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AT No. 10. A PEEP INSIDE THE PREMIER'S HOME IN DOWNING STREET. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
AT No. 10. A PEF.PL INSILE THEl PREMIERI'S I1OME IN 1DOWNIN( STRlEET. l)owning Street, it has often been said. symnboises our British habit of burying national treasures. This narrow, quiet, fifty-yards cul-de sac is the most famnous street in the world; its name is known and re spected in all the great Chancel Itories and embassies; it is part of the pilgrimage of the globe-trotter; yet he average Londoner passes it laily without noting that he does so. The life of Downing Street dates back to 1663, when the baronet of that nanme built the houses that netv re;,resent the otliciul residences af the Prime Minister and the Chan :etlor of the Exchequer. Its memno rics make an imperishable landmark in the record of British. history. TIhe only meeting between Welling tiou and " e'son took place in this street. Both were waiting for an audience with the Minister for War •and the Colonies. Wellington (then Sir Arthur Wellesley) knew Nelson froni his pictures; Nelson did not know tile soldi...
CLOCK THAT TALKS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
CLOCK THAT TALKS. An invention with rather interest ing possibilities has sprung from the brain of a French cluckmiaker. It is that of a gramophone clock which, instead of striking the hours like an ordinary timepiece, announ ces the time in loud, impressive tones. TIo avoid any chance of misap prehension oni the part o[ its hear ers, the clock does not say merely "Three o'clock," for exampnle; it says "One, two. three," in .tones which are sufficient to .-nmake the. lis tener believe that it is actually glar ing at him. If the clock confines itself to call-.: ing out the hour, no great harm will result; but suppose the adver tiser gets the idea of spreading the knowledge of his wares by its aid.'? T'hen we shall probablly' hear .13ig Ben, in ear-splitting." bass, announ cing "One, two, three," and then re marking, in unforgettable tones; that somebody's pills cure biliousness, or that the East Coast is she most bracing spot on the earth.
Medicos and the Pictures. TELLING HOW THE FILMS ARE BEING ADAPTED FOR SCIENTIFIC PURPOSES. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
Medicos and the Pic tures. TELLING HOW TILE FILMS ARE BEING ADAPTE'D FOR SCIEN TIFIC PURPOSES. Asked what he considered the most wonderful bioscope films, a manu facturer without hesitation :replieC:l those made for the .medical profes sion. These filnms, which have been taken with the aid of p!h~ysicians such as Mr. F. Martin-Duncan, F.R.P.S. Eng; Professor flastlre, France ; and Dr. EC 1lalke Bald win, Chicago, are not only wonder ful, but will, without doubt, prove a great aid to the study of di seases. Dr. Blake Baldwin's work con sists of pictures of patients suffering from locomotor ataxia, paralysis, and similar diseases. Each day dur ing treatment the patient was made to go through certain movements while pictures were taken to show -what progress had been made to wards finding the proper treatment or cure of the disease, Dr. Victor Lespinasse has made films showing the growth and life of typhoid and cholera microbes by means of a powerful microscope and a camera fixed to a....
"TIMES IS CHANGED." [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
"' TDIMES IS CHANGED." Miss .-?ary Donnelly, a New York politiian, tells this incident of t:-:a walk irn Long Island, where she discovereod a 'dozen young ladies in golfing costume practisin~gl in a meadow :. As I whatched them;. an old farmer annd one- of his -farmn hands approachedli Boss,' grum bled the farm hand, them. girls in... the medder : is :scarin' our cows.' The. old farmer shook his head a -nd sigedtid.: IAh, Timothy, he said, with profound truth, times is chair ged:: since I w as young. In them days the cows scared the gals."
How Gamblers Cheat. SOME TRICKS OF SHARPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
How Gamblers Cheat. -+-------- SOME TRICKS OF SHARIPERS. Wherever you find the gambler, there, also, will be the sharper ial ways be, and below are given, a few. of the common devices , em ployed by him. A coin which is frequently used for the purpose of cheating at :spin ning coins is an ordinary penny filed round the edge so that the rim is at a slight angle. This coin possesses the additional advan tage of being able to be safely handled by the dupe, for the angle is so very slight that it cannot be detected by anyone not in the se secret. It will be obvious thit when such a coinl is- spuin .upo its edge it will always fall on0 one side-viz., the side whose edge pre sents the smallest circumference.: The popular card game called " Banker" in .the hands of. a sliar per readily lends itself - to trickery. The usual method of clienting at this game is to use . a prepared pack, technically known as "longs and shorts," which is easily pre pared from an ordinary p:acl' by merely siland...
GOOSEBERRY CHUTNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
GOOSEBERRY CHUTNEY,. Boil one quart of green gooseber-- :::: ries in one pint of vinegar, and turn out of pan to cool:. Boll -ib - of brown sugar in one pint of ine-::. gar., and let that cool also:. .Chb-:(;.:op i fine lb. raisins, lib:;. shallots.. ::: Place all the foregoing itiigredients". in tihe preserving pan, and: to:them add loz. of cayenne pepper, .lodz.: bruised mustard seed; -salt to taste. Mix well with a .-wooden spoon, and let stand on the hob -" and just barely simmer for the rest of the day. Let cool and bottle for use. Ready at once, but will keep for a year like jam.
"Man Engine" Used in Cornish Mine. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
position of the rod. 'In descending, the miner steps on the 'no'ing platform when it is at the end:0 of the up-stroke; and, is carried dowln 12ft. He then steps oil and waits for the next up-struke, when he is carried down another 12ft. This process is continued until the bot tom of the shaft is reached. For ascending this process is reversed. Platforms on opposite sides of the shaft enable one set of men to de scend while:another se is ascending without interfeience.
A FORTUNE IN A COIN. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
A FO)RTUNE IN A COIN. Somewhere. in-the world there is a' fortune inc: a coin, . :Among the . coins Napoleon had maint'ed were some millions of five-franc piece-s-. and he determinued,- to popuiarise these in an .extrlordiunary way. In "" one of the coinS? fblded to a ,tiny size, was euclosed a note signed by Napoleon, and promising the sum of 5,O0,000 xrancs iabout £200OOQ -to the fiaudcr.. o:f that :particular Coin. Naturally, evere body who. chaunged, a large piece demanaied the -new fie .o . frac coins in exchange,::: and -is-a. a: rule probed and .dug and Isoulnded: -? t he metal in eager search for-i the, hidden note. But. the yea-rs ::went on, and yet thenotde -did not -ap-?." pear. Napoleon's plighted ;.word is a sacred trust tb. the French mh tion. and to-day the Govermuent;? ::i: stands ready to pay the debt,::': -whicLh, is now worth £1,475,O000 upon demand.
THE MOSLEMS' HOLY CARPET. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
THE MOSLEMS' IIOLY CARPET. I:ii As is well-known to Mahorntians, but to few lrEuropeanus, the holy car pet travels withi an escort to and ifro't the holy cities of Median and Mecca. This escort consists of 300 _ to 350 , en of the E.gptian infan-" try reginents. with t'o small pieces and two quick-living guis, atd abut forty nmouanted me-n. tog-eer with their horses. The oject f sc a strong escort is to protect the sacred object froi faloibg into the hands, of the ledoti ia, tr-ibes, through '\hose countries it .RstI pass at var ious stages of its journey, and who are also on the look-out for it, as the carpet is \worth a fine ransom. Desperate attacks are nlot infre quently made ulpon the holy car pet by the Ledouins of the desert, hence the strength of the escort. Eggs broken on the way to mar ket represent £15.o00On.0 a year wasted energy on tihe part of hens, according to statnemcts miiade at the annual contvention of the National Poultry, Butter, and Egg Associa tion, at Chicag...
SHIPWRECKED MAZDA LAMPS AND THE SEQUEL. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
SHIPWRECKED MAZDA LAMPS AND THE SEQUEL. The "Electrical Times," reported, when the "Oceana" foundered >omipe time back, that a nudiber of cuses (i Mlazda lamps, consigned to Bombay 'l'own Hallt went to the bottom. The repori conCluded by saying that, "dredging operafions are proceeding, and we have not the slighltes doubt, that in the event of one of the hox's coming up, its contents would be found in tact." The sequel to this (vide the "Elee trical Times" six .months later) is in teresting: In a paragraph headed. "A prophecy justified," they state that of 100 Mazda lamps recovered, only 4 per cent. were in any way damaged-the remaining 95 per cent. being in perfect condition. This is yet another proof that Mazdas are mechanically strong, and will withs tan ci rough usage.
Brunswick City Council. MONDAY, MARCH 16. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
Brunswick City Counidi. MONDAY. MARCH 10. -,~ X`' -\LLc~lj 1Predent: The Mlayor (Cr. 3lilllward., in the chair), Crs. Fleming, Johnson, Hickford, Phillips, Balfi- Allard. Waxnman and Jewell, i.L.A. The following. corr'espondence , as dealt with:- . From VW. H. King, stating tti t hie will agi'ee to divi( x with Messrs. Hard ing and Cra'ite the cost (if anyvi ,f low~?,riang?.reg0 ::.stmibet lIevels. .hcf',r *v to Phdac Mds Front Queeie's: Memoriai lnfuctiols Diseases Hospital,: forwardini stat 4 mennt: of receipts a:nd expenditine fit quairter caded 31st .Decelmber, nlo Iac counmt for- £53 6s 3d, being C'ouncils quarterly contribution, with £17 14s. proportion of half of £900 levied for building of new ward. Received. 1From SNew Melborurne General Cmn etery, forwarding annual report and Ialance sheet, ailso phitu showing de tails of portion of cenmetery avanilable to the public for burial purposes, etc. Received. / Froim Melblourne and )let. Board of Works, slating that the Water Sul...
Coburg Pictures. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
Coburg Pictures. On Saturday night at the Lake Hall, a Picture Night will be held by the Municipal Military Band and Orchestra, and a new feature film entitled, 4The Dead Weight," 1971 feet drama by Essenay Co. The Star Picture on Tuesday 24th March will be, "His Squaw,'" American 101 Bison Picture. On Thursday March 26th, Prout's Symph ony Orchestra will give a Grand Concert.
Coburg Police Court. TUESDAY, MARCH 17 Before Messrs. Waters, Springhall, and Arthur, J's.P. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
Coburg Police Court. TUESDAY, MARCH 17 Before Messrs. Waters. Springhall. and ALrthur, J's.P. Amos P. Buckingham sued William Plett for £3 2s for work and labour done. The defendant admitted liabil ity, but stated that adverse circun stances had prevented him paying the amount due. The Bench made an order for the amount, with 5s. costs. J. Coleman was charged by Senior Constable Cooney with having on the 5th of February driven with horse and vehicle on the wrong side of the road. Senior Constable Cooney gave ev denco that the defendant drove along Sydney road on his wrong side for about 300 yards. When stopped de feondant said that the road was too rough on the other side. The Bench fined the defendant 5s.. or 24 hours' imprisonment.
FIGHT WITH AN OCTOPUS. DIVER GRIPPED BY A DEVILFISH. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
FIGHT WITH AN OCTOPUS. +--- +-- DIVER GRIPPED BY A DEVIL FISH. An amazing story vhich might have come from the pen o Jules Verne is reported from To'Ion, where a diver has had a right. ,? h, h nearly proved fatal, with a gian t tom!ius. While Diver Ltdu ' as ,nler water in the floating dock of the a-rsnal he suddenly saw the approac: of a ma rine monster. In a moment its long tentacles were wound about him, but not before he managced to give the signal to be raised to the sur face. He was lifted on to a ooat unconscious. and th: tentacles of the octopus had to he cut from the man's body, the mo-nster rcusing to abandon its prey, When measured. the creature's ten tacles were found to be thirty-three feet lone. Describing the adventure, Ledu said : I went down ,.vthout my dagger because I felt saf, in the fioating dock I haid bl-n ;nvir water fif teen minut--s wtza, 1 a nric d an un usual no :n , nt. , n -i : w with hor ror that I ,at t a ·.¢al with a giant devil-tish. . " cl.osod uip...
MR. T. P. O'CONNOR'S MAXIMS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
MR. T. P. O'CONOR'S MAXIMS. -4--- --- i have been in some negotiations, but that is another story; and the time is not yet ripe for sa ling any thing of them or of my ov n small and modest share in them. i, ut 1 may be iermitt.cd to wind .: " his article with a lew n:ot'o I " t,:h my experience has taught me as ?ue?aul to all negotiators: 1. Never lose voir temper 2. Never lose pal icnne. 3. Most of men's di',rnc.,es turn ultimately on mis;nilderman r .n : on words; and on temper or te,.·:Fra. ment ; therefore- (a) Keep on discussinh as lng as you can. (b) Get to the root of the diTer ence and exhaust every p'ssibility ol finding a formula. (c) Forget yourelf. Ta'e no thought of your peirsona l pri.:l o0 dignity. or humiliati ns. or disap pointments. It is ti;hese thinzs tlit help towards the perisonal collisions which create political diter, ne on the part of others, and it ii olrit business to compose these !erinal susceptibilities by hav-in nonr o is a factor in your nm c-,ia-ion...
WHY DO THEY DO IT? [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
WHY DO THEY DO IT? -----+---- There are many strange facts about animals which no one has ever seem ed able to understand. A fly, for instance, will crawl to the top of a window-pane, fly back to the bottom, and crawl up again. Hardly ever does it fly up an i crawl down. Hens scratch for food always with the sun behind them. so that its rays will reflect on the tin, parti cles. Yet a blind hen. for whomr this reason does not. lho!ld, always manages to get the sun behlnd her when she scratches. Cats hardly ever lie with their feet to the fire. In most cases they lie instead with their left side turned towards it. Dogs, however, in:ar fably lie with their forepaws to the fire. A mouse overlooks a perfectly safe food supply to enjoy the peri lous pleasures of an unlimited store, You can easily become a snake charmer. Find a harmless little garter snake, keep him in a box in the house, visiting him and ieeding him daily; and in about three months he will crawl to you for food when he se...
THE FIRST RESTAURANT. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
THE FIRST RESTAURANT. A Paris journalist s'arhinc some old records has made an amusing discovery. The tirst rzs. aurant is cquite a modern in cnt n. It was founded by an nn-':eepTr namned Bon langer during the la-st v a."s o the reign of Louis XV. Before there were any rest aurants. places, that is, v here one co:id or der meals a la carte, rtravellers were obliged to feed at the ea' a-,r where the customer brou?ght his a a.. food, which was cooked for a f,,. and the landlord supplied the wine. There was also the ' surteur. which nas the forerunneir o the Swiss table d'hote. There, 'nti 2, meals were served at stated ri,,es to a fixed number of p,,eo:-. :he'. as the old chronicle ,r r s. "rere iorced to eat according tor :h land lord's taste, whether they wcu!d be pleased or not, or else co h':ny.' After the table d'hote. ,n, ," r t:o dngenious souls started -a?!-s for six and twelve guests. -e'r:n c diO. ferent bills of fare at rt ,iierent tables, and then, a few y,-v.' !ater, the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
S... VOLN .. ..SOMETHIN NEW! G. Mi. WILLIAMS, Certified Teacher, T.C.G.M. 33 Dodd Street, East Brunswick. "BRANCI F TiHE AUSTRALIAN VIOLIN AND (ORCHIIESTRAL COLILEGE, MELBOURNE. IT DFi th Sse, ith the "PATENT MANBY FINGER UD BO\RD. Class eaching with a Competent Teacher has provd a ~S. Advancemlent and Success assured. Day and r. i i .s ~t- now forming. Parents come along at any time, , i.- n-wg i-l-e >cw Ssem thoroughlv explained to y'ou, and be • , .n d havent. it. .,erit. Spcial Class Fees 10,6. Quarter com " , ;, m tinee f-'l t e of First Lesson. Full Orchestral Class meets n-!: L.in-7 '- once a week. ·.~r-:: Note Address : 33 DODD STREET, EAST BRUNSWICK, DANCING. o Mrs F. Bapty's B)EGINNERS CLASSES every Monday and Wednesday 7.30 till 10.30. Ad. vanced every Saturday 8 till 11. All the Latest Dances Taught in a few lessons. No Failures. Good Band. Private lessons by arrangement. 477 Sydney Road, Brnnswick. Over Sir Thomas Olive's Boot Shop (side entrance). Roneo Copy TYPWRIT...
Motor Bus Service. BRUNSWICK AND FITZROY COUNCILS SUPPORT A NORTHERN SUBURBS SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
SMotor Bus Service. .BUR.INSWICK .AND FTTZROY COUNCILS SUPPORT A NORTHERN S~UBURBS SCHIEMIE. At the Brunswick Council on the 16th inst.. a discussion took place on tlihe establishment of theo nlotor bus service scheme for the northern sub urbs. ::A letter was reeived from the lNorlthcote Council which rejeiccie the proposal for a service between Eeson don :Brtunswick. Northcote and Fitz ro Cr r. Phillips moved tl:hat ithe let ter be received, and referred to the c·onference of the four municipalities and that' eve:y effort should hbe put forth to secure the service in the in teriests. of the Citv, and especially its outlyiing districts[ seeing that the Briunnswick and Fitzroy Councils were wholeheartedly in filavor of the schemn': and thaflt Essendon Council had the matter under consideration. Thie mo tion was carried. Cr. `Balfe support ed and spoke in favor of the scheme. suggesting. that notwithstanding the present attituldo- of the Nortlfcote Council it might be possible for the...
Brunswick Police Court. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18. NO LIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 20 March 1914
Brunswick Police Court. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18. NO LIGHTS. lfiifre Messrs. Atyco (chai.-:min) Tiieney, Lord, and Allard, J's.,. A large batch of offendlers werel ,-l] ,dl with having no lights on their 'arts and bicycles. and as they plead. eil vui >liy xre fined in small amounts. WILLIA.MS V. PAYNE. (ill it Williams, railway emnployi, 'r,',1','ledd against Nellie Payne for uiin insuhlt in words in a piili:, ph;,e, :ii c 2th : b111, iruary. Ti e i-as., as ldis ),.i>>',. it ~h 2..) . c,,s s. .\hLhTTI V. I AYNE. M .-'da Su rnh ('ar,olin,. .\r?,ttte. post :ni- tr, if Mooi e Val,. We1 t Ilruns i.l. .,o? d''e, d :a insi Nellie P'ayne. in 27h l hruaiy. Disnii&lt;sed. '4571 1 1-~~ it i-I s lc~ wTh 21>.nc fos lltl ,,1s. ~ rlc i\YNE V. WI IIAMS. .\i?ie-. Panie p'itrl -icsded against Gil ,rt Viiliams i 'for ueing iinsultinig 1rls in a piihiii phaco on 28thl Felruary. fiied lols.. in defauilt 1I days' imtris onm·1 11ent(. _osts, 21>-. i1 r. Shannon hllapel reid for the an e...