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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914
In Memoriam. MoIIVQH.-In Bad and loving memory of our dear son and brother, Sylvester, who was accidontly drowned in the Avoca River, Charlton, on the 18th of Fobruary, 1913. R.l.V. Do not ask us If we inios him, There ie such a lonely place : We will not forget his footstep!:, ! Or his dear, kind, loving face. I The sunshine of our happy home Must tver clouded be ; 'Twas Toou, 0 Lo»d, this crosi did send We bear it all for Thee. .Immaculate heart ol Mary. Your pravers for him extol; O facred beaTt of Jesus. Have mercy on hit soul. -Inserted by his loving father, mother brothers and sistera.
NOW AND YEAES AGO. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914
NOW AND YEAES AGO. It doesn't do any good to compile itatiatica on marriage, write articles on why women do not marry, or rail at women for going out into the world to earn a living. As long as there are hearts an'd consciences to be consult ed, they will bo followed by most women. The only difference between to-day and an older day is that independent women can afford now to wait for a great love or die without it. Onco tbere was nothing to do but accept the first; man that happened along, and not.'be slow about it for fear ano ther might never come. Nobody need get grey over the fact that the mod ern woman is going to stifle her affec tions or make them a willing sacri fice to ambition. The workshop of character is every lay life. . Tlio trouble with some men is thai they..think.they wc.e cut out for pace makers when they were really entered merely to fill the required number o! .tarteri..
The Earth's Heart-throbs. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914
The Earth's Heart-throbs. This earth of ours is by no menus solid or firm. The solid part on which wo walk and build and in which wo burrow is only a shell covering a molten yolk. And this shell throbs with many and divers motions, to say nothing of the earthquakes and eruptions that every now and thon shatter and shako it. and rip it open. . Some of these motions aro regular and rhythmic. Twice a day the moon lifts and lets fall not only all the waters of the surface,, but also all the continents and "mountains and cities. Every slightest shock posses through the earth. Seismographs (earthquake registering instruments) are now so dclicnte that they register the hammering of a horse's hoofs upon a road miles away, while every breaker upon the beach writes the - record of the shock it imparts to the earth. Certain parts of the earth are steadily rising higher above the sea, while other parts are slowly sub siding. Sometimes thesa slow and gradual motions become violent and spasmodic....
Faithful Schoolmistress. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914
Faithful Schoolmistress. A recent book, entitled "Recollec tions of a Missionary in the Groat West," gives a pathetic story of a little schoolmistress who wns faith ful to the end. She had ljeen visit , ing, and, with a dozen or mora j people, wns cnught by a tremen dous cyclone. They wero In a house ' which stood on the edge ot a high I l>lii(T. Tho house wns wrecked, and j every inmate but one kiilled. This | survivor said that tho family woro |'at suppor when the storm struck tho house, and tho schoolmistress happonod to sit next, tho bnby, which was crowing in its high chair. When they found tho poor girl that night, she was still alive, although alio died almost instantly. Tho wind had torn oft her clothos, ovon her two rings, and left her but ono shoe. Her hair wns whipped to rags. She had been driven through several ? barbotl-wiro fences, and every bono in her body wns broken. In her nrins, however, and clasped lightly to her breast, was the dead body of the little child. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914
THE PREPARATION' In) fitted to relieve and absolutely cure iBdigMtfen is Dr Sheldon's DigeBtivo TsbnlM^' They contain every known . digMtaulfud digest every kind of fornix G*o4 rmiti are always certain ; Is C 1 aad3i 6if ? fr"fn F J Pett:id aud A W , ^Sibi^^"\Vr»a'il«rbu''u. DISORDERED LIVER. "For disorders of the liver .mil stomach thsru is no bettor medicine tli&lt;vn Cham berlain's Tablets." writes Mrs Margiret .1 WHts.ni. Emerald, Q. " I su(lereil with lmd headaches caused by a disordered liver. Heam.ii »r.y customera ppwik an highly of Chamber! tin's Tablets I l|inu"ht 1 would try what tliey would do for me. After the lirst few doses I notice! an improvement, and after 1 lmd taken n couple of boxes found myself quit.) r. lievo.l of headaches, which liavo not returned." Sold by Leek and Craig, Merchants, Wedderburp. GEO. T. SMITH, Wliolusnlo and Retail FAIVJ5LY BUTCHER, KuUi mill Uuouu Cuter, HIGH STREET, WEDDER1JUHN. W»iud on foi Orders. Sun I Goods always on hand. Saus...
COURAGEOUS TELEGRAPH GIRL. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914
&lt;;oin: WJKOfJS 'I'EI.K'i RAf'lI OtltL. ' MM'.oinPisrlle .f ullctto Dodu, a Ki, I nf twvnty, was in 1870 em ployed tig telegraph clerk at tMthi \ ici France, when, on September Lhn advance guard of the G'cr j mn army entered tlio little town. (fj-rrinn operators occupied tho t olograph ofiice, and it seemed im« possible to keep in touch with tho French commander outsido ; but Ju liette hud taken a telegraph appa ratus up to her bedroom, and con-! nected it to tlie vires outsido her j window. She thus succeeded,» at tho i time of tho Ijattio of Hcaunc, it\ i intercepting, a German military mes sage, which she sent secretly by spc- ; eiftl messenger to the French com-.1 mnnder thirty miles away. Suspected and watched, she, found herself obliged to remove her nppa ratus to a neighbour's house, and finalU* to rn^ui* -vies* ge.ther ; the servant, who had a Prussian .sweetheart, threatening to denounce her. After tho nnr she WAS decorated with the T.egion of Tlnnour, and receive...
DAIRYING. HEW METHOD OF MILK ANALYSIS. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914
D A IRYTN G. HEW METHOD OF MILK ANALYSIS. - A new method of making analyses o! milk has boon presented to tho Acad* amio des Scioncos by Messrs _ Boruai and Touplain, says tho "Scientific Am erican." -.The process ik-claimed to bo much more rapid as well as more ex act than tho methods which are now in uso. With somo of these methods only a part of tho elements aro deter mined. With others all the consti tuents are found and estimated, but tho analysis often requires two days to carry out, and tho caserne must be estimated by tho mohod of differences on account of the uncertainty of the processes which are used. In the process which is given hero tho au thors sought exactness as well as ra pidity and simplicity of ilia opera tions, by employing centrifugal ap paratus. Drop* by drop, thev intro duce 10 cubic centimeters of tlie milk under analysis into a graduated glass tube containing a solution . composed of 65 deg. alconol acidified.,by ucotic acid. The solution is allowed to rest...
THE WIPING OUT OF A CLAN. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914
TUB WIPlNCr OUT OF A ULAN. Tiio feud which hud long raged be tween the famous Scottish clans Mncdonahl and Tdiicleod--the ostcu t-itile cause of which was nn insult offered by , a Macleod to. il daughter of one of the greatest of the Mac rionalds-concluded on September T.\, .17-19, 1 Mnclrod set suit for the isluiul home of the MucdoiifUda with such a number of followers that any re sistance by the inhabitants on the lonely Isle uf l£gg would have be6n folly, and go thought- MnctfonaUl ulien he sau&lt; his hereditary foe ap proaching the shore. Calling bis people together, he gave orders that they should conceals themselves in a rave ucar the- seashore, which, al though Jurge enough to bold' them nil, had but a-narrow opening, con cealed by a caScndo of water fall ing from tho cliff above. Suspecting a ruse, as they could not see any Inhabitants, the Mac leods searched the island thorough ly, but without success, and at last concluding thnt the Macdonalds had left their home...
INCREASING FAT IN MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914
INCREASING FAT IN MILK. Numerous efforts have been mad» to ascertain whether the fat content of milk man bo increased by liberal feed ing. ." Most results have tended to show that little or no variation in the quality of the product can be made. The true dairy cow responds quickly in the. quantity of milk produced when large rations of suitable food are given, and thus an increased am ount of butter fat is gained. It is, howover, no use forcing any cow that has not a strong milking tendency, as mch an animal will put on flesh quickly, and the dairy returns will probably be very little increased. "Science Siftings" states:-"In the most recent attompt to increase (he fat of milk by liberal feeding of the cows, the testcovered a period of foul years with a herd of about 20 animals. The first year's test was conductcd on tho farm of the owner. Then the herd was divided, half of them taken to an experiment station and put on liberal feed of 12 lbs. to 14 lbs. of grain pel day. The third ...
Strange Sign of Gratitude [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914
Strange Sign of Gratitude "When I tt'as starting in business," soys Sir Thomas I.ipton, " I was very poor, and needed overy penny 1 could earn to cnliirga my little business. X had a lad of fourteen as assistant. One Monday morn ing the boy came in with a very mournful expression. I asked him what the trouble was, nnil he said, ' 1 have no clothes fit to ,wear at church, sir. I can't get n. new suit, because my father is dead, and I | hav« to help my mother pay the | rent.' I thought it ovor, and fin ally took enough money from my I hard-earned savings to buy the lad | n good, warm suit of clothes, with which lie was. delighted. ,'I'he next day ho did not coma to work, nor the next ; and when three days had gone by, and I had heard nothing from hiiii, I went to his home to find out what had become of him. ' Well, you see, sir;' said the mother : of tho boy, 1 Robert looks so respect- ^ able In hi« new suit, thanks to you,; sir, that we thought n"e had better ' look around town and s...
THE KEYS OF THE BASTILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914
THE KEYS OF THE BASTILLE. The keys of the famous French-pris on, the Bastille, together with a pair of manacles, -have recently been re moved to the Camavalet' Museum, Paris. After the destruction of tho fortress-prison, the keys wer#,\present ed as a memento to Santerre> brewer, soldier, and revolutionary leader, in whose family they have remained to this day. His great granddaughter, Madame Villain, has now presented them to the museum, together with the manacles, to which this inscrip tion is attached, in the writing of Santerre:' "Manacles which were on the wrisf'of an old man, exhibited in the streets." This old man was an Englishman, named Whyte, who, like many another poor prisoner, had become insane in the Bastille,
A Wonderful Insect. LOOKS LIKE A LITTLE QUEEN ELECTRIC LIGHT GLOBE. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914
A Wonderful Insect. LOOKS .LIKE A LITTLE QUEEN ELECTRIC LIGHT GLOBE. - . There exists in. the tropical coun tries of Amcrica ntul in the West Indies a curious species of insect which the natives call "Cocuyos," meaning night light insect. This insect emits a brilliant green light from each cyo and a green light from the under part of the stomach. Some of the natives in Cuba, Mexi co itn&lt;i % South America use the insect light ,to read by, placing about fifty of them in a long glass tube* or bottle, called a "Cocu yern." Another method is to hniig the "Cocuyera" over one's bed and then when you want to seo the time at night, strike the bottle .gently with the hand, when the "Cocuyos"' will light up. This insect is tjuite harmless and inofTcnsivo and'can be carried in the liand. If its stomach is gently pressed . by forefinger and thumb it will give a light like a small elcc-. trie torch. '1 hose peculiar insects vary in size, but the largest come from the Province of l'inar...
KORONG VALE V BORUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914
KORONG Vale V BORUNG. Korong Valo journeyed to Borung on Saturday, and sullorod defeat by 80 runs. Tlio Valo batsmen failed badly, not ORO of their number reach iug double figures. R Laity with G wob the highest scorer, and the innings closed for 25. G Wright, Goruiig's veteran, secuied tlio fine bowling averiiRO of 5 for 11, and P Ooghill took 3 for 12. The home team's total of 105 included four double figure Beores. J Wilson and G Wright o>ich retired with 23 and 19 respectively, S Sublet made 21 and P Ooghill 10. A Gray took 2 wickets for 3 runs, P Kiniry 3 for 34, It Laity 2 for 21, and R Laity, juur, 1 for 8.
A VALUABLE FIND. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914
A .VALUABLE'. FIND. ' ' A lower of gold was .discovered by some workmen on October 10, 1.79-1, in Alio midst of a thick copsc in the neighbourhood of a small villnge nearHamburg. It was , U feet high, about 2 feet in circum ference, and modelled after the style of an. old Gothic tower. It was made of virgin gold, and was valued at so large n sum that no person could purchase it. The owner of the land claimed it ; hut Government took possession of it without, any. payment, :though ?.vontually tliey granted the land lord H5,000 florins for it, ami th«*n melted it down and convert ed it into current coin. It. had evidently been erected on n ricar space of ground, and com* momorated the martyrdom of a fnmous saint. The ornamental trac ing represented a king-bearded man tortured to death at the stake, and on the base was the figure of n woman, with outstretched hands nnd flying hair.
PEN PICTURES OF THE PAST. BETSY BALCOMBE AND THE OGRE. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914
PEN PICTURES OF THE PAST. » HK.TSY IJAT.iCOMUlO AXII Till OGU1S. On October 1!!, 181T., Knpoleoii Itonnparte (yesterday urMtci* of Europe, now n I'tipUvo condemned to IKeli'inf &lt;rxUo) in'iivort nl. tlin lonely Mund of «t. Ifi-I-na. The strange stories told &lt;>i 1 ll,: "('or.slcnn Ogre" luid led ' .simple folk lo Z13 something more fiendish than 'lu" and when tie rodo op to Driers Cottage, on his ivny into tlm interior of .the inland, 1 "'u pretty who luid ben Viiirliin-; trio i-'ii\ .-ili'iidc; bent ^ |ir«.-i|'iini" rc; t ri'iit. Their fnllier chei-lid! their f.mlish fears, ll li' 1 fourt &lt;?' !' y.-HI oM Mi-l.i.v Hnleoinl.e f.i'v " "'-it still . I inn i n*'l. inn II 'h/si-end I'nno his lii.n... nr.il enter tli'; Finding the ; irl ?'»">« I iimk'II. Xn|."l' fwrms.-il liiin-tflf by ,r»;iii>v In-''. ,in&lt;; in ten minutes i;eKv i, ruf i In- "nrrn;" were t lie best .,i' friend.-.. 'J"n; iiiTjnniiiliinco rip ,.,ieil &lt;liirin>;...
BRIDEGROOM POINTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914
.JtjDEGROOM POINTERS. H»r«, are . some pointers for th« trldM&om on fits wedding-day: - WMm^you are waiting at the altar for tbjKbrldo'don'tclutclf the "air her roual^" -with- your-hands: Do not imagine that every eye 1B faatao«d-upon you. No one is In the I Mat Interested in you. Unless you ..in®k« yourself conspicuous by some awkwardness, t tie congregation will . aearealy be aware of your presence. Donlftry to smlle.cheerfully as you (0 down the aisles.. You will only ?ncctful In filing a\ ghastly grin on raur ttce. At tb% lime time It is not necessary to (lose your eyes upon the doorway aad tljas show every one your one 4Mlr«4o escape. Doal rUBh madly out of church, out If tlmS-wIth tho Wedding March, and «ifht Riches ahead of the bride. receiving congratulations from fcJaniM: don't try to make original re aarkaSo them all. Doo4 try to conceal the fact tb»t yau a$ lately married when on your ' wadding Journey. All such e"forts are iattl* fmd only make you ridiculous. Aec...
CLEAN GROUND FOR POULTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914
CLEAN GROUND FOR POULTRY. .Poultry shut up should havj cleas . t round on which to work. The old an| &lt; >ugh fewls may find it possible to t-xlif .-in yards'where the surfaco It f "ml,' but many young birds will dl«' '.om complaints contracted from filthy .ondlUobs. The poultry yards should i.« frequently spaded up, which will «ive freih soil for the use of the fowls. OqeTo'f the best ways to have clean &lt;romd for - poultry is to have two ytrdtj which the flock can use in turn. At; ilie of the experiment stations ihe long poultry house is placed be twMdi;tWO rows of yards. There ar* iwo dociri In each compartment, on# jpaoloe !nto one yard and the other :ato the other yard. Green-stuff is be :aC grown In one set of yards while t i« b»ing eaten off in the other. The »rr*ijfements" gives clean yards, for *hll»,orie Is in disuse the dropplngB ire being washed into the soil and the 'er&pM; IB being nourished thereby. rb« process cleanses the yards In the a...
POULTRY PROMOTING THE EGG YIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914
, . p o ilLTR V. PROMOTING THE EGO YIELD. The-hen, in a state of nature, would 1»; nnil' batch only a few clutches ol it ? ». year-perhaps only one or t*' -!.ut the domestic lion of the i ' jiit iday !b an artiiicia! . producer, vup by the efforts of countless ir's . ,-ations of poultry keepers us a ''t egg-producing machine. \V&lt; i».«. -c, however, bear in mind that the lieu is working at nn unnnMiralty Mpi i . -i'-n all the time, ami that It takes h , ii;»rl(ftbly strong cons': in lion t( y[ ! through all the work .she has tc i ? o:m. » start with, therefore, we muni I.-. jsnrtlcutarly careful in breedinj t » i mature stock, possessing nn tn'v.l hereditary disease. on mi; ir l!k direction must lie fallowed b» i:.f, utmost discretion in raisins the . L-iii '.kens which are intended for next * : : r'« layers, in healthy, open-air it ? tori; feeding them with the nios' s..:ial>l# foods for promoting continu :. -.' growth.of bone, muscle, tiesh, un«| f -i.'fcer, and prote...
THE FARM. THE ABUSE OF ARTIFICIAL MANURE. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914
THE FARM. THE ABUSE OP ARTIFICIAL MANURE. Ill a lecture recently delivered be fore the Mayfield Farmers' Club, Mr. (». A. Cowic, M.A., B.Sc., in describ ing retain abuses of artificial fertili sers. pointed out as one of tlio most the far too common system of oih- sided or incomplete manuring. Many farmers were prone to use only one sort of niauure and neglect altogether t.li«» ot&lt;.«r for til isinc in gredient.'! which itimy ,&lt;-. -»s important or even morn jmpurtaii*, f ir tbe crop Or soil in question. A:* practical instant's of the above error, the lecturer *|u?.t' t| tin- fr>» rjuent use alone, of nitrate ?:od.«. which lit first mirht proinee inV. riant growth, but will afterward--. refuso to perform it* ;»ro;nT fm>rt:.-.n o wine-to tbo exIM'i * i? »ti of the nm.i ral p.h!'tsphates n,;! p-'ia^i in Uv roil. The withlf.Mi.ii: &lt;»f these prse« tt«I constituents HIP manunn" often '-y plains th" r*.-fr.n(,ry ,?" suits oUainw! fi-.ni H r-;i»«» ? Ha;...