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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 17 July 1914
ENTERTAINING AN JJNEMY. Don't entertain ft chronic rnnnini; soro or wounds. Curo it with L>»- Sheldon's Majinetic Liniment. Price, Js Oil ami Ds. Obtainable from F J PettoiJ, au.l A W McGibbuny, Wodderburn. , GECS. T. SE1ITH, \vi... ... : .. .1 «l liotl'il FASV32LY PvTGHEf?, Hum mid Rncp" "^nrci', uioii ?;fr»Ki;:r, vrraWinruN. Kbuiili-.'n Waited on for Orders, l Goods nhv»y-; on hand. Sausages iv Speciality. PRICES MODKKATK. To Fanners-, Business Fcople and the Genera) Public G BWB Of V10U05MG VALE, Ha ; h Cement Brick Making Plntifr iril i« pr to T.&lt;Ico niul Build CE.MKXT MUCK I1UILD1NG3 of all do.-cr;ption-\ Dwelling Houses a (speciality B-irns, stnl.1.-?. SlieiU, Dairies, Silos, Un ilerjrouml Tanks. etc. DuiUmgs of this des-ciijiti'>n arc KKKIC fn.m wl.ilo ants and safe frum tire, anil &lt;l.i:up proof. All m>t»ml must be provide,!. Estimates and p ices give,, frre on j-ppkalio... Postal a.Wt«4, CI .IVMKS, '.UUONd* VALE. Th b vV eddorburn Engineering W...
Phantom Monoplane. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 17 July 1914
Phantom Monoplane. The first air-ghost has just been encountered on Salisbury Plain by one ol tho most skilful of our Army avintors, who went up on a mono plane on a cloudy day accompanied by his mechanic. Tho aeroplane en tered tho clouds, and tho pilot was continuing his flight in them, when suddenly ho discovered another mo noplane^ no more than fifty yards away, coming straight towards him out of the mist. Ho dived almost vertically, and nfter a headlong de scent lovelled out onco more, but his relief was only momentary. The other pilot must havo performed exactly the same manoeuvre, for no sooner was ho speeding uloiu* again on a level keel than, ho saw the monoplane onco again looming out of the mist, heading straight towards hi'.n. Terror-struck, the pilot dived again, emerged below tho clouds, and forthwith landed. Not until then did tho explanation strike hiin. Ho had fallen a victim to an hallucination of tho clouds fa milar to every Alpinist, and seen his living shadow pr...
"Princess Carambo." [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 17 July 1914
"Princess Carambo." In April of tho year 1817, an Agricultural labourer In Gloucostor Bliiro found a young woman ot prepossessing: appearanco roaming through tho fields ulono, friendless and dostituto. Ho handed lior ovor to tho nearest county magistrate, a Mr. Samuel Worrall, of ICnolo Hall. To this gentleman and his family she proved a great mystery, for they could not understand her lan guage. Many learned professors of languages wero called In, to try to converse with her, but none suc ceeded. I!y dint of signs, howover, shd marie them to understand that sho came from a great personage, and that sho had been kidnapped in a dynastic plot, then carried to England, and left on tho shoro in a destituto condition. England was agog with the news. The highest in tho land camo to Knole Hall to interview the "Prin cess Cnruboo." Then, to intensify the excitement, n tramping Portu guese sailor called at Knole Hall, pretended to interpret licr lan guage. Tho girl was, he said, un doubtedly...
The Bridesmaid's Story. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 17 July 1914
f ha Britiesmaia s Story, . iVp smoothed the sheeny folds of silk jji .11 to her little "slippered feet; .. -toned on the filmy veil Wii.i b!js.soni8 full of odor* sweet. Ami i.uttomM1 on Jut trembling haiu' i no dainty glove and bracelet baud. Wo kissed th? blushes on her cheek; We praised her beauty, warm and rare- f ,, IVistH tlic olii't&lt;,ri"^ rm/r-4 ". c,o.il r ,i i «&lt;r ti:i&lt;/**r.'ic*iill iier hair, ^ . Y.,, we laughed and said 'i oiio'wctilcl do wherewith to wed We saw her .stand with downcast eyes; Wo heard her Hmp;*., sweet "1 will"; / id when «he raised her timid pianee To him, wo saw the b!ue eve* till, I'ut net with pain-*0 rare the blisw ; hnt made her tremble at his kiss. Jnsb twice the moon had waxed and waned ; (Once for the happy honeymoon); Again wo met to dross the bride; (We did not think to meet so soon); No bantering words, no smile, no jest L'oiild find uu echo in her breast. Again wo brushed her yellow hair, And smoothed her gar...
Royal Walking-sticks. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 17 July 1914
Royal Walking-sticks. » .. ? Tho recent aniiouncement that. Andrew Jackson's heavy hickory^ stick has been presented to Presi dent Woodrow Wilson reminds one thnt King Georgo inherited tin 2,000 walking-sticks which bolonged to his father, King Edward. The collecting of walking-sticks was his late Majesty's favourite hobby, his most treasured stick being ono whit-li was regularly carried by Queen Victoria. This remarkable stick wus fnsliioned _ from a branch of tho Boscobel onk which once concealed Charles H. when escap ing from Cromwell's soldiers. Queen Victoria had it altered somowhat, and a littlo idol from Scringapatnm was insertod as n knob. King Edward's collection of walk ing-sticks, of course, included all sorts of designs. It was a fact, however,- that ho preferred as' a rule an ordinury crook shape., In deed, his fondness for this particular design gave not a little impetus to its popularity. 1 Talking of famous walking-sticks and their owners, Jlossrs. Henry Howell and C...
APPLE AND TOMATO JAM. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 17 July 1914
APPLE AND TOMATO JAM. Wipo fivo pounds of apples with a clean damp cloth, and cut them in to quarters. Do not peel them. Put them in a preserving-pan, and bare ly cover with cold water. Simmer until they aro quit# soft, and strain through cheese muslin. Put some tomatoes into boiling water for one minute, and then ttiko them out and skin them. Slice them thinly. Add the sliced to mntoos to tho apple liquid, and weigh. To every pound of liquid and tomatous, put a pound of pre serving sugar. Then colour with a little cochineal. Simmer until a little of tho jam put on a saucer gets firoi. . Pot while hot.
PINEAPPLE AND FIG JAM. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 17 July 1914
PINEAPPLE AND FIG .JAM. Buy a tin of pineapple and u pound of dried figs. Cut tlio pine npplc and figs small. Put in a basin and add the pine-applo juice, "and leavo all night. The next day weigh the fruit, and to each pound add three-quarters of preserving sugar. Put the sugar in the pre serving-pan, and add enough water to melt it. When dissolved, add tho pineapple and figs. Stir over the fire until it thickens, and. pot.
DATE JAM. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 17 July 1914
DATE J All. Bux. the dates by the pound. Ite movo the Btones from three pounds nnd put the fruit in your preserving pun. Add about three breakfust cupfuls of water. Let the fruit just get hot, anil then add a pound and a quarter of preserving sugar, a sprinkling of ground cinnamon, and n teaspoom'ul of fresh butter. Stir until the jam begins to thicken, nnd pot while steaming hot.
FRUIT SALAD JAM. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 17 July 1914
FRUIT SALAD JAM. Buy two pounds of dried fruit salad, and cut tho fruit up after well washing it. Then put' it to soak covered with water. The noxt day put tho fruit into the' preserv ing pan, and covor with wator ; to which you havo added some es sence of vanilia. Simmer gently for fifteen minutes, then measiiro out the fruit pulp, and to oach break fastcupful ullow a pound of preserv ing sugar. Simmer gently until it thickens. A machine that make* heat at 0110 end and cold at the other, so that it can bo used for heating u house and making ice at tho same lime, is coining into practical use abroad. All it needs to do its work is power of some kind. It will take electricity, for Instance, for its power, and turu tho eloctrldty in to heat and cold.
APRICOT JAM. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 17 July 1914
APRICOT JAM. This is delicious when nuuli! from the well-known dried apricots. Buy three pounds of apricots. Wash them well, cut up each npricot in to four, and put to steep nil night in three pints 'of water. Measure out ten breaUfastcupfuls of water, ami into them squeeze the juice of three lemons, and add a pound of cook ing apples cut up small. Simmer this for ten minutes, and then measuro the pulp, and for each breakfastcupful allow three-quarters of . a pound of preserving sugar. Put this into the pan, und add an extra four pounds of sugar. Cook again for a few minutes, thon stir in tho apricots and the water they havo been soaking in, and" cook until tho jam gets thick. Rhu barb can bo used when in season instead of apples.
Yawning as an Exercise. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 24 July 1914
Yawning as an Exercise. .Yawning is said to have an ex ceedingly healthful function besides having n salutary cffect in com plaints of the pharynx and tho eu&tachian tubes. According to in vestigations yawning is tho* most natural form of respiratory exor cise, bringing into action all tho form of rospitatory muscles of tho neck and chest. Jt is recommended that every per son should havo a good yawn with the stretching of the limbs morning and evening for the purpc.se of ven tilating tho lun&s and tonifying tho respiratory muscles. An eminent authority asserts that this form of gymnastics has a re markable effccfr in relieving throat and car troubles, and savs that pa tients suffering from disorders of the throat have derived great benefit from it. He says he makes his pa tients yawn, by suggestion or imi tation, or by a scries of deep breaths nith the lips partly closo.1. Tho yawning is repeatcl six or seven times, and should bo followed by sw'allowing. fly this pro...
IN BORROWED PLUMES. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 24 July 1914
IN BOimOWED PLUJIES. The Amir of Afghanistan, smitten with Westernizing- notions, insists upon the personages of his Court appearing in'' European clothes. There are many amusing features about this crnze. for "European dress. Uso is made of cast-off uniforms that may bu seen in Kabul" is as amazing as it is amusing. The wor like Afghan mny be seen strutting about even in the stations on the Indiun border ns proud as a pea cock in a uniform which bears 011 it the name of a. well-known Lon don music-hall. while there are others in the uniforms of English and: Continental . railway-guards. Frequently it is oniv a coat that is worn, and a pair of brown baro legs completo the outfit. "You ask my hand in marriage. Aren't you rather ambitious ?" "Yes, but I always did strive for big things." From that moment his case was hopeless.
Style With the Gloves. POINTS AND TRICKS OF RING CHAMPIONS COMPARED BY OUR EXPERT. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 24 July 1914
Style With the Gloves. POINTS AN I) TRICKS OF KING CHAMPIONS COMPARED BY OUIl EXPERT. Stylo in boxing* is tho finishing' touch given by n particular man to a general principlo in his own way. To give «n instance, tho principle of tho straight lead-off at the head is tho samo tlie world over. lJut no two very good boxers do it in quite the snmc way. To tako this simple blow-tho straight loft nt tho head-thcro is very little room for much variety, ^.ot champions have mado this host of all blows effective in quite dif ferent ways. Jim Driscoll, to tako a present ly example, has the quickest left I htiv© ever seen.- He does not just pop it into his opponent's fnce once and back away, but as «. rule, with lightning KwiftniM.*, ho hits again and again-sometimes four times in succession. How different is the Frenchman, Georges Corpentier ! With him there is jOSt ns much grace of f movement, the same eagerness to J follow up an advantage, but the stylo is totally different. Instead oi carry...
In Old Japan. THE CHARM OF KYOTO. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 24 July 1914
. in Old Japan. 4 THE CHARJI OF KYOTO. No city iu Japan has mora charm than Kyoto, none is per haps so thoroughly worth whilo from the point of view of the tra veller. Tho Japanese havo a say ing that you must never use the word magnificent till you havo seen Nikko. Splendour indeed seems to mock at the hard reality of death on the terraced hillside planted with giant cryptomenas where the Shoguns sleep in such pomp. Dut Nikko, despite its per fect natural surroundings, is withal a tomb, Kyoto old in story, a place of living men. This ancient capital of the Jlikados has, despite modern innovations, maintained that essentially Japa nese charactcr which is half obli terated in Tokio. True, tho nar row streets are a network over head of telephone and telegraph wires and electric cables. Poles almost bonding under the weight of the cables they carry are curious and unattractive objects which havo to be accepted in every little Ja panese town and village to-day. One of the first question...
Useful Winter Wrap. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 24 July 1914
Useful Winter Wrap. ' Our sketch shows a useful littla I garment that can very easily b# made, and that may be slipped on J under a coat prior to going out, and that not only will protect the shoulders, chest, and back from tho cold, but will also keep the neck nnd shoulders warm without usin^ a scarf of any kind. It can 1»o carried out in quilted silk or satin ami cut out in two pieces of the' shape shown in the diajfinm on thej right of the sketches, A representing the collar and B the remaining por tion of the wrap. Jt is hound at the edges with narrow ribbon and fastens at the back with hooks and eyes. The upper sketch shows a front view of this chest-protector and the lower illustration the back. This little garment will be found of service not only to adults, but for children also. If rolled up tightly it will not make a. very large uencit. .
FEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 24 July 1914
FEAR. A large majority «f men and wo men, especially among the uneducat ed, Know very little about apprehen sion in any form. They feel.it sel dom and forget it noon. They do not even fear death so long* as it comes to them in bed. We are continually told nowadays that the place of the poor is out of the sun. Possibly this is true, but on this very account tho darkest shadow's are not seen by them. For thinking1 men and women, however, apprehension docs darken life-more than most of th©m care to say. It begins early, often with the awakening of the memory, and they nre never entirely freo of it. Th© amount of fear which besots many of us out of all proportion to the amount of misfortune which wo have had to endure, or even to that which in our ratioual mo ments we OA'peet.
Southdown Sheep as Profit Earners. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 24 July 1914
Southdown Sheep as Profit Earners. Iii the " Pastoral Review " for this month 111. re is un informative article on "Southdown Sheep as Profit Earners," by \V F Salmon. A useful feature of Mr Salmon's article is tlmt lie showa the profits of these sheep per each 100 acres grazed over. Conse quently the returns per acre can readily be arrived al. The tests were made in two widely separated districts in Victoria-in Gippslaud with a 30in rainfall, and at Ualaquil, near Beulah, in the Mallee, with a 12in to 14in [annual rainfall. Mr Salmon slates that Southdown*, year by year, liavo earned more protil pi-r 100 acres grazed over than any other bieetl ol sheep he has tried. For instance, in 1913, 408 pure Suuthdown ewes of all ages, 135 neing maiden, ri-ing 4&lt;tuo'h, returned in wuul about 5. 9J per ewe, or just about £97. (The prices ranged from 9Jd to Is OJd per II ). Added to this there was 97 per cent of lambs-396 - it 13i 6d net, equal to £267 6-i, or a total cash re turn of...
Bird Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 24 July 1914
Bird Hospital. There is in New York the tiniest hospital in the world. All sorts of feathered patients lie in the wicker baskets, filled with soft white cot ton and supported on tall wicker stands, that form the beds. The owner and director of iho hospital, a lady, knows how to take care of birds, and she acts as surgeon, nurse, and druggist nil in one. There is an operating-rooom, with all kinds of small sterilised instru ments, fairy-like casts and splints, a sun room where the birds may flutter back and forth in a bower of green, and a tiny delicatessen store stocked with fat wriggly worms in small glass bottles, hun dreds of brilliantly-coloured dragon flies, and just the right kind of seed for each patient's diet. Every one of the birds loves "Doc tor" Pope-the lady's name is Vir ginia Tope-and when she passes on her morning rounds rows of little feathered heads bob up over the sides of the baskets, and dozens of bird voices-some of them very faint ami weak, others loud and shr...
CORRESPONDENCE. (To the Editor " The Express.") [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 24 July 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. (To the Editor " The Express.") Sir,-?Would you be good enough to notify your readers that the committee of the Whitehouse Relief Fund has decided to now close the lists. Ihe response to the appeal has been truly magnificent, nud is a diBtinct proof of the philanthropy and generosity of the people of our State. I would ask any who have lists to return same to me as soon as possible. Thaukitig you for your kindness and help, and all subscribers for their bene fjcence. -Yours etc, A. SUBLET, Hon Secretary Whiteliouse Relief Oommittep, Borung