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Thank Mother for your Body—Father for your Brains. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 5 February 1914
Thank Mother for your Body—Father for your Brains. I lly Dr. L. K. IIIRSIU1EHG.) The Mendelian or commonly ac rrpted laws of heredity declare in a general way that the physical structure, intellect, and character of human and other animal off spring are acquired from both thn pot^rnat and the maternal line. Now comes a biological genius, heretofore unheard-of, with a inns* of evidence to show exactly whnt details of your physical and mental makeup you get from each parent. | Mr. Etihelby has compiled a com pleto table of each anatomical part of the living body, and beside it ho states from which parental sex It ■ originated. lie has, he says, fol I lowed the example of Charles Dur win and Herbert Spencer and used the investigations mut data of others from which to draw his conclusions. The framework of the human body, the skeleton, comes accordingly from the mother's side of the house. The nerve fibres likewiso come from the female line. Oil tho other hand, the cells in the cortex o...
KEDGEREE. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 5 February 1914
KICDO KllEti. lioil 'J ounces of rice in salted water until tender. This may be done the evening before. Strain 1 and add one cooked lmddock, bro ken sninij, 1 hard boiled egg, chop ped fine, 1 ounce of butter, alittlel minced parsley. Mix well, and ' make hot in a stewpan.
Old-time Lotteries. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 5 February 1914
Old-time Lotteries. "A thousand pounds for n penn\!4' So'rati the advertisement ol a lot tery that was drawn at Dorset Gardens Thentre on October -1.696 : but who it was that received the thousand pounds remained n mystery. , A story circulated at the time told hou* a boy. shortly before j the drawing of the lottery, was I walking along ftrcntford High- i street, munching a crust of bread, j when he met an old woman. who | looked with such wistful and hum ; gry eyes at the bread that the boy. ! touched with compassion, thrust the crust into her hands and march ed ofi". The old woman called him back, gave him a. penny, and bade him go to such a place and buy a ticket in the lottery. This he did. and won the thousand pounds' prize. Whether witches have any right to interfere with the honest course of chance in those mutters is a con sideration that must he left to their | own consciences ; hut the follow- ' ing true story uf a Christmas lot- | terv shows How a little white magic is so...
SIMPLE DISHES FOR TWO. BUTTERED EGGS. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 5 February 1914
SIMIM.E DlSiUvS KOU TWO. ItUTTKKKP HXJUS. i Some slices of toasted brei\»l -.(ami ! lu'i'o, 1 may add, that small toasters to fix on tlie gas ring lire to bo got') 2 or .'I t'ggs ; about .'5 table spoonfuls of milk, salt and pepper to taste, 1 ouiirc of butter. Butter the toast while hot, and kecfJ it as hot ns possible. Jloat the milk, add the butter, and stir in the ejrgs and seasoning. Stir until the rtfk'S are set, and serve hot on the slices of toast.
WIRELESS AND WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 5 February 1914
wi'n'ki.Ess anu weathkk. Writing in a recent number of the "FJcctcirnl World," A. II. Taylor tells o« his investigation of the ' cffoct ■ of 'wwiUier on the transmj.s smtv of wireless telegraph signals, i lie .has found that transmission is i in almost every ease particularly favourable when cloudy weather pro i vails between the communication stations. When the area is only partlv cloudy he is inclined to think I that iransmissivity is better when the sun is shining upon the receiv ing station and its neighbourhood I rather than the vicinity of the | transmitting station. Uut in such .cast.* the iransmissivity is not so I good as when the cloudy area in ! eludes both receiving and truns | mitting stations. I
SOME GOOD RECIPES. PALESTIVE SOUP. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 5 February 1914
SOME GOOD RECIPES. • PAI.ES'l IXE SOUP. You require about pounds of artichokes, 1 teucupful of turnip, 1 small head of celery, white part only, 1 onion, 1 lump of sugar, salt, and a very little cayenne, and white stock to completely cover. I'ut all into a saucepan, and boil slowly fur an hour ; then rub the vegetables through a sieve or co lander ; return to the saucepan, and boil up once. .Just before taking tip add I pint of milk, and do not boil a&lt;gain. Serve with a dish of fried bread cut into dice.
THE LADY SCORED. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 5 February 1914
TlUC LAI'V SfOUKP. At a recent election a ready an swer &cciii'pil one lady canvasscr u vote for her party. She had fluent ly atlvauceH several reasons in fa vour of her candidate to a grumpy elector, who told her s»ht» could tnlk the hind leg" oft* a donkey. "Well." she replied, "it would pivc nie much inore pleasure to dri»e you to the polling-station than to I'thu hospital." j The retort so tickled the voter • thut he promised to support her side.
Ladies' Column. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 5 February 1914
Ladies' Column. An Effective Dress of wide CHant illy Lace partly veiled by a draped Tunic of Delft blue Chiffon. Sec tions of white Taffeta embroidered in Delft Blue form Points on the Bodicc and the short hanging Panel on the Front of the Skirt. The Taffeta Sleeves are finished by embroidered Cuffs. The draped Belt of black Velvet is trimmed at the left Side of the Front by a Cluster of Roses. Square Sections of t-ace are mounted on the Top of the Skirt.
MEN AND HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 5 February 1914
MEN AND HORSES. T (By KLBEUT lUIUUAKD.) An . '''Embassy ntlarhe.: in Merlin sends mo a circular thai is be ing distributed through the C5cr« man army. A free translation of this circular is as follows : ".Men .and Horses : In rihe army of the KntheriandMiorses have always played an important part. We owe a great debt to our horses, for rer vice - both in times "of war and -peace; "And it. is hoped that all good sol diers will see to it that tho rights of our dumb brothers are respected. vVpur horses aro untitled to food, water, bedding, and shelter, just exactly as a trooper is. . "But beyond this it must he re membered tliat a horse should not be insulted or distressed, either by cruel treatment or vehement lan guage. "To curse a horse is just as bad as to curse a man. "Perhaps it is worse, since a man may. striko back, but tho horse is practically within our power. . "The courage of the horse comes from the courag* of the rider. Alone he* is timid and nervous. Sec to it that he is...
(Copyright.) ERIC DACRES: A Romantic Story of Adventure during the Matabele War. PART 12. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 5 February 1914
(Copyright.) ERIC DACRES: A Romantic Story of Adventure ] during the Matabele War. I T. By Wlllimii Murray Grnydon, Author of 'Under tho Whlto Terror," ■•In tho Namo of tho Czar,' Etc., Etc. ■ t i PART .12. " Curse you, keep your mouth shut !" snarled Haygarth. " Its just ns well that Churton is dead he Would have mado things infer nally hot for mo after that quar rel." "Yes, that is true," Mynhurt as sented, meaningly. Haygarth looked at him with a frown which melted as quickly into a genial smile. "Come, we won't row about it.** he said, ''It will be easy to cover ' the thing up. Of course you will stand by me, Jacobus ?" There was a hidden menace in the question, and the Doer hesitated for a second or two. "It must be as you say/' he re plied,with sullen submission. I Haygarth darted to the floor, j stood listening, gazed in nil di rections. He untied ('burton's horse, headed it towards the north, and gave it a cut with a switch that sent tho animal on a gallop across the clearin...
VANITY MACHINE. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 5 February 1914
VANITY MACHINE. 1 (By CJAKKETT V. SEItVlSS.) A l-'renrh inventor has contrived nil improved means of flattering hu man vanity, in tho form of nn nu to-phol ographic machine, withNN I o-phot ographie innrhine, with whose aid I lie sit.for can chooso nois own pose and arrange his own expres sion, without the intervention of a t hird person. All he has to do is to place him self on a stool lieside the ma chine, look into a mirror, fix his hnir, and his neck-tie, and graduate h,s stnile to suit his mood ut his fancy, and then drop a coin in n slot, or, if it is n privnto ma chine, owned hy himself, touch a button, whercjipun the mechanism sets to work, takes his photograph, develops it, transfers it to a card, fixes it, and, at the end of three minutes, delivers the finished pho tograph, in a. permanent form, in « box at the bottom of the appn rat us. The entire process is effected by means of a system of electro-mag nets, (tiif 1 nearly nil the steps oro visible to (he sitter, Who enn ...
CHAPTER XXVIII. THE DEAD ALIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 5 February 1914
UIIAl'TKU XXV111. the dijai) alive. A mounted man was coming down the hillside towards the column, his head and shoulders rising above the neck of his steed. Horse and rider were at times visible, at times hidden, as the zigzag trail dived fronr low timber to tall. It was impossible as yet to re cognise the man, bnt a guilty con science had flashed, a terrible thought into llaygarth's mind. Little wonder that his cheeks turned pale and that ho swore under his breath! Was this Humphrey Chtirton com ing? lie asked himself. Had the supposed corpse been merely feign ing death *? An instant's reflection convinced Uaygurth that be was mistaken; ami he dismissed the mad idea with a curse at his own stupidity. tint without exception, the other men, being none the wiser, believed, that their missing comrade was . return ing in safety. They shouted and cheered with delight* looking to wards the horseman and waving to the signals as ho advanced at a trot. Suddenly he swerved aside into thicker...
ACTED WORSE THAN THE HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 5 February 1914
ACTIO 11 \VOIiSK 5'nAiV>rlllQ r.-jvy, house.'-. . ; V.> .' ' +. The old party from tho coun try 11 ikI -her small soii were driving to town when a huge motor-ear bore down upon them. Tho horse was badly frightened and begun to prance, whereupon (he old lady leaped down ami waved wildly lo the chauffeur, screaming at the lop of her voice. The chaffeur slopped the cur and offered to help to get the horse past. "That's all right," said the boy who remained composedly in the carriage, "I can manage the horse. You just lead mother past."
CHAPTER XXIX. IN A TIGHT PLACE. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 5 February 1914
CHAPTER XXIX. 1NT A TIGHT PLACE. I Ilurkness started to pick out the) men be wanted, nnd be bod chosen about bnlf t.ho number when tbe .sharp crack of n ride was heard at no great distance, followed almost immediately by a .second report nnd a shrill yell. The shots cnine from | some point beyond tbe waggon, nnd j they nt once stopped the procecd I ings nnd caused general alarm. Tbe men, mounted and on foot, instinct ively huddled around the iron-cov ered vehicle, from tbe ends of wbicb the white, anxious faces of tbe women were peering on(. None doubted tbat the two scouts , who were patrolling in the vicinity I bad run across some Kaffirs, though I an element of mystery was added J to tbe affair by a silence that I lasted for several moments. Then I the swift and mullled clatter of J hoofs was heard, and into the open | space by tbe river galloped one one I of tbe two absent men, Moberly by 1 name. Tbe message of danger was | plainly stamped on bis face, and 1 as be jerked bis pan...
Fed by a Shepherd's Dog. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 5 February 1914
Fed by a Shepherd's Dog. One morning a Scottish shepherd went to inspect his flock among the Grnmpion Hills. 1 lis little boy . of four years old-accompanied him. A. mist began to rise, and the shep herd . hurried on, leaving ids little boy at a .spot where lie. said lie would., return to him. The fog grew denser, and some time passed before the shepherd had rounded his flock. Uhcn.hu returned to look for his child, lie could not find him. lie called long and loud, but there was-no answer. .Then he himself lost his way, and not till the moon rose was.ho able to trace fhis way home. ; The little bpy>&lt; had not re turned, and all the next day. his pareuts searched 'hi-jvaln. His dog, on receiving the accustomed ban nock in the morning, • scampered olT at full speed across the moor and was away all day; ...Next' morning the sanio thing occurred; The. fol lowing day the shepherd followed the dog, with the caku in his mouth, and watched him enter a.*, cave. When he ciune up,...
CHAPTER XXX. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 5 February 1914
CIlAl'TIiilXXX; The sudden appearand! of the i whitn' men had one good?: effect " inn stantly. The Kaflirs on the river; flank of the imp! ceased firing ,at the i waggon in its passage, and wore seei\ running towards' the main body. , Ihil'there was no wavering, no sign i of retreat. With defiant screeches the black horde cnmemi, delivering a straggling volley that, fortunately went high. . - : '"llioy mean business," -shouted Markness ; "but we'll give them a taste of a charge. . Keep well "^.to gether, and fire rapidly. Kow, for ward !" * - " It was perhaps a foolishmove, since, the safety of the wairgon hav ing been secured, it -would have.been possible to retreat and cross • the fording.. llut the men . had. old scores 'to- wipe "out- with the. KuUirs,: i and they were only too . glad . - to i obey .their leader's order ; so with a burst of cheers they - swept down the slope and on through the buslir Tiring volley after volley from the saddle. Heavy loss was inflicted on the fro...
Straightening a Tenon Saw. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 5 February 1914
Straightening a Tenon Saw. ♦ After the tenon" saw has been set and filed ciuito a number of times it will beconio slack and .-kinky ulony the saw tuoth edge. If the Straightening a Tenon Saw S.\ saw is properly constructed,'one.tup of the hummer 011 the buck at- the extreme end will straighten it in slantly .—A. 11. in tho '.'Scicutilic American."
DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 5 February 1914
- DIMMC l'l/ICXTiT OF'WATI',[!.&lt; *I)rmk a glass of water when youi get out of bed in the..morning.-j Xover miud tho si/.o'.ot. tho glass. ' 'l.etv the water be cold if you.'will.'i h5*oino. people prescribe hot water, i but'that isn't necessary. . You may have washed your fare already* and i relished ^ I lie. experience. - You > may i have taken a cold plunge into the i tub and delighted ? "in the shock and its , reaction. .. The brisk use oLthe toothbrush hits left your mouth dean and tha breath sweet. ^ But you are i dirty still. i Drink a glass of cold water and t enjoy the sensation of being clean i inside. All that is luxurious in the j cold hath cleansing the outsido is artificial. That which should prompt : the glass of water after sleeping is 1 natural. Drink a glass of cold water in the name of cleanliness. It becomes one of the shortest and easiest of toilet duties. H is swallowed iu a se cond and in five minutes it has passed from tIn* stomach, taking with i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 5 February 1914
RELIABLE . HARVEST *IA,NDS. . Neither Rural Log nor Overtime are demanded by " Deoricg " Binder* — the world's most ef&cioot wad raUable Harrvst Hands. . Better than ever for 1913. Prompt extras serried ascured. Oar guanntoe throw* the risk *11 on U3— you hate none. We wero short of binders last harvest— orders for coming harvest arc larger still this ye;ir—get your ordtr in early. Inter national Harvester Go. of Ana. Ptv. I,H.. Bris., Syd., Molb., Ad., Perth, and Lin. FT After yaars of careful study, devoted to the various ft Nurse Martsn has at I. C discovered a simple ' i. this Treatmei * * vho have been c SKIN SPECIALIST, 9- fllRFQ ECZEMA. P80R1UJ8. — uunto m varicose wat ^'ij:«r8w5£ •:thln the Medical efTorts hnve filled. this Treatment has proved thoroughly successful. Thii _ nly too willing to tsstity. 8uff«r«rs when all correspondence will bs ..j idle boast, as psu. . _ from this terr'-b!e scourjjc are invited to write. promptly attended to. Terms on Applloalloii. No...
[?]STAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [Where the term "The Commonwealth is used in connection with the these [?] and regulations it includes Papua, [?] Island, and Nor[?]olk Island.] LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Cobram Courier — 5 February 1914
uSTAL RATES AND REGULATIONS [V.rh*!'t> tho tf»r:n "Tho Common . iiffcir' is U5txl isi.vojiju-etiuu with tin:se i!.'s ;t&lt;id it im-liules I'upua, i.i iio\vo lsKinil, Norfolk Inland.J J,K*nKKS. fr'ui e\ery J ounce or traction thereof, 'or vK-liVery within the Common nealili .. 0 1 . or delivery in thu HEm pire .. .......... 0 1 &lt;'o. delivery in tho NV.v Hebrides, HauKs, and ior'Vs laiunds ..0 2 r or daiivory hrcihor phci'.i ;. ..0 •ijsrrai carps. cor delivery niiliin the Commonwealth : dingle, la. cacii; reply, Id. each half. For delivery in 1-he iiiuisli Knij- iro (s«*e libt ol places under "Lattci V)—Sin g.e, Id. each. : ! u: delivery in New Hebrides, Ranks, .;nd Torres Islands—Singh*, I'd. each. L'Vr delivery in other places— Single, , i'£d. each. .. POST CARDS. oui^io Postcards impieshcd with tl:a Id. stamp, and Reply or double cards, each halt of which has the Id. stamp impressed,thereon, may bo transmitted to places within the ConnnoiiwiMh-h, and to lltoB...