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AS A[?]TIC TRASECT [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 24 February 1914
The story of the discovery of the last relics of Sir John Franklin and his companions, who perished amid the Arctic snows, is familiar to every Englishman. An equally poignant tale of Polar adventure and heroism is told by a scrap of paper piously preserved in tho Royal Library at Copenhagen. It was discovered in 1008 in a cavern among the wild and inhospitable wastes of "Lambert's Land." Three Danes—Hagen, Erichsen, and Broenlnnd—left Greenland in 1907 and pushed Northwards, unaccom panied by natives. They went too far, and exhausted their provisions, etc., ere their homeward march was terminated. Their tent had rotted, their fur " sleeping-sacks" were full of holes, their boots worn out ; briefly, they were at the mercy, of the relentless cold. Hagen died first, Erichsen ten days later, and Broenland was left in awful solitude amidst the per petual darkness of an Arctic win ter. Starved and exhausted, both feet frostbitten, he yet crawled some miles southward, and then dug liis gr...
Glass [?] and Stone Clothes now Worn. CLEANED AT HOME IN THE FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 24 February 1914
Gla; hen «ws« Clothes now W&fn. '.T CLEANED AT HOME IN»THE FIRE. It has remained for the twentieth century to show us the advantages of garments made of minerals. In credible as it may seem, stone, iron, and oven glass, are now being manu factured into clothes. The latest no.veltv in women's dresses is repre sented by robes of spun glass. The cloth comes in shades of white, green, lilac, pink and yellow. The inventor is an Australian, and the goods are as bright and flexible as silk. The first lady to wear a glass riresr, was of royal rank. It was of a delicate shade of lavender shot with pink, and its peculiar sheen re minded observers of the sparkle of diamond dust. The Russians are manufacturing a fabric from the fibre of a filamen tous stone from the .Siberian mines which is said to be of so durable a nature that it is practically inde structible. The material is soft to tho touch and pliable in the ex treme, and when soiled has only to he placed in a fire to be made ab ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 24 February 1914
A EUCHRE PARTY and DANC'E will bo hold at "PINE VIEW/" KE1LAM13ETE, tlio residonco of 1-. W. Harris, on FRIDAY. 21 tli FEB RUARY, in aid of the Variety Stall at the Garvoc Bazaar. Euchre. ]/; Dance, Gents., 2/. Terang Trotting Gar —THURSDAY, 2Gfch FEBRUARY.— —THURSDAY, 2Gth FEBRUARY.— —A GRAND DAY'S SPORT. A GRAND DAY'S SPORT. 100—ENTRIES—100 100—ENTRIES—100 —DILLON BELL, Who holds the New Zealand two, threo and four year old record, will attempt to break the ONE MILE GRASS TRACK RECORD OF AUSTRALIA, For a Purso given by the Club. A SPECIAL TRAIN will leavo Warv uambool at 12.0 p.m. t. u. McMillan, Secretary. SHIRE OF HAMPDEN TENDERS. TENDERS will be Received by tlia Tender Committee of the Hampclan Shire Council, at the Shire Hall Cam perdown, until One o'clock p.m. 011 •SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1911, for tho following Contracts:— No. 1.—Gravelling, County Boundary Road.; No. 2.—Pitching Drain, County Boundary Road. No. 3.—Gravelling, "Wiridgil Road. No. 4.—Gravelling, Depot Road. No...
EXTERNAL APPLICATION FOR SORE THROAT. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 24 February 1914
EXTERNAL, APPLICATION FOR SORE THROAT. Dissolve two and a quarter ozs. of camphor and a drachm of oil of lavender in 17 fluid ozs. of recti fied spirits of wine, then,' add three ozs. of strong solution of ammonia. Put all the ingredients into a bot tle, and sliakc it until they are thoroughly mixed. To be used ex ternally only. Good for rheuma tism also. Hub well in when you apply the liniment.
Scientific Puzzles. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 24 February 1914
Scientific Puzzles. 7 Everyone knows that the diamond is only charcoal crystalized; but there are' a great many other things in Nature that, though possessing widely different properties, are com posed of exactly, equal quantities of the same elements. The white of an egg and rattle • snake poison are formed of Identi cally, the same amounts of the same elements. The oil of roses and common coal gas are each formed alike, both be ing composed of four atoms of hy drogen and four atoms of corbon. Sugar and gum arabic are like wise brothers of the same weight and texture. All the hydrocarbons, known to science as a combination of six teen atoms of hydrogen and ten atoms of carbon, are alike in their composition. To enumerate some : Oil of orange, lemon, cloves, ginger, and black pepper. The suggested explanation of these peculiarities is that the atoms are placed differently toward one an other in the molecules of the differ ent substances. Other tilings just as peculiar are evident wh...
KIRKSTALL RACES. THE ENTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 24 February 1914
; &lt; KIRKSTALLf:RACES. THE ENTRIES. The following are tlie entries for the Kirkstall races, to be held oil Saturday next:— MAIDEN HACK. D .P. O'Keefe's Belleville J. Slattery's Noaptide. D. Evan's Not Yet. L. Kelly's Clodden. \v. J. Wright's Lylock. S. Jaekman's Glen Elgin. C. Humphreys' Brassi W. Bidmade's Burzaha. KIRKSTALL PICNIC CUP. P. Carroll's Yours and Mine. C. Kunim's Lady Hamlet. A. II. Bence's Ochre. R. R. Fitzgerald's Black Flag. W. J. AVright's Haymow. D. Ryan's Not Yet. T. Carmody's King Kirk. J. McVeigh's Tho Marquis H. AY. Whitehead's Scottish Club W. Stevenson's Kabibinokka J. Mahony's Golden Vale. J. Bourko's Vodslci. HANDICAP HACK. S. Jaekman's Glen Elgin. P. Carroll's Yours and Mine. D. P. O'Keefe's Belleville. W. J. Wright's Lylock. P. McVeigh's Port Lad. J. McVeigh's The Marquis. AV. O'Brien's Banaroo. M. Dwyer's Tho Wad. S. IIaddon's First. Star. C. Humphreys' Brassi. AV. Moraii junr.'s Storm J. Parkinson's Me Smith. KORONGAH TROT. J. Sommerville's H...
BACON CURING. WESTERN AND MURRAY DISTRICTS COMPANY. IMPORTANT DECISION BY DIRECTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 24 February 1914
BACON CURING. WESTERN AND MURRAY DIS TRICTS COMPANY.; ' IMPORTANT DECISION BY DIREC ! TORS.. At a meeting of the directors of tlio Western and Murray Districts Bacon Curing Company, held 011 Friday last, it was decided to make a call on share holders to forward the whole of their fat pigs to the factory after the 1st March. The pigs will be received and dealt with according to the rules sot forth in tho Company's Articles of Asso ciation, and it is hoped that all tho shareholdres will be prepared to accord th0 Company their loyal and whole hearted support. The establishment of the Co-operative Bacon Curing Com pany has already pin thousands of; pounds in the pockets of'the farmers, and it is generally admitted that but for the formation of the company tho market price of pigs would have been far below those which have been re ceived during the last four mouths.
MARKETS. TERANG STOCK MARKET. Monday, 23rd February, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 24 February 1914
MARKETS. TERANG STOCK MARKET. Monday, 23rd February, 1914. 318 cattle and 355 sheep yarded. Fat Cattle.—7G forward. The supply was within requirements., and values vnlotl fully 10/ per licad in advance of last- market's rates. Extra, prime fat cows and heifers, £7 15/ to £8 11/; prime do.. £6 5/ to £7. 10/; good from £5 10./; old fleshy cows from £4. Dairy Cattle.—Competition was evenly sus tained at values showing a slight in crease on late rates. Calved cows and , heifers from £0 to £S; forward spring ing cows and heifers from £0' 10/ to £7" 10/; best autumn heifers, £5 10/ to I £(i 10/; small from £-1 o, to £5 0/. I Store Cattle.—A keen market at im proved rates. Good Young Store Cows | from £3 15/ to £4 15/; old and inferior from £1; 21 and 3 year old steers £3 15/ to £3 18/. Sheep.—Values linn. Fat ewes, 15/0fat 2-tooths. 15/10 to 10,/2 : store comeback wethers, 14,0 ; lambs, 12/ to 14/. Next weekly stock sale on Monday, 2nd March. Dalgeiy ami Co. Ltd. report _haviug yarded 117...
MRS. PARKHURST APPEARS. TWO WOMEN ARRESTED. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 24 February 1914
MRS, PARKHURST APPEARS. TWO WOMEN ARRESTED. LONDON, Monday. Mrs. Pankhurst, who has been silent ill hiding for some (lays, addressed u gathering of abou tOOO from tho bal cony of a house at Chelsea 011 Satur day, and met with a mixed reception. Sho said that she was determined nob to servo tho sentence of threo years' imprisonment- passed upon her, and that she expected to "soon be aynin hunger-striking. Two women who were entering tho i 'house .were arrested, and wcro found j to bo carrying clubs. Mrs. Pankhurst is believed to still bo inside tho house, and tlio polce aro watching the promises.
MORTLAKE STOCK REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 24 February 1914
MORTLAKE STOCK REPORT. McDonald and Brumley report having held their usual fori nightly sale on Wednesday last, when, owing to the ex treme heat, only a small yarding came forward. There was a fair attendance of buyers, but competition lacked ani mation, lienco tho prices were not so good as late good markets. Wo quote: Sheep: Fat comeback lambs, 11/0 to 13/9; crossbred weaners. &lt; S, ll', ll/G to 12/5; crossbred ewes in lamb to Lin coln rams, 10/ to 11/. Cattle: I'at cows, £o 5/; store cows. £2; two year old heifers, ,02 5/. £2 10/; two year old steers .CI 10/ to £2 10 ; yearling hei fers, 21/. Wo made sales for .Messrs. Jas. Catheart, .T .H. Barnes, 'I'. Keogli. J. Cooper, A. Li rum Icy. C. Sizeland, T. Slater, J. V.'. Kobinson and Davcv Bros. Our next sale will lie held on Wednesday, 11li March, 11J11 .
PURNIM STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 24 February 1914
PURNIM STOCK SALE. Novris, Toyne find Scow 11 report hav ing held thoir usual monthly sheep and cattlc sale at thoir Bnsli Inn Jlolo! yards on the 20t!i inst., when they yarded 132 sheep and 70 head of cattle, including forward springing cows and heifers, spring 'heifers and cows, and young cattle. There was a fair at tendance of buyers, and any lots not sold under the hammer were disposed of after tlio sale. Sales were effected for Messrs. Thos. Breen. M. Gleeson. P. Galvin, P. Gourlev. A. McGuiness. John MeGtiiness, J. Willsher. Thomas Walshe, Mrs. McLaren. Mrs. M. Kellv. W. Bell and C. Davey.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 24 February 1914
"-My little girl Zekla suliored so \"j tinuously with Croup that I think she would never got |>e writes Mrs. GauntLett, ioL'_ • Koacl. iNewtown, IV.Z. "booiug L , j bcriaill's Cough Komedy advci'M*^. thought I would try u and could ^ . change in her straight away- j,;;. simply wonderful how (iiucRV ^ ! ;;J Iain's C'ough Kemedy relieve' child." Sold by H. i\ JJeuiiett, VttMt, Terang. pi Woods' Great Peppermint Cur^ Oooghs sua Ooid«.-r-i;0.*
PUNISHED BY KAISER MILITARY DESPOTS LOSE POSTS [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 27 February 1914
PUNISHED BY KAISER MILITARY DESPOTS LOSE POSTS The Kaiser to-day had a long con ference at Donaueschingen with the Minister of War and the chief of his military cabinet, at which it is stated (says the Berlin correspondent of "The Daily Express," December 2\ that the Emperor did some extremely plain talking about the events at Zabern, in Alsace, where the popu lation is in revolt against the ex cesses of the Prussian garrison. The trouble began, as has been told in "The Express," with an offer by Lieutenant von Foerstner, of the 99th Regiment, of 10/ for every "Alsatian vagabond" bayoneted by a sentry. This was resented by the peo ple of Zabern, and a series of inci dents followed, culminating oil Fri day last in an outbreak by the mili tary and the arrest of twenty-six citi zens. Complaints of brutal treatment by tlie soldiers were made by the pri I soners, many of whom were citizens of standing. [ A number of German newspapers I to-night state that the Kaiser has ordered drastic p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 27 February 1914
A GOOD BUSINESS SUIT AT A REASONABLE PRICE MADE TO YOUR MEASURE. FOR f 35/ Try one of the» Suits and you will b&lt; agreeably surprised a their marvellous valu —you have the pick o the largest variety h Australia of Suiting' in the latest shadp and designs to chooR> from. ALL ONE PRICE. Ordering elsewher Is sheer waste o S money, as the Suit make for SB/- is equ? to anything elBe »• 70/-. Patterns, S.M. form &lt; and tape sent to any address. Pit and Style Guaranteed. W. Br. BRUCE THE PEOPLE'S TAILOR. 159 BOURKE STREET. MELBOURNE.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 27 February 1914
CLOSER SETTLEMENT FARM ALLOTMENTS Application is invited for Farming Areas on the ft Undermentioned Estates— District. No. of Allotments Available. Estate. Nerrin Nerrin Mt. Widderin Pannoo Marathon and Willow Grove Werribee Cremona Eumeralla Allambee Moyhu Bona Vista Kilmany Park Boisdale Allotments suitable for Agricultural Laborers', Workmen's and Clerks' Homes are available as under:— Agricultural Laborers—Allambee Estate, 2 Allotments; Waubra Es tate, 3 allotments. Workmen's Homes, Pender's Grove Estate, 16 allotments—Bona Vista, ta, 3 allotments. All Crown grants which may be Issued to the lessee at the e d of any half-year after the first twelve years have expired, on payment of the balance of the purchase money, will be subject to a condition that the owner for the time being of the land, or a member of his family over 18 years of age, or any person approved by the Governor in Council, shall re side thereon for at least eight months in every year, and that a breach of this c...
AGRICULTURAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 27 February 1914
(iaRIGULTOIUL ITEMS. !!• cur. Til I in have ill;' right pereen j (.(' ;|C"i ill > IJ • • J)1 ■! k I'd!" lllf part CU !:ii- k ml .if cii.-c-c being made before ■ i;!ii;;111- r.-nne'. It 's also import:!lit !:;i\.• i!i.> ;i:i!k at a suitable renneting . : :i ■_ 111 &lt;■. a> upon tlie.se two Isiet>>• •&lt; ; i;: I I 111'.. : >• • I t •'&lt; 11! (li IN'tUiCl added will t!:. ■ .S'alc of l i i ■ • resulting ;urd. \\ ]i":i li e sub-tai:ce ,11 wh'cli bacteria :>iv pi is Ima id in a high teni p■ r.itinv tin'V turn to spon s, and in ;! i . term reta l! tin ir vital tv tor a vt ry I inc. 'I !i;'.-;c :.porrs cannot develop •n o bacteria lint 1 the .substance in 1 c'i are is a!, a la\orable tem pi rati!iv. ami f-ontains ;; considerable pi port:&lt;■ 11 ol' uio!s&lt; lire. I lie cream iliat ha-. r vn on the milk >i\>*rn.g/it ihiisL !»-_• sk'iiinicd olf and • • i ;n .1 up lo about 100 deg. AVlicn ; In in !k in tiic vat lias been w...
FACT ABOUT MISTLETOE [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 27 February 1914
FACT ABOUT MISTI/ETOF, A singular Uilny cuncemiiiy mistlO toe, called attention to by "The Gar den," is that, although it occurs on a wide range of trees and is so very common on the apple, yet it is never found on the pear. Some attempts to grow mistletoes on pear trees were made last year in Messrs James Veitcli and Sons' nursery at Lang-ley, and the results were so remarkable that the subject has since been brought before the scientific committee of the Royal Horticultural Society. Mistletoe seed ivas sown on a number of pear trees, and in many instances germination took place. In no case, however, did the mistletoe get beyond the stage of germination, and no leaves wpre de vciopoa. Tho nfCec* the pear was very noticeable, for the mistletoe, in its attempt to establish itself, killed all the tissue of the tree-stem just within the bark, completely encirc ling the stem. All growth was killed aboVe the point where the mistletoe had germinated.
CO-OPERATIVE MARKETING. WESTERN DISTRICT EXPERIENCES. [Newspaper Article] — Terang Express — 27 February 1914
CO-OPERATIVE MARKETING. ❖ "WESTERN DISTRICT EXPERI ENCES. Tfco mammoth trading company btar ing the title ''The Wesa-i n District Factories'"' Co-op;-r:U iv&lt;- I'rmhuv Com- , panj'," was .-.'.j'rU'.i abm. leu ycur.i I ago. It owed Its i::c pi oil io tile un savory disclosure; made bi-:'oiv the*: Butter Comin.NMon. W h » i In■ (arm- I era of the State fully i &lt; ;tI■&lt;I l;o«" ihey j were being iu;iu:j> 11 -;i1 cd !n the market- | illg of their proline . 1 ii«■ y iornied tlireo ! distributing a-meiai iueted 0:1 ' co-opera tiv&lt;_> hi;',-. . In &lt; a. h case a number of butter i'aeior.; s joined )'or cos, ami made n. ;iy airauee zncnis (o dispose of their coeds u.tli;mi the intervention o: ih • cos ly m (Idle man. Tilt* U'e.'-t m i ):: t lie I'.i-iip l a tion wav formed a-.uo:.Imi'.er l'ae tor.Cs &lt; f LI ;ii»!>! iioa ui I lie Stale :n I the year 190-1. Si.;v -n the mm- j over of till.' in-l it ut io!: Ill i!:i:ry 11! &a...