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COVER THE HAY STACK [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 16 October 1908
COVER THE HAY STACK This sketch shows an excellent hay* stack cover. It represents a stack 20ft, long by 13ft. high, partially covered.The cover is formed with three eheets, two straight and one curved, fastened to gether at the joints with a coupling and patent lock pin. At the bottom end of the straight sheet or eaves a rod or galvanised strand Is connected to the patent fastening, and brought down the side, and fastened by a wood or Iron stake driven into the stack. Its construction is very simple, and avoids complicated* fittings. Nothing is rivet ed to the sheets. There are no bolts or% screws, and nothing prevents the sheets from lying flat on each other. This renders them useful for any other purpose, and portable for packing.
THE DAIRY. FLAVORS IN MILK. HOW TO MINIMISE THEM. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 16 October 1908
THE DAIRY, .FLAVORS IN MILK. HOW TO MINIMISE THEM. Tn milk there are two classes of flavor -namely, food and contamination. Those flavors of different foods fed' to cows, which milk absorbs from the ani mal before the milk is drawn, are known, as food flavors, and arc always more pronounced at the time of milking.'Con tamination flavors are those which gain access to milk after it leaves the udder of the cow. Those, are of two kinds one Is due to flavors of certain sub stances which are absorbed by tho milk after milking, while the other Is duo to the milk being directly infected with bacteria, which also takes place some time subsequent to milking.' Although, .generally speakings, food flavors cannof'be entirely eliminated, yet they can 'be minimised considerably,, and In some cases got rid of by Judicious feeding and proper aeration, together with cooling. Food flavors are primarily duo to the. presence of volatile oils con tained in the strong-fla.vored food9. These flavors leave...
THRICE KIDNAPPED. A GENERAL'S DAUGHTER. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 16 October 1908
THRICE KIDNAPPED. A GENERAL'S DAUGHTER. From Paris on the' jiiglit of July 25, ilie Paris correspondent of the "Daily Mall" wrote: Mile. Marie Bnssot, daughter of n general In the French Army, has l>cen forcibly abducted for the third time In four years. As she came out of the parish church In the'little town of Ilueil, near Paris, yesterday morning, she was seized by two men, wlio, In spite of her screams, earned her away In a motor-car. Be fore driving away one of the men, ad dressing the crowd that had gathered, said, "f am her brother, and this lady" -Indicating an elderly lady sitting In the car-"Is her mother." The lady nodded by way of confirmation. It appenrs that the abduction was not the outcome of a romantic love affair. The girl Is twenty-nine years old, and ? four years ago became Interested in the cause of social reform. Becoming as sociated with Baroness Plerard in social work connected with' a home for the care of orphans, she decided to devote all her time and fo...
DESTRUCTION OF SMALL BIRDS. The Use of Owls. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 16 October 1908
DESTRUCTION OF SMALL BIRDS. The Use of Owls. The Department; of Agriculturo lias boon making inquiries regarding tlio use of owls tor tho purpose of destroy ing sparrows, and in connection there with lias received an interesting report from the Department of Agriculture in Now Zealand, as to the result of tlio. liberation of .-little owls by the Otiigo' Acclimatisation Society in its district, with a view to reducing the small birds nuisance. Tho report of tho luspector-in-chargo is to tho effect tliut, in his Annual Report for the year ended 31st March last, he reported as follows: - " About three years ago tho Otago Acclimatisation Society imported some thirty English owls, and, subsequently, n second lot, which were liberated, one half near Waiwera South, and tho remainder near Clyde. Mr. A. 0. Iverson says the birds are doing excollent work, and that wherever they take up their abode tho small birds at once disappear. His wholo report goes* to show that the owl is a deadly onoin...
WIT AND HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 16 October 1908
mi AM HUMOR. i : . ° Mrs W. - "Don't you understand that I everything bos-gouo-up?" Mr W. - "Not I everything." Mrs W. - "Then be-good enough' to name even one thing that hasn't gone up." Mr-W. - "Our Income.". I Ada: Yes, sho "accepted him on Monday | night, but broko off the engagement almost i Immediately. " May: Indeed! Why? Ada: I Well; I believe ho omltcd to sav (hat ho was tlio' happiest man ia tha world. Ho - "I supposo you hold that a man should never deceive his wife?" She - "Oh, no; I wouldn't go so for ob that. How woultt It be possible for 'tho averago man to get a wife If he didn't deccive her?" Facetious Customer-."! supposo you want mo to look pleasant?" Photographer-"Yes, and pay mo In advance." Facetious Customer -"What's that for?" .-Photographer - "That I may look pleasant too.!' . "Really/' began Mr Stlnjay. "I don't llko to glvo you all this money to carry around. You know the doctors say bacteria lurk in bank-notes." "That's all right," replied his wlfo. "I'll...
IN DAYS OF OLD. WHEN KNIGHTS WERE BOLD. LIKEWISE BANDITS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 16 October 1908
IN DAYS OP OLD. ?WHEN KN1GHT3 WERE BOLD. LIKEWISE BANDITS. Lord Fitzhardlnge, whose claim to the ownership of part of the sea-shore In * the' Severn estuary Is to be . appealed I against, belong to a family In whose history there Is a good splce of romance (writes the "Westminster Gazette") namely, that of the Earls of Berkeley, whose famous Castle, wherein Edward II. was murdered, he owns. Berkeley Castle is one of the most ancient and In teresting feudal fortresses yet remaining in England. Robert Fitzhardlnge, a wealthy merchant of Bristol, received the castle from Henry of Anjou about, 1152, shortly before the Iatter's accession as Henry II. I .Among .other treasures and relics to be seen at Berkeley Castle, may be named the mace of Edward IV., scent bottles and dressing table ornaments , which formerly belonged to Queen Eliza beth, and furniture which was the pro-. perty;of Drake, while there is also a great deal of beautiful carving, and some fine stained glass. Lord Fitz hard...
THE VALUE OF A NEWSPAPER. A JUDGE'S LECTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 16 October 1908
THE VALUE OF A NEWSPAPER. A JUDGE'S LECTURE. Out of. the Great West comes tills Gem of eulogy to modern newspapers. At Boise, Idaho (says "Newspaperdom"), an old, illiterate and inebriated man, named Harry Wharbarton, stole a copy.of the "Statesman" from a subscriber's door. He was arraigned before Justice Day Id^e for the offence, and pleaded guilty. Justice is sometimes peculiarly affected by situations confronting It, and this seems to have been where opportunity for a scathing denunciation and the man "onto his job" met. The petty, miser able man at the bar was perhaps more completely humiliated by the following lecture than he could possibly have been . had the limit of the law been given him: "The offence with which you were charged, and to which you -entered a plea of guilty, was that" of larceny. The* punishment under our statute might te a fine of 300 dollars or, six months in gaol; or both. The market value or the actual cost of the article that you sto'e is most insignifi...
THE BEEKEEPER. SPRING FEEDING. NECESSITY FOR CAUTION. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 16 October 1908
THE BEEKEEPER. SPRING FEEDING^ NECESSITY FOU CAUTION. The question Is often asked wh.^n stim ulative feeding" should commence: It is onb of the most difficult to answer, espe cially when the weather is changeable. It is a matter that requires thought on the* part of .the beekeeper, and a certain amount of cabtion must be usctf; Per haps the.best guide is when the bees-are', carrying In a' goo:l snnply of natural' pollen. Some good results are made with' the aid of artificial pollen, bu,t'this re quires the guiding hand of the expert, and Is not' to be recommended as a com mon practice. Generally speaking, it: will be wiser to-defer stimulative feed ins If there be.any doubt in the mat ter, for it is one of the (ew things wo can afford to be a little late In; rrither than too early. Vlf the stocks are In need: of food give a little cake or &lt;andy to: tide them .over until one feels it Is safe "to give syrup. . To make, syrup use about 51b. of lump or granulated sugar to eac...
WITH A WILL. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 16 October 1908
WITH A WILL. We arc not sent Into this world to dcs" anything Into which we cannot put our hearts. We have certain work to do for our bread, and that Is to be done stren uously, other work to do for our de light, and that1 Is to be done heartily; : neither la to be done by hnlves or shifts, but with n will, and what Is not worth this effort Is not to be done nt all Jolm ItusUIn. To-day'e Ornithological Note.-Tho hen may not be exactly In tlie top (light as a song-bird, yet Its lay 1b uu loubtedly extremely popular.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 23 October 1908
Tffi MOT B0063! Secretaries of Country Cricket Clubs, and Cricketers generally requiring Goods for the Cricket Season, are requested ta consult, cither verbally or by letter, VICTOR TRUftlPER & CO.. ffhe Expert Sports Depot and Morcery, 371 Gnortf* St., Sydney CARRIAGES BUGGIES SULKIES 165-167 CftSTLEREABH ST., 8YDHEV (Between Market and Park Sts.) -Baggies tvltEi slia»o,_Q20. We will quote price landed far any Vchlcle »»« application. Send (or free catalogues and all information. Oua»SHO\V ROOMS art larRe and well worth a visit. ^ We are .always ftiad to ihow »u» Imnisu sto«b. HAVE YOU HEARD OF THBH7 I R1LKY BROS, arc sending thousands away [ I e>ery day, Here's what one or two contains. [ | For particulars of or'nertfVrite for our great ] [ Sale Catalogue and List of Bargain Parcels. The O.P* Infanta' Parcel, 20o.- Coa taini 4 Infants' Shirts, 2 Infanta1 Longcloth j Nightaowns. 2 Daygowns, 2 Long Flannels, 1 idos. Flannelette Napkins, a Wool Wrap, pair | of Wool Bootees...
CHAPTER XLIII. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 23 October 1908
CHAPTER XLIII. I Sorrow comes not alone, o'on ns tlio hour ' Stteceds (ho hour, so 'does grief follow grief; Such is the day of life-time's constant lasson.-Old Piny. Moro than a month elapsed after tlio return of Lolia to Wedenno without her otieo hehotding Schamyl, and but for tlio profound respect with which alio way treated hy all within (ho castle, alio would have deemed herself forgotten by the ex traordinary man who held in his hands lior destiny, whose decision was to bring liamiinoss or misery to her young heart, v Thero were moments when her confi dence in his generosity remained un .alialcen, when she felt assured that he would neverexact the sacrifice which hor promise to hor dead father bound her to 7acoomplish, and she felt happy in the ^cqnyietion, till the recollection that the "iTlarringe would consolidate his newly vaticpiired authority over the inhabitants ;of Da'rgd, shook it, and she yielded to THH I'HOHIKT CHIICI'-, SCriA.MYh, DISI'LAYIXG THK SIONKT. 'tho inspi...
A SOLDIER OF FOTURNE. A TALE OF THE CRIMEA. CHAPTEK XLII.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 23 October 1908
A TALE OF~THE CRIMEA. CHAPTEK XLII. --Continued. Taking tho maiden by tho hand, ho led her towards the tomb, followed by his im mediate friends. The priests looked on in astonishment, timl ono of them demanded if ho shoulu closo tho entrance. "They I'lHjuiro not the aid of human hands," replied tho hero of tho Caucasus; "Heaven will protect the chiof it has sout to roijj;n over you." To their uslonishment and terror (ho massive gates, a*> if impelled by some in visible power, grated o*u their hinges and' closed after him. If the prophet of tho Caucasus intend ed to guard against surprise or treachery, or to impress Ids new subjects with an idea of his supernatural powers, never wore means more oft'oetwu; oven tho Molahs began to think him under the ini riuxliato protection of Heaven. * I»ong before dawti hud broken, attend ed by his faithful Muriels, hu hi}d quitted tho neighbourhood of Dar^o, and ad vanced on his return to his mountain fastness.
TO THE END. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 23 October 1908
TO THE KND. A certain man died, and a clergy man was engaged to preach an obituary sermon. The worthy domi nie prepared a, sermon of grent length,, but just before entering the parlour to deliver it lie mot a weeping young ster. ' . "My hoy," said tho clergyman, "what woro your father's last words?" "Ho din't liavo none," replied the hoy. "Mother was with him to tho end."
WORLD'S WOOD SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 23 October 1908
WORLD'S WOOD SUPPLY. Will tho world's supply of wood over become exhausted H That is bo coming 0110 of the questions' of tho day, says an English exchange, in consequence of tho enormous consump tion of wood all over tho world for the manufacture of paper, for wood paving, for heating, tor construction, and so many other purposes, this ma toiral is becoming scarcer, and henco more valuable every day. In Franco many largo companies havo been form ed for the purposo of acquiring and cutting down somo of tho most beau tiful forests in the country, and tho question of preserving tho forests has becomo a pressing oiie. Tho French Society for tho Protection of Forests has petitioned tho French Parliament to pass a law restrictmg the felling of trees, which, it says, is a great menace to public health, trcek being tho great purifior of tho atmospher.
TORTOISE, THE POPULAR PET. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 23 October 1908
TORTOISE, THE POPULAR PET, To say that from 30,000 to 40,000 tortoises arrive ID England nnnimlly Is l)y no menus an exaggeration. liver since Gilbert White Immortalised Ills Jiot tortoise those animals have been kept by many neople as "destroyers ot beetles and ships and guardians of the kitchen carden," a false Idea that no amount of repudiation has been able to eliminate; though they will eat snnlls with much relish, they greatly prefer their owner's choicest garden produce. Nevertheless, a tortoise Is the most popular of reptiles. -"Field."
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 23 October 1908
CRICKET. The first match of the season was played here on Saturday last when Cobram had an easy victory against the locals. Tocurawal batted first, but only four players reached double' figures, and the teanj was disposed of, for one short of the century. Grant of Cobram played a fine inn ings, for a total of 38, when he was caught by Brown off Barling. Ber lcenshaw fell an early victim to Pope after making a modest 2. This bats man can usuall}' be relied upon to make a stand, in his last two games played here he rattled up 80 and 37. The scores are appended :-' Tocumwal. J. Smith c Voisev b Grant ... 7 D. Brown b Berkenshaw ...' 9 T. Barling c Berkenshaw b Grant 12 D. Rotton c & b Berkenshaw ... 18 S. Thorburn b Berkenshaw ... J. Wilson b Hayes ... . ... 9 N. Fox c & b Hayes ... ... 0 J. Pope b Berkenshaw 14 H. Connors c b Willoughby ... 10 T. Harris run out 1 - Thorn not out 9 Sundries * ... 2 '99 Berkenshaw, 4 for 46, Grant 1 for '20,'Hitj'es'2 for 21', Willoughby...
THE ATHLETE'S HEAUT. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 23 October 1908
THE ATHLETE'S HEAUT. Discussing the health of athletes af ter they have reached middle ago. n .medical man explains that, like every other muscle, tno heart, given more work, . increases in size. New fibres are formed, the walls become thicker, and tho power of tho organ is in creased so that it may supply tho amount of blood tho muscles demand. As. day after day this demand falls/on, ;tho heart during training rr.ua, etc &lt;7 the heart, unless tho athleto breaks down, becomes moro and more power ful. Naturally no harm results from tliis condition, for tho whole output of strength available is constantly being used. When, however, through force of circumstancos or advance of ago the athlete gives up poriodic training and its accompanying demand on his heart, there is no longer any use for tho o;ctra heart fibres. A smaller, less powerful heait would supply all tho demands that an occasional Sunday walk or day's tennis might make upon It. Therefore, just as any other muscle ...
DISTINGUISHED PENSIONERS. TWENTY-THREE TEARS' WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 23 October 1908
DISTINGUISHED PENSIONERS. TWENTY-THREE TEARS' WORK. The Question of pensions Is very muvh in the air Just now, and it is not gener ally known that tlio Pensions List already very heavy. For instance, t» ten ex-Judges alone, sums amounting in the aggregate to L37.000 a year are be ing paid away in pensions. Lord Hals bury, the ex-Lord Chancellor, heads tho list with L5000 a year. During h 3 seventeen years of office a total salnry of L170.000 was paid to him. Down to the present time he has received pc sions amounting to L30,000, but he can not be considered in any way compensa ted for relinquishing his position in tha law to sit on the Woolsack. That emi nent King's Counsel, Mr Rufus Isaacs, makes in three years what Lord Hals bury, three times Lord Chancellor, has made in twenty-three years. ACCORDING TO SALARY. Civil pensions granted to Ministers of State for services rendered are arranges! according to the size of the grantee a salary; that i«, the more he gcta for'his work, the ...
The Park. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 23 October 1908
The Park. A special meeting of the trustees of the local recreation reserve was held on Tuesday evening last, when the following were presentMessrs Brebner (chair) Beasley, Hennessy, Sullivan and Wilson. The Chair man requested Mr Wilson to take the minutes. The chairman stated that he had received a notice asking him to attend a meeting to deal with an application from a proposed rifle club to erect a range in the park, and he would like to see the applica tion. Trustee Beasley said, that there was no written application, but the doctor had waited upon the trustees, and wished to know if they would allow a rifle range to be . erected on the Park. ' , Chairman-It was not the proper way to make an application which should have been made through the chairman or secretary. I am not opposed to the request, providing the trustess have the power to grant I permission, and the people have no | objection. | Tr. Beasley moved that permission be granted for the erection of a rifle range on th...
MURDER AS AN ART. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 23 October 1908
MURDER. AS AN ART. Wo have in this country, shitos an American criminologist, and especially in Chicago and Now York, more nmrr dor mysteries than in any other part of the civilised globe-moro in pro portion to population or any way you look at it. Wo have now in New York an average of over 4&lt;J0 murders a year. Out of those 440 murders wo mako Go arrests. Out of the Gii UP--. rests we average 33 trials, and out of. 33 trials we average 25 convictions,'-, and out of tlicso 25 convictions wo,:: avorago two death sontonces and two life sentences. So that in New York-, a man has only one chance out of it hundred-of going to the olectric chair for murder. MurcVr is an art in New York. I should sav that for every live murders in Now York of which, we know thcro, is oneof which we do jiot know.- Ini othor words, poison is iised. Then there is the niatter of thoj cheap, brutal assassin. It is easy for a pound. or two to h'aye a niurder cpniru nutted in New York. There nro any lui...