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OIL PAINT ON CEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
OIL PAINT ON CEMENT. There is some dificulty in making paint adhere to cement, but if the ce ment is first washed with one per cent. sulphuric acid (one part concentrated acid to one hundred of water), rinsed and allowed to dry thoroughly, the paint will find the surface suitably prepared for adhesion. Or the cement may be covered with three coats of water-glass (silicate of soda), one part to four of water, and then painted. A first coat of'linseed oil varnish followed by the usual paint is effective.
OFFICIAL MANURE TESTS. A SCIENTIFIC ANALYSIS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
OFFICIAL MANURE TESTS. A SCIENTIFIC ANALYSIS. By A. H. Renard, author of " A E C of Rational Manuring," "A B C of Scientific Stock Feeding," etc. SHereunder are the latest published official results of tests made by the Vic torian Agricultural Department with superphosphate on the wheat crop: Quantity Yield Cost of Value of per Acre. Bush. Manure. Crops. Profit. 'tcwt. .. 14.3 2/3 £2 9/8 Casts. lcwt. .. 16.9 4/6 12 16/4 4/5 2cwt. . 17.6 9/- £2 18/8 2/3 In the check plot of this test, the land without -manure yielded 9.5 (9A) bush cls per acre. Thus the cwt. dressing gave an increase of 5.4 bushels for 2/3, equals bd. per bushel cost of manure; Slewt. gave 7.4 bushels for 4/6, equals 71d. cost per bushel; 2cwt. gave 8.1 bushels for 9/-, equals 183d. cost per bushel. These costs have the highest significance for farmers because they ac curately reveal the working of the re cognised economic "law of diminishing returns" in agriculture. This law looks to the £ s. d. side of things, beca...
OFF TO THE FRONT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
OFF TO THE FRONT. Mr. McGrath, storekeeper, has en listed for the war, and leaves for the encampment on the 9th Jone. Mr. J. Day, of the local post office, and Mr. Charlie Hopkins are also leaving at the same time to enter on their training for the war at Liverpool. Mr. E. Winter who enlisted some time ago, was home on leave, but re &nbsp; turned to camp. On Monday night he was given a send off by his friends. The town band accompanied him to the station.
Who was Guilty? CHAPTER II.—(Continued) [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
SWho wast Guilty?] CHAPTER II.-(Continued) Murray did not see Mademoiselle Taschereau until the next evening. He looked keenly at her as she came out of the theatre, but he could detect 'n difference in her manner. She accepted his arm;, and they wandered away as usual, and for the moment the young fellow forgot the ring and all that he had overheard the previous evening. His spirits, naturally gay, rose as they strolled along. He was smoking a cigar, ana his companion, her hand lightly resting' on his arm, was engages in her usual task of trying to extract from him' all he could tell her as to his antecedents. She did not find him as comnmunica-. tive as she could have wished. "The pater lives in France," he said. "But why dwell on such pro saic subjects as.fathers and mundane relationships? You mademoiselle, never had human relationships, or were scolded and slapped 'for bding naughty. You were evolved fromn some sphere beyond our earthly ken, and alighted complete on this base ea...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
Li7 CURES Prepare for Aetion. *; * Events; will be moving Rapidly from *t ...now oi;, and Business Men as well as the . *ILITARY MUST Prepare for Action, . = and having Prepared Look upon it as their-DUTY to Help Sustain Normal Commer * cialActivity. Winter Season Goods and all OUr Lines * ?ill Earn;more than the IRON CROSS. VIEW?, OUR WINDOW DISPLAY. THIS FRIDAY and SATURDAY SAnLd. LADIES do not Forget Our TABLE DISPLAY between : *.: , "',?•the hours of 3 and, 5. SPECIAL INDUCEMENTS TO SHOP NOW. SCompare our Prices with the Value of Oir Goods, " Gentlemen's OvercoatsSpecial Line we offer to-day at Lines1/-. worth'8O/-. Something.lExtra Choice at 50/-, £3/8/. RUGS--To-day a 19ice Warm Rug for., 2/1l-only a few left. We estock some Beautiful Rugs, prices range 2/11 to 55/, and they are Good. BLANKETS--This is the weather for them. We offer- our Cus tomers to-day a' Pair of Blankets fof:8/6. Blankets up to 35/ per pair. We stock the verre best. " Ladies Nice Warm Coats, 15/6, ,27/6, 5...
AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL NOTES. FOR THE MAN ON THE LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
46llGLTURAL AND PASTORAL.NOTES. ,4 T"I M4N ON THE LAND. Thee Notee are Issued every week, under the personal aupervlston of the i . .~jlo ..? ?YAh ford )I.A.. lnlster. of Agriculture, N.S. V, and -are based .asialy7'en the experience of the Departnent ., __-______...._... . .. No. 212. .. AGRICULTURAL. A ITARVEST REPORT. The Effects of Fallowing. '?'Experience is constantly proving in the drier' belts that when a substantial aitount- fallb on carefully tended- fallow land, the' wheat grower is practically indepe'tddnt" of any, but slight' -aias turing the astu'al period of growth it eias noih be' almost taken for grauted t?it when land has been well fallowed. an$ the subsoil is well filled with mois ture atthe'dornm?dcsment of the wueat grbwing season, the farmer needl have noitears regarding the crops." That very striking statement is taken from the'harvest report of the Manager eofCooaamble experiment farm, and the details of the results from the different paddocks on the farm 'fu...
SAVE MONEY BY MAKING GOOD COUGH MIXTURE AT HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
'SAVE MONEY BY MAKING :GOOD COUGH MIXTURE AT HOME. "We have found Heatu's -Essence a most effective and economical family remedy for coughs and colds."--Mrs. E.'A: Trice;' :Dorroughby, Richmond River. . . I- find the mixture miade from .Hean's ,Essence splendid to relieve .the hacking cough after an attack of .asthma. It. soothes the bronchial tubes, .and by loosening the phlegm affords great- relief. Your Hean's Essence always does me good, and I much prefer it, to other cough mixtures. It never causes me nausea ting reelings" A. G. Newma?,; Miin diwa, N.S.W. , "'I have used Hean's Essence a rd given it to olthers. It acts wtell, and is certainly economical."--J. :McLaren, South Woodbiurn, N.S.W. i : Making good Icough mixture at: home is now.a simple process. Get.a bottle, of Heai's Essence from your cheinist or store. Take home and add sweetenirig and vwater. -You w'ill uod 'eaisyri. directions on the label." Il his will give: you a pint of the finest houisehold cough and-cold re...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
Yt.RAGE OHE4rj WITHOUT ALCOHOL AA DIGih1 O.T. is a fruit and herb drink with a distinctive character, a delightful flavour, and a satisfying "bite'" like spirits; it Improves all drinks 0 per cent: Gives Warmth .-,,..... Cures Colds and Indigestion Sr O.T. may be taken in -any quantity, as it can have none but beneficial effects on health. Its purity is guaranteed by The Britislh Pure. Food Society, the British Analytical Control, and Pure Food Analysts in all States. It appe11s alike to. , Non-abstainers, Moderate, Drinkers, Abstainers and Ladies, Indigestion In thousands of cases O.T. has proved a good remedy for Indigestion. Simply sip a wine glassful neat after meals and you will soon appreciate its merits for this complaint. Many a housewife always keeps a bottle handy for this very purpose. Pure Food and Health Society Whisky Economy O.T. blended with Whisky-equal quantities will reduce the cost of your home Whisky bill considerably and give you a finer drink. This way you sav...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
Anthony Horderns' ? o Winter Fashion Portfolio Faithfully presents every phase pf the prevailing modes. It brings all that is new. in the world of dress wthin the reach of everyone. Write to-clay for a copy, posted free on request - it will in terest you. Anthony Hordern and Sons, Ltd. Only Universal Providers, New Palace Empaorium,. " Brickfield ' Hill, Syriniey Always on hand, PRIME CHAFF,. MAIZE (Cracked and Whole) OATS. WHEAT, RYE, 'etc. FLOUR, BRAN & POLLARD POTATOES, ETC. All Produce Bought and Sold for Cash. Highest Cash Price given for all kinds of Produce, Skins and Wool. Agent for The Royal Insurance Co. Telephone-Store No. 27, House No. 2 JOHN KNOX, PRODUCE STORES, Opp. Solomon's, MIonato-st., Quoanboyan. TIHURSTON : & ~ -IBD S, General. .Blacksmiths and Wheelwrights, MONARO STREET, QUEANBiEYAN. Sulkies Built to order, Reason :able !Prices. Axles al ays on hand. Shoeing by ..Export Tradesmen. BoRepaires to all class s'of farm implemients. YFEDERAL Hairdres...
A DIFFICULT TASK. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
A DiFFICULT TASK;' Some idea ol the difficulties of the task wfiich .the' Nccessary' Coni modities Commission has set itself -namely to? regulate the -profits" of traders-may be gathered from the evidence taken before it, and pub lished in the newspapers almost any day? ot the week. .U1illys'al the first wish of the struggling' man w"vill be that .the.. Commission :would assure him ot'any 'profit -to be ''regulated". In many cases, such little profit as he hasi been. able to minike: has been' annihilated as"the result of the .Coin, missioui's :ukas.' Take; ??or: instance, branl and. pollard. The .Cominission fixes one ..price .;beyond which tha miller. may not go,?and another for the distributoir. _But, in the ordinary course of trade, there are necessarily many graduations ofk sub-distribu tors .who; arc?,being' debarred. tfrom?' dealing in' the commodities '"regula-' •ted", by .-the ;iCommissfon.'? . hit' means' thatL th'i" e ccpstomgrs miusti either go withouth these comm'odi tie...
THE Queanbeyan Age, TUESDAY, JUNE 1, 1915. CURRENT TOPICS. THE PRESS AND THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
TUESDAY, JUNE 1 ,1915. -CURRENT TOPICS. THE PRESS AND `THE WAR. Under the . well-known initials; "F.W.W.", Dr. Ward, formerly editor of the Sydney "Daily Tele graph", gives, .ii that paper, an in teresting account of the 'effect ' of the war upon the', British -:press. Newspapers lorm so" important a factor. in the daily life of the people in all British-speaking countries that his inquiry possesses a special value of its own. Like nearly all other institutions, the press has to depend on cash.. Incomings miist" dxdeed outgoings. Whatever name may. be applied to the surplus-profit, sal ary, commission, or wages-it: all. comes to the salite thing. The up keep of the earning apparatus must be maintained by the surpltis,. ot earnings. Newspaper men know' this" bedrock law -better, perhaps, .thrin others.':The war came upon BritiTsh newspaperdom like a bolt :out of the blue. Lucrative advertisingiconi tracts with enemy .firms 'became as waste paper. .Ordinary' day-to-day advertising was...
THROAT AFFECTIONS AND HOARSENESS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
THROAT AFFECTIONS AND HOARSENESS. All suffering: from irritation.of the throat and hoarseness will be agree. ably surprised "at the. ilmost imme !eliate.relief afforded by the use of ."B'rown's Bronchial Troches." These famous. "lozenges" are; now sold by most" respectable &lt;chemists in the -country. People troubled with a hacking cough, a slight cold or bron chial troubles cannot try them too soon, as similar troubles, if allowea :to progress, result in serious pulmon ary .and Asthmatic affections. See that the signature of John I. Brown and Son is on every wrapper.-Pre pared by John I. Brown & Sons, Boston, U.S.A. European Dep6t, 33 Farringdon Roads London, England.
Husband's Skin Torture and Wife's Leg Sore. CURED BY ZAM-BUK. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
t Husband's Skin Torture and Wife's Leg Sores. a; ;; 'CURED. BY ZAMIBUK ' Uhe excellence of Zam-Buk for the most'obstinate cases of skin disease and inflamed sores is being, demnion 1, strated daily in:thouaids~iodf ..lonies., Two typical triumphs for Zani.Buk have, been revealed inma letter froin Mrs. H.Berry, of Ruth Street, Perth My,.. husband, says- Mrs. Berry, waf caused great pain 'and difigure ment by' an outbreak of-'itcy erup tions on his face. The disease a kind of eczema, first appeared in little blisters, which burst anI formed into running 0o-es.- Every effort to get rid of the tt'ouble: was fruitless until my. husband'happened to "try a pot of Zam:Bu}c. This.bdlm brought him splandid relief. '4The' painful irrita tion was stopped with'the first appli. cations, and as he persevered with it Zam-Buk cleared': away:,every eru p tion, and left his skin quite healthy and cleai.. . . "I also have Zam-Bhk'to thank for curing me of a bad leg.- Following a mild, atitaleof fever'...
District News. BUNGENDORE. ODDFELLOWS' BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
District News. (From Correspondents). BUNCENDORE. ODDFELLOWS' BALL. The Oddfellows' Annual Ball, held in the Federal Hall on Friday night last, was indeed a brilliant success, both in point of numbers, in perfec tion of arrangements, splendid music and perfect weather. The Spacious hall was taxed to the utmost and sup per served in many relays before all had partaken of the very excellent repast. Too much praise cannot be bestowed upon the ladies' committee for the untiring energy and attention they gave to the many details neces sary in the carrying out of such an important function, yet not a hitch occurred. The best of good humour prevailed on all sides; everyone was bappy, and all thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The attendance num bered 158 couples. The ladies dresses were unusually' gay and beautiful as will be seen by the. subjoined list. The music, which was excellent, was supplied by Miss Ray McKie (piano), Mr. Herb. McKie (piccolo) and Mr. J. McKie (violin). A coup!e of extr...
PUBLISHED BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT. A Bachelor's Nieces, COPYRIGHT. CHAPTER XXXVIII.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
IUBLIB.PD BY rPECIL P A nnmwaPa A Iag helor's Nieces, 7v3y ora ?rudde( nutflor lo "Footpsinta in tie Snow," "The Broken Seal," "Beneaththe Ware," .*A Bit; Bilehgiigbt," "The Drift of Fate;," "The Secret of the River," S"*T. T A?(Sigslal." "A Hidden Chain," " A Country Sweetheart," *','"«. ~erlobhea True," On Golden Hinges," "A Fatal Patst" - "*His Will and Here,". &o., o. JOPYRIGUT. r CIJAP PrRI X VIL.-(tts.i, use.) .After a year or two the letters did not rket6h -unch' bright p airesa of prosperity. Thel in'di4 tot; ome at *he proper time, and his uncle's sheep died in thousands for want of food. Then lower ltters came and theirs bere not ana?ered. And for the last tea years nothing had been heard of the wanderer. - " He is coming home, mother dear, to see us and not our rooms,9' said Robert, "and I remember that he was a very good-tempered fellow, who took things as they came, and malde the best of them, butt we will see what ie says,i'r and nMr. Waugh opened his uncle's l...
EXTINGUISHING A CANDLE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
EXTINGUISHING A CANDLE. An ingenious method of extinguishing a candle when it burns down to a certain point is worked as follows: Tie a string around the candle at the desired point, then take the string through the usual loop support or ring at the base of the candlestick, then pass it up to a pair of pulleys on ceiling or wall, bring down the end of the cord just above the candle and tie on a light extinguisher, which thus hangs over the candle. Nails or hooks can'boe used instead 'of pulleys for the cord. When the candle burns down to the string, this is detached and lets the extinguisher drop upoli the candle. The zdovice should, of course, be tried' to make' sure that-the-cord works easily in the diffe ent supports.
CHAPTER XXXIX. BETTY MIGHT DO WORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
CHAPTER XXXIX. Derrr MIonT Do Wonsa. Spring was coming back again once more, and it was de tined to be the last that the old, tmucb-reepectod vicar of St. Andrew's-in-the East was to spend on 'earth.. Throughout the duamp, cold winter, on Sunday mornings, the well loved, benevolent-looking face and beot form of this aged clergyman were watched for, but in vain, by the poor people that filled his old gray church. But he came inot-would never come again to tell them in plain, simple language of the land where all are equals, and-where there are no hard times. It had been a happy winter to this aged disciple. He had seen-some of his people daily in his rooms,- which had been 'kept bright and warm by the willinghandsof his attached servants, who well knew that such a kind master would not easily be found again. And since his eighty-first birthday, when old age had begun to assert its mastery, a bright-faced, active, little woman, with a prim lace-trimmed cap, tied in a -dainty. bow unde...
SOWING WHEAT IN SPRING. An Experiment. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 1 June 1915
WI ? NG WHA? T IN SPRING. -- Am Experiment. Teo idea tiiat wheat might grow in h1'bw South Wales if sown in the spring anid iarvested in autumn has been dis euped on:many occasions, and a trial coniducted -at Coonamble experiment farm last season has therefore sonme in thtest-. -The method could only be adopted in -iastrietd where there is an ample yammer rainfall, which means the northern .and north-western' portion of the State. .. Harvesting with the com blned harvester and the stripper re quires dry, hot weather, and those are eonditioni not' likely to odcur' in -April and May, when the crops would be ripe, sbi hat" unless a change were made in the' th'bd'of harvesting, the practice acbl?d ily lbe. ad'opted for hay, not for ,,The report of the Manager of Coon Ambl'? experiment farm on the' crop BSWn'last' spring,' was' that an acre of heavy-black soil, which had been lying f hIw- for a ':ohniderable time, and *hiel was In fairri good condition but dry, was reploughied early in S...