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Doctoring Precious Stones. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 16 January 1914

Doctoring Precious Stones. Under tho careful treatment of a skilful "doctor" u precious stono may very likely becomo worth ton times moro than its original valuo, Dia monds, perhaps, have received mora attention than any other gems, Theso are treated generally in order to rid thorn of a yellow tinge which groutly reduces their valuo. Foarls loso their vitality and re quiro very oxpert treatment. The outer skin turns black as old age creops upon them, and this has to bo most skilfully romoved by the r'doctor." Turquoises often ehango in co-' lour from their beautiful hluo to a kind of sea-green, and they then havo to bo skinned and repollshed. Hubios which got "run down" are improved in colour and oppearanco by tho application of a certain vege table dyo. Tho "patient" is sub mitted to n courso of massage un til the normal glow of good health is maintained. Sapphires generally havo *to bo reduced in vitality. Their colour ing has frequently to bo softened - down by a serio.s of baths...

Publication Title: Malvern Courier And Caulfield Mirror
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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ACCOUNTED FOR. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 16 January 1914

ACCOUNT I3U FOH. A traveller in Ceylon, desiring to take a bath, asked a. native to show him to a placo that was free from crocodiles. The native took him close to the inouth of the river, where the tra veller enjoyed a nice, refreshing bath. On coming out of the water, he in quired of his guide how this local ity happened to IJO freo from cro codiles. "Crocodiles 'fraid of shark," re plied tho native ; "too many shark here !"

Publication Title: Malvern Courier And Caulfield Mirror
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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The Infinities or Eternity. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 January 1914

The Infinities or Eternity. 1 (Dy EDGAR LUOIEN LAUKIN.) "Can thoro be two kinds of~infini tles, or two infinite spaces ?" Tho writor of thin question must (Iccirio. The noarost star is dis tant 25,000,00i),000,000 miles. Go, to tho star and4 lot each unit repre | font one mllo ; thon tho distanco rep ' resonted by a line of ones, 25 tril ! lion miles long, submerges all hu man powors of imagination. But write a row of 222222 . , 25 trillion miles long, then tho number of -miles represented would bo twice as great. Then write a row' of 000900 . . equally us long, and tho distanco expressed would bo nine j times aB great as that roprosentod by the ones. Out no human brain can think of tho distanco expressed by tho ones. Let tho first row of figures oxtend 25 trillion, or fifty, or a thousand trillion miles to tho east; thon a row could bo similarly extended toward tho wont. Many millions of years wo.uld bo required to write during one thousand million ways these long rows. Suppose you...

Publication Title: Malvern Courier And Caulfield Mirror
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SUBSTITUTE FOR A GLASS CUTTER. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 January 1914

SUBSTITUTE FOK A GLASS CUTT1SK. H sometimes ' happens that when ono has to cut glass a glass cutter is not at hand, or' the one in use is worn out. Tho following will muko a good substitute : Tuke an old file, break the end and it will bo found that otic corner will gene rally have a very shurp edge, which will cut glass \|uile> as well us uny cutter. Of course it soon wears down, but it is merely necessary to break a small plcco off the file again, and it will be as shurp as before. In warming u steamed pudding, or in steaming a stale cake, never put the article on a plate or a flat dish. Fluco the pudding in a colau der in the steamer, and you will bo surprised to llnd how much lighter and more delicate the pudding will be than if a plute hud been used for tho moisture to settle on and make the pudding stodgy.

Publication Title: Malvern Courier And Caulfield Mirror
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Handy for Camper. SIMPLE SLEEPING CONVENIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 January 1914

Handy for Camper. SIMPLE SLEEPING CON | - VEN1ENCE. j A piece of canvas, coarse, unbluach* i.cd sheeling, u blanket, or any |.other piece of material, and Tiift. I ol . strong sash cord, are all the | materials necessary to create tins | camper's, equipment. No sewing is required, and, Alio outfit can be 'erected in a few minutes.? It is | light. and--can be parried anywhere, i Select two. trees,or two, poles, i and tie the end: of tho rope to one i of these ; then run . the rope around (the other throe times, draw it taut nnd run the owl back Ho the first support- and v fasten; it;-- Thus two i parallel* cords , at«any desired height will be formed between the two :supports. . . Spread, otit.. the cloth on the ground mfder. tho two ropes, so that the side - of the material to form the inner part pf the hammock is uppermost. . .Lift one side of the material, ami place tho edgo oven one A quickly constructed Stretcher, | of the cords fnr enough to overlap about one-third the entire l...

Publication Title: Malvern Courier And Caulfield Mirror
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Balmoral. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 January 1914

Balmoral. Balmoral is a typical Scottish cnstlc, built in the old baronial style. Tho corridors are lined with stags' heads , which have fallen to tho guns of tho Koynl sportsmen, whose names aro placed beneath the trophies. Tho pictures in the Castle aro chiefly of sporting scenes and Scottish landscapes, and the Koyal tnrtan plaid is seen in curtains and upholstery. Tho Queon's privato rooms havo a beautiful outlook over the Dec. The wooded hill of Craig Gowan rises at tho back of tho Castle, and from its summit tho bonfires blazo to commemorate family and na tional events. Tho last bonfire was in honour of tho King's Corona tion. Cairns abound on the hills of Balmoral, for throughout the savonty odd years in which it has been a Koyal rcsldenco, special family events havo boon marked in this Highland fashion. Tho idea was originated by the Cairn-a-quhoon, or tho Calm of Remombranco/somo rnilo and a half on tho road from Balmoral to Braemar, which marks tho spot whoro tho Farqulmrs...

Publication Title: Malvern Courier And Caulfield Mirror
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Aerial Battleships. GERMANY'S INTEREST IN ZEPPELIN'S IDEAS. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 January 1914

Aerial Battleships. GERMANY'S INTEREST IN ZEP PELTN S lUr VS The tragic wreck : of the German naval airship. Zeppelin LI calls at?* tentiou to. iho remarkable develop ment of . this -type. m airship .since Count Zeppelin; thirteen 'years, ago, made his Jirst . successiul -Mights in a rigid dirigiblc:;of his own design. The IA was a veritable monster of the air . Jler'.'^.length was . 525ft., three" and ?: a- halt times I he . height of tho Nelson ^Monument in Trafalgar Square, and her.:diameter .50ft. Lint, in spite of her?:huge»size, she could travel faster than an express : train. Propelled "shyrthree engines, each.' of X70h.pM - the LI. 'coulii at tain a speed of fifty-two .'miles: an hour, rise to a height of one. mile,:and could actual ly carry a-? weigiitmm seven tons over and ahovo her engines, cars,. aiuT fittings. ; - In addition to a crew ot twenty men, the LI carried four machine guns, and was also fittod with a. wireless telegraphy installation cap able of sending messag...

Publication Title: Malvern Courier And Caulfield Mirror
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Military Funeral [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 January 1914

Military Funeral On Sunday ;i military funeral was given lo (lie late Captain William Sealirnok, who lost his life three weeks ago at Point I.onsclale in the effort to rescue some bathets from drowning. The cortege Jeft de ceased's father's house in Allcyne avejiue, Malvern, the remains being in a polished casket mounted in silver. This was taken to the Presbyterian Church, where, inthe presence of a congregation that filled the edifice, Rev. D. Macrae Stewart conducted a short service. Later the casket was put on a gun carriage, and a procession was formed of about 200 men of the 52nd; Infantry (late Victorian Scottish), deceased's regi ment, and 150 men of other corps, with 52nd .pipes and brass bands These,' under Major - M'Kirdy, followed the body, and after the military was a long array of private vehicles. Watchedby many hundreds of people the funeral proceeded to Brighton Cemetery, where Captains Knox, Shaffer, Steel and Murdoch, and Lieutenants Anderson, Hooper and Aran acte...

Publication Title: Malvern Courier And Caulfield Mirror
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Discovery by Accident. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 January 1914

Discovery by Accident. About the discovery of oil in Pa pua an interesting story went tho rounds of tho Press a year or two ago, A British traveller noticed a tasto of what he thought wus keroseno oil in his ten, and rebuked 'his native boy for carelessness. Tho boy protested that ho had allowed no oil to get near the kettle in which tho water was boiled, and, on investigating tho source from which the water was obtained, his master found a' film of crudo oil floating on tlio top, which gavo tho kerosene tasto to tho tea. On his return tho traveller told the circum stances, and in consequence the dis trict was explored, with tho result that evidences of potrolcum were found. Early Inst year a young foreigner Mr. Felix Grebin, was seat to Pa pua by a London syndicate, and he took with him a portable machine for the purpose of drilling for oil. ITo put down two wells, mid in tho first of these petroleum was found at a dopth of 228ft. A second well gave signs of potroleuqi at a depth c...

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Joint Destructor [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 January 1914

Joint Destruotor The councils of Hawthorn, Kcw, Camberwell and Malvern have agreed to the proposals of Hawthorn council for the abolition of the tip nuisance by the construction of a joint des tructor for the disposal'of - the refuse of the four municipalities The city engineer of Hawthorn' (Mr Jas. Meldum), who is mainly responsible for the proposal, has made the fallow ing estimate of the cost of a plant capable of meetiug the requirements of the, foiix-jjumicipalitifs':-Iluilding and destructor plant, complete with electric generation and clinker- mill, #40,300; site, fencing, &c i #1000; total, 21,000. Three motor wag gons at C1200 each, '^'3600. Annual cost: Repayment of land, plant and building, interest: 4 per cent, and sinking fund for 30 years, . ^"112*0; depreciation, ^"15,coo at 5 per cent, #750; total, Q1870'. . Repayment of motors: Interest arid sinking fund 30 years, £193; depreciation,#3600 at 10 per cent, /360; total, £552. With regard to the working of tlie:...

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Baby Heirs to Millions. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 January 1914

Baby Heirs to Millions. --.? Seldom litis a baby started life with such-a''prospect of future richcs as the Marquess of Bowmont, tho little sou of the Duke and Duch ess of Roxburghe. Ills mother, who before her nmrriuge w'as Miss May Goelet, inherited with Iter bro ther, Sir.. Iiobert- Goelef, an in come from a trust fund of pro perty worth no less, than £8,000, 000. In addition to this the baby will, in tho days to come, probably enjoy an income of £100,000 (or £2,000 a. week), which his mother inherited from ^ her. father. Thero will also be another income, which Mrs. Ogden floelet left to her daughter, the Duchess, while one "must not forget the 00,500 acres which will pass from the Duke to his son. There are one or two other lucky babies who, although not perhaps quite so well oil' as the little Mar quess of Bowmont, are not like ly to suffer any great want. On the last day of 1910 a eon and heir was horn to the xEarl and Countess Fitzwilliam. The Earl owns 1.15,000 acres in Eng...

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Several Tires [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 January 1914

Several Tiros | Sonic children who wore allowed to play with matches were' responsible for a lire on the premise* of Mr J. H. F. Eastman, "Yarilla," Malakof-street, Caullieltl, on Friday" morning. .The fire brigade was. summoned, and two hose carts and four men prevented what might have been a serious fite. The damage was confined ,to the Venetian and weather blinds and portion of the front verandah, which were destroyed. .The building, of six rooms, and owned by Mr Robert Skinner, 27 Whtat'and-'oad, Malvern, was in sured in the Northern Company for £ 5°° A fire at 30 Hunter-street, East Malvern, at 558 p nv 011 Sunday, . resulted in the destruction of de-" tatched outhouses The dwelling ?live-roomed, of weatherboard and iron--was-occupied by Mrs M. E. Moreland, and ?? was insured in the Royal Insurance Company for ,£4-0. Two hose carts and eight men answered the call from the locit exchange. The lire ivas caused by the overheating of a kerosene strive. A seven roomed house of wood,...

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A Gate Fastener. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 January 1914

A Gate Fastener. KnsUri to the top bar of the gato a piece of wood with' a, hole in ono . end, through which pass a piccc of ropo* and knot it. Now carry tho ropo over a cotton reel nailed to the top rail, as shown, and tie to the end of it a large stone. When the gate is opened the pieco of wood raises the stone, which in turn closes the gato.

Publication Title: Malvern Courier And Caulfield Mirror
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Motor Prosecutions EXCESSIVE SPEED [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 January 1914

Motor Prosecutions EXCESSIVE SPEED Robert Bruce, who pleaded guilty, was fined 40/, in default distress, at the Malvern court 011 Monday, for driving a motor car in Glenfcme road, at 1 p.m., 011 2'jtli December, at a speed which was considered danger I ous to public safety. | ' Constable Fitzgerald said he, in company, with Constable Burke, was ?.tifning the speed of motor cars over a 3oo" yaids section in Glenferrie-road on the date in question!'. Defendant covered the distance in 23 z-Sth sec. or at the rate of 26^ miles per hour. There wo'o -five side streets leading into the section, andthcre.was a good' deal of traffiic on the road at the time. Wm. H. Brown, for a similar offence, on the .same date, was also fined 40/, in .^default distress. 'Defendant,..when pulled up by the constable, admitted he.was in a hurry 1 as ho wanted to get to Caulliekl in time for the first race. ?The licence was endorsed in each : case. ...

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An Old-world Window-Seat [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 January 1914

An Old-world Window-Seat Vain arc tho sighs given by subur ban housewives when thoy gaze on tho charm nnd daintiness of a win (low sent. But that sigh need not bo Riven by anyone willing to go to a little expense nnd trouble. That square or round bay window can be transformed, if your husband is clever with his tools, and you are nimble with your needle. An amateur could easily oflect the illustration below. Tho seat con sists of a broad bench of deal wood, with firm wooden supports. When this is fixed, cut your ticking or un bleached calico exactly' to the sizo of the seat, and fill tho cushion with a good horsehair stuffing; flock is cheaper, and quito good. If you want to bo extra smart you enn pad tho back of your seat, but small cushions are comfortable, and givo a pleasing effect. Now for the decorative part-nothing can beat for effect tho old-world black-figured crotonue that waa tho delight of our graudmothers, and which is so fash ionable to-day. A Glimpse of Delightful.Com...

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Wills and Estates. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 January 1914

Wills and Estates. Application is being made by the Trustees, lixccutors and Agency Limited for a grant of administration with the will annexed, of the estate of Mrs Caroline Parker, late of "Tar lee," Orrong-road, Toorak, widow, who died on 30th September last. The estate is sworn at £3109, consisting wholly of personalty, which is left to her children. The smto company is applying for probate of the will of He.iry Gritt, deceased, late of Malvcrn-giove, Mal vern, formerly ol Bristol Hotel, YVilUamstowu, li'ilelkeeper. Testator who died oii 1 ith October, 1913, left property valued at ^8258, being leal v i'6'73 and pets -unity ^2085, to his brother and sisters. .The Trustees Kxecutorsand Agency 1 Company limited, of 412 Collins strert, has obtained a grant of probate of the will ol William Hc-tiry Teiry, late 1 f 51 Hunter street, Malvern, I grnt'eman, formerly of Collins-sire t, ehemi>t. who died .on October 27 last. 1 he estate is sworn at ^"2080, being ? r ally ^"625 ami pers...

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An Interesting Animal. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 January 1914

An Interesting Animal. It is calculated that one kangaroo eats as much grafts ami consumes ; as much food generally as do ' five ! sheep, and consequently he is look ed upon ii*.. an enemy in Queens laud, -to he hunted with the one idea of. exterminating him alto gether. In roaming the-woods there one is almost sure to fall in with more or less of these animals. They are usually found sitting upright in circles of a dozen or more, as grave as though engaged in holding a for mal council. Their short fore-paws hang limp before tfietn, while their restless heads and delicate ears turn hither and thither in watchful euro against surprise. When they arc young they aro as playful as kittens. Even when run ning away from pursuit-ru process performed by enormous leaps, often covering ia rod at each dying jump -there is a certain airy grace _aud harmony of movement attending their motions. Hogs and horses have more power of endurance than the" kangaroo, and are thus enabled to run them down;...

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WISE AND OTHERWISE. THE WISE MAN AND THE FOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 January 1914

WISE AFJD OTHERWISE. 4 TI1K WISH MAN AND TUB Fool,. One-?, in travelling, T>r. illedso wan oxcedingly annoyed by a pe dantic bore who forced himself upon Jum, and inaile a great parade of his learning. The doctor bore it as long aa he .could,. and at length, looking at him gravely, said "JIy friend, you and I know all Hint, is to be known." "How ia that ?" said the man, pleased with what ho thought a .complimentary, association. . "Why," said the doctor, . "you know everything except that you are a fool, and I know that." Apropos of the question whether wo should pray for wont her changes, tin amusing story is told in the West Country. A rector was ap proached by the churchwardens of a neighbouring parish with n request that ho would offer up prayers for the .cessation of a long spell of ruin. They were naturally asked why they did not go to their own rector. " 'Tiiin't no use going to he ; lies too fond o' fishin'," was the reply. Another story on the same subject is that -when ...

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Municipal Information. Town of Malvern. East Ward: Sydney H. Wilson, Mayor, retires 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 January 1914

Municipal Information. Town of Alalvcrn. EAST WARD: ydney H. Wilson, Mayor, retires IP14. Alex. Dunlof) ... do 1975 Ernest 1. Thnmt son do 1916 CP.NTRE WARD. . Louis W. Holmes, J.p. do 1914 Tliomas Carroll ... do 1915 Albert J, Weller, J.P. do 1916 NORTH WARD. William R. Thomson do T914 Rupert de C. Wilks ... do 1915 Walter II. Lewis ... retires 1916 SOUTH WAKI>. Alex. M'Kinley ... do 1914 "Yank H. G. Corwwall do 1915 Samuel Devy ... do 1916 Tmvn Clerk, Frederick Hughes. Rale Collector, £. Yeatman. Council meets first and third Monday.

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News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror — 23 January 1914

2Te"W3 and Notes . he marriage of Mr Lindsay Smith and Miss Tl'ihy Austin, daughter of Mrs Edwin II. Austin, of "Colvinsby" Suther'and-toad, Armadale, is arranged to take place on Tuesday evening, 171I1 February, at 8 o'clock, at All Saints Church. St. Kilda, and afterwaids at All Saints Hall. The engagement is announced of Miss DoirisC Hughson, third daugh ter of Mr and Mrs James Hughson, of P'.rt Melbourne, to Mr Ernest E. Kell y, second s- n of Mr and Mrs E. Kcltey, 'Eired," Carnegie. The engagement, is annonnced of Miss Constance Cecilia Heyward, only daughter of Mr and M'S H. C. Hcy waulofTo rak. to Mr Thomas Thorn ton Ward, only son of Mr and Mrs W111. Ward, of Barnes, Surrey, Eng land. Thr COUKIKK is posted to any address for 4/ year, paid in advance. Joseph Vlarks appeared before Dr. R. Cole. P.M., at the Caulfield court mi Friday on a charge of having played ihe Indian Dart game, which was al eged to be a game of chance. The case was dismissed. Dr. Cole said that there was ...

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