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OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914

(By ..ilu.sucus.") It is good, to have it on ttte auwiiu iiy oi iJif Superintendent or Exports tiiat there has been ;i grout expansion, ui tho export oi produce. Air, Uiowos iigures snow laat tiio total value °* produce snipped ior tiio eigut monthsof tiio current iinanc;ai year, V0111, _.,y" July to 2s;h ivobmary, was £5,088,<00, compared Willi £4.106,581 ior tlie same period oi' tiio pit-Viuus year. -1 be lu~ .. amounts io over 3S per and is accounted l'or ciiielly by trade m meat and wheat. in dairy prou-ice tiiero was an increase oi £174,5/ 1, of nearly 13 per cent. <Ji_tins gam rut t<?r accounts ior £153,2(3, or Hi Ijtr cent, in ad\aueo of the iigures for tno previous year. The trade in di^ea miik has nearly doubled, wmlo business in cheese, to quote the words of _ the superintendent, has "multiplied au< ut twelvefold." Poultry short's an ad vance of over 50 per cent. \V ith meat the growth is phenomenal. 'J ne ^otal value ior this ye...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE UPAS TREE. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914

THE UPAS TREE. 1 liy hark of the limits tree of .)avu is' over an ineh tlncu, anil full ol' u SM'Ollg jttiee. tlm iiutosl touch ol' \vtiicli iipou the skin. produces u most panil ul a,id irritating lasu. Tiie Java, natives ? n.-o tins ,|uicc wr gelling ml of tiieu; oiwiniM. To s'.itihiy a private revenge, uie.y Jnile a Ijowl oi: Jt m the room .pi a. sleeper, ami by the morning tlio vie-tini Jias sueeiiitiljeit to its evil ciTeuts*. 'I ne lluid gives oil a nioi.su poisonous gas, wiiieli produces stupor, and filially tic-iuli..

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Terribly Tempted. CHAPTER X. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914

TSESJt* /uvAvxawmv Terribly SERIAL STOHY ANNABEL GRAY. CiiAi'TiiU X. "JW.i.ss Dickson seems heat on unfold ing tliu mystery your earlier history is enveloped in," tjio Colonel said, coolly -almost .scornfully. "O ! 1 am .wretched!'' cried Lenore. desperately., the pent-up pain and tears of long iiours iinding vent at hist. "I'm not used to line ladies and their ways. I hate them, and I. will leave Alyrtlo Lodge to-night!" ->ii> . Jl.ero was his opportunity, i r "Where will you go?"- lie aslccd gravely. "1 don't know, or care, much, for ijtliat mi)Iter. . . Everything-every-. hates me-so that I don't, tfaiit to Why," clasping .lit*!-"'hands, i .so many children died, did they me!" ^ 'Who;' The Fates? Theyj spared .>ou for my delight, ignore; but Jet us .bo practical at once. Come indoors I anil wo will arrange something. Miss Dickson is entertaining the curatc ami ling on hath buns like the bear at Zoo-ami tea !" obyed him. and ihey entered library together. Mo dosed the Vyd...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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MONSTER APPLES. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914

MONSTER APPLES. Under tln> heading "Largest A pplo in the World," the "Westminster (j! aoHc' writes:-''Tho largest ;nid heav iest apple ever grown, in the world has been raised this season in JSnglarul-at King's Acre, Hereford. It is -a Gloria Mmidi. it weighs 11 o less than 32.J ounces, and the announcement "of its advent has created quite a .sensation in the fruit world. This wonderful apple was grown in an eleven-inch flower pon tile tree producing six mammoth fruits at tho same time, it was this very tree whicJi bore tho giant apple of 1910 Coupling the advent of theso monster apples with the fact that this season in one plantation in tjie South of Eng land, there were hundreds of trees carrying over 10 bushels of immense apples per tree, equal to over S00 bush els to tho acre, ii. looks as if commer cial fruit culture was proving a verit abJo gold mine. To show the import ainoG attached to this Jatcst colossal fruit, six casts have been taken of it, so that a permanent recor...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CANADIAN DUTCH BELTED COW. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914

CANADIAN DUTCH BELTED COW. Dutch belted cattio aro bred to a limited extent in Canada. This breed has b.'un long in tlio upbuilding, but tho basis of selection having been tlio clear wideband of whito- around tlio body, tho results of centuries of work arc far from satisfactory from the dairyman's standpoint. Tlio breed inignt bo considered as ornamental nitiicr than useful. Tlio French Ca nadian cows are worthy of much con sideration where a hardy breed is re quired. Tlw individual cow is some what small, weighing only 7001b to iJUUlb. A bull weighs about iUUOlb. in general conformation they arc some what rough and .angular; in tho eons thu wedge shape is present. Tho color is black or dark brown. As niilk-pro ducers they resemble tho Jersey, though in quantity and quality th'.'v fall some what behind that breed. An average of 65001b of milk of a, little over .] i per cent, butter-fat is about tho stan- | dard. Tho first individuals of tho breed j are supposed to have gone to Canad...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
WONDERS OF THE SKYSCRAPER [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914

WONDERS OF THE SKYSCRAPER If St. Paul's Cathedral were piled upon St. Peter's - Oy-J.ll> high - the height ot' both would only then equal that of somo of the latest of American steel-framo buildings. it is impossible i'or the man in tho street to appreciate tho immense heignt to which the sky scrapers tower above him. And lie does not seo tho whole. The under world of these self-contained cities runs deep into tho bowels of the earth. The great .COOK,1)00 Singer building, which rises in *11 storeys, liJ.'-ift above the kerb, has cellars and foundations over 200 ft deep, so that the total heigho, from bedrock to cupola, is Slol't, and the weight of steel alone in it repre sents 8000 tons. The Metropolitan Life Building stands 70ft higher than tho Singer, and the latest/, l.he Wool worth slcy-scraper, with its 55 storeys, is 750ft high. Within the buildings are homes, busmessas, chinches, chap els, shops, olliees, ballrooms, concert hall, restaurants, .schools, and academ ies. They...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE WORLD'S BEEF. DEMAND OVERLAPPING SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914

THE WORLD'S BEEF. DJuMAXi) OVERLAPPING SUPPLY. Statistics-regarding the world's boot supply show tliaL, as is the caso v.it.; some other primary products, the pro duction is-not hoping pace with the inereaso of population, or with tho in creasing purchasing power of the peo ple'.. Jt must be borno in mind that working people are now receiving bet ter wages "in many countries, and that the world's trade was never so prosper ous <);> at the present time, all or' winch pomis to the ability of the people to purchase good, wholesome, moat. An, official summary of tho position fur nishes.- some significant figures, which have a very direct interest to Aus i tralia and i\ew Zealand. A study of the available figures will prove two points, namely: (j) the cattle of the »<.rld are not increasing at the same rate as are the respective) populations, and (2) that in soveral of the more im portant countries tho dairy cattle re present greater percentages of the total nerd...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MODERN MEDICINE. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914

-MODERN MEDICINE. Jf any man in sickness .viuirms, the doctor oomes and talks of ^urmu ami quotes some Latin verbs, and says thai there 011 all fours, and cat some grass and herbs. The doctors have such freakish euros that man by preference endures his sickness whiio lie «m; he'll nurse iiis bruises and his galls in soli tude, where ho recalls this good, old fashioned pian. in olden days-alas, they're sped!-the sick man could re main in bed and groan and kick with ?/.est; tho doctor came and gave. him dopo, and said; ''You'll soon bo well, I hope, but what you need is vest!" All, yes, my friends, in by-gone time., tho sawbones, with his skill sublime, would order rest and peaec; hut now ho lectors to your couch and says you are a lazy slouch, and orders elbow grease. "Get out of that," ho stern ly cries, to him who's sick, '"take ex ercisol Go out and climb a ti Live in a tent, sleep on the grass! ( i out tho sulphur ami blue mass! (!..; }>usy as can be!" I like the old-time way ...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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AMMONIA FIRE EXTINGUISHER. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914

AMMONIA FIRE EXTINGUISHER. The use of ammonia bombs to extin guish forest fires is being tested in sonio of the national forests- of Am erica. In the case of brush fires, the liro fighters of'teii! have difficulty in get ting near enough to beat out tho Haines, and ammonia bombs have been found very effective. Tho explosion of a single bomb will Extinguish lire in a loft circle about i'fc. v ' Magistrate: "Officer, what is this man charged with?" Constable : "He's a- camora-Jiend of tho worst kind,.yer worship." "But this man shouldn't have boon _ arrested simply because lie has a mania for talcing pictures." "It isn't that, yer worship: lie. takes the cameras." A candidate for tho Town Council was subjected to much interruption by a butcher, who enjoyed considerable notoriety as a "heckler." The candi date bore the tiling good-humoredly for a time, but at last he gave his ques tioner a hint that lie was taking up valuable time by asking silly questions. This so enraged the butcher ...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FOR THE CHILDREN. THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914

FOR THE CHSLDREN. THERE'S N.0 PLACE LIKE HOME. "i: lilco tho old-fashioned songs best," said 'grandfather. -'Sing 'Homo, Sweet Homo,' darlings; that's the song for me." "Very well, grandfather, wo will," said Julia, readily). "Come along:, Phemie, you arc chief songstress, you know. 1' will play tho accompani ment." They had fresh sweet voices, these two young girls, and as the light of the xiaded lamp fell full on their bright hair and pretty evening frocks, they made a picture that might have satis fied other eyes, besides those of a lov ing grandfather. "There's no place like liome!'' The words were still echoing through the room as Phemie returned to her seat, only to liud her piaco occupied by Jack, who had spread nis "rubbish," as Plio ,111(0 called it, all over tho table at which slio usually sat. "Clear it away, Jack!" she said, with » little imperious wave of her hand. "1 cannot have all this trash littered over my wo rk-table." "Trash!" said .Jack, indignantly, "it is 110 ...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
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PATENTS AND INVENTIONS. OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914

PATENTS AKD 5?tfVE!;$T!G?iS. OI'M'1 JCLV!> NuX'].:KDI,\TC;S. Mssrs. G. a. TnrPi A 0"., Patent Attorneys, of tJio R wlto, .}:!'.) (Joliins Street, 'Melbourne, report Unit spt-c-ili cations of the. following inventions have 1 officially awpted and opened I'cir inspection by tii.' Commissioner lor Patents. Abridgments of tin- speci fications may be inspected, without lee, iit their office. Lift. Well Doors - to hold them open, ;hrI win n flic 1 iIt/ goe-s to close them autonuvtioally. - \V . ii . A l.-.op "-8301. Steering; J)ise Ploughs-to deal with sloping ground, jsnet enable . true furrow to bo inside. . Guihdgv-K325. Kxplosion Engine Silencer - Contains series of concentric e!iamb-rs-spiral rested.-Tlio Maxim Silencer C<!---8600. Automatic Sampler tor Tailings paddle wheel-- s;mr wliei'l scoop-run ning .stream of tailing-- ->ainpie recei ver. T. (5. Taaeweii---8782. Non-Heliliable .Motile.-Has a non return disk valve, pivoted to a cork, sealing ring, eie.- .). P. a...

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THE MAW IN THE 'BUS. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914

THE MAW m THE 'BUS. A eonl.ril.mlor to the "Pall ?. I a 11 Gazelle" gives - the following amusing account of her experiences in an omni bus-. ??. I. hatu weddings. They mi'an pre sents... It was frightfuilly hot, and I didn't want to go-into town at all; hut 3. had driven- it to tho last minute. I must got tho inevitable pair of .silver candle si ieks without delay; .so 1 put 011 a, wiro nevting frock that let in tho air as much as possible and put liftoen pounds Hi my purso. £sot that I meant, to spend it ,all on. Ciara-nothing like it live pounds five shillings was enough ?lo rher; she was only going to marry an artist. But 1 meant to get a ft-'w ..things lor myself too while I was about it; Tho 'bus was a long tuno coming; 1 stood, sweltering 011 tho kerbstone, watoliing the silly antics of a fly that hud got stuck on the viscous surface of a newly-painted pillar-box and could not get off. Presently a man came up and waited too; he was one of those aggressively good-looking men -...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FEEDS AND FEEDING. SOME HINTS FROM AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914

FEEDS AND FEEDING SOME HINTS FROM AMEHIOA. (By AV. J. Ui'leU, Prositlciit -"Wisconsin Jlolstein Breeders'' Association.) j i Then; are no sterol methods employ- : Oil in my herd for lilting, feeding, and handling cows for milk and butter J'e oords, and what Jii tlo success lias at tended our efforts l-.a.i come through practical lines and the use of commer cial food mate-rails that are available to us all. I desire to put myself on re cord as .strenuously opposed to the nso of any stimulants, or to a practice of resting cows for months before calv resting aJid fattening them for long periods before freshening, would in due time certainly prove detrimental to any dairy breed, for tho reason that it would tend to injure characteristic per sistence, and we as breeders must re member, if we aro to maintain tlio present reputation of tho breed and ing, or the practice ol' any other means that are not legitimate and practical and tending to show natural dairy abil ity. Purposely forcing c...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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A PLAN ROAD TO FORTUNE. How Some Secured Success. "Become a Patentee." [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914

A £MJAIN HOAD TO FORTUNE. H<5Y/ Some Secured Succc. "Bcjiiuc a Pntcr.toe." 1. Cultivate ami perfect your idea* \ as to improvements and inventions, j Esnerimeut. The world ia eager for ! ; soi'iolbiny now", wiiioii, however siin | more convenient, or promote pleasure j or safety, or do away with faults, or reduce waste. The pcrton who gfiK public adoption u!' .such an invention is oil the road to wealth. He will cease to lx> a servant; lio becomes a proprietor. j People who handle thing# in every | day use are tho natural inventors of ! better things, aud tho uaLural capi talists of to-morrow. 2. Study the subject of patentiag. koad the splendid advice that Edison gives. Learn the procedure as to pa tenting m the chief countries. - . ben secure your own loyal monopoly oi your rights by becoming a patentee. 3. [1 that workman or foreman, or your ingenious friend lias produced a clever invention, put liim on tho track about pat-outs by toiling him where ho can obtain the...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MECHANICAL FOOD HANDLING. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914

HAN1CAL FOOD HANDLING. la appliances i'or labour-saving in the handling olr food in tho modern great hotel, whero tlie wants oi eigu iouii hundred or two thousand guests must have prompt; attention, mucii in genuity has been displayed. Tlie auto matic egg boiler, actuated by clockwork (uriven by a lead weight) or a small electric motor, Jiguivs .largely in thj serving of breaklast. This ingenious applance is one of the few wlHeu ar.) iound jn medium and large-capacity restaurants also; because it saves weli mgli <jy per cent. of tnc time and at tention connected witii boiling eggs to tho patron's order and occupies very liulo room. Suppose a waiter lias an oid.T for iMninuvc eggs, iiy a suiglo movement tho operator ol tho egg boiler places the eggs in a metal bas ket. ami lowers them into a tank of boiling wator at the bottom of tho appliance, ami sets tho index at tho ^-minute mark. Then he can forget it, fur at tho expiration of tlie tune se(- tlie eggs are lifted autom...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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THE MANAGING WOMAN. HER PASSION FOR HOUSEHOLD REFORM. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914

THE: MANAGING WOMAN. HER i'ASSION !'.().!(- JlUUSEROLD .REFORM. f i once, reinarKs ;i writer in ;t Liou <uhi periodical, knew a ? charin/ng girl, tin; only .sister of six brothers and tiio only daughter of a widower i'athei;. tfiio "ran'1 this masculine household much to tho masculine household's ben elii,. Perhaps .she was a born ; manag eress of men; perhaps she had only oui tivalcd that art through force of cir cnm.staiicos., Jiut she was certainly a manageress-and knew it. She knew her own efficiency. She knew what was good for ineii ami she knew what men liked-winch is not al- > ways the same thing,.as all,\\;omon are I a ware .She knew the smail weaknesses') of six brothers and a "darling old father." and she knew exactly the sort of house which they should live in-and made it her business to -c.'-' that they should liave that sort of house. Her life consisted largely in what she called "making plans" - mostly plans for her moiuolk. Tins, I am convinced, is the o...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914

(Lij "Auibro.sme.") . ,ii the intent iiat models takes the j/^tri'ccny flat plaieuu. 1'ftis ' ",;V |Aju, iioiva»a»d», 10 euvulop the .. "'?,n .no lu-uu, and is uiui aliowwi lite mi inverted ' » is proves* mora be 7., a vou..^ una uretty lace. -i uutdly be ^ !Joi,yv^ ,r ri<i,ii0 pi~-.eau, willOu achieved a';!l, Mopuiaruv >u tli.ir time. A pleu iUl" - .,'.^111 oi irimmmg masked on I'>"\'n fci«» 51 licM'nOUS height, the ll*.' . mi. & covered witii. jimuwerable 'liil."' u or «iuii riuuou, csr with ' iiaturai-ieokiug jiowc-rs. An ! l''11 1 j;iaJiioii n-jiich will make t%T.id«°ee :s UUlt 01 xha ,poque Y exposed oi' dowers. iflese ' M-ihi:" massed with rosea oi .'^'.'^vit-h crocuses, hyaemths, ami ' '"' '?!!ii-'i's anemones, iiavs a "'"'/'.mi.-a.a.'cj, -vuii tue brilliant sis a sottiug iu ... c:.f;c oi a prei-y toque, winch lias . ?) ior tlie season or retes, u 1 /?[?.e tint consists ot tiny market ZX* <-.! dog-violets, wnichare mas ijicr. tue br.m being...

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COST OF FOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914

COST OF FOWLS. How many poultry farmers have de finite knowledge of what llicir .stock actually cost them to rear? Very few. Tliat is the opinion of Ai r T. J . Brief ly, who, according to a- fanners' bul letin issued by tlie New South Wales .Department of Agriculture, found pro lit in the business. Mr 33rierly stated: -j\i y first batch of chickens was hatch- | ed oil July 19, and there were further j hatches every few days until the end of September. Tlioy were fed oil a plain diet of cracked maize, wheat, bran, pollard, meat meal, bone .meal, and a little oil cake, no mash being given until they wore ai week or a lortnight old. By the end of Sep tember, I was treating with S00 head of various ages and about equal numbers of eaoh sex. . They comprised White Leghorns and Black Orpingtons, tlifv were uboui- 30 per cent of the latter. The cost of food up to that date to talled £.S ()/?!. l.'Vom October 1 to November 7, the additional cost of feeding was £10 1S/S, making a total of £1...

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LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 11 April 1914

LIFE. The cost of Jiving .still goes up, and trouble 'round us thickens, and yot when o'er we dine or sup, we've por terhouse or chickens. To make our wails have proper force we should bo lean and scrawny, but, we've the mus cles of a horse, and we aro fat and brawny. The portly man gets tip and whops about tlio cost of living, whilo to his form soino costly soups a. genial warmth uiv giving. The ehibnnui wrings his hand and whines, the cost will make tis vagrants, while to his breath imported wines impart ;i pung ent fragrance. We should be hollow eyed and thin, our slats like wash boards1 showing, if we'd denounco the. men of sin who lceej) the prices going. But nearly all the' kickings done by fat and fussy sinners, who have their '( pockots full of moii, and swallow four 1 course dinners. 1 do not hear the toiler wail or breathe dire threats of slaughter; ho eats his dinner from a pail, and lielps it down with water; lie and his onildren shed their woes, . and ,warble "Yankee Do...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 18 April 1914

'ITADATIO PUftMANENTLY CURES Hydatids, Liver and Kidney Troubles; Gastric Ulcers, Internal Growths. 3/6 and 5/6 per bottle. Chemists and Stores. 430 FLINDERS LANE, MEL BOURNE.

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