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BANK NOTES GIVEN AWAY. STRANGER ENTERS GLASGOW LODGING HOUSE AND DISTRIBUTES £40. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 20 December 1910
BANK NOTES GIVEN AWAY. ? ♦ ? STRANGER ENTERS GLASGOW LODGING HOUSE AND DIS TRIBUTES X40. There has been an excited scram ble for banknotes at Glasgow. Entering a model lodging-house a well-dressed stranger ' addressed a crowd of men in the common wait ing-room, asking if he could do them any good. 'Certainly.' replied one of fcbem. Thereupon the visitor took a roll of £1 banknotes from his pocket and began distributing them. There was an immediate rush for the man and a; struggle to get the notes, and in a short time forty were distributed. ,Then..the. philanthropist, abruptly disappeared, leaving the men ex citedly examining -the notes to see if they were genuine? The men soon rushed out to cash the notes; and the Surprised proprie tor of the lodging-house sent for the police. ' A -detective was sent, but arrived after the- mysterious bene factor had gone. The: detective secured one of the notes; which were all found to be genuine. 1
HOW HEELS ORIGINATED. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 20 December 1910
HOVif HEELS ORIGINATED. Hfeels originally came from Persia, where they were used in the shape of small wooden blocks which the peo ple fastened below their sandals, in order to keep their feet as high above the level of the burning sands as possible. At first they were only 4 ranf.imnt.rM liiirli for men and wo men alike. Soon, however, the ladies favoured fabulous sizes, reaching up to as much as 36 centimetres. A, few years later on these heels were) brought to Venice, where they be came the fashion; they were called 'chapineys,' and were ornamented and decorated in every.', possible style and shape that cobblers could dream of. The height of the ' 'chapi neys' showed the rank of the wearer, and finally they attained such dimen sions that many fashionable ladies were quite unable to walk.
HAIR AS MANURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 20 December 1910
HAIR AS MANURE. Hair spread upon meadows is said to benefit the crop three-fold, and we read that the Chinese are so well aware of this fact and of the benefit of that manure that they collect the hair every time they have their heads shaved, and this operation as a rule is performed once every fortnight, and tney sen it to the farmers. Every individ ual leaves at least half a pound of hair at the haircutters every year. Therefore, from 13,000,000, the number of individuals who in Great Britain and Ireland are regularly undergoing the ..process of shaving arid haircutting, we have a produc tion of about 3000 tons of hair, that is manure of the most valuable kind, equal at least tp 150,000 tons of or dinary farm manure, which might be collected almost without trouble.
AN ANCIENT MINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 20 December 1910
AN ANCIENT MINE. The Kopparberg Mining Com pany of Sweden, was founded in 1225 A.D. According to the old, account books and other interesting documents, which arts religiously kept in the old .museum attached to the/mine at Falun, the (Great Copper Mountain Mine has yielded about 500,000 tons ot copper, 15 tons of silver, 1.25 tons of gold, valued at £55,555,000. There are Only one or two copper nimes in the world which have beep so produc tive.' : As great quantities of cop per were used in Sweden : in the Bronze Age, it is. not improbable -that this* mine was worked ' then. If this -be so, then it must be about 2000 : years old. - The total length of the mine at the surface, which , resembles' the crater - of an extinct 1 volcano, it 1200ft., whilst its under- 1 ground galleries, excavations, and Chambers have a length- of eighteen English miles. It is as well to 1 take a guide when descending this | subterranean labyrinth of ancient '-'passages and. chambers, some of which are ve...
THE ROYAL TOUCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 20 December 1910
'TH ifjjOYAL TOUCH . Vj' The practice of healing by touch can be traced back to a very early period. It was a survival of a rite performed by priest-physicians - of ancient Egypt and. Babylonia, and later 'Pyrrhus and Vespasian cured disease by touch. It probably took its rise in , the ancient belief, that certain individuals were born with superior powers to, those possessed by their fellow-creatures. Mon archs \vere exalted above others on acount of the supposed, distinc tive excellence imparted to them at their birth by the ruling signs and planets. It was but natural, there, fore, that their subjects believed them capable of imparting this in fluence by a -glance of the . eye or a touch of the hand. To touch eyen their robes WQiysometimes thoi' k sufficient to receive a share of/ -ir special virtues. Thus, arose/ /be lief in the healing powers imparted by 'a touch of the Royal hand of the Lord's annointed, a superstition deeply rooted in the human mind.
Science Notes & News. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 20 December 1910
Science Notes & Nevs. — ? ? A remarkable property in the leaves of plants has been brought to the notice of the botanists by Professor Wager. He has shown that the outer layer of many leaves is so constructed that the rays of light are brought to a focus_ in the interior of the leaf, and that in fact the cells behave as convex lenses. The nut-trees of the world coulcl, it is calculated, provide food all the year round for the population of the globe. Brazil-nuts grow in such profusion that thousands of tons of ihem are wasted every year. Coral reefs and islands are form ed by the coral-building polyp. This animal lives only in clear water, the depth of which is not greater than about :wenty-five fathoms, and the temperature of which does not sink below sixty-eight degrees Fahren heit.
FOR SHIP'S HULLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 20 December 1910
FOR SHIP'S HULLS. ! Glass-plating is the novel method by which two inventors hope to pre vent the fouling of ship's hulls, even in tropical waters. The glass, in sections about six inches square, is applied direct to the bare ' metal with a special cement ot wood pulp, resin, and linseed oil, and a layer of this an eighth of an inch thick, not only holds the glass very firmly, but compensates for the difference of ex pansion between the metal and the glass. Painting is unnecessary. The glass is claimed to make it im possible for any growths to secure a hold, and it remains firmly adher ent, even when cracked with a ham mer.
THE WHEAT MARKET. Sydney, Saturday [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 20 December 1910
THE WHEAT MARKET. ? iSvdnev, Saturday Wheat sold at 3s 8d in Sydney to day as compared with 4s at the cor responding period last year and 3s 9-i-d the vcav before. Oats brought 2s Oil per bushel. Sevarn-1 holders of New Soulh Wales old wheat are offering to sell at. ;-s Od. Sydney, but buyers stand aloof. Shippers offer equal to 3s. 7-}d to os 7v.il, Sydney, for new wheat. December-January. Some sales are reported at os 8d, Sydney, for December delivery on mil-ling account
SYDNEY FORAGE MARKET. Sydney, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 20 December 1910
SYDNEY FORAGE MARKET. Sydney, Tuesday. Choice quality wheaten dial? com manded -I s od to 4s 7d, prime to 3s Sd to 4s, medium to good cuts 2s lOd to 3s Priuie oaten sorts made 3s lOd to 4s. Prime quality lucerne hay in small bales found buyers at 3s 3d. Good large bales sold at 2s 6d to 2s 10d. Good lucerne chaff went at 8s 4d. Chaff. — From W. Pyle, Beri'igan, wheaten 4s 6d; M'Dermott. Mutong, oaten p. 3s 4d, oaten n 3s fid : ex-Coolamon. oaten p 48 i E. L. Bennett, Bomen, wheattjn, p 4s 3d ; ox-Wnggu, wheaten Ss, whea'en p 4s 6d, wheaten p iis lOd \ ex-IUftbo, wheatoti p [js 7d, lis yj, 'wheaten p Us ?d. lis 6a ) Ab* bott, IJotllPtl, Wtleliteu p Us Od ; tiOfftltit MiUong, WliBal^n 4s 7d j Wlieafldy ttiid Bruiiskill, Wagga,. wheated O tJs, (3d ! Ash Wood Bros., j Coo'amUn, wheaten 4s j Griffiths, Oaten p 3s lOd. oaten 4s. Sydney, Wednesday. A moderate supply of pioduce was submitted at Redfein.' Competition was fairly active, chaff, improved by 3s 4d and oaten hay 10s a ton. f.ucer...
Presentation to M[?]s Ashworth. A LOSS TO LOCKHART. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 20 December 1910
Preservation tu Mus Ash worth. A LOSS TO LOCKHART. ?We have no hesitation iu saying that the impending departure of jii.-.s A si) \yor.th is a distinct loss to Look- j hart She has lived here lor several years, ,1111 1 dui ing. the whole of that time she has worked unceasingly for the good of the town and district. It -? is quite impossible to say how much she has done. nesioes * nut me accomplished in the family aim morn private vocations, her living here ? was divided into two distinct part?, and we scarcely i; 11 - u v\hici- l- ' » ? ' give her most credit for. One part - consisted of a succession of acts of kindness and pure charity, accom plished in the spirit of the phrase, '? let not your left hand know what, your right hand doetli ' She really -did more of this than most people know, and it certrfiuly redounds to lier credit. The other part of her life here was necessarily more public As a church woman she readied the ? pinnacle of p oininence, . and in this inspect the appl...
The Markets The Wool Market. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 20 December 1910
lhe Markets The Wool Mai kit. i Sydney, Monday.— Winc'ioombe' C arson, Co Ltd sold to-day 0000 bales including T. Armstron, Bega, l'2Ad J. Murphy, Blandford, l'2:]-d. (*. Man uel, 12d, T. Iteid, W oc.li n-ook , 1 1 ^ il . Numerous other lols made 11 to llj The .market is practically ou the same level as last week's auction.
Wood-carting off the Common. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 20 December 1910
Woo'd-cartfn * ofr the Common. At the last meeting of the Ldijk hart Commons, Mr Jas. Nolan, a trustee, sp.i:l lie .had been requested tj ask if Mr T. Thompson, carrier, could get the firewood which he. had already cut on ih;; ^'otmnons. Mr J. Hines (trustee) seid that: Mr Tbomp--| son hail also snoken to him about it. He had about Tour loads to draw off., Mr Nette (trustee) said he had taken the trouble to go. over the Common and ho saw very little cut wood there. But ho might have missed seeing some of it.. The Chairman (Mr Hodgson) said that Mr Thomp son might be allowed to take oft' four loads and be given a curtain time to do it in. l he Secretary (Mr Walker) said it meant they could not let one in aliil shut another out. The wood cut had not been paid for and 110 one had a right to it. Mr Nolan said he would like to see it settled and he moved that Mr Thompson be allowcd.to, take off four ; loads:' Mr Hines seconded and the | Chairman said he thought they might give him permis...
The Minister of Defence. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 20 December 1910
the 'Minister of Defence, It I'.- Recognised that what- j ?n'.r tin'- 'iefi'1i-:-ti',i..s of an-' i\f the other Ministers. Senator Pearce,. the ^'iilister for Defence, is the right Man in the right place. His states manlike speech at Perth, welcoming, the Australian destroyer?, has been a'claimed fur and wide. There was not. in the first place, any truce of a desire to make jnlit.cal capital out of the defence policy of the country ; lie disdained any attempt to split straws as to what part}' deserved credit and in what measure for the defence schemes, which it has become his duty to carry through. Indeed, Senator Penrce made a pleasant refer ence to the leader of the Opposition at the outset' of his remarks. What he had to say about the need of pre paration for war was pertinent and well put. Arbitration as a substitute for war's barbarities is well euovigh in theory, but theie are issues, vital to the national well-being ou which no country cnti arbitrate. Senator Pearce named the...
SPORTING The Turf. FIXTURES [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 20 December 1910
SNORTING ... . . , u ? The. Turf. FIXTURES. Wagga,' L.Y.— December 26. Jerildprie — December .2.6, : ; . ? i Tumut Turf Club — December 26 and 27.. . -Wodongn, Ueeoi^ber 20 and 27. Beediworth^ij.uijary 2. Hay— :Januai'y 'z.V Murrumbu rrali — J a n uary 2 . Adelong Jockey Club — January 2 ' and 3. ' Chiltern, .January 2 and 3. Tallangatta, January 4. BenaPa, January 11. Jugiong Jockey Club — January 26.' Adelong Crossing Trotting Club — January 20. Spriughurst, Febrnary lr-. Yji.likks Stakks. I The writer's tip for the Yil.iers' Stakes is: — Irishman (favocite) x ... 1 Golden Slipper ... ... 2 Barley Wateii . . .1. 3 ^, Son ;of- tha^M-l^i / arid Malster Maid are also given a. chance. For the Si'MMtfi: G t; r his fancy is : — Jinnee ... ... ... 1 Britain ... ... ... 2 Artillerie ... ... 3 with a favoi-hb e eye on Dorando, Crofton, Byplay. Son of a Gun has been purchased by two Adelaide sportsmen. Torquay has been pulled out of the Carrington Stakes aud Electric Wire out of Tattersall'...
Shire Rates. DEFAULTERS LIABLE TO IMPRISONMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 20 December 1910
Shire Rates. i V i DEFAULTERS LIABLE TO IM PRISONMENT. At the Germanton police court; oh Friday 'week; before Mr H. F. Roberts, P.M., Mr MacNevin ap peared for the shire council in the adjourned case of Germanton Sliiro Council v. Thos. Dodd, arrears of sanitary rates. The defendant, on being sworn, said the reason he did not appear on the date named on the summons was that he was away, in the mountains and never heard of any summons being issued, and had no idea hp was indebted to thJe shire council to the amount named. By the P.M. : The summons was served on your wife on Novemhftr &, Do you admit t^e ftniaunt ? Dodd said he had no redress. By Mr MacNe vin : . The clerk of tho shire council sent tlrp usual -order of demand on SepWnibor I. Your Worship asked me last court day to go into 'the question of prooectowe, and I have authorities realy. The P.M. said he Uad no doubt about the question It was » novel point to him laist tourt day; t -;Mr MaoNoyin t The Act ib' the! BiV...
WHEAT STACKING. Office Chief Commissioner, Sydney, Dec. 9, 1910. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 20 December 1910
WHEAT STACKING. Office Chief Commissioner, v Sydney, l)ec.-9, 1910. Sir, — With reference to your call on the 5 th inst. in regard to the necessity for additional wheat stack ing accommodation at Lockhart, I am directed to inform you that in structions have been issued . to the District Superintendent to at once arrange for the allotment of addi tional stacking spaces and it is anticipated that no furthey difficulty will, occur. — Yours, etc., J. S. Spur way, ? Secretary,
District Matters. THE CLYDE RESERVES. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 20 December 1910
District Matters. THE CLYDE RESERVES. Mr Ball, M.L.A., has -forwarded uh Uiu following correspondence i— Department of Lands, . Sydney, Dec. 1, MO. Sir, —Referring to a letter from the Boi'eo Creek Farmers' Union, Yuelba, Lockhart, presented by you, respecting the disposal of Forest Keserves Nos. 2177, 1825 and 1833, Parish of Clyde, County of Urana, as Improvement Leases, I have the honor to inform you that it has been approved that an area of about 9750 acre', being blocks Nos. 892, $93, be offered for lease by tender in six blocks as improvement leases in areas of about. 172(5, 172(3, 1044, 1G5G, 1507 and 1507, at upset rentals ranging from one farthing (^d) per a'.;re to two ponce halfpenny (2^(1) per acre, for the term of 28 years and under conditions which will be duly advertised in the ' Government Gazette.' should two or more tenders be received for - any of the blocks, the Minister reserves the right -to refer^ ;the tenders to the Land Board for vjport for his ..guidance as...
HOW HE LOST IT. [Newspaper Article] — The Lockhart Review and Oaklands Advertiser — 20 December 1910
HOW HE LOST IT. The story of Mr. Briggs and the key which he wanted to lose, sounds like a true story, except in the un natural persistence of the key in not allowing '^elf to get lost. The key in question,' savs a writer in the Phil adelphia 'Ledger,' was a' long-shank- ' ed affair which Mr. B.-'^o-s had had no v— use for since he left Butte, Montana; ~ three years before. As the house, the front door of which it fitted, had been torn down, there seemed no rea son for keeping the key on his ring So he took it off, and tossed it into the waste-basket, closed his desk, and went home from the office. The next morning he found the key. inside his desk, apparently slipped through the mail slit by the woman who cleans, the offices. Mr. Briggs threw it into the bask et again. The following morning it was once more on his desk. He looked out of the window — and then remembered that his lease for bade casting things out. Also, he reflected that a key that size dropped from the twentieth flo...