudding for dinner ahd stew for other meals, it appears on the table every day; while, from a mistaken idea of its exceeding wholeaomeness, it is almost forced on children and others who do not care for it, and to whom it is un wholcsomo. Aa a matter of fact, rhubarb is not good for everybody on account of the acid it contains, which is generally oxalic, very differ ent to tho mild malic acid of the ap ple or gooseberry. . It should never be touched by gouty persons, and those who are delicate in anj way should partake of. it in moderation. On the other hand, however, strong and healthy people may eat as much of it as they care for, and it will be very benefi cial to them, acting as a blood puri fier in the same way ns other vege tables and fre...
LIME AND CLOVER. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 8 May 1914
LIMB AND CLOVEIl. j In this abundance of talk on tho use of lime on land, it is well for us to establish certain well known prin ciples in our mind to start with. I 1. That wc should not use burned ! or quick lime, unless thoroughly air j ' slacked, because of its caustic pro- j perty whereby it cats up the humus | ' or vegetable matter in the soil, thus j robbing it of its best nitrogen holder. i 2. That our main object should be ' to use lime in order that we may in crease the capacity of our land to grow clover br alfalfa. On these two points wc must, de pend for a proper rotation, for; through them wc increase the nitro-1 gen in tfie soil. Onrc get our land to ; producing abundant and sure crops of clover or lucerne,- then we have j the key, with proper management, to ] further enrichment of the land. Hence ! wc should use ground limestone first I I of all for the purpose of growing j clover or lucerne. If we kenp these principles and objects in . mind wc will be sure not to go ...