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ATMOSPHERIC CONDENSATION. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 2 July 1914
atmospheric' condensation. The condensation of moisturo in tlio atmosphere—i.e., the initial step in tho formation of clouds, fog, rain, lin.il, and snow—Jia3 buen explained for moro tliau a generation by the presence in the air of myriads of minute (mostly ultra microscopic) ."dust" particles, each of which was supposed to servo as a cen tre of condensation. The well-known instrument invented by Aitken, in 1SSS, in v/hieh, after a small measured vol ume of air has been cooled by expan sion, the resulting droplets of water are inspected through a microseopo and counted, is know as the "dust-counter," because it' has been assumed that the number of drops formed in this process represents the number of particles of "dust" in the given volume of air. This idea is intrenched in the very latest works on meteorology in the Eng lish language, though qualified by the admission that in a highly supersatu rated atmosphere, such as may be pro duced at will in a iabatory but hardly occurs in na...
MILK AND BEEF TYPE. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 2 July 1914
MILK AND BEEF TYPE. A feature of tlie reccut International Live Stock Show at Chicago, which (lo ser ves more than passing interest, was the milking Shorthorn cow class (says "Tlio Farmers' Itoviow"). Fourteen aged matrons competed in the milking test conducted by this breed associa tion, and the results offor some strong arguments for the dual-purpose enthu siasts. They also hold some good les sons for the special purposo champions. The cows were subjected tb "a two-day milking tost, which counted fifty, points in tho making of tho award. Beef form counted the same number of points, and no cow was cligiblo'.when she gave, at best, 30 lb.1 of milk per day. The first prizo cow milkod tested 07.4 lb. in two daj's, at record which many so called dairy animals fail to reach. Tho best milker gavo 101.4 lb. of milk, or an average of 52.2 lb. per .day. This cow scored low on beef form, and thero fore only drew fourth place in tho con test. The other prizo-winners milked SO.8 lb. and 85.2 l...
GYROSCOPE MOTOR-CAR. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 2 July 1914
GYROSCOPE MOTOR-CAR. A-motor-car with a full-size body, but only two wheals, has been constructed by a Birmingham-firm froni the designs of Dr. P. Sehilowsky, and has, it is understood, proved satisfactory in pre liminary trials 011 tho road. The two wheels are placed in line as in an ordi nary bicycle, and the machine is kept upright by means of a gyroscopic device controlled by two pendulums, which, when tho car inclines to ono side or the other from the perpendicular, brings t.lin irvroseono into action to oouoso the tendency to overturning. .,-jTho inventor claims that a" mono-track motor-ear-run nin^ iiud.er..gy.r.(^o]>i£^u^|oV crui^attajii. •fu5^55i"giuoJ'"'aiid with a-lightor frame and body than would be needed for a four-wheeled car of tho same rating; that as it requires only a very narrow path it is particularly adapted for use I in now and undeveloped countries; that tho smoothness of ruuuiug is greatly increased; that the cost of manufacture can be reduced; and th...
STRENGTH OF EGG-SHELLS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 2 July 1914
STRENGTH OF EGG-SHELLS. ; Most people are aware of, (the, power ;0f egg-sliclls to resist external pressure on the cuds, but not many would credit the results of tests rocontly made. Eight ordinary lien's eggs were submitted to pressure applied externally all over the surface of the shell,.and the-breaking pressures varied between ■ UOOf. lb. and (575 lb. per square inch. ". With the stresses applied internally to .12 eggs, those gave way to pressure varying be tween 32 lb. and OS lb. per sqqafq inch. The pressure required to . crush eggs eggs varied between 40 lb. and 75 lb. The average thickness'of-the shells was 13-1000 in.
POISON BOTTLE ALARMS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 2 July 1914
POISON BOTTLE ALARMS;2 1 Numberless lives havo been lost or endangered by tlio carolesa ono who picks-up a bottle from . his modiciuo chest in tlio dark. ' This is boing con stantly done, and measures should ; bo taken to prevent it. It has-been sug gested that poisonous tablets bo given a peculiar shape, different from, tlio or dinary tablets. Another suggestion is . that the bottle bo provided with number of needle points |Okqtxzfiiflff stopper from which a number of. needle points project so that the stopper can not be removed in the dark without pricking the fingers.- Still another sug gestion is to provide the. bottle with ;bells■ that will sound a warning when it is picked up.' If some or all'of these methods were adopted)-ho' doubt they would prevent many deaths and much sufforing, for the uSe of poisons seems to bo daily increasing, and thus also the liability to accidents.
WOMAN IN DISGUISE. WHIP FOR MR. ASQUITH. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 9 July 1914
V/OIvIAK. IK DISGUISE. ASQU1TM: . B.Sguised in male attire a suitragote was aricsceu m --no iiuusii or ^n; lnuiis.' • tone bad a'-ruling.'.whip con oeaAd ■ .n-nor sieevo; and. said' tuat she niuaiiu ito give either Mr. Asqunui or Mr lVlcHenna a good 'thrashing.-Dres sed ma pair or'earn blue iro users, and a dark overcoat, and a green Trilby ban, the woman entered tue approaen to tot. Stephen's Malt with a mate companion. Tliey were askea their business" by the poiicemaii on duty as they approached the swing doors, and in" roply they replied we wAnt >0 see a member.' . . in accodranoe willi'custom they were al.oWod to pass, and they crossed the Hah, and safe down' on the rigut hand side behind the liussell st'auie. The attention of the palico was quickly attracted however, and when a question was put to the woman the veiy 'fein inrne voice in which'she answered was sufficient; she had disclrised her sex. i'l'lio police at once oscorted her ir(un til® premises to Canon Itow, where ...
FORCING OR RETARDING. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 9 July 1914
FORCING OR RETARDING. James E. Hies, poultrym'an of the, Lornell Univerdty Experiment Sea-. t!on, -issued a bulletin relative to the I possibilities of feeding early.hatched i pullets during the summer by retarded" or forced lxtxiing, says "Poultry Hus bandry." , : By retarding is meant the idea thai reeding is necessary during til©; late summer to check the cariy tendency or laying, wiih the hope or getting a Uiiger egg yield in the early winter. . By foiocct feeding.r3 meant the giv ing of a rich, stimulating mash" to in duce egg production. Concerning th0 results of his work, iur. itice has certain findings drawn from data which..aro submitted below: 1. I&lt; oroad pullets made a hotter profit-tuan retarded" pullets. . •2. Forced pullets are ate. less food poi hen at less cost per hen" than' re tarded pullets. . 3. Forced pullets produced more eggs of. a larger size, at less cost por dozen than' retarded pullets. d. Forced pullets produced 1 more eggs during early winter ...
MUST BE HYPNOTISED. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 9 July 1914
MUST BE HYPNOTISED. Chaplain, visiting a convict's coll— "Remember, my friend, tlio old quo tation : 'Stone walls do not a prison make, nor iron bars a cage'," Convict—"'Well, I must be hypno tised then, that's all." Natural gas consumed in the United States last year was equivalent to 20.000.000 tons of coal. Artesian wells are gaining in favor in London because of the expense at tached to the municipal water service. A safoty device to prevent the acci dental turning on of gas in a sove has boon patented by a Pennsylvanian in ventor. Honolulu and Manila will be linked by wirelm though 600O miles apart.
AVIATORS' ESCAPE. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 9 July 1914
AVIATORS' ESCAPE. "Waterplane No. 11, from the Isle of Grain, bound for Felixtowe, when at a height of about 500ft., side slipped, and fell into the sea, two miles from shore. The machine 011 striking the water .turned over. The occupants wero strapped to their seats, and ex perienced great difficulty in releasing themselves from their dangerous posi tion. They succeeded eventually, and managed to scramble on to the wreck age, from which a barge which lisp pencd' to be close by took them off A motor lifeboat was despatched from Clacton, and took tho aviators from the barge. The watcrplano, which was greatly damaged, was towed by tho lioboat to tho beach, and hauled ashore. .
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 9 July 1914
OF RURAL INTEREST (By 'jliasticus'.") ^1~-J--W-J-.,iS'jnoro than a, mere local or ■uis'.i-ict :.!iiToi est in the survey of the i opo.ations-of Uie G'ppsland and Nor ..tliaru- Co-operativo fceliing Company loi-xae .past year, which .was presented tft; the annual meeting of shareholders, it Ji. s a boaimg upon "rural develop ffion.t-of:-.a'l - kinds and :in all localities. Lhci Chairman pointed out that the net piofit for; the 3 ear was shown as £0991, the sura, available being £7179. He stated that the year' had been oiily atfalr oiie; for, dairyman." ; The produe-. itioa during . the spring months was good,' but January, . .February and 'March of this year wore very dry months, winch brought about a rapid decline in production , for the latter; Jia'i of the export season—tho result' - being that although tile total produc tion of butter exceeded; the previous ■year's-it could not lie-called more than a fair year. Pricos on- the- who'e wore well up to. average; ■ Ih tho first hait o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 9 July 1914
SOROS S LIQUID FACE POWDER. In these days of out-door life—motoring, golfing, boating, etc.—a reliable and harm less liquid face powder is one of the neces sities cf life. SOROSES LIQUID FACE POWDER is found by experts to be a perfectly invaluable preparation and a decided improvement on the old-fashioned dry powder. Besides improviug the appear ance it acts as a shield to the delicate skin of the face against hot winds, dust, smuts, and other extraneous matter. Price 2s gd per bottle. Obtainable at W. Wylie's, Boort. For Children's Hacking Cough at. Night Woo is' Great Peppermint Cure, Is 6d. For Chronic Chest Complaints, \\ oods' Great Peppermint Cut e, Is (3d.
MADE A MISTAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 9 July 1914
MADE A MISTAKE. I A young man, seeing a girlish figure j i ia a dark corner, stole up behind her, | and almost) beforo she was aware of his ! presence he had kissed her. 1 "How dare youi" she shrieked, de I lighted. "You saucy boy, you." "Parden me," he bluffed, readily stepping into tho light, "I thought you were my sister!" | "You silly idiot," she snapped, step ping into the light beside him, "I ami"
FOOTBALL. NORTHERN DISTRICT FOOTBALL LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 9 July 1914
FOOTBALL. NORTHERN DISTRICT FOOTBALL LEAGUE. On Saturday last the matches in the above competition were continued, when two close games were played Ultima unexpectedly defeated Quamba took, this being the first defeat of the latter team. Boort and lleatia'n played | a strenuous game on the ground of the the former. The scores were close all through, but in the final quarter Boort came with a fine dash, putting on 3 goals to 1, and were hailed the winners by 9 points.
THE BUSINESS OF FARMING. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 9 July 1914
THE BUSINESS OF FARMING. "There are throe factors which gov ern kUcceis m such an ante i prise as iar niirig—(r) Kiiuwljdg^; (n) os.cuxive ability; I,*) .business ability." buo.i-. is the. opoitiug paingrapa m n page or liopjcins'. book, "Sou x'urul.tyy'- and wa think there can be 110 better text. - for a discussion on your ocsincss—the, production of crops lor .profit. KNOWLEDGE. . Take the-first word—"Knowledge." ..'Without knowledge of the-why... and, .wherefore of most tilings relating • toi tho reiiroduction cf.'-.plants, what a: haphazard .venture croprraisiiig.- is. , . btart: a'.' good city business manager of recognised ability 0111 a-farm, v.'iui-; out any idea of how tilings are done, against an experienced ■ practical far mer, both with otherwise equal chan ces, and who wins. -Though tho far mer may bo a poor business mail, his chances of success are enormously grea ter than tho novieo's. .'Knowledge is the first .essential, but how many experienced fanners ' oven, iiro ...
BOORT (5.4) v. MEATIAN (3.7). [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 9 July 1914
BOORT (5.4) . v. ME ATI AN (3.7). Meatiau journeyed to Boort on Satur day last for the first time this season. They were fully represented, and, in extending the locals to such an extent as they did, put up a good perform ance. Osborne, of Beniligo, gave an excellent display of umpiring. The teams were: - Boort—Pickering, Parkinson, Nell thorpe, Cracknell, Killeen, Burrowe3, Walker. F. Cameron, Rye, Hindson, McPherson, Tracey, Storey, P. and D. Coughlan, Fyfe, Williamson, and. ^Meatian.—E. and R. Booth, P. and H. Alexander, Anderson, Balderson (2\, Clarke, Meehan, Vanderfeen, K.mg, Groat, Branche, O'Meara, Ryan, Mclntyre and Hoinvoille. - Several of Boort players were on the injured list Mackie has an injured knee, and Son Cameron bad ankle, both being unable to play. Jack Weaver injured his ankle in first quarter, and had to retire, and M'Pherson was also suffering from a weak ankle, but he stuck pluckily to his work till the end of the game, and played a great game. The game was s...
TACT. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 9 July 1914
TACT. "Say, Jack, eld mam, I must- ask ] yon to lend me five pounds until to- | morrow. I have left purse • at j homo." ' j "I'm very sorry, old clinp. but I | haven't the cash to spare. However, ; II can tell you how you could got it j easily. - I How?' "Hero's a penny for the car; go home and get your purse;'
QUAMBATOOK'S FIRST DEFEAT. ULTIMA'S FINE GAME. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 9 July 1914
QUAMBATOOK'S FIRST DEFeAT. ULTIMA'S FINE GAME. The Quambatook 18 suffered their first reverse for the season on Saturday afternoon, when the Ultima team.came down, full of confidence, which was not misplaced. The Teams. Ultima — Harrison (capt), Buckley (2), Charles, Hoiles, Vereren. Minster (2), M'Connell (2), McMahon, Drewett, Wisewould, Hayes, Fagan, Groat, Purcell, and Bell. Quambatook—Gross (4), Carruthers (2), C. Maegiliivray, Baylis, Houstcn. Sherlock, Meney, J. King, Williamson, Cameron, Smith, Eales, Alick Coughlan, and Barry. The Play. 'Twas 3.40 before the ball was bounced, the reflection again being on the local players. There was a cross wind, and whatever advantage there was in it was taken by Ultima's skipper, who won the toss. They forced the play from the jump, and frees were fairly numerous on both sides. Barry marked and sent in to Baylis, who kicked across goal. Roy Carruthers waited patiently outside a scrum and was rewarded. When the leather was forced out he s...
WOMEN'S INTERESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Boort Standard and Quambatook Herald — 9 July 1914
WOMEN'S"' INTERESTS. .... cHy '-'Ambrosiae.1'') ; , A' refresh ng^-n'glit'siilcop is almost Ian lii.poasiuiiity if -tlio bed has been' careleisiy cr 'improperly mado, and one'' r;ses in the morning unfit for the day's' idut.es,-.nonmattcr what form the oeeu-: patron takes; To a-tired worker it Is ,ani alisonno luxury to lie on n coo!, comfortable bed, ivith jusb the correct am uint of clothing, and each aetilce propor.y arranged. w To ensure* a good night's rest the jD.jl must_ke_stripped of all covering;-| ithe slue s 'and blankets: being spriaa '■ .ode at; a time over a couple of chairs, faJid itliB; pilltws being shalceir and phie 'etl where piciityyof airicanipass over them. The --window should bo left open, and the bad not made' for ai 'least an, hour; .hen proceed in; this way :—Put cn tlio under .sheet, and ) turn'it well, under the lioad—quite a ;foot, for it is from this end Jiat the ■ strain-on. the dower shooticonics, ivliilc J.^he'stiain on the clothes over the sleeper c...