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BELL-HINGING RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
BELL-HINGING RECORD. A . bell-ringing record which has stood for 130 years was beaten the other day at Ashton-under-L.yno Parish Church by a team of cam panologists under the conduetorship of Mr. Samuel Wood. The Ashton ringers decided some time ago to attempt to -beat the treble bob royal record on ten bells of 12,000 changes which was accomplished at Shoreditih in 17S4. .Beginning their task at seven o'clock in the morning the ringers succeeded in their feat, which they carried out in nine hours thirty-four minutes. The peal reached nearly 1 d,000 changes. The sagacity of a horse belonging to a Captain Watson, of Ardow, furnishes the "Scotsman " with a good story. The horse had been graz ing in a field for some time, and had last a shoe. Seemingly he felt the loss of his usual metal support, and, managing to get out of the field, he. travelled a con siderable distance to Porvaig. on the north-west of Mull. The road he took passes the village smithy, and the blacksmith was astonish...
THE CRICKET-BAT'S TASK. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
THE CRICKET-BAT'S TASK. Twelve months at least should be allowed for the "seasoning" of a high-grade crickct-bat-that is, from -the time it is roughly shaped. In the final stage of its manufac ture the surface of the blade is subjected to great pressure by means of special machinery. Why is all this necessary ? Because a hat has to withstand tremen dous blows. An .interesting experiment once car ried out at Woolwich Arsenal showed that C. T. B. Turner, the great Australian t>owler, could bowl a ball at the pace of eighty-one feet a second, and there have been plenty of bowlers faster than "The. Demon.'-' However, a. tolerably simple ma thematical calculation shows that a cricket-ball travelling at this rate and striking- a stationary bat will exert a pressure equal to about S71b. at the point of impact. But, of course, a bat is" not .al ways stationary, arid when it is swung against the ball, the pres sure on the bat is enormously in creased. Here, accurate calculations is-difR c...
Wimmera Show Dates [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
f ' ! Wi mm era Show Dates The delegaies of the various Wim, roera A and P Societies met at Marina, and this following dates^wero agreed to by the eoaferopee " ":t>. Wr ?i' $ '' ? . - Ji. ;. " ..> s? . ifc Goroke, 9r.ii ^epfcgmber Stawell, loth and 16th September Rnpanyup, 18tb September (or aaoiher tlitte to be li.ved/ Horsham 1st and 2nd October Nhill, 7fch October Warracknab'eal, 9th October Beulali. 13th October Dimboola, I4fcb October Hopetoun, 16fch October Natimuk, 16thSeptember oranother date to be fixed) Jepirrt, 20th October Mnrtoa, 2lsi October Rainbo^*, 23rd October The Nhill .horse-" paradfi will b held on Wednesday, 19feh August Mr Thos McCioivaan, of Forsham, who had portion of his leg amputated some time ago, has haa another operation performed in Melbourne
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
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FOOTBALL NOTES [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
F:>r flic qua! lor-the third tie i. i.toli at. ? ??Qp.hhw on Sainxlav b> tween . the low's find X^atimnk Lute was fail Tv even. The Qsmtong 1h>yr-not m&lt; > ely boys in football pai bine*-, but. nin&t.lv physi cally so-Ix.yod ft plucky game against, t.heiv stronger and more experienced opponents. In ??feet, mi Lalf time they led by five points. But it was evident, in the third term tliat. they were tiring:, and ilie Iiake were shooting for goals nearly the whole of the quarter. The kick1 in" was, however, of ah indifferent 'tind, there being almost, a complete absence of drop kicks. ITe visitors practically fettled the issue by scor ing 3 goals 11 behindj to 1 behind, placing them in the lead by 18 points ; Even with the advantage that Quan ion ir had of kicking towards the southern goal -but the advantage was only slight- Quantong were not able to sustain their opening dash, the Lake scoring 2 goals 3 behinds to 1 behind, thus running out win~ uers by 5...
Wedding Bells. NORTHFIELD — HEARD [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
Wedding Bells. NORTH FIELD -HEARD An interesting wedding took place at" Henford Barton," Tooan East-, the residence of the bride's parents on Wednesday evening. '26th itist, when the marriage of Mr Robert Henry North Beld, only son of Mr Henry Nort Wield, of Noradjuha, with Jliss Lillian Mand Heard, eld est daughter of Mr and Mrs lhos Heard ...The Rev E Shackell (Methodist,) officiated- The bride, who was given away by her father, was prettily attired in crepe de chene, trimmed with shadowed lace, with train of ivory silk. The bridesmaid Miss Amy Heard (sister of the bride) wore cream silk with net overdress The bridegroom was attended by Mr Y C Gilliek as best man Atter the ceremony the 70 guests were entertained at a very nicely prepared wedding teai The Rev ij Shackell presided, and the nsnal toasts were honored, 7 he Chairman proposed that of the Bride and Bride °Toora. and Mr Jforthfield responded, Gr W Grant gave the toast of the Bridesmaid, Mr V C Gilliek respond ing. The Par...
The Edenhope Show VERY SUCCESSFUL [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
Tlie Edenhope Show ) I VERY SUCCESSFUL Edenhope's 53rd show, held 011 Wednesday week, was an u iqualifipd success. The weather was perfect and the attendance lar^e. the er^te receipts amonnung to £32, or £6 ia excess of last year's The best, show, as far as gate receipts are concerned, was in 1904, when £40 Is Pd was taken. The lowest amount daring; the past. 18 years was £20 4j tid, in 1896. Mr. Brown, of Hamilton, did the catering; Mi Hunt, of Balmoral, condnrted the frnit and lolly stall, and Mr W- Moore, the new licensee of the Edenhope Hotel, the publican's booth. Both nrmerical'y and in point of quality the exhibition was a success HORSES Judge-Mr D O'Brien, Gienwood, Hawkesdale. Draught StKllion-A Cameron's Briton's Pi'ide.,1 ; M Ryan. Breedon Pioneer, 2. Dranght mare - D Swift, 1 and 2 Best draught mare (cnp, to be won by sa.me owner three years ) I) Switf j 1 and 2 Draught gelding or dry mare, shown in cart-D Swift, 1 ; J Clark, 2 Pair of farm horses - D Swift I, J Clark, 2...
Is the Sun Losing Mass? [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
Is the Sun Losing P/lass ? . -4 The' work of Einstein on the Principle" of' Kelativitv shows that a body which radiates energy loses a portion of its mass depending on the energy radiated. It follows that the sun, which continually me diates euergy, is constantly losing mass. M. J. Bosler has calculat ed that the sun loses a mass equal to that of our earth inr thirty mil lion-years. If it l>e -assumed that the mass thus lost ; is; gravitational mass, it follows -that the length of the year incfeases by six -seconds in a million years, and that in the same time the mean longitude of the earUfcr^is -affected in such a way as to produce .a variation of one tenth of a year, i:e., a retardation of thirty-six days in-the seasons. Such variations are too minute to be ob servable. In -stellar -systems pos sessing- a higher temperature ' the: ef fect would be much more marked; for-tho energy radiated by a body varies : as the fourth power of its absolute . temperature. If, as Nordmann bel...
Football [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
Football 110 Ft) . Natimnk Lake v - Q ianinng Angnsfc 8 '; Quantorig v Natimnk Rovers August 15 N.itimnlc Rovers v Nafcimnk La k&lt;j . August 22 Qnantong y Natimuk Lake August; 29 Natimnk Rovers v Quantong September 5 Natimuk Lake v Natimok Hovers Semi-final Final An exira line is to be laid down at. the Goroke railway station, and cattle and sfcee'p trucking yards are to be con structed alongside olio IV i I, &lt;_. i . . ? V V i ;J O ' II VI 1 1 1 . i I &lt;. S .J I'll A ssoci 11 io i : -
SEASICKNESS. HOW IT MAY BE PREVENTED. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
SEASICKNESS. HOW IT MAY BE TREVESrUD. There arc nearly as many r&lt;sm&lt;v dies for nial do mor us thsro lire for a cold in the head; and any one will know what that moans. But as the old saying has it," " one man's meat is another man's poi son." And so, because a' remedy is efficacious with one, it docs t>ot fcilo'w that It will prove success ful with, another. The ino:'al of which is, if one prescription doe? not cure, "try'another. Jn the "first..:place, remember that the head and the stomr,:h 8«e m lruch in sympathy with ea;h other ?that whatever affects one will surely influence the other ; so that the worst possible thing you can do is to make up your mind beforehand that you are certain to be ill. That is the very way to produce the head ache and nausea, which is the pre cursor of seasickness. As far as prevention goes, t-he ^sensible.glan -is to diet oneself for two or three days ?before embarking, -keeping to plain, wholesome food, and neither eating or...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
F. I Ratcli Post Office Stores NAT,'MUK ~ The Place for Good Values 99&9®&99 mm®9 9999®® 1 -HffINTER GOODST" I 11 © n Now In, and in all the latest Fashions All that is new in Ladies' and Gents' Coats, Suits L'n fcrsllss, Kugs, Shirts, NecKwear, Uiderwear Pyjamas, etc " Also Groceries, Crockery, Ironmongery, etc Dairy Produce Bought. F. F|. RATCLIFFE & Post Office Stores NATIMLUK. i ttg'wavawaiuaTn NATIMDK W BAKERY E. I. Jory Wishes to make known that'he has purchased the b ove business, and that bavins secured the services of a first-class baser he is supplying only the best Breatf, etc. Dances, Weddings, Picnics, Socials Football Matches, &c., Catered for reasonably. Splendid Assortment of Lollies on hand; also Fruits in Season. Smali Goods a Specialty IE. IEj. *XO:K/3r, PBOPUIETO El> Ploughs a^d Drills Repaired So Promptly that the minimum of delay occurs in the field. Yes, our Prices are Reasonable I have secondhand Implements for sale THE ECLI...
The Eccentric Clubs of New York. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
The Eccentric Clubs of iiew York. The clubs of New York are in many cases novel and eccentric _ in character. There is, for instance, the Tenderloin. Tenderloin is the nickname of a district of rather un savoury' reputation between Four teenth and Forty-second Streets. Fart of it is thickly inhabited by coloured people ; another part con tains most of the theatres ; and in the heart of it, established in a tumble-down wooden shanty, which was once known as " Kel Pot," is the Tenderloin Club. It was formerly a haunt of thieves; it now numbers among its members some of the most distinguished authors, artists, musicians, doctors, and lawyers in the city ; but it still retains many of the internal characteristics of a thieves' kitchen. The floors are sanded or saw dusted ; the furniture is rude in the extreme ; and there is an ostenta tious absence of comfort ; and short pipes and stone mugs ot beer are | the order of the evening. Above i the entrance is the motto, " Who enters here lea...
THEREFORE, ADVERTISE. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
THEREFORE, ADVERTISE. The following- paragraph from an article by Andrew Lang may prove profitably suggestive to those who have wares to sell and are shy about advertising them "When a goose lays an egg." said Mr. Lang, "she just- waddles off ris if she was ashamed of it-because j she is a goose. When a hen lays j an egg-ah, she calls heaven and j earth to witness it. The hen is | a natural-born advertiser. Hence the demand for hen' eggs exceeds ] the demand for goose eggs, and. the | hen has all the business she can at- I tead to." j
FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. HIS HUNDREDTH HUNDRED. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
«a» FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. . * HIS HUNDREDTH HUNDRED. Tom Raj-ward succeeded in. -scor ing his hundredth century in first class cricket, and thereby robbed Dr. W. Q. Grace of the distinction of being: the only cricketer able to claim this honour. Dr. W. G, Grace began playing . first-class cricket in 1865, but it was not until 1895 that tie made his hundredth hundred. Hay ward accomplished the feat in his twenty first season. But then, of course, being n younger man, he had many moro opportunities owing to the fact that the first-class fixture list has been greatly extended during recent years. 1 Hay ward's greatest season undoubt edly was 1906, though probably the finest innings ho ever played Vas the 130 he made against Australia at Manchester, in 1899,
Drilling Holes in Glass. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 28 August 1914
Drilling Holes in Glass. Sccure an old three-cornered file the size of a hole desired in the plate -and grind two sides of it to a point as shown in Fig. 1. This file can be put in, held arid turned the same as a bit in an I ordinary carpenter's brace. j Lay the glass on a smooth sur^ face with a small piece of cloth under the place where .the hole is to be- drilled. Take some soft putty Drilling Class and make a small ring around on the glass (Fig. 2) and fill the cup like place with turpentine. Take the brace with the drill and begin boring the same as if boring in wood. Use a slight pressure 011 the brace and in a short time you will have a clean-cat hole. A hole can bo drilUed in this wny through the heaviest plate glass made. Almond Soup.-Put $lb. washed rice into a saucepan .with 1-J pint milk ; add a teaapoonful of sugar and a little salt. Simmer slowly for an hour. Blanch and pound Jib. Jordan almonds, adding as you do this, 1 pint of milk. When smooth add anothet pint of mi...
THE FARM SEPARATOR. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 4 September 1914
THE FARM SEPARATOR. The farm separator has come to stay, consequently the conditions un der which the machine does its clean est work should be understood. , Even temperature and even speed, are imperative if -we would do the best work. Separators should be checked occasionally in their work so as to guard against a loss of fat. Formerly an average loss of .12 to .15 fat left in skim-milk was consid ered fairly good. At the present tim^ a loss of over .5 is thought bad. It pays to watch closely, the separator. It must be borne in mind that a slight loss in skimming reaches a prodigious amount in the course of a year. , There is no machine used on the farm as much as the hand separator; hence, the importance of securing a good one and keeping it in the best of order. i Separate the cream from the milk. . at a consistency producing approxi mately about ten gallons of cre3m from every hundred gallons of miR. Cool the cream immediately after the separation. Tanks of cold water are ordin...
THE DAIRY. 27 COWS NET OWNER £160 IN ONE MONTH. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 4 September 1914
THE DAIRY. 1 27 COWS NET OWNER £160 IN ONfi MONTH. j It was recently my pleasure, as re presentative of the Oklahoma Agri cultural College, to supervise the testing of five cows in the Americas Jersey. Cattle Club's Register of Mer it, Nowata County, Oklahoma. This Jersey herd which consists of soni; thirty head of cows and an equai number of calves and yearlings, i£ recognised as one of the best in Okla homa, and with its strain of good producing show animals will no doubt very shortly rank with the best Jersey farms in America. At the head of this herd is Finan cial Countess's Lad, who was grand champion bull at the 1912 Iowa Dairy Cattle Congress. This was the largest and most strongly contested dairy cattle show ever held in Amer ica. In selecting Financial Countess's Lad, Mr. Jones obtained a bull that is not onlj a great show animal, but one that is also a prepotent breeder. His dam, Financial Countess, on? of the greatest Jersey cows ever impor ted, made 935rb. 10oz. butter i...
A South Pacific Echo. REMINISCENCES OF "EARLY DAYS" WITH AN "OLDTIMER." [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 4 September 1914
A South Pacific Echo* REMINISCENCES OF " EARLY DAYS" WITH AN " OLD TIMER." An elderly, retired South Seals land trader has supplied some in eiestnig information regarding the trade customs of the Pacific Is landers in the early days. "I have no objection," ho remark ed, '-to your making use of my re marks, as long as you withhold Jiiv name, as I do not wish to bo drawn into any controversy, since you plainly see, I too old for that sort of thing now." On being assured that his wish would be respected, ho proceeded to nai rate the following :-"Before we whitemen came to the Islands to trade, the ' niggers' did not have many wants, but after our arrival on the scene their requirements underwent, a rapid change. Most of them suddenly discovered that jows' harps, tobacco, medicines, china arm bracelets, and especially li\e dogs, were absolute necessities of life. And I guess it was not for us to ' wade in' and alter their views." THE DOG " STUNT." "But why were live dogs in such special...
THE JUDGE WHO DIDN'T JOKE. [Newspaper Article] — West Wimmera Mail and Natimuk Advertiser — 4 September 1914
THE JUDGE WHO DIDN'T JOKE. The funny sayings of a judge who never joked form one of the finest collections of judicial humour ever published. This is " Arabiniana," a selection of the dicta of Sergeant William Arabin, who .sat as a judge at the Old Iiailey iron; 18-30 to IS.'if. For instance, his remark to counsel : "If you can show precisely at what moment the ort'ence was com mitted. and prose that the prisoner was not there when he did it, he i could not possibly have done it." And he sagely added, as an after thought : "We cannot divest oursel ves of common-sense in a Court of -Justice." Another axiom he delivered him- i self of lias been fathered on man\* oilier occupants of the J3ench : " !f ever there was a case of clearer evidence than ' this case, this case is that case."