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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 29 May 1914
Wedding Bells. There was celebrated at St. Co lumbs (Church of England) Haw thorn, on Wednesday, the 15th of April, by the Rev. Berkley A. Rowell (formerly of Kerang) the marriage of Miss Mabel, Adeliade Lewis (May) daughter of Mr and Mrs G. P. Lewis, of Tyntynder West, late of Waitchie South, to Mr George John Brunnen, youngest son of Mrs Janet S. Brunnen, widow of the late John Brunnen, of Bendigo. The wedding was a quite one, only the parents and a few members of the brides family, resident in Melbourne, being present. The contracting parties are both well and favorably known in the Swan Hill and Kerang dis tricts where they were respectively connected with various out-door sporting clubs and other institutions. Miss Lewis having been a leading player of the Kerang Tennis Club and a member of the several or ganizations adjunct to the Church of England in that town, and the bridegroom well-known in connection with charitable functions, and in legal circles both in Kerang &...
DEATH OF MR THOS. LANGDON. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 29 May 1914
DEATH OF MR THOS. LANGDON. lb will bo learned with widespread regret that Mr Thouios Langdon, Chairman of Committees in the legislative Assembly, died on Wednesday morning in a private lioppitul in the city. While attend ing tho welcome to tho Governor of Victoria (Sir Arthur Stanley) on tiis arrival at St. Kilda Pier a few weeks ago, Mr Langdon was seized with illness, and was taken to a private hospital. Ho recovered sufficiently to he removed to his homo at Albert Park, but ho had a relapse, which proved fatal. Mr Langdon was horn in Liver pool in 1832. lie came out to Vic toria as a young man of 21, and at cnco made his home in tne country, where he had a varied career, lie was at some of the early gold rushes and was engaged at one time in cart ing from Melbourne to Bondigo. For some years he was poundkeeper at Inglewood. While in his twenties he also took up farming at Laane coorie. Subsequently he carried on business as a. wheat merchant, and later still was associated with t...
SHARE YOUR ROSES. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 5 June 1914
SHARE YOUR ROSES. A. tourist brings this ploasant stor? about Andrew Carnegio from Scotland: At Skibo Castle Mr. Carnegie had a beautiful roso garden. Thoro wero thousands of rod and whito and yellow 'roses always blooming thero, and tho villagers wero free to saunter in tho, i garden paths to thoir heart's contont. One day the head gardener waited upon Mr. Carncgio. . "Sir, I wish to lodgo a complaint, ho ventured. ' , "Well?" and tho mastor waited. "Well, sir, \ wish to inform you that tho villago folks hro plucking tho roses in vour roso garden. They aro de muling your roso trees, sir. ' "Ah," and thero was n noto of deep satisfaction in Mr. Carnegio's voico, "so my people aro fond of flowers, aro th"V, 'Donald? Then you must plant irorol"
FRICTION AVOIDED [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 5 June 1914
FRICTION AVOIDED A very ingenious method of over coming 'the friction of intermeshing gears lias recently been devised. The gear teeth are elcotroinagnetically hold in engagement, without actually con tacting. The teeth of tho driving gear are nuigne'tiscd by means of suitable coils, wliilo tho te?th of tho driven gear servo in pairs as armatures for tho magnetised teeth. Of course such an arrangement would hardly bo suit ablo for slow, hoavy work, becauso the cost of ourrer.b would he greater than •that of lubricating oil and the loss due to friction, but for light, high-speed work tho elcctro-magnetic engagement would undoubtedly provo very advan tnjieousj.'
GARDEN HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 5 June 1914
GARDEN HINTS. In raising .schillings of flowers and ornameutal plants groat variations aro i sometimes noted iu tho character i botli of loaves and flowers. It is tlio practice of tho:o who wish to iuiprovo or obtain new varieties to watcli lor I sucli variations as may bo in. a desir able direction. For instance, a plan which usually bears entire leaves may produce some seedlings with the Jcaves , slightly lobed. I iscods from thesa j aro used for propagation tlio proba bilities aro that lino, out leaved variet ies will eventually bo obtained.. So with the form:* and colors of flower. Any tendency noted in a seedling to vary in the direction or improvemnet may bo perpetuated by careful selec tion and propagation. Save seeds ol annuals from the best plants only. Those which hear smell flowers should bo pulled up early, to they may not spoil those which are best for seed bearing. Many plants shoot their soi-d away, directly the capsules are rip.?, therefore it. is desir able to gathe...
MEAT AND BUTTER IN SAN FRANCISCO. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 5 June 1914
MEAT AND BUTTER IN SAN FRANCISCO, .Tli* Sau Francisco &lt;ioiTespond*nt of Uio Atol bourn# "Ag*" thus d«sorib*uf fcho condition, of th« Sau Franaitoo market at tlio end of January, when the Waimato arrived from Sydnay and . Wellington irith 1000 ton a of frozen produeu-and 168,000 lbs. of butter:— J'lio tiictici adoptod by the San Fran cisco moat retailers ura now, and hare b^en ior etverul months, to sell the moat as American meat, and obtain l.uj prevailing prices, thereby reaping .» ric.i harvest of profit. They llatly denied x-hey wcra handling Australian meat, and refused to bill it a a such, although tho t»*i«o and quality of the imported article was patent to all pur chasers. Tho ,primo appoarnnca of tho foreign commodity proved beyond a doubt that oonsumers wero." getting tho Australian produot, but tho re tailors maintained that it was Ameri can moat only which they purvoyed, and accordingly demanded tho local higher priccs. Ono unbiassed ofiicinl aptly remarked—"If...
CONCERNING RINGS. EGYPT: GREECE: ROME: THE MIDDLE AGES. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 5 June 1914
CCUJ>£RNING RINGS. EGYPT : GR1CE0B : ROME : TIIE MIDDUS AGICS. In the-tombs of aiicicnt Egypt the .earliest rings known to history aro ; :ojnd. The finest and* most eojlly I arc of pure gold and of simple de l.sign', but very massive, while tbc ' name of the owner is deeply set on : an oblong gold bezel. Tbc lower classcs had rings of silver, gins?, bronze, or even clay with a glazed curface, the inscriptions on the latter Inring very, often impressed wbile the rlay was still moist. Other rings have been found made of ivory, rar nclian, and amber. I'nder the latter dynasties a scarab wan nsfd in place of the bezel, which was so mounted as to allow it to revolve. Signet rings were greatly in favn\if ! among the Greeks, and were yet an a. rule with encraved gems*. In , Sparta a curious law was panned j which forbade the use of any metal other than iron in their composition hut this law applied to Sparta only. There if? now . in the British Museum an IStrtirian ring which is formed ...
OUR DEBT TO THE MOSLEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 5 June 1914
OUR.DEBT TO THE MOSLEMS. Startling as it may seem, the intel lectual salvation oi Modern Europe , from tho benumbing inUuonoo oi tuc . Middle Ages was in a largo measure duo to tho Arabs. As earJy a.« the days of Hanm-al-Ifcisehid, who was a contemporary of Uharlewague, efforts wero'-mad© by that Caliph to inakc science and litoraturo the permanent donirens of his ompiro. Tiieso efforts iroro still further earned under tho "brilliant rulo of his sou and sucoessor, A1 Mamun, whoso calipliato has justly been .called dho Augustan Age of Islam. Learned mon wero invited from many different countries and remunerated for their labours with priucely munili cenco; and tho works of tho best Greek, Syrian, Persian, and India*; writers were -translated into Arabic and spread over tho entire Mahomedan world. In Spain, tho University of Cordova rivalled tho literary i'arno. oi Baghdad) and Jtfahomedan writers ap peared erorywnoso as tho. preservers and distributors of knowledgo. In the long night...
SOUTH AMERICA. SOME OF ITS CHARACTERISTICS [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 5 June 1914
SOUTH AMERICA. SOME OF ITS CHARACTERISTICS' In Buenos Ayres spring begins in September and laste to the middle ofj December, followed by summer, which' extendi to March ; autumn last* till the end of May. and winter the rent of the year. The winters ftrc told* and the 6ummer« arc hot. In South-] ern Zatagonia the climate is cold and inclement all "the yenr round. Some of the best parts of Argentina luivo a deficient rainfall. The four divi Hions are Patagonia, the Anrfinc re gion, the Gran Chaco, and the Pora pa, the central region is rich laud and tine pasture, where magnifieient red-and-wbite cattle jitaml knee-deep' in fresh pasture. Argentina at first attracted less attention than the other States bccause of the absence* of silver and gold. Its true wealth in agricultural produce now stands reveaJed to all the world. The early Spanish colonists were only allowed) to trade with the mother-country.. Now the tables are turned ; the At-. gentines are essentially teachable/ and welco...
MANURES FOR POTATOES. WITH A BRIEF HISTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 5 June 1914
MANURES FOR POTATOES. STITH A BRIEF HISTORY. (By B.. Harrison, 3T.L.S., in "Tlw* Land.") . -A- ,. Th® potato (Solanum tubaraum, Lv. vVvTii) la one of our most important food , r. - products, and ita dovolopmont and cul '4 tivation hare mado rapid strides since it was first imported into Europe by th» Spaniards, between 1580 and 1583, ' And afterwards into Great Britain by Sir Walter Italoigh. In "Tho Origin of Cultivated Plants," A. do Caudailo wvy»: "Th© potato, is wild in Qiih (South America), in a form which is s still aeon in our cultivated plants, and its cultivation was dilfusod before tho disoovery of Amorica, from Chili to •£»*'>■ N^:r Granada. It was introduced, } probably in tbo latter half of tho six teenth century, into that part of the United States now known oh Virginia and North Carolina, and it was the Vjrginian potato that Sir Whiter brought back to Ireland about tho ■■■?a&mo time .as the Spaniards procured it. Its namo in ita own country was •V ' v "open...
INGENIOUS CYCLE INVENTION. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 5 June 1914
INGENIOUS CYCLE INVENTION. Messrs. Brown and Ross:, of Wytliy bed Green, Alvccburrh, Worcestershire send tie particulars &lt;rf a very - inter esting invention vrfcirh they have tut tented. All users of cycles know lh« little troubles attendant upon chain iidjustrnents—unscrewing the nuts on the back hub, making the adjustment and tightening up npain. In the euro of .some mokes of speed gears, alfo. the rod moving the clutch has also to be loosened in accordance with th« alteration. Hut Brown and Ross's idea is to make possible these atten tions without touching the had: wheel, and thin is done l>y making the chain wheel, bottom bracket a>l« and cranks all in one piece. A goo'l idea of the working of ?h^ arrange ment is given in our illuft rations. Fig. 2 shows thn groove into which slides the part shov.n in Fig. 3. The latter contains the axle, chnin wheel, and cranks. Fig. S shows the dcvice in position, , tightened by meant* of the nut in the bottom of the frame. T6...
CHILLINCOLLAH DISTRICT FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION. RULES AND REGULATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 5 June 1914
CHILUNCOLLAH DISTRICT FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION. uui.es a.\d regulations. 1. That the competition be known *• "Tho Chillineallah District Footbull Association," and that the folk wing clubs only compctc Chilling Hah, Tyrrell Downs, Wnitchie and Strn ford East. The clubs entered to pay an entrance fee of £1 to the secretary for delegates before first match. 2. That the competition eo sist of four rounds to commence on tlu Cth of June, and play to commence at 3 p.m , tennis being allowed 15 minutes grace. The matches to consist of four quar ters each of 20 minutes' durat'on, and be decided by points—four for a win and two for a draw. 3. All matches shall be played under the Victorian Football League (except wherein its rules are superseded by these rule3), in which case the lules of this competition shall take precedent. 4. Ea'?h club shall be allowed two delegates. That a president be elected to this association, the said pres'dent to ast as an independent chairman at all delegates' meeti...
A CHICKEN FEED HOPPER. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 5 June 1914
A CHICKEN FEED HOPPER. The hopper here illustrated haa ad vantages over other feeding dcvicco. The automatic lid prevents tuo food getting mited _ with dust ;iiid dirt. Tho * fo.vl can open the lid at any time for eatinjr, ,nnil the Jowl v/jll only come in the iroiinr »k It i« used. One filling of the hopptr will supply food for ' two or .three dayw. The fowls soon, learn to use tho feeder. The hopper is fi-in. wiue, zj feet high, and 3 feet Jong." The roo! projects over the perch and hopper. The conls are attached to the Ud of the manger and to the porch, run ning over pulleys fastened near the roof, as shown. The perch is fasten ed on two cross bars pivoted to Uiu ends o! the hopper. The bock endtt of these cross bars arc weighted hu as to close the Ud. when no fowls are on the perch. The weight of 6no fowl will raise tbc lid. -"Popular Mechanics."
What is Supporting the Local Press? [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 5 June 1914
What is Supporting the. , Local Press ? What is supporting the local press;— ]sit sending complimentary tickets ami handbills (printed in otbojj towns) with a request to at tend and give a report"'(for thegood of thceanHr)oF theconcert., social, domotihtration or religious mooting when the same 1ms not been advertised in tbo local paper V Ah ! no, uiydoar brethorn, it is not. Is it supporting tbo pre s to , give one inch "a&lt;lvt" and want a-£2 . report? No, my dearly beloved brethorn, i the perspiring jourmi ist cannot winh his I hands in inmicenry ami tind breaJ.&o., f««r j . bis family in knsk or ks caskk, pay rent, I wages,"taxes, and other heavy charges, I unless be is supporteddocently, unless till minting be kept in the district, or unless jio r«ceiw» good adveitising support, Nolv* ithstanding a custom very largely followed, I way don't be mc.m with the press—cueourago it and support it; don't send work out of the district. Heincm bcr tbo press is what you m...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 5 June 1914
UJtima Coffee Palace. ' ' ADJOINING CO'SlXlhBCIAL. BANK. "THE PLACli FOR COMFORT." . livery-convenience. for every class—permanent boarders,.. ■ commercial travellers, iiiuWarmers. Large-'Dining, Reading, and Commercial Rooms, ■■■■■:■■■Wnh ail appurtenances for ea'e and comfort. Single and double'bedsi hor j)'r cold baths. Motor car for hire Best Stabling. v ■ Provision-for extra demand on accommodation just com pleted., - l/OSEPH DREWETT, Proprietor "This Way, Sir"! Railway = Hotel, ULTIMA (Opposite Hnihvtiy Station). Ample aceomniortuuon on ticsst. Jinvs. Choice chaur'iiync A: wines Moor Cms for Hire. W. J. O'BRIEN, Proprietor Alf. Van, BUILDER, ULTIMA, HAS fot Sale a lar^e &lt;[uantity of ami .-ofi-wood vinibci , ^jt ivnni'C 1 iron, rid'^iiit* nml spouting I?OK >ALK M. LOWKST IIA!KS. NICHOLAS L. O'CONNOR,LLM. H.A., - Barrister, Solicitor,.Conveyan cir. and frcctor. ULTIMA, A Commission:* of tho supreme Court •.'-.•of. tho fctutc of .Victoria for taking j Alliiliivits.....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 5 June 1914
Chamberlain's «£""?« Tablets —ii EQH OON8TIPATIOBA* For a Good Clean Meat „ ' Call at W. FADERZENS, CENTRAL OOFPUE PALACE, Hartjrcavcs Strcot, E V DIGO. (Opposite Markets.) Three Courses Beds Is, ' " As Good as the Best." CONSIGN YOUR FAT LAMBS. SHIEP, CATTLE & PIGS Sheep, Cattle, & Land SaleBmer, BENDIGO and BRANCHES. ■\T7lIO beg to smnounc? to tbeir clients ami the public gcnevnlly that they have Appointed Mr K, J. Beaumont as iheir agent in Ultima and district. Mr Beaumont will be ploased to order and secure trucks, arrange trucking and consigning. I The firm beg to announce that they arc i agents again this season for the sauie leading firm of exporters, and all vendors of sheep and lambs of nice quality can i depend upon receiving satisfactory prices. [ Our buIch in Bemligo are— MONDAYS—Sheep and lambs TUESDAYS--Fat and Store Cattle THURSDAYS—PigH, at our own | Bazaar. SATURDAYS—Hoises, at our own Bazaar. EDGAR BEAUMONT, U cnl Agent, Ultima. IMS TC BENDIGO stay ...