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Malvern Drill Hall [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 22 May 1914
Malvern Drill Hall Malvern council was notified on Monday by the Department of Home Affairs, through the Hon. J. A. Boyd, M P., on the subject of land as site for Drill Hall at the corner of Stan hope and Oxford-streets, that. the matter of tenders would remain in abeyance pending representations to be made by deputation which is being made. The Mayor :Cr Sydney Wilson) and Cr S Devy were appointed to represent the council.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 22 May 1914
Business Notices.' The Home of High-class Tailoring IS AX 222 Glenferrie Road, Malvern' JAS. HENDERSON . is a Ladies' and Gent's Tailor, with extensive English and . . Colonial Experience. . .' ' . He Guarantees Quality, Style and, a Perfect Pit In Every Garment. He Specialises la Costumes and Frock Coats. His Prices are Most Reasonable. Glenroy Cycle- and Motor Works : _ r HAS OPENED BUSINESS AT 160 Glenferrie IJoad, l|alveri(. Bicycles Built to Order from lOs. 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 01 High street trams. West bury Sreet off Dandenong Road: ^JL'ASSES are in active preparation for approaching Commercial, Federal, and University Entrance Examinations. Commercial Training, Music, , Drawing and Painting, Elocution, Dancing, and Gymnastics are under t...
Racing Pony Dispute [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 22 May 1914
Raoing Pony Dispute The adjourned hearing 'of ' the charge against Harold Bray of having I on 22nd April stolen a racing pony named Little Friar, the property of Thomas Stark Kerr, was concluded at Caulfield court on Friday, before Messrs M'Gann (chaiiman), Long, Cox and German, J's.P. Thomas Stark Kerr, on being re called by Mr M'Farlane, said he paid Bray £ 125 with a cheque and £20 in cash. Produced cheque paid to I'ray. The money paid hy Bray to witness was for stakes won by a horse named Rosni. Believed Bray made a claim alsa for Rosni. Witness gave a lease of Rosni to Swan about a fortnight ago, but the lease was not registered. Witness bought Rosni from Pennington. He paid £6$ for it, and now considered it worth £200 He kept no books of winnings from Little Friar. The bench considered that a prima facie case had been made out, and committed accused for trial on ist June. Bail was allowed.
Tram Extension. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 22 May 1914
Tram Extension. The Prahran and Malvern Tram ways > rust, notified Marvern Council that it had been instructed to prepare a report of proposed tramway in Burke-road, from Bulleen-road to Waverley-road, and asked the coun cil to authorise and estimate to be furnished, of the population resident within half a mile of the line. It was agreed to supply the informa tion. . The engineer reported to Caulfield Council on Tuesday night that it would be necessary to expend about >92 on the building recently removed from Oakleioh to Glen Huntly in order to make it habitable for a cave taker. Several councillors did. not consider there was a justification for any further expenditure on the build ing, which was generally regardt d as an eyesore by the residents, land a resolution was carried-"That the building be advertised for sale and removal" While the quest inn was under discussion Cr Kitchen re marked! "'Someone should be sus- I pended for an error r f judgement." Caulfield's Building...
How Kaffirs Bank. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 22 May 1914
How Kaffirs Bank. i/L'he^ Jvalhrs of the northern &lt;1is tricls of Cape . Colony have a cur 'ious.systcuir of bunking. Periodically the natives . come '.south to. U ndo . in \the several villages and towns . In large numbers, sta.v with the lloers fora time, then return. . j. .:7-. ,:',Thctr. banking facilities .an*very primitive, and consist .. entirely . of bauks. ofi * deposit: alomv. - without banks . rof v: riiseonnl" or issue, , nml they have: no.j.cheques.: ' Hut' ;still they. enjoy banking privileges, - such as they are; V: J'rom those who : I rude, of their own -number, they select one, '-"who for the occasion is to be their ban ker. He is converted into a banki of deposit by putting all the money of those whose banker ho is into .a bag, and then they sally forth to the stores to buy whatever they want. . "| When an article is purchased, by any of thoBe who arc in this bank ing arrangement, the prico of tho ar ticle is. taken by the banker from this deposit moncy-b...
An Elderly "Jeames." SOME EXPERIENCES AND RECOLLECTIONS OF A RETIRED BUTLER. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 22 May 1914
An Elderly "Jeames," SOME' EXPERIENCES AND RE COLLECTIONS OK A nETIRED BUTLER. My first situation as butler in a very wealthy household was with a bachelor p.eer, nnd the memory of the first night I entered his ser vice at his London house has al ways i remained with me, for ho hud as quests to dinner the lato King, then Frinco of Wales, Lord Hoths* child, the lato I)uko of .Devonshire, nnd some half-dozen well-known and distinguished people. . I had served as under-butler in some big houses, but I .had never heforu had complete charge- of nf Vnirs when such important guests were present : and at first 1 was . a bit nervous lost anything should go - wrong ; but T had a perfectly 1 rained staff undor mo, nnd every thing went off without the slightest hitch. This was the first occasion also -that I hud attended nt a dinner nt which Royalty was present, though I often did so afterwards. X only stayed a year in my first situation. My employer was a \iml nnd indulgent master, but he was ...
THE FARM. LUCERNE THE WONDERFUL. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 22 May 1914
THE FARM. 4 IJUCKRNE THE WONDERFUL. F. D. Coburn writes, In tho course of an articlc in the "Aationnl Land and Irrigation Journal," (U.S.A.) : -The man who, in these dnys Bays his land will not produce lucerne, a plant that will grow pretty much everywhere else, casts a severe re flection, not only on himself, Hit on his land, his locality, and his State. To say that "any fool can grow lucerne" is misleading, hut with fair treatment, under fairly favourable conditions, it in bringing pood for tune to thousands of th^se wh > know it best and use n fn*r intelli-v pence iti their dealings with it. Among its fundamental requirements is a fairly fertile soil, free from weed needs, in good tilth, with a surface painstakingly fined, levelled, and smoothed. There is little difference between, successful lucerne growing and the successful growing of other crops. Toor farming never brines big cron^, nor will poor land produce as large yields as the more fertile. Failure to leave in the soi...
FOR KEEPING BUTTER. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 22 May 1914
FOR KEEPING BUTTER. I A "Reader" tells us to "Pack but ter tightly in eartbern jnrs to with in two or threo inchcs of the top ; pack the butter, tightly and closely. Cover with a layer of cheese cloth, then pack salt over the top an inch or two thick, and keep a little water on top of the salt." Makiug the farm yield more with out increase in acreage can he done by using lucerne and silage. These two agencies will do more to increase the capacity of the land than any thing else. Of course, it is under stood that the dairy cow must he .kept in order to get the best returns ? from the lucerne and silage.
SECRETS' WEIRD EXITS. SOME CURIOUS INCIDENTS. WITH A WARNING TO THOSE WHOSE TONGUES RUN FREE. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 22 May 1914
SECRETS' WEIRD EXITS, j .. SOME CUIUOUS INCIDENTS, .%;WITH A AVARNING TO THOSE , ' WHOSE TONGUES Kl!K FIIEE. "Men nro ns bad as women for1 gossiping in public placcs," anid the heart of a Billiter Street firm the other day.. He. was acre, and justly so, for, 'owing to careless gossip, he hart just lost a large sum of money. Two members of the firm, while lunching at a City restaurant, hart discussed between themselves the de tails of a big transaction in which the firm was engaged, and a third ?man at the next table had over heard what they were soying. Act ing promptly on the information, ho hud bought the shares, and net ted all the profit. . A certain magnate with Urge in terests in * South Africa, had a visit front his brother-in-law, who talked excitedly of a new gold discovery. ^ ''Don't talk rso loudly," cautioned the other, for he knew that his ty pist was .in the "next room. .AJlut the mischief was done. The /.Ivplst --had overheard the name of rthe place where the new find...
CHAPTER XXXIV. IN STRANGE COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 22 May 1914
CHAPTER XXXIV. IN BTRANGE COMPANY. At that terrible moment, when it seemed that tho slightest delay mUBt mean capturo and death, Dick's cour ago and nervo did not fail him. By a quick dash into tho shrub he might escape, but ho spurned the chance while his task, was 3et unaccomplish ed. With splondid heroism, and with out pausing: to look over liin shoul der, ho thrust the blazing match into tho oil-soaked heap of wood. Only a touch was needed. A great flame roared and hissed in his lice as he sprang backwards from under the tower. He had triumphed, and in his elation he felt no fear ; he was reckless of consequences now. Me wheeled round to see the three men from the hut led by Montejo, bear ing down upon him with savage cries. It was too late to run, and Dick determined to mnkc as good a fight for his life as possible. At his feet lay one of the faggots--a thick and heavy one-and he stooped quickly nnd grasped it. His hat was pulled well down in front, and his back was to the fire...
CHAPTER XXXIII. A CRITICAL MOMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 22 May 1914
CHAPTER Kim. A CRITICAL MOMENT. So fhr &U promised well. The tims for action was at hand, and it found Dick with atondy norves and unfal tering courago. Ho moved about the room for a fow moments, purposoly making noiso enough to bo hoard bo low. On somo hooks behind a cur tain hung various garments belong ing to tho doctor, and from theso ho selected a linen jacket of tho kind worn on tho island, and a soft hat that concoaled hiB features. In ad dition lio took at random a. dozen other articles of clothing, and tossed them on tho bed. Then ho blew out tho candles, and in*tho semi-darkness of tho room ho put on tho Jacket and hat, removed Ilia shoes, and thrust them, into his sldo pockets. Next ho reconnoitered from tho two windows, watching and listening for a ttmo at each. Tho street that led towards Government House seemed empty, though here nnd there a light (lashed across it. Down in the little court there was an unbroken gloom nnd silence, and the town itself was far le...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 22 May 1914
ounlUtfbfc NOUCdb Just 1CL MSnuteS Have you been 11 The Matvern Ce-stume House lately? They have ail New Material*, which they Make Up very reasonably into Costumet. ? A Lovely Assortment of Top Coa's. Exceedingly Dainty Blouses. The Bans and Umbrellas are the Laust and Such Good Value. The Underclothg Is still at Bargain Prices. NOTKJTIII ADDRISS ThelMalvern Costume House, 212-14 GLENFERRIE ROAD. Telephones-Jfl«)vern. ESTABLISHED >885. 1S6 & 571. JOHN MORAN & Co., Family' Grocers, Wine, Spirit & Provision Merchants, 36, 38 & 44 High Street, Malvern, Crockery and Glassware. Tinware. Hrushware 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 Peafold'a South (Australian Wines, ^Farmer's Prize] Haras,and Dacca. Schweppes Aerated Waters. rh» Largeat and Best Grocer's Shop in Malvern. PUBLIC NOTICE. Ladies a ad Gentlemen, Patronise J-. ZETV-....
THE COW'S DAILY WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 22 May 1914
THE COW'S DAILY WORK. The wise dairyman hold in mind that a good dairy cow in full milk is expending as much energy as a horse at lmrd labour, and this without ces sation for many months. We have learned that the harder the horse works the more grain and the less roughage he must have, and the same is true for the cow. Except when pasture is good, a portion of the cow's provender should consist of grain or rich concentrates, and if she is yielding a large amount of milk, i.e., worW.ng extra hard, all grain should he ground or crushed. The dry. cow doing little, work can subsist on. less-carefully prepared food, and all or most may be in "the form of roughage. In feerting, the aim should be to supply as ranch rough age as the cow will readily, consume, and to this add sufficient grain or concentrates to keep the digestible matter up to the* standard set by the scientists. -Henry.
MRS. HARBORD ON BALLOONING. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 22 May 1914
MRS. HARBORD ON BALLOONING. » . The Hon. Mrs. Aasheton Harbord, -fivho has just accomplished a ball(*on ifonrney across the Channel, 1B espe cially fond of moonlight trips in the 4tir, and she strongly recommends JthiMC who have a constitutional aver ffiaa to going to bod-victims of inso and the lticc--to try the ex Jhllamting delights of a trip in the teir by night. vWhy sit in a study card-room." sho asks, "inhaling: other f>cople'a tobacco smoke* and making desperate 'no trump' declarations to . save the game and the money that an incapable partner is losing for you ? Or why, if of my sox, sit up till the . small hours to have one's clothes torn off one's back, and one's feet tramped on by indifferent partners? Try my experience, and breathe the pure night air in n baWoon, and then you can sleep all day as you perhaps . have not slept for year*." Mrs. Har bord says that no one* after having experienced a voyagp In tho heavens, will rest content until he has repeat* ad it again...
THE DAIRY THE POT-BELLIED CALF. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 22 May 1914
THE DAIRY THE POT-BELLIED CAI,F. A plea in favour of the pitiful, suf- I fering, pot-bellied calf appears in one of our exchanges by Mr. T. S. Coo per, the noted Jersey importer and breeder. Coming from a man who is an accepted authority on cattle and who has sold more animals at prices j ranging from £200 to £300 a head | than any other person, what he says and thinks are worthy of attention. | Mr. Cooper says that the calf that j is fed lots of whole milk and rich grains, while it looks good and is making the growth so much desired by the progressive owner, will in variably lay on excessive flesh, de velop a thick neck, heavy dewlap, j coarse bones, and a bsavj hide. On the other hand, the scrawny calf with | a pot-belly, while it docs not show j up well in the showing, is the. one J that gets admiration when it comes i into milk. | It has been his observation that , calves that suffered from scours are j invariably the ones that give a good ; account of themselves when matured, I...
INGREDIENTS OF A MUD PIE. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 29 May 1914
liVC MOMENTS OF A JIUD TIB. ? , 'A !jnctoi;i'ologisfc'; rcccnUy"foufuI his little boy making mud pics in a park: at Lyons, whero a playground is . reserved for - children to enjoy themselves.;: Curiosity led him to nmko an . examination of one of the pies. J he following is said to be his estimate of the number of dan gerous. microbes in the few cubic inches of earth .with which . his son had been playing Diphtheria ... ,'.1,800,000 Measles ... ... 2,450,000 Smallpox ... ... ... -900,000 Lockjnu* ..." ... "-n,600,000 Dysentery 900,000 * Pneumonia......... 005,000 Tuberculosis . 020,000 A good dinner sharpens wit, while it softens the heart.-poran. .
Your Feet Weigh More when You are Asleep. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 29 May 1914
Your Feet Weigh More when You are Asleep. You often hoar a person complain j of Ins head feeling heavy after a long sleep. . As a inciter-of fact, his head is. .considerably lighter, unit his.' legs and foot just -that . much heavier, _when lie gets up thun wheu ! lie went to bed. : Experiments have shown that if a man goes , to sleep, on- a bed sus pended exactly; at Mhe middle:point of his : weight s.his head : begins . to tip olowly up and his feet go down.: This is due to thefact : that when we sleep, the-hloocJ in the hrain goes off to the other parts ^f tho body. The moment the brain 'wakes^to lifo again : lb draws.-tho blood -buck. ~ Another- of: the ' curious ;. facts brought to: light by scientists*: .who arc fond of Irving to^solvo tho mysiery of sleep: is that . when ono is fast asleep some part' of his bram or soveral parts- of. itt may at-the same tunc be: awake. : A inan may walk, talk, sniff, ' orv.solvo mathe matical problems, and yet ?/ at the snmc time .> be saf...
One On the Tourist. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 29 May 1914
One On the Tourist; "I s'pose if I should try *»o ride that machine I'd break my neck ?" said a gawky-looking fellow, as ho looked. at tho bicycle against tho lamp-post. "N'o, you wouldn't," replied tho bicyclist, winking rtt tho bystand ers. "It's the easiest thing in the world to do. Anybody can rido one of theso machines if he only thinks so." "I want to know1," exclaimed the gawky young youth. " .IVyo think I could stay on it if 1 got. on V" "I know you could," "An* mak':.'er go ?". . "Of louisc " 4,\ou're tryin'ito fool ino." . "Don't you want to try it ?V And the tourist 111 knickorbockers winked slyly once more at the in terested .spectators.' . "How do you-keop from.falling off the thing ?" . - . s '/All - you've to do is to climb on,, start it going, and keep going, .lust try it... Here, get on." . . .'1 he gawky young mnn took hold (V.. the bicycle awkwardly, and trun dled- it out to tho middle of the rond. "It isn't quite as good a . one as J!ve got at-home," he said, as ...
NATURE'S MONUMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 29 May 1914
NATURE'S MONUMENT. It, l'jTseldom, perhaps, that Nature erects a monument to. a person's memory ; yet in a small cemctery u few* miles east of Nashville, in Brown County, may bo found an object hearing that, distinction. More than sovonty-fivo years ago a man named AlJcorn met vjth an aeddent which resuiled in his death,, nnd ho wns . buried in the cemetery near his homo. The coflin was hewed out of a part of a poplar tree and made in to two sections. A. few years Inter a small sprout .begun to shoot from the crude coflin, nnd not long after wards a small poplar tree began to spread -its branches over tho grave. Within a few years It had grown to largo proportions, and during tho long period since it first appeared above tho ground tho tiny poplar sprout has gvowu into a tree that measures several feet in circumfer ence and towers above all others in the vicinity. Its branches spread, fur out in all directions, and many perhaps who pass near by arc attracted by tho towering poplar, ...