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HOW TO MAKE DIAMONDS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 29 March 1895
2OW O T' MAKE DIAMONDS. *The' making of artificial diamonds has been the subject of immense thought and research on the part of chemists. Up to this time it has eluded all theeffoortof the experimenters, though carbon crystals closely approaching the gem have more than once been secured, and many chemists think it is only a matter of'time, and not a long one at that, when this secret will be wrenchedfromnature. In some recent resperiments on the effects of high temperature and pressure on carbon, carbol rods were surrounded by benzine, paraffin treacle, chloride, or bisulphide of carbon ant suibjected, to great pressure in a hydraulic press, the rods in the meantime being heated by having an electric current passed through them. In some cases a considerable amouni of gas was evolved, and a soft friable deposit of. carbon produced. In, no case was the density of the carbon increased. When the rod was surrounded -with silica the latter fused and the rod" was largely converted into gra...
CLOTH AND PAPER OF CORN HUSKS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 29 March 1895
CLOTH AND PAPER OF CORN HUSKS. One of the best utilised waste products in Austria. resulting in the manufacture of largi quantities of paper and cloth, are corn husks, The husks are boiled with an alkali in tubu!ab boilers, as a result of which the fibres of the husks are found at the lottom of the boilet in a spongy. condition. filled with a glutinous substance, and which 1,roves to be .a er.rect dough of corn meal. cutlaining in a concen trated form all the p.buluhm originally con tained in the husk. The glutinous master is pressed out from the fibres by hyiiraulia apparatus, leaving the fibre in the shape of a mass or chain of longitudinal threads inter spersed with a dense mass of shorter fibre. The linen made from thelong I:brcs furnishes a very good substitute for the coarser kindse of flax and hemp, and is superior to jute, Sgun?ny cloth, coir, and the like:- The paper. fcr which mostly the short fibres are usea -the long fibres consti?ating the material for spininnig-is strt...
The Missing Hand. [?] ADAPTED FROM THE FRENCH OF AURELIEN SCHOOL. CHAPTER II (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 29 March 1895
aourney tself wil onily take a few hours. On our arrival, you will remain con cealed at a farm, where I have left my faithful servant, Servoni, my confidante, from boyhood, who used to help me to abstract papa San-V'itale's wine, and to open his drawers to extract from them the cash that is a sine qua non to men who want to cut a figure in the world With Serroni there is another accomplice whose Teal name I have never learnt just now, he flourishes under. the name of Spalatro. Spalatro has- been in turn chorister innkeeper, and Neapolitan brigand. Con demned to death seven or eight times in Italy, he seemed to me to possess all the qiialifications requisite ini a trustworthy v;alet. 1f hcever. betrd-dd me, I need only speak oneword,-and he would pay the penaltyof his folly with his head, if I wished it." "We need not doubt his zeal, then,' said Ludka. " " Now,justthinkofthis! There is in the province I am taking you to a good, wsman, respected by all around her, and in the enjoyment...
DETECTING MINUTE QUANTITIES OF IRON IN MINERALS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 29 March 1895
DETECTING M1NUTiE QtANTITIEE OF IRON IN MINERALS. Alexander Johnstone, F.G.C, Assistant tc the Professor of Geology and Mineralogy ir the University of Edinburgh, states. through the columns of the Chemiical \ei ilith I a nee and rapid method for .detecting minat quantities of -iron in. micerals is easil accomplished as follows:--By' means of ' good strong'ilaine prodiicedl in the ordina way by the mouthblowoiitn, ??h ff., '.--.':-' or two a smau, portion of i,.ue mien-? preferably in a powdered conditiodn c: e:c: platinum foil, with abonutfour times its bus of potassium nitrate or chlor.ate. Th platinum should be heated from below, as is not desirable that the flame should touu t'so a·say. After the mass has becin it ted r stated add to it,'before it has doae.ti dol - by means of a piece of glass tuc? g, pyre concentrated nitric acid drop by drop,u.ntiL a single drop remains not dried pi.' N.SXt pour on to the top of the nnevaporited nitris acid, also by means of a narrow gass tub....
PLATING WITH ALUMINIUM. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
PLATING WITH ALUMINIU~L AParis correspondent says that the process which is intended to constitute a new trade consists of a new deposit of a coat of aluminium upon a metallic surface by the direct contract of a valatilised salt of alum inum with the surface. The sheets of iron or other metal are first of all cleansed from all impuritics by an acid bath, and they are afterwarls plunged into a solution of borate of eoda, hydrated alumina, and some easily fusible faix so that the surface shall be treated in aestate of perfect cleanliness. The articles which are treated in this manner are placed within c. close muffle, and the walls of the muffleee e raised to a very high temperature bya surounding furnace. In thisoperation of platisg it has been found by the inventor that the metallic sheets ame not only covered with arosting of aluminium, but that they become impregnated with it to such an extent that they are practically an alloy of the two mi - et.ls
IMPROVEMENT IN ALLOYS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
IMPROVEMENT IN ALLOYS. This alloy is intended to be used in thq place of steel in the manufacture of the various parts of watches, such as the balance wheel amd hair spring, so as to obviate the disadvantages which follow on their magneti sation oroxidation. The composition of the alloy is as follows :--Gold 30 to 40 parts, paladium 30 to 40 parts, rholiom 1-16 to 5 parts, silver 1-16 to 5 parts, and platinum 1-16 to parts. The copper and manganese are first of all to be melted, and the other metals afterwards added, or the whole-of the constituents may be placed in the crucible a, once, with the manganese at the bottom.
SCIENTIFIC. HARDNESS AND TOUGHNESS TO BE COMBINED IN STEEL [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
SCIENTIFIC. HARDNESS AND TOUGH~NESS TO BE COMBINED IN STEEL After much study and the making of many experiments it is now expected that a very much improved kind of steel will shortly be at the disposal of manufacturers. The new metal, as it may perhaps be called, will consist of an admixture of steel and man ganese-the exact proportion of the latter not having yet been decided upon. Upto the present satisfactory results have been obtained by mixing from 10 to 14 per cent. of manganese with the steel It is said that, nothwithstanding its considerable toughness when cast in the ordinary way, an extra ordinary increase of strength is secured by methods which, in the case of the ordinary steel, would cause defects such as water cracking, brittleness, and so forth. The article which is being treated is heated to a temperature of about from 1600degs. to 2000 degs. Fahr., and then plunged into cold water. The nearer this temperature is reached and the colder the water, the tougher will be...
Lady's Mantle. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
Lady's Mantle. The mantle consists of a loose front and fitting back joined together at the side-back seams, the middle back being cut with ample fulness below the waist, which forms a pleat each side, meeting in the centre, while the bodice part is plain and tightly drawn to the figure by an inside waise tape. The large arm holes are devoid of sleeves, but full wing portions that cover the arms comfortably are sewn with a deep pleat to the side-back seam and carried along part of the armhole and shoulder seams to the neck. The upper part is finished with a pointed cape that may be trim med to simulate a second cape or cut in two sections, perforations being given in the pattern for the purpose. The neck is completed with a high-standing collari which san be turned back when less warmth is required. The pattern is No. 1705, cut in Three sizes, via.; Small, Medium and Large. To make it of material 45 inches wide for a lady of small size it will require 4 yards; for medium size 4- yar...
Official Municipal Directory. TOWN OF NORTH MELBOURNE PARLIAMENTARY REPRESENTATIVE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
.Official Municipal Direetory. - TOW O 6FO0RTH MIELBOURNE Mr. G. M. Prisndergast, 17 FPlemington badl, -Nor th Melbourne. -... .?Mayor. Mr.-G. Carter, Flemington-road, North Melbourne. - CO?UNCILLOS. EASTERN WARD.; J. .Gardiner, Leveson-street, North ' Melbourne. W.7. 11. Fuller, Queelsberry-street, North Melbourne. J. Barwise, Cbapmanu-street, North S'THelboturie. S_ IDDLE WARD. G. Carter, Flemington-road, North Melbourne. -T. - Fogarty, Chet-ynd-street, North * .Melbourne. T. Pilkington, Flemington-road, North S- E~STERNWARBD. ·- P. Costelloe, 70 Canning-st., Hotham Hill. J. C. Steex, Kensington Tannery, ...Maraulay-road. J. G. Petrie, Abbotsford-street, North Melbourne. Tow- Clark. C. E. Randall, 255 Dryburgh-street, North Melbourne. Asslstant Town O1Gk. H. Randall, 255 Dryburgh-street, Nth. Melbourne. Auditorm. Local: Thom a Tiley. Government: H. Wilson, .ate Collector. J. Kearney, Leveson-street, North Mel bourne. 3orsesntative on Mol'bo.rno an. Xaitropolitan 3oord of Works. Or...
POLICE COURT. Police Magistrate. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
* POLZICEO-COO . -. - . . Police Magistrate. C?. L. Perry (seldom in attendance). Dr. Lloyd, 89 Franklin-street, Wea - Melbourne. Justics of theo Pcwao. G. Carter, (mayor) Flemington-road, North MIelblurne. T. Fogarty, Chetwynd-street, North Melbou-ne. A. E. Hughes, Elizabeth-streeb, North Melbourne. E. Baber, 22 Shiel-street, North Mel bourne. S. Barker, Carzon-street, North Mel bourne. R. C. Barrett. 250 Queensberry-etreet, North MIelbourne. J. Barwise, Chapman-sreet, North 3Ieibourne. J. Birtwistle. Courtney-street, North Melbourne. James Carroll, Fitzgibbon-satreetl, Park W. Downes. Morrah-street, Parkville. E. Fitzgerald, Errol-st., North Mel bourne. WV. Fuller, Queensberry-street, North -. Melbourne. J. HI. Gardiner (ex o.fiei), Leveon street, North Melbonrne. J.Green, 149 Queensberry-street,North Melbourne W. Ievers, Sydney-road, Parkville. T. R. James, 118 Royal Park Road, Parkville. A. A. Le Souef, Royal Park, Parkville. E. M'CarthT, Curran-stroet, North Melbourne. J. C. St...
MEN WOMEN & Things. They Say [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
% at ~ -·E =7·E~i~~ 9 3' ep~~L~t-S~I~C= F~5~ They Say That if you want to know how pie and po tatae. go down, you should "aska police - man." That there was a good house last Monday night at Father O'Doherty's lecture. That pig-iron cannot keep 3.]?I.Polglase down since the excursion. That the money rolled in well on lMonday night. That Mo~srs Crosbie & Scout were eledted auditors of Excursion balance-sheet. That they fls:ly deelined remaoneratrion. That a Concert will be given in aid of the local branch of the Ladies' benevolent society. That the prizol will be distribjtel on that occ1sio0. That lMaplestone is comin; out of his shell. That he narrowly escaped the aentary. That he has not done yet either. That the North were determined last Satir-. day to "do or die." T'hat Born is looking raund for the photo grapher who took haI[ of hi ,at tho plciei. That the photographer may still be looking for the missing half. That the Court bench dwind!es down as dinner-time approache...
WEST MELBOURNE. Parliamentary Representative. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
WE~ST MELBOURNE. Ear~limamstary Representative. Dr. W. Maloney, Roden-2treet, West~ Melbourr.e. RAILWAY DIVISION. J. D'Alton, 57 Walsh-streeb, West Melbou rn m. Esturning Ofcer. C Lirst, Spencer-street, West: Mel bourne. 3ard of Advioc. C E. H-irst (chairr.ln), Spencer-street, (private address; Walsh-street). G. Thomas (correspdndent), Walsh strect. Jr. D'Alton, 57 Walsh-stre~a. \. ILansei, Franklin-street. G. iHowat, King-street. J. Lettey, Rosslyn-street J. Spence, Chetwynd-street. JzstlCes Of thO YCCO. Hl. Bindon, Miller-street, West Mel bourne. - R; Bowenr., 34 effcoatt-street, West Mrelbourne. J. Hirst, Spencer-street. West Mel bqurne. J. McBride, 96 Roden-st., West Miei bourne. T. N-oonsn, 126 -Dudley-street, West Mtelbourne. J. Arbuckle Reid, King-street, We.t Melbourne.
CITIZENS' HANDICAP. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
CrrzzEzs' EANDICAP. 1, P.B. McIlaster; 2, J. H. Potglase; 3, J. Hooper. . Yocrn's C?E; 10 ;yas. i, J. Cairns; 2, G. Stucksey; 3, M. Cock. e'rell. Youxn's RiCE 150 yards, (under 21) 1, B. Wyberg; 2, G.'Martin; 3, B. 3. Cronin; PoTaro R ACE. 1, P.Fox; 2, S. Miller; 3, D.Rohan. Parezn Boy's cdce. l, S. Warner; 2, -. STOE ; 3, -. Tych HERAL Box's RcE. 1, -. Murphy; 2, T. Heally; 3, -. Jolly. CA~rxe Rlce 130 yards. i, J. Arthur; 2, J. Delaney ; 3, -. GEeen. Haa zcaP 60 yards. 1, Chas. Gilman; 2, D. Walker; 3, S6. Tychslen. S±cRchea 50 yards. i, D. Walker; 2, W. O'Connor; 3, J. Brock. Haxcape 75 yards. 1, A. Christie; 2, J. Wilson; 3, F. Danks and H. Hall (dead heat). SLafESE Iace lOOyar~ds. 1, F. Danks and W. Millard; 2, J. ?e Intyre and C. Greaham; 3, J. Wilson and J. English, A. MeIlroy and J. Stephens (dead beat).
SOLVED BY TIME. A STORY OF THE EUREKA STOCKADE. [All Rights Reserved.] PART X. CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
COL.. VEI BY TIME. ?L I r A STORY OF THE EUREKA STOCKADE. r Jas: cuiozz2n,, 5.A. £4W gihzuar Bamedj W~La~ K 1 H A?-,PTER L 0 ? We'vere ajollypart?-and thims it em .,to pass. Pat and I were chumi Better, &lt;Cn.re constant chnms there could not - v- Are been found in the whole University. . .elodged at No.4 Scotia-street, second _ t. and made ourselves very much at ;hm- e indeed. -Now, that is rather an ab simd way of beginning. I hbvenet yet amid that we were "MedLicals" (a big M .lease) of Glasgow, St ~Mungo's ancient " bine, Pat, or, to give him the name ich his godfathers and goanothers adorned him some 21 years before, Robert 1 oi,5 ntiilociijel eTnan, and I, your humble aerrant, were the tenants of three rooms ma;-te aforesaid fat in No. 4 Scbtia-street ".inwanhlch- we -hiad an extensive view to Shainmrek-s+treet of at-least two chains, -and. bsy-twisting the necfk we could catch esg"'-t of l.b t:ao of the eoscoadens on O ide, and on the other-lIxuriate in the foliage o...
Citizens' and Schools' Excursion. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
Oitizens' and Schools Excursion. We promived last week to publish the names of the prize-winers and tr phies in tlh s issue, but as ule coLumotee did not com plete i s work in time we were not able to k;ep uu- word, for wlhich we offer our humble apolopy for ils nichl of the blame as we have eariled. Tle girls' lames we were ulable to obtain, andi therefore they shared the late of the trophy list. •Amrongst the rices that do not appear in the list were some originated by Messrs C. P. Davidsoi'and C. Drake for the smaller children. The former bought out a fruiterer and gave away his purchases to the most fI'et-fooled youngsters. The latter had brought a supply of toys anrd thlreepeuny pieces with which he bribed the liit e ones to feats of speed, with great success, giving almost as mlchl pleasure to the proud and happy parerts as to thie children :hemselves. I.n a moment of inspira'ion the publisher of tile GszETTErrr conceived the idea of making a portion of the collmittee famous a...
Read This Twice. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
Read This Twice. " We are inundated," writes a conoemp orary with whom we can heartily sympath iee, " with invitations to coucerts lecturee socials, bazaars, tea meetings ard the like the favor of a preliminary notice and rep ort being in each instance respctfi;illy solicited;yet the parties who send t·?e missi?es never think of fioring the I-,ai o~Ece with any advertising or printi ? ,on netcted with such events. We are :,ways glad to report !ocal mattcrs, but in a.. hard times cannot abord to run a p per for the erpress purposea of glorifvinr er r sons w.o do not contrihute a cent i the niupport of the local newwsaper. lIe:ne the inon-apearance of many items po -ily" looked forward to with intense aunivty bIy stingy people. [ We wonder if there are any p:rss in our district w~ibe cO, .sciences will be emitten by this para graph !-ED
North Melbourne Police Court. Monday, April 1st. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
Ndrth Melbourne Police Court. M - ondav,. April 1st. Before Dri Lloyd (chairman), Messrs. -Barwise, Carter, (mayor) Fogarty, Eitzgerald and Steel, J's.P. DRUNK AND DISORDERLY. MIichael Rolent had a monopoly of this affection and as he could not tender the .ustsomaryz.s..5 to the-poorbox-was fined that amount or in default 241 hours in retirement. THE FACTORY ACT. Mir Ord, chief inspector of factories, asked the bench to strike out the case anainst Messrs Foster and Co, Ms Walter and Co and J. H. Polglase as they had complied with the demands of the act since the issue of the summons. ASSAULT. Mary Egan summoned Amelia Woods !or chastising her son Hurbert aged aboutsix. Her story was that on the l21st the boy came home crying, his face was red and swollen and he said that Mrs Woods had beaten him. Katherine Egan in the box said that when she went to inquire into the complaint MIrs Woods admitted box ing her brother's ears and threatened to "give him more next time." Mrs Woods in defe...
INTERCOLONIAL RATES. TO NEW SOUTH WALES, NEW ZEALAND, QUEENSLAND, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, TASMANIA, WEST AUSTRALIA, FIJI, NEW HEBRIDES AND BRITISH NEW GUINEA. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
INTERECOLONTAL RATES. ToNEw Soum WALES, NEW ZES.rmD, , QUEENsLAKD, SOUTh AUST&LA, TAs3MA.& , WEST. AusTAIxA, . FxJs, NEW HEs?mns AnD BIETIS NaW GULSsA. s.d. IrTas.--Per ? ounce or under 0 2 P aiFosr CARD ... ... 02 R-EPLT OST CARDS . ... 0 2 LarEa C=InDS to N~.. mWa~es~ mania, W. Australia ... 0 1J To New Zealand and Fiji 02k Booxs.-Per four ouncesorander (up to three lbs)... ... 01 NEWSPAPERS ... ... O0 REGISTRA&TIO FEE... ... 0 3 Bua. parcels of newspapers,post ed by a registered newspaper publisher or ncwsvendor, per Ib or fraction thereof ... 0 1 PaacEL Posr.--To S. Australia, Queensland, New Zealand, Tasmania, and WV. Australia only.--Per lb or under 0 8 Each additional lb, or under (u to 11 lbs) .... ... .0.6 PACKETS. CoMIMECAL PAPEP.S AND PRnI TED PAPEas.-Per every two ounces or under (up to 41bs)0 1 (Items see Victoria) PArr?Ins, samples, packets of merchandise, &c.-Per every two ounces or under (up to lib) 0 1