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Romsey Shire Council. FRIDAY, JULY 3, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 10 July 1914
Romsey Shire Council, FRIDAY. JULY 3, 1014. The ordinary monthly meeting or the above was held In tlie Shire Hall on Friday afternoon last, there being present:-Crs. Brady (presi dent), Stewart, M'Donnld, Richard son, Sanderson, Hemphill, Ochiltree and Kobb. The minutes of the previous meet ing were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDENCE. From V. W. Suell asking permis sion to Tent a piece of land on the side of the Monument-road for a fowl run.-On the motion of Crs. Stewart and the President, this letter was held over until next meeting. . From A. G. Saindbury, Chief Com missioner of Police, acknowledging receipt of council's letter, respecting the reduction of the Romiey and Rlddell's Creek police stationi to bicycle stations, and informing It that the matter referred to will re ceive consideration.-Received. From Shire nf Newham, offering to lease or sell a plant for crushing and hauling.-Cr. Robb said the idea of obtaining this machine even for a month was a good one; oniy the figur...
The Time of the Crucifixion. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 10 July 1914
Xh« Xima oi th» Oruci&xion. I The Mclvor Times of July 2 says :-" The following, copied from the ''Lancefield Mercury," 14th August, 1879, has been handed to us for publication by Mr Walter Hamilton, sen.: The truthfulness.of the histori cal facts contained in the Bible 15 year hy year being established by scientific research andobserva . tion. Several years ago Pro fessor Brahus, of Liepsig, Ger many, announced that according to his calculations there was an : eclipse of the sun on the day of Jesus Christ's crucifixion, 3rd April, 33. The eminent German : astronomer, Professor Satterback, has recently gone over the same ( .field of enquiry, and in a letter lo Professor Brahus says: "I talce the liberty of communicating to .you that I had i t exaetly calus I laifid.alterLalaodandBurchard'sj tabulated, statemeuts of the orbit .of .the moon. The eclipse .began1 ' -art 2 o'clock and l6min. Paris time, or 3 o'clock 67 min. -6 sec. Jerus alem 'time. 'Greatest phase 4 o' clock 3 -...
Lancefield Mercury. With supplement. FRIDAY, JULY 10, 1914. The Hounds. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 10 July 1914
jfanctfielb Jglerrarg. .With supplement. FB1DAY, JULY IQ, .1SU, The Efonnris. -~T'bexe was not a sport in^he &lt;dfstrict who was not glad itosee :the Oaklands ;Hunt .Club pay .a. .visit to Lancefield, as was evi-: denced by the reception the visit ing hunters received. The outing iias already 'been reported :fully; iin the "Lancefield .fylstcuiy.'' .Aj .meeting of those \interested was . held on Saturday evening at the . ;Mccb2nics'Institute. Mr H. Parks -was voted to the chair. The ... .minutes of the previous meeting -was read by Mr H. Golding and .confirmed. Mr. M. Maher, who ?had convened .presided at ithe initial meeting, and been ap jPointed ,jioporary secretaryi read ;the balance sheet, which shoyved: -Receipts from sale of tickets,' j£I4.; .expenditure-lutich £13 I2s i6d, hire of hall 5s, "Romsey Ex aminer" 2s 6d. Seeing that othcr .vwise the accounts were square, : ,Mr Golding withdrewhis printing' : rand advertising account. On the; )TOotiosi.pf .Mr Parfcs, second...
The Police Visit. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 10 July 1914
The Police "Visit. Wednesday, August 5th, has; been fixed as the date of the Police football team's visit to Lancefield. A large number of supporters are accompanying the team. AmoDg others who in tend making the trip aie Inspec tor Hartshorn, Inspector Slattery, Sergeants Stapleton, Heavey, Bennett and Taylor, and Messrs D. J. Chandler, Charles Champion, Lai McLennan, J. Ranking, and Mr A. Hiskins (secretary of the Moonae Valley Racing 'Club). A first-class concert ^programme is being arranged for the .evening. All intending .players .are re quested .to be in the Park on Saturday a:t 3.30 for practice. The secretary (Mr R. W. Guthridge) will be pleased to receive sub scriptions towards the entertain ment of the visitors. MNSKKD niMPOUXO for Coaglw *nrl Of pr&lt;»ven cfficno7 tor cheat com* IniniF. The -Lancefield. State school footba !1 .'lets ri. . wijl v»:' Romsay for a match tomorrow (Saturday) .1 frr.rnoon;
Publications. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 10 July 1914
Publications. The question of whether jthe -girls of Australia and .New Zea land are atlowed too much free dom is .raised by the editor of; " Everylady's Journal" and an swered in the July issue by Pro fessor Rentoul, Moderator of the; Presbyterian 'Church-; 'Mr Paris' .Nesbit, "K.C. ; Mr Higgs, M.P,;, and Mrs Dr. O'JHara. .Professor' Rentoul does not think that our" girls are allowed too much .free-, dom. Mr Paris Nesbit does not think it would be possible to. allow them too much freedom,' and the Federal member for Cap .ricornia believes that " a girl, sihould -have .liberty, .provided parents take the trouble -to ad vise of dangers that attend in creased liberty." More generally interesting is the discussion of how the Government Egg-laying Competitions are .conducted and the lessons that may be learned: from them.by Jhe average house wife who "iceeps -a -'few birds in the back yard. Among Qthre good things in this nssne of "Everjvlady's Journal" will be .found an amusing descrip...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 10 July 1914
Bargains I . .. Bargains IJ Bargains!!! .nr ©It APBR Y. MARK FOTS Winter «&lt; Fair >» OPENS. ON - J MOND AT NEST _ (July IStW, At.9 k,tn. ^Ladies,'Visit !fhe Fair. MARK FOY'8 -ANCBFIBI.D, .DRAPERY ESTABLISHMB\ i !N'U:RS:e 'EVANS ,of Tniinnriia.and NViotorlp,. iwritej .her opinion of CLEMENTS10NIC LTD. " I 'have besn nursing for twenty years_ in Xas .mania and Victoria, to my .experience cavers a lengthy period. When patients arc .w«ak '.anil iow, a nurse inustltnow fUe bell -medi cine to give -a patient. Sot.c I liave-.nurje.il hav.e 'been so ill 1 nev.cr .could lave taken their tuc only :I kisw Clements Tonic -would quickly restore ihera la diealth. What 1 an writing is founded on ex ptricnce that amongst all medJcines Clements Tonic Is first. It is the nurses' irienJ, a reliable medicine that ..viU xeitorcfte tick to liealth. (Sis«a) NURSE EVANS." _Al.*ay* keeti tMs. on liand and yuu wi'I keep hetiUhv. J! vau pel U YOU GUT Hli-W. > AND jlhukf PROM . *.i'umv, ?WBAKNl...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 10 July 1914
THANKS. * rjlHB FAMILY of- the Ute MRS JL J. OUTStf desire to tender -th«lrslncere THANKS lo Mrs Wo?, "M.-IntoBh, Dr. Finnis, Kev R, Stont*. .Mr G 1. Tone, nnd their »numerous friends who sent'letUxs and teleg an . of aymputhy *nd tiurul 'tributes. In Jfimoriam. Kitohemha*.-la 8h4 Anl taring *emcr. 'braooe of my dear bn&bond and father, who (departed this life on the 7th July, 1906, late ? vt J^incefittld. Farewell, dearest father, ' Sweet thoughts of you 1 keep, .Although ei^ht years hate passed away Oor grief is juat tbo same. Immaculate heart of Mary Year prayers for bira extnl. O ncrcd heart of Je*u«, Hat*, sueicy on his soul \ -Inserted by.his loving wife and daughter. jSemorial Srroier. AN IK MEM OKI AM 8EEVICE in connection with the 'late Mrs Oaten will held in the Metbodiit Church .next Sunday nigh*. Ph&wkss * REV. R, STONE. All Welcome. DEATH. Outmt.-At her residence, Lancefield, on Sunday, 5th July, Mary, relict-of the Jate . Jame* Omen, aged 63 years. 1 ,M...
CHURCH SERVICES [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 10 July 1914
fl H CPR-CfH ,S.J! R.V1.C li . Dlrlne service will be held at ou SundayJiaxtas.followi Cansctr or rENaz,aND,-- Tiitli Sunday after ^Trinity-Choral Mattoo&lt;l'l, Kven. aong.T^p.m. j Cobaw-2^0.-Her.'J. Franci*. RoM*X GxTHOUC. -Lanccfiel.i II a,R]. Boniacjlfi30. a.m" Esq Fl&t 11 a.tn UbtSOSjbt CHUMH.-l^ncefield II a m' and 7 p»ir».-Rev. Stono, Monument Creak il ».uj" Koimld . 7 p.m., Itxorott. .New turn J p.m.-Jobni. Goldfe 3 p.m.-Bev. Stone. Iter Btono. PEMB*T»biak CHURCH.- Lancefiold 11 a«t°i SpriagHeM t p.m.--The AtsiiUnl Lance field 7 j'.uj,-The Minister. -C&ubcb or Chribt, ILlglak-btrket Bible School 10 a m., Communion 11 a.m. Evangelistic Service 7 p m.
THE PLOUGH AND THE HARROW [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 10 July 1914
TiipfrLoucm AND THE iunnow Clmi;lcs Lninb and a friend uerfl once discussing tho merits English public schools. Tho ir>cn&lt; wus very strongly in favour of "All our best men," ho snld» ttC nt public schools. Look flfc 011 poets. There's Byron, ho was Harrow boy ." TT J "Yes," interrupted Lumb; aI* there's Burns-ho was a pl°uSl boy." Young Brooks Is relieved of trouble, anyhow," "What's tha "lie won't havo to llo about * salary to tho girl he's going M marry. He works (or her father.
Shipyard Secrets. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 10 July 1914
Shipyard Secrets. Every shipyard that builds for tho Navy must take great precautions that nono of tho secrets entrusted to its enro shall leak out. Detoctlvos watch nil visitors atid keep tho workmon. undor observation also. PJaln-clothcs oftlcers guard evory entrance, and nobody is allowed to bring In oven a small pared un less it is first oxainlned, for fonr that it may conceal a camera. At one of tho big construction yards ono man in ovory two dozen is thoroughly searched., from head to foot each night on leaving. All tho draughtsmen engagod on the draw* ingfl of a now warship aro sworn to secrecy, and tho plans aro in variably kept under lock and key when not In use. Those precautions have brought many suspicious circumstances to light. Ono night when a wmv&lt; cruiser was about to uudor&o hor trials, two mon crept aboard ns sho lay at anchor. They were captured and handed over* to tho police. Shortly a/Urwards, on the day nf the trial, tho chief engineer though...
Trade Terms that Tease. SOME QUEER TITLES THAT PUZZLE THE BENCH. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 10 July 1914
Trade Terms that Tease. BOMB QUEER TITIiES THAT PUZZLE THE BI1NQII. "What do you moan by » apology?" recently asked 5 1 palllan moglstrato of n vr, T °" per's assistant, who had Z7 ,T phrnso In giving evidencs ," ' ,thl! . lifting1 caso. a'l0P When It was explained to his ship Hint a yard of apology ,r".°r' common term In the drn|,"v (for a yard of ribbon, then, j brood smiles Jn court, "'ril I arises from customers W|,0 , given a good deal of tro»M0 i,", lnff a yard of ribbon ns "" " s" for being In tho shop nt "u 150 It Is only ono of many doser!r,n usod in various trades* Cheap fur niufTs, for known "s "bunny-hngs,"u°' a suspicion that tho "fur" orlirln n I adorned the back of a rabb » lars aro "necto-armour," ,llnh",, nro always "raushos," nnd " ("fiiko-folls." Because It oftnt, tccalB dilapidated furniture C|Z lis commonly known as "poverty" Jn tho boot trado big, nnt ", 'shooling-boots aro termed^! robbers," nil sorts of tndhruM boots and shoes are "eimn^ lacos aro called "bis...
WIND MEASURES. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 10 July 1914
WIND MEASURES. &lt;--; Many and varied are the instru ments with which meteorologists carry out their experiments, but 0110 of the most ingenious is that to measure the force of the wind. Lit lie buildings wi th revolving cones at the top urc of-! ten to be seen along British coasts. The I cones hre connected with instruments in side which record the number of miles the wind is blow ing per hour. ..Mr. Smith had a lmrd time to' get. his daughters ofl his hands." "Yes; and I hear ho has to keep their husbands on tbeir feet." "Where have you been V" "Sehtop ped at-the club to get a drink." "John, you haven't got as bad as that at tho club. You've been to a brewery !" 1986.
Worth Remembering. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 10 July 1914
Worth Remembering. Many of the little problems which we encounter in daily life may bo overcome if we but give them ft momont's serious thought. Aud, once we discover a method of doing a thing neatly or of saving labour, we should remember just how wo did it, /or the experience will prove useful to us again some day. FiO. > Probably many of our renders have at some time met with a stubborn glass stopper which ab solutely refused to leave the necU of the bottle. -Tapping the stopper with something hard is not a method to be recommended-it is often accompanied with danger to the neck of the bottle. The best method Is to warm the neck and inako It expand around the Fig 2. stopper, when the latter may bo easily removed. All that is necessary is to take a stout piece of string, the coar ser the better; give It a turn around the neck, ns shown in Fig. 1, and saw back and forth' a minute or two. If it is a small bottle grip it be tween the knees and work with both hands, but if it is" a...
Cause of Earthquakes. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 10 July 1914
Cause of Earthquakes. Tho prevalent idea that earth quakes are chiefly caused by vol canic eruptions or oxplosions is now hold by scientists to bo wrong. Professor Mllnc-one of our greatest authorities on the subject-says: " While admitting a few* small earth quakes to be volcanic in their ori gin, we recogniss the majority of these disturbances as tho result of a sudden fracturing of tho rocky crust under tho influence of bending." This- bending is brought about by the gradual contraction of the earth, which'is held to be tho chief cause The Himalayas- tho highest range of mountains in the world-aro of comparatively recont geologic for mation, and the sumo forces which j found these tremendous folds are,;.| no doubt, responsible for tho ro-.j cent earthquake. I Japan is a country which is con-; | tunually shaken by- earthquakes,. arid, i although there aro a largo number of volcanoes in tho country, they | .themselves aro responsible for but a small proportion of the tremors. Our s...
Tunnel Manholes. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 10 July 1914
Tunnel Manholes. In all railway tunnels refugo or manholes aro let into the walls to enablo platelayers and others to step inside for safety during the passing of a train. In ordinary cases there is generally enough room between tho railway line and the wall for a person to stand without being in any danger, but in the event of a goods train pass ing with a loose, flapping water proof cover, it would mean prob able death unless the manholes wero WithinNoasy reach. Tlieso refuges uro usually uhout -1ft. wldo mid (5ft. high, and are recessed into the wall about 2ft. They aro generally about 20 yards npart, and are spaced alternately on either Bide ("staggered" it is called), so that a person haa only 10 yards or so to run either way to get into a position of safety. " It's a risky business, making pointod remarks about anyone." Why ao?" ''ilecdUau you may have ^o swallow them.''
Fathoms Down. MID THE RATTLE AND ROAR ABOARD THE SUBMARINE WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 10 July 1914
Fathoms Down! 4 .MID THIS ItATTO/n) AND KOAK ABOARD THE SUBMARINE WORK. They call It ft, boat; but it Is unlike &lt;i«y boat that was ever built. At first It seems to bo nothing more than a diabolical contrivance specially designod to burst your eardrums. The noise In deafening. You have to shout to bo hoard. When the submarine dives, the sound is Hko tho clatter of hall on n corrugated Iron roof. A tiny noil dropped on the outsido of tho steel hull reverberates within like a clang ing bell. Over all rises tho brood ing buzz of electric fans and motors and tho "pop-popping" of gasolono and air-drlvon machinory exhausts. As you grow accustomed to'tho din and dimness you begin to find your way about wltlfyour ©yes. WHERE riGUHj LURKS. Your anticipations aro completely falsified. You liavo oxpected to find yourself hemmed In on all sides by furiously whirling machinery that threatens at each revolution to lop off one of your arms or legs. In stead, you seo boforo you a per fect...
Speaking the Day's News. THE LATEST THING IN NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 10 July 1914
Speaking the Day's News. -» -V THE LATEST THING IN NEWS PAPERS. Will the "News-teller'' supplant the ' nowiapnper? Will tho time come when tho average man. will learn what is happening to the world and his wife, not with his eye glued to tho newspnpor proppod against the mannalade-pot as he consumes the morning rasher, but with ear pressed against the receiver of a telephone through which ho will hear all the ne\tfs and gossip ? To some it may seem a remote possibility, but in view of the fact that for the last twenty years a telephonic daily has, been in activo I operation at Budapest, Hungary; and, furthermore, that preparations i for a similar enterprise aro in an | advanced stage in London, . whilo it is also being introduced into Berlin and Taris, it will 1)0 obvious that i the telephonic daily,, liko tho cine ma newspaper, which shows tho I nows on* the screens of- the-picture palaces every night, has generally ! arrived. T '? A GREAT JOUUNAIi. The Budapest telephone news pape...
Food Reform. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 10 July 1914
Food Reform. The normal, heft!thy man quite rightly does not think much about what ho cats so long as It tastes fairly good and thoro is plenty of it. Thoro aro reasons, however, why even lie shotild lako an interest in the .question of diet reform-a question which lias become so acute of lato years. The great movement of scientific research and social study have both inade perfectly clenr the fnct that tho majority of the people are not as healthy and as efficient as they might be, and ono of the root causcs of this is that they do not obtain sufficient food, or that they do uot obtain tho right kind , of food. Tho Inst statement applies not only to tho poorer classes, but also, as has been fully, shown . by Chittenden, Hindhede, and others in recont years the classes with ample means. Tho groat increnso in tho frequency of appendicitis, from a few scattered cases , fifty years ago to tho thou sands of tlio present day; tho per sistence of the cancer plague ; tho continued proporti...
Churchwarden Stories. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 10 July 1914
Churchwarden Stories. » A warden when he goes to church must be prepared for anything. Ono never knows what to expect, but I certainly never could have "imag ined" what actually happened to mo one Sunday. It is my babit to carry tho plate to "the real swells" of our suburban congregation, and upon a certain memorable day, a woman dressed in the height of fashion kept mo waiting at the end of her row, while she first removed her glove oft' her right hand, with great deliberation : then fished her purse out of her pocket, extracted.a shilling therefrom, gracefully put the coin in the plate, and then leisure ly helped herself to six-penn'orth of coppers as change J Another experience with a female" worshipper may be recalled. She ! came early one Sunday evening | and lodged a " complaint with me that she had lost her watch at the morning service. "Where were you sitting ?" " Close by the pulpit !" "Are you sure you lost the watch 4rPtho church?" "Oh, - yes ! Quite sure. I remem ber unf...