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PINS AND NEEDLES SOON TURN TO DUST. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

PINS AND NEEDLES SOON TUKN" TO DUST. What becomes of tba million? an<l millions of pins that arc turned out annually by the factories ? They "get lost." Yes, but it tbej merely "got lost" our a"d streets would be littered w;th them They not only "get lost" but thry vanish by rusting away to dupt. Dr. Xavier, a Paris scientist, ho* been keeping observation on indi*i dual specimens. He tinris 'hut an ordinary hairpin took only 17j4 day* to blow away in dust. A steel Prn nib lasted just under fifteen A common pin took eighteen nvnths while a polished steel needle took 2\ years to disappear.

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Clever Animals. WONDERS OF THE OLYMPIA. ZOO. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

Clever Animals. WONDERS OK THE OLYMPIA. ZOO. Never has London seen such a unique, interesting and fascinating show ns that which has been in stalled under the spurious roof of the Olympia, at South Kensington, by the two enterprising sons of the lute Mr. Carl Hogenbec!;, the fam ous dealer in wild beasts. Altogether, some 2,«H>0 living crea tures ha e taken up iheir abodo in thi<5 great home of amusement. There are no fewer than twenty full-grown lions, fii'lenn tigers, ten leopards, ihirty-einht Polar bears, over 300 men,' evs of various species, 500 birds, 10d flamingoes. t wenty-five cranes, ten pelicans, twenty large serpents, including .a python 28ft. long, said to be the longest in cap tivity, I on snakes of various kinds, deer and antelope by the score, ten zebras, six ostriches, fifteen ele phants, four hippopotami, and a host. of other creatures gathered from every quarter of the globe. VAST SC.MS SPENT. *v Indeed, the animals' alone, excl'H siVe of the princi...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
HEART ON THE WRONG SIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

HEART ON THE WRONG Sin?:. 1 What was stated by a mcdic.il man to be the most remarkable case he had ever known was mentioned at a coroner's inquiry held at Wigan re lative to the death of a colliery fire man named Robert Grundy, ol New town, Wigan, who some time ago underwent an operation for an in* ; jury to the head. The widow in her evidence said that her husband was a very strong man. Dr. Monks, who made a post mortem examination, said that he» found that the left side of the chest wan occupied by the whole of the stomach, while the lung was prefgfd against the vertebral column. In his opinion this condition was a congeni tal defect that had ejtitst fhI all through the man's life. .The heart it self was pushed over to the right side owing to the stomach occupying the left chest. Death was due to pneu monia,

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Greenbacks. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

Greenbacks. l'ew people, perhaps. nro aware why the national American currency is printed with given backs. liver since the adoption of paper cur rency it has been the constant study of bank-note engr'.ncrs to evt up some plan of printing bills that could not be counterfeited. In tili?> they only partly succeeded till as late as when a man named Stacy d. Kdson invented a kind of green ink, which ho patented dune o'.Uh of thai year. It is called an ti-photographic ink, because it can not be photographed and cannot bo dislodged with alkalies by counter feiters . to get ft complete facsimile of the billy. As it is a secret known only to the American Dank Xote Company and the inventor, it is impossible to counterfeit the greenback money. Even if the composition of the ink was known, it would be of no use, as the work could not be cop ied from the genuine bills with any other kind of ink. There is 110 real reason why frog, skin should not be used for gruft ing on to human beings, says...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FORTUNATE EMPLOYEES. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

FORTUNATE EMPJ.OYEES. A sum of £200,000 has hen «lis j tiibutcd among 400 employee of the late Mr. Benjamin Altman, owner of New York's famous department store. Mr. Altman provided for the distri bution in hia will, according to whin those who bad been employed for fif teen years received -C200, those ol eighteen yearn' service .C30fl, and those of twenty years £500. Several heads of departments received £1000 each in addition to these bequests. Mr. Altman left five million pounds, to be applied to such philanthropic institution.-? as the board of trustees named in hi* will should select.

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
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Isles You Daren't Explore. IF YOU VENTURE INTO SOME OF THE WORLD'S BLACK SPOTS YOU WILL NEVER RETURN. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

Isles You Daren't Explore. IF YOU VENTLIU: INTO HUMP. OK TIIR WORLD'S BLACK SPOTS YOU WTr.L NKVEH KK TUHN. News has just come that still an* other explorer has met his fate on Tiburon Island, His name is Wayne, and he is said to have boon j a clover mining expert. Wuync wont across to Tiburon in October Inst, and not a trace hns since been seen of him. Nor is it likely that his fato will ever he known. He wns warned of the dangers thnt were before him. In spito of i offers of double pay, he could not got n soul to accompany him. So he crossed IleM's Passage alone and —like all others who have preceded { him—hns never come baek<. i Tiburon is no lonely island in sovngo Melanesia. It lies in the Gulf of California, separated from tlie Mexican mainland by only a few miles of salt, water. Vet it remains one of the world's black spots. Jt has never yet been explored by white men. Its onlv inhabitants are a tribe of Indiana »who, armed with bows and arrows, dipped In some unkno...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
DARING DESCENT INTO CRATER. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

DARING DESCENT INTO CRATER. Films were actually taken in the • crater of Vesuvius. Mr. Frederic Burlingham, well known as an Alpin; climber, was the intrepid operatoi who made the perilous venture. Mr. Burlingham, after makins a special Btudy of the conditions, ob tained about 150ft. of rope and com menced tho descent. He went down alone first, and then, with h's nsn's tunts, descended some 20Tft., carry ing camera and accessories wrighin; 651b., a feat always previously con sidered impossible. The descent was steep, nnd it was hot underfoot. The adventurers ncgo | tioted three precipices, and at th» bottom of these were caught in a I draught, with the result that for 20 minutes they were only able to • breathe by covering up their mouth? and nostrils with thickncBBo of cloth. Descending still further the- reach ed nt a depth of 1,000ft. the new crater formed recently. They th-n | went into the cone a distance of an [ other 200ft., remaining there twenty minutes. The depth of the ho...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
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DESERVED IT. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

IJKriF.KVKD IT. Able Sraman Murphy, of II.M.S. ^omespced. was tlie .inventor of the most ingenious e.Kruhes i«> order to obtain '"leave." 1 "What on rnrtli do *«»u re«|"ir»* j leave for ihis lime, .Murphy ?" asl.ed the captain, us our hero made his ; bit-repeated request. "H isn't your groat-aunt's wedding flay, is it?" j ."Kaith, no. sorr." replied I'at, with in grtN. "It's not so bad as thai. I It's"—trying to look serious—" b»-- ' I dad, (>i hardly loiVe to tell ■ | sorr, at all, at all. thin !" j "Oh, come now. Murphv said the eaptnin, grimly. "I'll tr*. to I slant! the shod;." j | "Well, sorr, it's like this i» toirely. Oi had the misfortune to have a brother born blind, sorr. ' Heaven be praised, he's just ^oi his suight. and'wants to see me, sorr !" ■ "ioa'e granted !" snapped tin captain, as he burst into uiuontrol- i lable laughter. "Twenty-five per rent, of the chi!-I di-en 01 both sexes between the a Res j of sfcvon and twelve at tending the, schools in the province...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
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SHREWSBURY BISCUITS. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

STUtl.WSBUKY BISCUITS. ] ti a basin boat to a cream -Joz. of butter with 4oz. of castor sugar. Mix in a plate 4^* °f four with a quarter of a tcaspoonful of bak ing powder and a pinch of salt. Having next well beaten an egg, add to it a few drops of lemon flavouring. Alternately add to the beaten cream of butler and sugar the dry ingredients in small quan tities with the beaten egg until all is used up. Knead the dough i lightly, roll out thinly, and cut I into both oval and cre5eent shapes. This is done by first cutting out the rounds, then by cutting each round in two with the cutter—a crescent and oval shape being thus obtain ed from each round. Place these on a greased tin, and bake in a very moderate oven for a quarter of an hour.

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
POSTAL[?] RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the term "The Commonwealth" is used in connection-with these rates and regulations it includes. Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Isla[?].] LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

POSTAL' RATES AND REGULATIONS pyjwre tho term "Tho Comjnon ircaltl^' Is used in connection-with thc-so tirleo and regulations it includos.Vapua, Lord 13.oho Island, an3 Norfolk Ielaikl.J LETTERS. JSoreverj'.J-ounce or.fraction thereof/ Por delivery within the Common wealth .. 0 1 F^r delWery iu tho British Em piro 0 1 Por doKvory in tiie Now Hebrides,' Bajjk^imd TorroB.,Islands; .. .0 2 For awreryin otfjorpi't$fes . &. 0 * " ; -V XEETH&CABJDS. ~ N For,deljvrery witliin the Commonwealth: Sfrigl^, Id. each; reply, Id, each half. Por dehvepy in the British Empire (aeo lis-t of places under "Letters")—Sin gle. Id. each. . Por delivery in New Hebrides, Banks, and ItorvcB Islands—^Single, 2d. each. For delivery in other placeB— Single. 2id. each. POST CARDS. Single Postcards impressed with th« Id. stamp, and Rpply or double cards, each half Of wliich has the }d. stamp impressed thereon, may ho transmitted loplacee within tho Commonwealth, and to thoso places, enumerated un...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

Pentrc Nartce. impobtant NOTICE. Alf. Pimister, Harisg puroliMed the property OPPOSITE THE POST OFFICE, COBIUM, . JEeturns his beat thntika for pait favori ' Md informs tlio farm,er(i »b4 public of tboBurrountfiDgdistrioi tlist II»is:aovrt priipured to oxecute all kinds of work' tlie trade at most reasonable prices SliociiiR done by n First-class Tiadrtsniiui. Buggies, Gigs, ami Waggons buiU to order or repaired. Repairs executed with | despatch Jinn Implements of nil kinds made to ordcj or repaired. Chaffcutting. TO FARMERS.—My ChufTcuUing Plant hsbccn thoroughly renovated anil put in iomplctc order for the present season, and I am now* prepared to undertake all orders entrusted to me. The plant has beeu placed in ehnrge of Mr Kelson Lawreneo, ttioc.in be relied on to give his best services to the work. Prompt replies will be given ; to communications addressed to ANOUS McDONALD, AVomboin. FORSTER'S No. 33?.—This High grade Silver-plated Razor is equal to axor retailed at 7/6i We a...

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With the Wireless. DESCRIBING THE DUTIES OF THE OPERATOR ON A BRITISH MAN-O'-WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

With the Wireless. describing the duties of the operator on a bri tish jian-o'-wau. Tho cruiser is well . out in tho chops of tho Channel, driving her w«y homewards through tho night. It is close on four o'clock in the morning, and, except for tho wat ches on deck and those down be low in' tho engine-room ntid stoke holds, oil her oJticers and men nrc fast asleep in their bunks and hammocks. But down below the wireless room a telegraphist, with n pair of what look like ordinary telephone receivers over his curs, sits on a stool in a small. boxeri-in com portment bearing some slight re srmblnnce to a padded cell. It is, however, a padded eel! of minute proportions ; a full-si/ed man could not lie at full length on the floor, and its brilliantly-lit interior, in spite of tho electric fan pumping air down through a pipe overhead, is very hot. No bonder, for the little placc is lined throughout with thick felt to deaden all outside sound, while the tigiilly-/ltU-ng *rloor is fust shut. ...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

The Orient Bakery. H. Anderson, BAKER. PASTRYCOOK AND CONFECTIONER, BANK STREET, CO BR, AH, Respectfully solicits the favor of your custom, and guarantees that none but the Very Best Quality of Bread and Small Groods will be supplied. "Weddings, Dances, and Picuic Partios Catered for. HOT PIES ON SATURDAY NIGHTS. Carts visit all parts of the district. THE AUSTRALIAN ESTATES AND MORTGAGE CO, LTD. wool 'warehouses, 573 to 579 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE WOO Land GRAIN auction sales of wool, hides, skins, tallow and grain weekly, LIBERAL CASH ADVANCES on the ENSUING CLIP OF wool For Sale In Melbourne or Shipment to London. The Company act Strictly as Selling Brokers. advances on grain. f^ootokis. For Constipation, Biliousness, Bad Breath, Headache, Indigestion. Delightful Family Medicine I ruit AitAflwiiioaiuj* xrosc as a nrwsi'AFjsa. To Farmers! If You Want Anything in the way of Complete Harvesters ChafJ^cutters Disc Cultivators Horseworks Disc Ploughs Scarifiers Paring Ploughs Harrows...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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HOME-MADE POT COVERS. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

HOME-MADE POT COVERS. Empty thread spools and tho tins used ns extra insido covers in lard cans nro usually thrown away, but theac can be put to good uso ns kettlo covers, If they are mndo up n3 follows : Saw the spool in half as shown, make a hole lu the ccntrc of the tin and run R screw or nail through tho-spool nml Iho tin : then flatten its end on tlio under side. This will make an ex cellent cover for a pot.

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
DIGESTIVE BISCUITS. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

DIGESTIVE BISCUITS. 1'or these biscuits the priucipal constituent Is wheaton meal, and Jib. of this inoul is first mixed in a basin with a pinch of baking soda, a quarter of a teaspoonful of salt, and a dessert-spoonful of castor sugar. Then into these in gredients crumble finely 3oz. of butter, or, if preferred, loz. of drip ping and 2oz. of butter will do instead. Work all theso ingredients into a vory stiff paste with a littlo swoet milk, knead well, roll out, and cut into rounds the size of a teacup. Then plocc the rounds on u» greased tin, prick them with a fork, and bake in a moderate oven for a quarter of an hour.

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
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(Copyright.) THE Riverside-House Mystery. A Story of Love, Intrigue and Intense Dramatic Action, INTRODUCTION: [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

(Copyright.) THE Riverside-House Mystery. ^ A Story of Love, Intrigue and Intense Dramatic Action, I Bj| BARBARA KENT. INTRODUCTION' : The story opens in Now York. Clyde Hastings and Sidney Raritan are rivals (or the hand of a beauti ful young widow, Vida lletherford, who has, upon the death of her hus band taken to the stnge, and has enjoyed phenomenal success. Vida Hetherford is passionately fond of Raritan, and gently declines Hast ings attentions, with the result that the latter lias determined to work the utter ruin of his hated rival. Ruritan has also been unfortunate enough to have incurred the ill-will of another wealthy and vindictive enemy in a mysterious recluse who* with an old negro servant has sud denly taken possession of Riverside House. Ri\erside House is a weird, lonely, and deserted habitation by the river. It is given a wide berth by travellers owing to the legends of a secreL murder that had oc curred within its walls 20 years bo fore. Mr. Fairleigh, the new res...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
LUXURIOUS COLLEGE GIRLS [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

[- When an American girl goes to "col ■ lege certain necossarleB are specified ' for her dally use. Her unofficial out | fit 1b much more Instructive than tht regulation articles used by every jn. dividual. It she haa a mind lor lux ury she will buy- the appointments o! her room with lavish outlay. Books and pictures are certnin to figure I largely ; cushions, cach decorated I with her college crest, will be abun ' dant. Hospitality is one ot the graces In America. A woman who did not know how to dispense it would |R\\ far short of the national ideal. Cook ing is regarded as a fine art, bo that even should a girl be something of a bookworm, she will have acquired at least more than the rudiments lonE ere Bhc left her first school. Doubtless she is an adept at ptt paring certain delicacies, so nhe dc tcrmlnes to carry on her education both in cooking and in dispensinf hospitality. Hence into her unofficial outfit goes the very best chafing-dish Bhc can aflord to buy. It is usunlly el...

Publication Title: Cobram Courier
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PART 4. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

PART 4. As if tlicy came out of a maze that muffled his senses, he heard Bobe's tones tell the story of their mooting in Canada, heard Yida's soft voice thinking him ; but Sidney fturitflii sat silent, and Felix sud denly became aware that his eyes were fastened on him as if he j would read his very soul. "Sid," why don't you tell him how brave and good he was?" Bebe whispered, her cheeks glowing like a wild rose, her blue eyes flashing with resentment at her brother's un explained silence. • !'Tell him what —or—what a brave fellow he was ! I might have been killed only for him. How can you sit there and not say a word ?" "\ do thank .Mr. Love for any Kindness and rare he showed my sis. ter ami Sidney's voice whs cool, courteous, perfectly self-possessed. "1 thnnk hini very much. By the way, Mr. Felix Love remembers that we have met casually now and then in the West?" Sidney asked, determined lo learn something of j the attitude his enemy's son held I towards him. "Yes, I remember y...

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HOUSELESS BRIGADE. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

HOUSELESS BRIGADE. I Very noon horaefl will t>c unknown j in the London Fire Brigade which is j rapidly becoming a completely motor : equipped ftre-fiyhtiiiK organisation. London possesses 07 motor appli ances and two motor lire lloats. It is now proposed to spend in the near future £100,000 in providing 53 motor escape vans, 43 electric escape vans, 94 petrol or petrol electric mo tor pumps, 27 motor turntable lad ders, 11 motor lorries, five motor tenders, 15 motor cars, and a motor canteen van, or 249 new motor ap pliances. itecent experiments have shown that the motor pump can beat the steum cngine, and with two centrifugal pumps a jet of water was thrown over the top of St. Paul's Cathe dral, 340ft. above the spot at which the pUmpB were workiug. Th*y can travel 40 miles an hour, an I can pump 500 gallons of water a minute, at a pressure of 12011j. per square Inch.

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CHAPTER XI. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 16 April 1914

CHAPTKK XI. 3t was more than a week later a brei»/y August afternoon, that presaged a cool, delightful jiight. The table was set for afternoon tea in the pretty pink drawing-room at Applothorpe. lJebe, among the crape pillows heaped on the low, bamboo couch, was idly swinging her dainty, slip- ^ pered fos>t to and fro as she watched Yidn, so pretty in her cool,-~ white India .silk dress, presiding j over the spirit-lump on the oval, i lace-draped table. "It's just this way," said Hebe, her pretty forehead gathered in . a frown, Iier blue eyes full of discon tent, her soft, curling,; gold-hrown hair milled by the constant . move ment of her uneasy : head, "he doesn't like jne, and he doesn't want to know mo. IVly self-esteem, tells me he must he a fool to feel this way, as lllatter- myself 3 am worth knowing ;- but he doesn't mean to come. Any one with half an eye can see that." — Vida went" to her side with«a little gold-and-whilc cup of fragrant Pe koe, in which a bit of lemon i...

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