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CHAPTER II. "THE DEVIL'S OWN DARLING." [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 2 July 1914
CHAPTER II. . "THE DEVIL'S OWN DARLING." The captain of the Merry England came up to Josh, who was lounging1, on the deck smoking . a cigar, and looking more civilised than he had done- when he and his companion were picked up ; in fact, he looked altogether different from the man who had gone on board the Fairy Queen at Melbourne. In the first place, he was wearing a well-cut suit of dark blue serge, that had been part of the captain's wardrobe, and being a tall man, his clothes fitted Josh fairly well ; also he had shaved both his moustache and the long straggling beard, and was now clean shaven, which made a complete al teration in his appearance, giving him a smarter look. " • "Mr. Zetman, Mr. Hetherington wishes to see you. I have drawn up a will at his request, and he has just signed it in my presence and that of the tWo mates. I don't think he can last long, poor fellow," he said. | "I'm afraid not, captain. I'll go to his cabin and flinging away the cigar, Josh descended the...
ATMOSPHERIC CONDENSATION. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 2 July 1914
ATMOSPHERIC CONDENSATION. | The condensation of moisture in the atmosphere—i.e., the initial step in the formation of clouds, fog, rain^ hail, an'd show—has been explained for more than a generation by the presence in the air of myriads of minute (mostly ultra-' microscopic) '' dust'' particles, each - of' which was supposed to'serve as a cen tre of condensation. The well-known instrument invented by Aitken, in 188S, ' ill ' which, after a small measured vol ume of air has been cooled by expan sion, the resulting droplots of water are inspected through a .microscope and counted, is know as the " dust-counter-," | because it has been assumed that the I number of drops formed in this process represents the. number of particles of' "dust" in the given volume of air. This idea is intrenched in the very "latest works on meteorology iii the Eng lish langur.ge, though qualified by the admission that in a highly supersatu rated atmosphere, such as may be pro duced at will in a labatory but ...
THE GARDEN. COLOUR IN APPLES. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 2 July 1914
THE GARDEN. COLOUR IN APPLES. Evidence in support of the old opiiion that sunlight is the chief agent in developing colour in apples is afforded in a bulletin from the Pennsylvanian experiment station on "The Fertilising of Apple Orchards." Various dressings were applied to the trees in order to ascertain their re spective effects upon growth of wood and yield and colour of fruit. Farm yard manure and nitrogenous artifi cial manure alone or in combination notably increased growth and yield, but reduced colour. The latter is at tributed to "delayed maturity and a diminished light supply to the fruit, due to an increase in the density of the foliage.". It is added that ex periments proved that exposure to sunlight after picking increased red ness by over 35 per cent., while some of the same lot of fruit stored in darkness showed practically no deep ening of colour. The conclusion is that "maturity in sunlight on the trees is undoubtedly the greatest in fluence affecting redness in fru...
HEAVILY IMSURED LIMBS. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 2 July 1914
HEAVILY iPiSyREa/LIMBS. • The recent accident to Mine. Pavlova in New York, which was at first repor ted to be somewhat serious, recalls the faet that, like Paderewaki, whose fingers are insured for a colossal sum against injury, tlie charming dancer lias a policy which protects her against loss from ac cidents to hor limbs, and especially her feet and dainty toes, upon which her art, and her' income alike depend. It has not yet been learnt how ■.far the present accident comes under the terms of this policy, although it is understood "that the disablement of either of the big toes would moan payment of £0000, and of ouO of the lbsser toes £3000. This, however, is by no means an ex ceptional insurance. Nijinsky, who re cently appeared at the Palace, and Mile. Genee have insured themselves for seve-! ral'. thousand of pounds against acci dents Avhicli would prevent them from ! dancing, while M. De Biere, the famous I ."illusionist, followed the example of some ! well-known musicians a...
THE DAIRY IMAGINARY CONVERSATION. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 2 July 1914
THE DAIRY -7 IMAGINARY CONVERSATION. | Between James Walton, manager of .the Innamincka Co-operative Butter ( Factory, and one of bis suppliers— in this instance, Bill Thompson. Walton : I was out your way yes jterday, Bill. You seem to be milking, a lot of cows. How many ? Bill : Oh, between 50 and 60. I don't know for certain. Walton : But you should know,. It is the height of folly, not to know. Supposing I came to our annual meeting and you asked me how many lbs. of cream it took to make the butter we had produced / supposing I said that I wasn't sure—what sort of a man would you think I was ? Bill : Yes, but that's different. Walton : No, it's not different. The men are different, that's all. You and I are different. Now, don't go away, Bill. I want to ask you some ques tions. I want to know what kind of. bull — what breed of bull — you're using. Bill : A Jersey. Walton : Then how came all those Ayrshire markings and Ayrshire heads ? Bill : I had an Ajrshire before I j bought t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 2 July 1914
MesffothaDGGfoi1 COMES THE" Nurses' ©plnterc, h TEsriMOiir w CLEillTI I TOliC $ Buck:.nahira Avsaue, Cobutg, Vic-. 3/4/12. CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. *' I know Clements Tonic is used extensively by the profession, and nurses know its value and are seldom without it- Once a patient got very weak and low spirited, and ! gave her Clements Tonic. A few doses made a change for the better, ah© rapidly be came bright and cheerful, it gave her health and strength and soon put her on her feet again, which made her a firm believer m Clements Tonic. Since, ! have given it to many patients with the same good results, 1 am at a loss to know how we, wha look after the sick, could get on without that splendid ^medicine. (SisDcd) NURSE CARD/' S3 This Meclici'.'-e is the best to be taken 38 forCvusti&lt;>'iV•' in tbeKiwd, v/ea1: -&lt;iORe:-v.. &lt;5- c, .*''* r;. :v!v:V". ;v- •' ■;*^ H.-i' 'i.^u. r % cr-HMi' ' ■ ■ • * • r- is FALLiJSG HAIR CAUcifcL) BY DANDRUFF HOW TO DESTROY THE...
WOMEN'S INTERESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 2 July 1914
(Bjr "Arabrosiive.'') All the nfew coats and costumes arcs ] fashioned to show open-i'routcd collars and low-cut vests, which prove so Be coming to the majority, of Swearers. The only drawback to this delightful fashion is that it tends to roughen and. redden the part of tho skin so exposed; leaving au ugly mark whon evening dress is worn. To remedy this a new preparation, introduced in tho iirst place, to whiten and soften the hands, will be found invulnerable. This is made in tho form of scent, and a few &lt;■drops rubbed into the skin night and morning does wonders in removing, redness" or roughness and preserving the natural whiteness of the skin.' , Indeed, tho little dressmaker of to day finds her hands full of work of-this description just now, as^ a great many' women are taking ,advaiitage; of iFash ion's latitude in this direction, and in stead of buying expensive frgeka are having their" old ones, unpicked, and dyed, or cleaned and covered with dra peries of lace o...
Rainfall at Rupanyup. The following is the table for the first six months of 1914-3:— [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 2 July 1914
Rainfall at Btupanyup* The following is the table for the &lt; first six months of 1914-3:— 19H 1913 January, 41 ... 2 February, 5 ... 69 March, 34 ... 207 April, 228 ... 91 May .8-1 ... 214 June 64 ... 3fc Totals 353 ... 619 The following is a. record of the aainfall at Rupanyup from the 1st January to. the 3.1st Dec., 1913 January ..... 0.0£ February _.. 0.69 March. ..... 2:07 April „... 0,96 Way ^ 2=.,14 Juaa 38. July 59&lt; August ..... 1.51 September 3i00! October *.m. 2,10 November „.. 0;50' December- ..... 0i9-2: Total 14.82? The rainfall for- the four previeus jears is as follows s— 1912.. nil February • - 0.44 March. tJ ... 0.61 April 0.25) May ... 0.2.7 June ... 2.55' July . 2.60 August • . ... 1.00 September ... 3.77 October . 0.31 November M . 1.35 JDecejober — .. 1.77 14.96> 1911!. January ' ... 0.05 February 7.03 March. 1.52 April. 0.10 May 1' 74 Jaue 1.91 July 1.38 August 0.52 September — • 3.63 October 0.22 November 0.05 Decern bet - — 1.68 19.85 1...
RECORD BY PARIS POILCE. BEARCHING THE WHOLE CITY. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 2 July 1914
RECORD BY PARS3 POLSCE. i. -SEAllOHJ'NCr THIJ WHOLE CITY. ■Aii extraordinary record has just been (3 by the Paris police, which shows znav at any rate in ulie Preach capital, a needle may be sought in a haystack in the ; words of the proverb—with some chance 01 success. A little while ago a man named 'Guiiuarcl was mur dered in a. train, and the persons sus pected of the crime was thought to have refuge somewhere in Paris. The Pre fecture of Police decided that a si:nnl : Raucous search should be made of all the hotels and lodging-houses in Paris for him. Accordingly, one moring, at seven o'clock, telegrams were received at all the various police stations order ing that the suspected man should be hunted for in the hotels in tioir re spective districts. Less than two hours afterwards, niiis o'clock, the 13,266 hotels and apartment-houses of Paris had been visited by the agents of the .law; and. although the suspect was not discovered, yet particulars of his where abouts were, and he...
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) THE MESNE OF FATE. OR, THE CURSE OF THE BLUE DIAMONDS. CHAPTER I. A THIEF WHO DIDN'T CALL HIMSELF A THIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 2 July 1914
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) T H E MESNE OR, THE CURSE OF THE BLUE DIAMONDS. f , By Hedley Richards, Author of "Thf j Mine Master's Heir," "Time, the Avenger," etc,, etc. j CHAPTER I. A THIEF WHO DIDN'T GALL. HIM SELF A THIEF. "Thank Heaven !" The words were spoken by a tall, gjaunt man of about thirty, who carried a pickaxe, - spade, and a bundle, as he paused in front of a rough wooden shed. He had walked many, miles, and the sun was blazing as only an Austra lian sun can blaze, and the wayfarer who had worked many weary months at a' claim and at last given it up in disgust, then set oS hoping to find a spot that would give him some re turn for his toil. But the place to which he was bound was still many miles distant, and he was weary and footsore, therefore the sight of this unexpected shelter caused him to ex . claim with thankfulness. ! It was not often he thought or ■ spoke of the Almighty, not being a God-fearing man or a swearer, and the words were almost a surprise to himself. "...
A DOLL-LIKE MENU. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 2 July 1914
A DOLL^Ll!(E;MEKU. | M'H's' WiiiifrecV ilfi]-per Cooiey, natio-j I nal president ■'of : the Associated Clubs j of Domestic Science (America) rccent'- > ly tried the experiment of feeding fbr a week- on : concentrated preparations.1.. She breakfasted on essences, lunched en powders and -tabMiis, while- she found •heiv dinner in ciibss and tubes.; ' 1 Having decided to; consider nieats, vegetables, --ami.,sweets • out of reach for: the time, being, ; she set about stocking her larder,; as1 if ,she~ were •thinking of . n, drug store instead of a pantry.. She found 'all kinds, of chem ically .prepared foods, beginning with pulverised soup rtiuT ending with des sert in capsules. .Describing her mar keting for .the experimental week, Miss (JooJcy said: it was like shopping for a doll:s house; The week's provisions turned the scales at 2 lb. Y/hen inter-' vie wed after the experiment,/ Miss Cooley said:— . "I. have proved that taking one's ; niea!s in about the way a physician's : .pres...
BILLIARDS [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 2 July 1914
BILLIARDS The billiard tournament at the M e chanics' Institute -was concluded on' Monday evening last. In the semis final IX M 'Lean (scr) defeated F. Bignell (owe 5) by 14. The gama was a very interesting one. M 'Lean was leading by 25 in the last 50. then^_ Bignell came with a break and got within two of his opponent,, when the latter scored off a lucky shot and went out with 12 unfinished.. In the final with R. Ferguson (owe 5) M'Lean played consistently through out, and ran out an. easy winner by 35 points. Another . tournament is being ar ranged,. and entries cart be lodged at once. The tournament at the Royal Hotel' has been progressing well—many in teresting games have been played,, and ifc is anticipated to finish the* semi-final and final games next week.
BEETROOT LEAVES AS FODDER. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 2 July 1914
: BEETROOT LEAVES AS FODDER. i • Tho process of drying the leaves of tho sugar beefc crop is being gradually evolved -in Germany on practical lines, and it is estimated tliat when the pro cess becomes general it ivill represent an economy of something like £8,000.000 at present expended on other feeding stuffs. According to experts, the value of the dried leaves is £3 to £3/10/ a ton, without taking into consideration the residual value of manure. As a fod der the dried leaves ara eaten readily by cattle, and are quite free from tlie drawbacks arising from tho consump tion of large quantities of the leaves in a fresh state.
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER VI. IS CIS TOO LATE. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 2 July 1914
CHAPTER VI. IS CIS TOO LATE. • Coming homo from Pantou Abbey, Cis suddenly deserted Lady Eiirida, and "telling Captain jk>ri\sford to ride .011 in'front''"like a good lel.'ow," pull ed up his horse by the side 'of Miss Mary Somers, the rector's daughtei. He and she were old i'nends, and lie could talk to her without ilia fr:ir or hieing drawn into a flirtation. She •had-taken a fancy !u da JJuumiion. and with true feminine artifice she led the conversation in her direction. She was jv-el] aware of tli© state of Deve re l's, feelings, and determined to throw any-influence she possessed into the scale against Lady Elfrida. "Miss Hamilton has one of the tru est faees.I ever saw,n she said quiet-, ly, as she patted her horse's neck. "T dont' think *Ihe could deceive anyoienf don't think she could deceive anyone if she tried." ; • " And yet she has. often puzzled me," pulling his moustaches reflectively; " J-f other-girl 3 has done .what she has, 3 should have-thought they were double...
HINTS ON PIG FEEDING. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 2 July 1914
HINTS ON PIG FEEDING. It is reported from England that a farmer owning a number of pigs was in the habit of feeding them with the kitchen refuse from a restaurant, to which he added barlej meal and molasses to flavour the food. As an experiment he omitted the molasses which the pigs liked very much, and then found that the excrements of the animals contained pieces of undigest ed food, and that the animals be came finicky in eating. When he again added the molasses these symptoms disappeared ; the pigs ate greedily, and the food was quite digested. Salt is another substance that adds j to the flavour of many foods making j them more appetising and therefore more digestible. When cooked pota f toes are fed to pigs, salt should al ways be added, and every farmer knows that a little salt mixed with hay, that is not quite as fresh as it might be, is a great improvement. It is said to be a fact that the pigs of large litters are usually more uniform in size, and fatten more | quickly tha...
MELBOURNE LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Rupanyup Spectator and Lubeck, Banyena, Rich Avon and Lallat Advertiser — 2 July 1914
MELBOU®N£; /LETTER. (ifioiii oiir ^jpceiaj.- QoiT03pondeiit).. - If we-.may take the experience of Brightoii: people as a pointer,..it is not advisable t,o vjagitate too energetically for the'general Adoption' of the auto matic telephone as a means of escape from the dulcet-toned "engaged," and the many other irritations that attend the use of this now necessary institu tion under the existing system. So far the manipulation of the automatic apparatus on the Brighton exchange has been more productive of the conditions of brain storm than the old system. The combinations in many cases refuse "to work at all, and when they do, tho result is to make communication unde sired at, botE.en3sv There is the hopo that after a 'while these defects "will be remedied. Meanwhile Brighton's lan guage is more suitable for j. B. Shaw's ; latest plays, th'an for use in the busi ness.places and homes of respectable citizens'.' - j~'-> "VVe >ar.e £l£ hero'"worshippers. That is an important'part'o...