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HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 21 February 1914
\ HOUSEHOLD HINTS. .McJied tallow \\ ill remove ink stains. .Mildew can lu» removed l>y soaking tin- affected garment in billtermilk. A piece of starch placed in tlu\ water will keep llowers irfs 11 for quite a long period. It a little saltpetre is sprinkod over llio tin- occasionally it will keep tho chimney free 1 com soot. Alter washing out-glass articles let them dry ami uttenvanis rub them carefully nitji prepared chalk, with a soft linisli. Potatoes are more nutritious if boil ed in their skins, after being scrubbed clean ; tlioy can bo skinned before tak ing to table. After using a gas-stove for baking .eave the door open a little while to dlow I lie heat to escape. Tliii will pre sent sweating and rusting. The best way to keep a dustbin fresh and clean is to put hot ashes into it ;ach time it has been emptied. It keeps ■t quite clean aud free from alt smells. Gilt on china will not last long it soda be used iti tho washing of it; therefore, use soapy water for washing tea...
Turf [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 21 February 1914
Turf iho Av«n\ raoe» wh'ch taue pilot D«t week W. J EarloT Zmgi has btBn weighted a( 8 U in thj Kly'°l! Handicap &lt;.f G furlong, in foe Town Band o»p ot 6 furlong?, tile eamo borao b&B top woigui 01 9 0. The Wtirraoknaboal Cup on Wednesday lust waa won by W. Daon'a OoHon PrinocBo. Attho uooond day's raoe« J, Willitimo won ibe Borough Handicap w tb Eoandor. . . , . Wo clip Uio following Irom ytBteiday a Wimmoto " st"r"—Tba handioap ot Mr antohiogs' Xoa Yioiis, for »h* Horaham Trolling Olnb H»ndio*p. to be run on Xnoadnv noxif'ia 2G0 Y°a" behind loratJB This handioap wan withhold from lilt Inv | publinhed in our Imt isann
MATTEKS FEMININE BRIDAL MORE. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 21 February 1914
MATTEhS EiiM LNiNJS. > MM DAL LOltU. A January bride will bo a prudent housekeeper and very good-tempered. A February bride will bo a inuuano ami ail'oetionate wife ami tender mother. A March bride will bo a frivolous chatterbox, somewhat given to quar relling. An April bride will be inconsistent, not very intelligent, hut. fairly good looking. A May bride will bo handsome, ami able, and likely to be happy. A June bride will be impetuous and generous. A July bride will be handsome and smart, but a tritle quick-tempered. An August bride will be amiable and practical. A September hrido will bo discreet, affable, ami much liked. An October bride will bo pretty, coquettish, Inviug, but jculuus. A November bride will be liberal, kind, but of a wild disposition. A December brido will bo well-pro portioned, fond of novelty, entertain ing, but extravagant.
RAILWAY V. GREAT WESTERN. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 21 February 1914
RAILWAY V. GhKA.1' WESTJiRH. The lUilvrayitnam to p'ay Great Wea'ern , o^ho Central f ark to-day will bfl «!eoiod r m the foilowini.' tforivennr, titaoton, Damok, Jackjon, Oonaiable, Daon, Lynekey, Robson, Jenkinsor, (larkc, \hlburn, Ga&ney, WhU*y» Clarka and Ciropb^U. Thr Qrul na»tob of iha WbI round will bn played on We'inaaday next Tba Foot* I ballo-a and Railways will do bailie on tha ! Oen'ral P*rk. Tho 9u*ell and Olonoroby j learns will meet at ibo ljaka Riaerve»
A VERY USEFUL COWN. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 21 February 1914
A VERY USEFUL COWN. This pretty and practical stylo is specially designed for the mother-to-be. Thc> front of tho skirt is mado with two pleats at each sido facing towards each other, and theso can be let out later to make tho skirt wider. The ■bodice also will later show more of tho front of folded and tucked silk. Tha armholos are somewhat wide and tlio bodice is gathered into tho belt of folded satin. The fastening is nt tlio left side in front. Navy blue, tobacco brown, old blue, prune, or dark silver grey are all fasliionablo shades, and n material with a hair line or thin stripe is advisable. Only 51 to 6 yds. of double width material neoded.
WATER AS A BEAUTIFIER. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 21 February 1914
WATER AS A BEAUTIFIER. Sensible women do not run after each new thing' in the way of face creams and complexion beautifiers, for thoy know a very simple &lt;iid to pood diges tion and a. clear, pretty skin. This is simply water, of which vory few women drink one quarter as much as they should in the course of a day. Drink it between meals, and at least three pints—or six ordinary glasses— a day should be the average of an adult.' A woman whose skin is tho envy 01 others,* and who is believed by many to resort to all sorts of "beauty" devices, attributes it entiroly to tho plentiful uso of water, both internally and externally. She drinks a glassful almost every hour. If taken, a. cupful on rising and an other on going to bed, hot water will help to reduce tho weight of a stout parson. Cold water, unless taken with meals, will not increase flesh, but has a tendoncy to harden it and make it firmer.
A SLIPPERY MYSTERY. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 21 February 1914
A SLIPPERY MYSTERY. After years of study scientists are still in ignorance as to the origin of the eel, which is in many ways an ex ceedingly puzzling creature. For instance, he will reside for years in the dark depths of the ocean, and then suddenly adjourn to the surface for a couple of years. He is a born wanderer, and appar ently quite indifferent to changes of climate; for he will warm himself in the Gulf Stream for a time, and then, all of a sudden, make tracks for cold water. After that he may decide to try fresh water, and proceed to take up his abode in a river, travelling some times 3,000 miles to do so! Neither does the eel mind very much whether he' is in the water or not, for he will make his way over damp grass, even when quite young, to a pond or lake miles away. Here he may stay for years, but eventually he will probably return overland to the nearest river, and from thence once more to the sea. Idleness and prido l.it- with a heavier hand than kings and Parliaments....
SPORTING NEWS Swimming. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 21 February 1914
SPORTING NbWS Swimming. Al lljo liorahnin Aquatic OfctDiVftl oo Woincnday \ta J, urei>, well-kuown id M*nvoll, secured tiuoo Etcoudo and two tblrdn. Frank Jiianrppairo, tbo ohatupioo Bwimninr wus prraont ftb tho Bwnn iltll I'a nival on Wednesday, whiob wm bfln on Vio Murray on i fjivu tvJdotnonBttnfclon of life o*vinn. Daring thu utiornooo be ina »o priHoutDtmn 1 to tbo fol owinfl for br-ivcry in Diving tlto lifo of » boy od U.'coinbir Hflsnr, Olaudu Hods aud iUator Maodu^ald,
WISE AND OTHERWISE. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 21 February 1914
WISE AND OTHERWISE. My wife can't decide on a car. This model is Uiu lust word in touring cam. Tho last word?. '1 li'-ii she'll havo it. Ho: I dreamt lust night that your mother was ill. Slu-: IJnito! I heard you laugh in your sleep. I'odcslriiui: Hey! i'ou just n«S8c&lt;I mo by an inch. Chafiour: lie patient I L'm comiu'/, buck dticcttyl ^ Frost (gazing new dwelling): Bo this is your last house:' liuilder (sad ly): Yes; last, hut riot leased. • * • * * Rnsio: -Mary Smith was married this morning Josio: Who's the happy man? . Rosifj: Iter father. Figg: As a talker, Brown's wife is certainly a wonder. Fogg: Right you aro! Wonders never cense. » » * » » Tell a girl slio is an angel and the chances aro sho will want you to fly with hor. • « » • « Moat people cannot distingush be tween being well dressed and "swell" dressed. . » • * « If you lmvo the key to success, you won't havo much t rouble in finding the keyhole. . ■ • • • • What caused Plunjar's downfall? He lost his balan...
The Double Chance. [Published by Special Arrangement.) CHAPTER XV,—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 21 February 1914
The Double Chance.! ? by j s. Author oi " The Golden llope," &c. [Published by Special Arrangement.) cliTri'KU XV.- iCo.iiuukhI.) "Here's a now development, .Miss Manncrsley," he said. "You know Jim Britten, of course. lie has just brought one*ol the miners here that big man, Moses l'ogmore, whom thev call liiaek Muses. Ik has a storv to tell which bears a very significant relation to what you have just told me. Shall 1 bring them in?" Oh, do, do, Mr. Quinton!" ex claimed I'hillipa. "Do let us hear anything!" Jim Britten and Black Moses had evidently been in close proximity to the door, for they entered as soon as the manager opened it. Phillipa shook hands with Jim, and then with Black Moses, who had evi dently considered the affair on which he had come so serious that he had put on his best clothes and bowler hat which, being two sizes too small for him, made him look like an enlarged schoolboy. "Sit down, Britten—sit down, Pogmore, said Quinton, handing them chairs close ...
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 21 February 1914
CncKet. A mooting of tin H'tuvoll Onokal Aasooin* "ion will bo hi'lil Una cvoning at U.15 at Hp D..I. Thooi «b' when oevoral maitota will t)o dpd.it wilh, Th» Focibillore hud ft vory cany viot.wy over Gi-Mkornh? on Wodneaday ftfc lb© &lt;5mir*l V\ k. Gt. norchy b*va gono right ool of l>, 'it-r Ht..,niaiobo a l»tt 0 ft lotion in iboir ruDU*". A• >i°nn Mnllnn woro tho dostfoa^e . "t: «vnh 1 hr b-ill. I At 1 ho L ko R"H»rve * Eood yimn was; I'liyoil butwenn ibo It»od Stawell. .&lt;? 0110 time ik looker! IlUo ft hollow • icMry for tho Kuiwftyr, bat Sftawt-ll miitny d to 8;onre a g;od eleven tine wont on. Lnu'l' r, who arrived I'Uo rondo amends for 8anm by riofly pa t-ng together 23. 0«ki»>y, a new m n a'eo ebowed t.nafc in fat!>r0 ho wil'i bo a b»rd man to tfet oat. Oriini'hul woe t\Q oaoal in good bowling Jorm af-aariu^ 7 wickeie/or 21. Tun ltdi&lt;ways hnvo a lot to bo thaokfa (or, in no) gnHiotf b a\ GoiMoy ir was wbo won tho m&kob, be pKyi...
CHAPTER XVI. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 21 February 1914
CHAPTER XVI. If Phillipa Mannersley had been surprised by Marshall Stead's con duct at the Castle, Marshall Stead was infinitely more surprised by Phillipa Mannersley's behaviour at the counting-house. He was, in fact, so much surprised, that when she walked out with her chocks aflame, her fine eyes blazing, and her head in the air, he felt as if he had been turned to stone, and for the moment stood staring at the door through which she had vanish ed with eves which certainly did not see it or anything, ff he. had been a man of more perception, if he had understood the language of the prize-ring, he would have known that he' was completely knocked out. But the truth was that Marshall Stead, in spite of all his rlcvcrncss, was neither more nor less than that worst of, all tools—a conceited one. He was slv, vain, and naturally bumptious; hut he had earlv found out the advantages of concealing all sorts of feelings and qualities under a mask of smoothness. Me had got round the late Sir...
STAWELL TECHNCIL CHOOL Correspondence to the "Age." [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 21 February 1914
STAWE1.'. TStmfl L SCH03L Corrcspoudenoo to the Ago The following loiters to the l'Mitor of the " At;c" aj>p"iir in yea'eulriy'r, edition of that journal mid may prove of interest to local readorn :— Sir,—•' The inspieior of t&lt; clinical school*, Mr D Olarlte, at Im'h recent coi'ifci oi co wi'li i lie commit'en o' (Jjo St.nvt'll Technical School, Rtatcd t' ihn State school curriculum if fully »B !!'iod and bettor in Horm euhj.'C'H thau the hii>h school.' K ibis be the case, what apology has (ho dopw'tni'iit to oll'or for tlio u.xis (eiico of Mil- hwb nchonl ? \V« wore further informed that any itderfer- j encs with thu technical school by the high school or dia'rict inepuctioii is ' simply a piece of impudurc.' Asa ma'ter of l«ct, 'he local tueh niaal school is n c»« lv failure, Imv. in£ ennt at Ic-in £!?.r>.D0O in r>-poated filillKCS dining Him [xtr ny'-lv yoars. This final iliitter' looks as' if an ni tempt wre to be made 10 con tinue eoBlly experiments a- 'h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 21 February 1914
LADIES 1 Ladies whueo health ia canning Ibettt Wy anxictv arc ilron^ly ndviecd lo cooaolt Mr» D. M. OlilFord, Hnperintondenfc of tbo Nntara Health (;o, of 49 ZSliztbctb SiffifiN U'-lborirn'1, r.nd leftrn frotn her bow flood hnalth may bo re.-'.ored to tbcm by moflDfl of thu wonderful Nuturn Homo Treatment: ih>u huo cured to mnuy thooBafodg of womon rtud nirly. No eliartfo whaiuvor «o wud»» fuf tim conuuitution or udvico. N.M* Mr-3 OlilFord will in ftitmc vioit Btuw&ll 'hii third Tusiidiiy in n^ury month, when pUo m \y bo ucijij nt the 'lown Hall 1£q^c1 frOW 10 a in. to 7p.m Tho ne*b yl9it w;li tttko place on J7th March. ITor tho cop** veniouou of (mtiooto and othoru Mra Clifford will oarry u fall Dapply ot all mcdiohoc?* Hy L'cadinK 2d poma^o to tho Oompany'fl Molbouruu oQiao, a valmbla Uaaltb guldo '?r vanm will bo uoattfd-frflfl* AddfoM C^fctltOQtrt A'tf*
HORSES' HOOFS. Treatment of Wounds. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 21 February 1914
HORSES' HOOFS Treatment of Wouudq The treatment of wounds in hor-. sss' hoofs must be directed to pre ventitig infection and limiting; the spread of inflammation. Generally upeaking (states an expert) the horny Hole is sufficient protection, and foroign bodieB suoh as nails, wire, and pieces of glass or iron almost invariably enter through the frog, Injuring the 'sensitive understruo tures, and in exceptional cases may injure fcho pedal or navicular boned. The first thing to do is to looate tiie loreign matter, if it is still in the wound, and to remove it, taking pre cautions against any being left be hind. Thereafter the wound must he well washed out with antiseptic solution, if a nail has caused tho injury, the track should be cut out until tiie injured soft struoiuros are azpoBed, after which the wound must Le thoi'Ougbly wauhdd with an ail tioi'ptic, uijuh 03 lysol, and then (lacked with either a saturated solu tion of jodr.torni unit ouealypius oil, Ot ii lU'cmll)ii> iiiini...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE AGE. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 21 February 1914
TO THE KDITOll ok the AqE. Sir,—A. recent visit paid to Stawell by Mr D. Clarke, inspector of technical schools, reported in "Tbe As}"," has b^en an eye npen»r to the S'awell public, and it is fully timo tliat tho goneral public should also have its eyes opened to t lie waste of public fundd that has been going on la eonnec'ion with some of iho technical school in the coun try. Tike the Stawell school as in exatnpl". Some .Cl'O.OOO to ;C-J5,0U0 of the taxpayers' monoy has been thrown away during the past twelve or fourteen years on buildings ap pliances and maintenance, owing to tbe repeated atrempttf to bolster up a wrecked institution. F.irvery many years following its establishment tho Stawell School ot Mines was one of the most success ful educational institutions in Vic foriii, Otving to political and depart mental interference the original council was displaced, and a nominee conncil reignad in its stead, with fatal results to the school. Wo are now told by the inspector that ...
GIRLOLOGY. [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 21 February 1914
GIRLOLOGY. "Girls who nro always in the fashion make good book-keepers, as they are so used to altering their figures.11 ''A man goes into business for money, a woman for matrimony; ho wants to get on, ehe wants to "get off." j "Many a man marries his typist bo i cause she is used to being dictated to.1' "If a girl is always smiling it is a 1 sign of good teeth." "If a girl doesn't wear gloves, it'a a sign of an engagement ring." ''Girls who are awfully simple aro simply awful." "Never ask a girl's ago. If she says it's her birthday, t-ell her she doesn't ! look i£." I "A young man likes to see his girl's I arms round—his neck." —From "PiUtorlogues," by George Arthurs (Samuel French). Sincerity, a (loop, £i'oat, yenuino sincerity, is t-lie first characteristic of all men in any wuy heroic,—Corlylo.
COOKERY [Newspaper Article] — Stawell News and Pleasant Creek Chronicle — 21 February 1914
UOOKEUY Kfdnoys and Tomatoes.—Cut two slu't'p kidneys ill sliccs a quarter of an inch thick, fry two rashes of fat lucon, and then the slices ol kidney in llie fat. When slightly cooked add two sliced tomatoes. Spi inkle all will) sale and cayenne pepper, and do nut overcook the kidneys lose very lit tle pepper). I'lace on a hot dish, and pour a little gravy round. Pork Balls.—Chop half a pound of lean pork, and add to it pepper, suit, a slice of bread soaked in milk, and an cjiK with the white and yolk beaten separately. Mix well. Form balls by rolling about a teaspoonful of tho mixture upon a well-lloured board. .Melt butter in a pan, and when it siz zles, put ill tho balls and fry. Servo them on ft hot dish, with pickles cut into rounds. Brown Curry of Boer.—Fry a large sliced onion in two tablespoonfuls of butter till browned. Add two pounds of beef, cut in small pieces and cook gently for a few minutes before stir ring in a paste made of a tablespoon full of curry powder and wa...