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A UNIQUE ENGINEERING FEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 10 January 1914
A M,QUEýýi gRING A most interesting engineering feat is at prosvnt boinig attempted ila Switz• orland at 'Fully.on Valais, whore a. hy draulie-eoloctrio installation Is to be' driven by the prussuro of water fromn Lake Fully,' situ?ted over 1800 foot above the Rthone plain, where the power station will be situated. The peculiar feature of the enterprise Is the groat height of the' supply. Thoeattom't has' never before' booeen made to utilioe the fall of '1800 fooeet, and in technical hir. cles it has been hitherto regarded as impossible., But a Laiisanno' engineer, M. Boucher, has undertaken the work ivitli',o very confidence ofe ~suecess. 'Tho pressure is so greoit that it is impossible to allow a direct flow, according to La Teehnsique Modorne, which .gives par ticulars of the' onterprise, 'The water will flow to the valley by way'of'a con. duit nearly throe tiles, in length. The pipes will. be from two foot to two foot six inches in diamotoer and the thickness of the walls will b...
VARIOUS USES OF OIL. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 10 January 1914
VARIOUS USES OF OIL, Every person requires a certain ainn omit of oil in his tood in order to be healthy. uir ancestors lived to a large extent on olives, peanuts, chest nuts, and other nuts oontaininu oil, The present generation uses too little oil in its diet. This can be taken in the shapeo of the pure expressed olivo oil, at all omulsifild salad dressing, or by eating huts, olives, pto.. It may be a ihatter of choice how the system gets its oil, but a certain amount. s essential to the 'enjoyment of gooct health, The good results of the habi. tuial use of the above articles in' the diet are soon shown, especially where peorsons are inclined to indigestion and constipation, Everyone 'ouglht to use pure olive oil in meoderate doses, also as 'a dressing for salads,. Various kinds of "nuts have' a high dietetic value, because of the oil 'which they contain, and can be used to advantage,. When patients incline to consumption, pure cod liver oil: ranks at the head of oily substances, ...
THE FLAVOR OF BUTTER INJURED BY METALS. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 10 January 1914
,THE FLAVQOR OF BUTTER .1N JURED BYMETALS. - The United states Dairy Division has beoon investigating the effect of. the presence of a' small amount of iron or copper may have on the flavor of but ter, They report that very small amounts of these metals in the cream cause corttain undesirable flavors to increase in intensity during storage. Theseo flavors are often designated as. "met allio," '"oily;' or' "fishy." Experi ments were carried out, using .'known quantities of varying from 1.'tQ :500 Darts to at, million parts of cream. The butter was stored and examined at in terials varying 'from 20 to 187 days. The' most noticeable feature was the rapid development of bad flavors min butter containing the iron. Butter made from ordamn which had ~tood in rusty cans developed a pouliar'tasto easily picked out, The 'iufluenee of copper was even. more marked than thtit of iron,.. .. The work shows that, if cream is kept in rusty cans, or coines in con tact with iron or ooppef 'during the ...
HOW INSECTS ACQUIRE CASTE. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 10 January 1914
HOW. INSECTS AC(UIRE, CASTE. Tho various castes of, ooial insocis have ,ifforontiappeTanooes, but it has tboon supposedith'at ~heoy :aro alike' wn leavilng the egg and develop their pooh. liar charaotoeristics artifleially through difforonioes In feeding or the action of pilrasitos. Sookiig to learn when the diffoient forins of termitos, or white ants, begin, Professor B3ugnion, of Parjs, oencludes that this theory is wrong. Among the several castes of this iiseot, the soldiorS'are wlugloss and have voiery stronig imandibloe, arid the workers, wvhich build and bring food, have a distinot form, but notthor reproduce, l'ohe caste known as rpproduceors, on, the other hand, with a speclpl development, appear to perfori? no part ixcopt per. petuating the specis,, TThe invostiga thion made with 'a number of 'species shbows that the peculiarity of formn ex. lsts in nowly-hatohed insocts, and that, therofore, divsioan into castoes like that of-.the sexes, takes plao lefore the lavae are bor...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 10 January 1914
Caudwell's SAW AND LIOULDING MILLS, mIlntone & r1110 r1a1oo J. & C. LArlilt),'ld, h, t.o an, .otu11 that tlhey have jud4 oev'tcd at their Motntou. Timber Yard. a tlu.r?nuhiv up to-dadto Staw anid Ioulditg t lhlIl, anud ai uowv pro palrd to do all chrasse? of Planing Mouldnlug, Iotnsh and BAND SAWIN(l, otc, at Ml1,,1llOURNE PRIOEB. SEND FOR PRICE LISt'S, and prove for yourselves that By Purchasing Locally you will not ,only Beneflt your District but will SAVE MONEY at the Same Time Furnishing & Builder's Ironmongery Ovens Paints Spouting Oils Coppers Colors * . idz eg,,- rlasser.+ i, in are ... Corruiiate? Ir Brushware - Gal, and Sblack piping Red Gum Down Pipes Jarrah Pumps Hardwood Lime Flooring Cement Weatherboards Bricks Dours Laths Sashes Bathe Mouldings Sinks ALL AT MELBOURNE PRICES PLUMBING WORK Of every Description done either by Tender out Privately. A Licensed Plumber Constantly Employed. GALVANISED IRON TANKS A SPECIALTY J, and U CAUDWELL Have well ...
The Man God Laughed at. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 10 January 1914
The Man God Laughed at. (By GlRANVILLIE FOITJSOUE.) "What the Orphan dog would do to that blue-ribbon bull would leave no work for the dootors. Throo cards, please, Mr. Dealer." The noise of water lapping the bow of the United States transport Grant was the only answer to Privato Koll y' diotuum, In the shado of the galioy houso six mnn squatted around an old grey army blankoh, playing poker, The question of the bettor hand was do eided before Corporal iLevitt, squadron 1lork, spoke in dofonce of his coinman dor'H throughlbred bulldog. "Like holl ho would." The tone was mild despite the forceful oxple tivo, "Why, the major's pup would cat that mongrol up-eat 'no up." "Oh, I don't know; I don't know about that." Kelly spoko with cri tical inflcotion. "I would just as soon but a couple of month2' pay on the Orphan-if wo could pull the fight off, But the sergeant seeoms to be just as funny as the major about get ting his canino's fur mussod up in a little sot-to. Bulldogs have as much ...
WORLD'S LONGEST BRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 10 January 1914
WORLD'S LONGEST BRIDGE. It sooms probable that noxt year a conunoncomnent will be made with the oonstruction. of the railway bridge .be tween ltugen and the irninland whion will be longest in tho world , oxceedin4, oven that over the Ilohangho, withI its 3580. yrds. : 'ThQ cost of this groat engieooring work is not expected to aiount to MOro. than . £1,000,009, or l-ess than a third of that of the. Forth I lridgo, Whoen the bridge,. which, it ir baid is to includo a traok for podestrians, thiough anOl, for roand trafo, , is oomiplted, it will substi tiidla shorton th oaroys, between Jlorh-n and tamburgh on the one hand and Stookholm and ChOl i?unia n on
GROCERS. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 10 January 1914
GROCERS, Co-operative stores, Cheltenham W. J, Foreman, Cheltenham. Thompson & Co, Cheltenham. Abbott & :Iason, Mentone, Reynolds Bros, Moorabbin, J. M. Gilmour, Mordialloc, Mrs Woods, Highett. Kerr & Gibbins, Aspendale. -, Shepheard, Aspendale...... Mrs Ewius, Aspeudale, Service & Elliott, Brighton F J. Jones, Chelsea J: Duncan, Chelsea M, Kennedy, Chelsea F. Bishop, Chelsea.
SCRUB FIRES AT CHELTENHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 10 January 1914
SCRUB FIRES AT CHELTENHAM. &nbsp; At midday on Tuesday a scrub fire broke out on land opposite the Cheltenham fire station in Point Nepean road. The Cheltenham and Mentone brigades attended. A con- &nbsp; siderable area of scrub country was &nbsp; burnt, on the properties of Messrs R. Davie, J. Beazley, J. Howell, and the Bank of Victoria. At 8 p.m. on Wednesday, a fur- ther outbreak occured one the junction of Bay and Bluff roads. A strong wind fanned the flames, but the Sandringham and Cheltenham brigades prevented much extension of the fire.
The Man Who is Left [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 17 January 1914
The Man Who is Left In the breeding from poorer stock in a land from whiiolh the best have been sent forth we find -an efficienu cause of the poverty and weakness in the London slums, and in the hopoe lossness of the poor throughout Eng land. Men who would have risen and banished their own poverty havo booeen in a .large degree deotroy~l whereas the woa hling las beeoon rejcoted from her armies. Their defects spoil them as soldiers and they are kept as par ents. The man who is lft deter mines the future of every nation, The number of the hopeless and inefficient of ouriace is disproportionaitely largo in oomparison with those who are com botont to take core of themselves, avid Starr Jordan, in the "Eugonics Review." Genius is the power of expressing what oeverybody has thought in terms they havo never thought of,-Oliver
POULTRY HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Moorabbin News — 17 January 1914
POULTRY HINTS. Gather eggs daily, Nover brooeed from wry-tail birds, Eggs should be stored in a cool room, Bury the grain in the soratohing shed, Old lihens are only drones on the farm, Cleanliness is essential in the poul try-houso. If the male bfird is sickly ' neor breed from him. Hens are not profitable after their second laying season. Green feed-should be fed every dayv in ungrassed runs. The Wyandotte is a great forager and an econoinical breed, Plymouth Rocks and Orpingtons aro classed as first-rate utility birds Separate the male bird from the flock till eggs are required for hatching. Crush the eggsholls up. Never throw them out whole in the poultry yard. Lime, or better still,' old mortar should always be placed in the stud breeding Pens. You cant keep chicks in health with out grit. You can't get eggs from food that produces fat, You can't make a lihen sit until Ana wants to. You can't keep heons in good condi tion without green food of some hiad You can't make a profit ...