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SHIPWRECKED MAZDA LAMPS AND THE SEQUEL. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 6 March 1914
SHIPWRECKED MAZDA LAMPS AND THE SEQUEL. The "Electrical Times," reported, when the '"Oceana" foundered some time back, that a number of cases of Mazda lamps, consigned to Bombay Town Hall, went to the bottom. The report concluded by saying that, "dredging operations are proceeding, and we have not the slightest doubt, that in the event of one,of the boxes coming up, its contents would be found in. tact." The sequel to this (vide the "Elec trical Times" six months later) is in teresting: In a paragraph headed, "A prophecy justified," they state that of 100 Mazda lamps recovered. onlh 4 per cent. were in any way damaged-the remaining 95 per cent. being in perfect condition. This is yet another proof that Mazdas are mechanically strong, and will withstand rough usage.
Second Elevens [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 6 March 1914
" Second Elevens Brunswick. 159 (MIcLtean 46, Hogg 27, Swift 27. Bartel 11 not out: Bond fio for 30, Hodgetts five for 62), v. 'ort Melbourne, two for 33 (Smith 17, Cain two for 11). Coburg v. Geelong.-It was a short day's play at Coburg, as the Geelong team arrived very late, and lihad to leave early to catch their train. Co burg, batting first, made 181. of which Oliver got 50 by attractive c'icket. lie hit two 6's. bu?t was. missed by Gurr hnalf-way through his innings. Others to reath double figures were: Hosic 20, Gleeson 19, V.. Harden 14. IKen nedy 13, Alexander 12, and Norman 11. Colechin bowled well for Geelong, securing five wickelts for 60, while Slater got three for 34. Geelong have mado 20 without loss.
V.J.C.A. First Grade. BRUNSWICK CITY V. E. BRUNS'K. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 6 March 1914
V.J.C.A. First Grade. BRUNSWICK CITY V. E. BRUNS'K. The mnatch was commenced on Sat urday, City batting first, with Bridges and Forsyth opening to the bowling of Ellemnore and Lowe. After making 12 Forsyth was bowled by Mellody. (One for 33.) Brien partnered Bridges, when a good stand was made, the pair tak uing the score to 71, when Bridges (af ter making 39) was caught by Medlody off Lowe. Madden was clean bowled by Lowe for 0. McShano followed and he was clean bowled by Elcmore for 0.. (Four fori72.) Diipenau followed, and he and Brien took the score to 102, when. Brien w Is caught by Gre gory off Ellemore. He, had made 49 by good :cric?t. McLean filled the vacancy, and he and Deipenan made a useful stand, whlien McLeanu, after making 19, was caught by Melledy off Ellemore. Joe Cowley,-after making a dozen, lost Deipenau, who by nice free cricket had made 24. (Seven for 156.) Cowley and Jamieson took the score to 183, when Cowley; after mRak ing 24, skied a ball off Ellemore,' an...
Second Grade. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 6 March 1914
Second Grado. St. John's, S.31., i8 Turner. It, Nickless 10: Pirrie six for ;3. Arm strong two for 4), v. Lincoln, Iie for 103 (Iirrie 2.. Clarkison 3 3. Bownis .t0 not out. Joles three for ;30). Roso ot Fitzroy, seven for 1Si3 (in nings declared closed) i\rnel 30, \\att. 27, Parer 2-I. BIster 22, Simipson 13; \\akeling two for 16, Croker one tor iI, lPayne two ioi 31i. -. Glenlyoi, 38 nnd 20, (IPane 11. Croker l1, iilgrniul 10.0: Armstrong nine for 24. Usher three for 1-1. Iirer one for 18). Behnlont, i61l (Matters 123, C. Long muir 3, Harding 20, Paiddy 17, .'. Longnluir 1, Tougih 12, Benttit? 12 not out: Sitch three for 31, ClrkLe three cr .54) , v. Coburg District. West. Bruniswick, 121 (Ecles 60, Baker 20: Gibb seven for 33), v. Col lingwoood Fothallers, four for i1 (Baker two for 9). Brunswick I.O. F., 153 (Dwyer 43. Walhouse 2;. Travis 2, Ocverend 17, Bill 18, Mackeyo 13; Mc'oll three for 43, Beavis three for ci1, Beer one for 12, Sorrell three foi 38), v. Carlton Club XI., t...
RESISTING AND LANGUAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 6 March 1914
RESISTING AND LANGUAGE. Joseph Ennis, a lad, was charged with being drunk and resisting the po lice, and also with making use of eb scene language. Defendant pleaded guilty. Constable Arrell gave evidenct, which was not challenged, as to the offences on Satuirday night. 3Mr. W. S·. Doria made a plea foi leniency, on the ground that the de fendant had never been in trouble be fore. - The case was put down for consid eration till a date to be'-. on de fendant signing aL" ,e to abstain from all intoxicating liquor for two rears. FILTHY LXNGUAGE. George Hinks, another youth, plead ed guilty to a charge of making use of obscene language on . Saturday night. Constable Carey swore to accused re pesting the language in question about twenty times. The language was very bad. A fine of'3, in default 20 days" im prisonment, was imposed. MILK: OH! P. S. Hellyer, dairyman, was charg ed with impedling nh officer of tlhe Council in the execution of his duty on 6-h December. Defendniit pleaded guil...
"THE LAZY HUSBAND'S LAW." [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 6 March 1914
" TiEi LAZY ITUSBANID'S LAW." 1By a law recently come into force, Seattle (Washington, U.S.A.) has be come the paradise- of neglected wiviies, or those burdened with lazy hus bands, for the .lazy ones will be compelled henceforth to work, "n?did earn. money for the support of their families. Undcler the iai, :x hich is locally known as :'the laZy husband law," men convicted of incorrigible laziness, or of abandoning their.wives and famnilies, will be set to- work" clearing a tract of sixty-fiye acres at I~allard, a sulburb of Seattle, and their wives wilt be.paid Cs. 3dd per.t day. The lazyI- ones themselves get. nothing except ordilry prison food and clothing. The County Commis sioners have already been besieged: by t hle wives of a number .of lazLy husbands now in the county prison under the oll laws, anxious to: learn if the law was retrospective."'i: .\n extraordimary case of mistaken idea it.v, re'sultin in a Lotlon mai a ein' mourned for as dead, nl n ai nkuown stranzer being ...
FEMALE ADMIRABLE CRICHTON. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 6 March 1914
FEMALE AL'Mi.Itl3,lq: 'RCllITON. Miss Maric inarviu';t is knotn in Ilr-tanc*, her ,ative Intdl, a.1 the Grst s oil'tsw?ma ini the world. She has the astonishing record of being able to swim. ridte. shoot, fly, climb, fish, and drive a motor-car, and she does every-thing perfectly It is nothin'z to her to 'ecale a mountin?a, t o cu',t bi r in, : ste rides a ,icv cle 1 ett.er than most people : she me.&lt; and skis beOt, iflnt. In 1902 she a a' the best shot att a rreat internationni congress, and c, rriel off the prize itrom hundreds of com jetotors : three years later she won the gold medal of the French Sports t'lubs. a distinction no woman had \'ver held before. Moreover, it is a distinction to which very few men have attaitned. At the age of ten she began to learn to swim, olnl she once suc 'ce!ded in sinulmning ten miles two minuttes short of Miss Kellerman's time, says the "l'nily Telegraph." Many interesting experiences fell to her when she climbed the Matte. horn, the...
THE FARM. WORN-OUT GRAZING LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 6 March 1914
THE FARM. WORN-OUT GRAZING LANDS. The proper treatment of old and worn-out grazing land often appears to be a very serious and difficult problem to many farmers. It is, how ever, one which may be readily solved. Old grass lands have become rich in nitrogenous matter, but have ursually been depleted of much of their mineral constituents, chiefly by the removal of potash and phosphate to build up the bodies of te animals grazing on them. What tlen is the chief remedy for such old and im poverished grass lands, or for poor freshly-reclaimed lands naturally de ficient? Simply to apply the potash and phosphate whose deficiency pre vents the land from yieldinz good crops of hay or carrying a rich and nutritious pasture. The required pot ash may be very profitably applied in a dressing of half or even Icwt. 30 per cent. potash manure in autumn or winter. The results of all carefully conduct ed experiments by skilful experimen ters demonstrate the advantage to I be gained by potash manuring...
THE TANNING OF WOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 6 March 1914
TIlE TANNING OF WOOD, In order to improve the colour of certain native woods pf Germany, for use in the better grades of- fur niture, a special treatment has be,: tried with success. The freshly-cut wood: of birch, oak. elm, pine, or spruce is buried in earth mixed with lime and other materilhs, and left for three to five months, which is said to impart to the wood a remark ably tine colour, so that it can be used without, staining or paintiag.:. The coiour changes throughout, and is supposed to be due to a change : of the tanning. It.is also claimed that this tanning process reduces? very materially the tendency of wood to "work'' (i.e., shrink :and swell), so tihat dense hardwoods may, after treatment, he used withk out fear from that sourc..
AN ELEPHANT'S REVENGE. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 6 March 1914
AN £LELPITANT'S REVIENGE. - IA .-remarkable instance-of what is consisidered~ spiterjlness in an elie pliant i: as occurred at Oakland,-" CGaliforni~-f:i The animal is one of a inmber are performing as' a trouie in a.: circtus at that city," and has ~rerequeintlv ixe en exhibitiolns . of tenm per. Recently?. it pushed - its trunk beineath the circus tent and grasped the :righlt wrist of one of the em ~ployees, nanmed Gardiner. The can iaSs walls gave way (says the "Dai?y Citizen":- correspondent), and the imia:was dragged through, speechless with terror. The elephant lifted him in· the air and - threw himn . vio-. lently to the ground. flracturing. a niiumber of ribs as well as his w?ist.: The keeper can only explain theele phant's anger by saying that re cently he forgot to feed it at the usual hour.
HEELS ORIGINATED IN PERSIA. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 6 March 1914
HEELS ORIGINATED IN 1TERSIA It. is said tht the. hieels :ow "wiornu!:: on slhoes had their .origi ? .i Peirsia. where they took" the fo:i.din:.01 flatl: wood on sandal tls:. : o raise :the ;feeti and protect them fromi ;lhe hot sanlds, . It was man eas aftewari thaht : this fashion wias introduced iinto?' Venice, but tlhe reason for its adop tion in this case is said to have been quite different. HI-ere the ori ginators of the fashion w'ere jealous: husbands, Who reasoned" that their:: women thus equipped wiould not ven ture far outside the precincts of their dwelling. .These heels were called "clogs," and in order'to satis-. fy the vanity of the wearers and: perhaps to sweeten the pill-that, is, the discomfort of appearing in them -they were elaborately - adorned, sometimes being encrusted with gold* and silver. The height of the clogs determined the': rank of the wearer.
From the World's Press. A KING'S SON AS PORTER. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 6 March 1914
From the World's Press. A KTNG'S SON AS P1ORTEl. A well-known lPar'i.s caie has for its porter the :-on of a ki 1g'. I11 is Ouib.ro Behoi'.i, the son o0 King (l I' (:'. ua t rother of01 that diusk> 11on)lrch of J?Iwho niy who gave [FrIance a. gr.at Ld.-l 1of t roulle. Print'e lehiini, \ ho now opens the cafe door t, cu.storin rs, is thirty seven \ears (f e, haal hais hadi a distinguihlcd (l ilit ry' care 'r. lie has taken parL in twenty-ight cam paigns, was serii'usly wounded in thr, e battles, enI io.ned thirteen times in despatches, and gained the military mnedal and. elevae decora tions. ihe went to Paris to demand a. pension. Ilis request was not grant-._ ed. Then he demanded employment.':.' Again he met withl,. a" rebuff T. The Government would not even place' him in charge of one of the State tobacco shops, on thle. ground that: he was not ;. Frenchima"n. -The Prince fill on evil days. In order to lii\e he worked successively. as; navy, chaufleur; and a cineniajto'".' -, gr...
DO RED INDIANS STILL EXIST? [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 6 March 1914
110 RICO IX'LI.\NS STILL EXIST ? 'People often readi about the Indian ,riib., (,f c'dladati, but do not al'ways believe ~that hey still remain. .\s a matter of fact, it has fallen to x:h leot to live on farmn at Wetaskiw in--h:dian for Peace ttv wheore the last 1ttle hetween Indian t ribes was .?ought, a ?d w.here at 'reset tere is a Idiar: " e It isc c arn·t :I;i terest ·ne :cc 'se hC' me"pei hrhms owrh c h ie f ,,u n _h h :is h a ir ,.l: a w ed! i : a th a ell!v be:-?,s' 0.? . r e', TT and 11,i÷ r wi e dn n ,!r t s .? t 1.Ii3 e 'w : ? ,, . . 't~O t ?,1. ..' . ,., ?,9 ':~ i n Theyr ,_un ''.d . h,, :C> -'?'red r th irl 1:, >.- '.. D- 0}' ni. '. ' ,; },?. lage ,,f th,",:" ,ol.i . b t,.,,: , .?..0 ,f the ca ?e?iOtrsld n- n.ish. If, nstad thom~n VwaX t.Se rorks, the, are \o!t in a 9:? .! w .lh a little m :'anin.; th,'. w,\ '} !e found i trea" el1p , e:: .ichting :kes. Also ,'rta,?ce ??, and "'.in'q 1 col. Wheni ,irie !, Quh-kiv ,?-- ites. 8:?! there is If two or three lains 'I s;...
The New Bread. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 6 March 1914
The New Bread. --- +---- Ppr ogressive .;h. 'r, · ...,s whn wish :to eldiniiitne nia ?, !,ss" la,,ur and secure the most n,?urishinu food are cooking a new kindl of bread. This new" bread' is prepared without any kneading. SThe new- dearture is something more than. a plan. for: avoiding the lihaborious task of kneading. the dough. .The .real reason for it~ lies in. the recentljv-dtscovered : fact: that. bread Swluich is? not kneaded. contnains -tless ra' seaxrch than when; preparid in the old way. hRaw starch is- 'something to be avoided, for it?: i :i~t ird .to digest and is -one -Of- the fruitfil czauses of uric acid. Nitie-thenths: of: the starch in an oi-dinary l oatf &lt;ot: bread is en tirely raw. An intelligent-, ihouse~ keeper stumbled upon the fact that knieading the briead dough forces this starchy . matter intor the centre of the loaf, where it is'-least affected by the heat of the oven. Unless ..the ouiter. crust is baked, crisp it re niains: there -:an uncooked,...
APPLICATION OF POTASH MANURES. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 6 March 1914
APPLICATION OF POTASH MANURES. One important feature in the skilful use of fartificials is the proper sea son of the year to apply them tre marks the "North British Agricul turist"). This point has far greater significance than most farmers cornm 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 ithrown away as far as the crop in question is concerned; it might even be hurtful to some crops if used at a wrong time. 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 Stumn or winter application. Profitable increases are given b3 both autumn and spring applications, but in almost every case autumn...
(All Rights Reserved.) THE Secret Island. A Story of a Strange and Exciting Adventure. SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PART. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 6 March 1914
(All Rights Reserved.) ---- TH E Secre e sland. R Story of a Strange and Exciting Adventure. ------+----- By W. Murray Graydon, Author of "Matthew Quin," "The Curse of the Cardews;" etc., etc. SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PART. While on a cruise round the world 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 Golden Horn, bound for San Fran cisco, and forcibly abducts from the cabin Captain Paul Yolborth, a fam ous Russian military engineer, who has escaped from Siberia. The Bri tish man-of-war Malta, in answer to the 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. Dick recognises one of the officers of the Malta to be Lieutenant Grenville. Six months after his return to England, Dick learns of-the failure of the Orient Bank thr...
Circular Saws of Paper. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 6 March 1914
Circular Saws of Paper. Paper is at present I 1e,1 for all possible purposes in the indoustries andi in all pos~iIc forms. It has -eve: ic'n possible by i.means af cotiipression ti o gil e it a degree of hardne ss comulparablc with stone, so than t it can he used .is building i a terial. i'ie latcst use for paper ow!le? er is perhaps the most ipecu liar. .\ factory is said to exist in E1ngiland which is manufacturing cir cular saws from Ipaper. These paper saws are used for the manu facturirng of line furniture, veneer and other thin plates of wood, wihich must he treated especially carefull-. Some time ago circular sis mads e firoln iirawin.- paper were show' in an English exposi tion. TIhe sawvs were dtriv-en by an electric motor andl produced fine boards. which could Inot have etIll nlniC better even by the flilnest steel . The viieneers made in this OVy aire s-O sl51t0011' that the' ca hi net nmakelr's cln u.se themn withoutt further plan ing. Ii wood worms are in old furni ture...
SHE SAVED SOMETHING. [Newspaper Article] — Brunswick & Coburg Leader — 6 March 1914
SITE SAVElIt S~lEiHING. A toted music-teachir was civing 1 lts~ull io a t lentelltd 1It. c11areless pupil and 'a s ralpil. ecemining im patient with htr. ,inailyl at a most coenplicatetd part of a dim cult piece, the pupil lifted her hands from the pliano and mitade a wild dash for her handklerchief to stop a threatened snteeze. It was the last straw. "Oh," exclaimed the teacher, thrusting her own handkerchief at her. "was there ever such a girl I You lose your position, you lose your fingering, you lose .our hand kerchief-you lose everything !" "Oh. no I" responded the pupil, with a twinkle, "not everything 1 I haven't lost tuy temper."