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Objected to Bolsters. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 14 March 1914
Objected to Bolsters. ' A gentleman, while enjoying a holi day at Scarborough last summer, anr: staying at a Hrge ?iotel, was amused one rrjcvTi•p.'; *■ i.-reniuast by a foreign ■or, who ^xrilpd great curiosity by the wjy ;:i -vi- n ate his eggs. Thrust Jar his spotu) into the middle, he drew Of.r uti- !r~ yolk, devoured it, and t-iii-r-i'd o«» r« next. When h? had got on to his seventh sg-j. oirt farmer, who had been pre jr.dicfii against monsieur on account of his inousrachios, could brook such ■sxtravaeaTic-.e no longer, and, speak ing up. said: . "Why, sir, you leave all the white! How is the landlord to provide break fast at that rate?" "Yy," replied the barbarian, "you vro .'idn't haf me to eat de vite? De "•oik i&lt;5 de schicken, de vite the ted ders. Am I to make von bolster ol ray stomach?" The f/irmer said no more.
WOMEN SHOULD WEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 14 March 1914
WOMEN SHOULD WEEP. "For women, a capacity for tear3 | Is worth cultivating," says a famous i "beauty speciality." "Tears—warm and ready ones—are a sure preserva tive of feminine beauty. "Tears are the natural outlet of emo&lt; tion, a 30i*t of liquid lightning-rod i which dissipates excitement and pas- j Bion. "The woman who cannot weep Is I c.he who ^'ceeps up her lowers of j thinking, and whose facia"® nes and gr&lt;->v l;r.:rs come readily. .Not only does a lr..-* of tears score heavily against one's freshness of face, but It has a marked effect in general tem perament. "Women who weep easily have cor respondingly Herht hearts, tender, de monstrative. and impulsive ways, and a charm which dry-eyed women lack.K
Apace with Science. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 14 March 1914
Apace With Science. Doctor: What? Troubled with sleep lessness? Eat something before go ing to bed. Patient: Why, doctor, >-ou once told me never to eat anything before going to bed. Doctor (with dignity): Pooh, pooh! That was last January. Science has made enormous strides 6ince then. In the face of all our wondrous ad vance in knowledge, we die; still wo grow old. In some regards we are no wiser, have got nc further, than the savage cave-dwt-llei of twenty, it may be forty or a hundrsd, thousand years ago. The great thing in this world Is not where we stand, but in what di rection we are moving. We must saii to reach the port, sometimes with the wind, sometimes against It, but we must. sail. fM not drift, nor lie at anchor. Youn.ff:: Give me a little advice on how to manage a wife, will you? Wise: Can't, my boy; but I can give yon a few hints on how to bf managed by a wife so that you wil 'hink you are tfa." manager.
Captured. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 14 March 1914
j Captured. unexpectedness of It, mj b*y:" r;-narked a gay bachelor to hla ?;•: "that takes my breath away Old you have any lilea you were going to propose to her when you went there last night?" "Well—er—not exactly," was the mournful reply, "but as soon as Bbe came into the drawing-room I saw by the look in her eye that I was going to propose before I went away!"
A PLAIN ROAD TO FORTUNE. How Some Secured Success. "Become a Patentee." [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 14 March 1914
A PLAIN ROAD TO FORTUNE. How Some Secured Success. "Become a Patentee." 1. Cultivate and perfect your ideas as to improvements and inventions. Experiment. The world is eager for sopiething new, which, however sim ple it may bo, will save labor, or ex pense, or do things better. Let it be more convenient, or promote pleasure or safety, or do away with faults, or reduce waste. The person who gets public adoption of such an invention is on tho road to wealth. Ho will cease to be a servant; ho becomes a proprietor. People who handle things in every day use are the natural inventors of better thing's, and the natural capi talists of to-morrow. 2. Study tho subject of patenting, ltead the splendid advioe that Edison gives. Learn the procedure as to pa tenting in the chief countries, - lien secure your own legal monopoly o: your rights by becoming a patentee. 3. If that workman or foreman, or your ingenious friend has produced . a clever invention, put him on the track about patents by tel...
THE BLUSHING BRIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 14 March 1914
THE BLUSHING BRIDE. .A clergyman, having performed the marriage ceremony for ;i couple; under took to write out tho usual certificate, bi.it, being in doubt as to the day ot" tlio uwnth, lio asked, "This is tho ninth, is it not?" "Why, parsotj," said tho blushing bride, "you do all uiv marrying, and you ought to remember that this is only the third." All the branches of the Waterside Workers5 Federation have now accept ed the proposal made for the resump tion of "overtime" work. Tho revenue collected at the Custom I House on March 4 amounted to:-? Revenue, £13.019/8/2; State, £54/9/6; oontingent, £31/13/6; pilotage, £157 | 0/5; wharfage, £637/6/2. ; ' Increased wharfage accommodation ! at Yarraville is provided for in tho I'spheme of^ port, ipyorovejnents now be I tog jfrfc'pared By VJje Melbourne Harbw
Terribly Tempted. CHAPTER VI. THE COLONEL SPEAKS HIS MIND [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 14 March 1914
A' SERIAL STOIiY BY1 ANNABEL GRAY. V . .", , CHAPTER VI. , xIE COLONEL STEAKS HIS MIND "Oil I love, oil! Ji: o! Unco he drew .With one long kiss Jiiy whole soul through My JiiJSj as sunlight drinketh dew." Lenoro's rcileetions during this visit of tho Colonel were ol a mixed nature, that generally assail an undeveloped human mind iu presence oi striking novelties oi' character and tone. What can be rnone uncertain than tho hopes and lors that rule a young girl's consciousness ? Although she had seen and heard a good deal ol this world's wickedness, it was yet dilli cult for her to realise that a largo por tion of mankind were heartless villains. Tho young trust instinctively, and was it likely that sho could be altogether iminov-ed by the glances which diifered entirely from poor Philip's sad, ador ing gaze? Instead of believing that this world was only a sort of experimental inferno where evil often got tho best of it, sho would rather liken it to a rniuia vi turo heaven peopled by...
WOMEN'S INTERESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 14 March 1914
WOMEN'S INTERESTS. (By "Ambrosino.") To desoribe the modish figure first cud foremost we start with a desire to extend the width of tho figure a third down from the normal waist. Tho peg top outline gives you, as it were, n frame. What may be added is pretty diverse. We have the Tango ns a kind of opening note for the first appearance of autumn. Imagine gown in pretty blue charmeuso, and also imagine, a little more difficult, a Bkirt with a looped up train. What puzzles me is how to describe, by tho mere pen-note, the bodice and tunic. But omit the tunic in order to picture i bod 100, "V" decolletago, with a modi fied bertha of tulle. You will break (this at the Raglan shoulder»seam by carrying tho charmeuso to the neck, and where this and the tulle meet, there will be a bow. Thus we get so far as to see a bow either side of the neck, with tulle from each, gathering to a point just below the bust. I'll get rid of the sleeve in a line-it con tinues from the shoulder, takes the contou...
AGRICULTURAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 14 March 1914
AGRICULTURAL ITEMS. lie careful to have tlio right percen tage of acid 111 tho milk for the parti cular kind ol cheese being made'before adding tlio rennet. It is also im portant to liave tho milk at a suit able renneting temperature, as upon these two factors and tlie proportion of rennet added will depend the stale of the resulting curd. When the substance in which bac teria are present is heated to a high tempera tore they turn to spores, and in this form retain their vitality for a very long time. These spores cannot develop into bacteria until the sub stance in which tiiey are is at a fovar ii bio temperature and contains a con siderable proportion of moisture. The cream that has risen 011 the milk overnight must be skimmed off and warmed up to about lOOdeg. 1''. When the mill; in the vat has been warmed up the cream should bo added to it and well stirred in. If the cream is not first ronfoved and wanned up it cannot be got to mix thoroughly with tho milk. At the end of the che...
ADMINISTERING COMFORT. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 14 March 1914
ADMINISTERING COMFORT. Prisoner; "Yes, sir; I'm serving a I term in thb penitentiary for a crime I )raver committed. ' The real criminal is still at large. I tell, you, it's pretty I tough!" Philanthropic Visitor: "It ought not to be. The "joke isn't on you; it's 'on the jury that convicted you and the ( judge who sentenced you. The trouble } -vitli ycu, my friend, is that you don't j catch the humour of tlio situation." A man's character lies in his hand -shako and the thing he laughs at. Another woman's staro is her crown ing glory. Most people in love act as if it were ; a delightful torture. | Reputations do g«t lost. Yes! But tlie.v'ro more often stolen. A hoy's appearance of meekness may cover a lot of mischief. Platonic friendship is all bunkum. Mrs. Grundy sees to that. Clothier: "Were you pleased with tho overcoat', which I sold yoii?" Cus tomer: "Oh. yes, all .my boys have worn it. Well, think of that. I do. Every time after a ran the nest smal ler one had to*'take it.'-'<...
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 14 March 1914
MELBOURNE LETTER (From onr Special Correspondent.) The Gilbertian i-arire upon "Dukea three a peuny" U suggested by the multiplicity ot governors in tins sunny laud laved by "the long '.'.ash of Aus tralasian sea;.." Tuetv =ii-o so i>''ny governors, at 1 tlxeir entrances :;nd exits are so irc^uer.'.. that it oaiia ior some mental activity to keep traek o. them. It would bo a r>r-".v '.>&lt;?" to mako with the ave.a0o man in the street that he could w-1: 'lame oli-iiant all tho present governors in the vJoui monwealtlij to say nothing 01 their immediate predecessors. 'i'he charm of tho positoin, if there be any sucn element in it, appears to quickly evap orate and the rarity among governors now is tho one who stays his fuil term. It is held, and there seems to be some truth in it, that the chief object back of the acceptance of theso vice regal ollices is to use them as a step ping stouo to politic;'! and sooial ad vancement in Londor. It would ap pear that even as r...
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 14 March 1914
OF RURAL INTEREST ! Generally speaking phosphoric acid seems to bo the constituent most lacking in Australian soils. Tho benelicial results of adding .superphosphates have been prov ed, chieily in wheat growing. It has been the means of transforming wide tracts that were only sheep country into wheat producing areas. According to Mr Richardson, superin tendent of Agriculture, tho value of the addition of superphosphate can be ex tended in increasing tho stock-carry ing capacity of laud, that for various reasons cannot bo brought under the piough. To test the elfects of phos phates on grass land, four plots, each of half an acre, were marked out on natural pasture land at tho Kutherglen Experimental Farm. One aoro was treated with superphosphates at the rate of lewt per acre in 1912, and lc-wt per acre in 1913. A second plot was left unmanured, a third treated with 2 cwt of Thomas' pho.sphato in 1913, and a fourth with Sent of superphosphate and 10cwt of lime. Tho elfeots ol these ma...
THE MODERN TREND. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 14 March 1914
THE MODERN' TREND. There is a trend one cannot liolp no ticing about present-day novels. The author used always to manage to finish, his hogk up with tlio "married-and-. liappy-ever-aft'ov" business; now lie starts tlio book with tlio marriage and devotes most of tlie book to describing tlio subsequent trouble and strife.
PEOPLE WE ALL LOVE. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 14 March 1914
PEOPLE WE ALL LOVE. . Thd.-guy who smokes ;i cigarette in a telephone booth. The, giddy young gum chewer who raves-about tiic hero wliilo the play is in progress. The sweet critic who can't play "Homo, Sweet Home" oft tl\e piano with one finger. The-literary expert who can't write. The man who comes along with a .Toq Miller masterpiece and says: "Here's a new one I heard yesterday." TlkG.lodgc brother who wants to make afl the speeches. The man who calls you by your first name when ho has known you only two minutes. Settlers 011 Kihnany Park, who aro under obligation to grow sugar beet, declare that unless relieved of the ob ligation they must leave their holdings.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 14 March 1914
.. IF .. OUT GF GEAR Harrison, San Miguel f CORK MERCHANTS, I AND SUPPLY HOUSE FO& s Brewers, | Aerated Water ftianufactarers. Hotel Keepers, Bakers, '. \ and Refreshment Rooms.'. Correspondence Invited on All Artieles used in the above trades. \ Note Address 304 FLINDERS STREET, MELBOURNE. IN STUDYING YOUR DllESS, STUDY YOUlt POCKET TOO ! I Dou't Pay Higher Prices for Suite no Better than Mi 110! I dual strictly for Cash, cuu sequentiy I have iu» bud debts for '.v.1! it'll you have to pa v. I import all my materials direct from the manufacturer, ;md .n;:ki! '.11 Suits on my own premises. I can .yfgive you a largo *' assortment of \t- shades to choose j r"7'\ from in |fancy : designs .and /fa yf It?/../* ; ;\ the very Lto^t ? v ?' *" V'\ Iadigo D y o ,a. »« . . -A \\ twecda, worst ;; :\;A' 11 VhX'A ods' Vicunas., ' t}/l i '/ V-4 \ Twills, and the i)/;]famous Geeloag \5^i!!ii?i/eoreo ~ Jn > ft' 1 i U^> SAC SDIT 70 M i&lt;s I ;? W ME ASO RE. |f ! i I }lw&...
"YOUR FLOUR OR YOUR LIFE!" BARGAIN AT PISTOL'S POINT. PIONEER'S REMINISCENCES. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 14 March 1914
"YOUR FLOUR OR YOUR LIFE!" BARGAIN" AT PISTOL'S POINT. PIONEER'S REMINISCENCES. Keen-eyed and alert, there lives at Ivew (writes the Melbourne correspon dent of the '.'Sun") Jin old man verging 011 'JO, who spends liis days tending lus llower garden. He is ono of the sturdy pioneer's of Victoria's beginning, and tells interesting stories of the tirao whan tlio foundations of the State were being laid. liis was one of tho old country families of England, wlioso fortuno, while never large, dwindled down to a few thousands in tho time of his father. Thrusting prejudices aside, tlie latter decided to work hard in a new country, and mako his own fortune, instead of living in comparative idle ness at home. "With his wife and children, a house in sections ready lor erection on arrival, ;rnd a stock of furniture, he boarded the Canton in 1838 to voyage to Adelaide where Iio had already purchased somo land as a speculation. Adelaido was only a term then. Thero was really no Adelaide-only a s...
EFFECTIVE SHEEP DIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 14 March 1914
EFFECTIVE SHEEP DIPPING. The chief iuspcotor of stock in South Australia points out that "there is abundant proof t!". f only poisouc/us powder tftps eifecf UiMVjiroy-voriciu, and gives a'reasojui' pe .od^f protec tion from rc-in&lt;-.&lt; a. It is t?&lt;&lt;> Vnsii "of many that they have pot lai^e num bers of sheep through the- dipping batu^ at a rapid rate. cm i r, method of dipping must b&lt;- ^.k iuii-e : as wasteful and ineffct-in. K cause she*..p difi'cl in this manner soon become reuvi-:ck.'d. a Owners must abandon the hurry-skurrv j method, and sec t!' .1 ,hiep a:-A soaked for not less than ...ie m^iu . All must realiso that carV.V ic dipping fiuids will not destroy lice ov aitord any lasting protection agianst re-infcction. The annual loss to ow^rs who have neg lected to l:"rp tlioir flo."V&lt;s clean has Taceu immense. J1
COMMONWEALTH PATENTS. ALL AUSTRALIAN INVENTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 14 March 1914
COMMONWEALTH PATENTS. ALL AUSTRALIAN IN Y'ENTIONS. The patents expected tu issue (after tJio prescribed three months from tho advertising effooted oil 14th February), relate to tho subjects uudcrmjti-loned This report is prepared by Messrs. G. G. Turn & Co., latent Attorney No. 1, of the iiiaito, 490 Collins fcjtreet, Melbourne, who have mentioned only some of Jio" Australian made inven tions .. Reinforced liollow concrete walls using templets extending from floor to ceiling.-S. JJ. Marchant, South Aus tralia. An internal combustion engine vap rizer heated by the exhaust has a sprayer for petrol or kerosene. - P. \V. Richards, South Australia. A fire alarm and extinguisher using a thermostat. When tho mercury rises to a given point it completes an electric device to cause an explosion, and this liberates a water supply to a spray nozzle.-T. G. V. Blakey anu V/. Fish, Victoria. To head grain sheaves, a conveyor on a platform delivers the sheaves to a thrashing roller, having ...
WOMAN'S DREAM OF HER FATHER. VISION THAT CHANGED A WILL. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 14 March 1914
WOMAN'S DREAM OF HER FATHER. VISION THAT CHANGED A WILL. A wealthy woman, who was said, to have "altered hor will because of a dream in which her father appeared to her figured in a case heard in the London Probate Court last inoiith. Tho woman was the late Mine, lamina Josephine Pilot, ol' "Vino Rouse, Park road, Surbitou, who inherited £1000 a year from her lather, M. Dan:el Nich olas Niool, formerly proprietor of the Cafe Royal, Regent streot. M. Nicol made a lor tunc of about £300,000. Mine. Pilot made a will leaving her property to M. Pilet, but a) forwards signed a codicil leaving to her children by a previous marriage £'3000 a year and to M. Pilet £1000 a year. M. Pilot contested the codicil, and alleged undue inilueiicc oil the part of Mine Nieol, Mine. Pilot's mother. Mr Burn, a solicitor, said Mine. Pilet before making tho codicil, told him of a strange' dream sho bad-that her father spoke to her, saying ''You ought not to leave all this money away from your children." ; !...