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A Dovetail Joint Puzzle. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 3 July 1914
A Dovetail Joint Puzzle. A slroplo but very ingenious example in joinery is illustrated. In the finished piece. Fig. 1, the dovetail appears on each side of the square stick of wood, the illus tration, of' course, shows only two sides, the other two ore identical. The joint is separable and each part is solid and of 0110 piece. In mak ing, take two pieces of wood, pre ferably of contrasting colours, such as cherry and walnut or mahogany and boxwood, about ljin. square ' and of nny length desired: Cut tho dovetail on one end of each stick as shown in Fig. 2, drive to gether and then plana off tho trian gular corners marked A. The end of oach piece after tho dovetails are cut appear as shown in Fig. 3, the lines marking tho path of the dovetail through the stick.
Food Reform. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 10 July 1914
Food. Reform. Tho normal, healthy man quite rightly does not think much about what ho cats so long as it tastes fairly good and there is plenty of it. Thero are reasons, however, why even fie should tak$ an Interest in tho question of diet reform-a question which has become so acuto of Into years. Tho gront movement of scientific research and social study havo both made perfectly clear the fact that the majority of tho peoplo are not as healthy and as efficient as they might be, ami one of the root causes of this is that they do not obtain sufficient food, or that they do not obtain tho right kind of food. Tho Inst statement applies not only to the poorer classes, but also, as has been fully shown by Chittenden, JTindhedc, and others in recent years the classes with ample means. Tho great inrrenso in tho frequency of appendicitis, from a few scattered cases fifty years ago to tho thou sands of the present day ; tho por slstenco of the cancer plague ; tho continued proportionate incr...
WIND MEASURES. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 10 July 1914
WIND MEASURES. Many and varied are the Instru ments with which meteorologists carry out their experiments, but quo of the most ingenious is that to measure the force of the wind. Little buildings with revolving cones nt the-top are of ten to bo seen along British coasts. Tho cones are connected with instruments in side which record the number of miles tho jvind is blow ing,per hour. "Mr. Smith had a hard , limp to 'gel. his daughters oil his .hands.". "Yes; and I hear he has to. keep their husbands on their feet." "Whore have .you been V" "Schtop ped at the club to get ii drink." "John,. you.haven't got as bad as that at the club. You've.been to a brewery J" , 1936. ,
Worth Remembering. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 10 July 1914
Worth Remembering. 1 Many of the little problems which j wc encounter in daily HCo may bo overcome if we but give them a moment's serious thought. And once we discover a method of doiug n thing neatly or . of saving labour, wo should remember just how wo did it, for the experience will prove useful to us again some day. Probably many of our readers; have at some time met with a stubborn glass stopper which ab solutely refused to leave the neck: of the bottle. Tapping the stopper with something hard is not a. method to be recommended-it is often accompanied with danger to the neck of tho'"bottle. The best melfhod iis to warm the neck and make it expand around the stopper, when the lntter may be easily removed. All that is necessary is to take a stout piece of string, the coar ser the better; give it a turn around the neck, as shown in Fig. 1, and saw hack and forth a minute or two. If it Js a small bottle grip It tie tween tho knees and work _ with both hands, but if it is a large bo...
Cause of Earthquakes. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 10 July 1914
-Cause of Earthquakes. I TJio prevalent idoa Ihnt earth ! quakes aro chiefly caused by vol* eanic eruptions or explosions Is now held by scientists to be wrong. Professor Milne-one of our greatest authorities on tlm subject-nays : " While admitting a few small earth quakes to be volcanic in their ori gin, wo recognise the majority of these dist urbances as the result of a sudden fracturing of the rocky crust under the influence of bendinp." This* bending1 is brought, about- by the gradual contraction of the earth, which is held to be the chief cause of mountain building. The Himalayas-tho highest range of mountains in the world-are of comparatively recent geologic for mation, and the same forces which found these tremendous folds are, no doubt, responsible for the re ccnt earthquake. Japan Is a country which is con tununlly shaken-by earthquakes, and, although there arc a largo number of volcanoes in tho country, they themselves are responsible for but a small proportion of the trem...
Courage Wanted There. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 10 July 1914
Courage Wanted There. 1 Professor Joksom, though a man of profound erudition, was essen tially n sporloman, and, moreover, a great favourite among under graduates at tho University of Ox bridge. One evening lie gave a dinner party, to which he invited a number of his youthful friends. Afterwards, when the hall of reminiscenco be gan to roll, he suddenly took down a magnificent sword which hung over the fireplace, and, bran dishing it nbove his head, exclaim ed : "Never shall 1 forget the day when for the first time I drew this trusty blade." The company immediately became alert, expecting one of the .profes sor's thrilling, if somewhat, fanciful stories. Then asked ; un awed freshman : "And where did you draw, it, sir "Where did I draw it ?" said tho professor. "Oh, in a raffle." The discussion between the two friends had become hented. "But any donkey can see that," remarked one of them. "That's where you have the advantage," was tho other's polite rejoinder.
Won the Prize. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 10 July 1914
Won the Prize. A boy named Jimmy went to school, "and -his twin brother Jncky went to work. An inspector visit ing tho school set threo questions : ."What is .the weight.of tho moon?" "What is tho dopth ol tho sea ?" and. "What am I thinking about?" After, telling his ^brother Jacky, it was decided that Jacky should go ?to school and Jimmy to work. 'After telling them that ho .would give the one who could answer the questions half-11-crown, he, asked if anyone could give the answers. Jack (supposed to bo Jimmy) put up his hand and said he could. "Well, my boy, what is the weight of the moon ?" "Four quarters, sir." "That's right, my lad ; and what is the dopth of tho sea 7" . "A stone's throw." "That's right, my lad ;" and what am I thinking about ?" "You aro thinking I am Jimmy, and I'm Jacky." Ho got tho half-crown..
Fancy Dress Ball. A GREAT SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 10 July 1914
Fancy Dress Ball. A GREAT SUCCESS. On Wednesday night, in the institute hall, a fancy dress ball was held. It is some half dozen years since a similar gathering was held locally, and doubt was expressed in some quarters aa to the wis dom of attempting to raise money in this manner. However, when Wednesday came, the pessimists w#re discomfited. Not only was tho attendance of dancers excellent, but many onlookers also paid a shilling each for the privilege of viewing the dancing from tho stage. Mr J B Steel had charge of the secretarial duties, and with Mr T Morecroft and Misses F/aser and Barclay was responsible for the organising work. They are to be congratulated on the successful outcome of their efforts. From the stage the dancers made a picturesque show, and amongst the cos tumes worn were the following : Sailor set-Messrs W Saunderj, E Hauaer, F Hayes, J liedley, Mi 3 W Saunders, and Misses M Fabry, R Goudg and Iris Hall. Football set-Messrs W Dowsett, W iiristcwe, J King, A Pa...
Churchwarden Stories. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 10 July 1914
Churchwarden Stories. A. warden when ho goos to church must be prepared for anything. Ono never knows what to expect, but 1 certainly never could have "imag ined" what actually happened tp me ono Sunday. It is my habit to carry tho plate to "the real swells" of our suburban congregation, and upon a certain momorable day, a woman dressed in the height of fashion kept mo waiting at the end of her row, while she first removed her glove oft her right liand, with great deliberation ; then fished her purse out o( her pocket, extracted a shilling therefrom, gracefully put the coin in the plate, and then leisure ly helped herself t o six-penn'orth of coppers as change ! Another experience with a female worshipper may bo recalled. She came enrly one Sunday evening and lodged a complaint With me thnt she had lost her watch at the morning service. "Where were you sitting "Close by the pulpit !" "Are you suro you lost thg watcli in the church?" "Oh, yes ! Quite sure. I remem ber unfastening it ...
COMMERCIAL; [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 10 July 1914
COMMERCIAL; The Australian Morcnntile, Land and Finance Company Limited roport under date of July 2nd :- Sheepskins Good catalogues were submitted at this week's auctions. Buyers were fully represented, and values all round were firmly maintained, Hides-The market thib week was well supplied and good competition ruled for all weights at late rates, Tallow-Com petition was not veiy sto'idy at i.w,e sales this week, although .no alteration ! tnay be quotecj, I
TIPPED A WINNER. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 10 July 1914
TIPPED A WW1IER. A deeply religious and benevolent old lady litis hod a rather startling experience. Tho other day her com passion was aroused by a poorly cind and wretched-looking man whom she saw passing her house. Taking a half-sovereign from her purse she wrapped tho coin in a piece of paper, on which she wrote the exhortation, "Never say die." When tho maid delivered the gift to the man he thanked her, looked up at the house, and walked away. Next dny ho called and asked to see tho mistress. The maid was a little dubious. "It's the poor man you gave tho half-sovereign to, ma'am, and ho won't toll me what he wants." "Is ho sober ?" asked the lady. "Ves, ma'am," "Then show him in." When tho man entered tho draw ing-room ho promptly placed five pounds on tho table, remarking, "There you are, lady. It won right enough at nino to one, and you was tho only porson in tho roail what backed it."
Korong Shire Council. ENGINEER' REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 10 July 1914
Korong Shire Counoil, ENGINEER' REPORT. At yesterday's nesting of the Ko rong Shire Couucil, the ougineor, Mr P. li. Edwnrdes, reported t»B fol lows : SOUTH HIE1NO. 1 Loean Emu roa.l-Recommend j mat 8 c.i".ins tin tuotalloil from I lie ' Avjca Bridge, to about in front of 1 Bayles'; and 10 chains of gravelling | on the east of same. 1 2 Euiu-Bealiba road, should be formod in two places for a total length [of uliout 12 chains; With regard to ' the apf licatiou for a footbridge over the lagoon on this road, I would Bug gosb tliab tho council consider the advisability of securing a small strip of land from Bayles' on tho south side of the road, and erecting a small traffic bridge I am of opinion that a traffic bridge could bo erected on the proposed new site at not a largo in crease on the cost of a fnotbriilge, pro vided compensation for I'ind is not too high. CENTRAL RIDING. 3 Recommend that) Mr Vanrenen's application bo granted, to purchase about 3 acres of the N E corner of gravel ...
SPEED UNDER SAIL FAMOUS CLIPPER'S EXPLOITS. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 10 July 1914
SPEED UNDER SAIL FAMOUS CUPPER'S EXI'I.OIT.S. One of the fastest sailing vessels in the world was the full-rlggcd ship Rod Jacket, built by Deacon George Thomas of IJocklawJ, Maine in 1853. The vessel was 2JM feet long over all, 'M feet 6 inches beam, and re gistered 2500 tons. ITer foremast was 89 feet long, mainmast 02 feet mi/.7.enmast 82. She was strongly built, with a white oak frame, and was handsomely finished, in board and outboard. In .January 1851 the Hod Jacket sailed from Liverpool. ! There was great excitement over the event on both sides of the ocean, for the lied Jacket was out for a record. At that time- there w'as also being built at Rockland the clipper Live Yankee, by Horace Merriam, and this 1600-ton ship was launched shortly after the lied Jacket. licts were freely laid as to which of these two clippers would make the fastest time across the Atlantic , and far heavier wages upon the abil ity of the Red Jacket to beat exist I ing records were made. A RECORD VOYAG...
KLEPTOMANIA. STEALING FROM THE BIG REMARKABLE CASES. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 10 July 1914
KLEPTOMANIA. STEAIjINO FHOM THE Bia STORKS. REMARKABLE CASES. Kccont cnscs have cnlJed nltcntion to the provnloncc of the stealing from shop which on among well-to-do and "respectable" people. it is one of the most per plexing problems with which tho management ot * shop, espccinlly of tho largo storo with man}' de partments, has to deal. What tho financial value of the articles stolen amounts to in the course of the voar no large establishment can say I with any certainty; but each of those has on the averngo roughly about one case of detected theft a day. &lt; At Christmas, when the tempta tion ami the apparent chances of immunity from detection are greater one shop has caught as many as -10 pilferers in a single day ; but what proportion those who arc caught bear to those who success fully get away witH^'their plunder no on*i can approximately guess. Nor is there any limit to tho curious forms in which the frailty mani fests itself. A certain well-known peeress had perhap...
WEDDERBURN (7.8) BEAT BRIDGEWATER (4.4). [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 10 July 1914
WEDDERBURN (7.8) BEAT BRIDQEWATER (4.4). As is usual, not many aupportora accompanied tlie Wedderburn players on Saturday on thoir first visit to Bridgpwntnr this season. Mnlono waB out if ilie visiting team, his place beii-g l iken by Ri'chie. The home toniii ' inciudtui » number of young players. Bridgewater had first use of a light breeze, which was blowing down (he slope, mid though they had the best of the piny on scoros in the opening term, their play did not stamp them as likely winnara. Wed« derburn were the first) to score, W Saunders getting a goal from a snap shot. Bridgewater's response was a goal by L Bissett, followed soon after by a second one from the boot of Wylie. Two points added before the quarter ended gave them a lead of eight points. Immediately on the commencement of the second term, Bristowe piloted n sixer for his side, followed soon after by two more by W Saunders. Bristowo got his side's fifth goal and Henderson the sixth. While Wedderburn had been adding...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 10 July 1914
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 10 July 1914
?WEPDERBUBN COACH FACTOR . .HIGHJ.ETKKKT, WKDDRUBURN . 'A. WILSON, Coach Builder. General Black Smith, Wheelwright AND UNDERTAKER Vtinor"^ reformed in Town or Country on Shortest Notlco* OottiTia on J»!>n4 ?i>r Ty Emorgtmoy, ftlsn First'dfiB Honrsea ?md rirnnea. The trodo ravi,Iiod wil!1 Ooffin Fiuins:» of nil qualilj. -'nrm TTnggone.-Drays, Spring Carts . /»..(!&lt;.>!», R"(! Huggios of ovary doBcris .!»r mftdo on tho preintsos and a!\vay riidi re euro lnlly attended .to with rVwiiptncpB and despatch. /j»m txtvv .Prii/T.-iirr. * -.V NO ON AN, BIGS STREET', VPEUPTOieRTJRN. . ins; taken ovr-r Kow and Oom* 'in i..io« "premisiw l-vtr-ly occupied by Mr Bookham, bei?s to announce that) the Hotel contains all the latest improvements in workmanship, ^ and ranks as one of the best appointed :ountry houses in Victoria. Tho Building has been handsomely urnisbed throughout, al'.the rooms jeing large'Jand well ventilated, 'thus vflording UNSURPASSED AOOOM.MODA TION EOR BOARDERS...
The Express, PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY FRIDAY, JULY 10, 1914. News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 10 July 1914
PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY FRIDAY, JULY 10, 1914. IVcw3 and Notes. At yesterday's council meeting a letter was read from Lands depart ment, stating that, us Mining Boards have been abolished, shire councils automatically become the managers of commons withiu their boundaries. In the eveut of the retention of the com mons being desired, council was asked i£ it was prepared to take up the management thereof, or whether it preferred that managers should be elec ted at a public meeting convened by the shire president. The commons in question were those at Wedderburn, Berlin and Kingower. The president said he would not care for the council to take over the management of the commons in his district. Previous attempts by the council to control commons had not heen satisfactory. He moved that the department be in formed that the council is not in favor of the assuming the management. Or Sweeney seconded the motion, which was carried. The president 6ttid the department would no doubt later -ins...