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Workmen's Ladder Grip. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 6 March 1914
Workmen's Ladder Grip. * The accompanying cuta show a device being made by Messrs. A. E. I'ownea and Sons, 8 Crystal Avomie Middleton Street, Hull, for the uso of joiners, bricklayers, painters, jiiuJ other workmen. One grip se cures a ladder so that the strong est wind cannot blow it down. Two grips provido a secure foot ing for a ladder on roof—as in Il lustration— when spouts are securo. To use on wooden spout place hook A on luckier side, spring C on inner side of ladder ; then press thumb . pinto B over edge of spoilt, release quickly, and the spikes i will enter inner side of spout and j firmly secure the ladder. Tho grip ! is also adapted for iron spouts, as shown.
Making Small Coil Springs [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 6 March 1914
Making Small Coil Springs Procure a nut, having a small thread that will admit the si?.e of t.ho wire to be used in making the spring. Cut a small notch to the depth of the thread where the thread begins, and procure a smooth rod that will pass snugly through the threads of the nut. Shape one cud of the rod to fit a carpenter's brace, if there is no drill chuck at hand, and drill a hole in the other Mailing[ Small Coil. Sprisga end - to admit one end of the spring wire. Bend the wire at right angles, nnd insert the end in tho hole. Plnce the end of the rod in the lint, which should be gripped in _a vice, and turn the rod, at the same time seeing that the wire is guided into the notch cut n.t the beginning of the thread. The wire will follow tho thread of the nut and make a perfect spring of an even opening. —A Spencer in | "I'opulnr Mechanics."
SHE SAVED SOMETHING. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 6 March 1914
SHE SAVED SOMETHING. A noted music-teacher was giving a lesson to a talented but careless pupil, and was rapklly becoming im patient with licr. Finally, at a most complicated part of a ditli cult piece, the pupil lifted her hands from the piann nnrl made p wild flash for her handkerchief tu-stop a threatened sneeze. It whs the last straw. "Oh," exclaimed the tcachcr, thrusting her own handkerchief at her, "was there ever such a girl ! Von lose your position, you lose your fingering-, you lose jour hand kerchief—you lose everything !" "Oh, no !" responded the pT.ipil, with a twinkle, "not everything ! 1 haven't lost my temper." Coffee is a fairly good air puri fier, and a little burnt on hot coals will purify a sick room and j abolish b:)d smells. Many physi cians think highly of the bracing effects of coffee taken before they visit cases of infectious disease.
(All Rights Reserved.) THE Secret Island. A Story of a Strange and Exciting Adventure. SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PART. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 6 March 1914
(All Rights Reserved.) Secret") stei ft Story of a Strange and Exciting Adventure. j By W. Murray Graydon, Author of •"Matthew Quin," "The Cui'se of the Cardevrs," etc., etc. ' /SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PART. While on a cruise round the world 1 in his steam yacht "Boadicea," Dick Valentine, only son of a wealthy English gentleman residing at Heron Court, witnesses a strange scene en acted in mid-ocean. An ironclad cruiser stops the cargo steamer j Golden Horn, hound for San Fran- ! cisco, and forcibly abducts from the • cabin Captain Paul Volborth, o fam 'ous Hussian military engineer, who has escaped from Siberia. The Bri tish man-of-war Malta," in answer to tho_ steamer's signal- of distress ar rives too late to be; of'any assist ance, for the mysterious cruiser as ! .soon as the Malta- is sighted vanishes at immense speed. 1 Dick recogniscs j one of the officers of tlie Malta to be 'Lieutenant Gronville. Six months after his return to England, Dick learns of the failure of the Orient...
He Asked for It. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 6 March 1914
He Asked for It. The following bit- of repartee must either havo cleared tho air or brought, on a storm. Which result followed is not stated. An officer known l>,v his friends to be a rather "close" man, has hatl ninny n passage at arms with his wife by reason of that very close ness. &lt;)n one occasion a friend had the misfortune to enter just as the pair were ending: an argument touch ing some question of household ex penditure. The friend was just, in time to hear the husband say "Marie, you cannot hoodwink me in these matters. Do you think that 1 have lived nil these years for nothing V" "L shouldn't be at. all surprised," was the crisp reply. A man's coat should be laid per fectly flat with the wrong side down. The sleeves should be spread out smoothly, and then folded back to the elbow until each end of the sleeve is even with the collar. Fold the rcvers back and then double the coat over, folding it directly in the centrc seam and smoothing: it out care fully.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 6 March 1914
Lubeck Sports. WEDNESDAY, 25th MARCH, 1914. In aid of Mechanics' Institute. 1. NOVICE HANDICAP, 100 yds. First prize, £1, second 7a Gd. Nomination, Is 6d. 2. SHEFFIELD HANDICAP, 130 yds. First £3. (5/- donated by Mr. D. Toomey). Second 15s, third 7s Gd.~ Nomination 2s 6d, acceptance 1r. 3. HANDICAP PONY TROT, 14 "2 and under. 9 stone minimum weight. One mile. Saddle only. os sweepstakes, 10 per cent, to go to club. 4. OPEN IIOlifSE TROT, one mile, handi cap. Saddle only. 5s sweepstakes, 10 per cent, to go to the club. 5. MARRIED MEN'S RACE. First, bag of flour. Nomination Is. 6. GOAL KICKING, 30 yds. First 7s 6d. Nomination Is, 7. GUESSING COMPETITION. Weight of sheep donated by G. O. ITateley, Esq.) First 10s. Nomination Is. 8. GUESSING COMPETITION. Bottle of peas. First 5s. Nomination Gd. 0. RUNNING I-TOP, STEP and JUMP, handicap. First £1 (donated by Mr. O'Toule) ; second 2s Gd. Nomina tion Is. 10. RUNNING HIGH JUMP, handicap. First 7s Gd, second 2s Gd. Nomination Is. 11. STEPPIN...
PART 2. CHAPTER III.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 6 March 1914
PART 2. CHAPTER in.—(Continued.) | Dick darted across the pavement, and clasped the outstretched hand. "Grenville, my dear fellow !" he cried. "Why, I. thought tho Malta was thousands of miles away! When did you come to town ?" "Three days ago —. got a month's leave," was the reply. "Awfully sorry but I didn't have a chance to look.' you up. Come and-lunch with me." "Can't; have an engagement." "Let your tailor wait," Grenville-' laughed. "I'll takw no denial. I have so much to tell you." Come along;, old man." Dick yielded and took a Beat in the cab. : It rattled up Regent-street into Piccadilly, and stopped before Hat chett's. The two were soon at a table deep down in that old-time re sort. It was like another world, with the soft artificial light shining on plate and linen, on the richly-colour ed mural decorations, on black-clad waiters moving noiselessly over the thick carpet. Dick glanced about the lunch room, which was moderately" full. He pod ded to several acquaintances, an...
Great Mysteries of Science. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 6 March 1914
Great mysteries of Science. (By GARRETT P. SERVISS.). If Sir William Ramsay Is right in the conclusions that he draws from recent experiments of his—anrl he Is strongly supported by Messrs. Collie and Paterson—we may, be fore long, see the dreams of tho an cicnt alchemists fulfilled in ways of which they had no conception. The alchemists, who have been uni versally derided and laughed at un til the last few years, in which chemists have been getting tluur eyes opened, believed that it was possible to turn base metals, such as lead, into gold. Modern science said : "No ! The different elements are fixod in their nature. It i3 idle to think of changing ono into Rnother. What they are they will remain." Then came the discovery of the "radio-active" substances, like ra dium, and chemistry suddenly learn ed a new lesson. To every body'3 astonishment it was found thft atoms are not, as had long been believed, ultimate, Indivisible parti cles, by the heaping together of which, in varying n...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 6 March 1914
!&. suburban butcher in a large way of business estimates that during tho past week there l.as been an increase in retail prices of 10 per cent., ap proximating OiWl per lb, and adds that unless tho dispute is speedily settled further increases will be inevitable. A number of saluvary sentences for cviw s of a serious nature was imposed by Judgo Eagle^on in the Court of General Scions on Monday. Tne &lt;ist was an exceedingly l^ng one, and a notable feature was die iarge number or cases ol larceny and receiving which were ihciudod. William Perry, 25, while fishing oli the rooks at Coogee, was washed into tho water. Nothing more was se*en of h:m. On Monday a body was washed ashore at Ivorth Bondi. The body, which is believed to be that 01 l'erry, was in a, decomposed state, and j parts of the legs and one arm was mis sing. ji. little girl of four years, named Lillian Horton, daughter of a widow residing at Pionticu, met with a dread ful death at liutherglen. She was p...
CHAPTER IV. THE SENOR LEON MONTEJO. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 6 March 1914
CHAPTER IV. THE SB NOR I/EON MONTE JO. Geoffrey Grenville hesitated for .a moment, enjoying his friend's evi dent curiosity ; he looked at liini and smiled. "I thought you would know at uncc," ho said. "You surely suspect, old chap—it's Miss Ferris." "Mary Ferris !" Dick muttered. He did not know that he had spoken aloud. His face hardened, and his hand shook a little as he lifted a glass of wine to his lips. "I con gratulate you," he said, in a low voice. "You have won a pearl of a J woman." '•fes, I have," replied Grehvillc, who was stupidly blind to the efiect his avowal had produced on his com- j panion. "Thanks for your congratu lations. I am a happy man, Dick, and only two days ago I felt miser abl« and uncertain—you ece I came \ to London resolved to try my fate, and- have it over one way or the other. Of course, the date of the marriage is not fixed, and won't be for some time ; there are a lot of matters to arrange. It's lucky I have the income my father left mo in ad ditio...
Circular Saws of Paper. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 6 March 1914
Circular Saws of Paper. - ♦ Paper Is at present used for all possible purposes in tho industries and in all possible forms. It has evon been possible by means of compression to give it a degree of hardness comparable with stone, so that it can bo used as building ma terial. The latest use for paper howc'-cr is perhaps the most pecu liar. A factory is said to exist in England which is manufacturing cir cular saws from paper. These paper saws are used for the manu facturing of fine furniture, veneer and other thin plates of wood, which must be treated especially carefully. Some time ago circular saws niade from drawing paper were shown in an English exposi tion. Tho saws were driven by an electric motor and produced fine boards, which could not have been made better even by the finest steel saw. The veneers made in this way are so smooth that the cabi net makers can use thorn without further planing.
CHAPTER V. AT THE SIGN OF THE JOLLY WATERMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 6 March 1914
CHAPTER V. AT THIS SIGN OF THK JOLLY WATERMAN. For fi moment Dick was silent.. He pondered over the Spaniard's words, but with no intention of t.akiug them seriously. He was curious to know to what illegitimate use. the yacht, was to be put—that, it had been purchased with some shady motive in view he was satisfied. And, remembering cer tain rebellions then flourishing in dif ferent parts of the world, be quickly concluded that, be had found the clue. He pushed back bis chair and rose to his feet. "Your offer is a little too tempt ing, too flowery, Senor Montejo," be said, ■ coldly. "I beg to dcclin0 it with thanks. I doubt if the allure ments you bold -out, would compen sate me for a cell: in some .foreign prison, though you may not regard that as a shadow of peril or misfor tune—to quote your'own words." The Spaniard's black eyes flashed mcnacinglv. "Sir, I request that you make your meaning, plain,'.' he answered. "Do you accuse me of having illegal de signs ?" "I accuse you of n...
Worth a Bullet. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 6 March 1914
Worth a Bullet. ? In some reminiscences of the late Boer War, Colonel Kekewich, who no gallantly defended Kimberley for l.'Jfi days, tolls (lift following story. "no day ho was approached by a private, who nsked— "Colonel, when do you expect wo arc going to trot something to eat?" "Ent !" exclaimed the Colonel. "Did ynu join the army merely to get. somcf hin.tr to ont ?" "Well, that's about, the size of it," replied tli" soldier. 'Tlero," said the Colonol, railing an otlicer, "give. tin's man something to eat, and then have hint shut." The oflieer understood the joke, and replied—"All right, Colon*;!." The pn'\ato, however, exhibited no alarm, and, turning to the otli cer, said— "Boil me a ham. Captain, stew up a couple of, chickens, ba!«' two or three pounds of poattoes, fetch n gallon o' beer, and load yer guns ! With such inducements, the man who wouldn't, be willing to die is a blithering idiot ! " A hearty meal was prepared for the soldier, and the threatened exe cution never c...
APPLICATION OF POTASH MANURES. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 6 March 1914
APPLICATION OF POTASH MANURES. 1 One important feature in the skilful use of artificials is the proper sea son of the year to apply them (.re marks the "North British Agricul turist"). This point has far greater significance than most farmers com monly imagine. Especially is this true in the case of kainit and potash manure salts, where success or failure may depend on the season of applica tion. Kainit is a very useful manure if applied at the right time. If ap plied at the wrong time, It may be thrown away as far as the crop in question is concerned ; it might even be hurtful to some crops if used at a wrong lime. • The results of a large number of experiments conducted on the Con tinent and in Great Britain give valuable information on this point. The majority of them point to the advantages of early application of kainit and potash salts, that is, au tumn or winter application. Profitable increases are given bj both autumn and spring applications, but in almost every case autumn...
Underground. MODERN NEW YORK LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 6 March 1914
Underground. + MODERN NEW YORK LIFE. In an illustrated article in the popular "Mechanics Magazine," Mr. Leo L>. Hoddlng, states that from a million and a half to a million and three-quarters of the residents of Now York spend a portion of each day underground, and many thousands come to the surface so rarely that the light of day blinds them when they reach It. Discuss ing this phase of modern city life, Mr. Redding continues :—So accus tomed has New York become to the idea of living underground that only a few days ago a public cele bration wus held when a new under ground passageway was opened. This newest tunnel, costing many thousands of dollars, w'as dug to give tho people who live near the Hudson .River and in the neigh bourhood of ISlst Street an op portunity to pass beneath the liilla from their home to tho subway, by which means they travel to the lower end of Manhattan Island, to Brooklyn, and, by means of a transfer, to Xew Jersey. Until this underground cut-oQ was ope...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 6 March 1914
YOUNG BROS Auctioneers, Stock and Station Agents, Land, Finance, and Commission Agents. Head Offices—HORSHAM, HAMILTON and IvHILL. Branch Offices—Casterton, Terang, Murtoa, Minyip, Warracknabcal, Jieulah, Rupan vup, Diniboola, Donald, Goroke, arid Ararat A gencie. at Stralhdownie, Lake Bolao, Banyeaa, Penshurst, Balmoral, Hope toun Auction and Clearing Sales Conducted in part of the State ■L.ANDJ3ALES A SPECIALITY. Trucking arrangements wade for Fat Stock going to Ballarat and Melbourne Markets. Unlimited amounts of Trust Money to Lend at 4 per cent. A G ISiVa'X tKOSC Dennys Lascelles, Austin, &( o., wool an grain brokers, stock and station agent Geelong and Melbourne. The Ballarat Banking Company Limited. The Victorian Fire Insurance Co. The Australian Mutual Provident Society. Ballarat Building Society. The Australasian Mutual Live Stock In surance Society Limited. The National Fire Insurance Co. of New Zealand. Business arranged with all the Leading Firms of Auctioneers i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 6 March 1914
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Dunmunkle Standard And Murtoa Advertiser. PUBLISHED WEEKLY FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 1914. LOCALISMS. [Newspaper Article] — Dunmunkle Standard — 6 March 1914
DummmUlc ^tantlavtl &nb ^Ctt^toa JJutiTevtisei:. PUBLISHED WEEKLY FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 1914. LOCALISMS. Thanksgiving services will be held at Murtoa Methodist Church next Sunday, 8th inst., when services will be preached morning and evening by Mr. Snell. 'A grand Harvest Festival, Fair will be held at the church grounds' on Monday evening, 9th inst., particu lars, of which are advertised in another column, and it will be seen that four hours' amusement with splendid bar gains are offered. It is not often that Murtoa folk ! have the opportunity of hearing one •' of the first-class brass bunds of the ! State, but this evening at the railway } station a chance is offered of enjoying the strains of the Victorian Police ' Band. The members will bo passing | through on their way to take part in the Charity Carnival at Horsham the next day. They will play at each station where time permits, and a collection will bo taken up towards defraying the travelling expenses of the band. They ar...