Category Archives: Baldwin Street

Why women age faster than men: Dr Morse’s Indian Root Pills – Mrs. W. Callaway – completely cured after a long period of suffering from kidney complaints

What is there in life more tragic than the young woman who soon after marriage begins to fade and prematurely shows the sign of age, while her husband keeps his youthful health and vigour. The careworn wife and the youthful … Continue reading

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Mrs. Sophia Huxley – the hundredweight hoisting 90 year old

They don’t make them like this anymore. Back in 1935 stories appeared along the east coast of Australia from Hobart to Cairns, in tribute to the strength and longevity of Mrs. Sophia Huxley. Hailing from Condobolin and born in 1845, … Continue reading

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Neighbours Astounded – Little Girl Wonderfully Restored to Health

Where to start? Up the up the hill to number 4 Charles Street Erskineville and the story of little May Allport:   Advertisement appearing in the The Argus (Melbourne) on 20th February 1914. The story of May Allport was repeated … Continue reading

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