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Air is Harder than Rock. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 21 May 1914
Air is Harder than Rock. Ilynamite affords a means of prov ing that lliere niv limes when air js harder than rock, anil Dial such .limes are during the frac.-t.ion of ail instant when the djnamite is ex ploding. Place some ordinary Mark gunpowder upon u rock and set it off willi a fuse. The result is only a flash and a puff of smoke into the air, while llie rock is merely black ened b.v the flame. Xow place a stick of dynamite upon the .same rock and set it off. Instead of flashing into'the air as llie powder did, it will actually shat ter the rock, if even there is no thing about the dynamite to bind it down or retain it. It is for this reason that the com mon belief used to be held, and is held by ninny to-day, in fact, that dynamite, unlike other things, will follow the line of the greatest re sistance. But this is really not true. The laws of nature arc to follow the lines of least. resistance, und dynamite does exactly this by crashing through the roc.k Instead of into the air,...
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS LETTERS. [Where the term "The Commonwealth" is used in connection with these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island.] [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 21 May 1914
POSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS I LETTERS. [Whero the term "The Common wealth" ia used in connection With these rates and regulations it includes Papua, Lord llowo Island, and Norfolk Island.] For every J ounce or fraction thereof. For delivery within tho Common wealth 0 1 For delivery in the British Em _ Piro 0 1 cor delivery in the New Hebrides, ^ Banks, and Torres Islands .. 0 2 For delivery in other places .... 0 21 LETTER CAltDS. For delivery within tho Commonwealth 1 Single, Id. each j reply, Id. each half For delivery in the British Empire (se> list of places under "Letters")-Sin gle. Id. each. For delivery in Now Hebrides, Banks and Torres Islands-Single, 2d. oacli For delivery in other places- Singk 2Jd. cach. POST CARDS. Single Postcards impressed with ih* Id. stamp, and Reply or double cards each half of which has the Id. stjini) impressed thereon, may be transmitter to places within tho Commonwealth, am to those places, enumerated undo "Letters," to which letters may b t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 21 May 1914
PUBLIC NOTICES, Tungamah 88" ELIZABETH STREET, MELBOURNE 91 VICTORIA AVENUE, ALBERT PAKK M. L. THOMAS (Recorded by the Dental Board of Vietoiia), considers your interests, so consult us during our visits-it will repay you, Have your tenth extracted by nn Anesthetic which has proved itself to be superior to most Local Anesthetics, A WONDERFUL SUCCESS. What Dr Charles llainbly, D.D.ij., editor of the "American Dentists,'' U.S.A., snvs ol Thomas' Painless Dentistry "Dear Sir, Concerning your ami^thetic, we will say that it appears to be the superior preparation for tlio Painless Extraction of Teeth, and the work is performed without pain ot unpleasant* uess to the patient." IXVINITE. America's latest invention for artificial dentures. Lighter, stronger and better for tlio mouth than ordinary vulcanite. From Hi -Is (with painless extractions free). Vulcanite Plates from £3 3s Filling frcm 5s, single teetii from 5s Cleaning the Teeth, 7s 5"d GOOD DENTISTRY. We can make you a Sot of Teeth...
TUNGAMAH AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 21 May 1914
TUNGAMAH AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. A general meeting of the above was held on Saturday evening last, when there was a good attendance of mem- bers. The President (Mr T. J. O' Dea) occupied the chair. The minutes of the previous meeting were confirmed, and the outward correspondence approved. Inward Correspondence. From several Melbourne firms, for- warding donations and promises of trophies in connection with forthcom- ing show.—Received. From Department of Agriculture, stating that Monday, August 3rd, was fixed as the date of the horse parade and inspection of stallions at Tungamah.— Received. From Chamber of Agriculture, re forthcoming convention to be held at Maryborough on 30th June and 1st and 2nd July. On the motion of Messrs G. Skinner and John Fell, it was decided to continue membership with the Chamber, and the following delegates were appointed to attend the convention :— Messrs T. J. O'Dea, G. Skinner, John Fell, J. W. Dickie, C. Sampson, and J Wallace. From Rosella Manufactu...
Why He Wilted. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
Why He Wilted. "Wilt tliou take lier for thy part, for better, or for worse, to have, to hold, to fondly guard, till hauled off in a liearse? "Wilt thou let her have her way, consult her many wishes; make the fire every day, anil help her wash the dishes? "Wilt thou give her all the money her little purse will pack; buy a 'boa and a muff, and a little sealskin sacque? "Wilt thdu comfort and support her father and mother, Aunt Mary, Uncle Ed., three sisters, and a brother?" The poor man's face grew pale and blank. It was too late to jilt. As through the chapel floor lie sank, he sadly said, "I wilt."
The Briaht Side. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
The Briaht Side. A lady residing in a quiet village in Suffolk used to take an interest in a very aged couple who were spinning out the last thread of life in "Darby and Joan" fashion, seated on either side of tlie fireplace. She often paid them a friendly visit to cheer them up. The old man had been ailing, and . at last a day came when the visitor found only one chair occupied. Darby was not in his usual place. "Where is your husband?" "Well, mum, he be gone at last." "Oh, I'm sorry. That is very sad for you," said the lady, seeking to find some words of consolation. "Yes, mum. it be said," replied the old woman: "but then, you see, he were fearfully in the way of the oven." An obstinate man is any man who doesn't think as we do. The luckiest day for getting mar ried has not yet been discovered. There may be a lot of credit due to a man's wife, but she usually demands cash.
TREAT YOUR GRASS WELL. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
TREAT YOUR GRASS WELL. There is no department of farm work calling for better treatment than the young grass. A top-dressing of from one-and-a-half to two hundred weight of superphosphate would not only help to fill up the head of grain 011 what is generally the last crop of the rotation; but it would also im ! prove the quantity and quality of the ; resulting grass. Coarse grasses and | weedy herbage would disappear un ; dor its influence, and when the crop i was cut such an amount of early gra | zing could be had from it that the I manure would be more than repaid. A dressing of superhosphate causes i the free development of white clover and other leguminous plants, and these make its use remunerative. The condition of the young grass is a point demanding the close attention of every farmer who wishes to suc ! ceed. Subsequent crops depend 011 ; heavy carrying capacity. If an even ! growth of grass is obtained, covering the ground nicely, the practical man controls the situation, ...
HOW TO FILE AND SET A SAW. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
I HOW TO FILE AND SET A SAW. When Ban Rice invented the fa mous joke about "the greatest saw to saw that he ever saw," certainly the saw that he saw saw bore no sort of resemblance to many of the saws which we see saw. Saws that saw one's nerves as well as the timber, serceching and gnawing through, wood instead of cutting it smoothly and sweetly-that make one's back ache to witness their operation, and heart ache to witness the useless expendi ture of power and labor in much, of the work performed by this useful and, when properly made, filed, and set, most effective tool. A saw is a series of cutters, ar ranged either in one line or in two lines, according to the work to be per formed; and all saws used in wood work (and it is such of which we speak) may be included in two classes -those w" ich cut across the grain and those which cut lengthwise of the grain. The latter class has its teeth or cutters formed so as most to re semble a narrow chisel or piane bit. The teeth of the for...
TO WAIT 27 YEARS FOR HIS FORTUNE. ENGINEER KEEPS SECRET FOR SMELTING IRON SAND. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
TO WAIT 27 YEARS FOR HIS FORTUNE. feNGIKEER KEEPS SECRET FOR SMELTING IRON1 SAND. I Tli« onty niMi living who ever solved the problem ot smelting iron sarnl is a consulting engineer, W. G. Uuhnccy, otiierwisc Dulunham, whose deficiency it was stat.&lt;;il in the Croy don Bankruptcy Court, of £3,5!M, r#pre3fotini( money borrowed an.l money owing for medical attendance on wife and children. He sp«nt some years in New South Wales, Tasmania, and N'ew Zealand, and in 1892 was president of the Victoria Architectural and Engineer ing Association. He also claims to have designed much of the fittings ami machinery .with which Messrs. Wellman and .iVaniman hoped to cross the Atlantic He said if he had. twenty miles ot beach on the New Zealand coast, .which contained over 50 per cent, metallic ore, it would he worth to liim £30,000 and £10,000 a year. Everything was going stnnothly in the matter, when suddenly lie was told by the New Zealand Harbour Board that there was a lease on it l...
CHAPTER III. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
CHAPTER III. The vicar strode into the room a mo ment after and struck the keynote of the interview by drawing himself up right and ignoring Mr. Topper's out stretched hand. "\.hy, what's the matter, Mr. Fen ley?" quavered Mr. Topper. The vicar's penetrating eyes stared eoidly at Mr. Topper, and the baffled scientist quailed before them. Even before, the charge was announced he felt himself guilty, convicted, and sen tenced. "I've come here for some straight talk with you, Mr. Topper," the vicar said. "It isn't often I lose my temper, but I'm going to tell you to your face, Jo'in Topper, at you're a rascal, sir! A downright rascal!" Mr. Topper, who had been standing, suddenly collapsed into a chair and stared feebly at the man who, five min utes before, lie would have declared to be one of his best and most valued friends. "If only you'll be good enough to say what I've done, Mr. Fenley," ho said with a brave attempt at retort, "perhaps we will get along. You call at my house, presu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
PUBLIC NOTICES. Tungamah. New Yoar's Day Sports Club. A MEETING of the above will be held at Kerr's Hotel ou SATURDAY EVENING NEXT, at S o'clock. > M, O'KANE, President. Tungamah Agricultural Society A ItARlO SHOOT will take place on MONDAY, Srit JUNE, in aid of the above. All who can make it convenient are cordially invited to attend. Muster at l'ugslcy's corner .at 9 a.m. Caterer in attendance. forsale! Y°un(} ALMOND T11EE8. Good for Shade and Profit. SIX SHILLINGS A DOZEN. G. E. KERVILLE, Yundool. CHOICE POTATOES. PEACH BLOOM AND OA11MEN. 03 riiK BAG. PUIME APPLES (any quantity) 6s pun Oask. R. B. EVVAIIT, (Next Pogi. Ollicc.) TUNGAMAH A. R. JOHNSTONE, General Com mission A gout, ST. JAMES, Begs to remind the Public that he has bcun appointed Representative in the St. James district for the following : T. ROBINSON & CO.-Federal Harvesters, Drills (Superior) Ploughs, llornsby Binders, Oil Engine3, (Main Graders, Triumph Wool Press, Cultivators, Pumps, Share?, Oils, and ...
WONDERFUL POWER OF THE WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
WONDERFUL POWER OF THE WIFE. No married man ever prospered in the true sense of the word without the co-operation and help of his wife. If she unites in mutual endeavors, or rewards his labors with an endear ing smile, with what confidence will he resort to his daily toil, meet diffi culty and encounter danger, if he knows that he is not spending his strength in vain, but that his efforts will be rewarded by the sweets of home! Solicitude and disappointment enter the history of every man's life, and he is only half provided for his voyage if his associate is fit only for hours of pleasure, while for his months of darkness no sympathising partner is prepared to cheer and com fort. The worthy wife can wield 1 power far beyond computation, and the happy home, free from drink, is the scene of strength and support. For the cantie wifie's smile Will the cares o' life beguile And banish care and toil Frae our ain fireside.
T'opper's Champion Villain. CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
Popper's Champion Villain. By ASHLEY MILNER. CHAPTER I. Very earnestly, yet in a voice sub dued so that his housekeeper might not -hear it, Mr. John Topper address ed his reflection in the mirror. He was a short, robust, benevolent looking man upon whose plump face forty years of placid life had written but few lines to mark tlieir passage. Comfortably off, as the phrase goes untroubled by the cares of business or family, Mr. Topper beamed at the world through his rimless spectacles and passed his long hours dabbling eagerly with the science of sociology. He stood now, dressed in his long morning coat, his left hand gripping at its left lapel in the Balfourian atti tude, rehearsing the paper which he was to deliver that night to the Bess borough Sociological Society "And now, in conclusion, Mr. Chair man and Gentlemen," he was saying, "I await your verdict upon the argu ments I have put forth. I maintain that crime is not so much a matter of hereditary as environment. . A thief's so...
THROWN FROM A HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
THUOU'N FROM A HOUSE. On Friday last Mr l'obcrt I'ilking'ou (employed nt Mitebieh'a butchen) liacl a narrow escape from serious injury. He was deliverinu meat at Mrs l'\ Fell's residence, and the horse shied when the basket was passed over Ilia head. In swerving, the unimal collided with » pepper tree, and the Girth being looao the saddle slipped round. The rider, who lays no claim to being a (Jentaur on horseback, was dragged in the stirrup until Mrs Owens' privaUi hospital was rcaclnd, Here the horso lushed out and inflicted a nasty kick in Mr I'ilkington's groin. The victim wa3 conveyed home and received the attention of Dr Uitz. After a couplo of days' spell, Mr Pilkingtou had quito rccovcrcd from his injuries.
CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
CHAPTER" I. When Mr. Topper doteraiinnd upon )iis Jiistory-making demonstration, he took it for granted that the supply or specimens was unlimited. So much was this the case that he Intended an almost fastidious choice of a thor ough-going villain; one from whos-3 breast every human sympathy had died, every decent motive was miss ing, every aspiration lost. The works of fiction told him, of the existence of numbers of such men; no popular work was complete without the ebon / hearted scoundrel. And Mr. Topper had determined that his villain must be the genuine article, as otherwise his demonstration would prove no thing. "What's the use of me getting a man who has lingering hopes of reform or who has redeeming qualities?" he told himself sternly. ' In such a man I should only succeed in awaking tlu good that was asleep in the man's mind. No, I want a thorough-paced villain." His morning post the next day brought liini, amongst the rest, two begging letters. One was from a mau with a ...
CHAPTER OF ACCIDENTS. BREAKDOWN OF A BAKER'S CART. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
CHAPTER OF ACCIDENTS. BREAKDOWN OF A UAKEU'S CART. Whilst delivering bread on hid Wilbv round last week, _ Mr Thoj. Hayes had an unpleusaut experience. Ho was driviug a horse only half brokeu-in, which becumc fractious and struck work. In his effort Lo take it easy ou iho roadside, both shafts of the cart -were broken. Abandoning the vohiclc, Mr Hayes started to walk to rungamah from N^ylon'o with a basketful of undelivered bread, his younger brother leading the horse. Just as they hud accom plished the long six miles in record time, another brother sot out to aaccrtaiu the causoof the delay, but unfortunately missed the returning wayfarers aud was only re warded ou reaching Wilby with a view of tho ruiu loft behiud.
YARRAWONGA PIG SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Tungamah and Lake Rowan Express and St. James Gazette — 28 May 1914
YAKUAWONGA PIG SALE. Messrs Green, Manning and Co. report having held their usual monthly pig salo ut the Yarrawouga Corporation Vards on Monday, 25th inst., when there was a fair yarding of pigs forward to a good attendance of buyers, Competition was I oju aud priees were quite equal to lata- rates. Wo sold Back fitters atiU 4s to £5; baconera £2 !)s Gd to £2 17s. Porkers flight) 28s Gd to 20j ; slips 123 to 19s. This PiiiiACUEa.-A correspondent writes to a contemporary -" Tho preacher lias a hard time If his haii* ia groy, be ia old, If ho is a young man, he hasn't! had experience. If ho haa ten ohildron, hfl has too mi ay. If he has none, ho should havp, and i3n'b setting a good oxsmple, If his wife sings in the choir she is presuming. IE she dosen't, she isn't interested in her husband's work. If a preacher reads from notes, he is a bore. If he speaks extemporaneously, he isn't deep enough. If he stays at home in bia study, he does not mix enough with the people. If he is seen a...