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TO FIND IF A ROOM IS [?] [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
TO FIND IF A ROOM 18 II To ascertain whothor or not a room w damp a kilogram of fre.b lime Bhould bo placed IhiTtin, after hormcUcally conug 5.™ n«n .iM^ncrK In twtnlj -four hours U AoM ^weighed, and if tho kilogram has absorbed more then ten grains of water that is.moro than one percent.) the room Aoiild bo w-nsidorod damp and olasicd m . unhealthy. The question of thodsmpnees ot dwellinirs u a frequent cause of dmpu o bclwoen landlord and tenant and b naturally solved in the negative by the form' r. Ihe question can bo settled in the future by the test of the bydration of lime, whioh will g» o irrefutablo proof of the validity of Buch com lainU
INJURIOUS SWEETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
INJURIOUS SWEETS. Dr. Wynter Blyth etates that, of Iho large number of samplos of sweets which te isi i analysed, the mo*t btilliant were coloured with aniline dyes. Tho tinctorial powers of these colouring matters are so Intcnte max each sweet contains only a minute proper tins However, as many articles of food are now thus tinted, Dr. Blyth think, the daily consemptiou ot aniline colours may easily become sufficient to produce physio logical cflecsa. Some uf the aniline dyes are actively poisonous, but what effeot minute doses, long continued, of poisonous anilino dves may produce, is unknown. AIL tnat con be affirmed is that euoh are likely to pro duce forms of indigestion, and condnoe to general nerve disturbance. Highly coloured tweets or other matters intended for oun sumption should, therefore, be avoided.
ANOTHER USE FOR PAPER. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
ANOTHEE UBB FOB PAPKR. Paper telegraph poles are the latest de velopment ot the art of making paper useful. These poles are said to be made of paper pup lo which borax, tiSow, eto., are mixed in mw.b11 y*nBittlK*Hi I1!.* vuiln £? Mft*f tn tt vnruilA with a ooro in the centre, forming a hol low rod of the derired length, the cross pieoea driven in on either side of the pole. The paper JxJes are saidtobelighter ana stwuger vban viese 'fit ? wood, and to bs nntffebted by sun, tarn, dampness, or any of the other «um nUdk shorten thelile of a wooden poW
THE PIPHTHERIA FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
THE TTHTHERIA. ;^ r: FRANCE. Amonp '??- first to recogni ' ' ? tho disc-' -. E™» Elouon. The Journal do ? r— »' ' mbsoription list and in a fow days no less than 60.000 francs were subscribed. JTactl oal steps have been taken and in two monthi Rouen will bo in a position to furnish serum sufficient for all requirements. The Paris Fimro fund now amounto to 2G8,0'J6 franos. The subscription list of October 16th. included a sum of 3,000 franc, from the Faris Stock Exjhnnge eyndi I oats.
AMERICAN FASHIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
AHEBIOAN FASHIONS. Big hats have oome to town. Bntbeiore the do» begin to bark, let it be dUUnody understood that not one of them i« for tho playhouse. They are, says Mme. Mode, wUU her foot well down, for oarriage, ohuroh, Bromen«ae-~a.nT social lunoaons— wouu; «- let tta woman break thlf solemn law who dami, Among the molt unique and becoming of (he largo shapes yet shown was one that ooked as. If it mlgbt Just have stepped down from a Beyngld's portrait. Infaot.pioture elEects. it Is to be clearly seen, are the order pf the day, and many and varied an the sug gestions they give. The brim of this hat, Vlilth was wide and almost without a curve, was a skeleton structure ot wire aud blaok not, with a tmall roll of bright leaf green as u border edge. The crown, high and ftifl, and looking more like a Frenoh bonbon box than anything el»e, was made entirely ol tno rdvot. The earn* odor In a rioh ribbon vdvet repeated itsdl In a wide Alsatian bow | at the loft front, and fastening behin...
AN ICE CYCLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
AN IOE 0YOLK In some teoent trials on ioe with an ioo cyde at Ashland, Wisoonsin, it is reported,, one mile wasoovared in lmin H 3 owes, by Oeorge '5V'. (Hfford, not previously known as a spud oyclitt. Three miles are said to have beBVoovendtoomlns.42 l-oseos., and five miles over a «rtially-«ustod surface was looompUshedin lOmlns. 38secs..
INDIGESTION IN A CHILD. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
INDIGESTION IN A CHILD. A flve-year-old chUd.baa been oared for her father sinoe her mother died when she was six months old. She eats everything she can got and isvory fond of ham and «ri J ruihitora. We know not what cironm toceTjuItlfy any Anxious Father in at tempting the sole oare of .his daughter from infanoy Btlt whatever they are they can Boarocly 1-ave failed to surround her with an atmosphere antagonistic to development There is no reason to assume thathehw boen JtherVlso than kind, devoted and tender as a man oan be, but that falls for short of the n^Ss of a onlld totally destitute of aU other 'TnTbid tte ofth. nervous system, it Is to bo feared underlies the digetf-ive ailment. The statement, « She eats everything she «an get/ at least snggeets a freedom o indul ience in this direotion, that would easily i Snudafabrioof diseaeeupon thefonndahon ol = mvino condition of hernerves. 'Ham and Wei potatoes,1 she is very Jono m, ana me father asks: Do you think these iinrtherr ...
IMPROVED REVOLVER. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
IMPROVED REVOLVER. Tho new German 'revolver is not really s revolvor at all, bat it is a wonderful repeat inir pistol all the same. AU you have to do ir. to drop eight cartridges into a maga zine in the stock and then pun tne Irieeer as often as yon want to shoot uut; the ammunition is 'exhausted. There coil of the shot when the pistol is first fired sets in motion meohanism whioh ojeots the Bhell just fired, brings up a new one to Uie barrel, conks the pistol, and loo themoveable parts. Another touch on trigger repeats the operation and the eight charges have been fired in two seconds.
THE MORNING BATH. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
TIIE MORNING BATH. An admirablo way lo take tho morning buthiy those who dread a daily plunge into ooid water is recommended by an authority us follows : Stand in hot water deep enough to cover tho ankles, fill a hawn wim c-w. water, ar.d Kpongo the body off quickly. Dry and rib vigorouely and got into flannels bo fore drying the feet. This is belter for anyone than daily im nwr-ion. It is the rubbing more than the water that is needed ; sponging off gives the excuse for tho after rubbing, and the good result isjgained. . — —
Variety Fair. [?]ELASHES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
WRIT. [?] Do yoro l«l pa*, enrlinur la*os Iio rjpon yonroheok lib a dnsty fringo whon jen ateepor wBsnijou ooylf Kaza down watdf WoaUmfike them to, if they do not t ' *^l ? '' If yoor —iS»m. is in the dirmtion of the regnlatlonHrMne eyelash the first step toitani obtaining it bto oure any trouble yon may have Swith your eyes. All local irritation isai&a ?or iho lashes aa it u for the eyes themselves. The tondenoy to rub the eyes invariably results in thinning the lashes. ' ' ?';.' ? Inflamed eyelids always bring about thin , ? short, 'aorubbT1 lashes. If the lids are in clined to belanuned a wash of two or three drops of :oamphor, a teaspoon of borax and two ounoes of water hi valuable A mixture of two parts of water to one of witoh haid, 'auowed to simmer, and nrplied very nearly hot, is n'^ -oothing to inflamed oydids: Whon these washes are \-.-..z -?;-??- j strengthen the 'eye, soothot.' ? ? ;???? ( ' ' , serve the lashes from to i. '.?:?????-'?'??-.? the lashes maybi be ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
Italan; the produot of a tree in Sumatra, Ehrestonsto oeeome a rival of India rubber and gutta-poroha. ilnmWlnm felloes in bioydeB are expected . Monas an Improvement on wool in ootn lightness end strength. I A horse shoe without nails has been in Tented It is to beheldto the hoof bv damps Indoanhe put on and taken off in less than aminnta. .! It leanires abont fifty ton* of paint to oover thfinonstobrldgeaer^theFiraiofFonrft, ?fc fSoSina, -u-dth« area to be dealt with is - ^-ii «ifling,the inventor, who has been] looVineinto the merits *! smokdeas jiow- 1 Se^SysWwfflievolneonize mUiburr taeUo* 1 ^t^SiesTbiuUt aonblethe former dii- J iajioS.?' 'i.:'. ?? :'V ' . . .. 't*ir*r '\ '-DUoaMlatrsd, hear hothamee,. and oelayi jiaSSnl^mtitt reason has had t*m« Jow- j eanwlwrsway. ?
A BOOKLET. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
A BOOKLET. A popelar nrin jost now 'for oardpartles is the Buy chatelaine dioUonary. The tiny booklet, not mush larger than a postage stamp of the ola vermilion type, oontain» in its leaves 16,000 words with their meaning When snug la id silver ease It is no thioker than an ordinary looket, while lte «!«-?, as stated, Is of the postage stamp order. In the silver oover oVthe little dictionary a j magnifying glass 1» affixed. When the owner desires to look np a word, he simply opens the little looket, holds the oover with au over the vrgct, -and the print appears as no type, easily readable. The case whioh forms ths oovarof the dioUouary comes in silver or gold, though the silver has tho preforenoe. The ladfe buy the trinkets and luten them to their ohltelalEos. The gentle man treat than Ufa' a postage stamp or mttohcan and. ourjthem loosely In their veatpooketa. '. ?
ALBUMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
ALBUMS. Honeymoon albums are said to be a part of the wedding pieparations of up-to-date brides. They an simply pnt together, being as anile, made of a number of sheets of heavv linen paper out a fancied size, usually wider than long, andlnoloied in covers tnat may be anything, the eatin of the wedding dress over Bristol board, pieoea of rough cardhoard on whioh are painted the bridal blossoms, white chamois, vellum, duok— Anything. One bride had hen got up at a stationer's and bound in softly-tinted vellum unddove-gray leather with silver hearts was tho oaprloe of another bride. Those mo»t representing the spirit of the thing are made by the bride's own hands, ornamented with painting or embroidery, or whatever aeoora tlons Bhe is stilled in. Into the album go various souvenirs of the wedding journey that most brides collect and preserve, but only l»teones have thought of arranging. A menu card from the first hotel meal, a picture of the steamboat in «Wnh thev crossed lake, river, ...
YASS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
YASS. (From the TRiBi'SP..! Father Laide, recently trans ferred from Yass to Cobar, has been., presented with an ad dress and a purse of 36 sovefi eigns by the Yass parishioners and rmblic. At a meeting of-the Yass Chamber of Commerce, Mr. B. J. Grogan was elected hon. secretary for the remainder of. the year, in place of Mr. James Yeo, who resigned office conse quent upon his removal from the district. At the Yass Sessions, before Judge Fitzbardinge, Richard Besuard was charged with having on January 15th last stolen one coat, the property of J. Harvey; on December 24th a tent, the property, of John Boulding; on February 28th one double-barrel breech loading gun, the property of R. S. Barber. To all charges he pleaded guilty and was re manded for sentence. Richard Besnard and James Heath were then charged that on April 22nd at Burrowa they did steal one rug, pne bag, two pairs of boots, four shirts, one pair of socks, of the'' value of _/5 and over, the property of Francis Connelly...
District News. SUTTON [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
f District News, ? SUTTOtf. [From our CoHP.KsroxDENr] Splendid rain fell here last week. For three days it rained off and on, and 124 points were registered altogether. It has freshened everything up again. The growth of all kinds of vegetation is surprising for this time of the year, also the weather is very mild. The grass in the locality is very good, and stock of all kinds is in good condi tion. There is an ample sup ply of WgSb^jL the wi.«% ' All the p '*'?*** */ ishing p\ ? cr-^a, ?.'.Vc JxAuik the area under crop will be much larger than other years. It is to be hoped that a good seasou will follow to pay them for their-labon Easter holida}^ passed off very quielly in our littie village; nothing ou at all. A few of the local residents visited the Syd ney Show. Two gentlemen interested in mining have been here during the last fortnight, having a look rouud the fields. They are also lestinafthe tailings at the different places where the batteries have worked, and if payable I '...
BRAIDWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
BRA&JWOOD.' Froin^tht Dispatch.) Samm.es wm the new reel at Major's. CMek gave a return to the ton of/kjz .2 dwts of gold, 6oz. I44\vfc/5ilver, 6 per cent, lead, 4. ? percent, iron, and 12 per cent, sulphur. Mn. 'R^Mia'ddrell, of Beder vale, wjifl^^reat motorist and has a fine car,, met \rith a ser ies of revergaes at the beginning of last ?weekpirb.ile on his wsy ?to Sydjiey'Sp^ttend the races. Someliing^fent wrong with the. cari^^J reaching Goul burn. f'B^Jii getting fixed up there, : If '«only reached \vithin ithre^i^^^our-. miles '°6f Moss-^va^^pen Jhe met with a stiil;i|]^ffi^eri6us contre tenips;!i^^fer3iader blew up, and '0if^^mfd^ to be put on the tL^ii^^^^ney, where it is to tegp^^»-?ck for repairs, andxStf^^ll^i/ana .his dri ver had to take their passage by the same train. The seat of Mr. Alderman Craig in the Municipal Coun cil has been declared vacant in consequence of his absence from the Council for the last three successive months. The election is to take plac...
GOULBURN. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 9 May 1905
GOTJLBIJEN. rFrom the PsmiX Post.] O. H. Brook, tOfc:-.Goulburu cyclist, who has defile so well this season on thW. track, in tends to make aii*sctteinpt on a L^T-'jrer of the vAustralasian rack records at 'aOty date. He will 5rst attempt to lower the Australasian rec3i-ds from a quarter-mile tcrooeAniile, from a flying start, ' at present held by VV. M'Donald^-^iiid if he shapes at''atl Well \vill essay some of the longetf -distance re cords. Brook is heaving a mo torcj'clebuilttopicehim. The machine is almost: completed, and will, it is ckithed, be one of the fastest in Australia. The Dunlop ro&d race, held annually from Coulburn to Sydney, under the patronage of the League oF.' Wheelmen, will be run most likely on Sep tember 16. A protest against the grant ing of the application to the Land Board for .permission to erect rabbit proof gates across the main road from Crookwell to Goulburn '?vja^taken round, and signed, wiux/two or three exceptions, by all the business peopl...