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A NEW FIREGUARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 2 May 1911
A NEW FIREGUARD. A novel form of fireguard has been recently placed on the market. The old-fashioned nursery or kit chen- guard, when not required, takes up a lot of storage room, and the invention is designed to obviate this inconvenience by collapsing. when not in use, into space under the kerb. When required, the guard, which is formed of lattice work, diamond pattern, is drawn up from the kerb, and stands join high by 4ft long by 1 f t deep. It is perfectly rigid and strong, the lat tice being made of 3/8in. iron. It is not, however, essential that the guard should be of iron; it can be constructed of brass or similar ma terial.
A DELICATE INSTRUMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 2 May 1911
A DELICATE INSTRUMENT. 1 SClfiiHomeiers, T5F''* SeTsmograpTTsT as they are more generally termed, are instruments for detecting or measuring the earthquake shock or wave. Some of the modern ones are extremely delicate and sensitive, so sensitive, in fact, according to Milne, that if the solid column of masonry communicating with the rocky floor be pressed with the hand, the seismograph which rests on the masonry will be affected, and the horizontal boom or pendulums be put oh high buildings opposite each other on one of London's traffic streets when crowded with heavy drays, they will show that the tops of the buildings bend over slightly toward each other.
TAXES ON BACHELORS AND BRIDES. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 2 May 1911
TAXES ON BACHELORS AND BRIDES. The Bulgarian bachelor, who has to pay an annual tax of 8s. ^d. a year, has less cause to grumble than many a. British celebrate a couple of centuries ago. During the elev en years from 1695 to 1706 the man over 25 who shirked matrimony was called on to pay an annual shilling, with a further sum, ranging accord ing to rank, from 5s, for a gentle man to £12 jos for a Duke — a tax which yielded to the revenue about ^1,000 a week. In these 'good old times' the Briton had to pay a tax when he took a. wife, and an other tax every time he .qualified as a father* Thus, a Duke's nupV tials cost him ^50 4s. ;. his heir} ^30- 2s.; and for .each later male addition to his family his joy was discounted by a payment of £2$ as. TJie Benedict whose r income was less than: ^,*50 ajyear had to pay as. 6d. for his bride,- and as. every time he became a father. - ?==^^=====-- There is nothing the body suffers that the soul may not' profit by. One's personal, enjoyment is...
Facts & Fancies. Galileo and the Telescope. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 2 May 1911
Facts & Fancies. ? — -« Galileo and the Telescop*. Galileo, to whom is usually ac corded the distinction of having devised the telescope, is known to have made one in May, 1609. It is asserted, however, that the dis covery on which the instrument is based was made the vear before in Holland, and was acfidental. The apprentice of a spectacle-maker is said to Have noticed that when two lenses were held a certain distance apart they gave a magnified and inverted image of any object seen through them. According to: tra dition, his employer repeated the experiment, and constructed a tele's cope which was placed on exhibi tion in October, 1608. Galileo's telescope was not produced, until the following year. The Cow Tree. A remarkable . tree of South Africa— a region : notable' for its natural history7 wortders--is that called the cow-.treei It receives that name because, at certain sea sons, it yields an abundant supply -of milk.: ft grows in hilly districts, usually where very li...
STORIES OF CONJURING AND CONJURORS. Coms [?] to Snakes. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 2 May 1911
STORIES OF. CONJURING AND CONJURORS. , ? « ? iu Jiiakes. ? A money trick of Hindu jugglers invariably causes great amusement to everyone who sees it except the victim of the joke. The juggler takes three copper coins and places them in the palm of some one in the group of spectators bidding film hold them as tightly as he can. By and by it seems to the holder of the coins that they are swelling and growing hot. They seem to be moving about. He holds his hand closed as long as he can, and then opens it, always with a gasp of fright; for there wriggling about are three tiny snakes. A Discomfited Card Sharp. To be a magician one has to have a quick eye and keen perception, and frequently the magician is able to put his knowledge and skill to some practical though unexpected use. On one occasion Thurston was travelling' from Constantinople to Bombay by, steamer. There was a nightly game of cards, most of the money going to a handsome Frenchwoman called Madame Mar celle, a brunette whose...
THE STAFF OF LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 2 May 1911
THE STaMoF LIFE. . ? a~ ? . . The longest loaves of bread bak ed in the world are those of France and Italy. The 'pipe' bread of Italy is baked in1 loaves 2 ft. or even 3 ft. long;°while in France the loaves aremardein the shape of very long rolls' 4 ft. or ft. in length, and in' many cases even 6 ft. The 'bread of Paris is distributed almost exclusively by women, who go to the varib'Us bakehouses at 5.30 a.m., arid spend about an hour polishing . up the ? loaves.' ' After the loaves are thoroughly cleaned of dust and grit, the 'bread por ter' proceeds on the round' of- her customers* . ' v :
BOTTLING MILK BY MACHINERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 2 May 1911
BOTTLING MILK BY MACHIN ERY. The filling of milk bottles by ordinary methods is such a tedious task for large metropolitan milk companies that a machine to do the work has become an absolute neces sity. The latest form of milkbottl ing machine is operated by two men, one to operate the machine itself, the other to see that it is properly fed with bottles; it has a capacity of 7,680 bottles an hour. Each operation, which takes about 15 seconds, fills with milk twelve quart bottles in one carrier and 20 pint bottles in another. With almost human- intelligence the machine picks up a carrier of empty bottles, moves it under and lifts it against a battery of spouts from which the milk issues, lowers and carries it to an apparatus which automatically caps each bottle, and then discharg es the carrier upon a car. This car carries the filled bottles either to a cold storage room or a platform from which wagons are loaded.
DOUBLE MAIL-BAG APPARATUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 2 May 1911
DOUBLE MAIL-BAG APPARA TUS. I A new bag exchange system, for railway mail-vans, which has been given a test on the Illinois Central Railway, is based on the use of pivotted arms. The apparatus is of the 'giverand-take' type, and the exchange of bags is made by pivot ted arms that release and catch , the rings .to which the bundles of bags are attached. Fastened to the door of the mail-van is an arm for delivering the bags, and a grasping device for receiving them. The bundle of bags to be delivered from the van is strapped to a ring, which is provided with a short spur that fits into the end of the delivering arm. As the van passes the station, the ring is caught by the grasping device on the post, the spur pulls out of the delivering arm, and the bundle of bags is lei I behind. In receiving mail on the van. the same process is carried out, except that the action is reversed. Both the delivery and receipt of mail is ac complished simultaneously and with out jar, a sharp click indica...
CAMPHOR FOR PNEUMONIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 2 May 1911
CAMPHOR FOR PNEUMONIA. A new treatment for pneumonia has, it is claimed by an authority, recently been tried with consider able success at the St. Francis Hospital, New York, based. on the hypodermic injection of large doses ? u, ? U1 IrClUJpiJUl dlCU Uli, IUI. 11JJ t-V-LlWllw being repeated every 12 hours until the crisis is past. The physician who originated the treatment has now used it in a considerable num ber of cases, and it certainiy stands to the credit of the new method that not a single death has occur red among the patients thus treat ed. 60
St. Aidan's Flower Show and Fancy Fair. OVER £100 REALISED. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 2 May 1911
St. Aidan's Flower Show 'and Fancy Fair. OVER £100 REALISED. Right hearbily.rto we congratulate the- promoters, of St. Aidan's Annual Flowei Show and Fancy Fair upon the record success which attended their efforts. Money speaks all languages _,and, amongst them, the language of success. V Friday and Saturday were days followed by glorious evenings for flower sho.v purposes. There was a large attend ance on Friday evening, but Saturday evening » brought with it the biggest rush. The Vicar and his good lady, and their energetic family -were excellent examples- of the busy toilers associated with them. .Miss Crigan made an ideal secretary and applied business methods to all the arrangements. Extensive pat ronage was given this ,,aimual event, j an unmistakable piece of evidence of its popularity. The ladies had the stalls decorated in approved fashion, and the public iiad the oppoitunity qf in h king many dainty and utteful purchss' 8. Great interest was inani t'tsted in the various co...
LOCKHART. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 2 May 1911
Lockhart. ^ Yes No Legislative Powers' ... Ill 159 Informal ... a ... 7 Total 277 Monopolies ... ... '110 163 Inforira' ... ... 4 Total 277 Mjlbrulong. j Legislative Powers ... 13 71 Total 84 Monopolies ... ... 13 71 Total 84 Henty. Legislative Powers ... 45 214 Monopolies .... ... 45 212 Wagga. Legislative Powers ... 691 1042 Monopolies .... ^... 705 1023
The Commonwealth's Chairman SAYS "THE NOES HAVE IT." [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 2 May 1911
The Conimon wealth's i Chairman SAYS 'THE NOES HAVE IT.' The figures for the whole of the Commonwealth show a decisive ma jority against the adoption of both the proposed alterations. Only in Western Australia was- the struggle anything like a close one, though South Australia made a bold bid for the adoption of the alteration in respect to monopolies. It is noticeable that the poll taken in Victoria was much heavier than that taken in New South Wales. The Commonwealth figures are: — Legislative Powers. Yes -. No N. South Wales 123,000 221,347 Queensland ... 56,800 78,800 South Australia 48,315 77,862 Tasmania ... 23,640 27,820 Victoria ... 167,310 268,124 West Australia 31,600 32,300 Monopolies. State. Yes No N. South Wales 120,393 202,596 Queensland ...^ 35,650 44,570 ? South Australia 40,862 58,086 Tasmania ... 19,780 26,300 Victoria ... 164,891 265,619 West Australia 81,000 25,450 Commonwealth Totals, Tho totals for the whole of the i Commonwealth up to last night wove as follow...
Osborne. EVENING COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 2 May 1911
Oabornt. Eyekino Cokcirt. A very saocessful evening concev® was held in the Quborne Churoh» Wednesday, 10th ult. The Hev H. H. Origin, Virar of Lockhart, pre* sided. Mrs. Wheatley started the pro' gramme with a very pretty orgftu overture which wtis mtich appreci ated, Mr. Barwick sang in good style and Mr Crigan and Mr Parcell followed with a duet which was very nicely rendered and received loud applause. Miss Hassett received a 'great ovation for her song and she had to appear again. Mr Parcell contributed the ' Lighthouse Bells ' in good style for which he was greatly applauded. After a grama phone selection, the chairman thanked the ladies of Osborne for so' kindly- providing the refreshments. During the second part Mrs. Wheatley played another beautiful selection. Mr Barwick v*,s encored for his song 'I'm tying, the leaves so they wont come down.' A second item from Mr . Parcell was roceived with loud applause. Miss M. Lloyd then saiig ' In the Valley where the Blue Kirds sing,...
DISTRICT NEWS. Milbrulong. THE PUBLIC HALL.—A LIBERAL OFFER. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 2 May 1911
DISTRICT NEWS. Mllbrulong. ¥ — The Public' Hall.— A Libbkal OlTER. To consider the subject of the Pub lic Hall in this district, the special committee met at Mr Wurtz's hotel on Saturday, April 29th. Thero were present; : Messrs E. Lynch (in the chair), J. H. Rogers, E. Smith. W. Westman, O. Ludwig, E. Mickin, P. Gollascb,, and F. Irish (lion, sec.)' Correspondence was read by the secretary from Messrs J. Nolan and-'* Son, C. Hardy and Son and John Yates, The Rock. Lists of tim.ber were sent in by each of these firmb. ? Mr Westniari aud Mr. Roerers moved th%£ Mr. Yates' lint be selected and sent in to Mr. G. Low by Mr A. Smith to be got ready. Carried. The next question was a site for the hall. Messrs F. Goliasclt and E. Lynch very kindly offered a site for same on their property, gratis. A cordial vote of thanks was given t.o both gentlemen for their kind offer. Mr A.. Smith arid Mr Westman moved that Mr F. Gol larch's site be selected^! This was carried and the hall will therefore...
Murrumbidgee Turf Club CUP MEETING 2nd & 3rd MAY 1911. WEIGHTS. WAGGA CUP. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 2 May 1911
Murrumbidgee Turf Club j CUP MEETING 2«d & 3rd MAY 1911. Weights. WAGGA CUP. : «t. lb. Call Boy ... ... 9' SI Gold Thread ... 9 9 Kyeadgerie ... & ? Well Done.,. ... 9 0 Lady-Meleua ... 9 0 Ynranigh's Daughter 8 9 Microscope... ... 8 5 Aragain ...' ... 8 5 Barrenjoey... ... 8 4 'Talarno ... ... 8 0 Fortunate ... ..v 8 0 Carstanes ... ... 7 13 Kure ... ... 7 13 Shoalhaven ... 7 12 Firestick ... ... 7 10 Lady True ... 7 9 Wongajong ... 7 9, Ga^line ... ( ... f 7 lfar.th Flepfc ? 2 McAlpiq * ... ? 2 Gihnqre ..; ... f % Talbingo ... .7 0 MettTe ... ... 7 0 Trinal ... ... G 9 Sunarion ... ... (3 9 May Mqsio.,, ... fl ' FIRST HURDLE RAOE. Nimrod ... ... 11 10 Dollar Bill . ... 10 12 Ruby Black ... 10 5 Master Gambol ... 9 12 Stf-ejbar ...' ... 9 5 . Cflo.s*burn ... 9 3 Pelf... ... ... 9 3 Strathbogie ... 9 2 Mucia «.. ^...9 0 Festival ... ... g q Mount. Hoftsu & 0 .^oceptanoes 40/- for the Cirp are due on Friday, 28th April; at 9 p.m. Nominators not declaring are l...