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TOY FILMS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 July 1914
TOY FILMS. Ffcrhaps you have been puzzled over the making thoso mechanical toy pictures, showing dolls, Teddy bears, and toy cats apparently alive and doing all manner of re markable things I Such films require infinite pi Menco and plenty of time to manu facture. The, dolls ore arranged on a table and the camera faces them. The producer moves n doll's left, foot forward and takes one photo graph of it, then advances its right foot and photographs the scene again, repeating this several times. The result is that the doll appears to bo walking of itn ouJn nrcurd. Ono mechanical toy film being shown at, picture theatres depicts cavalry, infantry, artillery, and aero planes in a battle, and it took ten months of continuous work to complete. More than: 200,000 sepa rate changes of position were neces sary. FOR Tills tf'UTURK A film recording President Wil son's facial expression, including a broad smiie, lias been hermetically sealed and placed in the vaults of ?*'j'ino noby i:IHI>k"...
His Plan of Campaign. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 July 1914
Plan of Campaign. A sergeant in charge of a squad of recruits was waiting in front of the iJog* nnd Gun public-house, ex pecting the arrival of tho command ing officer. Getting rather impa tient, the worthy "non-com." resol ved to make himself more comfort able. Calling his men together, he told them that he intended to occu py tlw time in teaching them "out post duty." "You three men," he said, pointing to a sturdy trio, "will go to one end of the street ; throe more of you will march to the oUior ; the IN HUJM>one«l l" bo tl»o om-my. Tlio ivntl Own will r«pre»cnt. the enmp or fort. When you Might tho onomy, raise an alarm, full back to tha main body-that's myself-and, whatever you do, guard against a possible surprise." "Where be yc a-going, then, ser geant ?" one of the men ventured to a-sk. "inside the fort, you blockhead, to look after the ammunition, of course !" bellowed the worthy in structor. Olive and Gerald, while nut walk ing. met a vicious bulldog. and ! Gerald's con...
Indian Heraldics. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 July 1914
Indian Heraldics. --.-- .. where on the I'acific const. They represent 1hc family hnral dics of the Siwash or Const. In dians, and every house has its own totem pole, consisting- of figures of birds and nnimals anil other monstrosities rudely carved in wood and quaintly coloured. The top figure represents the crcst of tho owner of tho house, the one beneath it that of his wife, nnd the re maining ones those of his wife's relatives. As a rule, there are only three or four figures carved on a totem, and only the totems of the greatest chiefs have six figures car ved on them. This custom seems to havo origi nated in the transmigra I ory idea of tho souls of men passing into tho forms of birds and animals, and is interesting ns showing that the In dians had some faint idea of a supernatural power.
Old-Time Magic. CHANGING A DUTTON INTO A COIN. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 July 1914
Old-Time Magic. A DUTTON INTO COIN. | Place a button in the pnlm of tho | left band, then placo a coin be tween the second n.nd third fingers of the ri^'ht hnnd. Keep the right hand faced down and tho lfift hnnd I faced U]1, so ns to conceal tho coin Making the Chance and oxposo the button. With a quick motion bring tho left hand under the right, stop quick and the ; button will go up the right-hand ! coat sleeve, Press the hands to gether, allowing tho coin 1o drop into the loft hand, then expose again or ruh the hnnds a littlo before do I .AVfA.-fVt.nt. A rising card trick can bo accom plished with very little .skill by us ing- the simpln device illustrated. The only things needed are four ordinary playing cards and a short rubber band. l'uss one end of the rubber hand through one card and the other end through the other card, as shown in the illustration, drawing the cards close together and fastening the ends by putting a pin through them. The remain ing two cards are pasted to ...
FALLING HAIR CAUSED BY DANDRUFF. HOW TO DESTROY THE DANDRUFF GERM &. SAVE YOUR [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 July 1914
FALLING IIA.IK CAUSED 1)A ND HUFF. H(HV TO DESTROY THE DAND RUFF GEUM &. SAVE YOUR Thin, brink, c lutirle^s and senior Imir is mine evidence i)f a" nojjlectod sc.-i.'ji ; .if dandruff, that awful ,-c niifjc. There is rwtliinf,' S" &lt;li"tiuctive to the hair us diimlniiT. It robs tin; hair nf il.« lustre, it.-: tiicngili and its very life, eventually prndiiciiifr a fevcri.-hnes* and itching the fc.ilp, whitOi if nit remedied cause? tho hair r ...is t.i skrink, 1 o-en and die-'hen the hair falls cut fast. F.ir tin! p'irp se "( de.-tmying the dandruff g. rin y. . n til »ld get T'-iir chemist i» prepare a loticn consisting nf 3 "illicit Hi}' limn, 1 "UUCP Lavona de 0&lt;mip see arid J dram Jl^ntli'l Crystal". Hull 1111~ th ninthly ini&lt;« the sculp with iiie finder | tips, [t will kill the rfanclrulV ^nii hi ODCO and pftcr ths first ajiplii:.li.>n )'. m ' Imip will tike "ii that lif&lt;\ lnt>:j-«* ;uul | luxuriance which i> ^'i 1>'an...
DROUIN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 July 1914
DKOUIN MARKET. Geo. V. Stephen reports having held his weekly sale ;it the Drouin yards 011 Tuesday, when there was only a .small yarding of holli pigs and cattle. Pips sold extretrcly well at a la rut' advance on last week's high rates. Cattle sold well up to late rates. Potatoes sold at full market rates, and poultry eold well On Wednesday I held a most successful clearing sale on account of Messrs Junes'. There was a large attendance of huvers from Melbourne, Monomeith, Yannathan and the Dronii, '^ and WarraKul districts and the whole herd of cows averaged just on seven pounds a held. 1 ([note prices as follows :-Cows 16 5s, £6 i7s Gd. £7, £'7 10s, £8 5s, £8 10s. £S 15s. £8 17s Gd to £10 7s Gd, bull £7 2s !i11. yearling hull £'2, yearling heifers 55* to 5Gs, sow £8 10s, separator £10. poultry from 2s 6(1 per pair to 6s, huggy £12 5s, jinker £5, also a host .if sundries too numerous to mention.
Workhouse Children. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 July 1914
Workhouse Children. f In .January.lWiy, the numhor of children in receipt of relief from the State in Kngland ami Wales was rJoso on jv qunrtcr of a mil A. llLLYu uroup of ficUo lars, tiicriitJclvo;i frcfih from tho Kreal hare spaces of tho Kmpirc, formed, in 1009, the design of transplanting1 some of these chil dren of the Stale, and for the last, twelve months their plan has been working- under conditions most favourable to success at Pinjarra, in Western Australia, says the "tJraphic." The head of the Farm-School, and founder of the Society, is Mr. Kingsley Fairbridgo, a Ithodosian by birth, and a poet by nature, and the boys under his charge at present number' thirty-three. They came from various work-houses in Knu-1 m n d a nd Scot 1 a nd. They allend the ordinary State school till th&lt;v ore fourteen, but in their home thny an insight into farm life. They harness teams and learn to manage them, driving in to the post or fetch stores ; they fur.e gardens which can be m...
Opening of State Parliament. THE LIBERAL OUTLOOK. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 July 1914
Opening of State Parliament. T1;E LTBERAL OUTLOOK. Sir Alexander Peacock, the new Premier of Victoria, steps into office almost unnoticed. The average- elector is much more interested in the fortunes of Mr ,Wait and DrSalmou in Balaclava, in the smallest happening con riec-fd with the Fedoral Fight, thm .. ilu* whole policy of L ;. h.-m 'n tlie State H'^use, Su Ai-x-Jti'MT Peacock and his coli -lies imi> not regret that the .?..'lie aii>-nt Preference to UmoinMv, the cleansing of the lull.-, Uie rights of the Senate and so fnnli, will atworb all except a few till the fiiM) of September has cmiie and none. But they will assuredly bear in mind that their work if just as important as it would he were the eyes of thp electors on it. I-i certain quarters there is un gracious muttering that Ministers iiavp not pubntittod a stifficiont/y duzzlinu iirocriimmc. Hud tho.v with a Ion# I *\%.» !?*«?!**»*«» «-»r» "Wo«lo«»»4?*l»\ V . t 1>.» \ vury VMopl" "wi*o i\ow .»t*oor "poverty struc...
Porter's Coats as Afghan Uniforms. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 July 1914
Porter's Coats as flfgha Uniforms. f I Tho Amir of Afghanistan is ex- \ ceedingly anxious to Westernise his country, but it is rumoured that some of his subjects are not taking kindly to the reforms. The latest step which the Amir has taken is to insist on the ladies of correspondent, n representative nf a 1 Bombay tailor visited Kabul at | the invitation of the Amir, and! nigh-class clothes to the value of £'5,000 were sold to the ladies and gentlemen of the Court. The Indies were not permitted to bo seen per sonally or to be measured for their j garments, but. their measurements! were sent out to the tailor. The ladies selected their dresses from pictures of the latest, Parisian fashions, and after the costumes had been supplied his Majesty gavo a [garden-party at which the dresses wore displayed. j .Many amusing features about, this craze for F.uropean dross are men tioned by the correspondent. TJsc ! is made of cast-oil uniforms from] other countries, and the vaiiety of j the un...
WONDERFUL WOODCRAFT. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 July 1914
WOXU'OODCR.A I«vr. The discussion all nrose hoen':s>».« a tree, in happy innocence, happened to be ^rowin^ near to the -enrnpinp ^rownd of the 1st Mudshire ICn^i neers. Sapper Smith wns convinced that the tree in question was an oak. Sapper Brown was equally sure that it was a birch. And nt thnt the natter rented. There appeared to be no moans of seitlirv* the dispute, when suddenly Lance-Corporal Uobinson hove in si^ht, and was called upon to arbi trate. With martial pa it, Kobinson slrodo up to the tree, examined it criti cally. tupped it with his cn.no, studied it ; then, after a long and thoughtful silence, delivered his verdict. "It's a wooden one, all right !" quoth he. Some women marry for money, some for love, and some for a home. It is not known why men murry. 1935.
Vice-Regal Visit to Neerim District. A GRAND RECEPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 July 1914
Vice-Regal Visit to Neeri-m District. A GRA.ND RECEPTION. The Govornor-GenornI and Lady Helen Monro-Ferguson's visit to the Noorim district l ist, week" will be lomc remembered the residents. The o'>j.?ct of th^ir vi.-iit was primarily for the pur pose of installing Nurse Molvor as nurse of thi recently.formed cantro of tho Bush Nursing As sociation. Elab irate preparations were made to give t.lio distinguish ed visitors a lilting reception. The weather was beautifully fine and added greatly to the enj iy nient of tlio visit. The arrange, inputs wore mado by tho commit of the Bush Nursing movement, of which MrJanios Monger was .secretary, and the various func tions were carried through like clo.-kwork, reflecting the ^roarest credit on all concerned. : The Vice-lie ;al Party, com prising Capt. Austrulhor, A.D.C.; Colonel Burst /), President of the I Central Council of the Bush Nurses Association; Mr James Bennetf. MJ-T.R- Dr. .T. VV R-.r ". .vie- (JtUKKir.SUfl, 1(1 spector ot the...
How Kipling was Interviewed in America. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 July 1914
How Kipling was Inter viewed in America. In Chicago, considerably wore than twenty years ago, * °bl.n,n^ a chance interview from 1\u&lt;1-)"rd Kipling. At that time Kipling, who was just beginning to achieve fame through his 'Tinill 'la es from the Hills" and " Soldiers, Three," had little use for this country. For one thing, he had tried to irnVe a living with his pen in San Francisco, and had Jailed. Kipling was in a decidedly crab bed humour when ho reached Chi cago on this occasion, and not with out reason. He was on his way from Australia to England. shipboard he had made up his mmd that he would do no talking or newspapers _when ly"'ridiculous^ imaginary interviews, and tliey put Kipling in .1 very foolish light. The same thing hap pened in Seattle, Cheyenne, JVnvpr, Omaha, and other cities where he stopped on his leisurely progress eastward. Nowhere had he seen 1 one reporter. Hut everywhere he was quoted absurdly and pompously, the "interviews" reeking with fatuous, ...
Cleopatra's Needle. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 July 1914
Cleopatra's Needle. Tow of (he ninny thousands who daily pass Cleopatra's Needle on the Thames Kmbankment know of the exceedingly miscellaneous collection of articles which was placed in the cavity in the ' base of the obelisk on its erection. The following: is tho list : standard foot and pound. Uronzc model of the obelisk, Jin. scale to the foot. Copies of ''Engineering" printed on vellum, with plans of the me chanical contrivances employed in erecting and transporting the obo lisk, together with its complete history. A fragment of the obelisk itself, chipped from it in tho process of levelling the base. . 'nrs of* Poulton ware. Complete set of Jlritish coinage, including an Empress of India ru pee. Standard gauge of 1,000th part of | iin inch. ' Jiaby's feeding-bottle and chil dren s tovs. l'nrrhinent copv of Pr. Birch's translation of the obelisk's hiero rU phics * of tho sixteenth vernc of ~ tho third chapter of St. John's Gospel. A shilling razor. i Urndshaw's Railwnj' Guido. ...
MELBOURNE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 July 1914
MELBOURNE MARKETS. The Gippsland and Northern Co operative Selling Co., LtJ., report under date of 18th June : Butter - The market, remains un altered, choicest is selling at Is 2d, choice Is Ij-jd, good to prune Is J &lt;jd to Is Id, stored and seconds lid to Is, separators U)> >d, dairies 9'd to . lOd. Cheese-Supplies fair, demand good. .Prime new loaf bid, medium sizes -8d to 8!&lt;d, e.Mni-matnri'd 8J,&lt;jd to 9d,and matured 9d to 'JJ-^d. Eggs-Last wee-c's pries were maintained this week, except n: that preserved eg2S were weaker, selling at lid to llj,2d. Fresh hen and duek eggs had sale at Is "2d to Is 3d Bacon - Prime light sides 9id, medium weights 8).2d. heavies SAd, middles lOd 10 10^d, hams lOid, jackets S'^d to i)d. Lard- Bulk 7 I, packet 7Ad. Tuesday, 30th June. Wheat-F. A Q. 3s lO.'d, medium 3s lOd to 3s 10-id. Oats-Milling 2s 3d, best leed 2s 2d, medium 2s to 2s Id Barley - Tl.er is rather a better feetinn ii. Uii.-, but prices are st.ll...
WHY LEAFY POTATO PLANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 July 1914
WHY LKAFY POTATO PLANTS. Tho most nutritive part of the po tato. th.? part that gives to the po tato its excellent, flavour, is the part that co.itains the greatest number of starch cells. If anyone will cut a Po tato through the middle he will no tice that the potato substance is not homogeneous. Around the outside of the potato, just beneath the skin, i a layer, separated from the inner lajer by a vascular semi-fibrous par tition that is visible on closa exami nation. This outer layer is called the corticel, and contains most ot the starch of the potato. The best pota toes have this corticel layer thick instead-of thin-that is, have more starch than the others. The principal chemical element of starch is carbon. The potato plant 1 gets all of its carbon from the air through the leaves, none of it from the soil. The leaves have the power to dissociate the carbon from the carbon dioxide in the air, and store niucb of tliifi carbon in t. r ^'!l\')'^r j sible for the plant to utilise ...
Market Reports. WARRAGUL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 July 1914
Market Reports. YVAKKAGCJL MARKET. *4:-wb, Hunter At\ t Co. report having I I) (heir us'-al ".fcklv sale at th#ir Wa *«jul yards on Thursd ty» 25th Jun», T .« h«r*? #vus , y*rdiff of pigs, n t »r« a mid y-'untj nrufF b»ooghfc v.- mo pMi-iv, F.*:r y;irtl »»£ 'if c&'Mo a i-ep wii c!i worn al eJo.rod at s . i ctoiy p' icei, Thoy q iuc» hh u d : - p - Suckefs Ifla o 31s, «/-p5 2-h to 3 )«, 8 «n>8 21a G'i to 40d She«p - Storo or- iibred en i fuJJ m-'Ulh I5«, ditto c-mo'-aclc brokon tnoii'h low in condition 9* 6d. CftttI- -Fit c»,«r» £(>, forward condition ' di to £4 109 'o £&, ston> d no £3 10« to £4 "»hera £3 to £3 5s, nnod lowjr ; milkers »»nd apringoro (bos ) £7 X0&lt; to £8 Itta, aeennd diftc £6 63 »o £G 15$, other* from £5 10', ««id «ud'i hc.»i U w r ; backer J »(>. s £f». JLT> lih r&lt;> -t'G H> ; j s;>t-in^*lig lurfcra £3 [0-\ l'(i 10-i 1 ? JL'7 I A very nice .K- a y h- fur b od ami a t d ' by Mr John l)'L\>m>>>r,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gippsland Independent, Buln Buln, Warragul, Berwick, Poowong and Jeetho Shire Advocate — 3 July 1914
SPKAINS AN1) 1JKCISES. COMSTOOK'S NEHVH ANIJ BONE L1NIKKNT 1 SICU W1TU WOKDE It F(J L S U( '&lt; 'ESS. A 13 A 1,31 A IN I(l'«r IJISKT'S . . " o.\u.ey, ^1 had n mpty full, fe«erely lirni-ing the knee cap, and fpiaiuinc my nri t. Having been recommended Oimi>t-.ck'b Nerve and Bono Liniment I>II a preri lis i-c3isi"n. I f ed the ba'anre of the b 'tile in tin b uje, and U't my rrife to apply it, nfier bathing iIn* parts with W'Tin water. I1 g.nvt-'nio almost tiiFinnt telief, ..nd in a fun day« nil traces of the ..iccidont had disapp"iired. I really tliii'k th>' Liniment *av d me se\erul d y i'! in> a,'jioiLi.tinn '' A «]> a n i* :.n injury l" tlie ligaments . f a join., n^inJIv tin- wrist '.r theankle, liy m-cidint or "ver- training. S|irui urc '.inmlty iii.i'iiJed wi'li much pain and .'welling c.f ihe put-, imd sometime? produce fainting imd vomiting, Oon. niock's Ncrvu and li no L nimetit i.* idea! remedy f r rpiain", uud should ho applied frequent ly m....