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THE HORSES' PLEA. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 28 February 1911
THE HORSES' PLEA. An attractive placard, headed with a picture of four horses, and the words, 'Please be kind to us. —We work hard for you,' is being' circulated in America by the Ohio Humane Society. It reads as fol lows : PLEASE give us water often. PLEASE ^ive us a moment's rest on the way up the hill. PLEASE do not overload us. We are doing our best. PLEASE don't use the whip. It is seldom necessary. PLEASE remember than we will respond to a word as quickly as to a blow. PLEASE look out for our Health and don't work us when we are sick. PLEASE see that we are properly shod. , PLEASE be sure that we have en ough to eat and that we are fed regularly. .. PLEASE keep us in such good con dition that you'H be proud to drive us. PLEASE see that ithe, harness fits and does not chafe sore or ten der spots. PLEASE remember that two weeks' vacation each year will m&ke us ?more serviceable and valu able- REMEMBER WE WORK HARD FOR YOU. « — 'Our Dumb Animals.'
DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 28 February 1911
DANCE. Immediately after the concert, the floor was cleared, and those who dance the light fantastic were soon ' up to their necks ' — if readers will pardon the vulgarism — to the music of Messrs Clarke, Mawdesley and Chisholm. Mr Harry Kiel ably carried out duties as M.C. : 72 couples were up in square dances, and about 120 couples attending dance. Th9 supper booth was in chargc of a capable ladies' committee. Dancing was continued till early moru. ? v *' 1 ? «. s ' I
Uranquinty. BENEFIT TO MRS. BUNT. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 28 February 1911
Uranquinty. ? :o: ? BENEFIT TO MRS. BUNT. On Wednesday evening there was a large gathering of Uranquinty and district friends assembled in the Public Hall, Uranquinty, to do honor, by their preserce aiid patronage, to Mrs W. Bunt. The promoters may well be congratulated upon the finan cial success attending the effort. In this connection we may specially mention the honorary secretary, Mr W. T. Baker. Mr L-\ C. Webb occu pied the chair, and happily filled the position. The programme -was as follows : — ? Part I. — Overture. 'To the Spring,' Miss Irene Ferguson ; song, 'The Holy City,' Miss Connie Purtell, as an encore she gave ' Coocee in the Orchard''; action song, infants pub lic school j recitation, '? How we won the Ribbon,'' Miss Ferguson, as an 'encore, 'His Wagga Girl'; song, ' Love the Pedlar,' .Miss Shaw, en core, ' Love was Once a Little Boy '; recitation, ' How Jimmy Tendered She Baby,' Miss Triglone, as encore, ' Stutteriug Young Man': club swinging, senior pupils of the...
The Motor. COSTS A WAGGA DOCTOR A FEW POUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 28 February 1911
The Motor, :o ? COSTS A WAGGA DOCTOR A PEW POUNDS. In the Wagga District Court last week, J. F. Temple, contractor, claimed £200 in recompense for in juries to himself and- horse and dam ages to cart, through his horse being frightened and the cart thereby upset., from Charles Prank Warren, medical practitioner, on the ground of defendant's negligence in the driv ing of a motor car. Mr E. M. Stephen, instructed by Col. Wilkison (Albury), appeared on behalf of the complainant, and Mr A. James, instructed by Mr P. R. Hig gine, for the defendant. Plaintiff alleged in his evidence that, while drivifig in a dog-cart with three companions, along Edward street, defendant drove his motor-car to the wrong side of the road,' caus ing the horse to shy and capsize the vehicle, the injuries sustained by himself having kept, him from work since the accident. Defendant's evidence was a total denial of any responsibility for the accident, the horse becoming restiv^ at the. approach of the car, - Th...
PRESBYTERIAN. The Rock Charge. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 28 February 1911
l'KI3SHYTEHIA-\ . The Rock Charge. First Sunday. — Cross Roads, 11 a.m., The Rock, 3 p.m., Uranquinty, 7.30 p.m. Second Sunday — The Rock at 11 a.m., Cross Roads 3 p.m., Sandy Creek (at Mr A. Snodgrass') 7.30 p.m. Third' Sunday. — Sandy Creek, 11 a.m., Tootool, 3 p.m., The Rock, 7.30 p.m. Fourth Sunday — Cross Iloads 1] am., ?Uranquinty (Public Hall) 3 p.m., The Rock, 7.30. p.m. Rev. J. Jennings.
Cricket. THE ROCK V. YERONG CREEK [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 28 February 1911
Cricket. % — — — :o: ? ? THE ROCK V. YERONG CREEK The following have been selected to represent The Rock against Yerong Creek, to be played on the oval this afternoon, l'lay is to com mence at 1 . 1 sharp, so players are requested to be on the ground niinnfiin.ll fri limp- — Dnnhlpflnv Foreman, S. Ryan, J. Ryan, JL'Phil lips, Hall. .1. Hickey, W. Ryan, J. Thomas. W. O'Keeffc, a ad L. Knox. Emeigencies : A. Mitchell, N. O'Keeife and F. P. Richardson.
CHURCH OF ENGLAND FIXTURES 1st Sunday in the Month. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 28 February 1911
CHUKCH OF ENGLAND FIXTURES 1st Sunday iu the Month. Lockhart 11. a.m., and New School, Green vale. Boree Creek Town 3 p.m., and Merriton's Lockhart 7.30, and Brookong. 2nd Sunday Lockhart 11 a.m., and Mittagong Osborne 3 p.m. Lockhart 7.30 p.m. 3rd Sunday. 'Lockhart 8 a.m. Milbrulong, 11 a.m. Boree Creek Union Church 3 p.m., and Mittagong Lockhart 7.'30 p.m. 4th Sunday. Lockhart 11 a.m., and New School, Green ale Osborne 3 p.m., and Galore Lockhart 7.30 p.m. oth Sunday. - Osborne 11 a.m., and Boree Union Church Boree Creek Town 3 p.m. Lockhart, 7.30 p.m.
THE STEER BRAKES [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 28 February 1911
- THE STEER BRAKE. One way of stopping a fastmov ing vehicle, whether it be a train of cars' or an automobile, is to throw an obstacle in its path. The method is not always safe. Yet a similar principle underlies. a patent fol an' emergency brake for vehicles which has been, granted, to Heripann F . Difet^r- in Anjieri$i- isj«irfv«i tion is' cjaiirjed ^to^Jie.^Dacticularly adapted to ' automowres.' A drag chain qr-shpe-ys normally held clear of ' the ground by a detent, and is released when necessary -by. drop ping the detent and allowing the : I- ; -1 «j- ,v :? ? chain or shoe to drop and trail un der the ^theel. The inventor states tKat the rotation of the wheel is stopped 'almost instantaneously, by interpibSsini; l-etw?&n the wheel and the ground the roughened drag or shoe.'.. The effect on a pneumatic tyre can be imagined.' It must be 'fitdited for the inventor that he in tends to use his brake only in cases of emergency when the regular brakes have failed to operate, o...
A CONCRETE POTATO-PEELER. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 28 February 1911
A CONCRETE POTAT&' ? PEELER. . .,v ' A potato-peeling machine of con' crete, the rough interior surface' of which constitutes the peeler, is .be ing manufactured in Chicago. The machine, is an urn-shaped vessel with a revolving disc in the bottom of the bowl. 'This cUsc is driven: from belGw, through' level gearing,! . at a speed of six hundred revplu tion§ per minute; and spins the po tatoes round the inside of the bowl. The rough surfaces, of the- disc and bowl rub off the skins, and sey&ral sprays of water, injected at the up per edge, wash the 'potatoes clean and 'earry the refuse out' at the bot tom. The peeled potatoes are re moved, and a new batch put iri' with- out stopping the machine. A do5r in the side of the bowl is opened at the proper time, and the pota toes are ejected by centrifugal force into a galvanised iron recep tacle. A half-h.p. motor furnishes the power, and it is claimed the po tatoes are peeled in two minutes. .
Science Notes & News. REMOVING A CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 28 February 1911
Science Notes tflews. ,. ' ? ? Mi v REMOVING A CHURCH. In order to lengthen a church in Belgium, the tower has been moved : bodily -some 30 feet. /FjJjp ' to\ver measures 33 feet square By '130 feet hi^h'r and weighs n£|fly 3,000 tops. 'A'trdck consisting of five rails ^as laid 'down,, and the tower, wmch rested bn crbss-beams, was pushed along it. by screjv -jacks in ? eight' 'days; only eight workmen being em ployed: Many buildings have been moved.in. a similar ;ri^nner, but this is the lirst attpmptto move a struc ture of these dimensions. and of-tfris character. ..r. -
THE LIGHT BRAHMA. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 28 February 1911
THE LIGHT BRAHMA. Although not so widely kept** as was formerly the case, the 5X-ight Brahma looks like regaining its lost popularity, and I am personally in clined to thmk that, taking all things into consideration,' the Light. Brah ma, if properly handled, will give as good an account of- itself as any. of the other breeds, and will suroass a great many of tjie ? breeds that are being boomed at present. No one will deny that the colour combina tion of the 'Light Brahma is the fin est th*'at has ever been put forth. 1T0 prove this all one has, to do is) to watch the crowds at the shows ; haw they stop aipd admire the- Light Brahma, while to the others they will give but a passing glance. The reason for this-is that fanciers recog nise the beauty of . these markings, and know that if they can produce these markings on their own . varie ties that they will have something that will interest the public.-' As a family fowl for country or suburb, the Light Brahma has no equal. While it m...
EXTREMES OF TEMPERATURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 28 February 1911
EXTREMES OF TEMPERA TURE. . £ ? r ' ? ~ ' . ? *? * The hottest place in th_ world is Bahrein, one of the Aval Islartds, in the Persian ? Gulf, The average temperature of Bahrein in July, August and September is unendur able to all persons not acclimatised. Night after' night,' as midnight comes, the thermometer registers xoodeg. Fahr. By seven in''the morning it is io7deg. or io8deg., and by three ' in1-' the afternoon 140 deg. Werchojansk is the coldest habitable spot on the globe, exclud ing^tlje. . regions - ejesse to the Poles In this place the-mean temperature in January is gocjjg'.- below zero, or i22-ieg. of frost. Nevertheless, the air does not feel so cold, because : it is dry and usually still.
SEWING MACHINE GRINDSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 28 February 1911
SEWING MACHINE GRIND '-STONE. A very simple attachment for sew ing .machines has been invented which 'consists of a small grinding wheel mounted in a bracket which may be secured to the base plate of the machine. ' The belt of |the sewing machine. passes over a pul ley carried oy . in$ gnnuiug. Ay weci, arid a small roller serves to .press the belt against the pulley so. as to produce the requisite frictional en-: gagement betvVeen the two. The .dfcvice-may be very quiclclyl applied to a machine and used for sharpen ing scissors or any other small tool ?or*imnlement.
IMPROVEMENT IN ELECTRIC LAMPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 28 February 1911
IMPROVEMENT IN ELECTRIC LAMPS. A substitute- for- .platinum in elec tric light bulbs is much to bp desir ed. This metal is very rare and costly, and even the minute pieces used in the 250 1 million electric lamps manufactured yearly have, a total value of more than 'j£ioo,opo. The proposition to use iroh.^vire^in its place has now been jnade Tay Dr 'H. J. Sand. . 'Hitherto only pla'.i num wire has been satisfactorily sealed into the bases of the bulbs on a commercial Scale, but Dr. Sand claims a method of sealing iron wire Yacuum-tight into glass, anji has made a successful demonstration o his process. The cost of iron for the lamp bulbs, if used in the place of platinum, would be. very small.
A COMPARISON OF THE SIZES IN DIRIGIBLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 28 February 1911
A COMPARISON OF THE' SIZES IN DIRIGIBLES. The principal dimensions of pelin VII. 'were: Lejngth, 47$t; diameter, '46ft capacity, 670, -|Sb cubic feet. The motors, of . i^o h.p. each, are fitted. The LebaiMy, or 'Morning Post,', airship is^gS ft. long, 39 1 -3ft. in. diameter, 'SficT has a capacity of 353,166 eubic^f^et. Two motors of 135-h.p. each are fit ted. The Clement-Bayard airship is 249 1-31't long, has a maximum diameter of 43ft, and a capacity of 1247,215 cubic feet. The two mot ors are of 120-h.p. each. 'V .