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LUCERNE. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 6 March 1914
LUCERNE. Lucerne is talked of more tlinu ever now at our dairy meetings. It is a well known fact that it furnishes the cheapest source of protein of any roug.hnge grown. One thing strongly emphasized by the experts is that it will not start under the ordinary conditions usually given other crops , by farmers. Quite contrary to the prevalent opinion, it needs a rich, sweet, thorough!} cultivated, well drained soil at the beginning. When once started it has been found to be one of the easiest crops to grow ever kinown. After a lield is well set it docs not require ns much care, and as one farmer said at a recent meet ing, "the more you abuse it then, the better it doe«." -"Jerwy Bulk 19,18. |
CHAPTER IV. THE SENOR LEON MONTEJO. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 6 March 1914
CHAPTER' IV. THE SENOn I.RON MONTK.K). Geoffrey Grenvillo hesitated for a moment, enjoying his friend's evi dent curiosity ; ho looked at liini niui smiled. "I thought you would know at once," he sn 1&lt;1. "Von suroly suspect, old clinp-It's Miss Forrls." "Mary Forris !" Ulck muttered. Ho did not know flint ho lind spoken aloud. His face hardened, and his lmnd shook n little as ho lifted a glass of wine to bis lips. "I con gratulate you," he said, in a low voice. "You have won a pearl of a woman." "Yes, I have," replied Grenvilic, who was stupidly blind to the effect his avowal had produced on his com panion. "Thanks for your congratu lations. I am a happy man, Dick, and only two days ago I felt miser able and uncertain-you see I came to London resolved to try my fate, /ind Imvo It over one way or the other. Of course, the dato of the rmirrioge is not fixed, and won't he for some tfmo ; there arc a lot of matters to arrange. It's lucky I have the Income my father left me in...
PART 2. CHAPTER III.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 6 March 1914
CHAPTER III.-(Continued.) Dick darted across the pavement, and clasped tbo outstretched hand. "Gronvlllc, my dear fellow !" he' cried. "Why, I thought the Malta was thousands of miles away! When did you come to town ?" "Three dajs ago - got a month's leave," was the reply. "Awfully sorry but I didn't have a chanco to look you up. Come and lunch with mo." "Oan't ; liuve an engagement." "Let your tailor wait," Grenville_ laughed. "I'll take no denial. I have' so much to tell you. Come along-., old man." Dick yielded and took n seat In tho cab. It rnttlcd up Begent-street into ' Piccadilly, and stopped before Hat chett's. Tho two were soon at a table deop down in that old-time re sort. It was like nnother world, with the soft artificial light shining on plate and linen, on the rlclily-colour od innrai decorations, on black-clad waiters moving noiselessly over the thick carpet. Dick glanced about tho lunch room, which was moderately full. He nod ded to several acquaintances, and then hi...
APPLICATION OF POTASH MANURES. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 6 March 1914
APPLICATION OF POTASH MANURES. -f 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 thun most farmers com monly imagine. Especially is tliiH true in the case of kainit and potash manure salts, where success or failuro mny depeml 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 bo thrown away as far as the crop In question is concerned ; it might ovon bo hurtful to some crops if used at n wrong time. The results of a large number of experiments conducted on the Con tinent and in CJroat Britain givo 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 nr winter application. Profitable increases are given bj both autumn and apring applications, but In almost every case autumn...
CHAPTER V. AT THE SIGN OF THIS JOLLY WATERMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 6 March 1914
CHAPTER V. AT THE SIGN OF THIS JOLLY WATERMAN. For a moment Dick was silent. He pondered over tho Spaniard's words, hut with no intontlon of taking them seriously. He was curious to know to what illegitimate use the yacht was to be put-that it had been purchased with somo shady motive In view he was satisfied. And, remembering cer tain rebellions then nourishing in dif [crcnt parts of the world, he quickly concluded that he had found the clue. He pushed hack his chair and rose to I his feet. "Your oiler is a iittle loo tempt ing, too flowery, Senor Montejo," be said, coldly. "I beg to decline It with thanks. I doubt 11 the allure ments you hold out would compen sate me for a cell in somo foreign prison, though you may not regard that as a shadow of Peril or misfor tune-to quote your own words." Tho Spaniard's black eyes flashed menacingly. "Sir, I request that you make your ' meaning plain," he answered. "Do you accuse me of having illegal de Bigns .&lt; "I accuse you of not...
THE ORIGIN OF CROCHET. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 6 March 1914
THE ORIGIN OF CROCHET. Few people are aware how the art ei crochet originated, and like most arts, it owes its invention to nature. In,the early part of the nineteenth century Mdlle. Riego, a French lady, was walking one day in the harvest fields. Her attention waj struck by seeing the harvesters making a chala from the Jong straws which they knot ted together 'on', the points of theli reaping hooks, and when finished they tied the sheaves together with this novel binding. Mdlle. Riego was In' genious enough to evolve the art of crochet from this idea; she procured a small hook and tried what she could do with a chain of cotton, and gradu ally. thanks to her artistic skill and unwearying patience, crochet became a reality. Mddle. Riego was very friendly with the nuns at the Black Roc'k Convent, Dublin, anc'l taught. them , how , to crochet the many beautiful designs she created; in which patterns of the finest antique laces «ere reproduced, end these patterns are still used at the c...
A GOOD MAXIM. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 6 March 1914
A GOOD MAXIM. It was. a, rich , woman who said she owed her comfortable Income to the fact that all her life she had never con tracted a debt. "Pay as you go," was her maxim in life. Try it, and sea how .sure a.rule'It is to follow. In the first, place. It teaches you how much you can do without. For though many women think nothing of buying little odds and'ends which run away with so much money when they are put down to an account, they Invari ably hesitate and' think twice about paying outright for them.
A FATAL MISTAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 6 March 1914
A FATAL MISTAKE. A gieat many people seem to think that the marriage ceremony absolves them from all further courtesies and attentions to the person whom they have wed. After that they are always lu negll see, both as to manners and clothes, when they are at home. This Is a fatal mistake. Because n woman is married is no excuse for her going untidily about the house and telling her husband home truths that hurt his vanity. Because a woman is his wife, gives a man no right to say things to her he would not dare to say to any other lady who possessed, 4 big, able-bodied brother. ^ Good manners are the preservative >1 peace and concord, and are warran ted to keep happiness in any climate. The problem of how to be happy though married is really no problem at all., Xo mystery should ever have .teen made of It. It Is merely fair dealing In fair part uershlp-giving' the other party the iame privileges and. perquisites you assume for yourself, and allowing the person you love as much con...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 6 March 1914
DR SHELDON'S DIGESTIVE TABULES. way to success you 'jBtou ich eerful Disposition. est what you eat. |le from F J Pettoril and A onv, Wedderburn. TAKE NO OTHER. " F&lt;$ nino yQ?p I .suffered, with a liver disouliar ;aud tried numerous medicines, obtaining very little relief," writes Miss Ksther J Coles, Major's Creok, N S W. "After taking Clumberlain's Tablets regdlarly' fir a fortnight I found I was gru irly bemlited. niid inn now completely restored tu hi-Jth. My father, who is 79, is an invalid and is lioubled with con stipation, but h is obtained the greatest benefit f i i/in Chamberlain's Tablets. Rather than use any other medicine we 11 avti. often sent into llraidwoodJ( that is Jvyinty miles a'w.iy, for Chamberlain's Tablets." Sold by Leek and Craig, Me'cnants, Wedderburn, GEO. T. SMITH, Wholesale and Retail FAMILY BUTCHER, Ham and Bncon Oarer, HIGH STREET, WEDDERBURN. Families Waited on for Orders. Small Goods always on band. Sausages a Speciality. PRICES MODERATE. S...
MAN AND A PIPE. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 6 March 1914
MAN AND X PIPE. Man's a/plpe, his life but Bmoc«;,' i Tou think that la a Joki!) They atfi really much akin. Joth w$h breath are filled^ within; loth ot^jhem, composed bf'clay," ak« thT* breath of both away. s'atare nas the self-same plau, i'b* plpcwlll die, so will the man! tlan at[l|kst, most surely must :01c aoiri'f? time and come to dust 3o 'Ua with the pipe you smoke, it npTTitr'~*~ du*t-ao where's tha Joka
FOR THE BUSINESS GIRL. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 6 March 1914
FOR THE BU8INE88 GIRL. Never get careless about your work »u4 imaglrfe that you are indispen sable. No one'is indispensable, so you can't tfford to but youfbest Don't get into the way of thinking .'Oh, this is so small and unimportant that it makes no difference how I do It!" It you are not reliable in small thins*, you can't be trusted with big thing*. | Never Je afraid of dolng.a little bit more than you are actually called up >n to da iu . Be cheerful over.your work. If you have to' earn your living, you might !uit ai^'Well be happy as "grumpy" >ver. It'": Put yflur whole heart and soul into Joing your work well, and treat all rith.whom you come in contact COUP usoualy^ During; business hours attend strict y to th^'work you have in hand.^Atter houri you can enjoy yourself "'with" a clear sense of duty done. a ^ Never^talk to outsiders about what £oee on.:in the office. Toil ire in honor bound to look on your employers' business as something ;o be kejjit absolutely secret by...
WRITING LOVE-LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 6 March 1914
WRITING LOVE-LETTERS. Regarded as a hobby for tlie spare moments, writing love-letters lias not only, its dangers, but is one in wlilcti few people excel. To tell the truth In a phrase, every man Is a little the wiser for the love-letters he never writes. "My dear hoy," said an old lawyei . to Ills son, "never write a love-letter, and never destroy But men will write, and women *111 keep, though time makes most love letters too vivid In a book, and many of them too costly in a law court. They make contemporaries laug'j, and posterity shake its head. Few of our classic groat men havo improved their reputation by their love-letters. The oldest love-letter In the world was written four thousand years ago, on a brick, by Gemll the Babylonian to the lovely Kashbuya, living at the "Two Slppars." "May the aun of Marduck," says he, "give thee eternal life. I would fain know if thy health Is good." No love-letter written since has shown any improve ment on that. It is "as safe as hou ses," a...
WOMAN'S WORLD. DOMESTIC ECONOMY. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 6 March 1914
WOMAN'S WORLD. DOMESTIC ECONOMY. DM-you ever ask yourself the mean lug of the term domestic economy? Most HKoly .you never did, Notwith' standing the growing popularity of tills brunch of study there Is no subject the name and nature of which Is so gener ally misunderstood. Some young wo men thinl; It menus "cookery and laun dry lessons"; others think "scraping and saving" would more IHIy define It; while dim ideas of so-called menial du ties and domestic drudgery lloat through [lie brains of others. liut these are "small nibblings at the outer bark" of the truth, which is that a knowledge which relates to the Intel ligent and cultivated mauagrmrni ol everything connccted with the home It is the science of the home and pre eminently a woman's science. It I? the woman's work to make the house into a home. Every woman ought to . know how to do all thin.vs necessary to make a home happy. The husband earns the money, but the principal part of it has to be spent by thr wife. Hence It is ...
An Economical Family. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 6 March 1914
An Economical Family. "Oh, we have to be (rightfully econ omical down at our house,said the boy. "We're such a big family. My biggest brother is a chef, and" of course, has t ? wear a white' coat. So ma buys a whole suit for him; says wearing It saves his clothes. 'When they've been washed a few times, of course they don't look nice enough for a chef so ma gets him a new suit and l"jnds over the others to Bill. Bill works In a meat market." "Oets two wears out of them thai way,r eh?" said the Inquirer. "Then dad's a painter; when the white suit gets too dirty for Bill, dad wears it as long aB he can to paint In. Of course, in time they get pretty well caked up with paint. Then ma uses them to light the fire, and being soaked with paint they burn Al." "So that's the end of them? Well, /ou certainly do " . ___ "Not a bit of it. Ma UBes them agatn along with the wood ashes to make soft, soap of." "You don't say so!" "Yes. After that she pours the soap suds on file back garden. Best thi...
THE SUN LOSING ITS HEAT? [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 6 March 1914
n THE SUN V08INQ ITS HEATl Eminent scientists the world ovei Mse'rt that the sun is gradually losing Its heat, and that for years the diame ter of the sun has been contracting af the'rate of fifty-six yards a year. A reduction of only 10 per cent, in the heat of the sun, says Professor ' Doolittle,"Director of the Flower Ob servatory of the University of Peunsj-I vania, would drive every civilised be . Ing out of Canada, and the northern border of the United States would then bccome the upper limit of habitation. "As the heat of the sun diminish es," he says, "so the inhabitable zone will grow smaller north and south, until at last only a little band will ex ist around the earth at the Tropics. This band, too, will In time fade away." Professor Newcomb estimates the time when life will become extinct on the earth at from 4,000,000 to 5,000,000 years. Such calculations are not intend ed to take into consideration any sud den catastrophe that might terminate the earth's career. Within...
THE RULES OF ELIZABETH FRY. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 6 March 1914
.THfif WUlli* 6f ELIZABETH fRY,1 Tiie. following rules for the guldant* &lt; Te iire by the celebrated Mr*, t >: , K Never lose any time, 'i do not '. that lost which la spent ID i- . isetnent or recreation every day, i 't always lie In tl\c habit ot being '".e^iployed. Never err the least In truth. Never 'say ar. Ill thine of a person > l-n" Uiou cnti^t say a good thing of I in. .Not only spralc charKntlj", but' few! so. &lt;. Never be Irritable or unkind to v.vhouy. Never Indulge thyself In luxuries " &lt;t aro not nocossary. ; Do all things with consideration, when thy path to act right is i t difficult, put confidence In that l> »*r alone which Is able to assist ir-e, arid exert thine own powers so r*r as they. go.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 6 March 1914
WHOLESOME DRINK BRACING AND REFRESHING Pleases iH Wedderburn Racing and Trotting Club. A MEETING of tho Members of the ." above Club will be held at Noonan's Hotel on WEDNESDAY, March 11, at 8 p m. F. GIBSON, \ Joint P. McGURK, / Sees. Wedderburn .Literary Insti tute and Free Library. CURRENT Interest on Debentures will be PAYABLE at this Library on and after 1st March, 1914. De benture certificates to be produced. Advertisers on Drop Curtain are notified that the period for which pay - ment has been made lias expired, and lame may be renewed with the under tinned. By Order J R DOIG, Secretary, £1000 IN PRIZES, leTooo MELBOURNE EIGHT HOURS ART UNIO.V, Acknowledged to be one of tlic most genuine of all Mth Year, the Art Unions ever held. 5SthYear. AS 1'OI'ULAR AS EVER. THE GREAT EVENT OP THE YEAR 68th Anniversary Eight Hours Dny Grand Fete, Bazaar, and Art Union, in aid of Charities, Town and Country, Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne, MONDAY, 27 th APRIL, Eight Hours Day. Public and B...
OATMEAL AND GOOD LOOKS. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 6 March 1914
OATM#A'L AND GOOD LOOKS. "The best way; to use oatmeal on t&e . rmpleilcm la to take two' tablespoon Is of the beat'coarse oatmeal and .jll It it. two' quarts of water for ,tveral howr^/ Th«^f,'£c>fil"'wld t Whet^lV cool, ada to.lt the Jules f a lemtjn'and one tablespoonful ot ?au-de-Cotog-ne. Apply this, after the ioe has ^eenrbatheS with warm water od well pasffed. Do,not wipe the lo ->n awagjju't\let It dry Into the skin. .V* oatmE^l will matte the skin soft he lemon^will wlilt&H.'It, and the eau '.e-Colognewlll remove the greasy ap^ :>eanace.pi A delightful cold cream, can be made "rom the flowing recipeTake one ounce ot fi^rmacetlf; tie same amount if white ^wax, five, ^ounce's ,ol oil ot :weet almcfnds, two" and three-fifth >nnce» ot losewater/imd'fifteen grains »f powdered borax. Melt together the wax, sperSkcetl, and roaewater, then remove the/mixture fronJ the fire, and add the rosewater In which the boral has been dissolved. Beat the mixture to ...
DIGNITY v. DANGER. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 6 March 1914
DIGNITY v. DANGER. A. story 'of the courage displayed by . . regimental chaplain Is told by the ' ? mertcaA-'- General Otis. During a battle a small liouse waa t . ken. and 'occupied as a hospital. In . *.« of...:th&lt;r intervals between opera; . t'ons^jome^one discovered a stone jar I !ahgi[tlB\ras under the stairs. The hiibtj^cs* tit. its hottest, and pieces of t^elfani^ulleta were constantly strlk-' .fi:* the'bouse/ , . r_ The'fchaplain vol'uu'feered to get'the j.-r out and' Investigate the contents. H) crept well under the stairs on h:s hands and knees, then started back -.?ddsnly idiid'came to an erect' post' lion. Th'iri Icing he might be ill, th« mrgeons 'inquired with solicitude what rbe matter waa. "Why,"-explained the chaplain, "sup posing one of " the buUetB passing' through mould .kill me with my head under th^fstairs?" "It Isn't half as likely to strike you there as where you are now," replied una of the doctorB.. , . "I know; but how would: It look? Wh*t would...
Circular Saws of Paper. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 6 March 1914
Circular Saws of Paper* Puper is hi present used for nil possiblo purposes in the industries and in all possiblo forms. It ha* even beou possible by means of compression to givo it a dogreo of hnrdncss comparable with stono, so that it can be used AS building ma* torinl. The latest use for paper however is perhaps the most pecu liar. A factory is said to exist in tSnglnnd winch is manufacturing cir cular saws from paper. These paper snws arc used for the manu facturing of fine furniture, veneer and other thin platos of wood, which must bo treated especially carefully. Some time ago circular saws mndo from drawing paper were shown in an English exposi tion. The saws wero driven by an oloctrlc motor and produced fino boards, which could not have been made better even by the finest steel saw. The veneers mncio in this way are so smooth that tho cabi net mnUcrs can use them without further pinning.: ...