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A PRINTING TROUBLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 29 November 1910
A PRINTING TROUBLE. Recently, while making some prints on plates from even-toned — graduated — strip negatives we met with trouble that we had certainly not anticipated, though doubtless it exists in all cases when prints are made in the same manner, says the 'Journal of Photography.' The trouble was that, though the tints of the negative were perfectly uni form, we could not obtain similar ly uniform positives until we adop ted certain precautions. The prints were made on quarter plates by con tact printing at a distance of about eight feet from burning magnesium ribbon, which conditions would or dinarily be expected to give quite even illumination. They did not do so in our case, for various strange markings appeared that for long we could not account for. It was only in finding a mark that agreed on several positives, yet corresponded with nothing on the negative, that we suspected reflec tions to be the cause On shifting the frame to a new position, new markings appeared, thus f...
The Camera. A BATH FOR BLACK TONES ON P.O.P. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 29 November 1910
The Camera. A BATH FOR BLACK TONES ON P.O. P. Rich black tones are obtainable on P.O. P. by the use of a borax, uranium, and gold bath. Strong 'plucky' negatives are best suited to the process, and the best results are obtained on matt P.O. P. The formula is as follows — Borax, ninety grains ; boiling water, twen ty-four ounces. When cold, add uranium nitrate, four grains; gold chloride — neutralised with chalk — three grains Test the bath with blue litmus paper, and neutralise it with sodium carbonate if it shows the least trace of acidity
MARVELS OF "AEROGRAPHY." [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 29 November 1910
MARVELS OF 'AERO- GRAPHY.' The 'air brush' which applies pigment in the form of spray, has recently taken on many and varied forms and uses in France, where it is used to distribute all kinds of col burs, from the most fluid, such as aniline dyes dissolved in alcohol, up to the thickest oil paints. The ad vantage of the 'brush' in decora tion is that the size and intensity of lines or shadows may be varied at will by changing the distance from the sprayer to the surface to be dec orated and altering the air pressure that generates the spray. 'Aero- graphy' is applied even to porce lain, wood, leather, and other sub stances. When the process is ap plied to cloth the colour must be fixed by heating in an oven with an appropriate vapour. The length of the stay in the oven, the tempera ture and pressure of the vapour are all different for each colour and for each kind of fabric.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 29 November 1910
'. ?'V^'; '''apply :i ? ?' A. C. CHANDLER, LAND AGENT, WAbGA WAGGA. Homestead selections converted and brought before Land Board. WOOL, Hides, Skins, Tallow and General Produce. D ALGETY & CO., Ltd., beg to notify Graziers, Farmers and the Public , generally that they have purchased a Large Block of Land at the corner of Wil son and Young-streets, Albury, adjacent to the Railway Line, mid immediately op posite the new Flour Mills of John Bur rows, Ltd.. on which they purpose forthwith erecting commodious and up-to-date Wool Stores. 'When these stores are completed, Dalgety and Company, Ltd, intend holding regular monthly sales of Wool, Hides, Skins, Tal low, and General Station Produce. Dalgety and Company. Ltd, handle the largest quantity of -wool in the world, and arc in tho very best poaitiou to liandlc. wool and general produce to the beat ad vantage, and at the highest market rates. : Liberal advances will be made Rgainst next season's clip, or on Skins, Fides and Produ...
Wise and Otherwise. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 29 November 1910
Wise and Otherwise. Scotsman: '1 can't make it out why I keep missing. When I was in India I was very lucky elephant-shooting.', Keeper: 'Ah, perhaps the elephants weren't quite as nimble as these rab bits.' A JL A it *t 'A woman in Connecticut ran a; needle into her h'ng-er, and tne otherj day it came out at her elbow.' ''^hat'l nothing1.. My wife swallowed a needle,' and two days later had a stitch in her' side.' ? ? ? ? ? Brown (junior) : 'Don't be cheeky,' or I'll be forced to knock a little sense' into your head.' Green (junior) : 'H'm! It would take a dozen fellows like you to knock any sense into my head.' ? * ? * # '?Out of a job, en?' 'Yes/' replied the unemployed one. 'The boss where I was said he was losin' money on the things I was makin'.' 'Is that so? 'What were you making?' 'Mis-! takes.' ? * * * # 'And did you really go to Rome?', asked the guest. 'I really don't know, my dear,' replied the hostess, just re- '?? turned from her first trip abroad. 'You see, my husband...
GENERAL BOOTH'S NOTABLE OFFER. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 29 November 1910
CENERAL BOOTH'S NOTABLE OFFER. General Booth made a notable offer to the State in the course of a speech. He said that if the British Government would lend him the price of a single Dreadnought at 2J per cent, he would fix up on small holdings on the land two thousand families, representing' ten thousand souls, and repay ihe loan in 44 years. The men he would settle would be chosen from among1 the unemployed, with their wives and children. A CRUEL TOY. A singular toy, invented for the de lectation of Tippoo Saliib, and found in his palace at the taking of Seringa patam, is in ihe form of an automaton tiger, life-size, represented in the act of devouring1 a British soldier, who lies prostrate under its claws. Inside this automaton is a rude organ, which, when turned by a handle, emits sounds in imitation of the growls of a tiger and the moans of the dying victim. PENALTIE8 FOR KISSINC. Among old laws against kissing those of Iceland appear to have been the most severe. Banishment was...
A JAPANESE LAUNCHING. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 29 November 1910
A JAPANE8E LAUNCHING. We have not in .this country a mon opoly of all thequaint and pretty cus toms which obtain in regard to various functions. At the launch of an English vessel a bottle of wine is broken over the bows as a kind of baptismal cer tificate. In Japan, just as the vessel glides down the slips, a string is pull ed, and a flock of pigeons which have been confined in a cot on the forecastle are released. The uprising in a white cloud of the birds in an impressive sight. The exact meaning of the cere mony is lost in antiquity, as no vessel is ever launched in Japan without its being enacted.
New, Odd, Interesting. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 29 November 1910
New, Odd, Interesting. -~~—~ — ..9 It takes four years to train a lion thoroughly. In Paris wine is the principal intoxi cating beverage used. Clergymen stand second in the list of inventors; mechanics first. Ohrisanthemums were cultivated in China before the eleventh century. A meteor whose weight is estimated at fifty tons recently fell in Mexico. The smallest bone in the human body is to be found within the drum of the ear. Women may be peeresses by royal grant, ,but cannot sit in the House of Lords. In some parts of Berlin there are beer salons which are patronised only by women. . In some of the Swedish hotol3 wo men are charged half-rates because they eat less than men. It is stated that profit to the British Government on pennies pays the entire expenses of tho Mint. The Japanese lover, instead of an engagement ring,, may give his future bride a piece of beautiful silk tc bo worn as a sash. Tho wealth in land, jewels, artistic objects and ready money of tho Span ish Royal Fam...
GETTING OUR RIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 29 November 1910
GETTING OUR RIGHTS. Most people fail to get from others all 'the consideration' they might have. v They do not realise that they would have it if only they would stop demanding it. The man who gets least consideration from everyone around him is the man who demands most. And the man for whom -everyone loves to' show regard is he who never asks it; or eveiv seems to expect it. If we find ourselves jealously noticing ~ that ' a certain person among pur acquaint ances always seems to be made more of, and deferred to n.ore read ily, arid welcomed, mpre eagerly, than we are,; let' us \asjk ourselves honestly if the rgason is not this : that he does more for others, and ^asks less for himself, than .'.' we. Rights:jgetting is a sure result of rights-giving.; If we really want our rights, let us banish all hint of this from our lives and our ac tions; ?''?.' ?';? ' ? ???;./?? , '' .. J ? - ' '.'?_? ' ' ' '. - ' .*;
CARE OF SHOES. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 29 November 1910
CARE OF SHOES. Boot and shoe trees are all very well if they can be afforded, but a set of them to accommodate the foot-gear of tbe average well-dressed woman represents quite a consider able expenditure. Tissue paper, crushed and uacked in the shoe an swers every purpose of keeping fit in shape, and costs almost nothing. Patent leather shoes need special care to preserve them in good con dition When they are fresh and new they may be wiped over alter every wearing with a soft linen cloth, and set in a closet that is not too cold nor too warm. Extremes of temperature injure tbe leather As the shoes begin to show signs of wear they should be washed with a sponge dipped in lukewarm water, and after being carefully dried, be lightly brushed over with a patent leather varnish sold for the purpose and applied with a camel's hair brush.
WHY THE CHILD DOES NOT GO TO SLEEP [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 29 November 1910
WHY THE CHILD DOES NOT GO TO .SLEEP.. In hundreds of homes little chil dren of almost any age from two years upwards frequently go to bed and are unable to go to sleep. They are soon heard calling for mamma or papa. They are frequently found to be sobbing and crying having perhaps fallen asleep and been awakened by bad dreams. Sometimes being unable to sleep they are lonely or homesick for pa pa's or mama's strong arms Most cases of this sort could be avoided by a little forethought on the part of the parent. In the first place romping and hilarioniB games immediately before retiring so arouse the nerve centres that the child ca'nuot get to sleep after them. The romping after supper, with a period of quiet talk or «.' cud- dling' afterward, is a more proper course. Another thing which promotes sleep on the part of the child is regularity of retiring. A child who goes to bed at half-past six on one night and half-past nine on another will go to sleep with dfn culty. There should be a...
HOW TO DRESS ECONOMICALLY. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 29 November 1910
HOW TO DRESS ECONOMI CALLY. i ? A ? Girls who have only a limited amount to spend on clothes should, not make the. fatal mistake of buy ing light and delicate garments. Dark dresses are the most economi cal wear, and the most sensible thing of all is a good coat and skirt which can be worn with blouses. With a dark skirt of plain pattern and hard-wearing material, and the ad dition of , several different blouses a pleasant change may be effected two or three times a week. With black or very dark blue^any colour may be worn. Home-made skirts and blouses last infinitely longer than those bought ready made in the shops, and with a good pattern even the least intelligent . needlewo man can overcome the difficulty of putting such garments together. Never purchase cheap footgear. One really good pair, of boots or shoes wilt outlast half a dozeD of the cheap variety. If the boots get wet, fill them with dry bran and hang up in a place where a continued current of air- will pass over them. ...
WHAT ELECTRONS ARE. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 29 November 1910
WHAT ELECTRONS ARE. The electrical atom is simply a sphere of positive electricity which holds in place, by reason of its at tractive power, anywhere from 1,000 electrons in .the hydrogen atom to 240,000 in the uranium atom. These electrons are general ly supposed to be arranged in rings, and since they have to account for the generation of light in all its phases, they must be supposed to revolve about the centre of the posi tive sphere at the rate of several billions of revolutions per second.
THE YOUNG BRIDE. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 29 November 1910
THE YOUNG BRIDE. Do not be too ambitious. .Better work up to an elaborate scale of liv ing than start beyond your means. Use your pretty things every day, if you will — if you can afford to re place them, and have no special sen timent about inakine wedding things last all your life. If you keep a maid neither let her think she can run you or make pretence of run ning her when desperately ignorant of household arts. Keep dark on your ignorance, but do not be above learning. Take for your housekeep ing motto, 'Economy, patience, and progress,' and you will soon 'make good in your field.
THE "TOOTH SRAIGHTENER." [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 29 November 1910
THE 'TOOTH SRAIGHTENER.' 'Orthodentist' is the .technical name of dentistry. In plain English ''orthodentist' means 'tooth- straightener. ' According to last accounts, there are about sixty of them now in America, as compared with 50,000 ordinary dentists. To the orthodentist's mind, a man who extracts a tooth in regulating fool ishly clings to old tradition. He holds that tfie. properly-shaped jaw can hold all the teeth that grow.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 29 November 1910
TOILET. TO WHITEN THE HANDS. To soften and whiten the hands, rub in equal parts of glycerine and lemon juice after washing dTy, and powder with prepared oatmeal. FACE MASSAGE. There are two rules necessary to remember when massaging the face. First, rub very gently; and second ly, let the fingers move always in an upward and outward direction. DAILY BATHS. Daily baths in tepid water, fol lowed by a brisk rub down with a coarse towel wrung out of cold wa ter, improve the circulation; and are beneficial to the complexion. CARE OF THE SKIN. ; ? A. ? Many girls suffer from what is crudely called a 'greasy' skin, and foolishly endeavor to remedy the annoyance by applying powders and cosmetics. These, as a matter of fact, only tend to increase 'the greasi ness, since they stop up the pores and prevent a natural condition ' of things. A greasy skin may be due to indigestion, debility, or any other physical ill which causes relaxation of the glands. A good tonic often works marvels on the s...