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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 22 January 1914
' . ' >;kn SUPERIOR SIDEBOARDS Why should you bothr-r vi.-i'ing innumerable furnisluag iu"-.::os v;hcr. all that vou* require is bcr' rurclnscd here? Our ; '. uro is modemly designed, hclh r.ev,- nnd scccJiahand.^u'tabic for L'ir.irgrooja, Drawingroom, Bsd»oc^n, nrr*. rtr.H. etc. i ou v.-:.: ^ccoL.'.se the superior quaiity and v4tue o; cv.r ur.rnensc.y varied stock v;i:w. yoa see it. There'is ncihrnc to equal it for f.ior.ey-Saving Opcciianities in Melbourne. - Correspondence Inolted. All Enquiries Pro:r\p!'■/ A.nswered. E AU.CH AMPS 319 COLLINS ST., MELBOURNE. .Take Electric Elevator), COUNTKY ORDERS SPEC!ALLY WELL PACKED. ©T A C «s^ tit®! ~v r-.vN j; Ghamh*s Gc-vgh Remedy is rv mcs i- prompt and eyitecinni medicine in &:- &L ji csmpf^Jnt. It acte Oj2 n&iarc's plxi, lycssn: H the.- covgh, relieves the lungs, cjj::o tk ii secretions and aid's nature to restors th-s nv^-sn [i tO & Iu\ ■Ji'Iiy co&dzition. r*'£>x&r.~r.*3r,uxr;c2.-?t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 22 January 1914
THE LITTLE AMBER BOTTLE. t. v\ - . 4 ! A FAMILIAR OBJECT IX THOU SANDS OF HOMES. Tko Amber BoUlo in viiicii Dr. Mori; s Indian. Hoot Pills are packed '•s probably better known as a fam -i'-ur object- about the hoino t-haji any other bot-tle o; a liko kind. It is not fee-re as an ornament, but- Sor pRSfj practical every &lt;*ay use. In the be--t regulated families the little ills of life -vill creep in. Some pieinbor of the lanuly oirolo may occasionally suSer iroin biliousntSi or indigestion, and one or the other will from time t-o time exhibit the Well-known sym ptoms of con stipation. From these little troU -r *«oald E-v^US Complaints arise, t-a. fhe .^el0P>' not be neglect ed disc^^H head ache, bad breath, 10 a d;"r°J5 tongue, ar&lt;> the index , >>(i stomach, afid the reli^u ..Kc*pinS . a safe, sure, QPPaivnt. V--nfC,1y 111 vhi llouse is 'fe more PV,1 7lioWlllg such a cour&e iit ■> /'"; C!15;Ve method of calling sarv" d 01 bo quite unntv-es...
ARTIFICIAL SILKS. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 22 January 1914
ARTIFICIAL SILKS. Artificial oi 11&lt; is fast comit\y to bo a heavy important textile material, and is being used in ever-increasing r,Ma:i tities by tlif trade. It i? employed as an adjunct not only to the silk industry itself, but in connection with wool and cotton in the preparation of fabrics. It is even being: used in knitted goods and hosiery in combination with cotton and mercerised cot tun. The dyer there fore is meeting" more and more with this product, and, as there are threo different kinds of artificial silks in gen eral use, and as these different variet ies possess certain differences hi struct ure and quality, it really becomes a question of considerable importance *-■> the dyer to know one variety from ano ther. This is more especially import ant because 0110 silk may stand a treat ment which would bo fatal to another. The three artificial silks now to bo met with on the market are—(1) Collodion Bilk, known also as Chardonnet, or nit rosilk. It is prepare...
FRUIT CONDITIONS IN THE OLD COUNTRY ADDRESS AT HARCOURT. SOME VALUABLE INFORMATION. MR SMART'S OBSERVATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 22 January 1914
FRUIT CONDITIONS IN THE OLD COUNTRY I a A-r-lNRESS AT HARCOURT. ; SOME VALUABLE JXFORMATTON. | j 'MR SMART'S OBSERVATIONS. On Monday night, at the conclusion •of the ordinary 'business -of die Dis trict "Count**! of the Victorian Oroh ^rdist s' Co-operative Association, at I Harcourt, Mr. A. W. Smart, ore of 'h^ 1 ••■-:•;jr.- cf the Association, who has Lite'y returned from a trip io .Eng land, addressed a large and represen tative gathering cf fruitgrowers on '.repressions gained during his trip. Mr smart, after relating some early experiences as a lad on his ur.cle's or ■hard in Tasmania, where his first im ^uessior.s, and his rirtr TJve for orch ard L'fe wore created said that after -t'3 years in the Cu'.uotns service, he had been tempted to renew his associ ation with the fruitgrowing industry, hence, he had .purchased an orchard, •which he had since sold, but he was negotiating for an'other, not quite so .large, and, so long as he had their goodwill, he hoped to remain a direc ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 22 January 1914
WHOOPING COUGH. "3iy little boy had whooping cough ••cry badly," savs Mrs. A. Henderson, iie People's S:ore, 47 Lilsen Road, .ioruiag'ton, X.Z. "I tried sever:!' uugh medicin-?' without any of them ..ui&lt;g him any good, then I tried &lt;-.iitiuyerLi.i: 5 Cough Remedy and ho !tc- r-.:LeL Since then 1 .. o a: .. I;:in ?. bottle of this won .cixil u,ie.... ii.e oy me and recommeu:: . to eve.yo«je." Sold by Geo. Clark .d Sou, V-. holesale~ Distributors. Johu Kelly, ajgumt, was committed for trial at the next sitting ol the General Sessions /by llr P. J. Dwyer, P.M., at the City Court yes , terday on a charge of fraud as an a^ent. Bail was allowed ill two t sureties of £25 each. Kelly pleaded! not Eruilty, aud reserved his de fence. Started on Nose, Feaiures Unrec ognisable. Could Not Rest for Itching and Burning, Used Cu ticura Remedies, No Return, "HayttV Belmont Kd.. MoKman, N.S.W. ' —-"A skin trouble first started on the side of my noso and quickly spread over my fa...
EUREKA TERRA COTTA CO. CASTLEMAINE THE CENTRE. BEST CLAY IN THE WORLD. COMPANY'S REPRESENTATIVES WELCOMED. FUNCTION IN MAYOR'S ROOM. INTERESTING SPEECHES. MAYOR PRESENTED WITH STATUETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 22 January 1914
EUREKA TERRA COTTA CO. « ifc— CASTLEMAINE THE CENTRE. BEST CLAY IN THE \VORLD. COMPANY'S REPRESENTATIVES WELCOMED. FUNCTION IN MAYOR'S ROOM. INTERESTING- SPEECHES. MAYOR PRESENTED WITH STATUETTE. In the Mayor's room yesterday morning' borough councillors and several prominent citizens assemb lecl to welcome representatives of the Eureka Terra Cotta and Tile Company, who are about to commence operations in this district. The company's representatives were Mr F. Sutton (Chairman of Directors), and Mr W. Miller (Secretary). The Mayor (Cr. Cornish) presided, and on behalf of the citizens ex tended a cordial welcome to the visitors. After apologising for the absence of Mr Lawson, M.L.A., aud other citizens, who wished the com pany every success, the Mayor said he was pleased to welcome such a company to the district, as their operations would be of lasting ben efit to the town. It was indeed a pleasure to know that the heaps of debris left in the search for,, gold, and which were regarde...
TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 22 January 1914
TELEPHONE EXCHANGE. Annear, J. 0. 109 9S> 103 88 64 Bacon Factory .... iriK Baker, Percy .. oq Baldwin, Wm. .. .. " '* rr Ball & Welch Pty. Ltd. .. .*! 65 Barlow, A., P.M. Hunter street " 74 Bassett Bros., Templeton street. .. 97 Bayley, E. J i? Bean, Albert B io Beckingsale, G., and Sons . 6 Beckingsale, Herbert .. iii Benevolent Asylum ,. ..] j j 49 Best, Newell and Lawson . " 4s Best, P. K '. Borland, D. M. Brotherton, Mrs. J.,' .* Brown, D. 0. .. . " Butler, W. M. 107 Carter and Amos ,. ... . .* 30 Carter and Cowling ' g^ Lastlemaine Butter Company .. 15 Castlemaine Gas Co., Oflice & Works 16 astlemaitieWoollen Co., Ltd. .. 75 Olark and Son * | g dosdale Hotel (R. O'Brien) . 114 v-orTee Palace 87 hooper, Walter .... "orbel, F: .. .. ** " ■■■■' Ocrnisli, R. M. .. '[ '' " ^ • Council Club IhoW^V'/'*"'".. .773 Court House Cowan. J '* " 52 Crawford's Corner Hotel 1. 10s 'rowder, A. ...... ' gs Cumberland Hotel KR 'am. W. V ;* " a? Dunstan, W. S. ... " 9 i.'uegan, ...
YOUNG MAN DIES IN TRAIN UNEXPECTED DEVELOPMENT. DOCTOR'S CERTIFICATE RECEIVED. POST MORTEM SHOWS DIFFERENT CAUSE. DEATH DUE TO IRRITANT. ORGANS SENT TO ANALYST. AN INQUIRY OPENED. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 22 January 1914
YOUNG MAN DIES IN TRAIN rr* UNEXPECTED DEVELOPMENT. DOCTOR'S CERTIFICATE RECEIV ED. POST MORTEM SHOWS DIFFERENT CAUSE. DEATH DUE TO IRRITANT. ORGANS SENT TO ANALYST. AN INQUIRY OPENED. An unexpected development took 'place yesterday in connection with the death of 'Herbert William Parkinson, in a railway carriage, between Har dcourt and Castlemaine on Tuesday ' night, particulars of which were pub lished in yesterday's issue of the "•Mail." Yesterday morning the father and brother of deceased arrived in C'astle malne -from .Melbourne, and by the noon, train from Echuca Mr Ro-'berts,; fattier of deceased's intended wife, re ached here. He Handed the police a certificate of death from. Dr. Moss, of ( Echuca, who 'had toeen attending de ceased, stating that death 'was duo to (1) rupture of hydatid of liver; (2) cardiac failure. Arrangements were then made by the relatives to remove the body to Melbourne. ■In the meantime, Sergeant Han cock instructed Dr. Hill to make a post-mortem exam...
LAWN TENNIS. PRESBYTERIAN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 22 January 1914
LA1VJT TEXXIS. PRESBYTERIAN CLUB. \uvaniage is being taken of the liol-! :day on Monday, by the ajbove club, to I t:| indulge in a friendly match against the j Go-den Square Methodists. Play j starts punctually at 1.30 p.m., and the xcica is to be played on the local j court. The following comprise the J • Pus'jyterian team :—Misses E. Geo- > i/ :g', E. Peasom, L. Cock, and W. i •> M'Be-ath, Messrs. R. -Gates, X. j " .V.Beath, F. O'Brien, and S. Gray. Em- j fceaci»s, Misses D. George and R. j ^ So jv'« and Mr J. ^Iuiito. j
C[?].C.C. V. ST. KILIAN'S. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 22 January 1914
r ITC.C. V. ST. KILIAX'S. A team representing the C.U.C.C. p]aved the Bendigo St. Kilian's team on the Gamp Reserve yesterday after noon. The march "'as played on the half-time principle, and the result was in favor of the locals. The -visitors, •who arrived hy the one o'clock train, vjre entertained at dinner at "Wood ward's Cafe, and during the course of ihe aiatc'h were treated to afternoon tea, supplied by local ladies. They -wore very pleased with their treat ment, and their captain, Mr Hubbard, gave expression to this feeling, while rntrning thanks,-during the interval. A. D. Freeman, who captained the C.U.C-C., • won the toss, and decided that Castlemaine should hat first. The icvals made such good use of the time at their disposal that they scored 162 runs for the loss of only four wickets. "\V. Freeman 64, ana Coldrey 51 not out, were the chief run getters. The former gave one chance, and the lat ter a couple, but, as the fielding -was her on the loose side, they ^ere nor t...
ARTIFICIAL MARBLE. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 22 January 1914
ARTIFICIAL MARBLE. A citizen of Reichemberg-, Bohemia, has invented a process for producing a -SHbstituto fnr aU classes of marble, in cluding the most highly-prized Ita.'.-.n, Egyptian, and Sab:burg' marbles. The claim is mado *hat. this product in su perior to genuine marble, being- stiY.-u;; er, more substantial, and less liable to crack or damage, and that, especially in working, bcrinjr, or in installation work, tlio dung-er of injury is much leys than with real nuu-bie, whilo it ccrtr. only one-third as rnnoh. This artificial marblo is made* partly by hand and partly bv ma oh ire. The cutting and polishing; was dona by machinery, the process being already in operation in Vienna, Berlin, j'pnnhcini, and Ham burg-.
ENTERTAINMENTS VERNE'S VAUDEVILLE CO. TOWN HALL—TO-NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 22 January 1914
I ENTERTAINMENTS VERNE'S VAUDEVILLE CO. TOWN ITALL—T O-NIGHT. . 'Mr Cecil Verne, who'will be remem bered a3 scoring a big success'with the Town Hall (Pictures Co., a few months ago, is again visiting Castlemaine, and iwi'l'l ap-pear 111 the Town Hall to-niglit 'with a lirst-class vaudeville company, consisting of e'leveu well-known met ropolitan 'performers, so lovers of this popular form df amusement will be splendidly catered for. The season is for two nights only, to-night and to-morrow night, and the programme is .full of variety, as, in ad dition to Mr Verne, the following art ists will appear :—'Chas. Pitman, a popular musician and ragtime king of the violin and cornet; Billy Maloney, the young comedian who has set Mel bourne talking, and late of Win. And erson's pantomime; Roy Vesio, the cle ver juggler; the Two V's, who bring down the house with their patter and harmony; Vivie Powers, Australia's dainty soubrette; Harry Goyle, self raising comedian (late, gaiety); Alice Bapt...
SCIENCE NOTES & NEWS. STRENGTH OF EGG-SHELLS. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 22 January 1914
| SCIENCE NOTES & NEWS. ——♦ STRENGTH OF EGG-SHELLS.; Most people are aware of the power of eggshells to resist external pressure on the ends, but not many would credit tho results of tostg recently made, which appear to bo genuine. Eight or dinary hens' eggs were submitted to pressure applied externally all over the surface of the shell, and the breaking pressures varied between four hundred and six hundred and seventy-five pounds per equaro inch. With tho stresses applied internally to twelve eggs., these gave way at pressures varying between thirty-two and sixty pounds per square inch. The pressuro required to crush the eggs varied be tween forty and seventy-five pounds. Tho average thickness of tlvo shells was thirtoen-thousandths of an inch.
THE FOUR C'S JUVENILE SPORTS' MEETING. MONDAY NEXT. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 22 January 1914
THE FOUR C S a: JUVENILE SPORTS' .MEETING. MONDAY NEXT. A general mooting of the Castlc maine Citizens' Charity Club was hold at the Town Hall last night, the vice president, Mr. II. S. Arclida.ll, presid ing over a good mus'ter, including sev eral ladies. Reports from various committees were received. The juvenile sports' committee recovtvmeuded the expendi ture of £2/12/6 as prize money for boys' and girls' races on Monday next at. the Gardens, and this'was agreed to. There is to be no entrance fee for these races. The vaudeville company reported that tho programme to be presented on Monday had been arran ged, and was an attractive one. The ladies who were in charge of the after noon tea and refreshments, reported •that complete arrangements had 'been made so that the genoral public would be liberally ca'tered ifor at a cost, of sixpence. O.lr Elvish offered the use of his pony for the miniature railway, and the offer was accepted with grati tude. The committee have received an of...
DEVICE FOR TESTING THE HARDNESS OF STEEL. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 22 January 1914
DEVICE FOLi 'J ivS TiXG THE HABD- j A very .simple device has recently "j been invented for testing the hardness j of steel hy impact. Ii consists of a tnlnilar .standard fitted with a harden- &lt; ad stool b.&lt;11 at the lower end, which i > placed upon the sieel to be tested. At the upper end of :h? standard i-s a spirit-level, hy whu-h t!ie standard may be brouyht to true vertical position. .Mounted en the standard is a cylindri cal drop-weight. This is rai^d lo the top of the standard ami then dropped, striking a weight- roc-iving bioek at the bottom of the standard, which com municates the impart to the >teel ball and makes nn indentation in the steel that is being tested. Hy measuring; rho diameter of the indentation with a cel luloid scale the hardness of the steel may be determined.
CLEOPATRA AND CHEMISTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 22 January 1914
CLEOPATRA AND CHEMISTRY. To show her iuxnrv and wealth be fore* Mark Anthony, Cleopatra dissolved pearls in the '.vine she way drinking. This act- of osu-iuntion m.ny he looked upon as an interesting little chemical experiment, proving-, as it doer, that her wine was acid and that her pearls wore nlknlino. There i* no record as to whether the pearls really &lt;!:«'. diswuhv. but- if they did they :nt:^T liavc ^:vea off carbonie and imparted a ' iir.K'' to the wine. Ayain, there was unwit ting wisdom in the action, for a wine sufficiently acid to dissolve pearls could very well si and it? aridity ueiuraii.sing with an effervayc.-n: alkr.li. Such is the scientific aspect vt this fragment of history.