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ELECTRICITY AS A BEAUTIFIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 10 March 1911
ELECTRICITY AS A BEAUTIFIER. When all our telegraphic messages are sent '"via wireless," there will still be a use for the old-fashioned ?wire, for electricity is coming more and more into use in home life. Leav ing out of count cooking and light ing, which are now achieved electri cally, the mysterious force is now powerful as an aid to beauty. It is used in electrolysis, for instance. "What is electrolysis?" I asked a beauty specialist recently, on behold ing that rather fearsome word in her circular. "It is the process of removing su perfluous hairs by electricity," she re plied. "Come and I will show you how it's done." So. taking me into a room fitted up something like a dentist's operating chamber, but not so elaborately fit ted, the beauty doctor showed me a set of cruel looking little needles at the end of an electric cord, hanging from a battery on the wall. "These needles remove the hairs," she said, "I removed my own mous tache with them. "Yes." in answer to my incredulou...
DANGEROUS DRUGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 10 March 1911
DANGEROUS DRUGS. Owing, perhaps, to the amount of rain, followed by bright hot weather, there seems to be a lot of influenza about at present, for relief from which women fly to quinine, phenace tin, and other drugs, which should only be given under a doctor's orders. An ordinary cold in the head often leads to influenza, and it should not be forgotten that these "influenza colds," as we call them, are very infectious. One coughing and sneez ing may give the complaint to those around us. Nearly everybody knows , now the symptoms of influenza, the high temperature and severe head ache being the most common. Then is the time when the drugs are re sorted to, and sometimes the effect of these is most deleterious. The best domestic remedies are rest, fresh air, and proper diet. Rest in bed until you are quite well. Do not get up too soon, or it may mean a relapse. It is the very hardest advice to follow, that command to stay in bed. The mother of a family must be always "on deck," and a ...
HINTS ON ETIQUETTE. Card Leaving. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 10 March 1911
HINTS ON ETIQUETTE. Card Leaving. A woman who has written many pages of "Answers- to Correspon dents," f-nd "Hints for the House hold," in the women's pages of week ly newspapers, said to me recently: " "One of your own and two of your husband's' is a phrase that comes mechanically from my pen when I answer etiquette queriesr in my correspondence column. The most sough t^f or piece of informa tion by women in town and country, is "How many cards should I leave ort a married lady, in making a first call?' Then the oft-conned phrase is scribbled off in reply." The "card trick." as it may fairly be called, invariably baffles begin-' ners in society's rounds, but it is very simple. An unmarried woman natu rally only leaves one card-her own when making a first call, and this for two excellent reasons. In the first place, it is not a lady's place to call on a man, so she only leaves a card 011 the wife, in the second place, she doesn't leave her husband's cards, because she hasn't got a h...
REST AS YOU GO. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 10 March 1911
REST AS YOU GO. The above should be the motto of every woman who wishes to re main young and pretty. Ten min utes' thorough rest will refresh one for the remainder of the day, but to secure a thorough rest every' muscle must be relaxed, and, a's far as pos sible. the mind should' be made a blank. When a feeling of real fatigue arises a quarter of an hour should be spent in rest with all garments loose, and after this a warm bath taken. A little eau-de-Cologne or toilet vinegar should be thrown in to the water, and after a brisk fric tion with a rough towel, a little powdered orris-root should be dab bed on the skin. A delicious sense of freshness will be experienced, and all fatigue will disappear. If you've not a shoe horn, drop your handkerchief into your shoe be fore inserting your foot, then pull tightly, and the shoe will slip on easily. A delicious cream for the hands is made thus:-Put into a gallipot half an ounce each of pure white wax and of spermacetti. and two ounces and ...
PRETTY BEDSPREADS. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 10 March 1911
PRETTY BEDSPREADS. In summer use no prettier bed spreads are shown than the cotton quilts printed 111 gay colours. These ?wash well, and make the whole room look gay, to be replaced when win ter comes by the luxurious eiderdown. Bedspreads and tablecloths of print ed cotton to match, are always in good taste. Bed draperies, when em ployed, should always be of washable material, and mantel drapes should likewise wash, and should be as sim ple as possible. Anything that is likely to keep the dust lying in its cracks or folds should be rigorously avoided in bedroom furniture. Fancy of late has swung round to the mono tone material for the covering of chairs and couches, and for the manu facture of long curtains. So we have these items made of linen or Bolton sheeting, the favourite shades being aluminium gray, fawn, purple, green, rose, blue, and ivory white, with cu shions to match, embroidered on ap plique, by way of relief, with floral sprays, birds, conventional designs, or only a ...
Sporting THE TURF. FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 10 March 1911
THE TURF. FIXTURES. The following race meetings are announced: March. 10.-Gloucester Park J.C. Races. 11.-Mandurama J.C. Races. 11.-Jerry's Plains A.R.C. Races. 11.-Oberon J.C. Races. 11.-Hampstead Picnic Races. 11.-Collector Races. 14, and 15-Queanbeyan Races. 14 and 15.-Warren J.C. Races. 15 and 16.-Castlereagh A.T.C. Meet ing (Coonabarabran). 15.-Lockliart St. Patrick's Day R.C. Meeting. 15.-Cowra II.A.C.B.S. Meeting. 15.-Berrigan St. Patrick's' Day Meet ing. ' 15.-Orange H.A.C.B.S. Meeting. 15.-Sebastopol J.C. Races. 15 and 10.-Cai-inda A.T.C. Races. 15- and 10.-Warialda Races. 10.-Gunnedali Races. 16. If.-Wee Waa Am.J.C. Races. 17.-Tyrone J.C. Races. 17.-Albion Park Races. 17.-Lake Cudgellico J.C. Races. 17.-Bland Picnic R.C. (Barmedman)._ 17.-Grenfell 1I.A.C.B.S. Race Meeting. 17.-Jerilderie St. Patrick's Meeting. 17. - Wellington Students' Picnic Races. 1/ and 18.-Sugledool J.C. Races. 18.-Denman A.R.C. Meeting. 18.-Warwick Farm Races. 20.-Narandera St. Patrick's R.C. Races. ...
Tommy Cornstalk (The name "Tommy Cornstalk," is used with due apologies to Mr. J. H. M. Abbott.) ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 10 March 1911
? --p || Tommy Cornstalk * J Correspondence upon matters of interest to the defence force, and questions of defence will be welcomed in connection with this column. Requests for information will be complied with, with as little delay as possible, consistent with the space available in each issue. (Tlie name "Tommy Uonistalk," is used with due apologies to Mr. J. II. M*. Abbott.) ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. " Short Service;" - The twelve . months' obligation to serve in the colonial forces during the war in South Africa was the shortest term of enlistment, in the British army ; but it was qualified by the condition: " Or during continuance of war." During the Crimean War men were enrolled for two , years. i S. J. C. (Yass).-You are quite right, in one sense. In the preamble to the annual " Mutiny Act" which governed the British army until the passing of the " Army Act" in 1SS0, it was stated that the " raising or keeping a standing army at home in time of peace, unless with the consen...
Public Gates. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 10 March 1911
Public Gates. A petition, signed by a large num ber of persona was presented to Colo Shire Council, drawing attention to the number of "unnecessary public gates" on the road Copple Hill to Sackville. There being six gates within the short distance of 2% miles, much inconvenience was caus ed the travelling public, and, there fore, the petitioners requested the re moval of these gates. The following motion was carried:-"That the peti tioners asking for the removal of the public gates on road Sackville to Low er Portland, be informed that the1 .council has granted all the gates on private boundaries that were in &lt; x istence when the shire took control,, and that, acting on that Hasis, they are not inclined to cause any gate to be removed unless all the gates on thai particular road be removed, and in view of the council having recently granted these gates, they consider that they should not be removed for at least one year from the time they were granted, and if the petition...
Penrith's Footpaths. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 10 March 1911
Penrith's Footpaths. It "was decided by Penrith Council,. -"That the sum of £100 be set aside, when available, for north and south . ..wards, for asphalting foot-. paths; to be drawn on as the occa sion may arise-preference to be given to applications offering to pay half the cost." The council proposes to lay a strip, say, three feet wide, either of brick or asphalt on the paths, so that the improvement may be permanent.
President's Allowance. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 10 March 1911
. President's Allowance. In the "Albury Banner" we read: "The first meeting of the newly-elec ted council was held on Monday, all councillors being present. The Pre. sident's allowancq was fixed at £100." If this is a correct report, how does it harmonise with section 27 L.G. Act? On whom will the surcharge be made by and bye? , . . , . .
Resignation of Aldermen. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 10 March 1911
Resignation of Aldermen. It will be remembered that there were no nominations received last January for the coyncil of. Balranald* A "Gazette" proclamation has been made authorising an election for the purpose of electing six aldermen to fill the vacancies. The 11th March, has been fixed as election day. , A re ceiver has been in charge of the office for some time, appointed, by the Su preme Court, and an officer from the Crown Solicitor's office was in at tendance last month to interview ratepayers in company with the re ceiver who are claiming an adjust ment of their rates, they being em powered to make s\ich adjustments where proved to be necessary.
Prosecutions. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 10 March 1911
Prosecutions. The Inspector of Harwood Shire reported to the Council that his at tention had been drawn by the bench to the fact that it is the uni form custom of shire councils to con duct all prosecutions through the council's solicitors, and not through servants of the shire. The council proposed to consider the suggestion.
Regulation of Hoardings. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 10 March 1911
Regulation of Hoardings. The Minister for Works received a deputation from several municipal councils, headed by Paddington last week, and heard a request for the. restitution of power to councils to regulate hoardings. The power had been originally conferred by section 115 of the Local Government Act, but; the amendment of the section had1 taken it away, and those who desir ed to erect hoardings could do so un restrictedly by the mere payment of the hoarding fees. Some of the hoardings produced more rent than cottages, but districts were thereby being disfigured. The Minister gave a favourable re ply to the deputation. He had al ways held that local government should be of a local, autonomous character. The predecessors of the Government seemed to have preferred to look after the interests of a few wealthy owners of hoardings. The present restrictions should never have been imposed. In the new Local Go vernment Bill he proposed-to intro duce it would be found that this dis ability ...
Boxing. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 10 March 1911
Boxing. The Colin Bell-Jack Howard figlit, listed .? fox* last Saturday night at the Stadium, had to be put oft' until March. 18, owing to the illness of Howard, who has had a bout with influenza. Bell and his Moree sup pouters,. are very confident of win ning. The winner of the match will be sent up against Bill Turner for the x-esident heavy-weight champion ship. To-morrow night at the Stadium, Dave Smith and Billy Papke will have their return battle, and a sensational fight may be anticipated. There is ixo love lost between the two men, and a bitter battle is sure to be seen, Papke should enter the ring in much better condition than he has yet done since he landed in Sydney, for he has had a solid three-weeks' training. The fight means a lot to both men, A win for Smith means good engage ments abroad, and another loss to Papke will settle his reputation al together. Papke recognises this,, and will put up a great effort to recover his lost prestige. According to the cable, Lester...
HUNTER RIVER SUBDIVISION. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 10 March 1911
HUNTER RIVER SUBDIVISION. No portion of the Commonwealth of Australia has attained a higher position in the minds of agriculturists than the famous Hunter River Val ley. From the earliest period in our history the Hunter has been noted for its wonderfully rich resources, and surprising fertility, and the repu tation has been maintained until the present day. Farms have been held in the district by the one family for several generations, and are being tilled to-day without showing any signs of the land becoming exhaust ed. It is owing to these two factors that the Hunter River farms are ac counted the most desirable of any in Australia-the land is wonderfully rich and of surprising endurance. Naturally, the price of farms in the more favoured portions of the dis trict is "very high, and as the demand is insatiable, the values are bound to be well maintained. So that any subdivision of a property in the dis trict is of importance to those in search of land. Blairmore Estate, si tuated...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 10 March 1911
?wwi in " - ?-T* v§ * tl -'1 Great &lt;g> incite m State Unrivalled in Resources* Liberal Land Laws. Goaditions under wMck Crown Land may be acquired. Government Land may be acquired under various modes and on easy terms, full particulars of which will be supplied free on written or personal application to-The Land Settlement Inquiry Office, George Street, Brisbane, or to any District Land Office in Queensland. The most popular modes are Agricultural Farms Land suitable for Dairying and General Farming in areas up to 2,560 acres, at from 10s. per acre upwards on 20 years' terms, without Interest. Dairying Scene, West Moreton District, South Queensland 5* Grazing Selections Areas up to 60,000 acres, suitable for sheep and cattle breeding, are obtainable under lease for terms of 14, 21, or 28 years at an annual rental of Id. per acre upwards. The average rental for Grazing Selections in the whole State is l |d. per acre. Prickly Pear Selections The freehold of first-class l...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 10 March 1911
THE OME of EXCEPTIONAL OPPORTUNITY HUNTER RIVER DISTRICT the Home of Lucerne Growing in Australia. Kich Alluvial Flats with extensive frontage to Hunter River. Unsurpassed by anything in famous district. The best Closer Settlement proposi tion yet offered to the Farmers of Australia. SUB-DIVISION OF BLAIRMORE ESTATE, N.S.W. ABOUT "35T 100 FARMS 3,000 ACRES Areas 10 to 132 Acres each. To be eold by Public Auction at SCHOOL of ARTS, ABERDEEN, on Tuesday, April 25th, at 2 p.m. The Sub-division adjoins the thriving town of Aberdeen on the Main North ern Line, ISO miles from Sydney, W miles from Jlaitland and S2 from Newcastle. Splendidly situated in respect to markets. Kich level alluvial flata, virgin soil of great depths. The whole area magnificent Lucerne Land. Frontage to Hunter Iliver and Dart IJrooV. All clean, sound country. Water anywhere at a depth from 12 to 29 feet. Rainfall 23A ins. Good roads throughout the Sub-division. Schools and churches adjacent. Ten Years Terms; 15 pe...
Veterinary (Continued from Page 7.) ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Land — 10 March 1911
Veterinary (Continued from Page 7.) ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. W. Waters, of Guyra, writes:-"I am in trouble-with a valuable year ling filly, and would be glad if you could advise me as to a remedy. On each side of her rectum there are two sores, about the size of a 3d. piece, and from which a great amount of matter conies, along the tail it is somewhat similar; while the worst is under the belly and udder, running back up to the root of the tail. There are no sores on these parts, but it is much swollen, and she is in great pain. At udder she has a very hard lump. I do not know when your paper is issued, but if it is not for some time, I would be obliged by your writing me, as where we are "\ye have no one with any idea of the above. The trouble seems to be get ting worse. Whatever expenses you are put to, I'll remit later. I had your paper mentioned to me to-day, but if I had known before, I would not have delayed writing."-The ud der of the filly and the other swollen parts shoul...