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NOVEL USES FOR PAPER. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 3 January 1914
NOVEL USES FOR PAPER. Germany . manufactures annually ; 425,000 tons of paper; England, 260,000 tons; France; 190,000 tons; .Austria, 165,000 tons; and Italy, 120,000 tons. But the United -States makes and uses more paper than all Europe, the annual production amounting ' to 1,300,000 tons. A French journal men tions the" following novel uses of paper .In America::— ' Roofs of paper and compressed wood pulp have proved successful. A Chicago firm:makes paper garments which are so light, flexible, and con-' venient that they are largely used in hospitals. The paper la made of the bark of the paper mulberry tree, and is tub-sized, and finely scraped. Sev-. era! sheets are superposed and sewn J together. The garments have narrow ' woollen bindings, buttons,- buttonholes, and other fastenings. Paper c'gare are made by Bteeping paper pulp for ten days in a decoction of cigar clip pings, passing it between cylinders, and rolling the.sheets into the form of a cigar. Paper, bottles and grain...
MARRIED EACH OTHER ELEVEN TIMES. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 3 January 1914
MARRIED EACH OTHER ELEVEN I TIME8. I To bemarried to each other eleven times In. the npace of four years has been the novel experience of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Vernon. The marriage ceremonies have been performed In as many different countries. Asked1 why lie and his wife had been married so often, Vernon-said It was a sort of hobby with them, and they took the step as a precaution be cause In some foreign countries mar riages performed In others are not re cognised , He and his wife were first married In Columbus, Ohio, in 1909; then In Montreal in 1910; in England, Scot land, Wales, France, Germany, Bel gium and Russia In 1911; in . Sydney, Australia, in 1912; and In Vera Cruz, Mexico, In 1913 They hold marriage Certificates of all these weddings, and the display Is unique - In some of the countries where-they were married they did not understand a .word the officiating clergyman was saying, but simply nodded their heads when they thought the time had come to make the responses ' "Wli...
III. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 3 January 1914
Chantrey stepped out of the lift at the third floor of that huge block of city ofllces Known as Brandon Houso, and hurried along the corridor. An lio turned a corncr sharply he ran Into an ofllce-cleanor who was com ing out of a room with a bucket an.l bvoom lu-her hands. "Oh, I beg your pardon," he Bald. Sho stared blankly at him for a moment and then Bank back against Lao wall, halt fainting. He Belzetl her by- the arm to prevent her from failing, and as ho did so ho caught, sight of her palo, haggard face. "Jessie!" ho cried. - "JesBle!" His gaze was fixed on her wonder ingly, as though he was not buco whether ho was the victim of some trick of the senses. But no, there was no mistake. Very gently he took the bucket and broom from her feeble grasp and led her to a window ledge where she could sit down. ' "I am afraid this unexpected meet ing has given you a great shock," ho said sympathetically. "Do you feel better now?" "Yes, thank you," she murmured. Clerks hurrying along the c...
IV. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 3 January 1914
Eustace Chantrey, clad in a warm Norfolk suit, and with.his dog at his lieels/ tramped steadily up the long slope. His breath formed little white clouds in the keen air, and he was Ail ed with a Joy of physical well-being. But his mind was not in harmony with lila senses. So far his plans to restore Elsa to her mother had fail ed. Warley had got wind of the in quiries that were being made for him, and, without guessing the object of | them,. he had thought it prudent to disappear from his usual' haunts. Chantrey was cut to the &lt;]uick by t'.ia sight of Jessie's silent suffering, and it Increased his pain to know • that for the present his efforts to help he4* had failed. He paused at .the tpp of the hill and gazed down Into the valley. About a- mile off, snugly tucked away in a fold of the hilla, lay: the- village of Sllvordale wrapped in a snowy mai tle. Always the place held its charm for him, ' and to-day • he "gazed at it with looka almost of' affection as hla thoughts...
Fun and Fancy. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 3 January 1914
Fun ftn4 Fancy. 4 aignificant inscription >n » Western ce;u« tory-—" Tile editor wna In," A good constitution in like a money-box, Iho raluo is not known till it is broken. Chicago is intending to build a Burnt itfctuo, doubtless ic commemoration ol tin big firo. It ia curious liow much faster an omnibtu goes when yoii aro running after it than it jjoes yotj at$ iftW, " ' ' : Tito next tuoret thing to having a poor ro tation who borrows money of you in to have a rich one who will never lond you any. Enfant terriblo—11 And did they go into the trk two bv two ?" Mamma—" Yes, dearest." Enfant Terrible—" Well, who Vent in wltW auntie f A phvslolan showed«friend a recent pur ehaio that he had made to the way of a skcls
THE BELLS OF SILVERDALE (All Rights Reserved.) [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 3 January 1914
THE BELLS OF SILVERDALE] By Harry Stone. vtAll Righto IloBervod.) liuBtaco Chautrey crumpled up his newspaper and throw It uway with an impatient gesture. "I'm beginning to liato the word Christmas," ho muttered Irritably. 'It's nothing but Christmas. There's positively no escapo from It anywhere. Christmas In Paris—Christmas at the seaside—Christmas on the Rivlora. I suppose it'll bo Christmas in Sahara next." lie rose slowly from tho reposeful dopths of his easy chair and stood with his back to tho llro. The shaded reading lamp mnde a bright circlo of light, leaving tho rest of the room In obscurity. Everything around him spoke of luxurious comfort, arid yet as ho stood musing he became con scious of a vague, chilly presence. It was nothing—it was intangible—but lie felt It there. Its name was—Lone liness. A ghost of a shiver ran lightly over his skin. The shaded room lost its air of cosiness, and halt-meclianic ally he switched on more lights. His thoughts did not flow in pleas a...
BREAKING THE COLD [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 3 January 1914
BREAKING THE CCI.T Sewell Ford, in a r^RCiit book, hu aioroualy (lodcribes one n ay -\t breaking 1 v"'t to baiter, IJIuq Blaws, the colt in tlio story, was owned by n farmer. Ue had been frightened by the lirst at tempt lo I-wile him, and had broken may. Ha was promptly declared to :o a vicious colt, flic method described s often ndopted in this country. " We'll tamo him I" Baid Farme! 'orkiiis. Under his coat lie hid a stout hsKer and a heavy bull whip. Then, :i»iding a grain measurp temptingly before him, ho climbed the pasture (•jr. CO. In ;'io measure were onts, which lu rutllod ueduclivrly. Also, lie called mildly and persuasively. flluo Bln7.es was suspicion?. Four times lie allowed the farmer to como almost within .-caching distnuco, only to turn and holt witli a snort of alarm just at thg initial moment. At last he concluded he must have just 011c la_t» of those oats. "Come, eollie! Nice coltio!'' cooed tlio man in a strained but conciliating •oice. Blue I!la7.es planted him...
II. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 3 January 1914
"Mr. Warley wishes to see you, """Show' him in, please," replied Chantrey. " . . Ho spoke quite calmly, Hut for hours past every flbro of his being hud been tingling in dreaded antici pation of this visit. He rose to Uls feet and stood look ing, at tho door expectantly, courage and resolution written on blB Arm, masterful features. _ The door opened and Reuben Wai ley entered the room. The two men looked at each other coldly and with, the air of duellists judging .an op ponent's skill. No word of friend / groetlng crossed their lips. Thor j was a devil-may-caTe smile on War ley's handsome, but dissipated face. "I won't aslc you to sit down in my house," began Chantrey, quietly' bu. emphatically. "Between us two there Is no need for any beating about the bush. Say what you have to say as briefly as possible." "Very.■well, then," retorted Warley liercely, "I want my child." Chantrey felt a sharp pang at the heart as though lie had been stabbel, but he nerved himself, and there was no ...
TEACH HOUSES TO WALK FAST [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 3 January 1914
TJJACH HOUSES TO WALK FAST The walk of a young horso is largely intlueiiced by the driver. If you put i hur.se into llio caro of a bIow,~ man, or if a young bor.se is driven by ,i slow, careless man, the animal will iLN[uire a habit of slow motion that it •rill bo difficult to overcome. In a iii'.jurity of cases a slow, trailing gait imiicj really harder work for the horse. V moderately quick walk, with at loast .11 ordinary farm work, eihausts thf ininiid less than a slow gjqit. Anothoi ,>oint that should always be considered s that wlirn a hoiv.e is allowed to got .nto the hnli t o; iiioving slowlv ho be .oines aged anu incapacitated before !iis natural limo; his joints i(iid sincur&lt; 'jocoiiio stiif a:nl contracted, and he ij less valuable. not unly to his owner fci use, but must up sold at a much lowei price if placed upon the market. So fur as conditions will permit, s roung horte that is being trained foi vork should be worked with an oldoi uiimal that has been tr...
ERRORS IN STATUES. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 3 January 1914
ERRORS IN STATUES. Some of the statues in public places are notable for certain unique'sym bols or glaring errors in modelling. One of the former kind is the statue of Sir Anthony-Ashley at Wlmborne, Dorset. Carved out of a stone at the feet of the figure Is a faithful repre sentation' of a cabbage, indicating' that Sir Anthony ..introduced that vege table from Holland into England. Even more peculiar is' the carving on one of the four panels on the Queen Victoria statue in Oeorge;Bquare, Glas gow. "the subject Ms the'knightlng of James Anderson, then Loi u Provost of that city. As no.&word waB available, the ceremony was performed with an umbrella,.and,$9 substitute has been copied by the sculptor. This same sta tue Is Incorrect In one Important de- [ tail. The stately poso of the horse Is negatived by the position of the hind legs—a position which is only possible when a horse is racing at full speed. Perhaps the worst equestrian statue in the world is that.erected In fron...
NOW TO KEEP HORSES HEALTHY [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 3 January 1914
-now TO KEKP HOUSES IIEALTHV Tho Karrow dimensions of U'.nnj it all j arc n positive crudity to the iniiu. They aro built tco narrow ts -•liable him to extend bis limbu whcL .•onvoniont. He is compelled, whon in t recumbent position. to dotiblo tip his imlis under liirn, ami his lege arc thui tept cramped, when they should be loinpletely at rest. Fivo feet is narrow mulish U.t eiiiglo stalls. Uox stall* permit the animal to choose Ilia posi -.i'.-ii, mid change it at leisure. Comfort is essential to health, and it s evident that llio animal cannot be :oinfort.*iblo when closely tied in a nar row stall. Tho stall should be kept ilean, and tho floor daily sprinkled rith some good absorbent, to absorb ;lio foul odours continually arising. Absorbents are not generally used free ,y eii'i'igh about stables. lirjides having pure air for the ani unl to breathe, n stable that is stored lull of liay and grain sliuuld bo kept (veil ventilated and clean, that tho im purities of tho air may not ...
Ah Sin's Analogy. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 3 January 1914
Ah Sin's Analogy. A cemetery "official was one of a party which attended the funeral at Birkenhead of a Chinaman from a lo cal laundry. Ho evinced a great deal of Interest In the curious, services at the graveside, and noticed that, among other things, a roasted duck was left there by the dopartlng mourners. Calling one of the Chinamen, aside, he asked: "Why did you leave that duck on the grave? Do you think the dead mail will'come out and'eat It?" "Yeppee," replied the laundryman; "alleo samee as le white deadee man come and smellee Howlers." •
HORSE JOTTINGS. HORSES' SENSE OF SMELL. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 3 January 1914
HORSE JOTTINGS. HORSES' SENSE OP SMELL. A horso will leavo musty hay u« juched in his manger, however hun :i . Ho will not driulc of water jfcjce ■ionablo to his rjuustioning sniff, how ttui- thirsty. His intelligent aostri) f1!! widen, quiver and quury ovor the 'f.inticst bit ofTored by tho fnircsfc of amis, with coaxings that would make t mortal shut his eyes ar&lt;^ »wallow . mouthful at a gulp. A maro is novor silisfu'd by oithor sight or whinnoy hat her colt is really her own until ho h.-.j a certified nasal proof of the act. A blind horso will not allow the ipror.ch of any stranger without 5I10W ng signs of anger not safely to be dis carded. This distinction is oridently i.uiv by tho senso of smell, and at a •niMiU'ralik" distance. Iiliiiu horses, as t rt:!e, will gallop wildly about a pas urc without striking tho surrounding I oiic-cs. Tho senso of smell informs ncm &lt;>f it-, proximity. Others will rl.jn loorened from tlio stable, 5 .'iroct to ante or bar...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 3 January 1914
IT NEVER FAII^H, *iForye&lt;>ra vfo havo bopn ming Ohami bcrlain's Cough Romedy," Hays Air Herbert A. Woodhea'l, Wontworth, N.S.W. il Wg have six children and never use anything else for the treatment of coughs, colcfs, an . bronchial complaints. I confidently recom0 mend Chamberlain's Uough Remedy t everyone, more especially to parents, wh° like myself have young children's health t?. safeguard. It never fails to give relict' i11 all coses." • • ,v' - N * y'flldMhy UL .J. llo^an a^d J. R. Gjreig, |tprckpupe^." WHQOPIIfC COUQII. *• My little boy had whooping QQitgh very l^dly, says Mrs A« H'endowon, The iVoply'a H^uro, 47 J^gon Rd„ Mornington, N.Z. "I tried several cough iiicdioino3 without any of them doing him any good, 1 then I tried Chamberlain's Cough Remedy 1 and he got immediate relief. Since then I have always kept a bottle of this wonder ful medicine by mo and reoommend it to cvoryone." , Sold by T. J. Bohnn an^ J. R. (Jvejg, ! fc^orV^ceptrt*. *' * '* " * • ' • )...
HANDY LAND MEASURE. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 3 January 1914
tlAUOY LAND MEASURE.' • » - ■ • - i'o aid farmers in arriving at accuracy in estimating the amount of land in dif ferent fields under cultivation, the fol» ' lowing table is given5 yards wid# by 96S yards long contains one acre ; 10 yards wide by 484 long contains one acre ;'40 yards wide by 121 long con tains one acre ; 70 yards wide by 160 long contains one acre j 60 feet wide by 729' feet long contains one acre ; 91J feet wide by 397 long contains one acre; 130 feet wide by 363 long contains one icie; 2:0 feel wide by 181J long con tains one (icre ; 440 leet wide by 99 long contains 'one acre ^
THE FARM. FRENCH METHODS AND CUSTOMS. [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 3 January 1914
THE FARM. FKRNOH METHODS AND* CUSTOMS. As cD9 who kaowB dairyfarmins :iirut!gh a lifetime ot close contact-, j:itl who has' had the privileges for the Inst two anil • half Tears of in vestigating the methods and customs in vogue in France, I may bo per mitted to sliow what nccest-lty has compelled all through t!>9 French provinces. In the first place, it- hus compelled the Frcnrh dniry-cow pro prietors, v.hich practically means every small owner and occiipi-.r ot inn.l, to stall-feed their cattle/Wliat •rasa land there may be on the hold ing is always under the scytha. Grass* and its usually accompanying herbage grows very early and comes akug very quickly. In Franco on a may see second-crop gross in full bloom nnl odoriferous v.iiii • pollen b7 the middlo of June in some parts. Her# near where this note is bJ-'n,-; writ tin. a water meadow cn the out skirts of the to'.vn li.-.s been tinier its fourth heavy cron of lucerne grass. Yet hero tiio late droiglit has been fully as seve...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 3 January 1914
f I SUMMER COMPORTS. Camp Stretchers, Sun Blinds, Bamboo ! Blinds, Spring Boiler Blinds, Venetian Blinds, Ice Chests. - • _ r 01/DING CAM Pi STRETCHERS in besi Army Duck. folds; into a small size, lolbs weight, , v ■ J7s Oil each. ; ' DECK CHAIRS, strongly made, stout Canvas, 3s • " . *S Gd, 4s 6d; Go 9J. SPRING ROLLER BUNDS,-' conip'cto, Green, Is lid, 2s GJ SPRING ROLLER BLTNDS, complete, Green and - Cream, riversi ble, 4ttee edge, 2s fid, 3s Gd. 3s lid WHITE BAMBOO: BLINDS, with very broad laths GREEN BAMBOO BLINDS, taps 1 "edges, brass .• sheaves and cord . . 3 xG 4 x S 6x8 8x8 10 x 8;;/ - \Yhue Is 6d -2s lid 4s (id 5s lld' .-78'&lt;6d? : —Gtoen-.. 2& _&£ 6d4$?Gd, - 6s JM _ 7s ild DI:CK VERANDAH BLINDS, including Roller, Uords, Pullejb and Lath at fop 4 x 8 6 x 8 8 x S 10 x 8 12 x S lis Gd I4s Gd I9s fid 25s 28s fid • EXTENSION WINDOW ELY SCREENS, extends to 38in x 24in, 3s 6d-each EXTENSION WINDOW FLY SCREENS, extends (0 36in x. I8in, 3s 3d each FLY DCOR...
WEDDERBURN [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 3 January 1914
WEDDERBURN [From Oar Own Correspondent.] Mr George Smith, the well known butcher of this town, met with a nasty accident. He was just about to seat himself in I his cart when the horse, which i is inclined to be restive, suddenly bolted. Mr Smith was thrown under the wheel just beeind the horses heels and dragged some distance. Dr Hinder, who hap pened to be in the street, gave the injured man some attention until Dr Taylor returned from the country. Mr Smith had one arm broken, several ribs, and some superficial injuries to the face. '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Korong Vale Lance and North West Advertiser — 3 January 1914
V ~~ Messrs. M'Kean, M'Gregor and Co., Auctioneers, BENDIGO, BEG to announce to the farmers and graziers and the public generally that they will conduct Monthly Sales of Stock at Montgomery's Yards, - .........KORONfi VALE, Every Fourth Friday. OpeninaoSale-Day— 28th November. P. W. FAHEY, Local Agent. MESSES E. HOLMES MUIR : & J. E. crapp; (formerly Muir, C'rapp ami Russell.) Surgeon Dentists, Of Cromwell House, corner of Collins and UiiBHt'll Streets, Melbourne. BK(J to Announce limb their Mr Crapp may be consulted at Wedderburn On Tuesday, I'nd Dec. (nil day) at MR' M'GIliBOXY'S PHARMACY, and at Korong Vale On Wednesday, "rd J)ec., from D a.m. till 3 p.m., at SCULLY'S HOTEL. COUNTRY - VISITORS Will find suitable accomodation at the SAMDRST HOTEL .MARKET SQUARE, BENDIGO. Spacious Rooms. Situation Central. 'Moderate Tarifi. C. H. DARBY, Proprietor. 100 VEHICLES, New & Secondhand To Select from. Call and Inspect. H. S&nneman and Sods MARKET SQUARE, Bendigo. B...