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POSTAGE STAMPS EGYPT'S ISSUES [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
POSTAGE STAMPS EGYPT'S ISSUES (By Fred. J. Melville, In "The Dally Telegraph.") The Khedive j brutes this ^&lt;Jj?-t?Sc&lt;,s8ion (January 8, nlversary ?£ h|s S ltomp» of Egypt | 1892), an&lt;l tho_ dy £0r aotno time 1 which have been rca y t0-day. have been wlthlioId £>r^n expected The new stamps ha lhe lntention for some months p , stamps of the authorities to hinvo ^ D!lny being ft«t 1912. The cur- . Telegraph in OLtoBc , Bast„ pre. , rent number of Tno llluatrotion3 i sents a s^Ple™°n^v?owtng the stamps ! Ol to-day's issue, slwwmb m design, to be dI.stlnuy?r„5Sristlc in execution and not less ch*™ote,rthe Lon(lon nrm ol the typography oft Company o£ Messrs Do La "uo Limited. vint" states, the most As "The Isoar East thc ncw issue is j significant tact ™ worajne f>r ••An Jimiemo" .gives Place French now now su,°.lu :r Tiriillomo" Sivcs P ace the value "Un JV'"° An the values to "One M11"X°mllliomc8 up to 200m, are expressed in mSliit-mu values wherea...
LEILA AND HER LOVER Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd., Lond, and Molb. (All Rights Reserved.) III. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
LEILA AND HER LOVER By MAX PHMBERTON. Published by Arrangement with Ward, Look and Co. Ltd., Lond. and Molb. (All Higbts Reserved.) III. It was nearly ono o'clock wlion thoy returned to tho cottase—Leila was waiting for them on tho road. She must have run In and out 01 tUe cot lago a hundred times sinco thoy went; perhaps sho had reproachoil herself tts many ibecauso alio let thom go. It la truo that Bho thought she knew all about Sir Hugh Donald, tbar onet, of Abcrfoldy CaBtlo. Why, sure ly every ono at Newcastle could toll you his story and she hoard it twen ty times sinco tho yacht ChrJstabol set his party ashore. .»e was n very rich man and Bho wag so poor. Tho simple estimate of rlclios and poverty came swiftly to tho woman's mind for tho child's sake. Perchance she was animated by tho hopo that Bhe would make a friend of this man—she who needed a friend so sorely. Tho groat car camo slowly up to 'Jic- cottage. Desdy standing as It came to a halt, and beginning already to tell ...
FREAK TROUSERS AMERICAN IDEA RIDICULED. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
FREAK TROUSERS AMERICAN IDEA RIDICULED. Some of us (says "The Daily Tele graph" of January 7) remember Mr Walter Passmoro's exultant exclama tion In "The Earl and the Girl"—"It ain't the coat wot makes tho man; why, demme, it'a tho trousers." So, evi dently, think certain sartorial experts In America, when they suggest, as we are told, that fashion is about to pro scribe to the "nuts" on the other side, nether garments that shall be "slashed'-' or "slit," Just as women's skirts are, according to the prevailing vogue. Of course, the prospect of "slashed" trou sers opens up—as it wore—endless pos sibilities, even to tho average male mind. Wo seem to see visions of open work socks vastly more elaborately embroidered than they arc now in Dudeland. Also do there seem to loom up enchanting dreams of fairy foot wear, bejewelled shoe-strings, and dainty garters—with, perhaps, a bit of airy frilling thrown in. For, once you open the floodgates of fashion at the trousers seams from the knee d...
INVENTIONS OF 1913 [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
INVENTIONS OF 1913 ' During the year just closing 30,000 applications have been made for patont.s In tho United Kingdom* tlie total being practically tho same as last year (says "Tbo Dally Neiws and Leader"). Aeronautics have once more attracted the attention of the ingenious, some five hundred of the applications dealing with flight. But locomotion on terra flrma is still found In the foremost place, over 2000 applications having been filed for patents relating to rail ways and motor and other road vehi cles. More than one fortune has been built upon a simple idea—boot protectors are a case In point. .There arc no indica tions that the simple inventions of 1913 will produce a golden harvest, but there aro many of great interest. One In a papor wardrobe, consisting of an airtight bag made of paper, in which wen ring apparel may be enclosed. Since the Invention of tho campslool cnlhipslblo articles have been patonted. j This year the articles coming under : this head include a collap...
A Friend Advised Her. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
A Frfend Advised Her. The following letter from Mrs. Tho mas L'rowii, of Healesville Vic., will prove interesting to many of our readers:— "Some time ago I Buffered from a severe attack of kidney complaint. The first symptoms were great weak ness and emaciation with terrible Pain all over my body, especially across my back. .My 'Whole body was racked with pain and I could get but little case day or night. Medicines were prescribed for mo, but failed to do me any good. I cared very little what became of me, I was so weak and miserable. I had nearly given up all hops when a friend advised me to try Warner's Safe Cure. I commenced to take It and derived great benefit from taking the contents of the first ibottle. I continued to take the medicine, getting stronger ind 'better every day. I 6oon regain ed my former strength and energy, the pains all left me, and I seemed to have a new lease of life. I am now quite strong and happy." "Warner's Safe Cure Is a wonderful remedy In cases of ki...
THE RETURN OF DAVY [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
THE RETURN OF DAVY (By Archlo Gllkison In "Tho Glas gow Weekly Hcrnld.") When Davy returned from (thread aftor an absence of some fifteen yonrs ho had groat difficulty In locating tha wheroabouts of his ono and only rela tive, his brother Androiv; but, dogged und painstaking Inquiry won tho day and Davy learned, through a sourco which ho least expected of being of liny value, that his brothor Andrew resided at Mossvalo Villa, Swankhill road, W. To tills address Davy ac cordingly bont his. steps ono evening hla big deop chest tingling with a varl cty of emotions. "My word," ho muttered, as his Cye foil upon Mossvalo Vllln, standing In all Its Jorry built majesty In Its own grounds, "my word. If this Is Aundra's liooso he's get tin' on In the world But It's Inconceivable. Thls'll bo wan o' thao boardln'-hooBco, and I'll wager Aumlra'a only wan o' tho lodgers " In response to his ring - the brass bell-pull had such an immacuiato polish that ho was almost afraid to touch It— the door wa...
AEROPLANE ON ROOF [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
AEROPLANE ON ROOF Paris has got over being surprised at the sight of Hying machines (says "Lloyd's Weekly News" of January 18), but the population of Javel, a working quarter between the Eiffel Tower and the aerodrome of Issy-les-Moulineuax, got excited last week when they saw an aeroplane plunge downwards' over the streets and finally crash on to the roof- of a factory in the Rue Saint Charles. There was a rush to the fac tory, for it was feared that the accident was serious, but the crowd were met by the aviator, M. Gilbert, who, quit© eaJm, and without a scratch, was de scending the stairs, which he had reached through the hole made in the roof by the falling aeroplane. M. Gilbert said his engine had failed. He looked about for a landing-place, but could see nothing but houses, factories, and market garden plots. The broad road would have served his purpose, but there were a number of children scattered along it. staring in wonder at the aeroplane so close above them. As a last r...
SCENE AT A STATION ATTEMPT TO RESCUE PRISONER [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
SCENE AT A STATION ATTEMPT TO RESCUE PRISONER A desperate attempt made to rescue a prisoner at Stratford main station, on December 18 (says "The Dally Tele graph" of January 6) was recalled at West Ham police court yesterday, when Charles Woodward, alias Percy Weeks, 35, a ilsh salesman, of 23 Cres cent road, Upton Manor, and Walter Burling", 34, coatcrmonger, of 12 Broad street, Stratford, wero charged with obstructing police-constable William Hubbard, 175K, while In the execution of his duty. Mr E. B. Knight prosecuted for the Police Commissioner; Mr J. W. Rich ards defended Woodward, and Mr W. Daybell represented Burling. Mr Knight, in his opening statement, said a man named Johnson, sent for trial to Chelmsford for pocket-picking at Ilford skating rink, was being con veyed to Chelmsford. There was a desperate and regular plot to rescuo him, and If ho had been got away, he would have been whisked away In a motor car which was at the station in waiting. Constable Ilubbard, one of ...
NEW YEAR'S DAY CUSTOMS [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
NEW YEAR'S DAY CTJSTOMfl | It Is surprising how many quaint customs and bollofs concerning Now New Year's Day still survive in out of-tho*wny places (says "Tho Westmln Btcr Gazotto"). Ono ot tho oldest cus toms, which originated In ancient Rome. Is tho giving of presents. This custom Uourished at the English Court until tho seventeenth century, and stlH exists In Scotland. A strango belief In some parts of the country Is that no washing must bo dono on Now Year's Dav for fear of washing somo mombor of the family out of existence during tho ensuing year. From Cornwall comos a r.uporatititlon which tells how to ensuro a plentiful supply of money. On New Year's Eve a coin is placed outsido iupon the window-sill and must not be | taken in until tho Now Year; monoy I will then continue to como In all the year. (It is not advlsablo to put your Ivoin on tho sill of a ground-floor win dow, or money may go out Instead of coming In!) I
SAFETY IN AIR THE NEW STABILISER. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
SAFETY IN AIR THE NEW STABILISER. Mr Orvllle Wright's prediction about the popularity and cheapness of aero planing as a national pastime in 1914 (says the New York correspondent of "The Daily Telegraph") is endorsed by many people here, who believe that a really efficient "stabiliser" will shortly be placed on the market. The Ameri can Inventor's device, so successfully tested at Dayton, Ohio, as described al ready in "The Dally Telegraph," con sists of a compensating appliance at tached to the steering post, which, when the machine suddenly dips or swerves, automatically tips the wings nnd rudder to the proper positions. Mr Wright mado seven circles without touching any of the controlling levers. Several times the craft appeared to be diving, but on cach occasion righted it self automatically. The flights were mado on the fifth anniversary of the winning of the Michelln trophy by Wilbur Wright, In France. To-day a daily aeroplane passenger service wns . inaugurated between Tampa, ...
POETRY POPULAR [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
POETHY POPULAK "Jacob Omnium." In "The Book seller," states that Mr Harold Monro, who courageously started tho Poetry Book Shop In Devonshire street, Theo bald's road, Just twelve months ago, is able to declare himself quite satisfied with the result ot the first year's work ing of the experiment The reading room, it appears has been so much appreciated that people have some times had to be turned away through lack of seating accommodation, and, in the more practical matter of sales, encouraging business appears to havo been done
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
ASSURANCE GO. LTD. ESTD. 178Z FIRE. AOOIDENT. EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY. LOSSES PAID EXCEED £85j000,60a Loom bv DUSH FIRES and b> LIQHTMTKQ an* madb good by th!» Oompany. AQENTS~WANTED. viqtqrian 45i T0 471 BOURKE ST., fiifflti melbourhe. □ALGETY A CO. LTD.. AQEBT8. POISONED CAKE EATEN In returning a verdict of "Acciden tal death." after the inquiry at v. est Ham on Saturday, into the death of Albert Challlngsworth. IS months, who ate a pleco of poisoned cako intended for rats, tho Jury (says "Lloyd's Weekly News" of January IS). sug gested that the sanitary authority TO NEWSPAPER PROPRIETORS. SECOND-HAND TYPE CASES (in Good Order), Lower and tjppor, Double and Treble. For Sale, Cheap" COUNTRY PRESS CO-OPERATIVE CO. LTD, THE EXCHANGE, MELBOURNE. should be informed of the occurrence. They warned the ratcatcher to be more careful how he left his cakes about in future. The baby's parents live in Cleaner road, Custom House, and the mother said that when she took the house about six months...
TOMATO TOAST. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
TOMATO TOAST. Thro© tomatoes, ono ounce of butte?, ono sbnlot, ono egg, brown breadorumbs, pepper and salt. Dip tho tomatoes in boilmjC water and remove thp skins; chop tliem wftlt slmlot; and fry in tbo butter five miniitee. Add the beaten egg and. peppor and salt to taste, and stir over tho firot till' thick. Spread on toast, oprinklo with breadorumb9u
A BOGUS CAPTAIN [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
A BOGUS CAPTAIN j An emulator of tlio famous Koeponlck was yesterday sentenced at the East Kent Quarter Sessions at Canterbury to five years' penal servltudo (says "The Dailv Telegraph" of January 7). Pri soner, who was described as Albert Smith, alias Brown, alias Parick Mur phy, mariner, aged 50, pleaded not guilty to stealing a watch and other trinkets from a SwaleclifCo lady. In the courso of a remarkable sketch of his career ho mentioned many great achievements, Including tho gaining of the Victoria Cross, which ho claimed to have performed. Even more extraor dinary was tho version of tho same career given by the pollco subsequently. Evidence of the prosecutrix was that Smith camo to her house at Swalecllffe, Wliitetable, on November SO, and asked for lodgings, representing that ho was Captain Brown, and that he had been recommended to her by a Captain Col lins. In reply to a request for a de posit ho promised to let her have It the following morning. Tho next day, hear ing tha...
BLIND VICAR OF LYTHAM [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
BLIND VXCAK OF LYTX1AM The Rev. Canon Hawkins, M.A., has ; announced that after holding the ofllce of Vicar of Lythnm for forty-four years he was about to lay down the burden of pastoral duty. For twenty-two years, according to "The British Weekly". Canon Hawkins has besn blind, but never has a man borne an affliction more bravely. He has never shirked any duty belonging to his oftice, and with the years he had steadily grown in the breadth of his outlook on all public questions. He has lived on the most cordial terms with his Free Church neighbors, and has done much to strengthen good feeling among all classes in the community. He was the head and front of most public movements, and his large charity will only be discovered as the days show the need for timely help in vari ous directions.
LONDON TRAFFIC MAGNITUDE OF PROBLEM [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
LONDON TRAFFIC MAGNITUDE OP PROBLEM Tho sixth annual report or the Lon don Traffic Branch of tho Board of Trade, -issued last week as a Blue Book (Cd. 7190), indicates (say "The Times" of Janaury 16) the magnitude of the problem confronting the traffic authori ties of London. After Riving details of the area and population of Greater London, the report explains that tho Outer Suburban Ring-, with a radius from tho centro of London to tho cir cumference of about 30 miles, comprises an extra 2115 square miles approxim ately, with an additional 1,210,788 in habitants, giving In all a total popula tion of 8,471,146 to be considered, spread over an area of 2S08 square miles. This vast population exceeds not only the population of Ireland, Scotland, and the Commonwealth of Australia seve rally, but even exceeds that of the Do minion of Canada, with an area of 3,730,000 square miles and a population in 1911 of 7,205,000. A very interesting table shows the enormous growth in tho numbers of ...
CRIMEAN VETERAN STIRRING CAREER. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
CRIMEAN VETERAN STIRRING CAREER. At the inquest, hold at Woolwich yes terday, on Thomas Squires, 83, a pen sioner from tho Royal Engineers, who lived at Westdale road, Plumstead, a son of the deceased man (says "Tho Daily Telegraph" of January 7) stated that deceasod enlisted In tho Royal Sap pers and Miners (subsequently the Royal 'Engineers) in 1847, and was dis charged in 1871. Over eighteen of his 2;? years of servico was spent abroad. Ho first took part In tho first Kaffir war, and on returning from tho Capo he volunteered for servico in tho Cri mean War, and was present at Iho slogo of Sebastopol and other engagements. Ho was one of tho first to go to tho Crimea, and one of tho last to leavo. He held tho first Kaffir, Crimea, and Turkish medals, and possessed threo good-conduct badges; ho retired with tho rank of sergeant. Despite his long j war scrvico ho was never wounded. ! The evidence as to Squlres's death showed that at tho end of November ! deceased was knocked down by ...
QUEEN'S UMBRELLA [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
QUEEN'S UMBRELLA Queen Mary was the central figure j in an amusing- incident on Monday, 1 (says " Lloyd's Weekly News" of January IS), when she paid a sur prise visit to Norwich and spent seve ral-hours in the city visiting the shops, the cathcdral, the bishop's palace, and the castlc. Her Majesty was accom panied, by Princess Mary and Princes ' Henry and John, the party motoring over from Sandringham. After taking, luncheon with the bishop the Royal' visitors were shown over tho cathedral. In tho afternoon they went into the city and did somo shopping, and afterwards visited tho castle museum, which was opened by tho King whon Duke of York, nearly twonty years ago. Her Majesty was with him on that occasion, and she was now de lighted to renew her acquaintance with this historic building. Sho went into tho dungeons, and on tho ram pints, and expressed herself as charmed with the view from that ex alted position. Tho young Princes In particular enjoyed tho visit. An embarrassing Inci...
Grit for the Fowls. [Newspaper Article] — Gordon, Egerton and Ballan Advertiser — 13 March 1914
Grit for the Fowls. Some people havo the impression that it ia not necessary to supply grit to fowls which aro on frco range, as the birds will find sufficient for their meds. ThiB may bo true when there ia a grave] road or seashore, etc., near by to which the fowls havo access; otherwise not. In a month's time a largo dock of f> wis daily foraging over the • arao space will clear away all the tui«ablo grit from a largo area. . Unless the folws can range where there is an unlimited supply of gvifc, it will be nocessary to provide the i with a Bupply after a certain length «¥ time no matter how much range thoy enjoy. On land whero poultry had never been kept ebforo, a tlcok might pess:biy get along for several yearn wHh tho grit which the fowls coulu «vt. hand/ but except in favored 'aituat.ons tho grit supply rnns out. So the' poultry keeper must rupnly tho lack. G'nt may bo bought, as thero aro many brands in tho market. Hut with a grit mill and the material, tho poultry fanner ...