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WHEN FATIGUE IS HURTFUL; [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 21 October 1904
W?tE FATIGUE IS -tURTFULS Not all fatigue is dangerous or abnormal, and because children or scholars become tired it does not follow that they are over worked. The lowest functions, notably the heart boeat, seem to have an automatic or semi-automatic form of recuperation; so that, provided there is no frocing of them to work at too high a speed, recuperatinn keeps pace with exhaustion. The highest functions, and, mo4t of all, the brain ener gies, demanded by civilised life, fatigue most readily. At what point normal fatiquo passes into abnormal it is not easy to determise. The best test is the capacity for recuperation. A fatigue,. however se vere. whether physical or mental, that is totally dissipated by a night's rest, can hardly be said to be abnormal. It is only when the principal is being drawn upon that-tho danger of exhaustion begins. Se vere effort, periods of strain and stress, are unavoidable in modern life. The capacity to undergo them is a logitimate aim of education, bu...
The P. P. Act Again. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 21 October 1904
The P. P. Act Again. AT the Yaes police court last ruesday, Mr Thomeas, P,M., made some very sensible re. marks with reference to the Pastures Protection Act, and stated that he wished the Board would make a test case of a case so that magistrates would know what position they stood in. In Mr Langtree's case, which differed from the others, the P.M,. dismissed the case and gave the following reasons :_-' From the evidenos in this case and in view of the opinion expressed by Mr. Turner in his evidence, via., that the Board would not have, taken these steps had they been satisfed that defendant had complied with the qotige" t6 poison otn . 'aetajn c ;te; am of 'opinion that the intorngtioq dlqloqqs .q offence in as much as the Board appears not to have come to the conclusion that defendant had not complied with the provisions of Section 49, under which the information is laid, but that he had not satisfied it that he had complied with the notice requiring hinm on a certain date to poi...
Goulburn-Braidwood Road Race. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 21 October 1904
Goulburn-I;raidwood Road Race. T~u road-race from Goulbsrn to Braidwood and back-a diptanoo of about 100 miles-was run Ti;4 Qeer}'a8t: 4uyas ee, thouggh warm ot se n a legthy ride. Twonty niid riders tpolt part. Thprg wa4 o Igrge groyd present to witnons the qtart 5t l q'clook, .J. W~, Ogmmins of Michelago, who started in the raqe, had 20 minutes start. The result was as follows : R, Larombe (Goulburn) ..... ........ ....,;.1. Actual riding time, 6hr.. 17mins. 55ieus W. Laroombe (Goulburn) ........................ 2 Actual riding time, 6hrs. 6mine. 20seacs. . Qrco?h (Yarra) ................................ 3 , 4?otal riving time, "hrs." 3enians. 45s o. G. H. Turiiers (Oroqkwell) ...... 4;......... 4 Acttial riding timg, (hrs. T.uiiis;'e45dos. . A. $. OQllin? (Towrang),,,..,.. .......... Actual riding time, 7hrs. 0mine. 10sees, There was a large crowd-nearly 1000-to witness the finish. The people began to assemble as early as four o'olook, and they had a long wait, for the winner did...
METEOROLOGICAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 21 October 1904
METEOROLOGIOAL. READUIoS at NO. 2 Station for week ending Got. 21st.-Barnmeter-28 7, 28 7, 38 6, 28'7, 28 5, 28'5, 28"7. Thermometor ('s )-6L 5, 672, 74; 73 5, 76 2, 76; 76-; (Min)--45, 50'5, 60, 43, ,6f22, 43 2, 40 $. .Rsin--2 days, In lOpte. Wind -Direotio9, N W force. .to ?. Cloud- to Tq? ".'ýaugroo Valley Tumes "r eently 'r shut up shop," and the editor, Mr. F. Bennett, finished up his journalistic career at the Valley with the following intimation (oooupying a full page) :--' Died, this 'day, Tuesday, Septembie 27, 1904, from want of nourishment, 05a5e1 through an indigestibly straight and non pins dering policy, the Kangaroo Valley Times, aged 10 years and 5 months, Immslated at the altar of, cauous cliqu'ism and baakboneless adhereuts. I equiesoatin Pasa. Note.--In order that the fundral eipensbs'niay hbismet,it is elr quested that alI acoaunite e ettled 'at one.y. Ms. QRu4NT, the qrgantasj. segrqtqry Qi tllq PolitiQdg ITia1or IEeagge, arrived in qae.q, beyan last night. SM C...
A SIMPLE STYLE FOR OATMEAL CLOTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 21 October 1904
1 S1JAPLE STYLE FOR .OOATIJEAL CLOTH. The material of which the dress is made is dark-blue oatmeal cloth, and the pointed strapping, laid on the open fronts of the coat, the cuffs and hoem of the skirt, is of plain cloth to match, stitched all over, the points lbeing emphasised by the addition of small fancy buttons. A polerino of oatmeal cloth trims the coat and vinishes into the waist. This costume is very simple, but smart-looking withal. It would work out well in black hopsack or oatmeal cloth with appliquo strappings of Irish greon cloth ; or in red cloth, with black strappings.
Ladies' Column. LATEST LONDON AND PARIS FASHIONS. [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 21 October 1904
Ladies' Column. LATEST LONDON. AND PARIS FASHIONS. BY MISS ADA MELLER. [ALL oIGuLT RESERsVED.] F ASHION is arbitrary at times, but just now the most delightful license is allowed in modes, and there is no: just reason to complain of sameness. Exag gerated or reasonable types of the Early Victorian modes, full skirts and fitted skirts, picture dresses and blouses of the tucked and inlet variety that carry with them no suggestion of an epoch other than the present-these are some of the things permitted us to wear to-day ; and we see equally varied styles in the matter of hatp" for we can go crownless orgwyear a high crown, we can shade our faces beneath the quaint old-fashioned mushroom hat or the wide brim of a Gainsborough, or we can adopt the smart little toque that has no outstanding brim whatever. In sleeve designs alone, the choico Sis unlimited. From the immensely full sleeve with a graceful but, it must be admitted, most inconvenient pouch at t4o wrist, to the severely plain c...
SILVER LACED WYANDOTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 21 October 1904
SILYEJ LACED WYANDOTS. Thb Silver-Laced Wyandots- the original variety of this breed-are coming paok to their old time popularity. Sitting hens are by no means to be disparaged, for it is to them that we consign the eggs which we esteem most valuable, and from which we hope to produce our future prizo winners. When great numbers of chicks are to be hatched, the incubator is a necessity, but when one has a few eggs in which they take especial interest they are given to some reliable old hen. A box should be divided into three compartments, each intended to accommodate one hen. The compartments are about fourteen inches square on the bottom, and the box is about eighteen inches high. The top is covered by a hinged lid. In front there is a sliding door which may be removed. The box is in tended to confine the sitting hens to their nests, and to'exclude all others. Openings in the box for the admission of air are turned toward the wall or partiticn. A little while before hens. naturally...
EARL OF EFFINGHAM. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 21 October 1904
EARL OF EFIFGCHAM. Au ardent whoolman, Lord Efllngham has the distinction of being the only peer to hold a gold star for services in the cause of cycling and athletics. He is an enthu siastic motorist, but he is better known as president of the Northampton Rovers and vice-president of the Banbury Star Cyoling Club. He is also president of the Borks, Bucks, and Oxon Centre of the N.C.U. Lord Effingham is thirty-eight. -and is the fourth holder of the earldom granted in 15!10 to the second baron Howard of Eflingham, who was miade by Queen Eliza both commander of the famous fleet which destroyed the Spanish Armada. This baron's father, a son of the second D)uke of Norfolk, was Lord High Admiral of Eng land, and the first Ambassador over sent by England to Russia, his appointment 'to the Court of the Czar of Mlusoovy' bearing date 1558.
Personalities. LORD HOWTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 21 October 1904
Personalities. LORD )OWTH. L ORD IOWTEI, who celebrated his 77th birthday, is the last of his line so far as the peerage is conooerned, as he is unmarried, and his only brother, Capt. St. Lawrenoo, died some years ago. Small, keen-eyei and clean shaven, Lord Ilowth used to look an ideal M.F.H. Ho spent much of his time at Pau. whore he took the hounds several seasons running to the satisfaction of overybody, and was wont to declare that for ' stiffness ' the country there reminded him of Ireland. Lord HIowth's family is one of the oldest in the kingdom. His ancestor, Sir Amoricus Tristram, the first baron, landed at Howth in 1177, and with'Sir John C6uroy, a for lear of the Kingsalos, subdued Ulster. The ancient barony, dating from the twelfth century, was more than 500 years afterwards sunk in the earldom, which is loss than 140 years old. IIowth Castle, the beautiful family seat near Dublin, was honoured by the presence of Queen Victoria on the occasion of her first Visit to Irela...
CHAPTER XXIV. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 21 October 1904
CHAPTER XXIV.' -Raw har not been engaged very regularly in the ordinary work of the bank for some time now. Indeed, except to examine and direct on essential matters, he had left the routine work mainly to his sub ordinates. Douglass, of course, under stood in what other direction Raven's energies were occupied; and as a matter of fact, it fell to him mainly to supervise such matters of office detail as Raven was obliged to neg lect. On such occasions as Raven attended to his duties Luker Hirst was generally in attendance on him. The circumstance usually occurred by more accident, as, owing to Hirst's *superior position, he. was brought into contact with the manager more fre quently than the other employes, and yet each meeting always had a certain air of restraint which gave it the appearance of a mancouvre on one side or the other. On the day following Mrs Denbigh Dene's 'At Home' R-.ven spent a few hours in the bank., It was approach ing three o'clock, when Luker IIirst, having g...
MRS. ARTHUR PAGET. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 21 October 1904
MRS. JtTHUR PAGET. Popular in all ranks, Mrs Arthur Paget has for a long time hold a unique position in London society, for she is ' as clever as she is beautiful,' and knows just the right thing to say atthoe right moment. She has also the invaluable gift of social originality, the faculty of not being afraid of doing something 'because nobody has done it before.' Although she has a grown-up family she.is still quite girlish-looking, her face being of the petite piquanto order, with a pair of merry black eyes that see fun in everything. Before she married the then Captain Arthur Paget in 1878 she was Mliss Minnie Paran Stevens, a veritable Belle of New York, who came regularly over to charm London society every season. Her reign as Belle of New York before her marriage lasted five years. She has often been chaffed as being the pioneer of the fair American girl invaders who, of late years, have come over to the Old Country to carry off noble English husbands. She is a loader among e...
COUNTESS FESTETICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 21 October 1904
COUNTESS FESTETICS. The Countess" Festotios, one of the dis tinguished, party to join, in the famous dinner to King Edward at Marienbad recently, is not only the daughter of a Duke of Hamilton.but a cousin of Napoleon III. The Emperor granted the dukedom of Chatellerault "by Imperial deoore to her brother, the twelfth Duke of Hamilton, in 1864, though the Duke of Abercorn had established a claim in the same year to that same dukedom, which, with its quainter spelling of the, name, Chatelhorault, had been created in 1548. The Countess, as Lady Mary Douglas-Hamilton, was mar ried in 1860 to H. H. Albert Honore Charles. Reigning Prince of Monasoo, and the Prinoe Hereditary of Monaco, Louis Ilonore Antoine, who is serving with the Fronch Army, was born twelve months later. In 1880, however, the marriage was annulled both by the Vatican and by the Courts of Monaco and of France. In the same year the Princess married the Hungarian mag nate Count Tassilo Festetios, but Prince Albert remain...
A QUEEN OF SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 21 October 1904
A QUEEFV OF SOCIETY. The Marchioness of Granby ranks amongst the foremost ladies in the land. She is a queen in Sooiety. With Lady Brownlow, Lady Eloho, and Mrs Asquith, she founided the now defunct Society of Souls, about whose fringe were many gifted and attrao. tive girls who now occupy considerable positions in the world of, fashion. Lady Granby is a law unto hortelf. Not all women admire her style of dress and adorn ment. But it has the charm of uncon ventionality, inasmuch as she designs all her own gowns and millinery, and her jewels are a dream. Watts used to love to paint and sketch her, her style of beauty appealino strongly to his sasthetio taste. Lady Granbhy herself is an artist of quite exceptional skill, and her portraits of notable man and Women of the period are really admirable. Her husband, the eldest son of the veteran Duke of Rutland, is one of the few men to sit in the House of Lords simultaneously with their fathers. Lady Granby was a great favourite with Quee...
Poetry. THE NIGHTINGALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 21 October 1904
Poetry. THE NIGHTI(GALE. SOLE singer in the world of dreams, Whose voice, outringingelear and far Into the empty darkness, seems An echo from a distant star. Thou comest, as God's angels will, When day and all its noisier mirth, Cone past us like a wind, are still: The stars in heaven and thou on earth. Thou singest yet in all the years, In all the years the stars arise, When sleep has dulled our heedless ears And weighs like death upon our eyes. And ah ! outworn with sordid cares. We drowse in other glooms supine, Blind even to greater light than theirs, And deaf to loftier songs than thine. But stillthey shine though none should see; And aingest thou, unheard, forgot, Save in lone night-times, it may be, When they and thou shall know it not, Their shining makes some pathway bright ; One hears thee as he taoils along, And passes onward through the night, Glad in their splendour and thy song. A. ST J. AucOCK.
REGISTERING THE 'CHOILD.' [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 21 October 1904
EGISTEPINQG THE 'C)$OILD.' An Irishman entered an office for the re gistration of births, when the following colloquy took place between him and the registrar : SThe top of the morning to you.' ' Well, sir, what can I do for you ?' * I've come to register a ohoild;' ' Yes; and what is your name' . ' Michael O'Connor.' ' What are you ?' ' A Roman Catholio, sir.' ' I mean what is your trade ?' ' Sure, sur, I'm just a wrkman.' - ' But what do you work at?' ' Oh, anything at all, at all.' ' BSurely you can tell me what you asually do?' " 'Just whatever I'm axed.' 'And what were you axed to .do last ?' - STo come and register the hobo?i,'
PUBLISHED BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT. THE BABYLONIAN DIAMOND COPYRIGHT. CHAPTER XXII.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 21 October 1904
PUBLISHED BIY SPECIAL ARRAtNGEMENT. / ) BY AUSTIN FRYERS.' COPYRIGHT. CIHAPTER XXII.--(Continued.) ' But that is the important point I have not yet told you. I am seen. They know I am watching them. They knew I was on the roof, They have pierced my disguise and have discovered my identity. More than that, they have communicated with me by a mysterious agency, of which I cannot even suggest an cxplana - tion.' And then Raven narrated the extra ordinary circumstances under which he received his own letter, with an added message, enclosed to him in an addressed envelope. IIardy's many questions, prompted by astonishment, did not lead to even the semblance of a solution. The thing was entirely inexplicable. ' By Jove I' exclaimed Hardy, after some reflection, 'I have it.' ' You have what ?' asked Raven. 'I know what it means. These Raven at another time would have laughed at the suggestion; but now, deeply impressed with his experiences in the dingy attic of Pika Street, he was more rea...