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LANGEFIELD RAILWAY. MELBOURNE TO LANCEFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 6 February 1914

! LANGEFIELD RAILWAY. memionnm: to jjancefibu). Melbourne ... ... 0.40 I.iinccHcld Junction arr. 8.14 dep. S.55 Bolinda ... ... ... § § NfoTiec^tth ... ,,, § J N"m th Monogetta ... § , § Rotuscj' ... ... ... 10.10 Lanct'fleld . ... . ... arr. 10.25 P.M. Melbourne ... ; diip .142 Lnncefield Junction an- 7,10-dq^ V\ 18 iiotna^y.... ... ... S2' •Ijuneeficld ... c/rr 8.l5j Qo Saturday*, this train loaves' ..M<»lbmitrf<*«nt'G;3G •aud/rc«che8,'Liaic6 field nt 9tT p.m. • ?.•* • .V r ■ Ij7^£kkrt,D to' Mklbookks. r.'. ' a:m. Lancetfold ... ... ... dep. 7.40 Romspy .... ... :/... ...7.55 Lanceficld Junction arr 8.24, d&p 0.41 Melbourne,., - ... .,.9.451 •PM, Lancefield ... dep.o.O Uornspv ... 525 Launoficld Junction arr. O.ll Melbourne .... ' arr. 7.27 Distance from 7,ancoficld to Melbourne, : Height of LancetieUV.Abovo the sca-lot?cl, 1 i 15GI.foot. i Ijancenkld Railway, i ■ Frtrofi.—Lnnoch£>lii Jo Melbourne—(or^in I ary ffln.s)~lst class : sinplo 7s, return ...

Publication Title: Lancefield Mercury And West Bourke Agricultural Record
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 6 February 1914

D1S0KDKUKD UVBIl, "For disorders of the liver nnTl stomach no hotter mcdieino tVinn Cliamliurlnin'a Tablet-," writea Mrs Muipiret J, Watson Kmerald, Q. "I suffered with bad lead, aches caused by » dieonlorod liver. Hear ing my ouBtuinerb epeak hk highly of Cham berlain's Tablets I thought I wou|d try what they would do for me. After the first | few doies I noticed un improvement, and lifter I had takru a couple of b< zt| found I myself quite relieved of headachet/ which have not returned." / RAILWAY STORES PUBLIC NOTICE. \ HAVIN3 bought Mr. C. A. B. Hunt's Qonor*l Storekeeploff BaiiiiMi, I bee; to request a oontinoanco of the Liberal Support accorded him in < the pftst by residents of Laneefield And anrroondidg dinlricla, • All orders received will be personally attended to and , promptly doliver«4i ; A large and varied assortment of Boots, Shoes, Drapflfy, Till" ware. Glassware, Patent Medicines, Etc., will be stocked. -Firat-olui Quality Gooda only will ba ke...

Publication Title: Lancefield Mercury And West Bourke Agricultural Record
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THE DISTRICT COURTS (1911.) [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 6 February 1914

THE DISTRICT COUKTS / Tho Police Magistrate (Mr A, I itarlow) attends tho following courts ! on the days spoci&iid. !{;; . PETTY .SESSIONS. j I C»Gtlom.iine—Kvery Friday., at lOa.ra j except fourth Friday in inGntb. . Kyiietoo—Every Tncfdny, ft-t 10 ft.m,, Lexcept.third Tnosd.iv in itiodh. . j i'.: Diivlwfnrri—Every \\ onnosday. at 10 a.m. cxciipt .1 VN.e(l»ie8«l^y in the.month. :^.;Maidim~Firpt ami third Mondaya in tho inonth,-.-at Il'30 a.ni,. j •Trentham^—Kirct hnd third-Thursdays \u mnnth..ot.10,30 i«.m . ■ , i \V(!odci*.dr-h(»<!ondvs.nd.fourth Mondays in ^mc»nih «t. 3 p.m. ;^'VOh&'wtonrriFh8i -Friday.in month at5j;.m. I'Y&Taradidc—i£rst:;'Tuondaj in. month.at 3. tfUIH-t* ** * r* I [iiftKryQrHown—^conpd • Saturday -ih-iaoutli I t.;iiudOSio?L^"--r^'-^ j ^~MUmUi5ry—Si^comlTuMdr.y iu month at. 2.M5 [•• • Snnbury— Fourth -Friday •in. month fit 1 :SJ^> in: j . liWo.Uwoad—>.oaond< Ihur.«daj> m mouth ' I .it JO ».m v vflisbornc-—Fo...

Publication Title: Lancefield Mercury And West Bourke Agricultural Record
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Lancefield Shire Council. FRIDAY, JANUARY 30. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 6 February 1914

Laneefield Shire Council. I FlIlDAY, JjLHCAttY 30, PreBont : —Cr». J Hurley (presi dent), M. Foy, A. Johnston, W. Mcintosh, J, McElhinney, J, .Wad dell, B. S. Graham, and R, F. Blaekett. To Or Foy the SoorotBry aaid the ovordrnft was £482, and the council could go to £571 (half its revenue). The oouncil owed lean than it did lust year at the balanoing period. ■ The Secretary said he had-written asking for Tuesday, February 17 to be gazetted a public holiday for the anmtul schools' excursion. ' T. Dowling wrote, drawing atten tion to the state of the watertable in front of his bouse. Cr Johnston said ho thought it. was fixed up. Cr McBlhinney explained that only the roud was dono. — On hia motion, seconded by Cr Foy, it was decided j that the dayman attend to it. The Shire of rambo wrote, asking the oounoil to be represented on a deputation to protest against the principle of "loading" land for rail way construction, to be hold on February 4.—Councillors bad already agreed to support...

Publication Title: Lancefield Mercury And West Bourke Agricultural Record
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LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 6 February 1914

lav; relating to mewspape iis. 1. Subscribers who do not plr« .©£• I presf •notic 'rho contrary are considcvod 5.s wu'iwu^ to Continuk their subscrip tion. 2. If fl'.ihscritora order the discont inuance of thair periodicals, tJw publisher mar coniinuo to send the® until Akkeaih &r« jmid. 5. 1 r$;ibscrii>«,.,s rofnse or neglect to tnlift p^riodiorJs-froijJ tlici ofilfo to which tl.ey nre directed, they are Rkspo sS^i.e ] until they tv.vso Hc.ttleci their bills., und ' ordered tli3.-(<,tho periodicals to be oil contimj4*!.: } ; • -* . ! -i. I'f .subscribers remove to othfcr i'plahtts without informing the p:ihli*h«i&'* ;Mid the papers ore senH« to their, former' Miroowosi, the subscribers jrire responsibly 5£';T-hc -courts have ;dccidodx "refusing-io tnk* p6rioihca]*^rfcm ti.e - ofTico or reniovin'£'. or -ler.'Wng. tbemi,u'n-" caliyd for is prima facia evidence of in tcntion.'il Fuaud, 6.- H subscribers pay in advance for -ft periodical. .thr-y are bound ...

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LOCAL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 6 February 1914

LOCAL INFORMATION. Lancefleld Shire Council.—Moetingfl hold od last Friday in every month. Coun ! cillorn 2 Mcn»rn J. WaddcH, M. i Foy, A. Johnston, W. M'lotosh, J. M'Klhitt- ' ney,,l, Hurley, ft. F. MncUett, R. Hemphill, and li. ,Graham. Acting Secretary. Mr *P, J. McMahon. Health officer, Dr Finnis Dairy inspector, Mr McKunzie. Pound keeper, Mr J. Waterlnnd. Inapoctor of tfuisar.coB, Mr M'Convlle. Lancrtield Waterworks Trost.—Cora missioncrs meet last Fiiday in every iconth. Acting Secretary M r P. J. McMnhou. Lanotifield Horticultural Society.— •Tho commit-too bold their moetingn on the Monday on or before the -full moon, • Sec., Mr J.-Wfttcrlhr.d. LunoeQeld Mechanics' Iiictitute.—Tho. committee, meet second Friday in .each month, 4ion. HBcccUry,'-Mt J, Derrick; Librarian, Mr.tohn Waterkaid, Lnncellcld "Rifle Club.—Ojptain, MV -M. Foy; secretary, Mr M.'EHil'iuoy.. •■• Lancefif.W Brass 'Sam!.—Practice hold weekly, RandmHStor, Mr A. CTCallnghaii «ocretary, Mr A. VVUUams. Courlof Pe...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 6 February 1914

London & Lancashire I Fire Insurance Co. AH i-rad» of FfUt.HONAL ACCIDENT tnnd*S'IGKN'B88 "POLICIKS Iennipl.. Do not delay completing with/.,Mm »1>oyo. woulthy'Coryoralion a Workman ff lneiiram-e j Policy. Fire Insurance. "writi for particnliirn, oto. Insurance :.?crnonal Accidont husinof" «•» nnrter none TcmarfcaU* change Coring tl.e taailsw yoara. -Premiums have been -tvdnmd bcimStn iucrcaied,. and now i ■nchonipf, .including InBor.itico against JllnossfBBnd.DiHoasoa, in.dif.ato a great , ^draii.w on auything. ■ cfiiifomplated in rtho earlyiycarB of thn'bamnosB. ocil agent—E. Golditig,_ J'Morcury " ILimOK UIR^DTORY j(Piibli6iJAnnually) lEna&les trader* ftlirouch'nat tBr"* '^Vcrld to I •commnainaUj direct with English 'MA^nFACTCRERS AND -DEALHKS t:n each class of nfods. 'Fi-suikr heinfra c»m >p!ete c ommercial puido to London ar.d'itB I r*uburb'«, the directory contains lintc of ' EXPORT MERCHANTS •vciththeJOnods 'Hey *hip, and (lie Colom ;snd Fureign Markets ...

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CLOSE SEASON FOR GAME [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 6 February 1914

I CUOSE SrA'SOK 1-OR « \if ^ v ~~ *u: tj^r3T!h o wa<irhin^^j;jrfcfwj»r; /CH»nf;^rjj4WMiY-yiv^5iin<J'.a,etltflv,Ivr»».'tlSu(1rtJij Ui^Ti) vlh"iis-"Vt-w fr,v?i?v .un>|j<»KvR.) {»J;ilvp«p r to > « ! r. ;;.ls,M'nu1'iHi t» the 20tl» tVtiy iif . ftmicjlwivm ♦ nt-lv venr.—rl>lu;k &ivMif'<-\wM ^.H^O ♦! Mi UlluU •Trntn !*t dnv of \«»msw m<«ch\rRrto •.{ho lne*' of Koluu.vrwfollinvm^r—Qi.rui.' lironz«-w6J»^««:.!H*.otlM»r Jwlil pi^oHjo.' ;• / t l:mi ^^I'rtJtn-'lfit 'Onv <»f'.V4s»^nib»T to tW.i$t!r, ill \ ot r>n~n1» j m < iih -«»tr -lihi'r 'wliv ^Kv«'lti;ipt il*\* uf Al'llUSL^Uii -hughe?! I rout? -"..J < < ••/hit 1,711 ^st. i«7ulvrirt!;l;r.li Octuhor. lu^ucht :your—'Muirity.c'-ili.pcivht'.aiid lireaiU^ -: « , / i

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[?] AND RECUL[?]NS [Where the term "The Common[?]" as used in connection with rstes and regulations it includes Pa[?] Lord Howe Island, and Nerloik Island. LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 6 February 1914

i.-iTiiii A 5*0 RECOU/u »UHS J [Why: j tho term- "The Common | used in connection with I'uit-'.s unci ro^uluiTons it includes i'sipi.:*, '.iord iJowe ihlnnrl. mm NorJ'otk islaiid. . Licrmia. ?or ©very {j ounee or fraction thfreof. 'or delivery AviUiin the .u.-r ^ weahJi 0 1 v"or delivery in +ho lirilir.h k;u . a>'™ •• 0 1 or deuvory in the N«w Hebrides Banks,, and Torres. Islands ..0 2 or delivery in other place* .... 0".- ilh LKlM iCk CAKDS. • or delivery within iho-CuinmrnweaKh: Sing^, Id. each; reply, ld.-c.aoli half. ■or delivery in the Uutlsh lin)|>iro (ted • list'of places under "Letters'^-—Sin gle. id. each. , 'or delivery iu'lsevr Hebrides, Sank?, ^ jin-u 'iorres. Islands—Single, 'J<1. each, .'or debvory in ufcht>r plaoc-s— Single, POST CA&DS. ( Single Postcards impressed with the id. Dla-iup, vind Koply or double cardc, I oacU lul. ut' v\ uieh hut the Id. stamp J.mprasred Uiwron, may be transmitted to'ploooft within the Commonwealth, ant? loj -Ui...

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"Rain Gambling." [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 6 February 1914

"Rain Gambling.". The Jndian custom of "rain gam bling" is .referred to in a Uluc Book containing evidence given by Sir Daniel Mackinuon Hamilton be fore the lioynl Commission on In dian Financo and Currency. i Sir Daniel explained • the method employed. "Tn the hot weather," •he said, "we got showers perhaps every tlircc or four, weeks, and us the rains approach tlie probability in thai thoso showers will become j more frequent. There was a gamble j whether- tho raiti would fall on a particular day or not. "There was a little tank with a spout iixed 'up on the top of a house in tho Burnt Bazaar of Calcutta, which is the big native market-place, and if the rain foil sufficiently for this spout to run, it was consider ed to have rained, and the man lost or won his bet accordingly. Tins gambling- became such an evil that the Government .stepped in and killed it." Before vising a new saucepan fill it with water with a lump of soda some potato peelings and let it boil for some hburs. Th...

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The Trucking Yards. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 6 February 1914

Ihe Trucking Yards. The President of the shire (Cr Harley) explained to the Lance field council on Friday that he and others had seen Mr Adam son, M.L.C., and Mr Fitzpatrick (a Railway Commissioner) about the sheep and cattle trucking yards at Lancefield station. They had seen the plans, and assured the authorities the council would approve of them. It Vras said the yards should be carried up to the Macedonia, but they were better where they where. The wood yard should be shifted. It was resolved the Secretary write urg ing that the construction of the yards be proceeded with as soon as possible. ,

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Adjustable Step for a Ladder. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 6 February 1914

Adjustable Step for a Ladder. llousopninllng Is very easily done by painters having their own scaffolds, but u person desiring to do his own work will have only a ladder to take the place of n scaf fold. To paint and stand on tho rungs of a ladder al! day will tire one's feet. As the writer had to do some painting-, and a ladder was the only thing obtuinahlo to climb upon,, a flat detachnblo step was nmrio to put upon tho rungs of the ladder to stand on tho same as a scaffold. The stop can bo adjusted to any part of tho ladder for tlie painter to stand upon and paint it surface within oaay reach. Two irons were 'bent V-shaped as illustrated, cnch end having a half circlo to ftt over tho rungs of the ladder.

Publication Title: Lancefield Mercury And West Bourke Agricultural Record
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Closing Streams. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 6 February 1914

Closing Streams. Cr. McElhinney moved, at last meeting of the Woodend council, that the co-operation of the Lancefield Anglers' Society "be asked for in closing the head waters of the Monument, Garden Hut, and Deep Creeks against fishing for two years, with a view to re-stocking the streams. Cr Adams said he would second the motion if the Five Mile Creek were included from the point up to which it was at present closed. Cr. McElhinney agreed to doi this, and the motion was carried. — Star."

Publication Title: Lancefield Mercury And West Bourke Agricultural Record
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Gem Photographs Itself. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 6 February 1914

Gem Photographs Itself. In a very short time the iris w'ill be extremely fashionable among well-dressed women—all Uic moro from, the fact that it is impossible that it should become common. At present the total weight of: the gem . does ' not amount: to more than; one-teu-thousandth part - of that of diamonds ' • Hidden <uk;u rugged • mountain of San / Diego, . Callfornm; the. pusses, of-, '-xvluch - are ^ guarded i r by v;ariued men, are the only \nown examples of the new gem, -placed v.by .connoisv seuis "only next after the dia mond; pearl,:- andr emeral'lv-in beauty i.and. surpassing all preciousV:, stones j in thevfact • that:- itv is believed - to contain radium 1 I • -If - exposed:"" to the : ndutyen »«rays i.f »! - Ave imnutc^, and the:) .laid upon: i a photographic • plate, the: ins will i print itself. An imitation gem would never- do: ttusv Thus the .iris has anothet quality^ which other precious stones do not possess, in thut it will always be erisj' to tell i...

Publication Title: Lancefield Mercury And West Bourke Agricultural Record
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A Gate Latch. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 6 February 1914

A Gate Latch. The enclosed illustration shoxvw a bimpla gato latch. The. movable part is made of "oak. about 21n. wide, and 2}in. Hoop, v,ith the edges rounded and a slot cut in about UIii. to allow of,the, I catch moving back. The piece of' Iron can bo Jin. by iin. or lin.' by ilii., with one end sharpened to drive up into tho top rail, and tho outer end thinned down for nails or screws, or a small bolt und just a small set otf to bring it over the centre of tho, rail. This catch is very simple and very durable. Tho one 1 am- describing lias been in use well over fifty years. The small piece of chain is fixed with two staples,, and ia perfect in action. This catch could be made In iron, but I should prefer it in wood. When iixlng, allow a little more room in the top part of the mor tice in the head of the gate, to al low of a slight rise in the latch when pulled back.. The British Houses of Parliament were the most expensive of modem buildings. They cost JJJ millions to couatruct.<...

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Night Lion Hunt in Foggy Streets. FIVE ANIMALS SHOT IN CHASE BY 80 ARMED POLICE. DRIVEN TO BAY IN HOTEL. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 6 February 1914

Night Lion Hunt in Foggy Streets. FIVE ANIMALS SHOT*IN C'HASli BY 80 ARM 1311 FOLICE. DRIVEN TO BAY IN HOTEL; . l'vighfc lions and n tigoi" roaming looso at night awl in a densefog sprang, panic In lMjuig. Even tually five lions were shot by the police and .the others wero recap tured. The animals, which Itolonged to Barnum's .Circus, were being taken to tho railway station. There was a thick fog, and tho driver of an electric tram-car crashed into one of the Vans as it crossed the street. One lion, coining out of tho cage, sprang savagely at the throats of the horses that were drawing the van. The horses tried to run away. This excited the seven lions and the tiger which were still in the vail, ami they too broke loose with a roar. There, was a terrible panic in the streets, which were crowded, though lt_ was already midnight. The iliu imuatious of the pr&amp;lt; the occasion of tho Battle; of Nations peatod and all I-.cipzip see- them. INVADE HESTAURANT. Feople fled madly into...

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Lancefield Mercury. With supplement. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6. 1914. The Train Service. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 6 February 1914

fantefieib Ulcrcnrg. With supplement. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6. 1914. The Train Service. Under a motion by Cr M'Intosh at a former meeting, the Secre tary of the Lancefield counq'l wrote a very clear/and logical letter to the Railway Department. In it the council asked that the Monday morning time table be adopted for the summer (the train leaving Lancefield at 7.4 a.m.) also that a train be run from the Junction to Lancefield con necting with the 12.15 train from Melbourne on Saturdays. The facilities this would afford week enders, and the attractions of the district in the way of fishing, shooting, and scenery, v.-ere ably explained. The formal reply re ceived at Friday's meeting was that the matter had been referred for report.

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New Weapons of Warfare. DISTANT FIFHTING MADE EASY [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 6 February 1914

New Weapons of Warfare. DISTANT FIOIITTNt! MAI>JB KASY Tho latest triumphs of the fam-1 ous Krupp factory in (iejmany is | an illuminating bomb which will re voal the proclse position of tho enemy, and thnt without' Iho least risk to the observer. Tho enemy may be five or even ten mite** away when the olllcers decide that they should know more about the arrangement of tho forces and how the enemy is encamped. An order goes out to tho captain of artillery to get ready un illuminat ing bomb. Ho loads the cannon with the bomb after getting the precise position of tho opposing forces, but he does not try to de stroy anything in thoir camp. • Tho cannon io aimed up in the air in such a way that the bomb drops just above the camp. As, the cannon is fired it looks as if an ordinary shell were being sent out, but such is far from being I the case. It is n shell, but n very unusual one. . When-'this-shell I reaches a point over the enemy it begins to' drop, and the very ac tion of droppin...

Publication Title: Lancefield Mercury And West Bourke Agricultural Record
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 6 February 1914

PubHo Notice^ Hv V. GOLLER ' Saddler and General Harness Maker, Corner of Dunsford and Raglan gtreots, LANOKKllOLO. —>—Goad Stock of—— ridihb SADDLES BRIDLES' fieenic's and others kept in stock f% it />&amp;(L. HABNESS of "&amp;u ltind« made to order Orders promptly attended to. , % RKPAIKS ™SgT neatly executed ; JALL WORK" AT LOWEST RATES. ■Erase Collars, Good stock. Sizes to fit-any how whips :: '^Good Assortment kept in hand. ^3BngKy Harness from *j£5 10a per set. MoNAB &amp; MoNAB, "; SBAHEISTBES" and 'SOLICITORS RILMORE, and 46i, Collins Street, Melbourne. ■ Mr Colin McNat visltu Lancafibtd every Talr Day. • And may bs CfnwdUed-** the Macks' Hotel. TRUST MONEYS TO LEND. THOS. E, WHITE WENT1ST •OLilHS StHKUT, FLEASANOS BOILDINOU, ■Two Doore (com Gksoigo and George. —CONSOLT AT— 'MRS. DAVIS', "LYWDH0R8T ' OH FAIR DAY. %OM8EY THIRD MONDAY IN THE MONTH, at MR A. E. PONSFORD'S PHARMACY. I TARPAULINS •' Every year the demand for % Tarpaulins la growing. They v ore u...

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Remarkable Facts about Babies. [Newspaper Article] — Lancefield Mercury and West Bourke Agricultural Record — 6 February 1914

Remarkable Facts about Babies. | "I nover knew before 1 had one," said tlio professor of physics to his bachelor assistant, "just how closely, .our, science could be applied ; to a baby. I have been astounded , at the following true conclusions : "As two similar. bodies vary in weight as the cubcs of their di mensions, I find that a baby two feet long should weigh juBt about one-sixteenth of a man' livo-fcot high ; also that, as tho surfaces of two similar bodies vary os the square of their dimunsious, r baby as before would have about one sixth the surface of- the man. ; So the extent of surface proportional to weight in tho baby is vastly greater than in the adult*, in fact, a square foot of the baby's skin; would shield just one-third the sub-j stance of what a square foot would j on an adult. "Arguing from this, and knowing ; that the rate of cooling of a solid depends on tho extent of surface, I found that a baby got cold quicker, or worm quicker, when exposed to a fire than a....

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