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"The Door That Always Opens." [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914

" The Door That Always Opens." '? The Door that always Opens " ia the title of the latent illustrated book let issued by Dr Baroardo's Home*. I« contains the life stories of a day's cdinissions told in a very readauie fathion. Here is one of them : "Ia the dark hours comes little IVddie, fouud in the a".r» et at 2 o'clock in the morning, burning with fever. Nat even Ur Barnardo's HouifS cou d savtj him, huiI we can set' that be must die. But nobody cuuld know how p'"*ble some of his last wordj would i)r ill! good nurse kissed lino liico a ret her. '. Vvny did you do thutl' «:"? the astouisheu (>c*y ; and then, ' jtobody - never - Unwed- use rforii."' _. ?ur nearly half * century tho door t \ Or Baruardo's Homea has opennd to \!S destitute childrea. Many of them "oirto in a pitable condition-aiiliijted, .'j Tering and miserable, 7S,U0o chil tim have passed through ti.e door, f.M the majority of theui have been Siv.i.ied in various wayu to take their m us-ful citiznni; in the. Home...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ACCOUNTED FOR. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914

ACCOUNTED 1'OIS. A travoller in Ceylon, desiring to lake a hath, asked a native to show him to a piuco that was freo from crocodilcs. The native took liiin close to thu mouth of tho river, wliero tho tra veller enjoyed- a nice,, refreshing bath. . On comlngout of tho water, ho'in fiuircd of his guide how this local ity happened to bo froo from cro codiles. "Crocodiles' 'frnid. of; shark," re plied tho untivo,; "too many, shark hero I" ,

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
NATURAL SELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914

NATURAL SELECTION. . A' well-known-' American soldier, General''Kelson A. Miles, became re miniscent nt a dinner ono evening. "There Is a lot of humour, real ] humour, to bo found on a battle field," lie said. "I remember the disc of u rctrcut which was really a rout. - In this retreat the Com manding General, as lio galloped along like thirwind, turned to nil aide-do-camp who was urging his horse to the limit, and asked " 'Who uro your rearguard "Tho aide, without the slightest hesitation, replied : " ' Thoso who have the worst horses, sir.' "

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Dogs and Moving Pictures [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914

Dogs and Moving Pictures A moving picture show waa,reccnt« ly given ia Loodou to doterminc What eflect . n cinematograph pic ture had on the intelligence of ani mals. A series of motion pictures were reoled off in a darkened room before ail audience of prize dogs. First some pictured of a dog chow were run through. The dogs walk ed up and hud a look at it, and turned mwiy, obviously bore-1 and uninterested. Evidently the subject was too familiar. They woke up, however, when an elephant came splashing into a pool of water nnd appeared to be walking inlu the room. A massive bulldog made a dash for the screen. With his head up and ears pricked, ho got ready to attack, and the whole audience barked and bayed in blood-curdling discord. Pictures of birds also irri tated them, but when other ani mals were shown they quickly recog nised that they were not looking at tho real thing, and in a few seconds quietened down completely. The geu eral result of the experiment seem od to be that dogs ...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Doctoring Precious Stones. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914

Doctoring Precious Stones. Under tho careful treatment of u skilful "doctor" a precious stono mnj Nery likely become worth ten time* moro than its original value. Dia monds, perhaps, have received more attention than any other gems. These uro treated generally in order to rid thorn of a yellow tlngo which greatly reduces their value. Pearls loso their vitality and ro quiro very expert treatment. The outer skiu turns black as old age creeps upon them, and this has to bo most skilfully removed by the "doctor." Turquoises often change in co lour from their beautiful blue to a kind of scn-gvcoti, and they then havo to be skinned and ropoilshed. Rubies which get "run down" are improved in colour and nppearancc by tho application of a certain vege table dye. Tho l'p«tient" is sub mitted to a course of massage un til the normal glow of good health is maintained. Sapphire* generally have to bo rA'ltioA'l vitnUUf 't'lioi.- colour. ing has frequently to bo softened down by a series of baths o...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Obituary. MR PATRICK LAFFIN, WOOSANG. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914

Obituary. MR PATRICK LAFFIN, WOOSANG. We regrafc to record the death of Mr Patrick Luffin, of Woosang, which occurred on Iho 29th ult nt his rpsi dence. Burly in the afternoou of that day deceased Buffered a fainting turn, . while cutti»<; '.histles. Ho was assisted to walk to his holier, 1^ miles awny, and after goim; » little wny recovered ? somewhat, brini,' aljlo to w»*lk alone. Ho received every attention at homo, and appeared to ho better. About 6 o'c'ock he took a hud turn, and, gradu ally getting worse, died three hours later. Mr Laffin was 84 years of age, and a native of Limerick, Irplard, He arrivoJ in the State in 1853. following the co'd rushes for some little time. In 187G, in company with his brother and sister, ho selected land nt Woo sang, remaining there until the timo of MB doath. Tho deceased gontleman was rory successful in agricultural pursuits, and was well known and highly respected throughout the dis trict! His wife pre-decensed him hy 11 months, ...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Scotland's Black Museum. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914

Scotland's Black Museum. Thousands of peoplo ivho visit Edinburgh every year from till parts of the globe leave tho city without seeing 0110 of Its most in signts. -nils lo a Jitlle museum, one of tho most wonderful in tho world, which is entirely un known to but a few peoplo In the Scottish capital. CRIME RELICS. In this museum, situated in ono of the dungeons of tho Justiciary build ings in Parliament Square, . nre housed many relics of sensational Scottish crimes of by go no days gruesome productions with which, some pathetic or romantic tale is associated. These include such ar ticles as phials of poison, revol vers, guns, blood-stained knives and clothes, and many sots of bur glars' tools which have belonged to notorious law-breakors whoso names are writ largo in tho annuls of crime. There are to bo seen the rowan tree which was produced at tho trial of. Monsott in connection with the Ard famont tragedy, and the long hlnck coflin which contained tho body of the tweiity-Qfth Ehr...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Korong Shire Council. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 9 January 1914

Korong Shire Council. MONTHLY MEETING. Tin* rtiiir thly meeting of iho itorong I Shiro Council was held at the Shire Hall yesterday, Present- I -Crs O'Brien (presit*nnt), Thomas, J White, Kiniry, Andrews, Gray An apology was received from Or Stveeoey. CORHR8PONDKNCB. From Hy Ward, lamplighter, Ko rong Vale, suggesting thiifc the street lamps bo ronewod, as many are in a bad state.-Engineer to inspecb and attend to repairs he consider! neces Bary. From Annie M Speer, Kinypaniel, staling that the culvert on oast and west ro'itl near G.ime's and Matthews' is in a fi*i>geroun state.-Or Andrews said hb had instructed a man to effect repairs From W Bland, Inglewoodj asking council's consent to his application to parohnio portion oi a lane between his two blocks at Glen&lbyn,-Engineer to report. From J J O'Brien, stating that. Mews John Coffey, ten, Arthur Johnson, T Taig, jun, W Cook and T Nelson were nominated at a public meoting as a committee of manage- I dent of the Kinpowe...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A RECORD PRIZE FIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 16 January 1914

A RECORD PRIZE FIGHT. The Maharajah of Mourbhnnj In In dia thinks the Johnson-Jeffries tight "very small beer." "The talk about this prize-flghtin;: reminds me," be remarked, "of a story someone told me the other day. Once, so the story says, there was a man a white man-travelling about In In dia with two ot your prize-fighters. There was in a near'ov province a wise old l?ajah who was fond of pugil istic encounters. The white mau heard about this, and a; cached the old Rajah, with the result that the latter offered a large sum of money to the winner of a light between these two men; .'J10.000 was to be the prize to the winner, and nothing to the loser. "Well, the two fighters being wise, agreed to-what do you call it?-yes. loaf on the job. They each' would take half of the Rajah's money. But the Rajah had aiso much wisdom, and be suspected the plot, and made plans also. "Well, the day of the encounter came. Just as the two battlers were to go into the roped-off enclosure, a bag of ...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
The Divining Rod. EXPERIMENTS CONVERT CONGRESS OF INVESTIGATORS. CAUSES OF PHENOMENA. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 16 January 1914

.' f The Divining Rod. lixi'EUISlENTS CONVERT CON GRESS OF INVESTIGATORS. CAUSES OK rllENO.UKNA. Much to I ho surprise of a scepti cal puhln\ the "tllvinir-g rod con gress" just held at Tlallc ((lermany), ha.s attracted ail extraordinary , amount of attention from serious v German scientists. Tho congress was called together to determine what scientific basis, if any, there is for t ho ancient theory , that underground springs or de posits of ore can bo located by the use of the "divining rod." The members included a large num ber of agriculturists, geologists, and geographers from ail parts ot iU' f Europe, world, including not ,~ J but Africa ,t»' ^nienca. Iv..-..-,MOiial '"HulonganRer,' or ex 1 Ci ts in the use of the "rod," woro nlso <111 liaiul to give Hie benefit, of their experience. The conclusions ot congress will come us a surprise to those who long ago dismissed the " divining rod" theory as n relic of ancient superstition. The members decided that the wonders ...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Deep—Very Deep. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 16 January 1914

Deep-Very Deep. In County Sligo tliero is & small lake renowned for its fabulous depth. A professor happened to bo In that part of Iroland during the summer, and started out one'dny for a ramble among the mountains, accompanied by u native guide. As they climb ed, Pat asked him if he would like to seo this lake, "for it's no bottom at all, sorr." "Hut how do you know that, Pat ?" asked the professor. "Well, sorr, I'll tell ye. Mo own cousin was showin' tho pond to u gentleman one dny, sorr, and he looked incredulous like, just as you do, and me cousin couldn't stand it for him to doubt his worrd, sorr, nnd so, ho said, ' Hetforra, I'll prove tho truth of me words,' and off wish his clothes and in ho jumped." Tho professor's fnee woro an amused and r|idz/.ical expression. "Yes, sorr,, in ho jumpod, and didn't coino up again, ut all, at all." "Nut.," ani«i tho professor, "I don't seo your cousin proved his point by recklessly drowning himself." "Sure, sorr, it wnsn't drowned a...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Customs in Regard to Bowing. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 16 January 1914

Customs in Regard to Bowing. I I (Ity Mrs. FRANK IvE/VIlNEPO One of the tests of good breeding, training, and culture is in the Man ner in which u. bow or salutation of recognition is mode. .A brusque, abrupt manner is rude. A very effusive manner and 'a lou' bow arc worse. The* correct salutation is between the two extremes. , Although according to circumstan ces, a bow may be cordial, friend Iyt formal,' slight,-'"deferential or familiar, it must bo made. A person who has been introduced is entitled to recognition. * - .An important rule about bowing is that a man must wait for a lady to recognise IiiiiK. Italwecn . friends the act of bowing is alinbst simul taneous, but .it is the privilege- of a woman to take 1 Ho initiative by being the first to bow. As has boon suid, an introduction entitles every one to a bow. ')n1y for very gravo reasons would anyono ever give a direct "cat," when tho claim an introduction , imposes has been absolutely forfeited. In a case . where - there ha...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
The Infinities or Eternlty. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 16 January 1914

The Infinities or Eternity. . * liDOAU LUOIEN I,A11KIN.) "Can there bo two kinds of infini ties, or two infinite spaces ?" Tho writer of this question must decide. The nearest star fs dis tant 2o,000,0(m,000,000 miles. Go, to the star and' let each unit, repre sent one inilo ; thon the distanco rep resented by a line of ones, 25 tril lion miles long, submerges nil hu man powers of imagination. Jlut write a row of 22*22122 . . 25 trillion miles long, then the number of miles represented would bo twice as groat. Thon write a row< of OtUWlU) . . equally as long, and tho distance expressed would bo nino times as great as that represented l>v tho ones. lint no human brain can think of the distance expressed by tho ones. I.et the first row of figures extend 2o trillion, or fifty, or a thousand trillion miles to the east; then a row could be similarly extended i toward tho west. Many millions of years would bo required to write during ono thousand million ways these long rows...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SUBSTITUTE FOR A GLASS CUTTER. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 16 January 1914

SUBSTITUTE 1'OU A GLASS CUTTiSll. Jt sometimes ; happens that when one has to cut glass . a glass cutter is, not at hand,-or.: the one in use is worn out. The following will make a good substitute: Tuke an ol*I file, break the end ami it will be found that one corner will gone* rally have a very sharp edge, which will cut glass quite- as well as any cutter. Of; course it soon wears down, but it is merely necessary to break u.small piece off the file again, and it will be as sharp us before. In warming a steamed pudding:, or in steaming a stale cake, never put the article on a plate or a Hut dish. Place the pudding in a colan der in the sUmiimt. and you will be surjM'i.sed to find hnw much lighter and more tlflicate the pudding will be than it' a 'plate had been used for the moisture to settle on and uutke the puddhig sludgy.

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SOME HISTORICAL HOAXES. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 16 January 1914

.OME HISTORICAL HOAXES. To most people "Koblnson Orusoe" IB nn nduiii.ible story, but there was at least one man who toolt It for a veracious history, ami, ncrord'ui: to tradition, when Into in lifit tie .hoov ered 111 at It was a men- llsmeut ol' n romancer's Imagination, lio died of disgust llo (elt |li,il hr litxl be>-n hoaxed nil liifi lire, and In such cir cumstances tliciwas nothing that a tine man ot lei-lma maid do but lie down quietly and expire. Defoe's journal of tne plaxue i-omrs as near nelng a hoax as anytlilim could Willi nut being one. He wan tour years old when the calamity occuned, and .vet ne writes the story as by n matured nctor In the sreno. There Is no sign anywhere ot tne imaginative writer, and nine-tenths ot the people who nave read the boon (all those k ho Ig nore editors' prefaces-a multlKide whom no man can number) have Hur ried away the liupii-sslnu that they, have been In communion with an eye witness. When people learned that Hih xuoon was a planet...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Korong Shire Council. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 16 January 1914

Korong Slih-o Council. .MONTHLY M1CETTNO, Ooii1!: \i i? ion of report of shire council on 8th mat; COIlItESPONDBNCK. From W D Vnnston, Salisbury West, in reference to his dispute with II R Redwood re a closed road, stAting that the gate placed there is only I Oft wide. nnd too narrow *o adroit agri culfin-il ft?'it'hird'iJl» concluded a Ion^ l ui'i l>y unuiu requesting' the council to have the road removed from dm closed road list. -No action. From Wedderburn Race Club, ap plying to hold a race meeting ia the rnfeuoUrfiH reserve on 25th March. Some improvements to the course wore iifci Bsnry, h' (1 the committee desired authority to <lo the woik and to know if the .rouncil would hoar aiiy portion of I he expense.-Crs Gray and White moved (hat permisnirm ho granted to hold the meeting and to make the improvements, the engineer lo supervise the work, and the council to contribute up ?o £2 of the. cost. - C trried. OATK MONEY PRIIOEKTAOK In lilt-cussing 'ln> letter fro...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Handy for Camper. SIMPLE SLEEPING CONVENIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 16 January 1914

Handy for Camper. » SIM PLK SLl'.El'IN'G CON VENIENCE. A piece of canvas, coarse, unbleach TZ of strong sash cord, are all the ninlcrinls necessary to create this camper's equipment. So sowing is require*!, mid the out.'it ran he erwted in u feu* inimtto.s. Jt is light and can be carried anywhere. Snlert two trees, or two poles, and tie the end of tho rope to one of these ; then run the rope around the other three times, draw it taut and run the end hack to tho first support nnd fasten it. Thus two parallel cords at any desired height will he formed between tho t wo supports. Spread out tho cloth on the ground under the two ropes 90 that the side of the material to* form the inner part of the hammock is uppermost. JVift one side of the material, and place the edge over one A quickly constructed Strotchor, of the cords far enough to overlap about one-third the entire length of the material. 1-ift the opposite side and turn its edge over in a like manner, and both edges win over lap i...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
INFLUENCING THE RICHNESS OF MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 16 January 1914

INFLUENCING THE FtiCHNESi OF MILK. Dr. Harold B. .Woqd states that the conditions which affect the richness of milk lu butterfat nre: (1) Breed and individuality of cows. (2) Time during milking. (3) Manner of miii;ing. (4) Length of time between* milk ing*. (5) Period of lactation, age and feed of cows. (6) Environment. It would be an excellent thing If some of our most progressive dairy farmers would take these six points to. a thorough course of research and thereby give us some conclusions based on a scientific attempt to know what are the laws that most fully govern them. There is another matter that most urgently needs patient in vestigation, and that is whether thera Is anything, in the construction of the udder as seen externally that would fairly indicate whether the cow yields milk rich or deficient in butterfat. Several theories lire Heating about on this question based on the limited ob serva'.fon of individuals. There is a large domain yet unexplored concern ing the dni...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Wedderburn Race Club. ANNUAL MEETING. FINE PROGRAMME PREPARED. £100 IN PRIZE MONEY. RACES ON 25th MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 16 January 1914

Wedderburn Race Club. ANNUAL MEETING. FINE PROGRAMME PREPARED. £100 IN PHIZE MONEY. RACES ON 25th MAROII. Tlio nntiunl ninntinc of tho Wmlder liurn Baen Club wnn linld 'on WWIIIGB (]<y evoninu, tvc M jmcrofl's Hotfll. -Dr A W Rindrr (in tho ,-!i iii ), Mr-»rs M L Mulonny, 0 Hill)- I I i(>, W Butfjr, Jus Crinp, Gi o Cook, ! J-m Huli, J Pretty, J McGurk, H| Cook, .1 P OrniL'. 0 Mmvcroff, »nd tho ? Kconitariea (P McCJurk nnd F Gibson). '? COnUKSPONDKNCK A letter w;t-4 iend fiiiin .Mr W A Filiate, wlid itctvcl an V H C repre. tentative lit th" elnh's lust ""king for a testimonial, a« In! wm applying for the position ofstipendary steward. It was resolved to supply the letter requirr.l, on the mo* ion «f Messrs Morecroft and Fretty. Thi' s/'creUiy of tin; Itorougs Shite Council wiote, stnfinu tba' pprmifefiion hud been given to Imld »i meeting on *25th March, tho condition bMni; that the club pays 10 por cent on the urostf gate taking and fi per cent on the face value of mem...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Balmoral. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 16 January 1914

Balmoral. Balmoral is n typical Scottish ensile, built in the old bnronlal stylo. The corridors arc lined with stags' heads .* which have* fallen to the Kims of t ho Roy ill sportsmen, whose; names arc placed beneath the trophies. The pictures in the Castle are ehielly of sporting- scenes and Scottish landscapes, and the K«>yM tartan plan) is seen in curlnin.s and upholstery. The Queen's private rooms Jmvc a beautiful outlook over the Dee. The wooded hill of Craig CJownu rises at. the back of the Castle, and from its summit, the bonfires blaze to commemorate family and na tional events. The last bonfire was in honour of tho King's Corona* t ion. Cairns abound on the hills of Hubnoral, Tor throughout the seventy odd years in which it has been n Ro\ al residence, special family events have been marked in this Highland fashion. The idea was originated by the Ctiirn-:i cpiliftMi, or the Cairn of Uenvmbrance,'some mile and a hail on the road from Balmoral to llra«Miuu\ which marks the...

Publication Title: Wedderburn Express And Korongshire Advertiser
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