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DOWN IN THE DEPTUS. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 8 January 1914
DOWN l.\" THE DF.rTliS. Xo wonder the ?oa is so sal". I? you know that if the common sa!; \v-:r. i extracted from' the vaiious ccar^ &lt;•. ] the earth, it would Cona a ioas« j five iinie-; the size ot" th&lt;v Airs ? j any rate, it is estimated a: ;>,i :-"I .• i cubic miles. ! It cannot, ot c-u!•?•>, l».j said f • j certain that wo ye- know ih«- v.ron* • I depth ot' the M-a. 1>m*. Sir James •• once took soundings nina milc^ to ilu' w&lt;-'.u i;f 8';. IIvi>" • j and found tha d-.-m'i to ha iu:-i six mile.*.\ :i'l the press;: re !t th water at only ok-von hundred yar.a- i is equal to liiVon thousand pound* t til1 square inch. Altogether. ilv ro are a1-on' • :• hundred and iony--->:■■■;&lt;:i-. jniil". :i • miles ot water >k\ the c-r.vtii c.f ?\.v; nine and a halt million square tat!-.-;- • land.
HYDRAULIC LOWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 8 January 1914
HYDRAULIC LOWERS. A large .'•un-'jnt m hyd: av.lic jw.v.t to ho used in the C.">Ia;>P.'i -p Southern Italy for opv.-r;?ieh. plants. The Sila rcgio: ill abundant rainfall, bat this if (;> irregular during the year, for .-•••••; streams which aro torrents in v.; ate nearly dry in the sum.T.T In order to roguianse the :h,v- t wii[ !)&lt;> used four gre.'.t -.vs.;. largest of whi':h n iii c:::i t'.ve ' s.nd railit'-r! cubic f'-et wat- :\ thf .-tart the!■" v. 'i! ■ « vre- od • thousand no; ->V>T tuibho' r,*; and pert .&lt;t '.ha oitirent is to >r:v nitrate of r.d''i"'n f. rt'is.-er -,v r'. remainuor to hi- yerr over h-r.'.r lines t'.i■ l". 1..; : •.• and n :g" '• ing regions. Agr: vkv.ro a. v.v'. hygiene will prottt hy t ^ is-jvr e pri-e. as there w hi now b? ro ran. or desert !,o:d ,nj t!-e e-. v •. have a rational halation ;-.v.-o&lt;»•••, ing; to the regular water supply.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 8 January 1914
WOMAN OF 70 HAS A FACE LIKE THAT OF A YOUNG GIRL; —P. r3 long guarded family SEC RET LEARNED THROUGH A PROVINCIAL LADY. '"From mother to daughter, gen eration alter generation,"' writes a lady now TO years old, "we lia^e been noted throughout the little provincial town where we live ior ' the beatitv of our complexions, pre served even to old age. Of late so maiiv of our friends seem to have been deceived and disappointed by harmful skin remedies that we have decided it is not right lor us to keep to ourselves any longer the formula, that has always been con sidered as our family secret, and to which Ave owe 'eternal §outh.' Therefore we take this opportunity of communicating it to out sister readers. .Simply take - oz. rose water, 1 dram tincture of benzoin and '2 oz Flowers of Oxzoin, and mix them youself at home. Any chemist can supply you with -what is necessary. Shake the lotion be fore using and apply with a clean piece of cotton wool or a sponge regularly night and morning. i...
PATCHWORK [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 8 January 1914
PATCHWORK The annual report on New. Zea land, prisons contains matters ■which, irives food for thought, es pecially iu the new* year season, ■when mankind is a. little more -aware oi his neighbor than later in ■the year. Without wishing to min imise tile role uf heredity, the re port states, it must be acknowled ged that environment, even in its most restricted and least scientific sense, plays a very important part iti the production oi the criminal and his continuance in that charac ter. In gaol his anti-social pro clivities are repressed—froouently the bad criminal is a good prisoner —the environment is simplified, his life is ordered for him and he soon recognises that it is hard to kick against the pricks. When in due course the hoard thinks lit to re-, commend his release, all the time and labor will have been wasted it ou being turned into a complex "v-orld he should find and follow the line of least resistance. In a world rendered less complex by placing 'him in an occupatio...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 8 January 1914
WAITED AM) GENEEAL. T OST.—Gold bangle, bewoen Gard ens and Hargrave street. Reward. E. I. "Williams. JIuTEL, for sale. 5 years' lease and goodwill, whh immediate pos on: illness cause of selling. For j. par iculars, apply Crown Hotel, Xew - JfOIl SALE.—-Counter, IS feet long, kauri, polished, highly finished, Bo urtner use, cheap. Hannaford's, Br ier street. -jpOP, SALE.—1-roomed w.b. cottage, and outhouses, convenient. to Foundry. Apply, Mr. A. Spicer, Barker Str^n. ^AUSTRALIAX scenery, hand colored, > framed and unframed pictures, g-ss®u able for presents, all prices. A. ~?y and Co., Barker street. "J^'R QUICK SALE.—Panel doors, in iranies, plain doors, window Jia^nes in frames, with weights, bricks. C Selovev. SECOX-D Hand Piano, sound, terms, if required, at Pe easy dler's, pIAXOS. Organs, sold on easy terms .. at filer's, Allan's Agency, JJeiDourne prices, :-JAll kinds of miliinory a: reduced prices. Miss Cleaves, -Barker street. mE Casilemaine Motors, Forest street, have u...
DAVIS CUP CONTESTS. SEVEN ENTRIES EXPECTED. LONDON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 8 January 1914
DAVIS CUP CONTESTS. SEVEN ENTRIES EXPECTED. >LONDON, Wednesday. It is probable that lawn 'tennis teams '.Tejpireseiuing England, France, Ger tnimy, South Africa, Canada, America, and Australia will compete for the Da vis;€up this year. The matches will be played in America. . Belgium will not be represented by a 1 team. The Lawn Tennis Association con templates passing legislation in 1915, 'to compel the competing teams to state every year whether hard or grass courts will be used in their country, in order to obviate a change of courts, which spoils the play of visiting teams. .
MOTOR AND GIG COLLIDE LEICHARDT, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 8 January 1914
MOTOR AND GIG COLLIDE ■ &lt;n T ■ ■ .1 LEICHARDT, Tuesday. Ferguson, of Woodstock, a narrow cscape from initiry .^hile returning from Bcwdijro. ^When descending; the flmnc Hill on 'JttjjJewood road, he saw a motor! cay coming- behind at a great rate of"speed. A horse he was leading) toehind the gig started to pl&y UP> &»d Mr Ferguson pulled into the! side drain, and gave the motorist I all-the road. This was apparently •Hot enough, as the mo t_or_ swerved, .struck the nave of the wheel, broke &lt;tlie tugs on the shaft of the Riff, and tore the leather and the brass tip? of the point of the shaft. The I .-•impact tore some of the side, gear1 offr the motor, and on the motorist coining back to pick up the missing parts, Mr Ferguson grave him his opinion of the occurrence in plain terms.
WHIRLED TO DEATH. BELTING CATCHES MAN. SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 8 January 1914
WHIRLED TO DEATH, ? BELTIXG CATCHES 31 AN*. S\ DN"E\, ^ odacsuiy. ■ William Condon, :>»>. employed at Whiddon Bros.' tannery, Botany, was killed 10-day, while attending \o a, machine. 'Condon Was caught in Uio beltiu?. whirled round with great speed, and battered against the floor. Both 'his legs were broken, his head fractured, and body and arms injured,
CRICKET TROUBLE DENIED. BOARD AND PLAYERS. LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 8 January 1914
'-"CRICKET TROUBLE DEXIED. BOARD AXD PLAYERS. LONDON, Tuesday. j^n its issue yesteruay the ■ I>aily I -Miail" publishes a cable from Syd- j ■ney stating- that the Cricket Board 'of Control has received a letter fro;:- the Alarylebonc Club, saying ■ tJiat Tintil the "Board deals with the ■•differences with the players, 110 ■more English teams will be sent to Australia Mr F. E. Lacey, Secretary o! the Moryiebone Club, when interviewed to-day, said that the matter had not been before his club, and that nothing had been sent to Australia, on the subject. Nothing-, he added, ■had ^ happened since the Imperial Cricket Council discussed the whole /position during- the triangular : tests.
CIVILIANS ILL-USED GERMAN OFFICERS CHARGED. SWORD DRAWN UPON BOYS, BERLIN, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Mount. Alexander Mail — 8 January 1914
CITILUSS ILL.fSED, GERMAN" OFFICERS CHARGED. SWORD DRAWN UPON BOYS, BERLIN", Wednesday. At Sirassburg yesterday the trial o? Colonel Von Renter and Lieuioaam. Schad, on a charge of having been guilty ot an unwarranted assumption of public functions at £abern, was continued. Evidence was given that :i'-'o school boys, aged seven, who ironically cheered fLieutenaut Schad, were dis persed by a drawn sword. Three persons, whose ages ranged from 15 to 26, who whistled at a patrol from behind a fountain, were arrested, cul led, and thrown into a coal cellar. One boy accused Colonel Von Reiner of having callcd him a rascal. Colonel Von Reuter rose and said, "This fellow passed me without tak ing ofl his hat. It is not thus that one passes a Prussian colonel,*'