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BARLEY BROTH (Scoth). [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 31 July 1914
BAltl-iKY linOTII (Scotch). Wash half a pound of Scotch bar Icy in cold water ; put It In a stew-pan with four or five pounds of shin of beef or a knuckle of vonl ; cover well with cold water, and when it bolls skim it well, nnd add two good-sired onions; simmer gently for two hours ; lot It grow cold so that all the fat may be removed from the surface; then put in a head of celery and a turnip, with season ling to taste, and boil for an hour : longer. If more fat rises, skim it off beforu sending tho broth to table. N
Things Science Cannot Explain. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
Things Science Cannot Explain. ITow sunlight turns grapes into sugar. 'Why the sap of trees Is not frozen in winter. Why it is, that many raicrobcs can be boilctl and still live. How a bat can see to catch mos quitoes on a pitch dark night. By what sense a pigeon finds its wny homo from a great distance. How tho pain ot:.a'> cut is carried by the nerves from the finger-tip to the brain. . / ITow seeds sown in the autumn ro sist tho frosts ' of winter and ger minnto as soon as spring coines. How a ohicken ten seconds after coming out of its egg knows how to balance itself on jits feet, run about, and peck food. How it is that, if tho earth Is as old as wo havo every reason to bc lieve.tho radium in it has not yet given", off all its energy, but seems to ' be discharging just as much as it over gave.
What is Horse-power? [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
What is Horse-power? Among many engineers there arises discussion as to tho incidents sur rounding the origination of the term horso-power ns applied to the steam-engine. The following quota tion from "Furey on the Steam Engine," published in 1827, will' be welcomed by many : "The machinery in the great brew eries and distilleries In London was then moved by the strength of horses, and the proprietors of these establishments, who wero first to require Mr. Watt's engines, always inquired what number of horses ail intended engine would be equal to. "In consequence, Mr. Watt made some experiments on the strong horses employed by the brewers in London, and found that a horse of that kind, walking at the rate of two ami a half miles per hour, -could draw* 3501b. avoirdupois by means of a ropo passing.over a pulley, so as to raiso up, that weight, with a vertical motion, nt the rate of 220ft. per minute. This exertion of me chanical power is equal to '33,000 lb. (or 528 cubic feet) of wat...
WITTY CHURCHMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
WITTY CHURCHMEN. A study of thfl wits of the world rovenls tlio fact that there Is a fair . proportion of clergymen among; them, and a very good illustration of the powers of ropnrteo by an in- . rldont which happened when Bishop Boyd Carpenter was addressing an open-air meoting. An atheist asked the Bishop if ho believed that Jonah was swallowed by the whole. "IVlien T go to hea ven I will ask Jonah," snid his lordship. " But supposing," th&lt;5 other persisted, "ho 1ft not there." "Then you will have to ask him," was the quick retort. At n farewell dinner to I5enn John Gregg, just made Bishop of Cork, a bottlo of rich old Water loo port, instead of making n rapid circuit, rested before lha guest of the evening. "Come," criod his grnco of Dublin, from the head of tho table, "though you nro John Cork, you mustn't stop the bottle." Tho Bishop of Cork repiied, "1 see your grace is disposed to draw mo out. But though charged with Cork, I'm not going to bs screw-1 ed.* j And it ...
An Awful Ornament. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
An Awful Ornament. j It is a curious* study to note the variety of feminine ornamenta tion in the diflerent nations, and how what may bti considered as a bcautifler by one race becomes a pbsitiva monstrosity and deform ity In the eyes of another. One of the most curious decora tions in the world is adopted by the women of tho llanganja tribe, inhabiting a country in Africa near one of. the northern tribu taries of the Zambesi. It is called the "pclele." This is a ring, but it is fixed nei ther in the ear nor tho nose, as with other races, but in the upper lip. It is a ring-made of ivory, metal, or bamboo, according to tho wealth of the wearer, is nearly an inch in thickness, and varies in diameter at tho will of the wearer, many being nearly three inches In diameter from outer edge to edge. When tho girls aro very young they have the lip pierced with two holes close to the nose, and a small wooden peg Inserted to keep the wound from closing. When tho wound heals two small holes are ...
Mask of Death. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
Mask of Death. A curious mask ot death was do scribod by Captain Nugent before the Royal Geographical Society, when lie gave some of liis exper iences as n member of the Anglo Gorman Commission Which marked the boundaries of Nigeria and tho Cnmcroons. Among tho numerous: " ju-jus " found in the deserted huts was a grotesque mnsk, which was appa rently kept to frighten the women. Any women seeing it must dio at oncc, U'ho local witch-doctor put on tho musk and ran about the hills until ho met a likely-looking victim, who was then killed. Describing one tribe ot hill-top pagans, Captain Nugent said : "The villages consist of little bee hive-shaped . huts of mud or grass, perched on ' apparently inaccessible heights or cunningly hidden away in mazes of dense Tropical vege tation. The inhabitants bear a great resemblance to monkeys, be ing small in stature, but extraordi narily active. The steepest and most difficult ascent over rocks and ravines is 'to them as easy as a straight, broad...
ROPE-FILLED HORSESHOE FOR CITY STREETS. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
ROPE-FILLED HORSESHOE FOR CITY STREETS. A ropo-fillecl horseshoe, in common use in Harmony, nmy solve one of the groatest problems in shoeing horses, Ihnt of providing ft sh°0 thot will grip slippery nsplinlt anil paved street surfaces. Tho tread surface of tho shoe is made with raiswl edges, and in the groove thus formed tor-soaked rope is securely fastened, that it projects slight ly below the metal edges. Tho rope centre makes a cushion for the horse and quickly picks up sand and small stones, which become per manently imbedded in the surface and supply tho friction necessary to prevent slipping.
Agricultural Notes and Queries THE SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
Agricultural Notes and Queries (BY GLEAN: THE SEAbON. The absence of good soaking rainB is causing anxiety in many of the agricultural districts of Victoria and. neighboring States In portions of Northern Victoria and Riverina, hand feeding of stock is being resorted to Unless pood general rains occur this month, wheat growers and stock owuerB will be gravely apprehensive as to the results of the current year. The wheat plant is hardy, so that even the scanty showers of the past month will tnable it to struggle on for a while. But, unless early and heavy spring rains occur, the outlook for even a moderate crop will not be assuring. The scanty autumn and winter rains have caused great hardship to stockowners over wide areas of Aus tralia, especially in Western New South Wales and Northern Victoria. The hard conditions in Western New South Wales is shown in the official returns of lambing. While for the whole State the percentage of lambs "dropped" is 79, ami of those "mm ked1' 64. th...
YOUR MORNING BATH. WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT IT. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
YOUR MORNING BATH. WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT IT. Tlie chief vnluo of bathing;.lies in its exhilaration. Don't tnftke n. ponanco of It. If you don't enjoy it, it's doing you harm. The good of the both is in the reaction, tho plow thnt follows it, not lit the plunge itself. Cold in general, and cold water in particular, is a tonic. First to the nervous system, through its branches in the skin, sccond to the heart and blood vessel a as shown in the glow, and third to the mus cles nnd digestive glands. It is the best appetiser known, worth all tho tonics nnd bitters in existenco. But, like any other tonic, whllo a I small doso stimulates, a largo ono depresses. And tho size of tho doso depends entirely on tho bather, for n strong, vigorous person, in tho primo of life, nothing is better thnn tho cold plunge. It exhilarates, it clears tho brain of the cobwebs of the night ; it sends tho blood hum ming through tho veins as nothing else in the wicfo world can. But it takes a vigorous cons...
VALUE OF ENSILAGE [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
VALUE OF EN SI LAG J In rcpppcf to prot'i.lin- resprvps of fodder at ii clie.ip ratu f(ir dry |.&lt;-i-icflis, enbihige desui ves much 11111 o consider ation linn it has roceivfd at ilio Irinda of stock owuera. In comparison with liny, ii much groater quantity of food por acre cm bo stored, and stored in sucli a way tint it is i.ot readily injured by tire, vermin or bad weather, Tlien there are a greater variety of crops to make ensilage than is avail able for hay. Wild oats, Capo barley, Algerian oats, maize, wheat and the lirBt spring cut luccrnn which is so often mixed with weeds, can nil bo U.?ifd f"" silage. A crop which yields 20 if. 30 cwt of hay per acre will give l.\u u. ilnec tiim-s the weight of silago, and this can be safely stored in the silo with le6s labor and far less waste than is tho case with a hay crop. The overground or "tub" silo can be constructed at 12s to 14s per ton of its capacity. Even cheaper receptacles than this can be constructeil, since a pit...
MESSAGES FROM THE DEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
MESSAGES .FROM THE BEEP. ? - Mr. Olaf Nord, of Copenhagen, has made an invention by means of which the crew of a foundered sub marine will be able to communicate their position. The invention con sists of a special buoy which the crew' sends to the surface of the water. The buoy is fastened to a cable and supplied with an electric. lump, by means of which the crew below can make light signals, showing 1 where the boat has foundered, and in a buoy is an apparatus through which a rescuing crew can speak to the men in the submarine. ..Muriel," said the old gentleman, sharply, "tlint young man you had in the drawingroorn last night is dull of comprehension. All 1 had to do was cough when the other chnps re mained too lute, and they would take the hint and depart. J)id this one say anything when f coughed last ul^ht ?" "Yes," replied his beautiful daughter. "He said the next time he coiJcd he .was going I to bring y,ou some cough drops." !
FILLING THE SILO. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
FILLING THE SILO. Somu cure is necessary as to the proper stage at which crops should be cut lo fill the silo. Tliey must not be I too green or yet too dry. If, for in« stance, Algerian oats are cub too green, the hay or silage nude from them is bitter. When tliny are just turning to I he ripening is a snod time to cut ihim f'ir bilage. Maize should have the cobs well formt' l, and the grain beginning to hinli-ii. Nearly all crops are bet tor chqff'd liefmc being putin the ensilage pit. T iii certainly applies to such bulky crops as maize and sorghum.' Ctmiliiig and filling, wherever practicable, should go on simultaneously with cutting and cart iug in, The addition of salt, at the rate of 4 to 7 lbs per ton, is regarded by most ensilage makers as desirable. When a pit. silo is filled, the stuff should be heaped up several feet above the level of the Burface, and covered over with a foot; or more of earth. After it settlor down, it should be banked over with earth in such manner as ...
Ski Party Held at Bay by Wolves. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
Ski Party Held at Bay by Wolves. A party of ski-ers from Lemberg had narrow escapes from being eaten by wolves while making a tour in the Carpathian Mountains between Galicia and Hungary. They heard a howl during the afternoon, and found that a small pack of animals was following them along a narrow .forest track down a mountain. Twilight came on be fore they got clcar of the woods, and the wolves then became bolder and threatened to rush the last man of the party. It became impossible to proceod to the place which it had been in tended to reach before nightfall, and the ski-ers took up a position where their rear was protected by a rock, and passed the night behind their skis stuck upright in the snow. Nearly all had revolvers, and several had electric pocket-lamps, which really saved their lives, as they enabled them to fire at any wolf which ventured within range of the light. The animals prowled ? around them all night, but made off at daybreak, leaving several of the pack dead*...
Thoroughly Eradioated, Thread Worms in a Child and also in Adult. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
Thoroughly Bradioated, Thread Worms in n Child and also in Adult. The complete manner in which Oora stock's " Dead Shot" Worm Pallets eiiiliciiie worms is strikingly illus. Iru ud i'i Ili«- statement published lielow. The statement is oue freely given hy Mrs A Bristowe, 37 Regent Street. Sydney, NSW, whose little girl of SPVI'ii tni-J been troubled with these purH-itM, and nlso concerning a friend wlm li i:l linen troubled in a like muiim'r f ir 20 years Mrs Liiis towe's o'.ateiuent is as follows :-?? My little airl, agiil seven years, was sub ject to Thread Worms, which cnu'od her to be p evisli, 1. litah'e, anil nw less at night, with a voracious upo* (ite, and I ptojured all sorts of ICIIIH dies for her, bu; without' avail until I saw Corostock's 'Dead Shot' Wurin. Pellets advertised, and my hus'umt told mo to buy iheni. I did so ; and after she h id taken one and a p'irt of the second, all traces were eradicated, having passed great numbers of them. Since then a friend of mine w...
Port of Pompeii Unearthed [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
Port of Pompeii Unearthed i 1 Aftor lying hidden sinco those «»' ful dn.vs in the ycur 7'J A.D.. when Pompeii was destroyed nnd buried by a groat eruption ot Vesuvius, the ancient harbour of the port hns now been discovered-about 1,500 yards inland from the sea shore of to-dnv. Mow it came to be found is an interesting story, Tlie lato cele brated Kotnnn sculptor Lorenzo Cow.a. who was also noted as a classical scholar, devoted his lnttor years in this search, impressed ns "ho was by the . great mercantile I importance which ancient writers unanimously attributed to the "Toni peian port. On his deathbed Cozza bequeath ed his studies to his son, urging him to follow up the buried road leading seawards from the old ma rine gate of the city. Successive borings showed that the sand ex tended as -tar as the sea side of the present railway track. A little further inland the excava tors struck the pavement of an an cient marine street, revealing deep ruts of carriage wheels, such as are fa...
Europe at War German Declaration against Russia. Great Britain Declares War Against Germany. Dominions Offer Assistance. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
Europe at War German Declaration against Russia. Great Britain Declares War Against Germany. Dominions Offer Assistance. Resulting from the Austrian Servian war, Germany on Saturday declared war against Russia, The announeemnnt provoked great) demon strations in Russii. The Germans have out the railway from Brnnco to Germany at Boveral points along the frontier. Fighting has taken place between France and Germany along the fron tier. Thero have been many casual ties, and a party of Qormans was taken prisoner. The British Foreign Minister (Sir Edward Grey) stated on Monday that Great Britain would protect) tho French coa&t from German warships, and would not stand asido to see Belgium's neutrality compromised. Germany has invaded Russia at several points. Australia has offered 20,000 men and her fleet to Great Britain. Canada has offered 30,000 men and ships. The Prime Minister of Australia on Wednesday informed the Premiers of the States that Great Britain had declared war a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 7 August 1914
A'. "WILSON, Coach BuIWer, General iBlacIr Smith, Wheelwright AND UNDERTAKER ' .' er,i. formed In Town or Country T on Shortest Notice. Farm WBSSon^Droy8' Spring Carts ,/*T" -pfl Bugglea of every de«cri« i'SSr,tho prom.,o a,Hi »!Ty " fltocn# *" or'Vrfi carcfully attended to with promptness Mid despatch. V rnB»'>>"P>,ir CT>r>>TTi-j. p: JTNCONAN, CoiniwercfP1. BinH S'XBKfi'l1. SV E l'' U'-E'K B T7 R"N . HA. 'in? taken over New 'and Oam ao;Hoa» Preiiiiete 1 itcly occupied by Mr Bookliim, bejs to announce Ui*t tlie Hotel conUins all the latest improvements in workmanship, _ and Unksiw one of the boat appointed "oantry honnes in Victoria. ' The Building has been handsomely lamhbed throughout, all the _ rooms \pin" Urge'Vnd well ventilated, thus UNSURPASSED ACCOM. M.ODA HON FOR BOARDERS. TIip Commercial Hotel has been ap ; cinted a recognised house by the As sisted Commercial Travellers of Vic toria, and for the League of Victoriiu. Wheelmen. WINES AND SPIRITS OF ONLY TH...