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FIGHTING FISH. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914

FIGHTING FISH. At Singnporc it is the custom to j stock garden ponds with queer tif'hcK -many of them , of the fighting va ricty so dear to the heart of Orien tals. These lish are so corolmtive that! it is only necessarj to place- two of thom near each other and irritate j them a-little to bring on a lively' combat. They charge cnoh other, : with fins crect, at the same lime changing colour in' their excitement from the dullest of grey greens to brilliant redB and blues. Indeed, con-| finemcnt in close quarters . is not needed to arouse their combntlve propensities. l'lacc two glass jars close together, with one of these \ righting lish in each, and they will at once swim round an<l endeavour to 'charge each other through the inter posed glass. Even a single l,sh, see ing himself reflected in a mirror, will dart at his own image, and, irrita ted all the more by his failure to reach his supposed enemy, will as sume brilliant hues ; seeing bis re flected antagonist do the s...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CHAPTER XX. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914

CHAPTER XX. Karnes spent a day .or two in the . calm of Chiltern, growing more and more in the favour of the: old duke, ! and studs ins. with a mind alert and j eager, all the beauties and grandeur (If tlic great estate some day to be his. He had skilfully sounded the j duke, and had learned his. opinions on many subjects, and invariably ap-' peared "to coincide with these opin ions. This, of course, gave the duke the impxpssion that his grandson was . a young man* of superior wisdom. He felt friendly'." towards his heir, and j ready to humour him in any way i consistent with' the ducal dignity he had upheld so long."' . I One morning Barnes felt inclined to look about him farther . than his rambles round - the castle had yet taken him. and ordered a horse to be j saddled. He started of! on a canter j towards Framlie, and we .Swill take leave of him at the start, while wCi pay some attention to others of our characters, intending to meet Barnes i on his return. . _ ' when Sir Peter ...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914

A GREAT SUFFERER FROM DISEASED KIDNEYS AND GRAVEL. QUIuKLY CORED BY DR SHELDON'S (5IN PILLS. " Havo been a great sufferer for ninny years with Diseased Kidneys, Gravel and Scalding," writes Mrs K O'urady, 8 Clayton Streot, Balmain, N S W. " At times I was so bad I could not do my work. The pains in my bick were so aevoro in the morning that I was unable to j,et oat of bed without assistance, and whon I stooped to pick anything up it was with great difliculty that I could itraighton mysolf again. I always felt lmguid, and very irritable. I triod many difleront kinds of romedios but derived no benefit whatover. One day I was speaking to a lady friend and she strongly advised 1110 to try Dr Sheldon's Gin Pills. I thought they would bo just tho same as the other rcmodies, buc I am happy to say that they are the host pills I havo over como across, for after taking the fust dose I felt greatly relieyod, and I continuod taking them, and aftorasmall courso I was completely cured. All tho pa...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Thistle Act. KORONG SHIRE COUNCIL OPPOSES. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914

Thistle Act. KORONG SHIRE COUNCIL OPPOSES. At the last meeting of the Koroog Shire Council a letter was read from the Municipal Association of Victoria 1 with refeience to the bill to further j atneacl the Thistle Act, which has been passed by tho Legislative Council, and discussed by tho Assembly. The letter contained tho following state-1 dents with regard to the bill': " Clause 1 to 8 contaiu deisirable provisions for which municipalities have often asked, and the adoption of which the association lias been urging for several years. " Clause 9 proposes to empower tho Governor in Council to proclaim any district in which noxious weeds are growing ' as infested area,' and to formulate n scheme for checking and ultimately eradicating such weeds. Io those areas the enforcement of the act by the council will be compulsory. Ia default of action, the Minister may appoint a person who will have all the powers under the Thistle Act of a municipal officer, and with authority to enforce the...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
TEA CAKES. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914

T&A OAKES. 1 tablespoon butter, >2 tablespoons sugar, 1 egg, J cup milk, 1 tablespoon currants, essencc, }lb. Ilour, 1 table spoons baking powder. Mode :-Heat butter and sugar to a cream, add the wcll-beaton egg, thoa the milk, cur rants, and lastly Hour and baking powder ; bake in small greased patty tins. An oBer ol £24,000 has been rotuiwM [or a carpet in the possession ul J<". han Kcnjowsky, a Prague antiquary, who claims that he can pros'c it to havo been used by the Prophet r.ti /iomct when at prayer. A Grand ilapids (Michigan) woman has just graduated from the'high school of that city at the age of fifty. She plans to study for a degree lit the University of Ohicago. ].,ast year u llrooklyn woman aged seventy seven attended one o( the public night schools, and at ttie closc of the season received her diploma with the rest of the claaa. 1913,

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
RENOVATING PASPALUM. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914

RENOVATING PASPALUM. As illustrating the wonderful recu perative powers of paspalum, a pad dock which liiul been in paspalum ?for thirteen or fourteen yefirs was ploughed up. This was necessitated by constant cutting {or seed ami hcavj grazing having weakened the sward. The experience in question was that of a settler in the Cornmbn district. New South Wales Some time ago a paddock of twelve acres was ploughed up with the object ol utilising it^for the growing of fodder crops for the" dairy herd. Being dry at the time the work wns heavy, and the ploughing necessarily shallow." About the middle of December maize, was sown. Dry conditions continnim; produced indiflercnt germination. But with the storms of January the pas palum made a move, ths youne growth showing up between the soils as if it had heen planted. The mni7.e was about 4 to 5 foct high, but the paddock was one waving field of pns pnlum fence high, and In full seed. Thf. response was simply wonderful. An interesting featur...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Picking Pockets. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914

Picking Pockets. The 13i*hop ot Worcester told ft capital story Ihe other day. in con nection with the eflorts «»f th< Church in thai part oi the country tu alleviate the lot i»f (he hoppers. One. of the workers who had gout' down to the hop-fields t«> assist met a dilapidated individual in a coun try land, who, in response to n question, suid ho was a picker. This did not convey much to the inquirer and lie pursued the subject. The hop-picker readily responded. He said : "In the summer months I picks peas and fruit ; then when autumn comes round 1 picks hops, and in the winter, when the wea ther's dull, I picks pockets. Then, when I'm caught 1 picks oakum. I'm kept nice and warm during the cold mouths, and then, when tht nice days w)ine round again, J start pea-picking, and so on afresh."

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
"Nothing Venture, Nothing Have." [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914

"Nothing Venture, Noth ing- Have." This is n. favourite motto of the 31.1'. for Buttersea, and he has hull a hundred stories to quote in its favour. Onco upon a tiine, hi j^vus conducting a huge demonstra* ,Von in llydo Vurk, and was him going round with the hat. A *j*tachmenl of the Guards had beer Jftnt down to keep order, and, prompted as much by a spirit oi mischief as anything else, .John Burns marched up to the onicer in charge, and held out his hut. Th< officer put up fin eyeglass, ami stared from tho hat to John, and back again. John stared no steadily at him, chinking the hat suggestively. "Are you in ear nest ?" demanded the captain. " 1 am." "Will this go to the woiivii and children V" went on the olVirer. "It will," was the brief reply. Tho glass dropped from I ho «.»Hic«»r*5 eye, ami hall a sovereign dropped into tho hat at the same moxiient.

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. A BAFFLED IMPOSTOR OR, THE HEIR TO A DUKEDOM: A HUGE PERSONATION FRAUD. PART 13. CHAPTER XIX.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. A BAFFLED or, ram HEIR TO A D0KEDOM : HUGE PERSONATION FRAUD. By 8. W. Hopkins, Author ot "On Four Brass Plates," etc., etc. PART 13. CHAPTER XIX.-(Continual.) . One thins - was certain-Mildred Moore would Imvc nothing morn to Co with him. Ho was BO cxcitcd mid alarmed over bin own condition that. ho dM not revert to the strange I;irt . that, though Gerald had been sent, nway from New York to take him away from the pernicious influence of Mildred Moore, Mildred Monro claim od that she did not know Gerald Lovering. Had lie thought, of this in his excited state of njind, undoubted ly ho would have scented danger, for ho would have suspected that Gerald Lovering and Mildred Moore were still keeping up their intimacy, and, if such was the case, it would, of course, bo to her intercut to restore Goruld to bis own, and unseat. Barnes. But, had he reflected further, r there was nothing to prevent (ierald Lovering came forward and claim- [ ing his inheritance, tor undou...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Church Sold for 16s. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914

Church Sold for 16s. Anybody \vho has the occasion or leisure to travel in the French pro vinces, and the curiosity to in quire, must often be astonished at the number of deserted ecclesiasti cal buildinpi and the absurdly luu prices asked for them, since the liquidation of church property. All records seem, however, to have been beaten by the sale of one of the oldest churches in f'rance, at Clare fontaine, in the Suine-ot-Oi.se de partment, /or exactly sixteen shill | ings and nineponce halfpenny. | Twelve years (he church thrent ! ened to fall to pieces, and the richer inhabitants privately subscribed f.-r I and built, a now church, to which I they took the doors, windows, «h<1 j luenuu'ial tablets, including one over ! the porch, Mating" that the ehurch 1 was built in.theVear 11"0 *' To.t^c^ honour of--OJod 'and Our-'Ljfd\r, by Sjmon Count de Montfort, son of Aniulrv I., who was sou of King Kobert." When all these hud been taken away there was little left hub the wall...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Biblical Town Located. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914

Biblical Town Located; -I -- Professor Scllin, Iho excavator of Jericho, ' lias achieved a new tri umph by the location of the is raelitish city of Shoehorn, which Is associated in the TUble with the names of Abraham, Jacob, and Joseph, arid wns the capital of King Jeroboam. Until lately the site of Shechcm has been a matter of dispute. Trofessor SelHn located it as lying under a low h'ill at Ba lata, a slitirt distance east of the modern town of Nablus. Just re cently ho had the satisfaction of proving himsolf to be right. Ex cavations, carried on partly at the cost of ' the Vienna Academy of Science, revealed great parallel walls iiii no'way inferior to the defences unearthed by Scllin at Jericho. Until walls end in lowers, which aro supposed : to represent tho city gates. jMuny valuable bronzo and ceramic -relics were found, tho de posits dating from Cmiaanitish up to GreuU times. The extent of tlio riiins proves Shecliem to hnvo been a'very large city.

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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His Grace Ungracious. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914

His Grace Ungracious. " Xut \Cithout dilliculty, the young Duko 01" Kniglitsbridge familiarly known us the " Night bird"-luul been persuaded to accept nn invitation to lunch nt the "com modioiis and well-appointed" resi lience of Mr. Holls-Kpsher, the Soap Emperor. ? . Towards the eml-of tile meal the genial soap ? pmpcror. grew Jiioro and inoro depressed. A'ot .0110 . of his treasures hacl "evoked' -the faint est flicker or ducal approvnl. In a frenzy of despair, il'r. Kaslier pinyed his trump card, some price less Napoleon ..brandy, declared by tiio greatest connoisseurs to bo the finest liqueur that ever a gourmet could desire. Unable to contain himself longor, old liushcr bent across the tabl<* with bulgiug_ (ryes. "What do you think ol this brandy, Duke he asked, with tremulous geniality. "Xot bad, ell V" The "Night-bird" slightly opened one eye, steadied his monocle, and favoured his host with a blank stare. "Er-no-not> very,"-',lie languidly replied.

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Blood Will Tell. AN EXCITING DISCOVERS. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914

Blood Will Tell. AN EXCITING DISCOVERS. A discovery concerning the char acteristics of blood which hns boon rondo by Dr. B. T. Heichert, promises to revolutionise 'ninny tilings. For instance, it may ren der the murderer ensy of detection, and tho divoreo riddlo, where there are children, easy of solution. Un til now there has been 110 absolute ly rcliablo method of distinguish ing tho blood stuina of man, ani mal, bird, or reptile, but now we tire assured the dlfTerenco enn bo shown even between tho blood stains of man and man 1 Wo are told by Mr. A. St. Georgo Joyce, to whom wo aro indebted for our report, that Doctor Kel chort, in his experiments, has been ablo to differentiate between tho blood of various liuman beings, to nn extent that ho has actually dis-: covered a difference in tlio shapo of blood crystals of one man as I compared with thoso of another. | But bis ruscaiTb worlo lias not yot been developed to tho point wliero 'TMS (iirierentiatlon can bo doter I mined in the...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A FORTUNE IN A COIN. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914

A FOrtTUN-E IN A COIN", Somewhere in the world there is a j fortune in a coin. Among tho ' coins ^ 11] a j] con hail minted wore ' sonic millions of five-franc pieces, | and he ilolcrinincU to popiilarlso these in an extraordinary , way. Tn ! ono of the coins, folded to a tiny size, was enclosed a note signed by . Napoleon, and promising: tho sum . ol 5,01)0,000 frnncs-about £200,000 -to the finder of -that particular | coin. Naturally, everybody .who changed a largo piece demanded the- now five ' franc 'coins,.in exchnnge, and* as a rulo probed and dug and sounded the nietnl in eager search for the hidden nolo. Hut tho years wont on, and ? yet the note did not ap pcur. Napoleon's plighted word is j n sacred trust. to the French na tion,' mid to-dny the (.iovwnniont stands ready to pay the debt, which, is now worth JCI,47S,000 : upon demand. .

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
What Binks Learned. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914

What Binks Learned. Young Cicero Dinks was an eru j (lite 3'outh, and a regular demon for i knowledge forsooth. At his studies be "swotted" to tell you tho truth, i for eight or teu hours every dny. To give you some little idea of his worth, ho knew to a frac tion the ngo of the earth, tho ac tual weight of tho inoon nnd its girth, and how* far all the stars were away. He could tell you tho reason why eggs are not meat, why toadstools' and hedgehogs aro not good to cat; also why there can never ba cold without heat, and why lUimble-hcca don't make* honey.. He could analyst whisky and blackT-curraut tart, and repeat Shakespeare's plays if you., gave him a start. In fact, he was crammed full of science and art, knowing even why TCobey is funny. "One enn ne'er learn too much," with a smile he would say. But he altered his mind, overhearing one day two friends, who imagined him out of the way, stating facts new to Dinks, without doubt. "What an ugly old beggar that Dinks is !" said one....

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Romance of London Water [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 20 February 1914

Romance of London Water ! It is just three centuries ago that tho water of tho Now IUvor was turned into Uio company's reservoir at Clerkenwelf. The four years' la bour, backed by tho enterprise aud faith of Sir Hugh Myddulton, brought water to London through wooden pipes and to Londoners' houses by small leaden pipes. lUit like many grunt inventors, he wns almost ruined in carrying out his idea, and never gained a farthing from the New Tfiver Company, which paid no dividend during his life time. Jt is the fnlc of the artist uho.se picture, given in payment of a tavern bill, in priced at thou sands after his death. MyddolUm, If ho still notes mundane mutters, must be glad that his company promotion ended in usefulness and profit. A single £5 oriijlnul share in the New River Company would bring its owner to-day a fortuue of something liko £100,000 ! i

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Keeps Greenstuff Fresh. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 27 February 1914

Keeps Greenstuff Fresh. One of the chief causes of failure in the backyard poultry run is an insunicloiit supply of fresh green stuff. 'Even when green meat is available in plenty, the usual prac tice is to throw it into the runs, where it is trampled upon and very soon becomes unfit, for food. "I have tried' niuijy ways of keep ing the greenstuff given to my birds clean and fresh," writes a corres pondent, "but the following method is the only one that has answered my purposo "I got a pieco of wide-meshed netting mid made it into a bag, fastening a wire ring at the top as shown in the sketch. Then ? I made handles ot string, an<\ hung it up within ensy reach of the fowls' lieaks, but out of tho way of their feet.

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Carrying a 20-ton Engine on a Cable. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 27 February 1914

Carrying a 20-ton Engine on a Cable. The strongth of n cable I?* griiphl* cally lU'istrntod In n photograph from Mexico, \V1itc cnpinocring plant Ims h«H to bo transported by cnblowny over th» Hio (Jrnwlo River. The scries of cableways erected at .Elephant Untie, New Mexico, liavo been employed to- weighty advan tage in transporting many thou sands of tons of material and ma chinery. Recently it was found ne cessary to transfer u - 0-1 on engine across the ennyon. Fearing the weight of the engine might loo severely test the strength of a single cable, the engine was swung across on two cables nnd was safely landed at its destination 011 the other side. The length of the cableways from one tower to. the other is 1,150 feet nnd the height of span above river bed Is about 2S0 feet.

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Asleep in the Dustbin [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 27 February 1914

Asleep in the Dustbin The dustbins of Houcn,. which the authorities of that, nuvn boast, aro ' of the most modern l\pe in France, | Juivo been jienrJ.v responsible for tho | death of a man. When the dust bins have been collected early in tho morning they ore hooked on lo nti endless chain which carried them up to tho top of a furnace and there automat ically em pi ies t hem. When this was beintf 'clone on IVidnv. a workman noticed what looked like a pood pair of trousers in one of the dustbins, as it wn« about to be emptied into the furnace. Anxious to .save the garment for his own use, he pulled the lever which Mops the movement of the chain. Looking eloscr, he found a man asb'ep in the dustbin. The man had bem put in the dustbin f.o sleep, ns a joke, by .several companions with whom he had spent the evening, and who were intoxicated. I

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
INTERESTING ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 27 February 1914

INTERESTING ITEMS. Mo wits have been artificially col oured with more or less success, but until recwitly animals have escaped the experiments of the investiga tors. Now, however, we are as sured that fishes may bo so col oured as to .suit the human fancy. In Sicily, it i.s reported, by the in troduction into the water of chalk, iron, and n quantity of pe«t, col ours may bo imparted to the'carp. After treatment in n bath of these concomitants for n couplr» of weoks the fish is Riven another chemically prepared bath into which there nro introduced iron and tan. Ry in creasing or diminishing the quan tities the colour is said to bo accentuated ' or diminished. The pro cess is sold to be somewhat, hazar dous, but produces ornamental Ash. An illustration of the incredible superstition of the Russian peasant is recorded in n telegram from St. Petersburg to the "Ta^^hlntt." Tn the tillage of Wnlizo, near I.odz, the peasants held a meeting to dis cover the cause of the heavy rain which ren...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
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