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INTERESTING INVENTIONS. COMING AUSTRALIAN PATENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 24 January 1914
INTERESTING INVENTIONS. COMING AUSTRALIAN PATENTS. ' it i& reported by the well known Pa tent Attorneys, Messrs, G. G. Tnrri & Co., of "The Rial to," Collins Street, Melbourne, that in the ordinary course, Patents of the Commonwealth will be granted in respect of all or most of the following inventions. Complete spe cification.-; and drawings are publicly available. Milking Machine—hand operated t6313—IMS)—The teats are aoted upon by pads controlled by cords. — A. F. iieyman, purchaser from J. Neilson, Oenmark. Cultivator (6316—1276)—A channel iron framo, triangular with devices to. receive and hold twines.—A. B. Miles, Victoria. Wire Sivainer and Twister (6380— 1277)—A yoke carries a winch barrel, having horns, etc.—J. O'Callftghan, Victoria. Head Goar for Windmill (6669— 1678)—This pump mill has toothed re duotion gear in an oil tight casinjz with oil distributing devioes. — J. Alston, - Victoria. Detachable scarifier share (6616 1279)—Wrought metal with the socket...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 24 January 1914
AT LAST! HIGH-GLASS SWEDISH SEPARA TORS available at prices HITHERTO UNKNOWN. Our introduction of the NEW MODEL "VEGA" Has dealt a deatli-blow to the Exorbitant Prioes charged by our Competitors. MAKE NO MISTAKE 1 The New Model "VEGA" is r.o roughly and cheaply constructed separ ator. It has no superior in quality, and in price there's nothing to approach it. WE ASK all intending buyers to verify these statements, and thus SAVE MONEY, whioh is none too plen tiful these times. PRICES: L2 Gal. £3 15 0 28 Gal. £7 0 0 •15 Gal. £10 10 _ 0 80 Gal. £15 15 0 Energetic Commission Agents wanted throughout Victoria. Splendid opportunity smart salesiren rite to-day? Department "K.P.,:' Buckeye Harvester Co 14 to 52 FRANCIS ST., MELBOURNE PIXIE'S PLANTS G?ou waIt* SA Couuical Marvel. Each little Pot is filled w&b jrfertillted 9oU and contains Uvt IMlt thU ft* grow vigorously Id 48 hflUTt altev beto# jCTwatcred, throwing out tender green shoots tod W parpl* colored ipnyi In as. atnaslngly...
CHERRY WINE. [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 24 January 1914
dHERRY WINE. .. • A recipe for'the manufacture tf cherry wine, recommended by the viti . cultural Expert of New South Wales Mr M, Blunno, reads:—Remove the .stalks of the ;cher.ries, and. then mako .:gir pjilp ,:pf j-thg fru it without- •'breaking ,the stones,' working the pulp so as to free it entirely from the. .stones. The pulp stopuld then be passed through a sieve. To the piiip of every 251b ot fruit add 51b sugar, together with 002 cream " of tartar and one gallon of . water. Stir the whole and make a homogenous fluid. Place the vessel in a room where the temperature is from 65 to 70 deg. Fahr., and cover same with a cloth. After about 24 hours, the liquor will begin to-ferment. When fermentation has subsided (which* can be judged by the cessation of bubbling) the' liquid should be separated' from the pulp, a lid 'the former (which is now wir.e) is stored away in a cask' and kept in a_ 000] place. The storage vessel sholild be 'kept filled, either by adding more'of tne cherry ...
ELECTRIC STERILISATION. [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 24 January 1914
! ELECTRIC STERILISATION. 5 The importance nowadays attached - i after age-long-, neglect—to securing milk in a condition \as-nearly as pos sible free iroiH'^iisease germs of every kind "gives -'special" interest to. a mode' j of electrici sterilisation invented by a Liverpool doctor; . Hitherto the mode i pursued: to preserve milk in full fresh ness of condition for the considerable length of time-necessary f&lt;6r its distri bution and consumption has been lu heat the liquid Jo a temperature which kills the microbes, and then to prevent the access of further microbea by se curing it in air-tight bottles, after wliich the freshness • seems to .bd pre served indefinitely'.; An objection to the method is that 'the heating of the .milk is in effect p, cooking pr jcess, which so far changes the nature, of the constituents as- to. render ..them less readily nutritious. Dr. J. M. Beat tie, of Liverpool/ however, .Sterilises the milk by electric current, and thus avoids heating :i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 24 January 1914
PLUMBER AND GASFITTER, ^ STREET, PENSHURST , all kinds of PLUMBING DONE on the shortest ^ .'-notice in a workmanlike manner. ' ^ ' : ■ is no job too big.—none too small. , TANKS, TROUGHS, BATHS MADE TO ORDER. WINDMILLS ERECTED OR REPAfRED IN ANY PART OF — — THE DISTRICT. • \gent'for webb bros. & co.'s reliable windmills -and boilers. _ONIiV^BEST BRANDS OF MATERIAL USED; i, .p: - NO INFERIOR STUFF/ X -.-is*' - i IV* ' : GIVE ME A TRIAL. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED. IMPORTANT-announcement. Brute & McClure, engineers, WINDMILL MANUFACTURERS; iron, brass ;;; and steel founders. t - WARRNAMBOOL. BEG to-Notify .the Residents of Pensivurst and the Surrounding District that they HAVE OPENED A BRANCH of their Business, in the Premises lately occupied by Messrs. Walter Bros. A First-Class PLUMBER and WINDMILL EXPERT is employed, and Orders will ;lye .taken for Windmills, Motor Engines, Power Working Heads, Milk:Pumps, Patent Double-valve and Ordinary; vWell and Bore Pumps,. Saw Bj...
DURABILITY OF A HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 24 January 1914
DURABILITY OF A HORSE. A horse will travel 400 yards in 4J minutes at a walk, 400 yards in two minutes at a trot, and 400 yards in one minute at a gallop. The usual work of a horse is taken at 22,500 lb. raised one foot per minute for eight hours per day.- A horse, will carry 250 lb. 25 miles per day of eight hours. An average draught horse will draw 1600 lb. 23 miled per day on a level road, weight of waggon included. The average weight of a horse is 1000 lb; - his strength is equal to that of five men.' In a horse mill, moving at three feet per second, track 25 ft. diameter, he exerts with the machine the power of 4£ horses. The greatest amount a horse can pull in a ^horizontal line is 900 lb.; but he can only do this momentarily; in continued exertion probaWy ialf tor-thia is the limit. He attains his growth in five years, will live. 25, average 16 years. A horse will live 23 days on water without solid food, 17 days without eating- or drinking, but only five days on solid food w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 24 January 1914
Business A FEW SPECIALS AT J. (J. CHESSWAS THE LEADING MERCHANT. No. I. Embroideries.—Muslin and Cam bric Insertions and Embroideries, 6d., 6Jd., 7d. yard. No. 3. Prints and Zephyrs in light and dark grounds, 5/11, 6/11 doz. No. 2. Ladies' Blouses.—Print and Muslin Blouses, 1/6, 2/6. 3/6, 4/6 each. No. 4. Ladies' Costumes in Cambric, Crepe, Zephyrs, 9/6, 10/6, 12/6. NOW IS THE TIME TO SPEND MONEY WISELY. No. 5. Camisoles, smartly cut aud trimmed in a variety of ways with Lace and Insertion, 1/6, 1/11, 2/3, 2/6. 3/3, 3/6. No. 7. Linen and frque Hats in a vari ety of shapes. No. 6. Children's Silk, Muslin and Lace Bonnets, 2/6, -3/, 3/6, 3/11,4/11. All the above Specials are at Prices that make your Sovereign purchase much more tha- 20/ worth. INSPECTION INVITED. —o—o—o—o—o—o—o—o—-o J. G. CHESSWAS Phone, 7. PUMP AND PERA SEPARATORS DAIRYMEN ! ! ! . WHY HESITATE ABOUT BUYING A SEPARATOR? BUY A "PUMP" OR "PERA." Here is Our List of Users in the Penshurst District:— Messrs. Jno. W. Eales...
REMARKABLE FRAUDS. A FAMILY CHARGED. [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 24 January 1914
REMARKABLE FRAUDS. A FAMILY CHARGED. Kemarkable evidenoa was given at : Jiournemouth (England) recently tviiotT Bertie Way, a retired butcher, and his 'wife and daughter, Elizabeth and lJ'lo ! renco Louisa Way, were charged witii | obtaining £800 by false pretences from jiviis. Annie Maria Wheeler and an I other. ■ Mrs. S. Pearce, for the Treasury, j.saiu Miss Way first obtained 30/ from iMrs. Wheeler for examination lees in January, 1911. This was followed by ! other small aSvancus. Afterwards" she showed Mrs. . Wheeler two letters purporting to come from London firms, oiio of which informed her that .she had' won a £50jprizd fcr her march, • "Hibernia," and "the other that she was entitled to a £300 prize. Another document purported to be the report .of a musical syndicate, and stated that Miss Way was entitled to six and :i quarter miliioni of money. In all £808 was advanced by Mrs. Wheeler, partly in banknotes, with isome of which, said counsel, Way had ;paid the rent of a more ...
THE MODERN GIRL. SHOULD SHE HAVE A LATOHKEY [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 31 January 1914
THE MODERN.GIRL. SHOULD SHE HAVE A LATOHKBi' "Woman's Life," a London paper, contributes the following contributions from their readers on the subject of "Should girls have latch-keys P" Decidedly yes. . Why? Bocajso the modern girl is.not the namby pamby individual lier , grand-mother was.-The many grooves open now for the average woniafo make her a vecy •independent- sort of creature, and a many oases, where she is called upon to support the home;- it is only fair she should enjoy the privileges of her bro ther. Being a business woman, she gets numerous invitations out—and what would be the good of all the family being kept out of bed because of 'prejudice P - Certainly girls should have latch-keys; - - As a brother of four bachelor gj'ls, I say decidedly no. Girls are so care less—^at least, my " sisters are. They each had a latch-key a-pieoe, and— would you believe it—-each one of these latchkeys has been lost. Consequent ly it is" their invariable habit to, borrow mine. They bo...
WHY HE WEPT. [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 31 January 1914
WHY HE WEPT. • Ha was a hard-looking ruffian, but his 'counsel, in a vpioe husky with ©motion, addressed tho jury. - - '.'Gentlemen;" said he, , "my client was driven by want of food to take the email "sum . of ^ money. ::, v All- that he .-wanted was-sufflcient money to-byy~food iJFor his little ones ..T"" Evidence of- this lies in the faofc that, he didn't take a pooket-book', containing,fifty pounds in -notes, that-wa® lying m tho room. ■. sTlie counsel paused - for a . moment; and the silence ..was interrupted by a 1 aob of'the prisoner. e ^"Why do you -weep?" asked the jndftSj. - | . ''Because/' replied- the. prisoner, " | didn't see tie pocket-book.'1
DOMESTIC TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 31 January 1914
DOMESTIC TRAGEDY..; ' " . "No,power on ea^h shall make me \i V .&« declared firiply. '^;'^ls^>Sb^ppro9ehed;.dloai»;io''liis-eide.-:H6r;. and her: lips sneered: — - • - ./ ' .,•> _ ^ ■ . "You shall do it..' However you - dread it, it must be done. You hear me?" ■ . ^■ V. " . ''I refuse utterly. . Such a thihg is ■ „ .unworthy for-a man of pride and honor■ to undertake,"'he repeated,, drawing - back from tier as a whiplash. - : Quickly she was at his side, gripping Iiis arm with fingers slim, but .hard as steel. ' " - She slipped a small knife into his V' hand—a thin, sharp-pointed pieoe of ^eel. "There," she said. : His ob • > - -r stinacy was momentarily driving iler to desperation.. - . : Her voice broke. with, passion, and stie cried in a loud, angry voice:—r "William Tomkins, if you don't do ' what I say, and go and peel those pota toes at once, you'll go" to bed without? "" _ any dinner."
SILVER BEET. ITS USE AS A FORAGE CROP. [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 31 January 1914
SIL.VER BEET. res USE AS A FORAGE CROP. (By ! Mr A. - B. M'Pherson, Supervis or of Field Experiments Depart ment "of Agriculturej N.Z.) - The phenomenal success which" has attended the introduction of silver beet is naturally attracting the atten , tion of farmers in all pat'ts of the do 'minion. Its freedom so-far from in sects and fungoid' diseases, its great prolificacy iu produoing a wealth of stem and leaf (giving quite six feed ■ ings-off with sheep in twelve months' ■time from date of--first feeding), its resistance to drought and severe frosts, its apparent freedom from causing - scour or bloat in sheep, the apprecia^ . tion of all classes- of farm stook for it (trials having proved that it is relish ed before rape, kale, or roots), the enormous tonnage of succulent-forage it produces, ana its fairly high feeding -value place it in the forefront^f all other foliage or root crops grovra for stock, in this oountry at the present time. . The remarkable results obtain ed. last y...
Hamilton Terrier Coursing. FOUNDATION DAY CUP. [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 31 January 1914
— ■ 1 —gy Hamilton Terrier Coursing. FOUNDATION DAY CUE. [ The Hamilton Terrier Coursing G'lub V held another of its popular fixtures, this' one being the meeting whicili it is in tended to make annual—the Founda^ tfon Day Cup. Penshurst was well represented throughout the day's} stakes, and Mr. J. Page was runnei> up in tho Anniversary Stakes with V The Cup 'was won. by Goad 'News, from Beaufort, Following ara particulars:— TRIAL STAKES, of £5. First, dcg, £3/10/; runner-up, £1; third dog, 10/. Forty nominations. ' , _ 1 First. Round.—Spanko beat Captaia White, Pinkie beat Dreamy, Mara thon beat Carney, Lady Lucv beat Trumps," Rocket beat' Sliiala, Snow- ■ flake beat Marguerite, Miss Minstrel beat Bully, Tramore beat Floss, Ver^- ■ beat Nell'ii Delight, Bell beat Riig time, Troublesome Lad beai Womb'at, Rose Pink beat Irish Rose, Dolly Dya . beat Pat, Kelpie beat Pind'ier, Wrink leg beat Gipsy Witch^ Larry Queen beat. Mac, Scotch Lass beat Paddy, Offsff beat Spanner, Bannoc-kbur...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 31 January 1914
- ••Staple and Btrdat, ■' V,Tiler CM«ot ... :yw^weinthecoahti7'>V*li*i*'S' ; r»8*.lt'yoar*tH.' V'ARl>\BROS. ; > Machine* hnve (ewer pitrti then-: mtfjr other-jriotniu* 'to net out of - order. rounds cheaper than othfcra We paylreight to your ctatiou—~ jnarantee every mncliine-i-and let . ' youhave it on f«ay trrjli*. • Write lor illuitr«t>d Catalog-port "\ . . • free. Machine! of allinake* r'ejiiilred|: Needle* and Fartr supplied (or anjr' Machine. ' • : 36-33 ERROL STREET, —IkORTH MELBOURNE.
PENSHURST MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 31 January 1914
PEN8HUR8T MECHANICS' - INSTITUTE. ANNUAL MEETING. The aim lal meet ng of the Pt?ns hurst Mechanic*' Institute subscribers wa ; held in the t Supper-room oh Tuas dny riight, -when Mr T Ma'ligan," pro .i lienfc, presided over a lar_;e attend ance. On motion of Messrs Aitken and G reig Mr Madigan was asked to con tinue as chairman for the evening. ■The following report from the com mittee was read :—At the. first oi^lin arj meeting of ther committee, the foll owing officers were elected :■—Presi dent, Mr Madigan ; vice-president, Mr J. J. Collins ; treasurer, Mr Greie ; audit' s, Messrs D. Walls and D. McN-w-u. Twelve committee meetings were attended as followsT. Madi gan, 12 ; R. Aitken, 12; D. Greig, 10 ; J. G. Chesswas, 10 ; J. J. Collins, 9 ; E R. Courtney, 8 ; R. L. Baxter, 4 ; H. Kelly, 4. Owing to Mr Kelly leaving the districo, Mr R. Ross was elected in his pi ice ; he attended one meeting. During the year the com mittee have given their careful atten tion to the business of the...
Grit for the Fowls. [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 31 January 1914
;, Grit for the Fowls. j Some people have the impression that; lit is not necessary to supply "grit to i ; fowls' which are on-free range/as the '■birds/will 'find sufficient i'or their jieeJs.: ; ;This may be true Lwhen ther.e is a gravel ; ;road-or seashoue, etc., hear by to which ! •the fowls have access,;.otherwise not. , In ra month's time a large flock of wis daily .foraging, over the »aihe space will clear away all sthe 'Vuif,able ( gritfrom a - large area. | ; Unless the. folws can- range whore' there- is an uiiliihited supply '&lt;oSi g' ii, j it will -"fiai ^ necessary" to pVovide tham ' with a siippiy. arter ^ certain length ot ( tiidey no mutter how much range they jeajoy : On land where poultry liad > never been kept -ebfore, a. llook1 might pcssibiy _.get_along. for several: years ! w;th the grit" which the Jowla coula liiid at hand,, but except jin favoreti situat.ons the grit.supply runs out. So ihe poultry keeper must ,supply the lack. G'ril may be bought...
Polo Match. CARAMUT DEFEAT CAMPERDOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Penshurst Free Press — 31 January 1914
; Polo Natch. CARAMtJT DEFEAT CAM PEBDOVVN.; V; : ! An interesting came of polo was witnessed orithe Gampterdown. grounds on Tuesday afternoon, when a Cam- ^ perdowji four met a Caramuf; quar tette. The -teams were :• - Camper down : C. B. Palmer,.A. J. Staughton A. 8. Reid and B. Manifold.: CarR mut: R. A; D. Hood, G. -Uhwnsidty R. A. Affleck and K. Vrquhart. Mr R. Urquhart was central umpire. "A . strong breeze blew, drngonalfy. across tbe ground.; .Having the wind advantage the "visitors attackedj -and Hoofr hit a goal. .'.Gampi>rdow» suc ceeded in getting the ball' into the scoring zone, but without result. The chjikka was being played ouJ when Hood hit>aigoal. First ■ .term r i'Cara mut,2 goals 6 behinds Camperdown 3 behinds. An even game was wit-, nessed in the second term, the only" alteration to the'scores being a goal added by Camperdown. In the third chukka, Camperdown again had the. early advantages, but Caramut's de fence was too strong,. arid the latter added anot...