Tag Archives: Advertorial

Don’t Neglect Your Skin! – Mr Albert Nutt – Tortured By Chilblains

‘Don’t neglect your skin! Rub Zam-Buk in and avoid winter skin troubles.’ Mr. Albert Nutt, of 65 Ashmore Street Erskineville could no longer attend work for the pain he experienced in his feet from chilblains. Mr. Nutt’s mother let a … Continue reading

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Arnott’s Milk Arrowroot Biscuit Children – Phillip and Hurbert Webb

In 1922 and again in 1924 Phillip Carlyle Webb and Hurbert John Webb of 14 Victoria Street Erskineville, aged 5 years 9 months and 3 years 5 months respectively appeared as ‘Arnott’s Milk Arrowroot Biscuit Children’ in two substantial illustrated advertisements. Searches … Continue reading

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A Startling Incident! Miraculous Escape and Salvation of a Railway Guard

‘Five to ten drops of “Fishers Phospherine” in water after meals is the greatest aid to digestion known.’ Mr. George Bewley of “Trelawney” Erskineville was in a shocking state before consuming four bottles of Fisher’s Phospherine (and a bottle of Fisher’s … Continue reading

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Once more the Easter holidays and the Show

‘Once more the Easter holidays and the Show – but to the kiddies the Circus is the magnet. They return home full of brilliant ideas of juggling and feats of strength.’ For no other reason than today being the first … Continue reading

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A Sydney Housewife’s Dreadful Bilious Bouts

‘Could not keep food on her stomach – Tortured by back pains – Heart affected – Laid up for days together, and life was a burden.’ BILE BEANS RESTORE PERFECT HEALTH Poor Mrs. Charlotte Moore – suffering an affliction of … Continue reading

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Nature’s Danger Signals – Mother Seigel’s Syrup

‘There is no form of indigestion or biliousness that will not yield to Mother Seigel’s Syrup.’ Mr. Thomas Butler of 41 Flora Street Erskineville suffered horribly from severe indigestion and stomach cramp before finding relief from a bottle of Mother … Continue reading

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Liver and Kidney Troubles – A Sydney Woman’s Trials

Here follows the story of Mrs. Ada Lord of 45 George Street (now 45 Charles Street) and the wonderful results she obtained from taking Dr Morse’s Indian Root Pills (there is more information about Dr Morse’s Indian Root Pills here). These … Continue reading

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‘Glenbrook’ 6 Union Street: A Miracle of Miracles – An Erskineville Sensation

‘Glenbrook’ (6 Union Street Erskineville) is located on the eastern side of Union street, not far from the intersection of Union Street and Erskineville Road. The following advertorial for ‘Gould’s Tiny Tonic Pills’ brings to us the story of Mrs. Messer and … 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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